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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 9172 10682 9593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 9.00% 9.81% 9.45%
As % of the Applications category 62.47% 63.52% 62.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7713 8708 8106
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
14682 16817 15386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.40% 15.44% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12063 13550 12818
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 3465 £47,500 +5.55% 416
South East 0 2154 £40,000 +6.66% 267
East of England +1 787 £38,500 -1.28% 80
Yorkshire -1 735 £37,500 +15.38% 108
North West -3 602 £33,500 -1.03% 133
West Midlands 0 558 £35,000 -1.40% 75
South West -9 486 £35,000 - 93
East Midlands +2 316 £36,750 +5.00% 35
North East -32 39 £30,000 -0.82% 23
Midlands +14 34 £65,000 +52.94% 2
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14037 (73.86%) Microsoft
2 6902 (36.32%) Windows
3 6479 (34.09%) SQL
4 6407 (33.71%) SQL Server
5 4962 (26.11%) MS Office
6 4390 (23.10%) Finance
7 3960 (20.84%) .NET
8 3666 (19.29%) Active Directory
9 3364 (17.70%) C#
10 3191 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
11 3125 (16.44%) Degree
12 2818 (14.83%) VMware
13 2746 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
14 2713 (14.28%) ITIL
15 2362 (12.43%) Project Management
16 2147 (11.30%) HTML
17 2126 (11.19%) MS Exchange
18 2074 (10.91%) ASP.NET
19 2040 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
20 2025 (10.66%) JavaScript
21 2024 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
22 1942 (10.22%) SharePoint
23 1923 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
24 1874 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
25 1743 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
26 1730 (9.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 1666 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
28 1664 (8.76%) Oracle
29 1654 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 1647 (8.67%) Citrix

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2126 (11.19%) MS Exchange
2 1942 (10.22%) SharePoint
3 1024 (5.39%) IIS
4 976 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 519 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 495 (2.60%) Lync
7 399 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 302 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 301 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
10 291 (1.53%) SAS
11 275 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 248 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
13 231 (1.22%) CMS
14 206 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 198 (1.04%) Apache
16 151 (0.79%) Tomcat
17 130 (0.68%) WebSphere
18 99 (0.52%) JBoss
19 92 (0.48%) WorkSite
20 88 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4962 (26.11%) MS Office
2 1743 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1099 (5.78%) MS Project
4 935 (4.92%) MS Visio
5 235 (1.24%) PowerPivot
6 155 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 136 (0.72%) SPSS
8 122 (0.64%) Photoshop
9 71 (0.37%) InfoPath
10 40 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 36 (0.19%) AutoCAD
12 31 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
13 29 (0.15%) Acrobat
14 27 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
15 16 (0.084%) FastStats
16 14 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
17 10 (0.053%) FrameMaker
17 10 (0.053%) Fireworks
17 10 (0.053%) InDesign
18 8 (0.042%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 723 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 198 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 147 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 64 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
5 52 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 49 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
7 48 (0.25%) SAP ERP
8 38 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 30 (0.16%) SAP Business One
10 28 (0.15%) Agresso
11 27 (0.14%) Sage 200
12 25 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
12 25 (0.13%) SAP CRM
13 24 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
13 24 (0.13%) WebTrends
14 23 (0.12%) Primavera
14 23 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
14 23 (0.12%) Magento
15 21 (0.11%) SAP SD
16 18 (0.095%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 765 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 724 (3.81%) Office 365
3 404 (2.13%) SaaS
4 349 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
5 144 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 120 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 110 (0.58%) IaaS
8 62 (0.33%) PaaS
9 42 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 28 (0.15%) Google Apps
11 27 (0.14%) GitHub
12 23 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (0.11%) Yammer
14 19 (0.100%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.068%) Dropbox
16 12 (0.063%) Basecamp
17 10 (0.053%) Adobe Analytics
18 9 (0.047%) Force.com
19 7 (0.037%) Google Drive
19 7 (0.037%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1278 (6.72%) DNS
2 1230 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 1224 (6.44%) Firewall
4 1066 (5.61%) LAN
5 1029 (5.41%) WAN
6 931 (4.90%) SAN
7 852 (4.48%) DHCP
8 726 (3.82%) VPN
9 600 (3.16%) Internet
10 476 (2.50%) VoIP
11 317 (1.67%) Wireless
12 234 (1.23%) Network Security
13 199 (1.05%) VLAN
14 195 (1.03%) NAS
15 177 (0.93%) SMTP
15 177 (0.93%) HTTP
16 163 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
17 159 (0.84%) Intranet
18 150 (0.79%) MPLS
19 143 (0.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6407 (33.71%) SQL Server
2 1730 (9.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1654 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1346 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1124 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1083 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
7 766 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 731 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 499 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 408 (2.15%) MySQL
11 391 (2.06%) MS Access
12 317 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
13 289 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 268 (1.41%) Big Data
15 267 (1.40%) Data Mining
15 267 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 261 (1.37%) QlikView
17 254 (1.34%) RDBMS
18 219 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
19 212 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 994 (5.23%) Visual Studio
2 890 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 303 (1.59%) JIRA
4 259 (1.36%) Subversion
5 241 (1.27%) NUnit
6 237 (1.25%) Selenium
7 192 (1.01%) Git (software)
8 156 (0.82%) TeamCity
9 141 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 115 (0.61%) Moq
11 111 (0.58%) ReSharper
12 101 (0.53%) Jenkins
13 88 (0.46%) Eclipse
14 80 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 74 (0.39%) SpecFlow
16 72 (0.38%) HP UFT
17 62 (0.33%) MSBuild
18 55 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
19 50 (0.26%) MSTest
20 43 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4390 (23.10%) Finance
2 1012 (5.33%) Retail
3 973 (5.12%) Banking
4 962 (5.06%) Marketing
5 837 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 631 (3.32%) Legal
7 480 (2.53%) Law
8 386 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 322 (1.69%) Back Office
10 286 (1.50%) Advertising
11 279 (1.47%) Front Office
12 278 (1.46%) Publishing
13 167 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 151 (0.79%) Games
15 148 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 142 (0.75%) Billing
17 132 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 118 (0.62%) Electronics
19 96 (0.51%) German Language
20 93 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4549 (23.94%) Analyst
2 3885 (20.44%) Developer
3 1398 (7.36%) Support Analyst
4 1255 (6.60%) Support Engineer
5 1193 (6.28%) Consultant
6 1171 (6.16%) .NET Developer
7 864 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 841 (4.43%) Project Manager
9 812 (4.27%) Administrator
10 787 (4.14%) Architect
11 703 (3.70%) Business Analyst
12 684 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 650 (3.42%) IT Support
14 639 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
15 600 (3.16%) Applications Support
16 576 (3.03%) Service Analyst
17 566 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
18 556 (2.93%) DBA
19 542 (2.85%) Service Desk Analyst
20 539 (2.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3960 (20.84%) .NET
2 2147 (11.30%) HTML
3 2074 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 1578 (8.30%) CSS
5 1122 (5.90%) XML
6 1093 (5.75%) .NET Framework
7 1010 (5.31%) jQuery
8 1009 (5.31%) Web Services
9 886 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 764 (4.02%) WCF
11 626 (3.29%) HTML5
12 519 (2.73%) Entity Framework
13 460 (2.42%) Ajax
14 336 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 334 (1.76%) AngularJS
16 305 (1.60%) SOAP
17 294 (1.55%) CSS3
18 291 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 284 (1.49%) REST
20 264 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2746 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1112 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 1026 (5.40%) Management Information System
4 836 (4.40%) Data Centre
5 552 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 487 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 407 (2.14%) Clustering
8 389 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 377 (1.98%) Replication
10 316 (1.66%) User Experience
11 284 (1.49%) Statistics
12 282 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 265 (1.39%) Client/Server
14 199 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 193 (1.02%) Mobile App
16 178 (0.94%) N-Tier
17 177 (0.93%) Data Integration
18 170 (0.89%) Social Media
19 168 (0.88%) NHS
20 165 (0.87%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6902 (36.32%) Windows
2 2040 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 1666 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1637 (8.61%) Windows 7
