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

Location
3 months to
21 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 593 555 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.43% 10.53% 10.33%
As % of the Applications category 59.72% 62.08% 71.71%
Number of salaries quoted 505 486 501
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 £22,000 £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
993 894 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.79% 16.96% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 839 776 706
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 £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +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 21 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 21 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 +3 158 £34,500 +6.15% 43
Wiltshire +1 98 £34,500 -1.42% 28
Somerset -1 97 £30,000 -14.28% 15
Dorset -1 95 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Gloucestershire -8 91 £34,000 +7.93% 13
Devon -4 48 £35,000 +13.82% 10
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 21 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.

1 899 (74.05%) Microsoft
2 499 (41.10%) Windows
3 473 (38.96%) SQL Server
4 369 (30.40%) SQL
5 290 (23.89%) MS Office
6 269 (22.16%) .NET
7 246 (20.26%) C#
8 207 (17.05%) VMware
9 205 (16.89%) Finance
10 204 (16.80%) HTML
11 195 (16.06%) Active Directory
12 193 (15.90%) ASP.NET
13 190 (15.65%) Degree
14 185 (15.24%) MS Exchange
15 166 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
16 161 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 160 (13.18%) JavaScript
18 154 (12.69%) CSS
19 148 (12.19%) IIS
20 144 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 142 (11.70%) XML
22 134 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
23 129 (10.63%) ITIL
24 110 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
25 109 (8.98%) Project Management
26 107 (8.81%) Oracle
27 106 (8.73%) Java
28 104 (8.57%) Citrix
29 103 (8.48%) Firewall
30 100 (8.24%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 185 (15.24%) MS Exchange
2 148 (12.19%) IIS
3 100 (8.24%) SharePoint
4 96 (7.91%) BizTalk Server
5 85 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 66 (5.44%) Commerce Server
7 35 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (1.65%) Umbraco
10 19 (1.57%) Apache
11 18 (1.48%) Lync
12 16 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (1.15%) CMS
14 13 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
15 10 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 9 (0.74%) SAS
16 9 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
17 8 (0.66%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 290 (23.89%) MS Office
2 88 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 59 (4.86%) MS Project
4 31 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 13 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.91%) Acrobat
7 8 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.58%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.25%) InDesign
10 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.16%) SPSS
11 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.082%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 66 (5.44%) Fredhopper
2 30 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (1.24%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.49%) GoldMine
6 5 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.25%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.25%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.25%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.16%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.16%) Summit
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.21%) Office 365
2 30 (2.47%) SaaS
3 21 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.25%) GitHub
5 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.082%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (8.48%) Firewall
2 96 (7.91%) Internet
3 73 (6.01%) SAN
4 70 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 44 (3.62%) VPN
6 40 (3.29%) DNS
7 39 (3.21%) LAN
8 37 (3.05%) WAN
9 28 (2.31%) DHCP
10 25 (2.06%) SMTP
11 21 (1.73%) FTP
12 15 (1.24%) VoIP
13 14 (1.15%) VLAN
14 13 (1.07%) Wireless
14 13 (1.07%) ISDN
14 13 (1.07%) MPLS
15 10 (0.82%) NAS
15 10 (0.82%) SSL
16 8 (0.66%) Network Security
16 8 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 99 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (6.59%) MySQL
5 70 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 63 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (3.95%) MS Access
9 39 (3.21%) RDBMS
10 38 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.81%) Oracle Database
13 20 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (1.57%) Data Mining
15 15 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (1.07%) OLAP
17 10 (0.82%) DTS
18 9 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
19 8 (0.66%) Big Data
19 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 76 (6.26%) Visual Studio
2 37 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (2.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (0.91%) Subversion
4 11 (0.91%) Selenium
5 10 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (0.66%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.58%) NUnit
8 7 (0.58%) JIRA
8 7 (0.58%) Moq
9 5 (0.41%) Rational Performance Tester
10 4 (0.33%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.33%) GDB
10 4 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.33%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.33%) WATIR
10 4 (0.33%) ReSharper
General
1 205 (16.89%) Finance
2 93 (7.66%) Retail
3 53 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.54%) Advertising
5 40 (3.29%) Marketing
6 26 (2.14%) Banking
7 23 (1.89%) Military
8 22 (1.81%) Legal
9 19 (1.57%) Aerospace
10 15 (1.24%) Back Office
11 14 (1.15%) Law
11 14 (1.15%) Games
12 13 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.07%) Electronics
13 9 (0.74%) Automotive
14 5 (0.41%) French Language
15 4 (0.33%) Billing
16 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.25%) German Language
17 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 318 (26.19%) Analyst
2 256 (21.09%) Developer
3 124 (10.21%) Support Engineer
4 93 (7.66%) Consultant
5 78 (6.43%) .NET Developer
6 76 (6.26%) Support Analyst
7 75 (6.18%) Technical Analyst
8 59 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 55 (4.53%) Project Manager
10 53 (4.37%) Software Developer
11 52 (4.28%) C# Developer
12 51 (4.20%) Applications Support
12 51 (4.20%) Web Developer
13 45 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 43 (3.54%) Junior
15 42 (3.46%) Help Desk Support
16 40 (3.29%) Business Analyst
17 38 (3.13%) Administrator
17 38 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
18 35 (2.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (22.16%) .NET
2 204 (16.80%) HTML
3 193 (15.90%) ASP.NET
4 154 (12.69%) CSS
5 142 (11.70%) XML
6 79 (6.51%) .NET Framework
7 69 (5.68%) Web Services
8 64 (5.27%) jQuery
9 54 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (3.05%) HTML5
11 33 (2.72%) XSLT
12 30 (2.47%) XHTML
13 26 (2.14%) CSS3
14 21 (1.73%) WCF
15 18 (1.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (1.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 18 (1.48%) Middleware
16 15 (1.24%) ADO.NET
17 14 (1.15%) JSON
18 13 (1.07%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 166 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 65 (5.35%) Mathematics
4 56 (4.61%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.55%) Statistics
6 26 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 22 (1.81%) PKI
7 22 (1.81%) Fat Client
7 22 (1.81%) Thin Client
8 19 (1.57%) E-Learning
9 16 (1.32%) Social Media
9 16 (1.32%) Data Integration
9 16 (1.32%) Graphic Design
10 14 (1.15%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.07%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.99%) User Experience
12 12 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.91%) Clustering
14 10 (0.82%) Video Editing
14 10 (0.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 499 (41.10%) Windows
2 161 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (5.52%) Linux
6 59 (4.86%) Windows 7
7 58 (4.78%) Windows XP
8 43 (3.54%) Windows Vista
9 37 (3.05%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.40%) UNIX
11 12 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.74%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.58%) AIX
14 6 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.49%) Solaris
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.082%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.082%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (10.63%) ITIL
3 109 (8.98%) Project Management
4 88 (7.25%) MVC
5 84 (6.92%) E-Commerce
6 80 (6.59%) Time Management
7 79 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
8 67 (5.52%) Mentoring
9 59 (4.86%) PRINCE2
10 56 (4.61%) Web Development
11 52 (4.28%) Software Engineering
12 48 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 48 (3.95%) CRM
13 47 (3.87%) OO
13 47 (3.87%) Scrum
14 46 (3.79%) Software Testing
15 43 (3.54%) Data Analysis
15 43 (3.54%) Problem Management
16 41 (3.38%) Service Management
17 40 (3.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 369 (30.40%) SQL
2 246 (20.26%) C#
3 160 (13.18%) JavaScript
4 106 (8.73%) Java
5 77 (6.34%) T-SQL
6 50 (4.12%) VB
7 45 (3.71%) VBA
8 44 (3.62%) VB.NET
9 40 (3.29%) C++
10 35 (2.88%) C
11 25 (2.06%) VBScript
12 18 (1.48%) XPath
12 18 (1.48%) XQuery
13 17 (1.40%) VB6
14 16 (1.32%) PHP
15 15 (1.24%) Python
16 9 (0.74%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.49%) Ruby
18 6 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 190 (15.65%) Degree
2 110 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 53 (4.37%) MCP
5 50 (4.12%) MCSE
6 49 (4.04%) ISEB
7 48 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 33 (2.72%) MCITP
9 27 (2.22%) MCSA
9 27 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 27 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (2.06%) CCA
10 25 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (1.24%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.99%) HNC
14 10 (0.82%) MCTS
14 10 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.10%) SLA
2 49 (4.04%) QA
3 8 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.33%) COBIT
6 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 195 (16.06%) Active Directory
2 144 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.22%) XenApp
5 23 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 18 (1.48%) VMware ESX
7 17 (1.40%) vSphere
8 14 (1.15%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.49%) Firmware
12 4 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.33%) UAG
12 4 (0.33%) XenServer
12 4 (0.33%) qmail
12 4 (0.33%) Squid
13 3 (0.25%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 2 (0.16%) Xen
14 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.082%) NFS
Systems Management
1 56 (4.61%) SCCM
2 33 (2.72%) Backup Exec
3 30 (2.47%) WSUS
4 29 (2.39%) SCOM
5 28 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 16 (1.32%) Nagios
7 15 (1.24%) SCOrch
8 12 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (0.99%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.58%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
10 5 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.33%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.33%) logstash
12 3 (0.25%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.25%) SCSM
12 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.082%) Netcool
13 1 (0.082%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 899 (74.05%) Microsoft
2 207 (17.05%) VMware
3 107 (8.81%) Oracle
4 104 (8.57%) Citrix
5 68 (5.60%) Cisco
6 67 (5.52%) HP
7 66 (5.44%) EPiServer
7 66 (5.44%) hybris
8 40 (3.29%) EMC
9 36 (2.97%) IBM
10 24 (1.98%) Dell
11 21 (1.73%) SAP
12 19 (1.57%) Adobe
12 19 (1.57%) Sitecore
13 18 (1.48%) DataCore
14 16 (1.32%) Google
15 14 (1.15%) Business Objects
16 13 (1.07%) NetApp
17 12 (0.99%) Veeam
17 12 (0.99%) Bomgar
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + pension and 22 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + pension, 22 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38 - £55 per annum + Bonus, Car, Health Care
Posted: 15 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorset
Cititec
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Shares
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000 per annum + Commensurate on Experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + plus Audi A3 & good benefits
Posted: Yesterday