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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 257 299 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.25% 7.98% 8.28%
As % of the Applications category 75.81% 59.92% 63.50%
Number of salaries quoted 179 191 144
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,850 £51,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
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
339 499 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.88% 13.32% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 230 322 227
Average salary £32,500 £36,895 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.91% +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +2 112 £32,500 -9.09% 17
Edinburgh -1 107 £35,500 -6.57% 23
Aberdeen +12 11 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Fife +3 6 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Stirling -14 5 £28,000 -25.33%
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Falkirk - 4 £23,750 -
Dundee -1 2 £41,750 +67.00%
West Lothian -1 2 £25,750 -14.16%
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £25,000 -41.17%
Argyll and Bute -1 1 £21,500 - 1
Perthshire - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 332 (64.09%) Microsoft
2 201 (38.80%) SQL Server
3 174 (33.59%) .NET
4 160 (30.89%) Windows
5 149 (28.76%) C#
6 138 (26.64%) SQL
6 138 (26.64%) ASP.NET
7 133 (25.68%) Finance
8 108 (20.85%) MS Office
8 108 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (20.46%) JavaScript
10 101 (19.50%) Degree
11 96 (18.53%) MVC
12 91 (17.57%) SharePoint
13 83 (16.02%) HTML
14 80 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 75 (14.48%) Project Management
16 74 (14.29%) .NET Framework
17 73 (14.09%) Active Directory
18 68 (13.13%) CSS
19 66 (12.74%) Oracle
20 57 (11.00%) ITIL
20 57 (11.00%) Banking
20 57 (11.00%) Windows 7
21 56 (10.81%) jQuery
22 55 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
23 54 (10.42%) T-SQL
24 53 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
25 52 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 50 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 91 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 44 (8.49%) MS Exchange
3 32 (6.18%) IIS
4 20 (3.86%) IBM Notes
5 13 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.54%) Lync
7 8 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.35%) WorkSite
9 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.77%) CMS
10 4 (0.77%) SAS
10 4 (0.77%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.77%) SAP Portal
11 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.39%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 108 (20.85%) MS Office
2 40 (7.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (6.76%) MS Project
4 34 (6.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) SPSS
5 3 (0.58%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.54%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.77%) SAP LE
4 4 (0.77%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.77%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.77%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.77%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.77%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.58%) Finacle
5 3 (0.58%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.58%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) BPCS
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.16%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.77%) Office 365
4 4 (0.77%) SaaS
5 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.30%) Firewall
2 27 (5.21%) WAN
3 25 (4.83%) VoIP
3 25 (4.83%) LAN
4 21 (4.05%) DNS
5 17 (3.28%) SAN
6 14 (2.70%) VPN
6 14 (2.70%) Wireless
7 13 (2.51%) MPLS
8 12 (2.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (2.32%) DHCP
9 8 (1.54%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.35%) HTTP
10 7 (1.35%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.16%) VLAN
11 6 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.16%) Internet
12 5 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.77%) Intranet
14 3 (0.58%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (38.80%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (5.60%) MS Access
6 27 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (3.28%) Data Mining
9 15 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.51%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (1.74%) DB2
13 8 (1.54%) Big Data
13 8 (1.54%) QlikView
14 7 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
16 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.77%) SpecFlow
3 4 (0.77%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.58%) ERwin
5 2 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.39%) MSTest
5 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.39%) MorphX
6 1 (0.19%) JIRA
6 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.19%) Toad
6 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 133 (25.68%) Finance
2 57 (11.00%) Banking
3 14 (2.70%) Retail
4 11 (2.12%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.93%) Advertising
6 9 (1.74%) Publishing
6 9 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.16%) Legal
9 5 (0.97%) Law
10 4 (0.77%) Billing
10 4 (0.77%) German Language
11 3 (0.58%) Back Office
11 3 (0.58%) Games
12 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Marketing
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
12 2 (0.39%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 149 (28.76%) Developer
2 141 (27.22%) Analyst
3 49 (9.46%) Support Analyst
4 44 (8.49%) Senior Developer
5 43 (8.30%) .NET Developer
6 25 (4.83%) Consultant
6 25 (4.83%) Project Manager
7 21 (4.05%) Architect
8 19 (3.67%) C# Developer
9 17 (3.28%) Junior
10 16 (3.09%) Support Engineer
10 16 (3.09%) IT Support
11 15 (2.90%) Software Engineer
11 15 (2.90%) Business Analyst
11 15 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (2.70%) Software Developer
13 13 (2.51%) Data Architect
13 13 (2.51%) Applications Support
14 12 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (2.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (33.59%) .NET
2 138 (26.64%) ASP.NET
3 83 (16.02%) HTML
4 80 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 74 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 68 (13.13%) CSS
7 56 (10.81%) jQuery
8 40 (7.72%) Entity Framework
9 38 (7.34%) NHibernate
10 29 (5.60%) AngularJS
11 27 (5.21%) XML
12 24 (4.63%) WCF
13 19 (3.67%) WinForms
14 18 (3.47%) Castle Windsor
15 16 (3.09%) Spring.NET
16 13 (2.51%) Ajax
17 11 (2.12%) Web Services
18 10 (1.93%) HTML5
19 9 (1.74%) JSON
19 9 (1.74%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.83%) Open Source
4 22 (4.25%) User Experience
5 14 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.51%) Visualisation
6 13 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.32%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.32%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.12%) Social Media
8 11 (2.12%) PMI
9 9 (1.74%) Replication
10 8 (1.54%) Clustering
11 5 (0.97%) Equities
11 5 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.97%) Derivative
12 4 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.77%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.58%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.58%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 160 (30.89%) Windows
2 57 (11.00%) Windows 7
3 53 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (6.95%) Windows XP
6 35 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (4.44%) Linux
8 12 (2.32%) UNIX
9 9 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.16%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.16%) Android
10 6 (1.16%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.19%) OS/400
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (18.53%) MVC
3 75 (14.48%) Project Management
4 57 (11.00%) ITIL
5 40 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (7.53%) Web Development
7 35 (6.76%) TDD
8 34 (6.56%) Mentoring
9 30 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 29 (5.60%) CRM
11 27 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (5.02%) Time Management
13 25 (4.83%) Analytics
14 24 (4.63%) Data Modelling
14 24 (4.63%) Software Engineering
15 23 (4.44%) PRINCE2
15 23 (4.44%) Scrum
16 22 (4.25%) ETL
17 20 (3.86%) OO
18 19 (3.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 149 (28.76%) C#
2 138 (26.64%) SQL
3 106 (20.46%) JavaScript
4 54 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 42 (8.11%) VBA
6 21 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 19 (3.67%) Java
8 14 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.51%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.74%) Python
11 8 (1.54%) VBScript
12 5 (0.97%) C++
13 4 (0.77%) VB
13 4 (0.77%) ABAP
14 3 (0.58%) Perl
15 2 (0.39%) XQuery
15 2 (0.39%) F#
15 2 (0.39%) XPath
15 2 (0.39%) X++
16 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 101 (19.50%) Degree
2 50 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (3.47%) CCNA
5 17 (3.28%) PMI Certification
6 16 (3.09%) CCNP
7 14 (2.70%) MCSE
8 12 (2.32%) MCP
9 11 (2.12%) CISSP
9 11 (2.12%) SSCP
9 11 (2.12%) GIAC
9 11 (2.12%) CEH
10 10 (1.93%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.54%) CISA
12 7 (1.35%) CISM
12 7 (1.35%) CRISC
12 7 (1.35%) MCITP
12 7 (1.35%) PMP
12 7 (1.35%) HND
12 7 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.72%) SLA
2 22 (4.25%) QA
3 7 (1.35%) COBIT
4 3 (0.58%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.47%) vSphere
4 14 (2.70%) XenApp
5 6 (1.16%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (3.09%) SCCM
2 10 (1.93%) SCOM
3 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.39%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 332 (64.09%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.74%) Oracle
3 49 (9.46%) Cisco
4 46 (8.88%) VMware
5 29 (5.60%) Citrix
6 21 (4.05%) HP
7 20 (3.86%) SAP
7 20 (3.86%) Lotus
8 18 (3.47%) Sybase
8 18 (3.47%) Business Objects
9 15 (2.90%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.32%) SonicWALL
11 11 (2.12%) Cognos
12 10 (1.93%) Dell
12 10 (1.93%) Juniper
13 9 (1.74%) Avaya
13 9 (1.74%) EMC
13 9 (1.74%) Niku
14 8 (1.54%) Altiris
15 6 (1.16%) CheckPoint
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Adroit People Limited
Salary: Up to £55 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Adroit People Limited
Salary: Up to £45 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: highly competitive salary, benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Perth, Perth & Kinross
The SmartList
Salary: £Negotiable DOE + pension and car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
The SmartList
Salary: circa £15k upto £17k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £1 to £1 per annum market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22k - 35k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42K - 55K + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package and Bens incl Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago