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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 21.74% 5.88% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 16.67% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -10.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £24,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,600 £33,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
11 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 23.91% 35.29% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 7 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Glenrothes - 1 £45,000 -
Kirkcaldy - 1 - - 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) C++
3 8 (33.33%) C
3 8 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 8 (33.33%) Android
3 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) SLA
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) VoIP
5 5 (20.83%) DHCP
5 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) CCNA
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Internet
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (20.83%) PKI
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (16.67%) VBScript
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.83%) VoIP
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Applications Support
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Applications Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) PKI
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows CE
2 8 (33.33%) Android
2 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) NetWare
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.17%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) C
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) VBScript
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Twitter
3 2 (8.33%) Novell
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
Dunfermline, Fife
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