The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 7 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.14% 6.12% 14.39%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 17
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,250 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
MS Excel
Lancashire

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

Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.18% 12.24% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 27
Average salary £30,750 £29,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.03% -26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,450 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £46,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Preston region.

MS Excel Salary Trend in Preston

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Preston region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Preston

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) IIS
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (14.29%) Sun
6 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) VBA
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Avionics
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 2 (14.29%) Web Development
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) UML
2 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (7.14%) Use Case
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) Ada
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ACCA
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP