Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 31.08% 16.00% 9.86%
As % of the Vendors category 85.19% 50.00% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 7
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £33,550 £30,475 £27,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £46,000 £39,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.11%

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 27 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 36.49% 32.00% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 15
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.84% +16.43% -18.46%
10th Percentile £32,375 £31,375 £28,100
90th Percentile £46,000 £57,500 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +2.41%

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 26 May 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 +3 14 £40,000 +6.67% 1
St Andrews - 3 £35,750 -
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (47.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (47.83%) ERP
1 11 (47.83%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (43.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (43.48%) SAP
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Epicor
2 10 (43.48%) Sage
2 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (39.13%) Dynamics GP
3 9 (39.13%) NetSuite
3 9 (39.13%) IFS
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
7 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) ISDN
7 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 5 (21.74%) Smart Home
7 5 (21.74%) VLAN

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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (43.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (39.13%) Dynamics GP
3 9 (39.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
1 5 (21.74%) ISDN
1 5 (21.74%) MPLS
1 5 (21.74%) VLAN
1 5 (21.74%) VoIP
1 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Business Systems Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) ERP Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) IT Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) IT Support
4 5 (21.74%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Smart Home
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ERP
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) CRM
5 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.35%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Delphi
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Julia
2 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ACCA
1 1 (4.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) NEBOSH
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Epicor
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
1 10 (43.48%) Sage
1 10 (43.48%) SAP
2 9 (39.13%) IFS
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Infor
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards