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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 601 559 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.46% 10.49% 10.45%
As % of the Applications category 58.98% 62.18% 70.72%
Number of salaries quoted 513 491 497
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
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
1019 899 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.04% 16.88% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 862 782 709
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +6 160 £34,500 +6.15% 37
Wiltshire +4 110 £34,500 -1.42% 31
Dorset -1 99 £37,500 +15.38% 17
Somerset -3 89 £29,856 -14.69% 15
Gloucestershire -7 88 £32,500 +3.17% 8
Devon -1 49 £35,000 +20.68% 9
Cornwall -7 2 £28,250 +66.17%
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 921 (73.92%) Microsoft
2 515 (41.33%) Windows
3 485 (38.92%) SQL Server
4 386 (30.98%) SQL
5 293 (23.52%) MS Office
6 275 (22.07%) .NET
7 255 (20.47%) C#
8 217 (17.42%) VMware
9 212 (17.01%) HTML
10 210 (16.85%) Finance
11 201 (16.13%) Active Directory
12 199 (15.97%) Degree
13 196 (15.73%) ASP.NET
14 193 (15.49%) MS Exchange
15 169 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 169 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
16 167 (13.40%) JavaScript
17 161 (12.92%) CSS
18 151 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 149 (11.96%) IIS
20 140 (11.24%) XML
21 139 (11.16%) ITIL
22 135 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
23 118 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
24 117 (9.39%) Oracle
25 116 (9.31%) Project Management
26 111 (8.91%) Firewall
27 107 (8.59%) Citrix
27 107 (8.59%) Java
28 103 (8.27%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 193 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 149 (11.96%) IIS
3 103 (8.27%) SharePoint
4 95 (7.62%) BizTalk Server
5 87 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 65 (5.22%) Commerce Server
7 37 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (1.69%) Umbraco
10 21 (1.69%) Lync
10 21 (1.69%) Apache
11 18 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (1.20%) CMS
13 13 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
14 9 (0.72%) SAS
14 9 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 293 (23.52%) MS Office
2 91 (7.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 61 (4.90%) MS Project
4 33 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.20%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.96%) Acrobat
8 10 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.56%) FrameMaker
10 4 (0.32%) InDesign
11 3 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.16%) SPSS
13 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.080%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 65 (5.22%) Fredhopper
2 29 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.48%) GoldMine
6 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.32%) Summit
7 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.24%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.24%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.24%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.16%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.13%) Office 365
2 30 (2.41%) SaaS
3 21 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.24%) GitHub
5 1 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.080%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.080%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (8.91%) Firewall
2 94 (7.54%) Internet
3 80 (6.42%) SAN
4 75 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 47 (3.77%) VPN
6 46 (3.69%) LAN
7 43 (3.45%) WAN
8 40 (3.21%) DNS
9 29 (2.33%) DHCP
10 25 (2.01%) SMTP
11 22 (1.77%) FTP
12 18 (1.44%) VoIP
13 15 (1.20%) VLAN
14 14 (1.12%) MPLS
15 13 (1.04%) Wireless
15 13 (1.04%) ISDN
16 12 (0.96%) NAS
17 10 (0.80%) SSL
18 8 (0.64%) HTTP
18 8 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (38.92%) SQL Server
2 100 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (6.82%) MySQL
5 71 (5.70%) Relational Database
6 64 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (3.85%) MS Access
9 39 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 39 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 19 (1.52%) Data Mining
14 16 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (1.04%) OLAP
16 10 (0.80%) DTS
17 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (0.64%) Big Data
19 7 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 77 (6.18%) Visual Studio
2 38 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (2.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (0.96%) Subversion
4 12 (0.96%) Selenium
5 11 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (0.64%) JIRA
8 7 (0.56%) Moq
8 7 (0.56%) NUnit
9 6 (0.48%) Rational Performance Tester
10 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.32%) WATIR
10 4 (0.32%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.32%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.32%) GDB
10 4 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 210 (16.85%) Finance
2 94 (7.54%) Retail
3 54 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.45%) Advertising
5 40 (3.21%) Marketing
6 30 (2.41%) Banking
7 24 (1.93%) Military
8 23 (1.85%) Legal
9 22 (1.77%) Aerospace
10 15 (1.20%) Law
10 15 (1.20%) Back Office
11 14 (1.12%) Games
12 12 (0.96%) Electronics
12 12 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.72%) Automotive
14 5 (0.40%) French Language
15 4 (0.32%) Billing
16 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.24%) German Language
17 2 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 323 (25.92%) Analyst
2 264 (21.19%) Developer
3 125 (10.03%) Support Engineer
4 101 (8.11%) Consultant
5 80 (6.42%) .NET Developer
