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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 22 19 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.43% 11.80% 17.97%
As % of the Applications category 57.89% 95.00% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 30
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +115.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £23,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,400 £32,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
38 20 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.47% 12.42% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 30
Average salary £17,249 £35,000 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.71% +115.38%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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
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 22 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 September 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 -2 17 £24,000 -31.42% 6
County Londonderry -1 5 £50,000 - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 24 (72.73%) Degree
3 23 (69.70%) SQL
4 21 (63.64%) .NET
4 21 (63.64%) C#
5 20 (60.61%) Software Engineering
6 19 (57.58%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
8 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio
9 14 (42.42%) MVC
9 14 (42.42%) Time Management
9 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (42.42%) Web Development
10 9 (27.27%) CSS
11 8 (24.24%) HTML
12 7 (21.21%) Web Services
12 7 (21.21%) XML
12 7 (21.21%) Oracle
12 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
13 6 (18.18%) jQuery
13 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
13 6 (18.18%) Java
13 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 5 (15.15%) Internet
14 5 (15.15%) XSLT
14 5 (15.15%) Tomcat

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) OLTP
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Software Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Graduate
4 5 (15.15%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Integration Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Graduate Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (27.27%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) HTML
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) XML
7 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 5 (15.15%) XSLT
8 5 (15.15%) SOAP
8 5 (15.15%) YUI
9 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
10 1 (3.03%) J2EE
10 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.03%) LINQ
10 1 (3.03%) WCF
10 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.15%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Physics
5 1 (3.03%) Chemistry
5 1 (3.03%) Biology
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) MVC
2 14 (42.42%) Time Management
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Web Development
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Coaching
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) MCDST
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) ESRI
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
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