The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Glenrothes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glenrothes 100.00% 10.00% 80.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 16.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £23,000 £42,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.88% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Fife

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glenrothes region.

Vendors Category
Glenrothes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glenrothes 100.00% 60.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £23,500 £42,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.70% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Glenrothes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Glenrothes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Glenrothes

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Glenrothes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Glenrothes region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Glenrothes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glenrothes

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glenrothes region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glenrothes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glenrothes region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk