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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 9813 11363 10239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.87% 9.79% 9.50%
As % of the Applications category 62.25% 64.10% 62.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8194 9097 8555
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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
15765 17726 16329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.25% 15.27% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12938 14034 13526
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,169 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 9160 £40,000 +3.89% 1279
London 0 3465 £47,500 +5.55% 434
South East -2 2196 £40,000 +6.66% 266
East of England 0 766 £37,500 - 89
City of London 0 722 £47,500 - 90
Yorkshire +1 721 £36,750 +13.07% 102
North West -3 582 £34,500 +4.54% 138
Surrey -1 571 £40,000 - 63
West Midlands 0 534 £35,000 - 72
West Yorkshire -2 499 £35,000 +7.69% 70
South West -9 499 £33,000 -2.94% 92
Hampshire +1 464 £37,500 +15.38% 45
Berkshire -4 418 £42,500 +11.84% 66
Leeds 0 352 £35,500 +9.23% 45
East Midlands +1 323 £35,000 +7.69% 50
Manchester -11 279 £37,500 +15.38% 89
Hertfordshire -5 272 £40,000 - 42
Scotland -9 241 £40,000 - 43
Birmingham +11 235 £37,500 -9.63% 25
Buckinghamshire -6 201 £37,000 -1.33% 26
Cheshire -2 198 £35,000 - 16
Reading -8 183 £40,000 - 38
Essex +6 155 £35,500 +9.23% 9
Cambridgeshire +2 146 £37,500 +15.38% 20
North Yorkshire +17 144 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Wales -1 140 £32,500 -6.47% 14
West Sussex +2 139 £35,000 -9.67% 14
Oxfordshire -2 139 £30,000 -9.09% 31
Bedfordshire -2 133 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Bristol -12 131 £35,000 +7.69% 24

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14755 (74.38%) Microsoft
2 7011 (35.34%) Windows
3 6663 (33.59%) SQL
4 6620 (33.37%) SQL Server
5 5193 (26.18%) MS Office
6 4595 (23.16%) Finance
7 4175 (21.05%) .NET
8 3696 (18.63%) Active Directory
9 3488 (17.58%) C#
10 3397 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
11 3316 (16.72%) Degree
12 3006 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
13 2940 (14.82%) VMware
14 2803 (14.13%) ITIL
15 2565 (12.93%) Project Management
16 2247 (11.33%) HTML
17 2225 (11.22%) ASP.NET
18 2198 (11.08%) JavaScript
19 2167 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
20 2136 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
21 2108 (10.63%) MS Exchange
22 2086 (10.52%) SharePoint
23 1995 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
24 1947 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
25 1849 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
26 1804 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 1751 (8.83%) CSS
28 1747 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
29 1736 (8.75%) Oracle
30 1711 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2108 (10.63%) MS Exchange
2 2086 (10.52%) SharePoint
3 1061 (5.35%) IIS
4 970 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 561 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 501 (2.53%) Lync
7 415 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 327 (1.65%) SAS
9 316 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
10 295 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 282 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 236 (1.19%) CMS
13 231 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 184 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 184 (0.93%) Apache
15 146 (0.74%) Tomcat
16 133 (0.67%) WebSphere
17 115 (0.58%) WorkSite
18 94 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
18 94 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 5193 (26.18%) MS Office
2 1849 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1140 (5.75%) MS Project
4 981 (4.95%) MS Visio
5 250 (1.26%) PowerPivot
6 157 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 153 (0.77%) SPSS
8 101 (0.51%) Photoshop
9 71 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 38 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 38 (0.19%) AutoCAD
11 35 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 32 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 22 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
14 20 (0.10%) FastStats
15 19 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
16 15 (0.076%) InDesign
17 11 (0.055%) FrameMaker
17 11 (0.055%) RoboHelp
18 9 (0.045%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 839 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 282 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 160 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 60 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 49 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
6 48 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 47 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 46 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 35 (0.18%) SAP Business One
10 29 (0.15%) SAP CRM
11 26 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
12 25 (0.13%) Agresso
12 25 (0.13%) Magento
12 25 (0.13%) Sage 200
13 24 (0.12%) WebTrends
14 22 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
15 21 (0.11%) SAP SD
15 21 (0.11%) Primavera
16 20 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
17 19 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 878 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 809 (4.08%) Office 365
3 413 (2.08%) SaaS
4 398 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 150 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 148 (0.75%) Google Analytics
7 111 (0.56%) IaaS
8 75 (0.38%) PaaS
9 48 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 47 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (0.19%) Mimecast
12 36 (0.18%) GitHub
13 32 (0.16%) Google Apps
13 32 (0.16%) Yammer
14 22 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (0.071%) Basecamp
16 12 (0.060%) Adobe Analytics
17 11 (0.055%) Force.com
18 10 (0.050%) Dropbox
19 7 (0.035%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1272 (6.41%) DNS
2 1254 (6.32%) Firewall
3 1227 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 1081 (5.45%) LAN
5 1040 (5.24%) WAN
6 950 (4.79%) SAN
7 885 (4.46%) DHCP
8 708 (3.57%) VPN
9 624 (3.15%) Internet
10 455 (2.29%) VoIP
11 323 (1.63%) Wireless
12 229 (1.15%) Network Security
13 208 (1.05%) VLAN
14 204 (1.03%) NAS
15 184 (0.93%) SMTP
16 183 (0.92%) HTTP
17 153 (0.77%) Unified Communications
18 146 (0.74%) Intranet
19 138 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
20 135 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6620 (33.37%) SQL Server
2 1804 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1711 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1345 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1144 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1141 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 786 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 740 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 460 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 405 (2.04%) MySQL
11 385 (1.94%) MS Access
12 320 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
13 294 (1.48%) Oracle Database
14 277 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 276 (1.39%) Big Data
16 272 (1.37%) QlikView
17 264 (1.33%) Data Mining
18 243 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
19 242 (1.22%) OLAP
20 225 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1038 (5.23%) Visual Studio
2 956 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 301 (1.52%) JIRA
4 298 (1.50%) Subversion
5 264 (1.33%) NUnit
6 249 (1.26%) Selenium
7 218 (1.10%) Git (software)
8 189 (0.95%) TeamCity
9 130 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 122 (0.62%) Moq
11 106 (0.53%) Jenkins
12 100 (0.50%) ReSharper
13 80 (0.40%) MSBuild
13 80 (0.40%) MSTest
14 79 (0.40%) HP UFT
15 77 (0.39%) Eclipse
16 64 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 64 (0.32%) SpecFlow
17 63 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
18 50 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4595 (23.16%) Finance
2 1024 (5.16%) Retail
3 1001 (5.05%) Banking
4 943 (4.75%) Marketing
5 873 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 704 (3.55%) Legal
7 500 (2.52%) Law
8 397 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 375 (1.89%) Back Office
10 342 (1.72%) Advertising
11 264 (1.33%) Front Office
12 246 (1.24%) Publishing
13 174 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 159 (0.80%) Billing
15 155 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 152 (0.77%) Games
17 130 (0.66%) Electronics
18 119 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
19 115 (0.58%) German Language
20 106 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4667 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4024 (20.29%) Developer
3 1371 (6.91%) Consultant
4 1360 (6.86%) Support Analyst
5 1237 (6.24%) .NET Developer
6 1217 (6.14%) Support Engineer
7 886 (4.47%) Project Manager
8 854 (4.31%) C# Developer
9 824 (4.15%) Architect
10 811 (4.09%) Administrator
11 742 (3.74%) Business Analyst
12 741 (3.74%) Senior Developer
13 673 (3.39%) IT Support
14 645 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
15 582 (2.93%) Applications Support
16 573 (2.89%) Service Analyst
17 561 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 561 (2.83%) Junior
18 547 (2.76%) DBA
19 531 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4175 (21.05%) .NET
2 2247 (11.33%) HTML
3 2225 (11.22%) ASP.NET
4 1751 (8.83%) CSS
5 1141 (5.75%) XML
6 1138 (5.74%) .NET Framework
7 1058 (5.33%) Web Services
8 1056 (5.32%) jQuery
9 977 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 764 (3.85%) WCF
11 608 (3.07%) HTML5
12 548 (2.76%) Entity Framework
13 435 (2.19%) Ajax
14 389 (1.96%) AngularJS
15 360 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 342 (1.72%) SOAP
17 325 (1.64%) REST
18 320 (1.61%) CSS3
19 289 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 279 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3006 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1128 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 1058 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 812 (4.09%) Data Centre
5 518 (2.61%) Blackberry
6 507 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 423 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 393 (1.98%) Replication
9 378 (1.91%) Clustering
10 317 (1.60%) Statistics
11 314 (1.58%) User Experience
12 273 (1.38%) Client/Server
12 273 (1.38%) Visualisation
13 215 (1.08%) Data Integration
14 207 (1.04%) Hedge funds
15 178 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
16 173 (0.87%) Mobile App
17 169 (0.85%) NHS
18 168 (0.85%) Data Structures
19 164 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7011 (35.34%) Windows
2 2136 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1747 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1606 (8.10%) Windows 7
5 1268 (6.39%) Linux
6 923 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 752 (3.79%) Windows 8
8 692 (3.49%) Windows XP
9 690 (3.48%) UNIX
10 341 (1.72%) Android
11 262 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 222 (1.12%) Mac OS X
13 215 (1.08%) Windows Vista
14 202 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 134 (0.68%) Solaris
16 74 (0.37%) AIX
17 66 (0.33%) Mac OS
18 64 (0.32%) Windows 2000
19 59 (0.30%) CentOS
20 51 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3397 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
2 2803 (14.13%) ITIL
3 2565 (12.93%) Project Management
4 2167 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
5 1640 (8.27%) MVC
6 1583 (7.98%) CRM
7 1177 (5.93%) Scrum
8 1126 (5.68%) PRINCE2
9 941 (4.74%) Change Management
10 940 (4.74%) Time Management
11 930 (4.69%) SDLC
12 902 (4.55%) Analytics
13 894 (4.51%) Mentoring
14 882 (4.45%) Service Delivery
15 878 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 850 (4.29%) TDD
17 812 (4.09%) OO
18 801 (4.04%) Service Management
19 770 (3.88%) Software Engineering
20 731 (3.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6663 (33.59%) SQL
2 3488 (17.58%) C#
3 2198 (11.08%) JavaScript
4 1629 (8.21%) T-SQL
5 934 (4.71%) Java
6 798 (4.02%) PowerShell
7 698 (3.52%) VBA
8 530 (2.67%) VB
9 503 (2.54%) VB.NET
10 419 (2.11%) C
11 295 (1.49%) C++
12 273 (1.38%) Python
13 265 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 252 (1.27%) PHP
15 248 (1.25%) Perl
16 198 (1.00%) VBScript
17 116 (0.58%) Shell Script
18 94 (0.47%) VB6
19 85 (0.43%) R
20 74 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3316 (16.72%) Degree
2 1995 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 904 (4.56%) MCSE
4 761 (3.84%) Security Cleared
5 657 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 613 (3.09%) MCP
7 477 (2.40%) MCITP
8 474 (2.39%) CCNA
9 437 (2.20%) MCSA
10 409 (2.06%) SC Cleared
11 346 (1.74%) ISEB
12 316 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 302 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 269 (1.36%) PMI Certification
15 245 (1.24%) MCTS
16 208 (1.05%) CCNP
17 156 (0.79%) ISTQB
18 154 (0.78%) DV Cleared
18 154 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
19 142 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1107 (5.58%) SLA
2 921 (4.64%) QA
3 166 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 103 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 90 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 68 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 45 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 34 (0.17%) COBIT
9 27 (0.14%) CRD IV
10 23 (0.12%) EMIR
11 22 (0.11%) MiFID
12 20 (0.10%) P3O
12 20 (0.10%) PMBOK
13 19 (0.096%) ISO 14001
14 14 (0.071%) Solvency II
15 11 (0.055%) Basel III
15 11 (0.055%) Basel II
16 10 (0.050%) ISO 9002
17 9 (0.045%) ISO 9000
18 7 (0.035%) TickIT
System Software
1 3696 (18.63%) Active Directory
2 1947 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1001 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 566 (2.85%) XenApp
5 464 (2.34%) vSphere
6 254 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 213 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 206 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 157 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 125 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 108 (0.54%) XenServer
12 69 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
13 63 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
13 63 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 62 (0.31%) vCloud
15 51 (0.26%) ISA Server
16 50 (0.25%) UAG
17 45 (0.23%) Terminal Server
18 43 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
19 41 (0.21%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 764 (3.85%) SCCM
2 376 (1.90%) SCOM
3 200 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 131 (0.66%) Puppet
5 128 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 123 (0.62%) WSUS
7 90 (0.45%) Nagios
7 90 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 76 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 71 (0.36%) NetBackup
10 60 (0.30%) SCVMM
11 51 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 50 (0.25%) Tivoli
13 46 (0.23%) AirWatch
14 41 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
15 34 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 27 (0.14%) Cacti
16 27 (0.14%) SCOrch
17 26 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
18 25 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14755 (74.38%) Microsoft
2 2940 (14.82%) VMware
3 1736 (8.75%) Oracle
4 1701 (8.58%) Citrix
5 1666 (8.40%) Cisco
6 893 (4.50%) HP
7 761 (3.84%) SAP
8 420 (2.12%) IBM
9 322 (1.62%) NetApp
9 322 (1.62%) Apple
10 308 (1.55%) EMC
11 296 (1.49%) Google
12 289 (1.46%) Tableau
13 280 (1.41%) Juniper
14 274 (1.38%) Dell
15 263 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
16 262 (1.32%) Symantec
17 232 (1.17%) Red Hat
18 202 (1.02%) Remedy
19 194 (0.98%) Adobe
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