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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 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 10565 11141 10761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.55% 9.28% 9.58%
As % of the Applications category 64.19% 61.70% 63.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8573 9213 8896
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%

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
16458 18058 17078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.88% 15.04% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13223 14598 14082
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 £34,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 9812 £40,000 - 1477
London +2 3709 £46,500 +3.33% 483
South East 0 2430 £37,500 - 342
City of London +2 894 £47,500 - 161
East of England +3 881 £37,500 - 97
Yorkshire -3 751 £35,000 +7.69% 103
North West +1 647 £33,500 -0.74% 167
Surrey +3 620 £40,000 - 67
West Yorkshire +4 585 £35,000 +11.11% 61
Berkshire -3 527 £37,250 -9.14% 65
South West -3 505 £33,000 -2.94% 119
West Midlands -4 492 £35,000 -1.40% 105
Hampshire 0 458 £39,000 +21.87% 77
Leeds +4 442 £36,500 +12.30% 45
East Midlands +3 318 £30,000 -20.00% 35
Hertfordshire +7 314 £34,000 -2.85% 35
Manchester -2 314 £33,667 +0.49% 82
Buckinghamshire 0 312 £37,500 -1.31% 34
Reading +4 282 £36,000 -15.29% 34
Scotland +6 270 £35,500 -5.33% 42
Cheshire 0 221 £37,500 +7.14% 42
Milton Keynes +5 197 £35,000 -15.66% 22
Southampton +16 179 £38,750 +29.16% 19
Essex -2 174 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Birmingham +2 166 £40,000 -1.84% 37
Bedfordshire +3 159 £45,000 +23.28% 16
Cambridgeshire +10 152 £37,000 -6.32% 23
Wales +3 146 £35,000 +12.90% 15
Oxfordshire +11 132 £35,000 - 40
South Wales +1 130 £35,000 +12.90% 14

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15698 (74.22%) Microsoft
2 7749 (36.64%) Windows
3 6788 (32.09%) SQL Server
4 6685 (31.61%) SQL
5 5378 (25.43%) MS Office
6 4701 (22.23%) Finance
7 4393 (20.77%) .NET
8 4358 (20.60%) Active Directory
9 3729 (17.63%) C#
10 3466 (16.39%) Degree
11 3311 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
12 3111 (14.71%) VMware
13 3003 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
14 2987 (14.12%) ITIL
15 2720 (12.86%) Project Management
16 2582 (12.21%) MS Exchange
17 2456 (11.61%) ASP.NET
18 2436 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
19 2371 (11.21%) SharePoint
20 2328 (11.01%) HTML
21 2250 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
22 2188 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
23 2147 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
24 2137 (10.10%) JavaScript
25 1992 (9.42%) Citrix
26 1972 (9.32%) Windows 7
27 1910 (9.03%) MS PowerPoint
28 1853 (8.76%) Oracle
29 1835 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 1833 (8.67%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2582 (12.21%) MS Exchange
2 2371 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 1156 (5.47%) IIS
4 1144 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 668 (3.16%) Lync
6 613 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 562 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 403 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 354 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 316 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 296 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 289 (1.37%) SAS
13 286 (1.35%) CMS
14 252 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
15 242 (1.14%) Apache
16 193 (0.91%) Tomcat
17 116 (0.55%) WebSphere
18 104 (0.49%) JBoss
19 94 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
20 87 (0.41%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5378 (25.43%) MS Office
2 1910 (9.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1305 (6.17%) MS Project
4 1056 (4.99%) MS Visio
5 165 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 165 (0.78%) PowerPivot
6 149 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 120 (0.57%) SPSS
8 99 (0.47%) InfoPath
9 54 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 46 (0.22%) AutoCAD
11 42 (0.20%) Acrobat
12 41 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 29 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
14 18 (0.085%) Fireworks
15 17 (0.080%) SOLIDWORKS
16 16 (0.076%) FrameMaker
17 15 (0.071%) InDesign
18 13 (0.061%) RoboHelp
19 11 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 884 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 315 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 195 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 63 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 52 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 43 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 42 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 39 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
9 34 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 31 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 30 (0.14%) SAP SD
12 29 (0.14%) Agresso
12 29 (0.14%) Primavera
12 29 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
13 28 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
13 28 (0.13%) SAP CO
14 26 (0.12%) SAP Business One
14 26 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
15 24 (0.11%) Markit EDM
16 20 (0.095%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 747 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 746 (3.53%) Office 365
3 412 (1.95%) SaaS
4 377 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
5 162 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 130 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 125 (0.59%) IaaS
8 72 (0.34%) PaaS
9 54 (0.26%) Google Apps
10 49 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 42 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 37 (0.17%) Mimecast
13 33 (0.16%) Yammer
14 25 (0.12%) GitHub
15 13 (0.061%) Dropbox
16 12 (0.057%) Basecamp
17 10 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
17 10 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
18 9 (0.043%) iPaaS
19 8 (0.038%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1542 (7.29%) Firewall
2 1535 (7.26%) DNS
3 1394 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 1242 (5.87%) SAN
5 1166 (5.51%) LAN
6 1148 (5.43%) WAN
7 1053 (4.98%) DHCP
8 886 (4.19%) VPN
9 788 (3.73%) Internet
10 603 (2.85%) VoIP
11 434 (2.05%) Wireless
12 292 (1.38%) Network Security
13 259 (1.22%) VLAN
14 250 (1.18%) Intranet
15 246 (1.16%) NAS
16 213 (1.01%) MPLS
17 185 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
18 181 (0.86%) HTTP
19 157 (0.74%) SSL
20 155 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6788 (32.09%) SQL Server
2 1835 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1727 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1527 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1150 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1147 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
7 849 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 822 (3.89%) Relational Database
9 609 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 521 (2.46%) MySQL
11 483 (2.28%) MS Access
12 345 (1.63%) Oracle Database
13 339 (1.60%) Data Mining
14 309 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 306 (1.45%) Big Data
16 263 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
17 243 (1.15%) QlikView
18 242 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 205 (0.97%) OLAP
20 193 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1071 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 906 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 304 (1.44%) JIRA
4 251 (1.19%) NUnit
5 223 (1.05%) Subversion
6 199 (0.94%) Selenium
7 181 (0.86%) Git (software)
8 165 (0.78%) Moq
9 148 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 144 (0.68%) ReSharper
11 121 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 112 (0.53%) Eclipse
13 102 (0.48%) SpecFlow
14 96 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
15 88 (0.42%) Jenkins
16 80 (0.38%) SoapUI
17 75 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
18 71 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 71 (0.34%) Maven
19 56 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 4701 (22.23%) Finance
2 1120 (5.30%) Retail
2 1120 (5.30%) Marketing
3 1035 (4.89%) Banking
4 809 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 717 (3.39%) Legal
6 463 (2.19%) Law
7 404 (1.91%) Advertising
8 382 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 256 (1.21%) Back Office
10 243 (1.15%) Publishing
11 221 (1.04%) Front Office
12 193 (0.91%) Games
12 193 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 190 (0.90%) Billing
14 168 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
15 150 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 127 (0.60%) Aerospace
17 105 (0.50%) German Language
18 102 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5097 (24.10%) Analyst
2 4133 (19.54%) Developer
3 1605 (7.59%) Support Analyst
4 1510 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1443 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 1174 (5.55%) .NET Developer
7 1007 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 977 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 859 (4.06%) Administrator
10 805 (3.81%) Architect
11 795 (3.76%) IT Support
12 786 (3.72%) Business Analyst
13 689 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
14 669 (3.16%) Senior Developer
15 665 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
16 658 (3.11%) Service Analyst
17 633 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 618 (2.92%) Service Desk Analyst
19 608 (2.87%) Applications Support
20 584 (2.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4393 (20.77%) .NET
2 2456 (11.61%) ASP.NET
3 2328 (11.01%) HTML
4 1691 (7.99%) CSS
5 1240 (5.86%) .NET Framework
6 1206 (5.70%) XML
7 1115 (5.27%) jQuery
8 1030 (4.87%) Web Services
9 952 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 809 (3.82%) WCF
11 749 (3.54%) HTML5
12 552 (2.61%) Ajax
13 547 (2.59%) Entity Framework
14 380 (1.80%) WPF
15 351 (1.66%) AngularJS
16 336 (1.59%) SOAP
17 329 (1.56%) CSS3
18 294 (1.39%) REST
19 278 (1.31%) WinForms
20 274 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3003 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1083 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 1020 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 717 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 520 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 475 (2.25%) Clustering
7 446 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 375 (1.77%) User Experience
9 324 (1.53%) Replication
10 308 (1.46%) Statistics
11 302 (1.43%) Visualisation
12 253 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 252 (1.19%) Open Source
14 236 (1.12%) Mobile App
15 222 (1.05%) NHS
16 204 (0.96%) Social Media
17 186 (0.88%) Data Integration
18 180 (0.85%) Fat Client
18 180 (0.85%) Thin Client
19 167 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7749 (36.64%) Windows
2 2436 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1972 (9.32%) Windows 7
4 1806 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1399 (6.61%) Linux
6 1178 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1056 (4.99%) Windows XP
8 810 (3.83%) Windows 8
9 712 (3.37%) UNIX
10 407 (1.92%) Android
11 316 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 312 (1.48%) Apple iOS
13 195 (0.92%) Mac OS X
14 174 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 142 (0.67%) Solaris
16 95 (0.45%) CentOS
17 86 (0.41%) Windows 2000
18 74 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 64 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
20 63 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3311 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2987 (14.12%) ITIL
3 2720 (12.86%) Project Management
4 2250 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
5 1640 (7.75%) CRM
6 1639 (7.75%) MVC
7 1260 (5.96%) PRINCE2
8 1074 (5.08%) Service Delivery
9 1073 (5.07%) Scrum
10 1067 (5.04%) Time Management
11 916 (4.33%) Change Management
12 888 (4.20%) OO
13 887 (4.19%) Analytics
14 868 (4.10%) Software Engineering
15 802 (3.79%) Mentoring
16 794 (3.75%) TDD
17 789 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 754 (3.56%) Data Analysis
19 736 (3.48%) Service Management
20 726 (3.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6685 (31.61%) SQL
2 3729 (17.63%) C#
3 2137 (10.10%) JavaScript
4 1778 (8.41%) T-SQL
5 1002 (4.74%) Java
6 882 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 779 (3.68%) VBA
8 606 (2.87%) VB.NET
9 575 (2.72%) VB
10 379 (1.79%) C
11 315 (1.49%) C++
12 285 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 263 (1.24%) Perl
14 258 (1.22%) PHP
15 232 (1.10%) Python
16 201 (0.95%) VBScript
17 127 (0.60%) Shell Script
18 113 (0.53%) VB6
19 83 (0.39%) Bash Shell
20 81 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3466 (16.39%) Degree
2 2188 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1173 (5.55%) MCSE
4 870 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 795 (3.76%) MCP
6 714 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
7 625 (2.95%) MCITP
8 584 (2.76%) SC Cleared
9 570 (2.69%) MCSA
10 540 (2.55%) CCNA
11 381 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
12 351 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 306 (1.45%) ISEB
14 305 (1.44%) PMI Certification
15 249 (1.18%) MCTS
16 237 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
17 228 (1.08%) CCNP
18 213 (1.01%) CCA
19 204 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 200 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1194 (5.65%) SLA
2 884 (4.18%) QA
3 202 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 134 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 88 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 73 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 58 (0.27%) COBIT
8 38 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 34 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.10%) CRD IV
11 20 (0.095%) Basel II
12 19 (0.090%) ISO 14001
13 16 (0.076%) ISO 9000
14 14 (0.066%) Basel III
15 11 (0.052%) P3O
15 11 (0.052%) EMIR
16 10 (0.047%) Solvency II
16 10 (0.047%) ISO 9002
16 10 (0.047%) MiFID
17 6 (0.028%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4358 (20.60%) Active Directory
2 2147 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1238 (5.85%) Hyper-V
4 683 (3.23%) XenApp
5 507 (2.40%) vSphere
6 312 (1.48%) XenDesktop
7 252 (1.19%) VMware ESX
8 241 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 204 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 183 (0.87%) XenServer
11 121 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 111 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 74 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 56 (0.26%) Terminal Server
15 55 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 53 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
17 49 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
18 42 (0.20%) ISA Server
19 37 (0.17%) Xen
20 35 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 839 (3.97%) SCCM
2 428 (2.02%) SCOM
3 272 (1.29%) Backup Exec
4 153 (0.72%) WSUS
5 143 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 130 (0.61%) Nagios
7 110 (0.52%) Tivoli
8 93 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 87 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 77 (0.36%) SCVMM
11 63 (0.30%) Puppet
11 63 (0.30%) NetBackup
12 54 (0.26%) OpenView
13 53 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 52 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
15 44 (0.21%) SCDPM
16 41 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 38 (0.18%) SCOrch
18 37 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 37 (0.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15698 (74.22%) Microsoft
2 3111 (14.71%) VMware
3 1992 (9.42%) Citrix
4 1853 (8.76%) Oracle
5 1833 (8.67%) Cisco
6 1059 (5.01%) HP
7 835 (3.95%) SAP
8 427 (2.02%) Apple
9 414 (1.96%) Symantec
10 407 (1.92%) IBM
11 388 (1.83%) Dell
12 374 (1.77%) Business Objects
13 373 (1.76%) NetApp
14 311 (1.47%) EMC
15 304 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
15 304 (1.44%) Google
16 296 (1.40%) Red Hat
17 284 (1.34%) Cognos
18 272 (1.29%) Adobe
19 271 (1.28%) Juniper
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