The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 166 112 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.56% 3.48% 4.11%
As % of the Applications category 32.87% 24.94% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 107 72 91
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
505 449 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.87% 13.93% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 318 308 282
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +23 84 £33,750 -12.33% 6
Edinburgh -8 54 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Aberdeen +4 10 £40,000 - 2
Stirling -9 5 £20,000 - 1
West Lothian +10 1 £31,500 +85.29%
Fife -2 1 £31,000 - 1
Dundee -7 1 £29,500 - 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £25,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 139 (47.93%) Microsoft
2 132 (45.52%) MS Excel
3 110 (37.93%) Windows
4 95 (32.76%) Finance
5 71 (24.48%) MS Project
6 60 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 58 (20.00%) Degree
8 57 (19.66%) Active Directory
9 55 (18.97%) ITIL
10 43 (14.83%) SQL
10 43 (14.83%) MS PowerPoint
11 42 (14.48%) Project Management
12 36 (12.41%) Business Analysis
13 35 (12.07%) MS Visio
14 33 (11.38%) Windows XP
15 32 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (10.69%) Legal
17 30 (10.34%) Law
17 30 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (10.00%) PRINCE
18 29 (10.00%) WorkSite
19 25 (8.62%) C#
19 25 (8.62%) SQL Server
20 24 (8.28%) .NET
20 24 (8.28%) Banking
21 21 (7.24%) Interwoven
22 20 (6.90%) Java
22 20 (6.90%) Retail
23 19 (6.55%) Advertising
23 19 (6.55%) C++

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (10.00%) WorkSite
2 19 (6.55%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.83%) IBM Notes
3 14 (4.83%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.10%) IIS
6 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.72%) Apache
8 4 (1.38%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.38%) SAP Portal
8 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.03%) SAS
10 2 (0.69%) CMS
10 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.34%) Lync
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 132 (45.52%) MS Excel
2 71 (24.48%) MS Project
3 43 (14.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (12.07%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.76%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.72%) AutoCAD
7 4 (1.38%) FrameMaker
7 4 (1.38%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.34%) SPSS
8 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.38%) Maximo
3 2 (0.69%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.69%) assyst
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.07%) Office 365
2 3 (1.03%) SaaS
3 2 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.45%) DHCP
2 9 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.10%) DNS
3 8 (2.76%) VPN
4 7 (2.41%) LAN
5 5 (1.72%) SAN
6 4 (1.38%) Broadband
7 3 (1.03%) Network Security
7 3 (1.03%) WAN
7 3 (1.03%) Firewall
8 2 (0.69%) ADSL
8 2 (0.69%) Intranet
8 2 (0.69%) 3G
8 2 (0.69%) NAS
9 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.34%) VSAT
9 1 (0.34%) RFID
9 1 (0.34%) SMTP
9 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.52%) Data Mining
3 9 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.38%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.69%) OLAP
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.34%) EDMS
9 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.72%) MSBuild
1 5 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.72%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.38%) NWDI
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 95 (32.76%) Finance
2 31 (10.69%) Legal
3 30 (10.34%) Law
4 24 (8.28%) Banking
5 20 (6.90%) Retail
6 19 (6.55%) Advertising
7 17 (5.86%) Retail Banking
8 10 (3.45%) Marketing
9 8 (2.76%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.03%) Billing
11 2 (0.69%) Automotive
11 2 (0.69%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 162 (55.86%) Analyst
2 53 (18.28%) Support Analyst
3 42 (14.48%) Service Analyst
4 41 (14.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 38 (13.10%) Systems Analyst
6 26 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 26 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (7.93%) Developer
8 21 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 18 (6.21%) PMO Analyst
10 17 (5.86%) Programmer
11 12 (4.14%) IT Support
12 11 (3.79%) Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.45%) Administrator
13 10 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
13 10 (3.45%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.10%) Desktop Support
14 9 (3.10%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.10%) Applications Support
15 8 (2.76%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.28%) .NET
2 10 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.76%) XML
3 8 (2.76%) CSS
4 7 (2.41%) jQuery
4 7 (2.41%) XSLT
4 7 (2.41%) HTML
5 6 (2.07%) Web Services
5 6 (2.07%) COM
6 5 (1.72%) Ajax
6 5 (1.72%) JSON
6 5 (1.72%) .NET Remoting
6 5 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.72%) OOXML
6 5 (1.72%) SOAP
6 5 (1.72%) WinForms
7 4 (1.38%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.38%) SAP BC
8 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.38%) Social Media
5 4 (1.38%) iPad
6 3 (1.03%) Statistics
6 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.03%) PMI
7 2 (0.69%) GIS
7 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.69%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.34%) PDA
8 1 (0.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.34%) CMDB
8 1 (0.34%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 110 (37.93%) Windows
2 60 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 33 (11.38%) Windows XP
4 18 (6.21%) Linux
5 14 (4.83%) UNIX
6 9 (3.10%) Windows Vista
6 9 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.38%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.38%) AIX
10 2 (0.69%) Android
10 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.97%) ITIL
2 42 (14.48%) Project Management
3 36 (12.41%) Business Analysis
4 32 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 17 (5.86%) Document Management
7 17 (5.86%) Business Process Mapping
8 16 (5.52%) Workflow
9 15 (5.17%) OO
9 15 (5.17%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.83%) Incident Management
11 13 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.14%) ERP
13 11 (3.79%) CRM
13 11 (3.79%) MVC
14 10 (3.45%) PRINCE2
15 9 (3.10%) Service Management
15 9 (3.10%) Scrum
16 8 (2.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.83%) SQL
2 25 (8.62%) C#
3 20 (6.90%) Java
4 19 (6.55%) C++
5 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.41%) Perl
6 5 (1.72%) XQuery
7 4 (1.38%) PHP
7 4 (1.38%) C
7 4 (1.38%) VB
7 4 (1.38%) ABAP
8 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.03%) Python
8 3 (1.03%) VBA
9 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.76%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.07%) PMP
4 6 (2.07%) CBAP
5 5 (1.72%) CRISC
5 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.03%) MCDST
6 3 (1.03%) CEH
6 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.03%) HND
6 3 (1.03%) CISM
6 3 (1.03%) MOS
7 2 (0.69%) CISA
7 2 (0.69%) HNC
7 2 (0.69%) CISSP
7 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.83%) SLA
2 4 (1.38%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.38%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.14%) SCCM
2 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.69%) DameWare
3 2 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 139 (47.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.24%) Interwoven
3 16 (5.52%) VMware
4 14 (4.83%) Oracle
4 14 (4.83%) Lotus
5 13 (4.48%) Citrix
6 8 (2.76%) SAP
6 8 (2.76%) Adobe
7 6 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.72%) Reuters
8 5 (1.72%) Cisco
8 5 (1.72%) HP
9 4 (1.38%) Dell
10 3 (1.03%) Facebook
10 3 (1.03%) Sage
10 3 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.69%) SolidWorks
11 2 (0.69%) Apple
11 2 (0.69%) Intel
11 2 (0.69%) Symantec
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