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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 22.03% 15.71% 8.51%
As % of the Vendors category 61.90% 57.89% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
21 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 35.59% 27.14% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 16
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,550 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Fife region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram 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 6 May 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
Dunfermline +3 8 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Glenrothes +3 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (40.00%) ERP
2 8 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) Electronics
5 5 (25.00%) ISO 14001
5 5 (25.00%) AutoCAD
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) French Language
5 5 (25.00%) German Language
5 5 (25.00%) Polish Language
5 5 (25.00%) Spanish Language
5 5 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (25.00%) Siemens
5 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (25.00%) ISO 9002
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Allen-Bradley
5 5 (25.00%) T-Plan
5 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 5 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) French Language
1 5 (25.00%) German Language
1 5 (25.00%) Polish Language
1 5 (25.00%) Spanish Language
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Sales Executive
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) IT Sales Executive
3 2 (10.00%) Software Sales Executive
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ERP
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCDST
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9002
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Siemens
1 5 (25.00%) T-Plan
1 5 (25.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.00%) Infor
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Epicor
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glenrothes
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago