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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 20 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.87% 3.91% 8.41%
As % of the Applications category 47.62% 25.00% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,250 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,000 £37,900
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
42 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.54% 15.65% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 17
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,300 £64,000
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 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 16 September 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) MS Office
3 12 (28.57%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) NetApp
6 7 (16.67%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 6 (14.29%) Information Security
7 6 (14.29%) Cisco
7 6 (14.29%) Citrix
7 6 (14.29%) CISSP
7 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.90%) CCNP
8 5 (11.90%) CCNA
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.90%) A+ Certification
8 5 (11.90%) UNIX
8 5 (11.90%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) ArcSight
8 5 (11.90%) SIEM
8 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (9.52%) Kaspersky
9 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
9 4 (9.52%) C
9 4 (9.52%) C#

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) IP Telephony
1 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.76%) VLAN
2 2 (4.76%) VPLS
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) RIP
2 2 (4.76%) MPLS
2 2 (4.76%) OSPF
2 2 (4.76%) BGP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) OLAP
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Developer
2 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Head of Operations
4 2 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Designer
4 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Head of IT
4 2 (4.76%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) MDX
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) COM
5 1 (2.38%) ADO
5 1 (2.38%) WCF
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Statistics
2 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.76%) Tandem
3 2 (4.76%) Physics
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Celerra
4 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
1 7 (16.67%) Project Management
1 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (14.29%) Information Security
2 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.90%) SIEM
4 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.52%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C
2 4 (9.52%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
4 2 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) CISSP
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
2 5 (11.90%) CCNA
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) A+ Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) MCITP
4 2 (4.76%) NCIE
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (2.38%) CISM
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCEE
5 1 (2.38%) CCIA
5 1 (2.38%) NCDA
5 1 (2.38%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.38%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) XenServer
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) Xen
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.38%) Legato
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
1 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) NetApp
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) ArcSight
6 4 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (9.52%) Kaspersky
6 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 4 (9.52%) IBM
6 4 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) Tableau
8 2 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (4.76%) Business Objects
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) CommVault
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper
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