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 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 26 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 29 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.50% 6.67% 8.10%
As % of the Applications category 44.62% 44.44% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 35
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,127 £20,400 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.01%
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
65 63 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.57% 15.00% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 71
Average salary £24,500 £30,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.32% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 6 March 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 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
Preston +6 4 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Blackburn -11 3 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £19,000 - 1
Blackpool - 2 £57,500 - 1
Ormskirk - 1 £42,500 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 49 (69.01%) Microsoft
2 35 (49.30%) Windows
3 29 (40.85%) MS Office
4 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
4 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
4 19 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (25.35%) .NET
6 17 (23.94%) SQL
6 17 (23.94%) SLA
6 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (22.54%) C#
7 16 (22.54%) Windows XP
7 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
7 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
8 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (21.13%) Internet
8 15 (21.13%) Windows Vista
8 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (19.72%) Office 365
9 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
9 14 (19.72%) MCSE
9 14 (19.72%) VoIP
10 13 (18.31%) DECT
10 13 (18.31%) DHCP
10 13 (18.31%) Ethernet
10 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
10 13 (18.31%) DNS
10 13 (18.31%) Software Deployment
10 13 (18.31%) NAS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.23%) Lync
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (40.85%) MS Office
2 8 (11.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.63%) MS Project
4 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) Internet
2 14 (19.72%) VoIP
3 13 (18.31%) DECT
3 13 (18.31%) DHCP
3 13 (18.31%) Ethernet
3 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
3 13 (18.31%) DNS
3 13 (18.31%) iSCSI
3 13 (18.31%) NAS
4 5 (7.04%) Wireless
4 5 (7.04%) LAN
4 5 (7.04%) WAN
5 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.63%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (4.23%) Firewall
6 3 (4.23%) PBX
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.41%) OSPF
8 1 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.23%) MySQL
7 2 (2.82%) MS Access
8 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.49%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Operations Manager
4 6 (8.45%) IT Operations Manager
5 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.04%) Support Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.45%) HTML
4 5 (7.04%) CSS
4 5 (7.04%) SOAP
4 5 (7.04%) Web Services
4 5 (7.04%) WCF
5 4 (5.63%) XML
5 4 (5.63%) Ajax
6 3 (4.23%) jQuery
7 2 (2.82%) HTML5
7 2 (2.82%) REST
7 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.31%) Life Science
3 6 (8.45%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.63%) PDA
4 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) CCTV
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (49.30%) Windows
2 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (22.54%) Windows XP
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Vista
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.23%) Android
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
3 13 (18.31%) Resource Management
3 13 (18.31%) Performance Management
3 13 (18.31%) Service Desk Management
3 13 (18.31%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (18.31%) Software Deployment
4 7 (9.86%) Time Management
4 7 (9.86%) Web Development
4 7 (9.86%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) CRM
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) People Management
6 4 (5.63%) PRINCE
6 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
2 16 (22.54%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) VB
3 11 (15.49%) VBA
4 6 (8.45%) VB6
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (19.72%) MCSE
3 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CCNA
5 2 (2.82%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.41%) CCDP
6 1 (1.41%) ISEB
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (1.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) SLA
2 7 (9.86%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) XenApp
3 3 (4.23%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.41%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (69.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco
2 7 (9.86%) Citrix
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) HP
5 4 (5.63%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.63%) Avaya
6 3 (4.23%) Nortel
7 2 (2.82%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.41%) Sage
8 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.41%) Dell
8 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.41%) Google
8 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.41%) Draytek
8 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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