Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Microsoft
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 31.25% 15.09% 10.34%
As % of the Vendors category 88.24% 34.78% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 8
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £37,100 £29,325 £23,675
90th Percentile £42,700 £46,000 £42,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Fife.

All Vendors
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 17 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 35.42% 43.40% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 17
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £39,137 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.21% +16.83% -21.96%
10th Percentile £33,900 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £44,300 £57,500 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Fife

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Fife

Microsoft
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Fife region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +4 13 £40,000 -1.84% 1
St Andrews - 1 £39,000 -
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (73.33%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 10 (66.67%) ERP
2 10 (66.67%) Epicor
2 10 (66.67%) Sage
3 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (60.00%) Dynamics GP
3 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (60.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (60.00%) NetSuite
3 9 (60.00%) IFS
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (13.33%) Office 365
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (60.00%) Dynamics GP
2 9 (60.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (60.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) MSTest
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Avionics
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ERP
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SysML
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) V-Model
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ACCA
1 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Epicor
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Sage
1 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 9 (60.00%) IFS
3 1 (6.67%) Infor
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards