The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 27 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.76% 14.08% 15.46%
As % of the Applications category 54.00% 56.52% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 41
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MS Excel
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Applications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
50 69 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.92% 24.91% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 59 58
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Aberdeen region.

MS Excel Salary Trend in Aberdeen

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 42 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.83%) Windows
3 22 (37.93%) Degree
4 19 (32.76%) MS Office
5 15 (25.86%) .NET
6 14 (24.14%) C#
6 14 (24.14%) Oracle
7 13 (22.41%) SAP
8 11 (18.97%) SQL
8 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
8 11 (18.97%) VMware
9 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
9 10 (17.24%) ERP
9 10 (17.24%) SLA
9 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
9 10 (17.24%) Project Management
10 9 (15.52%) Citrix
11 8 (13.79%) DNS
11 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
11 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (12.07%) SAN
12 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
13 6 (10.34%) MS Project
13 6 (10.34%) VoIP
13 6 (10.34%) MVC
13 6 (10.34%) Finance
13 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
14 5 (8.62%) Java
14 5 (8.62%) Linux

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.90%) SAP Portal
5 4 (6.90%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Project
3 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) Acrobat
3 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.17%) Maximo
3 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.45%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) DNS
2 7 (12.07%) SAN
3 6 (10.34%) VoIP
4 4 (6.90%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (3.45%) Wireless
5 2 (3.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) LDAP
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) SMTP
6 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) EDMS
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) NWDI
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Junior
5 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) C# Programmer
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) SAP Basis
2 4 (6.90%) SAP BC
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) CSS3
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) SWT
5 1 (1.72%) Ajax
5 1 (1.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.72%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) XSD
5 1 (1.72%) XSLT
5 1 (1.72%) WAP
5 1 (1.72%) Middleware
5 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) PDA
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
3 4 (6.90%) AIX
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ERP
1 10 (17.24%) Project Management
2 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.34%) MVC
3 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.90%) Workflow
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL
4 4 (6.90%) SAP Security
5 3 (5.17%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Change Management
5 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) C#
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) ABAP
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
6 1 (1.72%) XAML
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCP
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PMP
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) XenApp
2 4 (6.90%) XenServer
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.72%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
1 4 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.14%) Oracle
3 13 (22.41%) SAP
4 11 (18.97%) VMware
5 9 (15.52%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) Adobe
6 4 (6.90%) Sage
7 2 (3.45%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) EMC
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
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