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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 25 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 30 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.76% 8.23% 4.90%
As % of the Applications category 52.63% 63.33% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 15
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
57 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.15% 12.99% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 43
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 24 December 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) VMware
3 19 (36.54%) MS Office
4 18 (34.62%) Finance
5 15 (28.85%) Windows
6 12 (23.08%) ITIL
7 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (19.23%) SQL
8 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 9 (17.31%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (15.38%) HTTP
10 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 8 (15.38%) Information Security
10 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
11 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (11.54%) Java
12 6 (11.54%) VB
12 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.54%) CCNP
12 6 (11.54%) CCNA
12 6 (11.54%) Citrix
12 6 (11.54%) CISSP
12 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (11.54%) A+ Certification
12 6 (11.54%) Change Management
12 6 (11.54%) ArcSight
12 6 (11.54%) SIEM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) Apache
1 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Office
2 9 (17.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) HTTP
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.62%) SAN
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.77%) FTP
3 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.85%) RIP
4 2 (3.85%) MPLS
4 2 (3.85%) OSPF
4 2 (3.85%) BGP
4 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.85%) VLAN
4 2 (3.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) MS Access
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JMeter
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
1 5 (9.62%) Selenium
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
1 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Head of Operations
6 2 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.85%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) J2EE
1 5 (9.62%) JSP
1 5 (9.62%) SOAP
1 5 (9.62%) XML
1 5 (9.62%) REST
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
2 3 (5.77%) HTML5
2 3 (5.77%) Flash
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) WCF
3 2 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 2 (3.85%) Tandem
5 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Information Security
3 6 (11.54%) SIEM
3 6 (11.54%) Change Management
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
4 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps
5 2 (3.85%) Test Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.85%) Cyber Security
5 2 (3.85%) Time Management
5 2 (3.85%) Data Entry
5 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.85%) Logistics
5 2 (3.85%) MVC
5 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) VB
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) VBScript
3 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.77%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) VBA
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) CCNP
1 6 (11.54%) CCNA
1 6 (11.54%) CISSP
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (11.54%) A+ Certification
2 5 (9.62%) MCITP
2 5 (9.62%) MCSE
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) ArcSight
4 5 (9.62%) EMC
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 4 (7.69%) NetApp
5 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 4 (7.69%) Kaspersky
5 4 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (3.85%) Tableau
6 2 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.92%) Lagan
7 1 (1.92%) Google