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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 520 538 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.28% 9.97% 9.02%
As % of the Applications category 64.44% 65.29% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 432 456 449
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
807 824 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.40% 15.27% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 652 667 828
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,346 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 231 £35,000 -15.66% 32
Coventry 0 71 £36,000 -4.00% 11
Warwickshire -7 60 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Staffordshire -17 50 £28,750 -23.33% 6
Wolverhampton +4 28 £30,000 -6.25% 3
Walsall +15 15 £47,500 +150.00% 4
Worcestershire -7 13 £36,500 +21.66% 4
Solihull -12 9 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Shropshire -9 6 £34,500 +6.15% 2
Dudley -1 5 £40,000 +33.33%
West Bromwich -8 5 £24,500 -27.40%
Herefordshire +3 3 £23,000 -18.58%
Sutton Coldfield -2 2 £23,500 -27.69%
Halesowen -5 1 £20,000 -4.76% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £40,000 -
Tipton - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 757 (75.85%) Microsoft
2 401 (40.18%) SQL
3 376 (37.68%) SQL Server
4 316 (31.66%) Windows
5 264 (26.45%) .NET
6 230 (23.05%) Finance
7 211 (21.14%) C#
8 184 (18.44%) MS Office
9 174 (17.43%) HTML
10 163 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
11 149 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
12 144 (14.43%) JavaScript
13 141 (14.13%) Active Directory
14 133 (13.33%) ASP.NET
14 133 (13.33%) Degree
15 125 (12.53%) VMware
16 116 (11.62%) CSS
17 110 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 106 (10.62%) Oracle
19 105 (10.52%) ITIL
20 101 (10.12%) XML
21 94 (9.42%) MS Exchange
22 93 (9.32%) T-SQL
22 93 (9.32%) Project Management
22 93 (9.32%) .NET Framework
23 86 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 85 (8.52%) Retail
24 85 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
25 84 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
26 82 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 94 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 79 (7.92%) SharePoint
3 65 (6.51%) IIS
4 37 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (2.40%) Lync
7 16 (1.60%) CMS
8 12 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.10%) JBoss
9 11 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.00%) MTS
11 9 (0.90%) Documentum
11 9 (0.90%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.70%) WorkSite
14 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 184 (18.44%) MS Office
2 64 (6.41%) MS Project
3 52 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.60%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.50%) MFGPRO
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.40%) SAP APO
5 4 (0.40%) SAP SCM
5 4 (0.40%) Sage ERP X3
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.20%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.20%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.10%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.61%) Office 365
3 18 (1.80%) IaaS
4 17 (1.70%) SaaS
4 17 (1.70%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.50%) PaaS
7 4 (0.40%) GitHub
7 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 49 (4.91%) LAN
3 47 (4.71%) WAN
4 44 (4.41%) Firewall
5 32 (3.21%) VPN
5 32 (3.21%) DNS
6 30 (3.01%) SAN
7 21 (2.10%) DHCP
8 20 (2.00%) Internet
9 17 (1.70%) HTTP
10 15 (1.50%) Wireless
11 13 (1.30%) VoIP
12 12 (1.20%) VLAN
13 11 (1.10%) SSL
14 6 (0.60%) IP Telephony
15 5 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.50%) Network Security
15 5 (0.50%) Unified Communications
16 4 (0.40%) 3G
17 3 (0.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 86 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
10 29 (2.91%) RDBMS
11 26 (2.61%) MySQL
12 23 (2.30%) MS Access
13 16 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (1.50%) DB2
15 13 (1.30%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (1.00%) OLAP
18 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
19 8 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (3.51%) Subversion
2 33 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (2.81%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.40%) NUnit
6 12 (1.20%) Selenium
7 10 (1.00%) JIRA
8 7 (0.70%) InstallShield
8 7 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.70%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.50%) LSMW
10 4 (0.40%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.30%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.30%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.30%) MSTest
12 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 230 (23.05%) Finance
2 85 (8.52%) Retail
3 78 (7.82%) Manufacturing
4 40 (4.01%) Publishing
5 37 (3.71%) Marketing
6 29 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.70%) Banking
8 15 (1.50%) Legal
9 11 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.10%) Automotive
10 10 (1.00%) Advertising
11 9 (0.90%) Billing
12 7 (0.70%) Law
13 6 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.50%) Local Government
15 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.30%) Back Office
16 3 (0.30%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 265 (26.55%) Developer
2 198 (19.84%) Analyst
3 70 (7.01%) Consultant
4 68 (6.81%) C# Developer
5 67 (6.71%) Support Analyst
6 60 (6.01%) .NET Developer
7 55 (5.51%) Support Engineer
7 55 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 45 (4.51%) Administrator
