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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 55 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 56 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.75% 3.96% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 29.02% 24.49% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 26
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £33,550 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
193 196 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.92% 16.16% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 134 137 79
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 25 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 67 (56.30%) Finance
2 52 (43.70%) MS Project
3 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
4 41 (34.45%) MS Excel
5 39 (32.77%) Degree
6 33 (27.73%) Business Analysis
6 33 (27.73%) Windows
7 28 (23.53%) PRINCE
8 23 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (18.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (17.65%) Banking
11 20 (16.81%) Retail
11 20 (16.81%) Windows 7
12 18 (15.13%) SQL
13 17 (14.29%) Retail Banking
14 13 (10.92%) Project Management
14 13 (10.92%) Windows XP
15 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
15 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
15 12 (10.08%) Linux
15 12 (10.08%) VMware
16 11 (9.24%) C#
16 11 (9.24%) .NET
17 10 (8.40%) Marketing
17 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
18 9 (7.56%) Blackberry
18 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
19 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
19 8 (6.72%) XML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.20%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) Apache
4 3 (2.52%) WorkSite
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.84%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (43.70%) MS Project
2 41 (34.45%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.36%) Acrobat
5 4 (3.36%) RoboHelp
5 4 (3.36%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.84%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.20%) LAN
3 4 (3.36%) DHCP
3 4 (3.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) Wireless
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.84%) VPN
4 1 (0.84%) Broadband
4 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) OLAP
5 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.20%) InstallShield
1 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 5 (4.20%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 67 (56.30%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Banking
3 20 (16.81%) Retail
4 17 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 10 (8.40%) Marketing
6 7 (5.88%) Legal
7 5 (4.20%) Law
8 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.52%) Automotive
9 3 (2.52%) Billing
9 3 (2.52%) Advertising
10 2 (1.68%) Dutch Language
10 2 (1.68%) French Language
10 2 (1.68%) German Language
10 2 (1.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (63.87%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
3 18 (15.13%) PMO Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) IT Support
6 7 (5.88%) Developer
7 6 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Author
9 4 (3.36%) Technical Author
9 4 (3.36%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Support Technician
10 3 (2.52%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Administrator
10 3 (2.52%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.52%) Test Coordinator
10 3 (2.52%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) .NET
2 8 (6.72%) XML
3 7 (5.88%) XSLT
3 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.88%) CSS
3 7 (5.88%) jQuery
4 6 (5.04%) Web Services
5 5 (4.20%) HTML
5 5 (4.20%) SOAP
5 5 (4.20%) COM
5 5 (4.20%) WinForms
5 5 (4.20%) Ajax
5 5 (4.20%) .NET Remoting
5 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.20%) JSON
5 5 (4.20%) OOXML
6 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.20%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.36%) Social Media
3 4 (3.36%) iPad
3 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.73%) Windows
2 20 (16.81%) Windows 7
3 13 (10.92%) Windows XP
4 12 (10.08%) Linux
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 5 (4.20%) Windows 2000
6 5 (4.20%) UNIX
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.73%) Business Analysis
2 28 (23.53%) PRINCE
3 23 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (10.92%) Project Management
6 7 (5.88%) ITIL
6 7 (5.88%) CRM
7 6 (5.04%) ERP
7 6 (5.04%) Scrum
8 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.20%) Practice Management
8 5 (4.20%) Change Control
8 5 (4.20%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.20%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.36%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.13%) SQL
2 11 (9.24%) C#
3 5 (4.20%) XQuery
3 5 (4.20%) Java
3 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.52%) Perl
4 3 (2.52%) PHP
4 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.52%) C++
4 3 (2.52%) C
4 3 (2.52%) Python
5 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.68%) VB
5 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.68%) VBA
6 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.20%) CBAP
4 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.52%) CEH
5 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.84%) APMP
6 1 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.68%) DameWare
Vendors
1 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) VMware
3 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.04%) Citrix
4 5 (4.20%) Cisco
4 5 (4.20%) Reuters
5 4 (3.36%) Adobe
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.52%) Dell
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle
7 2 (1.68%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.68%) Sage
8 1 (0.84%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.84%) Facebook
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
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