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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 57 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 42 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.17% 3.53% 4.96%
As % of the Applications category 30.43% 27.50% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 39
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
138 200 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.42% 12.84% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 105 111 110
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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 29 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (73.03%) Microsoft
2 42 (47.19%) Finance
3 39 (43.82%) MS Excel
4 37 (41.57%) Windows
5 27 (30.34%) Windows 7
6 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
7 22 (24.72%) MS Exchange
7 22 (24.72%) SQL
7 22 (24.72%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (19.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (17.98%) Project Management
10 15 (16.85%) Change Management
10 15 (16.85%) Degree
11 14 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
12 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (13.48%) Change Control
13 12 (13.48%) Citrix
13 12 (13.48%) Programme Management
13 12 (13.48%) VMware
14 11 (12.36%) Quality Management
14 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
15 10 (11.24%) Windows XP
15 10 (11.24%) MS Project
16 9 (10.11%) ITIL
16 9 (10.11%) SAS
16 9 (10.11%) Blackberry
16 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (8.99%) Lync
18 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (24.72%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.11%) SAS
4 8 (8.99%) Lync
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.62%) WorkSite
6 4 (4.49%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.49%) IIS
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (43.82%) MS Excel
2 22 (24.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
4 10 (11.24%) MS Project
5 5 (5.62%) SPSS
6 4 (4.49%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.12%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
2 3 (3.37%) WAN
2 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) VoIP
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) Wireless
4 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (1.12%) QlikView
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.12%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) NeoLoad
1 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.12%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 42 (47.19%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.49%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Analyst
2 17 (19.10%) IT Support
2 17 (19.10%) Project Manager
3 12 (13.48%) Support Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) IT Assistant
7 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Author
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Author
7 3 (3.37%) Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Writer
7 3 (3.37%) Statistician
7 3 (3.37%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) Support Assistant
8 2 (2.25%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) HTML
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.62%) Psychology
3 5 (5.62%) Statistics
3 5 (5.62%) Economics
4 4 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.37%) Social Media
5 3 (3.37%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.37%) Wiki
5 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) iPhone
6 2 (2.25%) iPad
6 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.57%) Windows
2 27 (30.34%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.24%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.49%) Android
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.12%) UNIX
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (17.98%) Project Management
3 15 (16.85%) Change Management
4 14 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.48%) Change Control
5 12 (13.48%) Programme Management
6 11 (12.36%) Quality Management
7 9 (10.11%) ITIL
8 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.87%) CRM
9 5 (5.62%) Propensity Modelling
9 5 (5.62%) Line Management
9 5 (5.62%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) Wealth Management
10 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.49%) SDLC
11 3 (3.37%) Game Development
11 3 (3.37%) Analytics
11 3 (3.37%) Campaign Analysis
11 3 (3.37%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) R
3 3 (3.37%) VBA
4 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) HND
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.49%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (3.37%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) SCOM
2 4 (4.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (73.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Citrix
2 12 (13.48%) VMware
3 6 (6.74%) Adobe
4 4 (4.49%) Lotus
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco
5 3 (3.37%) Apple
6 2 (2.25%) Dell
6 2 (2.25%) Interwoven
6 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle
6 2 (2.25%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) Anaplan
7 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Cognos
7 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
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