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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 87 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 71 103 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.52% 3.47% 3.16%
As % of the Applications category 22.12% 28.22% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39 73 82
Median salary £30,500 £27,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.96% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
321 365 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.42% 12.30% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 208 240 326
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
(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 32 £25,000 -28.57% 6
Glasgow -22 27 £32,500 +35.41% 3
Aberdeen +12 4 - -
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 - 1
Dundee +7 1 £32,000 -
Renfrewshire +2 1 - -
Fife -1 1 £30,500 -27.38%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 101 (62.35%) Microsoft
2 90 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 64 (39.51%) Windows
4 49 (30.25%) Finance
5 43 (26.54%) Degree
6 41 (25.31%) SQL
7 35 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (20.99%) MS PowerPoint
9 33 (20.37%) Active Directory
10 32 (19.75%) ITIL
11 29 (17.90%) Windows 7
12 26 (16.05%) SharePoint
13 24 (14.81%) SQL Server
13 24 (14.81%) Windows Server
14 20 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (11.73%) Business Analysis
16 18 (11.11%) Citrix
16 18 (11.11%) Project Management
17 16 (9.88%) VBA
17 16 (9.88%) MS Exchange
18 15 (9.26%) Change Management
18 15 (9.26%) Marketing
19 14 (8.64%) SCCM
19 14 (8.64%) Workflow
19 14 (8.64%) Windows XP
19 14 (8.64%) XML
19 14 (8.64%) T-SQL
20 12 (7.41%) C#
20 12 (7.41%) Time Management

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 26 (16.05%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.88%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.32%) IIS
4 5 (3.09%) MS Project Server
4 5 (3.09%) SAS
5 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.23%) CICS
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.23%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 34 (20.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (6.79%) MS Project
4 8 (4.94%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (2.47%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.47%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (2.47%) HFM
2 4 (2.47%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (2.47%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.85%) Eikon
3 3 (1.85%) RMDS
4 2 (1.23%) SAP cProjects
4 2 (1.23%) SAP PM
4 2 (1.23%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.62%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) Office 365
2 3 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) VPN
2 7 (4.32%) LAN
2 7 (4.32%) WAN
3 5 (3.09%) DNS
3 5 (3.09%) Firewall
4 4 (2.47%) SAN
5 3 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.85%) DHCP
5 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.23%) SSH
6 2 (1.23%) SSL
6 2 (1.23%) VoIP
6 2 (1.23%) Wireless
7 1 (0.62%) Internet
7 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.56%) MS Access
4 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.47%) Essbase
6 4 (2.47%) Hyperion Smart View
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.85%) QlikView
8 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.23%) DB2
8 2 (1.23%) OLAP
8 2 (1.23%) OLTP
8 2 (1.23%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.23%) JIRA
3 2 (1.23%) SAP CE
3 2 (1.23%) Selenium
3 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (30.25%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Marketing
3 8 (4.94%) Legal
4 6 (3.70%) Banking
4 6 (3.70%) Law
5 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.85%) Front Office
5 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (36.42%) Analyst
2 25 (15.43%) Support Analyst
3 16 (9.88%) Consultant
3 16 (9.88%) Service Analyst
4 12 (7.41%) Developer
5 10 (6.17%) Desktop Support
5 10 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.56%) Designer
6 9 (5.56%) IT Support
6 9 (5.56%) UI Designer
6 9 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
6 9 (5.56%) UX Designer
7 8 (4.94%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (4.94%) IT Analyst
7 8 (4.94%) Principal Consultant
7 8 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.64%) XML
2 11 (6.79%) .NET
3 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.56%) Web Services
4 6 (3.70%) SOAP
5 4 (2.47%) CSS
5 4 (2.47%) REST
5 4 (2.47%) WCF
6 3 (1.85%) COM
6 3 (1.85%) HTML
7 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.23%) ISPF
7 2 (1.23%) LINQ
7 2 (1.23%) Middleware
7 2 (1.23%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.23%) XSLT
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.62%) EDI
8 1 (0.62%) jQuery
8 1 (0.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.56%) NHS
3 9 (5.56%) User Experience
4 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.85%) Derivative
5 3 (1.85%) Economics
5 3 (1.85%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.85%) Psychology
5 3 (1.85%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.85%) Statistics
6 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.23%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.23%) PKI
6 2 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (39.51%) Windows
2 29 (17.90%) Windows 7
3 24 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.64%) Windows XP
6 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (6.79%) Android
8 9 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.09%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.23%) Unix
11 2 (1.23%) zOS
12 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.62%) Linux
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.75%) ITIL
2 20 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (11.73%) Business Analysis
4 18 (11.11%) Project Management
5 15 (9.26%) Change Management
6 14 (8.64%) Workflow
7 12 (7.41%) Time Management
8 11 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.79%) CRM
9 9 (5.56%) Line Management
9 9 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.56%) Validation
9 9 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 9 (5.56%) Wireframes
10 8 (4.94%) Service Management
11 7 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.32%) Data Management
11 7 (4.32%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.70%) Data Architecture
12 6 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.31%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) VBA
3 14 (8.64%) T-SQL
4 12 (7.41%) C#
5 6 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.47%) Python
6 4 (2.47%) R
7 3 (1.85%) Perl
7 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.23%) ABAP
8 2 (1.23%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.23%) CLIST
8 2 (1.23%) Java
8 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.23%) JCL
8 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.23%) REXX
9 1 (0.62%) PHP
9 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (26.54%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (2.47%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.47%) PMP
3 3 (1.85%) ISEB
3 3 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.23%) HND
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.23%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) CCNP
5 1 (0.62%) CIPD
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.62%) MCITP
5 1 (0.62%) MCSA
5 1 (0.62%) MCSE
5 1 (0.62%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 3 (1.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 33 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.32%) vSphere
3 7 (4.32%) XenApp
4 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.23%) RACF
4 2 (1.23%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) SCCM
2 3 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (1.85%) SCOM
3 2 (1.23%) zSecure
4 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (62.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.11%) Citrix
3 12 (7.41%) Google
4 11 (6.79%) Apple
4 11 (6.79%) Cisco
4 11 (6.79%) Reuters
5 10 (6.17%) Oracle
5 10 (6.17%) VMware
6 9 (5.56%) Cegedim Rx
7 8 (4.94%) Bloomberg
7 8 (4.94%) Cognos
7 8 (4.94%) Fidessa
8 7 (4.32%) SAP
9 6 (3.70%) Anaplan
9 6 (3.70%) Hyperion
9 6 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.47%) Dell
10 4 (2.47%) HP
11 3 (1.85%) Adobe
11 3 (1.85%) IBM
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