Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 2 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 10.64% 28.13% 16.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 56.25% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 11
Fife median annual salary £29,500 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.90% +9.23% +12.07%
10th Percentile £28,250 £18,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £30,750 £43,125 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £36,750 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year -3.29% -0.65% +2.00%

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 14 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 29.79% 50.00% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 17
Fife median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +20.63% -11.27%
10th Percentile £24,500 £19,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £51,750 £47,500 £43,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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
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 16 October 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 -3 2 £29,500 +47.50% 1
Windows
Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
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
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (60.00%) PowerCLI
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%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System

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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
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%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
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
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) 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%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco