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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 375 309 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.81% 8.20% 9.77%
As % of the Applications category 60.78% 62.93% 66.79%
Number of salaries quoted 334 290 353
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.01%
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
617 491 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.13% 13.03% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 536 442 507
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
Bolton +2 21 £40,000 +19.40%
Stockport +4 19 £30,500 -6.15% 7
Salford +7 15 £32,500 +41.30% 4
Cheadle +13 7 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Wigan -11 5 £25,000 +38.88% 1
Oldham +5 3 £35,500 +44.89% 1
Altrincham +2 2 £47,000 +44.61% 4
Bury - 1 £24,000 - 1
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 625 (81.17%) Microsoft
2 240 (31.17%) SQL Server
3 235 (30.52%) Windows
4 230 (29.87%) MS Office
5 186 (24.16%) SQL
6 152 (19.74%) Active Directory
7 141 (18.31%) Finance
8 132 (17.14%) Degree
9 126 (16.36%) VMware
10 122 (15.84%) .NET
10 122 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
11 121 (15.71%) Project Management
12 115 (14.94%) ITIL
13 114 (14.81%) C#
14 104 (13.51%) Citrix
15 102 (13.25%) MS Exchange
16 94 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 90 (11.69%) Windows 7
17 90 (11.69%) SharePoint
18 89 (11.56%) Cisco
18 89 (11.56%) Firewall
19 87 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
20 86 (11.17%) Hyper-V
21 80 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
21 80 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
21 80 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 79 (10.26%) Change Management
23 78 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 77 (10.00%) MS Project
25 74 (9.61%) SQL Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 102 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 90 (11.69%) SharePoint
3 41 (5.32%) IIS
4 26 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (1.82%) Lync
7 13 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.65%) CMS
12 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.39%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.26%) SAS
14 2 (0.26%) Apache
14 2 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.13%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 230 (29.87%) MS Office
2 77 (10.00%) MS Project
3 50 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.78%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.26%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.26%) Revit
9 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.43%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.26%) Tridion
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.56%) Office 365
2 6 (0.78%) Yammer
3 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.65%) IaaS
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.26%) PaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 89 (11.56%) Firewall
2 71 (9.22%) SAN
3 47 (6.10%) LAN
4 46 (5.97%) DHCP
5 44 (5.71%) DNS
6 37 (4.81%) TCP/IP
7 36 (4.68%) WAN
8 34 (4.42%) VPN
9 33 (4.29%) Intranet
10 27 (3.51%) NAS
11 18 (2.34%) Wireless
12 15 (1.95%) VoIP
13 14 (1.82%) NetScaler
13 14 (1.82%) Network Security
13 14 (1.82%) Internet
14 9 (1.17%) Ethernet
14 9 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (0.78%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 80 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 78 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (9.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (3.64%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (1.04%) OLAP
14 6 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.52%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.52%) QlikView
16 4 (0.52%) MySQL
17 3 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (4.42%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (0.65%) NUnit
6 3 (0.39%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.39%) Subversion
7 2 (0.26%) Moq
7 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.26%) Selenium
7 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.13%) MSI
8 1 (0.13%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.13%) Grunt
8 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
General
1 141 (18.31%) Finance
2 41 (5.32%) Legal
3 38 (4.94%) Marketing
4 35 (4.55%) Law
5 32 (4.16%) Manufacturing
6 24 (3.12%) Retail
7 19 (2.47%) Back Office
8 17 (2.21%) Banking
9 11 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.17%) Advertising
11 7 (0.91%) Local Government
12 4 (0.52%) German Language
13 3 (0.39%) Games
13 3 (0.39%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 175 (22.73%) Analyst
2 143 (18.57%) Developer
3 79 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 59 (7.66%) Support Engineer
5 55 (7.14%) Consultant
6 49 (6.36%) C# Developer
7 43 (5.58%) .NET Developer
8 40 (5.19%) MI Analyst
9 39 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 37 (4.81%) Technical Support
10 37 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 35 (4.55%) Support Analyst
12 34 (4.42%) IT Support
13 32 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (4.16%) Senior Developer
14 29 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
15 27 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (3.51%) Business Analyst
15 27 (3.51%) Software Developer
16 25 (3.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (15.84%) .NET
2 61 (7.92%) ASP.NET
3 42 (5.45%) HTML
4 35 (4.55%) XML
5 30 (3.90%) Web Services
6 25 (3.25%) .NET Framework
6 25 (3.25%) CSS
7 21 (2.73%) WCF
7 21 (2.73%) jQuery
8 15 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (1.56%) HTML5
9 12 (1.56%) SOAP
10 11 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (1.17%) Flash
11 9 (1.17%) COM
11 9 (1.17%) WPF
11 9 (1.17%) RESTful
11 9 (1.17%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (1.04%) Ajax
12 8 (1.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 122 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.08%) NHS
6 14 (1.82%) Clustering
7 11 (1.43%) Statistics
7 11 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.17%) Data Extraction
8 9 (1.17%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (0.78%) FMCG
11 5 (0.65%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.39%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.39%) Replication
13 3 (0.39%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.39%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 235 (30.52%) Windows
2 90 (11.69%) Windows 7
3 54 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 42 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 24 (3.12%) Linux
9 17 (2.21%) Solaris
10 13 (1.69%) Android
11 8 (1.04%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.04%) UNIX
12 6 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.39%) NetWare
15 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.26%) Debian
16 1 (0.13%) HPUX
16 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (15.71%) Project Management
2 115 (14.94%) ITIL
3 87 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (10.26%) Change Management
6 71 (9.22%) PRINCE2
7 56 (7.27%) ERP
8 48 (6.23%) Incident Management
9 44 (5.71%) CRM
10 43 (5.58%) OO
11 40 (5.19%) Web Development
12 38 (4.94%) MVC
12 38 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (4.29%) Scrum
14 31 (4.03%) Business Analysis
14 31 (4.03%) Time Management
15 28 (3.64%) Problem Management
16 26 (3.38%) Data Analysis
16 26 (3.38%) Analytics
17 23 (2.99%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (24.16%) SQL
2 114 (14.81%) C#
3 71 (9.22%) T-SQL
4 43 (5.58%) JavaScript
5 41 (5.32%) VBA
6 40 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 18 (2.34%) PowerShell
7 18 (2.34%) C++
7 18 (2.34%) C
8 15 (1.95%) VB
9 14 (1.82%) Java
10 10 (1.30%) VBScript
11 9 (1.17%) Delphi
11 9 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.04%) PHP
13 6 (0.78%) X++
14 2 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 132 (17.14%) Degree
2 80 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (4.94%) MCSE
4 31 (4.03%) MCITP
4 31 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 29 (3.77%) MCSA
6 26 (3.38%) MCP
7 21 (2.73%) ISEB
8 17 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.08%) CCNA
10 15 (1.95%) PMI Certification
10 15 (1.95%) VCP4
11 14 (1.82%) MCTS
11 14 (1.82%) CCA
11 14 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (1.69%) A+ Certification
12 13 (1.69%) PMP
12 13 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.38%) SLA
2 17 (2.21%) QA
3 9 (1.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 152 (19.74%) Active Directory
2 94 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (11.17%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.90%) XenDesktop
5 20 (2.60%) XenApp
5 20 (2.60%) vSphere
6 12 (1.56%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.78%) XenServer
7 6 (0.78%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (2.99%) SCCM
2 19 (2.47%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.17%) SCOM
4 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.39%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.39%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.26%) SCSM
6 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.13%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 625 (81.17%) Microsoft
2 126 (16.36%) VMware
3 104 (13.51%) Citrix
4 89 (11.56%) Cisco
5 59 (7.66%) NetApp
6 58 (7.53%) Oracle
7 28 (3.64%) HP
8 24 (3.12%) Wyse
9 23 (2.99%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.21%) Symantec
11 16 (2.08%) Juniper
12 15 (1.95%) CA
12 15 (1.95%) Dell
13 13 (1.69%) Adobe
13 13 (1.69%) SAP
14 11 (1.43%) Google
15 10 (1.30%) Meraki
16 9 (1.17%) Embarcadero
16 9 (1.17%) Sun
17 8 (1.04%) 3PAR
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £41000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + On Call, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago