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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 547 496 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.87% 9.10% 10.75%
As % of the Applications category 65.51% 52.54% 72.07%
Number of salaries quoted 468 447 456
Average salary £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
835 944 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.06% 17.32% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 692 826 630
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +1 192 £45,000 +20.00% 30
Staffordshire +4 101 £37,500 +36.36% 17
Warwickshire +12 81 £30,000 -14.28% 11
Coventry -12 51 £38,250 +17.69% 5
Worcestershire -4 26 £30,000 +5.26% 7
Solihull 0 19 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Wolverhampton 0 14 £32,000 -12.32% 3
Shropshire -3 12 £32,500 +38.29% 5
Dudley +2 6 £30,000 -10.44%
Herefordshire -2 5 £30,000 -3.22% 1
Walsall -6 3 £19,000 -13.63%
West Bromwich - 2 £33,750 - 2
Halesowen 0 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Sutton Coldfield -5 1 £29,000 -3.33% 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 835 (72.86%) Microsoft
2 446 (38.92%) SQL Server
3 441 (38.48%) SQL
4 345 (30.10%) Windows
5 295 (25.74%) .NET
6 262 (22.86%) C#
7 225 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 209 (18.24%) MS Office
9 191 (16.67%) Finance
10 180 (15.71%) SharePoint
11 175 (15.27%) ASP.NET
12 165 (14.40%) HTML
13 151 (13.18%) Degree
14 149 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 147 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
16 145 (12.65%) Active Directory
17 139 (12.13%) VMware
18 134 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
19 131 (11.43%) Citrix
20 129 (11.26%) JavaScript
21 128 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
22 122 (10.65%) CSS
23 119 (10.38%) VB.NET
24 116 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
25 113 (9.86%) MS Exchange
26 112 (9.77%) T-SQL
27 109 (9.51%) ITIL
28 105 (9.16%) Project Management
29 104 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
30 103 (8.99%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 180 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 113 (9.86%) MS Exchange
3 38 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (3.32%) SharePoint Server
4 35 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 33 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (2.79%) IIS
7 29 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 19 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (1.48%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (1.05%) Lync
13 10 (0.87%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
16 7 (0.61%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.61%) Moodle
17 6 (0.52%) Apache
18 5 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 209 (18.24%) MS Office
2 85 (7.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 72 (6.28%) MS Project
4 45 (3.93%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.96%) Simulink
6 10 (0.87%) TargetLink
6 10 (0.87%) Stateflow
7 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.26%) SPSS
8 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.087%) Stata
9 1 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 66 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (3.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.61%) Maximo
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.44%) Line 500
7 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.26%) assyst
8 2 (0.17%) Servitor
9 1 (0.087%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.087%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.087%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.087%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.087%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.087%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.92%) Office 365
2 13 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.87%) SaaS
4 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.087%) GitHub
5 1 (0.087%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.85%) TCP/IP
2 66 (5.76%) WAN
3 58 (5.06%) LAN
4 54 (4.71%) DNS
5 44 (3.84%) SAN
6 42 (3.66%) DHCP
7 41 (3.58%) Internet
8 36 (3.14%) VPN
9 34 (2.97%) Firewall
10 20 (1.75%) SSH
11 18 (1.57%) VoIP
12 17 (1.48%) Broadband
12 17 (1.48%) HTTP
13 15 (1.31%) 3G
14 11 (0.96%) ADSL
14 11 (0.96%) Unified Communications
14 11 (0.96%) Network Security
15 10 (0.87%) NetScaler
15 10 (0.87%) IP Telephony
15 10 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (38.92%) SQL Server
2 225 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 149 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (7.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 81 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 66 (5.76%) MS Access
7 56 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (4.10%) Relational Database
9 35 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (2.01%) OLAP
12 22 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (1.57%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.40%) MySQL
16 14 (1.22%) Oracle Database
17 13 (1.13%) EDRMS
17 13 (1.13%) Data Mining
18 11 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
19 10 (0.87%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 55 (4.80%) Visual Studio
2 43 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.05%) Subversion
4 10 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (0.61%) MSI
6 7 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.35%) JIRA
8 4 (0.35%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.35%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.35%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.26%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.17%) MorphX
10 2 (0.17%) Hudson
10 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.17%) Maven
10 2 (0.17%) NUnit
General
1 191 (16.67%) Finance
2 49 (4.28%) Retail
3 44 (3.84%) Legal
4 37 (3.23%) Advertising
5 36 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.88%) Automotive
7 32 (2.79%) Banking
8 28 (2.44%) Law
9 26 (2.27%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.57%) Marketing
11 17 (1.48%) Back Office
12 12 (1.05%) Electronics
13 11 (0.96%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.79%) Billing
15 7 (0.61%) Military
15 7 (0.61%) Publishing
15 7 (0.61%) French Language
16 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.44%) Games
18 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (35.69%) Developer
2 284 (24.78%) Analyst
3 121 (10.56%) .NET Developer
4 82 (7.16%) Consultant
5 73 (6.37%) Support Analyst
6 65 (5.67%) C# Developer
7 57 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 56 (4.89%) Administrator
9 55 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 54 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 52 (4.54%) Software Developer
12 51 (4.45%) Business Analyst
13 49 (4.28%) Architect
14 47 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
15 39 (3.40%) Service Analyst
16 38 (3.32%) SQL Developer
17 37 (3.23%) MI Developer
18 36 (3.14%) Software Engineer
18 36 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
18 36 (3.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (25.74%) .NET
2 175 (15.27%) ASP.NET
3 165 (14.40%) HTML
4 122 (10.65%) CSS
5 95 (8.29%) XML
6 92 (8.03%) jQuery
7 68 (5.93%) HTML5
8 64 (5.58%) Web Services
9 61 (5.32%) .NET Framework
10 49 (4.28%) WCF
10 49 (4.28%) WPF
11 48 (4.19%) Ajax
12 43 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (3.40%) CSS3
14 35 (3.05%) LINQ
15 34 (2.97%) Middleware
15 34 (2.97%) WinForms
16 29 (2.53%) Silverlight
17 22 (1.92%) MDX
18 21 (1.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.58%) Blackberry
3 40 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 39 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 23 (2.01%) User Experience
7 18 (1.57%) Clustering
8 16 (1.40%) Open Source
9 15 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.31%) PDA
10 13 (1.13%) Taxonomies
11 11 (0.96%) W3C
11 11 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (0.96%) Data Extraction
12 10 (0.87%) FMCG
12 10 (0.87%) Social Media
13 7 (0.61%) FlexPod
14 6 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 345 (30.10%) Windows
2 102 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (6.63%) Windows 7
4 73 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (4.28%) Windows XP
7 36 (3.14%) Linux
8 25 (2.18%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.13%) UNIX
10 9 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.70%) Android
12 6 (0.52%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.35%) CentOS
13 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.35%) Solaris
14 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.087%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
2 134 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (9.51%) ITIL
4 105 (9.16%) Project Management
5 103 (8.99%) CRM
6 72 (6.28%) MVC
7 69 (6.02%) E-Commerce
8 68 (5.93%) Software Engineering
9 65 (5.67%) Web Development
10 62 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 55 (4.80%) ETL
12 54 (4.71%) Migration
13 50 (4.36%) Scrum
14 45 (3.93%) Data Analysis
15 44 (3.84%) Time Management
16 43 (3.75%) OO
17 38 (3.32%) Project Planning
18 35 (3.05%) Unit Testing
18 35 (3.05%) Data Management
19 33 (2.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 441 (38.48%) SQL
2 262 (22.86%) C#
3 129 (11.26%) JavaScript
4 119 (10.38%) VB.NET
5 112 (9.77%) T-SQL
6 69 (6.02%) VB
7 41 (3.58%) C
8 39 (3.40%) VBA
9 37 (3.23%) Java
10 32 (2.79%) PHP
11 30 (2.62%) C++
12 19 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.13%) VB6
13 13 (1.13%) PHP5
14 10 (0.87%) Assembly Language
15 7 (0.61%) Perl
15 7 (0.61%) VBScript
15 7 (0.61%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.44%) VC++
16 5 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 151 (13.18%) Degree
2 116 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (6.28%) Security Cleared
4 56 (4.89%) MCSE
5 32 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (2.79%) MCITP
6 29 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 26 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (2.09%) MCP
9 20 (1.75%) CCNA
10 18 (1.57%) MCSA
11 13 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.96%) ISEB
12 11 (0.96%) CCA
13 9 (0.79%) CCNP
13 9 (0.79%) MCTS
14 7 (0.61%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.61%) CCEE
15 6 (0.52%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.06%) SLA
2 18 (1.57%) QA
3 12 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.44%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.44%) TickIT
4 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 145 (12.65%) Active Directory
2 104 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (4.62%) XenApp
4 50 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.01%) XenDesktop
6 22 (1.92%) vSphere
7 18 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 12 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.96%) XenServer
11 9 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.35%) Novell eDirectory
12 4 (0.35%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.35%) Squid
12 4 (0.35%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.17%) vCloud
13 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.087%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.087%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 35 (3.05%) SCCM
2 11 (0.96%) SCOM
3 10 (0.87%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.61%) SCOrch
5 7 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.52%) WSUS
6 6 (0.52%) SCVMM
6 6 (0.52%) XenMobile
7 5 (0.44%) AppDNA
8 4 (0.35%) Plesk
8 4 (0.35%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.35%) SCSM
8 4 (0.35%) Nagios
9 3 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.087%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.087%) Control-M
11 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 835 (72.86%) Microsoft
2 139 (12.13%) VMware
3 131 (11.43%) Citrix
4 81 (7.07%) Cisco
5 65 (5.67%) Oracle
6 60 (5.24%) Cognos
7 42 (3.66%) NetApp
8 30 (2.62%) Dell
8 30 (2.62%) EMC
9 27 (2.36%) IBM
10 26 (2.27%) HP
11 24 (2.09%) SAP
12 17 (1.48%) Business Objects
13 16 (1.40%) LANDesk
14 15 (1.31%) Open Text
15 14 (1.22%) Fujitsu
15 14 (1.22%) Sage
16 13 (1.13%) McAfee
17 12 (1.05%) Symantec
18 10 (0.87%) MKS
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 19 minutes ago
West Midlands
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: 30,000-45,000
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Staffordshire
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