The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 16 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.77% 11.43% 14.08%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 86.96% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 21
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +127.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.59% 13.14% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 21
Average salary £17,249 £37,750 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.30% +132.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Northern Ireland region.

MS Excel Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
County Antrim -10 13 £24,000 -31.42% 6
County Londonderry -1 3 - - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
3 20 (68.97%) C#
4 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
5 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
6 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
7 15 (51.72%) MVC
7 15 (51.72%) Degree
8 11 (37.93%) Web Development
8 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
8 11 (37.93%) Time Management
8 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
9 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
10 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (24.14%) CSS
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle
11 6 (20.69%) HTML
11 6 (20.69%) Web Services
11 6 (20.69%) XML
11 6 (20.69%) SOA
11 6 (20.69%) OO
11 6 (20.69%) GIS
11 6 (20.69%) ESRI
11 6 (20.69%) BC Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
2 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Graduate
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 6 (20.69%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) LINQ
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) GIS
1 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) MVC
2 11 (37.93%) Web Development
2 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) Time Management
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) SOA
4 6 (20.69%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) BC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) MCDST
6 2 (6.90%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) CCNP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSA
7 1 (3.45%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) ESRI
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Talend
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