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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 594 516 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.33% 9.70% 10.33%
As % of the Applications category 63.19% 57.59% 68.19%
Number of salaries quoted 515 427 418
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +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
940 896 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.34% 16.84% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 803 756 617
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -1 193 £40,000 -0.62% 32
Staffordshire +1 110 £36,000 +56.52% 14
Warwickshire +3 95 £30,000 -14.28% 13
Coventry +1 71 £40,000 +23.07% 13
Worcestershire +8 31 £30,000 - 3
Solihull -15 21 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Wolverhampton -1 14 £32,750 +0.76% 2
Shropshire +2 8 £33,500 +71.79% 3
Herefordshire -3 8 £30,000 -3.22% 2
Walsall -8 8 £21,000 -53.33% 1
West Bromwich +6 5 £18,500 -49.31%
Dudley +1 4 £27,750 -15.90%
Wednesbury - 3 £31,500 - 1
Halesowen - 1 £32,500 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 867 (73.98%) Microsoft
2 488 (41.64%) SQL Server
3 463 (39.51%) SQL
4 363 (30.97%) Windows
5 303 (25.85%) .NET
6 272 (23.21%) C#
7 209 (17.83%) MS Office
8 205 (17.49%) HTML
9 195 (16.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 193 (16.47%) ASP.NET
11 187 (15.96%) SharePoint
12 176 (15.02%) Finance
13 172 (14.68%) VMware
14 162 (13.82%) Degree
15 158 (13.48%) JavaScript
16 156 (13.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 154 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
18 152 (12.97%) CSS
19 147 (12.54%) Citrix
20 143 (12.20%) Active Directory
21 139 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
22 127 (10.84%) VB.NET
23 125 (10.67%) T-SQL
23 125 (10.67%) ITIL
24 124 (10.58%) jQuery
25 118 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
25 118 (10.07%) MS Exchange
26 113 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
27 112 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
28 103 (8.79%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 187 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 118 (10.07%) MS Exchange
3 48 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
5 39 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 32 (2.73%) IIS
8 26 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 19 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (1.02%) Lync
13 11 (0.94%) SAS
14 9 (0.77%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
16 7 (0.60%) JBoss
16 7 (0.60%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 209 (17.83%) MS Office
2 76 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 55 (4.69%) MS Project
4 39 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.45%) Simulink
6 13 (1.11%) Stateflow
6 13 (1.11%) TargetLink
7 8 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.43%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.26%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) SPSS
10 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 53 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 26 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.68%) Maximo
5 7 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.51%) Line 500
7 5 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Servitor
9 1 (0.085%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.085%) Magento
9 1 (0.085%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.085%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.085%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.085%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.085%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.54%) Office 365
3 8 (0.68%) SaaS
4 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.83%) LAN
2 70 (5.97%) WAN
2 70 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 54 (4.61%) SAN
4 44 (3.75%) DNS
5 43 (3.67%) Firewall
6 36 (3.07%) DHCP
7 35 (2.99%) Internet
8 33 (2.82%) VPN
9 17 (1.45%) SSH
9 17 (1.45%) Network Security
10 13 (1.11%) Intranet
10 13 (1.11%) NAS
11 12 (1.02%) NetScaler
11 12 (1.02%) VoIP
12 11 (0.94%) iSCSI
13 9 (0.77%) Wireless
13 9 (0.77%) HTTP
14 8 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.60%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (41.64%) SQL Server
2 195 (16.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 156 (13.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 87 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 64 (5.46%) MS Access
7 53 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (3.07%) Relational Database
10 30 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (2.05%) OLAP
12 23 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
13 22 (1.88%) MySQL
14 19 (1.62%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.54%) Oracle Database
16 16 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (1.11%) Star Schema
17 13 (1.11%) EDRMS
18 10 (0.85%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 55 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 41 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (1.88%) Subversion
4 13 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.60%) NUnit
8 6 (0.51%) MSI
8 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.34%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.34%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.34%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.34%) Toad
10 4 (0.34%) JIRA
11 2 (0.17%) Maven
11 2 (0.17%) MorphX
11 2 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 176 (15.02%) Finance
2 53 (4.52%) Automotive
2 53 (4.52%) Retail
3 39 (3.33%) Legal
4 36 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.82%) Advertising
6 28 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.05%) Law
8 20 (1.71%) Marketing
9 18 (1.54%) Banking
9 18 (1.54%) Electronics
10 16 (1.37%) Back Office
11 10 (0.85%) Billing
12 9 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.51%) Games
15 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.34%) Military
17 3 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 413 (35.24%) Developer
2 280 (23.89%) Analyst
3 104 (8.87%) .NET Developer
