The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 25 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.04% 6.19% 6.64%
As % of the Applications category 52.08% 33.33% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 12
Average salary £48,750 £36,250 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% +21.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £26,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £46,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MS Excel
Cheshire

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

Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
48 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.28% 18.58% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 22
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Chester

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) MS Office
3 14 (29.17%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 9 (18.75%) ITIL
5 9 (18.75%) VMware
6 8 (16.67%) Information Security
6 8 (16.67%) Change Management
6 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 7 (14.58%) CISSP
8 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (12.50%) CCNP
8 6 (12.50%) CCNA
8 6 (12.50%) A+ Certification
8 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
8 6 (12.50%) SIEM
9 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
9 5 (10.42%) UNIX
9 5 (10.42%) Windows
9 5 (10.42%) CSS
9 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
10 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.33%) .NET
10 4 (8.33%) HTML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) MPLS
2 2 (4.17%) OSPF
2 2 (4.17%) BGP
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) RIP
2 2 (4.17%) FTP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.17%) VLAN
2 2 (4.17%) VPLS
2 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Hudson
1 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 4 (8.33%) Developer
2 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 3 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Server Support
4 2 (4.17%) Operations Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Database Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
4 2 (4.17%) Information Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) COM
4 2 (4.17%) Flash
4 2 (4.17%) CSS3
4 2 (4.17%) WCF
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) JSP
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.25%) CMDB
5 2 (4.17%) Open Source
5 2 (4.17%) Tandem
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) UNIX
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) AIX
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Information Security
2 8 (16.67%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 6 (12.50%) SIEM
5 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.25%) Time Management
6 3 (6.25%) Data Entry
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (4.17%) ERP
7 2 (4.17%) ETL
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) C
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.50%) CCNP
2 6 (12.50%) CCNA
2 6 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.08%) Legato
1 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) NetApp
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (8.33%) Kaspersky
4 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.17%) Remedy
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Dell
5 2 (4.17%) Tableau
6 1 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Lagan
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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