Period
to 21 February 2019

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 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 108 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 164 146 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.15% 2.58% 2.06%
As % of the Applications category 47.81% 40.00% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 95 98 63
Scotland median annual salary £29,000 £35,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.88% +25.44% -6.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,750 £20,625
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £45,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 343 365 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.58% 6.44% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 181 241 193
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £33,705
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% +12.74% +3.71%
10th Percentile £21,375 £22,250 £23,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £50,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +27 77 £26,828 -24.96% 9
Edinburgh -8 50 £30,000 -17.24% 11
Aberdeen +6 16 £31,250 - 3
West Lothian -19 5 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Stirling +7 4 £35,000 +64.71% 2
North Lanarkshire +13 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Fife -3 2 £27,500 +41.03%
Highlands - 2 £56,250 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £25,875 -
South Lanarkshire -2 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £24,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £22,000 - 1
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 107 (65.24%) Microsoft
2 69 (42.07%) Windows
3 53 (32.32%) Active Directory
4 38 (23.17%) Finance
5 36 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
6 32 (19.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 32 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (18.90%) Windows 10
7 31 (18.90%) ITIL
8 29 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (17.68%) Windows 7
8 29 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (15.24%) SQL
9 25 (15.24%) Office 365
10 23 (14.02%) Windows Server
11 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
12 20 (12.20%) SLA
13 18 (10.98%) Citrix
14 16 (9.76%) MS Exchange
14 16 (9.76%) Degree
15 15 (9.15%) Time Management
15 15 (9.15%) VMware
15 15 (9.15%) Scrum
15 15 (9.15%) Project Management
15 15 (9.15%) Decision-Making
15 15 (9.15%) MobileIron
16 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
16 14 (8.54%) MS Visio
16 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Project
16 14 (8.54%) .NET

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 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.66%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.83%) Documentum
4 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.83%) FileNet
4 3 (1.83%) OnBase
5 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.22%) JBoss
5 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (19.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (8.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.66%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (3.05%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.22%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.24%) Office 365
2 9 (5.49%) Mimecast
3 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.66%) Lucidchart
5 2 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.22%) IaaS
5 2 (1.22%) PaaS
5 2 (1.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.61%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.71%) DHCP
3 10 (6.10%) DNS
3 10 (6.10%) VPN
4 7 (4.27%) VoIP
5 6 (3.66%) LAN
5 6 (3.66%) WAN
6 5 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.05%) Firewall
6 5 (3.05%) Wireless
7 4 (2.44%) Internet
7 4 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.22%) Broadband
8 2 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.22%) VLAN
8 2 (1.22%) WebEx
9 1 (0.61%) ADSL
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.27%) QlikView
3 5 (3.05%) Power BI
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.61%) DB2
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.05%) JIRA
3 3 (1.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.22%) Hudson
4 2 (1.22%) XMLSpy
General
1 38 (23.17%) Finance
2 8 (4.88%) Banking
3 5 (3.05%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (2.44%) Retail
5 3 (1.83%) French Language
5 3 (1.83%) Law
5 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.22%) Billing
6 2 (1.22%) German Language
6 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
6 2 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (44.51%) Analyst
2 27 (16.46%) Service Analyst
2 27 (16.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (9.15%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.54%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.93%) IT Support
6 11 (6.71%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) Developer
7 10 (6.10%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.49%) IT Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.66%) Administrator
10 6 (3.66%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) PMO Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Help Desk Support
11 5 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.54%) .NET
2 5 (3.05%) CSS
2 5 (3.05%) HTML
2 5 (3.05%) XML
3 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.44%) LDAP
4 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (1.83%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.83%) WinForms
5 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.61%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.66%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.44%) Handset
5 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.83%) Fintech
5 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.22%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) CCTV
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (42.07%) Windows
2 31 (18.90%) Windows 10
3 29 (17.68%) Windows 7
4 23 (14.02%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.10%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.66%) Mac OS
8 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.44%) Linux
10 2 (1.22%) Unix
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.61%) Android
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.90%) ITIL
2 29 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (9.15%) Decision-Making
3 15 (9.15%) Project Management
3 15 (9.15%) Scrum
3 15 (9.15%) Time Management
4 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (6.71%) Analytics
5 11 (6.71%) CRM
6 10 (6.10%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.10%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.10%) Risk Management
6 10 (6.10%) Service Management
6 10 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (4.88%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.88%) DevOps
8 8 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.24%) SQL
2 13 (7.93%) C#
3 12 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.10%) Java
5 9 (5.49%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.27%) Python
7 5 (3.05%) C++
7 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.22%) R
9 2 (1.22%) VBA
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (9.76%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.44%) ISEB
3 4 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.20%) SLA
2 11 (6.71%) QA
3 8 (4.88%) PMO
4 6 (3.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.22%) GDPR
6 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (32.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.44%) Firmware
4 3 (1.83%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.83%) vSphere
4 3 (1.83%) XenApp
5 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) HDFS
6 1 (0.61%) IAG
6 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) SCCM
2 2 (1.22%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.22%) WMI
3 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (65.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.98%) Citrix
3 15 (9.15%) MobileIron
3 15 (9.15%) VMware
4 11 (6.71%) iManage
5 9 (5.49%) Cisco
6 6 (3.66%) Apple
6 6 (3.66%) Cognizant
6 6 (3.66%) DevExpress
6 6 (3.66%) Infragistics
6 6 (3.66%) Lotus
6 6 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.66%) Telerik
7 5 (3.05%) CA
7 5 (3.05%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (3.05%) Meraki
7 5 (3.05%) Remedy
8 4 (2.44%) Adobe
8 4 (2.44%) BMC
8 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow