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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 651 716 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.14% 10.18% 9.56%
As % of the Applications category 62.72% 63.14% 65.70%
Number of salaries quoted 505 577 604
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -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
1038 1134 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.16% 16.12% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 796 903 891
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 5 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 5 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 -2 317 £33,000 - 89
Cheshire 0 217 £40,000 +14.28% 48
Merseyside +12 53 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Lancashire +6 41 £30,000 +5.26% 15
Cumbria 0 8 £30,157 -13.83% 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 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 1021 (77.47%) Microsoft
2 449 (34.07%) SQL Server
3 400 (30.35%) Windows
4 397 (30.12%) SQL
5 378 (28.68%) MS Office
6 296 (22.46%) .NET
7 291 (22.08%) Finance
8 229 (17.37%) C#
9 214 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
10 193 (14.64%) Degree
11 192 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
12 190 (14.42%) Active Directory
13 189 (14.34%) ITIL
14 186 (14.11%) VMware
15 183 (13.88%) Project Management
16 181 (13.73%) SharePoint
17 161 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 159 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
19 156 (11.84%) ASP.NET
20 146 (11.08%) T-SQL
21 143 (10.85%) Windows 7
22 141 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
23 129 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
24 128 (9.71%) MS Exchange
25 127 (9.64%) HTML
25 127 (9.64%) Oracle
26 125 (9.48%) Citrix
26 125 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
27 122 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
28 120 (9.10%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 181 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 128 (9.71%) MS Exchange
3 62 (4.70%) IIS
4 50 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (1.67%) CMS
8 18 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (1.37%) Lync
9 16 (1.21%) IBM Notes
10 15 (1.14%) Apache
10 15 (1.14%) NServiceBus
11 13 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.83%) Alfresco
12 11 (0.83%) Documentum
13 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.76%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.61%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.53%) SAS
16 5 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 378 (28.68%) MS Office
2 122 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 100 (7.59%) MS Project
4 62 (4.70%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) Revit
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
7 2 (0.15%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.076%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 72 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (3.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 26 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (1.29%) Dynamics GP
5 14 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.53%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.15%) Tridion
9 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.15%) Radian6
9 2 (0.15%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.15%) OPENHousing
10 1 (0.076%) OPENContractor
10 1 (0.076%) MIS ActiveH
10 1 (0.076%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.076%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.50%) Office 365
2 30 (2.28%) SaaS
3 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.53%) Yammer
7 2 (0.15%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.076%) IaaS
8 1 (0.076%) PaaS
8 1 (0.076%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 114 (8.65%) Firewall
2 81 (6.15%) DHCP
3 80 (6.07%) DNS
4 77 (5.84%) TCP/IP
5 72 (5.46%) SAN
6 66 (5.01%) VPN
7 62 (4.70%) LAN
8 44 (3.34%) WAN
9 39 (2.96%) VoIP
10 37 (2.81%) Wireless
11 29 (2.20%) Internet
12 27 (2.05%) Intranet
13 25 (1.90%) Ethernet
13 25 (1.90%) NAS
14 22 (1.67%) Network Security
15 18 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (1.06%) VLAN
17 12 (0.91%) IPv4
17 12 (0.91%) iSCSI
18 10 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (34.07%) SQL Server
2 161 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 141 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 116 (8.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (2.28%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 28 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
11 25 (1.90%) OLAP
12 24 (1.82%) NoSQL
13 23 (1.75%) Oracle Database
14 22 (1.67%) MySQL
15 21 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.44%) OLAP Cube
17 18 (1.37%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 8 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (6.37%) Visual Studio
2 59 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.75%) Selenium
4 21 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 17 (1.29%) SpecFlow
6 12 (0.91%) Subversion
7 10 (0.76%) JIRA
8 7 (0.53%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.53%) MSTest
8 7 (0.53%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (0.46%) NUnit
9 6 (0.46%) JMeter
10 5 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.38%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.30%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.23%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.23%) Ant
12 3 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 291 (22.08%) Finance
2 59 (4.48%) Legal
3 49 (3.72%) Manufacturing
4 46 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.03%) Retail
6 38 (2.88%) Marketing
7 37 (2.81%) Law
8 24 (1.82%) Banking
9 20 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.52%) Billing
10 18 (1.37%) Back Office
11 16 (1.21%) Advertising
12 15 (1.14%) General Ledger
12 15 (1.14%) Local Government
13 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.30%) French Language
15 4 (0.30%) German Language
15 4 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 310 (23.52%) Analyst
2 286 (21.70%) Developer
3 113 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 112 (8.50%) Project Manager
5 85 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 76 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 67 (5.08%) Consultant
7 67 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (4.48%) Support Analyst
9 52 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 52 (3.95%) IT Support
10 51 (3.87%) Service Analyst
10 51 (3.87%) Senior Developer
10 51 (3.87%) Administrator
10 51 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
11 49 (3.72%) DBA
12 47 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 39 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 38 (2.88%) SQL DBA
15 37 (2.81%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (22.46%) .NET
2 156 (11.84%) ASP.NET
3 127 (9.64%) HTML
4 96 (7.28%) CSS
5 84 (6.37%) jQuery
6 83 (6.30%) WCF
7 78 (5.92%) .NET Framework
8 58 (4.40%) Web Services
9 56 (4.25%) XML
10 55 (4.17%) HTML5
11 54 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (3.19%) AngularJS
13 37 (2.81%) Entity Framework
14 30 (2.28%) SOAP
15 29 (2.20%) REST
16 26 (1.97%) NHibernate
17 24 (1.82%) COM
17 24 (1.82%) Castle Windsor
18 20 (1.52%) CSS3
18 20 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 192 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.25%) Computer Science
3 35 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.58%) Statistics
5 32 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.20%) Clustering
7 25 (1.90%) NHS
8 21 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 21 (1.59%) Replication
9 20 (1.52%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.21%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.14%) Data Extraction
12 14 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
13 13 (0.99%) Life Science
14 12 (0.91%) Mobile App
15 10 (0.76%) Blackberry
16 9 (0.68%) User Experience
17 8 (0.61%) Social Media
17 8 (0.61%) Data Integration
17 8 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 400 (30.35%) Windows
2 143 (10.85%) Windows 7
3 129 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 53 (4.02%) Windows 8
8 48 (3.64%) Linux
9 29 (2.20%) UNIX
10 25 (1.90%) Android
11 18 (1.37%) Windows Vista
12 17 (1.29%) Solaris
13 10 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (0.76%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.46%) NetWare
16 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
17 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (14.34%) ITIL
3 183 (13.88%) Project Management
4 125 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
5 116 (8.80%) PRINCE2
5 116 (8.80%) CRM
6 106 (8.04%) MVC
7 86 (6.53%) ERP
8 76 (5.77%) Change Management
9 74 (5.61%) Scrum
10 66 (5.01%) Data Analysis
11 60 (4.55%) OO
12 58 (4.40%) Time Management
13 56 (4.25%) Incident Management
13 56 (4.25%) Mentoring
14 53 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
15 52 (3.95%) Service Delivery
16 50 (3.79%) Document Management
17 48 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 46 (3.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 397 (30.12%) SQL
2 229 (17.37%) C#
3 146 (11.08%) T-SQL
4 120 (9.10%) JavaScript
5 67 (5.08%) VB.NET
6 59 (4.48%) VBA
7 48 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 42 (3.19%) VB
9 37 (2.81%) Java
10 20 (1.52%) VBScript
11 19 (1.44%) PHP
11 19 (1.44%) C
12 16 (1.21%) C++
13 12 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.46%) X++
15 5 (0.38%) Delphi
16 4 (0.30%) VB6
17 3 (0.23%) Python
18 2 (0.15%) Embedded C
18 2 (0.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 193 (14.64%) Degree
2 159 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (6.22%) Security Cleared
4 80 (6.07%) MCSE
5 61 (4.63%) MCP
5 61 (4.63%) MCITP
6 44 (3.34%) MCSA
7 40 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 36 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (2.66%) CCNA
10 30 (2.28%) ISEB
11 23 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 19 (1.44%) PMI Certification
14 17 (1.29%) PMP
14 17 (1.29%) MCTS
14 17 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.21%) MCDST
16 15 (1.14%) MOS
17 14 (1.06%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.54%) SLA
2 38 (2.88%) QA
3 9 (0.68%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.076%) COBIT
System Software
1 190 (14.42%) Active Directory
2 118 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (6.75%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.28%) XenDesktop
5 17 (1.29%) vSphere
6 15 (1.14%) XenApp
6 15 (1.14%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.61%) XenServer
8 6 (0.46%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 44 (3.34%) SCCM
2 28 (2.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 25 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 17 (1.29%) SCOM
4 17 (1.29%) OpenView
5 8 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.30%) WSUS
7 4 (0.30%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.30%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.30%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.23%) Nagios
8 3 (0.23%) OVSD
9 2 (0.15%) SCSM
10 1 (0.076%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.076%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.076%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.076%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1021 (77.47%) Microsoft
2 186 (14.11%) VMware
3 127 (9.64%) Oracle
4 125 (9.48%) Citrix
5 117 (8.88%) Cisco
6 60 (4.55%) HP
7 59 (4.48%) NetApp
8 35 (2.66%) SAP
9 34 (2.58%) Juniper
10 33 (2.50%) CheckPoint
11 32 (2.43%) EMC
12 28 (2.12%) Dell
13 27 (2.05%) Sage
14 26 (1.97%) Symantec
14 26 (1.97%) Wyse
15 25 (1.90%) IBM
16 24 (1.82%) Adobe
17 20 (1.52%) Avaya
18 18 (1.37%) McAfee
19 17 (1.29%) JD Edwards
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