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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 362 298 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.69% 9.78% 7.50%
As % of the Applications category 66.18% 63.40% 62.83%
Number of salaries quoted 214 201 170
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
547 470 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.65% 15.43% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 345 335 264
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Edinburgh -2 145 £40,250 +27.77% 6
Glasgow 0 141 £39,000 +2.63% 13
Aberdeen +7 28 £40,000 - 4
Stirling - 10 £48,750 - 2
North Lanarkshire +1 8 £31,000 -17.33%
Dundee - 6 £29,500 - 1
Fife +1 4 £32,500 +14.03% 2
West Lothian +7 3 £43,000 +93.25% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Highlands +5 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £60,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 395 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 228 (37.19%) Windows
3 201 (32.79%) .NET
4 195 (31.81%) SQL
5 183 (29.85%) SQL Server
6 169 (27.57%) C#
7 144 (23.49%) Finance
8 135 (22.02%) MS Office
9 112 (18.27%) ASP.NET
10 108 (17.62%) Active Directory
11 94 (15.33%) ITIL
12 93 (15.17%) JavaScript
13 89 (14.52%) VMware
14 88 (14.36%) Degree
14 88 (14.36%) SharePoint
15 83 (13.54%) MS Exchange
16 82 (13.38%) Oracle
16 82 (13.38%) MVC
17 73 (11.91%) MS PowerPoint
18 71 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 70 (11.42%) Citrix
20 69 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
21 68 (11.09%) .NET Framework
22 63 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
22 63 (10.28%) T-SQL
23 62 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
24 60 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
24 60 (9.79%) Project Management
25 58 (9.46%) Software Engineering
26 57 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 88 (14.36%) SharePoint
2 83 (13.54%) MS Exchange
3 33 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (5.22%) WorkSite
5 29 (4.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 27 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (3.43%) IIS
8 20 (3.26%) IBM Notes
9 15 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.63%) NServiceBus
11 9 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.31%) SAS
13 6 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.65%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.65%) CMS
14 4 (0.65%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.65%) Lync
14 4 (0.65%) SAP Portal
15 3 (0.49%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 135 (22.02%) MS Office
2 73 (11.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 45 (7.34%) MS Project
4 35 (5.71%) MS Visio
5 20 (3.26%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.98%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.65%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.33%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.33%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.82%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.49%) Maximo
8 2 (0.33%) HFM
8 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.63%) Office 365
4 6 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.65%) GitHub
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.33%) Taleo
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.33%) Route 53
7 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.01%) DNS
2 38 (6.20%) SAN
3 23 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.75%) Firewall
4 19 (3.10%) Internet
4 19 (3.10%) LAN
4 19 (3.10%) DHCP
5 18 (2.94%) WAN
6 14 (2.28%) VoIP
7 10 (1.63%) VPN
8 6 (0.98%) Wireless
8 6 (0.98%) VLAN
8 6 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.65%) SSL
9 4 (0.65%) HTTP
10 3 (0.49%) ADSL
10 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.33%) SSH
11 2 (0.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 20 (3.26%) PerformancePoint
8 16 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.12%) MS Access
11 11 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.47%) Big Data
14 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.98%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.98%) MySQL
16 5 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 40 (6.53%) Visual Studio
2 28 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.63%) SpecFlow
4 8 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.14%) JIRA
6 6 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.98%) InstallShield
6 6 (0.98%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.82%) Subversion
7 5 (0.82%) Xcode
7 5 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.82%) ReSharper
7 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (0.65%) Selenium
8 4 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.65%) NWDI
8 4 (0.65%) Hudson
8 4 (0.65%) FishEye
8 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.49%) Bugzilla
General
1 144 (23.49%) Finance
2 42 (6.85%) Law
3 39 (6.36%) Banking
4 36 (5.87%) Legal
5 25 (4.08%) Marketing
6 21 (3.43%) Retail
7 19 (3.10%) Advertising
8 16 (2.61%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.31%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.82%) Games
11 5 (0.82%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.82%) Local Government
12 4 (0.65%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.65%) Back Office
13 3 (0.49%) Front Office
13 3 (0.49%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.49%) French Language
13 3 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 164 (26.75%) Analyst
2 148 (24.14%) Developer
3 62 (10.11%) Support Analyst
4 48 (7.83%) Consultant
5 47 (7.67%) Service Analyst
6 46 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 43 (7.01%) .NET Developer
8 34 (5.55%) Programmer
8 34 (5.55%) Software Developer
9 33 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 33 (5.38%) Applications Support
10 30 (4.89%) Support Engineer
11 28 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 26 (4.24%) IT Support
13 25 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
14 24 (3.92%) .NET Programmer
15 22 (3.59%) C# Developer
16 21 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 21 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
17 20 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (32.79%) .NET
2 112 (18.27%) ASP.NET
3 71 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (11.09%) .NET Framework
5 49 (7.99%) jQuery
5 49 (7.99%) HTML
6 44 (7.18%) CSS
7 41 (6.69%) XML
8 31 (5.06%) NHibernate
9 24 (3.92%) Ajax
10 23 (3.75%) Web Services
11 22 (3.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (3.26%) WCF
13 19 (3.10%) WinForms
14 16 (2.61%) LINQ
15 14 (2.28%) XSLT
15 14 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (1.96%) HTML5
17 11 (1.79%) AngularJS
18 10 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 23 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.28%) Clustering
3 14 (2.28%) Blackberry
4 12 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 11 (1.79%) Cryptography
6 8 (1.31%) Visualisation
7 6 (0.98%) NHS
8 5 (0.82%) EPoS
8 5 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.82%) Blog
8 5 (0.82%) Social Media
8 5 (0.82%) Social Gaming
8 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.65%) DTV
10 3 (0.49%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.49%) AS400
10 3 (0.49%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.49%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 228 (37.19%) Windows
2 60 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (7.01%) Windows 7
5 40 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (5.06%) Windows XP
7 26 (4.24%) UNIX
8 22 (3.59%) Linux
9 8 (1.31%) AIX
10 6 (0.98%) Solaris
10 6 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.49%) Android
11 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.33%) CentOS
12 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.33%) zOS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (15.33%) ITIL
2 82 (13.38%) MVC
3 63 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (9.79%) Project Management
5 58 (9.46%) Software Engineering
6 49 (7.99%) CRM
7 44 (7.18%) Service Delivery
8 41 (6.69%) OO
9 40 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (6.04%) TDD
11 33 (5.38%) Workflow
12 30 (4.89%) Scrum
13 29 (4.73%) Asset Management
14 28 (4.57%) ERP
14 28 (4.57%) Release Management
15 23 (3.75%) Web Development
16 22 (3.59%) Business Analysis
17 21 (3.43%) Information Security
17 21 (3.43%) PRINCE2
18 19 (3.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 195 (31.81%) SQL
2 169 (27.57%) C#
3 93 (15.17%) JavaScript
4 63 (10.28%) T-SQL
5 37 (6.04%) VB.NET
6 23 (3.75%) Java
7 22 (3.59%) VB
8 16 (2.61%) VB6
8 16 (2.61%) PL/SQL
8 16 (2.61%) VBA
9 13 (2.12%) C++
10 9 (1.47%) C
11 7 (1.14%) Perl
12 5 (0.82%) XQuery
13 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.65%) Python
13 4 (0.65%) ABAP
13 4 (0.65%) Ruby
14 3 (0.49%) PHP
15 1 (0.16%) RPG
Qualifications
1 88 (14.36%) Degree
2 69 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (7.67%) MCSE
4 44 (7.18%) MCITP
5 24 (3.92%) MCSA
6 23 (3.75%) MCTS
7 13 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.63%) ISEB
10 9 (1.47%) CCA
10 9 (1.47%) CCNA
11 8 (1.31%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.14%) PMP
12 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.98%) OCP
13 6 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.82%) MBA
14 5 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.71%) SLA
2 27 (4.40%) QA
3 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (17.62%) Active Directory
2 62 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.61%) XenApp
5 7 (1.14%) vSphere
6 6 (0.98%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.65%) XenServer
8 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.16%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.16%) RACF
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (2.61%) SCCM
2 11 (1.79%) SCOM
2 11 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.49%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 395 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 89 (14.52%) VMware
3 82 (13.38%) Oracle
4 70 (11.42%) Citrix
5 22 (3.59%) Cisco
6 21 (3.43%) SAP
6 21 (3.43%) Lotus
7 20 (3.26%) Interwoven
8 15 (2.45%) Cognos
9 14 (2.28%) EMC
10 12 (1.96%) HP
10 12 (1.96%) Twitter
11 9 (1.47%) NetApp
11 9 (1.47%) Adobe
12 8 (1.31%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.14%) Sage
13 7 (1.14%) IBM
13 7 (1.14%) Sybase
14 6 (0.98%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.98%) Informatica
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