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 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
Rank 14 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 14 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.58% 8.30% 7.56%
As % of the Applications category 28.00% 33.33% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £12,250 £29,250 £22,544
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
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 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 17 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
6 7 (25.93%) SAP
7 6 (22.22%) SLA
7 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) ABAP
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
9 4 (14.81%) AIX
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) ERP
9 4 (14.81%) Adobe
9 4 (14.81%) Apple
9 4 (14.81%) Acrobat
9 4 (14.81%) SAP BW
9 4 (14.81%) NetWeaver
9 4 (14.81%) Workflow
9 4 (14.81%) Maximo
9 4 (14.81%) SAP Basis
9 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.81%) SAP BC
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.81%) SAP Portal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) NetWeaver
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Portal
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Acrobat
3 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Maximo
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LDAP
1 2 (7.41%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) NWDI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
1 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
1 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (14.81%) C# Programmer
2 4 (14.81%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Programmer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Programmer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) Junior
3 3 (11.11%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Junior Designer
3 3 (11.11%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Customer Support
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) SAP Basis
2 4 (14.81%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Statistics
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) PDA
4 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) Workflow
2 4 (14.81%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.81%) SAP Security
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Information Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Apple
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Compaq
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
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