The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 29 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 23.20% 13.04% 13.16%
As % of the Applications category 93.55% 78.26% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £23,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
MS Excel
Essex

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

Applications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
31 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 24.80% 16.67% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 22
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Colchester

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Colchester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 48 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (76.00%) Project Management
3 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
4 34 (68.00%) .NET
5 28 (56.00%) C#
5 28 (56.00%) Relational Database
6 26 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (52.00%) jQuery
6 26 (52.00%) User Experience
6 26 (52.00%) HTML
6 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
6 26 (52.00%) VB.NET
6 26 (52.00%) MySQL
6 26 (52.00%) Oracle
6 26 (52.00%) CSS
7 16 (32.00%) Windows
8 14 (28.00%) VMware
9 10 (20.00%) Degree
9 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (18.00%) IIS
11 8 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (16.00%) OO
11 8 (16.00%) JBoss
11 8 (16.00%) Java
11 8 (16.00%) SSADM
11 8 (16.00%) DTS
11 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 9 (18.00%) IIS
2 8 (16.00%) JBoss
2 8 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) PBX
1 4 (8.00%) SAN
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (56.00%) Relational Database
3 26 (52.00%) MySQL
4 8 (16.00%) DTS
4 8 (16.00%) EDRMS
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.00%) Law
1 4 (8.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
1 26 (52.00%) Web Developer
1 26 (52.00%) .NET Developer
1 26 (52.00%) C# Developer
1 26 (52.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 26 (52.00%) C# Web Developer
1 26 (52.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Senior IT Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) IT Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) .NET
2 26 (52.00%) CSS
2 26 (52.00%) HTML
2 26 (52.00%) jQuery
3 2 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (52.00%) User Experience
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Statistics
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) Physics
5 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Project Management
2 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (16.00%) Coaching
3 8 (16.00%) Time Management
3 8 (16.00%) DevOps
3 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (16.00%) OO
3 8 (16.00%) SSADM
3 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.00%) Practice Management
5 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL
6 1 (2.00%) Service Management
6 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (52.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) XAML
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) MCSA
3 3 (6.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (52.00%) Oracle
3 14 (28.00%) VMware
4 8 (16.00%) webMethods
5 4 (8.00%) LexisNexis
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
6 3 (6.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (6.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Pegasus