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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 76 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 92 167 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.91% 4.54% 3.44%
As % of the Applications category 23.53% 32.18% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 108 72
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £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
391 519 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.35% 14.11% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 248 333 318
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,230 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £53,750
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Edinburgh -17 34 £37,500 - 6
Glasgow -31 32 £26,375 -18.84% 3
Stirling 0 9 £26,000 +30.00%
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Aberdeen +7 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South Ayrshire -1 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
East Lothian - 1 £33,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £24,000 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 129 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 112 (57.44%) MS Excel
3 74 (37.95%) Windows
4 62 (31.79%) Finance
5 56 (28.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (25.13%) Project Management
7 45 (23.08%) Degree
8 40 (20.51%) Windows 7
9 35 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (17.44%) Active Directory
11 33 (16.92%) SQL
12 26 (13.33%) Banking
13 25 (12.82%) MS Visio
14 24 (12.31%) SharePoint
15 23 (11.79%) ITIL
15 23 (11.79%) Change Management
16 21 (10.77%) MS Exchange
16 21 (10.77%) Windows XP
17 20 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (9.74%) Oracle
18 19 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
20 17 (8.72%) Programme Management
21 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
21 14 (7.18%) Change Control
22 13 (6.67%) SQL Server
22 13 (6.67%) MS Project
22 13 (6.67%) SAS
22 13 (6.67%) VMware
23 12 (6.15%) Quality Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 21 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.67%) SAS
4 8 (4.10%) WorkSite
5 7 (3.59%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.08%) FileNet
6 6 (3.08%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.56%) Lync
7 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.54%) IIS
9 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.03%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.03%) CMS
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.51%) WordPress
11 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 112 (57.44%) MS Excel
2 56 (28.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (12.82%) MS Visio
4 13 (6.67%) MS Project
5 9 (4.62%) AutoCAD
6 6 (3.08%) Photoshop
7 5 (2.56%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (2.05%) SPSS
9 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.51%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) HFM
1 5 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (2.56%) Hyperion Planning
1 5 (2.56%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Office 365
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.62%) VPN
2 8 (4.10%) Firewall
3 6 (3.08%) WAN
4 5 (2.56%) 3G
4 5 (2.56%) ADSL
4 5 (2.56%) Broadband
4 5 (2.56%) VoIP
5 4 (2.05%) LAN
5 4 (2.05%) DNS
5 4 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.54%) DHCP
7 2 (1.03%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.51%) Profibus
8 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.51%) Wireless
8 1 (0.51%) SAN
8 1 (0.51%) Intranet
8 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.08%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.56%) Hyperion Smart View
4 5 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.56%) Essbase
4 5 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.03%) QlikView
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) MS Access
6 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.51%) Toad
3 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
General
1 62 (31.79%) Finance
2 26 (13.33%) Banking
3 10 (5.13%) Legal
4 9 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.10%) Retail
6 5 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.56%) French Language
6 5 (2.56%) German Language
6 5 (2.56%) Polish Language
6 5 (2.56%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.56%) Electronics
6 5 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.05%) Games
7 4 (2.05%) Marketing
8 3 (1.54%) Law
8 3 (1.54%) Publishing
9 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (38.46%) Analyst
2 24 (12.31%) IT Support
3 23 (11.79%) Project Manager
3 23 (11.79%) Support Analyst
4 18 (9.23%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.62%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (4.62%) Service Analyst
7 7 (3.59%) Technical Writer
7 7 (3.59%) Desktop Support
7 7 (3.59%) Consultant
8 6 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.08%) Administrator
8 6 (3.08%) Development Manager
8 6 (3.08%) Solutions Analyst
8 6 (3.08%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (2.56%) Customer Analyst
9 5 (2.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (2.56%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) CSS
2 7 (3.59%) Web Services
3 6 (3.08%) JSP
3 6 (3.08%) .NET
3 6 (3.08%) SPNEGO
4 4 (2.05%) HTML
5 3 (1.54%) J2EE
6 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.03%) XML
7 1 (0.51%) XSLT
7 1 (0.51%) Symfony
7 1 (0.51%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.64%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (2.56%) Economics
5 5 (2.56%) Statistics
5 5 (2.56%) Psychology
6 3 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.54%) Equities
6 3 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.54%) iPhone
6 3 (1.54%) Wiki
7 2 (1.03%) Physics
7 2 (1.03%) Social Media
7 2 (1.03%) iPad
7 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.03%) GIS
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.95%) Windows
2 40 (20.51%) Windows 7
3 21 (10.77%) Windows XP
4 19 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.64%) Android
6 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.59%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.08%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.56%) Linux
9 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.13%) Project Management
2 23 (11.79%) Change Management
2 23 (11.79%) ITIL
3 20 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (8.72%) Programme Management
6 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (7.18%) Change Control
7 12 (6.15%) Quality Management
8 11 (5.64%) CRM
9 10 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.13%) Time Management
10 9 (4.62%) Statistical Analysis
10 9 (4.62%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.62%) Workflow
11 8 (4.10%) Document Management
11 8 (4.10%) ERP
11 8 (4.10%) Six Sigma
11 8 (4.10%) Line Management
12 7 (3.59%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.92%) SQL
2 10 (5.13%) Java
2 10 (5.13%) VBA
3 7 (3.59%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.56%) C++
4 5 (2.56%) Python
4 5 (2.56%) R
5 3 (1.54%) VB
5 3 (1.54%) C#
6 2 (1.03%) Perl
6 2 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) C
7 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.51%) Fortran
7 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.05%) MOS
3 4 (2.05%) HND
3 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.03%) MCP
5 2 (1.03%) ISEB
5 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.51%) OCP
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.51%) MCDST
6 1 (0.51%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.51%) HNC
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) PhD
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) SLA
2 5 (2.56%) ISO 14001
2 5 (2.56%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.56%) XenApp
3 5 (2.56%) vSphere
4 4 (2.05%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.54%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) SCOM
2 5 (2.56%) SCCM
3 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.03%) WSUS
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 129 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.74%) Oracle
3 13 (6.67%) VMware
4 10 (5.13%) SAP
4 10 (5.13%) Citrix
5 8 (4.10%) Apple
6 7 (3.59%) Lotus
7 6 (3.08%) HP
7 6 (3.08%) Adobe
7 6 (3.08%) Cisco
8 5 (2.56%) Cognos
8 5 (2.56%) Dell
8 5 (2.56%) Hyperion
8 5 (2.56%) Siemens
8 5 (2.56%) Hyland
8 5 (2.56%) T-Plan
8 5 (2.56%) Allen-Bradley
8 5 (2.56%) Anaplan
9 4 (2.05%) AppSense
9 4 (2.05%) Sybase
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