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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 71 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 92 104 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.22% 3.29% 3.37%
As % of the Applications category 27.71% 26.33% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 52 70 90
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,350 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
332 395 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.60% 12.50% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 215 252 324
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 43 £45,500 +77.56% 4
Edinburgh -1 36 £28,500 -32.94% 3
West Lothian +6 3 £17,500 -22.22%
Aberdeen +6 2 - - 1
Fife -7 2 £37,750 -
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 -
Renfrewshire -4 1 £57,500 +210.81%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 108 (61.36%) MS Excel
2 103 (58.52%) Microsoft
3 65 (36.93%) Windows
3 65 (36.93%) Finance
4 56 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (26.14%) Degree
6 40 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (21.59%) Active Directory
8 37 (21.02%) SQL
9 36 (20.45%) ITIL
10 33 (18.75%) Windows 7
11 28 (15.91%) SharePoint
11 28 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 22 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (11.36%) MS Exchange
14 19 (10.80%) Project Management
15 18 (10.23%) Cognos TM1
15 18 (10.23%) Cognos
16 17 (9.66%) SCCM
17 16 (9.09%) Time Management
17 16 (9.09%) Change Management
17 16 (9.09%) VBA
18 15 (8.52%) Citrix
18 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (7.95%) Cognos Controller
19 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
19 14 (7.95%) Performance Management
19 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.11%) SAS
4 8 (4.55%) IIS
5 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.84%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.27%) CICS
7 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.70%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.14%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.14%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.57%) Apache
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 108 (61.36%) MS Excel
2 56 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (6.82%) MS Project
4 10 (5.68%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.84%) InVision
6 3 (1.70%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.70%) SPSS
7 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Cognos TM1
2 14 (7.95%) Cognos Controller
3 13 (7.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (3.98%) HFM
5 4 (2.27%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (2.27%) SAP BPC
6 3 (1.70%) Eikon
6 3 (1.70%) RMDS
7 2 (1.14%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.57%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.82%) Office 365
2 3 (1.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) WAN
2 8 (4.55%) LAN
3 7 (3.98%) Firewall
4 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.41%) VPN
5 5 (2.84%) DNS
6 4 (2.27%) DHCP
6 4 (2.27%) Kerberos
6 4 (2.27%) SAN
6 4 (2.27%) SSH
6 4 (2.27%) SSL
6 4 (2.27%) VoIP
7 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.57%) Internet
8 1 (0.57%) Network Security
8 1 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.41%) MS Access
5 5 (2.84%) DB2
5 5 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.84%) QlikView
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.27%) Essbase
6 4 (2.27%) Hyperion Smart View
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.70%) OLAP
7 3 (1.70%) OLTP
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.57%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.14%) JIRA
3 2 (1.14%) Selenium
3 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (36.93%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Banking
3 10 (5.68%) Legal
3 10 (5.68%) Marketing
4 6 (3.41%) Law
5 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.70%) Front Office
5 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Billing
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (36.93%) Analyst
2 22 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 19 (10.80%) Consultant
4 17 (9.66%) Service Analyst
5 15 (8.52%) Financial Analyst
6 14 (7.95%) Accountant
6 14 (7.95%) Systems Accountant
7 11 (6.25%) Developer
7 11 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (5.68%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.68%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 10 (5.68%) Principal Consultant
8 10 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (5.11%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) IT Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) IT Support
12 6 (3.41%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.41%) TM1 Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) XML
2 9 (5.11%) .NET
3 8 (4.55%) Web Services
4 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.84%) ISPF
5 5 (2.84%) Middleware
5 5 (2.84%) SOAP
6 4 (2.27%) COM
7 3 (1.70%) REST
7 3 (1.70%) WCF
8 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.14%) CSS
8 2 (1.14%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.14%) XSLT
9 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.57%) CGI
9 1 (0.57%) EDI
9 1 (0.57%) HTML
9 1 (0.57%) jQuery
9 1 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.84%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.84%) NHS
4 5 (2.84%) User Experience
5 4 (2.27%) Economics
5 4 (2.27%) PKI
5 4 (2.27%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.27%) Statistics
6 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.70%) Derivative
6 3 (1.70%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.70%) Psychology
7 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.14%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.14%) Social Media
8 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.93%) Windows
2 33 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 22 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.95%) Windows XP
6 11 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.98%) Android
8 5 (2.84%) Unix
8 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.84%) zOS
9 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.45%) ITIL
2 28 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (10.80%) Project Management
4 16 (9.09%) Change Management
4 16 (9.09%) Time Management
5 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.95%) Performance Management
7 12 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.25%) Wealth Management
9 10 (5.68%) Line Management
9 10 (5.68%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.68%) Workflow
10 9 (5.11%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.55%) Analytics
11 8 (4.55%) CRM
11 8 (4.55%) Service Management
11 8 (4.55%) User Stories
12 6 (3.41%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.02%) SQL
2 16 (9.09%) VBA
3 10 (5.68%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.11%) C#
5 5 (2.84%) Assembly Language
5 5 (2.84%) CLIST
5 5 (2.84%) JCL
5 5 (2.84%) Perl
5 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.84%) REXX
5 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.27%) Python
6 4 (2.27%) R
6 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.70%) Java
8 2 (1.14%) C
8 2 (1.14%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.57%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (26.14%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.84%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.84%) PMP
4 3 (1.70%) ISEB
4 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.14%) CISM
5 2 (1.14%) CISSP
5 2 (1.14%) CRISC
5 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CCNP
6 1 (0.57%) CIPD
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) HND
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) SLA
2 6 (3.41%) QA
3 3 (1.70%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (21.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.55%) vSphere
4 5 (2.84%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 5 (2.84%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.27%) RACF
5 4 (2.27%) XenApp
6 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (9.66%) SCCM
2 4 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (2.27%) SCOM
2 4 (2.27%) zSecure
3 3 (1.70%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 103 (58.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.23%) Cognos
3 15 (8.52%) Citrix
4 13 (7.39%) VMware
5 11 (6.25%) Anaplan
5 11 (6.25%) Hyperion
5 11 (6.25%) Reuters
6 9 (5.11%) Apple
6 9 (5.11%) Cisco
6 9 (5.11%) Oracle
7 8 (4.55%) Bloomberg
7 8 (4.55%) Fidessa
7 8 (4.55%) Google
7 8 (4.55%) IBM
8 6 (3.41%) SAP
9 5 (2.84%) CA
9 5 (2.84%) Cegedim Rx
9 5 (2.84%) Sybase
10 4 (2.27%) HP
10 4 (2.27%) ServiceNow
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