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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 20.83% 10.45% 12.20%
As % of the Vendors category 55.56% 36.84% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +55.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £34,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £45,000 £32,750
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
18 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 37.50% 28.36% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 14
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,850 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,850 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 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 27 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 0 6 £42,000 +5.00%
Glenrothes +2 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 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 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (47.06%) ERP
2 8 (47.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 5 (29.41%) Electronics
5 5 (29.41%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (29.41%) ISO 14001
5 5 (29.41%) T-Plan
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (29.41%) French Language
5 5 (29.41%) German Language
5 5 (29.41%) Polish Language
5 5 (29.41%) Spanish Language
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
5 5 (29.41%) ISO 9002
5 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
5 5 (29.41%) Siemens
5 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma
5 5 (29.41%) AutoCAD
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Allen-Bradley
6 3 (17.65%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
3 5 (29.41%) AutoCAD
3 5 (29.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) French Language
1 5 (29.41%) German Language
1 5 (29.41%) Polish Language
1 5 (29.41%) Spanish Language
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Sales Executive
3 2 (11.76%) IT Sales Executive
3 2 (11.76%) Software Sales Executive
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ERP
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCDST
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9002
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Siemens
1 5 (29.41%) T-Plan
1 5 (29.41%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (5.88%) Infor
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Epicor