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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 584 690 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.23% 11.65% 10.48%
As % of the Applications category 57.94% 66.47% 66.89%
Number of salaries quoted 518 585 537
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
1008 1038 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.93% 17.52% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 870 862 790
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,950 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 +5 142 £35,625 +7.95% 25
Bristol -14 132 £35,000 -6.66% 26
Dorset -4 102 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Gloucestershire -16 87 £32,500 - 9
Somerset +4 75 £31,500 -4.54% 8
Devon -4 48 £27,500 +32.21% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 912 (75.06%) Microsoft
2 476 (39.18%) Windows
3 428 (35.23%) SQL Server
4 381 (31.36%) SQL
5 293 (24.12%) MS Office
6 288 (23.70%) .NET
7 275 (22.63%) C#
8 224 (18.44%) Active Directory
9 213 (17.53%) HTML
10 212 (17.45%) VMware
11 207 (17.04%) ASP.NET
12 205 (16.87%) Finance
13 195 (16.05%) Degree
14 187 (15.39%) MS Exchange
15 176 (14.49%) JavaScript
16 174 (14.32%) CSS
17 164 (13.50%) ITIL
18 155 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 154 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
20 152 (12.51%) VMware Infrastructure
21 149 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
22 146 (12.02%) Project Management
23 133 (10.95%) Oracle
24 122 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
25 121 (9.96%) Citrix
26 119 (9.79%) MVC
27 117 (9.63%) MS PowerPoint
28 114 (9.38%) Security Cleared
29 111 (9.14%) IIS
30 110 (9.05%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 187 (15.39%) MS Exchange
2 111 (9.14%) IIS
3 110 (9.05%) SharePoint
4 75 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
6 47 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (2.39%) Lync
10 27 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (2.14%) Commerce Server
12 22 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (1.73%) Umbraco
13 21 (1.73%) Apache
14 11 (0.91%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.91%) CMS
15 10 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.49%) SAS
17 6 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 293 (24.12%) MS Office
2 117 (9.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 52 (4.28%) MS Project
4 42 (3.46%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.65%) Photoshop
6 15 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (1.07%) Acrobat
9 9 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.49%) FrameMaker
11 6 (0.49%) InDesign
12 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.16%) Simulink
14 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.082%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.082%) FastStats
14 1 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.082%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (2.14%) Fredhopper
2 22 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.33%) Summit
5 4 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.25%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.082%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.082%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.082%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.80%) Office 365
2 30 (2.47%) SaaS
3 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.25%) GitHub
5 1 (0.082%) IaaS
5 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.082%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.05%) Firewall
2 90 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 75 (6.17%) SAN
4 61 (5.02%) VPN
5 56 (4.61%) LAN
6 55 (4.53%) WAN
7 52 (4.28%) Internet
8 45 (3.70%) DNS
9 42 (3.46%) DHCP
10 24 (1.98%) VoIP
11 22 (1.81%) VLAN
12 20 (1.65%) FTP
13 16 (1.32%) MPLS
14 15 (1.23%) Wireless
14 15 (1.23%) SMTP
14 15 (1.23%) NetScaler
15 14 (1.15%) NAS
16 11 (0.91%) ISDN
16 11 (0.91%) SSL
17 7 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 99 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (6.67%) MySQL
4 76 (6.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 74 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 65 (5.35%) Relational Database
7 61 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (3.79%) MS Access
8 46 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 26 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.81%) Data Mining
13 17 (1.40%) OLAP
14 15 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
18 6 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (5.51%) Visual Studio
2 38 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (1.32%) JIRA
5 12 (0.99%) Selenium
6 11 (0.91%) Subversion
7 10 (0.82%) Rational Performance Tester
7 10 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.58%) NUnit
10 7 (0.58%) Moq
11 6 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.41%) WinDbg
12 5 (0.41%) GDB
13 4 (0.33%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.33%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.33%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.33%) WATIR
General
1 205 (16.87%) Finance
2 53 (4.36%) Retail
3 50 (4.12%) Advertising
4 43 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.96%) Banking
6 35 (2.88%) Aerospace
7 31 (2.55%) Marketing
8 27 (2.22%) Military
9 24 (1.98%) Legal
10 18 (1.48%) Games
11 11 (0.91%) Law
11 11 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.66%) Automotive
13 7 (0.58%) Back Office
13 7 (0.58%) Electronics
14 5 (0.41%) French Language
15 4 (0.33%) German Language
15 4 (0.33%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 288 (23.70%) Analyst
2 270 (22.22%) Developer
3 122 (10.04%) Consultant
4 107 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 87 (7.16%) .NET Developer
6 79 (6.50%) Support Analyst
7 65 (5.35%) Software Developer
