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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 19 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.82% 3.27% 4.81%
As % of the Applications category 67.86% 30.00% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 7
Average salary £40,500 £29,490 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.33% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £21,369 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,210 £49,000 £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
28 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.52% 10.91% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 11
Average salary £41,250 £38,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +63.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,141 £18,675 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,842 £35,200 £54,250
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 11 July 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 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 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) MS Office
4 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (25.00%) C
5 9 (25.00%) Project Management
5 9 (25.00%) Degree
6 8 (22.22%) Citrix
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 7 (19.44%) Finance
7 7 (19.44%) VMware
7 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
7 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
7 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) Statistics
8 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 6 (16.67%) Physics
8 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (16.67%) Java
8 6 (16.67%) Business Objects
8 6 (16.67%) C++
8 6 (16.67%) SAP
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) Python
8 6 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (16.67%) SAS
9 5 (13.89%) ITIL
9 5 (13.89%) UNIX

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (16.67%) SAS
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.56%) QlikView
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) OLAP
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Graduate
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Server Support
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Software Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.56%) MDX
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.56%) COM
5 1 (2.78%) ADO
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Statistics
1 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Physics
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.78%) EPoS
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) AIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Service Management
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 2 (5.56%) ERP
8 2 (5.56%) Change Management
8 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) C
3 6 (16.67%) C++
3 6 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.56%) MCTS
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) NCIE
4 1 (2.78%) VCAP
4 1 (2.78%) CCEE
4 1 (2.78%) CCIA
4 1 (2.78%) HP AIS
4 1 (2.78%) HP MASE
4 1 (2.78%) VCDX
4 1 (2.78%) NCDA
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) XenServer
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Legato
1 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 6 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
5 4 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) AppSense
7 2 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) Tableau
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com