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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 38 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 25 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.95% 9.21% 8.89%
As % of the Applications category 37.88% 48.31% 70.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 39
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.43% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,127 £27,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,060
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.22%
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
66 89 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.07% 19.06% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 80 54
Average salary £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,438 £22,500 £17,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
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 26 January 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 26 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
Blackpool 0 5 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Preston -13 3 £35,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £11,000 -
Lancaster +13 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Blackburn -12 1 - - 2
Ormskirk - 1 £42,500 - 2
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (69.62%) Microsoft
2 33 (41.77%) .NET
2 33 (41.77%) Windows
3 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
4 28 (35.44%) SQL
5 25 (31.65%) C#
6 23 (29.11%) MS Office
7 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
8 18 (22.78%) MS Exchange
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (21.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (20.25%) Windows XP
10 16 (20.25%) Performance Management
11 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (18.99%) SLA
11 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
12 14 (17.72%) VoIP
12 14 (17.72%) VB
13 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
13 13 (16.46%) Internet
13 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (16.46%) Windows Vista
14 12 (15.19%) Office 365
14 12 (15.19%) Finance
14 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
15 11 (13.92%) DNS
15 11 (13.92%) DECT
15 11 (13.92%) DHCP
15 11 (13.92%) Ethernet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (22.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.06%) SAS
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.27%) CMS
7 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (29.11%) MS Office
2 8 (10.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) VoIP
2 13 (16.46%) Internet
3 11 (13.92%) DNS
3 11 (13.92%) iSCSI
3 11 (13.92%) NAS
3 11 (13.92%) DECT
3 11 (13.92%) DHCP
3 11 (13.92%) Ethernet
3 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.59%) LAN
4 6 (7.59%) WAN
5 4 (5.06%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless
6 3 (3.80%) PBX
6 3 (3.80%) VPN
7 1 (1.27%) Firewall
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.53%) MS Access
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Developer
2 23 (29.11%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Support Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support Manager
8 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Data Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) .NET
2 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.92%) HTML
4 8 (10.13%) XML
5 6 (7.59%) CSS
5 6 (7.59%) SOAP
5 6 (7.59%) Web Services
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.59%) WCF
6 5 (6.33%) Grails
7 4 (5.06%) jQuery
7 4 (5.06%) Ajax
8 3 (3.80%) HTML5
8 3 (3.80%) REST
9 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.92%) Life Science
3 7 (8.86%) N-Tier
4 6 (7.59%) PDA
5 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.80%) iPhone
6 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) CCTV
7 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (20.25%) Windows XP
4 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.46%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (20.25%) Performance Management
3 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
4 11 (13.92%) Software Deployment
4 11 (13.92%) Resource Management
4 11 (13.92%) Time Management
4 11 (13.92%) Service Desk Management
4 11 (13.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (12.66%) Web Development
6 9 (11.39%) Project Management
7 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.59%) Software Architecture
9 5 (6.33%) People Management
9 5 (6.33%) Service Management
9 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.06%) Data Management
10 4 (5.06%) Change Management
10 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 25 (31.65%) C#
3 14 (17.72%) VB
4 11 (13.92%) Java
5 10 (12.66%) VBA
6 9 (11.39%) PHP
7 8 (10.13%) VB6
8 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
9 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.33%) Groovy
10 5 (6.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.92%) MCSE
3 7 (8.86%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) SLA
2 7 (8.86%) QA
3 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) XenApp
3 3 (3.80%) vSphere
4 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.27%) Postfix
Vendors
1 55 (69.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) Nortel
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix
4 3 (3.80%) Avaya
5 2 (2.53%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) Sage
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.27%) Draytek
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum On call allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Burnley
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Ormskirk
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Promethean
Salary: Competitive Package including On Call Allowance
Posted: 19 days ago
Ormskirk
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 24 days ago