6 79 (6.34%) Support Analyst
7 73 (5.86%) Technical Analyst
8 60 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 55 (4.41%) Software Developer
10 54 (4.33%) Project Manager
11 53 (4.25%) Applications Support
11 53 (4.25%) C# Developer
12 51 (4.09%) Web Developer
13 45 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 43 (3.45%) Junior
14 43 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
15 41 (3.29%) Business Analyst
16 39 (3.13%) Administrator
16 39 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
17 36 (2.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (22.07%) .NET
2 212 (17.01%) HTML
3 196 (15.73%) ASP.NET
4 161 (12.92%) CSS
5 140 (11.24%) XML
6 83 (6.66%) .NET Framework
7 71 (5.70%) Web Services
8 67 (5.38%) jQuery
9 57 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (3.13%) HTML5
11 33 (2.65%) XSLT
12 30 (2.41%) XHTML
13 27 (2.17%) CSS3
14 23 (1.85%) WCF
15 21 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (1.52%) Middleware
17 18 (1.44%) ASP.NET 2.0
18 15 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (1.20%) JSON
18 15 (1.20%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 169 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 67 (5.38%) Mathematics
4 59 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.49%) Statistics
6 26 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.93%) Fat Client
7 24 (1.93%) Thin Client
8 22 (1.77%) PKI
9 20 (1.61%) E-Learning
10 18 (1.44%) Graphic Design
11 16 (1.28%) Data Integration
11 16 (1.28%) Social Media
12 14 (1.12%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.96%) Clustering
14 12 (0.96%) Blackberry
15 11 (0.88%) User Experience
16 10 (0.80%) Video Editing
16 10 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 515 (41.33%) Windows
2 169 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (5.70%) Linux
6 61 (4.90%) Windows 7
7 59 (4.74%) Windows XP
8 44 (3.53%) Windows Vista
9 38 (3.05%) Windows 8
10 19 (1.52%) UNIX
11 14 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (0.64%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.56%) AIX
14 6 (0.48%) Solaris
14 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.48%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.080%) Android
15 1 (0.080%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.080%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (11.16%) ITIL
2 135 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (9.31%) Project Management
4 94 (7.54%) MVC
5 84 (6.74%) Time Management
6 83 (6.66%) E-Commerce
7 79 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (5.30%) Mentoring
9 60 (4.82%) PRINCE2
10 58 (4.65%) Web Development
11 55 (4.41%) Software Engineering
12 50 (4.01%) Scrum
13 49 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 48 (3.85%) Software Testing
14 48 (3.85%) OO
14 48 (3.85%) CRM
15 43 (3.45%) Service Management
15 43 (3.45%) Data Analysis
16 42 (3.37%) Service Delivery
16 42 (3.37%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 386 (30.98%) SQL
2 255 (20.47%) C#
3 167 (13.40%) JavaScript
4 107 (8.59%) Java
5 78 (6.26%) T-SQL
6 49 (3.93%) VB
7 45 (3.61%) VB.NET
8 43 (3.45%) VBA
9 42 (3.37%) C++
10 35 (2.81%) C
11 25 (2.01%) VBScript
12 18 (1.44%) PHP
12 18 (1.44%) XQuery
12 18 (1.44%) XPath
13 16 (1.28%) VB6
13 16 (1.28%) Python
14 10 (0.80%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.64%) Perl
16 6 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 199 (15.97%) Degree
2 118 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (7.54%) Security Cleared
4 54 (4.33%) MCP
5 52 (4.17%) MCSE
6 51 (4.09%) ISEB
6 51 (4.09%) SC Cleared
7 35 (2.81%) MCITP
8 30 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (2.33%) MCSA
10 28 (2.25%) CCA
10 28 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (2.25%) DV Cleared
11 20 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (1.20%) ISTQB
13 13 (1.04%) HNC
14 12 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.88%) MCTS
15 11 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.72%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.10%) SLA
2 51 (4.09%) QA
3 10 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.32%) COBIT
5 4 (0.32%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 201 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 151 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.17%) XenApp
5 23 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 19 (1.52%) vSphere
7 18 (1.44%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.28%) XenDesktop
9 15 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.48%) Firmware
12 4 (0.32%) Squid
12 4 (0.32%) XenServer
12 4 (0.32%) qmail
12 4 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.32%) UAG
13 3 (0.24%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 3 (0.24%) Xen
14 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (4.65%) SCCM
2 33 (2.65%) Backup Exec
3 31 (2.49%) WSUS
3 31 (2.49%) SCOM
4 27 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (1.28%) Nagios
6 15 (1.20%) SCOrch
7 13 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 12 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
12 4 (0.32%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.32%) SCSM
12 4 (0.32%) logstash
13 3 (0.24%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 1 (0.080%) Hyperic
14 1 (0.080%) Netcool
Vendors
1 921 (73.92%) Microsoft
2 217 (17.42%) VMware
3 117 (9.39%) Oracle
4 107 (8.59%) Citrix
5 70 (5.62%) Cisco
6 67 (5.38%) HP
7 65 (5.22%) EPiServer
7 65 (5.22%) hybris
8 42 (3.37%) EMC
9 36 (2.89%) IBM
10 25 (2.01%) Dell
11 21 (1.69%) SAP
12 20 (1.61%) Adobe
12 20 (1.61%) Sitecore
13 18 (1.44%) DataCore
14 16 (1.28%) Google
15 14 (1.12%) Business Objects
15 14 (1.12%) Avaya
16 13 (1.04%) Symantec
17 12 (0.96%) Red Hat
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