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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 143 114 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.71% 9.55% 5.96%
As % of the Applications category 67.77% 57.29% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 112 71 43
Average salary £40,500 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
211 199 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.32% 16.67% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 160 141 72
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,050 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 28 August 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 161 (64.66%) Microsoft
2 97 (38.96%) SQL
3 96 (38.55%) .NET
3 96 (38.55%) Finance
4 85 (34.14%) SQL Server
4 85 (34.14%) C#
5 82 (32.93%) Windows
6 72 (28.92%) ASP.NET
7 59 (23.69%) JavaScript
8 58 (23.29%) MVC
9 55 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (20.08%) Active Directory
11 39 (15.66%) T-SQL
12 38 (15.26%) MS Office
12 38 (15.26%) jQuery
13 35 (14.06%) Degree
14 34 (13.65%) .NET Framework
14 34 (13.65%) Banking
15 32 (12.85%) HTML
16 31 (12.45%) VMware
17 30 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (12.05%) Software Engineering
18 29 (11.65%) SharePoint
19 28 (11.24%) MS Exchange
19 28 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (10.84%) Oracle
20 27 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (10.44%) DNS
21 26 (10.44%) Citrix
21 26 (10.44%) Visual Studio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 29 (11.65%) SharePoint
2 28 (11.24%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.43%) IBM Notes
4 10 (4.02%) NServiceBus
5 9 (3.61%) IIS
6 7 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.41%) SAS
8 5 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.40%) CMS
12 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.40%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (15.26%) MS Office
2 16 (6.43%) MS Project
3 13 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.61%) PowerPivot
5 4 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.20%) FrameMaker
6 3 (1.20%) RoboHelp
6 3 (1.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (1.61%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.80%) FRx
5 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.80%) HFM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.21%) Office 365
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.44%) DNS
2 10 (4.02%) Internet
3 8 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.01%) LAN
4 5 (2.01%) VoIP
4 5 (2.01%) WAN
4 5 (2.01%) DHCP
5 4 (1.61%) VLAN
5 4 (1.61%) HTTP
6 3 (1.20%) SAN
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (0.80%) BGP
7 2 (0.80%) SSL
7 2 (0.80%) VPN
7 2 (0.80%) SSH
7 2 (0.80%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.80%) Firewall
8 1 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (34.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.41%) Big Data
7 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.01%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (2.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.61%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.61%) QlikView
9 4 (1.61%) MS Access
10 3 (1.20%) MySQL
11 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (10.44%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.02%) SpecFlow
4 6 (2.41%) MSBuild
4 6 (2.41%) InstallShield
5 5 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.01%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (1.61%) JIRA
7 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.80%) FishEye
8 2 (0.80%) Hudson
8 2 (0.80%) MSTest
8 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.80%) Subversion
8 2 (0.80%) NUnit
8 2 (0.80%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.40%) FogBugz
General
1 96 (38.55%) Finance
2 34 (13.65%) Banking
3 23 (9.24%) Marketing
4 16 (6.43%) Law
5 13 (5.22%) Retail
6 7 (2.81%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.01%) Legal
7 5 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.01%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.61%) Back Office
9 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.20%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.20%) French Language
9 3 (1.20%) German Language
9 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.80%) Advertising
10 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 72 (28.92%) Developer
2 52 (20.88%) Analyst
3 26 (10.44%) Consultant
3 26 (10.44%) .NET Developer
4 23 (9.24%) Programmer
5 20 (8.03%) .NET Programmer
6 16 (6.43%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.62%) Lead Developer
8 13 (5.22%) Analyst Programmer
9 12 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 12 (4.82%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.82%) Server Support
9 12 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.42%) Lead .NET Developer
10 11 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.02%) Software Programmer
11 10 (4.02%) Lead C# Developer
11 10 (4.02%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (38.55%) .NET
2 72 (28.92%) ASP.NET
3 55 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (15.26%) jQuery
5 34 (13.65%) .NET Framework
6 32 (12.85%) HTML
7 25 (10.04%) NHibernate
7 25 (10.04%) CSS
7 25 (10.04%) XML
8 18 (7.23%) Ajax
9 16 (6.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (4.42%) XSLT
11 11 (4.42%) WCF
12 10 (4.02%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (4.02%) Sass
12 10 (4.02%) AngularJS
12 10 (4.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (3.21%) Web Services
14 6 (2.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.82%) Clustering
3 11 (4.42%) Cryptography
4 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.81%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.41%) Social Media
6 5 (2.01%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.01%) Blog
6 5 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.01%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) PMI
9 1 (0.40%) EPoS
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Informatics
9 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 82 (32.93%) Windows
2 28 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.61%) Linux
4 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.01%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.61%) UNIX
7 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.80%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.29%) MVC
2 30 (12.05%) Software Engineering
3 27 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (9.24%) Service Delivery
5 22 (8.84%) Scrum
6 21 (8.43%) Workflow
7 20 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (8.03%) Asset Management
8 19 (7.63%) OO
9 17 (6.83%) Project Management
10 16 (6.43%) CRM
11 15 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.02%) TDD
11 15 (6.02%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.22%) ITIL
13 10 (4.02%) Web Development
13 10 (4.02%) Business Analysis
14 8 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (2.81%) PRINCE
15 7 (2.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 97 (38.96%) SQL
2 85 (34.14%) C#
3 59 (23.69%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.66%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.22%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.21%) Java
6 8 (3.21%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.01%) XQuery
7 5 (2.01%) VB
8 4 (1.61%) VBA
8 4 (1.61%) C
9 3 (1.20%) Python
9 3 (1.20%) Perl
9 3 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (14.06%) Degree
2 30 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.03%) MCSE
4 13 (5.22%) MCITP
5 7 (2.81%) CCA
5 7 (2.81%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (2.41%) ISEB
7 5 (2.01%) MBA
7 5 (2.01%) OCP
7 5 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.20%) CCNA
8 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.20%) HND
8 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.20%) CEH
9 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) QA
2 5 (2.01%) SLA
2 5 (2.01%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (20.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.01%) vSphere
5 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) SCCM
2 2 (0.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 161 (64.66%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.45%) VMware
3 27 (10.84%) Oracle
4 26 (10.44%) Citrix
5 16 (6.43%) Lotus
6 10 (4.02%) Twitter
7 6 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.41%) Reuters
7 6 (2.41%) Cisco
8 5 (2.01%) Altiris
8 5 (2.01%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.01%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.01%) Tableau
9 4 (1.61%) thinkFolio
9 4 (1.61%) Fidessa
9 4 (1.61%) Adobe
10 3 (1.20%) Sage
11 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.80%) SAP
11 2 (0.80%) Hyperion
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
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Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: negotiable DOE
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £37,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
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