The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 28.17% 10.17% 11.67%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 23.08% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 7
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £39,000 £40,600
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 30 26 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 42.25% 44.07% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 12
Median salary £34,716 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.81% -1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,825 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £40,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in West Lothian

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Microsoft in West Lothian

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Lothian over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in West Lothian

Microsoft
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +1 13 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Bathgate - 4 £26,750 -
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) SDLC
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) Selenium
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) SLA
8 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
8 3 (12.50%) People Management
8 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQLBase
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.50%) WCF
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
6 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) SDLC
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (12.50%) People Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source Development
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Hyperion
1 1 (4.17%) Informatica
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) Telerik
1 1 (4.17%) VMware
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