5 1280 (6.74%) Linux
6 893 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 734 (3.86%) Windows XP
8 721 (3.79%) Windows 8
9 661 (3.48%) UNIX
10 382 (2.01%) Android
11 301 (1.58%) Apple iOS
12 236 (1.24%) Windows Vista
13 208 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 199 (1.05%) Mac OS X
15 130 (0.68%) Solaris
16 73 (0.38%) AIX
17 68 (0.36%) CentOS
18 61 (0.32%) Windows 2000
19 59 (0.31%) Mac OS
20 47 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3191 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2713 (14.28%) ITIL
3 2362 (12.43%) Project Management
4 2024 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
5 1527 (8.04%) MVC
6 1404 (7.39%) CRM
7 1106 (5.82%) Scrum
8 1086 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 941 (4.95%) Time Management
10 868 (4.57%) Service Delivery
11 857 (4.51%) SDLC
12 856 (4.50%) Analytics
13 821 (4.32%) TDD
14 814 (4.28%) Change Management
15 806 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 788 (4.15%) Mentoring
17 786 (4.14%) OO
18 746 (3.93%) Service Management
19 742 (3.90%) Software Engineering
20 692 (3.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6479 (34.09%) SQL
2 3364 (17.70%) C#
3 2025 (10.66%) JavaScript
4 1607 (8.46%) T-SQL
5 920 (4.84%) Java
6 807 (4.25%) PowerShell
7 670 (3.53%) VBA
8 523 (2.75%) VB
9 483 (2.54%) VB.NET
10 411 (2.16%) C
11 284 (1.49%) C++
12 266 (1.40%) PL/SQL
13 258 (1.36%) Perl
14 256 (1.35%) Python
15 248 (1.30%) PHP
16 207 (1.09%) VBScript
17 110 (0.58%) Shell Script
18 90 (0.47%) VB6
19 73 (0.38%) Objective-C
20 70 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 3125 (16.44%) Degree
2 1874 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 903 (4.75%) MCSE
4 740 (3.89%) Security Cleared
5 636 (3.35%) MCP
6 607 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
7 508 (2.67%) MCITP
8 431 (2.27%) CCNA
9 422 (2.22%) MCSA
10 403 (2.12%) SC Cleared
11 314 (1.65%) ISEB
12 299 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 278 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
14 267 (1.40%) PMI Certification
15 227 (1.19%) MCTS
16 193 (1.02%) CCNP
17 174 (0.92%) DV Cleared
18 160 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
19 159 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 143 (0.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1087 (5.72%) SLA
2 877 (4.61%) QA
3 162 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 95 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 77 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 65 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 42 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 39 (0.21%) COBIT
9 30 (0.16%) CRD IV
10 24 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 20 (0.11%) EMIR
12 19 (0.100%) MiFID
13 17 (0.089%) Basel II
13 17 (0.089%) P3O
14 16 (0.084%) Basel III
15 14 (0.074%) ISO 9000
15 14 (0.074%) ISO 14001
16 10 (0.053%) Solvency II
17 8 (0.042%) 21 CFR Part 11
18 6 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 3666 (19.29%) Active Directory
2 1923 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 984 (5.18%) Hyper-V
4 531 (2.79%) XenApp
5 439 (2.31%) vSphere
6 237 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 224 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 193 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 153 (0.81%) Terminal Services
10 121 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 120 (0.63%) XenServer
12 77 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 75 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
14 52 (0.27%) Terminal Server
15 48 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
16 45 (0.24%) VMware Server
16 45 (0.24%) vCloud
17 41 (0.22%) UAG
18 40 (0.21%) ISA Server
19 39 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 723 (3.80%) SCCM
2 332 (1.75%) SCOM
3 207 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 121 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 114 (0.60%) WSUS
6 105 (0.55%) Puppet
7 89 (0.47%) Nagios
8 78 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 76 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
10 71 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 52 (0.27%) Tivoli
12 49 (0.26%) SCVMM
13 44 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 38 (0.20%) AirWatch
15 35 (0.18%) Cacti
16 30 (0.16%) EdgeSight
17 29 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
17 29 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
17 29 (0.15%) OpenView
18 26 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14037 (73.86%) Microsoft
2 2818 (14.83%) VMware
3 1664 (8.76%) Oracle
4 1647 (8.67%) Citrix
5 1645 (8.66%) Cisco
6 903 (4.75%) HP
7 658 (3.46%) SAP
8 445 (2.34%) IBM
9 331 (1.74%) Apple
10 320 (1.68%) NetApp
11 295 (1.55%) Dell
12 288 (1.52%) Juniper
13 287 (1.51%) Symantec
14 282 (1.48%) Google
15 269 (1.42%) EMC
16 257 (1.35%) Tableau
17 237 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
18 236 (1.24%) Red Hat
19 223 (1.17%) Adobe
20 192 (1.01%) Cognos
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