The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 16 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 442 368 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.73% 9.30% 10.74%
As % of the Applications category 64.71% 61.64% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 351 296 373
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
683 597 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.58% 15.09% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 548 485 470
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Manchester

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Manchester

MS Excel
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Manchester 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
Bolton +15 22 £41,250 +50.00% 2
Altrincham +10 18 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Rochdale -2 14 £45,000 +22.44% 2
Stockport -11 13 £27,500 -19.11% 2
Salford -1 10 - - 1
Wigan -7 5 £19,000 -15.55% 5
Bury -9 5 £27,500 +37.50%
Oldham -2 1 - - 1
Cheadle -15 1 £21,500 -52.22%
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 632 (76.05%) Microsoft
2 329 (39.59%) SQL
3 300 (36.10%) SQL Server
4 249 (29.96%) Windows
5 199 (23.95%) Finance
6 171 (20.58%) .NET
7 149 (17.93%) MS Office
8 146 (17.57%) C#
8 146 (17.57%) Business Intelligence
9 127 (15.28%) Degree
10 124 (14.92%) ITIL
11 117 (14.08%) VMware
12 116 (13.96%) Project Management
13 111 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 110 (13.24%) T-SQL
15 106 (12.76%) Active Directory
15 106 (12.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 103 (12.39%) JavaScript
17 102 (12.27%) ASP.NET
18 101 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
19 93 (11.19%) MS Exchange
20 92 (11.07%) HTML
20 92 (11.07%) Citrix
21 83 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
22 82 (9.87%) Hyper-V
23 74 (8.90%) Marketing
24 72 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
25 71 (8.54%) MVC
26 67 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
27 65 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 93 (11.19%) MS Exchange
2 60 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.93%) Lync
7 15 (1.81%) CMS
7 15 (1.81%) IIS
8 11 (1.32%) SAS
8 11 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.60%) Confluence
11 5 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.48%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 149 (17.93%) MS Office
2 40 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (4.33%) MS Project
4 28 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.96%) SPSS
7 3 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.36%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.24%) Revit
8 2 (0.24%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 36 (4.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 28 (3.37%) Google Analytics
3 24 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.72%) Tridion
8 3 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 3 (0.36%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.36%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.12%) Magento
10 1 (0.12%) Lawson
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.37%) Office 365
2 21 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.68%) SaaS
4 6 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.36%) PaaS
6 3 (0.36%) IaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.24%) Route 53
7 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.26%) WAN
2 46 (5.54%) LAN
3 40 (4.81%) SAN
4 37 (4.45%) Firewall
5 33 (3.97%) Internet
6 28 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 21 (2.53%) DNS
8 19 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.68%) VoIP
10 11 (1.32%) VPN
10 11 (1.32%) DHCP
10 11 (1.32%) Intranet
10 11 (1.32%) NAS
11 8 (0.96%) NetScaler
12 7 (0.84%) VLAN
12 7 (0.84%) HTTP
12 7 (0.84%) Wireless
13 6 (0.72%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.48%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.48%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 111 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 106 (12.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 101 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 45 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 32 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (3.13%) Data Mining
11 24 (2.89%) SQL Server 2000
12 23 (2.77%) Big Data
13 22 (2.65%) MS Access
14 15 (1.81%) QlikView
15 14 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (1.68%) DB2
16 12 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (1.08%) OLAP
17 9 (1.08%) MySQL
18 5 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 57 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 24 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.17%) NUnit
4 17 (2.05%) MSTest
5 13 (1.56%) SpecFlow
5 13 (1.56%) Selenium
6 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.84%) Subversion
8 6 (0.72%) Ant
9 5 (0.60%) JIRA
10 4 (0.48%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.36%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.36%) FrontPage
11 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.36%) Grunt
11 3 (0.36%) Moq
11 3 (0.36%) Hudson
11 3 (0.36%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 199 (23.95%) Finance
2 74 (8.90%) Marketing
3 43 (5.17%) Retail
4 41 (4.93%) Advertising
5 26 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.01%) Legal
7 24 (2.89%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.29%) Billing
9 18 (2.17%) Banking
10 11 (1.32%) Law
11 10 (1.20%) Back Office
12 8 (0.96%) Greek Language
12 8 (0.96%) Polish Language
13 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Local Government
15 2 (0.24%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.24%) Games
16 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 224 (26.96%) Analyst
2 203 (24.43%) Developer
3 54 (6.50%) Consultant
4 50 (6.02%) Support Analyst
4 50 (6.02%) .NET Developer
5 48 (5.78%) Support Engineer
6 37 (4.45%) Business Analyst
7 33 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (3.61%) Project Manager
8 30 (3.61%) C# Developer
9 29 (3.49%) Software Developer
9 29 (3.49%) MI Analyst
10 28 (3.37%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.13%) Architect
12 24 (2.89%) Team Leader
13 23 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (2.53%) Data Analyst
14 21 (2.53%) Junior
15 20 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 19 (2.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (20.58%) .NET
2 102 (12.27%) ASP.NET
3 92 (11.07%) HTML
4 57 (6.86%) CSS
5 56 (6.74%) XML
6 45 (5.42%) Web Services
7 44 (5.29%) jQuery
8 43 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (4.69%) .NET Framework
10 33 (3.97%) WCF
11 26 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 25 (3.01%) HTML5
13 23 (2.77%) SOAP
14 19 (2.29%) LINQ
15 14 (1.68%) CSS3
16 13 (1.56%) RESTful
17 12 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
18 11 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 11 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 29 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (1.56%) Data Extraction
4 11 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 11 (1.32%) Open Source
5 10 (1.20%) Replication
6 9 (1.08%) NHS
7 6 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 6 (0.72%) Statistics
7 6 (0.72%) GIS
7 6 (0.72%) FlexPod
8 5 (0.60%) EqualLogic
8 5 (0.60%) Social Media
8 5 (0.60%) Health Informatics
8 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.60%) FMCG
8 5 (0.60%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.60%) Informatics
8 5 (0.60%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 249 (29.96%) Windows
2 65 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (6.86%) Windows 7
4 51 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 22 (2.65%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.17%) UNIX
9 16 (1.93%) Linux
10 6 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.48%) CentOS
12 4 (0.48%) Android
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.36%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.24%) Fedora
14 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (17.57%) Business Intelligence
2 124 (14.92%) ITIL
3 116 (13.96%) Project Management
4 71 (8.54%) MVC
5 64 (7.70%) ERP
6 58 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 58 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 57 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (5.66%) Time Management
9 44 (5.29%) TDD
10 41 (4.93%) Service Delivery
10 41 (4.93%) Web Development
11 40 (4.81%) OO
12 39 (4.69%) E-Commerce
13 37 (4.45%) CRM
13 37 (4.45%) Change Management
13 37 (4.45%) Scrum
14 36 (4.33%) Analytics
15 33 (3.97%) Software Testing
16 28 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (39.59%) SQL
2 146 (17.57%) C#
3 110 (13.24%) T-SQL
4 103 (12.39%) JavaScript
5 52 (6.26%) VBA
6 44 (5.29%) VB.NET
7 33 (3.97%) VB
8 31 (3.73%) Java
9 22 (2.65%) C
10 11 (1.32%) C++
10 11 (1.32%) PHP
11 9 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.60%) VBScript
13 4 (0.48%) Delphi
14 3 (0.36%) ABAP
14 3 (0.36%) Scala
14 3 (0.36%) Ruby
15 2 (0.24%) X++
15 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 127 (15.28%) Degree
2 72 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (4.33%) Citrix Certification
4 33 (3.97%) MCSE
5 27 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (3.13%) MCITP
6 26 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 26 (3.13%) MCP
6 26 (3.13%) CCA
7 25 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.77%) MCTS
9 22 (2.65%) CCNA
10 17 (2.05%) MCSA
11 16 (1.93%) ISEB
12 11 (1.32%) NCDA
13 7 (0.84%) NCIE
14 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.48%) VCP5
15 4 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.90%) SLA
2 13 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.44%) QA
4 3 (0.36%) P3O
5 2 (0.24%) BS7799
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 106 (12.76%) Active Directory
2 83 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (9.87%) Hyper-V
4 31 (3.73%) vSphere
5 30 (3.61%) XenApp
6 21 (2.53%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.20%) XenServer
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.48%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.36%) NFS
9 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.24%) vCloud
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.53%) SCCM
2 20 (2.41%) SCOM
3 11 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.36%) Puppet
4 3 (0.36%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.36%) DameWare
5 2 (0.24%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.12%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 632 (76.05%) Microsoft
2 117 (14.08%) VMware
3 92 (11.07%) Citrix
4 58 (6.98%) Oracle
5 48 (5.78%) NetApp
6 46 (5.54%) Cisco
7 28 (3.37%) Google
8 21 (2.53%) SAP
9 20 (2.41%) HP
10 12 (1.44%) Hitachi
11 11 (1.32%) Apple
11 11 (1.32%) McAfee
12 10 (1.20%) Coremetrics
12 10 (1.20%) EPiServer
12 10 (1.20%) Dell
13 8 (0.96%) EMC
13 8 (0.96%) Symantec
13 8 (0.96%) Fujitsu
13 8 (0.96%) Tableau
14 7 (0.84%) SYSPRO
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,500 to £19,500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £17000 - £19290 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £34614 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Management
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
boohoo.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 4 days ago