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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 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 591 691 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 10.14% 10.18%
As % of the Applications category 61.31% 61.64% 67.51%
Number of salaries quoted 455 563 636
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
964 1121 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.97% 16.45% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 718 889 933
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,127 £47,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -2 291 £33,750 -0.73% 99
Cheshire 0 185 £40,000 +11.11% 33
Merseyside +9 60 £33,500 -16.25% 13
Lancashire -10 41 £28,614 -4.62% 12
Cumbria -8 1 £27,000 -22.85% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 986 (76.97%) Microsoft
2 462 (36.07%) SQL Server
3 405 (31.62%) SQL
4 376 (29.35%) Windows
5 366 (28.57%) MS Office
6 291 (22.72%) .NET
7 276 (21.55%) Finance
8 236 (18.42%) C#
9 215 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
10 205 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 192 (14.99%) ITIL
12 187 (14.60%) Degree
13 180 (14.05%) VMware
14 173 (13.51%) SharePoint
15 167 (13.04%) Active Directory
15 167 (13.04%) Project Management
16 165 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 148 (11.55%) ASP.NET
18 137 (10.69%) T-SQL
19 130 (10.15%) Oracle
19 130 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
20 127 (9.91%) MS PowerPoint
20 127 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
21 126 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
21 126 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
22 120 (9.37%) HTML
23 119 (9.29%) Citrix
24 118 (9.21%) CRM
24 118 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 117 (9.13%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 173 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 111 (8.67%) MS Exchange
3 62 (4.84%) IIS
4 44 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (1.56%) CMS
7 19 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.41%) Lync
8 18 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (1.17%) Alfresco
9 15 (1.17%) Apache
10 13 (1.01%) Documentum
10 13 (1.01%) IBM Notes
11 11 (0.86%) NServiceBus
11 11 (0.86%) SAS
12 10 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.70%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
16 4 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 366 (28.57%) MS Office
2 127 (9.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 94 (7.34%) MS Project
4 68 (5.31%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.55%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.31%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.23%) SPSS
9 2 (0.16%) Revit
9 2 (0.16%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.16%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.16%) FastStats
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.078%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.078%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 70 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (3.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
5 16 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
7 9 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.39%) Sage 50
10 3 (0.23%) OPENHousing
10 3 (0.23%) Sage CRM
10 3 (0.23%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.23%) Agresso
11 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.16%) Academy Housing
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.50%) SaaS
2 30 (2.34%) Office 365
3 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.47%) Yammer
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.16%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.078%) Scribe Online
8 1 (0.078%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 104 (8.12%) Firewall
2 78 (6.09%) DNS
3 75 (5.85%) DHCP
4 63 (4.92%) VPN
5 62 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 54 (4.22%) SAN
7 52 (4.06%) LAN
8 40 (3.12%) Wireless
9 35 (2.73%) VoIP
10 32 (2.50%) WAN
11 28 (2.19%) Internet
12 24 (1.87%) Intranet
12 24 (1.87%) Ethernet
13 23 (1.80%) Network Security
14 19 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (1.41%) NAS
16 15 (1.17%) VLAN
17 14 (1.09%) IPv4
18 11 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 165 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 126 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 118 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 26 (2.03%) OLAP
9 26 (2.03%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (1.95%) Relational Database
11 24 (1.87%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (1.64%) OLAP Cube
13 20 (1.56%) Data Mining
14 15 (1.17%) MySQL
15 14 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 78 (6.09%) Visual Studio
2 58 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.56%) Selenium
4 19 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (1.17%) Subversion
6 13 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 12 (0.94%) JIRA
8 10 (0.78%) MSTest
9 7 (0.55%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.55%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (0.47%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.39%) JMeter
11 5 (0.39%) NUnit
11 5 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.23%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.23%) Ant
12 3 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 276 (21.55%) Finance
2 50 (3.90%) Legal
3 43 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 40 (3.12%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.89%) Retail
6 35 (2.73%) Marketing
7 34 (2.65%) Law
8 26 (2.03%) Banking
9 23 (1.80%) Billing
10 20 (1.56%) Advertising
10 20 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.33%) General Ledger
12 14 (1.09%) Back Office
12 14 (1.09%) Local Government
13 11 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.47%) French Language
14 6 (0.47%) German Language
15 5 (0.39%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.39%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 300 (23.42%) Analyst
2 290 (22.64%) Developer
3 114 (8.90%) .NET Developer
4 98 (7.65%) Project Manager
5 86 (6.71%) Support Engineer
6 71 (5.54%) C# Developer
7 65 (5.07%) Administrator
8 61 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 57 (4.45%) Consultant
10 50 (3.90%) IT Support
11 49 (3.83%) Support Analyst
12 48 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 47 (3.67%) DBA
14 46 (3.59%) Service Analyst
14 46 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
15 44 (3.43%) Software Developer
16 43 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
17 39 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
18 38 (2.97%) Business Analyst
18 38 (2.97%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (22.72%) .NET
2 148 (11.55%) ASP.NET
3 120 (9.37%) HTML
4 92 (7.18%) WCF
5 90 (7.03%) CSS
6 84 (6.56%) .NET Framework
7 82 (6.40%) jQuery
8 60 (4.68%) Web Services
9 58 (4.53%) XML
10 56 (4.37%) HTML5
11 50 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (3.67%) Entity Framework
13 42 (3.28%) REST
14 40 (3.12%) AngularJS
15 39 (3.04%) SOAP
16 28 (2.19%) COM
17 25 (1.95%) WPF
17 25 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 21 (1.64%) NHibernate
18 21 (1.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 205 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 63 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 43 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.89%) Statistics
5 31 (2.42%) N-Tier
6 29 (2.26%) NHS
6 29 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.11%) Clustering
8 24 (1.87%) Visualisation
9 21 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.41%) Replication
10 18 (1.41%) Data Extraction
11 14 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (0.86%) Fat Client
12 11 (0.86%) Thin Client
13 10 (0.78%) Social Media
13 10 (0.78%) Life Science
14 9 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 376 (29.35%) Windows
2 127 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (8.98%) Windows 7
4 88 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (4.06%) Windows XP
7 45 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 43 (3.36%) Linux
9 37 (2.89%) Android
10 32 (2.50%) UNIX
11 21 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 21 (1.64%) Solaris
12 16 (1.25%) Windows Vista
13 13 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (0.86%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.78%) Windows Phone 7
16 9 (0.70%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.47%) NetWare
18 5 (0.39%) Windows CE
19 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (14.99%) ITIL
3 167 (13.04%) Project Management
4 126 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
5 118 (9.21%) CRM
6 103 (8.04%) MVC
7 99 (7.73%) PRINCE2
8 71 (5.54%) ERP
9 66 (5.15%) Time Management
9 66 (5.15%) SDLC
10 64 (5.00%) Scrum
11 63 (4.92%) Data Analysis
12 61 (4.76%) Change Management
12 61 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
13 56 (4.37%) OO
14 55 (4.29%) Mentoring
15 50 (3.90%) Service Delivery
15 50 (3.90%) Document Management
16 49 (3.83%) ETL
17 48 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 405 (31.62%) SQL
2 236 (18.42%) C#
3 137 (10.69%) T-SQL
4 117 (9.13%) JavaScript
5 60 (4.68%) VBA
6 59 (4.61%) VB.NET
7 43 (3.36%) Java
8 40 (3.12%) PowerShell
9 37 (2.89%) VB
10 18 (1.41%) C++
11 15 (1.17%) PHP
11 15 (1.17%) C
12 12 (0.94%) VBScript
13 11 (0.86%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.47%) VB6
14 6 (0.47%) X++
15 3 (0.23%) Python
15 3 (0.23%) Delphi
16 2 (0.16%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 187 (14.60%) Degree
2 130 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 54 (4.22%) MCSE
5 49 (3.83%) MCITP
5 49 (3.83%) MCP
6 35 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (2.65%) CCNA
8 31 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.42%) MCSA
9 29 (2.26%) ISEB
10 21 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (1.25%) PMI Certification
13 15 (1.17%) MCTS
13 15 (1.17%) PMP
14 14 (1.09%) MOS
14 14 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.01%) NCDA
15 13 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.85%) SLA
2 45 (3.51%) QA
3 9 (0.70%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.078%) COBIT
System Software
1 167 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 113 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.19%) XenDesktop
5 19 (1.48%) vSphere
6 13 (1.01%) XenApp
7 8 (0.62%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.47%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.39%) XenServer
10 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.078%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (3.12%) SCCM
2 26 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (1.17%) SCOM
3 15 (1.17%) OpenView
4 14 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 9 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.39%) WSUS
7 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.23%) OVSD
8 3 (0.23%) Nagios
9 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.078%) SCSM
10 1 (0.078%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.078%) Puppet
10 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 986 (76.97%) Microsoft
2 180 (14.05%) VMware
3 130 (10.15%) Oracle
4 119 (9.29%) Citrix
5 113 (8.82%) Cisco
6 62 (4.84%) NetApp
7 53 (4.14%) HP
8 41 (3.20%) SAP
9 37 (2.89%) Juniper
10 34 (2.65%) EMC
11 30 (2.34%) Sage
12 29 (2.26%) IBM
13 24 (1.87%) Adobe
14 23 (1.80%) Dell
15 22 (1.72%) CheckPoint
16 20 (1.56%) Avaya
16 20 (1.56%) JD Edwards
17 18 (1.41%) McAfee
18 17 (1.33%) Symantec
18 17 (1.33%) Epicor
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
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