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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 621 510 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.06% 10.07% 9.18%
As % of the Applications category 66.06% 61.15% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 518 443 465
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
940 834 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.23% 16.47% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 780 712 656
Average salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Bristol +2 150 £32,000 -1.53% 28
Wiltshire +3 122 £34,500 -1.42% 17
Somerset 0 101 £32,000 -1.53% 14
Gloucestershire 0 97 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Dorset -4 95 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Devon -8 43 £35,000 +20.68% 4
Cornwall +1 4 £28,000 +64.70%
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 915 (74.09%) Microsoft
2 526 (42.59%) Windows
3 459 (37.17%) SQL Server
4 360 (29.15%) SQL
5 304 (24.62%) MS Office
6 269 (21.78%) .NET
7 242 (19.60%) C#
8 214 (17.33%) Finance
9 212 (17.17%) VMware
10 207 (16.76%) Active Directory
11 197 (15.95%) ASP.NET
12 196 (15.87%) HTML
13 183 (14.82%) MS Exchange
14 180 (14.57%) Degree
15 174 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 171 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
17 157 (12.71%) XML
18 156 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
19 150 (12.15%) CSS
19 150 (12.15%) JavaScript
20 147 (11.90%) IIS
21 142 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
22 126 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
23 125 (10.12%) ITIL
24 107 (8.66%) Java
24 107 (8.66%) SharePoint
25 106 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 104 (8.42%) Firewall
27 103 (8.34%) Citrix
28 101 (8.18%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 183 (14.82%) MS Exchange
2 147 (11.90%) IIS
3 107 (8.66%) SharePoint
4 96 (7.77%) BizTalk Server
5 93 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 66 (5.34%) Commerce Server
7 38 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (1.54%) Umbraco
12 18 (1.46%) Apache
13 16 (1.30%) Lync
14 14 (1.13%) CMS
15 12 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (0.97%) SAS
16 11 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
18 9 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 304 (24.62%) MS Office
2 76 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 60 (4.86%) MS Project
4 35 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.65%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.57%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.24%) SPSS
10 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.081%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.081%) InDesign
11 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 66 (5.34%) Fredhopper
2 32 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (1.13%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.65%) GoldMine
6 7 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.40%) Exchequer
9 4 (0.32%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.24%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.24%) SalesLogix
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.40%) Office 365
2 22 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.78%) SaaS
3 3 (0.24%) GitHub
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.081%) PaaS
5 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (8.42%) Firewall
2 101 (8.18%) Internet
3 79 (6.40%) SAN
3 79 (6.40%) TCP/IP
4 50 (4.05%) DNS
5 42 (3.40%) VPN
6 41 (3.32%) LAN
7 34 (2.75%) WAN
8 33 (2.67%) DHCP
9 30 (2.43%) SMTP
10 23 (1.86%) FTP
11 19 (1.54%) VoIP
12 15 (1.21%) Wireless
13 14 (1.13%) VLAN
14 13 (1.05%) ISDN
14 13 (1.05%) HTTP
15 12 (0.97%) SSL
16 11 (0.89%) NAS
17 10 (0.81%) Network Security
17 10 (0.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (37.17%) SQL Server
2 106 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 77 (6.23%) Relational Database
5 69 (5.59%) MySQL
6 64 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (3.81%) MS Access
9 41 (3.32%) RDBMS
10 39 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (1.62%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (1.30%) OLAP
14 16 (1.30%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.05%) Big Data
16 11 (0.89%) DTS
17 8 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
18 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 87 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 40 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (0.97%) Selenium
4 12 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (0.89%) Subversion
6 10 (0.81%) NUnit
7 7 (0.57%) MSBuild
7 7 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.57%) Moq
8 6 (0.49%) JIRA
8 6 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.32%) WATIR
9 4 (0.32%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.32%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.32%) NCrunch
10 3 (0.24%) GDB
General
1 214 (17.33%) Finance
2 89 (7.21%) Retail
3 56 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 49 (3.97%) Marketing
5 38 (3.08%) Advertising
6 27 (2.19%) Legal
7 21 (1.70%) Military
8 19 (1.54%) Banking
8 19 (1.54%) Back Office
9 18 (1.46%) Games
10 17 (1.38%) Electronics
11 16 (1.30%) Law
12 14 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.05%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.81%) Automotive
15 5 (0.40%) French Language
16 4 (0.32%) Billing
17 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 320 (25.91%) Analyst
2 256 (20.73%) Developer
3 126 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 89 (7.21%) Consultant
5 81 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 77 (6.23%) Technical Analyst
7 73 (5.91%) .NET Developer
8 60 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 50 (4.05%) Applications Support
9 50 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 47 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 47 (3.81%) Web Developer
11 46 (3.72%) C# Developer
12 44 (3.56%) Junior
12 44 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 43 (3.48%) Administrator
14 42 (3.40%) Business Analyst
14 42 (3.40%) Help Desk Support
15 37 (3.00%) Support Technician
16 35 (2.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (21.78%) .NET
2 197 (15.95%) ASP.NET
3 196 (15.87%) HTML
4 157 (12.71%) XML
5 150 (12.15%) CSS
6 70 (5.67%) .NET Framework
7 63 (5.10%) Web Services
8 61 (4.94%) jQuery
9 49 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (2.91%) XSLT
11 34 (2.75%) HTML5
12 33 (2.67%) XHTML
13 25 (2.02%) CSS3
14 20 (1.62%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 19 (1.54%) COM
16 17 (1.38%) Middleware
16 17 (1.38%) WPF
17 16 (1.30%) WCF
18 15 (1.21%) ADO.NET
19 14 (1.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 171 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 68 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 61 (4.94%) Mathematics
5 30 (2.43%) Statistics
6 28 (2.27%) PKI
7 27 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.94%) Fat Client
8 24 (1.94%) Thin Client
9 21 (1.70%) Data Integration
10 15 (1.21%) Social Media
10 15 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.21%) E-Learning
11 14 (1.13%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.05%) User Experience
12 13 (1.05%) Clustering
13 11 (0.89%) Graphic Design
14 10 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.73%) Blog
15 9 (0.73%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 526 (42.59%) Windows
2 174 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 78 (6.32%) Windows 7
6 74 (5.99%) Linux
7 68 (5.51%) Windows XP
8 47 (3.81%) Windows Vista
8 47 (3.81%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.21%) UNIX
10 13 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (0.81%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.57%) AIX
14 6 (0.49%) Solaris
14 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (10.12%) ITIL
3 100 (8.10%) Project Management
4 84 (6.80%) E-Commerce
5 80 (6.48%) Time Management
6 75 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (6.07%) MVC
7 59 (4.78%) Mentoring
8 55 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (4.45%) PRINCE2
9 51 (4.13%) Web Development
10 50 (4.05%) Software Engineering
11 46 (3.72%) CRM
11 46 (3.72%) Service Delivery
12 41 (3.32%) Scrum
13 39 (3.16%) Software Testing
14 38 (3.08%) Content Management
14 38 (3.08%) OO
15 37 (3.00%) Data Analysis
15 37 (3.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 360 (29.15%) SQL
2 242 (19.60%) C#
3 150 (12.15%) JavaScript
4 107 (8.66%) Java
5 80 (6.48%) T-SQL
6 60 (4.86%) VB
7 48 (3.89%) VBA
8 47 (3.81%) C++
9 43 (3.48%) VB.NET
10 42 (3.40%) C
11 30 (2.43%) VBScript
12 24 (1.94%) VB6
13 21 (1.70%) XPath
14 20 (1.62%) XQuery
15 16 (1.30%) Python
15 16 (1.30%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.21%) PHP
17 9 (0.73%) VC++
18 7 (0.57%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 180 (14.57%) Degree
2 126 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (7.37%) Security Cleared
4 54 (4.37%) MCSE
5 52 (4.21%) MCP
6 46 (3.72%) ISEB
7 43 (3.48%) SC Cleared
8 40 (3.24%) MCITP
9 29 (2.35%) DV Cleared
10 25 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (1.94%) CCA
11 24 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (1.78%) MCSA
13 17 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (1.13%) ISTQB
15 13 (1.05%) MCTS
16 11 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (0.89%) HNC
17 10 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (0.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.10%) SLA
2 48 (3.89%) QA
3 12 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.32%) COBIT
6 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 207 (16.76%) Active Directory
2 156 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.02%) XenApp
5 21 (1.70%) VMware ESX
6 18 (1.46%) Terminal Services
7 13 (1.05%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.97%) vSphere
9 11 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.49%) Xen
10 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.32%) Squid
11 4 (0.32%) qmail
12 3 (0.24%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 3 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.24%) UAG
12 3 (0.24%) XenServer
13 2 (0.16%) NFS
13 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 62 (5.02%) SCCM
2 36 (2.91%) Backup Exec
3 33 (2.67%) WSUS
4 32 (2.59%) SCOM
4 32 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 21 (1.70%) Nagios
6 15 (1.21%) SCOrch
7 12 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 12 (0.97%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.65%) logstash
9 7 (0.57%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
11 4 (0.32%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.24%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.16%) SCSM
13 2 (0.16%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 915 (74.09%) Microsoft
2 212 (17.17%) VMware
3 103 (8.34%) Citrix
4 92 (7.45%) Oracle
5 73 (5.91%) HP
6 67 (5.43%) Cisco
7 66 (5.34%) EPiServer
7 66 (5.34%) hybris
8 36 (2.91%) IBM
8 36 (2.91%) EMC
9 27 (2.19%) Dell
10 24 (1.94%) SAP
11 20 (1.62%) DataCore
12 18 (1.46%) Sitecore
13 17 (1.38%) Adobe
14 15 (1.21%) Google
15 14 (1.13%) Apple
16 13 (1.05%) CommVault
16 13 (1.05%) Bomgar
17 12 (0.97%) NetApp
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