The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 25 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.51% 4.94% 6.15%
As % of the Applications category 64.10% 35.14% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 7
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £20,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £42,750 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
39 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.83% 14.07% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 12
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +54.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,075 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £35,050 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Excel
Cheshire

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 30 July 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) MS Office
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) VMware
5 10 (24.39%) .NET
5 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (21.95%) Degree
6 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.95%) C
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
7 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.07%) NetApp
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle
8 7 (17.07%) ITIL
8 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
8 7 (17.07%) Statistics
8 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
8 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
8 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
9 6 (14.63%) Physics
9 6 (14.63%) SAP
9 6 (14.63%) Python
9 6 (14.63%) Business Objects
9 6 (14.63%) C++
9 6 (14.63%) Java
9 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (14.63%) Citrix
9 6 (14.63%) SAS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (14.63%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
1 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.88%) RIP
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) MPLS
2 2 (4.88%) OSPF
2 2 (4.88%) BGP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) VLAN
2 2 (4.88%) VPLS
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) OLAP
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Developer
1 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 6 (14.63%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (14.63%) Graduate
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Support
5 2 (4.88%) Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Head of IT
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) COM
4 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 2 (4.88%) MDX
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Statistics
1 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
1 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Physics
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Tandem
4 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) Celerra
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Project Management
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) ETL
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (4.88%) SIEM
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C
3 6 (14.63%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) C++
3 6 (14.63%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) MCITP
2 3 (7.32%) CISSP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.88%) MCTS
3 2 (4.88%) NCIE
4 1 (2.44%) HP AIS
4 1 (2.44%) HP MASE
4 1 (2.44%) VCDX
4 1 (2.44%) NCDA
4 1 (2.44%) CCEE
4 1 (2.44%) CCIA
4 1 (2.44%) VCAP
4 1 (2.44%) CISM
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) XenServer
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
1 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.44%) Legato
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) NetApp
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) SAP
4 6 (14.63%) Business Objects
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
5 4 (9.76%) Kaspersky
5 4 (9.76%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (7.32%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.44%) CommVault
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
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