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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 458 607 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.25% 9.95% 10.05%
As % of the Applications category 63.35% 61.31% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 372 466 565
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
723 990 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.02% 16.23% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 591 739 878
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 285 £37,500 +13.63% 59
Cheshire -5 90 £35,000 -12.50% 22
Lancashire +3 38 £31,500 +14.54% 15
Merseyside -7 31 £33,750 +0.74% 7
Cumbria +9 9 £42,500 +57.40% 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 730 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 360 (36.59%) SQL
3 354 (35.98%) Windows
4 353 (35.87%) SQL Server
5 247 (25.10%) MS Office
6 245 (24.90%) Finance
7 201 (20.43%) Active Directory
8 199 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
9 189 (19.21%) .NET
10 165 (16.77%) Windows Server
11 152 (15.45%) C#
12 144 (14.63%) ITIL
13 140 (14.23%) Degree
14 139 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
15 128 (13.01%) Windows 7
16 123 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
17 121 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 116 (11.79%) Project Management
19 106 (10.77%) VMware
20 100 (10.16%) MS Exchange
21 97 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
22 94 (9.55%) T-SQL
22 94 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
23 92 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
24 89 (9.04%) SharePoint
25 85 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
25 85 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 83 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
27 78 (7.93%) Legal
27 78 (7.93%) Citrix

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
1 100 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 89 (9.04%) SharePoint
3 58 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 37 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (3.15%) IIS
7 20 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (2.03%) CMS
8 16 (1.63%) Skype for Business
9 15 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.71%) Confluence
11 7 (0.71%) WordPress
12 5 (0.51%) Drupal
12 5 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 5 (0.51%) Moodle
13 4 (0.41%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.41%) JBoss
13 4 (0.41%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 247 (25.10%) MS Office
2 83 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 52 (5.28%) MS Project
4 32 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.30%) CorelDRAW
6 3 (0.30%) FrameMaker
6 3 (0.30%) XMetaL
7 2 (0.20%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.81%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.41%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.10%) FastStats
8 1 (0.10%) HFM
8 1 (0.10%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 92 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (6.40%) Office 365
3 14 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.32%) SaaS
5 12 (1.22%) PaaS
6 9 (0.91%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.91%) IaaS
7 6 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.41%) AdWords
10 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.20%) GitHub
11 2 (0.20%) Yammer
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.10%) SmartFocus
12 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (7.32%) VPN
2 56 (5.69%) DNS
3 49 (4.98%) Firewall
4 46 (4.67%) DHCP
4 46 (4.67%) LAN
5 45 (4.57%) WAN
6 44 (4.47%) TCP/IP
7 30 (3.05%) Internet
8 23 (2.34%) VLAN
9 20 (2.03%) SAN
10 14 (1.42%) VoIP
11 11 (1.12%) Broadband
12 9 (0.91%) Wireless
13 8 (0.81%) FTP
13 8 (0.81%) NAS
14 7 (0.71%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (0.71%) SMTP
15 4 (0.41%) BGP
15 4 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 121 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 60 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 47 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 45 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 31 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (2.74%) Power BI
12 26 (2.64%) MySQL
13 22 (2.24%) NoSQL
14 19 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (1.73%) MS Access
16 16 (1.63%) PowerPivot
17 15 (1.52%) QlikView
18 14 (1.42%) RDBMS
19 13 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (3.96%) Visual Studio
3 30 (3.05%) JIRA
4 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (1.32%) Subversion
6 10 (1.02%) MSTest
7 8 (0.81%) AccuRev
8 7 (0.71%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.51%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.41%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.41%) NUnit
10 4 (0.41%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.30%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.20%) MSI
12 2 (0.20%) Selenium
12 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.20%) tSQLt
12 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 245 (24.90%) Finance
2 78 (7.93%) Legal
3 51 (5.18%) Retail
4 50 (5.08%) Law
5 48 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 45 (4.57%) Marketing
7 31 (3.15%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.34%) Back Office
9 19 (1.93%) Banking
10 17 (1.73%) Games
11 16 (1.63%) Advertising
12 15 (1.52%) Billing
13 13 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.41%) Automotive
14 4 (0.41%) Publishing
15 3 (0.30%) Local Government
16 2 (0.20%) German Language
17 1 (0.10%) Electronics
17 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 253 (25.71%) Analyst
2 183 (18.60%) Developer
3 67 (6.81%) Consultant
4 62 (6.30%) Support Engineer
5 60 (6.10%) .NET Developer
6 57 (5.79%) Service Analyst
7 56 (5.69%) IT Support
8 52 (5.28%) Support Analyst
9 47 (4.78%) C# Developer
10 43 (4.37%) DBA
10 43 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
11 40 (4.07%) Project Manager
11 40 (4.07%) SQL DBA
12 39 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 39 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
13 36 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
13 36 (3.66%) SQL Developer
14 35 (3.56%) Technical Support
15 34 (3.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (19.21%) .NET
2 70 (7.11%) ASP.NET
3 67 (6.81%) HTML
4 60 (6.10%) CSS
5 48 (4.88%) jQuery
6 41 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 33 (3.35%) Web Services
8 31 (3.15%) HTML5
8 31 (3.15%) XML
9 28 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (2.54%) WinForms
11 21 (2.13%) Entity Framework
12 17 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (1.73%) CSS3
13 15 (1.52%) LINQ
14 14 (1.42%) AngularJS
14 14 (1.42%) SOAP
15 13 (1.32%) Ajax
15 13 (1.32%) WCF
16 11 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 199 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (7.52%) Management Information System
3 50 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (4.67%) Blackberry
5 40 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 36 (3.66%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.54%) Replication
8 18 (1.83%) Clustering
9 17 (1.73%) iPad
10 13 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 13 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.02%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.91%) LIMS
13 9 (0.91%) Social Media
14 8 (0.81%) Data Extraction
14 8 (0.81%) EPoS
14 8 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
14 8 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 354 (35.98%) Windows
2 165 (16.77%) Windows Server
3 128 (13.01%) Windows 7
4 94 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (7.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (5.18%) Windows 10
7 39 (3.96%) Windows 8
8 34 (3.46%) Linux
9 33 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (3.15%) Windows XP
11 28 (2.85%) Mac OS X
12 22 (2.24%) Android
12 22 (2.24%) Unix
13 17 (1.73%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.41%) VMS
15 3 (0.30%) AIX
16 2 (0.20%) BlackBerry OS
16 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (14.63%) ITIL
2 139 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 116 (11.79%) Project Management
5 85 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (6.71%) Change Management
7 60 (6.10%) Mentoring
8 58 (5.89%) PRINCE2
9 53 (5.39%) Data Analysis
10 48 (4.88%) MVC
10 48 (4.88%) Software Engineering
11 45 (4.57%) Risk Management
12 44 (4.47%) CRM
12 44 (4.47%) Scrum
13 42 (4.27%) Analytics
13 42 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (4.17%) ETL
15 40 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (4.07%) SDLC
15 40 (4.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 360 (36.59%) SQL
2 152 (15.45%) C#
3 94 (9.55%) T-SQL
4 77 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 51 (5.18%) PowerShell
6 45 (4.57%) VBA
7 44 (4.47%) VB
8 34 (3.46%) Java
9 25 (2.54%) VBScript
10 23 (2.34%) C++
11 18 (1.83%) PHP
12 15 (1.52%) C
12 15 (1.52%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.22%) VB6
14 7 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (0.51%) ANSI SQL
15 5 (0.51%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.30%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 140 (14.23%) Degree
2 97 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (4.57%) CCNA
4 45 (4.57%) MCSA
5 42 (4.27%) MCSE
6 33 (3.35%) MCP
7 31 (3.15%) ISEB
8 21 (2.13%) Security Cleared
9 16 (1.63%) CCNP
9 16 (1.63%) MCTS
10 15 (1.52%) MCITP
10 15 (1.52%) MCT
10 15 (1.52%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.91%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.71%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.61%) SLA
2 63 (6.40%) QA
3 8 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.81%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.71%) FATCA
5 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.10%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 201 (20.43%) Active Directory
2 65 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.54%) XenApp
5 17 (1.73%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.12%) Terminal Server
7 10 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (1.02%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.51%) vSphere
9 4 (0.41%) Postfix
10 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.20%) KVM
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.20%) oVirt
11 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.20%) Xen
11 2 (0.20%) XenServer
12 1 (0.10%) NDS
12 1 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 33 (3.35%) SCCM
2 19 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.22%) SCOM
4 9 (0.91%) Nagios
4 9 (0.91%) SCOrch
5 8 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (0.71%) EdgeSight
7 5 (0.51%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.30%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.30%) WMI
10 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.20%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.10%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.10%) Nessus
11 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.10%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 730 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 106 (10.77%) VMware
3 78 (7.93%) Citrix
4 75 (7.62%) Oracle
5 56 (5.69%) Cisco
6 22 (2.24%) SAP
7 21 (2.13%) HP
8 17 (1.73%) Juniper
9 16 (1.63%) Google
9 16 (1.63%) Intel Security
10 15 (1.52%) NetApp
11 13 (1.32%) iManage
11 13 (1.32%) Tableau
12 12 (1.22%) Cognos
12 12 (1.22%) Symantec
13 11 (1.12%) IBM
14 10 (1.02%) Adobe
14 10 (1.02%) Interwoven
14 10 (1.02%) Sophos
15 9 (0.91%) Apple
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