The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 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 11196 10610 10347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.23% 9.56% 8.23%
As % of the Applications category 62.36% 63.93% 62.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9258 8747 9062
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17954 16596 16520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.80% 14.95% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14519 13654 14323
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS Excel
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel within the UK.

MS Excel Salary Trend in the UK

MS Excel
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in the UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -2 10501 £40,000 - 1355
London -1 4142 £45,000 -2.17% 462
South East +1 2515 £37,500 - 282
City of London +2 962 £47,500 - 157
East of England 0 841 £37,500 - 113
Yorkshire -7 791 £32,500 - 114
North West +2 713 £33,750 -3.57% 142
Surrey +1 623 £40,000 +8.10% 57
Berkshire +1 578 £40,500 +1.25% 65
South West +3 575 £34,000 +4.61% 98
West Yorkshire -6 527 £31,500 -3.07% 66
West Midlands +1 519 £35,000 -6.66% 76
Hampshire +3 428 £32,250 -14.00% 57
Manchester +3 402 £33,500 -10.66% 81
Leeds -7 399 £32,500 -2.98% 43
East Midlands -7 331 £37,500 +7.14% 41
Buckinghamshire +4 313 £38,500 - 21
Scotland +1 312 £37,500 +7.14% 54
Reading -3 235 £42,500 +14.09% 34
Hertfordshire -5 231 £34,000 -7.48% 31
Cheshire +20 225 £35,000 +9.37% 36
Essex +1 180 £39,000 +11.42% 12
Bristol -3 179 £35,000 - 42
Bedfordshire -4 162 £36,500 -8.75% 24
West Sussex +2 161 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Cambridgeshire -16 156 £39,500 +5.33% 34
Oxfordshire -21 154 £35,000 -2.77% 28
South Yorkshire +2 150 £35,000 +9.37% 23
Birmingham -5 150 £40,750 +8.66% 26
Kent +8 145 £40,000 - 15

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 15456 (73.98%) Microsoft
2 7649 (36.61%) Windows
3 7407 (35.46%) SQL Server
4 7233 (34.62%) SQL
5 5360 (25.66%) .NET
6 4725 (22.62%) MS Office
7 4722 (22.60%) Finance
8 4506 (21.57%) C#
9 3886 (18.60%) Active Directory
10 3500 (16.75%) Degree
11 2995 (14.34%) VMware
12 2740 (13.12%) ASP.NET
13 2729 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 2567 (12.29%) ITIL
15 2539 (12.15%) MS Exchange
16 2529 (12.11%) SharePoint
17 2515 (12.04%) Project Management
18 2486 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 2238 (10.71%) HTML
20 2173 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 2119 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
22 2097 (10.04%) T-SQL
23 2074 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
24 2043 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
25 2005 (9.60%) JavaScript
26 1921 (9.20%) Citrix
27 1899 (9.09%) Oracle
28 1840 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
29 1828 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 1817 (8.70%) Agile Software Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2539 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 2529 (12.11%) SharePoint
3 1218 (5.83%) IIS
4 1134 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 680 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 630 (3.02%) Lync
7 451 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 444 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 401 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 372 (1.78%) CMS
11 298 (1.43%) Apache
12 293 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 284 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 282 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
14 282 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
15 223 (1.07%) SAS
16 198 (0.95%) Tomcat
17 136 (0.65%) IBM Notes
18 107 (0.51%) WebSphere
19 93 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4725 (22.62%) MS Office
2 1743 (8.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1210 (5.79%) MS Project
4 982 (4.70%) MS Visio
5 105 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 105 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 99 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 88 (0.42%) SPSS
8 83 (0.40%) InfoPath
9 56 (0.27%) Acrobat
10 39 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 28 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
12 21 (0.10%) FrameMaker
13 19 (0.091%) RoboHelp
14 17 (0.081%) AutoCAD
15 11 (0.053%) InDesign
16 7 (0.034%) Final Cut Pro
17 6 (0.029%) Open Workbench
17 6 (0.029%) PaintShop Pro
18 5 (0.024%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 792 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 287 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 159 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 108 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 100 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 50 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 42 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 39 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 35 (0.17%) Agresso
9 35 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 33 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 30 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 30 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
12 29 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
13 26 (0.12%) Magento
14 24 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
