The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 168 113 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.52% 3.45% 4.04%
As % of the Applications category 32.50% 24.78% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 107 71 94
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
517 456 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.90% 13.91% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 328 311 287
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £54,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +26 84 £33,750 -12.33% 13
Edinburgh -7 56 £37,500 +25.00% 14
Aberdeen +4 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Stirling -10 7 £20,000 - 1
Fife -6 1 £31,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £25,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 140 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 131 (45.17%) MS Excel
3 112 (38.62%) Windows
4 95 (32.76%) Finance
5 74 (25.52%) MS Project
6 63 (21.72%) Windows 7
7 57 (19.66%) Degree
7 57 (19.66%) Active Directory
8 54 (18.62%) ITIL
9 43 (14.83%) SQL
9 43 (14.83%) MS PowerPoint
10 42 (14.48%) Project Management
11 36 (12.41%) Windows XP
11 36 (12.41%) Business Analysis
12 34 (11.72%) MS Visio
13 31 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (10.34%) PRINCE
14 30 (10.34%) Law
15 29 (10.00%) Legal
15 29 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (9.31%) WorkSite
17 25 (8.62%) SQL Server
18 24 (8.28%) Banking
19 22 (7.59%) C#
19 22 (7.59%) .NET
20 20 (6.90%) Java
20 20 (6.90%) Retail
21 19 (6.55%) Advertising
21 19 (6.55%) C++
21 19 (6.55%) Interwoven

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (9.31%) WorkSite
2 18 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.83%) IBM Notes
5 10 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.76%) IIS
7 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.72%) Apache
9 4 (1.38%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.38%) SAP Portal
10 3 (1.03%) SAS
10 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.34%) Lync
12 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 131 (45.17%) MS Excel
2 74 (25.52%) MS Project
3 43 (14.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (11.72%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.76%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.72%) AutoCAD
7 4 (1.38%) FrameMaker
7 4 (1.38%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.34%) SPSS
8 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.38%) Maximo
3 2 (0.69%) assyst
3 2 (0.69%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.72%) Office 365
2 4 (1.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.79%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.45%) DHCP
3 9 (3.10%) VPN
3 9 (3.10%) DNS
4 7 (2.41%) LAN
5 5 (1.72%) SAN
6 4 (1.38%) Broadband
6 4 (1.38%) Firewall
7 3 (1.03%) WAN
7 3 (1.03%) Network Security
7 3 (1.03%) Intranet
8 2 (0.69%) 3G
8 2 (0.69%) ADSL
8 2 (0.69%) NAS
8 2 (0.69%) SMTP
8 2 (0.69%) Wireless
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.34%) VSAT
9 1 (0.34%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.52%) Data Mining
3 9 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.38%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.69%) OLAP
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.34%) MS Access
9 1 (0.34%) MySQL
9 1 (0.34%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.72%) InstallShield
1 5 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 5 (1.72%) MSBuild
2 4 (1.38%) NWDI
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 95 (32.76%) Finance
2 30 (10.34%) Law
3 29 (10.00%) Legal
4 24 (8.28%) Banking
5 20 (6.90%) Retail
6 19 (6.55%) Advertising
7 17 (5.86%) Retail Banking
8 11 (3.79%) Marketing
9 9 (3.10%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.03%) Automotive
10 3 (1.03%) Billing
10 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.69%) French Language
11 2 (0.69%) German Language
11 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 162 (55.86%) Analyst
2 51 (17.59%) Support Analyst
3 40 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 39 (13.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 39 (13.45%) Systems Analyst
5 25 (8.62%) Business Analyst
5 25 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (7.59%) Developer
7 20 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
8 19 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 16 (5.52%) Programmer
10 12 (4.14%) Desktop Support
10 12 (4.14%) IT Support
10 12 (4.14%) Operations Analyst
11 10 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.45%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.45%) Administrator
12 9 (3.10%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.76%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (2.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.59%) .NET
2 10 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.76%) XML
4 7 (2.41%) XSLT
4 7 (2.41%) COM
4 7 (2.41%) CSS
4 7 (2.41%) jQuery
5 6 (2.07%) HTML
5 6 (2.07%) Web Services
6 5 (1.72%) SOAP
6 5 (1.72%) Ajax
6 5 (1.72%) .NET Remoting
6 5 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.72%) JSON
6 5 (1.72%) WinForms
6 5 (1.72%) OOXML
7 4 (1.38%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.38%) SAP BC
8 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.72%) iPad
4 5 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.38%) Social Media
6 3 (1.03%) Statistics
6 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.03%) PMI
6 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.69%) GIS
7 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.34%) AS400
8 1 (0.34%) Replication
8 1 (0.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.34%) PDA
8 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.34%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 112 (38.62%) Windows
2 63 (21.72%) Windows 7
3 36 (12.41%) Windows XP
4 18 (6.21%) Linux
5 13 (4.48%) UNIX
6 10 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 9 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.38%) AIX
11 2 (0.69%) Android
11 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.62%) ITIL
2 42 (14.48%) Project Management
3 36 (12.41%) Business Analysis
4 31 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (10.34%) PRINCE
6 29 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (5.86%) Document Management
7 17 (5.86%) Business Process Mapping
8 16 (5.52%) Workflow
9 15 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.17%) OO
10 14 (4.83%) Incident Management
11 13 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.14%) CRM
12 12 (4.14%) ERP
13 10 (3.45%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.45%) Change Management
13 10 (3.45%) MVC
14 9 (3.10%) Service Management
15 8 (2.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.83%) SQL
2 22 (7.59%) C#
3 20 (6.90%) Java
4 19 (6.55%) C++
5 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.07%) Perl
7 5 (1.72%) XQuery
8 4 (1.38%) C
8 4 (1.38%) ABAP
8 4 (1.38%) PHP
8 4 (1.38%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.03%) VB
9 3 (1.03%) Python
9 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.34%) VB6
11 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (19.66%) Degree
2 12 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.76%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.07%) PMP
5 5 (1.72%) CBAP
5 5 (1.72%) CRISC
5 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.03%) CISM
6 3 (1.03%) MOS
6 3 (1.03%) CEH
6 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.03%) HND
6 3 (1.03%) MCDST
7 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.69%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.69%) CISSP
7 2 (0.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.83%) SLA
2 4 (1.38%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (4.83%) SCCM
2 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.03%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.69%) WSUS
3 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.69%) DameWare
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 140 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.55%) Interwoven
3 17 (5.86%) VMware
4 14 (4.83%) Lotus
5 13 (4.48%) Citrix
6 12 (4.14%) Oracle
7 8 (2.76%) SAP
7 8 (2.76%) Adobe
8 6 (2.07%) HP
8 6 (2.07%) Cisco
8 6 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.72%) Reuters
10 4 (1.38%) Dell
10 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.03%) Symantec
12 2 (0.69%) Sage
12 2 (0.69%) SolidWorks
12 2 (0.69%) Facebook
12 2 (0.69%) Apple
12 2 (0.69%) Intel
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