The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 55 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.70% 3.96% 2.68%
As % of the Applications category 28.65% 24.74% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 27
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 £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £33,400 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
192 194 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.90% 16.02% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 139 136 80
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
Scotland

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 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 69 (57.98%) Finance
2 52 (43.70%) MS Project
3 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
4 41 (34.45%) MS Excel
5 39 (32.77%) Degree
6 34 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 32 (26.89%) Windows
8 28 (23.53%) PRINCE
9 24 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (19.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (17.65%) Banking
12 20 (16.81%) Retail
13 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
13 18 (15.13%) SQL
14 17 (14.29%) Retail Banking
15 13 (10.92%) Project Management
16 12 (10.08%) VMware
16 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
16 12 (10.08%) C#
16 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
17 11 (9.24%) Linux
17 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
17 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
17 11 (9.24%) .NET
18 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (7.56%) Marketing
18 9 (7.56%) Blackberry
19 8 (6.72%) CSS
19 8 (6.72%) XML
19 8 (6.72%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
2 6 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.52%) WorkSite
4 3 (2.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.68%) SAS
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.84%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (43.70%) MS Project
2 41 (34.45%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.36%) Acrobat
5 4 (3.36%) RoboHelp
5 4 (3.36%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) LAN
1 5 (4.20%) DHCP
1 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.20%) DNS
2 1 (0.84%) Wireless
2 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.84%) Broadband
2 1 (0.84%) VPN
2 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) OLAP
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.20%) InstallShield
1 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 5 (4.20%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 69 (57.98%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Banking
3 20 (16.81%) Retail
4 17 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 9 (7.56%) Marketing
6 7 (5.88%) Legal
7 5 (4.20%) Law
8 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.52%) Billing
9 3 (2.52%) Advertising
10 2 (1.68%) Automotive
11 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.84%) French Language
11 1 (0.84%) German Language
11 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (65.55%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
3 18 (15.13%) PMO Analyst
4 15 (12.61%) Business Analyst
5 12 (10.08%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) IT Support
7 7 (5.88%) Developer
8 6 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Author
10 4 (3.36%) Technical Author
10 4 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Service Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Administrator
11 3 (2.52%) Test Coordinator
11 3 (2.52%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.52%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) .NET
2 8 (6.72%) CSS
2 8 (6.72%) XML
3 7 (5.88%) XSLT
3 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.88%) jQuery
4 6 (5.04%) HTML
4 6 (5.04%) Web Services
5 5 (4.20%) WinForms
5 5 (4.20%) Ajax
5 5 (4.20%) .NET Remoting
5 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.20%) JSON
5 5 (4.20%) OOXML
5 5 (4.20%) SOAP
6 4 (3.36%) COM
7 1 (0.84%) SVG
7 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.20%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.36%) Social Media
3 4 (3.36%) iPad
4 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.89%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.24%) Linux
3 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.04%) Windows Vista
5 5 (4.20%) UNIX
5 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.36%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 28 (23.53%) PRINCE
3 24 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (19.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (10.92%) Project Management
6 7 (5.88%) ITIL
6 7 (5.88%) Scrum
7 6 (5.04%) CRM
7 6 (5.04%) ERP
7 6 (5.04%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.20%) Change Control
8 5 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.20%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.20%) Practice Management
8 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.36%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.13%) SQL
2 12 (10.08%) C#
3 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.20%) Java
4 5 (4.20%) XQuery
5 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.52%) Python
5 3 (2.52%) C
5 3 (2.52%) C++
5 3 (2.52%) Perl
5 3 (2.52%) PHP
6 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.68%) VB
6 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.68%) VBA
7 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.04%) CBAP
4 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.52%) CEH
5 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.84%) APMP
6 1 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) SCCM
2 2 (1.68%) DameWare
Vendors
1 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) VMware
3 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.04%) Citrix
4 5 (4.20%) Cisco
4 5 (4.20%) Reuters
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle
5 4 (3.36%) Adobe
6 3 (2.52%) Dell
6 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.52%) Sage
7 2 (1.68%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
8 1 (0.84%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.84%) Facebook
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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