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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 55 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 142 102 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.94% 3.16% 4.05%
As % of the Applications category 28.86% 24.00% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 93 66 101
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 £55,000
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
492 425 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.64% 13.16% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 314 287 277
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £54,000
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 14 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 14 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 +15 75 £35,000 -9.09% 7
Edinburgh -8 49 £36,250 +20.83% 9
Aberdeen +5 7 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Stirling -15 3 £26,000 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £25,000 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 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.

1 151 (51.54%) Microsoft
2 137 (46.76%) MS Excel
3 113 (38.57%) Windows
4 105 (35.84%) Finance
5 71 (24.23%) MS Project
6 67 (22.87%) Windows 7
7 55 (18.77%) Active Directory
8 51 (17.41%) Degree
9 50 (17.06%) SQL
10 45 (15.36%) ITIL
11 42 (14.33%) MS PowerPoint
12 40 (13.65%) Windows XP
13 38 (12.97%) Project Management
14 34 (11.60%) Business Analysis
15 32 (10.92%) MS Visio
16 31 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 30 (10.24%) Law
18 29 (9.90%) PRINCE
19 26 (8.87%) Legal
20 25 (8.53%) SQL Server
21 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
22 23 (7.85%) WorkSite
23 22 (7.51%) Java
23 22 (7.51%) Linux
24 21 (7.17%) Banking
25 20 (6.83%) C#
25 20 (6.83%) .NET
26 19 (6.48%) Document Management
27 18 (6.14%) C++
27 18 (6.14%) Advertising

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 23 (7.85%) WorkSite
2 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.41%) IBM Notes
4 10 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.73%) IIS
6 5 (1.71%) Apache
6 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.37%) SAP Portal
7 4 (1.37%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.02%) SAS
9 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Lync
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 137 (46.76%) MS Excel
2 71 (24.23%) MS Project
3 42 (14.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (10.92%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.73%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.71%) AutoCAD
7 4 (1.37%) FrameMaker
7 4 (1.37%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.34%) SPSS
8 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Maximo
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.73%) SaaS
2 3 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.78%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.41%) VPN
3 8 (2.73%) DNS
3 8 (2.73%) DHCP
4 6 (2.05%) LAN
5 4 (1.37%) Broadband
5 4 (1.37%) SAN
5 4 (1.37%) Intranet
5 4 (1.37%) Firewall
5 4 (1.37%) Wireless
6 3 (1.02%) Network Security
6 3 (1.02%) SMTP
6 3 (1.02%) 3G
7 2 (0.68%) WAN
7 2 (0.68%) ADSL
7 2 (0.68%) PBX
7 2 (0.68%) NAS
8 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.34%) VoIP
8 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.46%) Data Mining
3 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.37%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.68%) MS Access
7 2 (0.68%) OLAP
7 2 (0.68%) EDMS
7 2 (0.68%) Big Data
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.34%) MySQL
8 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.71%) InstallShield
1 5 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 5 (1.71%) MSBuild
2 4 (1.37%) NWDI
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 105 (35.84%) Finance
2 30 (10.24%) Law
3 26 (8.87%) Legal
4 21 (7.17%) Banking
5 18 (6.14%) Advertising
6 16 (5.46%) Retail
7 13 (4.44%) Retail Banking
8 12 (4.10%) Marketing
9 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.37%) Automotive
11 3 (1.02%) Dutch Language
11 3 (1.02%) French Language
11 3 (1.02%) German Language
11 3 (1.02%) Spanish Language
11 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 163 (55.63%) Analyst
2 47 (16.04%) Support Analyst
3 38 (12.97%) Systems Analyst
4 32 (10.92%) Service Analyst
5 30 (10.24%) Service Desk Analyst
6 27 (9.22%) Business Analyst
7 25 (8.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (7.17%) Developer
8 21 (7.17%) PMO Analyst
9 17 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 15 (5.12%) Desktop Support
10 15 (5.12%) Programmer
11 11 (3.75%) Operations Analyst
12 10 (3.41%) Administrator
12 10 (3.41%) Business Systems Analyst
12 10 (3.41%) IT Support
13 9 (3.07%) Junior
14 8 (2.73%) Analyst Programmer
14 8 (2.73%) Team Leader
15 7 (2.39%) Business Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.83%) .NET
2 9 (3.07%) ASP.NET
2 9 (3.07%) COM
2 9 (3.07%) XML
3 7 (2.39%) XSLT
3 7 (2.39%) CSS
3 7 (2.39%) jQuery
4 6 (2.05%) HTML
4 6 (2.05%) Web Services
4 6 (2.05%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.71%) JSON
5 5 (1.71%) Ajax
5 5 (1.71%) .NET Remoting
5 5 (1.71%) WinForms
5 5 (1.71%) SOAP
5 5 (1.71%) OOXML
6 4 (1.37%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.37%) SAP BC
7 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.14%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.46%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.05%) iPad
5 5 (1.71%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.37%) Statistics
6 4 (1.37%) Social Media
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.68%) PMI
7 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.68%) GIS
7 2 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.34%) Tandem
8 1 (0.34%) PDA
8 1 (0.34%) AS400
8 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 113 (38.57%) Windows
2 67 (22.87%) Windows 7
3 40 (13.65%) Windows XP
4 22 (7.51%) Linux
5 15 (5.12%) UNIX
6 11 (3.75%) Windows Vista
7 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.73%) Windows 2000
8 8 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) AIX
10 3 (1.02%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.34%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.36%) ITIL
2 38 (12.97%) Project Management
3 34 (11.60%) Business Analysis
4 31 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (9.90%) PRINCE
6 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (6.48%) Document Management
8 17 (5.80%) Change Management
8 17 (5.80%) Business Process Mapping
9 16 (5.46%) Workflow
10 15 (5.12%) OO
11 14 (4.78%) CRM
11 14 (4.78%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.44%) Incident Management
13 12 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (3.75%) ERP
15 8 (2.73%) OOD
15 8 (2.73%) Scrum
15 8 (2.73%) Information Security
15 8 (2.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.06%) SQL
2 22 (7.51%) Java
3 20 (6.83%) C#
4 18 (6.14%) C++
5 8 (2.73%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.39%) Perl
7 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.71%) XQuery
9 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.37%) VB
9 4 (1.37%) ABAP
9 4 (1.37%) PHP
9 4 (1.37%) Python
10 3 (1.02%) C
10 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.68%) VBScript
11 2 (0.68%) VBA
11 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (17.41%) Degree
2 12 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.73%) CRISC
4 6 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.71%) CISA
5 5 (1.71%) MCDST
5 5 (1.71%) PMP
5 5 (1.71%) CISSP
5 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.71%) CGEIT
6 4 (1.37%) CBAP
6 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.02%) ISEB
7 3 (1.02%) CISM
8 2 (0.68%) MOS
8 2 (0.68%) HNC
8 2 (0.68%) HND
8 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.46%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.02%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (18.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.02%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.68%) vSphere
4 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.46%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.68%) WSUS
3 2 (0.68%) DameWare
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 151 (51.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.80%) Interwoven
2 17 (5.80%) VMware
3 14 (4.78%) Citrix
4 11 (3.75%) Oracle
5 10 (3.41%) Lotus
6 8 (2.73%) Cisco
6 8 (2.73%) Adobe
6 8 (2.73%) HP
6 8 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.39%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.39%) Dell
8 6 (2.05%) SAP
9 5 (1.71%) Reuters
10 4 (1.37%) Intel
10 4 (1.37%) Apple
11 3 (1.02%) IBM
11 3 (1.02%) Symantec
12 2 (0.68%) McAfee
12 2 (0.68%) SolidWorks
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