The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel 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 Excel
Rank 28 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 104 145 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.62% 9.83% 10.21%
As % of the Applications category 63.03% 65.91% 57.82%
Number of salaries quoted 65 114 73
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +29.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
MS Excel
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
165 220 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.51% 14.92% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 106 169 147
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,975 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Excel 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 Excel.

1 157 (76.21%) Microsoft
2 95 (46.12%) SQL Server
3 72 (34.95%) Finance
4 62 (30.10%) Windows
5 56 (27.18%) .NET
6 48 (23.30%) VMware
7 45 (21.84%) C#
7 45 (21.84%) Degree
8 44 (21.36%) SQL
9 43 (20.87%) Project Management
10 38 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (17.96%) MS Office
12 31 (15.05%) SharePoint
13 30 (14.56%) ASP.NET
14 29 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (13.11%) JavaScript
15 27 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
16 26 (12.62%) Active Directory
17 25 (12.14%) MVC
17 25 (12.14%) .NET Framework
18 24 (11.65%) HTML
19 23 (11.17%) CSS
20 22 (10.68%) MS Visio
20 22 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
21 21 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
22 20 (9.71%) Banking
23 19 (9.22%) SLA
23 19 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
24 18 (8.74%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Excel 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 Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (15.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.74%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.34%) IIS
4 8 (3.88%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.43%) SAS
6 2 (0.97%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.49%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (17.96%) MS Office
2 27 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (10.68%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.49%) SPSS
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.46%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) Firewall
2 6 (2.91%) SAN
3 5 (2.43%) HTTP
4 3 (1.46%) VPN
4 3 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.97%) LAN
5 2 (0.97%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) DHCP
6 1 (0.49%) DNS
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
6 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (46.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.31%) MySQL
4 10 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.88%) MS Access
6 7 (3.40%) Data Mining
6 7 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.91%) Big Data
8 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.46%) QlikView
9 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.46%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.46%) OLAP
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.49%) MSTest
4 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.49%) FogBugz
General
1 72 (34.95%) Finance
2 20 (9.71%) Banking
3 8 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.91%) Retail
4 6 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.97%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (25.24%) Analyst
2 38 (18.45%) Developer
3 21 (10.19%) Architect
3 21 (10.19%) Project Manager
4 17 (8.25%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.34%) Technical Architect
6 11 (5.34%) Consultant
7 9 (4.37%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.88%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.88%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.40%) Solutions Analyst
10 6 (2.91%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.91%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (1.94%) Administrator
11 4 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (1.94%) SQL Developer
11 4 (1.94%) Junior
11 4 (1.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.18%) .NET
2 30 (14.56%) ASP.NET
3 25 (12.14%) .NET Framework
4 24 (11.65%) HTML
5 23 (11.17%) CSS
6 21 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (6.80%) Web Services
8 13 (6.31%) jQuery
9 7 (3.40%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.91%) Middleware
11 5 (2.43%) JSON
11 5 (2.43%) XML
11 5 (2.43%) HTML5
11 5 (2.43%) CSS3
11 5 (2.43%) Raphaël
12 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (1.94%) WCF
12 4 (1.94%) WinForms
12 4 (1.94%) NHibernate
13 2 (0.97%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.37%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.88%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.40%) Replication
4 7 (3.40%) EPoS
5 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.94%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.94%) Statistics
8 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.46%) Physics
8 3 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.97%) Psychology
9 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.97%) Economics
9 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.97%) PMI
10 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (30.10%) Windows
2 15 (7.28%) Linux
3 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.94%) Android
5 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) UNIX
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.87%) Project Management
2 38 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (12.14%) MVC
4 22 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (8.25%) ETL
5 17 (8.25%) ITIL
5 17 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (8.25%) Change Control
5 17 (8.25%) Mentoring
6 16 (7.77%) CRM
7 15 (7.28%) Change Management
7 15 (7.28%) Scrum
8 14 (6.80%) Programme Management
9 13 (6.31%) Data Modelling
9 13 (6.31%) OO
9 13 (6.31%) SDLC
10 12 (5.83%) Analytics
10 12 (5.83%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.34%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.84%) C#
2 44 (21.36%) SQL
3 27 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.77%) Java
4 16 (7.77%) PowerShell
5 14 (6.80%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.34%) VBA
6 11 (5.34%) Python
7 9 (4.37%) Ruby
8 4 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.46%) Perl
9 3 (1.46%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) PHP
10 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (21.84%) Degree
2 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.40%) ISEB
4 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.46%) CEH
5 3 (1.46%) CISSP
5 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.46%) MCSE
6 2 (0.97%) CCNA
6 2 (0.97%) SSCP
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.97%) GIAC
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) HND
7 1 (0.49%) MCSA
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.22%) SLA
2 9 (4.37%) QA
3 7 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
System Software
1 29 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (12.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.40%) vSphere
4 7 (3.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.97%) vCloud
5 2 (0.97%) XenApp
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) Puppet
1 12 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.37%) Nagios
3 5 (2.43%) SCCM
4 4 (1.94%) SCOM
5 2 (0.97%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.97%) WSUS
6 1 (0.49%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 157 (76.21%) Microsoft
2 48 (23.30%) VMware
3 18 (8.74%) Oracle
4 12 (5.83%) Citrix
5 10 (4.85%) Cisco
5 10 (4.85%) HP
6 9 (4.37%) Splunk
6 9 (4.37%) Google
7 8 (3.88%) Lotus
8 7 (3.40%) Rackspace
8 7 (3.40%) DigitalOcean
9 5 (2.43%) F5
9 5 (2.43%) Informatica
10 4 (1.94%) SAP
10 4 (1.94%) Teradata
11 3 (1.46%) Charles River
11 3 (1.46%) Tableau
11 3 (1.46%) Apple
12 2 (0.97%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.97%) Symantec
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