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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 4 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.40% 6.90% 14.29%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 47.62% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 11
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
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 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.89% 14.48% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 18
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,750 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (63.16%) C#
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) N-Tier
4 7 (36.84%) VBA
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Web Development
5 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
5 5 (26.32%) WCF
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) SOAP
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Avaya
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.79%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) PBX
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) MS Access
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.53%) MI Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) WCF
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) N-Tier
3 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Web Development
2 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) VBA
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) XenApp
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Nortel
5 1 (5.26%) Draytek