The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 3429 3927 3712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.77% 8.46% 8.43%
As % of the Applications category 58.21% 60.98% 61.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2954 3234 3206
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
MS Excel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5891 6440 6002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 13.34% 13.88% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4980 5239 5080
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in London

MS Excel
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the London region.

MS Excel Salary Trend in London

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in London

MS Excel
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London -1 734 £47,500 - 89
Kingston Upon Thames +2 29 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Croydon -7 23 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Twickenham +2 18 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Teddington +6 16 £50,000 +29.03%
Chiswick -3 16 £44,000 -4.86% 1
Uxbridge -8 15 £48,000 -4.00%
Canary Wharf -7 11 £82,500 +80.32%
Brentford +11 9 £35,750 -10.62% 1
Hillingdon - 9 - - 1
Bromley +19 8 £27,750 -26.00% 1
Barnet 0 8 £33,000 -49.23%
Wimbledon 0 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Harrow -4 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Ealing -22 7 £47,000 -12.55% 1
Hammersmith +2 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Wembley -4 6 £37,500 -42.30%
Docklands, London -8 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Feltham -12 5 £20,000 -63.63%
Mitcham - 5 £45,000 -
Southwark +8 4 £28,000 -30.00%
Beckenham -5 4 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Mayfair - 4 £52,500 -
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Chessington +5 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Dagenham +5 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Hayes +1 2 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Sidcup 0 2 £38,250 -6.70% 2
Hounslow -1 2 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Greenford - 2 £21,375 - 1
Paddington +2 1 £45,000 - 1
New Malden +1 1 - -
Surbiton 0 1 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Osterley - 1 £19,500 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4934 (71.40%) Microsoft
2 2520 (36.47%) Windows
3 2420 (35.02%) SQL Server
4 2392 (34.62%) SQL
5 2134 (30.88%) Finance
6 1935 (28.00%) MS Office
7 1378 (19.94%) .NET
8 1338 (19.36%) Active Directory
9 1331 (19.26%) Degree
10 1199 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
11 1164 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
12 1150 (16.64%) C#
13 938 (13.57%) VMware
14 921 (13.33%) Project Management
15 856 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
16 773 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 752 (10.88%) ITIL
18 745 (10.78%) SharePoint
19 733 (10.61%) Windows 7
20 719 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 706 (10.22%) MS Exchange
22 698 (10.10%) HTML
23 689 (9.97%) Oracle
24 675 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
25 674 (9.75%) Banking
25 674 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 671 (9.71%) CRM
27 670 (9.70%) JavaScript
28 663 (9.59%) MS PowerPoint
29 636 (9.20%) T-SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 745 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 706 (10.22%) MS Exchange
3 385 (5.57%) IIS
4 339 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 197 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 175 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 154 (2.23%) Lync
8 133 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 131 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 129 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
11 128 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 110 (1.59%) SAS
13 102 (1.48%) CMS
14 94 (1.36%) WebSphere
15 91 (1.32%) Apache
16 77 (1.11%) Tomcat
16 77 (1.11%) WorkSite
17 71 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
18 44 (0.64%) JBoss
19 34 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1935 (28.00%) MS Office
2 663 (9.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 438 (6.34%) MS Project
4 370 (5.35%) MS Visio
5 86 (1.24%) SPSS
6 64 (0.93%) PowerPivot
7 57 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 45 (0.65%) InfoPath
9 39 (0.56%) Photoshop
10 22 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (0.22%) Acrobat
12 14 (0.20%) FastStats
13 12 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
14 11 (0.16%) AutoCAD
15 8 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
16 6 (0.087%) Fireworks
17 3 (0.043%) Stata
17 3 (0.043%) Vensim
17 3 (0.043%) MicroStation
18 2 (0.029%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 334 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
3 31 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 28 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 20 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 17 (0.25%) Agresso
7 15 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 14 (0.20%) SAP CRM
9 13 (0.19%) Markit EDM
10 12 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.16%) thinkFolio
11 11 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 11 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 11 (0.16%) Magento
12 10 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
12 10 (0.14%) SAP MM
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (0.13%) SAP SRM
13 9 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 385 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 262 (3.79%) Office 365
3 200 (2.89%) SaaS
4 160 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
5 69 (1.00%) Google Analytics
6 37 (0.54%) IaaS
7 34 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.45%) Mimecast
9 26 (0.38%) PaaS
10 21 (0.30%) GitHub
11 14 (0.20%) Yammer
12 13 (0.19%) Google Apps
13 12 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
14 11 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.10%) Basecamp
18 5 (0.072%) Trello
18 5 (0.072%) iPaaS
19 4 (0.058%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 442 (6.40%) DNS
2 439 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 365 (5.28%) Firewall
4 314 (4.54%) SAN
5 291 (4.21%) LAN
6 259 (3.75%) DHCP
7 257 (3.72%) WAN
8 256 (3.70%) VPN
9 218 (3.15%) Internet
10 149 (2.16%) VoIP
11 83 (1.20%) NAS
12 76 (1.10%) Wireless
13 69 (1.00%) VLAN
14 63 (0.91%) Network Security
15 60 (0.87%) HTTP
16 57 (0.82%) iSCSI
17 56 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
18 54 (0.78%) SSL
18 54 (0.78%) LDAP
18 54 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2420 (35.02%) SQL Server
2 719 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 674 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 594 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 488 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
6 464 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 380 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 326 (4.72%) Relational Database
9 178 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 162 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
11 158 (2.29%) Big Data
12 142 (2.05%) MS Access
13 141 (2.04%) MySQL
14 134 (1.94%) QlikView
15 112 (1.62%) RDBMS
16 104 (1.51%) Oracle Database
17 101 (1.46%) OLAP
18 98 (1.42%) MongoDB
19 92 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 87 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 381 (5.51%) Visual Studio
2 249 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 165 (2.39%) JIRA
4 139 (2.01%) Subversion
5 118 (1.71%) NUnit
6 109 (1.58%) Git (software)
7 72 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 70 (1.01%) Selenium
9 69 (1.00%) MSBuild
10 49 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 49 (0.71%) Moq
11 42 (0.61%) Jenkins
12 32 (0.46%) MSTest
13 30 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
13 30 (0.43%) HP UFT
14 29 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 29 (0.42%) CruiseControl
14 29 (0.42%) SpecFlow
15 25 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
16 24 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 2134 (30.88%) Finance
2 674 (9.75%) Banking
3 449 (6.50%) Retail
4 437 (6.32%) Marketing
5 426 (6.16%) Legal
6 379 (5.48%) Law
7 325 (4.70%) Telecoms
8 187 (2.71%) Front Office
9 177 (2.56%) Back Office
10 148 (2.14%) Advertising
11 145 (2.10%) Publishing
12 135 (1.95%) Investment Banking
13 122 (1.77%) Financial Institution
14 70 (1.01%) Manufacturing
15 68 (0.98%) Games
16 51 (0.74%) Billing
17 39 (0.56%) French Language
18 38 (0.55%) German Language
19 33 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1705 (24.67%) Analyst
2 1316 (19.04%) Developer
3 559 (8.09%) Support Analyst
4 467 (6.76%) Consultant
5 441 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 358 (5.18%) Business Analyst
7 348 (5.04%) Architect
8 344 (4.98%) .NET Developer
9 329 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 322 (4.66%) Administrator
11 252 (3.65%) Junior
12 251 (3.63%) Applications Support
13 215 (3.11%) IT Support
14 209 (3.02%) C# Developer
15 205 (2.97%) Graduate
16 195 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
17 189 (2.74%) DBA
18 182 (2.63%) Desktop Support
19 179 (2.59%) Service Analyst
20 173 (2.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1378 (19.94%) .NET
2 698 (10.10%) HTML
3 620 (8.97%) ASP.NET
4 475 (6.87%) CSS
5 439 (6.35%) XML
6 346 (5.01%) .NET Framework
7 330 (4.78%) Web Services
8 279 (4.04%) WCF
9 255 (3.69%) jQuery
10 242 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 167 (2.42%) HTML5
12 166 (2.40%) Entity Framework
13 141 (2.04%) REST
14 137 (1.98%) SOAP
15 128 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
16 119 (1.72%) Ajax
17 114 (1.65%) COM
18 99 (1.43%) Middleware
19 98 (1.42%) LINQ
20 97 (1.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1164 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 568 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 414 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 349 (5.05%) Blackberry
5 279 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 243 (3.52%) Mathematics
7 203 (2.94%) Hedge funds
8 159 (2.30%) Replication
9 148 (2.14%) Clustering
10 142 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 113 (1.64%) Visualisation
12 111 (1.61%) Statistics
13 104 (1.51%) Data Integration
14 96 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 96 (1.39%) Client/Server
15 93 (1.35%) User Experience
16 84 (1.22%) iPad
17 81 (1.17%) PMI
18 79 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
19 72 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2520 (36.47%) Windows
2 773 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 733 (10.61%) Windows 7
4 600 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 462 (6.69%) Linux
6 295 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 259 (3.75%) UNIX
8 248 (3.59%) Windows 8
9 243 (3.52%) Windows XP
10 168 (2.43%) Android
11 137 (1.98%) Mac OS X
12 125 (1.81%) Apple iOS
13 70 (1.01%) Windows Vista
14 69 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (0.58%) Solaris
16 34 (0.49%) CentOS
17 33 (0.48%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.19%) AIX
19 12 (0.17%) Debian
19 12 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1199 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
2 921 (13.33%) Project Management
3 856 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
4 752 (10.88%) ITIL
5 671 (9.71%) CRM
6 501 (7.25%) MVC
7 439 (6.35%) Analytics
8 417 (6.03%) PRINCE2
9 398 (5.76%) Scrum
10 355 (5.14%) ETL
11 337 (4.88%) TDD
11 337 (4.88%) Time Management
12 332 (4.80%) OO
13 315 (4.56%) SDLC
14 308 (4.46%) Service Delivery
15 299 (4.33%) Mentoring
16 294 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 267 (3.86%) Business Analysis
18 266 (3.85%) Change Management
19 263 (3.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2392 (34.62%) SQL
2 1150 (16.64%) C#
3 670 (9.70%) JavaScript
4 636 (9.20%) T-SQL
5 445 (6.44%) Java
6 347 (5.02%) PowerShell
7 284 (4.11%) VBA
8 225 (3.26%) VB
9 160 (2.32%) Perl
10 138 (2.00%) C
11 126 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 120 (1.74%) Python
13 109 (1.58%) C++
14 76 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 76 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 71 (1.03%) VBScript
16 59 (0.85%) PHP
17 44 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 42 (0.61%) Ruby
19 41 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 1331 (19.26%) Degree
2 567 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 285 (4.12%) MCSE
4 191 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
5 168 (2.43%) MCITP
6 161 (2.33%) MCP
7 145 (2.10%) PMI Certification
8 143 (2.07%) CCNA
9 140 (2.03%) Security Cleared
10 127 (1.84%) MCSA
11 96 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 82 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 76 (1.10%) SC Cleared
14 74 (1.07%) PMP
15 71 (1.03%) ISEB
16 68 (0.98%) MCTS
17 46 (0.67%) MOS
18 44 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 43 (0.62%) DV Cleared
20 40 (0.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 357 (5.17%) QA
2 302 (4.37%) SLA
3 41 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.41%) CRD IV
7 25 (0.36%) COBIT
8 22 (0.32%) EMIR
9 21 (0.30%) MiFID
10 16 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 12 (0.17%) Basel II
12 12 (0.17%) Basel III
12 12 (0.17%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.072%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.058%) P3O
15 3 (0.043%) FATCA
16 2 (0.029%) Section 508
16 2 (0.029%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1338 (19.36%) Active Directory
2 675 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 296 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 189 (2.74%) XenApp
5 165 (2.39%) vSphere
6 88 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 64 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 62 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 58 (0.84%) VMware ESX
10 43 (0.62%) XenServer
11 35 (0.51%) Terminal Services
12 20 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
13 19 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 19 (0.27%) UAG
14 17 (0.25%) VMware Server
15 15 (0.22%) vCloud
15 15 (0.22%) NFS
16 14 (0.20%) Firmware
16 14 (0.20%) Terminal Server
17 10 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 260 (3.76%) SCCM
2 111 (1.61%) SCOM
3 71 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 53 (0.77%) Puppet
5 44 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (0.61%) Nagios
6 42 (0.61%) WSUS
7 38 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 34 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 31 (0.45%) AirWatch
10 26 (0.38%) NetBackup
11 24 (0.35%) Tivoli
12 22 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 20 (0.29%) Cacti
14 17 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
15 16 (0.23%) SCVMM
15 16 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
15 16 (0.23%) SCOrch
16 14 (0.20%) SELinux
16 14 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4934 (71.40%) Microsoft
2 938 (13.57%) VMware
3 689 (9.97%) Oracle
4 590 (8.54%) Citrix
5 547 (7.92%) Cisco
6 271 (3.92%) SAP
7 250 (3.62%) HP
8 173 (2.50%) IBM
9 151 (2.19%) Apple
10 145 (2.10%) Tableau
11 143 (2.07%) Bloomberg
12 135 (1.95%) Google
13 127 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
14 117 (1.69%) Adobe
15 102 (1.48%) Symantec
16 99 (1.43%) Dell
16 99 (1.43%) EMC
17 98 (1.42%) Red Hat
18 94 (1.36%) Reuters
19 93 (1.35%) NetApp
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