The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Excel
Scotland / Scottish Borders
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 22.22% - -
As % of the Applications category 66.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £39,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -1.40%  

MS Excel 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 the Scottish Borders with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Scottish Borders
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 33.33% 20.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £34,000 £24,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £21,400 £24,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders citing MS Excel as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in the Scottish Borders

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel in the Scottish Borders.

Salary trend for MS Excel in the Scottish Borders

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in the Scottish Borders

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in the Scottish Borders over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Excel in the Scottish Borders

MS Excel
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Peebles - 1 £45,000 -
Selkirk - 1 £34,000 -
MS Excel
Scotland

MS Excel
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS Excel 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Change Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lean Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware