Yes, pivot table columns can be sorted. Simply right-click on the column in the pivot table and click Sort > Sort Smallest to Largest or Sort > Sort Largest to Smallest from the shortcut menu.
You can see this done in: Expert Skills Session 8: Pivot Tables: Lesson 8-5: Apply a simple filter and sort to a pivot table.
I hope this is the answer you were looking for, but please feel free to reply if you need any more help with this.
Jonathan is part of the professional team who answer Excel-related questions posted on the ExcelCentral.com forums.
Jonathan also tests our courses prior to publication and has worked on all of our ten world bestselling Excel books for Excel 2007, Excel 2010, Excel 2013, Excel 2016 for Windows and Excel 2016 for Apple Mac. Jonathan has also worked on over 850 video lessons for or video courses covering Excel 2007, Excel 2010 and Excel 2013.
As well as extensive Excel knowledge, Jonathan has worked in the IT world for over thirteen years as a programmer, database designer and analyst for some of the world's largest companies.