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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 11039 10432 10691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.86% 9.53% 9.26%
As % of the Applications category 62.53% 62.81% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9133 8502 9330
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
17654 16608 16994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.76% 15.17% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14521 13457 14642
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 £35,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +2 10355 £40,000 - 1244
London +2 3958 £45,000 -5.26% 433
South East +1 2442 £37,500 - 235
City of London +2 965 £45,000 -5.26% 157
Yorkshire -2 851 £35,000 +6.06% 127
East of England +2 824 £37,500 - 104
North West +5 678 £33,167 +2.05% 88
Surrey +9 661 £40,000 - 40
West Midlands +1 610 £35,000 +2.94% 87
West Yorkshire -3 607 £35,000 +7.69% 93
South West -6 584 £34,000 - 94
Berkshire -2 537 £40,000 - 61
Hampshire +6 469 £35,000 - 59
Leeds -3 426 £35,500 +9.23% 64
Manchester +13 407 £34,000 +4.61% 52
East Midlands +1 313 £37,500 -2.59% 39
Scotland 0 274 £40,000 +1.26% 42
Reading 0 246 £40,000 - 23
Buckinghamshire +1 238 £37,500 -6.25% 34
Hertfordshire -1 224 £40,000 +6.66% 26
Birmingham 0 204 £35,500 -11.25% 29
Cambridgeshire +5 194 £33,740 -3.60% 32
Bedfordshire +6 187 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Cheshire +1 179 £31,000 -17.33% 25
Wales +7 154 £36,000 +20.00% 35
South Wales +6 147 £36,250 +16.93% 33
Wiltshire +5 142 £35,625 +7.95% 25
Milton Keynes +2 141 £36,500 -12.04% 21
Oxfordshire +8 138 £35,000 - 17
Essex -5 132 £35,250 +8.46% 19

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16229 (72.93%) Microsoft
2 8169 (36.71%) Windows
3 7146 (32.11%) SQL Server
4 7045 (31.66%) SQL
5 5675 (25.50%) MS Office
6 4893 (21.99%) Finance
7 4777 (21.47%) .NET
8 4356 (19.58%) Active Directory
9 4099 (18.42%) C#
10 3822 (17.18%) Degree
11 3229 (14.51%) ITIL
12 3158 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
13 3140 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
14 3113 (13.99%) VMware
15 2859 (12.85%) ASP.NET
16 2723 (12.24%) MS Exchange
17 2666 (11.98%) SharePoint
18 2594 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 2582 (11.60%) Project Management
20 2461 (11.06%) HTML
21 2385 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
22 2274 (10.22%) JavaScript
23 2180 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
24 2051 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
25 2040 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
25 2040 (9.17%) Windows 7
26 1986 (8.93%) Citrix
27 1954 (8.78%) Oracle
28 1918 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 1904 (8.56%) CSS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2723 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 2666 (11.98%) SharePoint
3 1212 (5.45%) IIS
4 1152 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 761 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 615 (2.76%) Lync
7 547 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 522 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 423 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 379 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 309 (1.39%) Apache
12 308 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 289 (1.30%) CMS
14 277 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
15 236 (1.06%) SAS
16 221 (0.99%) Tomcat
17 168 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
18 119 (0.53%) MS Project Server
19 113 (0.51%) IBM Notes
20 111 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 5675 (25.50%) MS Office
2 2040 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1237 (5.56%) MS Project
4 1047 (4.71%) MS Visio
5 185 (0.83%) PowerPivot
6 134 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 124 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 106 (0.48%) InfoPath
9 79 (0.36%) SPSS
10 69 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
11 59 (0.27%) Acrobat
12 37 (0.17%) FrameMaker
13 31 (0.14%) AutoCAD
14 30 (0.13%) InDesign
15 28 (0.13%) RoboHelp
16 27 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 23 (0.10%) Simulink
17 23 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
18 20 (0.090%) PaintShop Pro
19 15 (0.067%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 921 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 337 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 246 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 165 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 58 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 53 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 43 (0.19%) Agresso
8 33 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 32 (0.14%) Fredhopper
9 32 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 31 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 31 (0.14%) Visualfiles
10 31 (0.14%) WebTrends
11 29 (0.13%) SAP ERP
12 27 (0.12%) Tridion
13 26 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 24 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
15 23 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
15 23 (0.10%) SAP FI
15 23 (0.10%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 621 (2.79%) Office 365
2 594 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 341 (1.53%) SaaS
4 105 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 95 (0.43%) IaaS
6 87 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (0.26%) PaaS
8 55 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 48 (0.22%) GitHub
10 43 (0.19%) Google Apps
11 24 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.072%) CloudBees
13 8 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.031%) SoftLayer
14 7 (0.031%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.013%) Force.com
15 3 (0.013%) Taleo
16 2 (0.009%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.009%) Route 53
16 2 (0.009%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1574 (7.07%) DNS
2 1471 (6.61%) Firewall
3 1355 (6.09%) TCP/IP
4 1225 (5.51%) SAN
5 1140 (5.12%) LAN
6 1133 (5.09%) WAN
7 1042 (4.68%) DHCP
8 902 (4.05%) Internet
9 792 (3.56%) VPN
10 538 (2.42%) VoIP
11 397 (1.78%) Wireless
12 383 (1.72%) Intranet
13 261 (1.17%) NAS
14 254 (1.14%) VLAN
15 231 (1.04%) Network Security
16 201 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
17 184 (0.83%) MPLS
18 165 (0.74%) Ethernet
19 162 (0.73%) HTTP
20 154 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7146 (32.11%) SQL Server
2 1918 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1802 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1677 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1103 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1087 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 885 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 844 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 696 (3.13%) MySQL
10 680 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 613 (2.75%) MS Access
12 395 (1.78%) Oracle Database
13 334 (1.50%) Data Mining
14 329 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
15 290 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 289 (1.30%) OLAP
17 281 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 259 (1.16%) Big Data
19 242 (1.09%) QlikView
20 190 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1294 (5.82%) Visual Studio
2 903 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 287 (1.29%) JIRA
3 287 (1.29%) NUnit
4 285 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 274 (1.23%) Subversion
6 202 (0.91%) Selenium
7 185 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 185 (0.83%) Moq
8 145 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 133 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
10 128 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 118 (0.53%) ReSharper
12 98 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
13 88 (0.40%) SpecFlow
14 84 (0.38%) Cucumber
15 83 (0.37%) Jenkins
16 80 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 74 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
18 73 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 4893 (21.99%) Finance
2 1143 (5.14%) Marketing
3 1065 (4.79%) Retail
4 935 (4.20%) Banking
5 810 (3.64%) Legal
6 729 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 612 (2.75%) Advertising
8 534 (2.40%) Law
9 384 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 272 (1.22%) Back Office
11 248 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 210 (0.94%) Front Office
13 192 (0.86%) Publishing
14 180 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 158 (0.71%) Billing
16 157 (0.71%) Games
17 152 (0.68%) German Language
18 149 (0.67%) Financial Institution
19 133 (0.60%) French Language
20 129 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5460 (24.54%) Analyst
2 4665 (20.96%) Developer
3 1726 (7.76%) Support Analyst
4 1594 (7.16%) Consultant
5 1544 (6.94%) Support Engineer
6 1254 (5.64%) .NET Developer
7 936 (4.21%) Project Manager
8 893 (4.01%) Business Analyst
9 892 (4.01%) C# Developer
10 801 (3.60%) IT Support
11 800 (3.60%) Administrator
12 772 (3.47%) Service Analyst
13 766 (3.44%) Senior Developer
14 723 (3.25%) Architect
15 712 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support
16 700 (3.15%) Applications Support
17 680 (3.06%) Service Desk Analyst
18 657 (2.95%) Software Developer
19 599 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
20 578 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4777 (21.47%) .NET
2 2859 (12.85%) ASP.NET
3 2461 (11.06%) HTML
4 1904 (8.56%) CSS
5 1455 (6.54%) XML
6 1304 (5.86%) .NET Framework
7 1248 (5.61%) jQuery
8 1070 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1020 (4.58%) Web Services
10 876 (3.94%) WCF
11 749 (3.37%) HTML5
12 584 (2.62%) Ajax
13 555 (2.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 421 (1.89%) WPF
15 382 (1.72%) CSS3
16 357 (1.60%) SOAP
17 310 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 286 (1.29%) WinForms
19 276 (1.24%) LINQ
20 266 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3140 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1112 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1095 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 752 (3.38%) Blackberry
5 504 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 470 (2.11%) Clustering
7 439 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 339 (1.52%) User Experience
9 294 (1.32%) Statistics
10 282 (1.27%) Replication
11 242 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 239 (1.07%) Visualisation
12 239 (1.07%) Open Source
13 213 (0.96%) Client/Server
14 208 (0.93%) Social Media
15 190 (0.85%) NHS
16 173 (0.78%) iPhone
17 170 (0.76%) Data Integration
18 168 (0.75%) Hedge funds
19 165 (0.74%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8169 (36.71%) Windows
2 2594 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 2040 (9.17%) Windows 7
4 1597 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1441 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1336 (6.00%) Windows XP
7 1334 (5.99%) Linux
8 786 (3.53%) Windows 8
9 759 (3.41%) UNIX
10 336 (1.51%) Windows Vista
11 302 (1.36%) Android
12 246 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 173 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 159 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 137 (0.62%) Solaris
16 114 (0.51%) Windows 2000
17 105 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
18 76 (0.34%) CentOS
18 76 (0.34%) Mac OS
19 67 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3229 (14.51%) ITIL
2 3158 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
3 2582 (11.60%) Project Management
4 2180 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 1721 (7.73%) MVC
6 1710 (7.68%) CRM
7 1280 (5.75%) PRINCE2
8 1109 (4.98%) Service Delivery
9 1091 (4.90%) Scrum
10 1008 (4.53%) OO
11 970 (4.36%) Software Engineering
12 943 (4.24%) Time Management
13 903 (4.06%) Change Management
14 855 (3.84%) Mentoring
15 844 (3.79%) E-Commerce
16 833 (3.74%) TDD
17 820 (3.69%) Business Analysis
18 800 (3.60%) Analytics
19 780 (3.51%) ETL
20 753 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7045 (31.66%) SQL
2 4099 (18.42%) C#
3 2274 (10.22%) JavaScript
4 1885 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 1134 (5.10%) Java
6 868 (3.90%) VBA
7 824 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 724 (3.25%) VB
9 707 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 487 (2.19%) C
11 453 (2.04%) C++
12 363 (1.63%) PHP
13 279 (1.25%) Perl
14 259 (1.16%) PL/SQL
15 252 (1.13%) Python
16 245 (1.10%) VBScript
17 182 (0.82%) Shell Script
18 177 (0.80%) Ruby
19 144 (0.65%) VB6
20 92 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3822 (17.18%) Degree
2 2385 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1319 (5.93%) MCSE
4 932 (4.19%) Security Cleared
5 846 (3.80%) MCITP
6 780 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 778 (3.50%) MCP
8 643 (2.89%) MCSA
9 617 (2.77%) SC Cleared
10 591 (2.66%) CCNA
11 365 (1.64%) ISEB
12 364 (1.64%) MCTS
13 333 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 318 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
15 296 (1.33%) PMI Certification
16 274 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
17 237 (1.07%) CCA
18 233 (1.05%) CCNP
19 189 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 178 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1183 (5.32%) SLA
2 805 (3.62%) QA
3 186 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 181 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 88 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 81 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 74 (0.33%) COBIT
8 54 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.13%) Basel II
10 16 (0.072%) Solvency II
11 12 (0.054%) WCAG
12 11 (0.049%) ISO 14001
13 10 (0.045%) GCP
14 9 (0.040%) HL7
15 8 (0.036%) COSO
15 8 (0.036%) ISO 9000
15 8 (0.036%) P3O
16 6 (0.027%) GxP
16 6 (0.027%) DO-254
17 5 (0.022%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4356 (19.58%) Active Directory
2 2051 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1175 (5.28%) Hyper-V
4 614 (2.76%) XenApp
5 460 (2.07%) vSphere
6 288 (1.29%) XenDesktop
7 275 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 229 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 214 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 153 (0.69%) XenServer
11 136 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 80 (0.36%) UAG
13 71 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
14 64 (0.29%) ISA Server
15 59 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 48 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 44 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
18 37 (0.17%) VMware Server
19 36 (0.16%) Firmware
20 35 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 812 (3.65%) SCCM
2 405 (1.82%) SCOM
3 296 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 146 (0.66%) WSUS
5 133 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 121 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 118 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 101 (0.45%) Nagios
9 89 (0.40%) SCVMM
10 77 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 72 (0.32%) Puppet
12 70 (0.31%) Tivoli
13 65 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
14 52 (0.23%) SCOrch
15 51 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 40 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 40 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
17 39 (0.18%) OpenView
18 38 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
18 38 (0.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16229 (72.93%) Microsoft
2 3113 (13.99%) VMware
3 1986 (8.93%) Citrix
4 1954 (8.78%) Oracle
5 1727 (7.76%) Cisco
6 1006 (4.52%) HP
7 789 (3.55%) SAP
8 465 (2.09%) Apple
9 448 (2.01%) Symantec
10 388 (1.74%) Dell
11 383 (1.72%) Business Objects
12 356 (1.60%) IBM
13 332 (1.49%) EMC
14 330 (1.48%) Cognos
15 306 (1.38%) NetApp
16 286 (1.29%) Google
17 272 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
18 268 (1.20%) Adobe
19 248 (1.11%) Red Hat
20 242 (1.09%) CheckPoint
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bell Educational Services
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Child care vouchers, gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Medical care,
Posted: 2 days ago