The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 717 670 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.88% 8.92% 9.38%
As % of the Applications category 66.02% 65.62% 71.79%
Number of salaries quoted 581 586 622
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1086 1021 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.97% 13.60% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 864 867 861
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,125 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Excel
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 404 £33,750 -10.00% 99
Cheshire +16 226 £36,000 +12.50% 38
Merseyside -17 43 £32,750 -5.07% 12
Lancashire -7 33 £29,339 -3.80% 8
Cumbria -1 4 £22,500 -25.00% 3
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 972 (77.64%) Microsoft
2 567 (45.29%) SQL
3 458 (36.58%) SQL Server
4 448 (35.78%) Windows
5 366 (29.23%) .NET
6 283 (22.60%) C#
7 252 (20.13%) Finance
8 230 (18.37%) T-SQL
9 207 (16.53%) MS Office
10 199 (15.89%) ITIL
11 197 (15.73%) Project Management
12 192 (15.34%) VMware
13 183 (14.62%) ASP.NET
14 173 (13.82%) Active Directory
15 167 (13.34%) Degree
16 155 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 155 (12.38%) HTML
17 153 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
18 152 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 151 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 151 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
20 146 (11.66%) JavaScript
21 145 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
22 136 (10.86%) MS Exchange
23 125 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
24 124 (9.90%) Citrix
24 124 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
25 112 (8.95%) SharePoint
26 109 (8.71%) Cisco
27 104 (8.31%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 136 (10.86%) MS Exchange
2 112 (8.95%) SharePoint
3 88 (7.03%) IIS
4 65 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 45 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (2.80%) Lync
8 32 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (1.68%) CMS
10 20 (1.60%) Apache
11 19 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (1.52%) SAS
12 14 (1.12%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.96%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.96%) LiveLink
14 10 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.32%) TPMS
Applications
1 207 (16.53%) MS Office
2 79 (6.31%) MS Project
3 50 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.04%) PowerPivot
6 8 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.32%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.080%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.080%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.080%) Revit
9 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.080%) SPSS
9 1 (0.080%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 35 (2.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 28 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.80%) Agresso
4 8 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.32%) CA Clarity
8 3 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.16%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.080%) Line 500
10 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.080%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.84%) Office 365
2 14 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (5.83%) SAN
2 70 (5.59%) WAN
3 64 (5.11%) LAN
4 52 (4.15%) Firewall
5 51 (4.07%) DNS
6 48 (3.83%) TCP/IP
7 36 (2.88%) VPN
8 33 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (2.00%) Internet
10 24 (1.92%) Wireless
11 18 (1.44%) SMTP
12 17 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (1.36%) FTP
13 15 (1.20%) DHCP
14 14 (1.12%) VoIP
14 14 (1.12%) Unified Communications
15 11 (0.88%) NAS
16 10 (0.80%) VLAN
17 9 (0.72%) Structured Cabling
18 8 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (36.58%) SQL Server
2 153 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 152 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 151 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 91 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 90 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 62 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (3.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 42 (3.35%) Relational Database
10 41 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (2.88%) MS Access
12 25 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 23 (1.84%) MySQL
15 18 (1.44%) Data Mining
16 16 (1.28%) QlikView
17 11 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (0.72%) PerformancePoint
18 9 (0.72%) Star Schema
18 9 (0.72%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 76 (6.07%) Visual Studio
2 48 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.60%) NUnit
4 13 (1.04%) Xcode
5 12 (0.96%) Mercurial
6 10 (0.80%) MSTest
7 8 (0.64%) Ant
8 6 (0.48%) Subversion
8 6 (0.48%) JIRA
9 5 (0.40%) Selenium
9 5 (0.40%) Hudson
9 5 (0.40%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.32%) Moq
11 3 (0.24%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.24%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.24%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.24%) Grunt
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 252 (20.13%) Finance
2 56 (4.47%) Retail
3 40 (3.19%) Marketing
4 39 (3.12%) Legal
5 38 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.40%) Advertising
7 28 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.60%) Banking
8 20 (1.60%) Billing
9 16 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.64%) Back Office
12 7 (0.56%) Law
13 6 (0.48%) Automotive
14 5 (0.40%) Greek Language
14 5 (0.40%) Polish Language
14 5 (0.40%) Local Government
15 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.24%) Electronics
16 2 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 304 (24.28%) Developer
