Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 96 93
Rank change year-on-year -26 -3 -32
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 112 108 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.04% 2.31% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 33.53% 38.03% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 81 74 81
Scotland median annual salary £35,750 £27,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.84% -3.17%
10th Percentile £18,750 £20,625 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,045 £52,500
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 334 284 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.07% 6.09% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 220 194 228
Scotland median annual salary £37,750 £32,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.27% -2.24% -7.59%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £21,963
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,425 £52,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -12 51 £35,750 +20.37% 20
Edinburgh -23 37 £33,119 +20.43% 10
Aberdeen -3 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Lothian -3 5 £40,000 +77.78% 2
Fife -8 4 £19,500 -27.78%
Stirling -3 3 £21,250 -40.14%
South Lanarkshire - 3 £44,705 -
Renfrewshire +8 1 £22,500 -45.12% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £30,000 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £30,000 - 2
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 61 (54.46%) Microsoft
2 48 (42.86%) Windows
3 35 (31.25%) Finance
4 33 (29.46%) Active Directory
5 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (24.11%) Windows 7
7 23 (20.54%) Office 365
8 22 (19.64%) MS Visio
9 21 (18.75%) SQL
10 20 (17.86%) ITIL
10 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
11 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Excel
12 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (15.18%) Project Management
14 16 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
14 16 (14.29%) VMware
15 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
15 13 (11.61%) Linux
15 13 (11.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 13 (11.61%) Degree
15 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (10.71%) Analytics
16 12 (10.71%) QA
17 11 (9.82%) Dell
17 11 (9.82%) SLA
17 11 (9.82%) Unix
17 11 (9.82%) Business Analysis
17 11 (9.82%) SDLC

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.79%) FileNet
4 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.89%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.89%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.89%) Moodle
5 1 (0.89%) SAS
5 1 (0.89%) Totara
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (19.64%) MS Visio
2 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (11.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.89%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.89%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.57%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.54%) Office 365
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.57%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) SaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) DHCP
1 9 (8.04%) DNS
1 9 (8.04%) LAN
2 8 (7.14%) Firewall
2 8 (7.14%) WAN
2 8 (7.14%) Wireless
3 7 (6.25%) Internet
3 7 (6.25%) VLAN
3 7 (6.25%) VPN
4 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.68%) S/MIME
6 2 (1.79%) Broadband
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.79%) WLAN
7 1 (0.89%) ADSL
7 1 (0.89%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.79%) GIS
5 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.79%) QlikView
6 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.89%) MS Access
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.89%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Retail
3 8 (7.14%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Back Office
4 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.68%) French Language
5 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Advertising
6 2 (1.79%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.79%) German Language
6 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Front Office
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (41.96%) Analyst
2 17 (15.18%) Business Analyst
3 15 (13.39%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.61%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) IT Support
5 12 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) IT Manager
7 8 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 7 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.36%) Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) HTML
2 3 (2.68%) Web Services
3 2 (1.79%) COM
3 2 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) J2EE
4 1 (0.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) iPhone
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.68%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.79%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.79%) Photography
5 2 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.89%) ASIC
6 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) EPoS
6 1 (0.89%) Fintech
6 1 (0.89%) Handset
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.86%) Windows
2 27 (24.11%) Windows 7
3 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.61%) Linux
4 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.82%) Unix
5 11 (9.82%) Windows 10
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.36%) Solaris
7 6 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.36%) Windows Phone
8 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.79%) Android
9 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.86%) ITIL
3 17 (15.18%) Project Management
4 12 (10.71%) Analytics
5 11 (9.82%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.82%) SDLC
5 11 (9.82%) Time Management
5 11 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (8.93%) CRM
6 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
6 10 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.14%) Data Analytics
8 8 (7.14%) ERP
9 7 (6.25%) Change Management
9 7 (6.25%) Data Management
10 6 (5.36%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.75%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.46%) VBA
4 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.68%) Python
5 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.79%) PHP
5 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) HND
3 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.57%) MCP
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) CCNA
5 2 (1.79%) CCNP
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.89%) HNC
6 1 (0.89%) MCSA
6 1 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) QA
2 11 (9.82%) SLA
3 5 (4.46%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.46%) GDPR
4 3 (2.68%) PMO
5 1 (0.89%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 33 (29.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (5.36%) vSphere
4 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.89%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Backup Exec
1 6 (5.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (5.36%) Malwarebytes
1 6 (5.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (54.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.29%) VMware
3 11 (9.82%) Dell
4 10 (8.93%) Cisco
5 7 (6.25%) Apple
5 7 (6.25%) Avaya
6 6 (5.36%) Palo Alto
6 6 (5.36%) Sophos
6 6 (5.36%) Symantec
7 5 (4.46%) Oracle
8 4 (3.57%) HP
8 4 (3.57%) SAP
9 3 (2.68%) Citrix
10 2 (1.79%) IBM
10 2 (1.79%) iManage
10 2 (1.79%) Lotus
10 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.79%) Samsung
10 2 (1.79%) Tableau