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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 758 630 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.27% 9.28% 10.29%
As % of the Applications category 63.22% 61.34% 71.16%
Number of salaries quoted 630 508 679
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
1199 1027 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.24% 15.12% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 988 841 946
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 23 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 23 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 +10 419 £32,500 -7.14% 64
Cheshire +1 225 £35,000 +16.66% 24
Lancashire -1 53 £33,820 -0.52% 10
Merseyside -21 30 £47,750 +56.55% 10
Cumbria +8 10 £35,000 - 3
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 1109 (75.85%) Microsoft
2 569 (38.92%) SQL
3 501 (34.27%) SQL Server
4 413 (28.25%) Windows
5 363 (24.83%) .NET
6 319 (21.82%) MS Office
7 300 (20.52%) Finance
8 298 (20.38%) C#
9 236 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
10 229 (15.66%) Project Management
11 221 (15.12%) ITIL
12 208 (14.23%) Degree
13 206 (14.09%) T-SQL
14 203 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
15 189 (12.93%) Active Directory
16 186 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 183 (12.52%) Agile Software Development
18 177 (12.11%) MS Exchange
19 168 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 162 (11.08%) HTML
21 161 (11.01%) VMware
22 156 (10.67%) ASP.NET
23 154 (10.53%) JavaScript
24 139 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
25 135 (9.23%) Citrix
26 131 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
26 131 (8.96%) Visual Studio
27 127 (8.69%) SharePoint
27 127 (8.69%) Marketing
28 121 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 177 (12.11%) MS Exchange
2 127 (8.69%) SharePoint
3 60 (4.10%) IIS
4 51 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (2.94%) Lync
5 43 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (1.85%) SAS
8 26 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.03%) CMS
11 15 (1.03%) NServiceBus
12 11 (0.75%) LiveLink
13 10 (0.68%) MS Project Server
14 7 (0.48%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.41%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 319 (21.82%) MS Office
2 108 (7.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 76 (5.20%) MS Project
4 64 (4.38%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.89%) SPSS
7 5 (0.34%) FastStats
8 4 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.14%) Windchill
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 50 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 31 (2.12%) Google Analytics
4 24 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.68%) Tridion
6 8 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.21%) Bond Adapt
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.21%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.068%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.068%) Exchequer
11 1 (0.068%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.39%) Office 365
2 28 (1.92%) SaaS
3 24 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.21%) PaaS
6 3 (0.21%) 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%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.43%) TCP/IP
2 69 (4.72%) WAN
3 66 (4.51%) Firewall
4 60 (4.10%) LAN
5 58 (3.97%) SAN
6 54 (3.69%) VPN
6 54 (3.69%) DNS
7 53 (3.63%) Internet
8 29 (1.98%) DHCP
9 23 (1.57%) VoIP
10 17 (1.16%) Intranet
11 15 (1.03%) NAS
12 12 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.82%) Ethernet
13 11 (0.75%) IPsec
13 11 (0.75%) Unified Communications
14 10 (0.68%) LDAP
15 9 (0.62%) Kerberos
15 9 (0.62%) VLAN
15 9 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 501 (34.27%) SQL Server
2 186 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 168 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 139 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (5.20%) Relational Database
6 75 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 74 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (2.53%) MS Access
11 30 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
12 29 (1.98%) Data Mining
13 27 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 26 (1.78%) Big Data
15 19 (1.30%) QlikView
15 19 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (1.23%) MySQL
17 15 (1.03%) DB2
18 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database
19 10 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 131 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 60 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.57%) Selenium
4 22 (1.50%) SpecFlow
5 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (0.96%) JIRA
7 13 (0.89%) MSTest
8 12 (0.82%) NUnit
9 6 (0.41%) Subversion
10 4 (0.27%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.27%) RequisitePro
11 3 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.21%) FrontPage
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.14%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.14%) JMeter
12 2 (0.14%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 300 (20.52%) Finance
2 127 (8.69%) Marketing
3 78 (5.34%) Retail
4 53 (3.63%) Advertising
5 42 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.39%) Legal
8 27 (1.85%) Banking
9 24 (1.64%) Billing
10 21 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.09%) Back Office
12 14 (0.96%) Law
13 10 (0.68%) Automotive
14 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.41%) Greek Language
15 6 (0.41%) Polish Language
16 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 419 (28.66%) Analyst
2 378 (25.85%) Developer
3 90 (6.16%) Support Analyst
4 80 (5.47%) .NET Developer
5 72 (4.92%) Support Engineer
6 66 (4.51%) Software Developer
6 66 (4.51%) C# Developer
7 63 (4.31%) Project Manager
8 58 (3.97%) SQL Developer
9 57 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 57 (3.90%) Senior Developer
10 55 (3.76%) Consultant
11 53 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 44 (3.01%) Architect
13 43 (2.94%) IT Support
14 42 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
15 41 (2.80%) Data Analyst
16 39 (2.67%) Developer Analyst
16 39 (2.67%) MI Analyst
17 37 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (24.83%) .NET
2 162 (11.08%) HTML
3 156 (10.67%) ASP.NET
4 112 (7.66%) CSS
5 102 (6.98%) XML
6 96 (6.57%) .NET Framework
7 89 (6.09%) Web Services
8 76 (5.20%) jQuery
9 74 (5.06%) WCF
10 48 (3.28%) LINQ
11 47 (3.21%) HTML5
12 46 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 42 (2.87%) SOAP
15 32 (2.19%) JSON
16 23 (1.57%) CSS3
17 21 (1.44%) AngularJS
18 18 (1.23%) REST
19 17 (1.16%) WinForms
20 16 (1.09%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 236 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 38 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.05%) Mathematics
5 29 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.30%) Data Extraction
7 17 (1.16%) Statistics
8 14 (0.96%) NHS
8 14 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 13 (0.89%) User Experience
10 12 (0.82%) Open Source
11 10 (0.68%) iPhone
11 10 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.68%) Replication
12 9 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.62%) PKI
13 8 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.55%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 413 (28.25%) Windows
2 121 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (6.43%) Windows 7
4 85 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (3.76%) Windows XP
7 47 (3.21%) Linux
8 44 (3.01%) UNIX
9 38 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.89%) Android
12 9 (0.62%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
13 7 (0.48%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.41%) CentOS
15 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.27%) AIX
17 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (15.66%) Project Management
2 221 (15.12%) ITIL
3 203 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 183 (12.52%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (7.46%) ERP
6 101 (6.91%) PRINCE2
7 90 (6.16%) MVC
8 88 (6.02%) Time Management
9 83 (5.68%) Business Analysis
9 83 (5.68%) CRM
10 73 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 73 (4.99%) Scrum
10 73 (4.99%) Analytics
11 71 (4.86%) Service Delivery
12 64 (4.38%) TDD
13 56 (3.83%) Change Management
13 56 (3.83%) Service Management
14 53 (3.63%) Data Analysis
15 52 (3.56%) ETL
15 52 (3.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 569 (38.92%) SQL
2 298 (20.38%) C#
3 206 (14.09%) T-SQL
4 154 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 86 (5.88%) VB
6 79 (5.40%) VB.NET
7 73 (4.99%) VBA
8 59 (4.04%) Java
9 37 (2.53%) PHP
10 35 (2.39%) C
11 24 (1.64%) VB6
12 19 (1.30%) VBScript
13 18 (1.23%) C++
14 17 (1.16%) Groovy
15 16 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.09%) Objective-C
16 12 (0.82%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.55%) Delphi
18 6 (0.41%) Perl
19 4 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 208 (14.23%) Degree
2 131 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (5.40%) MCSE
4 68 (4.65%) MCITP
5 61 (4.17%) MCP
6 48 (3.28%) MCTS
7 45 (3.08%) MCSA
8 41 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
9 39 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (2.60%) Security Cleared
11 36 (2.46%) CCNA
12 30 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (1.98%) CCA
14 18 (1.23%) ISEB
15 17 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 17 (1.16%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.89%) CCNP
17 11 (0.75%) CISSP
18 10 (0.68%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.51%) SLA
2 21 (1.44%) QA
3 13 (0.89%) 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 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.068%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.068%) BS7799
8 1 (0.068%) HL7
System Software
1 189 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 113 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 36 (2.46%) XenApp
5 27 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 27 (1.85%) vSphere
6 14 (0.96%) XenServer
7 12 (0.82%) NFS
8 10 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.48%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.21%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.14%) vCloud
12 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.14%) Xen
13 1 (0.068%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 26 (1.78%) SCCM
2 22 (1.50%) SCOM
3 17 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.68%) HP SIM
4 10 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.21%) WSUS
6 3 (0.21%) DameWare
6 3 (0.21%) Puppet
7 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.14%) OpenView
7 2 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.068%) Legato
8 1 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.068%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.068%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.068%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1109 (75.85%) Microsoft
2 161 (11.01%) VMware
3 135 (9.23%) Citrix
4 106 (7.25%) Oracle
5 93 (6.36%) Cisco
6 49 (3.35%) HP
7 48 (3.28%) NetApp
8 36 (2.46%) Google
9 32 (2.19%) SAP
10 28 (1.92%) Dell
11 22 (1.50%) IBM
12 19 (1.30%) Sage
13 16 (1.09%) Symantec
13 16 (1.09%) Tableau
14 14 (0.96%) EPiServer
14 14 (0.96%) McAfee
15 13 (0.89%) Sophos
16 11 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (0.75%) Coremetrics
17 10 (0.68%) SYSPRO
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