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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 76 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 27 67 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.95% 4.29% 5.20%
As % of the Applications category 19.01% 31.60% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 38
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
142 212 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.25% 13.58% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 107 124 90
Average salary £35,500 £36,895 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% +22.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £25,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 1 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 56 (62.92%) Microsoft
2 43 (48.31%) Finance
3 40 (44.94%) Windows
4 31 (34.83%) Windows 7
5 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
6 24 (26.97%) SQL
7 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
8 20 (22.47%) MS Exchange
9 14 (15.73%) Degree
9 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.61%) MS Project
11 12 (13.48%) Windows XP
12 11 (12.36%) ITIL
12 11 (12.36%) Cisco
12 11 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (11.24%) SharePoint
13 10 (11.24%) Citrix
13 10 (11.24%) Project Management
14 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
14 9 (10.11%) Blackberry
14 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (8.99%) SAS
15 8 (8.99%) Change Management
15 8 (8.99%) VMware
15 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (8.99%) Lync
16 7 (7.87%) Linux
16 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
16 7 (7.87%) Programme Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 20 (22.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.24%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.99%) Lync
3 8 (8.99%) SAS
4 5 (5.62%) IBM Notes
4 5 (5.62%) WorkSite
5 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.37%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.12%) CMS
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.61%) MS Project
3 11 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.37%) SPSS
6 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (3.37%) SAN
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.12%) VoIP
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.12%) JMeter
1 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.12%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (1.12%) NeoLoad
General
1 43 (48.31%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Analyst
2 16 (17.98%) IT Support
3 13 (14.61%) Support Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Database Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Database Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (4.49%) IT Assistant
8 3 (3.37%) Data Scientist
8 3 (3.37%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) HTML
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.62%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.49%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.37%) Social Media
5 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Economics
5 3 (3.37%) Statistics
5 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.37%) Psychology
6 2 (2.25%) iPad
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.25%) PMI
6 2 (2.25%) Wiki
7 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (44.94%) Windows
2 31 (34.83%) Windows 7
3 12 (13.48%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.87%) Linux
5 6 (6.74%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.12%) UNIX
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.36%) ITIL
1 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (11.24%) Project Management
3 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.99%) Change Management
5 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
5 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.74%) Change Control
6 6 (6.74%) Wealth Management
7 4 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.49%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.49%) CRM
7 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.49%) PRINCE
7 4 (4.49%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (3.37%) Propensity Modelling
8 3 (3.37%) Data Management
8 3 (3.37%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (3.37%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.37%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.37%) R
3 1 (1.12%) VB
3 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) HND
2 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CAPM
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) P3O
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.37%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) SCOM
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (62.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) Cisco
3 10 (11.24%) Citrix
4 8 (8.99%) VMware
5 5 (5.62%) Lotus
5 5 (5.62%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle
6 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.25%) Interwoven
6 2 (2.25%) Adobe
6 2 (2.25%) Dell
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Holyrood, Edinburgh, Scotland
Scottish Parliament
Salary: £19,887 to £23,686
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 8 days ago