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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 322 338 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.67% 10.74% 7.03%
As % of the Applications category 64.02% 69.40% 59.13%
Number of salaries quoted 227 200 170
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,035 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
503 487 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.11% 15.48% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 343 321 270
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,565
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.47%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 £40,000 +26.98% 11
Glasgow -10 104 £38,000 -5.00% 20
Aberdeen +5 31 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Stirling - 13 £43,000 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Dundee +11 3 £29,500 -
Fife +2 3 £23,500 -16.07%
West Lothian -4 3 £45,000 +63.63%
North Lanarkshire -5 3 £22,500 -47.05% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £33,750 -
Highlands 0 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £16,750 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 416 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 253 (38.98%) Windows
3 213 (32.82%) .NET
4 204 (31.43%) SQL
5 194 (29.89%) SQL Server
6 175 (26.96%) C#
7 171 (26.35%) Finance
8 146 (22.50%) MS Office
9 123 (18.95%) ASP.NET
10 118 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 111 (17.10%) Degree
12 103 (15.87%) SharePoint
13 101 (15.56%) ITIL
14 100 (15.41%) JavaScript
15 98 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
16 97 (14.95%) VMware
17 89 (13.71%) MVC
17 89 (13.71%) Oracle
17 89 (13.71%) MS Exchange
18 82 (12.63%) .NET Framework
19 75 (11.56%) MS PowerPoint
20 73 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 73 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 71 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
21 71 (10.94%) T-SQL
22 65 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
23 64 (9.86%) CRM
23 64 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
24 63 (9.71%) Project Management
25 61 (9.40%) Business Intelligence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 103 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 89 (13.71%) MS Exchange
3 37 (5.70%) WorkSite
4 34 (5.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 33 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (3.24%) IBM Notes
8 15 (2.31%) IIS
8 15 (2.31%) NServiceBus
9 11 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.08%) SAS
13 6 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.77%) CMS
14 5 (0.77%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.77%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.77%) Lync
15 4 (0.62%) MS Project Server
16 3 (0.46%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 146 (22.50%) MS Office
2 75 (11.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 54 (8.32%) MS Project
4 34 (5.24%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.62%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.31%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 38 (5.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.08%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.77%) Maximo
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.46%) FRx
7 3 (0.46%) HFM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (2.00%) Office 365
4 6 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.62%) GitHub
6 2 (0.31%) Taleo
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.01%) DNS
2 34 (5.24%) SAN
3 32 (4.93%) Firewall
4 28 (4.31%) LAN
4 28 (4.31%) WAN
5 24 (3.70%) DHCP
6 22 (3.39%) VoIP
7 19 (2.93%) TCP/IP
7 19 (2.93%) Internet
8 13 (2.00%) VPN
9 9 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.23%) VLAN
11 7 (1.08%) Wireless
11 7 (1.08%) Intranet
12 6 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.62%) H.323
14 3 (0.46%) SSL
14 3 (0.46%) ADSL
15 2 (0.31%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 16 (2.47%) PerformancePoint
7 16 (2.47%) MS Access
7 16 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.54%) Big Data
12 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.23%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.92%) MySQL
14 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (5.86%) Visual Studio
2 29 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.31%) SpecFlow
4 12 (1.85%) JIRA
5 8 (1.23%) Bugzilla
5 8 (1.23%) Subversion
5 8 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.77%) Selenium
7 5 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.77%) FogBugz
8 3 (0.46%) Xcode
8 3 (0.46%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.31%) MSTest
9 2 (0.31%) Moq
9 2 (0.31%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.15%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.15%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.15%) NWDI
10 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 171 (26.35%) Finance
2 54 (8.32%) Banking
3 50 (7.70%) Law
4 34 (5.24%) Legal
5 24 (3.70%) Advertising
6 23 (3.54%) Retail
7 13 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.85%) Marketing
9 8 (1.23%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.77%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.62%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.31%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.31%) French Language
13 2 (0.31%) German Language
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 196 (30.20%) Analyst
2 158 (24.35%) Developer
3 76 (11.71%) Support Analyst
4 50 (7.70%) .NET Developer
5 48 (7.40%) Service Analyst
6 47 (7.24%) Service Desk Analyst
7 45 (6.93%) Consultant
8 40 (6.16%) Applications Support
9 39 (6.01%) Support Engineer
10 31 (4.78%) C# Developer
11 30 (4.62%) Programmer
11 30 (4.62%) IT Support
12 29 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 28 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
14 27 (4.16%) Software Engineer
15 26 (4.01%) Applications Support Analyst
16 25 (3.85%) Software Developer
16 25 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
17 24 (3.70%) Lead Developer
17 24 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (32.82%) .NET
2 123 (18.95%) ASP.NET
3 82 (12.63%) .NET Framework
4 73 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 56 (8.63%) jQuery
6 48 (7.40%) NHibernate
7 43 (6.63%) CSS
8 42 (6.47%) HTML
9 35 (5.39%) XML
10 33 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 31 (4.78%) WCF
12 27 (4.16%) Ajax
13 20 (3.08%) Web Services
14 17 (2.62%) AngularJS
15 15 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (2.31%) Castle Windsor
15 15 (2.31%) Sass
16 14 (2.16%) HTML5
17 13 (2.00%) CSS3
18 11 (1.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.39%) Cryptography
5 16 (2.47%) Visualisation
6 15 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.54%) Clustering
7 10 (1.54%) Social Media
7 10 (1.54%) User Experience
8 8 (1.23%) EPoS
9 7 (1.08%) Open Source
10 6 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.77%) Blog
11 5 (0.77%) PMI
11 5 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.62%) Social Gaming
12 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 253 (38.98%) Windows
2 73 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (9.24%) Windows 7
5 39 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (5.24%) Windows XP
7 30 (4.62%) Linux
8 25 (3.85%) UNIX
9 7 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.92%) Solaris
11 5 (0.77%) AIX
12 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.46%) Android
13 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.31%) CentOS
14 2 (0.31%) zOS
15 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.15%) Debian
15 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (15.56%) ITIL
2 98 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (13.71%) MVC
4 64 (9.86%) CRM
5 63 (9.71%) Project Management
6 61 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (8.78%) Software Engineering
8 46 (7.09%) Service Delivery
9 41 (6.32%) TDD
10 38 (5.86%) OO
11 34 (5.24%) Asset Management
12 33 (5.08%) Scrum
13 32 (4.93%) Release Management
14 31 (4.78%) Mentoring
15 30 (4.62%) PRINCE2
16 29 (4.47%) E-Commerce
17 25 (3.85%) Web Development
18 24 (3.70%) Information Security
19 22 (3.39%) Business Analysis
20 21 (3.24%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 204 (31.43%) SQL
2 175 (26.96%) C#
3 100 (15.41%) JavaScript
4 71 (10.94%) T-SQL
5 37 (5.70%) VB.NET
6 25 (3.85%) VB
7 24 (3.70%) Java
8 22 (3.39%) VBA
9 20 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 17 (2.62%) VB6
11 14 (2.16%) C++
12 10 (1.54%) Perl
13 8 (1.23%) C
13 8 (1.23%) Python
14 7 (1.08%) Ruby
14 7 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.62%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.62%) PHP
16 1 (0.15%) RPG
16 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 111 (17.10%) Degree
2 71 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (7.70%) MCSE
4 41 (6.32%) MCITP
5 23 (3.54%) MCTS
5 23 (3.54%) MCSA
6 16 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.31%) CCNA
8 14 (2.16%) PMI Certification
9 12 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.69%) ISEB
10 11 (1.69%) CCA
11 10 (1.54%) PMP
12 9 (1.39%) MCP
12 9 (1.39%) CEH
13 7 (1.08%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.08%) HND
14 6 (0.92%) CISSP
14 6 (0.92%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.47%) SLA
1 29 (4.47%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.62%) COBIT
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 118 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 64 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.16%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.85%) XenApp
4 12 (1.85%) vSphere
5 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.31%) Firmware
6 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) NFS
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.15%) Squid
7 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.15%) RACF
7 1 (0.15%) XenServer
7 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.85%) SCCM
2 10 (1.54%) SCOM
2 10 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.46%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.31%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 416 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 97 (14.95%) VMware
3 89 (13.71%) Oracle
4 57 (8.78%) Citrix
5 30 (4.62%) Cisco
6 24 (3.70%) Cognos
7 21 (3.24%) Lotus
8 20 (3.08%) Interwoven
8 20 (3.08%) SAP
9 17 (2.62%) HP
9 17 (2.62%) Twitter
10 16 (2.47%) Sybase
11 14 (2.16%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.39%) EMC
12 9 (1.39%) Symantec
13 8 (1.23%) Bloomberg
13 8 (1.23%) Business Objects
14 7 (1.08%) Apple
14 7 (1.08%) Sage
15 6 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus an excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Scotland
DP Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Funded Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 11 days ago