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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 10257 11107 10373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.49% 9.40% 9.60%
As % of the Applications category 64.37% 61.67% 62.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8335 9256 8594
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -

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
15934 18010 16525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 15.23% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12798 14685 13599
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 9487 £40,000 - 1355
London +3 3541 £47,500 - 462
South East 0 2381 £37,500 - 308
East of England +2 819 £37,500 - 92
City of London 0 796 £47,500 -2.06% 163
Yorkshire +1 747 £36,500 +12.30% 91
North West -1 617 £33,250 -5.00% 162
Surrey +1 584 £40,000 - 80
West Yorkshire +4 552 £35,000 +11.11% 56
South West -2 526 £35,000 +2.94% 76
Hampshire +1 477 £39,000 +23.80% 64
West Midlands -5 476 £35,000 -6.66% 78
Berkshire -2 475 £37,500 -6.25% 66
Leeds 0 421 £36,500 +12.30% 34
East Midlands +4 315 £32,500 -13.33% 39
Buckinghamshire +2 310 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Hertfordshire +2 307 £35,000 -6.66% 35
Manchester -4 300 £32,500 -4.41% 93
Reading +3 285 £35,000 -17.64% 33
Scotland +8 268 £37,500 - 43
Birmingham +4 199 £40,625 +1.56% 34
Cheshire +1 194 £40,000 +11.11% 38
Milton Keynes +1 181 £35,000 -15.66% 12
Southampton +12 179 £37,500 +20.96% 15
Essex -2 155 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Wales -1 148 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Oxfordshire +4 143 £35,000 +1.44% 21
Cambridgeshire +7 141 £38,500 +10.00% 25
Bedfordshire -3 139 £42,500 +6.25% 11
South Wales 0 135 £35,000 +11.11% 9

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15421 (74.23%) Microsoft
2 7441 (35.82%) Windows
3 6843 (32.94%) SQL Server
4 6724 (32.37%) SQL
5 5286 (25.44%) MS Office
6 4654 (22.40%) Finance
7 4361 (20.99%) .NET
8 4161 (20.03%) Active Directory
9 3708 (17.85%) C#
10 3386 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
11 3355 (16.15%) Degree
12 3040 (14.63%) VMware
13 2974 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
14 2904 (13.98%) ITIL
15 2755 (13.26%) Project Management
16 2453 (11.81%) MS Exchange
17 2394 (11.52%) ASP.NET
18 2323 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 2308 (11.11%) HTML
20 2280 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
21 2275 (10.95%) SharePoint
22 2147 (10.33%) JavaScript
23 2120 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
24 2099 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
25 1908 (9.18%) Citrix
26 1903 (9.16%) Oracle
27 1837 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint
28 1828 (8.80%) Windows 7
29 1820 (8.76%) Cisco
30 1811 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2453 (11.81%) MS Exchange
2 2275 (10.95%) SharePoint
3 1158 (5.57%) IIS
4 1118 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 640 (3.08%) Lync
6 562 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 550 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 363 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 331 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 327 (1.57%) SAS
11 296 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 288 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 283 (1.36%) CMS
14 277 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
15 229 (1.10%) Apache
16 179 (0.86%) Tomcat
17 125 (0.60%) WebSphere
18 98 (0.47%) JBoss
19 93 (0.45%) WorkSite
20 83 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5286 (25.44%) MS Office
2 1837 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1272 (6.12%) MS Project
4 1066 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 187 (0.90%) PowerPivot
6 157 (0.76%) SPSS
7 152 (0.73%) Photoshop
8 147 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
9 88 (0.42%) InfoPath
10 43 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 42 (0.20%) AutoCAD
12 37 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
13 31 (0.15%) Acrobat
14 23 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
15 18 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
16 15 (0.072%) Fireworks
17 12 (0.058%) FastStats
18 11 (0.053%) InDesign
18 11 (0.053%) FrameMaker
19 9 (0.043%) Stata
Business Applications
1 828 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 278 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 159 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 75 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
5 69 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 54 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 42 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
8 38 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 37 (0.18%) SAP SD
9 37 (0.18%) SAP CRM
10 34 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 32 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
12 31 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
13 30 (0.14%) SAP Business One
13 30 (0.14%) Primavera
14 26 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
14 26 (0.13%) SAP CO
14 26 (0.13%) Sage 200
15 23 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
16 22 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 823 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 745 (3.59%) Office 365
3 441 (2.12%) SaaS
4 413 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
5 166 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 153 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 126 (0.61%) IaaS
8 72 (0.35%) PaaS
9 59 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 52 (0.25%) Google Apps
11 51 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 43 (0.21%) Mimecast
13 32 (0.15%) Yammer
14 29 (0.14%) GitHub
15 14 (0.067%) Dropbox
16 13 (0.063%) Force.com
17 12 (0.058%) Basecamp
18 9 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
19 7 (0.034%) Google Drive
19 7 (0.034%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1462 (7.04%) Firewall
2 1433 (6.90%) DNS
3 1316 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 1160 (5.58%) SAN
5 1124 (5.41%) LAN
6 1104 (5.31%) WAN
7 974 (4.69%) DHCP
8 836 (4.02%) VPN
9 766 (3.69%) Internet
10 562 (2.71%) VoIP
11 392 (1.89%) Wireless
12 288 (1.39%) Network Security
13 236 (1.14%) VLAN
14 235 (1.13%) NAS
15 214 (1.03%) Intranet
16 198 (0.95%) MPLS
17 176 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
18 168 (0.81%) HTTP
19 163 (0.78%) SSL
20 158 (0.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6843 (32.94%) SQL Server
2 1811 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1698 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1480 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1158 (5.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1158 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
6 826 (3.98%) Relational Database
7 811 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 590 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 478 (2.30%) MySQL
10 473 (2.28%) MS Access
11 354 (1.70%) Data Mining
12 352 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 327 (1.57%) Big Data
14 296 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 279 (1.34%) QlikView
16 255 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
17 253 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 224 (1.08%) OLAP
19 202 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1063 (5.12%) Visual Studio
2 898 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 302 (1.45%) JIRA
4 248 (1.19%) NUnit
5 228 (1.10%) Subversion
6 200 (0.96%) Selenium
7 191 (0.92%) Git (software)
8 142 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 141 (0.68%) Moq
10 136 (0.65%) ReSharper
11 132 (0.64%) TeamCity
12 108 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 98 (0.47%) SpecFlow
14 87 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
15 79 (0.38%) Jenkins
16 76 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 72 (0.35%) SoapUI
18 57 (0.27%) Maven
19 56 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
20 52 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 4654 (22.40%) Finance
2 1115 (5.37%) Retail
3 1073 (5.16%) Marketing
4 1028 (4.95%) Banking
5 813 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 703 (3.38%) Legal
7 446 (2.15%) Law
8 407 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 380 (1.83%) Advertising
10 303 (1.46%) Back Office
11 260 (1.25%) Publishing
12 241 (1.16%) Front Office
13 215 (1.03%) Games
14 189 (0.91%) Billing
15 173 (0.83%) Investment Banking
16 155 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
17 153 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 130 (0.63%) Aerospace
19 107 (0.52%) Electronics
20 94 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4943 (23.79%) Analyst
2 4148 (19.97%) Developer
3 1513 (7.28%) Support Analyst
4 1449 (6.97%) Consultant
5 1409 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 1208 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 1005 (4.84%) Project Manager
8 978 (4.71%) C# Developer
9 870 (4.19%) Administrator
10 835 (4.02%) Architect
11 773 (3.72%) Business Analyst
11 773 (3.72%) IT Support
12 694 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 676 (3.25%) Senior Developer
14 639 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
15 619 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 617 (2.97%) Service Analyst
17 602 (2.90%) Applications Support
18 600 (2.89%) DBA
19 586 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4361 (20.99%) .NET
2 2394 (11.52%) ASP.NET
3 2308 (11.11%) HTML
4 1641 (7.90%) CSS
5 1218 (5.86%) .NET Framework
6 1182 (5.69%) XML
7 1077 (5.18%) jQuery
8 1062 (5.11%) Web Services
9 944 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 792 (3.81%) WCF
11 730 (3.51%) HTML5
12 563 (2.71%) Entity Framework
13 504 (2.43%) Ajax
14 378 (1.82%) AngularJS
15 347 (1.67%) WPF
16 341 (1.64%) SOAP
17 310 (1.49%) CSS3
18 302 (1.45%) REST
19 291 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
20 279 (1.34%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2974 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1132 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 1032 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 931 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 665 (3.20%) Blackberry
6 519 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 481 (2.32%) Mathematics
8 456 (2.19%) Clustering
9 390 (1.88%) User Experience
10 352 (1.69%) Replication
11 326 (1.57%) Statistics
12 316 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 257 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 233 (1.12%) Mobile App
15 213 (1.03%) NHS
16 196 (0.94%) Social Media
17 192 (0.92%) Data Integration
18 178 (0.86%) Fat Client
18 178 (0.86%) N-Tier
18 178 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7441 (35.82%) Windows
2 2323 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1828 (8.80%) Windows 7
4 1805 (8.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1429 (6.88%) Linux
6 1100 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 938 (4.52%) Windows XP
8 779 (3.75%) Windows 8
9 733 (3.53%) UNIX
10 425 (2.05%) Android
11 318 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 280 (1.35%) Windows Vista
13 207 (1.00%) Mac OS X
14 197 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 142 (0.68%) Solaris
16 97 (0.47%) CentOS
17 69 (0.33%) AIX
18 68 (0.33%) Mac OS
19 54 (0.26%) Windows 2000
20 51 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3386 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2904 (13.98%) ITIL
3 2755 (13.26%) Project Management
4 2280 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
5 1621 (7.80%) MVC
6 1599 (7.70%) CRM
7 1192 (5.74%) PRINCE2
8 1100 (5.29%) Scrum
9 1077 (5.18%) Time Management
10 963 (4.64%) Service Delivery
11 962 (4.63%) Change Management
12 939 (4.52%) SDLC
13 900 (4.33%) Analytics
14 867 (4.17%) OO
15 840 (4.04%) Software Engineering
16 818 (3.94%) TDD
17 812 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
18 811 (3.90%) Mentoring
19 753 (3.62%) Service Management
20 748 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6724 (32.37%) SQL
2 3708 (17.85%) C#
3 2147 (10.33%) JavaScript
4 1752 (8.43%) T-SQL
5 1005 (4.84%) Java
6 876 (4.22%) PowerShell
7 766 (3.69%) VBA
8 560 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 551 (2.65%) VB
10 405 (1.95%) C
11 310 (1.49%) C++
12 297 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 265 (1.28%) Perl
14 255 (1.23%) PHP
15 249 (1.20%) Python
16 195 (0.94%) VBScript
17 105 (0.51%) VB6
18 102 (0.49%) Shell Script
19 80 (0.39%) Bash Shell
20 75 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3355 (16.15%) Degree
2 2120 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1059 (5.10%) MCSE
4 807 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 730 (3.51%) MCP
6 699 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
7 559 (2.69%) MCITP
8 524 (2.52%) CCNA
9 497 (2.39%) SC Cleared
10 491 (2.36%) MCSA
11 361 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 353 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 290 (1.40%) ISEB
14 284 (1.37%) PMI Certification
15 256 (1.23%) MCTS
16 218 (1.05%) CCNP
17 210 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
18 197 (0.95%) DV Cleared
19 190 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 188 (0.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1137 (5.47%) SLA
2 886 (4.26%) QA
3 195 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 116 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 83 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 77 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 57 (0.27%) COBIT
8 37 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 31 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 27 (0.13%) CRD IV
11 21 (0.10%) Basel II
12 20 (0.096%) ISO 9000
13 19 (0.091%) ISO 14001
14 17 (0.082%) Basel III
15 15 (0.072%) MiFID
15 15 (0.072%) EMIR
16 10 (0.048%) ISO 9002
16 10 (0.048%) Solvency II
17 9 (0.043%) P3O
18 6 (0.029%) TickIT
System Software
1 4161 (20.03%) Active Directory
2 2099 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1176 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 675 (3.25%) XenApp
5 518 (2.49%) vSphere
6 302 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 256 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 222 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
9 187 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 170 (0.82%) XenServer
11 126 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 103 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 67 (0.32%) VMware Server
14 64 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
15 55 (0.26%) Terminal Server
16 50 (0.24%) vCloud
17 49 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
18 43 (0.21%) NFS
19 39 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 39 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 828 (3.99%) SCCM
2 408 (1.96%) SCOM
3 246 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 139 (0.67%) WSUS
5 130 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 129 (0.62%) Nagios
7 96 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 85 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 81 (0.39%) Puppet
10 71 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 62 (0.30%) NetBackup
12 61 (0.29%) SCVMM
13 60 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 50 (0.24%) OpenView
15 46 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 38 (0.18%) Cacti
17 36 (0.17%) EdgeSight
18 34 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
19 32 (0.15%) Icinga
19 32 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15421 (74.23%) Microsoft
2 3040 (14.63%) VMware
3 1908 (9.18%) Citrix
4 1903 (9.16%) Oracle
5 1820 (8.76%) Cisco
6 1012 (4.87%) HP
7 860 (4.14%) SAP
8 432 (2.08%) IBM
9 416 (2.00%) Apple
10 374 (1.80%) NetApp
11 369 (1.78%) Symantec
12 365 (1.76%) Business Objects
13 346 (1.67%) Dell
14 322 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
15 305 (1.47%) EMC
16 303 (1.46%) Google
17 301 (1.45%) Red Hat
18 300 (1.44%) Juniper
19 270 (1.30%) Cognos
20 259 (1.25%) Tableau
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