The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 519 475 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.50% 9.48% 10.47%
As % of the Applications category 60.99% 60.20% 70.30%
Number of salaries quoted 407 418 421
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
851 789 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.21% 15.75% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 658 665 603
Average salary £35,000 £34,025 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.86% +4.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Excel
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 150 £40,750 +8.66% 26
Staffordshire +7 119 £36,000 -10.00% 14
Warwickshire +6 55 £34,500 -16.36% 7
Solihull +13 50 £30,000 - 1
Coventry +1 44 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Shropshire +9 31 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Worcestershire -1 23 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Wolverhampton -12 13 £32,500 -13.33%
Walsall +2 8 £37,750 +25.83% 1
Herefordshire -2 6 £21,500 -14.00% 1
West Bromwich 0 5 £18,750 -46.42%
Sutton Coldfield +15 4 £29,750 -11.19% 3
Dudley -3 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Tipton - 2 - -
Halesowen 0 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Kingswinford - 1 £42,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 719 (74.74%) Microsoft
2 339 (35.24%) SQL
3 314 (32.64%) SQL Server
4 277 (28.79%) Windows
5 252 (26.20%) .NET
6 235 (24.43%) MS Office
7 213 (22.14%) C#
8 180 (18.71%) Finance
9 166 (17.26%) ASP.NET
10 152 (15.80%) Active Directory
11 116 (12.06%) VMware
12 115 (11.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 110 (11.43%) HTML
13 110 (11.43%) Degree
14 109 (11.33%) T-SQL
15 103 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
15 103 (10.71%) SharePoint
15 103 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 97 (10.08%) VB.NET
17 96 (9.98%) MVC
18 93 (9.67%) Project Management
19 87 (9.04%) Citrix
19 87 (9.04%) MS PowerPoint
20 84 (8.73%) ITIL
21 82 (8.52%) JavaScript
22 78 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
23 77 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
24 76 (7.90%) jQuery
24 76 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 76 (7.90%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 103 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 76 (7.90%) MS Exchange
3 40 (4.16%) IIS
4 30 (3.12%) Lync
5 26 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
10 16 (1.66%) Apache
11 14 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (1.35%) Tomcat
13 12 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
15 8 (0.83%) Moodle
16 6 (0.62%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.52%) Node.js
17 5 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 235 (24.43%) MS Office
2 87 (9.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 68 (7.07%) MS Project
4 44 (4.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.31%) SPSS
7 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.10%) Windchill
8 1 (0.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.10%) Stata
8 1 (0.10%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.94%) Maximo
5 7 (0.73%) assyst
6 5 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.31%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.21%) CA Clarity
8 2 (0.21%) Servitor
9 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.10%) Movex
9 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.10%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.39%) Office 365
2 16 (1.66%) SaaS
3 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.52%) GitHub
5 2 (0.21%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.09%) WAN
2 42 (4.37%) LAN
3 38 (3.95%) SAN
4 35 (3.64%) Internet
4 35 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 33 (3.43%) HTTP
6 30 (3.12%) DNS
7 28 (2.91%) Firewall
8 27 (2.81%) VPN
9 21 (2.18%) Unified Communications
10 17 (1.77%) SSL
11 16 (1.66%) SSH
11 16 (1.66%) VLAN
12 14 (1.46%) Intranet
13 11 (1.14%) DHCP
14 10 (1.04%) Broadband
15 9 (0.94%) VoIP
16 8 (0.83%) ADSL
16 8 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (32.64%) SQL Server
2 115 (11.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 78 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 76 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (3.22%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (3.12%) MS Access
11 29 (3.01%) Relational Database
12 20 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
13 15 (1.56%) OLAP
14 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (1.14%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.14%) OLTP
16 10 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (1.04%) PerformancePoint
17 9 (0.94%) Big Data
17 9 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (4.37%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.25%) Selenium
4 9 (0.94%) Subversion
5 7 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.73%) FitNesse
5 7 (0.73%) Maven
5 7 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.42%) JIRA
6 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Continuum
7 3 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.31%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.21%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.10%) dotTrace
9 1 (0.10%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.10%) Redmine
9 1 (0.10%) MorphX
9 1 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 180 (18.71%) Finance
2 41 (4.26%) Retail
3 35 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.12%) Banking
5 29 (3.01%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.70%) Marketing
7 24 (2.49%) Legal
8 18 (1.87%) Advertising
8 18 (1.87%) Publishing
9 15 (1.56%) Law
10 13 (1.35%) French Language
10 13 (1.35%) Back Office
11 12 (1.25%) Automotive
12 11 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.14%) Games
13 10 (1.04%) Billing
14 8 (0.83%) Military
15 6 (0.62%) Japanese Language
15 6 (0.62%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 284 (29.52%) Developer
2 239 (24.84%) Analyst
3 104 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 88 (9.15%) Consultant
5 62 (6.44%) Support Analyst