8 45 (4.51%) Senior Developer
8 45 (4.51%) Architect
9 43 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 41 (4.11%) Software Developer
11 36 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 34 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (3.31%) Data Analyst
13 33 (3.31%) Web Developer
14 32 (3.21%) Applications Support
15 31 (3.11%) Graduate
16 28 (2.81%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (26.45%) .NET
2 174 (17.43%) HTML
3 133 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 116 (11.62%) CSS
5 101 (10.12%) XML
6 93 (9.32%) .NET Framework
7 74 (7.41%) jQuery
8 57 (5.71%) Web Services
9 56 (5.61%) WCF
10 45 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 40 (4.01%) HTML5
12 37 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (3.11%) WinForms
14 29 (2.91%) AngularJS
15 27 (2.71%) Entity Framework
16 25 (2.51%) CSS3
17 20 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
18 19 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 19 (1.90%) .NET Compact Framework
18 19 (1.90%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 163 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.01%) Computer Science
3 46 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 34 (3.41%) Client/Server
6 33 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.50%) Clustering
9 14 (1.40%) Social Media
9 14 (1.40%) User Experience
10 12 (1.20%) Replication
10 12 (1.20%) W3C
11 10 (1.00%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.00%) FMCG
11 10 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.70%) Life Science
13 7 (0.70%) Copywriting
13 7 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 316 (31.66%) Windows
2 110 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (7.31%) Windows 7
4 71 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (5.91%) Linux
6 53 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (3.61%) UNIX
8 33 (3.31%) Windows XP
9 31 (3.11%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.20%) Windows Vista
12 10 (1.00%) Solaris
13 5 (0.50%) CentOS
13 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.40%) Android
14 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (10.52%) ITIL
3 93 (9.32%) Project Management
4 76 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (7.11%) MVC
6 58 (5.81%) Service Delivery
7 55 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (5.11%) Scrum
8 51 (5.11%) OO
9 49 (4.91%) CRM
9 49 (4.91%) SDLC
10 47 (4.71%) Migration
11 43 (4.31%) ERP
12 41 (4.11%) Service Management
12 41 (4.11%) Web Development
13 40 (4.01%) Time Management
14 39 (3.91%) Data Analysis
15 38 (3.81%) PRINCE2
16 37 (3.71%) Change Management
16 37 (3.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 401 (40.18%) SQL
2 211 (21.14%) C#
3 144 (14.43%) JavaScript
4 93 (9.32%) T-SQL
5 51 (5.11%) VB.NET
6 49 (4.91%) VB
7 45 (4.51%) VBA
8 35 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 33 (3.31%) VB6
10 25 (2.51%) Java
11 17 (1.70%) C
12 15 (1.50%) PHP
12 15 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.20%) PHP5
14 9 (0.90%) VBScript
15 8 (0.80%) Python
15 8 (0.80%) ABAP
16 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.40%) MUMPS
18 3 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 133 (13.33%) Degree
2 82 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 34 (3.41%) MCSE
5 32 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 31 (3.11%) ISEB
7 25 (2.51%) MCSA
8 21 (2.10%) MCITP
9 19 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (1.70%) CCNA
10 17 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 11 (1.10%) CCNP
13 10 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.90%) MCP
14 9 (0.90%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.50%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.81%) SLA
2 38 (3.81%) QA
3 11 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.30%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.20%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 141 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 85 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.20%) XenApp
5 14 (1.40%) vSphere
6 12 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.50%) XenServer
11 4 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.20%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.10%) Novell eDirectory
13 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (2.10%) SCCM
2 11 (1.10%) Puppet
2 11 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 9 (0.90%) WSUS
5 8 (0.80%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.80%) SCOM
6 5 (0.50%) Nagios
6 5 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.40%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.10%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.10%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.10%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.10%) WMI
9 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 757 (75.85%) Microsoft
2 125 (12.53%) VMware
3 106 (10.62%) Oracle
4 69 (6.91%) Cisco
5 68 (6.81%) SAP
6 67 (6.71%) Citrix
7 29 (2.91%) HP
8 27 (2.71%) EMC
9 24 (2.40%) NetApp
10 20 (2.00%) Google
11 17 (1.70%) IBM
12 14 (1.40%) Veeam
13 13 (1.30%) Cognos
13 13 (1.30%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.30%) Twitter
14 12 (1.20%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.10%) Apple
15 11 (1.10%) Sage
15 11 (1.10%) Symantec
15 11 (1.10%) Dell
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus attractive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care, car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday