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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 10008 11449 10316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.13% 9.78% 9.48%
As % of the Applications category 63.21% 63.53% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8217 9229 8626
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,975 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%

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
15832 18022 16397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.45% 15.39% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12775 14407 13543
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 30 July 2015 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 30 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
England -2 9254 £40,000 +2.56% 1214
London 0 3480 £47,500 +5.55% 403
South East -1 2179 £40,000 +6.66% 256
East of England +1 796 £38,500 - 90
City of London 0 775 £50,000 - 118
Yorkshire 0 760 £37,500 +13.63% 96
North West -3 618 £34,500 +1.46% 134
Surrey 0 568 £41,000 -0.90% 48
West Midlands -1 566 £36,500 +1.38% 78
West Yorkshire 0 523 £35,000 +7.69% 61
South West -6 490 £35,000 - 93
Hampshire +1 445 £37,500 +15.38% 50
Berkshire -4 438 £40,000 +2.56% 56
Leeds +2 375 £35,000 +6.06% 43
Manchester -4 309 £37,500 +15.38% 74
East Midlands +2 302 £37,500 +7.14% 41
Hertfordshire -4 299 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Scotland -3 264 £40,000 - 30
Birmingham +3 245 £40,000 - 34
Buckinghamshire -3 208 £35,000 -6.66% 38
Reading -3 205 £39,000 -8.23% 29
Cheshire -2 196 £35,000 -2.77% 32
North Yorkshire +9 160 £40,750 +16.42% 12
Cambridgeshire +2 148 £38,500 +10.00% 20
Essex -1 145 £35,000 -3.73% 20
Wales +1 142 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Oxfordshire -3 136 £30,000 -6.25% 20
South Wales +2 134 £35,000 - 13
Bedfordshire -4 133 £43,750 +9.37% 19
Bristol -3 131 £37,500 +7.14% 30

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15277 (74.16%) Microsoft
2 7347 (35.67%) Windows
3 6922 (33.60%) SQL Server
4 6828 (33.15%) SQL
5 5299 (25.72%) MS Office
6 4737 (23.00%) Finance
7 4320 (20.97%) .NET
8 3929 (19.07%) Active Directory
9 3685 (17.89%) C#
10 3460 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
11 3417 (16.59%) Degree
12 3070 (14.90%) VMware
13 2978 (14.46%) ITIL
14 2969 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
15 2696 (13.09%) Project Management
16 2342 (11.37%) HTML
17 2313 (11.23%) ASP.NET
18 2253 (10.94%) MS Exchange
19 2223 (10.79%) JavaScript
20 2200 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
21 2195 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 2188 (10.62%) SharePoint
23 2069 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
24 2045 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
25 1918 (9.31%) MS PowerPoint
26 1881 (9.13%) Oracle
27 1842 (8.94%) Citrix
28 1819 (8.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 1777 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
30 1775 (8.62%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2253 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 2188 (10.62%) SharePoint
3 1113 (5.40%) IIS
4 1029 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 554 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 522 (2.53%) Lync
7 444 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 339 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 330 (1.60%) SAS
10 319 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
11 286 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 263 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 239 (1.16%) CMS
14 234 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 186 (0.90%) Apache
16 157 (0.76%) Tomcat
17 139 (0.67%) WebSphere
18 103 (0.50%) WorkSite
19 101 (0.49%) JBoss
20 88 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5299 (25.72%) MS Office
2 1918 (9.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1185 (5.75%) MS Project
4 1018 (4.94%) MS Visio
5 230 (1.12%) PowerPivot
6 161 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 145 (0.70%) SPSS
8 122 (0.59%) Photoshop
9 82 (0.40%) InfoPath
10 44 (0.21%) AutoCAD
11 39 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 29 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 27 (0.13%) Acrobat
14 26 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
15 20 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
16 15 (0.073%) FastStats
17 11 (0.053%) InDesign
18 10 (0.049%) Fireworks
19 8 (0.039%) FrameMaker
19 8 (0.039%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 863 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 284 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 161 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 66 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
5 52 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 50 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 49 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
8 48 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 30 (0.15%) SAP Business One
9 30 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 30 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 28 (0.14%) Agresso
11 27 (0.13%) Sage 200
12 25 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
12 25 (0.12%) Primavera
13 24 (0.12%) Magento
14 23 (0.11%) SAP CRM
15 22 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
15 22 (0.11%) WebTrends
16 21 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 872 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 774 (3.76%) Office 365
3 417 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 413 (2.00%) SaaS
5 167 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 144 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 115 (0.56%) IaaS
8 74 (0.36%) PaaS
9 50 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 46 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 44 (0.21%) Mimecast
12 43 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 30 (0.15%) Yammer
14 26 (0.13%) GitHub
15 15 (0.073%) Force.com
16 14 (0.068%) Dropbox
17 12 (0.058%) Basecamp
18 9 (0.044%) Adobe Analytics
19 8 (0.039%) Google Cloud Platform
20 7 (0.034%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1354 (6.57%) DNS
2 1337 (6.49%) Firewall
3 1272 (6.18%) TCP/IP
4 1120 (5.44%) LAN
5 1092 (5.30%) WAN
6 1032 (5.01%) SAN
7 930 (4.51%) DHCP
8 767 (3.72%) VPN
9 678 (3.29%) Internet
10 510 (2.48%) VoIP
11 356 (1.73%) Wireless
12 252 (1.22%) Network Security
13 216 (1.05%) VLAN
14 200 (0.97%) NAS
15 192 (0.93%) HTTP
16 178 (0.86%) Intranet
17 177 (0.86%) SMTP
18 167 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
19 159 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
19 159 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6922 (33.60%) SQL Server
2 1819 (8.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1733 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1429 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1155 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1132 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
7 807 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 800 (3.88%) Relational Database
9 531 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 435 (2.11%) MS Access
11 426 (2.07%) MySQL
12 361 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
13 323 (1.57%) Oracle Database
14 295 (1.43%) Big Data
15 293 (1.42%) Data Mining
16 284 (1.38%) QlikView
17 268 (1.30%) RDBMS
18 266 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 233 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
20 232 (1.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1054 (5.12%) Visual Studio
2 938 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 306 (1.49%) JIRA
4 279 (1.35%) Subversion
5 255 (1.24%) NUnit
6 242 (1.17%) Selenium
7 202 (0.98%) Git (software)
8 167 (0.81%) TeamCity
9 149 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 127 (0.62%) Moq
11 117 (0.57%) ReSharper
12 101 (0.49%) Jenkins
13 89 (0.43%) Eclipse
14 82 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 79 (0.38%) SpecFlow
16 73 (0.35%) HP UFT
17 68 (0.33%) MSBuild
18 55 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
19 51 (0.25%) MSTest
20 49 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 4737 (23.00%) Finance
2 1071 (5.20%) Retail
3 1049 (5.09%) Banking
4 1013 (4.92%) Marketing
5 907 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 689 (3.34%) Legal
7 489 (2.37%) Law
8 407 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 361 (1.75%) Back Office
10 342 (1.66%) Advertising
11 294 (1.43%) Publishing
12 284 (1.38%) Front Office
13 173 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 171 (0.83%) Investment Banking
15 153 (0.74%) Billing
16 152 (0.74%) Games
17 136 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
18 134 (0.65%) Electronics
19 105 (0.51%) Aerospace
20 100 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4839 (23.49%) Analyst
2 4189 (20.34%) Developer
3 1460 (7.09%) Support Analyst
4 1396 (6.78%) Consultant
5 1314 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 1284 (6.23%) .NET Developer
7 967 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 940 (4.56%) C# Developer
9 875 (4.25%) Architect
10 855 (4.15%) Administrator
11 751 (3.65%) Business Analyst
12 744 (3.61%) Senior Developer
13 708 (3.44%) IT Support
14 695 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
15 631 (3.06%) Applications Support
16 590 (2.86%) Service Analyst
16 590 (2.86%) DBA
17 587 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support
17 587 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 558 (2.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4320 (20.97%) .NET
2 2342 (11.37%) HTML
3 2313 (11.23%) ASP.NET
4 1709 (8.30%) CSS
5 1222 (5.93%) XML
6 1190 (5.78%) .NET Framework
7 1105 (5.36%) Web Services
8 1095 (5.32%) jQuery
9 1005 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 817 (3.97%) WCF
11 663 (3.22%) HTML5
12 556 (2.70%) Entity Framework
13 466 (2.26%) Ajax
14 400 (1.94%) AngularJS
15 349 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 326 (1.58%) SOAP
17 313 (1.52%) CSS3
18 308 (1.50%) REST
19 293 (1.42%) WPF
20 291 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2969 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1190 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 1085 (5.27%) Management Information System
4 875 (4.25%) Data Centre
5 574 (2.79%) Blackberry
6 501 (2.43%) Mathematics
7 481 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 435 (2.11%) Clustering
9 395 (1.92%) Replication
10 366 (1.78%) User Experience
11 298 (1.45%) Statistics
12 287 (1.39%) Visualisation
13 277 (1.34%) Client/Server
14 204 (0.99%) Mobile App
15 200 (0.97%) Data Integration
16 196 (0.95%) Hedge funds
17 185 (0.90%) N-Tier
18 183 (0.89%) Social Media
19 182 (0.88%) NHS
20 177 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7347 (35.67%) Windows
2 2195 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 1777 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1731 (8.40%) Windows 7
5 1397 (6.78%) Linux
6 990 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 790 (3.84%) Windows XP
8 774 (3.76%) Windows 8
9 697 (3.38%) UNIX
10 400 (1.94%) Android
11 308 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 251 (1.22%) Windows Vista
13 224 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 219 (1.06%) Mac OS X
15 141 (0.68%) Solaris
16 89 (0.43%) AIX
17 69 (0.33%) CentOS
18 66 (0.32%) Mac OS
19 61 (0.30%) Windows 2000
20 53 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3460 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2978 (14.46%) ITIL
3 2696 (13.09%) Project Management
4 2200 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
5 1686 (8.18%) MVC
6 1603 (7.78%) CRM
7 1194 (5.80%) PRINCE2
8 1189 (5.77%) Scrum
9 1042 (5.06%) Time Management
10 969 (4.70%) Service Delivery
11 960 (4.66%) SDLC
12 954 (4.63%) Change Management
13 903 (4.38%) Analytics
14 895 (4.34%) TDD
15 878 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 856 (4.16%) Mentoring
17 851 (4.13%) OO
18 813 (3.95%) Service Management
19 809 (3.93%) Software Engineering
20 733 (3.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6828 (33.15%) SQL
2 3685 (17.89%) C#
3 2223 (10.79%) JavaScript
4 1722 (8.36%) T-SQL
5 1005 (4.88%) Java
6 858 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 706 (3.43%) VBA
8 545 (2.65%) VB
9 514 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 424 (2.06%) C
11 321 (1.56%) C++
12 284 (1.38%) Python
13 277 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 274 (1.33%) PHP
15 263 (1.28%) Perl
16 215 (1.04%) VBScript
17 117 (0.57%) Shell Script
18 97 (0.47%) VB6
19 75 (0.36%) Objective-C
20 70 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3417 (16.59%) Degree
2 2045 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 967 (4.69%) MCSE
4 771 (3.74%) Security Cleared
5 688 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
6 656 (3.18%) MCP
7 533 (2.59%) MCITP
8 496 (2.41%) CCNA
9 441 (2.14%) MCSA
10 434 (2.11%) SC Cleared
11 342 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
12 329 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 317 (1.54%) ISEB
14 294 (1.43%) PMI Certification
15 257 (1.25%) MCTS
16 218 (1.06%) CCNP
17 180 (0.87%) DV Cleared
18 178 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
19 176 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 150 (0.73%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1179 (5.72%) SLA
2 960 (4.66%) QA
3 192 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 95 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 93 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 66 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 44 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 43 (0.21%) COBIT
9 29 (0.14%) CRD IV
10 27 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 19 (0.092%) EMIR
11 19 (0.092%) ISO 14001
12 18 (0.087%) MiFID
13 17 (0.083%) Basel II
14 16 (0.078%) Basel III
14 16 (0.078%) P3O
15 15 (0.073%) ISO 9000
16 10 (0.049%) ISO 9002
16 10 (0.049%) Solvency II
17 8 (0.039%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3929 (19.07%) Active Directory
2 2069 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1056 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 603 (2.93%) XenApp
5 472 (2.29%) vSphere
6 248 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 226 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 225 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 163 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 125 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 123 (0.60%) XenServer
12 80 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 73 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
14 54 (0.26%) VMware Server
15 51 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
16 50 (0.24%) Terminal Server
17 47 (0.23%) vCloud
18 45 (0.22%) ISA Server
19 43 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
20 41 (0.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 808 (3.92%) SCCM
2 375 (1.82%) SCOM
3 216 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 127 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 116 (0.56%) WSUS
6 111 (0.54%) Puppet
7 106 (0.51%) Nagios
8 85 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 83 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 72 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 69 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 57 (0.28%) SCVMM
13 43 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 38 (0.18%) AirWatch
15 35 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 35 (0.17%) Cacti
16 34 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
17 30 (0.15%) EdgeSight
18 28 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
18 28 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15277 (74.16%) Microsoft
2 3070 (14.90%) VMware
3 1881 (9.13%) Oracle
4 1842 (8.94%) Citrix
5 1775 (8.62%) Cisco
6 973 (4.72%) HP
7 805 (3.91%) SAP
8 480 (2.33%) IBM
9 363 (1.76%) Apple
10 341 (1.66%) NetApp
11 315 (1.53%) Dell
12 312 (1.51%) Juniper
13 306 (1.49%) Symantec
14 300 (1.46%) Google
15 292 (1.42%) EMC
16 272 (1.32%) Tableau
17 263 (1.28%) Red Hat
18 253 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
19 221 (1.07%) Adobe
20 210 (1.02%) Cognos
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