Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 20.00% 7.59% 15.58%
As % of the Vendors category 46.67% 40.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 6
Fife median annual salary £20,500 £29,750 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.09% -11.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £18,750 £20,575 £23,875
90th Percentile £42,800 £40,750 £45,625
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -2.60%

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 30 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 42.86% 18.99% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 21
Fife median annual salary £31,875 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.61% -13.75% -
10th Percentile £18,750 £25,225 £25,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Fife over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 +8 9 £20,000 -46.67% 1
Kirkcaldy - 2 £20,250 -
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) CCENT
7 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (14.29%) MVC

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) IT Support
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Trainee
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) SDLC
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) CQRS
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.14%) Practice Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCENT
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ACCA
3 1 (7.14%) CIMA
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Epicor
3 1 (7.14%) Infor
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sage
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Xamarin