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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 11213 10154 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.80% 9.52% 9.35%
As % of the Applications category 64.67% 63.28% 63.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9029 8502 9307
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,430 £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
17338 16046 17058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.15% 15.04% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13792 13370 14509
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 £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 10445 £38,000 -5.00% 1520
London 0 3834 £45,000 - 505
South East +3 2649 £35,000 -6.66% 320
City of London +5 980 £47,500 - 176
Yorkshire -3 823 £32,500 - 120
East of England -1 802 £37,500 - 112
North West +4 758 £33,000 -1.49% 131
Surrey +5 730 £37,500 - 61
South West -2 631 £34,000 +4.61% 105
Berkshire -2 603 £37,500 -5.06% 71
West Yorkshire -3 585 £32,500 - 71
West Midlands +1 560 £35,500 +9.23% 92
Hampshire +2 493 £32,500 -7.14% 75
Leeds -5 426 £32,500 +3.55% 45
Manchester +10 421 £32,500 -7.14% 66
Scotland -3 374 £40,000 +6.66% 47
East Midlands -1 321 £32,500 -13.33% 54
Hertfordshire +2 289 £40,000 +6.66% 34
Buckinghamshire 0 251 £37,500 -6.25% 39
Reading +4 238 £40,000 -6.43% 35
Cheshire +1 223 £35,000 +16.66% 30
Birmingham +1 195 £45,000 +25.00% 30
Cambridgeshire -4 181 £33,000 -7.69% 35
Oxfordshire +8 176 £33,000 -5.71% 28
Bedfordshire -7 165 £40,500 +1.25% 15
Edinburgh -2 162 £40,000 +26.98% 14
Bristol 0 151 £32,000 -1.53% 36
Glasgow +2 141 £39,000 -1.26% 14
Milton Keynes -1 137 £37,500 - 26
Wales 0 135 £32,500 - 26

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16316 (72.08%) Microsoft
2 8171 (36.10%) Windows
3 7606 (33.60%) SQL Server
4 7398 (32.68%) SQL
5 5651 (24.97%) MS Office
6 5269 (23.28%) .NET
7 5153 (22.77%) Finance
8 4467 (19.73%) C#
9 4262 (18.83%) Active Directory
10 4015 (17.74%) Degree
11 3418 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
12 3094 (13.67%) ITIL
13 3071 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
14 3043 (13.44%) VMware
15 2916 (12.88%) ASP.NET
16 2729 (12.06%) MS Exchange
17 2728 (12.05%) SharePoint
18 2605 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
19 2585 (11.42%) HTML
20 2572 (11.36%) Project Management
21 2482 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
22 2362 (10.44%) JavaScript
23 2181 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 2175 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
25 2058 (9.09%) Oracle
26 2057 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
27 2012 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
28 1987 (8.78%) T-SQL
29 1973 (8.72%) Citrix
30 1908 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2729 (12.06%) MS Exchange
2 2728 (12.05%) SharePoint
3 1252 (5.53%) IIS
4 1203 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 798 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 649 (2.87%) Lync
7 526 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 520 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 448 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 376 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 348 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
12 331 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 310 (1.37%) Apache
14 299 (1.32%) CMS
15 236 (1.04%) Tomcat
16 219 (0.97%) SAS
17 217 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
18 151 (0.67%) MS Project Server
19 139 (0.61%) IBM Notes
20 124 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 5651 (24.97%) MS Office
2 2012 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1275 (5.63%) MS Project
4 1077 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 170 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 169 (0.75%) PowerPivot
7 112 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 91 (0.40%) SPSS
9 63 (0.28%) InfoPath
10 54 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 43 (0.19%) Acrobat
12 23 (0.10%) Simulink
12 23 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
13 21 (0.093%) InDesign
13 21 (0.093%) FrameMaker
14 20 (0.088%) AutoCAD
15 16 (0.071%) FastStats
16 11 (0.049%) Stateflow
16 11 (0.049%) RoboHelp
16 11 (0.049%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 879 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 323 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 307 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 154 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 90 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
6 80 (0.35%) Fredhopper
7 58 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 48 (0.21%) WebTrends
9 47 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
10 46 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
11 43 (0.19%) SAP BPC
12 40 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
12 40 (0.18%) HFM
13 35 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
14 34 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
14 34 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 34 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
15 29 (0.13%) Markit EDM
16 28 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 27 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 542 (2.39%) Office 365
2 520 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 356 (1.57%) SaaS
4 117 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 83 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 81 (0.36%) IaaS
7 61 (0.27%) PaaS
8 53 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (0.19%) GitHub
10 31 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 18 (0.080%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.027%) Heroku
13 5 (0.022%) Taleo
14 4 (0.018%) Route 53
14 4 (0.018%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.013%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.013%) Force.com
16 2 (0.009%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.009%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.009%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1487 (6.57%) DNS
2 1350 (5.96%) TCP/IP
3 1323 (5.84%) Firewall
4 1154 (5.10%) SAN
5 1034 (4.57%) LAN
6 983 (4.34%) Internet
7 978 (4.32%) WAN
8 962 (4.25%) DHCP
9 723 (3.19%) VPN
10 390 (1.72%) VoIP
11 376 (1.66%) Wireless
12 299 (1.32%) Intranet
13 229 (1.01%) NAS
14 205 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
15 201 (0.89%) HTTP
16 196 (0.87%) Network Security
17 184 (0.81%) VLAN
18 153 (0.68%) FTP
19 152 (0.67%) Unified Communications
20 147 (0.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7606 (33.60%) SQL Server
2 2181 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1908 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1738 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1233 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1161 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 925 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 864 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 778 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 727 (3.21%) MySQL
11 614 (2.71%) MS Access
12 414 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 388 (1.71%) OLAP
14 379 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
15 340 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 319 (1.41%) RDBMS
17 308 (1.36%) Data Mining
18 291 (1.29%) QlikView
19 249 (1.10%) Big Data
20 201 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1376 (6.08%) Visual Studio
2 938 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 321 (1.42%) Subversion
4 277 (1.22%) JIRA
5 276 (1.22%) NUnit
6 262 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 182 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 165 (0.73%) Selenium
9 142 (0.63%) Moq
10 137 (0.61%) TeamCity
11 131 (0.58%) Eclipse
12 117 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
13 108 (0.48%) SpecFlow
14 106 (0.47%) Jenkins
15 94 (0.42%) Maven
16 87 (0.38%) ReSharper
16 87 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 84 (0.37%) MSTest
18 81 (0.36%) Cucumber
19 80 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5153 (22.77%) Finance
2 1287 (5.69%) Marketing
3 1029 (4.55%) Retail
4 890 (3.93%) Banking
5 787 (3.48%) Legal
6 770 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 729 (3.22%) Advertising
8 519 (2.29%) Law
9 343 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 319 (1.41%) Back Office
11 273 (1.21%) Investment Banking
12 263 (1.16%) Front Office
13 220 (0.97%) Publishing
14 197 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 195 (0.86%) Games
16 182 (0.80%) French Language
17 179 (0.79%) German Language
18 161 (0.71%) Electronics
19 139 (0.61%) Financial Institution
20 131 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5474 (24.18%) Analyst
2 5032 (22.23%) Developer
3 1754 (7.75%) Support Analyst
4 1598 (7.06%) Consultant
5 1522 (6.72%) Support Engineer
6 1355 (5.99%) .NET Developer
7 957 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 912 (4.03%) Administrator
9 894 (3.95%) C# Developer
10 848 (3.75%) Business Analyst
11 825 (3.64%) Architect
12 809 (3.57%) Senior Developer
13 750 (3.31%) IT Support
14 746 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
15 711 (3.14%) Software Developer
16 707 (3.12%) Applications Support
17 677 (2.99%) Service Analyst
18 608 (2.69%) Service Desk Analyst
19 571 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
20 546 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5269 (23.28%) .NET
2 2916 (12.88%) ASP.NET
3 2585 (11.42%) HTML
4 1875 (8.28%) CSS
5 1716 (7.58%) XML
6 1272 (5.62%) .NET Framework
7 1265 (5.59%) jQuery
8 1236 (5.46%) Web Services
9 1006 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 943 (4.17%) WCF
11 739 (3.26%) HTML5
12 539 (2.38%) Ajax
13 538 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 494 (2.18%) WPF
15 412 (1.82%) SOAP
16 387 (1.71%) CSS3
17 337 (1.49%) WinForms
18 331 (1.46%) LINQ
19 312 (1.38%) COM
20 296 (1.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3071 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1240 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 1038 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 759 (3.35%) Blackberry
5 501 (2.21%) Clustering
6 465 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 426 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 326 (1.44%) User Experience
9 287 (1.27%) Statistics
10 270 (1.19%) Replication
11 264 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 248 (1.10%) Open Source
13 232 (1.02%) Visualisation
14 227 (1.00%) Social Media
15 201 (0.89%) Client/Server
16 184 (0.81%) Hedge funds
17 182 (0.80%) iPhone
18 170 (0.75%) N-Tier
19 164 (0.72%) Data Integration
20 156 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8171 (36.10%) Windows
2 2605 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1879 (8.30%) Windows 7
4 1517 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1422 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1333 (5.89%) Linux
7 1320 (5.83%) Windows XP
8 710 (3.14%) UNIX
9 663 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 307 (1.36%) Windows Vista
11 295 (1.30%) Android
12 247 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 189 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 144 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 126 (0.56%) Solaris
16 105 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
17 93 (0.41%) Windows 2000
18 78 (0.34%) Mac OS
19 69 (0.30%) AIX
20 66 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3418 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
2 3094 (13.67%) ITIL
3 2572 (11.36%) Project Management
4 2175 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
5 1709 (7.55%) CRM
6 1601 (7.07%) MVC
7 1285 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 1145 (5.06%) Scrum
9 1081 (4.78%) Software Engineering
10 1040 (4.59%) OO
11 1009 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 996 (4.40%) Mentoring
13 945 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 939 (4.15%) Time Management
15 927 (4.10%) TDD
16 897 (3.96%) ETL
17 862 (3.81%) Business Analysis
18 801 (3.54%) Change Management
19 763 (3.37%) Analytics
20 750 (3.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7398 (32.68%) SQL
2 4467 (19.73%) C#
3 2362 (10.44%) JavaScript
4 1987 (8.78%) T-SQL
5 1296 (5.73%) Java
6 954 (4.21%) VB.NET
7 854 (3.77%) VBA
8 753 (3.33%) VB
9 710 (3.14%) PowerShell
10 573 (2.53%) C++
11 500 (2.21%) C
12 439 (1.94%) PHP
13 286 (1.26%) Perl
14 265 (1.17%) VBScript
15 264 (1.17%) Python
16 208 (0.92%) PL/SQL
17 190 (0.84%) Ruby
18 175 (0.77%) VB6
19 141 (0.62%) Shell Script
20 131 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4015 (17.74%) Degree
2 2482 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1313 (5.80%) MCSE
4 925 (4.09%) MCITP
5 819 (3.62%) Security Cleared
6 739 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
7 730 (3.23%) MCP
8 596 (2.63%) MCSA
9 555 (2.45%) CCNA
10 460 (2.03%) SC Cleared
11 422 (1.86%) MCTS
12 374 (1.65%) ISEB
13 350 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
14 330 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 277 (1.22%) PMI Certification
16 255 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
17 245 (1.08%) CCNP
18 201 (0.89%) CCA
19 170 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 150 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1112 (4.91%) SLA
2 774 (3.42%) QA
3 206 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 203 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 114 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 73 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 65 (0.29%) COBIT
8 60 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 31 (0.14%) Basel II
10 21 (0.093%) ISO 9000
10 21 (0.093%) HL7
11 19 (0.084%) GCP
11 19 (0.084%) TickIT
12 14 (0.062%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.053%) EMIR
14 10 (0.044%) WCAG
15 9 (0.040%) P3O
16 8 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
16 8 (0.035%) COSO
17 6 (0.027%) MiFID
System Software
1 4262 (18.83%) Active Directory
2 2057 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1157 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 585 (2.58%) XenApp
5 433 (1.91%) vSphere
6 319 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 282 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 198 (0.87%) Terminal Services
9 175 (0.77%) XenServer
9 175 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 159 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 113 (0.50%) UAG
12 80 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
13 66 (0.29%) NFS
14 56 (0.25%) ISA Server
15 50 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 45 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 45 (0.20%) IMail Server
17 42 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
18 32 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 831 (3.67%) SCCM
2 363 (1.60%) SCOM
3 352 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 196 (0.87%) WSUS
5 173 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 108 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 104 (0.46%) Nagios
8 100 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 99 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 96 (0.42%) Puppet
11 86 (0.38%) SCVMM
12 84 (0.37%) NetBackup
13 52 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 48 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
15 47 (0.21%) SCOrch
16 37 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
17 34 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 28 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
19 27 (0.12%) MOM
19 27 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16316 (72.08%) Microsoft
2 3043 (13.44%) VMware
3 2058 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1973 (8.72%) Citrix
5 1630 (7.20%) Cisco
6 1031 (4.55%) HP
7 847 (3.74%) SAP
8 496 (2.19%) Symantec
9 469 (2.07%) IBM
10 421 (1.86%) Apple
11 403 (1.78%) Business Objects
12 396 (1.75%) Dell
13 355 (1.57%) EMC
14 352 (1.56%) Cognos
15 331 (1.46%) NetApp
16 329 (1.45%) Google
17 316 (1.40%) Adobe
18 271 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
19 237 (1.05%) Red Hat
20 214 (0.95%) Juniper
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