The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 648 522 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.45% 10.03% 7.78%
As % of the Applications category 70.43% 62.07% 65.54%
Number of salaries quoted 544 458 395
Average salary £35,000 £34,625 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.08% +0.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
MS Excel
England

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

Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
920 841 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.84% 16.17% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 764 711 604
Average salary £33,300 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.05% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in the South West

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in the South West

MS Excel
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 August 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
Wiltshire +6 132 £33,000 -9.58% 15
Gloucestershire +15 130 £37,000 +5.71% 10
Bristol -10 110 £34,000 - 29
Somerset -1 102 £33,300 +2.46% 20
Dorset -9 101 £32,500 - 10
Devon +9 58 £35,000 +66.66% 3
Cornwall +4 3 £28,000 +64.70%
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 891 (73.27%) Microsoft
2 527 (43.34%) Windows
3 450 (37.01%) SQL Server
4 347 (28.54%) SQL
5 329 (27.06%) MS Office
6 257 (21.13%) .NET
7 232 (19.08%) Finance
8 228 (18.75%) C#
9 208 (17.11%) Active Directory
10 191 (15.71%) VMware
11 185 (15.21%) ASP.NET
12 183 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 176 (14.47%) HTML
13 176 (14.47%) MS Exchange
14 170 (13.98%) Degree
15 152 (12.50%) XML
16 141 (11.60%) JavaScript
17 138 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 137 (11.27%) IIS
18 137 (11.27%) CSS
19 128 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
20 123 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 119 (9.79%) SharePoint
22 113 (9.29%) Project Management
23 112 (9.21%) Java
24 111 (9.13%) ITIL
25 107 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
26 106 (8.72%) Firewall
27 102 (8.39%) Internet
28 95 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 176 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 137 (11.27%) IIS
3 119 (9.79%) SharePoint
4 93 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 91 (7.48%) BizTalk Server
6 67 (5.51%) Commerce Server
7 37 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (1.64%) CMS
11 17 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (1.32%) Umbraco
12 16 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (1.15%) SAS
14 12 (0.99%) Lync
14 12 (0.99%) Apache
15 11 (0.90%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 329 (27.06%) MS Office
2 80 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 76 (6.25%) MS Project
4 46 (3.78%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.66%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.49%) FrameMaker
8 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.33%) SPSS
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.16%) InDesign
11 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.082%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 66 (5.43%) Fredhopper
2 34 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.66%) GoldMine
6 7 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.41%) SAP MDM
7 5 (0.41%) Exchequer
7 5 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.25%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.25%) SalesLogix
9 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.04%) Office 365
2 22 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.07%) SaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 106 (8.72%) Firewall
2 102 (8.39%) Internet
3 87 (7.15%) TCP/IP
4 80 (6.58%) SAN
5 62 (5.10%) DNS
6 54 (4.44%) LAN
7 46 (3.78%) VPN
8 42 (3.45%) WAN
8 42 (3.45%) DHCP
9 32 (2.63%) SMTP
10 25 (2.06%) FTP
11 17 (1.40%) VoIP
12 16 (1.32%) Wireless
13 15 (1.23%) VLAN
14 14 (1.15%) HTTP
14 14 (1.15%) SSL
15 12 (0.99%) NAS
16 11 (0.90%) IPsec
17 9 (0.74%) ISDN
17 9 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (37.01%) SQL Server
2 123 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 107 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 70 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (5.43%) MySQL
7 55 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (2.96%) RDBMS
10 34 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (2.80%) MS Access
11 29 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.32%) Data Mining
14 15 (1.23%) Big Data
15 13 (1.07%) OLAP
16 11 (0.90%) DTS
17 10 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 78 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 35 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (1.15%) Subversion
5 11 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.66%) Selenium
6 8 (0.66%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.41%) NUnit
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.25%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.25%) JIRA
10 2 (0.16%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.16%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.16%) WATIR
10 2 (0.16%) Maven
10 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.16%) GDB
10 2 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
General
1 232 (19.08%) Finance
2 90 (7.40%) Retail
3 59 (4.85%) Marketing
4 57 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.71%) Legal
6 22 (1.81%) Military
7 21 (1.73%) Advertising
8 20 (1.64%) Law
9 17 (1.40%) Banking
10 16 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.32%) Back Office
11 15 (1.23%) Electronics
12 14 (1.15%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.90%) Games
14 10 (0.82%) Automotive
15 5 (0.41%) Billing
16 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.25%) Publishing
17 3 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 321 (26.40%) Analyst
2 265 (21.79%) Developer
3 113 (9.29%) Support Engineer
4 84 (6.91%) .NET Developer
5 83 (6.83%) Support Analyst
6 79 (6.50%) Consultant
7 78 (6.41%) Technical Analyst
8 58 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 48 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 47 (3.87%) Project Manager
11 46 (3.78%) Applications Support
12 43 (3.54%) Business Analyst
12 43 (3.54%) C# Developer
13 42 (3.45%) Web Developer
13 42 (3.45%) Junior
14 40 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 39 (3.21%) Help Desk Support
16 35 (2.88%) Administrator
17 34 (2.80%) Support Technician
18 33 (2.71%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (21.13%) .NET
2 185 (15.21%) ASP.NET
3 176 (14.47%) HTML
4 152 (12.50%) XML
5 137 (11.27%) CSS
6 63 (5.18%) Web Services
7 60 (4.93%) jQuery
8 53 (4.36%) .NET Framework
9 41 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (2.88%) XSLT
11 30 (2.47%) XHTML
12 26 (2.14%) COM
13 25 (2.06%) HTML5
14 24 (1.97%) WPF
15 21 (1.73%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 21 (1.73%) WCF
16 15 (1.23%) CSS3
16 15 (1.23%) Ajax
17 14 (1.15%) JSON
17 14 (1.15%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.41%) Computer Science
2 74 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 52 (4.28%) Mathematics
4 30 (2.47%) PKI
5 28 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.14%) Statistics
6 26 (2.14%) Blackberry
7 22 (1.81%) Data Integration
8 20 (1.64%) Fat Client
8 20 (1.64%) Thin Client
9 12 (0.99%) E-Learning
10 11 (0.90%) Clustering
10 11 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.90%) Social Media
10 11 (0.90%) PDA
11 10 (0.82%) Reference Data
11 10 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.66%) Graphic Design
12 8 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.58%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 527 (43.34%) Windows
2 183 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (7.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 90 (7.40%) Windows 7
5 76 (6.25%) Linux
6 71 (5.84%) Windows XP
7 50 (4.11%) Windows 8
8 45 (3.70%) Windows Vista
9 17 (1.40%) UNIX
10 15 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 11 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (0.58%) Solaris
12 7 (0.58%) AIX
13 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.082%) HPUX
15 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (9.29%) Project Management
2 111 (9.13%) ITIL
3 84 (6.91%) E-Commerce
4 74 (6.09%) MVC
5 73 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (5.59%) Time Management
7 59 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 53 (4.36%) PRINCE2
9 50 (4.11%) Service Delivery
10 48 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (3.78%) CRM
12 44 (3.62%) Software Engineering
13 42 (3.45%) Web Development
14 38 (3.13%) ERP
14 38 (3.13%) OO
15 36 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (2.80%) Data Analysis
16 34 (2.80%) Scrum
17 33 (2.71%) Content Management
18 32 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 347 (28.54%) SQL
2 228 (18.75%) C#
3 141 (11.60%) JavaScript
4 112 (9.21%) Java
5 86 (7.07%) T-SQL
6 63 (5.18%) VB
7 52 (4.28%) VBA
8 51 (4.19%) C++
9 48 (3.95%) C
10 44 (3.62%) VB.NET
11 33 (2.71%) VBScript
12 23 (1.89%) VB6
13 22 (1.81%) XPath
14 21 (1.73%) XQuery
15 17 (1.40%) Python
15 17 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.23%) PHP
17 9 (0.74%) VC++
18 8 (0.66%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 170 (13.98%) Degree
2 128 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 83 (6.83%) Security Cleared
4 51 (4.19%) MCSE
5 48 (3.95%) MCP
6 39 (3.21%) SC Cleared
7 35 (2.88%) MCITP
8 33 (2.71%) ISEB
9 32 (2.63%) DV Cleared
10 22 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (1.40%) MCSA
12 16 (1.32%) CCA
12 16 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.15%) MCTS
14 10 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.82%) HNC
14 10 (0.82%) MCSD
14 10 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.74%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.61%) SLA
2 50 (4.11%) QA
3 15 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.25%) COBIT
5 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.082%) TickIT
System Software
1 208 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 138 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.52%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 18 (1.48%) XenApp
6 15 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.15%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.82%) vSphere
9 8 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.49%) Xen
11 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.33%) Squid
11 4 (0.33%) qmail
12 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.25%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 2 (0.16%) UAG
13 2 (0.16%) NFS
14 1 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.082%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 51 (4.19%) SCCM
2 37 (3.04%) Backup Exec
3 36 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 35 (2.88%) WSUS
5 26 (2.14%) SCOM
6 19 (1.56%) Nagios
7 11 (0.90%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.90%) SCOrch
7 11 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 10 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.66%) logstash
10 7 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
10 7 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 6 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.49%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.41%) ARCserve
13 4 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.25%) WMI
15 2 (0.16%) Hyperic
15 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 891 (73.27%) Microsoft
2 191 (15.71%) VMware
3 90 (7.40%) Citrix
4 74 (6.09%) Oracle
5 67 (5.51%) HP
6 66 (5.43%) EPiServer
6 66 (5.43%) hybris
7 64 (5.26%) Cisco
8 28 (2.30%) EMC
8 28 (2.30%) IBM
9 26 (2.14%) SAP
10 25 (2.06%) Dell
11 17 (1.40%) Adobe
11 17 (1.40%) DataCore
12 15 (1.23%) Apple
12 15 (1.23%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.07%) McAfee
14 12 (0.99%) Google
14 12 (0.99%) Sage
14 12 (0.99%) Red Hat
Gloucestershire
RecruitX
Salary: £26k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 20% Shift Alloance and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £32,000 + Car or £5k Car Allow
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Future
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Future
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £29,712 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 50% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago