The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 10355 9742 10077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 9.86% 9.53% 9.24%
As % of the Applications category 62.41% 62.49% 62.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8671 8046 8865
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
MS Excel
UK

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

Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16592 15589 16050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.80% 15.25% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13778 12735 13932
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS Excel
Salary Trend in England

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in England

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in England

MS Excel
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 3958 £45,000 -5.26% 436
South East +1 2442 £37,500 - 233
Yorkshire -2 851 £35,000 +6.06% 129
East of England +2 824 £37,500 - 105
North West +5 678 £33,167 +2.05% 97
West Midlands +1 610 £35,000 +2.94% 89
South West -6 584 £34,000 - 93
East Midlands +1 313 £37,500 -2.59% 39
North East -1 54 £35,000 - 15
Midlands +10 28 £47,500 -2.06% 11
South Coast +1 1 - -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 15217 (73.16%) Microsoft
2 7656 (36.81%) Windows
3 6758 (32.49%) SQL Server
4 6622 (31.84%) SQL
5 5346 (25.70%) MS Office
6 4545 (21.85%) Finance
7 4451 (21.40%) .NET
8 4129 (19.85%) Active Directory
9 3838 (18.45%) C#
10 3522 (16.93%) Degree
11 3019 (14.51%) ITIL
12 2988 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
13 2979 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
14 2905 (13.97%) VMware
15 2682 (12.89%) ASP.NET
16 2588 (12.44%) MS Exchange
17 2473 (11.89%) SharePoint
18 2393 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
19 2383 (11.46%) Project Management
20 2360 (11.35%) HTML
21 2224 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 2139 (10.28%) JavaScript
23 2037 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
24 1932 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
25 1911 (9.19%) MS PowerPoint
26 1895 (9.11%) Citrix
27 1885 (9.06%) Windows 7
28 1828 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 1808 (8.69%) CSS
30 1754 (8.43%) T-SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 2588 (12.44%) MS Exchange
2 2473 (11.89%) SharePoint
3 1158 (5.57%) IIS
4 1097 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 705 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 590 (2.84%) Lync
7 528 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 487 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 409 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 369 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 300 (1.44%) Apache
12 298 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 274 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
14 269 (1.29%) CMS
15 215 (1.03%) SAS
16 211 (1.01%) Tomcat
17 161 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
18 114 (0.55%) MS Project Server
19 108 (0.52%) JBoss
20 98 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5346 (25.70%) MS Office
2 1911 (9.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1129 (5.43%) MS Project
4 977 (4.70%) MS Visio
5 183 (0.88%) PowerPivot
6 129 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 113 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 94 (0.45%) InfoPath
9 69 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 68 (0.33%) SPSS
11 58 (0.28%) Acrobat
12 37 (0.18%) FrameMaker
13 31 (0.15%) AutoCAD
14 30 (0.14%) InDesign
15 28 (0.13%) RoboHelp
16 24 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 23 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
18 20 (0.096%) PaintShop Pro
19 18 (0.087%) Simulink
20 15 (0.072%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 826 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 303 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 226 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
4 161 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 46 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 44 (0.21%) SAP CRM
7 41 (0.20%) Agresso
8 33 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 32 (0.15%) Fredhopper
10 31 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 31 (0.15%) WebTrends
11 30 (0.14%) Visualfiles
12 29 (0.14%) SAP ERP
13 27 (0.13%) Tridion
14 24 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 23 (0.11%) SAP Business One
16 21 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
16 21 (0.10%) SAP BPC
17 20 (0.096%) HFM
18 19 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 599 (2.88%) Office 365
2 509 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 332 (1.60%) SaaS
4 102 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 83 (0.40%) IaaS
6 80 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (0.25%) PaaS
8 43 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 43 (0.21%) GitHub
9 30 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.077%) CloudBees
12 8 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.034%) SoftLayer
14 5 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.014%) Force.com
16 2 (0.010%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.010%) Route 53
16 2 (0.010%) Basecamp
16 2 (0.010%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1428 (6.87%) DNS
2 1392 (6.69%) Firewall
3 1312 (6.31%) TCP/IP
4 1141 (5.49%) SAN
5 1083 (5.21%) LAN
6 1074 (5.16%) WAN
7 981 (4.72%) DHCP
8 865 (4.16%) Internet
9 758 (3.64%) VPN
10 486 (2.34%) VoIP
11 380 (1.83%) Wireless
12 372 (1.79%) Intranet
13 249 (1.20%) NAS
14 239 (1.15%) VLAN
15 227 (1.09%) Network Security
16 187 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
17 169 (0.81%) MPLS
18 158 (0.76%) Ethernet
19 153 (0.74%) HTTP
20 140 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6758 (32.49%) SQL Server
2 1828 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1709 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1586 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1053 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1051 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 849 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 802 (3.86%) Relational Database
9 677 (3.25%) MySQL
10 646 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 583 (2.80%) MS Access
12 366 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 303 (1.46%) Data Mining
14 298 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
15 276 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 273 (1.31%) RDBMS
17 272 (1.31%) OLAP
18 240 (1.15%) Big Data
19 231 (1.11%) QlikView
20 186 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1214 (5.84%) Visual Studio
2 854 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 280 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 277 (1.33%) NUnit
5 270 (1.30%) JIRA
6 267 (1.28%) Subversion
7 196 (0.94%) Selenium
8 184 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 175 (0.84%) Moq
10 139 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 133 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
12 124 (0.60%) Eclipse
13 115 (0.55%) ReSharper
14 98 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
15 84 (0.40%) Cucumber
16 82 (0.39%) Jenkins
17 77 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 75 (0.36%) SpecFlow
19 74 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
20 72 (0.35%) WATIR
General
1 4545 (21.85%) Finance
2 1105 (5.31%) Marketing
3 1025 (4.93%) Retail
4 862 (4.14%) Banking
5 766 (3.68%) Legal
6 691 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 572 (2.75%) Advertising
8 483 (2.32%) Law
9 364 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 264 (1.27%) Back Office
11 240 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 205 (0.99%) Front Office
13 187 (0.90%) Publishing
14 169 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 150 (0.72%) German Language
16 145 (0.70%) Games
17 144 (0.69%) Billing
18 143 (0.69%) Financial Institution
19 126 (0.61%) French Language
20 123 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5109 (24.56%) Analyst
2 4408 (21.19%) Developer
3 1624 (7.81%) Support Analyst
4 1454 (6.99%) Support Engineer
5 1444 (6.94%) Consultant
6 1178 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 862 (4.14%) C# Developer
8 847 (4.07%) Project Manager
9 843 (4.05%) Business Analyst
10 762 (3.66%) Administrator
11 753 (3.62%) IT Support
12 728 (3.50%) Senior Developer
13 718 (3.45%) Service Analyst
14 654 (3.14%) Architect
15 652 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
16 645 (3.10%) Applications Support
17 628 (3.02%) Service Desk Analyst
18 615 (2.96%) Software Developer
19 573 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
20 531 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4451 (21.40%) .NET
2 2682 (12.89%) ASP.NET
3 2360 (11.35%) HTML
4 1808 (8.69%) CSS
5 1384 (6.65%) XML
6 1183 (5.69%) .NET Framework
7 1171 (5.63%) jQuery
8 981 (4.72%) Web Services
9 974 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 807 (3.88%) WCF
11 716 (3.44%) HTML5
12 546 (2.63%) Ajax
13 516 (2.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 398 (1.91%) WPF
15 363 (1.75%) CSS3
16 349 (1.68%) SOAP
17 297 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 270 (1.30%) LINQ
19 263 (1.26%) WinForms
20 252 (1.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2988 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1037 (4.99%) Management Information System
2 1037 (4.99%) Computer Science
3 732 (3.52%) Blackberry
4 494 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 430 (2.07%) Clustering
6 367 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 324 (1.56%) User Experience
8 288 (1.38%) Statistics
9 271 (1.30%) Replication
10 234 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 220 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 215 (1.03%) Open Source
13 206 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 191 (0.92%) Social Media
15 184 (0.88%) NHS
16 168 (0.81%) iPhone
17 167 (0.80%) Hedge funds
18 161 (0.77%) Fat Client
18 161 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7656 (36.81%) Windows
2 2393 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1885 (9.06%) Windows 7
4 1455 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1333 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1270 (6.11%) Windows XP
7 1262 (6.07%) Linux
8 725 (3.49%) Windows 8
9 715 (3.44%) UNIX
10 335 (1.61%) Windows Vista
