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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 61 60 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.07% 4.91% 2.70%
As % of the Applications category 29.33% 28.85% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 23
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 £22,300 £24,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
208 208 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.88% 17.04% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 154 149 75
Average salary £40,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,150 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (54.39%) Finance
2 49 (42.98%) MS Project
3 46 (40.35%) Microsoft
4 38 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 38 (33.33%) Degree
5 30 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 30 (26.32%) Windows
6 24 (21.05%) PRINCE
6 24 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (20.18%) Banking
8 22 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (18.42%) Retail
10 19 (16.67%) Retail Banking
11 18 (15.79%) SQL
12 14 (12.28%) Windows 7
12 14 (12.28%) Project Management
12 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
13 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
14 12 (10.53%) VMware
15 11 (9.65%) C#
15 11 (9.65%) Windows XP
16 10 (8.77%) SharePoint
16 10 (8.77%) .NET
16 10 (8.77%) Linux
17 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
17 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (7.89%) Marketing
18 8 (7.02%) IIS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.02%) IIS
4 5 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.63%) SAS
6 3 (2.63%) Apache
6 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.75%) Lync
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
8 1 (0.88%) WorkSite
Applications
1 49 (42.98%) MS Project
2 38 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
3 7 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.63%) Acrobat
4 3 (2.63%) RoboHelp
4 3 (2.63%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.75%) FRx
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.75%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
1 3 (2.63%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) DHCP
1 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.39%) DNS
1 5 (4.39%) LAN
2 2 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (1.75%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.75%) SAN
2 2 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) InstallShield
1 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.39%) MSBuild
1 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 62 (54.39%) Finance
2 23 (20.18%) Banking
3 21 (18.42%) Retail
4 19 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 9 (7.89%) Marketing
6 7 (6.14%) Law
6 7 (6.14%) Legal
7 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.63%) Billing
8 2 (1.75%) Advertising
8 2 (1.75%) Automotive
9 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.88%) French Language
9 1 (0.88%) German Language
9 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (64.91%) Analyst
2 18 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
3 17 (14.91%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.91%) PMO Analyst
4 13 (11.40%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) IT Support
6 7 (6.14%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.63%) Author
10 3 (2.63%) Technical Author
10 3 (2.63%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Test Coordinator
10 3 (2.63%) Operations Analyst
11 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
2 8 (7.02%) XML
3 7 (6.14%) HTML
4 6 (5.26%) Web Services
4 6 (5.26%) COM
4 6 (5.26%) CSS
5 5 (4.39%) SOAP
5 5 (4.39%) XSLT
5 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.39%) jQuery
5 5 (4.39%) JSON
5 5 (4.39%) OOXML
5 5 (4.39%) .NET Remoting
5 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.39%) Ajax
5 5 (4.39%) WinForms
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.39%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.51%) Social Media
3 4 (3.51%) iPad
4 3 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.63%) PMI
4 3 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.32%) Windows
2 14 (12.28%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.65%) Windows XP
4 10 (8.77%) Linux
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.51%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.63%) UNIX
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 24 (21.05%) PRINCE
2 24 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (12.28%) Project Management
5 7 (6.14%) Scrum
5 7 (6.14%) ITIL
6 6 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 6 (5.26%) ERP
6 6 (5.26%) CRM
7 5 (4.39%) Practice Management
7 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.39%) Change Control
7 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.39%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.51%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.79%) SQL
2 11 (9.65%) C#
3 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.39%) Java
4 5 (4.39%) C
4 5 (4.39%) XQuery
5 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.63%) VBA
5 3 (2.63%) C++
5 3 (2.63%) Perl
5 3 (2.63%) PHP
5 3 (2.63%) Python
5 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.26%) CBAP
4 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.63%) CEH
5 2 (1.75%) HND
5 2 (1.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) VMware
3 8 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco
5 5 (4.39%) Reuters
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle
6 3 (2.63%) Citrix
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.63%) Sage
6 3 (2.63%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.88%) Apple
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter
8 1 (0.88%) Fujitsu
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