The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 5.56% 11.11% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £65,000 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MS Excel
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Applications Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 5.56% 27.78% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the M4 Corridor region.

MS Excel Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) UAG
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) F5