11 292 (1.40%) Android
12 238 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 167 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 150 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 128 (0.62%) Solaris
16 114 (0.55%) Windows 2000
17 101 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
18 74 (0.36%) CentOS
19 72 (0.35%) Mac OS
20 61 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3019 (14.51%) ITIL
2 2979 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
3 2383 (11.46%) Project Management
4 2037 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
5 1603 (7.71%) MVC
6 1557 (7.49%) CRM
7 1203 (5.78%) PRINCE2
8 1022 (4.91%) Scrum
9 970 (4.66%) Service Delivery
10 939 (4.51%) OO
11 886 (4.26%) Software Engineering
12 875 (4.21%) Time Management
13 820 (3.94%) Change Management
14 804 (3.87%) Mentoring
15 802 (3.86%) E-Commerce
16 773 (3.72%) Business Analysis
17 768 (3.69%) TDD
18 763 (3.67%) Analytics
19 737 (3.54%) ETL
20 706 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6622 (31.84%) SQL
2 3838 (18.45%) C#
3 2139 (10.28%) JavaScript
4 1754 (8.43%) T-SQL
5 1081 (5.20%) Java
6 809 (3.89%) VBA
7 773 (3.72%) VB.NET
8 684 (3.29%) VB
9 679 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 471 (2.26%) C
11 418 (2.01%) C++
12 355 (1.71%) PHP
13 264 (1.27%) Perl
14 242 (1.16%) VBScript
15 231 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 228 (1.10%) Python
17 176 (0.85%) Shell Script
18 170 (0.82%) Ruby
19 126 (0.61%) VB6
20 91 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3522 (16.93%) Degree
2 2224 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1241 (5.97%) MCSE
4 893 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 800 (3.85%) MCITP
6 743 (3.57%) MCP
7 725 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
8 619 (2.98%) MCSA
9 592 (2.85%) SC Cleared
10 544 (2.62%) CCNA
11 339 (1.63%) ISEB
12 328 (1.58%) MCTS
13 323 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 295 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
15 276 (1.33%) PMI Certification
16 260 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
17 225 (1.08%) CCA
18 215 (1.03%) CCNP
19 177 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 162 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1107 (5.32%) SLA
2 733 (3.52%) QA
3 173 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 172 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 87 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 79 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 66 (0.32%) COBIT
8 52 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.13%) Basel II
10 14 (0.067%) Solvency II
11 12 (0.058%) WCAG
12 11 (0.053%) ISO 14001
13 10 (0.048%) GCP
14 9 (0.043%) HL7
15 8 (0.038%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.034%) COSO
16 7 (0.034%) P3O
17 6 (0.029%) DO-254
18 5 (0.024%) DO-178B
18 5 (0.024%) GAMP
System Software
1 4129 (19.85%) Active Directory
2 1932 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1123 (5.40%) Hyper-V
4 597 (2.87%) XenApp
5 431 (2.07%) vSphere
6 280 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 258 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 227 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 206 (0.99%) Terminal Services
10 148 (0.71%) XenServer
11 128 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 80 (0.38%) UAG
13 71 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
14 61 (0.29%) ISA Server
15 59 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 47 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 44 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
18 35 (0.17%) Xen
19 34 (0.16%) Firmware
19 34 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 786 (3.78%) SCCM
2 382 (1.84%) SCOM
3 287 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 137 (0.66%) WSUS
5 130 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 120 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 118 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 99 (0.48%) Nagios
9 86 (0.41%) SCVMM
10 76 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 69 (0.33%) Puppet
12 63 (0.30%) Tivoli
13 62 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
14 51 (0.25%) SCOrch
14 51 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 40 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 39 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
17 37 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
18 35 (0.17%) SCDPM
19 33 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15217 (73.16%) Microsoft
2 2905 (13.97%) VMware
3 1895 (9.11%) Citrix
4 1750 (8.41%) Oracle
5 1613 (7.75%) Cisco
6 950 (4.57%) HP
7 683 (3.28%) SAP
8 430 (2.07%) Symantec
9 403 (1.94%) Apple
10 370 (1.78%) Dell
11 359 (1.73%) Business Objects
12 329 (1.58%) IBM
13 313 (1.50%) EMC
14 297 (1.43%) Cognos
15 291 (1.40%) NetApp
16 281 (1.35%) Google
17 252 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
18 245 (1.18%) Adobe
19 227 (1.09%) CheckPoint
20 221 (1.06%) Red Hat
North West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Child care vouchers, gym
Posted: 7 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Medical care,
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £50k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago