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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 402 288 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.04% 7.82% 9.73%
As % of the Applications category 57.43% 61.41% 66.35%
Number of salaries quoted 363 265 394
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,575 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £36,500
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
700 469 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.48% 12.73% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 625 417 572
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Stockport +11 28 £35,750 +10.00% 5
Cheadle +12 18 £39,000 +41.82% 2
Salford +8 18 £32,500 +41.30% 3
Bolton +7 10 £37,500 +16.27% 4
Oldham +8 9 £38,000 +55.10% 2
Altrincham +5 6 £31,750 -6.61% 3
Wigan -6 6 £20,000 -52.94% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 624 (79.09%) Microsoft
2 254 (32.19%) SQL Server
3 224 (28.39%) MS Office
4 221 (28.01%) SQL
5 217 (27.50%) Windows
6 159 (20.15%) Degree
7 147 (18.63%) Active Directory
8 144 (18.25%) Finance
9 136 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 129 (16.35%) .NET
11 122 (15.46%) Project Management
12 119 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
13 113 (14.32%) C#
13 113 (14.32%) VMware
14 110 (13.94%) ITIL
15 108 (13.69%) MS Exchange
16 106 (13.43%) Citrix
17 100 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 96 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 96 (12.17%) SharePoint
19 86 (10.90%) Hyper-V
20 85 (10.77%) T-SQL
21 82 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
22 79 (10.01%) Cisco
23 78 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
24 77 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
25 76 (9.63%) Firewall
26 74 (9.38%) PRINCE2
26 74 (9.38%) Windows 7
27 72 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 108 (13.69%) MS Exchange
2 96 (12.17%) SharePoint
3 41 (5.20%) IIS
4 26 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (1.90%) Lync
7 13 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.51%) CMS
12 3 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.38%) SAS
13 2 (0.25%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.25%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.13%) Apache
14 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.13%) Zimbra
Applications
1 224 (28.39%) MS Office
2 70 (8.87%) MS Project
3 52 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (5.20%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.76%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.25%) Revit
8 2 (0.25%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (3.04%) Google Analytics
2 23 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (2.66%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.76%) Tridion
6 4 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.38%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.25%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.28%) Office 365
2 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.76%) IaaS
3 6 (0.76%) Yammer
4 5 (0.63%) SaaS
5 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.63%) Firewall
2 67 (8.49%) SAN
3 44 (5.58%) DHCP
3 44 (5.58%) DNS
4 43 (5.45%) LAN
5 35 (4.44%) WAN
5 35 (4.44%) Intranet
6 32 (4.06%) TCP/IP
7 28 (3.55%) VPN
8 26 (3.30%) NAS
9 15 (1.90%) Internet
9 15 (1.90%) Wireless
10 14 (1.77%) NetScaler
11 12 (1.52%) Network Security
11 12 (1.52%) VoIP
12 8 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.89%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.76%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (0.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (32.19%) SQL Server
2 100 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (6.08%) Relational Database
7 41 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.90%) Data Mining
12 13 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (1.27%) DB2
13 10 (1.27%) OLAP
14 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.14%) Big Data
15 6 (0.76%) QlikView
15 6 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (0.76%) MS Access
16 5 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.89%) NUnit
4 6 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.38%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.38%) Subversion
7 2 (0.25%) Selenium
7 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.25%) MSTest
7 2 (0.25%) Moq
7 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.25%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.25%) JMeter
8 1 (0.13%) MSI
8 1 (0.13%) Toad
8 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 144 (18.25%) Finance
2 55 (6.97%) Marketing
3 39 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 38 (4.82%) Legal
5 30 (3.80%) Law
6 23 (2.92%) Retail
7 20 (2.53%) Back Office
8 12 (1.52%) Banking
9 8 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.89%) Local Government
11 6 (0.76%) Billing
12 4 (0.51%) German Language
13 3 (0.38%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Games
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 193 (24.46%) Analyst
2 153 (19.39%) Developer
3 71 (9.00%) Project Manager
4 59 (7.48%) Support Engineer
5 53 (6.72%) Consultant
6 47 (5.96%) C# Developer
6 47 (5.96%) MI Analyst
7 43 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 35 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 34 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 34 (4.31%) IT Support
10 33 (4.18%) Technical Support
10 33 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (4.06%) Software Developer
12 31 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (3.68%) Support Analyst
14 28 (3.55%) Business Analyst
15 27 (3.42%) Technical Engineer
15 27 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
16 25 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (16.35%) .NET
2 63 (7.98%) ASP.NET
3 49 (6.21%) HTML
4 39 (4.94%) Web Services
4 39 (4.94%) XML
5 32 (4.06%) CSS
6 28 (3.55%) .NET Framework
7 26 (3.30%) jQuery
8 23 (2.92%) WCF
9 19 (2.41%) HTML5
10 16 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (2.03%) SOAP
11 13 (1.65%) RESTful
12 12 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (1.27%) Ajax
14 9 (1.14%) XSL
14 9 (1.14%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (1.14%) WPF
15 8 (1.01%) CSS3
15 8 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 136 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.28%) NHS
5 16 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 13 (1.65%) Data Extraction
8 12 (1.52%) Clustering
9 11 (1.39%) Statistics
10 9 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.14%) FMCG
10 9 (1.14%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.89%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.63%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.51%) Replication
14 3 (0.38%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.38%) Xbox
14 3 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 217 (27.50%) Windows
2 74 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 48 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (4.82%) Windows 8
4 38 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.04%) Windows XP
6 20 (2.53%) Linux
7 11 (1.39%) Solaris
8 10 (1.27%) UNIX
9 8 (1.01%) Android
9 8 (1.01%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.13%) HPUX
12 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (15.46%) Project Management
2 119 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
3 110 (13.94%) ITIL
4 77 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 72 (9.13%) Change Management
7 69 (8.75%) ERP
8 48 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (5.96%) MVC
10 45 (5.70%) Web Development
11 43 (5.45%) CRM
11 43 (5.45%) Analytics
12 40 (5.07%) OO
12 40 (5.07%) Business Analysis
13 39 (4.94%) Incident Management
14 34 (4.31%) Time Management
15 31 (3.93%) Scrum
16 29 (3.68%) Service Delivery
17 27 (3.42%) Problem Management
17 27 (3.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 221 (28.01%) SQL
2 113 (14.32%) C#
3 85 (10.77%) T-SQL
4 59 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 54 (6.84%) VBA
6 45 (5.70%) VB.NET
7 20 (2.53%) VB
8 19 (2.41%) C
9 15 (1.90%) C++
10 14 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.77%) VBScript
11 13 (1.65%) Delphi
11 13 (1.65%) Java
12 10 (1.27%) PHP
12 10 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.76%) X++
14 2 (0.25%) Python
15 1 (0.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 159 (20.15%) Degree
2 72 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (4.56%) MCSE
4 34 (4.31%) Security Cleared
5 29 (3.68%) MCITP
6 28 (3.55%) MCSA
7 24 (3.04%) MCP
8 20 (2.53%) CCA
8 20 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (2.15%) ISEB
9 17 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (2.03%) MCTS
11 14 (1.77%) CCNA
11 14 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (1.65%) A+ Certification
13 12 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.27%) PMI Certification
15 9 (1.14%) MOS
15 9 (1.14%) MCDST
16 8 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.06%) SLA
2 14 (1.77%) QA
3 4 (0.51%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 147 (18.63%) Active Directory
2 86 (10.90%) Hyper-V
3 82 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (3.55%) XenDesktop
5 23 (2.92%) XenApp
6 18 (2.28%) vSphere
7 10 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.76%) XenServer
8 6 (0.76%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.25%) NFS
12 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (2.79%) SCCM
2 18 (2.28%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.39%) SCOM
4 4 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.38%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.38%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.25%) SCSM
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.13%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.13%) WSUS
7 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 624 (79.09%) Microsoft
2 113 (14.32%) VMware
3 106 (13.43%) Citrix
4 79 (10.01%) Cisco
5 49 (6.21%) Oracle
6 48 (6.08%) NetApp
7 27 (3.42%) HP
8 25 (3.17%) Google
9 20 (2.53%) Wyse
10 19 (2.41%) CheckPoint
11 16 (2.03%) Symantec
12 15 (1.90%) SAP
13 13 (1.65%) Embarcadero
13 13 (1.65%) Dell
14 10 (1.27%) SYSPRO
14 10 (1.27%) Coremetrics
14 10 (1.27%) CA
14 10 (1.27%) Juniper
15 9 (1.14%) Sun
16 8 (1.01%) 3PAR
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Salary: £28k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
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Salary: £26,000 to £35,000 + career + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £37k - 40k per year + Pension and Training
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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