The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 18.00% 9.52% 35.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 20.00% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 14
Median salary £33,250 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.47% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £26,100 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £26,900 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,200 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +7.14%
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
12 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 24.00% 47.62% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 15
Median salary £34,000 £36,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Fife

Windows
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Fife region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +7 6 £36,250 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Mitel
5 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) EMV
5 2 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Smartcard
5 2 (13.33%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) RS-232
3 1 (6.67%) RS-485
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Verification Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Verification Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) EMV
1 2 (13.33%) Smartcard
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Mitel
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat