The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
UK
Rank 21 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 6940 9187 10632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.27% 8.99% 9.96%
As % of the Applications category 65.01% 63.54% 63.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5800 7498 8745
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,962 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.67% -

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
10676 14459 16714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.72% 14.15% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8833 11750 13661
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 6426 £40,000 - 970
London +3 2534 £47,093 -0.85% 334
South East -2 1325 £37,500 - 178
North West -1 526 £35,000 -2.77% 109
East of England +1 508 £40,000 - 84
Yorkshire -4 476 £35,000 +2.94% 61
City of London +1 433 £45,000 -10.00% 80
West Midlands +7 421 £36,762 +2.06% 86
South West -8 370 £37,500 +10.29% 59
West Yorkshire -2 353 £35,000 - 38
Manchester -6 334 £36,000 -4.00% 71
Surrey +1 328 £40,000 +14.28% 47
Hampshire -4 301 £35,000 -4.10% 39
Berkshire -5 245 £37,500 -11.76% 25
Leeds -6 245 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Hertfordshire +2 232 £40,000 -11.11% 23
East Midlands -4 217 £36,500 +1.38% 38
Birmingham -3 193 £37,500 - 29
Scotland -11 147 £37,250 -4.48% 22
Wales +8 131 £37,500 +17.18% 13
Bristol 0 131 £40,000 +23.07% 24
Cambridgeshire +12 118 £37,500 +4.89% 29
Buckinghamshire -3 106 £31,500 -12.50% 12
Oxfordshire -5 104 £32,500 -13.33% 20
Reading +11 99 £47,500 +26.66% 13
West Sussex +4 93 £42,500 +30.76% 13
South Wales +8 90 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Cheshire -9 82 £35,000 +11.11% 21
Cambridge +26 81 £40,000 +23.07% 17
Watford +8 79 £47,000 +4.44% 7

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 10819 (74.61%) Microsoft
2 4733 (32.64%) SQL
3 4580 (31.59%) SQL Server
4 4495 (31.00%) Windows
5 3684 (25.41%) Finance
6 3636 (25.08%) MS Office
7 3103 (21.40%) .NET
8 2876 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
9 2833 (19.54%) C#
10 2785 (19.21%) Active Directory
11 2357 (16.26%) Degree
12 2090 (14.41%) ITIL
13 2028 (13.99%) VMware
14 1926 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
15 1921 (13.25%) Windows Server
16 1644 (11.34%) Project Management
17 1613 (11.12%) JavaScript
18 1590 (10.97%) ASP.NET
19 1540 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
20 1526 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
21 1374 (9.48%) HTML
22 1367 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 1360 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
24 1339 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
25 1330 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
26 1309 (9.03%) CRM
27 1293 (8.92%) MS Exchange
28 1289 (8.89%) MVC
29 1280 (8.83%) SharePoint
30 1261 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1293 (8.92%) MS Exchange
2 1280 (8.83%) SharePoint
3 691 (4.77%) IIS
4 427 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 421 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 348 (2.40%) Skype for Business
7 224 (1.54%) CMS
8 165 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 151 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
10 138 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 133 (0.92%) Apache
12 131 (0.90%) SAS
13 124 (0.86%) Tomcat
14 104 (0.72%) WebSphere
15 103 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 99 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
17 83 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
18 74 (0.51%) Confluence
19 72 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
20 70 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3636 (25.08%) MS Office
2 1540 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 758 (5.23%) MS Visio
4 666 (4.59%) MS Project
5 83 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 64 (0.44%) SPSS
7 48 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 42 (0.29%) Acrobat
9 37 (0.26%) Camtasia
10 34 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 30 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 29 (0.20%) Snagit
13 28 (0.19%) InfoPath
14 19 (0.13%) InDesign
15 16 (0.11%) FrameMaker
16 14 (0.097%) RoboHelp
17 13 (0.090%) AutoCAD
18 11 (0.076%) SOLIDWORKS
19 10 (0.069%) Final Cut Pro
20 9 (0.062%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 676 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 246 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
3 178 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 47 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 35 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 34 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
7 32 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 25 (0.17%) NetSuite
9 24 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 24 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 24 (0.17%) Visualfiles
10 22 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 22 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
11 19 (0.13%) SAP BPC
12 17 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
13 16 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
13 16 (0.11%) Primavera
13 16 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
13 16 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
13 16 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1330 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1147 (7.91%) Office 365
3 576 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 396 (2.73%) SaaS
5 232 (1.60%) IaaS
6 194 (1.34%) PaaS
7 172 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 80 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
9 71 (0.49%) Google Analytics
10 63 (0.43%) GitHub
10 63 (0.43%) Mimecast
11 40 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 39 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 38 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
14 26 (0.18%) G Suite
15 24 (0.17%) OneDrive
16 21 (0.14%) Yammer
17 20 (0.14%) Amazon S3
18 15 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 15 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 840 (5.79%) Firewall
2 752 (5.19%) DNS
3 699 (4.82%) SAN
4 635 (4.38%) TCP/IP
5 562 (3.88%) LAN
6 553 (3.81%) WAN
7 543 (3.74%) DHCP
8 493 (3.40%) VPN
9 409 (2.82%) Internet
10 263 (1.81%) VoIP
11 227 (1.57%) Wireless
12 198 (1.37%) Skype
13 194 (1.34%) Network Security
14 189 (1.30%) Intranet
15 173 (1.19%) HTTP
16 172 (1.19%) VLAN
17 151 (1.04%) NAS
18 120 (0.83%) SMTP
19 116 (0.80%) SSL
20 103 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4580 (31.59%) SQL Server
2 1367 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1261 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 784 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 725 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 675 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 600 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 496 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 364 (2.51%) MS Access
10 343 (2.37%) Power BI
11 325 (2.24%) MySQL
12 307 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
13 259 (1.79%) Big Data
14 229 (1.58%) QlikView
15 202 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 168 (1.16%) NoSQL
17 165 (1.14%) MongoDB
18 161 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
19 146 (1.01%) OLAP
20 143 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 722 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 650 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 315 (2.17%) JIRA
4 294 (2.03%) Git (software)
5 227 (1.57%) Selenium
6 169 (1.17%) Jenkins
7 163 (1.12%) Subversion
8 146 (1.01%) TeamCity
9 113 (0.78%) NUnit
10 98 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 91 (0.63%) MSBuild
12 79 (0.54%) MSTest
13 72 (0.50%) SpecFlow
14 58 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 50 (0.34%) Eclipse
16 48 (0.33%) Moq
17 44 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 43 (0.30%) WebDriver
19 40 (0.28%) MSI
20 39 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 3684 (25.41%) Finance
2 790 (5.45%) Banking
3 706 (4.87%) Retail
4 659 (4.54%) Marketing
5 605 (4.17%) Legal
6 547 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 436 (3.01%) Manufacturing
8 382 (2.63%) Law
9 312 (2.15%) Advertising
10 202 (1.39%) Back Office
11 184 (1.27%) Publishing
12 140 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 134 (0.92%) Games
14 117 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 100 (0.69%) Front Office
16 99 (0.68%) German Language
17 89 (0.61%) French Language
18 87 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
19 86 (0.59%) Billing
20 73 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3468 (23.92%) Analyst
2 2942 (20.29%) Developer
3 1154 (7.96%) .NET Developer
4 1025 (7.07%) C# Developer
5 958 (6.61%) Support Analyst
6 886 (6.11%) Support Engineer
7 885 (6.10%) Consultant
8 753 (5.19%) IT Support
9 696 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 639 (4.41%) Architect
11 604 (4.17%) Service Analyst
11 604 (4.17%) SQL Developer
12 546 (3.77%) Administrator
13 518 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
14 517 (3.57%) Project Manager
15 489 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
16 476 (3.28%) Applications Support
17 439 (3.03%) Senior Developer
18 438 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 405 (2.79%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3103 (21.40%) .NET
2 1590 (10.97%) ASP.NET
3 1374 (9.48%) HTML
4 1194 (8.23%) CSS
5 812 (5.60%) Web Services
6 785 (5.41%) XML
7 781 (5.39%) .NET Framework
8 756 (5.21%) jQuery
9 732 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 626 (4.32%) AngularJS
11 454 (3.13%) WCF
12 437 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 413 (2.85%) HTML5
14 403 (2.78%) Entity Framework
15 274 (1.89%) Ajax
16 240 (1.66%) SOAP
17 237 (1.63%) REST
18 225 (1.55%) JSON
19 224 (1.54%) WPF
20 223 (1.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1926 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 797 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 792 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 703 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 319 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 298 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 220 (1.52%) User Experience
8 216 (1.49%) Clustering
9 215 (1.48%) Fintech
10 208 (1.43%) NHS
11 203 (1.40%) Blackberry
12 171 (1.18%) Replication
13 168 (1.16%) iPad
14 147 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 130 (0.90%) PMI
16 113 (0.78%) CMDB
17 108 (0.74%) Client/Server
18 101 (0.70%) Hedge funds
19 100 (0.69%) e-Learning
19 100 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4495 (31.00%) Windows
2 1921 (13.25%) Windows Server
3 1251 (8.63%) Windows 7
4 1193 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1050 (7.24%) Linux
6 1048 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 540 (3.72%) Windows 10
8 462 (3.19%) Windows 8
9 411 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 377 (2.60%) Unix
11 246 (1.70%) Android
12 226 (1.56%) Windows XP
13 196 (1.35%) Apple iOS
14 144 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 110 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 102 (0.70%) Solaris
17 86 (0.59%) Mac OS
18 57 (0.39%) Windows Vista
19 56 (0.39%) CentOS
20 33 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2876 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2090 (14.41%) ITIL
3 1644 (11.34%) Project Management
4 1526 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
5 1309 (9.03%) CRM
6 1289 (8.89%) MVC
7 940 (6.48%) Scrum
8 937 (6.46%) PRINCE2
9 782 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 781 (5.39%) Service Delivery
11 722 (4.98%) SDLC
12 684 (4.72%) Service Management
13 678 (4.68%) TDD
14 674 (4.65%) Analytics
15 666 (4.59%) ETL
16 658 (4.54%) ERP
17 649 (4.48%) Time Management
18 634 (4.37%) Software Engineering
19 620 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
20 615 (4.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4733 (32.64%) SQL
2 2833 (19.54%) C#
3 1613 (11.12%) JavaScript
4 1218 (8.40%) T-SQL
5 746 (5.14%) PowerShell
6 601 (4.14%) Java
7 501 (3.46%) VBA
8 403 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 366 (2.52%) C
10 262 (1.81%) VB
11 255 (1.76%) Python
12 178 (1.23%) C++
12 178 (1.23%) PHP
13 156 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 145 (1.00%) Perl
15 135 (0.93%) VBScript
16 105 (0.72%) R
17 90 (0.62%) Bash Shell
18 88 (0.61%) Ruby
19 61 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2357 (16.26%) Degree
2 1339 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 633 (4.37%) MCSE
4 548 (3.78%) Security Cleared
5 494 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 389 (2.68%) CCNA
7 343 (2.37%) MCSA
8 341 (2.35%) MCP
9 336 (2.32%) SC Cleared
10 298 (2.06%) ISEB
11 271 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
12 253 (1.74%) PMI Certification
13 247 (1.70%) MCITP
14 235 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 206 (1.42%) PMP
16 198 (1.37%) ISTQB
17 146 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 138 (0.95%) CCNP
19 126 (0.87%) MCTS
20 99 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 880 (6.07%) SLA
2 592 (4.08%) QA
3 256 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 136 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 134 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 58 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 37 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 31 (0.21%) COBIT
8 31 (0.21%) P3O
9 28 (0.19%) MiFID
10 26 (0.18%) Basel III
11 20 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 18 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 12 (0.083%) GAMP
14 11 (0.076%) HL7
14 11 (0.076%) PMBOK
15 9 (0.062%) GCP
16 8 (0.055%) JTAG
16 8 (0.055%) MISRA
17 6 (0.041%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2785 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 1360 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 878 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 312 (2.15%) XenApp
5 250 (1.72%) vSphere
6 131 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 129 (0.89%) XenDesktop
8 121 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 99 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 90 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
11 81 (0.56%) Firmware
11 81 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 76 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
13 62 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 59 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
15 57 (0.39%) Docker
16 41 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
17 40 (0.28%) vCloud
18 36 (0.25%) VMware Server
19 34 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 470 (3.24%) SCCM
2 245 (1.69%) SCOM
3 135 (0.93%) Puppet
4 113 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 100 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (0.55%) WSUS
7 75 (0.52%) SCVMM
8 70 (0.48%) NetBackup
9 65 (0.45%) Nagios
10 58 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
11 47 (0.32%) Ansible
12 45 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
13 38 (0.26%) SCOrch
14 37 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 32 (0.22%) AirWatch
16 31 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
17 27 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
18 24 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
18 24 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
19 23 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10819 (74.61%) Microsoft
2 2028 (13.99%) VMware
3 1139 (7.86%) Citrix
4 1108 (7.64%) Cisco
5 1013 (6.99%) Oracle
6 579 (3.99%) HP
7 433 (2.99%) SAP
8 338 (2.33%) NetApp
9 320 (2.21%) Tableau
10 288 (1.99%) IBM
11 243 (1.68%) Apple
12 239 (1.65%) Google
13 223 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
14 215 (1.48%) Adobe
15 206 (1.42%) EMC
16 185 (1.28%) Dell
17 167 (1.15%) Red Hat
18 145 (1.00%) Juniper
19 131 (0.90%) Veeam
20 130 (0.90%) Avaya
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: additional benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus overtime and flexi hours
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: c£20,000 (dependent on experience) plus company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits (e.g. pension, gener
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
ISL
Salary: £27100 - £34900 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago