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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 9661 8929 9420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.02% 9.20% 9.55%
As % of the Applications category 63.63% 61.71% 64.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8007 7392 8027
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 £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.01%
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
15182 14470 14670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.74% 14.90% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12469 11744 12406
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +1 3747 £45,000 -5.26% 484
South East +1 2220 £38,400 -1.53% 345
East of England +3 857 £39,250 +4.66% 123
Yorkshire +1 784 £35,000 - 115
North West +7 677 £34,000 +4.61% 170
West Midlands -1 503 £35,000 - 99
South West -10 467 £35,000 - 106
East Midlands +5 256 £31,500 -16.00% 66
North East +3 65 £34,500 +15.00% 26
Midlands +11 50 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South Coast - 3 £47,500 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 14959 (74.44%) Microsoft
2 7435 (37.00%) Windows
3 6428 (31.99%) SQL Server
4 6325 (31.47%) SQL
5 5073 (25.24%) MS Office
6 4391 (21.85%) Finance
7 4219 (20.99%) Active Directory
8 4150 (20.65%) .NET
9 3581 (17.82%) C#
10 3232 (16.08%) Degree
11 3063 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
12 2999 (14.92%) VMware
13 2900 (14.43%) ITIL
14 2827 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
15 2573 (12.80%) MS Exchange
16 2471 (12.30%) Project Management
17 2427 (12.08%) ASP.NET
18 2269 (11.29%) SharePoint
19 2253 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
20 2217 (11.03%) HTML
21 2109 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
22 2087 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
23 2016 (10.03%) JavaScript
24 1996 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
25 1940 (9.65%) Citrix
26 1936 (9.63%) Windows 7
27 1822 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
28 1714 (8.53%) Oracle
29 1688 (8.40%) T-SQL
30 1680 (8.36%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2573 (12.80%) MS Exchange
2 2269 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 1128 (5.61%) IIS
4 1096 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 622 (3.10%) Lync
6 614 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 545 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 399 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 376 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 330 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 284 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 260 (1.29%) CMS
13 256 (1.27%) Apache
14 224 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
15 223 (1.11%) SAS
16 178 (0.89%) Tomcat
17 116 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
18 110 (0.55%) JBoss
19 93 (0.46%) WebSphere
20 81 (0.40%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5073 (25.24%) MS Office
2 1822 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 1218 (6.06%) MS Project
4 991 (4.93%) MS Visio
5 175 (0.87%) PowerPivot
6 151 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 147 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 106 (0.53%) InfoPath
9 84 (0.42%) SPSS
10 67 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
11 45 (0.22%) Acrobat
12 42 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 36 (0.18%) AutoCAD
14 32 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
15 27 (0.13%) FrameMaker
16 24 (0.12%) RoboHelp
17 21 (0.10%) InDesign
18 17 (0.085%) Fireworks
19 16 (0.080%) Niku Workbench
19 16 (0.080%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 800 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 307 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 194 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 143 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 52 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 47 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 44 (0.22%) Agresso
8 40 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 34 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 30 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 27 (0.13%) WebTrends
11 27 (0.13%) SAP FI
12 26 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
13 25 (0.12%) SAP CO
13 25 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
14 24 (0.12%) SAP SD
15 23 (0.11%) Markit EDM
16 19 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
17 18 (0.090%) SAP Business One
18 17 (0.085%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 651 (3.24%) Office 365
2 620 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 338 (1.68%) SaaS
4 103 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 95 (0.47%) IaaS
6 85 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (0.27%) PaaS
8 46 (0.23%) Google Apps
9 34 (0.17%) Yammer
10 32 (0.16%) GitHub
11 24 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.030%) Taleo
13 6 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.025%) SoftLayer
15 3 (0.015%) CloudBees
15 3 (0.015%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.015%) Force.com
16 2 (0.010%) Heroku
16 2 (0.010%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1453 (7.23%) DNS
2 1452 (7.23%) Firewall
3 1320 (6.57%) TCP/IP
4 1212 (6.03%) SAN
5 1122 (5.58%) LAN
6 1100 (5.47%) WAN
7 981 (4.88%) DHCP
8 851 (4.23%) VPN
9 782 (3.89%) Internet
10 534 (2.66%) VoIP
11 410 (2.04%) Wireless
12 325 (1.62%) Intranet
13 278 (1.38%) NAS
14 251 (1.25%) VLAN
15 247 (1.23%) Network Security
16 203 (1.01%) MPLS
17 188 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
18 167 (0.83%) iSCSI
19 159 (0.79%) HTTP
20 139 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6428 (31.99%) SQL Server
2 1680 (8.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1611 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1528 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1043 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1035 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
7 834 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 760 (3.78%) Relational Database
9 619 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 613 (3.05%) MySQL
11 498 (2.48%) MS Access
12 346 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 297 (1.48%) Data Mining
14 291 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 288 (1.43%) Big Data
16 267 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
17 227 (1.13%) QlikView
18 222 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 215 (1.07%) OLAP
20 185 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1060 (5.27%) Visual Studio
2 860 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 299 (1.49%) JIRA
4 259 (1.29%) NUnit
5 231 (1.15%) Subversion
6 219 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 191 (0.95%) Selenium
8 173 (0.86%) Moq
9 153 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 142 (0.71%) ReSharper
11 136 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 113 (0.56%) Eclipse
13 99 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
13 99 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
14 81 (0.40%) SoapUI
14 81 (0.40%) Jenkins
15 77 (0.38%) SpecFlow
16 73 (0.36%) Maven
17 66 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 63 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 4391 (21.85%) Finance
2 1072 (5.33%) Retail
3 1001 (4.98%) Marketing
4 893 (4.44%) Banking
5 713 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 686 (3.41%) Legal
7 435 (2.16%) Law
8 426 (2.12%) Advertising
9 362 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 237 (1.18%) Publishing
11 235 (1.17%) Back Office
12 192 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 182 (0.91%) Front Office
14 167 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 160 (0.80%) Games
16 157 (0.78%) Billing
17 137 (0.68%) Financial Institution
18 125 (0.62%) Aerospace
19 117 (0.58%) Automotive
20 94 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4890 (24.33%) Analyst
2 4003 (19.92%) Developer
3 1571 (7.82%) Support Analyst
4 1398 (6.96%) Consultant
5 1368 (6.81%) Support Engineer
6 1070 (5.32%) .NET Developer
7 933 (4.64%) C# Developer
8 911 (4.53%) Project Manager
9 784 (3.90%) Business Analyst
10 769 (3.83%) Administrator
11 729 (3.63%) IT Support
12 711 (3.54%) Architect
13 665 (3.31%) Service Analyst
14 653 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
15 647 (3.22%) Senior Developer
16 626 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support
17 624 (3.11%) Applications Support
18 616 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
19 580 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 530 (2.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4150 (20.65%) .NET
2 2427 (12.08%) ASP.NET
3 2217 (11.03%) HTML
4 1642 (8.17%) CSS
5 1167 (5.81%) XML
6 1140 (5.67%) .NET Framework
7 1115 (5.55%) jQuery
8 918 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 914 (4.55%) Web Services
10 788 (3.92%) WCF
11 741 (3.69%) HTML5
12 574 (2.86%) Ajax
13 485 (2.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 422 (2.10%) WPF
15 340 (1.69%) CSS3
16 321 (1.60%) SOAP
17 279 (1.39%) AngularJS
18 275 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 261 (1.30%) REST
20 253 (1.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2827 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 1009 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 977 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 699 (3.48%) Blackberry
5 449 (2.23%) Clustering
6 444 (2.21%) Mathematics
7 404 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 320 (1.59%) User Experience
9 284 (1.41%) Replication
10 274 (1.36%) Statistics
11 271 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 223 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 223 (1.11%) NHS
13 213 (1.06%) Client/Server
14 210 (1.04%) Open Source
15 182 (0.91%) Social Media
15 182 (0.91%) Fat Client
15 182 (0.91%) Thin Client
16 162 (0.81%) Hedge funds
17 153 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7435 (37.00%) Windows
2 2253 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 1936 (9.63%) Windows 7
4 1582 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1321 (6.57%) Linux
6 1137 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1117 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 784 (3.90%) Windows 8
9 673 (3.35%) UNIX
10 371 (1.85%) Android
11 348 (1.73%) Windows Vista
12 285 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 196 (0.98%) Mac OS X
14 157 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 139 (0.69%) Solaris
16 106 (0.53%) CentOS
17 102 (0.51%) Windows 2000
18 87 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
19 67 (0.33%) Mac OS
20 56 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3063 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2900 (14.43%) ITIL
3 2471 (12.30%) Project Management
4 1996 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
5 1550 (7.71%) MVC
6 1479 (7.36%) CRM
7 1246 (6.20%) PRINCE2
8 1037 (5.16%) Scrum
9 992 (4.94%) Service Delivery
10 947 (4.71%) Time Management
11 923 (4.59%) OO
12 874 (4.35%) Software Engineering
13 817 (4.07%) Change Management
14 791 (3.94%) Analytics
15 772 (3.84%) TDD
16 741 (3.69%) Mentoring
17 723 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 686 (3.41%) ETL
19 671 (3.34%) Data Analysis
20 666 (3.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6325 (31.47%) SQL
2 3581 (17.82%) C#
3 2016 (10.03%) JavaScript
4 1688 (8.40%) T-SQL
5 980 (4.88%) Java
6 807 (4.02%) PowerShell
7 781 (3.89%) VBA
8 603 (3.00%) VB.NET
9 601 (2.99%) VB
10 411 (2.05%) C
11 346 (1.72%) C++
12 285 (1.42%) PHP
13 270 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 248 (1.23%) Perl
15 225 (1.12%) Python
16 202 (1.01%) VBScript
17 133 (0.66%) Shell Script
18 107 (0.53%) VB6
19 106 (0.53%) Ruby
20 89 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3232 (16.08%) Degree
2 2109 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1191 (5.93%) MCSE
4 878 (4.37%) Security Cleared
5 794 (3.95%) MCP
6 693 (3.45%) MCITP
7 691 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
8 621 (3.09%) MCSA
9 607 (3.02%) SC Cleared
10 574 (2.86%) VCP4
11 514 (2.56%) CCNA
12 342 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 337 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
14 314 (1.56%) ISEB
15 283 (1.41%) PMI Certification
16 255 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
17 243 (1.21%) MCTS
18 227 (1.13%) CCA
19 219 (1.09%) CCNP
20 211 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1071 (5.33%) SLA
2 788 (3.92%) QA
3 170 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 131 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 89 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 71 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 50 (0.25%) COBIT
8 48 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 30 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 20 (0.100%) Basel II
11 14 (0.070%) ISO 9000
12 12 (0.060%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.045%) Basel III
13 9 (0.045%) FATCA
13 9 (0.045%) ISO 14001
14 8 (0.040%) GCP
14 8 (0.040%) CRD IV
15 7 (0.035%) P3O
15 7 (0.035%) JSP 440
16 6 (0.030%) HL7
System Software
1 4219 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 2087 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1190 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 690 (3.43%) XenApp
5 489 (2.43%) vSphere
6 295 (1.47%) XenDesktop
7 264 (1.31%) VMware ESX
8 244 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
9 216 (1.07%) Terminal Services
10 165 (0.82%) XenServer
11 131 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 91 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 59 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 58 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
15 53 (0.26%) VMware Server
16 45 (0.22%) Terminal Server
17 44 (0.22%) Xen
18 43 (0.21%) ISA Server
18 43 (0.21%) UAG
19 42 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 808 (4.02%) SCCM
2 405 (2.02%) SCOM
3 272 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 139 (0.69%) WSUS
4 139 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 124 (0.62%) Nagios
6 101 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 98 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 86 (0.43%) SCVMM
9 75 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 65 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 55 (0.27%) Puppet
12 54 (0.27%) OpenView
13 53 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 49 (0.24%) SCDPM
15 48 (0.24%) SCOrch
16 44 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
17 42 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 41 (0.20%) Cacti
19 39 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14959 (74.44%) Microsoft
2 2999 (14.92%) VMware
3 1940 (9.65%) Citrix
4 1714 (8.53%) Oracle
5 1680 (8.36%) Cisco
6 1003 (4.99%) HP
7 688 (3.42%) SAP
8 434 (2.16%) Symantec
9 401 (2.00%) Apple
10 392 (1.95%) Dell
11 373 (1.86%) Business Objects
12 351 (1.75%) NetApp
13 347 (1.73%) IBM
14 301 (1.50%) EMC
15 286 (1.42%) Cognos
16 274 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
17 273 (1.36%) Google
18 271 (1.35%) Adobe
19 250 (1.24%) Red Hat
20 243 (1.21%) CheckPoint
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago