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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 90 91 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -43
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 56 82 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 2.50% 4.77%
As % of the Applications category 22.05% 23.63% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 106
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,610 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £29,265
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +2.51%
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
254 347 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.04% 10.58% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 183 229 358
Median salary £32,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Edinburgh -6 24 £27,500 -4.34% 2
Glasgow +12 21 £36,000 -0.68% 3
West Lothian +7 5 £22,500 -40.00%
Fife - 3 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 £34,750 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £57,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 103 (72.03%) MS Excel
2 79 (55.24%) Microsoft
3 52 (36.36%) Finance
3 52 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (27.27%) Windows
5 34 (23.78%) Degree
6 33 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (21.68%) SQL
8 28 (19.58%) Active Directory
9 22 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (14.69%) SQL Server
10 21 (14.69%) Windows 7
11 20 (13.99%) Performance Management
12 19 (13.29%) MS Exchange
13 18 (12.59%) Time Management
14 17 (11.89%) Cognos
14 17 (11.89%) ITIL
14 17 (11.89%) Project Management
14 17 (11.89%) Cognos TM1
15 16 (11.19%) Change Management
16 15 (10.49%) Cognos Controller
17 14 (9.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 14 (9.79%) XML
17 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
17 14 (9.79%) Windows XP
18 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
18 13 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (9.09%) Computer Science
18 13 (9.09%) Windows Server

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 19 (13.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.90%) SAS
4 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.50%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.80%) CICS
5 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.10%) IIS
7 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.40%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 103 (72.03%) MS Excel
2 52 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.29%) MS Project
4 8 (5.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Cognos TM1
2 15 (10.49%) Cognos Controller
3 14 (9.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (3.50%) HFM
5 3 (2.10%) Eikon
5 3 (2.10%) RMDS
5 3 (2.10%) Sonata
6 2 (1.40%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (1.40%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) Firewall
2 6 (4.20%) LAN
2 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.20%) VPN
3 5 (3.50%) VoIP
3 5 (3.50%) WAN
4 4 (2.80%) Kerberos
4 4 (2.80%) SSH
4 4 (2.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.40%) DHCP
5 2 (1.40%) DNS
5 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.70%) Broadband
6 1 (0.70%) Network Security
6 1 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.20%) QlikView
5 5 (3.50%) DB2
5 5 (3.50%) MS Access
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.10%) OLAP
7 3 (2.10%) OLTP
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.40%) Essbase
8 2 (1.40%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.40%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) JIRA
2 3 (2.10%) Selenium
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (8.39%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Legal
4 5 (3.50%) Marketing
5 4 (2.80%) Billing
5 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.80%) Law
6 3 (2.10%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (37.76%) Analyst
2 15 (10.49%) Accountant
2 15 (10.49%) Systems Accountant
3 14 (9.79%) Consultant
4 13 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (8.39%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 11 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Developer
8 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.59%) Principal Consultant
9 8 (5.59%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) SQL Data Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) TM1 Analyst
11 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.79%) XML
2 5 (3.50%) ISPF
2 5 (3.50%) Middleware
3 4 (2.80%) Web Services
4 3 (2.10%) COM
5 2 (1.40%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.70%) .NET
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.70%) CGI
6 1 (0.70%) CSS
6 1 (0.70%) EDI
6 1 (0.70%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
6 1 (0.70%) jQuery
6 1 (0.70%) REST
6 1 (0.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.50%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.80%) PKI
5 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.10%) Derivative
5 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.10%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.40%) Economics
6 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Biology
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) Statistics
7 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.27%) Windows
2 21 (14.69%) Windows 7
3 14 (9.79%) Windows XP
4 13 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.90%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.20%) Unix
8 6 (4.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.50%) zOS
10 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.10%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.70%) Android
13 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (13.99%) Performance Management
3 18 (12.59%) Time Management
4 17 (11.89%) ITIL
4 17 (11.89%) Project Management
5 16 (11.19%) Change Management
6 13 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.39%) CRM
7 12 (8.39%) Wealth Management
8 11 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.29%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.20%) Information Security
11 6 (4.20%) Line Management
11 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.20%) User Stories
12 5 (3.50%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.50%) Scrum
12 5 (3.50%) Security Management
12 5 (3.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.68%) SQL
2 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 9 (6.29%) C#
3 9 (6.29%) VBA
4 5 (3.50%) Assembly Language
4 5 (3.50%) CLIST
4 5 (3.50%) Java
4 5 (3.50%) JCL
4 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.50%) Python
4 5 (3.50%) REXX
5 4 (2.80%) Perl
5 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.40%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.70%) C
7 1 (0.70%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (23.78%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.40%) CISM
4 2 (1.40%) CISSP
4 2 (1.40%) CRISC
4 2 (1.40%) HND
4 2 (1.40%) ISEB
4 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) MCITP
5 1 (0.70%) MCSA
5 1 (0.70%) MCSE
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) SLA
2 8 (5.59%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (19.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (3.50%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (2.80%) RACF
5 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) SCCM
2 4 (2.80%) SCOM
2 4 (2.80%) zSecure
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.10%) WSUS
4 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 79 (55.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.89%) Cognos
3 10 (6.99%) VMware
4 9 (6.29%) Anaplan
4 9 (6.29%) Hyperion
4 9 (6.29%) Oracle
5 8 (5.59%) Citrix
6 7 (4.90%) IBM
7 5 (3.50%) CA
7 5 (3.50%) Cisco
7 5 (3.50%) SAP
7 5 (3.50%) Sybase
8 4 (2.80%) Reuters
9 3 (2.10%) Apple
9 3 (2.10%) FNZ
9 3 (2.10%) HP
9 3 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.40%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.40%) iManage
10 2 (1.40%) Tableau
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