The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dunfermline region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 17.65% 20.00% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 62.50% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Fife

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunfermline region.

Vendors Category
Dunfermline
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 23.53% 32.00% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 10
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dunfermline region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dunfermline

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dunfermline region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Dunfermline

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dunfermline

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dunfermline region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dunfermline

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dunfermline region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dunfermline region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) Degree