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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 11 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.15% 6.77% 6.64%
As % of the Applications category 22.45% 32.14% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
49 56 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.49% 21.05% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 53
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £22,400 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

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 29 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) SAP
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 5 (19.23%) ERP
7 4 (15.38%) Adobe
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) AIX
7 4 (15.38%) Acrobat
7 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
7 4 (15.38%) NetWeaver
7 4 (15.38%) ABAP
7 4 (15.38%) SLA
7 4 (15.38%) NWDI
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Portal
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Security
7 4 (15.38%) Workflow
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) SAP BC
7 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.54%) Statistics
8 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (15.38%) NetWeaver
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Portal
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) Acrobat
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (7.69%) MS Project
5 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
5 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Maximo
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) VSAT
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) NWDI
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
1 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
1 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
1 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Programmer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Programmer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) Junior
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Junior Designer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Trainer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Trainer
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
2 4 (15.38%) SAP BC
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) PDA
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) Workflow
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 4 (15.38%) SAP Security
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Information Management
6 1 (3.85%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.85%) Project Governance
6 1 (3.85%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) ABAP
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) SAP
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Compaq
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) SolidWorks
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Infor
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow