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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 9 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 19 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 31.15% 17.74% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.48% 91.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Average salary £30,000 £22,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -41.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
21 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 34.43% 19.35% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 25
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,550 £40,000
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 - 2 £23,000 -
Dunfermline +2 1 £24,000 -40.00% 2
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (37.50%) UNIX
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 9 (28.13%) C++
4 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) Android
6 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (15.63%) HND
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.63%) MS Office
6 5 (15.63%) C
6 5 (15.63%) C#
6 5 (15.63%) Windows CE
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) VoIP
2 3 (9.38%) VLAN
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) BGP
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) SSH
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
1 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) Verification Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) MSMQ
3 4 (12.50%) WSDL
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) UNIX
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Android
4 5 (15.63%) Windows CE
4 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
1 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
2 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) C
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) HND
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCDST
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) CommVault
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago