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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 142 198 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.68% 10.89% 9.62%
As % of the Applications category 67.30% 61.88% 75.12%
Number of salaries quoted 130 162 117
Average salary £31,500 £33,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
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
211 320 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.86% 17.59% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 188 271 161
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -9 41 £26,000 -8.77% 5
Knutsford +10 15 £31,500 -33.68% 2
Wilmslow +3 14 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Alderley Edge -3 12 £42,500 - 2
Crewe +1 5 £24,000 -43.52%
Runcorn +6 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Macclesfield +14 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Chester -21 3 £32,500 -13.33% 4
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 189 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 141 (49.13%) Windows
3 125 (43.55%) SQL
4 113 (39.37%) SQL Server
5 82 (28.57%) MS Office
6 70 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 69 (24.04%) Active Directory
8 68 (23.69%) .NET
8 68 (23.69%) Finance
9 62 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
10 59 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (19.16%) Windows Server
12 54 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 52 (18.12%) VMware
14 49 (17.07%) MS Exchange
15 48 (16.72%) BizTalk Server
15 48 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (16.72%) Windows 7
16 44 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 44 (15.33%) XML
17 42 (14.63%) SharePoint
18 41 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (13.94%) Microsoft Certification
20 39 (13.59%) ETL
20 39 (13.59%) ITIL
20 39 (13.59%) Hyper-V
21 36 (12.54%) Web Services
22 35 (12.20%) VPN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 49 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 48 (16.72%) BizTalk Server
3 42 (14.63%) SharePoint
4 29 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.83%) CMS
6 9 (3.14%) IIS
7 7 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.39%) JBoss
9 4 (1.39%) MS Project Server
9 4 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.70%) Mule
11 2 (0.70%) WordPress
12 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.35%) Lync
12 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (28.57%) MS Office
2 24 (8.36%) MS Project
3 16 (5.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.05%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.05%) FrameMaker
5 3 (1.05%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) assyst
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) FastStats
2 1 (0.35%) Primavera
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.48%) Office 365
2 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.44%) SaaS
4 5 (1.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.20%) VPN
2 34 (11.85%) TCP/IP
3 31 (10.80%) DNS
4 28 (9.76%) DHCP
5 18 (6.27%) Firewall
6 11 (3.83%) WAN
7 10 (3.48%) Broadband
7 10 (3.48%) LAN
8 7 (2.44%) NAS
9 6 (2.09%) Wireless
10 3 (1.05%) Internet
11 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.35%) Network Security
11 1 (0.35%) SMTP
11 1 (0.35%) VLAN
11 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (39.37%) SQL Server
2 70 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.79%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.79%) MySQL
7 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.74%) Big Data
8 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.74%) QlikView
8 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.39%) Power BI
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.39%) Tableau Vizable
10 3 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.70%) MS Access
11 2 (0.70%) OLAP
11 2 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 70 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (10.45%) MSTest
3 26 (9.06%) HP UFT
4 20 (6.97%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.05%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.35%) TestComplete
General
1 68 (23.69%) Finance
2 21 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.48%) Marketing
4 9 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.14%) Retail
5 8 (2.79%) Billing
6 7 (2.44%) Legal
6 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.39%) Advertising
7 4 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.70%) Back Office
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.35%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 133 (46.34%) Analyst
2 47 (16.38%) SQL Analyst
3 33 (11.50%) Data Analyst
3 33 (11.50%) IT Support
4 32 (11.15%) Test Analyst
5 31 (10.80%) Support Analyst
5 31 (10.80%) Support Engineer
6 27 (9.41%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (9.41%) Web Analyst
6 27 (9.41%) Web Test Analyst
7 26 (9.06%) Senior Test Analyst
7 26 (9.06%) Senior Web Analyst
8 25 (8.71%) Developer
9 24 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (8.36%) Service Analyst
10 23 (8.01%) IT Engineer
10 23 (8.01%) IT Support Engineer
11 22 (7.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 22 (7.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (6.97%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.69%) .NET
2 44 (15.33%) XML
3 36 (12.54%) Web Services
4 16 (5.57%) CSS
4 16 (5.57%) HTML
5 12 (4.18%) jQuery
6 11 (3.83%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.14%) Ajax
7 9 (3.14%) WCF
8 8 (2.79%) HTML5
8 8 (2.79%) XSLT
9 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.74%) WinForms
9 5 (1.74%) WPF
10 4 (1.39%) CSS3
10 4 (1.39%) Middleware
10 4 (1.39%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.05%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.57%) User Experience
4 8 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.79%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.44%) Statistics
6 6 (2.09%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.09%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.09%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.09%) Replication
6 6 (2.09%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.09%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.74%) NHS
8 4 (1.39%) Life Science
8 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.39%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.05%) Tandem
10 2 (0.70%) Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 141 (49.13%) Windows
2 55 (19.16%) Windows Server
3 48 (16.72%) Windows 7
3 48 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.80%) Windows XP
6 13 (4.53%) Linux
6 13 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.18%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.79%) Android
8 8 (2.79%) Unix
9 7 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.09%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (13.59%) ETL
3 39 (13.59%) ITIL
4 32 (11.15%) Software Testing
5 31 (10.80%) Data Analysis
6 30 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (10.10%) Validation
8 28 (9.76%) Performance Testing
9 26 (9.06%) Defect Management
10 19 (6.62%) Project Management
11 17 (5.92%) Scrum
12 16 (5.57%) Test Scripting
12 16 (5.57%) Time Management
13 14 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.18%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.83%) Change Management
15 11 (3.83%) PRINCE2
15 11 (3.83%) Risk Management
16 10 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 125 (43.55%) SQL
2 28 (9.76%) C#
3 24 (8.36%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.57%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.23%) Java
6 13 (4.53%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.53%) VBA
7 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.09%) VB
9 3 (1.05%) C++
10 2 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) Delphi
11 1 (0.35%) Lua
11 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.35%) Python
11 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (13.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.80%) MCSE
3 30 (10.45%) MCP
4 29 (10.10%) Degree
5 26 (9.06%) CCNA
5 26 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (9.06%) ISEB
6 24 (8.36%) MCSA
7 23 (8.01%) MCITP
7 23 (8.01%) MCTS
8 4 (1.39%) HND
8 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.70%) PMP
10 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) AAT
11 1 (0.35%) CCA
11 1 (0.35%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.53%) SLA
2 7 (2.44%) QA
2 7 (2.44%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.09%) FATCA
4 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 69 (24.04%) Active Directory
2 41 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.44%) XenApp
5 5 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (9.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) Nagios
3 1 (0.35%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.12%) VMware
3 28 (9.76%) Cisco
4 19 (6.62%) Citrix
5 9 (3.14%) Tableau
6 7 (2.44%) Adobe
6 7 (2.44%) Apple
7 5 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.39%) Avaya
8 4 (1.39%) NetApp
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle
8 4 (1.39%) Teradata
9 2 (0.70%) Planview
10 1 (0.35%) Draytek
10 1 (0.35%) Facebook
10 1 (0.35%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.35%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.35%) Twitter
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