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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 64 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 102 122 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.25% 3.07% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 27.95% 22.26% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 70 82 88
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £20,000 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £49,800 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
365 548 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.62% 13.81% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 238 338 228
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Glasgow +13 38 £23,000 -23.33% 5
Edinburgh -15 35 £31,250 +13.63% 7
Stirling +3 7 £19,000 -26.92% 1
Fife +8 6 £42,000 +5.00%
Aberdeen +10 4 £34,000 +15.25% 1
Falkirk - 2 £19,500 -
Dundee +5 1 - - 1
Perth and Kinross +3 1 - -
West Lothian +1 1 £25,000 -33.33%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £35,000 - 2
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £18,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (58.88%) Microsoft
2 110 (51.40%) MS Excel
3 93 (43.46%) Windows
4 67 (31.31%) Finance
5 57 (26.64%) Windows 7
6 51 (23.83%) Active Directory
7 48 (22.43%) Degree
8 45 (21.03%) Project Management
8 45 (21.03%) SQL
9 43 (20.09%) MS PowerPoint
10 31 (14.49%) ITIL
11 30 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (13.55%) MS Exchange
13 28 (13.08%) MS Visio
14 27 (12.62%) SharePoint
15 26 (12.15%) Change Management
15 26 (12.15%) Banking
16 24 (11.21%) Windows XP
17 19 (8.88%) Oracle
18 18 (8.41%) SQL Server
18 18 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (7.48%) VMware
20 15 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (7.01%) Citrix
20 15 (7.01%) MS Project
21 14 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
21 14 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
22 13 (6.07%) Legal
23 12 (5.61%) Linux
23 12 (5.61%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (13.55%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.62%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.67%) IBM Notes
4 9 (4.21%) Lync
4 9 (4.21%) WorkSite
5 7 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.27%) SAS
6 6 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.80%) FileNet
6 6 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.87%) IIS
8 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.93%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.47%) CMS
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.47%) WinCC
Applications
1 110 (51.40%) MS Excel
2 43 (20.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (13.08%) MS Visio
4 15 (7.01%) MS Project
5 8 (3.74%) AutoCAD
6 5 (2.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (2.34%) Photoshop
7 4 (1.87%) SPSS
8 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.74%) Office 365
2 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) Ethernet
1 7 (3.27%) Firewall
2 5 (2.34%) Internet
3 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.87%) VPN
3 4 (1.87%) DNS
3 4 (1.87%) LAN
3 4 (1.87%) VoIP
4 3 (1.40%) SAN
4 3 (1.40%) WAN
4 3 (1.40%) DHCP
5 2 (0.93%) 3G
5 2 (0.93%) ICMP
5 2 (0.93%) ADSL
5 2 (0.93%) Broadband
5 2 (0.93%) Wireless
5 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.61%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.80%) InterSystems Cache
6 5 (2.34%) MS Access
6 5 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.34%) Informix
6 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.87%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.40%) MySQL
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.87%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.47%) Toad
2 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.47%) JMeter
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.47%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.47%) NeoLoad
General
1 67 (31.31%) Finance
2 26 (12.15%) Banking
3 13 (6.07%) Legal
4 10 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.67%) Retail
5 7 (3.27%) Publishing
6 5 (2.34%) French Language
6 5 (2.34%) German Language
6 5 (2.34%) Polish Language
6 5 (2.34%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.34%) Electronics
6 5 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.87%) Law
7 4 (1.87%) Billing
8 3 (1.40%) Games
8 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.40%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 85 (39.72%) Analyst
2 34 (15.89%) Support Analyst
3 28 (13.08%) IT Support
4 21 (9.81%) IT Support Analyst
5 18 (8.41%) Project Manager
6 16 (7.48%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.61%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.67%) Developer
9 8 (3.74%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (3.74%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (3.74%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (3.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (3.27%) Technical Writer
11 6 (2.80%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (2.80%) Administrator
11 6 (2.80%) Development Manager
12 5 (2.34%) Business Developer
12 5 (2.34%) Business Objects Developer
12 5 (2.34%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.27%) Web Services
2 6 (2.80%) CSS
2 6 (2.80%) JSP
2 6 (2.80%) SPNEGO
3 4 (1.87%) .NET
3 4 (1.87%) Middleware
4 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.93%) COM
4 2 (0.93%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) Yii
5 1 (0.47%) LAMP
5 1 (0.47%) Symfony
5 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.61%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.87%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.87%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.87%) Psychology
5 4 (1.87%) Economics
5 4 (1.87%) Statistics
5 4 (1.87%) iPhone
5 4 (1.87%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.40%) Equities
6 3 (1.40%) Social Media
6 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.93%) iPad
7 2 (0.93%) Wiki
7 2 (0.93%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 93 (43.46%) Windows
2 57 (26.64%) Windows 7
3 24 (11.21%) Windows XP
4 15 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.61%) Linux
6 9 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.27%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.80%) UNIX
9 4 (1.87%) Android
9 4 (1.87%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.47%) Solaris
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.03%) Project Management
2 31 (14.49%) ITIL
3 26 (12.15%) Change Management
4 18 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (4.67%) Programme Management
6 10 (4.67%) Workflow
6 10 (4.67%) Change Control
7 9 (4.21%) Document Management
8 8 (3.74%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.74%) CRM
8 8 (3.74%) E-Commerce
8 8 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.27%) Wealth Management
9 7 (3.27%) Quality Management
9 7 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.80%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.80%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.80%) RAD
10 6 (2.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.03%) SQL
2 11 (5.14%) PL/SQL
3 10 (4.67%) VBA
4 7 (3.27%) Java
5 5 (2.34%) R
6 4 (1.87%) Python
7 3 (1.40%) Perl
7 3 (1.40%) C++
7 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.93%) PHP
8 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) Fortran
9 1 (0.47%) C
9 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (22.43%) Degree
2 6 (2.80%) HND
3 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.87%) NVQ Level 3
4 4 (1.87%) MOS
5 3 (1.40%) MCP
5 3 (1.40%) MCSE
5 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) MCDST
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) CAPM
7 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.47%) HNC
7 1 (0.47%) PhD
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) SLA
2 5 (2.34%) ISO 14001
2 5 (2.34%) ISO 9002
3 4 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.40%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) P3O
System Software
1 51 (23.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (1.87%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) SCCM
1 5 (2.34%) SCOM
2 4 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 126 (58.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.88%) Oracle
3 16 (7.48%) VMware
4 15 (7.01%) Citrix
5 12 (5.61%) Cisco
6 10 (4.67%) Lotus
7 8 (3.74%) Business Objects
7 8 (3.74%) SAP
8 5 (2.34%) Siemens
8 5 (2.34%) Hyland
8 5 (2.34%) Netezza
8 5 (2.34%) T-Plan
8 5 (2.34%) Allen-Bradley
9 4 (1.87%) Remedy
10 3 (1.40%) Apple
10 3 (1.40%) Adobe
11 2 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.93%) Novell
11 2 (0.93%) HP
11 2 (0.93%) Dell
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