The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 87 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 54 77 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.30% 2.68% 3.27%
As % of the Applications category 30.86% 39.49% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 71
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% +14.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,188 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 175 195 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 7.44% 6.79% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 120 120 143
Median salary £35,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,800 £21,325
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.49% +3.07%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Scotland

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Scotland.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Scotland

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Scotland

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +18 21 £32,000 +6.66% 4
Edinburgh -18 19 £32,500 - 3
Renfrewshire +4 4 £50,375 - 1
Dundee -1 3 £32,500 +0.77% 1
Aberdeen -1 2 £46,500 -
West Lothian -9 2 £29,000 +28.88% 1
Fife - 1 £37,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 66 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 46 (43.40%) Windows
3 40 (37.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (33.02%) Finance
5 31 (29.25%) SQL
6 29 (27.36%) Active Directory
7 24 (22.64%) Degree
8 23 (21.70%) ITIL
9 22 (20.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (16.98%) Windows 7
11 18 (16.98%) Windows Server
11 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
12 16 (15.09%) MS Exchange
12 16 (15.09%) SLA
13 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
13 15 (14.15%) Office 365
13 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (13.21%) MS Visio
15 13 (12.26%) Change Management
15 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (11.32%) Linux
17 11 (10.38%) Service Management
17 11 (10.38%) PowerShell
18 10 (9.43%) Banking
18 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
18 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
19 9 (8.49%) CRM
19 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
19 9 (8.49%) Oracle

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.72%) IIS
5 4 (3.77%) SAS
5 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.94%) Confluence
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (37.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (20.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (13.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.83%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.89%) InDesign
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.94%) Fishtalk
4 1 (0.94%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.94%) Sonata
4 1 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) Office 365
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.60%) VPN
3 4 (3.77%) DHCP
3 4 (3.77%) DNS
3 4 (3.77%) Firewall
4 3 (2.83%) LDAP
5 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (0.94%) ADSL
6 1 (0.94%) Network Security
6 1 (0.94%) Skype
6 1 (0.94%) SMTP
6 1 (0.94%) VoIP
6 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.72%) MS Access
4 3 (2.83%) DB2
4 3 (2.83%) MySQL
4 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.89%) Big Data
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.89%) QlikView
5 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Subversion
2 2 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Selenium
2 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.94%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Billing
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) German Language
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Analyst
2 20 (18.87%) Support Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) IT Support
4 10 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Consultant
5 9 (8.49%) Technical Support
6 8 (7.55%) IT Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Technical Support Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Software Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Technical Support
10 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) CSS
1 6 (5.66%) HTML
2 5 (4.72%) jQuery
3 4 (3.77%) .NET
3 4 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.83%) Ajax
5 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.89%) JSON
5 2 (1.89%) LAMP
5 2 (1.89%) WCF
5 2 (1.89%) Web Services
5 2 (1.89%) XML
6 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.94%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.94%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (0.94%) Middleware
6 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.94%) WinForms
6 1 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.60%) User Experience
4 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.72%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.72%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.83%) Fintech
6 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.94%) W3C
7 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.40%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) Windows 7
2 18 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.32%) Linux
6 6 (5.66%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.72%) Android
8 4 (3.77%) Unix
8 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.83%) AIX
9 3 (2.83%) Solaris
10 1 (0.94%) MVS
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) ITIL
2 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
3 13 (12.26%) Change Management
4 11 (10.38%) Service Management
5 9 (8.49%) CRM
5 9 (8.49%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.55%) ITSM
7 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.60%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.60%) Process Improvement
7 7 (6.60%) Project Management
7 7 (6.60%) SDLC
8 6 (5.66%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.66%) ERP
8 6 (5.66%) Line Management
8 6 (5.66%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.66%) Wealth Management
8 6 (5.66%) Web Development
8 6 (5.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) SQL
2 11 (10.38%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.60%) Java
4 7 (6.60%) VB
5 6 (5.66%) C#
5 6 (5.66%) VBScript
6 3 (2.83%) C
6 3 (2.83%) C++
6 3 (2.83%) Perl
6 3 (2.83%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) Python
7 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.94%) JCL
8 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.94%) R
8 1 (0.94%) REXX
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (22.64%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.66%) ISEB
4 4 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.77%) MCP
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.89%) CCAB
6 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.89%) MCITP
6 2 (1.89%) MCTS
6 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.89%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.94%) ACCA
7 1 (0.94%) CIMA
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) SLA
2 6 (5.66%) PMO
3 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.89%) IFRS
3 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.94%) COBIT
4 1 (0.94%) GDPR
4 1 (0.94%) MiFID
4 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 29 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.83%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.83%) vSphere
6 2 (1.89%) XenApp
7 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.94%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) SCCM
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.89%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) VMware
4 7 (6.60%) Apple
4 7 (6.60%) Cisco
5 5 (4.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (4.72%) Ciena
5 5 (4.72%) Huawei
5 5 (4.72%) Nokia
5 5 (4.72%) Tellabs
6 3 (2.83%) Adobe
6 3 (2.83%) Citrix
6 3 (2.83%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.83%) IBM
6 3 (2.83%) MobileIron
6 3 (2.83%) SAP
6 3 (2.83%) Sophos
7 2 (1.89%) Cognos
7 2 (1.89%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
Dundee, Angus
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 4 days ago
Paisley
British Red Cross
Salary: Circa GBP 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,917 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
myBench Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago