Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 15.19% 11.36% 23.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 55.56% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +33.93%
10th Percentile £23,750 £28,150 £15,000
90th Percentile £41,500 £42,125 £38,750
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +8.11%

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 20 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 25.32% 20.45% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 18
Fife median annual salary £36,250 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.82% -15.38% +15.04%
10th Percentile £21,025 £25,750 £18,150
90th Percentile £43,250 £41,625 £41,875
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% -2.44% +6.49%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 2 £29,750 -25.63% 1
St Andrews - 2 £32,500 -
Windows
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) ISDN
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 5 (41.67%) IP Telephony
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) Smart Home
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) IP Telephony
1 5 (41.67%) ISDN
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) VLAN
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) IT Support
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) IT Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) CloudOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Smart Home
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Delphi
1 1 (8.33%) Julia
1 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Dell