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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 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 9934 9024 9693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.07% 9.31% 9.42%
As % of the Applications category 63.06% 61.83% 63.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8340 7453 8533
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
15753 14594 15180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.97% 15.05% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13128 11910 13171
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +2 3839 £45,000 -5.26% 504
South East +2 2314 £37,500 -0.66% 291
East of England +1 819 £38,500 +4.05% 109
Yorkshire 0 790 £35,000 - 126
North West +6 653 £35,000 +2.94% 144
South West -4 561 £35,000 - 90
West Midlands 0 560 £35,000 - 99
East Midlands +4 260 £34,819 -8.37% 60
North East +11 59 £35,000 +16.66% 17
Midlands +16 52 £47,500 +5.55% 12
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15003 (73.88%) Microsoft
2 7456 (36.71%) Windows
3 6528 (32.14%) SQL Server
4 6458 (31.80%) SQL
5 5177 (25.49%) MS Office
6 4431 (21.82%) Finance
7 4289 (21.12%) .NET
8 4119 (20.28%) Active Directory
9 3695 (18.19%) C#
10 3348 (16.49%) Degree
11 2963 (14.59%) ITIL
12 2952 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
13 2927 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
14 2911 (14.33%) VMware
15 2588 (12.74%) MS Exchange
16 2566 (12.64%) ASP.NET
17 2404 (11.84%) Project Management
18 2361 (11.63%) SharePoint
19 2321 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
20 2276 (11.21%) HTML
21 2144 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 2036 (10.03%) JavaScript
23 2029 (9.99%) Business Intelligence
24 1956 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
25 1906 (9.39%) Citrix
26 1901 (9.36%) Windows 7
27 1838 (9.05%) MS PowerPoint
28 1737 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 1720 (8.47%) CSS
30 1717 (8.45%) T-SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2588 (12.74%) MS Exchange
2 2361 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 1108 (5.46%) IIS
4 1105 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 672 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 631 (3.11%) Lync
7 559 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 458 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 391 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 357 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 299 (1.47%) Apache
12 273 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 270 (1.33%) CMS
14 232 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
15 226 (1.11%) SAS
16 204 (1.00%) Tomcat
17 138 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
18 106 (0.52%) WebSphere
18 106 (0.52%) JBoss
19 93 (0.46%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5177 (25.49%) MS Office
2 1838 (9.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1164 (5.73%) MS Project
4 998 (4.91%) MS Visio
5 197 (0.97%) PowerPivot
6 137 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 119 (0.59%) Photoshop
8 100 (0.49%) InfoPath
9 77 (0.38%) SPSS
10 65 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 56 (0.28%) Acrobat
12 35 (0.17%) FrameMaker
13 30 (0.15%) RoboHelp
13 30 (0.15%) AutoCAD
14 27 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 24 (0.12%) InDesign
16 23 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
17 20 (0.098%) PaintShop Pro
18 16 (0.079%) Niku Workbench
19 15 (0.074%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 797 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 326 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 208 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 157 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 48 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
6 46 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 42 (0.21%) Agresso
8 37 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 33 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 31 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
11 30 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 29 (0.14%) WebTrends
13 28 (0.14%) SAP CO
13 28 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
13 28 (0.14%) SAP FI
14 26 (0.13%) SAP SD
15 22 (0.11%) SAP Business One
15 22 (0.11%) Markit EDM
16 20 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 19 (0.094%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 642 (3.16%) Office 365
2 575 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 341 (1.68%) SaaS
4 108 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 91 (0.45%) IaaS
6 68 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (0.27%) PaaS
8 42 (0.21%) GitHub
9 41 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 25 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.044%) CloudBees
13 7 (0.034%) SoftLayer
14 6 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.020%) Taleo
16 3 (0.015%) Force.com
16 3 (0.015%) SuccessFactors
17 2 (0.010%) Heroku
18 1 (0.005%) MailChimp
18 1 (0.005%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1449 (7.14%) DNS
2 1421 (7.00%) Firewall
3 1316 (6.48%) TCP/IP
4 1170 (5.76%) SAN
5 1113 (5.48%) LAN
6 1094 (5.39%) WAN
7 1003 (4.94%) DHCP
8 792 (3.90%) VPN
9 772 (3.80%) Internet
10 500 (2.46%) VoIP
11 410 (2.02%) Wireless
12 356 (1.75%) Intranet
13 254 (1.25%) NAS
14 239 (1.18%) VLAN
15 224 (1.10%) Network Security
16 185 (0.91%) MPLS
16 185 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
17 144 (0.71%) HTTP
18 143 (0.70%) Ethernet
19 141 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6528 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 1737 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1644 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1560 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1044 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1036 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 842 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 794 (3.91%) Relational Database
9 641 (3.16%) MySQL
10 619 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 561 (2.76%) MS Access
12 355 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 297 (1.46%) Data Mining
14 290 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
15 286 (1.41%) RDBMS
16 271 (1.33%) Big Data
17 261 (1.29%) OLAP
18 257 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 219 (1.08%) QlikView
20 190 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1131 (5.57%) Visual Studio
2 842 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 295 (1.45%) JIRA
4 275 (1.35%) NUnit
5 258 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 229 (1.13%) Subversion
7 179 (0.88%) Selenium
8 173 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 163 (0.80%) Moq
10 127 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
11 121 (0.60%) ReSharper
12 112 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 109 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 101 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
15 74 (0.36%) Maven
16 71 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
17 70 (0.34%) Cucumber
17 70 (0.34%) SpecFlow
17 70 (0.34%) Jenkins
18 68 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4431 (21.82%) Finance
2 1064 (5.24%) Retail
3 1025 (5.05%) Marketing
4 873 (4.30%) Banking
5 723 (3.56%) Legal
6 644 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 505 (2.49%) Advertising
8 441 (2.17%) Law
9 387 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 267 (1.31%) Back Office
11 229 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 191 (0.94%) Publishing
13 179 (0.88%) Front Office
14 165 (0.81%) Games
15 164 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 157 (0.77%) Billing
17 132 (0.65%) Financial Institution
18 127 (0.63%) German Language
19 116 (0.57%) Automotive
20 113 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5009 (24.67%) Analyst
2 4184 (20.60%) Developer
3 1592 (7.84%) Support Analyst
4 1435 (7.07%) Consultant
5 1403 (6.91%) Support Engineer
6 1108 (5.46%) .NET Developer
7 870 (4.28%) C# Developer
8 863 (4.25%) Project Manager
9 838 (4.13%) Business Analyst
10 745 (3.67%) Administrator
11 726 (3.57%) IT Support
12 719 (3.54%) Service Analyst
13 680 (3.35%) Architect
14 667 (3.28%) Senior Developer
15 642 (3.16%) Applications Support
16 637 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
17 619 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
18 602 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
19 567 (2.79%) Software Developer
20 563 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4289 (21.12%) .NET
2 2566 (12.64%) ASP.NET
3 2276 (11.21%) HTML
4 1720 (8.47%) CSS
5 1265 (6.23%) XML
6 1177 (5.80%) .NET Framework
7 1128 (5.55%) jQuery
8 935 (4.60%) Web Services
9 931 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 780 (3.84%) WCF
11 718 (3.54%) HTML5
12 553 (2.72%) Ajax
13 499 (2.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 400 (1.97%) WPF
15 359 (1.77%) CSS3
16 348 (1.71%) SOAP
17 287 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 254 (1.25%) REST
19 253 (1.25%) WinForms
20 233 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2927 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1006 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 973 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 719 (3.54%) Blackberry
5 476 (2.34%) Mathematics
6 416 (2.05%) Clustering
7 380 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 310 (1.53%) User Experience
9 291 (1.43%) Statistics
10 274 (1.35%) Replication
11 246 (1.21%) Visualisation
12 219 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 213 (1.05%) Open Source
14 205 (1.01%) NHS
15 191 (0.94%) Client/Server
16 175 (0.86%) Hedge funds
17 171 (0.84%) Fat Client
17 171 (0.84%) Thin Client
18 170 (0.84%) iPhone
19 167 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7456 (36.71%) Windows
2 2321 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1901 (9.36%) Windows 7
4 1503 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 1271 (6.26%) Linux