15 23 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
16 21 (0.10%) SAP FI
17 20 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
18 19 (0.091%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 394 (1.89%) Office 365
2 359 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 265 (1.27%) SaaS
4 112 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 97 (0.46%) IaaS
6 78 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (0.15%) PaaS
8 28 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 18 (0.086%) Basecamp
10 15 (0.072%) GitHub
11 13 (0.062%) Google App Engine
12 12 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.029%) Taleo
14 4 (0.019%) Force.com
15 2 (0.010%) MailChimp
15 2 (0.010%) Heroku
15 2 (0.010%) Route 53
15 2 (0.010%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.005%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1311 (6.28%) TCP/IP
2 1296 (6.20%) DNS
3 1274 (6.10%) Firewall
4 1195 (5.72%) SAN
5 1066 (5.10%) LAN
6 1010 (4.83%) WAN
7 889 (4.26%) Internet
8 825 (3.95%) DHCP
9 755 (3.61%) VPN
10 333 (1.59%) Wireless
11 324 (1.55%) VoIP
12 291 (1.39%) NAS
13 223 (1.07%) Intranet
14 212 (1.01%) HTTP
15 205 (0.98%) Network Security
16 177 (0.85%) Unified Communications
17 172 (0.82%) VLAN
18 171 (0.82%) FTP
19 157 (0.75%) SSL
20 148 (0.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7407 (35.46%) SQL Server
2 2173 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2119 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1828 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1195 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1195 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1153 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 920 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 817 (3.91%) Relational Database
9 548 (2.62%) MS Access
10 544 (2.60%) MySQL
11 446 (2.13%) OLAP
12 379 (1.81%) Oracle Database
13 365 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 338 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
15 253 (1.21%) Data Mining
16 249 (1.19%) RDBMS
17 240 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
18 216 (1.03%) QlikView
19 168 (0.80%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1274 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 898 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 270 (1.29%) NUnit
4 263 (1.26%) JIRA
5 260 (1.24%) Subversion
6 179 (0.86%) Selenium
7 128 (0.61%) Maven
8 120 (0.57%) Moq
9 114 (0.55%) MSTest
10 105 (0.50%) Git (software)
10 105 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 92 (0.44%) Eclipse
12 90 (0.43%) TeamCity
13 84 (0.40%) Jenkins
13 84 (0.40%) Hudson
14 82 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
15 76 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 71 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
17 66 (0.32%) SpecFlow
18 61 (0.29%) MSBuild
General
1 4722 (22.60%) Finance
2 1126 (5.39%) Marketing
3 902 (4.32%) Banking
4 815 (3.90%) Retail
5 639 (3.06%) Legal
6 634 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 559 (2.68%) Law
8 455 (2.18%) Advertising
9 283 (1.35%) Back Office
10 275 (1.32%) Publishing
11 265 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 232 (1.11%) Investment Banking
13 196 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 195 (0.93%) Games
15 184 (0.88%) Front Office
16 149 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
17 130 (0.62%) Billing
18 120 (0.57%) French Language
19 112 (0.54%) Automotive
20 106 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4753 (22.75%) Developer
2 4567 (21.86%) Analyst
3 1677 (8.03%) Consultant
4 1478 (7.07%) Support Analyst
5 1304 (6.24%) .NET Developer
6 1238 (5.93%) Support Engineer
7 928 (4.44%) Architect
8 895 (4.28%) Project Manager
9 841 (4.03%) Administrator
10 840 (4.02%) C# Developer
11 837 (4.01%) Business Analyst
12 746 (3.57%) Senior Developer
13 641 (3.07%) Software Developer
14 598 (2.86%) IT Support
15 586 (2.81%) SQL Developer
16 567 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
17 566 (2.71%) 2nd Line Support
18 548 (2.62%) Applications Support
18 548 (2.62%) DBA
19 513 (2.46%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5360 (25.66%) .NET
2 2740 (13.12%) ASP.NET
3 2238 (10.71%) HTML
4 1557 (7.45%) XML
5 1554 (7.44%) CSS
6 1334 (6.39%) Web Services
7 1225 (5.86%) .NET Framework
8 1127 (5.39%) jQuery
9 1096 (5.25%) WCF
10 858 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 627 (3.00%) HTML5
12 621 (2.97%) WPF
13 543 (2.60%) Ajax
14 479 (2.29%) WinForms
15 388 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 373 (1.79%) SOAP
17 348 (1.67%) XSLT
18 330 (1.58%) CSS3
19 323 (1.55%) LINQ
20 313 (1.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1134 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 938 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 692 (3.31%) Blackberry
4 577 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 525 (2.51%) Clustering
6 388 (1.86%) Mathematics
7 387 (1.85%) Replication
8 289 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 284 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 280 (1.34%) NHS
11 277 (1.33%) Statistics
12 225 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 217 (1.04%) Open Source
14 190 (0.91%) Social Media
15 163 (0.78%) Hedge funds
16 157 (0.75%) Fat Client
16 157 (0.75%) Thin Client
17 148 (0.71%) iPhone
18 143 (0.68%) iPad
19 130 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7649 (36.61%) Windows
2 2729 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1840 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 1661 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 1306 (6.25%) Linux
6 1252 (5.99%) Windows XP
7 1003 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 704 (3.37%) UNIX
9 560 (2.68%) Windows 8
10 304 (1.46%) Windows Vista
11 285 (1.36%) Android
12 248 (1.19%) Apple iOS
13 162 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 155 (0.74%) Windows 2000
15 152 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 99 (0.47%) Solaris
17 97 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
18 72 (0.34%) Windows Phone
19 71 (0.34%) CentOS
20 64 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2567 (12.29%) ITIL
2 2515 (12.04%) Project Management
3 2043 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
4 1817 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1560 (7.47%) CRM
6 1522 (7.29%) MVC
7 1253 (6.00%) Scrum
8 1224 (5.86%) PRINCE2
9 1158 (5.54%) Software Engineering
10 967 (4.63%) OO
11 921 (4.41%) Service Delivery
12 903 (4.32%) TDD
13 834 (3.99%) ETL
14 818 (3.92%) Time Management
15 774 (3.70%) Business Analysis
16 716 (3.43%) Migration
17 709 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 698 (3.34%) Analytics
19 676 (3.24%) Service Management
20 672 (3.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7233 (34.62%) SQL
2 4506 (21.57%) C#
3 2097 (10.04%) T-SQL
4 2005 (9.60%) JavaScript
5 1147 (5.49%) Java
6 870 (4.16%) VB.NET
7 778 (3.72%) VB
8 756 (3.62%) VBA
9 697 (3.34%) PowerShell
10 576 (2.76%) C++
11 562 (2.69%) C
12 354 (1.69%) PHP
13 271 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 247 (1.18%) Perl
15 227 (1.09%) VBScript
15 227 (1.09%) Python
16 177 (0.85%) VB6
17 163 (0.78%) Ruby
18 155 (0.74%) Shell Script
19 100 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3500 (16.75%) Degree
2 2486 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1127 (5.39%) MCSE
4 829 (3.97%) MCITP
5 747 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 687 (3.29%) MCP
7 612 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
8 481 (2.30%) MCSA
9 448 (2.14%) CCNA
10 434 (2.08%) SC Cleared
11 338 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 335 (1.60%) MCTS
13 320 (1.53%) ISEB
14 303 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
15 212 (1.01%) PMI Certification
16 203 (0.97%) CCNP
17 180 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 173 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
19 166 (0.79%) PMP
20 127 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1075 (5.15%) SLA
2 937 (4.49%) QA
3 194 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 144 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 101 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 85 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 47 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 33 (0.16%) TickIT
8 33 (0.16%) HL7
9 20 (0.096%) COBIT
9 20 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 19 (0.091%) ISO 9000
11 15 (0.072%) P3O
11 15 (0.072%) GCP
12 14 (0.067%) GPG13
13 13 (0.062%) GAMP
14 11 (0.053%) Basel III
14 11 (0.053%) EMIR
14 11 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.043%) Basel II
System Software
1 3886 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 2074 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1098 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 692 (3.31%) vSphere
5 629 (3.01%) XenApp
6 393 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 303 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 295 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 221 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 209 (1.00%) XenServer
11 184 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 95 (0.45%) UAG
13 87 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
14 81 (0.39%) vCloud
15 65 (0.31%) VMware Server
16 58 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 56 (0.27%) ISA Server
18 55 (0.26%) MetaFrame
19 47 (0.22%) Terminal Server
20 45 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 782 (3.74%) SCCM
2 444 (2.13%) SCOM
3 282 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 232 (1.11%) WSUS
5 156 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 110 (0.53%) Nagios
7 109 (0.52%) Puppet
8 107 (0.51%) NetBackup
9 101 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 100 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
11 95 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
12 89 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
12 89 (0.43%) SCVMM
13 49 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 40 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 38 (0.18%) SCOrch
16 36 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 34 (0.16%) MOM
17 34 (0.16%) Foglight
18 32 (0.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15456 (73.98%) Microsoft
2 2995 (14.34%) VMware
3 1921 (9.20%) Citrix
4 1899 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1507 (7.21%) Cisco
6 980 (4.69%) HP
7 763 (3.65%) SAP
8 512 (2.45%) Business Objects
9 457 (2.19%) Symantec
10 427 (2.04%) IBM
11 399 (1.91%) Dell
11 399 (1.91%) NetApp
12 330 (1.58%) EMC
13 318 (1.52%) Apple
14 308 (1.47%) Cognos
15 299 (1.43%) Google
16 276 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
17 262 (1.25%) Adobe
18 229 (1.10%) CheckPoint
19 204 (0.98%) Red Hat
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