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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.17% 4.65% 11.45%
As % of the Applications category 19.05% 50.00% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 25
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
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
21 20 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.67% 9.30% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 51
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £51,350 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 26 February 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Apple
4 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) SMTP
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) PMP
7 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Maximo

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
1 3 (27.27%) SMTP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
1 3 (27.27%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Customer Support
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
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