6 1260 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1202 (5.92%) Windows XP
8 742 (3.65%) UNIX
9 722 (3.56%) Windows 8
10 331 (1.63%) Windows Vista
11 326 (1.61%) Android
12 234 (1.15%) Apple iOS
13 174 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 148 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 134 (0.66%) Solaris
16 109 (0.54%) Windows 2000
17 98 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
18 90 (0.44%) CentOS
19 75 (0.37%) Mac OS
20 55 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2963 (14.59%) ITIL
2 2952 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2404 (11.84%) Project Management
4 2029 (9.99%) Business Intelligence
5 1570 (7.73%) MVC
6 1502 (7.40%) CRM
7 1193 (5.87%) PRINCE2
8 1014 (4.99%) Scrum
9 977 (4.81%) Service Delivery
10 942 (4.64%) OO
11 918 (4.52%) Time Management
12 896 (4.41%) Software Engineering
13 812 (4.00%) Change Management
14 808 (3.98%) Mentoring
15 777 (3.83%) Analytics
16 736 (3.62%) TDD
17 729 (3.59%) E-Commerce
18 727 (3.58%) Business Analysis
19 720 (3.55%) ETL
20 703 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6458 (31.80%) SQL
2 3695 (18.19%) C#
3 2036 (10.03%) JavaScript
4 1717 (8.45%) T-SQL
5 1035 (5.10%) Java
6 812 (4.00%) VBA
7 743 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 703 (3.46%) VB.NET
9 648 (3.19%) VB
10 471 (2.32%) C
11 390 (1.92%) C++
12 318 (1.57%) PHP
13 258 (1.27%) Perl
14 245 (1.21%) PL/SQL
15 227 (1.12%) Python
16 222 (1.09%) VBScript
17 171 (0.84%) Shell Script
18 145 (0.71%) Ruby
19 118 (0.58%) VB6
20 91 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3348 (16.49%) Degree
2 2144 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1219 (6.00%) MCSE
4 917 (4.52%) Security Cleared
5 782 (3.85%) MCP
6 727 (3.58%) MCITP
7 693 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 620 (3.05%) SC Cleared
9 611 (3.01%) MCSA
10 508 (2.50%) CCNA
11 337 (1.66%) ISEB
12 334 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 309 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 271 (1.33%) PMI Certification
15 269 (1.32%) MCTS
16 260 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
17 227 (1.12%) CCA
18 219 (1.08%) CCNP
19 188 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 169 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1086 (5.35%) SLA
2 733 (3.61%) QA
3 162 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 153 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 93 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 82 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 64 (0.32%) COBIT
8 57 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 24 (0.12%) Basel II
10 14 (0.069%) Solvency II
11 12 (0.059%) ISO 14001
12 10 (0.049%) GCP
13 8 (0.039%) HL7
13 8 (0.039%) WCAG
13 8 (0.039%) ISO 9000
14 7 (0.034%) P3O
14 7 (0.034%) FATCA
15 6 (0.030%) TickIT
15 6 (0.030%) DO-254
16 5 (0.025%) EMIR
System Software
1 4119 (20.28%) Active Directory
2 1956 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1173 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 667 (3.28%) XenApp
5 471 (2.32%) vSphere
6 308 (1.52%) XenDesktop
7 263 (1.30%) VMware ESX
8 222 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 221 (1.09%) Terminal Services
10 175 (0.86%) XenServer
11 138 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 71 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 69 (0.34%) UAG
14 68 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
15 58 (0.29%) ISA Server
16 56 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 44 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
18 42 (0.21%) Xen
19 40 (0.20%) VMware Server
20 39 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 796 (3.92%) SCCM
2 406 (2.00%) SCOM
3 281 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 146 (0.72%) WSUS
5 128 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 120 (0.59%) Nagios
7 111 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 105 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 92 (0.45%) SCVMM
10 76 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 73 (0.36%) Tivoli
12 66 (0.32%) Puppet
13 59 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
14 58 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 52 (0.26%) SCOrch
16 46 (0.23%) SCDPM
17 43 (0.21%) OpenView
18 38 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 38 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 36 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15003 (73.88%) Microsoft
2 2911 (14.33%) VMware
3 1906 (9.39%) Citrix
4 1706 (8.40%) Oracle
5 1615 (7.95%) Cisco
6 954 (4.70%) HP
7 700 (3.45%) SAP
8 429 (2.11%) Symantec
9 382 (1.88%) Business Objects
10 378 (1.86%) Apple
11 355 (1.75%) Dell
12 329 (1.62%) NetApp
13 322 (1.59%) IBM
14 304 (1.50%) EMC
15 298 (1.47%) Cognos
16 279 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
17 258 (1.27%) Google
18 238 (1.17%) CheckPoint
19 234 (1.15%) Adobe
20 232 (1.14%) Red Hat
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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