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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 481 597 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.58% 9.45% 10.01%
As % of the Applications category 65.26% 58.76% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 401 456 577
Median salary £38,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
737 1016 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.15% 16.08% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 635 755 882
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +1 302 £40,000 +11.11% 51
Cheshire -2 82 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Lancashire +7 47 £30,000 +20.00% 5
Merseyside -8 38 £30,000 -14.28% 11
Cumbria +9 9 £42,500 +18.05% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 754 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 358 (36.02%) SQL Server
3 352 (35.41%) SQL
4 349 (35.11%) Windows
5 252 (25.35%) Finance
6 238 (23.94%) MS Office
7 205 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
8 203 (20.42%) .NET
9 183 (18.41%) Active Directory
10 170 (17.10%) C#
11 161 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
12 150 (15.09%) Windows Server
13 146 (14.69%) Degree
14 124 (12.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 122 (12.27%) ITIL
16 121 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
17 116 (11.67%) Project Management
18 113 (11.37%) Windows 7
19 102 (10.26%) VMware
20 99 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 99 (9.96%) T-SQL
21 98 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
22 95 (9.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 92 (9.26%) SharePoint
23 92 (9.26%) MS Exchange
24 91 (9.15%) ASP.NET
24 91 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
25 90 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
26 89 (8.95%) JavaScript
27 87 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint

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 92 (9.26%) MS Exchange
1 92 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 55 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 31 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (3.12%) IIS
5 19 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (1.61%) CMS
6 16 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.41%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.91%) Confluence
9 9 (0.91%) NServiceBus
9 9 (0.91%) WordPress
10 5 (0.50%) Drupal
10 5 (0.50%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.50%) Moodle
11 4 (0.40%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.40%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 238 (23.94%) MS Office
2 87 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 49 (4.93%) MS Project
4 33 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.50%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.30%) CorelDRAW
7 3 (0.30%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.30%) XMetaL
8 2 (0.20%) SPSS
9 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 44 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.50%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.40%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.30%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.20%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.10%) FastStats
7 1 (0.10%) HFM
7 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 98 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (5.33%) Office 365
3 12 (1.21%) SaaS
4 11 (1.11%) PaaS
5 9 (0.91%) IaaS
6 8 (0.80%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.70%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.50%) GitHub
10 4 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.30%) Yammer
12 2 (0.20%) AdWords
12 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.10%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.53%) DNS
1 55 (5.53%) VPN
2 45 (4.53%) DHCP
3 37 (3.72%) TCP/IP
4 35 (3.52%) Firewall
4 35 (3.52%) WAN
5 34 (3.42%) LAN
6 23 (2.31%) Internet
7 22 (2.21%) Broadband
8 21 (2.11%) SAN
9 12 (1.21%) VLAN
9 12 (1.21%) VoIP
10 9 (0.91%) Wireless
11 7 (0.70%) FTP
11 7 (0.70%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.60%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.60%) SMTP
13 4 (0.40%) NAS
13 4 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (36.02%) SQL Server
2 124 (12.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (9.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (6.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (5.03%) Relational Database
7 45 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (3.72%) MySQL
9 35 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 31 (3.12%) Power BI
11 26 (2.62%) MS Access
12 24 (2.41%) NoSQL
13 20 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
14 18 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.81%) PowerPivot
15 17 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 64 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 36 (3.62%) JIRA
4 16 (1.61%) SpecFlow
5 15 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (1.11%) Selenium
7 10 (1.01%) Subversion
8 9 (0.91%) AccuRev
8 9 (0.91%) FxCop
8 9 (0.91%) StyleCop
9 7 (0.70%) MSTest
10 6 (0.60%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.50%) InstallShield
12 4 (0.40%) NUnit
12 4 (0.40%) TestComplete
13 3 (0.30%) MSI
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 252 (25.35%) Finance
2 68 (6.84%) Legal
3 54 (5.43%) Retail
4 49 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 43 (4.33%) Law
6 39 (3.92%) Manufacturing
7 35 (3.52%) Marketing
8 23 (2.31%) Back Office
9 22 (2.21%) Billing
10 20 (2.01%) Banking
11 19 (1.91%) Games
12 14 (1.41%) Advertising
13 12 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (1.11%) Publishing
15 4 (0.40%) Automotive
15 4 (0.40%) Local Government
16 2 (0.20%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.20%) German Language
17 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (24.04%) Analyst
2 215 (21.63%) Developer
3 73 (7.34%) .NET Developer
4 68 (6.84%) Consultant
5 61 (6.14%) Support Engineer
6 52 (5.23%) IT Support
7 49 (4.93%) C# Developer
8 47 (4.73%) Project Manager
9 45 (4.53%) Service Analyst
9 45 (4.53%) Support Analyst
10 42 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 42 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (4.02%) SQL Developer
12 38 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 38 (3.82%) DBA
13 37 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
14 35 (3.52%) SQL DBA
15 32 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
16 31 (3.12%) Tester
17 30 (3.02%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (20.42%) .NET
2 91 (9.15%) ASP.NET
3 84 (8.45%) HTML
4 83 (8.35%) CSS
5 60 (6.04%) .NET Framework
5 60 (6.04%) jQuery
6 42 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (3.92%) HTML5
8 34 (3.42%) Web Services
9 30 (3.02%) XML
10 27 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 26 (2.62%) Entity Framework
12 25 (2.52%) CSS3
13 24 (2.41%) WCF
14 21 (2.11%) AngularJS
14 21 (2.11%) WinForms
15 18 (1.81%) JSON
16 16 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (1.51%) NHibernate
18 14 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 205 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (7.34%) Management Information System
3 49 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (4.53%) Blackberry
4 45 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.22%) Data Centre
6 29 (2.92%) Replication
7 20 (2.01%) iPad
8 19 (1.91%) Clustering
9 17 (1.71%) Social Media
10 14 (1.41%) User Experience
11 12 (1.21%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.21%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.11%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.11%) PMI
13 10 (1.01%) Online Games
14 9 (0.91%) Data Extraction
14 9 (0.91%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 349 (35.11%) Windows
2 150 (15.09%) Windows Server
3 113 (11.37%) Windows 7
4 91 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (4.43%) Windows 10
7 33 (3.32%) Linux
7 33 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (2.92%) Windows 8
9 28 (2.82%) Mac OS X
10 27 (2.72%) Unix
11 26 (2.62%) Windows XP
12 18 (1.81%) Android
13 13 (1.31%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.40%) 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
1 161 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (12.27%) ITIL
3 121 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
4 116 (11.67%) Project Management
5 90 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (6.64%) Scrum
7 64 (6.44%) MVC
8 63 (6.34%) CRM
8 63 (6.34%) Mentoring
9 61 (6.14%) Change Management
10 55 (5.53%) PRINCE2
11 51 (5.13%) ETL
12 49 (4.93%) Web Development
13 48 (4.83%) Software Engineering
14 47 (4.73%) Analytics
15 45 (4.53%) Data Analysis
15 45 (4.53%) Risk Management
16 42 (4.23%) Line Management
17 39 (3.92%) Migration
18 38 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 352 (35.41%) SQL
2 170 (17.10%) C#
3 99 (9.96%) T-SQL
4 89 (8.95%) JavaScript
5 60 (6.04%) PowerShell
6 57 (5.73%) VBA
7 45 (4.53%) Java
7 45 (4.53%) VB
8 27 (2.72%) C++
9 25 (2.52%) VBScript
10 19 (1.91%) PHP
10 19 (1.91%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.51%) C
12 11 (1.11%) VB6
13 9 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 8 (0.80%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.50%) Perl
15 5 (0.50%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 146 (14.69%) Degree
2 99 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.43%) MCSA
4 38 (3.82%) MCSE
5 31 (3.12%) ISEB
5 31 (3.12%) MCP
6 28 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (2.72%) CCNA
7 27 (2.72%) Security Cleared
8 20 (2.01%) PMI Certification
9 19 (1.91%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.71%) MCT
11 11 (1.11%) MCTS
12 10 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.01%) MCITP
12 10 (1.01%) PMP
12 10 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.91%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.73%) SLA
2 56 (5.63%) QA
3 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) FATCA
6 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.10%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 183 (18.41%) Active Directory
2 64 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.82%) XenApp
5 21 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.31%) Terminal Server
7 12 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.91%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.80%) vSphere
10 4 (0.40%) Postfix
11 3 (0.30%) NFS
11 3 (0.30%) vCloud
11 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.30%) Xen
11 3 (0.30%) XenServer
12 2 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (3.92%) SCCM
2 18 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.61%) Nagios
4 13 (1.31%) SCOM
5 8 (0.80%) SCOrch
5 8 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (0.70%) EdgeSight
6 7 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.50%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.30%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.30%) Puppet
9 3 (0.30%) RANCID
9 3 (0.30%) vRealize
9 3 (0.30%) WMI
9 3 (0.30%) WSUS
9 3 (0.30%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.10%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 754 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 102 (10.26%) VMware
3 84 (8.45%) Citrix
4 83 (8.35%) Oracle
5 49 (4.93%) Cisco
6 27 (2.72%) SAP
7 20 (2.01%) HP
8 17 (1.71%) Google
9 15 (1.51%) iManage
9 15 (1.51%) Intel Security
10 14 (1.41%) Cognos
10 14 (1.41%) RedGate
10 14 (1.41%) Tableau
11 12 (1.21%) Dell
11 12 (1.21%) Interwoven
11 12 (1.21%) Symantec
11 12 (1.21%) Veeam
12 11 (1.11%) Adobe
12 11 (1.11%) IBM
12 11 (1.11%) Juniper
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