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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 195 219 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.30% 11.46% 10.30%
As % of the Applications category 62.90% 70.42% 65.34%
Number of salaries quoted 152 194 131
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
310 311 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.97% 16.27% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 231 275 202
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -2 65 £32,500 +10.16% 6
Chester +3 35 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Runcorn 0 19 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Crewe +4 16 £37,500 +5.63% 2
Macclesfield +18 8 £35,000 +11.11%
Knutsford 0 7 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Wilmslow -10 7 £22,500 -43.75%
Northwich -6 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Daresbury -2 1 £50,000 +127.27%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £31,500 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 287 (74.55%) Microsoft
2 153 (39.74%) SQL
3 140 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 134 (34.81%) Windows
5 118 (30.65%) Finance
6 114 (29.61%) MS Office
7 111 (28.83%) .NET
8 99 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (23.38%) C#
10 85 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
11 56 (14.55%) JavaScript
11 56 (14.55%) MS PowerPoint
12 55 (14.29%) Degree
12 55 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 55 (14.29%) Project Management
13 52 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (13.25%) MVC
14 51 (13.25%) WCF
15 49 (12.73%) ASP.NET
16 48 (12.47%) HTML
17 47 (12.21%) .NET Framework
18 45 (11.69%) Web Services
19 44 (11.43%) XML
19 44 (11.43%) MS Project
20 41 (10.65%) Active Directory
21 39 (10.13%) CSS
21 39 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 38 (9.87%) SharePoint
23 37 (9.61%) Dependency Injection
24 36 (9.35%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 38 (9.87%) SharePoint
2 31 (8.05%) MS Exchange
3 23 (5.97%) SAS
4 17 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.08%) IIS
7 7 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.82%) CMS
8 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.52%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.52%) WordPress
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.52%) Lync
9 2 (0.52%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Apache
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 114 (29.61%) MS Office
2 56 (14.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (11.43%) MS Project
4 17 (4.42%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (4.42%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.04%) RoboHelp
5 4 (1.04%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.52%) SPSS
6 2 (0.52%) FastStats
6 2 (0.52%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 24 (6.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (5.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (3.90%) Dynamics GP
4 11 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.52%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.52%) Magento
7 2 (0.52%) Sage ERP X3
7 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.52%) Agresso
8 1 (0.26%) Primavera
8 1 (0.26%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.94%) SaaS
2 17 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.82%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.30%) Office 365
5 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.71%) DNS
2 20 (5.19%) DHCP
3 18 (4.68%) Firewall
4 17 (4.42%) Wireless
4 17 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.90%) VPN
6 8 (2.08%) HTTP
7 7 (1.82%) WAN
8 6 (1.56%) VoIP
9 5 (1.30%) LAN
9 5 (1.30%) Internet
10 4 (1.04%) MPLS
10 4 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.78%) xDSL
11 3 (0.78%) DMVPN
11 3 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.78%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (5.45%) Data Mining
7 19 (4.94%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.78%) Big Data
12 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.52%) OLAP
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 36 (9.35%) Visual Studio
2 28 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.42%) MSTest
4 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.04%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.52%) Maven
6 2 (0.52%) Selenium
6 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.52%) Ant
6 2 (0.52%) FxCop
6 2 (0.52%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.52%) Gradle
6 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.52%) Calabash
7 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 118 (30.65%) Finance
2 28 (7.27%) Retail
3 22 (5.71%) Marketing
4 15 (3.90%) Billing
5 14 (3.64%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.86%) General Ledger
7 10 (2.60%) Banking
8 9 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.34%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.08%) Advertising
10 4 (1.04%) Publishing
10 4 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.78%) Legal
11 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.52%) Law
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
12 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.52%) French Language
12 2 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 119 (30.91%) Analyst
2 98 (25.45%) Developer
3 42 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 28 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 25 (6.49%) Software Developer
5 25 (6.49%) Support Analyst
6 22 (5.71%) Administrator
7 21 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 20 (5.19%) IT Support
9 19 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (4.68%) Support Engineer
10 18 (4.68%) Data Analyst
11 17 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (4.16%) Business Analyst
13 14 (3.64%) Junior
13 14 (3.64%) Lead Developer
13 14 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.64%) IT Support Engineer
14 13 (3.38%) Network Engineer
15 12 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (28.83%) .NET
2 51 (13.25%) WCF
3 49 (12.73%) ASP.NET
4 48 (12.47%) HTML
5 47 (12.21%) .NET Framework
6 45 (11.69%) Web Services
7 44 (11.43%) XML
8 39 (10.13%) CSS
9 35 (9.09%) Entity Framework
10 32 (8.31%) jQuery
11 29 (7.53%) REST
12 24 (6.23%) SOAP
13 19 (4.94%) AngularJS
14 17 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (4.16%) Ajax
16 15 (3.90%) WinForms
16 15 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (3.90%) WPF
16 15 (3.90%) Silverlight
16 15 (3.90%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 85 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.19%) N-Tier
4 17 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.16%) Credit Risk
5 16 (4.16%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.64%) Statistics
7 12 (3.12%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.60%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.34%) User Experience
10 7 (1.82%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.78%) Life Science
11 3 (0.78%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.78%) New Media
11 3 (0.78%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.78%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.52%) PMI
12 2 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 134 (34.81%) Windows
2 32 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (5.97%) Android
5 22 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 22 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.90%) Windows Phone 7
6 15 (3.90%) Windows Phone
7 14 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.34%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.56%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.04%) UNIX
11 4 (1.04%) Linux
12 3 (0.78%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (14.29%) Project Management
3 52 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (13.25%) MVC
5 37 (9.61%) Dependency Injection
6 36 (9.35%) PRINCE2
7 34 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (8.83%) Analytics
8 32 (8.31%) CRM
9 29 (7.53%) ITIL
10 28 (7.27%) Software Testing
11 26 (6.75%) Data Analysis
11 26 (6.75%) Time Management
12 24 (6.23%) Scrum
13 23 (5.97%) SOA
14 22 (5.71%) SDLC
15 21 (5.45%) Benchmarking
15 21 (5.45%) Business Analytics
15 21 (5.45%) Mentoring
16 20 (5.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 153 (39.74%) SQL
2 90 (23.38%) C#
3 56 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 33 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 24 (6.23%) VB.NET
6 11 (2.86%) C++
7 8 (2.08%) Java
8 7 (1.82%) VBA
9 5 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.04%) VBScript
10 4 (1.04%) VB
11 2 (0.52%) PHP
11 2 (0.52%) Python
11 2 (0.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 55 (14.29%) Degree
2 32 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.16%) MCSE
4 16 (4.16%) MCSA
5 15 (3.90%) CCNA
6 14 (3.64%) MCP
7 12 (3.12%) ISEB
7 12 (3.12%) MCITP
7 12 (3.12%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.34%) MCTS
9 7 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.04%) HND
11 3 (0.78%) CCNP
11 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.52%) CIMA
12 2 (0.52%) MCDST
12 2 (0.52%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.23%) SLA
2 13 (3.38%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) GxP
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.52%) XenApp
5 2 (0.52%) XenServer
5 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.04%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.04%) WSUS
3 2 (0.52%) OpenView
3 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 287 (74.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.27%) VMware
3 27 (7.01%) Oracle
4 26 (6.75%) Cisco
5 19 (4.94%) Apple
6 18 (4.68%) HP
7 16 (4.16%) SAP
8 14 (3.64%) Sage
9 11 (2.86%) JD Edwards
9 11 (2.86%) Epicor
10 10 (2.60%) Citrix
11 9 (2.34%) Juniper
11 9 (2.34%) Blue Coat
11 9 (2.34%) Google
11 9 (2.34%) Riverbed
11 9 (2.34%) F5
12 7 (1.82%) Adobe
13 5 (1.30%) Dell
14 4 (1.04%) Metastorm
15 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £7 - £8 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Northwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive salary/benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + premium company car + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Runcorn
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago