The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office 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 Office over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.36% 4.53% 10.42%
As % of the Applications category 26.67% 27.66% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 24
Average salary £32,000 £33,750 £24,816
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.18% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,336 £25,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £51,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
MS Office
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
15 47 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.61% 16.38% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 53
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MS Office
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Aberdeen

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) CMDB
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (12.50%) iPhone
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Office 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 Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
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