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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 244 362 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.38% 9.84% 9.63%
As % of the Applications category 65.24% 66.06% 61.47%
Number of salaries quoted 159 214 197
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
374 548 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.31% 14.90% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 244 347 339
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 101 £42,500 +4.93% 17
Glasgow -7 92 £37,500 -3.84% 18
Stirling +9 11 £25,500 -47.69%
Dundee -4 7 £40,000 +35.59% 1
West Dunbartonshire -4 7 £40,500 +24.61%
North Lanarkshire +3 6 £31,250 +0.80%
Aberdeen -6 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Argyll and Bute - 4 £30,000 -
West Lothian -3 3 £37,500 -12.79% 2
Midlothian +2 2 £85,000 +174.19%
Fife -2 1 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Renfrewshire -4 1 £29,500 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 403 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 206 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 145 (28.60%) .NET
4 141 (27.81%) Windows
5 134 (26.43%) C#
6 113 (22.29%) SQL
7 111 (21.89%) Finance
8 109 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (20.71%) ASP.NET
10 102 (20.12%) MS Office
11 98 (19.33%) Degree
12 88 (17.36%) VMware
13 85 (16.77%) SharePoint
14 84 (16.57%) JavaScript
15 79 (15.58%) Project Management
16 77 (15.19%) MVC
16 77 (15.19%) HTML
17 71 (14.00%) CSS
18 70 (13.81%) MS PowerPoint
19 66 (13.02%) ITIL
20 64 (12.62%) Active Directory
20 64 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
21 63 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 63 (12.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 62 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
23 59 (11.64%) .NET Framework
24 49 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
25 45 (8.88%) Banking
26 43 (8.48%) MS Visio
26 43 (8.48%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 85 (16.77%) SharePoint
2 43 (8.48%) MS Exchange
3 41 (8.09%) IIS
4 12 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.17%) IBM Notes
5 11 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (1.78%) WorkSite
6 9 (1.78%) SAS
6 9 (1.78%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.79%) CMS
9 4 (0.79%) Lync
10 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.39%) MTS
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 102 (20.12%) MS Office
2 70 (13.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (8.48%) MS Visio
4 25 (4.93%) MS Project
5 8 (1.58%) InfoPath
6 6 (1.18%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.99%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.20%) SPSS
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.20%) InDesign
9 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.59%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.39%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.20%) BPCS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.78%) Office 365
4 8 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.71%) Firewall
2 25 (4.93%) WAN
3 24 (4.73%) LAN
4 21 (4.14%) SAN
5 19 (3.75%) VPN
6 14 (2.76%) DNS
6 14 (2.76%) DHCP
7 12 (2.37%) Internet
8 7 (1.38%) VoIP
8 7 (1.38%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.18%) HTTP
10 4 (0.79%) 3G
10 4 (0.79%) ADSL
10 4 (0.79%) Broadband
11 3 (0.59%) LDAP
11 3 (0.59%) Wireless
11 3 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.39%) VLAN
12 2 (0.39%) NAS
12 2 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 23 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (4.34%) MS Access
8 18 (3.55%) MySQL
9 13 (2.56%) OLAP
10 12 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.97%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.58%) DTS
13 8 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.18%) Big Data
15 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.79%) QlikView
17 3 (0.59%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.97%) Subversion
3 9 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.58%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.58%) NUnit
4 8 (1.58%) Moq
5 4 (0.79%) Maven
6 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.39%) MorphX
7 2 (0.39%) Xcode
7 2 (0.39%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.39%) MSI
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.20%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
General
1 111 (21.89%) Finance
2 45 (8.88%) Banking
3 16 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.56%) Retail
6 8 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.58%) Back Office
6 8 (1.58%) Legal
7 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.18%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.99%) Games
9 5 (0.99%) Electronics
9 5 (0.99%) Front Office
9 5 (0.99%) French Language
9 5 (0.99%) German Language
9 5 (0.99%) Polish Language
9 5 (0.99%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.79%) Advertising
10 4 (0.79%) Law
11 3 (0.59%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (26.43%) Developer
2 116 (22.88%) Analyst
3 48 (9.47%) .NET Developer
4 33 (6.51%) Senior Developer
5 32 (6.31%) C# Developer
6 30 (5.92%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (4.93%) Architect
9 22 (4.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (3.94%) IT Support
10 20 (3.94%) Support Analyst
11 18 (3.55%) Consultant
11 18 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (3.55%) SQL Developer
11 18 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (2.76%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.56%) Solutions Analyst
14 12 (2.37%) PMO Analyst
14 12 (2.37%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (28.60%) .NET
2 105 (20.71%) ASP.NET
3 77 (15.19%) HTML
4 71 (14.00%) CSS
5 64 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (11.64%) .NET Framework
7 41 (8.09%) jQuery
8 33 (6.51%) AngularJS
9 28 (5.52%) Entity Framework
10 26 (5.13%) Web Services
11 19 (3.75%) WinForms
12 18 (3.55%) NHibernate
13 14 (2.76%) Spring.NET
13 14 (2.76%) Castle Windsor
14 13 (2.56%) MDX
15 12 (2.37%) WPF
16 11 (2.17%) WCF
16 11 (2.17%) XML
17 10 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (1.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.35%) User Experience
4 16 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.37%) Replication
6 10 (1.97%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.38%) EPoS
7 7 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (1.18%) Statistics
8 6 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.79%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.79%) Derivative
9 4 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (0.79%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.79%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 141 (27.81%) Windows
2 35 (6.90%) Linux
3 29 (5.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (4.93%) Windows XP
6 24 (4.73%) Windows 7
7 18 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.16%) UNIX
9 8 (1.58%) Android
10 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.79%) AIX
13 3 (0.59%) Solaris
14 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.20%) Tru64
15 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.58%) Project Management
3 77 (15.19%) MVC
4 66 (13.02%) ITIL
5 49 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (8.28%) Web Development
7 41 (8.09%) TDD
8 39 (7.69%) OO
9 35 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 32 (6.31%) Analytics
10 32 (6.31%) CRM
10 32 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (6.11%) Scrum
11 31 (6.11%) ETL
12 30 (5.92%) SDLC
13 28 (5.52%) Change Management
14 26 (5.13%) Change Control
15 25 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (4.73%) Unit Testing
17 23 (4.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 134 (26.43%) C#
2 113 (22.29%) SQL
3 84 (16.57%) JavaScript
4 37 (7.30%) T-SQL
5 27 (5.33%) Java
6 26 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 20 (3.94%) VBA
8 18 (3.55%) Python
9 10 (1.97%) Ruby
10 9 (1.78%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.78%) C++
11 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.79%) Perl
13 3 (0.59%) X++
13 3 (0.59%) VB
14 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.39%) C
15 1 (0.20%) RPG
15 1 (0.20%) PHP
15 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (19.33%) Degree
2 63 (12.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.35%) CCNA
5 14 (2.76%) MCSE
6 11 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.78%) ISEB
8 8 (1.58%) CCNP
9 7 (1.38%) HND
10 6 (1.18%) HNC
10 6 (1.18%) MOS
11 5 (0.99%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.79%) CEH
12 4 (0.79%) VTSP
12 4 (0.79%) MCP
12 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.59%) CCA
13 3 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.10%) SLA
2 26 (5.13%) QA
3 7 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.99%) ISO 9002
4 5 (0.99%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 64 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 63 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.72%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.94%) vSphere
5 14 (2.76%) XenApp
6 9 (1.78%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.39%) vCloud
9 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.73%) SCCM
2 15 (2.96%) SCOM
3 13 (2.56%) Puppet
3 13 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.78%) Nagios
5 8 (1.58%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.39%) WSUS
7 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 403 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 88 (17.36%) VMware
3 37 (7.30%) Oracle
4 30 (5.92%) Cisco
4 30 (5.92%) Citrix
5 21 (4.14%) HP
6 12 (2.37%) Splunk
7 11 (2.17%) Lotus
8 10 (1.97%) IBM
8 10 (1.97%) Google
9 8 (1.58%) DevExpress
9 8 (1.58%) Rackspace
9 8 (1.58%) DigitalOcean
9 8 (1.58%) SAP
9 8 (1.58%) NetApp
9 8 (1.58%) McAfee
10 7 (1.38%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.38%) EMC
10 7 (1.38%) Hyland
11 6 (1.18%) CommVault
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus 15% bonus, 7% pension & healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Western Isles
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Bonus, Benefits, Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-£90,000 plus attractive benefits,
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 7 days ago