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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 7.14% 50.00% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 78.57% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Average salary £29,000 £43,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.55% +68.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £52,500 £25,900
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
2 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 7.14% 63.64% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 6
Average salary £29,000 £41,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.12% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,550 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £38,650 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) PHP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
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