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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 157 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.39% 7.72% 7.65%
As % of the Applications category 77.72% 69.03% 65.67%
Number of salaries quoted 133 72 80
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
202 113 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.66% 11.18% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 167 106 119
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
South Wales +13 145 £35,000 -1.40% 25
North Wales -3 8 £34,000 -15.00% 4
West Wales +10 2 £27,500 -11.29% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £19,500 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 242 (81.21%) Microsoft
2 109 (36.58%) Windows
3 106 (35.57%) SQL
4 91 (30.54%) SQL Server
5 86 (28.86%) Active Directory
6 77 (25.84%) VMware
7 60 (20.13%) MS Office
8 58 (19.46%) .NET
9 54 (18.12%) Finance
10 50 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (15.77%) MS Exchange
12 39 (13.09%) C#
12 39 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (12.75%) Cisco
13 38 (12.75%) T-SQL
13 38 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (12.42%) MS PowerPoint
14 37 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (12.08%) Project Management
15 36 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (11.74%) SAN
16 35 (11.74%) ITIL
17 34 (11.41%) MS Project
17 34 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
18 33 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2007
19 32 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2010
20 31 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
20 31 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
20 31 (10.40%) Degree
20 31 (10.40%) Analytical Skills

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 47 (15.77%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (8.39%) IIS
6 14 (4.70%) SAS
7 9 (3.02%) Lync
8 7 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.01%) CMS
10 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.34%) Apache
11 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.34%) Commerce Server
11 4 (1.34%) Node.js
12 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 60 (20.13%) MS Office
2 37 (12.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (11.41%) MS Project
4 21 (7.05%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.67%) GIMP
6 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (3.02%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.67%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.36%) Office 365
2 7 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.01%) IaaS
4 3 (1.01%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.74%) SAN
2 19 (6.38%) Firewall
3 18 (6.04%) DHCP
3 18 (6.04%) DNS
3 18 (6.04%) Internet
4 11 (3.69%) LAN
5 10 (3.36%) WAN
5 10 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.68%) VPN
6 8 (2.68%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.01%) VLAN
9 5 (1.68%) NAS
10 4 (1.34%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (1.34%) VoIP
11 3 (1.01%) RIP
11 3 (1.01%) OSPF
11 3 (1.01%) BGP
11 3 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (30.54%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (7.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (2.01%) OLAP
10 6 (2.01%) OLTP
11 5 (1.68%) DTS
11 5 (1.68%) MySQL
12 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.34%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.01%) MS Access
14 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.68%) Selenium
4 4 (1.34%) JMeter
5 3 (1.01%) NUnit
5 3 (1.01%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.01%) MSTest
6 2 (0.67%) Moq
6 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.67%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) MorphX
7 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 54 (18.12%) Finance
2 9 (3.02%) Advertising
3 6 (2.01%) Retail
4 5 (1.68%) Banking
4 5 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.34%) Welsh Language
6 3 (1.01%) Legal
6 3 (1.01%) Marketing
6 3 (1.01%) Publishing
7 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (22.82%) Analyst
2 49 (16.44%) Developer
3 37 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (7.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (7.38%) DBA
6 21 (7.05%) .NET Developer
7 19 (6.38%) Administrator
8 17 (5.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 14 (4.70%) SQL DBA
9 14 (4.70%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.36%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.36%) Service Analyst
10 13 (4.36%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.03%) Coordinator
12 11 (3.69%) Architect
13 10 (3.36%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.02%) Software Developer
15 8 (2.68%) Consultant
15 8 (2.68%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.46%) .NET
2 25 (8.39%) ASP.NET
2 25 (8.39%) .NET Framework
3 22 (7.38%) CSS
4 20 (6.71%) HTML
5 17 (5.70%) XML
5 17 (5.70%) WCF
6 11 (3.69%) HTML5
7 10 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (3.36%) WinForms
8 9 (3.02%) jQuery
9 8 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (2.35%) Web Services
11 6 (2.01%) SOAP
11 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (1.68%) REST
12 5 (1.68%) COM
12 5 (1.68%) Ajax
13 4 (1.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.72%) Clustering
3 12 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.36%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.35%) Replication
6 7 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.68%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.34%) Physics
8 4 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.34%) GIS
8 4 (1.34%) Statistics
9 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.01%) AS400
9 3 (1.01%) Economics
10 2 (0.67%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.67%) Social Network
10 2 (0.67%) Life Science
10 2 (0.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 109 (36.58%) Windows
2 36 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.04%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.70%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.36%) Linux
8 6 (2.01%) Android
8 6 (2.01%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.67%) CentOS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.34%) UNIX
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.34%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (12.08%) Project Management
4 35 (11.74%) ITIL
5 29 (9.73%) Scrum
6 20 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (6.71%) PRINCE2
7 19 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 18 (6.04%) MVC
9 17 (5.70%) TDD
10 16 (5.37%) OO
11 15 (5.03%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.70%) ETL
13 13 (4.36%) Coaching
14 12 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.03%) Business Analysis
15 11 (3.69%) ERP
15 11 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (3.36%) CRM
16 10 (3.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 106 (35.57%) SQL
2 39 (13.09%) C#
3 38 (12.75%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.37%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.69%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.36%) VB
6 10 (3.36%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.02%) VBA
8 8 (2.68%) C++
9 6 (2.01%) Java
10 5 (1.68%) VB6
11 4 (1.34%) VC++
11 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.01%) PHP
13 2 (0.67%) Perl
13 2 (0.67%) Delphi
13 2 (0.67%) Ruby
14 1 (0.34%) X++
14 1 (0.34%) Python
14 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.40%) Degree
3 20 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (6.38%) MCSE
5 16 (5.37%) CCNA
6 10 (3.36%) MCITP
7 9 (3.02%) MCP
8 8 (2.68%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.35%) MCSA
10 6 (2.01%) CCNP
10 6 (2.01%) VCP4
11 5 (1.68%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.68%) ISEB
12 4 (1.34%) SAP Certification
12 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.01%) APMG
13 3 (1.01%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.01%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.68%) SLA
2 4 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.01%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) GxP
System Software
1 86 (28.86%) Active Directory
2 38 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.68%) XenApp
4 8 (2.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) KVM
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) XenServer
5 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (3.02%) SCCM
2 6 (2.01%) WSUS
3 4 (1.34%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.01%) SCOM
5 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.67%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 242 (81.21%) Microsoft
2 77 (25.84%) VMware
3 38 (12.75%) Cisco
4 23 (7.72%) HP
5 18 (6.04%) Citrix
6 15 (5.03%) MicroStrategy
7 14 (4.70%) Oracle
8 11 (3.69%) McAfee
9 8 (2.68%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.68%) Symantec
10 7 (2.35%) Blue Coat
10 7 (2.35%) SAP
11 6 (2.01%) Juniper
11 6 (2.01%) Dell
11 6 (2.01%) Apple
12 4 (1.34%) Veritas
12 4 (1.34%) Cognos
12 4 (1.34%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.01%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.01%) Aruba
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