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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 262 326 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.34% 8.77% 8.78%
As % of the Applications category 65.99% 62.21% 61.15%
Number of salaries quoted 168 195 191
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
397 524 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.63% 14.09% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 254 335 321
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,275 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 109 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Edinburgh -1 104 £45,000 +11.80% 16
Stirling -3 10 £25,500 -49.00%
Aberdeen +2 6 £38,500 -3.75% 1
West Lothian -4 6 £41,250 +17.85%
West Dunbartonshire -2 5 £45,000 +38.46%
North Lanarkshire +1 4 - -
Dundee -5 4 £60,000 - 1
Argyll and Bute -1 3 £30,000 -
Fife +1 2 £32,500 - 1
Midlothian -2 2 £85,000 +174.19%
Highlands -1 1 £42,500 -
Renfrewshire -3 1 £29,500 -
East Lothian - 1 £33,500 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 411 (76.97%) Microsoft
2 213 (39.89%) SQL Server
3 167 (31.27%) .NET
4 149 (27.90%) Windows
5 147 (27.53%) C#
6 125 (23.41%) SQL
7 121 (22.66%) ASP.NET
8 118 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
9 113 (21.16%) MS Office
10 105 (19.66%) Finance
11 103 (19.29%) JavaScript
12 97 (18.16%) Degree
13 95 (17.79%) SharePoint
14 94 (17.60%) MVC
15 89 (16.67%) HTML
16 84 (15.73%) Project Management
17 77 (14.42%) Active Directory
17 77 (14.42%) VMware
18 76 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 72 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
20 69 (12.92%) CSS
21 67 (12.55%) .NET Framework
22 63 (11.80%) ITIL
23 60 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
24 59 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
25 57 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
26 51 (9.55%) Banking
27 50 (9.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 48 (8.99%) TDD
28 48 (8.99%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 95 (17.79%) SharePoint
2 48 (8.99%) MS Exchange
3 38 (7.12%) IIS
4 14 (2.62%) IBM Notes
5 13 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.69%) WorkSite
8 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.69%) SAS
9 6 (1.12%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.75%) Lync
10 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.56%) CMS
12 2 (0.37%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.37%) JBoss
12 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
Applications
1 113 (21.16%) MS Office
2 72 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 42 (7.87%) MS Visio
4 27 (5.06%) MS Project
5 8 (1.50%) InfoPath
6 6 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.12%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) InDesign
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.37%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.19%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.19%) BPCS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.69%) Office 365
4 7 (1.31%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.87%) Firewall
2 26 (4.87%) WAN
3 25 (4.68%) LAN
4 22 (4.12%) VPN
5 21 (3.93%) SAN
6 15 (2.81%) DNS
7 14 (2.62%) DHCP
8 10 (1.87%) VoIP
8 10 (1.87%) Internet
9 6 (1.12%) HTTP
9 6 (1.12%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.94%) Wireless
10 5 (0.94%) 3G
10 5 (0.94%) ADSL
10 5 (0.94%) Broadband
10 5 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.75%) VLAN
12 3 (0.56%) LDAP
13 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (39.89%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.87%) MS Access
7 20 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.43%) Data Mining
10 13 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.87%) OLAP
11 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.50%) MySQL
12 8 (1.50%) DTS
13 6 (1.12%) Sybase ASE
14 5 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.94%) QlikView
14 5 (0.94%) Big Data
15 4 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.50%) Subversion
3 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.12%) Moq
4 6 (1.12%) NUnit
4 6 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.56%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.37%) MSI
7 2 (0.37%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.37%) Xcode
7 2 (0.37%) Maven
7 2 (0.37%) MorphX
7 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.37%) MSTest
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.19%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 105 (19.66%) Finance
2 51 (9.55%) Banking
3 19 (3.56%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.00%) Retail
5 13 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.50%) Back Office
8 7 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.31%) Legal
8 7 (1.31%) Publishing
9 6 (1.12%) Advertising
9 6 (1.12%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.94%) Electronics
10 5 (0.94%) French Language
10 5 (0.94%) German Language
10 5 (0.94%) Polish Language
10 5 (0.94%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.56%) Front Office
11 3 (0.56%) International Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 140 (26.22%) Developer
2 128 (23.97%) Analyst
3 48 (8.99%) .NET Developer
4 43 (8.05%) Senior Developer
5 36 (6.74%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 28 (5.24%) C# Developer
8 24 (4.49%) IT Support
9 23 (4.31%) Architect
10 20 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (3.18%) SQL Developer
12 16 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (2.81%) Team Leader
14 14 (2.62%) Business Analyst
15 13 (2.43%) Software Engineer
15 13 (2.43%) Technical Architect
15 13 (2.43%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.43%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (31.27%) .NET
2 121 (22.66%) ASP.NET
3 89 (16.67%) HTML
4 76 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 69 (12.92%) CSS
6 67 (12.55%) .NET Framework
7 46 (8.61%) jQuery
8 35 (6.55%) AngularJS
9 34 (6.37%) NHibernate
10 33 (6.18%) Entity Framework
11 22 (4.12%) Castle Windsor
11 22 (4.12%) WinForms
11 22 (4.12%) XML
11 22 (4.12%) Spring.NET
12 16 (3.00%) Web Services
13 11 (2.06%) WCF
13 11 (2.06%) WPF
14 10 (1.87%) MDX
15 8 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (1.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.24%) User Experience
4 16 (3.00%) Replication
5 15 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.25%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.69%) Clustering
9 9 (1.69%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.31%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
12 5 (0.94%) Statistics
12 5 (0.94%) PMI
13 4 (0.75%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.75%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
14 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 149 (27.90%) Windows
2 37 (6.93%) Windows XP
3 35 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (6.18%) Windows 7
4 33 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (5.06%) Linux
6 23 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.62%) UNIX
8 12 (2.25%) Android
9 10 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.31%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.12%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.75%) AIX
14 3 (0.56%) Solaris
14 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.19%) Tru64
16 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (17.60%) MVC
3 84 (15.73%) Project Management
4 63 (11.80%) ITIL
5 48 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (8.99%) TDD
6 45 (8.43%) Web Development
7 40 (7.49%) Mentoring
8 37 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (6.37%) SDLC
10 32 (5.99%) CRM
11 31 (5.81%) OO
11 31 (5.81%) Change Management
12 30 (5.62%) Change Control
13 29 (5.43%) Open Source
14 28 (5.24%) Analytics
15 27 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (5.06%) PRINCE2
15 27 (5.06%) ETL
16 25 (4.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 147 (27.53%) C#
2 125 (23.41%) SQL
3 103 (19.29%) JavaScript
4 46 (8.61%) T-SQL
5 32 (5.99%) PowerShell
6 27 (5.06%) VBA
7 24 (4.49%) Java
8 12 (2.25%) Python
9 7 (1.31%) VBScript
9 7 (1.31%) C++
10 6 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.94%) Ruby
12 4 (0.75%) Perl
13 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.56%) VB
13 3 (0.56%) X++
14 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) C
15 1 (0.19%) RPG
15 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (18.16%) Degree
2 60 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.18%) CCNA
5 13 (2.43%) MCSE
6 12 (2.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.87%) CCNP
7 10 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.69%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.50%) HND
10 7 (1.31%) MOS
11 6 (1.12%) CEH
11 6 (1.12%) HNC
12 5 (0.94%) CISSP
13 4 (0.75%) MCP
13 4 (0.75%) ISEB
13 4 (0.75%) PMP
13 4 (0.75%) GIAC
13 4 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.12%) SLA
2 22 (4.12%) QA
3 8 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.94%) ISO 9002
4 5 (0.94%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (14.42%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.00%) XenApp
4 16 (3.00%) vSphere
5 9 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 23 (4.31%) SCCM
2 14 (2.62%) SCOM
3 9 (1.69%) Nagios
4 8 (1.50%) Puppet
4 8 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.37%) WSUS
10 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 411 (76.97%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.42%) VMware
3 39 (7.30%) Cisco
4 38 (7.12%) Oracle
5 32 (5.99%) Citrix
6 21 (3.93%) HP
7 14 (2.62%) Lotus
8 12 (2.25%) Splunk
9 11 (2.06%) Avaya
10 10 (1.87%) Sybase
11 8 (1.50%) SAP
11 8 (1.50%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.50%) Altiris
12 7 (1.31%) Hyland
12 7 (1.31%) IBM
12 7 (1.31%) Juniper
13 6 (1.12%) EMC
13 6 (1.12%) NetApp
13 6 (1.12%) Sun
13 6 (1.12%) Perforce
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