The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 547 454 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.63% 7.45% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 67.61% 61.02% 58.44%
Number of salaries quoted 476 376 592
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,820
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
MS Excel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
809 744 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.77% 12.22% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 694 602 988
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.18%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in the North West

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Excel
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 316 £40,000 +6.66% 53
Cheshire +2 138 £32,500 - 19
Merseyside 0 57 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Lancashire -7 33 £30,000 -4.76% 9
Cumbria +6 3 £25,000 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 798 (73.62%) Microsoft
2 439 (40.50%) SQL Server
3 425 (39.21%) SQL
4 325 (29.98%) Windows
5 275 (25.37%) MS Office
6 246 (22.69%) Finance
7 218 (20.11%) .NET
8 203 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
10 189 (17.44%) C#
11 174 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 169 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 162 (14.94%) T-SQL
14 156 (14.39%) Active Directory
15 151 (13.93%) ITIL
16 143 (13.19%) Degree
17 140 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
18 118 (10.89%) VMware
19 116 (10.70%) ASP.NET
20 108 (9.96%) SharePoint
20 108 (9.96%) MVC
20 108 (9.96%) Windows Server
21 100 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
22 99 (9.13%) PowerShell
23 95 (8.76%) MS PowerPoint
23 95 (8.76%) CSS
24 92 (8.49%) HTML
25 90 (8.30%) JavaScript
26 89 (8.21%) Project Management
27 86 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 108 (9.96%) SharePoint
2 56 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 51 (4.70%) IIS
4 22 (2.03%) NServiceBus
5 16 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.29%) Apache
7 10 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.74%) CMS
9 7 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.65%) WordPress
10 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.55%) SAS
10 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.28%) Confluence
12 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 275 (25.37%) MS Office
2 95 (8.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 52 (4.80%) MS Project
4 25 (2.31%) Acrobat
5 24 (2.21%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.55%) SPSS
7 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.092%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.46%) Line 50
4 5 (0.46%) Sage X3
4 5 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.37%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.092%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.092%) Magento
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.092%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 78 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (6.37%) Office 365
3 26 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.40%) IaaS
4 25 (2.31%) SaaS
5 24 (2.21%) PaaS
6 10 (0.92%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.46%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.37%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.18%) GitHub
10 2 (0.18%) Yammer
11 1 (0.092%) G Suite
11 1 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.092%) Responsys
11 1 (0.092%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.52%) DNS
2 39 (3.60%) WAN
3 38 (3.51%) Firewall
3 38 (3.51%) SAN
4 36 (3.32%) LAN
5 33 (3.04%) TCP/IP
6 29 (2.68%) DHCP
7 28 (2.58%) VPN
8 26 (2.40%) Internet
8 26 (2.40%) VoIP
9 19 (1.75%) HTTP
10 15 (1.38%) Intranet
11 14 (1.29%) VLAN
12 12 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (1.01%) Wireless
14 10 (0.92%) Network Security
15 9 (0.83%) Broadband
16 8 (0.74%) FTP
17 7 (0.65%) Skype
18 6 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (40.50%) SQL Server
2 174 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 169 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 78 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 68 (6.27%) MySQL
8 56 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 46 (4.24%) SQL Server 2014
10 41 (3.78%) MS Access
10 41 (3.78%) Power BI
10 41 (3.78%) Relational Database
11 34 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (2.95%) MongoDB
13 24 (2.21%) QlikView
14 22 (2.03%) NoSQL
14 22 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
15 16 (1.48%) OLAP
15 16 (1.48%) OLAP Cube
16 15 (1.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 71 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (4.89%) JIRA
2 53 (4.89%) Visual Studio
3 33 (3.04%) Selenium
4 23 (2.12%) SpecFlow
5 22 (2.03%) FxCop
5 22 (2.03%) StyleCop
6 12 (1.11%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
8 10 (0.92%) AccuRev
9 8 (0.74%) NUnit
10 7 (0.65%) Git (software)
10 7 (0.65%) Subversion
11 6 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.55%) InstallShield
11 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.46%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.37%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.37%) MSI
14 3 (0.28%) Moq
General
1 246 (22.69%) Finance
2 56 (5.17%) Legal
3 50 (4.61%) Manufacturing
4 48 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.78%) Billing
5 41 (3.78%) Retail
6 33 (3.04%) Law
7 32 (2.95%) Marketing
8 28 (2.58%) Banking
9 21 (1.94%) French Language
9 21 (1.94%) German Language
10 18 (1.66%) Games
11 15 (1.38%) Publishing
12 13 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.92%) Advertising
14 9 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.55%) Back Office
15 6 (0.55%) Brand Awareness
15 6 (0.55%) Electronics
16 5 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 242 (22.32%) Analyst
2 241 (22.23%) Developer
3 84 (7.75%) .NET Developer
4 77 (7.10%) DBA
5 74 (6.83%) SQL DBA
6 66 (6.09%) Support Engineer
7 65 (6.00%) Consultant
8 64 (5.90%) C# Developer
9 55 (5.07%) Support Analyst
10 53 (4.89%) Project Manager
11 52 (4.80%) SQL Developer
12 48 (4.43%) Data Analyst
13 47 (4.34%) IT Support
13 47 (4.34%) SQL Analyst
14 41 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 40 (3.69%) Applications Support
15 40 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
16 38 (3.51%) Administrator
17 36 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
18 32 (2.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (20.11%) .NET
2 116 (10.70%) ASP.NET
3 95 (8.76%) CSS
4 92 (8.49%) HTML
5 80 (7.38%) .NET Framework
6 75 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (6.27%) jQuery
8 60 (5.54%) XML
9 49 (4.52%) JSON
10 48 (4.43%) WCF
11 44 (4.06%) Entity Framework
11 44 (4.06%) NHibernate
11 44 (4.06%) Web Services
12 38 (3.51%) HTML5
13 33 (3.04%) AngularJS
13 33 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 27 (2.49%) CSS3
16 23 (2.12%) SignalR
17 22 (2.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 192 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 61 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 51 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 45 (4.15%) iPad
5 45 (4.15%) Replication
6 33 (3.04%) User Experience
7 29 (2.68%) Clustering
8 27 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.31%) Driving Licence
10 24 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 24 (2.21%) PMI
11 23 (2.12%) Statistics
12 18 (1.66%) NHS
13 17 (1.57%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.38%) Social Media
14 15 (1.38%) Visualisation
15 14 (1.29%) Data Extraction
16 11 (1.01%) iSeries
17 9 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 325 (29.98%) Windows
2 108 (9.96%) Windows Server
3 82 (7.56%) Linux
4 76 (7.01%) Windows 7
5 64 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (4.70%) Windows 10
7 49 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (3.14%) Unix
9 23 (2.12%) Mac OS X
9 23 (2.12%) Solaris
10 22 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.48%) OpenVMS
12 15 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (1.20%) CentOS
14 12 (1.11%) Android
14 12 (1.11%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (13.93%) ITIL
3 140 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
4 108 (9.96%) MVC
5 89 (8.21%) Project Management
6 85 (7.84%) ETL
7 77 (7.10%) Scrum
8 76 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (6.64%) Service Delivery
10 71 (6.55%) Mentoring
11 69 (6.37%) PRINCE2
12 59 (5.44%) Web Development
13 55 (5.07%) Service Management
14 53 (4.89%) CRM
15 50 (4.61%) Data Analysis
16 43 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
17 41 (3.78%) Problem Management
17 41 (3.78%) TDD
18 39 (3.60%) Change Management
19 37 (3.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 425 (39.21%) SQL
2 189 (17.44%) C#
3 162 (14.94%) T-SQL
4 99 (9.13%) PowerShell
5 90 (8.30%) JavaScript
6 61 (5.63%) VBA
7 44 (4.06%) C
8 40 (3.69%) Java
9 26 (2.40%) VB
9 26 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 24 (2.21%) Python
11 21 (1.94%) PHP
12 17 (1.57%) Perl
13 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.11%) C++
15 10 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.83%) VBScript
17 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.55%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 143 (13.19%) Degree
2 86 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (3.87%) PMI Certification
4 35 (3.23%) ISEB
5 29 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (2.31%) CCNA
8 24 (2.21%) MCSE
9 23 (2.12%) MOS
10 19 (1.75%) SC Cleared
11 18 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.66%) MCSA
11 18 (1.66%) PMP
12 10 (0.92%) NCDA
13 8 (0.74%) HND
13 8 (0.74%) MCTS
13 8 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.65%) MCP
15 6 (0.55%) HNC
15 6 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.27%) SLA
2 62 (5.72%) QA
3 17 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.11%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.37%) HL7
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.092%) COBIT
9 1 (0.092%) GMP
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 156 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 100 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.29%) vSphere
5 13 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.74%) XenApp
7 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.46%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.37%) NFS
10 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.37%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.28%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (2.31%) SCCM
2 16 (1.48%) Nagios
2 16 (1.48%) SCOM
3 11 (1.01%) Puppet
4 10 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.74%) SCOrch
6 6 (0.55%) WSUS
7 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.46%) PaperCut
7 5 (0.46%) SCDPM
7 5 (0.46%) WMI
8 4 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.28%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 798 (73.62%) Microsoft
2 118 (10.89%) VMware
3 73 (6.73%) Oracle
4 57 (5.26%) Cisco
5 49 (4.52%) Citrix
6 41 (3.78%) NetApp
7 38 (3.51%) iManage
7 38 (3.51%) SAP
8 32 (2.95%) Tableau
9 30 (2.77%) Cognos
10 29 (2.68%) Adobe
11 23 (2.12%) HP
12 19 (1.75%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.38%) Computacenter
14 13 (1.20%) Apple
14 13 (1.20%) Juniper
14 13 (1.20%) RedGate
15 12 (1.11%) Google
15 12 (1.11%) Veeam
16 11 (1.01%) Talend
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
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Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
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Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + 5% flex
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
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