The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 12 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 6.78% 10.20% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
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 Fife region.

Applications Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.17% 20.41% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

MS Office
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Fife region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Fife

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HND
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) HND
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CommVault
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat