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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
UK / Scotland
Rank 41 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 119 214 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.28% 7.22% 8.10%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 64.26% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 86 125 149
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,600 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
204 333 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.05% 11.23% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 135 191 233
Median salary £35,000 £32,750 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -10.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 57 £40,000 - 7
Glasgow -18 36 £40,000 +1.91% 6
Fife +4 5 £27,500 -20.28% 1
Aberdeen +3 3 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Scottish Borders +2 3 £30,000 -33.33%
West Lothian +7 2 £40,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire +1 2 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Argyll and Bute 0 2 £30,500 -3.17%
Stirling +10 1 £50,000 +19.04%
Falkirk +1 1 £22,000 -41.33%
Renfrewshire -3 1 £41,000 +17.14%
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 220 (81.78%) Microsoft
2 99 (36.80%) SQL Server
2 99 (36.80%) Finance
3 89 (33.09%) SQL
4 76 (28.25%) Windows
5 72 (26.77%) MS Office
6 70 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (25.65%) .NET
7 69 (25.65%) C#
8 47 (17.47%) ASP.NET
8 47 (17.47%) Active Directory
9 46 (17.10%) Degree
10 41 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (14.50%) VMware
12 34 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (11.90%) JavaScript
13 32 (11.90%) Windows Server
14 31 (11.52%) Scrum
14 31 (11.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 30 (11.15%) .NET Framework
15 30 (11.15%) Project Management
15 30 (11.15%) MVC
16 28 (10.41%) HTML
16 28 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (10.41%) PowerShell
17 27 (10.04%) MS PowerPoint
17 27 (10.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (10.04%) CSS
18 25 (9.29%) Cisco
18 25 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (8.92%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.20%) IIS
3 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.60%) SAS
5 6 (2.23%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.49%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.12%) CMS
7 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.12%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) Confluence
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 72 (26.77%) MS Office
2 27 (10.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (4.46%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.09%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) Stata
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.49%) Sonata
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.09%) Office 365
3 9 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.12%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.74%) GitHub
7 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.74%) SaaS
8 1 (0.37%) IaaS
8 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.92%) Firewall
2 14 (5.20%) DNS
3 13 (4.83%) DHCP
4 12 (4.46%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.09%) SAN
6 6 (2.23%) VoIP
6 6 (2.23%) VPN
7 5 (1.86%) Wireless
8 4 (1.49%) Internet
8 4 (1.49%) Skype
9 3 (1.12%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.12%) Network Security
9 3 (1.12%) WAN
10 2 (0.74%) LAN
10 2 (0.74%) LDAP
10 2 (0.74%) VLAN
11 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.37%) Intranet
11 1 (0.37%) MPLS
11 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (36.80%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.58%) MySQL
5 13 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.49%) DB2
9 4 (1.49%) MS Access
9 4 (1.49%) Power BI
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.12%) Big Data
10 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.74%) QlikView
11 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (11.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.18%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.35%) JIRA
4 8 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.49%) Subversion
6 2 (0.74%) Selenium
6 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.74%) Xcode
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) Grunt
7 1 (0.37%) gulp
7 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.37%) MSI
7 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 99 (36.80%) Finance
2 19 (7.06%) Banking
3 10 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.60%) Legal
5 5 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.86%) Retail
6 4 (1.49%) Law
7 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (23.05%) Analyst
2 60 (22.30%) Developer
3 23 (8.55%) .NET Developer
4 21 (7.81%) Support Analyst
5 19 (7.06%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.32%) Consultant
7 16 (5.95%) Programmer
7 16 (5.95%) SQL Developer
8 15 (5.58%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.20%) Analyst Programmer
10 13 (4.83%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 13 (4.83%) .NET Programmer
10 13 (4.83%) C# Programmer
11 12 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (4.46%) IT Support
12 11 (4.09%) Administrator
12 11 (4.09%) Architect
12 11 (4.09%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.09%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (25.65%) .NET
2 47 (17.47%) ASP.NET
3 30 (11.15%) .NET Framework
4 28 (10.41%) HTML
5 27 (10.04%) CSS
6 21 (7.81%) AngularJS
7 17 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (6.32%) WCF
8 16 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (5.20%) jQuery
9 14 (5.20%) XML
10 9 (3.35%) Ajax
11 6 (2.23%) HTML5
12 5 (1.86%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.86%) Web Services
12 5 (1.86%) WPF
13 4 (1.49%) XSLT
14 3 (1.12%) ISPF
14 3 (1.12%) Middleware
14 3 (1.12%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.23%) Data Extraction
4 6 (2.23%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.86%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.12%) Fintech
7 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.12%) iPhone
7 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.12%) Replication
8 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.74%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (0.74%) Clustering
8 2 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (28.25%) Windows
2 32 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 24 (8.92%) Linux
4 22 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.20%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.09%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.35%) Unix
10 8 (2.97%) Android
11 5 (1.86%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.12%) zOS
14 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.37%) AIX
15 1 (0.37%) Solaris
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (11.52%) Scrum
3 30 (11.15%) MVC
3 30 (11.15%) Project Management
4 28 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (8.92%) TDD
6 22 (8.18%) OO
7 19 (7.06%) CRM
8 18 (6.69%) Change Management
8 18 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (5.58%) Web Development
11 14 (5.20%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.20%) Time Management
11 14 (5.20%) Validation
12 13 (4.83%) ETL
13 12 (4.46%) ITIL
13 12 (4.46%) Process Improvement
13 12 (4.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.09%) SQL
2 69 (25.65%) C#
3 32 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.41%) PowerShell
5 24 (8.92%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.46%) Java
7 9 (3.35%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.35%) Python
7 9 (3.35%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.97%) VBScript
9 5 (1.86%) Perl
10 4 (1.49%) C
10 4 (1.49%) VB
11 3 (1.12%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.12%) CLIST
11 3 (1.12%) JCL
11 3 (1.12%) R
11 3 (1.12%) REXX
11 3 (1.12%) Ruby
11 3 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (17.10%) Degree
2 13 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.23%) CCNA
4 6 (2.23%) ISEB
4 6 (2.23%) MCSE
5 4 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.74%) PhD
7 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) CCNP
8 1 (0.37%) HND
8 1 (0.37%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.37%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.37%) MCSA
8 1 (0.37%) VCP5
8 1 (0.37%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.43%) SLA
2 6 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.86%) QA
4 2 (0.74%) COBIT
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (17.47%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.23%) vSphere
5 5 (1.86%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (1.12%) XenApp
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.74%) NDS
7 2 (0.74%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.95%) SCCM
2 5 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.49%) Puppet
3 4 (1.49%) SCOM
4 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.74%) Nagios
5 2 (0.74%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) Iperf
6 1 (0.37%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.37%) SCSM
6 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 220 (81.78%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.50%) VMware
3 25 (9.29%) Cisco
4 22 (8.18%) Oracle
5 13 (4.83%) Tableau
6 11 (4.09%) Citrix
6 11 (4.09%) Xamarin
7 8 (2.97%) Symantec
8 6 (2.23%) HP
9 5 (1.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (1.86%) Ciena
9 5 (1.86%) Google
9 5 (1.86%) Huawei
9 5 (1.86%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.86%) Nokia
9 5 (1.86%) Tellabs
10 4 (1.49%) Telerik
11 3 (1.12%) Cognizant
11 3 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.12%) WatchGuard
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