The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office 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 Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 67 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.04% 5.19% 3.89%
As % of the Applications category 28.15% 35.63% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 48
Average salary £27,500 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £20,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
238 160 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.35% 14.57% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 138 86 129
Average salary £36,895 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.98% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £49,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Office
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 60 (49.18%) Finance
1 60 (49.18%) MS Excel
2 59 (48.36%) Microsoft
3 39 (31.97%) MS Project
4 38 (31.15%) Windows
5 28 (22.95%) SQL
6 26 (21.31%) Windows XP
6 26 (21.31%) Degree
7 25 (20.49%) Windows 7
8 24 (19.67%) SharePoint
9 22 (18.03%) Linux
10 21 (17.21%) PRINCE
11 19 (15.57%) Business Analysis
12 17 (13.93%) MS PowerPoint
13 16 (13.11%) UNIX
13 16 (13.11%) Project Management
14 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
14 14 (11.48%) Banking
15 13 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (10.66%) CRM
15 13 (10.66%) MS Visio
16 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (9.84%) Windows Vista
17 11 (9.02%) Marketing
17 11 (9.02%) .NET
18 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
18 10 (8.20%) C#
18 10 (8.20%) Windows 2000
18 10 (8.20%) Adobe
18 10 (8.20%) Acrobat

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 24 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.10%) IIS
3 4 (3.28%) SAS
4 3 (2.46%) WorkSite
4 3 (2.46%) Lync
4 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.64%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.82%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 60 (49.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (31.97%) MS Project
3 17 (13.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (10.66%) MS Visio
5 10 (8.20%) Acrobat
5 10 (8.20%) RoboHelp
5 10 (8.20%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.28%) OLAP
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (2.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.10%) MSBuild
2 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 5 (4.10%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 60 (49.18%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Banking
3 11 (9.02%) Marketing
4 8 (6.56%) Retail
5 6 (4.92%) Legal
6 5 (4.10%) French Language
6 5 (4.10%) German Language
6 5 (4.10%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.10%) Law
7 4 (3.28%) Automotive
8 3 (2.46%) Dutch Language
8 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
8 3 (2.46%) Advertising
9 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (53.28%) Analyst
2 21 (17.21%) PMO Analyst
3 11 (9.02%) Developer
4 10 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (8.20%) Author
4 10 (8.20%) Technical Author
5 9 (7.38%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.74%) Technical Writer
6 7 (5.74%) Support Technician
6 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) PMO Lead
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Junior
9 4 (3.28%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) IT Support
9 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) .NET
2 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.38%) jQuery
3 9 (7.38%) XSLT
3 9 (7.38%) COM
3 9 (7.38%) CSS
4 6 (4.92%) XML
5 5 (4.10%) JSON
5 5 (4.10%) .NET Remoting
5 5 (4.10%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.10%) OOXML
5 5 (4.10%) Ajax
5 5 (4.10%) WinForms
5 5 (4.10%) HTML
5 5 (4.10%) SOAP
5 5 (4.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.10%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.28%) Social Media
4 3 (2.46%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.82%) Physics
6 1 (0.82%) Tandem
6 1 (0.82%) iSeries
6 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.15%) Windows
2 26 (21.31%) Windows XP
3 25 (20.49%) Windows 7
4 22 (18.03%) Linux
5 16 (13.11%) UNIX
6 12 (9.84%) Windows Vista
7 10 (8.20%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.82%) Android
11 1 (0.82%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) PRINCE
2 19 (15.57%) Business Analysis
3 16 (13.11%) Project Management
4 13 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (10.66%) CRM
5 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.38%) ITIL
7 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.92%) Capacity Management
10 5 (4.10%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.10%) Practice Management
10 5 (4.10%) ERP
11 4 (3.28%) ETL
11 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.28%) ITSM
11 4 (3.28%) MVC
11 4 (3.28%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (3.28%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.95%) SQL
2 10 (8.20%) C#
3 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.92%) VB
4 5 (4.10%) XQuery
4 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.46%) VBA
6 2 (1.64%) Java
7 1 (0.82%) Ruby
7 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.82%) VBScript
7 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (21.31%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.46%) PMP
3 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.46%) HND
4 1 (0.82%) MCITP
4 1 (0.82%) CCNA
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.82%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) SCCM
2 3 (2.46%) DameWare
3 2 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 59 (48.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.20%) Adobe
2 10 (8.20%) Citrix
3 9 (7.38%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (7.38%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.56%) VMware
5 5 (4.10%) Reuters
5 5 (4.10%) Dell
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle
7 3 (2.46%) Lotus
8 2 (1.64%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.64%) Cisco
9 1 (0.82%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.82%) Facebook
9 1 (0.82%) Twitter
9 1 (0.82%) 3Com
9 1 (0.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
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