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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 12.16% 8.33% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 28.57% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 8
Average salary £38,250 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £28,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £32,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 16.22% 29.17% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 25
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -1 4 £38,750 - 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
7 4 (23.53%) Delphi
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) UML
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (11.76%) WCF
9 2 (11.76%) WPF
9 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 2 (11.76%) Android

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) WPF
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) WinForms
5 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Physics
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) NetWare
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Delphi
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) C
4 2 (11.76%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Novell
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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