The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Scotland / Scottish Borders
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 11.11% 25.00% 12.50%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £21,500 £24,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.41% +11.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 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 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 11.11% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £21,500 £24,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.41% +11.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the Scottish Borders

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC

Microsoft Office
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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Change Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Transformation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft