The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.80% 1.39% 5.77%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 20.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £22,500 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,265
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.51%
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 West Lothian region.

Applications Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.53% 6.94% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Median salary £22,500 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.93% -19.44%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

MS Office
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

MS Office Salary Trend in West Lothian

MS Office
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Vista
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Vista
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Apple