The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 38 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.31% 15.22% 9.18%
As % of the Applications category 62.30% 73.68% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 16
Average salary £37,500 £29,750 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.05% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £23,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
MS Excel
Gloucestershire

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

Applications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
61 57 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.15% 20.65% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 50 20
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,200 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Cheltenham

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 58 (69.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (59.04%) Finance
3 31 (37.35%) SQL Server
4 27 (32.53%) .NET
5 25 (30.12%) MS Office
6 24 (28.92%) SQL
7 22 (26.51%) C#
8 21 (25.30%) Windows
8 21 (25.30%) ITIL
8 21 (25.30%) Citrix
8 21 (25.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (24.10%) MCSE
9 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (22.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (22.89%) TCP/IP
10 19 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (21.69%) Change Management
11 18 (21.69%) VPN
11 18 (21.69%) DHCP
11 18 (21.69%) DNS
12 17 (20.48%) MCSA
12 17 (20.48%) Remedy
12 17 (20.48%) XenApp
12 17 (20.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 16 (19.28%) BitLocker
13 16 (19.28%) Client/Server
14 13 (15.66%) XML
15 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
16 11 (13.25%) Sophos

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (30.12%) MS Office
2 11 (13.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) TCP/IP
2 18 (21.69%) VPN
2 18 (21.69%) DNS
2 18 (21.69%) DHCP
3 11 (13.25%) SMTP
4 10 (12.05%) FTP
4 10 (12.05%) HTTP
4 10 (12.05%) SMPP
5 4 (4.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
6 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.84%) InstallShield
3 9 (10.84%) Subversion
4 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.41%) Selenium
General
1 49 (59.04%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) Software Developer
2 11 (13.25%) Developer
2 11 (13.25%) Wintel Support
3 10 (12.05%) DBA
3 10 (12.05%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.84%) Support Specialist
5 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Wintel Specialist
6 6 (7.23%) Release Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Account Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Recruitment Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Graduate
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) .NET
2 13 (15.66%) XML
3 11 (13.25%) Web Services
4 10 (12.05%) HTML
4 10 (12.05%) Software Packaging
4 10 (12.05%) jQuery
4 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (12.05%) WSDL
4 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.05%) CSS
4 10 (12.05%) SOAP
5 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.41%) Middleware
6 2 (2.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Client/Server
2 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.41%) Physics
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) ITIL
2 18 (21.69%) Change Management
3 11 (13.25%) SDLC
4 10 (12.05%) Mobile Application Development
4 10 (12.05%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (12.05%) MVC
5 9 (10.84%) Release Management
5 9 (10.84%) Waterfall
6 8 (9.64%) Time Management
6 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.43%) Project Management
8 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.02%) Project Governance
9 5 (6.02%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.82%) Service Management
10 4 (4.82%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) SQL
2 22 (26.51%) C#
3 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) XQuery
3 10 (12.05%) XPath
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) MCSE
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (20.48%) MCSA
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) CCA
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 17 (20.48%) XenApp
2 16 (19.28%) BitLocker
3 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (69.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) Citrix
3 17 (20.48%) Remedy
4 11 (13.25%) Sophos
4 11 (13.25%) Cisco
5 4 (4.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Veeam
6 1 (1.20%) Apple
6 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
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