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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 89 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 77 103 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 3.24% 3.14%
As % of the Applications category 23.55% 27.47% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 44 71 82
Average salary £31,000 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £49,800
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
327 375 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.37% 11.80% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 214 246 340
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 +13 43 £32,500 - 6
Glasgow -24 20 £30,000 +30.43% 6
Aberdeen +9 4 - -
Dundee +7 3 £32,250 -
Renfrewshire +1 2 - - 2
West Lothian +2 1 £22,500 -10.00% 1
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Falkirk -3 1 £37,500 +92.30%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 97 (61.01%) Microsoft
2 83 (52.20%) MS Excel
3 61 (38.36%) Windows
4 46 (28.93%) Finance
5 41 (25.79%) SQL
6 38 (23.90%) Degree
7 34 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (20.13%) ITIL
9 28 (17.61%) Active Directory
10 25 (15.72%) MS PowerPoint
10 25 (15.72%) Windows 7
11 24 (15.09%) Business Analysis
11 24 (15.09%) SharePoint
12 23 (14.47%) Windows Server
13 22 (13.84%) SQL Server
13 22 (13.84%) Project Management
14 17 (10.69%) Citrix
14 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (9.43%) MS Project
16 14 (8.81%) VBA
16 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (8.81%) Marketing
17 13 (8.18%) MS Exchange
17 13 (8.18%) C#
18 12 (7.55%) T-SQL
18 12 (7.55%) .NET
18 12 (7.55%) Windows XP
18 12 (7.55%) CRM
18 12 (7.55%) Cisco
18 12 (7.55%) Apple

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 24 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.18%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.77%) IIS
3 6 (3.77%) MS Project Server
4 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.14%) NetWeaver
4 5 (3.14%) SAS
5 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.63%) CICS
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (52.20%) MS Excel
2 25 (15.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (9.43%) MS Project
4 7 (4.40%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (2.52%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) SAP cProjects
1 5 (3.14%) SAP PM
2 4 (2.52%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.52%) HFM
2 4 (2.52%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (2.52%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.26%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.63%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Office 365
2 3 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) VPN
2 5 (3.14%) DNS
2 5 (3.14%) Firewall
2 5 (3.14%) LAN
2 5 (3.14%) WAN
3 4 (2.52%) SAN
4 3 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.89%) DHCP
5 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.63%) Skype
6 1 (0.63%) SSH
6 1 (0.63%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.40%) MS Access
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.14%) SAP BW
7 4 (2.52%) Essbase
7 4 (2.52%) Hyperion Smart View
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) DB2
9 1 (0.63%) GIS
9 1 (0.63%) QlikView
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (3.14%) SAP CE
3 4 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.89%) JIRA
5 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 46 (28.93%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Marketing
3 8 (5.03%) Legal
4 6 (3.77%) Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Law
5 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (40.25%) Analyst
2 28 (17.61%) Support Analyst
3 16 (10.06%) Service Analyst
4 15 (9.43%) Consultant
5 12 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (6.92%) Desktop Support
7 10 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.29%) Designer
7 10 (6.29%) IT Support
7 10 (6.29%) UX Designer
8 9 (5.66%) UI Designer
8 9 (5.66%) UI/UX Designer
9 8 (5.03%) IT Analyst
9 8 (5.03%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (3.77%) Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Project Analyst
11 6 (3.77%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) .NET
2 11 (6.92%) XML
3 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.77%) Web Services
5 5 (3.14%) CSS
5 5 (3.14%) SAP PI
5 5 (3.14%) SOAP
6 4 (2.52%) HTML
6 4 (2.52%) REST
6 4 (2.52%) WCF
7 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.26%) COM
7 2 (1.26%) LINQ
8 1 (0.63%) EDI
8 1 (0.63%) ISPF
8 1 (0.63%) jQuery
8 1 (0.63%) Middleware
8 1 (0.63%) WPF
8 1 (0.63%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.29%) User Experience
3 9 (5.66%) NHS
4 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.89%) Economics
7 3 (1.89%) Psychology
7 3 (1.89%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.89%) Statistics
8 2 (1.26%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.26%) Social Media
8 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.36%) Windows
2 25 (15.72%) Windows 7
3 23 (14.47%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.55%) Android
5 12 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.14%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.89%) Linux
9 3 (1.89%) Unix
9 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.13%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) Business Analysis
3 22 (13.84%) Project Management
4 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (7.55%) Change Management
5 12 (7.55%) CRM
5 12 (7.55%) Workflow
6 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.66%) Validation
8 8 (5.03%) Line Management
8 8 (5.03%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.03%) Time Management
9 7 (4.40%) Data Management
9 7 (4.40%) ITSM
9 7 (4.40%) Service Management
10 6 (3.77%) Data Architecture
10 6 (3.77%) Data Modelling
10 6 (3.77%) ERP
10 6 (3.77%) Quality Management
10 6 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.79%) SQL
2 14 (8.81%) VBA
3 13 (8.18%) C#
4 12 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.14%) ABAP
6 5 (3.14%) R
7 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.89%) Perl
9 2 (1.26%) Python
9 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) Java
10 1 (0.63%) JCL
10 1 (0.63%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) REXX
10 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (23.90%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) SAP Certification
3 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (2.52%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.52%) PMP
4 3 (1.89%) HND
4 3 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) CIPD
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) MOS
6 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) QA
3 3 (1.89%) PMBOK
System Software
1 28 (17.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.03%) vSphere
3 8 (5.03%) XenApp
4 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.63%) RACF
6 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) SCCM
2 2 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.26%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) zSecure
Vendors
1 97 (61.01%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.69%) Citrix
3 12 (7.55%) Apple
3 12 (7.55%) Cisco
3 12 (7.55%) Google
3 12 (7.55%) VMware
4 11 (6.92%) Oracle
5 10 (6.29%) SAP
6 9 (5.66%) Cegedim Rx
7 8 (5.03%) Bloomberg
7 8 (5.03%) Fidessa
7 8 (5.03%) Reuters
8 6 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (3.14%) Dell
10 4 (2.52%) Adobe
10 4 (2.52%) Anaplan
10 4 (2.52%) Cognos
10 4 (2.52%) HP
10 4 (2.52%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.89%) Avaya
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