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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / North West
Rank 23 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 503 474 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.57% 8.51% 9.28%
As % of the Applications category 64.99% 62.04% 58.08%
Number of salaries quoted 434 411 553
Median salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
774 764 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.19% 13.71% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 658 638 957
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 308 £37,750 +0.66% 63
Cheshire -10 90 £34,500 +10.96% 21
Merseyside +7 65 £38,000 -5.00% 13
Lancashire +6 32 £30,000 +20.00% 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 765 (73.63%) Microsoft
2 419 (40.33%) SQL
3 415 (39.94%) SQL Server
4 303 (29.16%) Windows
5 286 (27.53%) MS Office
6 257 (24.74%) Finance
7 211 (20.31%) .NET
8 183 (17.61%) C#
9 182 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
10 175 (16.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 172 (16.55%) ITIL
12 171 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 156 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
14 155 (14.92%) Active Directory
15 153 (14.73%) T-SQL
16 152 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
17 144 (13.86%) Degree
18 122 (11.74%) VMware
19 107 (10.30%) MVC
20 105 (10.11%) ASP.NET
21 104 (10.01%) SharePoint
22 102 (9.82%) Windows Server
23 99 (9.53%) PowerShell
24 94 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
25 93 (8.95%) HTML
26 91 (8.76%) CSS
26 91 (8.76%) MS PowerPoint
27 89 (8.57%) JavaScript
28 86 (8.28%) jQuery
29 82 (7.89%) Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 104 (10.01%) SharePoint
2 65 (6.26%) MS Exchange
3 48 (4.62%) IIS
4 22 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.44%) Apache
7 13 (1.25%) NServiceBus
8 11 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.67%) IBM Notes
9 7 (0.67%) SAS
9 7 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.48%) WordPress
12 4 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.38%) CMS
12 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 286 (27.53%) MS Office
2 91 (8.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (3.08%) MS Project
4 24 (2.31%) Acrobat
4 24 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 23 (2.21%) Camtasia
6 22 (2.12%) Snagit
7 6 (0.58%) SPSS
8 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.19%) InDesign
11 1 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.096%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 51 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.48%) Line 50
7 5 (0.48%) Sage X3
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.29%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.096%) Adaptiv
10 1 (0.096%) Magento
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.096%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (6.64%) Office 365
3 32 (3.08%) IaaS
4 31 (2.98%) SaaS
5 30 (2.89%) PaaS
6 28 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.48%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.38%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.096%) G Suite
11 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.096%) Responsys
11 1 (0.096%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.20%) DNS
2 46 (4.43%) SAN
3 43 (4.14%) Firewall
4 39 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 39 (3.75%) WAN
5 37 (3.56%) DHCP
6 35 (3.37%) LAN
7 32 (3.08%) VPN
8 26 (2.50%) VoIP
9 20 (1.92%) VLAN
10 19 (1.83%) Internet
11 18 (1.73%) HTTP
12 15 (1.44%) Intranet
13 11 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (1.06%) Network Security
14 10 (0.96%) Skype
15 9 (0.87%) Wireless
16 8 (0.77%) FTP
17 6 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
18 5 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (39.94%) SQL Server
2 175 (16.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 171 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (7.70%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (7.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 71 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 62 (5.97%) MySQL
8 47 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (3.66%) Power BI
10 35 (3.37%) Relational Database
11 32 (3.08%) MS Access
11 32 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 27 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
13 26 (2.50%) MongoDB
14 25 (2.41%) QlikView
15 20 (1.92%) NoSQL
16 17 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (1.54%) Data Mining
18 15 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 65 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 46 (4.43%) JIRA
4 23 (2.21%) Selenium
5 14 (1.35%) SpecFlow
6 13 (1.25%) FxCop
6 13 (1.25%) StyleCop
7 12 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.96%) AccuRev
8 10 (0.96%) InstallShield
8 10 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (0.87%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.87%) MSI
10 8 (0.77%) NUnit
11 7 (0.67%) Subversion
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.38%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.29%) Ant
14 3 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 257 (24.74%) Finance
2 45 (4.33%) Retail
3 42 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 40 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.75%) Legal
6 38 (3.66%) Marketing
7 35 (3.37%) Banking
8 27 (2.60%) Billing
9 26 (2.50%) Law
10 25 (2.41%) German Language
11 24 (2.31%) French Language
12 15 (1.44%) Games
13 13 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.96%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.87%) Electronics
15 9 (0.87%) Publishing
16 8 (0.77%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.67%) Advertising
18 6 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
19 5 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 246 (23.68%) Developer
2 238 (22.91%) Analyst
3 81 (7.80%) .NET Developer
4 75 (7.22%) C# Developer
5 69 (6.64%) SQL Developer
6 67 (6.45%) DBA
