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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 14 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.66% 15.53% 9.05%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 71.43% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 14
Average salary £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
18 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.41% 21.74% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 19
Average salary £32,000 £27,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 1 October 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Colchester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 28 (66.67%) MS Office
2 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 20 (47.62%) Windows
4 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 17 (40.48%) Citrix
5 17 (40.48%) ITIL
6 16 (38.10%) Incident Management
7 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
8 12 (28.57%) VoIP
8 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
8 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (28.57%) Change Control
9 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
10 9 (21.43%) C#
10 9 (21.43%) Finance
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.29%) C++
12 6 (14.29%) .NET
12 6 (14.29%) Web Services
12 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 5 (11.90%) WPF
13 5 (11.90%) SQL
13 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
14 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
14 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (9.52%) Degree
14 4 (9.52%) Validation
14 4 (9.52%) Document Management
14 4 (9.52%) MVVM
14 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) VoIP
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) DHCP
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.38%) JMeter
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
2 12 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) IT Support
5 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL Change Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Server Support
7 2 (4.76%) Server Support Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) WPF
3 3 (7.14%) OpenCL
3 3 (7.14%) WSE
3 3 (7.14%) WCF
3 3 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 3 (7.14%) DirectX
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.38%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) CUDA
2 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 12 (28.57%) Change Control
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) Document Management
5 4 (9.52%) MVVM
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.14%) Image Processing
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) TDD
7 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (14.29%) C++
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) XAML
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) MCAD
4 1 (2.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Pegasus
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) Sophos
Colchester, Essex
Colston Consulting
Salary: £37.5k - 42.5k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago