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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 73 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 95 96 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.29% 3.02% 4.47%
As % of the Applications category 28.02% 23.94% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56 62 104
Median salary £40,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +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
339 401 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.75% 12.63% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 213 259 330
Median salary £37,500 £36,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 45 £47,500 +80.95% 2
Edinburgh +6 35 £29,500 -21.33% 3
West Lothian +15 6 £22,500 -
Fife - 4 £35,250 - 1
Aberdeen +1 1 £44,500 -11.00%
Renfrewshire -3 1 £57,500 +210.81%
Falkirk -5 1 - -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 111 (63.79%) MS Excel
2 101 (58.05%) Microsoft
3 63 (36.21%) Finance
4 60 (34.48%) Windows
5 58 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (22.41%) Degree
6 39 (22.41%) Active Directory
7 36 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (18.39%) ITIL
9 31 (17.82%) SQL
9 31 (17.82%) Windows 7
10 26 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (14.37%) SharePoint
12 23 (13.22%) MS Exchange
12 23 (13.22%) Windows Server
13 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
13 20 (11.49%) Change Management
14 19 (10.92%) Cognos
14 19 (10.92%) Project Management
14 19 (10.92%) Cognos TM1
15 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (9.20%) Windows XP
17 16 (9.20%) SCCM
17 16 (9.20%) Time Management
18 15 (8.62%) Cognos Controller
18 15 (8.62%) Performance Management
18 15 (8.62%) VMware
19 14 (8.05%) Banking
19 14 (8.05%) SLA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (14.37%) SharePoint
2 23 (13.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.45%) IIS
4 6 (3.45%) SAS
5 5 (2.87%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.30%) CICS
6 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.15%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.15%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.57%) Apache
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 111 (63.79%) MS Excel
2 58 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.75%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.60%) MS Project
5 2 (1.15%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.15%) InVision
Business Applications
1 19 (10.92%) Cognos TM1
2 15 (8.62%) Cognos Controller
3 14 (8.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (4.02%) HFM
5 4 (2.30%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (2.30%) SAP BPC
6 3 (1.72%) Eikon
6 3 (1.72%) RMDS
7 2 (1.15%) Sonata
7 2 (1.15%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.57%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.75%) Firewall
2 9 (5.17%) LAN
2 9 (5.17%) WAN
3 8 (4.60%) VPN
4 6 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.45%) VoIP
5 4 (2.30%) DNS
5 4 (2.30%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.30%) SSH
5 4 (2.30%) SSL
6 3 (1.72%) DHCP
6 3 (1.72%) SAN
7 2 (1.15%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.57%) Broadband
8 1 (0.57%) Internet
8 1 (0.57%) Network Security
8 1 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.57%) Skype
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.87%) DB2
3 5 (2.87%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.87%) QlikView
3 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.30%) Essbase
4 4 (2.30%) Hyperion Smart View
4 4 (2.30%) MS Access
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.72%) OLAP
5 3 (1.72%) OLTP
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.57%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) JIRA
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.72%) Selenium
3 2 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (36.21%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Banking
3 11 (6.32%) Legal
4 7 (4.02%) Marketing
5 6 (3.45%) Law
6 3 (1.72%) Billing
6 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.72%) Front Office
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (35.06%) Analyst
2 20 (11.49%) Support Analyst
3 19 (10.92%) Consultant
4 16 (9.20%) Financial Analyst
5 15 (8.62%) Accountant
5 15 (8.62%) Service Analyst
5 15 (8.62%) Systems Accountant
6 13 (7.47%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (6.90%) Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 11 (6.32%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Principal Consultant
10 8 (4.60%) IT Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) IT Support
11 7 (4.02%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.02%) TM1 Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.75%) XML
2 8 (4.60%) .NET
3 7 (4.02%) Web Services
4 6 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.87%) ISPF
5 5 (2.87%) Middleware
6 4 (2.30%) SOAP
7 3 (1.72%) COM
7 3 (1.72%) REST
8 2 (1.15%) CSS
8 2 (1.15%) HTML
8 2 (1.15%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.15%) WCF
9 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.57%) CGI
9 1 (0.57%) EDI
9 1 (0.57%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.57%) jQuery
9 1 (0.57%) WPF
9 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.87%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.30%) PKI
4 4 (2.30%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.72%) Derivative
5 3 (1.72%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.72%) User Experience
6 2 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.15%) NHS
6 2 (1.15%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (34.48%) Windows
2 31 (17.82%) Windows 7
3 23 (13.22%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.20%) Windows XP
6 13 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.45%) Unix
8 6 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.87%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.87%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (2.87%) zOS
10 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.72%) Android
12 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.15%) Linux
12 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.39%) ITIL
2 26 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (11.49%) Change Management
4 19 (10.92%) Project Management
5 17 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.20%) Time Management
7 15 (8.62%) Performance Management
8 13 (7.47%) Wealth Management
9 12 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.75%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.17%) CRM
12 8 (4.60%) Service Management
12 8 (4.60%) User Stories
13 7 (4.02%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.02%) Scrum
13 7 (4.02%) Workflow
14 6 (3.45%) Line Management
14 6 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (2.87%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.82%) SQL
2 13 (7.47%) VBA
3 9 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.60%) C#
5 6 (3.45%) Python
6 5 (2.87%) Assembly Language
6 5 (2.87%) CLIST
6 5 (2.87%) Java
6 5 (2.87%) JCL
6 5 (2.87%) Perl
6 5 (2.87%) REXX
6 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.15%) C
9 2 (1.15%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (22.41%) Degree
2 6 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.72%) ISEB
3 3 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.72%) PMP
4 2 (1.15%) CISM
4 2 (1.15%) CISSP
4 2 (1.15%) CRISC
4 2 (1.15%) HND
4 2 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.57%) CCNP
5 1 (0.57%) CIPD
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSA
5 1 (0.57%) MCSE
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.05%) SLA
2 8 (4.60%) QA
3 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 39 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.87%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (2.87%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (2.87%) vSphere
4 4 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.30%) RACF
5 3 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) SCCM
2 5 (2.87%) SCOM
3 4 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.30%) zSecure
4 3 (1.72%) WSUS
5 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 101 (58.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.92%) Cognos
3 15 (8.62%) VMware
4 12 (6.90%) Citrix
5 11 (6.32%) Anaplan
5 11 (6.32%) Hyperion
5 11 (6.32%) Oracle
6 9 (5.17%) Cisco
7 8 (4.60%) Reuters
8 7 (4.02%) IBM
9 6 (3.45%) Apple
9 6 (3.45%) SAP
10 5 (2.87%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.87%) CA
10 5 (2.87%) Fidessa
10 5 (2.87%) Sybase
11 4 (2.30%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.72%) HP
13 2 (1.15%) EMC
13 2 (1.15%) Symantec
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