4 74 (6.31%) Support Analyst
5 71 (6.06%) Consultant
6 66 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 59 (5.03%) Architect
8 56 (4.78%) Senior Developer
9 54 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 52 (4.44%) Administrator
11 51 (4.35%) C# Developer
12 48 (4.10%) Business Analyst
13 47 (4.01%) Support Engineer
14 43 (3.67%) SQL Developer
14 43 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
15 42 (3.58%) Applications Support
16 41 (3.50%) Software Engineer
17 37 (3.16%) IT Support
18 35 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
19 34 (2.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (25.85%) .NET
2 205 (17.49%) HTML
3 193 (16.47%) ASP.NET
4 152 (12.97%) CSS
5 124 (10.58%) jQuery
6 92 (7.85%) HTML5
7 89 (7.59%) XML
8 70 (5.97%) .NET Framework
9 68 (5.80%) Ajax
10 54 (4.61%) Web Services
11 53 (4.52%) CSS3
12 41 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (3.50%) WCF
13 40 (3.41%) LINQ
14 38 (3.24%) WPF
14 38 (3.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 37 (3.16%) Middleware
16 26 (2.22%) Silverlight
17 24 (2.05%) WinForms
18 22 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.47%) User Experience
4 25 (2.13%) Clustering
4 25 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 18 (1.54%) Statistics
7 17 (1.45%) W3C
7 17 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.28%) FMCG
9 14 (1.19%) Taxonomies
10 13 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.11%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.94%) Social Media
13 10 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
14 9 (0.77%) Open Source
15 8 (0.68%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 363 (30.97%) Windows
2 97 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (5.55%) Windows 7
5 59 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (3.67%) Linux
7 37 (3.16%) Windows XP
8 27 (2.30%) Windows 8
9 17 (1.45%) UNIX
10 10 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.60%) Android
12 7 (0.60%) CentOS
13 6 (0.51%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.43%) Solaris
15 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.085%) AIX
17 1 (0.085%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
2 139 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (10.67%) ITIL
4 103 (8.79%) Project Management
5 93 (7.94%) CRM
6 91 (7.76%) MVC
7 73 (6.23%) Software Engineering
8 68 (5.80%) E-Commerce
8 68 (5.80%) Web Development
9 57 (4.86%) Data Analysis
9 57 (4.86%) Scrum
10 56 (4.78%) ETL
11 52 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 46 (3.92%) Migration
13 45 (3.84%) Time Management
14 38 (3.24%) OO
15 37 (3.16%) Data Management
16 35 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (2.90%) TDD
17 34 (2.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 463 (39.51%) SQL
2 272 (23.21%) C#
3 158 (13.48%) JavaScript
4 127 (10.84%) VB.NET
5 125 (10.67%) T-SQL
6 71 (6.06%) VB
7 47 (4.01%) Java
8 40 (3.41%) PHP
9 36 (3.07%) VBA
10 30 (2.56%) C
11 29 (2.47%) C++
12 19 (1.62%) PHP5
13 14 (1.19%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.11%) Assembly Language
15 12 (1.02%) VBScript
16 8 (0.68%) VB6
17 7 (0.60%) Ruby
18 6 (0.51%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.43%) X++
20 4 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 162 (13.82%) Degree
2 112 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (6.31%) Security Cleared
4 54 (4.61%) MCSE
5 34 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 31 (2.65%) MCITP
7 28 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (2.22%) MCP
9 23 (1.96%) CCNA
10 20 (1.71%) MCSA
10 20 (1.71%) MCTS
11 16 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (1.19%) CCA
13 10 (0.85%) ISEB
13 10 (0.85%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.77%) CCNP
15 8 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.60%) CCEE
17 6 (0.51%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.12%) SLA
2 27 (2.30%) QA
3 15 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) TickIT
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.085%) COBIT
7 1 (0.085%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
System Software
1 143 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 118 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 54 (4.61%) XenApp
5 30 (2.56%) vSphere
6 22 (1.88%) VMware ESX
6 22 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (1.11%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.85%) XenServer
9 4 (0.34%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.34%) Firmware
9 4 (0.34%) RHEV
10 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.17%) vCloud
11 2 (0.17%) Squid
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.085%) IAG
12 1 (0.085%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (2.22%) SCCM
2 15 (1.28%) Nagios
3 9 (0.77%) SCOM
4 8 (0.68%) XenMobile
5 5 (0.43%) AppDNA
6 4 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.17%) WSUS
8 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.17%) Plesk
8 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.085%) SCSM
9 1 (0.085%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.085%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.085%) Cacti
9 1 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 867 (73.98%) Microsoft
2 172 (14.68%) VMware
3 147 (12.54%) Citrix
4 74 (6.31%) Cisco
5 67 (5.72%) Oracle
6 39 (3.33%) Cognos
7 33 (2.82%) NetApp
8 32 (2.73%) EMC
9 30 (2.56%) IBM
10 29 (2.47%) HP
11 23 (1.96%) Dell
12 20 (1.71%) SAP
13 19 (1.62%) Business Objects
14 15 (1.28%) Sage
15 14 (1.19%) Symantec
15 14 (1.19%) Adobe
15 14 (1.19%) Open Text
15 14 (1.19%) Twitter
16 13 (1.11%) MKS
16 13 (1.11%) MathWorks
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent Spa
Salary: Market related
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
networx
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
IT Flexi Team
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + 33 days hol, training, childcare + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Car / Bonus / Laptop / Mobile
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: From £32,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 2 days ago