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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 10411 9482 10380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 9.77% 9.52% 9.34%
As % of the Applications category 64.52% 62.62% 63.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8493 8040 8970
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
16136 15141 16378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.14% 15.20% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12968 12708 14014
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,775 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +3 3816 £45,000 - 468
South East +4 2647 £36,000 -4.00% 308
Yorkshire -2 821 £32,500 - 118
East of England -1 807 £37,500 - 105
North West +3 759 £33,000 +1.53% 116
South West +1 622 £34,000 +4.61% 101
West Midlands +1 546 £36,000 +10.76% 96
East Midlands +1 319 £32,500 -13.33% 54
North East +5 106 £33,500 -10.66% 33
Midlands 0 3 £44,996 -10.00%
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 15399 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 7684 (35.99%) Windows
3 7225 (33.84%) SQL Server
4 7047 (33.01%) SQL
5 5360 (25.11%) MS Office
6 4953 (23.20%) .NET
7 4910 (23.00%) Finance
8 4194 (19.64%) C#
9 4008 (18.77%) Active Directory
10 3755 (17.59%) Degree
11 3276 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
12 2933 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
13 2889 (13.53%) ITIL
14 2839 (13.30%) VMware
15 2763 (12.94%) ASP.NET
16 2574 (12.06%) MS Exchange
17 2561 (12.00%) SharePoint
18 2491 (11.67%) HTML
19 2450 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
20 2401 (11.25%) Project Management
21 2336 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
22 2259 (10.58%) JavaScript
23 2102 (9.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 2065 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
25 1938 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
26 1913 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
27 1893 (8.87%) T-SQL
28 1877 (8.79%) Oracle
29 1869 (8.75%) Citrix
30 1815 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2574 (12.06%) MS Exchange
2 2561 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 1186 (5.56%) IIS
4 1159 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 743 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 642 (3.01%) Lync
7 505 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 483 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 421 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 358 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 338 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
12 320 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 293 (1.37%) CMS
14 290 (1.36%) Apache
15 230 (1.08%) Tomcat
16 212 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
17 203 (0.95%) SAS
18 139 (0.65%) MS Project Server
19 116 (0.54%) Umbraco
20 114 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5360 (25.11%) MS Office
2 1913 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1189 (5.57%) MS Project
4 1023 (4.79%) MS Visio
5 165 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 154 (0.72%) PowerPivot
7 112 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 89 (0.42%) SPSS
9 55 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 44 (0.21%) InfoPath
11 37 (0.17%) Acrobat
12 24 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
13 21 (0.098%) InDesign
14 19 (0.089%) FrameMaker
15 18 (0.084%) AutoCAD
16 16 (0.075%) FastStats
17 11 (0.052%) Simulink
18 10 (0.047%) Stateflow
18 10 (0.047%) TargetLink
19 9 (0.042%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 814 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 308 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 284 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 152 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 80 (0.37%) Fredhopper
6 76 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
7 50 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 48 (0.22%) WebTrends
9 47 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
10 41 (0.19%) SAP BPC
11 39 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
12 36 (0.17%) HFM
13 35 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
14 33 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
15 32 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
16 31 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
17 28 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 28 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 27 (0.13%) Sage 200
18 27 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 517 (2.42%) Office 365
2 450 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 349 (1.63%) SaaS
4 110 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 80 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (0.31%) IaaS
7 46 (0.22%) PaaS
8 33 (0.15%) GitHub
9 31 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 14 (0.066%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.028%) Heroku
13 5 (0.023%) Basecamp
14 3 (0.014%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.014%) Force.com
14 3 (0.014%) Taleo
15 2 (0.009%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.009%) Route 53
15 2 (0.009%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.009%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1381 (6.47%) DNS
2 1314 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 1244 (5.83%) Firewall
4 1090 (5.11%) SAN
5 1002 (4.69%) LAN
6 940 (4.40%) WAN
6 940 (4.40%) Internet
7 933 (4.37%) DHCP
8 712 (3.33%) VPN
9 366 (1.71%) Wireless
10 358 (1.68%) VoIP
11 285 (1.33%) Intranet
12 229 (1.07%) NAS
13 201 (0.94%) HTTP
14 195 (0.91%) Network Security
15 187 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
16 164 (0.77%) VLAN
17 157 (0.74%) FTP
18 149 (0.70%) Unified Communications
19 146 (0.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7225 (33.84%) SQL Server
2 2102 (9.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1815 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1675 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1212 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1123 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 875 (4.10%) Relational Database
8 828 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 764 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 698 (3.27%) MySQL
11 586 (2.74%) MS Access
12 385 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 377 (1.77%) OLAP
14 348 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
15 336 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 297 (1.39%) Data Mining
17 295 (1.38%) RDBMS
18 278 (1.30%) QlikView
19 236 (1.11%) Big Data
20 180 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1263 (5.92%) Visual Studio
2 884 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 297 (1.39%) Subversion
4 254 (1.19%) NUnit
5 242 (1.13%) JIRA
6 241 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 176 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 150 (0.70%) Selenium
9 131 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 129 (0.60%) TeamCity
11 124 (0.58%) Moq
12 111 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
13 97 (0.45%) SpecFlow
14 88 (0.41%) Maven
15 87 (0.41%) Jenkins
16 80 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
16 80 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 79 (0.37%) ReSharper
18 74 (0.35%) Cucumber
19 69 (0.32%) MSTest
General
1 4910 (23.00%) Finance
2 1272 (5.96%) Marketing
3 999 (4.68%) Retail
4 846 (3.96%) Banking
5 747 (3.50%) Legal
6 729 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 710 (3.33%) Advertising
8 463 (2.17%) Law
9 321 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 312 (1.46%) Back Office
11 269 (1.26%) Investment Banking
12 263 (1.23%) Front Office
13 216 (1.01%) Publishing
14 193 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
15 184 (0.86%) Games
16 176 (0.82%) French Language
17 174 (0.81%) German Language
18 149 (0.70%) Electronics
19 140 (0.66%) Financial Institution
20 126 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5180 (24.26%) Analyst
2 4804 (22.50%) Developer
3 1669 (7.82%) Support Analyst
4 1452 (6.80%) Consultant
5 1435 (6.72%) Support Engineer
6 1282 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 897 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 883 (4.14%) Administrator
9 861 (4.03%) C# Developer
10 809 (3.79%) Business Analyst
11 793 (3.71%) Senior Developer
12 771 (3.61%) Architect
13 704 (3.30%) IT Support
14 668 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
15 660 (3.09%) Software Developer
16 635 (2.97%) Applications Support
17 607 (2.84%) Service Analyst
18 545 (2.55%) Service Desk Analyst
19 537 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
20 518 (2.43%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4953 (23.20%) .NET
2 2763 (12.94%) ASP.NET
3 2491 (11.67%) HTML
4 1797 (8.42%) CSS
5 1619 (7.58%) XML
6 1197 (5.61%) jQuery
7 1195 (5.60%) Web Services
8 1142 (5.35%) .NET Framework
9 907 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 896 (4.20%) WCF
11 697 (3.26%) HTML5
12 511 (2.39%) Ajax
13 497 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 476 (2.23%) WPF
15 395 (1.85%) SOAP
16 372 (1.74%) CSS3
17 308 (1.44%) LINQ
18 307 (1.44%) WinForms
19 292 (1.37%) COM
20 277 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2933 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1187 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 977 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 741 (3.47%) Blackberry
5 455 (2.13%) Clustering
5 455 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 365 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 312 (1.46%) User Experience
8 276 (1.29%) Statistics
9 264 (1.24%) Replication
10 259 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 227 (1.06%) Open Source
12 222 (1.04%) Social Media
13 211 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 188 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 184 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 171 (0.80%) iPhone
17 170 (0.80%) N-Tier
18 156 (0.73%) Data Integration
19 152 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7684 (35.99%) Windows
2 2450 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1770 (8.29%) Windows 7
4 1419 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1315 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1276 (5.98%) Linux
7 1275 (5.97%) Windows XP
8 677 (3.17%) UNIX
9 613 (2.87%) Windows 8
10 301 (1.41%) Windows Vista
11 290 (1.36%) Android
