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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 95 108 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.30% 6.87% 9.47%
As % of the Applications category 70.37% 53.20% 62.80%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 67
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £25,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
135 203 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.38% 12.91% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 102
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 22 May 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 166 (77.21%) Microsoft
2 85 (39.53%) .NET
3 82 (38.14%) SQL Server
4 69 (32.09%) C#
5 67 (31.16%) Finance
6 61 (28.37%) ASP.NET
7 54 (25.12%) Windows
8 50 (23.26%) MVC
9 49 (22.79%) JavaScript
9 49 (22.79%) SQL
10 48 (22.33%) .NET Framework
11 44 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (20.00%) Project Management
12 43 (20.00%) Degree
13 41 (19.07%) SharePoint
14 40 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (18.14%) MS Office
16 34 (15.81%) HTML
17 33 (15.35%) CSS
18 28 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (12.56%) Active Directory
20 25 (11.63%) VMware
21 24 (11.16%) VBA
21 24 (11.16%) jQuery
22 22 (10.23%) Firewall
23 21 (9.77%) IBM Notes
23 21 (9.77%) MS Access
23 21 (9.77%) Lotus
23 21 (9.77%) Mentoring
24 20 (9.30%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (19.07%) SharePoint
2 21 (9.77%) IBM Notes
3 20 (9.30%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.58%) IIS
5 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.40%) SAS
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.47%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 39 (18.14%) MS Office
2 19 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (7.44%) MS Project
4 11 (5.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) SPSS
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.86%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.93%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) BPCS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.86%) Office 365
5 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.23%) Firewall
2 8 (3.72%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (3.72%) LAN
2 8 (3.72%) WAN
3 5 (2.33%) SAN
4 4 (1.86%) VPN
5 3 (1.40%) MPLS
5 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.40%) Wireless
5 3 (1.40%) MRTG
5 3 (1.40%) WAAS
5 3 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.93%) VLAN
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.93%) VoIP
6 2 (0.93%) DNS
7 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.77%) MS Access
3 11 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.26%) Data Mining
5 7 (3.26%) Big Data
6 5 (2.33%) MySQL
6 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.40%) DB2
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.47%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.47%) OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.93%) MSTest
4 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.47%) MSI
5 1 (0.47%) ERwin
5 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.47%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 67 (31.16%) Finance
2 17 (7.91%) Banking
3 3 (1.40%) Advertising
4 2 (0.93%) German Language
4 2 (0.93%) Front Office
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (24.65%) Developer
2 50 (23.26%) Analyst
3 27 (12.56%) Project Manager
4 23 (10.70%) .NET Developer
5 16 (7.44%) Architect
6 14 (6.51%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.58%) Junior
9 11 (5.12%) Consultant
10 9 (4.19%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.19%) Junior Project Manager
10 9 (4.19%) .NET Software Engineer
11 8 (3.72%) Data Architect
11 8 (3.72%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.26%) Data Analyst
12 7 (3.26%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.26%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.26%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.79%) IT Support
13 6 (2.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (39.53%) .NET
2 61 (28.37%) ASP.NET
3 48 (22.33%) .NET Framework
4 40 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (15.81%) HTML
6 33 (15.35%) CSS
7 24 (11.16%) jQuery
8 18 (8.37%) Entity Framework
9 16 (7.44%) NHibernate
10 9 (4.19%) WinForms
11 7 (3.26%) XML
11 7 (3.26%) Ajax
12 4 (1.86%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.86%) Regular Expression
12 4 (1.86%) WCF
13 3 (1.40%) WPF
14 2 (0.93%) HTML5
14 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (0.93%) XSD
14 2 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.19%) PMI
1 9 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.26%) Cryptography
4 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.86%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.86%) Open Source
6 4 (1.86%) Social Media
6 4 (1.86%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.40%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.40%) User Experience
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.93%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (0.93%) Derivative
8 2 (0.93%) FMCG
8 2 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.12%) Windows
2 11 (5.12%) Linux
3 9 (4.19%) Windows XP
3 9 (4.19%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.33%) Android
6 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.40%) UNIX
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.26%) MVC
2 44 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (20.00%) Project Management
4 28 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.77%) Mentoring
6 17 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (7.44%) Change Management
7 16 (7.44%) Change Control
8 15 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 15 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.51%) CRM
10 13 (6.05%) Time Management
11 11 (5.12%) Programme Management
11 11 (5.12%) Quality Management
11 11 (5.12%) TDD
11 11 (5.12%) Waterfall
12 10 (4.65%) Migration
12 10 (4.65%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.65%) ETL
12 10 (4.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 69 (32.09%) C#
2 49 (22.79%) JavaScript
2 49 (22.79%) SQL
3 24 (11.16%) VBA
4 19 (8.84%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.26%) Java
7 5 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.93%) F#
8 2 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.47%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.47%) RPG
9 1 (0.47%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 43 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.26%) CISSP
3 7 (3.26%) CEH
4 6 (2.79%) GIAC
4 6 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.79%) SSCP
5 4 (1.86%) HND
5 4 (1.86%) MCSE
5 4 (1.86%) CCNP
5 4 (1.86%) CCNA
6 2 (0.93%) MCP
6 2 (0.93%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.93%) MCSA
6 2 (0.93%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CCIE
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.37%) SLA
2 5 (2.33%) QA
3 4 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
System Software
1 27 (12.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.86%) vSphere
4 4 (1.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.40%) XenApp
5 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.79%) Nagios
2 3 (1.40%) SCCM
2 3 (1.40%) SCOM
3 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 166 (77.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.63%) VMware
3 21 (9.77%) Lotus
4 17 (7.91%) Cisco
4 17 (7.91%) Oracle
5 9 (4.19%) Niku
6 8 (3.72%) F5
7 7 (3.26%) Citrix
7 7 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.79%) Splunk
8 6 (2.79%) Cognos
9 5 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.86%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.86%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.86%) Apple
11 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.40%) Sybase
11 3 (1.40%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.93%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.93%) Draytek
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