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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 35 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 93 83 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.01% 5.54% 10.22%
As % of the Applications category 60.78% 53.55% 71.21%
Number of salaries quoted 74 70 168
Average salary £35,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.79% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,877 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -4.00%
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
153 155 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.89% 10.35% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 119 134 229
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 3 March 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 140 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 61 (34.66%) SQL Server
3 60 (34.09%) Windows
4 55 (31.25%) SQL
5 51 (28.98%) .NET
6 44 (25.00%) C#
6 44 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 37 (21.02%) HTML
8 36 (20.45%) Degree
9 35 (19.89%) MS Exchange
10 26 (14.77%) Finance
10 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 21 (11.93%) Software Engineering
14 20 (11.36%) Linux
14 20 (11.36%) MS Office
14 20 (11.36%) ITIL
15 19 (10.80%) JavaScript
15 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (10.23%) MVC
17 16 (9.09%) ASP.NET
17 16 (9.09%) VMware
17 16 (9.09%) Unit Testing
18 15 (8.52%) PowerShell
18 15 (8.52%) SCCM
18 15 (8.52%) Windows 7
18 15 (8.52%) CSS
18 15 (8.52%) UNIX
18 15 (8.52%) Project Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 35 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.27%) IIS
7 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.70%) Drupal
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.57%) Kentico
9 1 (0.57%) Lync
9 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) MS Office
2 9 (5.11%) MS Project
3 6 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.57%) InDesign
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.57%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) Office 365
2 5 (2.84%) SaaS
3 3 (1.70%) PaaS
3 3 (1.70%) IaaS
3 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.95%) DNS
2 9 (5.11%) DHCP
3 7 (3.98%) Internet
4 6 (3.41%) Firewall
4 6 (3.41%) WAN
4 6 (3.41%) LAN
4 6 (3.41%) HTTP
4 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.84%) VLAN
6 4 (2.27%) VPN
6 4 (2.27%) SAN
7 3 (1.70%) SSL
7 3 (1.70%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.70%) Network Security
7 3 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.70%) MPLS
8 2 (1.14%) Wireless
8 2 (1.14%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.14%) NAS
8 2 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (34.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.70%) QlikView
7 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.70%) MySQL
7 3 (1.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.11%) Selenium
3 8 (4.55%) Moq
3 8 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 8 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.14%) MSTest
4 2 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.14%) NUnit
5 1 (0.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.57%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (14.77%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Electronics
3 6 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.84%) Back Office
4 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.84%) Advertising
4 5 (2.84%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.27%) Publishing
6 3 (1.70%) Banking
6 3 (1.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (23.86%) Developer
2 29 (16.48%) Analyst
3 26 (14.77%) IT Support
4 17 (9.66%) Software Engineer
5 13 (7.39%) Administrator
6 12 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.68%) Support Technician
7 10 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.68%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (5.68%) IT Support Technician
8 9 (5.11%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Consultant
9 8 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Service Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) CRM Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.98%) .NET
2 37 (21.02%) HTML
3 16 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 15 (8.52%) CSS
5 13 (7.39%) HTML5
6 12 (6.82%) jQuery
6 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (5.11%) XML
9 7 (3.98%) Web Services
10 6 (3.41%) WCF
10 6 (3.41%) Ajax
11 5 (2.84%) OpenGL
11 5 (2.84%) DirectX
11 5 (2.84%) Direct3D Mobile
11 5 (2.84%) Direct3D
11 5 (2.84%) OpenCL
11 5 (2.84%) OpenGL ES
12 3 (1.70%) REST
12 3 (1.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.11%) User Experience
4 7 (3.98%) Open Source
5 6 (3.41%) Internet of Things
5 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.84%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.84%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (2.84%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.84%) GPGPU
7 4 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.70%) Statistics
8 3 (1.70%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.14%) Pharmacovigilance
10 1 (0.57%) Telematics
10 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (34.09%) Windows
2 20 (11.36%) Linux
3 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.52%) UNIX
4 15 (8.52%) Windows 7
5 12 (6.82%) Android
6 11 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.70%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.14%) CentOS
10 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (11.93%) Software Engineering
3 20 (11.36%) ITIL
4 18 (10.23%) MVC
5 16 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 15 (8.52%) Project Management
7 14 (7.95%) CRM
8 11 (6.25%) DSDM
9 10 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.11%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.11%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.55%) Line Management
11 8 (4.55%) Change Control
11 8 (4.55%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.55%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.55%) Software Testing
12 7 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.41%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.84%) Change Management
14 5 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.25%) SQL
2 44 (25.00%) C#
3 19 (10.80%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.52%) PowerShell
5 12 (6.82%) Java
6 10 (5.68%) VB
7 9 (5.11%) C++
8 6 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.41%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.84%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.27%) Python
11 3 (1.70%) PHP
12 2 (1.14%) Perl
12 2 (1.14%) VBA
12 2 (1.14%) R
13 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (20.45%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.27%) MCITP
4 3 (1.70%) MCSE
4 3 (1.70%) MCSA
4 3 (1.70%) CCNA
4 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.14%) MCTS
5 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) VCP4
6 1 (0.57%) APMP
6 1 (0.57%) MCP
6 1 (0.57%) PMP
6 1 (0.57%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.14%) GAMP
3 2 (1.14%) GCP
3 2 (1.14%) GMP
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 44 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) XenServer
7 1 (0.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (8.52%) SCCM
2 8 (4.55%) SCOM
3 6 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.84%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.57%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 140 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.09%) VMware
3 13 (7.39%) Citrix
3 13 (7.39%) Symantec
4 10 (5.68%) HP
4 10 (5.68%) Cisco
5 9 (5.11%) Sitecore
6 7 (3.98%) Oracle
7 5 (2.84%) Dell
8 4 (2.27%) EMC
8 4 (2.27%) Red Gate
8 4 (2.27%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.70%) Nintex
9 3 (1.70%) Imperva
9 3 (1.70%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.70%) SAP
9 3 (1.70%) Apple
9 3 (1.70%) Mitel
10 2 (1.14%) Websense
10 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
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