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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 66 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 101 134 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.21% 3.65% 3.20%
As % of the Applications category 25.57% 26.43% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 70 91 68
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
395 507 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.57% 13.81% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 258 322 290
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +8 45 £42,500 +26.86% 4
Glasgow -29 31 £26,375 -24.64% 10
Stirling 0 6 £26,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen +11 1 £50,000 +25.00%
South Ayrshire -1 1 - -
Renfrewshire -4 1 £18,500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 £33,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £35,000 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 130 (65.33%) Microsoft
2 117 (58.79%) MS Excel
3 76 (38.19%) Windows
4 66 (33.17%) Finance
5 57 (28.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 52 (26.13%) Project Management
7 48 (24.12%) Degree
8 42 (21.11%) Windows 7
9 40 (20.10%) SQL
10 37 (18.59%) Active Directory
11 36 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (14.57%) MS Visio
13 25 (12.56%) Change Management
13 25 (12.56%) MS Exchange
14 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
14 24 (12.06%) Banking
15 22 (11.06%) Windows XP
16 21 (10.55%) ITIL
16 21 (10.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (9.55%) Oracle
18 18 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (8.54%) Programme Management
19 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 15 (7.54%) Change Control
21 14 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
22 13 (6.53%) SQL Server
22 13 (6.53%) SAS
22 13 (6.53%) Quality Management
23 12 (6.03%) VMware
23 12 (6.03%) Legal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 25 (12.56%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.53%) SAS
4 9 (4.52%) WorkSite
5 8 (4.02%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.02%) FileNet
6 6 (3.02%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.02%) Lync
6 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.51%) IIS
9 3 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.01%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.01%) CMS
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.50%) WordPress
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 117 (58.79%) MS Excel
2 57 (28.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (14.57%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.52%) MS Project
4 9 (4.52%) AutoCAD
5 6 (3.02%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.51%) SPSS
6 5 (2.51%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.50%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) HFM
1 5 (2.51%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (2.51%) Hyperion Planning
1 5 (2.51%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) Office 365
2 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.52%) VPN
1 7 (3.52%) Firewall
2 6 (3.02%) WAN
3 5 (2.51%) LAN
4 4 (2.01%) VoIP
4 4 (2.01%) ADSL
4 4 (2.01%) Broadband
4 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.01%) 3G
5 3 (1.51%) DNS
6 2 (1.01%) DHCP
6 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.01%) Wireless
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.50%) Profibus
7 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.50%) SAN
7 1 (0.50%) Internet
7 1 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.02%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.51%) Hyperion Smart View
5 5 (2.51%) Essbase
6 2 (1.01%) QlikView
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.50%) MS Access
7 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.01%) Toad
2 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
General
1 66 (33.17%) Finance
2 24 (12.06%) Banking
3 12 (6.03%) Legal
4 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.02%) Retail
6 5 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.51%) French Language
6 5 (2.51%) German Language
6 5 (2.51%) Polish Language
6 5 (2.51%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.51%) Electronics
7 4 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.01%) Publishing
7 4 (2.01%) Marketing
8 3 (1.51%) Games
8 3 (1.51%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (40.20%) Analyst
2 29 (14.57%) Support Analyst
3 27 (13.57%) IT Support
4 23 (11.56%) Project Manager
5 22 (11.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 10 (5.03%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.52%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.02%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.02%) Technical Writer
9 7 (3.52%) Consultant
10 6 (3.02%) Administrator
10 6 (3.02%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.02%) Solutions Analyst
11 5 (2.51%) Customer Analyst
11 5 (2.51%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (2.51%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (2.51%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (2.51%) Hyperion Consultant
11 5 (2.51%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.52%) CSS
1 7 (3.52%) Web Services
2 6 (3.02%) JSP
2 6 (3.02%) SPNEGO
3 4 (2.01%) .NET
4 3 (1.51%) HTML
5 2 (1.01%) J2EE
5 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.01%) XML
6 1 (0.50%) XSLT
6 1 (0.50%) Symfony
6 1 (0.50%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.53%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.02%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.02%) Economics
4 6 (3.02%) Psychology
5 5 (2.51%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (2.51%) Statistics
6 3 (1.51%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.51%) Equities
6 3 (1.51%) iPhone
6 3 (1.51%) Social Media
6 3 (1.51%) Wiki
7 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.01%) iPad
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
7 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (38.19%) Windows
2 42 (21.11%) Windows 7
3 22 (11.06%) Windows XP
4 18 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.02%) Android
5 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.52%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.51%) Linux
9 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.51%) UNIX
10 3 (1.51%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.13%) Project Management
2 25 (12.56%) Change Management
3 21 (10.55%) ITIL
3 21 (10.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (8.54%) Programme Management
4 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (7.54%) Change Control
6 14 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (6.53%) Quality Management
8 11 (5.53%) CRM
8 11 (5.53%) Time Management
9 10 (5.03%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.52%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.52%) Workflow
10 9 (4.52%) Document Management
10 9 (4.52%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (4.02%) Six Sigma
12 7 (3.52%) ERP
12 7 (3.52%) Content Management
12 7 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.10%) SQL
2 11 (5.53%) VBA
3 9 (4.52%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.02%) Java
5 6 (3.02%) R
6 3 (1.51%) C++
6 3 (1.51%) Python
7 2 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.50%) Fortran
8 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.50%) C#
8 1 (0.50%) Perl
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (24.12%) Degree
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.02%) HND
4 5 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.51%) MOS
5 2 (1.01%) ISEB
5 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.50%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.50%) MCDST
6 1 (0.50%) OCP
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.50%) PMP
6 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.50%) MCSE
6 1 (0.50%) PhD
6 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) SLA
2 5 (2.51%) ISO 14001
2 5 (2.51%) ISO 9002
3 2 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (18.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.01%) XenApp
3 4 (2.01%) vSphere
4 3 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.51%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.51%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) SCOM
2 5 (2.51%) SCCM
3 4 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.50%) WSUS
5 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 130 (65.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.55%) Oracle
3 12 (6.03%) VMware
4 11 (5.53%) Citrix
5 9 (4.52%) SAP
6 8 (4.02%) Lotus
7 7 (3.52%) Apple
8 6 (3.02%) Cisco
8 6 (3.02%) Adobe
9 5 (2.51%) HP
9 5 (2.51%) Dell
9 5 (2.51%) Hyperion
9 5 (2.51%) Cognos
9 5 (2.51%) Siemens
9 5 (2.51%) Hyland
9 5 (2.51%) T-Plan
9 5 (2.51%) Allen-Bradley
9 5 (2.51%) Anaplan
10 4 (2.01%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.51%) Sybase
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