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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 35 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.99% 9.96% 9.46%
As % of the Applications category 51.47% 51.09% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 39
Average salary £34,250 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.03% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £27,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
68 92 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.57% 19.49% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56 77 45
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £46,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -11 12 £33,500 -4.28%
Blackpool +1 7 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Newton-le-Willows +7 3 £11,000 -45.00%
Lancaster - 2 £50,000 -
Blackburn -6 1 £20,000 -27.27%
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 65 (73.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (46.59%) .NET
3 36 (40.91%) SQL
4 33 (37.50%) Windows
5 32 (36.36%) C#
6 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
7 26 (29.55%) MS Office
8 20 (22.73%) Performance Management
9 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (19.32%) Java
11 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 16 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 15 (17.05%) HTML
12 15 (17.05%) PHP
12 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
13 14 (15.91%) Windows XP
13 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
14 13 (14.77%) VB
14 13 (14.77%) VoIP
14 13 (14.77%) SLA
14 13 (14.77%) Finance
14 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
15 11 (12.50%) Internet
15 11 (12.50%) Objective-C
15 11 (12.50%) Windows Vista
15 11 (12.50%) Grails

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.55%) SAS
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (29.55%) MS Office
2 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.55%) MS Project
3 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.14%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) VoIP
2 11 (12.50%) Internet
3 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.36%) Ethernet
4 9 (10.23%) DECT
4 9 (10.23%) DNS
4 9 (10.23%) DHCP
4 9 (10.23%) iSCSI
4 9 (10.23%) NAS
5 6 (6.82%) LAN
5 6 (6.82%) WAN
6 4 (4.55%) PBX
6 4 (4.55%) Wireless
6 4 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (3.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.14%) Intranet
8 1 (1.14%) Firewall
8 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.14%) ADSL
8 1 (1.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.23%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (5.68%) MS Access
7 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.41%) MySQL
9 2 (2.27%) EDMS
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.77%) Finance
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Local Government
6 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Analyst
3 14 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Support Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.68%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Support Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Manager
10 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Data Manager
10 4 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.59%) .NET
2 15 (17.05%) HTML
3 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.50%) Grails
5 9 (10.23%) XML
6 8 (9.09%) CSS
7 6 (6.82%) SOAP
7 6 (6.82%) Web Services
7 6 (6.82%) WCF
8 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.55%) jQuery
10 3 (3.41%) HTML5
10 3 (3.41%) REST
10 3 (3.41%) Ajax
11 2 (2.27%) XHTML
12 1 (1.14%) EDI
12 1 (1.14%) WinForms
12 1 (1.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Life Science
3 7 (7.95%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.82%) PDA
5 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.41%) iPhone
8 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.14%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Windows
2 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.91%) Windows XP
4 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Performance Management
2 15 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (12.50%) Time Management
4 10 (11.36%) Web Development
5 9 (10.23%) Resource Management
5 9 (10.23%) Software Deployment
5 9 (10.23%) Service Desk Management
5 9 (10.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (10.23%) Project Management
5 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.82%) Software Architecture
8 5 (5.68%) People Management
8 5 (5.68%) Change Management
8 5 (5.68%) Service Management
8 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.55%) Logistics
9 4 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) SQL
2 32 (36.36%) C#
3 17 (19.32%) Java
4 15 (17.05%) PHP
5 13 (14.77%) VB
6 11 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 11 (12.50%) Groovy
7 9 (10.23%) VB6
8 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 8 (9.09%) VBA
8 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.23%) MCSE
3 7 (7.95%) Degree
4 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) QA
3 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) XenApp
3 3 (3.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.14%) Postfix
Vendors
1 65 (73.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.55%) Avaya
3 4 (4.55%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) Nortel
4 3 (3.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) Dell
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) Mitel
6 1 (1.14%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.14%) Draytek
6 1 (1.14%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.14%) Spiceworks
6 1 (1.14%) Twitter
6 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.14%) Siemens
6 1 (1.14%) Sage
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
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