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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 511 626 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.68% 10.26% 9.81%
As % of the Applications category 68.87% 67.68% 61.76%
Number of salaries quoted 440 536 448
Average salary £33,875 £34,508 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.83% -2.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
742 925 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.60% 15.16% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 634 784 700
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -1 132 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Wiltshire -5 131 £33,000 +1.53% 21
Gloucestershire -4 86 £31,500 -14.86% 14
Dorset +4 72 £35,000 +2.94% 10
Devon -15 42 £22,750 -24.16% 5
Somerset -16 36 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Cornwall -5 6 £29,250 +39.28% 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 740 (72.83%) Microsoft
2 426 (41.93%) Windows
3 335 (32.97%) SQL
4 324 (31.89%) SQL Server
5 280 (27.56%) MS Office
6 242 (23.82%) .NET
7 234 (23.03%) Active Directory
8 233 (22.93%) ITIL
9 212 (20.87%) C#
10 183 (18.01%) VMware
11 166 (16.34%) Finance
12 165 (16.24%) ASP.NET
13 152 (14.96%) MS Exchange
14 147 (14.47%) Citrix
15 137 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
16 133 (13.09%) Degree
17 132 (12.99%) JavaScript
18 127 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
19 126 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
20 124 (12.20%) HTML
21 121 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
22 117 (11.52%) Project Management
23 115 (11.32%) TCP/IP
24 111 (10.93%) Windows Server 2012
25 104 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
26 102 (10.04%) Oracle
27 98 (9.65%) SharePoint
28 96 (9.45%) MVC
29 91 (8.96%) CSS
30 90 (8.86%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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
1 152 (14.96%) MS Exchange
2 98 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 90 (8.86%) IIS
4 57 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (2.66%) Lync
7 16 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (1.57%) SAS
8 15 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.08%) Apache
12 10 (0.98%) WorkSite
13 9 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.69%) JBoss
14 7 (0.69%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.49%) CMS
15 5 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 280 (27.56%) MS Office
2 66 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 61 (6.00%) MS Project
4 34 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.79%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.49%) SPSS
7 5 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Aareon QL
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.098%) Agresso
5 1 (0.098%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.098%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.098%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.098%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.098%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.098%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.92%) Office 365
2 27 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.69%) SaaS
4 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.098%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.098%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 115 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 87 (8.56%) Firewall
3 75 (7.38%) DNS
4 62 (6.10%) DHCP
5 61 (6.00%) SAN
6 43 (4.23%) LAN
7 40 (3.94%) WAN
8 37 (3.64%) VPN
9 34 (3.35%) Internet
9 34 (3.35%) Wireless
10 24 (2.36%) VoIP
11 14 (1.38%) SMTP
11 14 (1.38%) WebEx
12 13 (1.28%) FTP
12 13 (1.28%) Intranet
13 12 (1.18%) Network Security
14 11 (1.08%) HTTP
15 8 (0.79%) PBX
15 8 (0.79%) DASS2
15 8 (0.79%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (31.89%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 22 (2.17%) Data Mining
9 20 (1.97%) MS Access
10 14 (1.38%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.79%) MySQL
14 8 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.69%) BusinessObjects XI
16 6 (0.59%) SSDT
17 5 (0.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 52 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (4.43%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.48%) WinDbg
3 15 (1.48%) GDB
4 12 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.59%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.59%) Subversion
6 6 (0.59%) JIRA
7 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.39%) JMeter
8 4 (0.39%) NeoLoad
8 4 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.20%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.20%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.20%) NUnit
10 2 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.20%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.098%) Git (software)
General
1 166 (16.34%) Finance
2 35 (3.44%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.15%) Military
3 32 (3.15%) Banking
3 32 (3.15%) Retail
4 25 (2.46%) Marketing
5 18 (1.77%) Games
5 18 (1.77%) Advertising
5 18 (1.77%) Aerospace
6 16 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.28%) Legal
8 12 (1.18%) Electronics
9 10 (0.98%) Law
10 8 (0.79%) Back Office
11 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.49%) Billing
11 5 (0.49%) Local Government
12 4 (0.39%) French Language
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 227 (22.34%) Analyst
2 210 (20.67%) Developer
3 106 (10.43%) Consultant
4 93 (9.15%) Support Engineer
5 87 (8.56%) .NET Developer
6 76 (7.48%) Support Analyst
7 54 (5.31%) C# Developer
8 52 (5.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 49 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 35 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 34 (3.35%) Junior
