The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 50 79 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.82% 12.60% 11.78%
As % of the Applications category 56.18% 69.91% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 71 76
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £64,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
89 113 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.93% 18.02% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 102 103
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Merseyside

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Merseyside

MS Excel
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Liverpool -5 47 £45,000 +12.50% 3
St Helens +3 2 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Wirral - 1 £45,500 - 1
Southport - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 73 (71.57%) Microsoft
2 39 (38.24%) Windows
3 31 (30.39%) SQL
4 30 (29.41%) ITIL
5 26 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (24.51%) Active Directory
6 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
7 22 (21.57%) .NET
8 20 (19.61%) HP
9 18 (17.65%) Finance
9 18 (17.65%) MCITP
10 17 (16.67%) Cisco
11 16 (15.69%) Degree
12 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
12 15 (14.71%) MS Office
13 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
13 14 (13.73%) Citrix
14 13 (12.75%) VB.NET
14 13 (12.75%) VMware
15 12 (11.76%) SCCM
15 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (11.76%) MCSE
15 12 (11.76%) Dell
16 11 (10.78%) Firewall
17 10 (9.80%) Project Management
17 10 (9.80%) LDAP
17 10 (9.80%) Kerberos
17 10 (9.80%) NFS
17 10 (9.80%) IBM
17 10 (9.80%) DNS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.82%) IIS
3 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.98%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.98%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.98%) Lync
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.98%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.98%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.98%) Line 500
3 1 (0.98%) Tridion
3 1 (0.98%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.78%) Firewall
3 10 (9.80%) LDAP
3 10 (9.80%) Kerberos
3 10 (9.80%) DNS
3 10 (9.80%) IPsec
4 6 (5.88%) VPN
5 5 (4.90%) VLAN
5 5 (4.90%) WAN
5 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.90%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (3.92%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.96%) Internet
8 2 (1.96%) SAN
9 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.92%) MS Access
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.96%) MySQL
5 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Legal
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) German Language
5 1 (0.98%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.98%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Law
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Analyst
2 10 (9.80%) Developer
3 9 (8.82%) Technical Support
4 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Architect
5 7 (6.86%) Team Leader
5 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.88%) Administrator
6 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.92%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.57%) .NET
2 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.92%) J2EE
4 4 (3.92%) HTML
4 4 (3.92%) Web Services
5 3 (2.94%) Silverlight
5 3 (2.94%) WCF
5 3 (2.94%) XML
5 3 (2.94%) CSS
6 2 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (0.98%) ADO
7 1 (0.98%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) PKI
2 8 (7.84%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.90%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.90%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.90%) iPhone
5 4 (3.92%) Firmware
6 3 (2.94%) CMDB
7 2 (1.96%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.96%) Clustering
7 2 (1.96%) Replication
7 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.96%) Celerra
8 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.24%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.94%) UNIX
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) Project Management
2 10 (9.80%) Server Monitoring
3 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.90%) CRM
5 5 (4.90%) Service Management
6 4 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.92%) Analytics
6 4 (3.92%) Process Management
6 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.92%) Scrum
6 4 (3.92%) Performance Management
6 4 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.94%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 13 (12.75%) VB.NET
3 10 (9.80%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.86%) C#
6 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.90%) VBScript
7 5 (4.90%) VBA
8 4 (3.92%) Java
9 3 (2.94%) C
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (17.65%) MCITP
3 16 (15.69%) Degree
4 12 (11.76%) MCSE
5 9 (8.82%) MCP
6 7 (6.86%) MCDST
7 5 (4.90%) MCSA
7 5 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.94%) MCTS
8 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.94%) ISSAP
8 3 (2.94%) ISSMP
8 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.94%) CISSP
8 3 (2.94%) CISM
8 3 (2.94%) NCIE
9 2 (1.96%) HP AIS
9 2 (1.96%) HP MASE
9 2 (1.96%) VCDX
9 2 (1.96%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.94%) COBIT
2 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 25 (24.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.80%) NFS
4 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 7 (6.86%) XenApp
6 6 (5.88%) XenServer
7 5 (4.90%) vSphere
8 2 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) SCCM
2 10 (9.80%) HP SIM
3 5 (4.90%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) MOM
Vendors
1 73 (71.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.61%) HP
3 17 (16.67%) Cisco
4 14 (13.73%) Citrix
5 13 (12.75%) VMware
6 12 (11.76%) Dell
7 10 (9.80%) IBM
8 7 (6.86%) Sage
9 6 (5.88%) NetApp
10 5 (4.90%) Facebook
11 4 (3.92%) Remedy
11 4 (3.92%) EMC
11 4 (3.92%) BMC
11 4 (3.92%) Oracle
11 4 (3.92%) JBoss
11 4 (3.92%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.94%) Google
12 3 (2.94%) Reuters
12 3 (2.94%) Bloomberg
12 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago