The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 8.62% 12.16% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 69.23% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £28,500 £38,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.49% +17.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
Windows
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.34% 17.57% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 12
Average salary £28,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.28% +5.79%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Windows
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Fife region.

Windows Salary Trend in Fife

Windows
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Fife region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Fife

Windows
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Fife region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -1 3 £29,000 -25.16% 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
2 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) C
4 5 (26.32%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
4 5 (26.32%) Android
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Windows CE
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.53%) SLA
7 2 (10.53%) HND

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Windows 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 Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
1 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Verification Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support
7 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Android
3 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
4 4 (21.05%) Windows CE
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C
2 5 (26.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) HND
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCDST
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago