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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 27.27% 5.26% 9.52%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
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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
6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 27.27% 10.53% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £42,000 £70,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +124.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Allen-Bradley
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) French Language
3 5 (50.00%) German Language
3 5 (50.00%) Polish Language
3 5 (50.00%) Spanish Language
3 5 (50.00%) T-Plan
3 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 5 (50.00%) Electronics
3 5 (50.00%) Siemens
3 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) ISO 14001
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (50.00%) ISO 9002
4 4 (40.00%) ERP
4 4 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 5 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) French Language
1 5 (50.00%) German Language
1 5 (50.00%) Polish Language
1 5 (50.00%) Spanish Language
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCDST
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Allen-Bradley
1 5 (50.00%) T-Plan
1 5 (50.00%) Siemens