The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 8 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 162 165 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.95% 15.41% 7.22%
As % of the Applications category 65.06% 64.45% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 134 156 60
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
249 256 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.45% 23.90% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 207 235 114
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 62 £35,000 -20.00% 8
Bedford -2 56 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Dunstable +3 6 £35,500 -2.06% 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 252 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 157 (48.46%) Windows
3 135 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 116 (35.80%) .NET
5 96 (29.63%) SQL
6 91 (28.09%) C#
7 77 (23.77%) ASP.NET
8 70 (21.60%) VMware
9 69 (21.30%) MS Office
9 69 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (19.14%) DNS
11 60 (18.52%) Citrix
12 55 (16.98%) SharePoint
13 53 (16.36%) T-SQL
14 52 (16.05%) Active Directory
14 52 (16.05%) WPF
15 51 (15.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 51 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 49 (15.12%) DHCP
16 49 (15.12%) HTML
17 48 (14.81%) JavaScript
17 48 (14.81%) Silverlight
18 47 (14.51%) Firewall
19 46 (14.20%) Oracle
20 45 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 45 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
21 44 (13.58%) SAN
22 43 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
22 43 (13.27%) XML
22 43 (13.27%) MCSE

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 42 (12.96%) IIS
3 37 (11.42%) MS Exchange
4 21 (6.48%) Lotus Domino
5 19 (5.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (4.63%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.16%) Lync
11 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.23%) Papyrus
12 3 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 69 (21.30%) MS Office
2 31 (9.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (7.10%) MS Project
4 7 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (1.23%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.23%) RoboHelp
6 4 (1.23%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.62%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Academy Housing
1 5 (1.54%) arcHouse
2 4 (1.23%) Exstream
3 3 (0.93%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (19.14%) DNS
2 49 (15.12%) DHCP
3 47 (14.51%) Firewall
4 44 (13.58%) SAN
5 36 (11.11%) VPN
6 29 (8.95%) LAN
7 27 (8.33%) WAN
7 27 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 21 (6.48%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (5.25%) FTP
9 17 (5.25%) Internet
10 9 (2.78%) Network Security
11 8 (2.47%) VLAN
11 8 (2.47%) SSL
12 7 (2.16%) NAS
13 6 (1.85%) HTTPS
13 6 (1.85%) HTTP
14 5 (1.54%) IPsec
14 5 (1.54%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (4.01%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.93%) Big Data
11 2 (0.62%) MS Access
12 1 (0.31%) MySQL
12 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (8.95%) Subversion
3 28 (8.64%) Visual Studio
4 18 (5.56%) Moq
5 15 (4.63%) NUnit
6 13 (4.01%) MSTest
7 11 (3.40%) JIRA
8 4 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.62%) Toad
9 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.31%) JMeter
10 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.31%) Selenium
10 1 (0.31%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (12.65%) Finance
2 12 (3.70%) Legal
3 6 (1.85%) Back Office
4 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.23%) Advertising
6 3 (0.93%) Law
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (22.84%) Developer
2 48 (14.81%) Analyst
3 33 (10.19%) Support Engineer
4 32 (9.88%) Senior Developer
5 23 (7.10%) Architect
5 23 (7.10%) Tester
6 21 (6.48%) Junior
6 21 (6.48%) Systems Tester
6 21 (6.48%) Network Support
7 20 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (6.17%) Network Engineer
8 19 (5.86%) PC Support
9 18 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.56%) Server Support
10 17 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (5.25%) Lead Developer
10 17 (5.25%) Network Support Engineer
10 17 (5.25%) PC Engineer
10 17 (5.25%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (35.80%) .NET
2 77 (23.77%) ASP.NET
3 52 (16.05%) WPF
4 49 (15.12%) HTML
5 48 (14.81%) Silverlight
6 43 (13.27%) XML
7 40 (12.35%) Web Services
7 40 (12.35%) WCF
8 33 (10.19%) CSS
9 30 (9.26%) .NET Framework
10 29 (8.95%) WinForms
11 23 (7.10%) LINQ
11 23 (7.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (4.94%) Ajax
13 16 (4.94%) Middleware
13 16 (4.94%) ADO.NET
14 14 (4.32%) jQuery
15 13 (4.01%) Classic ASP
15 13 (4.01%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.72%) N-Tier
2 19 (5.86%) Blackberry
2 19 (5.86%) SecurID
3 17 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.47%) Clustering
5 5 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.54%) PKI
6 4 (1.23%) Replication
7 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.93%) Physics
7 3 (0.93%) Web 2.0
7 3 (0.93%) Open Source
8 2 (0.62%) iPad
8 2 (0.62%) Wiki
8 2 (0.62%) EPoS
8 2 (0.62%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) AS400
9 1 (0.31%) Firmware
9 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 157 (48.46%) Windows
2 69 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (12.04%) Windows 7
5 21 (6.48%) Android
6 19 (5.86%) VMS
6 19 (5.86%) Windows Phone 8
6 19 (5.86%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.09%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.47%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.23%) Linux
10 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.96%) Scrum
2 41 (12.65%) MVC
3 40 (12.35%) TDD
4 32 (9.88%) Project Management
4 32 (9.88%) Software Engineering
5 30 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 29 (8.95%) Multithreading
6 29 (8.95%) PRINCE2
7 28 (8.64%) E-Commerce
8 27 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (8.02%) OO
10 25 (7.72%) System Testing
11 24 (7.41%) ITIL
12 22 (6.79%) Configuration Management
13 19 (5.86%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (5.56%) OOD
15 17 (5.25%) Database Security
15 17 (5.25%) Unit Testing
16 15 (4.63%) Load Balancing
17 14 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (29.63%) SQL
2 91 (28.09%) C#
3 53 (16.36%) T-SQL
4 48 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.64%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.40%) VB
7 7 (2.16%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.16%) Java
8 5 (1.54%) C
9 4 (1.23%) VB6
9 4 (1.23%) PowerHouse
9 4 (1.23%) XAML
10 2 (0.62%) C++
10 2 (0.62%) VBA
10 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.31%) VBScript
11 1 (0.31%) RPG
Qualifications
1 51 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (13.27%) MCSE
3 39 (12.04%) Degree
4 15 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (4.32%) MCP
6 10 (3.09%) MCITP
6 10 (3.09%) CCNA
6 10 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (2.47%) CCSP
8 8 (2.47%) CCNP
8 8 (2.47%) CCIP
9 6 (1.85%) MCSA
9 6 (1.85%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (1.54%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.23%) MCTS
12 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.62%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.33%) SLA
2 8 (2.47%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 45 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.64%) XenApp
4 23 (7.10%) vSphere
5 21 (6.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 16 (4.94%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.78%) XenServer
8 8 (2.47%) UAG
8 8 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (2.47%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.47%) ISA Server
8 8 (2.47%) NFS
9 7 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.85%) MetaFrame
11 5 (1.54%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (5.86%) Backup Exec
1 19 (5.86%) McAfee ePO
2 17 (5.25%) MOM
3 15 (4.63%) SCOM
4 6 (1.85%) WSUS
4 6 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.54%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.62%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 252 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 70 (21.60%) VMware
3 60 (18.52%) Citrix
4 46 (14.20%) Oracle
5 25 (7.72%) Symantec
6 21 (6.48%) Lotus
6 21 (6.48%) Cisco
7 19 (5.86%) Clearswift
7 19 (5.86%) McAfee
8 12 (3.70%) HP
9 10 (3.09%) IBM
10 7 (2.16%) Civica
11 6 (1.85%) Dell
11 6 (1.85%) Perforce
12 5 (1.54%) Anite
12 5 (1.54%) CA
12 5 (1.54%) Northgate
12 5 (1.54%) Comino
12 5 (1.54%) Capita
12 5 (1.54%) Orchard
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Response Personnel
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23days
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23days
Posted: 6 days ago