12 232 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 184 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 129 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 117 (0.55%) Solaris
16 94 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
17 93 (0.44%) Windows 2000
18 74 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 62 (0.29%) CentOS
20 61 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3276 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2889 (13.53%) ITIL
3 2401 (11.25%) Project Management
4 2065 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1626 (7.62%) CRM
6 1472 (6.89%) MVC
7 1240 (5.81%) PRINCE2
8 1093 (5.12%) Scrum
9 975 (4.57%) E-Commerce
10 966 (4.52%) Software Engineering
11 947 (4.44%) OO
12 941 (4.41%) Mentoring
13 873 (4.09%) Time Management
14 868 (4.07%) Service Delivery
15 866 (4.06%) ETL
16 850 (3.98%) TDD
17 836 (3.92%) Business Analysis
18 743 (3.48%) Analytics
19 723 (3.39%) Change Management
19 723 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7047 (33.01%) SQL
2 4194 (19.64%) C#
3 2259 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 1893 (8.87%) T-SQL
5 1243 (5.82%) Java
6 904 (4.23%) VB.NET
7 818 (3.83%) VBA
8 724 (3.39%) VB
9 690 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 548 (2.57%) C++
11 486 (2.28%) C
12 426 (2.00%) PHP
13 274 (1.28%) Perl
14 261 (1.22%) VBScript
15 249 (1.17%) Python
16 187 (0.88%) PL/SQL
17 184 (0.86%) Ruby
18 147 (0.69%) VB6
19 130 (0.61%) Shell Script
20 129 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3755 (17.59%) Degree
2 2336 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1218 (5.70%) MCSE
4 873 (4.09%) MCITP
5 770 (3.61%) Security Cleared
6 698 (3.27%) MCP
7 683 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 551 (2.58%) MCSA
9 506 (2.37%) CCNA
10 423 (1.98%) SC Cleared
11 382 (1.79%) MCTS
12 340 (1.59%) ISEB
13 331 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
14 315 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 257 (1.20%) PMI Certification
16 230 (1.08%) CCNP
17 228 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
18 181 (0.85%) CCA
19 162 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 135 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1071 (5.02%) SLA
2 735 (3.44%) QA
3 188 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 184 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 115 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 75 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 64 (0.30%) COBIT
8 58 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (0.14%) Basel II
10 24 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 23 (0.11%) HL7
11 23 (0.11%) TickIT
12 21 (0.098%) GCP
13 12 (0.056%) EMIR
14 10 (0.047%) P3O
15 9 (0.042%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.042%) WCAG
16 8 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
17 7 (0.033%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 7 (0.033%) GAMP
System Software
1 4008 (18.77%) Active Directory
2 1938 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1104 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 568 (2.66%) XenApp
5 432 (2.02%) vSphere
6 299 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 275 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 187 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 171 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
10 168 (0.79%) XenServer
11 156 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
12 114 (0.53%) UAG
13 78 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
14 65 (0.30%) NFS
15 51 (0.24%) ISA Server
15 51 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 47 (0.22%) IMail Server
17 43 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 42 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
19 31 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 817 (3.83%) SCCM
2 351 (1.64%) SCOM
3 331 (1.55%) Backup Exec
4 199 (0.93%) WSUS
5 163 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 103 (0.48%) Nagios
7 101 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 98 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 96 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 93 (0.44%) Puppet
11 83 (0.39%) SCVMM
12 79 (0.37%) NetBackup
13 47 (0.22%) Tivoli
13 47 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
14 45 (0.21%) SCOrch
15 37 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
16 35 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 34 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 30 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
19 25 (0.12%) MOM
Vendors
1 15399 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 2839 (13.30%) VMware
3 1877 (8.79%) Oracle
4 1869 (8.75%) Citrix
5 1539 (7.21%) Cisco
6 967 (4.53%) HP
7 738 (3.46%) SAP
8 469 (2.20%) Symantec
9 427 (2.00%) IBM
10 391 (1.83%) Business Objects
11 386 (1.81%) Dell
12 368 (1.72%) Apple
13 351 (1.64%) EMC
14 333 (1.56%) Google
15 329 (1.54%) Cognos
16 320 (1.50%) NetApp
17 282 (1.32%) Adobe
18 248 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
19 227 (1.06%) Red Hat
20 204 (0.96%) Juniper
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (£30-35,000 OTE Uncapped) + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Bens!
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
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London
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