The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.81% 20.83% 10.45%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 40.00% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Median salary £35,000 £33,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £20,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £41,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Microsoft
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 27.03% 52.08% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 19
Median salary £33,500 £42,926 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £47,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Fife

Microsoft
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Fife region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +5 4 £35,000 -16.66%
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Fife region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) HND
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) KVM
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) ZAP BI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) CQRS
2 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco