Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Scotland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 143 100
Rank change year-on-year +58 -43 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 170 94 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.21% 1.68% 2.37%
As % of the Applications category 53.29% 30.92% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 80
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +8.11% -8.26%
10th Percentile £21,500 £18,750 £20,625
90th Percentile £43,600 £47,058 £51,250
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 319 304 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.02% 5.43% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 168 206 215
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 79 £27,500 -23.08% 7
Edinburgh +26 54 £34,000 +25.93% 7
Aberdeen +9 16 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Stirling +11 8 £35,000 +64.71%
Scottish Borders - 3 £30,000 -
North Lanarkshire +5 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Renfrewshire -1 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £19,000 -57.50%
Fife -5 1 - -
West Lothian -15 1 £39,500 -1.25% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £24,000 -
Highlands - 1 £60,000 -
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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.

1 113 (66.47%) Microsoft
2 67 (39.41%) Windows
3 51 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 42 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (23.53%) Office 365
6 39 (22.94%) Finance
7 36 (21.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 35 (20.59%) SQL
9 34 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 34 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 34 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 32 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (17.06%) Windows 7
12 27 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (15.29%) ITIL
13 26 (15.29%) SharePoint
14 24 (14.12%) Degree
14 24 (14.12%) Windows Server
14 24 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (12.94%) Project Management
16 21 (12.35%) CRM
17 20 (11.76%) JavaScript
18 19 (11.18%) Service Delivery
18 19 (11.18%) SDLC
19 18 (10.59%) VMware
20 17 (10.00%) Migration
20 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 16 (9.41%) HTML
21 16 (9.41%) CSS
21 16 (9.41%) MS Visio

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 26 (15.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 10 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.18%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (21.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (9.41%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (2.94%) AutoCAD
6 4 (2.35%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.18%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.59%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.59%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.53%) Office 365
2 24 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.29%) Azure Functions
3 9 (5.29%) Serverless
3 9 (5.29%) Yammer
4 4 (2.35%) Lucidchart
5 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.18%) IaaS
5 2 (1.18%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.18%) PaaS
5 2 (1.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.59%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.82%) DNS
1 15 (8.82%) Intranet
2 13 (7.65%) DHCP
3 11 (6.47%) VoIP
3 11 (6.47%) VPN
3 11 (6.47%) Wireless
4 9 (5.29%) Skype
5 6 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (3.53%) LAN
5 6 (3.53%) WAN
5 6 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.76%) Firewall
7 3 (1.76%) SAN
8 2 (1.18%) Internet
8 2 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.18%) VLAN
8 2 (1.18%) WebEx
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.35%) QlikView
5 3 (1.76%) MySQL
5 3 (1.76%) Power BI
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.59%) Big Data
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.59%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.53%) JIRA
3 3 (1.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.18%) XMLSpy
General
1 39 (22.94%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Marketing
3 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Law
5 4 (2.35%) Retail
6 3 (1.76%) French Language
7 2 (1.18%) Billing
7 2 (1.18%) German Language
7 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Local Government
7 2 (1.18%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Avionics
8 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (39.41%) Analyst
2 21 (12.35%) Service Analyst
3 19 (11.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (10.59%) Developer
5 16 (9.41%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.65%) IT Manager
6 13 (7.65%) IT Support
7 11 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.71%) IT Analyst
9 8 (4.71%) Junior
10 7 (4.12%) Administrator
10 7 (4.12%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (3.53%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.41%) CSS
1 16 (9.41%) HTML
2 14 (8.24%) jQuery
3 12 (7.06%) .NET
4 10 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.29%) CSS3
5 9 (5.29%) HTML5
5 9 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (5.29%) Web Services
6 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.53%) XML
8 4 (2.35%) LDAP
8 4 (2.35%) WinForms
9 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.76%) Middleware
10 2 (1.18%) Ajax
10 2 (1.18%) CGI
10 2 (1.18%) J2EE
10 2 (1.18%) WCF
10 2 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.53%) Handset
4 5 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.94%) User Experience
5 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.76%) W3C
7 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.18%) Fintech
7 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.18%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.59%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (39.41%) Windows
2 34 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 29 (17.06%) Windows 7
4 24 (14.12%) Windows Server
5 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.12%) Linux
7 7 (4.12%) Unix
8 6 (3.53%) Mac OS
8 6 (3.53%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.35%) Solaris
11 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.18%) AIX
12 2 (1.18%) Android
12 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (15.29%) ITIL
4 22 (12.94%) Project Management
5 21 (12.35%) CRM
6 19 (11.18%) SDLC
6 19 (11.18%) Service Delivery
7 17 (10.00%) Migration
8 15 (8.82%) Decision-Making
9 13 (7.65%) Analytics
9 13 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.65%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.65%) Risk Management
9 13 (7.65%) Scrum
10 11 (6.47%) Coaching
11 10 (5.88%) Content Management
11 10 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.88%) Thought Leadership
11 10 (5.88%) Time Management
11 10 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.59%) SQL
2 20 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (8.24%) C#
4 9 (5.29%) TypeScript
5 8 (4.71%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.71%) Python
6 6 (3.53%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.94%) VBA
8 4 (2.35%) Java
8 4 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.76%) C
10 2 (1.18%) R
10 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (14.12%) Degree
2 10 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) HND
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.59%) PMP
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) SLA
2 11 (6.47%) PMO
2 11 (6.47%) QA
3 6 (3.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.18%) GDPR
5 1 (0.59%) GAAP
System Software
1 51 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.47%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.35%) Firmware
5 3 (1.76%) vSphere
6 2 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.59%) HDFS
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.47%) SCCM
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (1.76%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.18%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.18%) WMI
4 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.59%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (66.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.59%) VMware
3 13 (7.65%) Cisco
4 12 (7.06%) Citrix
5 11 (6.47%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (5.88%) Cognizant
6 10 (5.88%) Lotus
7 9 (5.29%) Adobe
7 9 (5.29%) Meraki
8 8 (4.71%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.53%) DevExpress
9 6 (3.53%) Infragistics
9 6 (3.53%) Telerik
10 5 (2.94%) CA
10 5 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (2.94%) MobileIron
10 5 (2.94%) Oracle
11 4 (2.35%) iManage
11 4 (2.35%) Twitter
12 3 (1.76%) Tableau