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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 102 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.35% 9.42% 7.90%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 49.28% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 72 29 23
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 £27,500 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
170 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.26% 19.11% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 113 44 42
Average salary £39,250 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,100 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,100
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 21 August 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 180 (88.67%) Microsoft
2 93 (45.81%) Windows
3 78 (38.42%) MS Office
4 60 (29.56%) MS Exchange
5 57 (28.08%) Active Directory
6 50 (24.63%) VMware
7 47 (23.15%) Lync
8 46 (22.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (22.66%) Project Management
9 40 (19.70%) Time Management
10 39 (19.21%) LAN
10 39 (19.21%) Hyper-V
11 38 (18.72%) Cisco
12 36 (17.73%) SQL Server
12 36 (17.73%) Retail
12 36 (17.73%) Office 365
13 35 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
13 35 (17.24%) MCITP
13 35 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (16.75%) ITIL
15 33 (16.26%) Firewall
16 32 (15.76%) SQL
17 31 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (14.78%) DNS
19 29 (14.29%) Degree
19 29 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (13.79%) MCSE
20 28 (13.79%) SharePoint
20 28 (13.79%) E-Commerce
20 28 (13.79%) Finance

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 60 (29.56%) MS Exchange
2 47 (23.15%) Lync
3 28 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 25 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.96%) SAS
9 4 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.48%) 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 78 (38.42%) MS Office
2 12 (5.91%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.42%) MS Project
4 9 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.99%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.49%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.73%) Office 365
2 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.97%) PaaS
4 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.21%) LAN
2 33 (16.26%) Firewall
3 30 (14.78%) DNS
4 19 (9.36%) WAN
4 19 (9.36%) SAN
5 16 (7.88%) DHCP
6 14 (6.90%) VPN
7 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
7 11 (5.42%) iSCSI
8 9 (4.43%) NAS
9 8 (3.94%) MPLS
10 6 (2.96%) Internet
10 6 (2.96%) Network Security
10 6 (2.96%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.46%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.46%) PBX
12 4 (1.97%) ADSL
12 4 (1.97%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.97%) HTTP
13 3 (1.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) NonStop SQL
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%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (17.73%) Retail
2 28 (13.79%) Finance
3 27 (13.30%) Marketing
4 22 (10.84%) Manufacturing
5 16 (7.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (7.88%) Legal
6 7 (3.45%) Law
7 5 (2.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (24.14%) Analyst
2 32 (15.76%) Consultant
3 21 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 19 (9.36%) Project Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Technical Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Technical Consultant
6 16 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (6.40%) Technical Support
8 12 (5.91%) Security Analyst
8 12 (5.91%) IT Security Analyst
9 11 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.42%) Architect
9 11 (5.42%) Junior
10 10 (4.93%) Developer
10 10 (4.93%) Administrator
10 10 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) IT Support
11 9 (4.43%) Senior IT Security Analyst
11 9 (4.43%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) HTML
2 7 (3.45%) .NET
3 6 (2.96%) CSS
4 5 (2.46%) Web Services
5 3 (1.48%) COM
6 2 (0.99%) 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 11 (5.42%) Mathematics
2 10 (4.93%) Clustering
2 10 (4.93%) PKI
3 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.96%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.46%) Handset
6 4 (1.97%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.48%) PMI
7 3 (1.48%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.48%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.48%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.48%) FMCG
8 2 (0.99%) Replication
8 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.99%) AS400
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 93 (45.81%) Windows
2 35 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (8.37%) Windows XP
5 14 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (6.90%) Windows Vista
6 13 (6.40%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.42%) Linux
8 5 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.46%) VMS
9 4 (1.97%) AIX
9 4 (1.97%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.48%) Solaris
11 2 (0.99%) HPUX
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) UNIX
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.66%) Project Management
2 40 (19.70%) Time Management
3 34 (16.75%) ITIL
4 28 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 18 (8.87%) PRINCE2
5 18 (8.87%) Change Management
5 18 (8.87%) Analytics
6 16 (7.88%) Network Management
7 15 (7.39%) Migration
7 15 (7.39%) Network Design
8 11 (5.42%) Marketing Strategy
9 9 (4.43%) Database Security
9 9 (4.43%) Security Architecture
9 9 (4.43%) Security Testing
9 9 (4.43%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (4.43%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (4.43%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (4.43%) Information Security
10 8 (3.94%) CRM
11 7 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.76%) SQL
2 11 (5.42%) C
3 7 (3.45%) C#
4 4 (1.97%) 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 46 (22.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (17.24%) MCITP
3 29 (14.29%) Degree
4 28 (13.79%) MCSE
5 26 (12.81%) CCNA
6 22 (10.84%) CCNP
7 14 (6.90%) MCSA
8 13 (6.40%) MCP
9 11 (5.42%) MCTS
10 7 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.45%) NCDA
11 6 (2.96%) NCIE
11 6 (2.96%) VCAP
12 4 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.97%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.48%) GIAC
13 3 (1.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (28.08%) Active Directory
2 39 (19.21%) Hyper-V
3 29 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.88%) vSphere
5 14 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 14 (6.90%) XenApp
6 8 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (3.94%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.45%) XenServer
8 5 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.49%) RACF
9 1 (0.49%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 22 (10.84%) SCCM
2 9 (4.43%) SCOM
3 3 (1.48%) 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
1 180 (88.67%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.63%) VMware
3 38 (18.72%) Cisco
4 25 (12.32%) Citrix
5 22 (10.84%) HP
6 11 (5.42%) Adobe
7 10 (4.93%) IBM
7 10 (4.93%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.94%) NetApp
9 7 (3.45%) EMC
10 6 (2.96%) WatchGuard
10 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.96%) Juniper
10 6 (2.96%) Dell
11 4 (1.97%) ProCurve
11 4 (1.97%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.97%) Symantec
12 3 (1.48%) Apple
13 2 (0.99%) Amdocs
13 2 (0.99%) Google
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