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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 50 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.28% 10.04% 10.17%
As % of the Applications category 74.63% 59.49% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 43
Average salary £25,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
67 79 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.43% 16.88% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 92
Average salary £25,000 £28,250 £27,204
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £15,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 11 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Preston -6 11 £28,250 -5.83% 3
Blackpool - 11 £18,500 - 2
Blackburn -9 7 £30,000 -10.08% 1
Lytham St Annes - 2 - -
Skelmersdale -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 53 (56.99%) Microsoft
2 39 (41.94%) MS Office
3 33 (35.48%) SQL
4 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 31 (33.33%) Windows
5 26 (27.96%) .NET
6 20 (21.51%) Finance
6 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (20.43%) VB
8 17 (18.28%) C#
9 16 (17.20%) CSS
9 16 (17.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
10 15 (16.13%) HTML
10 15 (16.13%) Citrix
11 13 (13.98%) Cisco
11 13 (13.98%) Degree
12 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
13 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
13 11 (11.83%) CRM
13 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
13 11 (11.83%) Windows Vista
13 11 (11.83%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (11.83%) Windows 8
14 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
14 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
14 10 (10.75%) IIS
14 10 (10.75%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (10.75%) IIS
1 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.38%) Apache
3 5 (5.38%) WordPress
4 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.15%) Lync
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (41.94%) MS Office
2 16 (17.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.23%) MS Project
5 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.08%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.08%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.08%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Ethernet
1 8 (8.60%) Firewall
2 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (6.45%) Wireless
3 5 (5.38%) Internet
3 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.30%) ADSL
4 4 (4.30%) LAN
5 3 (3.23%) Broadband
6 2 (2.15%) DECT
6 2 (2.15%) DNS
6 2 (2.15%) Intranet
6 2 (2.15%) VoIP
6 2 (2.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.15%) NAS
6 2 (2.15%) DHCP
7 1 (1.08%) WAN
7 1 (1.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.45%) QlikView
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.30%) MySQL
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.23%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.08%) Moq
3 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.08%) NUnit
3 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Avionics
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Developer
1 25 (26.88%) Analyst
2 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (7.53%) Data Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (7.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) IT Support
5 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.45%) Junior
6 5 (5.38%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Junior Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) .NET
2 16 (17.20%) CSS
3 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 15 (16.13%) HTML
4 5 (5.38%) XML
5 4 (4.30%) XHTML
5 4 (4.30%) HTML5
6 3 (3.23%) jQuery
6 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.15%) Web Services
7 2 (2.15%) CSS3
7 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.15%) WCF
8 1 (1.08%) REST
8 1 (1.08%) EDI
8 1 (1.08%) Ajax
8 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.45%) Life Science
4 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) Statistics
5 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) PDA
6 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.15%) iPhone
7 2 (2.15%) iPad
8 1 (1.08%) BYOD
8 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
2 11 (11.83%) Windows Vista
2 11 (11.83%) Windows 8
3 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.53%) Solaris
5 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.38%) Linux
6 5 (5.38%) UNIX
7 3 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (11.83%) CRM
3 8 (8.60%) ERP
4 7 (7.53%) ITIL
4 7 (7.53%) Project Management
5 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.45%) Data Transformation
6 5 (5.38%) SDLC
6 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.38%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.30%) Document Management
7 4 (4.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.30%) Web Development
7 4 (4.30%) EAI
7 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.30%) Workflow
7 4 (4.30%) Time Management
7 4 (4.30%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.48%) SQL
2 19 (20.43%) VB
3 17 (18.28%) C#
4 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.53%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.53%) VBA
5 7 (7.53%) VB6
6 6 (6.45%) PHP
6 6 (6.45%) Java
7 4 (4.30%) C
7 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
8 1 (1.08%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) Ada
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.30%) ISEB
4 3 (3.23%) MCSE
4 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.08%) MCSA
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) SLA
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) XenApp
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (56.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Citrix
3 13 (13.98%) Cisco
4 10 (10.75%) VMware
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle
6 4 (4.30%) Juniper
7 3 (3.23%) HP
8 2 (2.15%) Sun
8 2 (2.15%) Avaya
8 2 (2.15%) NetApp
8 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.15%) McAfee
8 2 (2.15%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.15%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.08%) Infor
9 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.08%) Google
9 1 (1.08%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
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