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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 20 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.79% 11.05% 17.56%
As % of the Applications category 71.43% 95.00% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 34
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,700 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £34,250
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
28 20 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.31% 11.63% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 36
Average salary £25,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,350 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +3 15 £24,000 -31.42% 5
County Londonderry -3 5 £50,000 -23.07% 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) Degree
3 23 (76.67%) SQL
4 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
6 19 (63.33%) .NET
6 19 (63.33%) C#
6 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (46.67%) MVC
8 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (46.67%) Web Development
8 14 (46.67%) Time Management
9 13 (43.33%) Visual Studio
10 7 (23.33%) CSS
10 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
11 6 (20.00%) jQuery
11 6 (20.00%) HTML
11 6 (20.00%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.67%) SOAP
12 5 (16.67%) Web Services
12 5 (16.67%) XML
12 5 (16.67%) XSLT
12 5 (16.67%) JBoss
12 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle
12 5 (16.67%) Internet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (16.67%) JBoss
1 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) OLTP
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (43.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Graduate
3 5 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Graduate Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (16.67%) SOAP
6 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) XML
6 5 (16.67%) XSLT
6 5 (16.67%) YUI
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) LINQ
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Physics
4 1 (3.33%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.33%) Biology
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) MVC
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Web Development
2 14 (46.67%) Time Management
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Data Management
3 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) ETL
4 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
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