6 52 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 48 (4.99%) Senior Developer
8 41 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 40 (4.16%) Business Analyst
10 36 (3.74%) Architect
10 36 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (3.64%) C# Developer
12 34 (3.53%) Administrator
13 32 (3.33%) Project Manager
14 31 (3.22%) C# .NET Developer
14 31 (3.22%) Graduate
15 30 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support
16 28 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 27 (2.81%) MI Analyst
18 25 (2.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (26.20%) .NET
2 166 (17.26%) ASP.NET
3 110 (11.43%) HTML
4 76 (7.90%) jQuery
5 73 (7.59%) Ajax
6 67 (6.96%) CSS
7 63 (6.55%) .NET Framework
8 54 (5.61%) HTML5
9 48 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (4.68%) XML
11 42 (4.37%) Web Services
12 34 (3.53%) WPF
13 33 (3.43%) WinForms
14 32 (3.33%) WCF
15 28 (2.91%) Middleware
16 25 (2.60%) CSS3
17 20 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 19 (1.98%) Classic ASP
19 17 (1.77%) Silverlight
20 15 (1.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 30 (3.12%) Blackberry
3 25 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 19 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 13 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.35%) Replication
7 12 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.14%) Open Source
8 11 (1.14%) Clustering
9 10 (1.04%) Human Factors
9 10 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
10 8 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.52%) New Media
11 5 (0.52%) CLARiiON
11 5 (0.52%) Biometrics
11 5 (0.52%) Smartcard
12 4 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 277 (28.79%) Windows
2 75 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (6.34%) Windows 7
5 57 (5.93%) Windows XP
6 39 (4.05%) Linux
7 28 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 19 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.77%) UNIX
10 11 (1.14%) Android
11 10 (1.04%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.31%) Solaris
17 2 (0.21%) SUSE
17 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (9.98%) MVC
3 93 (9.67%) Project Management
4 84 (8.73%) ITIL
5 59 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (6.13%) PRINCE2
6 57 (5.93%) CRM
6 57 (5.93%) Web Development
7 48 (4.99%) OO
8 45 (4.68%) E-Commerce
9 39 (4.05%) Time Management
10 37 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 36 (3.74%) Project Planning
11 36 (3.74%) ETL
11 36 (3.74%) Migration
12 33 (3.43%) Unit Testing
12 33 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (3.33%) Service Delivery
13 32 (3.33%) Change Management
14 31 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 339 (35.24%) SQL
2 213 (22.14%) C#
3 109 (11.33%) T-SQL
4 97 (10.08%) VB.NET
5 82 (8.52%) JavaScript
6 37 (3.85%) VB
7 34 (3.53%) C
8 22 (2.29%) VBA
9 21 (2.18%) C++
10 19 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.98%) Java
11 17 (1.77%) Perl
11 17 (1.77%) PHP
12 16 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.73%) Ruby
13 7 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.73%) VBScript
14 6 (0.62%) VB6
15 5 (0.52%) VC++
15 5 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 110 (11.43%) Degree
2 103 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (7.07%) Security Cleared
4 48 (4.99%) MCSE
5 43 (4.47%) SC Cleared
6 34 (3.53%) MCITP
7 25 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (2.29%) MCP
9 18 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (1.25%) CCNA
12 11 (1.14%) CCEE
12 11 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.94%) CCIA
13 9 (0.94%) MCTS
13 9 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.94%) ISEB
13 9 (0.94%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.89%) SLA
2 24 (2.49%) QA
3 5 (0.52%) TickIT
3 5 (0.52%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.31%) P3O
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 152 (15.80%) Active Directory
2 77 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.16%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.49%) XenApp
5 23 (2.39%) vSphere
6 22 (2.29%) Forefront TMG
7 18 (1.87%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.14%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.04%) VMware Server
10 10 (1.04%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.73%) Shibboleth
11 7 (0.73%) XenServer
12 6 (0.62%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.42%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.42%) Novell eDirectory
13 4 (0.42%) Squid
14 3 (0.31%) UAG
14 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 44 (4.57%) SCCM
2 20 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 16 (1.66%) SCOM
4 15 (1.56%) WSUS
5 9 (0.94%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.73%) SCDPM
7 7 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.62%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.62%) MobiControl
8 6 (0.62%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.52%) SCSM
9 5 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.52%) Control-M
9 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.31%) Plesk
11 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 719 (74.74%) Microsoft
2 116 (12.06%) VMware
3 87 (9.04%) Citrix
4 52 (5.41%) Cisco
5 51 (5.30%) Oracle
6 39 (4.05%) NetApp
7 33 (3.43%) Business Objects
8 27 (2.81%) Cognos
9 23 (2.39%) Dell
10 21 (2.18%) SAP
11 20 (2.08%) HP
12 15 (1.56%) Altiris
12 15 (1.56%) EMC
13 13 (1.35%) Apple
14 12 (1.25%) Intel
15 11 (1.14%) Fujitsu
16 9 (0.94%) Avaya
17 8 (0.83%) IBM
17 8 (0.83%) JBoss
17 8 (0.83%) Symantec
Warwick, Warwickshire
IT Ventures
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits including bonus, 23 da
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £35,704 to £37,586 with further progression based on merit
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
TechRec
Salary: £30,000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: Competitive + Flexible Benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
KDR
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JTL
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Ventures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago