Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 22.89% 8.77% 13.70%
As % of the Vendors category 63.33% 83.33% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 8
Fife median annual salary £20,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.43% -6.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £18,750 £27,775 £25,725
90th Percentile £43,500 £37,500 £42,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%

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 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 36.14% 10.53% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 22
Fife median annual salary £31,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -12.50% -6.35%
10th Percentile £18,750 £28,450 £26,550
90th Percentile £44,375 £41,250 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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 +6 8 £20,000 -42.86% 3
Kirkcaldy - 2 £20,250 -
St Andrews - 2 £32,500 -
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Service Management
4 6 (31.58%) CRM
5 5 (26.32%) ISDN
5 5 (26.32%) VoIP
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
5 5 (26.32%) MPLS
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
5 5 (26.32%) VLAN
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Smart Home
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 2 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
1 5 (26.32%) ISDN
1 5 (26.32%) MPLS
1 5 (26.32%) VLAN
1 5 (26.32%) VoIP
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) IT Support
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) IT Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Trainee
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Smart Home
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) CCTV
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) CRM
1 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.26%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Delphi
3 1 (5.26%) Julia
3 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
1 2 (10.53%) CCENT
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ACCA
2 1 (5.26%) CIMA
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Dell
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Epicor
4 1 (5.26%) Infor
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin