The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 134 168 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.28% 12.72% 9.58%
As % of the Applications category 74.44% 79.62% 77.60%
Number of salaries quoted 117 143 89
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,250 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
MS Excel
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
180 211 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.81% 15.97% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 159 186 113
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Wales region.

MS Excel Salary Trend in Wales

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Wales

MS Excel
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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
South Wales -6 117 £35,000 -11.41% 13
North Wales +5 8 £25,000 -20.63%
West Wales -7 3 £26,000 -5.45%
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

1 226 (81.88%) Microsoft
2 107 (38.77%) Windows
3 94 (34.06%) SQL Server
4 74 (26.81%) SQL
5 72 (26.09%) C#
6 67 (24.28%) .NET
7 63 (22.83%) VMware
8 52 (18.84%) ITIL
9 49 (17.75%) MS Office
9 49 (17.75%) Cisco
10 46 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 42 (15.22%) OO
12 37 (13.41%) XML
12 37 (13.41%) Degree
13 36 (13.04%) Finance
14 34 (12.32%) Visual Studio
14 34 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 34 (12.32%) .NET Framework
15 33 (11.96%) TDD
16 32 (11.59%) HP
17 31 (11.23%) IIS
17 31 (11.23%) HTML
17 31 (11.23%) Scrum
18 30 (10.87%) MS Exchange
19 29 (10.51%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (10.14%) WCF
20 28 (10.14%) SAN
20 28 (10.14%) Firewall
21 27 (9.78%) Project Management
22 26 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 31 (11.23%) IIS
2 30 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.71%) LiveCycle
4 13 (4.71%) FileNet
5 12 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.35%) Confluence
6 9 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.90%) CMS
7 8 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.54%) Commerce Server
9 4 (1.45%) SAS
9 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.09%) Node.js
11 2 (0.72%) Lync
11 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (17.75%) MS Office
2 21 (7.61%) MS Project
3 15 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) Lawson
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.71%) PaaS
2 13 (4.71%) IaaS
3 6 (2.17%) SaaS
4 5 (1.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.14%) SAN
1 28 (10.14%) Firewall
2 18 (6.52%) Internet
3 15 (5.43%) DNS
4 14 (5.07%) Cisco PIX
4 14 (5.07%) NAS
5 12 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.35%) LAN
6 11 (3.99%) WAN
7 9 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (2.90%) BGP
9 7 (2.54%) OSPF
9 7 (2.54%) DHCP
9 7 (2.54%) RIP
9 7 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (1.81%) VoIP
12 4 (1.45%) SDH
12 4 (1.45%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (34.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.16%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.71%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (2.17%) OLAP
9 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.17%) MS Access
10 5 (1.81%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (12.32%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.16%) JIRA
3 14 (5.07%) NUnit
4 13 (4.71%) Hudson
5 12 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.35%) MSTest
5 12 (4.35%) Moq
5 12 (4.35%) Subversion
5 12 (4.35%) Maven
6 4 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.72%) NCover
7 2 (0.72%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.72%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.36%) PowerBuilder
General
1 36 (13.04%) Finance
2 9 (3.26%) Advertising
3 8 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.54%) Electronics
5 4 (1.45%) Games
5 4 (1.45%) Banking
5 4 (1.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.45%) Welsh Language
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.09%) Marketing
6 3 (1.09%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (27.90%) Analyst
2 59 (21.38%) Developer
3 27 (9.78%) .NET Developer
4 14 (5.07%) Support Engineer
4 14 (5.07%) Consultant
5 13 (4.71%) Software Developer
5 13 (4.71%) Support Analyst
6 12 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 12 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 11 (3.99%) Test Analyst
7 11 (3.99%) Graduate
7 11 (3.99%) Java Developer
7 11 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (3.62%) Programmer
8 10 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (3.26%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.26%) Team Leader
9 9 (3.26%) Java Consultant
9 9 (3.26%) Java Programmer
9 9 (3.26%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (24.28%) .NET
2 37 (13.41%) XML
3 34 (12.32%) .NET Framework
4 31 (11.23%) HTML
5 28 (10.14%) WCF
6 24 (8.70%) CSS
7 23 (8.33%) WPF
8 21 (7.61%) ASP.NET
9 20 (7.25%) HTML5
10 18 (6.52%) Web Services
10 18 (6.52%) WinForms
10 18 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (5.43%) XSLT
12 14 (5.07%) SOAP
13 13 (4.71%) J2EE
13 13 (4.71%) Spring
13 13 (4.71%) JSF
13 13 (4.71%) Hibernate
13 13 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.71%) Open Source
4 12 (4.35%) Clustering
5 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.17%) GIS
7 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.09%) iSeries
8 3 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.09%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) EPoS
9 2 (0.72%) DTV
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Physics
9 2 (0.72%) CMDB
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
10 1 (0.36%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 107 (38.77%) Windows
2 29 (10.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (9.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (7.25%) Linux
5 14 (5.07%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.62%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.17%) UNIX
9 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.09%) AIX
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.72%) Android
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.84%) ITIL
2 42 (15.22%) OO
3 33 (11.96%) TDD
4 31 (11.23%) Scrum
5 27 (9.78%) Project Management
6 24 (8.70%) OOD
7 22 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (7.61%) MVC
8 21 (7.61%) Software Engineering
9 19 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.16%) Configuration Management
11 16 (5.80%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.43%) Release Management
12 15 (5.43%) SOA
13 14 (5.07%) Web Development
13 14 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.71%) DevOps
14 13 (4.71%) Load Balancing
14 13 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.71%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.81%) SQL
2 72 (26.09%) C#
3 18 (6.52%) Java
4 15 (5.43%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.71%) VBA
5 13 (4.71%) Groovy
5 13 (4.71%) Scala
5 13 (4.71%) Clojure
5 13 (4.71%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.99%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.54%) C++
7 7 (2.54%) Python
8 5 (1.81%) VB
9 4 (1.45%) VB6
9 4 (1.45%) Delphi
10 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.72%) C
11 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (13.41%) Degree
2 34 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (6.16%) MCSE
5 14 (5.07%) CCNA
6 13 (4.71%) ISEB
6 13 (4.71%) MCP
7 11 (3.99%) SAP Certification
8 10 (3.62%) CCNP
8 10 (3.62%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.90%) MCITP
10 7 (2.54%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (2.17%) CCSE
11 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.17%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (1.09%) PMP
13 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.35%) SLA
1 12 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (4.35%) QA
2 11 (3.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) GxP
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.17%) vSphere
6 5 (1.81%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.72%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.72%) vCloud
9 2 (0.72%) XenApp
9 2 (0.72%) XenServer
10 1 (0.36%) UAG
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.36%) Nmap
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.54%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (1.81%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.09%) SCCM
4 2 (0.72%) WSUS
4 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) Nessus
5 1 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.36%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 226 (81.88%) Microsoft
2 63 (22.83%) VMware
3 49 (17.75%) Cisco
4 32 (11.59%) HP
5 21 (7.61%) IBM
6 18 (6.52%) Citrix
7 14 (5.07%) SAP
7 14 (5.07%) Oracle
7 14 (5.07%) Adobe
8 13 (4.71%) Twitter
9 10 (3.62%) Dell
10 9 (3.26%) Symantec
11 8 (2.90%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.90%) Blue Coat
11 8 (2.90%) SonicWALL
12 7 (2.54%) Remedy
12 7 (2.54%) Veritas
12 7 (2.54%) F5
13 6 (2.17%) Lumension
13 6 (2.17%) Aruba
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago