The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 114 116 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.29% 7.37% 6.36%
As % of the Applications category 53.52% 53.21% 52.12%
Number of salaries quoted 97 101 103
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
MS Excel
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
213 218 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.75% 13.84% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 165 187 206
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £30,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Cambridge

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

1 156 (69.33%) Microsoft
2 87 (38.67%) SQL
3 81 (36.00%) MS Office
4 71 (31.56%) SQL Server
5 67 (29.78%) Windows
6 60 (26.67%) Degree
7 55 (24.44%) .NET
8 50 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 48 (21.33%) C#
10 43 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (14.67%) Finance
12 31 (13.78%) MS Exchange
13 29 (12.89%) ITIL
14 26 (11.56%) SharePoint
14 26 (11.56%) HTML
15 22 (9.78%) LAN
15 22 (9.78%) Project Management
15 22 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
16 21 (9.33%) ERP
17 20 (8.89%) JavaScript
17 20 (8.89%) Oracle
17 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (8.44%) Hyper-V
18 19 (8.44%) Dynamics NAV
18 19 (8.44%) Java
19 18 (8.00%) ASP.NET
19 18 (8.00%) CSS
19 18 (8.00%) Computer Science
19 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 17 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 31 (13.78%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.56%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (4.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.67%) IIS
5 6 (2.67%) Lync
6 4 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.33%) Drupal
7 3 (1.33%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.89%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Moodle
9 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 81 (36.00%) MS Office
2 22 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (8.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (6.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.89%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.89%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) SaaS
2 7 (3.11%) IaaS
2 7 (3.11%) PaaS
3 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.78%) LAN
2 14 (6.22%) Wireless
2 14 (6.22%) DNS
3 13 (5.78%) DHCP
3 13 (5.78%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.33%) Firewall
4 12 (5.33%) WAN
5 7 (3.11%) NAS
6 5 (2.22%) Internet
7 4 (1.78%) LDAP
8 3 (1.33%) VLAN
8 3 (1.33%) SAN
8 3 (1.33%) VoIP
9 2 (0.89%) SNMP
9 2 (0.89%) Modbus
10 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.44%) Intranet
10 1 (0.44%) IPv4
10 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (31.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.67%) MySQL
3 14 (6.22%) MS Access
4 11 (4.89%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.11%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.22%) QlikView
8 4 (1.78%) SQLPlus
8 4 (1.78%) OLAP
8 4 (1.78%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.33%) DB2
10 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.89%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.78%) Subversion
4 3 (1.33%) MSTest
4 3 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.33%) NUnit
5 2 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.44%) LLVM
6 1 (0.44%) GCC
6 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (14.67%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.33%) Electronics
3 12 (5.33%) Advertising
4 9 (4.00%) Back Office
4 9 (4.00%) Military
5 7 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.67%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.22%) Marketing
8 4 (1.78%) Publishing
8 4 (1.78%) French Language
8 4 (1.78%) German Language
8 4 (1.78%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.78%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.78%) Banking
9 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.89%) Retail
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (26.22%) Developer
2 47 (20.89%) Analyst
3 21 (9.33%) Administrator
4 17 (7.56%) Consultant
5 15 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.78%) Software Developer
7 12 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.33%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.33%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.33%) Dynamics NAV Developer
8 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Developer
8 11 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.44%) Architect
9 10 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.00%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.00%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Author
11 8 (3.56%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.44%) .NET
2 26 (11.56%) HTML
3 18 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (8.00%) CSS
4 10 (4.44%) jQuery
5 9 (4.00%) WCF
6 8 (3.56%) XML
6 8 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (3.11%) Web Services
8 6 (2.67%) J2EE
9 5 (2.22%) HTML5
10 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (1.33%) CSS3
10 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.33%) Classic ASP
10 3 (1.33%) XHTML
10 3 (1.33%) XSLT
10 3 (1.33%) Middleware
11 2 (0.89%) JCE
11 2 (0.89%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.56%) Open Source
3 7 (3.11%) Chip and PIN
4 6 (2.67%) Firmware
5 4 (1.78%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.78%) Statistics
5 4 (1.78%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 2 (0.89%) VHDL
7 2 (0.89%) Verilog
7 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) IPTV
8 1 (0.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.78%) Windows
2 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (7.11%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.22%) Linux
6 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.11%) Windows Phone
7 7 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.11%) Android
8 3 (1.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.89%) AIX
9 2 (0.89%) HPUX
9 2 (0.89%) Solaris
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.89%) ITIL
3 22 (9.78%) Project Management
4 21 (9.33%) ERP
5 17 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (7.56%) Software Engineering
6 16 (7.11%) CRM
7 13 (5.78%) MVC
8 11 (4.89%) Time Management
8 11 (4.89%) Migration
9 10 (4.44%) Validation
9 10 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (3.56%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.56%) Data Protection
11 8 (3.56%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (3.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (38.67%) SQL
2 48 (21.33%) C#
3 20 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.44%) Java
5 17 (7.56%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.44%) VBA
7 9 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.00%) VB
7 9 (4.00%) PHP
8 8 (3.56%) C++
8 8 (3.56%) Python
9 5 (2.22%) C
10 4 (1.78%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.89%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) VBScript
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (26.67%) Degree
2 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.11%) MCSA
4 7 (3.11%) ISEB
5 6 (2.67%) MCSE
5 6 (2.67%) MCITP
6 5 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.78%) CCNA
7 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.33%) MCP
8 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.89%) HNC
10 1 (0.44%) VTSP
10 1 (0.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.67%) SLA
2 10 (4.44%) QA
3 7 (3.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (3.11%) GAMP
3 7 (3.11%) GCP
3 7 (3.11%) GMP
4 4 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) HL7
6 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 50 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.44%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.89%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) KVM
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) QEMU
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (7.11%) SCCM
2 6 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 156 (69.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.89%) Oracle
3 15 (6.67%) VMware
4 11 (4.89%) Dell
5 10 (4.44%) HP
6 9 (4.00%) Citrix
7 8 (3.56%) Red Gate
8 7 (3.11%) Apple
9 6 (2.67%) SAP
10 4 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.78%) Northgate
11 3 (1.33%) Huawei
11 3 (1.33%) Cognos
11 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.33%) IBM
12 2 (0.89%) NetApp
13 1 (0.44%) Google
13 1 (0.44%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.44%) Sybase
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