The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 12 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.02% 14.60% 21.15%
As % of the Applications category 63.16% 50.00% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 20
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £42,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.29% 29.20% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 22
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £38,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Excel
Lancashire

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 24 July 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Preston

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) OOD
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) OOP
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) ERP
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) C
8 3 (15.00%) VB
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) PHP
8 3 (15.00%) Asset Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) PBX
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) MS Access
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) VB Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Navision Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) Grails
3 2 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) OOD
2 3 (15.00%) OOP
2 3 (15.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) ERP
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) System Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Time Management
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Document Management
3 2 (10.00%) Process Management
3 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) VB6
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCSP
3 1 (5.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Nortel