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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 35 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 98 94 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.55% 6.25% 6.50%
As % of the Applications category 52.41% 55.95% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 90 78 115
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,800
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
187 168 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.59% 11.18% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 154 143 194
Average salary £33,480 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.30% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +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 24 October 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 140 (69.65%) Microsoft
2 75 (37.31%) SQL Server
3 73 (36.32%) SQL
4 65 (32.34%) Windows
5 55 (27.36%) MS Office
6 53 (26.37%) .NET
7 47 (23.38%) C#
7 47 (23.38%) Active Directory
8 45 (22.39%) Degree
9 43 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (16.42%) Finance
11 31 (15.42%) MS Exchange
11 31 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (14.43%) ITIL
13 27 (13.43%) HTML
14 23 (11.44%) Software Engineering
15 22 (10.95%) ASP.NET
16 21 (10.45%) Linux
17 20 (9.95%) Oracle
17 20 (9.95%) Java
18 19 (9.45%) Project Management
18 19 (9.45%) MS PowerPoint
18 19 (9.45%) Computer Science
19 18 (8.96%) JavaScript
19 18 (8.96%) VMware
20 17 (8.46%) MySQL
21 16 (7.96%) LAN
21 16 (7.96%) CSS
21 16 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 16 (7.96%) Windows 7

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (15.42%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.99%) IIS
3 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.00%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.50%) Moodle
6 1 (0.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 55 (27.36%) MS Office
2 19 (9.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.99%) MS Project
4 5 (2.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.00%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.98%) SaaS
2 7 (3.48%) PaaS
2 7 (3.48%) IaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.96%) LAN
2 15 (7.46%) WAN
3 12 (5.97%) Firewall
4 11 (5.47%) Wireless
5 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.98%) DNS
6 7 (3.48%) DHCP
7 6 (2.99%) SAN
7 6 (2.99%) Internet
8 5 (2.49%) VLAN
8 5 (2.49%) VoIP
9 4 (1.99%) LDAP
9 4 (1.99%) SNMP
10 2 (1.00%) FTP
10 2 (1.00%) SMTP
10 2 (1.00%) Network Security
10 2 (1.00%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.00%) NAS
10 2 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.46%) MySQL
3 12 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.48%) QlikView
6 7 (3.48%) MS Access
7 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (1.99%) OLAP
8 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.00%) SimpleDB
10 2 (1.00%) DB2
10 2 (1.00%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.00%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.49%) NUnit
2 5 (2.49%) MSTest
2 5 (2.49%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (1.99%) Subversion
3 4 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.50%) LLVM
4 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.50%) GCC
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (16.42%) Finance
2 13 (6.47%) Advertising
3 11 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.47%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.48%) Back Office
5 7 (3.48%) Electronics
6 6 (2.99%) Military
6 6 (2.99%) Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.49%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) French Language
8 2 (1.00%) German Language
8 2 (1.00%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.00%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (22.89%) Developer
2 43 (21.39%) Analyst
3 17 (8.46%) Software Developer
4 15 (7.46%) Senior Developer
4 15 (7.46%) Administrator
5 14 (6.97%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.47%) Test Engineer
6 13 (6.47%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.47%) Consultant
7 11 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (5.47%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.98%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.98%) IT Support
9 9 (4.48%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) Technical Support
10 8 (3.98%) Architect
10 8 (3.98%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (26.37%) .NET
2 27 (13.43%) HTML
3 22 (10.95%) ASP.NET
4 16 (7.96%) CSS
5 14 (6.97%) jQuery
6 11 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (4.98%) WCF
8 7 (3.48%) XML
9 5 (2.49%) J2EE
9 5 (2.49%) Web Services
10 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.49%) Middleware
10 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (1.00%) HTML5
11 2 (1.00%) JCE
11 2 (1.00%) COM+
12 1 (0.50%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.50%) Ajax
12 1 (0.50%) WPF
12 1 (0.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.45%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.98%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.98%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.48%) Open Source
4 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.99%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.49%) User Experience
6 3 (1.49%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (1.49%) Replication
6 3 (1.49%) Statistics
7 2 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.00%) VHDL
7 2 (1.00%) Verilog
7 2 (1.00%) PKI
7 2 (1.00%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.50%) Physics
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.34%) Windows
2 21 (10.45%) Linux
3 16 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (7.96%) Windows 7
4 13 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.98%) Android
7 7 (3.48%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.99%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.49%) CentOS
10 2 (1.00%) UNIX
10 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.00%) AIX
10 2 (1.00%) HPUX
10 2 (1.00%) Solaris
11 1 (0.50%) Debian
11 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (14.43%) ITIL
3 23 (11.44%) Software Engineering
4 19 (9.45%) Project Management
5 15 (7.46%) ERP
6 13 (6.47%) MVC
6 13 (6.47%) Mentoring
7 12 (5.97%) CRM
8 11 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.47%) Software Testing
9 10 (4.98%) TDD
9 10 (4.98%) Line Management
9 10 (4.98%) Time Management
9 10 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (4.48%) Automated Testing
11 8 (3.98%) Unit Testing
11 8 (3.98%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.32%) SQL
2 47 (23.38%) C#
3 20 (9.95%) Java
4 18 (8.96%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.46%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.48%) Python
6 9 (4.48%) C++
7 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.49%) VB
8 5 (2.49%) PHP
8 5 (2.49%) C
9 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.49%) VBA
9 3 (1.49%) Perl
10 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (22.39%) Degree
2 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.98%) MCSE
4 7 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.49%) CCNA
5 5 (2.49%) ISEB
5 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.99%) MCSA
6 4 (1.99%) MCP
6 4 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) HNC
8 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (1.49%) GAMP
2 3 (1.49%) GCP
2 3 (1.49%) GMP
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) HL7
3 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) TickIT
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.97%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.00%) NFS
4 2 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) QEMU
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (4.98%) SCCM
2 3 (1.49%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 140 (69.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.95%) Oracle
3 18 (8.96%) VMware
4 13 (6.47%) HP
5 11 (5.47%) Dell
6 9 (4.48%) Citrix
7 8 (3.98%) Red Gate
8 7 (3.48%) Apple
9 5 (2.49%) SAP
10 4 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.49%) Huawei
11 3 (1.49%) Cognos
11 3 (1.49%) EMC
11 3 (1.49%) IBM
12 2 (1.00%) NetApp
12 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.00%) Cisco
12 2 (1.00%) Veeam
12 2 (1.00%) Isilon
12 2 (1.00%) Websense
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