The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.88% 9.68% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 60.00% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £20,000 £18,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -19.56%
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
MS Office
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Applications Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 13.41% 16.13% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 14
Average salary £41,000 £18,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+121.62% -50.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £55,000 £18,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

MS Office
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Stirling region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Stirling

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 5 (45.45%) Service Management
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Notes
1 5 (45.45%) Lotus
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) RAD
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Document Management
2 4 (36.36%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) FileNet
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) SPNEGO
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 5 (45.45%) IBM Notes
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) FileNet
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) InterSystems Cache
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) FileNet Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) JSP
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) SPNEGO
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) RAD
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Document Management
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Lotus
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle