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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 253 303 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.08% 8.85% 7.88%
As % of the Applications category 70.08% 66.16% 61.62%
Number of salaries quoted 169 181 137
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,850 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
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
361 458 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.52% 13.38% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 233 298 227
Average salary £35,000 £36,895 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.13% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 February 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 February 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
Edinburgh -4 115 £35,000 -10.18% 22
Glasgow +6 107 £38,000 +1.33% 16
Aberdeen +6 12 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Stirling -12 5 £28,000 -25.33%
North Lanarkshire +3 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Falkirk - 3 £19,500 -
Fife +3 2 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Dundee +1 2 £53,500 +78.33%
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £25,000 -64.28%
West Lothian -4 1 £26,500 -0.93% 4
Perthshire - 1 - -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 339 (62.32%) Microsoft
2 207 (38.05%) SQL Server
3 189 (34.74%) Windows
4 176 (32.35%) .NET
5 165 (30.33%) SQL
6 154 (28.31%) Finance
7 151 (27.76%) C#
8 133 (24.45%) ASP.NET
9 116 (21.32%) Degree
10 106 (19.49%) MS Office
11 104 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (18.75%) JavaScript
13 91 (16.73%) MVC
14 88 (16.18%) SharePoint
15 81 (14.89%) Active Directory
16 77 (14.15%) .NET Framework
17 75 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
18 72 (13.24%) T-SQL
19 69 (12.68%) Project Management
20 68 (12.50%) Oracle
21 65 (11.95%) HTML
21 65 (11.95%) Banking
21 65 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
22 60 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 60 (11.03%) VMware
23 58 (10.66%) CSS
23 58 (10.66%) Windows 7
23 58 (10.66%) jQuery
24 57 (10.48%) ITIL
25 55 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 88 (16.18%) SharePoint
2 54 (9.93%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.23%) IIS
4 15 (2.76%) IBM Notes
5 13 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.47%) WorkSite
9 7 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.29%) SAS
10 6 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.10%) Lync
11 5 (0.92%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.74%) SAP Portal
12 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.74%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 106 (19.49%) MS Office
2 43 (7.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 43 (7.90%) MS Project
3 31 (5.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) SPSS
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.65%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.74%) SAP LE
4 4 (0.74%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.74%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.74%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.74%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.74%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.74%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.55%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.55%) Finacle
5 3 (0.55%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.37%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.37%) Maximo
7 1 (0.18%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.29%) Office 365
4 6 (1.10%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.46%) Firewall
2 31 (5.70%) WAN
2 31 (5.70%) DNS
3 29 (5.33%) LAN
3 29 (5.33%) VoIP
4 16 (2.94%) SAN
5 15 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (2.76%) Wireless
6 14 (2.57%) VPN
7 13 (2.39%) DHCP
7 13 (2.39%) MPLS
8 11 (2.02%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.84%) Internet
10 9 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.47%) VLAN
12 7 (1.29%) HTTP
13 6 (1.10%) Intranet
13 6 (1.10%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.74%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (38.05%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (4.60%) MS Access
7 23 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.13%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (2.76%) Data Mining
12 11 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (1.65%) DB2
14 8 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.29%) QlikView
15 7 (1.29%) Big Data
16 6 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
16 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.65%) JIRA
4 7 (1.29%) Subversion
5 6 (1.10%) SpecFlow
6 5 (0.92%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.74%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.55%) ERwin
8 3 (0.55%) FogBugz
9 2 (0.37%) MSTest
10 1 (0.18%) Moq
10 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.18%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.18%) Selenium
10 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.18%) MSI
10 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 154 (28.31%) Finance
2 65 (11.95%) Banking
3 16 (2.94%) Retail
4 15 (2.76%) Law
5 13 (2.39%) Advertising
5 13 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.65%) Publishing
8 6 (1.10%) Legal
9 5 (0.92%) Billing
10 4 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 2 (0.37%) Marketing
12 2 (0.37%) German Language
12 2 (0.37%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 153 (28.13%) Analyst
2 148 (27.21%) Developer
3 52 (9.56%) Support Analyst
4 48 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 38 (6.99%) Senior Developer
6 28 (5.15%) Consultant
7 27 (4.96%) Project Manager
7 27 (4.96%) Support Engineer
8 21 (3.86%) Applications Support
8 21 (3.86%) C# Developer
9 19 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (3.31%) Software Engineer
10 18 (3.31%) IT Support
11 16 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (2.94%) Junior
11 16 (2.94%) Architect
12 15 (2.76%) Business Analyst
12 15 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (2.57%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.39%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (32.35%) .NET
2 133 (24.45%) ASP.NET
3 77 (14.15%) .NET Framework
4 75 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 65 (11.95%) HTML
6 58 (10.66%) CSS
6 58 (10.66%) jQuery
7 44 (8.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 42 (7.72%) NHibernate
9 32 (5.88%) XML
10 30 (5.51%) WCF
11 20 (3.68%) Ajax
11 20 (3.68%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.94%) Web Services
13 15 (2.76%) WinForms
14 13 (2.39%) HTML5
15 12 (2.21%) Castle Windsor
16 11 (2.02%) CSS3
16 11 (2.02%) Regular Expression
17 8 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.90%) Computer Science
1 43 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.68%) Cryptography
3 19 (3.49%) Open Source
4 17 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 14 (2.57%) Social Media
6 13 (2.39%) PMI
6 13 (2.39%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.21%) User Experience
8 11 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.65%) Replication
10 8 (1.47%) Clustering
11 7 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.10%) Derivative
13 5 (0.92%) Equities
13 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.92%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 189 (34.74%) Windows
2 65 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (10.66%) Windows 7
4 44 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (7.54%) Windows XP
6 37 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (5.51%) Linux
8 17 (3.13%) UNIX
9 9 (1.65%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.10%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.10%) Android
10 6 (1.10%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (16.73%) MVC
3 69 (12.68%) Project Management
4 57 (10.48%) ITIL
5 40 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (7.17%) Software Engineering
7 36 (6.62%) CRM
7 36 (6.62%) Mentoring
8 35 (6.43%) Service Delivery
9 31 (5.70%) Web Development
9 31 (5.70%) TDD
10 30 (5.51%) Scrum
10 30 (5.51%) PRINCE2
11 26 (4.78%) Time Management
11 26 (4.78%) Analytics
12 25 (4.60%) Data Modelling
12 25 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (4.41%) OO
14 21 (3.86%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 165 (30.33%) SQL
2 151 (27.76%) C#
3 102 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 72 (13.24%) T-SQL
5 37 (6.80%) VBA
6 23 (4.23%) Java
7 21 (3.86%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.02%) Python
11 8 (1.47%) C++
11 8 (1.47%) VBScript
12 6 (1.10%) VB
12 6 (1.10%) Perl
13 4 (0.74%) ABAP
14 3 (0.55%) C
14 3 (0.55%) Ruby
15 2 (0.37%) XPath
15 2 (0.37%) VB6
15 2 (0.37%) F#
Qualifications
1 116 (21.32%) Degree
2 52 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (3.86%) MCSE
4 21 (3.86%) CCNA
5 19 (3.49%) PMI Certification
6 15 (2.76%) CCNP
7 14 (2.57%) CISSP
7 14 (2.57%) SSCP
7 14 (2.57%) GIAC
7 14 (2.57%) CEH
8 12 (2.21%) MCP
9 11 (2.02%) HND
10 9 (1.65%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.47%) MCITP
11 8 (1.47%) CISA
11 8 (1.47%) MCSA
12 7 (1.29%) CISM
12 7 (1.29%) PMP
12 7 (1.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.80%) SLA
2 24 (4.41%) QA
3 7 (1.29%) COBIT
4 3 (0.55%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 40 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.49%) vSphere
5 15 (2.76%) XenApp
6 6 (1.10%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.37%) Firmware
8 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (3.13%) SCCM
2 11 (2.02%) SCOM
3 5 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.18%) Control-M
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 339 (62.32%) Microsoft
2 68 (12.50%) Oracle
3 60 (11.03%) VMware
4 51 (9.38%) Cisco
5 38 (6.99%) Citrix
6 24 (4.41%) Sybase
7 23 (4.23%) HP
8 20 (3.68%) Business Objects
8 20 (3.68%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.49%) SAP
10 16 (2.94%) Cognos
11 15 (2.76%) Lotus
12 11 (2.02%) SonicWALL
13 10 (1.84%) Dell
13 10 (1.84%) Juniper
14 9 (1.65%) EMC
14 9 (1.65%) Niku
15 8 (1.47%) Altiris
16 7 (1.29%) Avaya
17 6 (1.10%) CheckPoint
Tranent, East Lothian
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Certifications
Posted: 2 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
EMIS
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Fife
Reed Professional Services
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
SMA Vehicle Remarketing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum 30 Days holiday inc Bank Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum, Benefits Company bonus scheme, Pensions contribution
Posted: 6 days ago
Fife
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago