The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 68 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 33 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.84% 2.93% 2.59%
As % of the Applications category 20.12% 25.83% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 15
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,800 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,800 £61,000
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 Glasgow region.

Applications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
164 151 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.09% 11.34% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 98 116 79
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MS Office
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Glasgow

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Glasgow

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 49 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
3 24 (34.29%) Windows
4 20 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (24.29%) SQL
6 16 (22.86%) Project Management
6 16 (22.86%) Windows 7
7 13 (18.57%) Finance
7 13 (18.57%) Banking
7 13 (18.57%) Oracle
7 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
8 11 (15.71%) MS Visio
8 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
8 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
9 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (12.86%) Degree
11 8 (11.43%) VBA
12 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.57%) Retail
13 6 (8.57%) Legal
13 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
13 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
13 6 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (8.57%) MS Access
13 6 (8.57%) ITIL
13 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (8.57%) Time Management
13 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (5.71%) WorkSite
2 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Lync
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) WordPress
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (15.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.29%) MS Project
5 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) VPN
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
1 2 (2.86%) ADSL
1 2 (2.86%) Broadband
1 2 (2.86%) VoIP
1 2 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (1.43%) WLAN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (8.57%) MS Access
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.14%) Informix
4 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) QlikView
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Toad
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
1 13 (18.57%) Banking
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Legal
3 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Publishing
4 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Billing
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Technical Writer
4 5 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Data Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support
6 3 (4.29%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Yii
1 1 (1.43%) Symfony
1 1 (1.43%) CSS
1 1 (1.43%) XML
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.29%) Equities
2 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) AS400
4 1 (1.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.14%) UNIX
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Project Management
2 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
2 6 (8.57%) ITIL
2 6 (8.57%) Time Management
3 5 (7.14%) SDLC
3 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 5 (7.14%) ETL
4 4 (5.71%) Workflow
4 4 (5.71%) Content Management
4 4 (5.71%) Data Architecture
4 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.29%) V-Model
5 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.29%) RUP
5 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) VBA
3 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.43%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) MOS
2 4 (5.71%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) OCP
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Netezza
3 5 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (4.29%) Hyland
4 3 (4.29%) Avaya
5 2 (2.86%) Novell
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 2 (2.86%) Altiris
6 1 (1.43%) Facebook
6 1 (1.43%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) McAfee
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Intel
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase
6 1 (1.43%) BT
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