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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 174 131 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.80% 4.24% 3.45%
As % of the Applications category 31.87% 26.68% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 108 94 72
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,950 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
546 491 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.05% 15.87% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 346 351 272
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +34 72 £32,500 -15.58% 4
Edinburgh -13 65 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Aberdeen +1 13 £40,000 - 1
Stirling -18 10 £20,000 +8.10% 1
Fife - 4 £31,000 - 4
West Lothian +3 3 £31,500 +41.57% 3
Dundee +11 2 £29,500 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £19,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 143 (46.89%) MS Excel
2 142 (46.56%) Microsoft
3 117 (38.36%) Windows
4 101 (33.11%) Finance
5 79 (25.90%) MS Project
6 67 (21.97%) Active Directory
7 63 (20.66%) Windows 7
8 62 (20.33%) Degree
9 59 (19.34%) MS PowerPoint
10 55 (18.03%) ITIL
11 51 (16.72%) Project Management
12 45 (14.75%) SQL
13 44 (14.43%) Windows XP
14 40 (13.11%) Legal
15 36 (11.80%) WorkSite
16 34 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (11.15%) Law
16 34 (11.15%) Banking
16 34 (11.15%) MS Visio
17 33 (10.82%) Business Analysis
18 31 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 28 (9.18%) PRINCE
21 27 (8.85%) MS Exchange
22 26 (8.52%) Java
23 25 (8.20%) Service Delivery
23 25 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (7.87%) C#
24 24 (7.87%) .NET
25 23 (7.54%) SQL Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (11.80%) WorkSite
2 27 (8.85%) MS Exchange
3 19 (6.23%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.93%) IIS
6 11 (3.61%) IBM Notes
7 10 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.62%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.97%) Lync
11 5 (1.64%) FileNet
11 5 (1.64%) Apache
11 5 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.31%) NetWeaver
12 4 (1.31%) SAP Portal
13 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.98%) SAS
14 2 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 143 (46.89%) MS Excel
2 79 (25.90%) MS Project
3 59 (19.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (11.15%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.64%) Maximo
3 3 (0.98%) HFM
3 3 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.98%) FRx
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.66%) assyst
4 2 (0.66%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.33%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.97%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Taleo
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) SAN
2 8 (2.62%) Firewall
2 8 (2.62%) LAN
3 7 (2.30%) DHCP
4 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.97%) IP Telephony
4 6 (1.97%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (1.97%) DNS
5 4 (1.31%) VPN
5 4 (1.31%) WAN
6 3 (0.98%) ADSL
7 2 (0.66%) Broadband
7 2 (0.66%) SMTP
7 2 (0.66%) LDAP
7 2 (0.66%) 3G
8 1 (0.33%) RFID
8 1 (0.33%) Intranet
8 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.25%) Data Mining
3 9 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.31%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.33%) EDMS
9 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) NWDI
2 3 (0.98%) MSBuild
2 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.98%) InstallShield
2 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 101 (33.11%) Finance
2 40 (13.11%) Legal
3 34 (11.15%) Law
3 34 (11.15%) Banking
4 21 (6.89%) Retail
5 20 (6.56%) Retail Banking
6 18 (5.90%) Advertising
7 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.64%) Billing
9 4 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.31%) Marketing
10 3 (0.98%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 173 (56.72%) Analyst
2 57 (18.69%) Support Analyst
3 47 (15.41%) Service Analyst
3 47 (15.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (11.80%) Systems Analyst
5 30 (9.84%) Business Analyst
6 27 (8.85%) Developer
7 23 (7.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (6.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 20 (6.56%) PMO Analyst
10 18 (5.90%) IT Support
10 18 (5.90%) Programmer
11 14 (4.59%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.59%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.93%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.61%) Applications Support
13 11 (3.61%) IT Support Analyst
14 10 (3.28%) Business Systems Analyst
15 9 (2.95%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.95%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.87%) .NET
2 9 (2.95%) Web Services
3 7 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.30%) COM
4 6 (1.97%) XML
5 5 (1.64%) JSP
5 5 (1.64%) HTML
5 5 (1.64%) SPNEGO
6 4 (1.31%) SAP BC
6 4 (1.31%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.31%) CSS
7 3 (0.98%) XSLT
7 3 (0.98%) Ajax
7 3 (0.98%) .NET Remoting
7 3 (0.98%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.98%) JSON
7 3 (0.98%) WinForms
7 3 (0.98%) SOAP
7 3 (0.98%) OOXML
7 3 (0.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.23%) Blackberry
3 17 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.97%) PMI
4 6 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.31%) User Experience
6 4 (1.31%) iPad
7 3 (0.98%) Social Gaming
7 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.98%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.98%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.66%) GIS
8 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.66%) Statistics
8 2 (0.66%) Social Media
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.33%) Kindle
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 117 (38.36%) Windows
2 63 (20.66%) Windows 7
3 44 (14.43%) Windows XP
4 16 (5.25%) Linux
4 16 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.61%) UNIX
7 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.97%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.31%) AIX
10 3 (0.98%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.33%) Solaris
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.03%) ITIL
2 51 (16.72%) Project Management
3 34 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 33 (10.82%) Business Analysis
5 29 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (9.18%) PRINCE
7 25 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 25 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (7.21%) Workflow
8 22 (7.21%) Document Management
9 16 (5.25%) OO
9 16 (5.25%) Business Process Mapping
10 15 (4.92%) PRINCE2
11 14 (4.59%) Line Management
12 13 (4.26%) CRM
13 12 (3.93%) ERP
13 12 (3.93%) Incident Management
14 11 (3.61%) Content Management
15 10 (3.28%) Scrum
15 10 (3.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.75%) SQL
2 26 (8.52%) Java
3 24 (7.87%) C#
4 20 (6.56%) C++
5 10 (3.28%) Perl
6 9 (2.95%) C
7 7 (2.30%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.97%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.64%) Python
9 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.31%) ABAP
10 4 (1.31%) PHP
10 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.98%) VB
11 3 (0.98%) XQuery
12 2 (0.66%) VBA
13 1 (0.33%) VBScript
13 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 62 (20.33%) Degree
2 14 (4.59%) PMI Certification
2 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.62%) PMP
4 6 (1.97%) CBAP
5 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.64%) HND
6 4 (1.31%) MCSA
6 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.31%) CISM
6 4 (1.31%) MOS
6 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.31%) CRISC
7 3 (0.98%) CEH
8 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.66%) CCNA
8 2 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.59%) SLA
2 9 (2.95%) QA
3 5 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 67 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.93%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.31%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) SCCM
2 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.66%) WSUS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 142 (46.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.89%) Oracle
3 20 (6.56%) Interwoven
4 18 (5.90%) VMware
5 11 (3.61%) Lotus
6 10 (3.28%) Cisco
7 8 (2.62%) SAP
8 7 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.97%) Citrix
9 6 (1.97%) HP
10 5 (1.64%) IBM
10 5 (1.64%) Apple
11 4 (1.31%) Sage
11 4 (1.31%) Adobe
12 3 (0.98%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.98%) Reuters
12 3 (0.98%) Facebook
13 2 (0.66%) Symantec
13 2 (0.66%) Sophos
13 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
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