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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 25.00% 10.64% 6.15%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 27.78% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £23,200 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £27,200 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
20 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 50.00% 38.30% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 7
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £26,450 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Dunfermline +5 4 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Glenrothes - 2 £39,000 -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (18.75%) VB
7 3 (18.75%) C++
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) HND
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (12.50%) VBScript
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
8 2 (12.50%) Workflow

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) XHTML
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) HND
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) CommVault
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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