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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 52 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.42% 10.39% 11.59%
As % of the Applications category 67.53% 62.11% 73.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 59
Average salary £33,820 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,250 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
77 95 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.43% 16.73% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55 86 72
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 10 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Blackburn - 7 £38,230 - 3
Lytham St Annes - 4 £42,500 -
Newton-le-Willows +12 2 £11,000 -37.14%
Accrington - 2 £23,500 -
Burnley -5 1 £40,000 +95.12% 1
Chorley - 1 £32,500 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 78 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (49.00%) .NET
3 47 (47.00%) SQL
4 38 (38.00%) SQL Server
5 36 (36.00%) C#
6 24 (24.00%) Finance
7 22 (22.00%) Java
8 19 (19.00%) PHP
8 19 (19.00%) Time Management
9 18 (18.00%) Performance Management
10 17 (17.00%) MS Office
10 17 (17.00%) Windows
10 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
11 16 (16.00%) Objective-C
11 16 (16.00%) Groovy
11 16 (16.00%) Grails
11 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (14.00%) VB
14 13 (13.00%) HTML
15 12 (12.00%) VB.NET
15 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
16 11 (11.00%) CRM
16 11 (11.00%) Project Management
16 11 (11.00%) Degree
16 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (10.00%) VB6
17 10 (10.00%) Retail
17 10 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
17 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.00%) SAS
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Office
2 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.00%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) LAN
1 6 (6.00%) Wireless
2 5 (5.00%) VPN
2 5 (5.00%) WAN
3 4 (4.00%) VoIP
4 3 (3.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (3.00%) SAN
4 3 (3.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.00%) TETRA
5 2 (2.00%) Intranet
6 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.00%) PABX
6 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.00%) FTP
6 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.00%) PBX
6 1 (1.00%) ADSL
6 1 (1.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.00%) EDMS
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.00%) MS Access
6 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Retail
3 8 (8.00%) Marketing
4 4 (4.00%) Billing
4 4 (4.00%) Local Government
4 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Developer
2 31 (31.00%) Analyst
3 18 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (16.00%) Developer Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) MI Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Data Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Field Service Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.00%) .NET
2 16 (16.00%) Grails
3 13 (13.00%) HTML
4 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.00%) XML
6 5 (5.00%) CSS
6 5 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.00%) jQuery
7 4 (4.00%) Web Services
8 2 (2.00%) SOAP
8 2 (2.00%) HTML5
8 2 (2.00%) REST
8 2 (2.00%) WCF
8 2 (2.00%) XHTML
8 2 (2.00%) WinForms
9 1 (1.00%) EDI
9 1 (1.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) PDA
3 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.00%) iPhone
4 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Celerra
5 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) Time Management
2 18 (18.00%) Performance Management
3 11 (11.00%) CRM
3 11 (11.00%) Project Management
4 10 (10.00%) ERP
5 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.00%) Analytics
7 6 (6.00%) Software Architecture
7 6 (6.00%) Document Management
7 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.00%) ITIL
8 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.00%) Service Management
8 5 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.00%) Web Development
8 5 (5.00%) System Testing
9 4 (4.00%) Marketing Analytics
9 4 (4.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) SQL
2 36 (36.00%) C#
3 22 (22.00%) Java
4 19 (19.00%) PHP
5 16 (16.00%) Objective-C
5 16 (16.00%) Groovy
6 14 (14.00%) VB
7 12 (12.00%) VB.NET
8 10 (10.00%) VB6
9 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.00%) C
11 4 (4.00%) VBA
11 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) CCNA
2 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.00%) PMP
3 5 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.00%) CCNP
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.00%) ACCA
6 1 (1.00%) CIMA
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.00%) MCTS
6 1 (1.00%) MCITP
6 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) HP AIS
6 1 (1.00%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.00%) VCDX
6 1 (1.00%) NCDA
6 1 (1.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) XenServer
4 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 78 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Cisco
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
3 7 (7.00%) Citrix
4 5 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.00%) HP
5 3 (3.00%) Dell
5 3 (3.00%) Sage
6 2 (2.00%) Epicor
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle
6 2 (2.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.00%) Adobe
7 1 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.00%) NetApp
7 1 (1.00%) Siemens
7 1 (1.00%) Veritas
7 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.00%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.00%) NEC
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