The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 476 569 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.89% 10.92% 9.15%
As % of the Applications category 61.82% 59.77% 59.74%
Number of salaries quoted 398 457 396
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
MS Excel
England

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
770 952 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.38% 18.27% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 617 760 637
Average salary £32,500 £36,645 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.31% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,346 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 199 £40,625 +1.56% 35
Coventry -1 63 £29,000 -22.66% 6
Warwickshire -5 55 £29,750 -5.55% 10
Staffordshire -16 40 £29,275 -21.93% 6
Solihull +1 37 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Worcestershire +1 32 £37,250 -0.66% 4
Shropshire -22 8 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Dudley -4 7 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Wolverhampton +3 5 £35,000 +11.11% 2
West Bromwich -9 4 - -
Walsall +4 3 £26,250 -25.00%
Herefordshire +1 1 £21,500 - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 731 (73.10%) Microsoft
2 420 (42.00%) SQL
3 400 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 335 (33.50%) Windows
5 282 (28.20%) .NET
6 235 (23.50%) MS Office
7 220 (22.00%) C#
8 158 (15.80%) ASP.NET
9 155 (15.50%) HTML
10 146 (14.60%) Finance
10 146 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
10 146 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
11 143 (14.30%) Active Directory
12 137 (13.70%) VMware
13 131 (13.10%) JavaScript
14 125 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 122 (12.20%) Degree
16 121 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 112 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
18 107 (10.70%) ITIL
19 104 (10.40%) SharePoint
20 103 (10.30%) CSS
21 102 (10.20%) Oracle
22 100 (10.00%) Project Management
23 95 (9.50%) MS Exchange
24 89 (8.90%) Cisco
25 88 (8.80%) XML
25 88 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
26 87 (8.70%) .NET Framework
27 84 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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
1 104 (10.40%) SharePoint
2 95 (9.50%) MS Exchange
3 47 (4.70%) IIS
4 31 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (2.30%) Lync
7 16 (1.60%) JBoss
7 16 (1.60%) CMS
8 14 (1.40%) Apache
8 14 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.30%) Alfresco
9 13 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (1.30%) Documentum
10 10 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 235 (23.50%) MS Office
2 54 (5.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 53 (5.30%) MS Project
4 22 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (1.00%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.20%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.70%) SAP Business One
3 7 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.50%) Primavera
5 5 (0.50%) Agresso
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.40%) Sage ERP X3
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.20%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.20%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.20%) SAP SCM
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.20%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.20%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.10%) SAP xRPM
9 1 (0.10%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.80%) Office 365
3 10 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 10 (1.00%) SaaS
4 9 (0.90%) IaaS
5 6 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.20%) LAN
1 52 (5.20%) WAN
2 50 (5.00%) Firewall
3 41 (4.10%) TCP/IP
4 32 (3.20%) SAN
5 28 (2.80%) DNS
6 20 (2.00%) VPN
7 19 (1.90%) DHCP
8 18 (1.80%) Wireless
9 15 (1.50%) Internet
10 14 (1.40%) HTTP
11 13 (1.30%) SSL
12 9 (0.90%) VoIP
12 9 (0.90%) IP Telephony
13 7 (0.70%) Intranet
13 7 (0.70%) Network Security
13 7 (0.70%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.50%) NAS
14 5 (0.50%) SNMP
15 4 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 121 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (7.30%) Relational Database
5 69 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (4.80%) MS Access
8 46 (4.60%) RDBMS
8 46 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (1.70%) Data Mining
13 16 (1.60%) DB2
14 13 (1.30%) MySQL
15 12 (1.20%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 27 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.60%) Subversion
3 26 (2.60%) NUnit
4 20 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.30%) JIRA
6 7 (0.70%) Jasmine
6 7 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.60%) Selenium
8 5 (0.50%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.30%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.30%) MSTest
10 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.20%) LSMW
11 1 (0.10%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.10%) ERwin
General
1 146 (14.60%) Finance
2 58 (5.80%) Retail
3 50 (5.00%) Marketing
4 45 (4.50%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.90%) Banking
7 18 (1.80%) Automotive
8 15 (1.50%) Publishing
9 13 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.10%) Legal
11 8 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.70%) Advertising
13 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.50%) Billing
13 5 (0.50%) Back Office
13 5 (0.50%) Law
13 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.30%) Local Government
14 3 (0.30%) Games
15 2 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 262 (26.20%) Developer
2 217 (21.70%) Analyst
3 87 (8.70%) .NET Developer
3 87 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 71 (7.10%) Support Engineer
