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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 66 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 36 63 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.63% 3.86% 5.39%
As % of the Applications category 26.09% 27.39% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 41
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,900 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
138 230 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.07% 14.09% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 104 134 92
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% +22.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,300 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 27 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 65 (69.89%) Microsoft
2 42 (45.16%) Windows
3 41 (44.09%) Finance
4 36 (38.71%) MS Excel
5 32 (34.41%) Windows 7
6 26 (27.96%) Active Directory
7 22 (23.66%) MS Exchange
7 22 (23.66%) SQL
8 18 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (19.35%) Degree
9 15 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (16.13%) Project Management
10 13 (13.98%) ITIL
11 12 (12.90%) Change Management
11 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (12.90%) MS Project
11 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
12 11 (11.83%) Citrix
12 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
12 11 (11.83%) VMware
12 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.75%) Cisco
14 9 (9.68%) Programme Management
14 9 (9.68%) Blackberry
14 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (8.60%) Lync
15 8 (8.60%) Change Control
16 7 (7.53%) Wealth Management
16 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
16 7 (7.53%) SAS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 22 (23.66%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.60%) Lync
4 7 (7.53%) SAS
5 5 (5.38%) WorkSite
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.30%) IIS
6 4 (4.30%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 18 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (12.90%) MS Project
4 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.30%) SPSS
6 3 (3.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.08%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) SAN
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) LAN
2 2 (2.15%) VoIP
2 2 (2.15%) WAN
2 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.08%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.08%) JMeter
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.08%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (1.08%) NeoLoad
General
1 41 (44.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Banking
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) IT Support
3 13 (13.98%) Support Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 11 (11.83%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Statistician
8 4 (4.30%) IT Assistant
8 4 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Data Scientist
10 2 (2.15%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Technical Writer
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) IT Support Assistant
10 2 (2.15%) PMO Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Trainee
10 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) HTML
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.30%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.30%) Economics
4 4 (4.30%) Statistics
4 4 (4.30%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.30%) Psychology
5 3 (3.23%) Social Media
6 2 (2.15%) iPad
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.15%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.15%) iPhone
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Wiki
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) PMI
7 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (45.16%) Windows
2 32 (34.41%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.53%) Linux
5 6 (6.45%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.08%) UNIX
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Project Management
1 15 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (13.98%) ITIL
3 12 (12.90%) Change Management
3 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 8 (8.60%) Change Control
6 7 (7.53%) Wealth Management
6 7 (7.53%) Quality Management
7 6 (6.45%) CRM
8 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.30%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.30%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (4.30%) Campaign Analysis
8 4 (4.30%) Propensity Modelling
8 4 (4.30%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.23%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.15%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.15%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) R
3 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) HND
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) P3O
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 26 (27.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.30%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) SCCM
1 4 (4.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Citrix
2 11 (11.83%) VMware
3 10 (10.75%) Cisco
4 4 (4.30%) Lotus
5 3 (3.23%) Adobe
5 3 (3.23%) Apple
6 2 (2.15%) Dell
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.15%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.08%) SonicWALL
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