Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 2 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 17.98% 28.24% 9.93%
As % of the Vendors category 59.26% 58.54% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 10
West Lothian median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -14.11% +8.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £18,050 £32,375
90th Percentile £38,750 £48,650 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £41,125 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% -2.60%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in West Lothian.

All Vendors
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 27 41 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 30.34% 48.24% 45.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 39
West Lothian median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.66% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £28,650
90th Percentile £46,625 £48,800 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 15 £36,250 -9.38% 4
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (37.50%) SLA
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
5 5 (31.25%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) SQLBase
6 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) ERP
7 3 (18.75%) OOD
7 3 (18.75%) GMP
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
8 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (12.50%) Julia
8 2 (12.50%) MATLAB

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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQLBase
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Applications Support
1 6 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Trainee
4 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Numerical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Delphi
3 2 (12.50%) Julia
3 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCENT
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
2 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco