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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 11422 10284 10229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.77% 9.47% 8.71%
As % of the Applications category 64.38% 63.38% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9209 8590 8965
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17742 16225 16352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.17% 14.94% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14191 13401 14131
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 £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 10724 £39,000 -2.50% 1346
London 0 4006 £45,000 - 452
South East +2 2750 £37,500 - 292
City of London +4 1114 £49,750 +10.55% 154
East of England -1 849 £39,000 +2.63% 91
North West +4 754 £33,852 +4.16% 117
Yorkshire -2 748 £32,500 +8.33% 106
Surrey +4 728 £41,000 +9.33% 59
South West +1 646 £35,000 - 92
West Midlands +2 578 £37,000 +5.71% 91
Berkshire -2 572 £38,250 -4.37% 73
West Yorkshire -4 529 £32,500 +8.33% 75
Hampshire +2 498 £32,500 -7.14% 49
Manchester +4 414 £32,500 -7.14% 67
Leeds -7 404 £33,000 +10.00% 55
Scotland +2 325 £40,000 +14.28% 52
Hertfordshire 0 313 £40,000 +8.10% 19
East Midlands -7 293 £35,000 - 63
Buckinghamshire -1 259 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Reading 0 246 £42,500 -3.63% 27
Cheshire +2 225 £36,000 +21.00% 26
Oxfordshire -4 193 £32,000 -14.66% 20
Birmingham +4 190 £40,000 +8.10% 33
Cambridgeshire -12 164 £34,000 -10.52% 32
Bedfordshire -3 162 £40,000 -5.88% 23
West Sussex +1 155 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Southampton +13 146 £31,000 -4.61% 16
East Sussex +10 146 £35,000 -16.66% 15
Glasgow 0 139 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Essex +4 134 £35,000 -12.50% 10

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16394 (72.74%) Microsoft
2 8112 (35.99%) Windows
3 7640 (33.90%) SQL Server
4 7453 (33.07%) SQL
5 5543 (24.60%) MS Office
6 5417 (24.04%) .NET
7 5229 (23.20%) Finance
8 4618 (20.49%) C#
9 4244 (18.83%) Active Directory
10 3932 (17.45%) Degree
11 3078 (13.66%) VMware
12 2937 (13.03%) ITIL
13 2932 (13.01%) ASP.NET
14 2723 (12.08%) MS Exchange
15 2698 (11.97%) SharePoint
16 2683 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
17 2612 (11.59%) Project Management
18 2531 (11.23%) Microsoft Certification
19 2528 (11.22%) HTML
20 2324 (10.31%) JavaScript
21 2230 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 2141 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 2132 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
24 2063 (9.15%) Oracle
25 2026 (8.99%) T-SQL
26 1990 (8.83%) Citrix
27 1963 (8.71%) MS PowerPoint
28 1934 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
29 1887 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 1853 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2723 (12.08%) MS Exchange
2 2698 (11.97%) SharePoint
3 1273 (5.65%) IIS
4 1232 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 782 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 651 (2.89%) Lync
7 479 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 477 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 435 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 373 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 350 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 336 (1.49%) CMS
12 336 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 281 (1.25%) Apache
14 246 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
15 237 (1.05%) Tomcat
16 220 (0.98%) SAS
17 138 (0.61%) MS Project Server
18 124 (0.55%) Confluence
19 122 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5543 (24.60%) MS Office
2 1963 (8.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1312 (5.82%) MS Project
4 1050 (4.66%) MS Visio
5 162 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 127 (0.56%) PowerPivot
7 118 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 99 (0.44%) SPSS
9 72 (0.32%) InfoPath
10 58 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 39 (0.17%) Acrobat
12 34 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
13 20 (0.089%) AutoCAD
14 19 (0.084%) InDesign
15 16 (0.071%) Simulink
16 12 (0.053%) FrameMaker
17 11 (0.049%) FastStats
18 9 (0.040%) Fireworks
18 9 (0.040%) Final Cut Pro
19 8 (0.035%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 860 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 323 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 297 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 134 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 90 (0.40%) Fredhopper
6 83 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 72 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
8 54 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 53 (0.24%) WebTrends
10 45 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
11 43 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
11 43 (0.19%) SAP BPC
12 40 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
13 39 (0.17%) HFM
14 35 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
15 31 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 31 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
15 31 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
16 30 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
16 30 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 504 (2.24%) Office 365
2 433 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 334 (1.48%) SaaS
4 112 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 94 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 87 (0.39%) IaaS
7 51 (0.23%) PaaS
8 34 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (0.15%) Google Apps
9 30 (0.13%) GitHub
10 15 (0.067%) Basecamp
10 15 (0.067%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.035%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.027%) Heroku
13 5 (0.022%) Taleo
14 4 (0.018%) Route 53
15 2 (0.009%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.009%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.009%) IBM SmartCloud
15 2 (0.009%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1415 (6.28%) DNS
2 1382 (6.13%) TCP/IP
3 1297 (5.75%) Firewall
4 1206 (5.35%) SAN
5 1058 (4.69%) LAN
6 1018 (4.52%) Internet
7 979 (4.34%) WAN
8 929 (4.12%) DHCP
9 765 (3.39%) VPN
10 366 (1.62%) Wireless
11 348 (1.54%) VoIP
12 301 (1.34%) NAS
13 250 (1.11%) Intranet
14 233 (1.03%) HTTP
15 210 (0.93%) Network Security
16 183 (0.81%) VLAN
17 180 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
18 150 (0.67%) Unified Communications
19 148 (0.66%) FTP
20 147 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7640 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 2230 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1887 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1853 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1264 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1166 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 926 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 889 (3.94%) Relational Database
9 860 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 719 (3.19%) MySQL
11 546 (2.42%) MS Access
12 407 (1.81%) Oracle Database
13 387 (1.72%) OLAP
14 376 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
15 321 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 309 (1.37%) Data Mining
17 300 (1.33%) RDBMS
18 278 (1.23%) QlikView
19 223 (0.99%) Big Data
20 183 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1366 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 951 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 323 (1.43%) Subversion
4 279 (1.24%) JIRA
5 271 (1.20%) NUnit
6 191 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 187 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 149 (0.66%) Selenium
9 138 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 137 (0.61%) Moq
11 115 (0.51%) Jenkins
12 111 (0.49%) Maven
13 101 (0.45%) TeamCity
14 99 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
15 98 (0.43%) MSTest
16 94 (0.42%) SpecFlow
17 82 (0.36%) Ant
18 75 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
19 73 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 73 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5229 (23.20%) Finance
2 1257 (5.58%) Marketing
3 1015 (4.50%) Retail
4 889 (3.94%) Banking
5 761 (3.38%) Legal
6 735 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 690 (3.06%) Advertising
8 517 (2.29%) Law
9 319 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 306 (1.36%) Back Office
11 267 (1.18%) Front Office
12 253 (1.12%) Investment Banking
13 242 (1.07%) Publishing
14 225 (1.00%) Games
15 196 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
16 174 (0.77%) French Language
17 173 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 155 (0.69%) German Language
19 146 (0.65%) Electronics
20 126 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5362 (23.79%) Analyst
2 5095 (22.61%) Developer
3 1707 (7.57%) Support Analyst
4 1656 (7.35%) Consultant
5 1483 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 1376 (6.11%) .NET Developer
7 975 (4.33%) Project Manager
8 929 (4.12%) Administrator
9 919 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 874 (3.88%) Business Analyst
11 856 (3.80%) Architect
12 828 (3.67%) Senior Developer
13 729 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
13 729 (3.23%) Software Developer
14 708 (3.14%) IT Support
15 618 (2.74%) Applications Support
16 592 (2.63%) Service Analyst
17 579 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
18 578 (2.56%) DBA
19 549 (2.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5417 (24.04%) .NET
2 2932 (13.01%) ASP.NET
3 2528 (11.22%) HTML
4 1829 (8.12%) CSS
5 1710 (7.59%) XML
6 1369 (6.07%) Web Services
7 1258 (5.58%) .NET Framework
8 1251 (5.55%) jQuery
9 1096 (4.86%) WCF
10 984 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 718 (3.19%) HTML5
12 653 (2.90%) WPF
13 578 (2.56%) Ajax
14 517 (2.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 433 (1.92%) WinForms
16 417 (1.85%) SOAP
17 376 (1.67%) CSS3
18 353 (1.57%) LINQ
19 350 (1.55%) XSLT
20 320 (1.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1255 (5.57%) Computer Science
2 1002 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 773 (3.43%) Blackberry
4 494 (2.19%) Clustering
5 480 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 444 (1.97%) Mathematics
7 330 (1.46%) Replication
8 293 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 282 (1.25%) Statistics
10 251 (1.11%) Open Source
11 245 (1.09%) N-Tier
12 228 (1.01%) Social Media
13 221 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 209 (0.93%) Visualisation
15 201 (0.89%) NHS
16 190 (0.84%) Hedge funds
17 168 (0.75%) iPhone
18 144 (0.64%) PMI
19 139 (0.62%) Data Integration
20 135 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8112 (35.99%) Windows
2 2683 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1822 (8.08%) Windows 7
4 1604 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1343 (5.96%) Linux
6 1319 (5.85%) Windows XP
7 1316 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 706 (3.13%) UNIX
9 631 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 317 (1.41%) Windows Vista
11 288 (1.28%) Android
12 263 (1.17%) Apple iOS
13 173 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 159 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 115 (0.51%) Solaris
16 114 (0.51%) Windows 2000
17 89 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
18 85 (0.38%) Mac OS
19 71 (0.32%) CentOS
20 67 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2937 (13.03%) ITIL
2 2612 (11.59%) Project Management
3 2132 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
4 1934 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
5 1690 (7.50%) CRM
6 1605 (7.12%) MVC
7 1321 (5.86%) PRINCE2
8 1204 (5.34%) Scrum
9 1124 (4.99%) Software Engineering
10 1039 (4.61%) OO
11 945 (4.19%) TDD
12 931 (4.13%) E-Commerce
13 920 (4.08%) Service Delivery
14 890 (3.95%) Time Management
15 876 (3.89%) ETL
16 851 (3.78%) Business Analysis
17 758 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 758 (3.36%) Change Management
18 753 (3.34%) Analytics
19 749 (3.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7453 (33.07%) SQL
2 4618 (20.49%) C#
3 2324 (10.31%) JavaScript
4 2026 (8.99%) T-SQL
5 1316 (5.84%) Java
6 941 (4.18%) VB.NET
7 825 (3.66%) VBA
8 749 (3.32%) VB
9 703 (3.12%) PowerShell
10 601 (2.67%) C++
11 544 (2.41%) C
12 419 (1.86%) PHP
13 276 (1.22%) Perl
14 275 (1.22%) Python
15 248 (1.10%) VBScript
16 222 (0.99%) PL/SQL
17 164 (0.73%) VB6
18 161 (0.71%) Ruby
19 137 (0.61%) Shell Script
20 133 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3932 (17.45%) Degree
2 2531 (11.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1234 (5.48%) MCSE
4 912 (4.05%) MCITP
5 792 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 713 (3.16%) MCP
7 695 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
8 583 (2.59%) MCSA
9 525 (2.33%) CCNA
10 421 (1.87%) SC Cleared
11 393 (1.74%) MCTS
12 367 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
13 347 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 342 (1.52%) ISEB
15 260 (1.15%) PMI Certification
16 243 (1.08%) CCNP
17 231 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
18 177 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 158 (0.70%) CCA
20 149 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1139 (5.05%) SLA
2 846 (3.75%) QA
3 210 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 186 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 118 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 70 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 48 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 45 (0.20%) COBIT
9 30 (0.13%) HL7
10 27 (0.12%) TickIT
11 25 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 24 (0.11%) GCP
13 17 (0.075%) Basel II
14 13 (0.058%) GAMP
14 13 (0.058%) EMIR
15 11 (0.049%) P3O
16 9 (0.040%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 9 (0.040%) MiFID
16 9 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
17 7 (0.031%) GMP
System Software
1 4244 (18.83%) Active Directory
2 2141 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1151 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 661 (2.93%) XenApp
5 556 (2.47%) vSphere
6 353 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 346 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 227 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 214 (0.95%) XenServer
10 203 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 184 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 104 (0.46%) UAG
13 87 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
14 80 (0.35%) NFS
15 64 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 60 (0.27%) vCloud
17 51 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 50 (0.22%) ISA Server
19 43 (0.19%) IMail Server
20 40 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 831 (3.69%) SCCM
2 370 (1.64%) SCOM
3 361 (1.60%) Backup Exec
4 230 (1.02%) WSUS
5 170 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 112 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 105 (0.47%) Puppet
8 102 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 101 (0.45%) Nagios
10 97 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
11 91 (0.40%) SCVMM
12 82 (0.36%) NetBackup
13 48 (0.21%) SCOrch
13 48 (0.21%) Tivoli
14 46 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
15 39 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
16 35 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 33 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 30 (0.13%) ARCserve
19 29 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16394 (72.74%) Microsoft
2 3078 (13.66%) VMware
3 2063 (9.15%) Oracle
4 1990 (8.83%) Citrix
5 1644 (7.29%) Cisco
6 1036 (4.60%) HP
7 828 (3.67%) SAP
8 507 (2.25%) Symantec
9 463 (2.05%) IBM
10 423 (1.88%) Dell
11 421 (1.87%) Business Objects
12 414 (1.84%) Apple
13 392 (1.74%) EMC
14 372 (1.65%) NetApp
15 348 (1.54%) Cognos
16 346 (1.54%) Google
17 318 (1.41%) Adobe
18 266 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
19 231 (1.02%) CheckPoint
20 224 (0.99%) Red Hat
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