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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 273 293 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.71% 7.43% 8.52%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 53.37% 68.04%
Number of salaries quoted 185 183 156
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
364 549 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.61% 13.93% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 238 338 225
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +12 128 £35,000 - 21
Edinburgh 0 106 £38,250 +0.65% 14
Aberdeen +12 10 £37,500 +3.44%
Fife +7 8 £39,000 +4.00% 1
West Lothian +3 4 £48,250 +20.62% 2
Falkirk - 4 £23,750 -
North Lanarkshire -2 3 £29,500 -9.23%
Stirling -12 3 £33,000 -14.83% 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £42,500 - 2
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £25,000 -41.17%
Dundee -1 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 347 (67.38%) Microsoft
2 204 (39.61%) SQL Server
3 175 (33.98%) .NET
4 151 (29.32%) C#
5 146 (28.35%) Windows
6 136 (26.41%) ASP.NET
7 126 (24.47%) SQL
8 116 (22.52%) JavaScript
9 114 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (21.94%) Finance
11 109 (21.17%) MS Office
12 101 (19.61%) SharePoint
13 100 (19.42%) MVC
14 97 (18.83%) Degree
15 93 (18.06%) HTML
16 82 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 79 (15.34%) Project Management
18 77 (14.95%) Active Directory
19 74 (14.37%) CSS
19 74 (14.37%) .NET Framework
20 60 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
21 59 (11.46%) VMware
22 56 (10.87%) Oracle
23 53 (10.29%) Banking
23 53 (10.29%) jQuery
24 51 (9.90%) T-SQL
25 50 (9.71%) ITIL
25 50 (9.71%) Firewall
25 50 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
26 49 (9.51%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 101 (19.61%) SharePoint
2 43 (8.35%) MS Exchange
3 36 (6.99%) IIS
4 22 (4.27%) IBM Notes
5 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.17%) Lync
9 6 (1.17%) WorkSite
10 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.78%) SAS
11 4 (0.78%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.78%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.39%) CMS
12 2 (0.39%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.19%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 109 (21.17%) MS Office
2 44 (8.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 40 (7.77%) MS Visio
4 31 (6.02%) MS Project
5 6 (1.17%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.78%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.39%) SPSS
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) InDesign
9 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.17%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.78%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.78%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.78%) SAP LE
4 4 (0.78%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.78%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.78%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.78%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.78%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.58%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.58%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.58%) Finacle
6 2 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.17%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.17%) Office 365
4 4 (0.78%) SaaS
5 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.71%) Firewall
2 28 (5.44%) WAN
3 27 (5.24%) LAN
4 23 (4.47%) VoIP
4 23 (4.47%) SAN
5 20 (3.88%) DNS
6 16 (3.11%) VPN
6 16 (3.11%) Wireless
7 13 (2.52%) MPLS
8 11 (2.14%) DHCP
9 9 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.36%) HTTP
10 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.17%) VLAN
11 6 (1.17%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.97%) Internet
12 5 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.58%) WAAS
13 3 (0.58%) MRTG
13 3 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (39.61%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (6.21%) Relational Database
6 29 (5.63%) MS Access
7 27 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.91%) Data Mining
10 14 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (2.52%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.55%) DB2
12 8 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.36%) Big Data
14 6 (1.17%) QlikView
14 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.17%) Sybase ASE
15 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.78%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.39%) ERwin
4 2 (0.39%) MSTest
4 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.39%) MorphX
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.19%) MSI
5 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.19%) Toad
5 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 113 (21.94%) Finance
2 53 (10.29%) Banking
3 11 (2.14%) Retail
4 10 (1.94%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.75%) Advertising
5 9 (1.75%) Publishing
6 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.36%) German Language
7 7 (1.36%) Legal
8 6 (1.17%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) Electronics
9 5 (0.97%) Polish Language
9 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.97%) French Language
10 4 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.78%) Billing
11 3 (0.58%) Games
11 3 (0.58%) Law
12 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (28.54%) Developer
2 121 (23.50%) Analyst
3 47 (9.13%) Senior Developer
4 46 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 38 (7.38%) Support Analyst
6 30 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 24 (4.66%) Consultant
8 20 (3.88%) Architect
8 20 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (3.69%) C# Developer
10 18 (3.50%) Business Analyst
11 17 (3.30%) Junior
12 16 (3.11%) Support Engineer
12 16 (3.11%) IT Support
13 14 (2.72%) Software Developer
13 14 (2.72%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (2.52%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
15 12 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (2.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (33.98%) .NET
2 136 (26.41%) ASP.NET
3 93 (18.06%) HTML
4 82 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 74 (14.37%) .NET Framework
5 74 (14.37%) CSS
6 53 (10.29%) jQuery
7 40 (7.77%) Entity Framework
8 39 (7.57%) NHibernate
9 35 (6.80%) AngularJS
10 23 (4.47%) WinForms
10 23 (4.47%) XML
11 22 (4.27%) Castle Windsor
11 22 (4.27%) Spring.NET
12 17 (3.30%) WCF
13 11 (2.14%) Ajax
14 9 (1.75%) Web Services
14 9 (1.75%) JSON
14 9 (1.75%) HTML5
15 7 (1.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.44%) Open Source
4 27 (5.24%) User Experience
5 14 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.14%) Replication
7 9 (1.75%) Cryptography
7 9 (1.75%) PMI
7 9 (1.75%) Social Media
8 8 (1.55%) Clustering
8 8 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.97%) Equities
9 5 (0.97%) Derivative
9 5 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.58%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 146 (28.35%) Windows
2 50 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (9.32%) Windows 7
4 39 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (6.99%) Windows XP
6 34 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (3.69%) Linux
8 10 (1.94%) UNIX
9 9 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.75%) Android
10 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.17%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.78%) 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%) OS/400
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (19.42%) MVC
3 79 (15.34%) Project Management
4 50 (9.71%) ITIL
5 43 (8.35%) Web Development
6 41 (7.96%) Mentoring
7 39 (7.57%) TDD
8 36 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (5.83%) CRM
10 30 (5.83%) Time Management
11 25 (4.85%) PRINCE2
12 23 (4.47%) Scrum
12 23 (4.47%) UX Design
13 22 (4.27%) Data Modelling
13 22 (4.27%) Service Delivery
13 22 (4.27%) Change Management
14 21 (4.08%) ETL
14 21 (4.08%) OO
14 21 (4.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 151 (29.32%) C#
2 126 (24.47%) SQL
3 116 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 51 (9.90%) T-SQL
5 40 (7.77%) VBA
6 26 (5.05%) PowerShell
7 19 (3.69%) Java
8 14 (2.72%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.75%) Python
11 8 (1.55%) VBScript
12 4 (0.78%) C++
12 4 (0.78%) ABAP
13 3 (0.58%) Perl
14 2 (0.39%) VB
14 2 (0.39%) X++
14 2 (0.39%) F#
15 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
15 1 (0.19%) PHP
15 1 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 97 (18.83%) Degree
2 60 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (4.27%) CCNA
5 18 (3.50%) MCSE
5 18 (3.50%) CCNP
6 14 (2.72%) PMI Certification
7 11 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.75%) MCP
8 9 (1.75%) HND
9 8 (1.55%) CISSP
9 8 (1.55%) CEH
9 8 (1.55%) SSCP
9 8 (1.55%) CISA
9 8 (1.55%) GIAC
9 8 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.17%) MCSA
11 5 (0.97%) MCITP
11 5 (0.97%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.35%) SLA
2 22 (4.27%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.97%) COBIT
3 5 (0.97%) ISO 9002
4 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.58%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (14.95%) Active Directory
2 43 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.50%) vSphere
5 15 (2.91%) XenApp
6 5 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.11%) SCCM
2 11 (2.14%) SCOM
3 6 (1.17%) Nagios
4 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.78%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.39%) Puppet
6 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 347 (67.38%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.46%) VMware
3 56 (10.87%) Oracle
4 49 (9.51%) Cisco
5 35 (6.80%) Citrix
6 24 (4.66%) HP
7 22 (4.27%) Lotus
8 19 (3.69%) Business Objects
9 17 (3.30%) SAP
10 15 (2.91%) Sybase
11 12 (2.33%) Juniper
11 12 (2.33%) SonicWALL
12 11 (2.14%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.94%) Dell
13 10 (1.94%) EMC
14 9 (1.75%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.75%) Niku
15 8 (1.55%) Avaya
15 8 (1.55%) Altiris
15 8 (1.55%) F5
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus an excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + plus bonus, travel allowance, healthcare.
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £26000 Per Annum Excellent benefits + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago