The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 61 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 36 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.83% 4.19% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 27.91% 30.85% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 30
Average salary £38,750 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.96% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
MS Office
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
129 188 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.13% 13.57% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 112 96
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 10 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 43 (56.58%) MS Excel
2 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.53%) Finance
4 24 (31.58%) Degree
5 23 (30.26%) Windows
6 21 (27.63%) SQL
7 18 (23.68%) Business Analysis
8 17 (22.37%) C#
8 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
8 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (22.37%) SAS
9 16 (21.05%) Python
9 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (19.74%) ITIL
10 15 (19.74%) .NET
10 15 (19.74%) Oracle
10 15 (19.74%) Project Management
11 14 (18.42%) VBA
11 14 (18.42%) CSS
12 13 (17.11%) HTML
12 13 (17.11%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (15.79%) Java
13 12 (15.79%) C++
14 11 (14.47%) SAP
14 11 (14.47%) Asset Management
15 10 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
16 8 (10.53%) Line Management
16 8 (10.53%) Analytics
17 7 (9.21%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (22.37%) SAS
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (56.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.58%) SPSS
4 3 (3.95%) MS Project
5 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Google Analytics
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
1 3 (3.95%) VPN
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (2.63%) Skype
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.11%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.32%) GIS
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 2 (2.63%) Law
5 2 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Consultant
3 12 (15.79%) Graduate
4 10 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Graduate Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Asset Management Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Business Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Graduate Business Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Statistical Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior PMO
8 4 (5.26%) Senior PMO Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) CSS
3 13 (17.11%) HTML
4 5 (6.58%) XML
5 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.95%) Web Services
6 2 (2.63%) LINQ
7 1 (1.32%) ArcObjects
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.32%) jQuery
7 1 (1.32%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.21%) Economics
3 7 (9.21%) Psychology
4 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.89%) Statistics
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.63%) Physics
6 2 (2.63%) Social Media
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.32%) iPhone
7 1 (1.32%) Life Science
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.89%) Linux
4 5 (6.58%) Unix
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Business Analysis
2 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (19.74%) ITIL
3 15 (19.74%) Project Management
4 11 (14.47%) Asset Management
5 8 (10.53%) Analytics
5 8 (10.53%) Line Management
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) CRM
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
7 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.58%) Business Transformation
8 5 (6.58%) Campaign Analysis
8 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.58%) Propensity Modelling
8 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.58%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (5.26%) ETL
10 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) C#
3 16 (21.05%) Python
4 14 (18.42%) VBA
5 12 (15.79%) C++
5 12 (15.79%) Java
6 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.89%) R
7 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) C
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.63%) PMP
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MOS
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) XenApp
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) Oracle
3 11 (14.47%) SAP
4 7 (9.21%) Citrix
5 5 (6.58%) Adobe
5 5 (6.58%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco
5 5 (6.58%) Google
6 3 (3.95%) Fidessa
6 3 (3.95%) Reuters
6 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 2 (2.63%) Aruba
7 2 (2.63%) FactSet
7 2 (2.63%) iManage
7 2 (2.63%) Ipanema Technologies
7 2 (2.63%) RIMES
7 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.32%) Lotus
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
8 1 (1.32%) ThinPrint
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