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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 30 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.08% 11.65% 5.97%
As % of the Applications category 93.75% 66.67% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 1
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +25.00%
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
32 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.08% 17.48% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 6
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £17,249
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +73.92%
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +9 29 £35,000 +16.66% 4
County Armagh - 1 £19,000 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Service Delivery
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
3 14 (36.84%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) .NET
4 13 (34.21%) Windows
4 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
4 13 (34.21%) QA
5 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 10 (26.32%) Office 365
7 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
7 9 (23.68%) VMware
8 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 8 (21.05%) Migration
8 8 (21.05%) EDRMS
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
8 8 (21.05%) Citrix
8 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.05%) Data Migration
8 8 (21.05%) Information Management
9 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.79%) ERP
10 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery

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 (34.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.26%) assyst
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (5.26%) DMZ
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) EDRMS
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) IDOL
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Selenium
1 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.89%) JDeveloper
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Business Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) E-Business Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Manual Tester
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) QA Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) QA Manual Tester
3 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
3 4 (10.53%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) Ajax
6 1 (2.63%) COM
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) Java EE
6 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Replication
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.53%) Unix
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.26%) Debian
7 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Service Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
3 8 (21.05%) Data Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Information Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.79%) ERP
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) Change Management
6 5 (13.16%) Process Management
7 4 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 4 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.53%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.89%) Firmware
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) CommVault
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Kofax
5 2 (5.26%) OpenText
5 2 (5.26%) Tandberg
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Novell
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
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