The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 13 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 6.56% - 5.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% - 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £24,000 - £26,250
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 - £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 - £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 36.07% 66.13% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 27
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,175 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £38,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Fife

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Fife region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Fife

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Fife region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 £24,000 -
Glenrothes - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) MCDST
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCDST
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco