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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 11257 10279 10808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.82% 9.51% 9.14%
As % of the Applications category 65.07% 63.33% 63.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9008 8586 9365
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
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 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +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
17301 16231 17039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.09% 15.01% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13712 13447 14601
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 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 August 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 27 August 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 10500 £38,500 -3.75% 921
London 0 3917 £45,000 - 290
South East +3 2666 £37,500 - 201
City of London +5 1040 £47,500 +5.55% 93
East of England -1 808 £37,500 - 65
North West +4 777 £33,000 -1.49% 98
Yorkshire -4 758 £32,500 +4.19% 75
Surrey +6 722 £40,000 +6.66% 51
South West 0 626 £34,508 +1.12% 61
Berkshire -4 585 £37,500 -6.25% 35
West Yorkshire -2 545 £32,500 +0.15% 51
West Midlands 0 542 £35,000 - 45
Hampshire +1 500 £32,500 -7.14% 43
Manchester +6 436 £32,500 -7.14% 51
Leeds -5 408 £32,500 +8.33% 32
Scotland -1 362 £40,000 +8.10% 30
East Midlands -6 312 £34,750 -7.33% 35
Hertfordshire -1 293 £40,000 +11.11% 18
Buckinghamshire +2 259 £37,500 - 15
Reading +3 242 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Cheshire +2 220 £35,000 +16.66% 24
Birmingham -5 185 £41,500 +10.66% 12
Oxfordshire 0 173 £33,000 -12.00% 13
Cambridgeshire -8 173 £32,500 -15.58% 13
Bedfordshire -5 159 £40,000 - 12
Glasgow 0 144 £39,000 +5.40% 10
Edinburgh 0 143 £40,500 +28.57% 8
Southampton +7 138 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Wales -4 133 £34,750 +6.92% 15
West Sussex -5 132 £37,500 +17.18% 7

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16334 (72.12%) Microsoft
2 8149 (35.98%) Windows
3 7643 (33.75%) SQL Server
4 7490 (33.07%) SQL
5 5617 (24.80%) MS Office
6 5387 (23.78%) .NET
7 5221 (23.05%) Finance
8 4574 (20.20%) C#
9 4218 (18.62%) Active Directory
10 4011 (17.71%) Degree
11 3032 (13.39%) ITIL
12 3016 (13.32%) VMware
13 2958 (13.06%) ASP.NET
14 2709 (11.96%) SharePoint
15 2684 (11.85%) MS Exchange
16 2612 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
17 2603 (11.49%) Project Management
18 2576 (11.37%) HTML
19 2514 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 2383 (10.52%) JavaScript
21 2199 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 2182 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
23 2062 (9.10%) Oracle
24 2057 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
25 2014 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
26 2006 (8.86%) T-SQL
27 1963 (8.67%) Citrix
28 1911 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
29 1881 (8.31%) CSS
30 1875 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2709 (11.96%) SharePoint
2 2684 (11.85%) MS Exchange
3 1251 (5.52%) IIS
4 1218 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 792 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 661 (2.92%) Lync
7 499 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 498 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 442 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 360 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 359 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
12 341 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 321 (1.42%) CMS
14 291 (1.28%) Apache
15 233 (1.03%) Tomcat
16 230 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
17 211 (0.93%) SAS
18 137 (0.60%) MS Project Server
19 134 (0.59%) IBM Notes
20 122 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 5617 (24.80%) MS Office
2 2014 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1291 (5.70%) MS Project
4 1088 (4.80%) MS Visio
5 168 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 145 (0.64%) PowerPivot
7 122 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 96 (0.42%) SPSS
9 70 (0.31%) InfoPath
10 59 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 42 (0.19%) Acrobat
12 28 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
13 22 (0.097%) InDesign
14 20 (0.088%) AutoCAD
15 19 (0.084%) FrameMaker
16 18 (0.079%) Simulink
17 14 (0.062%) FastStats
18 9 (0.040%) Final Cut Pro
18 9 (0.040%) Fireworks
19 8 (0.035%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 887 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 336 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 315 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 150 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 84 (0.37%) Fredhopper
5 84 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
6 70 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 50 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 50 (0.22%) WebTrends
7 50 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 47 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
9 45 (0.20%) SAP BPC
10 40 (0.18%) HFM
11 37 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 37 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
12 36 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
13 32 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
14 29 (0.13%) Magento
15 28 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 26 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 533 (2.35%) Office 365
2 489 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 347 (1.53%) SaaS
4 112 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 83 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 83 (0.37%) IaaS
6 59 (0.26%) PaaS
7 44 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (0.17%) GitHub
9 28 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 14 (0.062%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.049%) Basecamp
12 6 (0.026%) Heroku
13 5 (0.022%) Taleo
14 4 (0.018%) Route 53
15 3 (0.013%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.013%) Force.com
16 2 (0.009%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.009%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.009%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1482 (6.54%) DNS
2 1378 (6.08%) TCP/IP
3 1328 (5.86%) Firewall
4 1178 (5.20%) SAN
5 1042 (4.60%) LAN
6 987 (4.36%) Internet
7 967 (4.27%) DHCP
8 966 (4.27%) WAN
9 750 (3.31%) VPN
10 373 (1.65%) Wireless
11 370 (1.63%) VoIP
12 284 (1.25%) Intranet
13 280 (1.24%) NAS
14 230 (1.02%) HTTP
15 201 (0.89%) Network Security
16 194 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
17 187 (0.83%) VLAN
18 158 (0.70%) Unified Communications
19 149 (0.66%) FTP
20 146 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7643 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 2199 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1875 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1776 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 1247 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1158 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 925 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 869 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 822 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 714 (3.15%) MySQL
11 592 (2.61%) MS Access
12 410 (1.81%) Oracle Database
13 392 (1.73%) OLAP
14 373 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
15 339 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 317 (1.40%) Data Mining
17 314 (1.39%) RDBMS
18 285 (1.26%) QlikView
19 247 (1.09%) Big Data
20 196 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1385 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 939 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 321 (1.42%) Subversion
4 281 (1.24%) JIRA
5 274 (1.21%) NUnit
6 232 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 184 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 157 (0.69%) Selenium
9 136 (0.60%) Moq
10 132 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 117 (0.52%) TeamCity
12 108 (0.48%) Jenkins
13 105 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
13 105 (0.46%) Maven
14 104 (0.46%) SpecFlow
15 92 (0.41%) MSTest
16 85 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 81 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
17 81 (0.36%) ReSharper
18 77 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5221 (23.05%) Finance
2 1312 (5.79%) Marketing
3 1048 (4.63%) Retail
4 897 (3.96%) Banking
5 787 (3.47%) Legal
6 749 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 729 (3.22%) Advertising
8 521 (2.30%) Law
9 347 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 317 (1.40%) Back Office
11 272 (1.20%) Investment Banking
12 260 (1.15%) Front Office
13 228 (1.01%) Publishing
14 220 (0.97%) Games
15 197 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
16 191 (0.84%) French Language
17 176 (0.78%) German Language
18 160 (0.71%) Electronics
19 148 (0.65%) Financial Institution
20 132 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5461 (24.11%) Analyst
2 5101 (22.52%) Developer
3 1750 (7.73%) Support Analyst
4 1623 (7.17%) Consultant
5 1483 (6.55%) Support Engineer
6 1376 (6.08%) .NET Developer
7 959 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 910 (4.02%) Administrator
9 892 (3.94%) C# Developer
10 872 (3.85%) Business Analyst
11 833 (3.68%) Senior Developer
12 814 (3.59%) Architect
13 757 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support
14 746 (3.29%) Software Developer
15 730 (3.22%) IT Support
16 664 (2.93%) Applications Support
17 638 (2.82%) Service Analyst
18 579 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
19 562 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
20 539 (2.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5387 (23.78%) .NET
2 2958 (13.06%) ASP.NET
3 2576 (11.37%) HTML
4 1881 (8.31%) CSS
5 1734 (7.66%) XML
6 1318 (5.82%) Web Services
7 1277 (5.64%) .NET Framework
8 1268 (5.60%) jQuery
9 1028 (4.54%) WCF
10 993 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 718 (3.17%) HTML5
12 570 (2.52%) WPF
13 568 (2.51%) Ajax
14 527 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 431 (1.90%) SOAP
16 391 (1.73%) WinForms
17 386 (1.70%) CSS3
18 343 (1.51%) LINQ
19 333 (1.47%) COM
20 323 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1264 (5.58%) Computer Science
2 1032 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 752 (3.32%) Blackberry
4 481 (2.12%) Clustering
5 450 (1.99%) Mathematics
6 449 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 291 (1.28%) Replication
8 279 (1.23%) Statistics
9 274 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 258 (1.14%) Open Source
11 230 (1.02%) Social Media
12 219 (0.97%) Visualisation
13 210 (0.93%) N-Tier
14 206 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 188 (0.83%) Hedge funds
16 178 (0.79%) iPhone
17 171 (0.76%) NHS
18 156 (0.69%) Data Integration
19 147 (0.65%) PMI
20 140 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8149 (35.98%) Windows
2 2612 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1865 (8.23%) Windows 7
4 1526 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1373 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1329 (5.87%) Linux
7 1310 (5.78%) Windows XP
8 712 (3.14%) UNIX
9 637 (2.81%) Windows 8
10 302 (1.33%) Windows Vista
11 291 (1.28%) Android
12 258 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 181 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 148 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 122 (0.54%) Solaris
16 110 (0.49%) Windows 2000
17 95 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
18 88 (0.39%) Mac OS
19 74 (0.33%) AIX
20 67 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3032 (13.39%) ITIL
2 2603 (11.49%) Project Management
3 2182 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1911 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1727 (7.63%) CRM
6 1604 (7.08%) MVC
7 1295 (5.72%) PRINCE2
8 1168 (5.16%) Scrum
9 1095 (4.83%) Software Engineering
10 1045 (4.61%) OO
11 1003 (4.43%) E-Commerce
12 940 (4.15%) TDD
13 938 (4.14%) Service Delivery
14 930 (4.11%) Time Management
15 893 (3.94%) ETL
16 871 (3.85%) Business Analysis
17 770 (3.40%) Analytics
18 768 (3.39%) Change Management
19 751 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
20 740 (3.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7490 (33.07%) SQL
2 4574 (20.20%) C#
3 2383 (10.52%) JavaScript
4 2006 (8.86%) T-SQL
5 1314 (5.80%) Java
6 969 (4.28%) VB.NET
7 854 (3.77%) VBA
8 763 (3.37%) VB
9 705 (3.11%) PowerShell
10 593 (2.62%) C++
11 526 (2.32%) C
12 428 (1.89%) PHP
13 291 (1.28%) Perl
14 273 (1.21%) Python
15 264 (1.17%) VBScript
16 217 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 179 (0.79%) Ruby
18 171 (0.76%) VB6
19 140 (0.62%) Shell Script
20 135 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4011 (17.71%) Degree
2 2514 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1268 (5.60%) MCSE
4 926 (4.09%) MCITP
5 804 (3.55%) Security Cleared
6 712 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 708 (3.13%) MCP
8 575 (2.54%) MCSA
9 534 (2.36%) CCNA
10 439 (1.94%) SC Cleared
11 402 (1.77%) MCTS
12 369 (1.63%) ISEB
13 348 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
14 333 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 263 (1.16%) PMI Certification
16 240 (1.06%) CCNP
17 233 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
18 175 (0.77%) CCA
18 175 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 143 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1149 (5.07%) SLA
2 827 (3.65%) QA
3 207 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 202 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 120 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 75 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 64 (0.28%) COBIT
8 53 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.12%) TickIT
10 26 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 25 (0.11%) HL7
12 24 (0.11%) Basel II
12 24 (0.11%) GCP
13 13 (0.057%) EMIR
14 10 (0.044%) P3O
15 9 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.040%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 9 (0.040%) GAMP
15 9 (0.040%) WCAG
16 8 (0.035%) MiFID
System Software
1 4218 (18.62%) Active Directory
2 2057 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1149 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 600 (2.65%) XenApp
5 499 (2.20%) vSphere
6 329 (1.45%) VMware ESX
7 298 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 206 (0.91%) Terminal Services
9 194 (0.86%) XenServer
10 191 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 173 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 109 (0.48%) UAG
13 85 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
14 79 (0.35%) NFS
15 56 (0.25%) ISA Server
16 55 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 46 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 44 (0.19%) IMail Server
19 41 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
20 40 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 838 (3.70%) SCCM
2 362 (1.60%) Backup Exec
3 354 (1.56%) SCOM
4 225 (0.99%) WSUS
5 165 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 109 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 102 (0.45%) Nagios
8 100 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 100 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 95 (0.42%) Puppet
10 91 (0.40%) SCVMM
11 84 (0.37%) NetBackup
12 51 (0.23%) SCOrch
13 49 (0.22%) Tivoli
14 41 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
14 41 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
15 37 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 36 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 31 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
18 27 (0.12%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 16334 (72.12%) Microsoft
2 3016 (13.32%) VMware
3 2062 (9.10%) Oracle
4 1963 (8.67%) Citrix
5 1637 (7.23%) Cisco
6 1009 (4.45%) HP
7 836 (3.69%) SAP
8 486 (2.15%) Symantec
9 467 (2.06%) IBM
10 419 (1.85%) Apple
11 404 (1.78%) Business Objects
12 398 (1.76%) Dell
13 366 (1.62%) NetApp
14 357 (1.58%) EMC
15 347 (1.53%) Cognos
16 336 (1.48%) Google
17 327 (1.44%) Adobe
18 268 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
19 237 (1.05%) Red Hat
20 217 (0.96%) Juniper
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
RMI International
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 minutes ago
York, North Yorkshire
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum negotiable
Posted: 48 minutes ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
North West London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum + MS Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £45000 per annum + car allowance & other benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £55-70,000 + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 2 hours ago