7 65 (6.26%) SQL DBA
8 61 (5.87%) Consultant
9 58 (5.58%) Support Engineer
10 57 (5.49%) SQL Analyst
11 54 (5.20%) Data Analyst
12 52 (5.00%) IT Support
13 51 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 49 (4.72%) Support Analyst
15 41 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 41 (3.95%) Project Manager
15 41 (3.95%) SQL Server Developer
16 36 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
16 36 (3.46%) Administrator
17 35 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (20.31%) .NET
2 105 (10.11%) ASP.NET
3 93 (8.95%) HTML
4 91 (8.76%) CSS
5 86 (8.28%) jQuery
6 72 (6.93%) .NET Framework
7 60 (5.77%) XML
8 58 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (4.52%) JSON
10 46 (4.43%) Entity Framework
11 45 (4.33%) WCF
12 40 (3.85%) Web Services
13 39 (3.75%) AngularJS
14 31 (2.98%) NHibernate
15 30 (2.89%) HTML5
16 26 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (2.21%) Ajax
18 20 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
19 18 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 17 (1.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 156 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.54%) iPad
3 66 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 60 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 46 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 33 (3.18%) Replication
7 26 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.50%) Statistics
8 24 (2.31%) Clustering
8 24 (2.31%) User Experience
9 17 (1.64%) NHS
10 16 (1.54%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.44%) PMI
11 15 (1.44%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.35%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.25%) Data Extraction
14 11 (1.06%) Online Banking
15 10 (0.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 303 (29.16%) Windows
2 102 (9.82%) Windows Server
3 82 (7.89%) Linux
4 75 (7.22%) Windows 7
5 57 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (4.33%) Windows 10
7 36 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (2.98%) Unix
9 24 (2.31%) Solaris
10 22 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.64%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.54%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.54%) OpenVMS
12 16 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (1.25%) CentOS
14 11 (1.06%) Android
14 11 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.48%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (16.55%) ITIL
3 152 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (10.30%) MVC
5 77 (7.41%) ETL
6 74 (7.12%) Service Management
7 73 (7.03%) Project Management
8 71 (6.83%) Service Delivery
9 64 (6.16%) CRM
9 64 (6.16%) Web Development
10 62 (5.97%) Data Analysis
10 62 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 56 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (5.29%) PRINCE2
13 50 (4.81%) E-Commerce
14 47 (4.52%) Problem Management
15 44 (4.23%) Scrum
16 43 (4.14%) Software Engineering
17 39 (3.75%) TDD
18 38 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 419 (40.33%) SQL
2 183 (17.61%) C#
3 153 (14.73%) T-SQL
4 99 (9.53%) PowerShell
5 89 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 54 (5.20%) VBA
7 47 (4.52%) C
8 28 (2.69%) Java
9 24 (2.31%) PHP
10 23 (2.21%) Python
11 21 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 18 (1.73%) VB
13 13 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.96%) Perl
15 8 (0.77%) C++
16 7 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.67%) VBScript
17 5 (0.48%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.38%) VB6
19 3 (0.29%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 144 (13.86%) Degree
2 77 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 29 (2.79%) MOS
5 24 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (2.31%) MCSE
5 24 (2.31%) PMI Certification
6 22 (2.12%) ISEB
7 20 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.83%) CCNA
8 19 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.15%) MCP
10 11 (1.06%) MCSA
11 9 (0.87%) BC Cleared
11 9 (0.87%) HNC
11 9 (0.87%) HND
11 9 (0.87%) PMP
12 8 (0.77%) NCDA
12 8 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.70%) SLA
2 58 (5.58%) QA
3 24 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.25%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.29%) HL7
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.096%) COBIT
9 1 (0.096%) EMIR
9 1 (0.096%) GMP
9 1 (0.096%) MiFID
9 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 155 (14.92%) Active Directory
2 94 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (0.96%) Terminal Services
5 10 (0.96%) vSphere
6 9 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.58%) XenApp
9 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.38%) Sendmail
10 4 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.096%) Firmware
12 1 (0.096%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (2.60%) SCCM
2 19 (1.83%) SCOrch
3 17 (1.64%) SCOM
4 9 (0.87%) WSUS
5 8 (0.77%) Puppet
6 7 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.67%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.58%) Nagios
8 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.48%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.48%) PaperCut
8 5 (0.48%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.38%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 765 (73.63%) Microsoft
2 122 (11.74%) VMware
3 69 (6.64%) Oracle
4 54 (5.20%) Cisco
5 51 (4.91%) Citrix
6 46 (4.43%) NetApp
7 40 (3.85%) SAP
8 36 (3.46%) Tableau
9 31 (2.98%) iManage
10 30 (2.89%) Adobe
11 24 (2.31%) Cognos
12 19 (1.83%) HP
13 17 (1.64%) Computacenter
14 13 (1.25%) IBM
15 12 (1.15%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.15%) Sage
16 11 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (0.96%) AppSense
17 10 (0.96%) Avaya
17 10 (0.96%) Talend
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ulverston, Cumbria
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: c.£45,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Free Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago