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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 425 324 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.55% 8.50% 10.75%
As % of the Applications category 60.80% 57.75% 78.44%
Number of salaries quoted 346 261 386
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 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
699 561 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.35% 14.72% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 573 457 488
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
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 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 15 September 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 15 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
Bolton +9 27 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Altrincham +6 16 £45,500 +133.33% 2
Salford +10 15 £21,500 -25.21% 2
Rochdale -3 12 £45,000 +18.42%
Bury -2 8 £27,500 +37.50%
Stockport -15 8 £27,500 -19.11% 4
Wigan -6 2 £37,250 +58.51% 2
Oldham -2 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 15 September 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.

1 629 (75.42%) Microsoft
2 322 (38.61%) SQL
3 301 (36.09%) SQL Server
4 241 (28.90%) Windows
5 190 (22.78%) Finance
6 162 (19.42%) MS Office
7 161 (19.30%) .NET
8 155 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
9 145 (17.39%) C#
10 144 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
11 130 (15.59%) Degree
12 127 (15.23%) ITIL
13 120 (14.39%) Project Management
14 116 (13.91%) VMware
15 114 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 108 (12.95%) Active Directory
17 107 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 105 (12.59%) T-SQL
19 104 (12.47%) JavaScript
20 101 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
21 98 (11.75%) MS Exchange
22 95 (11.39%) Citrix
23 94 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
24 91 (10.91%) HTML
25 89 (10.67%) ASP.NET
26 84 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
27 82 (9.83%) Hyper-V
28 81 (9.71%) Marketing
29 69 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
30 68 (8.15%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 98 (11.75%) MS Exchange
2 68 (8.15%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (2.40%) IIS
7 17 (2.04%) Lync
8 12 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.44%) CMS
9 11 (1.32%) SAS
10 7 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.60%) Confluence
12 5 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.48%) TPMS
13 4 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.36%) GlassFish
Applications
1 162 (19.42%) MS Office
2 42 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 39 (4.68%) MS Project
4 28 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.92%) 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 31 (3.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 29 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (3.36%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (1.08%) Tridion
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.36%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.36%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.12%) Magento
11 1 (0.12%) Lawson
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.72%) Office 365
2 22 (2.64%) 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%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.76%) WAN
2 43 (5.16%) Firewall
3 42 (5.04%) LAN
4 38 (4.56%) SAN
5 36 (4.32%) Internet
6 28 (3.36%) TCP/IP
7 23 (2.76%) DNS
8 15 (1.80%) VoIP
9 14 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (1.56%) DHCP
11 11 (1.32%) VPN
11 11 (1.32%) NAS
12 9 (1.08%) Intranet
13 8 (0.96%) NetScaler
14 7 (0.84%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.72%) VLAN
16 5 (0.60%) Wireless
17 4 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
17 4 (0.48%) iSCSI
17 4 (0.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (36.09%) SQL Server
2 114 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 107 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (5.16%) Relational Database
8 38 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (3.24%) Data Mining
10 25 (3.00%) Big Data
10 25 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 21 (2.52%) MS Access
12 15 (1.80%) DB2
13 14 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (1.56%) QlikView
15 9 (1.08%) OLAP
16 7 (0.84%) MySQL
17 5 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 57 (6.83%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.68%) NUnit
3 14 (1.68%) MSTest
4 13 (1.56%) Selenium
5 12 (1.44%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.60%) Subversion
7 5 (0.60%) JIRA
8 4 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.36%) RequisitePro
9 3 (0.36%) Ant
9 3 (0.36%) FrontPage
10 2 (0.24%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.24%) JMeter
10 2 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 190 (22.78%) Finance
2 81 (9.71%) Marketing
3 39 (4.68%) Advertising
4 37 (4.44%) Retail
5 27 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.00%) Legal
8 20 (2.40%) Billing
9 18 (2.16%) Banking
10 12 (1.44%) Law
11 11 (1.32%) Back Office
12 7 (0.84%) Greek Language
12 7 (0.84%) Polish Language
13 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.24%) Games
14 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 231 (27.70%) Analyst
2 200 (23.98%) Developer
3 53 (6.35%) Support Analyst
4 49 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 47 (5.64%) .NET Developer
6 44 (5.28%) Consultant
7 37 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 36 (4.32%) Software Developer
9 35 (4.20%) Business Analyst
10 34 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 33 (3.96%) C# Developer
12 30 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 29 (3.48%) MI Analyst
14 26 (3.12%) Junior
15 25 (3.00%) Architect
15 25 (3.00%) IT Support
16 24 (2.88%) Team Leader
17 23 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
18 21 (2.52%) Data Analyst
19 19 (2.28%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (19.30%) .NET
2 91 (10.91%) HTML
3 89 (10.67%) ASP.NET
4 59 (7.07%) XML
5 58 (6.95%) CSS
6 47 (5.64%) Web Services
7 40 (4.80%) .NET Framework
8 38 (4.56%) jQuery
9 33 (3.96%) WCF
10 31 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (3.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 27 (3.24%) SOAP
12 24 (2.88%) HTML5
13 18 (2.16%) LINQ
14 15 (1.80%) RESTful
15 12 (1.44%) CSS3
16 11 (1.32%) REST
16 11 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (1.32%) Ajax
16 11 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 155 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 12 (1.44%) NHS
6 11 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.32%) Open Source
7 8 (0.96%) Replication
7 8 (0.96%) User Experience
8 7 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.72%) FMCG
9 6 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.72%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.60%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.60%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.48%) GIS
11 4 (0.48%) Statistics
11 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 241 (28.90%) Windows
2 64 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 51 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (3.00%) Windows 8
7 18 (2.16%) Windows XP
8 17 (2.04%) UNIX
9 13 (1.56%) Linux
10 6 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.60%) Android
11 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.48%) CentOS
13 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.24%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.24%) Fedora
13 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
2 127 (15.23%) ITIL
3 120 (14.39%) Project Management
4 101 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (7.91%) MVC
5 66 (7.91%) PRINCE2
5 66 (7.91%) ERP
6 61 (7.31%) Business Analysis
7 46 (5.52%) Time Management
8 44 (5.28%) TDD
9 43 (5.16%) Service Delivery
10 42 (5.04%) CRM
10 42 (5.04%) Web Development
11 40 (4.80%) Change Management
11 40 (4.80%) Scrum
11 40 (4.80%) Analytics
12 37 (4.44%) E-Commerce
13 36 (4.32%) OO
13 36 (4.32%) Mentoring
14 32 (3.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 322 (38.61%) SQL
2 145 (17.39%) C#
3 105 (12.59%) T-SQL
4 104 (12.47%) JavaScript
5 59 (7.07%) VBA
6 45 (5.40%) VB.NET
7 37 (4.44%) VB
8 29 (3.48%) Java
9 22 (2.64%) C
10 14 (1.68%) C++
10 14 (1.68%) PHP
11 9 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.84%) Delphi
12 7 (0.84%) VBScript
13 3 (0.36%) ABAP
13 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.36%) Scala
13 3 (0.36%) X++
14 2 (0.24%) Python
14 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (15.59%) Degree
2 69 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
4 36 (4.32%) MCSE
5 30 (3.60%) MCP
6 29 (3.48%) MCITP
7 28 (3.36%) CCA
8 27 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (2.88%) CCNA
12 23 (2.76%) MCTS
13 22 (2.64%) Security Cleared
14 19 (2.28%) MCSA
15 17 (2.04%) ISEB
16 9 (1.08%) NCDA
17 7 (0.84%) NCIE
18 6 (0.72%) ISTQB
19 5 (0.60%) A+ Certification
19 5 (0.60%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.88%) SLA
2 13 (1.56%) QA
3 11 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.36%) P3O
5 2 (0.24%) BS7799
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 108 (12.95%) Active Directory
2 84 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.48%) XenApp
5 27 (3.24%) vSphere
6 20 (2.40%) 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%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.24%) vCloud
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (2.76%) SCCM
2 21 (2.52%) SCOM
3 12 (1.44%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.36%) Puppet
4 3 (0.36%) WSUS
4 3 (0.36%) DameWare
5 2 (0.24%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.12%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 629 (75.42%) Microsoft
2 116 (13.91%) VMware
3 95 (11.39%) Citrix
4 56 (6.71%) Oracle
5 49 (5.88%) Cisco
6 44 (5.28%) NetApp
7 29 (3.48%) Google
8 21 (2.52%) HP
9 20 (2.40%) SAP
10 13 (1.56%) EPiServer
11 12 (1.44%) McAfee
12 11 (1.32%) Coremetrics
13 10 (1.20%) SYSPRO
13 10 (1.20%) Hitachi
13 10 (1.20%) Symantec
14 9 (1.08%) Dell
14 9 (1.08%) hybris
15 8 (0.96%) Sophos
16 7 (0.84%) Fujitsu
16 7 (0.84%) Tableau
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
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