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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 9.00% 4.82% 9.68%
As % of the Applications category 32.14% 36.36% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £26,000 £20,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -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
28 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 28.00% 13.25% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 2
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +121.62%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,351 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -1.85%

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 1 September 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Android
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) ITSM
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Apple
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) AppSense
5 4 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Document Management
6 3 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (25.00%) SPNEGO
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) FileNet
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) SPNEGO
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITSM
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) RAD
3 3 (25.00%) Document Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Budget Control
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) XenApp
1 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Apple
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) AppSense
4 3 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) Sybase
6 1 (8.33%) Wyse