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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 55 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.68% 9.61% 12.79%
As % of the Applications category 66.27% 52.13% 74.44%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 64
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £13,400 £21,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
83 94 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.12% 18.43% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 86 81
Average salary £28,000 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,500 £18,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Blackburn +12 10 £33,365 -25.85% 3
Preston -10 9 £32,500 -4.41% 3
Newton-le-Willows +10 3 £11,000 -35.29%
Chorley -5 3 £31,250 +20.19%
Skelmersdale 0 2 £42,500 -
Accrington - 2 £23,500 -
Lytham St Annes -1 1 £42,500 - 1
Burnley -5 1 £40,000 +48.14% 2
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 73 (76.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (46.32%) SQL
3 40 (42.11%) .NET
4 32 (33.68%) C#
5 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
6 25 (26.32%) Finance
7 20 (21.05%) Java
8 18 (18.95%) MS Office
8 18 (18.95%) Time Management
9 17 (17.89%) Performance Management
10 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
11 15 (15.79%) PHP
11 15 (15.79%) Windows
11 15 (15.79%) Objective-C
11 15 (15.79%) Grails
11 15 (15.79%) Groovy
12 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (12.63%) Dynamics NAV
14 11 (11.58%) VB.NET
15 10 (10.53%) HTML
15 10 (10.53%) VB
15 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET
15 10 (10.53%) CRM
15 10 (10.53%) ERP
15 10 (10.53%) Cisco
15 10 (10.53%) Citrix
15 10 (10.53%) VMware
15 10 (10.53%) Retail
15 10 (10.53%) Degree
16 9 (9.47%) Project Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.05%) InDesign
4 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.05%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) LAN
1 6 (6.32%) WAN
1 6 (6.32%) Wireless
2 5 (5.26%) VPN
3 4 (4.21%) SAN
3 4 (4.21%) VoIP
4 3 (3.16%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (3.16%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) TETRA
5 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.11%) Intranet
6 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.05%) PABX
6 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.05%) FTP
6 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.05%) PBX
6 1 (1.05%) ADSL
6 1 (1.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.32%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.21%) EDMS
6 4 (4.21%) MS Access
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.05%) MySQL
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.11%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Retail
3 9 (9.47%) Marketing
4 5 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.21%) Billing
5 4 (4.21%) Local Government
6 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 2 (2.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Developer
2 27 (28.42%) Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) Developer Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) MI Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Junior
8 4 (4.21%) Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.11%) .NET
2 15 (15.79%) Grails
3 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.53%) HTML
4 4 (4.21%) XML
4 4 (4.21%) CSS
5 3 (3.16%) Web Services
5 3 (3.16%) jQuery
5 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.11%) XHTML
6 2 (2.11%) WinForms
7 1 (1.05%) EDI
7 1 (1.05%) WCF
7 1 (1.05%) HTML5
7 1 (1.05%) REST
7 1 (1.05%) Flash
7 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) PDA
1 5 (5.26%) iPhone
2 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) Replication
3 1 (1.05%) Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) CCTV
3 1 (1.05%) Celerra
3 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Time Management
2 17 (17.89%) Performance Management
3 10 (10.53%) CRM
3 10 (10.53%) ERP
4 9 (9.47%) Project Management
5 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
6 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.32%) ITIL
6 6 (6.32%) Document Management
7 5 (5.26%) System Testing
7 5 (5.26%) Software Architecture
7 5 (5.26%) Analytics
7 5 (5.26%) Marketing Analytics
7 5 (5.26%) Service Management
7 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.21%) Workflow
8 4 (4.21%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.21%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) SQL
2 32 (33.68%) C#
3 20 (21.05%) Java
4 15 (15.79%) PHP
4 15 (15.79%) Objective-C
4 15 (15.79%) Groovy
5 11 (11.58%) VB.NET
6 10 (10.53%) VB
7 9 (9.47%) VB6
8 6 (6.32%) C
9 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.11%) VBA
11 2 (2.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.37%) CCNA
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.26%) PMP
4 5 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.21%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) NCIE
6 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.11%) MCTS
6 2 (2.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.05%) VCAP
7 1 (1.05%) VTSP
7 1 (1.05%) CCEE
7 1 (1.05%) CCIA
7 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) HP AIS
7 1 (1.05%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.05%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (2.11%) XenServer
4 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.11%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (76.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) Cisco
2 10 (10.53%) Citrix
2 10 (10.53%) VMware
3 5 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.16%) EMC
4 3 (3.16%) NetApp
5 2 (2.11%) Epicor
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle
5 2 (2.11%) HP
5 2 (2.11%) Dell
5 2 (2.11%) Sage
6 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.05%) Symantec
6 1 (1.05%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.05%) NEC
6 1 (1.05%) Mitel
6 1 (1.05%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.05%) Spiceworks
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
TheSmartList
Posted: 15 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
TheSmartList
Posted: 15 days ago
Barnoldswick, Lancashire
TheSmartList
Posted: 15 days ago
Lancashire
University of Central Lancashire
Posted: 24 days ago