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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 101 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.81% 7.40% 7.61%
As % of the Applications category 59.06% 45.76% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 70 22 21
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £52,400 £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
171 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.84% 16.16% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 112 35 38
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 2 September 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 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 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 96 (46.83%) Windows
3 79 (38.54%) MS Office
4 63 (30.73%) MS Exchange
5 61 (29.76%) Active Directory
6 55 (26.83%) VMware
7 49 (23.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (23.41%) Project Management
9 47 (22.93%) Lync
10 43 (20.98%) Time Management
11 42 (20.49%) Hyper-V
12 40 (19.51%) Cisco
13 39 (19.02%) LAN
14 38 (18.54%) MCITP
14 38 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (18.54%) Office 365
15 37 (18.05%) SQL Server
16 36 (17.56%) Cisco Certification
17 35 (17.07%) Retail
18 34 (16.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (16.10%) Firewall
19 33 (16.10%) SQL
19 33 (16.10%) ITIL
20 32 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (15.12%) SharePoint
21 31 (15.12%) E-Commerce
21 31 (15.12%) DNS
22 30 (14.63%) Finance
23 29 (14.15%) MCSE
23 29 (14.15%) Degree

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 63 (30.73%) MS Exchange
2 47 (22.93%) Lync
3 31 (15.12%) SharePoint
4 26 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.44%) SAS
9 4 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.46%) IIS
11 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (38.54%) MS Office
2 10 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.88%) MS Project
3 8 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.98%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.49%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.54%) Office 365
2 18 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.95%) PaaS
4 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.02%) LAN
2 33 (16.10%) Firewall
3 31 (15.12%) DNS
4 20 (9.76%) SAN
5 19 (9.27%) WAN
6 16 (7.80%) DHCP
7 13 (6.34%) VPN
8 12 (5.85%) iSCSI
9 11 (5.37%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.90%) MPLS
10 8 (3.90%) NAS
11 6 (2.93%) Internet
11 6 (2.93%) Network Security
12 5 (2.44%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.44%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.44%) PBX
13 4 (1.95%) ADSL
13 4 (1.95%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.95%) HTTP
14 3 (1.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.98%) 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%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (17.07%) Retail
2 30 (14.63%) Finance
3 28 (13.66%) Marketing
4 25 (12.20%) Manufacturing
5 16 (7.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (7.80%) Legal
6 8 (3.90%) Law
7 5 (2.44%) Advertising
8 2 (0.98%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (22.93%) Analyst
2 33 (16.10%) Consultant
3 21 (10.24%) Support Engineer
4 20 (9.76%) Project Engineer
5 18 (8.78%) Technical Consultant
6 17 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (7.80%) Technical Engineer
8 13 (6.34%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.34%) Junior
9 11 (5.37%) Architect
9 11 (5.37%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.37%) Administrator
9 11 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.88%) Developer
10 10 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) IT Support
11 9 (4.39%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) SharePoint Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) HTML
2 7 (3.41%) .NET
3 6 (2.93%) CSS
4 5 (2.44%) Web Services
5 3 (1.46%) COM
6 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.49%) J2EE
7 1 (0.49%) Flash
7 1 (0.49%) jQuery
7 1 (0.49%) HTML5
7 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.49%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) Mathematics
2 10 (4.88%) Clustering
3 9 (4.39%) PKI
4 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.93%) Handset
5 6 (2.93%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.95%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.95%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.46%) PMI
8 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.98%) Replication
9 2 (0.98%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.98%) AS400
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) NHS
10 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 96 (46.83%) Windows
2 38 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (16.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (8.78%) Windows XP
5 15 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.83%) Windows Vista
7 12 (5.85%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.39%) Linux
9 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.93%) VMS
10 4 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.46%) Solaris
12 2 (0.98%) AIX
12 2 (0.98%) HPUX
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.49%) UNIX
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.41%) Project Management
2 43 (20.98%) Time Management
3 33 (16.10%) ITIL
4 31 (15.12%) E-Commerce
5 19 (9.27%) Change Management
6 18 (8.78%) Analytics
6 18 (8.78%) Mentoring
7 17 (8.29%) PRINCE2
8 16 (7.80%) Network Management
9 14 (6.83%) Migration
9 14 (6.83%) Network Design
10 11 (5.37%) Marketing Strategy
11 10 (4.88%) Information Security
11 10 (4.88%) Coaching
12 8 (3.90%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.90%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (3.90%) CRM
12 8 (3.90%) Database Security
12 8 (3.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.10%) SQL
2 13 (6.34%) C
3 8 (3.90%) C#
4 5 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (23.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (18.54%) MCITP
3 36 (17.56%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (14.15%) MCSE
4 29 (14.15%) Degree
5 27 (13.17%) CCNA
6 23 (11.22%) CCNP
7 16 (7.80%) MCSA
8 13 (6.34%) MCP
9 11 (5.37%) MCTS
10 6 (2.93%) NCDA
10 6 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.44%) NCIE
11 5 (2.44%) VCAP
12 4 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.95%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.95%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.49%) PMP
14 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.24%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (29.76%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.49%) Hyper-V
3 32 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (8.78%) vSphere
5 16 (7.80%) XenDesktop
5 16 (7.80%) XenApp
6 10 (4.88%) XenServer
7 8 (3.90%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.90%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.93%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.49%) RACF
10 1 (0.49%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 21 (10.24%) SCCM
2 10 (4.88%) SCOM
3 3 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 185 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 55 (26.83%) VMware
3 40 (19.51%) Cisco
4 27 (13.17%) Citrix
5 23 (11.22%) HP
6 11 (5.37%) Adobe
6 11 (5.37%) IBM
7 10 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.39%) NetApp
9 6 (2.93%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.93%) EMC
10 5 (2.44%) WatchGuard
10 5 (2.44%) Juniper
10 5 (2.44%) Dell
11 4 (1.95%) ProCurve
11 4 (1.95%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.95%) Symantec
12 3 (1.46%) Apple
13 2 (0.98%) Altiris
13 2 (0.98%) Google
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