The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 6 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 38 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.59% 4.58% 0.96%
As % of the Applications category 97.44% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 4 1
Median salary £25,250 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.18% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
39 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.03% 9.16% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 3
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £24,720
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £38,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
County Antrim +5 19 £24,000 -28.88% 7
County Tyrone - 13 £32,500 - 1
County Armagh - 3 £47,500 - 1
County Londonderry - 1 £19,500 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Hyper-V
3 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (34.62%) VMware
4 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 15 (28.85%) MS Office
5 15 (28.85%) Citrix
5 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (28.85%) Degree
6 13 (25.00%) ERP
7 12 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 10 (19.23%) Office 365
10 9 (17.31%) SQL
11 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
11 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.46%) Project Management
11 7 (13.46%) SAN
11 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
11 7 (13.46%) Presales
11 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
12 6 (11.54%) SWIFT
12 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (11.54%) Use Case
12 6 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (11.54%) Change Control
12 6 (11.54%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (11.54%) Virtual Servers

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Office
2 12 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (11.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 6 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (11.54%) VoIP
3 4 (7.69%) DHCP
3 4 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.92%) Power BI
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.54%) Prime Brokerage
3 5 (9.62%) Back Office
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Architect
1 9 (17.31%) Technical Architect
2 7 (13.46%) Administrator
2 7 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) IT Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Support Technician
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (5.77%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.85%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) SWIFT
2 5 (9.62%) Replication
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) AIX
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ERP
2 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.46%) Presales
3 7 (13.46%) Project Management
4 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) Change Control
4 6 (11.54%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.54%) Use Case
5 5 (9.62%) Business Development
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) Open Source
5 5 (9.62%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.62%) UML
6 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.69%) System Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) HND
3 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) CCNA
4 4 (7.69%) CCNP
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) MCITP
4 4 (7.69%) MCSA
4 4 (7.69%) MCSE
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.85%) CISA
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 2 (3.85%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) CRISC
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) GCP
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Hyper-V
2 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (7.69%) XenApp
5 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) VMware
3 15 (28.85%) Citrix
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco
5 4 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 4 (7.69%) Google
5 4 (7.69%) IBM
5 4 (7.69%) Sophos
5 4 (7.69%) Veeam
6 2 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (3.85%) Ciena
6 2 (3.85%) Huawei
6 2 (3.85%) Nokia
6 2 (3.85%) Tellabs
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Intel
7 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) Sage
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
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