The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office 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 Office over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 170 121 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.55% 3.91% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 31.60% 25.80% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 107 80 83
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
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
538 469 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.41% 15.16% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 335 331 276
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 £25,000 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Office
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Scotland region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Scotland

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Scotland

MS Office
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 Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Glasgow +19 80 £35,000 -9.09% 9
Edinburgh -6 62 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Aberdeen +4 11 £40,000 -
Stirling -11 6 £20,000 - 1
West Lothian +12 2 £31,500 +85.29%
Fife +3 2 £35,500 - 1
Dundee +1 2 £29,500 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £19,500 - 1
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 135 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 133 (46.18%) MS Excel
3 106 (36.81%) Windows
4 87 (30.21%) Finance
5 72 (25.00%) MS Project
6 60 (20.83%) Degree
7 58 (20.14%) Active Directory
8 56 (19.44%) Windows 7
9 51 (17.71%) ITIL
10 50 (17.36%) MS PowerPoint
11 47 (16.32%) SQL
11 47 (16.32%) Project Management
12 36 (12.50%) MS Visio
13 33 (11.46%) Windows XP
13 33 (11.46%) Legal
13 33 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (11.11%) Business Analysis
15 31 (10.76%) Law
16 28 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (9.72%) Banking
16 28 (9.72%) WorkSite
17 26 (9.03%) PRINCE
18 25 (8.68%) SQL Server
19 24 (8.33%) C#
20 23 (7.99%) Java
20 23 (7.99%) .NET
21 21 (7.29%) Retail
22 20 (6.94%) Interwoven
23 19 (6.60%) C++
23 19 (6.60%) Linux

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Office 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 Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (9.72%) WorkSite
2 18 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.90%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.82%) IIS
4 11 (3.82%) IBM Notes
5 9 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.74%) Apache
8 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.39%) SAP Portal
9 4 (1.39%) SAS
9 4 (1.39%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.69%) FileNet
11 2 (0.69%) CMS
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.69%) Lync
Applications
1 133 (46.18%) MS Excel
2 72 (25.00%) MS Project
3 50 (17.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.43%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.74%) AutoCAD
7 3 (1.04%) FrameMaker
7 3 (1.04%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.35%) SPSS
8 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.39%) Maximo
3 2 (0.69%) HFM
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.69%) FRx
3 2 (0.69%) assyst
3 2 (0.69%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.35%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.04%) SaaS
3 2 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.13%) DHCP
1 9 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.78%) DNS
3 7 (2.43%) VPN
3 7 (2.43%) LAN
4 6 (2.08%) SAN
4 6 (2.08%) Firewall
5 3 (1.04%) WAN
6 2 (0.69%) ADSL
6 2 (0.69%) Broadband
6 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.69%) Intranet
6 2 (0.69%) 3G
7 1 (0.35%) RFID
7 1 (0.35%) VSAT
7 1 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.35%) PBX
7 1 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 9 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.39%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.35%) EDMS
8 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.74%) InstallShield
1 5 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 5 (1.74%) MSBuild
2 4 (1.39%) NWDI
3 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 87 (30.21%) Finance
2 33 (11.46%) Legal
3 31 (10.76%) Law
4 28 (9.72%) Banking
5 21 (7.29%) Retail
6 19 (6.60%) Retail Banking
7 18 (6.25%) Advertising
8 10 (3.47%) Marketing
9 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.04%) Games
10 3 (1.04%) Billing
10 3 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Automotive
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 157 (54.51%) Analyst
2 53 (18.40%) Support Analyst
3 40 (13.89%) Service Analyst
3 40 (13.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 28 (9.72%) Business Analyst
6 26 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (8.68%) Developer
8 22 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 18 (6.25%) Programmer
10 17 (5.90%) PMO Analyst
11 14 (4.86%) IT Support
12 12 (4.17%) Support Engineer
12 12 (4.17%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.82%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.47%) Business Systems Analyst
14 10 (3.47%) Desktop Support
15 9 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
16 8 (2.78%) Junior
16 8 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.99%) .NET
2 8 (2.78%) HTML
2 8 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 8 (2.78%) Web Services
2 8 (2.78%) XML
3 7 (2.43%) COM
4 6 (2.08%) CSS
5 5 (1.74%) SOAP
5 5 (1.74%) XSLT
5 5 (1.74%) Ajax
5 5 (1.74%) .NET Remoting
5 5 (1.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.74%) JSON
5 5 (1.74%) WinForms
5 5 (1.74%) OOXML
5 5 (1.74%) jQuery
6 4 (1.39%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.39%) SAP BC
7 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.69%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.82%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.74%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.39%) PMI
5 4 (1.39%) Social Media
5 4 (1.39%) iPad
5 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.04%) Statistics
6 3 (1.04%) Social Gaming
6 3 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.69%) GIS
7 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.35%) CMDB
8 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.35%) AS400
8 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 106 (36.81%) Windows
2 56 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 33 (11.46%) Windows XP
4 19 (6.60%) Linux
5 14 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.51%) UNIX
7 9 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.39%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.39%) AIX
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) Android
10 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.71%) ITIL
2 47 (16.32%) Project Management
3 33 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 32 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 28 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (9.03%) PRINCE
7 18 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.25%) Workflow
8 17 (5.90%) Document Management
8 17 (5.90%) Business Process Mapping
9 16 (5.56%) OO
10 12 (4.17%) ERP
10 12 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (4.17%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.82%) CRM
11 11 (3.82%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.47%) MVC
13 9 (3.13%) Scrum
14 8 (2.78%) Information Security
14 8 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.32%) SQL
2 24 (8.33%) C#
3 23 (7.99%) Java
4 19 (6.60%) C++
5 9 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.13%) Perl
6 7 (2.43%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.08%) C
8 5 (1.74%) XQuery
9 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.39%) ABAP
9 4 (1.39%) PHP
9 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.39%) Python
10 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.04%) VBA
10 3 (1.04%) VB
11 1 (0.35%) VB6
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (20.83%) Degree
2 12 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.47%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.43%) PMP
5 6 (2.08%) CBAP
6 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.39%) HND
7 4 (1.39%) CISM
7 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.39%) CRISC
8 3 (1.04%) MOS
8 3 (1.04%) CEH
8 3 (1.04%) MCSA
9 2 (0.69%) HNC
9 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.35%) MCDST
10 1 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.51%) SLA
2 8 (2.78%) QA
3 4 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (20.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.35%) XenApp
6 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.43%) SCCM
2 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.35%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 135 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.94%) Interwoven
3 18 (6.25%) Oracle
4 16 (5.56%) VMware
5 11 (3.82%) Lotus
6 10 (3.47%) Citrix
7 8 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.78%) SAP
8 7 (2.43%) Adobe
9 6 (2.08%) Cisco
10 5 (1.74%) HP
10 5 (1.74%) Reuters
11 4 (1.39%) Sage
12 3 (1.04%) Facebook
12 3 (1.04%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.69%) Apple
13 2 (0.69%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.69%) IBM
13 2 (0.69%) SolidWorks
13 2 (0.69%) Symantec
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