The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 16 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 66 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.22% 13.24% 6.83%
As % of the Applications category 50.38% 68.18% 65.79%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 13
Average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
131 66 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.28% 19.41% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 24
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +3.03%
MS Excel
Hertfordshire

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 23 April 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 79 (68.70%) Microsoft
2 45 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 40 (34.78%) Windows
4 38 (33.04%) SQL
5 30 (26.09%) Cisco
6 29 (25.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (24.35%) MCITP
8 27 (23.48%) Degree
8 27 (23.48%) LAN
9 26 (22.61%) VPN
9 26 (22.61%) MS Office
9 26 (22.61%) Lync
10 25 (21.74%) Hyper-V
10 25 (21.74%) SharePoint
10 25 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 25 (21.74%) Firewall
11 23 (20.00%) Project Management
12 22 (19.13%) Citrix
12 22 (19.13%) C#
12 22 (19.13%) .NET
13 21 (18.26%) XML
13 21 (18.26%) WAN
14 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (16.52%) ITIL
15 19 (16.52%) VMware
16 18 (15.65%) MCSE
16 18 (15.65%) CCNA
17 17 (14.78%) Time Management
18 16 (13.91%) MS Exchange
18 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 26 (22.61%) Lync
2 25 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 16 (13.91%) MS Exchange
4 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.96%) Apache
6 8 (6.96%) Tomcat
7 7 (6.09%) IIS
7 7 (6.09%) SAS
7 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.87%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (22.61%) MS Office
2 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.48%) MS Project
3 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.74%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Office 365
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.48%) LAN
2 26 (22.61%) VPN
3 25 (21.74%) Firewall
4 21 (18.26%) WAN
5 13 (11.30%) SAN
5 13 (11.30%) iSCSI
6 7 (6.09%) NAS
6 7 (6.09%) NetScaler
6 7 (6.09%) Internet
6 7 (6.09%) FTP
6 7 (6.09%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.35%) VoIP
8 4 (3.48%) ADSL
8 4 (3.48%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.48%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.48%) Network Security
9 3 (2.61%) DNS
9 3 (2.61%) Broadband
9 3 (2.61%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.74%) DTS
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.87%) LoadUI
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.87%) JMeter
2 1 (0.87%) Selenium
2 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (12.17%) Retail
2 13 (11.30%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Analyst
2 21 (18.26%) Developer
3 17 (14.78%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (13.91%) Consultant
4 16 (13.91%) Security Analyst
5 15 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (10.43%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Support Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Project Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Senior Security Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Technical Support
10 6 (5.22%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) .NET
2 21 (18.26%) XML
3 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.35%) HTML
4 5 (4.35%) Web Services
4 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.61%) CSS
6 2 (1.74%) WinForms
7 1 (0.87%) CGI
7 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) PKI
2 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.22%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.48%) FMCG
5 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Windows
2 9 (7.83%) Linux
3 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.48%) AIX
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Project Management
2 19 (16.52%) ITIL
3 17 (14.78%) Time Management
4 14 (12.17%) PRINCE2
5 12 (10.43%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (10.43%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (10.43%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (10.43%) Security Testing
5 12 (10.43%) Security Architecture
5 12 (10.43%) Database Security
6 10 (8.70%) Migration
7 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.96%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.96%) Lean Six Sigma
8 8 (6.96%) Six Sigma
9 7 (6.09%) Network Design
9 7 (6.09%) Network Architecture
9 7 (6.09%) QMS
10 6 (5.22%) Information Security
11 5 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.04%) SQL
2 22 (19.13%) C#
3 16 (13.91%) VB.NET
4 8 (6.96%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.48%) Java
5 4 (3.48%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.61%) VBA
7 2 (1.74%) VB
7 2 (1.74%) Perl
7 2 (1.74%) VB6
8 1 (0.87%) SELCOPY
8 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (24.35%) MCITP
3 27 (23.48%) Degree
4 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (15.65%) CCNA
5 18 (15.65%) MCSE
6 14 (12.17%) MCP
7 13 (11.30%) CCNP
8 9 (7.83%) MCSA
8 9 (7.83%) MCTS
9 8 (6.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (6.96%) NCDA
10 7 (6.09%) NCIE
10 7 (6.09%) VCAP
11 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (3.48%) A+ Certification
12 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (3.48%) GIAC
12 4 (3.48%) EnCE
12 4 (3.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) HL7
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 25 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 13 (11.30%) XenApp
2 13 (11.30%) XenDesktop
3 12 (10.43%) vSphere
4 11 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (6.09%) Terminal Server
6 6 (5.22%) XenServer
7 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) SCOM
2 9 (7.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (68.70%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.09%) Cisco
3 22 (19.13%) Citrix
4 19 (16.52%) VMware
5 15 (13.04%) HP
6 12 (10.43%) IBM
6 12 (10.43%) NetApp
7 11 (9.57%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.96%) JBoss
9 7 (6.09%) Juniper
9 7 (6.09%) Dell
9 7 (6.09%) EMC
9 7 (6.09%) WatchGuard
9 7 (6.09%) Apple
10 5 (4.35%) Avaya
11 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (2.61%) BT
13 2 (1.74%) Amdocs
13 2 (1.74%) Aruba
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + career prog
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension car
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + car
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Watford
IT HR
Salary: £53000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago