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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 14.29% 29.41% 15.09%
As % of the Vendors category 80.00% 57.14% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 5
Average salary £26,000 £43,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.53% +72.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £36,900 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £52,500 £26,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 17.86% 51.47% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 20
Average salary £24,000 £44,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,500 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Fife region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Glenrothes +9 2 £23,000 -45.88%
Dunfermline -5 2 £29,000 -32.55%
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) MCSE
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) HND
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) MCP
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 2 (13.33%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.67%) Windows CE
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C++
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) HND
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) CommVault
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
Fife
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 15 days ago