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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Fife
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 16.67% 17.24% 6.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% -23.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £29,000 £45,550
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 20.83% 17.24% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Median salary £26,500 £29,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.62% +1.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +4 3 £38,750 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) EMV
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (16.67%) Doxygen
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN

Windows
Top Related 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Doxygen
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Process Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft