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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 43 53 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.78% 10.88% 10.69%
As % of the Applications category 53.09% 66.25% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36 33 47
Average salary £27,250 £30,000 £31,797
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% -5.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £12,200 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
MS Excel
North West

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

Applications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
81 80 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.53% 16.43% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 74 54 83
Average salary £25,500 £29,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £15,950 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Lancashire

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Lancashire

MS Excel
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Chorley +6 16 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Blackpool - 10 £20,500 - 1
Blackburn -11 6 £27,750 -27.41% 1
Preston -2 4 £31,500 -10.00%
Newton-le-Willows +2 3 - - 1
Accrington -4 1 £36,500 +55.31%
Skelmersdale - 1 £40,000 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 54 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 45 (47.87%) MS Office
3 28 (29.79%) SQL
3 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
4 27 (28.72%) Windows
5 22 (23.40%) .NET
6 21 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (21.28%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (20.21%) Finance
9 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (17.02%) VB
10 16 (17.02%) CSS
11 15 (15.96%) HTML
12 14 (14.89%) C#
12 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (14.89%) Telecoms
12 14 (14.89%) Degree
13 13 (13.83%) Management Information System
13 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
14 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
14 12 (12.77%) Citrix
15 11 (11.70%) Windows 8
16 10 (10.64%) Oracle
16 10 (10.64%) IIS
16 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
17 9 (9.57%) CRM
17 9 (9.57%) Windows XP
17 9 (9.57%) Cisco
17 9 (9.57%) Wireless
17 9 (9.57%) Windows Vista

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.64%) IIS
3 7 (7.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.32%) Apache
5 4 (4.26%) WordPress
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (47.87%) MS Office
2 20 (21.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.32%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.32%) Acrobat
3 5 (5.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.32%) InDesign
4 4 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.06%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Wireless
2 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) ADSL
3 6 (6.38%) Ethernet
3 6 (6.38%) Intranet
4 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.26%) MPLS
5 3 (3.19%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (3.19%) Internet
5 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.19%) Broadband
5 3 (3.19%) LAN
6 2 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.06%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) QlikView
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.26%) MySQL
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.06%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.06%) NUnit
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.06%) Moq
3 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.51%) Marketing
4 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Law
7 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Military
7 1 (1.06%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Analyst
2 22 (23.40%) Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Junior
4 9 (9.57%) Data Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) IT Support
7 6 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Help Desk Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Data Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.40%) .NET
2 16 (17.02%) CSS
3 15 (15.96%) HTML
4 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.32%) XML
6 4 (4.26%) XHTML
6 4 (4.26%) HTML5
7 3 (3.19%) Middleware
7 3 (3.19%) jQuery
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.13%) CSS3
8 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.13%) Web Services
8 2 (2.13%) WCF
9 1 (1.06%) EDI
9 1 (1.06%) SOAP
9 1 (1.06%) REST
9 1 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.83%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) Life Science
5 4 (4.26%) Statistics
6 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.13%) iPhone
7 2 (2.13%) iPad
8 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Windows 8
3 9 (9.57%) Windows Vista
3 9 (9.57%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.45%) Solaris
4 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.32%) Linux
6 5 (5.32%) UNIX
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (9.57%) CRM
4 8 (8.51%) ERP
4 8 (8.51%) Project Management
4 8 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.51%) Data Transformation
5 5 (5.32%) ITIL
5 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.32%) Content Management
6 4 (4.26%) Document Management
6 4 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.26%) EAI
6 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.26%) Workflow
6 4 (4.26%) SDLC
7 3 (3.19%) MVC
7 3 (3.19%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.79%) SQL
2 16 (17.02%) VB
3 14 (14.89%) C#
4 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.38%) PHP
6 5 (5.32%) VBA
7 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.26%) VB6
7 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.26%) C
8 3 (3.19%) Java
9 1 (1.06%) C++
9 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.06%) VBScript
9 1 (1.06%) Ada
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.06%) CAPM
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.06%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.13%) XenApp
4 2 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) Citrix
3 10 (10.64%) Oracle
4 9 (9.57%) Cisco
5 8 (8.51%) VMware
6 5 (5.32%) Adobe
7 4 (4.26%) Avaya
7 4 (4.26%) Juniper
8 2 (2.13%) Sun
8 2 (2.13%) McAfee
8 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.13%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.06%) Infor
9 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.06%) webMethods
9 1 (1.06%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.06%) Google
9 1 (1.06%) HP
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