The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 17 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 223 164 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.43% 10.33% 9.61%
As % of the Applications category 71.02% 65.60% 62.04%
Number of salaries quoted 200 134 166
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MS Excel
North West

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

Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
314 250 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.09% 15.75% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 281 202 274
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,125 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £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 Cheshire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Cheshire

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MS Excel
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 75 £30,000 - 6
Wilmslow +11 25 £40,000 +39.13% 5
Chester +6 21 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Runcorn 0 15 £29,000 +20.93% 1
Macclesfield +4 14 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Crewe -1 10 £35,500 +1.42% 4
Knutsford -3 9 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Nantwich - 8 £30,000 - 1
Daresbury - 3 £35,000 -
Winsford +2 1 £23,000 -48.88%
Northwich +1 1 £47,500 +196.87% 1
Widnes -2 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 332 (77.75%) Microsoft
2 182 (42.62%) SQL
3 154 (36.07%) SQL Server
4 142 (33.26%) .NET
5 126 (29.51%) Windows
6 120 (28.10%) MS Office
7 113 (26.46%) C#
8 97 (22.72%) T-SQL
9 77 (18.03%) Project Management
10 72 (16.86%) Finance
10 72 (16.86%) Visual Studio
11 65 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (14.52%) ITIL
13 60 (14.05%) MS Exchange
14 58 (13.58%) Active Directory
15 57 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 57 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
16 54 (12.65%) HTML
17 52 (12.18%) ASP.NET
18 50 (11.71%) MS PowerPoint
19 49 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 46 (10.77%) .NET Framework
20 46 (10.77%) CSS
21 45 (10.54%) SQL Server 2008
22 44 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
23 43 (10.07%) TCP/IP
24 42 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
24 42 (9.84%) Oracle
25 40 (9.37%) Web Services
26 39 (9.13%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 60 (14.05%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 34 (7.96%) IIS
4 24 (5.62%) Lync
5 22 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (3.51%) NServiceBus
8 11 (2.58%) LiveLink
9 10 (2.34%) MS Project Server
10 8 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.87%) SAS
11 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.70%) CMS
13 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.23%) Apache
14 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 120 (28.10%) MS Office
2 50 (11.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (7.73%) MS Project
4 16 (3.75%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.17%) SPSS
5 5 (1.17%) FastStats
6 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.23%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.23%) Line 500
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.28%) SaaS
2 3 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.07%) TCP/IP
2 35 (8.20%) VPN
3 23 (5.39%) DNS
4 21 (4.92%) SAN
5 17 (3.98%) DHCP
6 15 (3.51%) LAN
7 14 (3.28%) WAN
7 14 (3.28%) Internet
7 14 (3.28%) Firewall
8 4 (0.94%) NAS
8 4 (0.94%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.94%) Intranet
9 3 (0.70%) Broadband
9 3 (0.70%) VoIP
9 3 (0.70%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.47%) VLAN
10 2 (0.47%) VPLS
10 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.47%) HTTP
10 2 (0.47%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 57 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (10.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.85%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.87%) MySQL
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.41%) MS Access
11 6 (1.41%) QlikView
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.70%) OLAP
15 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 72 (16.86%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.58%) Selenium
3 11 (2.58%) SpecFlow
3 11 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.47%) JIRA
4 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 72 (16.86%) Finance
2 33 (7.73%) Marketing
3 32 (7.49%) Retail
4 23 (5.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.51%) Advertising
6 10 (2.34%) Automotive
7 8 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.17%) Banking
9 5 (1.17%) Legal
10 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.70%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 133 (31.15%) Analyst
2 124 (29.04%) Developer
3 42 (9.84%) SQL Developer
4 36 (8.43%) C# Developer
5 33 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (7.03%) .NET Developer
7 26 (6.09%) Support Analyst
8 22 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 21 (4.92%) Programmer
9 21 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
9 21 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (4.92%) Analyst Programmer
9 21 (4.92%) Developer Analyst
9 21 (4.92%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 21 (4.92%) .NET Programmer
10 20 (4.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (4.22%) Software Developer
12 17 (3.98%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.98%) IT Support
13 16 (3.75%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (33.26%) .NET
2 54 (12.65%) HTML
3 52 (12.18%) ASP.NET
4 46 (10.77%) CSS
4 46 (10.77%) .NET Framework
5 40 (9.37%) Web Services
6 36 (8.43%) WCF
7 33 (7.73%) jQuery
7 33 (7.73%) XML
8 31 (7.26%) LINQ
9 23 (5.39%) JSON
10 21 (4.92%) HTML5
11 19 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (4.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (3.04%) SOAP
12 13 (3.04%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (2.81%) CSS3
14 11 (2.58%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (2.58%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.04%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.81%) Statistics
6 8 (1.87%) PMI
7 7 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.94%) User Experience
9 4 (0.94%) Learning Management System
9 4 (0.94%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.94%) EPoS
9 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.94%) GIS
9 4 (0.94%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.70%) Kindle
11 2 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 126 (29.51%) Windows
2 44 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (8.90%) Windows 7
4 34 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (7.26%) Windows XP
5 31 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (6.09%) Linux
7 24 (5.62%) UNIX
8 13 (3.04%) Apple iOS
9 9 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.11%) Android
10 7 (1.64%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (1.64%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.94%) AIX
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.47%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.03%) Project Management
2 65 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (14.52%) ITIL
4 36 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (7.73%) Software Engineering
6 32 (7.49%) ETL
7 31 (7.26%) Data Analysis
8 30 (7.03%) MVC
9 29 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (6.79%) PRINCE2
9 29 (6.79%) CRM
10 27 (6.32%) Scrum
11 22 (5.15%) Service Management
11 22 (5.15%) ERP
12 21 (4.92%) Migration
13 20 (4.68%) TDD
14 19 (4.45%) Document Management
15 18 (4.22%) Data Migration
16 17 (3.98%) Time Management
16 17 (3.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 182 (42.62%) SQL
2 113 (26.46%) C#
3 97 (22.72%) T-SQL
4 37 (8.67%) JavaScript
5 36 (8.43%) VB
6 13 (3.04%) VB6
7 11 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.87%) VBScript
9 7 (1.64%) C
10 5 (1.17%) Perl
11 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.94%) VBA
11 4 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.47%) PHP
12 2 (0.47%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (8.67%) Degree
3 31 (7.26%) MCSE
4 30 (7.03%) MCP
5 27 (6.32%) MCTS
6 25 (5.85%) MCITP
7 23 (5.39%) MCSA
8 15 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (2.81%) PMI Certification
10 10 (2.34%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.41%) CISSP
11 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.41%) CCNA
12 5 (1.17%) CCNP
12 5 (1.17%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.94%) PMP
13 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.70%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.45%) SLA
2 3 (0.70%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 58 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.96%) Hyper-V
3 25 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.17%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.94%) XenApp
5 4 (0.94%) vSphere
6 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.47%) XenServer
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.47%) OpenView
2 2 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.47%) SCCM
2 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.23%) Legato
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 332 (77.75%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.84%) Oracle
3 39 (9.13%) VMware
4 26 (6.09%) Citrix
5 16 (3.75%) Cisco
6 13 (3.04%) HP
7 9 (2.11%) Dell
8 8 (1.87%) NetApp
8 8 (1.87%) Symantec
9 7 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.64%) Telerik
9 7 (1.64%) IBM
10 6 (1.41%) EMC
11 5 (1.17%) Minitab
11 5 (1.17%) Sage
11 5 (1.17%) Sophos
11 5 (1.17%) SmartFocus
11 5 (1.17%) ArcSight
11 5 (1.17%) Tableau
12 4 (0.94%) Aerohive Networks
Chester, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago