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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 544 530 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.55% 7.89% 10.15%
As % of the Applications category 67.16% 60.71% 65.82%
Number of salaries quoted 444 430 628
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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
810 873 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.73% 13.00% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 671 702 945
Median salary £36,500 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +10 314 £38,500 +2.66% 57
Cheshire +3 145 £31,500 -3.07% 23
Merseyside -14 48 £27,500 -1.78% 9
Lancashire -13 21 £37,500 +32.74% 6
Cumbria +5 7 £33,750 +3.84% 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 747 (72.74%) Microsoft
2 399 (38.85%) SQL Server
3 381 (37.10%) SQL
4 312 (30.38%) Windows
5 251 (24.44%) MS Office
6 246 (23.95%) Finance
7 206 (20.06%) .NET
8 192 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
9 185 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
10 172 (16.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 171 (16.65%) C#
12 161 (15.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 156 (15.19%) T-SQL
14 142 (13.83%) Degree
15 141 (13.73%) Active Directory
16 135 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
17 123 (11.98%) ITIL
18 116 (11.30%) Windows Server
19 103 (10.03%) SharePoint
20 102 (9.93%) ASP.NET
21 96 (9.35%) CSS
22 94 (9.15%) VMware
23 91 (8.86%) JavaScript
24 88 (8.57%) PowerShell
24 88 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
24 88 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
25 86 (8.37%) Project Management
25 86 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
26 85 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
27 84 (8.18%) ETL

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
1 103 (10.03%) SharePoint
2 65 (6.33%) MS Exchange
3 39 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (3.60%) IIS
5 22 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (1.66%) NServiceBus
7 13 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.07%) CMS
9 11 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.07%) WordPress
10 10 (0.97%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.68%) Apache
13 5 (0.49%) Drupal
13 5 (0.49%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.49%) Moodle
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.49%) SAS
14 4 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 251 (24.44%) MS Office
2 80 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 61 (5.94%) MS Project
4 30 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.46%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.49%) SPSS
7 3 (0.29%) CorelDRAW
7 3 (0.29%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.29%) XMetaL
8 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 45 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.39%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.29%) Infor CRM
5 3 (0.29%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.29%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.19%) Line 50
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.097%) HFM
7 1 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.097%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.097%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.097%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 88 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (4.67%) Office 365
3 17 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.46%) SaaS
5 13 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.58%) IaaS
7 5 (0.49%) GitHub
8 4 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.39%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.39%) PaaS
9 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.29%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.29%) Yammer
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.097%) AdWords
11 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.16%) DNS
2 33 (3.21%) WAN
3 32 (3.12%) DHCP
4 31 (3.02%) Internet
5 30 (2.92%) LAN
5 30 (2.92%) VPN
6 27 (2.63%) Firewall
7 22 (2.14%) TCP/IP
8 18 (1.75%) Broadband
9 16 (1.56%) SAN
10 12 (1.17%) VLAN
10 12 (1.17%) VoIP
11 11 (1.07%) Wireless
12 10 (0.97%) HTTP
13 7 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.58%) FTP
14 6 (0.58%) Intranet
14 6 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (0.49%) MPLS
15 5 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (38.85%) SQL Server
2 172 (16.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 161 (15.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 77 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 75 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (6.13%) MySQL
8 62 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 52 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 49 (4.77%) Relational Database
11 44 (4.28%) Power BI
12 41 (3.99%) MS Access
13 37 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
14 33 (3.21%) MongoDB
15 22 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 21 (2.04%) NoSQL
17 20 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
18 18 (1.75%) PowerPivot
18 18 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 58 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (4.09%) JIRA
3 40 (3.89%) Visual Studio
4 29 (2.82%) Selenium
5 23 (2.24%) SpecFlow
6 17 (1.66%) FxCop
6 17 (1.66%) StyleCop
7 13 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (0.97%) AccuRev
8 10 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (0.78%) Subversion
10 6 (0.58%) NUnit
11 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.49%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.49%) InstallShield
11 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.49%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.39%) MSTest
13 3 (0.29%) TestComplete
13 3 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 246 (23.95%) Finance
2 68 (6.62%) Legal
3 52 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 43 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.80%) Billing
6 38 (3.70%) Retail
7 37 (3.60%) Law
8 31 (3.02%) Marketing
9 23 (2.24%) Games
10 22 (2.14%) Banking
11 17 (1.66%) Publishing
12 14 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.97%) Back Office
13 10 (0.97%) French Language
13 10 (0.97%) German Language
14 9 (0.88%) Advertising
15 6 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
16 4 (0.39%) Electronics
16 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 245 (23.86%) Developer
2 232 (22.59%) Analyst
3 83 (8.08%) .NET Developer
4 69 (6.72%) DBA
5 66 (6.43%) Consultant
6 64 (6.23%) SQL DBA
7 57 (5.55%) Support Engineer
8 56 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 55 (5.36%) Project Manager
10 52 (5.06%) SQL Developer
11 51 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 48 (4.67%) Support Analyst
13 45 (4.38%) Applications Support
14 39 (3.80%) IT Support
15 37 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
16 36 (3.51%) SQL Analyst
17 35 (3.41%) Administrator
18 34 (3.31%) Tester
19 32 (3.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 31 (3.02%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (20.06%) .NET
2 102 (9.93%) ASP.NET
3 96 (9.35%) CSS
4 79 (7.69%) HTML
5 78 (7.59%) .NET Framework
6 58 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (5.36%) jQuery
8 39 (3.80%) NHibernate
9 38 (3.70%) Entity Framework
10 36 (3.51%) HTML5
11 35 (3.41%) Web Services
11 35 (3.41%) XML
12 34 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 34 (3.31%) JSON
13 32 (3.12%) WCF
14 25 (2.43%) CSS3
15 24 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (2.24%) AngularJS
17 19 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (1.75%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 192 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 57 (5.55%) Management Information System
4 49 (4.77%) Data Centre
5 44 (4.28%) Replication
6 34 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.82%) Clustering
8 26 (2.53%) iPad
9 25 (2.43%) User Experience
10 24 (2.34%) Blackberry
11 21 (2.04%) PMI
12 19 (1.85%) Social Media
13 18 (1.75%) Driving Licence
14 17 (1.66%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.36%) NHS
16 13 (1.27%) Visualisation
17 12 (1.17%) Algorithms
17 12 (1.17%) iSeries
17 12 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
18 11 (1.07%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 312 (30.38%) Windows
2 116 (11.30%) Windows Server
3 79 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 74 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (4.67%) Linux
7 45 (4.38%) Windows 10
8 37 (3.60%) Unix
9 23 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (2.14%) Mac OS X
11 21 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.78%) CentOS
14 7 (0.68%) Android
14 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.39%) Solaris
17 3 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
3 123 (11.98%) ITIL
4 86 (8.37%) Project Management
4 86 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (8.18%) ETL
6 79 (7.69%) MVC
7 72 (7.01%) Mentoring
8 70 (6.82%) Scrum
9 55 (5.36%) CRM
9 55 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 54 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 54 (5.26%) Web Development
11 46 (4.48%) Change Management
12 39 (3.80%) TDD
13 37 (3.60%) Migration
14 36 (3.51%) Analytics
15 34 (3.31%) Risk Management
16 33 (3.21%) Line Management
17 32 (3.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 381 (37.10%) SQL
2 171 (16.65%) C#
3 156 (15.19%) T-SQL
4 91 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 88 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 61 (5.94%) VBA
7 52 (5.06%) Java
8 27 (2.63%) C
8 27 (2.63%) VB
9 26 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 23 (2.24%) C++
11 19 (1.85%) PHP
12 15 (1.46%) Perl
12 15 (1.46%) Python
12 15 (1.46%) VBScript
13 11 (1.07%) MATLAB
13 11 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 142 (13.83%) Degree
2 85 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (4.09%) PMI Certification
4 36 (3.51%) ISEB
5 29 (2.82%) MCSA
5 29 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.53%) CCNA
6 26 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.24%) MCSE
8 21 (2.04%) PMP
9 18 (1.75%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.56%) MCP
12 12 (1.17%) MOS
13 11 (1.07%) PhD
14 9 (0.88%) MCT
15 8 (0.78%) HND
16 6 (0.58%) HNC
16 6 (0.58%) MCTS
16 6 (0.58%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.84%) SLA
2 55 (5.36%) QA
3 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.39%) HL7
5 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.097%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.097%) PMBOK
System Software
1 141 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 64 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.56%) XenApp
5 13 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.97%) vSphere
7 9 (0.88%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.39%) NFS
9 4 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.29%) vCloud
10 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.29%) XenServer
11 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (3.21%) SCCM
2 17 (1.66%) Nagios
3 12 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.88%) Puppet
4 9 (0.88%) SCOM
5 6 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.58%) WSUS
6 5 (0.49%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.49%) WMI
7 4 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.39%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.29%) LiteSpeed
8 3 (0.29%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.29%) RANCID
8 3 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 747 (72.74%) Microsoft
2 94 (9.15%) VMware
3 77 (7.50%) Oracle
4 64 (6.23%) Citrix
5 51 (4.97%) Cisco
6 36 (3.51%) SAP
7 30 (2.92%) iManage
8 28 (2.73%) Tableau
9 26 (2.53%) Cognos
10 24 (2.34%) HP
11 21 (2.04%) RedGate
12 20 (1.95%) Adobe
12 20 (1.95%) NetApp
13 19 (1.85%) Google
14 17 (1.66%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.27%) Computacenter
15 13 (1.27%) Veeam
16 12 (1.17%) Apple
16 12 (1.17%) IBM
17 10 (0.97%) Dell
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18750 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus (to15%) + excellent bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension
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St. Helens, Merseyside
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