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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 58 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 120 119 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.90% 3.64% 4.65%
As % of the Applications category 28.78% 28.33% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 64 69 87
Average salary £27,750 £31,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,400 £16,729
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
417 420 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.56% 12.84% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 258 232 283
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 55 £38,250 +21.42% 5
Glasgow +15 32 £27,000 -31.64% 1
Stirling -8 5 £40,000 -
Aberdeen -6 4 £28,750 -38.82% 2
Fife +3 2 £28,000 -30.00%
Dundee +10 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £27,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £16,750 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 - 1
Angus - 1 £19,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 152 (52.05%) MS Excel
2 149 (51.03%) Microsoft
3 118 (40.41%) Windows
4 109 (37.33%) Finance
5 73 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 68 (23.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 61 (20.89%) MS Project
8 60 (20.55%) ITIL
8 60 (20.55%) Active Directory
9 57 (19.52%) Project Management
10 54 (18.49%) SQL
11 50 (17.12%) Degree
12 44 (15.07%) Windows XP
13 37 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (12.33%) Banking
15 32 (10.96%) SQL Server
15 32 (10.96%) MS Exchange
16 29 (9.93%) Legal
17 28 (9.59%) Oracle
17 28 (9.59%) MS Visio
18 27 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
19 26 (8.90%) Service Delivery
20 25 (8.56%) WorkSite
21 24 (8.22%) SharePoint
21 24 (8.22%) Law
22 22 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
23 21 (7.19%) VMware
24 20 (6.85%) PRINCE2
25 19 (6.51%) Retail

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.56%) WorkSite
3 24 (8.22%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.77%) Lync
6 10 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.42%) IIS
7 9 (3.08%) IBM Notes
8 8 (2.74%) SAS
9 6 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.05%) FileNet
10 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.68%) CMS
12 2 (0.68%) Apache
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 152 (52.05%) MS Excel
2 68 (23.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 61 (20.89%) MS Project
4 28 (9.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.03%) SPSS
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Maximo
2 3 (1.03%) HFM
2 3 (1.03%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.03%) FRx
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.68%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.34%) Endur
4 1 (0.34%) assyst
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.11%) SAN
2 10 (3.42%) Firewall
3 9 (3.08%) IP Telephony
3 9 (3.08%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (2.40%) DHCP
5 6 (2.05%) DNS
6 5 (1.71%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.37%) Internet
8 3 (1.03%) SMTP
8 3 (1.03%) LDAP
8 3 (1.03%) LAN
9 2 (0.68%) WAN
9 2 (0.68%) ICMP
10 1 (0.34%) PBX
10 1 (0.34%) VoIP
10 1 (0.34%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.08%) Data Mining
5 8 (2.74%) MS Access
6 7 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.71%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) Informix
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.03%) MySQL
11 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 109 (37.33%) Finance
2 36 (12.33%) Banking
3 29 (9.93%) Legal
4 24 (8.22%) Law
5 19 (6.51%) Retail
6 13 (4.45%) Retail Banking
7 9 (3.08%) Billing
7 9 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.74%) Advertising
9 4 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.03%) Publishing
10 3 (1.03%) Games
11 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (47.95%) Analyst
2 48 (16.44%) Support Analyst
3 36 (12.33%) Service Analyst
3 36 (12.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 30 (10.27%) Developer
5 24 (8.22%) IT Support
6 21 (7.19%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.19%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
8 15 (5.14%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.79%) 1st Line Support
9 14 (4.79%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (4.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 13 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (3.42%) Programmer
11 10 (3.42%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (2.74%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.16%) .NET
2 8 (2.74%) COM
3 6 (2.05%) JSP
3 6 (2.05%) Web Services
3 6 (2.05%) SPNEGO
4 4 (1.37%) Middleware
5 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.34%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) SVG
7 1 (0.34%) CSS
7 1 (0.34%) LAMP
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.16%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.74%) PMI
4 5 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.37%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.37%) User Experience
6 3 (1.03%) Social Gaming
6 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.68%) Economics
7 2 (0.68%) Statistics
7 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.68%) Psychology
7 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 118 (40.41%) Windows
2 73 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 44 (15.07%) Windows XP
4 17 (5.82%) Linux
4 17 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.42%) UNIX
7 9 (3.08%) Windows Phone
8 7 (2.40%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.68%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.68%) Android
11 2 (0.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.55%) ITIL
2 57 (19.52%) Project Management
3 27 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 26 (8.90%) Service Delivery
5 22 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (6.85%) PRINCE2
7 17 (5.82%) Document Management
8 15 (5.14%) Workflow
8 15 (5.14%) Line Management
9 14 (4.79%) Risk Management
9 14 (4.79%) Business Analysis
10 13 (4.45%) Change Management
11 12 (4.11%) PRINCE
12 10 (3.42%) OO
12 10 (3.42%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.42%) Scrum
12 10 (3.42%) Information Security
13 9 (3.08%) CRM
13 9 (3.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (18.49%) SQL
2 15 (5.14%) C#
2 15 (5.14%) Java
3 11 (3.77%) C++
4 10 (3.42%) PL/SQL
5 9 (3.08%) VBA
5 9 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.74%) C
7 7 (2.40%) Perl
8 5 (1.71%) Python
9 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.03%) PHP
9 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.68%) VB
10 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (17.12%) Degree
2 17 (5.82%) PMI Certification
3 12 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.42%) PMP
5 7 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.71%) HND
7 5 (1.71%) CBAP
8 4 (1.37%) CRISC
8 4 (1.37%) MCSE
8 4 (1.37%) MCSA
8 4 (1.37%) CISM
9 3 (1.03%) CEH
9 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.03%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.68%) MOS
10 2 (0.68%) CCNA
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.77%) QA
2 9 (3.08%) SLA
3 6 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 60 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.40%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.37%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 149 (51.03%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.59%) Oracle
3 21 (7.19%) VMware
4 15 (5.14%) Cisco
5 12 (4.11%) Interwoven
6 10 (3.42%) SAP
7 9 (3.08%) Citrix
7 9 (3.08%) Lotus
8 6 (2.05%) IBM
8 6 (2.05%) Apple
8 6 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.71%) Remedy
10 4 (1.37%) Netezza
10 4 (1.37%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.03%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.03%) Facebook
11 3 (1.03%) Sage
12 2 (0.68%) Sophos
12 2 (0.68%) Symantec
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