5 69 (6.90%) Consultant
6 66 (6.60%) Support Analyst
7 65 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 62 (6.20%) Administrator
9 60 (6.00%) Architect
10 45 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 42 (4.20%) IT Support
12 39 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
12 39 (3.90%) Senior Developer
13 37 (3.70%) DBA
13 37 (3.70%) Software Developer
13 37 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 33 (3.30%) Junior
14 33 (3.30%) Project Manager
14 33 (3.30%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (28.20%) .NET
2 158 (15.80%) ASP.NET
3 155 (15.50%) HTML
4 103 (10.30%) CSS
5 88 (8.80%) XML
6 87 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 80 (8.00%) jQuery
8 47 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (4.30%) WCF
10 39 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 36 (3.60%) Web Services
12 35 (3.50%) HTML5
13 34 (3.40%) Entity Framework
14 29 (2.90%) Ajax
15 26 (2.60%) WinForms
16 22 (2.20%) LINQ
17 19 (1.90%) Backbone.js
18 15 (1.50%) KnockoutJS
18 15 (1.50%) SOAP
19 14 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 146 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 48 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.80%) Client/Server
7 24 (2.40%) Social Media
8 22 (2.20%) User Experience
9 20 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.50%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.30%) Statistics
13 10 (1.00%) New Media
13 10 (1.00%) Copywriting
14 9 (0.90%) Clustering
15 8 (0.80%) iSeries
15 8 (0.80%) Digital Media
16 7 (0.70%) PMI
17 6 (0.60%) Visualisation
17 6 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 335 (33.50%) Windows
2 112 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (8.30%) Windows 7
5 73 (7.30%) Linux
6 66 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (5.00%) UNIX
8 38 (3.80%) Windows XP
9 23 (2.30%) Solaris
9 23 (2.30%) Windows 8
10 18 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.50%) Android
12 13 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.60%) CentOS
14 5 (0.50%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (10.70%) ITIL
3 100 (10.00%) Project Management
4 80 (8.00%) MVC
5 78 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (7.50%) Time Management
7 61 (6.10%) Service Delivery
8 59 (5.90%) CRM
9 52 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 47 (4.70%) Scrum
12 42 (4.20%) Software Engineering
13 40 (4.00%) ERP
14 39 (3.90%) Web Development
15 38 (3.80%) TDD
16 37 (3.70%) Configuration Management
17 35 (3.50%) OO
18 34 (3.40%) Change Management
19 32 (3.20%) SDLC
20 31 (3.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 420 (42.00%) SQL
2 220 (22.00%) C#
3 131 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 75 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 71 (7.10%) VBA
6 65 (6.50%) VB.NET
7 61 (6.10%) VB
8 42 (4.20%) Java
9 27 (2.70%) C
9 27 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.20%) PowerShell
11 19 (1.90%) VB6
12 10 (1.00%) PHP
12 10 (1.00%) VBScript
12 10 (1.00%) Python
13 7 (0.70%) Perl
13 7 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.60%) ABAP
15 4 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 122 (12.20%) Degree
2 57 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (5.50%) Security Cleared
4 40 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.20%) MCSE
6 20 (2.00%) ISEB
7 18 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.60%) MCITP
10 15 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (1.50%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.20%) CCNA
11 12 (1.20%) HND
12 10 (1.00%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.90%) CCNP
13 9 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.80%) HNC
14 8 (0.80%) MCP
14 8 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.50%) SLA
2 25 (2.50%) QA
3 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.30%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.10%) P3O
8 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 143 (14.30%) Active Directory
2 88 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.90%) XenApp
4 19 (1.90%) vSphere
5 13 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 10 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.50%) XenServer
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (2.60%) SCCM
2 11 (1.10%) SCOM
2 11 (1.10%) Nagios
3 7 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.60%) WSUS
4 6 (0.60%) Puppet
4 6 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.50%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.50%) WMI
6 4 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.30%) Ansible
7 3 (0.30%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.30%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.30%) Control-M
8 2 (0.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 731 (73.10%) Microsoft
2 137 (13.70%) VMware
3 102 (10.20%) Oracle
4 89 (8.90%) Cisco
5 75 (7.50%) Citrix
6 43 (4.30%) SAP
7 33 (3.30%) EMC
8 28 (2.80%) HP
8 28 (2.80%) IBM
9 27 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 20 (2.00%) NetApp
11 19 (1.90%) Apple
11 19 (1.90%) Business Objects
12 18 (1.80%) Cognos
13 15 (1.50%) Google
14 13 (1.30%) OpenText
15 12 (1.20%) Dell
16 11 (1.10%) Adobe
16 11 (1.10%) Avaya
17 10 (1.00%) Symantec
Redditch, Worcestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits (see body)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, 25 day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Orbit
Salary: From £21,970 to £24,411 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 20,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: Yesterday
Leominster, Herefordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Contributory pension, Annual Bonus, Gym Membersh
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £300 - £408.50 per day + +
Posted: 5 days ago