The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 12 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.09% 9.42% 13.08%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 78.79% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 25
Average salary £26,750 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.70% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £16,458 £14,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Applications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.15% 11.96% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 27
Average salary £18,500 £26,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.84% -2.72%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +3.03%
MS Excel
County Antrim

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Belfast

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Belfast

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 33 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
3 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 20 (54.05%) HTML
3 20 (54.05%) .NET
3 20 (54.05%) SharePoint
4 19 (51.35%) C#
4 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
4 19 (51.35%) CSS
4 19 (51.35%) Web Services
4 19 (51.35%) XML
4 19 (51.35%) OO
4 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (48.65%) GIS
5 18 (48.65%) ESRI
5 18 (48.65%) Unit Testing
5 18 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (48.65%) Visual Studio
5 18 (48.65%) SOA
5 18 (48.65%) BC Cleared
5 18 (48.65%) CTC Cleared
5 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
5 18 (48.65%) Silverlight
5 18 (48.65%) Open Source
6 11 (29.73%) MVC
6 11 (29.73%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.22%) DNS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 20 (54.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) NUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.70%) Moq
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Team Leader
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Team Leader
3 6 (16.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Development Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) HTML
1 20 (54.05%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
2 19 (51.35%) CSS
2 19 (51.35%) Web Services
2 19 (51.35%) XML
3 18 (48.65%) Silverlight
4 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) WCF
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) XSL
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.70%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.70%) CSS3
5 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) GIS
1 18 (48.65%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Physics
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) OO
2 18 (48.65%) Unit Testing
2 18 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (48.65%) SOA
3 11 (29.73%) MVC
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Validation
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.70%) Data Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) BC Cleared
1 18 (48.65%) CTC Cleared
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) MCSA
4 4 (10.81%) MCDST
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) CITP
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) PMP
6 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle
3 18 (48.65%) ESRI
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) Veritas
6 3 (8.11%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 2 (5.41%) Altiris
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos
8 1 (2.70%) Siebel
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) Informatica
8 1 (2.70%) Compaq
8 1 (2.70%) Talend
8 1 (2.70%) Tableau