8 54 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 51 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 50 (4.12%) Web Developer
11 49 (4.03%) Applications Support
12 47 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 46 (3.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 46 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 43 (3.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 39 (3.21%) Business Analyst
15 39 (3.21%) Junior
16 36 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
16 36 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 35 (2.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (23.70%) .NET
2 213 (17.53%) HTML
3 207 (17.04%) ASP.NET
4 174 (14.32%) CSS
5 103 (8.48%) XML
6 95 (7.82%) .NET Framework
7 71 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (5.68%) jQuery
9 63 (5.19%) Web Services
10 39 (3.21%) HTML5
11 35 (2.88%) CSS3
12 32 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 32 (2.63%) WCF
13 21 (1.73%) XSLT
14 20 (1.65%) XHTML
15 16 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (1.23%) LINQ
16 15 (1.23%) JSON
17 13 (1.07%) Middleware
17 13 (1.07%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.94%) Mathematics
3 54 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 52 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.30%) E-Learning
6 27 (2.22%) Statistics
6 27 (2.22%) Graphic Design
7 24 (1.98%) Thin Client
7 24 (1.98%) Fat Client
8 21 (1.73%) Clustering
9 20 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.15%) PKI
12 13 (1.07%) Physics
12 13 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.99%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.99%) Social Media
14 10 (0.82%) User Experience
15 9 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 476 (39.18%) Windows
2 155 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (5.27%) Windows 7
6 57 (4.69%) Linux
7 50 (4.12%) Windows XP
8 36 (2.96%) Windows 8
9 32 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 15 (1.23%) UNIX
11 14 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.33%) Android
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) Solaris
14 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.082%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (13.50%) ITIL
2 146 (12.02%) Project Management
3 122 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (9.79%) MVC
5 102 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
6 83 (6.83%) Time Management
7 61 (5.02%) PRINCE2
8 56 (4.61%) Web Development
9 55 (4.53%) Software Engineering
10 50 (4.12%) Service Management
11 49 (4.03%) Change Management
12 48 (3.95%) Scrum
13 47 (3.87%) Mentoring
14 46 (3.79%) Software Testing
14 46 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 45 (3.70%) OO
15 45 (3.70%) CRM
16 44 (3.62%) Data Analysis
17 42 (3.46%) ETL
18 41 (3.37%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 381 (31.36%) SQL
2 275 (22.63%) C#
3 176 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 84 (6.91%) T-SQL
5 74 (6.09%) Java
6 51 (4.20%) VB.NET
7 43 (3.54%) VBA
8 41 (3.37%) C++
9 39 (3.21%) C
10 36 (2.96%) VB
11 22 (1.81%) Python
12 20 (1.65%) VBScript
13 18 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.40%) Perl
15 13 (1.07%) XPath
15 13 (1.07%) XQuery
16 11 (0.91%) PHP
17 10 (0.82%) VB6
18 9 (0.74%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 195 (16.05%) Degree
2 149 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 114 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 82 (6.75%) MCSE
5 72 (5.93%) SC Cleared
6 65 (5.35%) MCP
7 56 (4.61%) MCSA
8 48 (3.95%) ISEB
9 40 (3.29%) MCITP
10 35 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 34 (2.80%) CCA
11 34 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (1.81%) DV Cleared
13 20 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (1.15%) CCNA
16 12 (0.99%) CCEA
16 12 (0.99%) VCP4
16 12 (0.99%) CCEE
16 12 (0.99%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.93%) SLA
2 50 (4.12%) QA
3 12 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.49%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) DO-254
6 2 (0.16%) DO-160
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 224 (18.44%) Active Directory
2 152 (12.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 37 (3.05%) XenApp
5 28 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (1.81%) vSphere
7 20 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 15 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.41%) NFS
11 5 (0.41%) Firmware
11 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.25%) UAG
12 3 (0.25%) XenServer
12 3 (0.25%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 3 (0.25%) Xen
13 2 (0.16%) Squid
13 2 (0.16%) qmail
Systems Management
1 58 (4.77%) SCCM
2 30 (2.47%) SCOM
3 27 (2.22%) WSUS
4 22 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.15%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.91%) SCOrch
8 10 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (0.66%) Nagios
10 7 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.49%) SCSM
12 5 (0.41%) Hyperic
12 5 (0.41%) Netcool
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.41%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.25%) XenMobile
14 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
14 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 912 (75.06%) Microsoft
2 212 (17.45%) VMware
3 133 (10.95%) Oracle
4 121 (9.96%) Citrix
5 74 (6.09%) Cisco
6 41 (3.37%) HP
7 39 (3.21%) EMC
8 33 (2.72%) IBM
9 27 (2.22%) Dell
10 26 (2.14%) EPiServer
10 26 (2.14%) hybris
11 24 (1.98%) Adobe
11 24 (1.98%) SAP
12 21 (1.73%) Business Objects
13 20 (1.65%) Sitecore
14 16 (1.32%) Remedy
14 16 (1.32%) Avaya
15 15 (1.23%) DataCore
16 14 (1.15%) F5
16 14 (1.15%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £30,000 - £39,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £50,000 - £59,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Apache Associates
Posted: 4 days ago