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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.49% 4.69% 6.79%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 24.49% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
7 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.45% 19.14% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 47
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Fortran
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PM
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Fortran
1 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow