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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 57 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 104 118 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.52% 3.08% 4.07%
As % of the Applications category 28.49% 22.35% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 80
Average salary £27,250 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,200 £42,000
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
365 528 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.36% 13.78% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 239 323 240
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 40 £35,000 +27.27% 9
Glasgow +7 39 £24,000 -14.28% 5
Fife +8 6 £42,000 +5.00%
Stirling -1 5 - -
Aberdeen +6 3 £35,750 +10.00%
West Lothian - 2 £23,750 -
Dundee +4 1 - - 1
South Ayrshire -1 1 - -
Argyll and Bute -3 1 £21,500 -21.81%
Renfrewshire -3 1 £18,500 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £35,000 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 126 (61.17%) Microsoft
2 108 (52.43%) MS Excel
3 82 (39.81%) Windows
4 65 (31.55%) Finance
5 51 (24.76%) SQL
5 51 (24.76%) Windows 7
6 48 (23.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 47 (22.82%) Project Management
8 44 (21.36%) Degree
9 43 (20.87%) Active Directory
10 30 (14.56%) MS Visio
11 29 (14.08%) MS Exchange
11 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (13.11%) SharePoint
13 26 (12.62%) Change Management
14 23 (11.17%) Banking
14 23 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (10.68%) Windows XP
15 22 (10.68%) Oracle
16 20 (9.71%) ITIL
17 17 (8.25%) SQL Server
18 16 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (6.80%) VMware
19 14 (6.80%) MS Project
19 14 (6.80%) Change Control
19 14 (6.80%) Oracle Database
20 13 (6.31%) Citrix
20 13 (6.31%) Programme Management
21 12 (5.83%) Legal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 27 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.85%) SAS
3 10 (4.85%) IBM Notes
4 9 (4.37%) Lync
4 9 (4.37%) WorkSite
5 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.91%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.91%) FileNet
5 6 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.94%) IIS
8 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.97%) CMS
9 2 (0.97%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.49%) WordPress
10 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 108 (52.43%) MS Excel
2 48 (23.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (14.56%) MS Visio
4 14 (6.80%) MS Project
5 9 (4.37%) AutoCAD
6 6 (2.91%) SPSS
6 6 (2.91%) Photoshop
7 5 (2.43%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.49%) HFM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.37%) Office 365
2 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.88%) Firewall
2 5 (2.43%) WAN
3 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.94%) VPN
3 4 (1.94%) LAN
3 4 (1.94%) VoIP
4 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.46%) DNS
5 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.97%) Wireless
5 2 (0.97%) SAN
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) 3G
5 2 (0.97%) ADSL
5 2 (0.97%) Broadband
5 2 (0.97%) DHCP
6 1 (0.49%) WLAN
6 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.80%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.91%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.91%) MS Access
4 6 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.43%) Informix
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.97%) MySQL
8 1 (0.49%) Essbase
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Toad
1 2 (0.97%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.49%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.49%) JMeter
2 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.49%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.49%) NeoLoad
General
1 65 (31.55%) Finance
2 23 (11.17%) Banking
3 12 (5.83%) Legal
3 12 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.37%) Retail
5 5 (2.43%) Electronics
5 5 (2.43%) Publishing
5 5 (2.43%) Law
5 5 (2.43%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.43%) French Language
5 5 (2.43%) German Language
5 5 (2.43%) Polish Language
5 5 (2.43%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.94%) Billing
6 4 (1.94%) Games
7 3 (1.46%) Marketing
8 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 79 (38.35%) Analyst
2 29 (14.08%) Support Analyst
3 28 (13.59%) IT Support
4 21 (10.19%) IT Support Analyst
5 19 (9.22%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.34%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.85%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.37%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (3.88%) PMO Analyst
9 8 (3.88%) Technical Writer
9 8 (3.88%) Administrator
9 8 (3.88%) Developer
10 6 (2.91%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (2.91%) Development Manager
11 5 (2.43%) Author
11 5 (2.43%) Business Developer
11 5 (2.43%) Business Objects Developer
11 5 (2.43%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (2.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.40%) Web Services
2 6 (2.91%) SPNEGO
2 6 (2.91%) CSS
2 6 (2.91%) JSP
3 3 (1.46%) .NET
4 2 (0.97%) HTML
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.49%) Middleware
5 1 (0.49%) Symfony
5 1 (0.49%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.34%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.91%) Statistics
4 6 (2.91%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.91%) Psychology
4 6 (2.91%) Economics
5 4 (1.94%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.46%) Equities
6 3 (1.46%) Wiki
6 3 (1.46%) Social Media
6 3 (1.46%) iPhone
7 2 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.97%) User Experience
7 2 (0.97%) iPad
7 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (39.81%) Windows
2 51 (24.76%) Windows 7
3 22 (10.68%) Windows XP
4 16 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.91%) UNIX
6 6 (2.91%) Linux
7 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.94%) Android
8 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.82%) Project Management
2 26 (12.62%) Change Management
3 23 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (9.71%) ITIL
5 16 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.80%) Change Control
7 13 (6.31%) Programme Management
8 11 (5.34%) Quality Management
9 10 (4.85%) Workflow
10 9 (4.37%) CRM
10 9 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.37%) Document Management
11 8 (3.88%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (3.88%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.40%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.40%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.40%) Time Management
12 7 (3.40%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.76%) SQL
2 12 (5.83%) PL/SQL
3 11 (5.34%) VBA
4 7 (3.40%) Java
4 7 (3.40%) R
5 2 (0.97%) Python
5 2 (0.97%) VB
5 2 (0.97%) C++
6 1 (0.49%) Perl
6 1 (0.49%) PHP
6 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.49%) Fortran
6 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (21.36%) Degree
2 6 (2.91%) HND
3 4 (1.94%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (1.94%) MOS
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.97%) ISEB
6 1 (0.49%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) HNC
6 1 (0.49%) PhD
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) OCP
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCDST
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) SLA
2 5 (2.43%) ISO 9002
2 5 (2.43%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 43 (20.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.46%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.91%) SCOM
2 5 (2.43%) SCCM
3 4 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.49%) WSUS
5 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 126 (61.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.68%) Oracle
3 14 (6.80%) VMware
4 13 (6.31%) Citrix
5 10 (4.85%) Lotus
6 8 (3.88%) Business Objects
6 8 (3.88%) SAP
7 7 (3.40%) Cisco
8 6 (2.91%) Adobe
9 5 (2.43%) Siemens
9 5 (2.43%) Netezza
9 5 (2.43%) T-Plan
9 5 (2.43%) Allen-Bradley
10 4 (1.94%) Hyland
11 3 (1.46%) Apple
11 3 (1.46%) Avaya
11 3 (1.46%) Google
12 2 (0.97%) Facebook
12 2 (0.97%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.97%) Altiris
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