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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 20.00% 6.78% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 66.67% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Median salary £15,000 £28,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% -22.97%
UK excluding London median salary £36,828 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
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
8 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 22.86% 10.17% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Median salary £28,000 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £40,499
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
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 5 May 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 +3 3 - -
St Andrews - 1 £15,000 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) Android
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) C++
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) HND

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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior IT Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Senior IT Support
3 4 (23.53%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Support Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Support Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) OOD
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Email Filtering
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) HND
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) KVM
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) SAP