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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 37 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 112 111 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.37% 7.10% 7.08%
As % of the Applications category 52.83% 54.95% 57.09%
Number of salaries quoted 102 94 120
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £28,150 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
212 202 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.06% 12.92% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 170 172 217
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 £24,000 £28,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 147 (68.06%) Microsoft
2 88 (40.74%) SQL
3 75 (34.72%) SQL Server
4 72 (33.33%) MS Office
5 64 (29.63%) Windows
6 57 (26.39%) Degree
7 55 (25.46%) .NET
8 49 (22.69%) C#
9 47 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (20.83%) Active Directory
11 35 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (15.74%) Finance
13 28 (12.96%) MS Exchange
14 27 (12.50%) ITIL
15 26 (12.04%) HTML
16 23 (10.65%) Project Management
17 21 (9.72%) Software Engineering
18 20 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
18 20 (9.26%) Java
18 20 (9.26%) JavaScript
18 20 (9.26%) ASP.NET
19 19 (8.80%) Oracle
20 18 (8.33%) Linux
20 18 (8.33%) ERP
21 17 (7.87%) MySQL
21 17 (7.87%) CSS
21 17 (7.87%) Dynamics NAV
21 17 (7.87%) Computer Science
22 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
22 16 (7.41%) Hyper-V

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.31%) IIS
4 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.93%) Drupal
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.93%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.46%) Moodle
7 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 72 (33.33%) MS Office
2 20 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.93%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.17%) SaaS
2 7 (3.24%) PaaS
2 7 (3.24%) IaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.48%) Wireless
2 13 (6.02%) LAN
3 12 (5.56%) WAN
3 12 (5.56%) Firewall
4 8 (3.70%) DNS
5 7 (3.24%) DHCP
5 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.31%) Internet
7 4 (1.85%) VLAN
7 4 (1.85%) VoIP
7 4 (1.85%) LDAP
8 3 (1.39%) SAN
9 2 (0.93%) SNMP
9 2 (0.93%) Modbus
10 1 (0.46%) IPv4
10 1 (0.46%) HTTP
10 1 (0.46%) NAS
10 1 (0.46%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.87%) MySQL
3 13 (6.02%) MS Access
4 11 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.63%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.24%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.31%) QlikView
9 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (1.85%) OLAP
9 4 (1.85%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.93%) DB2
11 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.93%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.31%) NUnit
2 5 (2.31%) MSTest
2 5 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (1.85%) Subversion
3 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.46%) GCC
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.46%) LLVM
5 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (15.74%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.02%) Advertising
3 12 (5.56%) Electronics
4 9 (4.17%) Back Office
4 9 (4.17%) Military
5 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.78%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.85%) Marketing
7 4 (1.85%) French Language
7 4 (1.85%) German Language
7 4 (1.85%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.85%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.85%) Banking
8 3 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 2 (0.93%) Retail
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (26.39%) Developer
2 47 (21.76%) Analyst
3 17 (7.87%) Consultant
3 17 (7.87%) Senior Developer
3 17 (7.87%) Administrator
4 16 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 13 (6.02%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.02%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.09%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.63%) Technical Support
8 10 (4.63%) Dynamics NAV Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.70%) Architect
10 8 (3.70%) Author
10 8 (3.70%) Technical Author
10 8 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (25.46%) .NET
2 26 (12.04%) HTML
3 20 (9.26%) ASP.NET
4 17 (7.87%) CSS
5 13 (6.02%) jQuery
6 10 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (4.63%) WCF
7 7 (3.24%) XML
8 5 (2.31%) Web Services
8 5 (2.31%) J2EE
9 4 (1.85%) HTML5
10 3 (1.39%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (1.39%) Middleware
11 2 (0.93%) JCE
11 2 (0.93%) XSLT
11 2 (0.93%) XHTML
11 2 (0.93%) Classic ASP
11 2 (0.93%) COM+
11 2 (0.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.24%) Open Source
3 7 (3.24%) Chip and PIN
3 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.31%) Statistics
5 4 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.85%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.39%) User Experience
6 3 (1.39%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.39%) Replication
7 2 (0.93%) VHDL
7 2 (0.93%) Verilog
7 2 (0.93%) PKI
7 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.63%) Windows
2 18 (8.33%) Linux
3 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (6.94%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.24%) Windows Phone
6 7 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.24%) Android
7 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.93%) AIX
9 2 (0.93%) HPUX
9 2 (0.93%) Solaris
10 1 (0.46%) Debian
10 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.46%) CentOS
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.50%) ITIL
3 23 (10.65%) Project Management
4 21 (9.72%) Software Engineering
5 18 (8.33%) ERP
6 16 (7.41%) CRM
6 16 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (6.48%) MVC
8 11 (5.09%) Migration
8 11 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.09%) Time Management
9 9 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (4.17%) TDD
9 9 (4.17%) Line Management
10 8 (3.70%) Data Protection
10 8 (3.70%) Risk Management
10 8 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.70%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.24%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (40.74%) SQL
2 49 (22.69%) C#
3 20 (9.26%) Java
3 20 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 8 (3.70%) C++
5 8 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.24%) VB
6 7 (3.24%) PHP
6 7 (3.24%) VBA
6 7 (3.24%) Python
7 5 (2.31%) C
8 4 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (26.39%) Degree
2 12 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.78%) MCSE
5 5 (2.31%) ISEB
5 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.85%) CCNA
6 4 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.39%) MCSA
7 3 (1.39%) MCP
8 2 (0.93%) HNC
8 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) SLA
2 4 (1.85%) QA
2 4 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (1.39%) GAMP
3 3 (1.39%) GCP
3 3 (1.39%) GMP
4 2 (0.93%) HL7
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) TickIT
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) QEMU
5 1 (0.46%) KVM
5 1 (0.46%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (4.63%) SCCM
2 3 (1.39%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 147 (68.06%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.80%) Oracle
3 15 (6.94%) VMware
4 11 (5.09%) HP
5 10 (4.63%) Dell
6 9 (4.17%) Citrix
7 7 (3.24%) Apple
7 7 (3.24%) Red Gate
8 6 (2.78%) SAP
9 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.85%) Northgate
10 3 (1.39%) Huawei
10 3 (1.39%) Cognos
10 3 (1.39%) IBM
11 2 (0.93%) NetApp
12 1 (0.46%) Avaya
12 1 (0.46%) webMethods
12 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.46%) Sybase
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