The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 19 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 11052 10475 10648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.70% 9.63% 9.42%
As % of the Applications category 62.66% 63.14% 63.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9080 8732 9069
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17637 16589 16842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.48% 15.25% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14245 13746 14227
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.47%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend

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 24 October 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 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
England 0 10334 £38,500 -3.75% 1538
London -2 3812 £45,000 - 511
South East +2 2541 £37,000 -1.33% 316
City of London +1 915 £45,000 -5.26% 171
Yorkshire -4 863 £32,500 - 142
East of England -1 804 £37,500 +0.67% 111
Surrey +4 719 £38,500 -3.75% 63
North West +6 715 £32,500 - 138
South West -2 601 £34,500 +6.15% 123
West Yorkshire -5 598 £32,500 +1.56% 89
West Midlands -2 583 £35,000 +4.47% 99
Berkshire -1 576 £37,500 -6.25% 51
Hampshire +2 446 £33,500 +3.07% 89
Leeds -7 424 £35,000 +11.11% 53
Manchester +13 402 £32,500 -7.14% 72
East Midlands +2 348 £37,500 - 73
Scotland -5 322 £40,000 +14.28% 39
Hertfordshire +5 270 £40,000 +2.56% 30
Buckinghamshire -1 243 £40,000 - 34
Reading +4 240 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Cheshire +2 203 £32,000 -7.24% 31
Birmingham -3 191 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Cambridgeshire -2 189 £33,480 -4.34% 34
Oxfordshire +15 169 £35,000 - 26
Bristol +6 160 £34,500 +6.15% 33
Bedfordshire 0 159 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Edinburgh -2 145 £40,000 +26.98% 11
Northamptonshire +5 143 £37,500 +17.18% 16
Kent +5 139 £41,000 -3.52% 14
Wales +1 138 £35,000 +11.11% 26

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16128 (71.75%) Microsoft
2 8062 (35.87%) Windows
3 7437 (33.09%) SQL Server
4 7272 (32.35%) SQL
5 5662 (25.19%) MS Office
6 5085 (22.62%) .NET
7 5042 (22.43%) Finance
8 4325 (19.24%) C#
9 4215 (18.75%) Active Directory
10 3908 (17.39%) Degree
11 3311 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
12 3150 (14.01%) ITIL
13 3046 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
14 3000 (13.35%) VMware
15 2914 (12.96%) ASP.NET
16 2743 (12.20%) SharePoint
17 2688 (11.96%) MS Exchange
18 2626 (11.68%) HTML
19 2570 (11.43%) Project Management
20 2550 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
21 2394 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
22 2368 (10.54%) JavaScript
23 2134 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
24 2069 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 2041 (9.08%) Oracle
26 2010 (8.94%) MS PowerPoint
27 1993 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
28 1974 (8.78%) Citrix
29 1948 (8.67%) CSS
30 1916 (8.52%) T-SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2743 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 2688 (11.96%) MS Exchange
3 1270 (5.65%) IIS
4 1163 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 764 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 585 (2.60%) Lync
7 532 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 503 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 440 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 387 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 336 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
12 310 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 301 (1.34%) Apache
14 292 (1.30%) CMS
15 246 (1.09%) SAS
16 230 (1.02%) Tomcat
17 190 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
18 154 (0.69%) MS Project Server
19 143 (0.64%) IBM Notes
20 128 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 5662 (25.19%) MS Office
2 2010 (8.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1292 (5.75%) MS Project
4 1064 (4.73%) MS Visio
5 179 (0.80%) PowerPivot
6 178 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 114 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 85 (0.38%) SPSS
9 81 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 62 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 54 (0.24%) Acrobat
12 39 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 28 (0.12%) FrameMaker
14 27 (0.12%) InDesign
15 26 (0.12%) Simulink
16 24 (0.11%) AutoCAD
17 23 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
18 19 (0.085%) RoboHelp
19 14 (0.062%) FastStats
20 13 (0.058%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 893 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 327 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 291 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 156 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 79 (0.35%) Fredhopper
5 79 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
6 44 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 40 (0.18%) HFM
7 40 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 38 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 38 (0.17%) Agresso
8 38 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 37 (0.16%) WebTrends
10 36 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 36 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
11 34 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
12 32 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 27 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
13 27 (0.12%) Markit EDM
13 27 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 555 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 544 (2.42%) Office 365
3 349 (1.55%) SaaS
4 124 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 81 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 77 (0.34%) IaaS
7 60 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (0.21%) PaaS
9 47 (0.21%) GitHub
10 34 (0.15%) Google Apps
11 21 (0.093%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.022%) Taleo
13 4 (0.018%) Route 53
13 4 (0.018%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.013%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.013%) Heroku
15 2 (0.009%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.009%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.009%) Force.com
15 2 (0.009%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1478 (6.58%) DNS
2 1311 (5.83%) Firewall
3 1296 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 1130 (5.03%) SAN
5 1021 (4.54%) LAN
6 985 (4.38%) WAN
7 967 (4.30%) DHCP
8 961 (4.28%) Internet
9 729 (3.24%) VPN
10 416 (1.85%) VoIP
11 363 (1.61%) Intranet
12 360 (1.60%) Wireless
13 236 (1.05%) NAS
14 219 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
15 203 (0.90%) Network Security
16 180 (0.80%) VLAN
17 179 (0.80%) HTTP
18 149 (0.66%) MPLS
19 144 (0.64%) FTP
20 142 (0.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7437 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 2069 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1855 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1681 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1172 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 1108 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 883 (3.93%) Relational Database
8 845 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 748 (3.33%) MySQL
10 733 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 642 (2.86%) MS Access
12 410 (1.82%) Oracle Database
13 366 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
14 353 (1.57%) OLAP
15 303 (1.35%) RDBMS
16 293 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 289 (1.29%) Data Mining
18 270 (1.20%) QlikView
19 234 (1.04%) Big Data
20 186 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1357 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 918 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 317 (1.41%) Subversion
4 288 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 283 (1.26%) JIRA
6 275 (1.22%) NUnit
7 178 (0.79%) Selenium
8 172 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 168 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 156 (0.69%) Moq
11 138 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
12 137 (0.61%) Eclipse
13 101 (0.45%) SpecFlow
14 93 (0.41%) Cucumber
15 91 (0.40%) ReSharper
16 87 (0.39%) Jenkins
17 82 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
18 77 (0.34%) MSTest
19 75 (0.33%) Maven
19 75 (0.33%) WATIR
General
1 5042 (22.43%) Finance
2 1179 (5.25%) Marketing
3 1071 (4.76%) Retail
4 889 (3.96%) Banking
5 792 (3.52%) Legal
6 767 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 689 (3.07%) Advertising
8 522 (2.32%) Law
9 356 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 312 (1.39%) Back Office
11 263 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 252 (1.12%) Front Office
13 200 (0.89%) Publishing
14 185 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 176 (0.78%) German Language
16 169 (0.75%) French Language
17 159 (0.71%) Games
18 141 (0.63%) Automotive
19 134 (0.60%) Billing
20 129 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5499 (24.47%) Analyst
2 4940 (21.98%) Developer
3 1756 (7.81%) Support Analyst
4 1520 (6.76%) Consultant
5 1509 (6.71%) Support Engineer
6 1346 (5.99%) .NET Developer
7 981 (4.36%) Project Manager
8 891 (3.96%) C# Developer
9 859 (3.82%) Administrator
10 839 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 837 (3.72%) Business Analyst
12 810 (3.60%) Architect
13 761 (3.39%) IT Support
14 742 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
15 727 (3.23%) Applications Support
16 713 (3.17%) Service Analyst
17 697 (3.10%) Software Developer
18 633 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
19 583 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
20 536 (2.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5085 (22.62%) .NET
2 2914 (12.96%) ASP.NET
3 2626 (11.68%) HTML
4 1948 (8.67%) CSS
5 1657 (7.37%) XML
6 1285 (5.72%) jQuery
7 1279 (5.69%) .NET Framework
8 1146 (5.10%) Web Services
9 1046 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 898 (4.00%) WCF
11 777 (3.46%) HTML5
12 565 (2.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 550 (2.45%) Ajax
14 447 (1.99%) WPF
15 405 (1.80%) SOAP
16 382 (1.70%) CSS3
17 303 (1.35%) WinForms
17 303 (1.35%) LINQ
18 299 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 282 (1.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3046 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1195 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 1011 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 738 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 498 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 486 (2.16%) Clustering
7 405 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 326 (1.45%) User Experience
9 277 (1.23%) Statistics
10 274 (1.22%) Replication
11 254 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 235 (1.05%) Visualisation
13 224 (1.00%) Open Source
14 223 (0.99%) Social Media
15 179 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 170 (0.76%) Hedge funds
17 167 (0.74%) N-Tier
18 166 (0.74%) Data Integration
19 162 (0.72%) iPhone
20 161 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8062 (35.87%) Windows
2 2550 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 1902 (8.46%) Windows 7
4 1451 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 1415 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1340 (5.96%) Windows XP
7 1306 (5.81%) Linux
8 720 (3.20%) UNIX
9 678 (3.02%) Windows 8
10 334 (1.49%) Windows Vista
11 299 (1.33%) Android
12 245 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 179 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 163 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 124 (0.55%) Solaris
16 110 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
17 98 (0.44%) Windows 2000
18 81 (0.36%) Mac OS
19 73 (0.32%) AIX
20 67 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3311 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3150 (14.01%) ITIL
3 2570 (11.43%) Project Management
4 2134 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
5 1686 (7.50%) CRM
6 1672 (7.44%) MVC
7 1321 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 1113 (4.95%) Scrum
9 1054 (4.69%) OO
10 1014 (4.51%) Software Engineering
11 1005 (4.47%) Service Delivery
12 985 (4.38%) E-Commerce
13 950 (4.23%) Mentoring
14 927 (4.12%) Time Management
15 917 (4.08%) TDD
16 862 (3.84%) ETL
17 859 (3.82%) Change Management
18 819 (3.64%) Business Analysis
19 763 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
20 743 (3.31%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7272 (32.35%) SQL
2 4325 (19.24%) C#
3 2368 (10.54%) JavaScript
4 1916 (8.52%) T-SQL
5 1245 (5.54%) Java
6 918 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 843 (3.75%) VBA
8 773 (3.44%) VB
9 651 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 536 (2.38%) C++
11 500 (2.22%) C
12 433 (1.93%) PHP
13 273 (1.21%) Perl
14 251 (1.12%) VBScript
15 244 (1.09%) Python
16 237 (1.05%) PL/SQL
17 200 (0.89%) Ruby
18 164 (0.73%) VB6
19 156 (0.69%) Shell Script
20 101 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3908 (17.39%) Degree
2 2394 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1297 (5.77%) MCSE
4 892 (3.97%) MCITP
5 871 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 742 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 741 (3.30%) MCP
8 606 (2.70%) MCSA
9 549 (2.44%) CCNA
10 518 (2.30%) SC Cleared
11 402 (1.79%) MCTS
12 361 (1.61%) ISEB
13 328 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 327 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
15 288 (1.28%) PMI Certification
16 267 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
17 234 (1.04%) CCNP
18 226 (1.01%) CCA
19 181 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 157 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1105 (4.92%) SLA
2 778 (3.46%) QA
3 203 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 186 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 92 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 73 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 67 (0.30%) COBIT
8 64 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (0.13%) Basel II
10 15 (0.067%) GCP
11 14 (0.062%) Solvency II
12 13 (0.058%) HL7
13 12 (0.053%) WCAG
14 11 (0.049%) TickIT
15 10 (0.044%) ISO 9000
16 8 (0.036%) COSO
16 8 (0.036%) P3O
16 8 (0.036%) EMIR
17 7 (0.031%) ISO 14001
18 6 (0.027%) FATCA
System Software
1 4215 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1993 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1067 (4.75%) Hyper-V
4 591 (2.63%) XenApp
5 431 (1.92%) vSphere
6 284 (1.26%) VMware ESX
7 272 (1.21%) XenDesktop
8 196 (0.87%) Terminal Services
9 183 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 149 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 144 (0.64%) XenServer
12 113 (0.50%) UAG
13 76 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
14 57 (0.25%) NFS
15 56 (0.25%) ISA Server
16 51 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 44 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
18 39 (0.17%) IMail Server
19 37 (0.16%) Firmware
19 37 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 809 (3.60%) SCCM
2 355 (1.58%) SCOM
3 333 (1.48%) Backup Exec
4 158 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 153 (0.68%) WSUS
6 113 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 105 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 94 (0.42%) Nagios
9 84 (0.37%) SCVMM
10 83 (0.37%) Puppet
11 81 (0.36%) NetBackup
12 72 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
13 48 (0.21%) SCOrch
13 48 (0.21%) Tivoli
14 47 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
15 35 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
16 31 (0.14%) OpenView
17 28 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 28 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 26 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16128 (71.75%) Microsoft
2 3000 (13.35%) VMware
3 2041 (9.08%) Oracle
4 1974 (8.78%) Citrix
5 1612 (7.17%) Cisco
6 1005 (4.47%) HP
7 819 (3.64%) SAP
8 477 (2.12%) Symantec
9 430 (1.91%) Apple
10 424 (1.89%) IBM
11 401 (1.78%) Business Objects
12 383 (1.70%) Dell
13 346 (1.54%) Cognos
14 342 (1.52%) EMC
15 316 (1.41%) Google
16 301 (1.34%) NetApp
17 285 (1.27%) Adobe
18 260 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
19 225 (1.00%) Red Hat
20 221 (0.98%) Juniper
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits in line with the financia
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Prof Certs, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Certs + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Full Benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday