The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 8.11% 2.50% 18.42%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 9.09% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
MS Excel
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Applications Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 10.81% 27.50% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Home Counties region.

MS Excel Salary Trend in the Home Counties

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) VCP4
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (25.00%) GroupWise
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IMAP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) POP3
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Project Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) V-Model
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Novell
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) VMware