Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 6 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 10.00% 20.90% 7.23%
As % of the Vendors category 23.81% 46.67% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 4
Fife median annual salary £28,500 £20,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.02% -31.09% -11.85%
10th Percentile £26,750 £18,750 £20,575
90th Percentile £30,250 £42,800 £40,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,125 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +6.67%

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 21 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 42.00% 44.78% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 11
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £31,875 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.49% -6.25% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,550 £18,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £42,500 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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
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 November 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
Glenrothes - 3 - -
Dunfermline -9 1 - - 3
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel

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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) Sisense
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) PowerCLI
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (60.00%) Brocade
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware