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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 581 777 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.64% 10.59% 9.56%
As % of the Applications category 56.90% 66.02% 62.09%
Number of salaries quoted 461 629 527
Average salary £33,500 £32,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% -3.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,378
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
1021 1177 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.18% 16.04% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 809 957 860
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 August 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 August 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 -10 279 £37,500 +15.38% 94
Cheshire -1 195 £35,000 - 17
Lancashire +1 50 £25,500 -15.00% 7
Merseyside +5 38 £28,000 -37.77% 15
Cumbria -6 9 £32,500 +2.76% 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 872 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 435 (36.80%) SQL
3 434 (36.72%) SQL Server
4 383 (32.40%) MS Office
5 382 (32.32%) Windows
6 252 (21.32%) Finance
7 230 (19.46%) .NET
8 225 (19.04%) Agile Software Development
9 204 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
10 193 (16.33%) C#
11 177 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 177 (14.97%) Degree
12 165 (13.96%) Active Directory
13 158 (13.37%) Project Management
14 157 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
15 152 (12.86%) VMware
16 146 (12.35%) ITIL
17 145 (12.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 139 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
19 134 (11.34%) SharePoint
20 123 (10.41%) HTML
21 116 (9.81%) JavaScript
21 116 (9.81%) Data Warehouse
22 111 (9.39%) T-SQL
23 110 (9.31%) PRINCE2
23 110 (9.31%) ASP.NET
23 110 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
24 109 (9.22%) Citrix
25 106 (8.97%) MS Project
25 106 (8.97%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 134 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 106 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 49 (4.15%) IIS
4 43 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (2.45%) SAS
7 22 (1.86%) CMS
8 19 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (1.27%) Alfresco
10 14 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (1.18%) Apache
11 13 (1.10%) Lync
12 11 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.85%) Documentum
14 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.51%) WordPress
17 5 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 383 (32.40%) MS Office
2 139 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 106 (8.97%) MS Project
4 48 (4.06%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (1.52%) PowerPivot
7 14 (1.18%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.76%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.42%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.42%) MicroStation
9 5 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.42%) InDesign
10 4 (0.34%) FrameMaker
10 4 (0.34%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.25%) SPSS
12 2 (0.17%) FastStats
13 1 (0.085%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 66 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (2.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
4 13 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.51%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.42%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.34%) Agresso
9 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.25%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.25%) Magento
10 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.17%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.17%) Sage ERP X3
10 2 (0.17%) Orchard Housing
10 2 (0.17%) Aareon QL
10 2 (0.17%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.38%) Office 365
2 37 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.12%) SaaS
4 10 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.17%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.085%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.085%) PaaS
8 1 (0.085%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 77 (6.51%) Firewall
2 68 (5.75%) DNS
3 60 (5.08%) DHCP
4 59 (4.99%) TCP/IP
5 49 (4.15%) VPN
6 47 (3.98%) Wireless
7 43 (3.64%) LAN
8 40 (3.38%) WAN
8 40 (3.38%) SAN
9 28 (2.37%) Internet
10 23 (1.95%) VoIP
11 19 (1.61%) Intranet
12 18 (1.52%) Ethernet
13 14 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (0.93%) HTTP
16 10 (0.85%) IPv4
16 10 (0.85%) VLAN
17 9 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (36.72%) SQL Server
2 177 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 145 (12.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 116 (9.81%) Data Warehouse
5 110 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 95 (8.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (2.62%) Data Mining
10 22 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (1.61%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.52%) OLAP
12 18 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.44%) Relational Database
13 17 (1.44%) OLAP Cube
14 15 (1.27%) Microsoft Power View
14 15 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (1.27%) QlikView
15 14 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 56 (4.74%) Visual Studio
1 56 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (1.69%) MSTest
3 14 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (0.93%) JIRA
4 11 (0.93%) Selenium
5 9 (0.76%) Subversion
6 8 (0.68%) NUnit
7 7 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (0.59%) HP UFT
7 7 (0.59%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.34%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.25%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.25%) Hudson
11 3 (0.25%) SilkTest
11 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.25%) Ant
11 3 (0.25%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 252 (21.32%) Finance
2 45 (3.81%) Marketing
3 41 (3.47%) Legal
3 41 (3.47%) Retail
4 37 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.12%) Law
7 22 (1.86%) Banking
8 19 (1.61%) Billing
8 19 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.44%) Advertising
10 11 (0.93%) General Ledger
11 9 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.59%) Publishing
12 7 (0.59%) Games
13 6 (0.51%) Local Government
14 5 (0.42%) French Language
14 5 (0.42%) German Language
14 5 (0.42%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 282 (23.86%) Developer
2 277 (23.43%) Analyst
3 77 (6.51%) Project Manager
4 73 (6.18%) .NET Developer
5 69 (5.84%) Administrator
6 62 (5.25%) Support Engineer
6 62 (5.25%) IT Support
7 58 (4.91%) Support Analyst
8 51 (4.31%) Consultant
9 46 (3.89%) SQL Developer
10 45 (3.81%) Software Developer
10 45 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 44 (3.72%) C# Developer
12 42 (3.55%) Data Analyst
13 40 (3.38%) Architect
14 36 (3.05%) Junior
15 33 (2.79%) DBA
16 32 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
17 31 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 30 (2.54%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (19.46%) .NET
2 123 (10.41%) HTML
3 110 (9.31%) ASP.NET
4 91 (7.70%) CSS
5 82 (6.94%) Web Services
5 82 (6.94%) WCF
6 70 (5.92%) XML
7 68 (5.75%) .NET Framework
8 59 (4.99%) jQuery
9 49 (4.15%) Entity Framework
10 42 (3.55%) REST
11 37 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (3.05%) HTML5
12 36 (3.05%) SOAP
13 35 (2.96%) COM
14 31 (2.62%) AngularJS
15 30 (2.54%) WPF
16 24 (2.03%) WinForms
17 22 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 21 (1.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 204 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 56 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 47 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.96%) N-Tier
6 33 (2.79%) Statistics
7 25 (2.12%) Visualisation
8 20 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 19 (1.61%) Data Extraction
10 18 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 18 (1.52%) Thin Client
11 17 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.35%) User Experience
12 16 (1.35%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.18%) NHS
14 13 (1.10%) Blackberry
15 12 (1.02%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.93%) Clustering
16 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 382 (32.32%) Windows
2 102 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 91 (7.70%) Windows 7
5 46 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (3.55%) Windows 8
7 36 (3.05%) Android
8 34 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 29 (2.45%) Linux
10 28 (2.37%) UNIX
11 25 (2.12%) Apple iOS
12 17 (1.44%) Windows Phone
13 15 (1.27%) Windows Phone 7
14 14 (1.18%) Windows Vista
15 13 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.93%) Solaris
17 9 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
19 5 (0.42%) NetWare
20 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (19.04%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (13.37%) Project Management
3 157 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
4 146 (12.35%) ITIL
5 110 (9.31%) PRINCE2
6 98 (8.29%) CRM
7 93 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 82 (6.94%) MVC
9 69 (5.84%) SDLC
10 66 (5.58%) Mentoring
10 66 (5.58%) Change Management
10 66 (5.58%) Time Management
11 62 (5.25%) Data Analysis
12 57 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
13 54 (4.57%) ETL
14 51 (4.31%) Scrum
15 48 (4.06%) Analytics
16 45 (3.81%) Document Management
16 45 (3.81%) Service Delivery
17 41 (3.47%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 435 (36.80%) SQL
2 193 (16.33%) C#
3 116 (9.81%) JavaScript
4 111 (9.39%) T-SQL
5 55 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 54 (4.57%) VBA
7 46 (3.89%) PowerShell
8 33 (2.79%) Java
9 26 (2.20%) VB
10 24 (2.03%) C++
11 15 (1.27%) C
11 15 (1.27%) PHP
12 13 (1.10%) VBScript
13 10 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.68%) COBOL
15 5 (0.42%) XQuery
16 4 (0.34%) ANSI SQL
16 4 (0.34%) VB6
16 4 (0.34%) X++
17 3 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 177 (14.97%) Degree
2 102 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 42 (3.55%) MCSE
5 41 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (3.38%) ISEB
7 37 (3.13%) CCNA
8 30 (2.54%) MCSA
9 29 (2.45%) MCP
10 27 (2.28%) MCITP
11 23 (1.95%) MCTS
11 23 (1.95%) SC Cleared
12 16 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.10%) ISTQB
15 12 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
17 10 (0.85%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.76%) PMI Certification
19 8 (0.68%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.94%) SLA
2 57 (4.82%) QA
3 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) GxP
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.085%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (13.96%) Active Directory
2 101 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (4.57%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.12%) vSphere
5 21 (1.78%) XenDesktop
5 21 (1.78%) XenApp
6 14 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.02%) XenServer
8 8 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.68%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.085%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.085%) vCloud
11 1 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (1.95%) SCCM
2 17 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (0.93%) WSUS
5 8 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.51%) SCOM
6 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.42%) OpenView
7 5 (0.42%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.25%) Nagios
9 3 (0.25%) Puppet
9 3 (0.25%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.25%) OVSD
10 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 872 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 152 (12.86%) VMware
3 109 (9.22%) Citrix
4 98 (8.29%) Cisco
5 83 (7.02%) Oracle
6 47 (3.98%) SAP
6 47 (3.98%) HP
7 30 (2.54%) EMC
7 30 (2.54%) NetApp
8 29 (2.45%) IBM
9 24 (2.03%) Sage
10 20 (1.69%) Apple
10 20 (1.69%) Adobe
11 18 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.35%) Dell
13 14 (1.18%) Avaya
13 14 (1.18%) Juniper
13 14 (1.18%) McAfee
13 14 (1.18%) JD Edwards
14 13 (1.10%) Google
Greater Manchester
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Code Red Associates
Salary: £27,000-£31,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up tp £33,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago