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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 621 738 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.46% 10.37% 9.85%
As % of the Applications category 58.70% 65.25% 64.63%
Number of salaries quoted 475 602 597
Average salary £33,500 £33,852 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.03% +5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
1058 1131 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.11% 15.89% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 786 925 936
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Manchester -4 312 £37,500 +15.38% 75
Cheshire -3 196 £34,500 -1.42% 30
Lancashire -6 51 £25,500 -15.00% 5
Merseyside +7 47 £29,000 -35.55% 14
Cumbria -6 5 £45,000 +42.28% 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 963 (75.89%) Microsoft
2 464 (36.56%) SQL Server
3 453 (35.70%) SQL
4 394 (31.05%) Windows
5 388 (30.58%) MS Office
6 283 (22.30%) Finance
7 270 (21.28%) .NET
8 232 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
9 231 (18.20%) C#
10 207 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
11 191 (15.05%) Degree
12 177 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 172 (13.55%) VMware
14 169 (13.32%) Project Management
15 168 (13.24%) ITIL
16 165 (13.00%) Active Directory
17 153 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
18 148 (11.66%) SharePoint
19 140 (11.03%) MS PowerPoint
20 135 (10.64%) HTML
21 133 (10.48%) ASP.NET
22 130 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 123 (9.69%) JavaScript
24 122 (9.61%) Citrix
25 120 (9.46%) T-SQL
26 117 (9.22%) Cisco
26 117 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
26 117 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
27 115 (9.06%) Oracle
28 114 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 148 (11.66%) SharePoint
2 110 (8.67%) MS Exchange
3 55 (4.33%) IIS
4 40 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (2.05%) SAS
7 22 (1.73%) CMS
8 18 (1.42%) Lync
8 18 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.42%) Alfresco
9 16 (1.26%) Apache
10 13 (1.02%) Documentum
11 12 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.55%) WordPress
14 7 (0.55%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.39%) MS Project Server
16 4 (0.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 388 (30.58%) MS Office
2 140 (11.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 107 (8.43%) MS Project
4 53 (4.18%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.50%) PowerPivot
6 17 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.39%) MicroStation
7 5 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.39%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.39%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.24%) SPSS
9 2 (0.16%) FastStats
10 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 74 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (2.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (1.58%) Dynamics GP
4 18 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.39%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.39%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.24%) Magento
10 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.24%) Agresso
10 3 (0.24%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
11 2 (0.16%) Aareon QL
11 2 (0.16%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.99%) Office 365
2 30 (2.36%) SaaS
3 29 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.16%) GitHub
7 2 (0.16%) Yammer
7 2 (0.16%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.079%) Heroku
8 1 (0.079%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 90 (7.09%) Firewall
2 73 (5.75%) DNS
3 68 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 66 (5.20%) DHCP
5 53 (4.18%) VPN
6 48 (3.78%) Wireless
7 46 (3.62%) LAN
8 45 (3.55%) SAN
9 36 (2.84%) WAN
10 32 (2.52%) VoIP
11 31 (2.44%) Internet
12 22 (1.73%) Ethernet
13 21 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (1.42%) Intranet
15 16 (1.26%) HTTP
16 12 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (0.95%) NAS
17 11 (0.87%) VLAN
17 11 (0.87%) IPv4
18 10 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (36.56%) SQL Server
2 177 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 130 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 104 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
6 93 (7.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 55 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (2.52%) Data Mining
10 28 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.97%) NoSQL
12 20 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.42%) Relational Database
13 18 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (1.26%) Microsoft Power View
15 16 (1.26%) OLAP
15 16 (1.26%) MySQL
15 16 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 70 (5.52%) Visual Studio
2 57 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (1.10%) Selenium
5 13 (1.02%) Subversion
6 12 (0.95%) MSTest
7 11 (0.87%) JIRA
8 8 (0.63%) NUnit
8 8 (0.63%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.32%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.24%) Hudson
12 3 (0.24%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.24%) Ant
13 2 (0.16%) Calabash
13 2 (0.16%) Gradle
General
1 283 (22.30%) Finance
2 47 (3.70%) Retail
3 46 (3.62%) Marketing
4 44 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.23%) Legal
6 36 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 29 (2.29%) Banking
7 29 (2.29%) Law
8 23 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.58%) Advertising
10 18 (1.42%) Billing
11 15 (1.18%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.63%) Games
13 8 (0.63%) Back Office
13 8 (0.63%) Local Government
14 6 (0.47%) Front Office
14 6 (0.47%) Publishing
15 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 306 (24.11%) Developer
2 296 (23.33%) Analyst
3 99 (7.80%) .NET Developer
4 90 (7.09%) Project Manager
5 72 (5.67%) Administrator
6 67 (5.28%) Support Engineer
7 61 (4.81%) Support Analyst
8 58 (4.57%) C# Developer
8 58 (4.57%) IT Support
9 50 (3.94%) Consultant
10 46 (3.62%) Software Developer
11 45 (3.55%) Architect
11 45 (3.55%) Data Analyst
12 42 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 39 (3.07%) SQL Developer
14 37 (2.92%) DBA
15 36 (2.84%) Business Analyst
16 35 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
16 35 (2.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 33 (2.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (21.28%) .NET
2 135 (10.64%) HTML
3 133 (10.48%) ASP.NET
4 95 (7.49%) CSS
5 91 (7.17%) WCF
6 86 (6.78%) .NET Framework
7 79 (6.23%) Web Services
8 72 (5.67%) XML
8 72 (5.67%) jQuery
9 54 (4.26%) Entity Framework
10 46 (3.62%) HTML5
11 45 (3.55%) REST
12 43 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (3.15%) SOAP
14 38 (2.99%) AngularJS
15 36 (2.84%) COM
16 35 (2.76%) WPF
17 28 (2.21%) WinForms
17 28 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 25 (1.97%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 207 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 65 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 55 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 43 (3.39%) N-Tier
6 34 (2.68%) Statistics
7 22 (1.73%) Visualisation
7 22 (1.73%) Mathematics
8 21 (1.65%) NHS
8 21 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.26%) Thin Client
9 16 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 15 (1.18%) Data Extraction
10 15 (1.18%) Credit Risk
11 13 (1.02%) Social Media
11 13 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.95%) Clustering
12 12 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
13 11 (0.87%) Smartphone
13 11 (0.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 394 (31.05%) Windows
2 114 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (7.96%) Windows 7
4 98 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (3.47%) Windows 8
7 43 (3.39%) Android
8 39 (3.07%) Linux
9 38 (2.99%) Windows XP
10 30 (2.36%) UNIX
10 30 (2.36%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.42%) Windows Phone
12 17 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
12 17 (1.34%) Solaris
13 16 (1.26%) Windows Phone 7
14 15 (1.18%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.63%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.47%) NetWare
17 5 (0.39%) Windows CE
18 4 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (13.32%) Project Management
3 168 (13.24%) ITIL
4 153 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
5 112 (8.83%) CRM
6 108 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 97 (7.64%) MVC
8 81 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (6.23%) SDLC
10 74 (5.83%) Time Management
11 71 (5.59%) Data Analysis
12 66 (5.20%) Change Management
13 62 (4.89%) Mentoring
14 59 (4.65%) Scrum
15 58 (4.57%) ERP
16 56 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
17 49 (3.86%) Service Delivery
17 49 (3.86%) Document Management
18 48 (3.78%) Analytics
19 46 (3.62%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 453 (35.70%) SQL
2 231 (18.20%) C#
3 123 (9.69%) JavaScript
4 120 (9.46%) T-SQL
5 55 (4.33%) VB.NET
6 50 (3.94%) VBA
7 42 (3.31%) PowerShell
8 41 (3.23%) Java
9 40 (3.15%) VB
10 23 (1.81%) C++
11 19 (1.50%) C
12 17 (1.34%) PHP
13 11 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.87%) VBScript
14 8 (0.63%) COBOL
15 7 (0.55%) VB6
16 5 (0.39%) XQuery
17 4 (0.32%) ANSI SQL
17 4 (0.32%) Python
17 4 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 191 (15.05%) Degree
2 117 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 49 (3.86%) MCSE
5 46 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (3.23%) MCITP
6 41 (3.23%) CCNA
7 37 (2.92%) MCP
8 33 (2.60%) ISEB
9 30 (2.36%) MCSA
10 24 (1.89%) SC Cleared
11 18 (1.42%) MCTS
12 17 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (1.02%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.95%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.79%) NCDA
16 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.38%) SLA
2 55 (4.33%) QA
3 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.39%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) GxP
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 165 (13.00%) Active Directory
2 114 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (4.89%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.97%) vSphere
5 24 (1.89%) XenDesktop
5 24 (1.89%) XenApp
6 13 (1.02%) XenServer
7 11 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.71%) VMware Server
9 8 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.55%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.079%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (1.97%) SCCM
2 14 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (0.95%) Backup Exec
3 12 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.79%) WSUS
5 7 (0.55%) OpenView
6 6 (0.47%) SCOM
7 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.24%) Puppet
8 3 (0.24%) OVSD
8 3 (0.24%) Nagios
9 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 963 (75.89%) Microsoft
2 172 (13.55%) VMware
3 122 (9.61%) Citrix
4 117 (9.22%) Cisco
5 115 (9.06%) Oracle
6 56 (4.41%) SAP
7 55 (4.33%) HP
8 41 (3.23%) NetApp
9 39 (3.07%) IBM
10 34 (2.68%) EMC
11 27 (2.13%) Sage
12 22 (1.73%) Juniper
13 21 (1.65%) Apple
14 20 (1.58%) Dell
15 19 (1.50%) JD Edwards
15 19 (1.50%) Adobe
16 18 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (1.26%) Epicor
17 16 (1.26%) McAfee
17 16 (1.26%) Google
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