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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 117 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.07% 12.69% 10.65%
As % of the Applications category 62.90% 60.29% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 94 37 30
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,200 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
186 68 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.90% 21.05% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 130 49 52
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 29 July 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 163 (87.63%) Microsoft
2 82 (44.09%) Windows
3 69 (37.10%) MS Office
4 53 (28.49%) MS Exchange
5 50 (26.88%) Lync
6 49 (26.34%) Active Directory
7 43 (23.12%) VMware
8 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (21.51%) LAN
9 40 (21.51%) Hyper-V
10 38 (20.43%) Project Management
11 37 (19.89%) Cisco
11 37 (19.89%) Time Management
12 35 (18.82%) SQL Server
13 34 (18.28%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (18.28%) MCITP
13 34 (18.28%) Office 365
14 31 (16.67%) Firewall
15 30 (16.13%) SQL
15 30 (16.13%) ITIL
16 28 (15.05%) SharePoint
16 28 (15.05%) Citrix
16 28 (15.05%) Retail
16 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
17 26 (13.98%) MCSE
18 25 (13.44%) CCNA
19 24 (12.90%) SLA
19 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (12.37%) SCCM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (28.49%) MS Exchange
2 50 (26.88%) Lync
3 28 (15.05%) SharePoint
4 24 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.76%) SAS
9 4 (2.15%) IIS
9 4 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.54%) Apache
10 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (37.10%) MS Office
2 12 (6.45%) MS Project
3 11 (5.91%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.08%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.54%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.28%) Office 365
2 14 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.15%) PaaS
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.51%) LAN
2 31 (16.67%) Firewall
3 23 (12.37%) DNS
4 20 (10.75%) WAN
4 20 (10.75%) SAN
5 17 (9.14%) VPN
6 13 (6.99%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.38%) NAS
7 10 (5.38%) DHCP
8 9 (4.84%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.76%) MPLS
9 7 (3.76%) NetScaler
10 6 (3.23%) Network Security
11 5 (2.69%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.69%) PBX
12 4 (2.15%) ADSL
12 4 (2.15%) HTTP
12 4 (2.15%) Ethernet
12 4 (2.15%) Internet
13 3 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (15.05%) Retail
2 22 (11.83%) Marketing
3 21 (11.29%) Finance
4 16 (8.60%) Legal
5 15 (8.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (7.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.15%) Advertising
8 3 (1.61%) Law
9 2 (1.08%) Back Office
9 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (23.12%) Analyst
2 32 (17.20%) Consultant
3 21 (11.29%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.29%) Project Engineer
4 20 (10.75%) Technical Engineer
5 19 (10.22%) Technical Consultant
6 16 (8.60%) Security Analyst
7 15 (8.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (6.99%) Technical Support
9 12 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
9 12 (6.45%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 11 (5.91%) Architect
11 10 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) IT Support
13 8 (4.30%) Administrator
14 7 (3.76%) Support Analyst
14 7 (3.76%) Junior
14 7 (3.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.69%) HTML
2 4 (2.15%) .NET
2 4 (2.15%) Web Services
3 3 (1.61%) COM
3 3 (1.61%) CSS
4 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) jQuery
5 1 (0.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.45%) PKI
2 9 (4.84%) Clustering
2 9 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.69%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.15%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.15%) FMCG
6 3 (1.61%) PMI
6 3 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) AS400
8 1 (0.54%) Handset
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (44.09%) Windows
2 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (8.06%) Windows 7
5 14 (7.53%) Windows XP
6 12 (6.45%) Linux
6 12 (6.45%) Windows Vista
7 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.15%) AIX
8 4 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.08%) Solaris
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.54%) VMS
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.54%) HPUX
10 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.43%) Project Management
2 37 (19.89%) Time Management
3 30 (16.13%) ITIL
4 18 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 17 (9.14%) E-Commerce
6 16 (8.60%) Migration
6 16 (8.60%) Network Design
6 16 (8.60%) Network Management
7 14 (7.53%) Change Management
8 12 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (6.45%) Database Security
8 12 (6.45%) Security Testing
8 12 (6.45%) Security Architecture
9 11 (5.91%) Analytics
9 11 (5.91%) Marketing Strategy
10 8 (4.30%) Lean Six Sigma
10 8 (4.30%) CRM
10 8 (4.30%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.13%) SQL
2 5 (2.69%) C
3 3 (1.61%) C#
4 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.54%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (18.28%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (18.28%) MCITP
3 26 (13.98%) MCSE
4 25 (13.44%) CCNA
5 22 (11.83%) Degree
6 21 (11.29%) CCNP
7 13 (6.99%) MCP
8 11 (5.91%) MCSA
9 10 (5.38%) MCTS
10 8 (4.30%) NCDA
10 8 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (3.76%) NCIE
11 7 (3.76%) VCAP
12 4 (2.15%) EnCE
12 4 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (2.15%) GIAC
12 4 (2.15%) CISSP
12 4 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.15%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (26.34%) Active Directory
2 40 (21.51%) Hyper-V
3 22 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (9.14%) vSphere
5 15 (8.06%) XenDesktop
5 15 (8.06%) XenApp
6 9 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.76%) XenServer
8 7 (3.76%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (12.37%) SCCM
2 11 (5.91%) SCOM
3 3 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 163 (87.63%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.12%) VMware
3 37 (19.89%) Cisco
4 28 (15.05%) Citrix
5 23 (12.37%) HP
6 11 (5.91%) CheckPoint
7 10 (5.38%) Adobe
7 10 (5.38%) IBM
7 10 (5.38%) NetApp
8 8 (4.30%) EMC
9 7 (3.76%) WatchGuard
9 7 (3.76%) Juniper
9 7 (3.76%) Dell
10 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.15%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.15%) Rackspace
11 4 (2.15%) Symantec
12 3 (1.61%) Apple
13 2 (1.08%) Amdocs
13 2 (1.08%) Google
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