The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 262 266 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.87% 6.94% 8.74%
As % of the Applications category 71.78% 50.38% 69.06%
Number of salaries quoted 176 170 167
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
MS Excel
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
365 528 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.36% 13.78% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 239 323 240
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Scotland

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Scotland

MS Excel
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 127 £35,000 +4.47% 16
Edinburgh +3 95 £45,000 +16.88% 18
Aberdeen +9 11 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Fife +7 8 £40,500 +11.72% 1
West Lothian +1 7 £70,000 +86.66%
Dundee +2 3 £30,000 -27.27% 2
Falkirk - 2 £28,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £42,500 -
Highlands +2 1 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Argyll and Bute -4 1 £21,500 -
North Lanarkshire -4 1 - -
Stirling -15 1 £46,000 -8.00%
Renfrewshire - 1 £18,500 - 3
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Excel 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 Excel.

1 368 (71.60%) Microsoft
2 214 (41.63%) SQL Server
3 170 (33.07%) .NET
4 148 (28.79%) C#
5 141 (27.43%) Windows
6 130 (25.29%) SQL
7 129 (25.10%) ASP.NET
8 114 (22.18%) JavaScript
9 108 (21.01%) MS Office
9 108 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
10 104 (20.23%) Finance
11 101 (19.65%) MVC
12 96 (18.68%) SharePoint
13 94 (18.29%) HTML
14 85 (16.54%) Degree
15 84 (16.34%) Project Management
16 82 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 77 (14.98%) Active Directory
18 73 (14.20%) CSS
19 72 (14.01%) .NET Framework
20 66 (12.84%) VMware
21 61 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
22 56 (10.89%) Oracle
23 54 (10.51%) ITIL
24 52 (10.12%) Firewall
24 52 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
25 50 (9.73%) jQuery
25 50 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint
26 48 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 47 (9.14%) T-SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Excel 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 Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 96 (18.68%) SharePoint
2 46 (8.95%) MS Exchange
3 37 (7.20%) IIS
4 21 (4.09%) IBM Notes
5 13 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.97%) WorkSite
10 4 (0.78%) SAS
10 4 (0.78%) Lync
11 3 (0.58%) SAP Portal
11 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.58%) CMS
11 3 (0.58%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.39%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 108 (21.01%) MS Office
2 50 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (8.56%) MS Visio
4 28 (5.45%) MS Project
5 8 (1.56%) InfoPath
6 6 (1.17%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) InDesign
9 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.78%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.58%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.58%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.58%) SAP LE
4 3 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.58%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.58%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.58%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.58%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.19%) BPCS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.36%) Office 365
4 6 (1.17%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.78%) SaaS
6 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.12%) Firewall
2 30 (5.84%) LAN
2 30 (5.84%) WAN
3 23 (4.47%) SAN
4 20 (3.89%) VPN
4 20 (3.89%) DNS
5 19 (3.70%) VoIP
6 15 (2.92%) DHCP
7 14 (2.72%) Wireless
8 11 (2.14%) MPLS
9 9 (1.75%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.36%) VLAN
12 5 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.97%) Internet
13 3 (0.58%) MRTG
13 3 (0.58%) WAAS
13 3 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (0.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (41.63%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (7.20%) Relational Database
6 33 (6.42%) MS Access
7 31 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.92%) Data Mining
10 14 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (2.72%) Oracle Database
11 13 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.36%) Big Data
14 7 (1.36%) MySQL
14 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.17%) DB2
15 6 (1.17%) Sybase ASE
16 5 (0.97%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.39%) Toad
4 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.39%) Xcode
4 2 (0.39%) MorphX
4 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.39%) MSTest
4 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.19%) ERwin
5 1 (0.19%) MSI
5 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 104 (20.23%) Finance
2 45 (8.75%) Banking
3 12 (2.33%) Retail
4 9 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.56%) Back Office
6 7 (1.36%) German Language
6 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.36%) Publishing
7 6 (1.17%) Billing
7 6 (1.17%) Advertising
8 5 (0.97%) Polish Language
8 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.97%) French Language
8 5 (0.97%) Electronics
8 5 (0.97%) Legal
9 4 (0.78%) Law
10 3 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 146 (28.40%) Developer
2 120 (23.35%) Analyst
3 50 (9.73%) Senior Developer
4 46 (8.95%) .NET Developer
5 35 (6.81%) Support Analyst
6 32 (6.23%) Project Manager
7 25 (4.86%) C# Developer
8 24 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (3.89%) Architect
10 19 (3.70%) Consultant
11 18 (3.50%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.50%) IT Support
12 17 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.11%) Junior
14 15 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (2.92%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (2.53%) Support Engineer
16 12 (2.33%) Applications Support
16 12 (2.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (33.07%) .NET
2 129 (25.10%) ASP.NET
3 94 (18.29%) HTML
4 82 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 73 (14.20%) CSS
6 72 (14.01%) .NET Framework
7 50 (9.73%) jQuery
8 40 (7.78%) Entity Framework
9 39 (7.59%) NHibernate
10 32 (6.23%) AngularJS
11 26 (5.06%) WinForms
12 23 (4.47%) Spring.NET
12 23 (4.47%) Castle Windsor
13 21 (4.09%) XML
14 11 (2.14%) WCF
15 9 (1.75%) Ajax
15 9 (1.75%) Web Services
16 6 (1.17%) CGI
17 5 (0.97%) HTML5
17 5 (0.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.64%) User Experience
3 28 (5.45%) Open Source
4 26 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.72%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.53%) Replication
7 9 (1.75%) PMI
7 9 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.56%) Clustering
9 7 (1.36%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.17%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.17%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.97%) Derivative
11 5 (0.97%) Equities
11 5 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 141 (27.43%) Windows
2 46 (8.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (7.59%) Windows 7
4 37 (7.20%) Windows XP
5 33 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.89%) Linux
7 13 (2.53%) UNIX
8 10 (1.95%) Android
9 9 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.17%) Windows NT
10 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.19%) AIX
14 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (19.65%) MVC
3 84 (16.34%) Project Management
4 54 (10.51%) ITIL
5 46 (8.95%) Mentoring
6 42 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (7.78%) TDD
7 40 (7.78%) Web Development
8 38 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (5.84%) Time Management
10 27 (5.25%) PRINCE2
10 27 (5.25%) CRM
10 27 (5.25%) Data Analysis
11 26 (5.06%) Change Management
11 26 (5.06%) Change Control
12 25 (4.86%) ETL
13 24 (4.67%) UX Design
14 23 (4.47%) Data Modelling
15 22 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (3.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 148 (28.79%) C#
2 130 (25.29%) SQL
3 114 (22.18%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.14%) T-SQL
5 38 (7.39%) VBA
6 28 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.72%) Java
8 10 (1.95%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.75%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.36%) Python
10 7 (1.36%) VBScript
11 3 (0.58%) ABAP
11 3 (0.58%) C++
12 2 (0.39%) C
12 2 (0.39%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) X++
12 2 (0.39%) F#
13 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
13 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (16.54%) Degree
2 61 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (4.67%) CCNA
5 18 (3.50%) CCNP
6 17 (3.31%) MCSE
7 12 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.14%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.95%) HND
10 9 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.56%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.36%) CEH
12 7 (1.36%) MOS
12 7 (1.36%) MCP
12 7 (1.36%) CISSP
12 7 (1.36%) CISA
13 6 (1.17%) SSCP
13 6 (1.17%) HNC
13 6 (1.17%) GIAC
14 5 (0.97%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.17%) SLA
2 18 (3.50%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.97%) ISO 9002
3 5 (0.97%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.78%) COBIT
5 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 52 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.09%) vSphere
5 17 (3.31%) XenApp
6 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 20 (3.89%) SCCM
2 14 (2.72%) SCOM
3 6 (1.17%) Nagios
3 6 (1.17%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 368 (71.60%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.84%) VMware
3 56 (10.89%) Oracle
4 46 (8.95%) Cisco
5 36 (7.00%) Citrix
6 23 (4.47%) HP
7 21 (4.09%) Lotus
8 19 (3.70%) Business Objects
9 14 (2.72%) SAP
10 12 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 12 (2.33%) Juniper
11 11 (2.14%) EMC
12 10 (1.95%) Sybase
12 10 (1.95%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.75%) Niku
13 9 (1.75%) Avaya
13 9 (1.75%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.56%) Dell
14 8 (1.56%) Altiris
14 8 (1.56%) F5
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum Depending on Experience
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Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
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Salary: 40k+ bonus and benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum DOE + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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