13 30 (2.95%) Software Developer
13 30 (2.95%) Network Engineer
13 30 (2.95%) Administrator
13 30 (2.95%) Technical Consultant
14 28 (2.76%) Senior Developer
15 26 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
15 26 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 25 (2.46%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (23.82%) .NET
2 165 (16.24%) ASP.NET
3 124 (12.20%) HTML
4 91 (8.96%) CSS
5 78 (7.68%) .NET Framework
6 73 (7.19%) Web Services
7 57 (5.61%) jQuery
8 47 (4.63%) XML
9 44 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (3.25%) WCF
11 32 (3.15%) Entity Framework
12 23 (2.26%) HTML5
12 23 (2.26%) WPF
13 22 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 21 (2.07%) XHTML
15 20 (1.97%) Software Packaging
16 18 (1.77%) LINQ
16 18 (1.77%) AngularJS
16 18 (1.77%) SOAP
17 13 (1.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 127 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 35 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.05%) Thin Client
4 31 (3.05%) Fat Client
5 25 (2.46%) Mathematics
6 23 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 23 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.57%) Clustering
10 14 (1.38%) CMDB
11 10 (0.98%) Statistics
11 10 (0.98%) iPad
11 10 (0.98%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.89%) iPhone
13 8 (0.79%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.69%) GIS
14 7 (0.69%) CESG
14 7 (0.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 426 (41.93%) Windows
2 126 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (10.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (6.99%) Linux
5 66 (6.50%) Windows 7
6 59 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (3.74%) Windows 8
8 36 (3.54%) Windows XP
9 27 (2.66%) Windows Vista
10 14 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.28%) UNIX
12 12 (1.18%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (0.98%) Android
14 10 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.30%) CentOS
16 3 (0.30%) Debian
17 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (22.93%) ITIL
2 121 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (11.52%) Project Management
4 96 (9.45%) MVC
5 72 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (6.20%) PRINCE2
7 58 (5.71%) Time Management
8 57 (5.61%) Service Management
9 56 (5.51%) SDLC
10 54 (5.31%) OO
11 51 (5.02%) Mentoring
12 50 (4.92%) Software Engineering
13 49 (4.82%) Service Delivery
14 45 (4.43%) CRM
15 44 (4.33%) Waterfall
16 42 (4.13%) Migration
17 41 (4.04%) Change Management
18 38 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (3.35%) ITSM
20 33 (3.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 335 (32.97%) SQL
2 212 (20.87%) C#
3 132 (12.99%) JavaScript
4 64 (6.30%) T-SQL
5 58 (5.71%) Java
6 48 (4.72%) C
7 47 (4.63%) PowerShell
8 46 (4.53%) C++
9 38 (3.74%) VB.NET
10 28 (2.76%) VBA
11 24 (2.36%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.28%) VB
13 12 (1.18%) PHP
13 12 (1.18%) Python
14 7 (0.69%) VBScript
14 7 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.59%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.59%) R
15 6 (0.59%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 137 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (13.09%) Degree
3 89 (8.76%) Security Cleared
4 85 (8.37%) MCSE
5 55 (5.41%) MCSA
6 45 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 38 (3.74%) MCP
7 38 (3.74%) CCA
7 38 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
8 29 (2.85%) SC Cleared
8 29 (2.85%) DV Cleared
9 28 (2.76%) MCITP
10 19 (1.87%) ISEB
11 16 (1.57%) CCNA
11 16 (1.57%) CCEA
11 16 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (1.57%) CCEE
12 14 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.00%) SLA
2 28 (2.76%) QA
3 8 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.39%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 234 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 104 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (6.99%) Hyper-V
4 63 (6.20%) XenApp
5 27 (2.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 23 (2.26%) vSphere
6 23 (2.26%) BitLocker
7 11 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.30%) Firmware
11 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.098%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.098%) Postfix
12 1 (0.098%) KVM
Systems Management
1 63 (6.20%) SCCM
2 38 (3.74%) SCOM
3 20 (1.97%) Backup Exec
4 16 (1.57%) NetBackup
5 13 (1.28%) WSUS
6 8 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.59%) Windows Intune
8 5 (0.49%) Nagios
8 5 (0.49%) SCSM
8 5 (0.49%) Puppet
9 3 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.098%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.098%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.098%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.098%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.098%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.098%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 740 (72.83%) Microsoft
2 183 (18.01%) VMware
3 147 (14.47%) Citrix
4 102 (10.04%) Oracle
5 69 (6.79%) Cisco
6 35 (3.44%) Remedy
7 32 (3.15%) HP
8 26 (2.56%) IBM
8 26 (2.56%) Business Objects
9 25 (2.46%) SAP
10 23 (2.26%) Symantec
11 21 (2.07%) Sophos
11 21 (2.07%) EMC
12 18 (1.77%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.57%) Apple
13 16 (1.57%) AppSense
13 16 (1.57%) Google
14 14 (1.38%) Dell
15 12 (1.18%) Siemens
16 11 (1.08%) NetApp
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £100000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wellington, Somerset
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warminster, Wiltshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
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