2 261 (20.85%) Analyst
3 127 (10.14%) Consultant
4 106 (8.47%) .NET Developer
5 79 (6.31%) Support Analyst
5 79 (6.31%) Support Engineer
6 70 (5.59%) Software Developer
7 61 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 54 (4.31%) MI Analyst
9 53 (4.23%) Team Leader
10 44 (3.51%) SQL Developer
11 43 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 40 (3.19%) Architect
12 40 (3.19%) Senior Developer
13 39 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
14 35 (2.80%) Project Manager
14 35 (2.80%) DBA
14 35 (2.80%) Technical Consultant
14 35 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (29.23%) .NET
2 183 (14.62%) ASP.NET
3 155 (12.38%) HTML
4 104 (8.31%) CSS
4 104 (8.31%) XML
5 90 (7.19%) WCF
6 86 (6.87%) .NET Framework
7 80 (6.39%) jQuery
8 79 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (5.75%) Web Services
10 60 (4.79%) WinForms
11 43 (3.43%) HTML5
11 43 (3.43%) WPF
12 41 (3.27%) SOAP
13 28 (2.24%) Ajax
14 26 (2.08%) REST
15 25 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 22 (1.76%) MDX
17 21 (1.68%) XML-RPC
18 19 (1.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (4.31%) NHS
2 52 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.04%) N-Tier
5 31 (2.48%) SystemC
6 29 (2.32%) Replication
7 23 (1.84%) iPhone
8 21 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.52%) Mathematics
9 19 (1.52%) Statistics
10 18 (1.44%) Clustering
11 16 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.20%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.12%) Informatics
14 12 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.88%) GIS
16 10 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
17 9 (0.72%) Celerra
17 9 (0.72%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 448 (35.78%) Windows
2 151 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (6.39%) Windows 7
5 79 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (5.35%) Windows XP
7 54 (4.31%) Linux
8 46 (3.67%) Windows 8
9 39 (3.12%) Android
9 39 (3.12%) UNIX
10 23 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.28%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.72%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.56%) Windows CE
15 6 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.40%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
17 3 (0.24%) CentOS
17 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (15.89%) ITIL
2 197 (15.73%) Project Management
3 145 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (8.23%) MVC
5 86 (6.87%) PRINCE2
6 85 (6.79%) Software Engineering
7 80 (6.39%) CRM
8 78 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (5.99%) Service Delivery
10 67 (5.35%) OO
11 56 (4.47%) TDD
12 54 (4.31%) ERP
13 51 (4.07%) Unit Testing
13 51 (4.07%) Service Management
14 45 (3.59%) Migration
15 44 (3.51%) Time Management
16 41 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
16 41 (3.27%) Business Analysis
17 38 (3.04%) Scrum
18 37 (2.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 567 (45.29%) SQL
2 283 (22.60%) C#
3 230 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 146 (11.66%) JavaScript
5 80 (6.39%) VB.NET
6 69 (5.51%) VB
7 61 (4.87%) C
8 34 (2.72%) C++
9 31 (2.48%) Java
10 29 (2.32%) VBA
11 16 (1.28%) PHP
11 16 (1.28%) Objective-C
12 15 (1.20%) VB6
12 15 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.12%) XAML
14 11 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.88%) Python
15 5 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.32%) VBScript
16 4 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 167 (13.34%) Degree
2 155 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (4.87%) Security Cleared
5 56 (4.47%) MCSE
5 56 (4.47%) CCNA
6 54 (4.31%) MCTS
7 52 (4.15%) MCP
8 45 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 42 (3.35%) MCITP
10 40 (3.19%) MCSA
11 34 (2.72%) SC Cleared
12 26 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (2.08%) NCDA
13 23 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.12%) CCA
15 12 (0.96%) ISEB
16 7 (0.56%) PMI Certification
17 6 (0.48%) CCNP
17 6 (0.48%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.31%) SLA
1 54 (4.31%) QA
2 23 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.16%) BS7799
5 1 (0.080%) HL7
5 1 (0.080%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.080%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 173 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 124 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (7.99%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.83%) vSphere
5 30 (2.40%) XenApp
6 20 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 12 (0.96%) XenServer
9 8 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.56%) VMware Server
10 7 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.24%) vCloud
11 3 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.16%) NFS
12 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.16%) Xen
13 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.080%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.080%) Squid
13 1 (0.080%) UAG
Systems Management
1 57 (4.55%) SCCM
2 38 (3.04%) SCOM
3 22 (1.76%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.32%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.32%) WSUS
8 3 (0.24%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.080%) OVSD
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.080%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.080%) MOM
10 1 (0.080%) Nagios
Vendors
1 972 (77.64%) Microsoft
2 192 (15.34%) VMware
3 124 (9.90%) Citrix
4 109 (8.71%) Cisco
5 76 (6.07%) Oracle
6 64 (5.11%) NetApp
7 37 (2.96%) Business Objects
8 36 (2.88%) HP
9 23 (1.84%) Dell
10 22 (1.76%) Symantec
11 20 (1.60%) SAP
12 19 (1.52%) Hitachi
13 18 (1.44%) McAfee
14 16 (1.28%) EMC
15 15 (1.20%) IBM
16 14 (1.12%) Fujitsu
17 13 (1.04%) Avaya
17 13 (1.04%) Lotus
18 12 (0.96%) Apple
18 12 (0.96%) Sage
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday