The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 99 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.30% 8.68% 7.84%
As % of the Applications category 62.26% 51.56% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65 26 22
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MS Excel
Hertfordshire

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

Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
159 64 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.39% 16.84% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 41 40
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Watford

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Watford

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

1 185 (91.13%) Microsoft
2 96 (47.29%) Windows
3 80 (39.41%) MS Office
4 66 (32.51%) Active Directory
5 64 (31.53%) MS Exchange
6 57 (28.08%) VMware
7 51 (25.12%) Project Management
8 47 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (22.66%) Lync
10 44 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
11 43 (21.18%) Time Management
12 41 (20.20%) Hyper-V
13 40 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (19.21%) Cisco
15 38 (18.72%) SQL Server
15 38 (18.72%) Office 365
16 36 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (17.73%) LAN
16 36 (17.73%) Retail
17 34 (16.75%) MCITP
17 34 (16.75%) Cisco Certification
18 33 (16.26%) E-Commerce
18 33 (16.26%) Finance
18 33 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (15.27%) Firewall
19 31 (15.27%) DNS
20 30 (14.78%) ITIL
20 30 (14.78%) Degree
21 29 (14.29%) Marketing
21 29 (14.29%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 64 (31.53%) MS Exchange
2 46 (22.66%) Lync
3 27 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (13.30%) SharePoint
4 24 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.48%) SAS
8 3 (1.48%) IIS
9 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (39.41%) MS Office
2 9 (4.43%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.43%) MS Project
3 6 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.99%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.49%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.72%) Office 365
2 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.97%) PaaS
4 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.73%) LAN
2 31 (15.27%) DNS
2 31 (15.27%) Firewall
3 19 (9.36%) SAN
4 16 (7.88%) WAN
4 16 (7.88%) DHCP
5 13 (6.40%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.42%) VPN
7 10 (4.93%) iSCSI
8 8 (3.94%) MPLS
9 6 (2.96%) NAS
9 6 (2.96%) Network Security
10 5 (2.46%) Unified Communications
10 5 (2.46%) PBX
11 4 (1.97%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.97%) HTTP
11 4 (1.97%) ADSL
12 3 (1.48%) Intranet
12 3 (1.48%) Internet
12 3 (1.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (17.73%) Retail
2 33 (16.26%) Finance
3 29 (14.29%) Marketing
4 28 (13.79%) Manufacturing
5 17 (8.37%) Legal
6 16 (7.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (5.91%) Law
8 5 (2.46%) Advertising
9 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (21.67%) Analyst
2 31 (15.27%) Consultant
3 21 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.87%) Project Engineer
5 16 (7.88%) Technical Consultant
6 15 (7.39%) Junior
7 14 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
8 13 (6.40%) Technical Support
9 12 (5.91%) Architect
9 12 (5.91%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.91%) Administrator
10 11 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) IT Support
13 8 (3.94%) IT Administrator
13 8 (3.94%) Developer
14 7 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) HTML
2 7 (3.45%) .NET
3 6 (2.96%) CSS
4 3 (1.48%) COM
5 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.99%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) Flash
6 1 (0.49%) Middleware
6 1 (0.49%) jQuery
6 1 (0.49%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.49%) J2EE
6 1 (0.49%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.93%) Clustering
4 7 (3.45%) PKI
5 6 (2.96%) Handset
5 6 (2.96%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.97%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.97%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.97%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.48%) PMI
8 3 (1.48%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.99%) Replication
9 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.99%) AS400
9 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.49%) Social Media
10 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (47.29%) Windows
2 40 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (8.87%) Windows XP
5 15 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.90%) Windows Vista
6 14 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.94%) Linux
8 6 (2.96%) VMS
8 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.96%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.97%) Solaris
10 2 (0.99%) UNIX
10 2 (0.99%) HPUX
10 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) AIX
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.12%) Project Management
2 43 (21.18%) Time Management
3 33 (16.26%) E-Commerce
4 30 (14.78%) ITIL
5 22 (10.84%) Change Management
6 18 (8.87%) Analytics
6 18 (8.87%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.39%) Network Management
7 15 (7.39%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.91%) Network Design
9 12 (5.91%) Migration
10 11 (5.42%) Asset Management
10 11 (5.42%) Marketing Strategy
11 10 (4.93%) Coaching
11 10 (4.93%) Information Security
12 8 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.29%) SQL
2 14 (6.90%) C
3 11 (5.42%) C#
4 7 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (16.75%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (16.75%) MCITP
3 30 (14.78%) Degree
4 25 (12.32%) MCSE
4 25 (12.32%) CCNA
5 24 (11.82%) CCNP
6 14 (6.90%) MCSA
7 10 (4.93%) MCP
8 8 (3.94%) MCTS
9 5 (2.46%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.97%) NCDA
10 4 (1.97%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.48%) NCIE
11 3 (1.48%) VCAP
12 2 (0.99%) PMP
13 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (32.51%) Active Directory
2 41 (20.20%) Hyper-V
3 33 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.88%) vSphere
5 15 (7.39%) XenDesktop
5 15 (7.39%) XenApp
6 10 (4.93%) XenServer
7 8 (3.94%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.94%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.96%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.49%) RACF
9 1 (0.49%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 20 (9.85%) SCCM
2 8 (3.94%) SCOM
3 3 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 185 (91.13%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.08%) VMware
3 39 (19.21%) Cisco
4 27 (13.30%) Citrix
5 21 (10.34%) HP
6 11 (5.42%) Adobe
7 10 (4.93%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.43%) IBM
9 7 (3.45%) NetApp
10 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.97%) Symantec
11 4 (1.97%) ProCurve
11 4 (1.97%) EMC
11 4 (1.97%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.48%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.48%) Juniper
12 3 (1.48%) Dell
13 2 (0.99%) Oracle
13 2 (0.99%) Riverbed
13 2 (0.99%) Altiris
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