Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 21 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 31.34% 15.48% 18.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 59.09% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 11
Fife median annual salary £35,500 £33,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.77% -11.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £18,750 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £42,875 £44,250 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +1.30% +6.94%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 53.73% 26.19% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 27
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% +9.09%
10th Percentile £18,750 £25,650 £25,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,300 £39,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Fife

Windows
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Windows in Fife

Windows
Salary Histogram in Fife

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Fife over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Fife

Windows
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Fife region over the 6 months to 18 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 +1 8 £19,500 -46.21%
Kirkcaldy - 6 £40,000 -
Windows
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (23.81%) Xen
5 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
5 5 (23.81%) Office 365
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
7 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (14.29%) SaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL

Windows
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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) IT Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) IT Support
2 5 (23.81%) IT Systems Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Team Leader
2 5 (23.81%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) IT Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Trainee
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WinForms
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
3 1 (4.76%) Practice Management
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Strategic Management
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
1 2 (9.52%) CCENT
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Xen
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Xamarin