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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 10731 9682 10053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 9.81% 9.52% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 64.97% 62.86% 63.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 8186 8763
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
16516 15402 15910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.10% 15.14% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13226 12854 13725
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 4019 £45,000 - 475
South East +2 2721 £37,500 - 333
East of England -1 828 £37,500 - 113
North West +3 793 £32,750 -3.67% 137
Yorkshire -1 759 £32,500 +8.33% 132
South West -1 644 £34,508 +0.75% 92
West Midlands +2 559 £35,000 - 82
East Midlands -7 308 £35,000 -4.10% 74
North East +4 98 £32,500 -13.33% 31
Midlands +4 3 £46,250 -7.50% 2
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15290 (72.23%) Microsoft
2 7613 (35.96%) Windows
3 7214 (34.08%) SQL Server
4 7055 (33.33%) SQL
5 5274 (24.91%) MS Office
6 5000 (23.62%) .NET
7 4921 (23.25%) Finance
8 4243 (20.04%) C#
9 3961 (18.71%) Active Directory
10 3733 (17.64%) Degree
11 2809 (13.27%) ITIL
12 2800 (13.23%) VMware
13 2773 (13.10%) ASP.NET
14 2529 (11.95%) MS Exchange
15 2519 (11.90%) SharePoint
16 2449 (11.57%) HTML
17 2442 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
18 2418 (11.42%) Project Management
19 2349 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 2241 (10.59%) JavaScript
21 2091 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 2052 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
23 1929 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
24 1894 (8.95%) T-SQL
25 1884 (8.90%) MS PowerPoint
26 1875 (8.86%) Oracle
27 1836 (8.67%) Citrix
28 1834 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
29 1779 (8.40%) CSS
30 1778 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2529 (11.95%) MS Exchange
2 2519 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 1182 (5.58%) IIS
4 1164 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 743 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 626 (2.96%) Lync
7 473 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 460 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 410 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 343 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
11 338 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 319 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 300 (1.42%) CMS
14 278 (1.31%) Apache
15 231 (1.09%) Tomcat
16 213 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
17 192 (0.91%) SAS
18 131 (0.62%) MS Project Server
19 112 (0.53%) Umbraco
20 111 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 5274 (24.91%) MS Office
2 1884 (8.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1205 (5.69%) MS Project
4 1020 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 159 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 137 (0.65%) PowerPivot
7 119 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 94 (0.44%) SPSS
9 56 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 47 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 34 (0.16%) Acrobat
12 28 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
13 21 (0.099%) InDesign
14 18 (0.085%) AutoCAD
15 14 (0.066%) FastStats
16 13 (0.061%) FrameMaker
17 9 (0.043%) Final Cut Pro
18 8 (0.038%) TargetLink
18 8 (0.038%) Fireworks
18 8 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 819 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 309 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 290 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 147 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 85 (0.40%) Fredhopper
6 69 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
7 56 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 50 (0.24%) WebTrends
9 45 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
10 43 (0.20%) SAP BPC
11 41 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
12 37 (0.17%) HFM
13 36 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
13 36 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
13 36 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
14 32 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
15 31 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 30 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 29 (0.14%) Magento
18 28 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 500 (2.36%) Office 365
2 424 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 338 (1.60%) SaaS
4 106 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 79 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 71 (0.34%) IaaS
7 45 (0.21%) PaaS
8 31 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (0.13%) GitHub
10 26 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 12 (0.057%) Basecamp
11 12 (0.057%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.028%) Heroku
13 4 (0.019%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.014%) Taleo
14 3 (0.014%) Force.com
15 2 (0.009%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.009%) IBM SmartCloud
15 2 (0.009%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.009%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1367 (6.46%) DNS
2 1312 (6.20%) TCP/IP
3 1240 (5.86%) Firewall
4 1092 (5.16%) SAN
5 987 (4.66%) LAN
6 952 (4.50%) Internet
7 926 (4.37%) DHCP
8 910 (4.30%) WAN
9 726 (3.43%) VPN
10 350 (1.65%) Wireless
11 341 (1.61%) VoIP
12 272 (1.28%) Intranet
13 264 (1.25%) NAS
14 228 (1.08%) HTTP
15 201 (0.95%) Network Security
16 176 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
16 176 (0.83%) VLAN
17 150 (0.71%) FTP
18 148 (0.70%) Unified Communications
19 144 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7214 (34.08%) SQL Server
2 2091 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1778 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1692 (7.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1198 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1121 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 854 (4.03%) Relational Database
8 833 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 803 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 690 (3.26%) MySQL
11 553 (2.61%) MS Access
12 372 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 369 (1.74%) OLAP
14 343 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
15 328 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 300 (1.42%) Data Mining
17 284 (1.34%) RDBMS
18 269 (1.27%) QlikView
19 234 (1.11%) Big Data
20 175 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1267 (5.99%) Visual Studio
2 880 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 299 (1.41%) Subversion
4 258 (1.22%) NUnit
5 257 (1.21%) JIRA
6 219 (1.03%) Git (software)
7 178 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 148 (0.70%) Selenium
9 132 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 124 (0.59%) Moq
11 115 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 103 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
13 94 (0.44%) Maven
14 92 (0.43%) Jenkins
15 91 (0.43%) SpecFlow
16 81 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
17 78 (0.37%) MSTest
18 76 (0.36%) Ant
19 74 (0.35%) ReSharper
20 73 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4921 (23.25%) Finance
2 1263 (5.97%) Marketing
3 1011 (4.78%) Retail
4 844 (3.99%) Banking
5 730 (3.45%) Legal
6 712 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 691 (3.26%) Advertising
8 466 (2.20%) Law
9 309 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 306 (1.45%) Back Office
11 261 (1.23%) Investment Banking
12 257 (1.21%) Front Office
13 221 (1.04%) Publishing
14 208 (0.98%) Games
15 194 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 178 (0.84%) French Language
17 167 (0.79%) German Language
18 148 (0.70%) Electronics
19 146 (0.69%) Financial Institution
20 125 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5113 (24.15%) Analyst
2 4805 (22.70%) Developer
3 1631 (7.71%) Support Analyst
4 1454 (6.87%) Consultant
5 1402 (6.62%) Support Engineer
6 1282 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 905 (4.28%) Project Manager
8 865 (4.09%) Administrator
9 855 (4.04%) C# Developer
10 833 (3.94%) Business Analyst
11 807 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 773 (3.65%) Architect
13 684 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
14 682 (3.22%) IT Support
15 672 (3.17%) Software Developer
16 609 (2.88%) Applications Support
17 559 (2.64%) Service Analyst
18 531 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
19 525 (2.48%) DBA
20 505 (2.39%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5000 (23.62%) .NET
2 2773 (13.10%) ASP.NET
3 2449 (11.57%) HTML
4 1779 (8.40%) CSS
5 1627 (7.69%) XML
6 1245 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1197 (5.65%) jQuery
8 1145 (5.41%) .NET Framework
9 973 (4.60%) WCF
10 897 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 675 (3.19%) HTML5
12 552 (2.61%) WPF
13 535 (2.53%) Ajax
14 496 (2.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 407 (1.92%) SOAP
16 370 (1.75%) CSS3
17 350 (1.65%) WinForms
18 323 (1.53%) LINQ
19 316 (1.49%) COM
20 289 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1189 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 957 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 724 (3.42%) Blackberry
4 442 (2.09%) Clustering
5 439 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 387 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 285 (1.35%) Replication
8 273 (1.29%) Statistics
9 271 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 239 (1.13%) Open Source
11 218 (1.03%) Social Media
12 206 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 206 (0.97%) Visualisation
13 191 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 186 (0.88%) Hedge funds
15 172 (0.81%) NHS
16 167 (0.79%) iPhone
17 141 (0.67%) Data Integration
17 141 (0.67%) PMI
18 136 (0.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7613 (35.96%) Windows
2 2442 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1759 (8.31%) Windows 7
4 1423 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1262 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1256 (5.93%) Linux
7 1240 (5.86%) Windows XP
8 657 (3.10%) UNIX
9 602 (2.84%) Windows 8
10 294 (1.39%) Windows Vista
11 272 (1.28%) Android
12 237 (1.12%) Apple iOS
13 173 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 134 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 112 (0.53%) Solaris
16 106 (0.50%) Windows 2000
17 85 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
18 81 (0.38%) Mac OS
19 64 (0.30%) CentOS
20 62 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2809 (13.27%) ITIL
2 2418 (11.42%) Project Management
3 2052 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1834 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
5 1617 (7.64%) CRM
6 1464 (6.92%) MVC
7 1247 (5.89%) PRINCE2
8 1106 (5.22%) Scrum
9 979 (4.62%) Software Engineering
10 965 (4.56%) E-Commerce
11 939 (4.44%) OO
12 866 (4.09%) TDD
13 855 (4.04%) ETL
13 855 (4.04%) Time Management
14 845 (3.99%) Service Delivery
15 844 (3.99%) Business Analysis
16 747 (3.53%) Analytics
17 717 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 705 (3.33%) Migration
19 695 (3.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7055 (33.33%) SQL
2 4243 (20.04%) C#
3 2241 (10.59%) JavaScript
4 1894 (8.95%) T-SQL
5 1251 (5.91%) Java
6 899 (4.25%) VB.NET
7 796 (3.76%) VBA
8 716 (3.38%) VB
9 677 (3.20%) PowerShell
10 562 (2.65%) C++
11 508 (2.40%) C
12 413 (1.95%) PHP
13 262 (1.24%) Perl
14 252 (1.19%) Python
15 249 (1.18%) VBScript
16 199 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 171 (0.81%) Ruby
18 141 (0.67%) VB6
19 133 (0.63%) Shell Script
20 126 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3733 (17.64%) Degree
2 2349 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1176 (5.56%) MCSE
4 859 (4.06%) MCITP
5 757 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 671 (3.17%) MCP
7 664 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
8 543 (2.57%) MCSA
9 498 (2.35%) CCNA
10 411 (1.94%) SC Cleared
11 366 (1.73%) MCTS
12 332 (1.57%) ISEB
13 327 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
14 321 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 245 (1.16%) PMI Certification
16 228 (1.08%) CCNP
17 207 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
18 167 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 157 (0.74%) CCA
20 132 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1080 (5.10%) SLA
2 777 (3.67%) QA
3 182 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 176 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 121 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 70 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 60 (0.28%) COBIT
8 50 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.13%) TickIT
10 26 (0.12%) ISO 9000
11 25 (0.12%) HL7
12 24 (0.11%) GCP
13 22 (0.10%) Basel II
14 14 (0.066%) EMIR
15 10 (0.047%) P3O
15 10 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
16 9 (0.043%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 9 (0.043%) GAMP
16 9 (0.043%) MiFID
16 9 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 3961 (18.71%) Active Directory
2 1929 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1071 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 577 (2.73%) XenApp
5 475 (2.24%) vSphere
6 308 (1.46%) VMware ESX
7 293 (1.38%) XenDesktop
8 190 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 188 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 182 (0.86%) XenServer
11 173 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 109 (0.51%) UAG
13 85 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
14 78 (0.37%) NFS
15 54 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 54 (0.26%) ISA Server
16 45 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 44 (0.21%) IMail Server
18 41 (0.19%) vCloud
19 38 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 807 (3.81%) SCCM
2 347 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 343 (1.62%) SCOM
4 218 (1.03%) WSUS
5 158 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 107 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 100 (0.47%) Nagios
8 99 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 95 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 95 (0.45%) Puppet
10 85 (0.40%) SCVMM
11 78 (0.37%) NetBackup
12 47 (0.22%) SCOrch
13 43 (0.20%) Tivoli
14 41 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
15 40 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
16 37 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 36 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 31 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
19 26 (0.12%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15290 (72.23%) Microsoft
2 2800 (13.23%) VMware
3 1875 (8.86%) Oracle
4 1836 (8.67%) Citrix
5 1540 (7.28%) Cisco
6 958 (4.53%) HP
7 737 (3.48%) SAP
8 468 (2.21%) Symantec
9 419 (1.98%) IBM
10 394 (1.86%) Business Objects
11 391 (1.85%) Dell
12 368 (1.74%) Apple
13 343 (1.62%) EMC
14 339 (1.60%) NetApp
15 335 (1.58%) Google
16 325 (1.54%) Cognos
17 289 (1.37%) Adobe
18 248 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
19 223 (1.05%) Red Hat
20 206 (0.97%) CheckPoint
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, excellent training!
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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JM
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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