Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 32.14% 13.11% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 57.14% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 9
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £18,750 £27,550 £25,100
90th Percentile £42,750 £41,000 £39,000
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +6.67%

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 39 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 46.43% 22.95% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 26
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £18,750 £25,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £47,000 £42,000 £39,375
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +1 7 £19,500 -40.00% 1
Kirkcaldy - 6 £40,000 -
St Andrews - 2 £32,500 -
Windows
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (25.93%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (22.22%) CRM
6 6 (22.22%) Service Management
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
7 5 (18.52%) Xen
7 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
7 5 (18.52%) VLAN
7 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (18.52%) Terminal Services
7 5 (18.52%) MPLS
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) Unix
7 5 (18.52%) ISDN
7 5 (18.52%) VoIP
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (18.52%) Smart Home
8 4 (14.81%) Office 365

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 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
3 6 (22.22%) VPN
4 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
4 5 (18.52%) ISDN
4 5 (18.52%) MPLS
4 5 (18.52%) SAN
4 5 (18.52%) VLAN
4 5 (18.52%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) IT Support
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) IT Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) IT Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) IT Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) IT Systems Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Administration Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
1 2 (7.41%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) WinForms
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Smart Home
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) CCTV
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) CRM
1 6 (22.22%) Service Management
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
2 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Numerical Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Strategic Management
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Delphi
2 1 (3.70%) Julia
2 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
1 2 (7.41%) CCENT
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Terminal Services
3 5 (18.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Xamarin