The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Fife region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 24.19% 6.98% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.75% 18.75% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 4
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £29,200 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £38,800 £33,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 25.81% 37.21% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 9
Average salary £31,500 £30,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.13% -6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £34,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Scotland

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +8 7 £31,500 -21.25%
Kirkcaldy - 1 - -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) C++
3 8 (33.33%) C
3 8 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (29.17%) CCNA
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) Windows CE
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) VoIP
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Android
5 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) SLA
7 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) VoIP
2 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) SSH
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 2 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows CE
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Android
2 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) NetWare
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) UML
2 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) OOP
3 2 (8.33%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) C
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CCNA
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Novell
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
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