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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 373 321 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.30% 10.57% 6.94%
As % of the Applications category 68.57% 66.32% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 231 213 164
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 £26,500 £26,800 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
544 484 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.03% 15.93% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 347 346 272
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,050
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 163 £40,000 +26.98% 15
Glasgow 0 138 £39,000 -1.26% 15
Aberdeen +4 28 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Stirling - 11 £41,000 -
Fife +4 6 £31,000 +21.56% 2
West Lothian +2 4 £45,000 +102.24% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £32,500 -
Dundee - 3 £29,500 -
Highlands +3 2 - -
North Lanarkshire -1 2 £22,500 -47.05% 1
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £60,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 410 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 243 (37.97%) Windows
3 211 (32.97%) .NET
4 205 (32.03%) SQL
5 187 (29.22%) SQL Server
6 176 (27.50%) C#
7 153 (23.91%) Finance
8 141 (22.03%) MS Office
9 114 (17.81%) ASP.NET
10 112 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 106 (16.56%) Degree
12 99 (15.47%) JavaScript
13 95 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (14.69%) SharePoint
15 92 (14.38%) VMware
16 90 (14.06%) ITIL
17 87 (13.59%) MS Exchange
18 86 (13.44%) MVC
19 84 (13.13%) Oracle
20 77 (12.03%) MS PowerPoint
20 77 (12.03%) .NET Framework
21 72 (11.25%) T-SQL
22 71 (11.09%) Microsoft Certification
23 70 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
24 69 (10.78%) Citrix
25 66 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
26 65 (10.16%) Software Engineering
26 65 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
27 62 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
28 61 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 94 (14.69%) SharePoint
2 87 (13.59%) MS Exchange
3 34 (5.31%) WorkSite
4 32 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (3.13%) IBM Notes
8 17 (2.66%) IIS
9 13 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (1.88%) NServiceBus
11 10 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.41%) SAS
13 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.63%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.63%) CMS
14 4 (0.63%) SAP Portal
14 4 (0.63%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.47%) Lync
15 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 141 (22.03%) MS Office
2 77 (12.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 52 (8.13%) MS Project
4 35 (5.47%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.66%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.63%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.78%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.63%) Maximo
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.31%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.72%) Office 365
4 6 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.63%) GitHub
5 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.31%) Taleo
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.31%) Route 53
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.34%) DNS
2 37 (5.78%) SAN
3 25 (3.91%) Firewall
4 20 (3.13%) LAN
4 20 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.97%) Internet
5 19 (2.97%) WAN
6 18 (2.81%) DHCP
7 17 (2.66%) VoIP
8 8 (1.25%) VPN
9 6 (0.94%) Wireless
9 6 (0.94%) VLAN
9 6 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.47%) ADSL
11 3 (0.47%) SSL
12 2 (0.31%) 3G
12 2 (0.31%) BGP
12 2 (0.31%) Intranet
12 2 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (29.22%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.97%) PerformancePoint
8 17 (2.66%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.88%) MS Access
11 12 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.56%) Big Data
13 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.94%) MySQL
13 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (6.72%) Visual Studio
2 28 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.88%) SpecFlow
4 11 (1.72%) JIRA
5 9 (1.41%) Subversion
6 8 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.78%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.78%) Selenium
8 5 (0.78%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.63%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.63%) Xcode
9 4 (0.63%) Hudson
9 4 (0.63%) FishEye
9 4 (0.63%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.63%) NWDI
9 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 153 (23.91%) Finance
2 49 (7.66%) Law
3 42 (6.56%) Banking
4 37 (5.78%) Legal
5 22 (3.44%) Marketing
5 22 (3.44%) Retail
6 21 (3.28%) Advertising
7 16 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.78%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.78%) Games
11 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.47%) Local Government
12 3 (0.47%) Front Office
13 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (27.97%) Analyst
2 150 (23.44%) Developer
3 69 (10.78%) Support Analyst
4 50 (7.81%) Consultant
5 48 (7.50%) .NET Developer
5 48 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 47 (7.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 39 (6.09%) Applications Support
8 36 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 35 (5.47%) Software Engineer
10 33 (5.16%) Programmer
11 30 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 30 (4.69%) Software Developer
12 29 (4.53%) IT Support
12 29 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
13 28 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (4.22%) Applications Support Analyst
15 23 (3.59%) .NET Programmer
16 22 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 22 (3.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (32.97%) .NET
2 114 (17.81%) ASP.NET
3 77 (12.03%) .NET Framework
4 70 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (8.59%) jQuery
6 44 (6.88%) HTML
7 43 (6.72%) XML
8 40 (6.25%) NHibernate
9 38 (5.94%) CSS
10 29 (4.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 29 (4.53%) Ajax
11 25 (3.91%) WCF
12 23 (3.59%) Web Services
13 17 (2.66%) WinForms
14 16 (2.50%) LINQ
15 14 (2.19%) HTML5
16 13 (2.03%) AngularJS
16 13 (2.03%) XSLT
17 12 (1.88%) Sass
17 12 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.81%) Cryptography
5 16 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.19%) Clustering
7 13 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.56%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.41%) User Experience
10 6 (0.94%) Social Media
11 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.78%) Blog
11 5 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.78%) Social Gaming
11 5 (0.78%) NHS
11 5 (0.78%) EPoS
12 4 (0.63%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.47%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.47%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.47%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 243 (37.97%) Windows
2 65 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (7.19%) Windows 7
5 37 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (5.31%) Windows XP
7 27 (4.22%) UNIX
8 23 (3.59%) Linux
9 8 (1.25%) AIX
10 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.09%) Solaris
11 3 (0.47%) Android
11 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.31%) zOS
12 2 (0.31%) CentOS
12 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (14.06%) ITIL
3 86 (13.44%) MVC
4 66 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (10.16%) Software Engineering
6 59 (9.22%) Project Management
7 56 (8.75%) CRM
8 44 (6.88%) Service Delivery
9 41 (6.41%) OO
10 36 (5.63%) TDD
11 34 (5.31%) Scrum
12 32 (5.00%) Release Management
13 31 (4.84%) Workflow
14 29 (4.53%) Mentoring
14 29 (4.53%) Asset Management
15 27 (4.22%) PRINCE2
15 27 (4.22%) ERP
16 25 (3.91%) E-Commerce
17 23 (3.59%) Web Development
18 22 (3.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 205 (32.03%) SQL
2 176 (27.50%) C#
3 99 (15.47%) JavaScript
4 72 (11.25%) T-SQL
5 38 (5.94%) VB.NET
6 28 (4.38%) Java
7 24 (3.75%) VB
8 18 (2.81%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.66%) VBA
9 17 (2.66%) VB6
10 14 (2.19%) C++
11 10 (1.56%) C
12 6 (0.94%) Perl
13 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.63%) Python
13 4 (0.63%) PHP
13 4 (0.63%) ABAP
13 4 (0.63%) Ruby
14 3 (0.47%) XQuery
15 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 106 (16.56%) Degree
2 71 (11.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (7.97%) MCSE
4 43 (6.72%) MCITP
5 23 (3.59%) MCTS
6 22 (3.44%) MCSA
7 13 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.88%) CCNA
9 11 (1.72%) CCA
9 11 (1.72%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.56%) ISEB
11 8 (1.25%) PMP
11 8 (1.25%) HND
12 7 (1.09%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.94%) OCP
13 6 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.16%) SLA
2 30 (4.69%) QA
3 6 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 112 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 61 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.34%) XenApp
5 6 (0.94%) vSphere
6 5 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.63%) XenServer
8 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (2.19%) SCCM
2 11 (1.72%) SCOM
2 11 (1.72%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.47%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 410 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 92 (14.38%) VMware
3 84 (13.13%) Oracle
4 69 (10.78%) Citrix
5 25 (3.91%) Cisco
6 22 (3.44%) SAP
7 21 (3.28%) Lotus
8 20 (3.13%) Interwoven
9 19 (2.97%) Cognos
10 14 (2.19%) Twitter
11 12 (1.88%) HP
11 12 (1.88%) EMC
12 11 (1.72%) Sybase
13 8 (1.25%) Bloomberg
13 8 (1.25%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.25%) NetApp
13 8 (1.25%) Business Objects
14 7 (1.09%) IBM
14 7 (1.09%) Adobe
14 7 (1.09%) Sage
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