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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 16.36% 22.92% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 90.00% 50.00% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 2
Average salary £25,250 £38,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.83% +43.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,071 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,000 £33,400
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 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 18.18% 45.83% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 27
Average salary £25,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,941 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £38,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
Glenrothes +6 2 £23,000 - 1
Dunfermline -4 1 £20,000 -50.00%
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) HND
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) LINQ
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Android
7 2 (11.11%) iPhone
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) BGP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) VBScript
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (16.67%) HND
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) CommVault
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Sage
2 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
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