Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 87 74
Rank change year-on-year -31 -13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 106 174 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.02% 2.99% 3.07%
As % of the Applications category 34.98% 41.73% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 101 129
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% +16.07% -13.85%
10th Percentile £20,300 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -1.54%

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 303 417 485
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 5.78% 7.17% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 198 252 302
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,675 £22,050 £20,025
90th Percentile £52,000 £58,625 £60,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +1.37% +4.29%

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Edinburgh -33 42 £30,115 -1.26% 5
Glasgow -2 41 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Renfrewshire +9 5 £50,375 -12.39% 1
Aberdeen -2 3 £42,500 -4.49% 3
Dundee -8 3 £32,500 +0.78%
West Lothian -14 3 £32,000 +42.22%
North Lanarkshire +8 2 £36,750 -
Fife +6 2 £37,500 +6.38%
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
Stirling - 1 £26,000 -
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 70 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 49 (46.23%) Windows
3 37 (34.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (33.02%) Active Directory
5 34 (32.08%) Finance
6 32 (30.19%) SQL
6 32 (30.19%) Office 365
7 30 (28.30%) Degree
8 23 (21.70%) ITIL
9 21 (19.81%) Windows Server
10 17 (16.04%) SharePoint
10 17 (16.04%) PowerShell
11 16 (15.09%) MS Exchange
12 15 (14.15%) CRM
12 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
12 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (12.26%) Change Management
15 12 (11.32%) Linux
15 12 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
16 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
16 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (10.38%) Oracle
16 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
16 11 (10.38%) Windows 7
16 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Intune
17 10 (9.43%) Android
17 10 (9.43%) Java
17 10 (9.43%) JavaScript

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 17 (16.04%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.09%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (34.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.66%) InDesign
3 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.19%) Office 365
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.66%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) HTTPS
1 6 (5.66%) SSL
2 5 (4.72%) VoIP
3 4 (3.77%) Skype
4 3 (2.83%) Firewall
4 3 (2.83%) LDAP
4 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.89%) DHCP
5 2 (1.89%) DNS
5 2 (1.89%) LAN
5 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.89%) SAN
5 2 (1.89%) VPN
5 2 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (0.94%) ADSL
6 1 (0.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.60%) MySQL
3 5 (4.72%) MS Access
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.89%) Big Data
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.94%) Power BI
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Dreamweaver
1 6 (5.66%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.94%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Selenium
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (32.08%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Billing
3 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.30%) Analyst
2 14 (13.21%) Support Analyst
3 10 (9.43%) IT Support
4 9 (8.49%) Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Consultant
5 6 (5.66%) PHP Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.77%) IT Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Incident and Problem Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Information Specialist
8 3 (2.83%) IT Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Senior PMO
8 3 (2.83%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) CSS
1 7 (6.60%) HTML
1 7 (6.60%) jQuery
1 7 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (5.66%) Ajax
2 6 (5.66%) JSON
2 6 (5.66%) LAMP
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (5.66%) User Experience
5 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.94%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (46.23%) Windows
2 21 (19.81%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.32%) Linux
5 11 (10.38%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.43%) Android
7 8 (7.55%) Windows 10
8 7 (6.60%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.77%) Unix
10 3 (2.83%) AIX
10 3 (2.83%) Solaris
11 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.94%) MVS
12 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) ITIL
2 15 (14.15%) CRM
2 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
3 13 (12.26%) Change Management
4 10 (9.43%) ITSM
5 9 (8.49%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (7.55%) Web Development
7 7 (6.60%) ERP
7 7 (6.60%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.60%) Process Improvement
7 7 (6.60%) Service Management
8 6 (5.66%) Project Management
8 6 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (5.66%) Web Design
9 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.72%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.72%) Workflow
10 4 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) SQL
2 17 (16.04%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.43%) Java
3 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.60%) PHP
5 5 (4.72%) VB
5 5 (4.72%) VBA
6 4 (3.77%) VBScript
7 3 (2.83%) C
7 3 (2.83%) C#
7 3 (2.83%) Perl
7 3 (2.83%) Python
8 2 (1.89%) C++
8 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) MCP
3 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.89%) CCAB
5 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.89%) ISEB
5 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.89%) MCITP
5 2 (1.89%) MCSE
5 2 (1.89%) MCTS
5 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.89%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.94%) HND
6 1 (0.94%) MCSA
6 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) PMO
3 2 (1.89%) IFRS
4 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (33.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.60%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.77%) SCCM
3 2 (1.89%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.94%) DameWare
Vendors
1 70 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) Citrix
4 7 (6.60%) Adobe
5 6 (5.66%) VMware
6 5 (4.72%) IBM
7 4 (3.77%) SAP
7 4 (3.77%) Sophos
8 3 (2.83%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.83%) Minitab
8 3 (2.83%) Tableau
9 2 (1.89%) Apple
9 2 (1.89%) HP
9 2 (1.89%) iManage
9 2 (1.89%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.94%) Charles River
10 1 (0.94%) Motorola
10 1 (0.94%) Reuters
10 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
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