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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 792 655 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.65% 9.51% 10.50%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 63.16% 72.96%
Number of salaries quoted 644 532 690
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,439 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1188 1037 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.98% 15.05% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 970 851 941
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,040 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Manchester +7 448 £32,500 -7.14% 86
Cheshire +3 226 £35,000 +16.66% 25
Lancashire -1 54 £27,750 -18.38% 14
Merseyside -13 38 £45,500 +44.44% 10
Cumbria +8 9 £33,314 -4.81% 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1128 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 591 (39.99%) SQL
3 505 (34.17%) SQL Server
4 416 (28.15%) Windows
5 388 (26.25%) .NET
6 309 (20.91%) C#
7 302 (20.43%) Finance
8 300 (20.30%) MS Office
9 224 (15.16%) Project Management
10 223 (15.09%) ITIL
11 220 (14.88%) T-SQL
12 206 (13.94%) Degree
13 205 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
14 190 (12.86%) Active Directory
15 178 (12.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 173 (11.71%) MS Exchange
17 166 (11.23%) VMware
17 166 (11.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 162 (10.96%) ASP.NET
19 157 (10.62%) HTML
20 156 (10.55%) JavaScript
21 148 (10.01%) SQL Server 2008
22 135 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
23 133 (9.00%) Citrix
24 129 (8.73%) Visual Studio
25 120 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
25 120 (8.12%) Hyper-V
26 118 (7.98%) Marketing
26 118 (7.98%) SharePoint
27 116 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 173 (11.71%) MS Exchange
2 118 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 55 (3.72%) IIS
3 55 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (2.71%) Lync
7 35 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (1.69%) SAS
9 19 (1.29%) CMS
10 17 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.74%) LiveLink
12 10 (0.68%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.54%) MS Project Server
14 7 (0.47%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 300 (20.30%) MS Office
2 99 (6.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 73 (4.94%) MS Project
4 65 (4.40%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.74%) SPSS
7 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.20%) FastStats
8 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.14%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.14%) Revit
10 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.068%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 58 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 51 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (2.03%) Google Analytics
4 14 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.61%) Tridion
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 3 (0.20%) Bond Adapt
12 3 (0.20%) Visualfiles
13 2 (0.14%) Line 500
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 1 (0.068%) Magento
14 1 (0.068%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.30%) Office 365
2 26 (1.76%) SaaS
3 24 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.20%) PaaS
6 3 (0.20%) IaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.14%) Route 53
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (6.22%) TCP/IP
2 77 (5.21%) WAN
3 67 (4.53%) LAN
3 67 (4.53%) SAN
4 66 (4.47%) Firewall
5 55 (3.72%) VPN
6 51 (3.45%) DNS
7 46 (3.11%) Internet
8 26 (1.76%) DHCP
9 25 (1.69%) VoIP
10 20 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (1.08%) Intranet
12 15 (1.01%) VLAN
12 15 (1.01%) NAS
13 13 (0.88%) Wireless
14 12 (0.81%) Unified Communications
15 11 (0.74%) IPsec
16 10 (0.68%) LDAP
17 9 (0.61%) Ethernet
17 9 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (34.17%) SQL Server
2 178 (12.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 166 (11.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 148 (10.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 78 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 73 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 70 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 51 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (2.44%) MS Access
11 32 (2.17%) Data Mining
12 29 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
13 27 (1.83%) Big Data
14 25 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (1.42%) QlikView
16 18 (1.22%) MySQL
17 15 (1.01%) DB2
18 12 (0.81%) OLAP
19 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 129 (8.73%) Visual Studio
2 56 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.42%) Selenium
3 21 (1.42%) SpecFlow
3 21 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (1.15%) NUnit
5 15 (1.01%) JIRA
5 15 (1.01%) MSTest
6 6 (0.41%) Subversion
7 5 (0.34%) Ant
8 4 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.20%) RequisitePro
9 3 (0.20%) FrontPage
9 3 (0.20%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.20%) Grunt
9 3 (0.20%) Moq
9 3 (0.20%) Hudson
9 3 (0.20%) Mercurial
General
1 302 (20.43%) Finance
2 118 (7.98%) Marketing
3 87 (5.89%) Retail
4 63 (4.26%) Advertising
5 43 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.37%) Legal
7 33 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 26 (1.76%) Banking
10 24 (1.62%) Billing
11 13 (0.88%) Back Office
11 13 (0.88%) Automotive
12 12 (0.81%) Law
13 8 (0.54%) Greek Language
13 8 (0.54%) Polish Language
14 7 (0.47%) Local Government
14 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 406 (27.47%) Analyst
2 395 (26.73%) Developer
3 87 (5.89%) .NET Developer
4 85 (5.75%) Support Analyst
5 74 (5.01%) Support Engineer
6 72 (4.87%) Software Developer
7 71 (4.80%) C# Developer
8 69 (4.67%) Consultant
9 60 (4.06%) Business Analyst
10 59 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 58 (3.92%) Project Manager
11 58 (3.92%) Senior Developer
12 55 (3.72%) SQL Developer
13 46 (3.11%) Architect
14 43 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
14 43 (2.91%) Data Analyst
15 42 (2.84%) Administrator
15 42 (2.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 41 (2.77%) IT Support
17 39 (2.64%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (26.25%) .NET
2 162 (10.96%) ASP.NET
3 157 (10.62%) HTML
4 109 (7.37%) CSS
5 103 (6.97%) XML
6 95 (6.43%) Web Services
7 92 (6.22%) .NET Framework
8 74 (5.01%) WCF
9 73 (4.94%) jQuery
10 55 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (3.18%) SOAP
12 44 (2.98%) LINQ
13 43 (2.91%) HTML5
14 41 (2.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 28 (1.89%) JSON
16 27 (1.83%) WinForms
17 22 (1.49%) CSS3
18 20 (1.35%) REST
19 19 (1.29%) WPF
20 17 (1.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 42 (2.84%) Computer Science
3 26 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 21 (1.42%) NHS
6 17 (1.15%) Statistics
7 16 (1.08%) Data Extraction
8 15 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 12 (0.81%) Replication
9 12 (0.81%) iPhone
10 11 (0.74%) Open Source
10 11 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 11 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 10 (0.68%) Thin Client
11 10 (0.68%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.61%) PMI
12 9 (0.61%) PKI
13 8 (0.54%) GIS
13 8 (0.54%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.54%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 416 (28.15%) Windows
2 120 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (6.50%) Windows 7
4 86 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 45 (3.04%) Linux
8 43 (2.91%) UNIX
9 40 (2.71%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.01%) Android
12 9 (0.61%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.41%) CentOS
16 5 (0.34%) Windows CE
17 4 (0.27%) AIX
17 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (15.16%) Project Management
2 223 (15.09%) ITIL
3 205 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
4 106 (7.17%) ERP
4 106 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (6.50%) MVC
6 93 (6.29%) PRINCE2
7 89 (6.02%) CRM
8 87 (5.89%) Business Analysis
9 82 (5.55%) Time Management
10 69 (4.67%) Service Delivery
10 69 (4.67%) TDD
11 68 (4.60%) Scrum
11 68 (4.60%) Analytics
12 67 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 58 (3.92%) Software Engineering
14 55 (3.72%) Service Management
15 53 (3.59%) E-Commerce
16 52 (3.52%) Change Management
17 51 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 591 (39.99%) SQL
2 309 (20.91%) C#
3 220 (14.88%) T-SQL
4 156 (10.55%) JavaScript
5 82 (5.55%) VB
5 82 (5.55%) VB.NET
6 63 (4.26%) VBA
7 60 (4.06%) Java
8 45 (3.04%) C
9 35 (2.37%) PHP
10 23 (1.56%) VB6
11 19 (1.29%) VBScript
12 17 (1.15%) Groovy
12 17 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 16 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.08%) C++
14 15 (1.01%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.47%) Perl
16 6 (0.41%) Delphi
16 6 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 206 (13.94%) Degree
2 135 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (5.14%) MCSE
4 64 (4.33%) MCITP
5 56 (3.79%) MCP
6 49 (3.32%) MCTS
7 42 (2.84%) MCSA
7 42 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
8 41 (2.77%) Security Cleared
9 39 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (2.44%) CCNA
11 33 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (1.89%) CCA
14 18 (1.22%) ISEB
14 18 (1.22%) PMI Certification
15 16 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (0.81%) NCDA
17 10 (0.68%) SC Cleared
17 10 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.53%) SLA
2 26 (1.76%) QA
3 15 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) P3O
5 4 (0.27%) COBIT
5 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) BS7799
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.068%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.068%) HL7
System Software
1 190 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 120 (8.12%) Hyper-V
3 116 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (2.44%) vSphere
5 34 (2.30%) XenApp
6 26 (1.76%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.95%) XenServer
8 12 (0.81%) NFS
9 9 (0.61%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.41%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.27%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.14%) Xen
13 2 (0.14%) vCloud
14 1 (0.068%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (1.96%) SCCM
2 24 (1.62%) SCOM
3 16 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.68%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.20%) DameWare
7 3 (0.20%) Puppet
7 3 (0.20%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.14%) WSUS
8 2 (0.14%) OpenView
9 1 (0.068%) Legato
9 1 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.068%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.068%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.068%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1128 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 166 (11.23%) VMware
3 133 (9.00%) Citrix
4 113 (7.65%) Oracle
5 94 (6.36%) Cisco
6 57 (3.86%) NetApp
7 52 (3.52%) HP
8 38 (2.57%) SAP
9 35 (2.37%) Google
10 28 (1.89%) Dell
11 23 (1.56%) IBM
12 19 (1.29%) Sage
13 18 (1.22%) Symantec
14 17 (1.15%) Tableau
15 13 (0.88%) EPiServer
15 13 (0.88%) McAfee
15 13 (0.88%) EMC
15 13 (0.88%) Business Objects
16 12 (0.81%) Apple
16 12 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £50'000 Basic + £5k car + £30'000 co
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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