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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 87 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 86 185 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.61% 5.01% 4.09%
As % of the Applications category 23.56% 33.33% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 49 117 83
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,300 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
365 555 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.08% 15.04% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 236 350 347
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -28 36 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Glasgow -48 25 £35,000 - 2
Stirling +10 9 £26,000 +30.00%
Dundee +1 5 £40,000 +35.59% 1
North Lanarkshire - 5 £25,500 -
Aberdeen 0 1 £50,000 +25.00%
West Lothian -7 1 £37,500 +19.04%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £24,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (67.89%) Microsoft
2 106 (55.79%) MS Excel
3 70 (36.84%) Windows
4 68 (35.79%) Finance
5 54 (28.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 45 (23.68%) Project Management
7 42 (22.11%) Degree
8 37 (19.47%) Windows 7
9 32 (16.84%) Active Directory
10 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (14.74%) SQL
12 27 (14.21%) ITIL
13 26 (13.68%) MS Visio
14 25 (13.16%) Windows XP
15 22 (11.58%) Banking
16 21 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (11.05%) Change Management
16 21 (11.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (10.53%) SharePoint
17 20 (10.53%) MS Exchange
18 19 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (9.47%) MS Project
20 17 (8.95%) Oracle
21 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
21 16 (8.42%) Programme Management
22 14 (7.37%) SAS
22 14 (7.37%) PRINCE2
23 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
23 13 (6.84%) VMware
23 13 (6.84%) Computer Science

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 20 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.37%) SAS
3 7 (3.68%) WorkSite
4 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.11%) Lync
5 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.11%) IIS
5 4 (2.11%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.58%) FileNet
6 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.05%) CMS
7 2 (1.05%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) MTS
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 106 (55.79%) MS Excel
2 54 (28.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (13.68%) MS Visio
4 18 (9.47%) MS Project
5 8 (4.21%) AutoCAD
6 5 (2.63%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (2.11%) Photoshop
7 4 (2.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.53%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) HFM
1 5 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (2.63%) Hyperion Planning
1 5 (2.63%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.21%) Office 365
2 4 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) VPN
2 7 (3.68%) WAN
2 7 (3.68%) Firewall
3 5 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.63%) LAN
4 4 (2.11%) ADSL
4 4 (2.11%) Broadband
4 4 (2.11%) VoIP
4 4 (2.11%) 3G
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (1.05%) DNS
5 2 (1.05%) Wireless
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.05%) DHCP
6 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.53%) GSM
6 1 (0.53%) UMTS
6 1 (0.53%) LTE
6 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.63%) Hyperion Smart View
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.63%) Essbase
4 4 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.58%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.05%) QlikView
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.53%) MS Access
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.53%) Toad
2 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (35.79%) Finance
2 22 (11.58%) Banking
3 11 (5.79%) Retail
4 10 (5.26%) Legal
4 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.16%) Games
6 5 (2.63%) French Language
6 5 (2.63%) German Language
6 5 (2.63%) Polish Language
6 5 (2.63%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.63%) Electronics
7 4 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.58%) Law
8 3 (1.58%) Marketing
9 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (37.37%) Analyst
2 23 (12.11%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.53%) IT Support
4 16 (8.42%) Support Analyst
5 12 (6.32%) IT Support Analyst
6 11 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (5.79%) Service Analyst
7 9 (4.74%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.74%) PMO Analyst
8 7 (3.68%) Desktop Support
8 7 (3.68%) Consultant
9 6 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.16%) Solutions Analyst
10 5 (2.63%) Customer Analyst
10 5 (2.63%) Hyperion Consultant
10 5 (2.63%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (2.63%) Technical Writer
10 5 (2.63%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) .NET
1 8 (4.21%) CSS
2 5 (2.63%) HTML
3 4 (2.11%) JSP
3 4 (2.11%) Web Services
4 3 (1.58%) J2EE
4 3 (1.58%) SPNEGO
5 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) EJB
6 1 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) XSLT
6 1 (0.53%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.68%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.16%) Economics
5 6 (3.16%) Statistics
5 6 (3.16%) Psychology
6 5 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.11%) Social Gaming
7 4 (2.11%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.58%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.58%) iPhone
8 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.58%) Physics
8 3 (1.58%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.05%) GIS
9 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.84%) Windows
2 37 (19.47%) Windows 7
3 25 (13.16%) Windows XP
4 19 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.79%) Android
6 7 (3.68%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.11%) Linux
10 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.68%) Project Management
2 27 (14.21%) ITIL
3 21 (11.05%) Change Management
3 21 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (11.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (8.42%) Programme Management
4 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.37%) PRINCE2
6 13 (6.84%) Line Management
7 11 (5.79%) Quality Management
7 11 (5.79%) Change Control
8 10 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 10 (5.26%) CRM
9 9 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.74%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (4.21%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.21%) ERP
10 8 (4.21%) Six Sigma
10 8 (4.21%) SDLC
11 7 (3.68%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.74%) SQL
2 10 (5.26%) Java
3 8 (4.21%) VBA
4 7 (3.68%) Python
4 7 (3.68%) C++
5 5 (2.63%) C#
5 5 (2.63%) R
6 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.58%) Perl
7 3 (1.58%) VB
8 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.05%) PHP
8 2 (1.05%) C
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.53%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 42 (22.11%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.63%) ISEB
4 5 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.58%) MCP
6 3 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.05%) MOS
7 2 (1.05%) PMP
7 2 (1.05%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.05%) HND
7 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.53%) OCP
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) PhD
8 1 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) SLA
2 5 (2.63%) ISO 14001
2 5 (2.63%) ISO 9002
3 3 (1.58%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (16.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.63%) XenApp
3 5 (2.63%) vSphere
4 4 (2.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.58%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) SCOM
2 4 (2.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (67.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.95%) Oracle
3 13 (6.84%) VMware
4 10 (5.26%) SAP
5 9 (4.74%) Citrix
6 8 (4.21%) Apple
7 6 (3.16%) Adobe
8 5 (2.63%) Cognos
8 5 (2.63%) Cisco
8 5 (2.63%) Hyperion
8 5 (2.63%) Siemens
8 5 (2.63%) HP
8 5 (2.63%) T-Plan
8 5 (2.63%) Allen-Bradley
8 5 (2.63%) Hyland
8 5 (2.63%) Anaplan
9 4 (2.11%) AppSense
9 4 (2.11%) Dell
9 4 (2.11%) Lotus
9 4 (2.11%) Sybase
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