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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 17 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.41% 11.94% 12.09%
As % of the Applications category 89.47% 80.00% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 4
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
MS Excel
UK

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
19 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.75% 14.93% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 9
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £17,249
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +117.40%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 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
County Antrim +1 16 £40,000 - 1
County Armagh - 1 - -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) Degree
3 16 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
5 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) QA
6 11 (27.50%) Windows
7 10 (25.00%) MS Office
7 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 10 (25.00%) Office 365
8 9 (22.50%) ITIL
8 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
8 9 (22.50%) VMware
9 8 (20.00%) Information Management
9 8 (20.00%) Migration
9 8 (20.00%) EDRMS
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) C#
9 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (20.00%) Data Migration
9 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
10 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.50%) ERP

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 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.00%) assyst
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (5.00%) DMZ
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) EDRMS
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) IDOL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Selenium
1 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.50%) JDeveloper
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) E-Business Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) QA Manual Tester
4 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Unix
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) AIX
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
3 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Information Management
3 8 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) ERP
4 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Process Management
6 5 (12.50%) Workflow
7 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) ISEB
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCITP
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) CISM
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) CRISC
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) Firmware
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) DFS Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Adobe
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) CommVault
6 2 (5.00%) Kofax
6 2 (5.00%) OpenText
6 2 (5.00%) Tandberg
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) NetSuite