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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 566 578 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.68% 10.73% 8.90%
As % of the Applications category 62.68% 64.87% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 477 477 443
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
903 891 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.45% 16.53% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 725 714 756
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,346 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +3 245 £40,000 - 34
Coventry -2 81 £36,000 -4.00% 6
Warwickshire -10 71 £32,500 +3.17% 9
Staffordshire -12 55 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Worcestershire -1 24 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Wolverhampton +4 22 £30,000 -10.44% 7
Solihull -9 13 £30,500 -12.85%
Walsall +9 10 £40,000 +60.00%
Shropshire -10 9 £37,500 +15.38% 2
West Bromwich -6 8 £23,750 -
Dudley +2 5 £40,000 +55.33% 1
Sutton Coldfield -3 2 £23,500 -25.39% 1
Herefordshire -3 1 £24,500 -13.27%
Halesowen -5 1 £20,000 -4.76% 2
Kingswinford - 1 £40,000 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 805 (75.09%) Microsoft
2 416 (38.81%) SQL
3 409 (38.15%) SQL Server
4 332 (30.97%) Windows
5 299 (27.89%) .NET
6 233 (21.74%) C#
7 225 (20.99%) Finance
8 205 (19.12%) MS Office
9 180 (16.79%) HTML
10 172 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
11 163 (15.21%) ASP.NET
12 159 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
13 155 (14.46%) JavaScript
14 143 (13.34%) Active Directory
14 143 (13.34%) Degree
15 138 (12.87%) VMware
16 122 (11.38%) CSS
17 120 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
18 117 (10.91%) Oracle
19 112 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 111 (10.35%) SQL Server 2008
21 110 (10.26%) ITIL
22 107 (9.98%) XML
23 104 (9.70%) Project Management
24 98 (9.14%) T-SQL
25 95 (8.86%) MS Exchange
26 93 (8.68%) SharePoint
26 93 (8.68%) .NET Framework
27 92 (8.58%) Retail
28 91 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 95 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 93 (8.68%) SharePoint
3 64 (5.97%) IIS
4 37 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (2.43%) Lync
6 25 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (1.68%) CMS
8 17 (1.59%) JBoss
9 15 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (1.21%) Alfresco
11 13 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.21%) Documentum
12 11 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.65%) MTS
15 6 (0.56%) WorkSite
15 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 205 (19.12%) MS Office
2 69 (6.44%) MS Project
3 65 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.093%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 27 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.65%) SAP Business One
3 7 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.37%) Sage ERP X3
5 4 (0.37%) SAP SCM
5 4 (0.37%) SAP APO
5 4 (0.37%) Primavera
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.19%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.19%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.19%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.093%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (3.82%) Office 365
3 19 (1.77%) SaaS
3 19 (1.77%) Google Analytics
3 19 (1.77%) IaaS
4 8 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.56%) PaaS
6 4 (0.37%) GitHub
6 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.093%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.093%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 52 (4.85%) LAN
3 51 (4.76%) WAN
4 45 (4.20%) Firewall
5 36 (3.36%) SAN
6 33 (3.08%) DNS
7 24 (2.24%) VPN
8 21 (1.96%) DHCP
9 20 (1.87%) Internet
10 17 (1.59%) HTTP
11 15 (1.40%) SSL
11 15 (1.40%) Wireless
12 10 (0.93%) VoIP
13 9 (0.84%) VLAN
14 8 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.75%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.56%) IP Telephony
15 6 (0.56%) Network Security
16 4 (0.37%) iSCSI
17 3 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (38.15%) SQL Server
2 112 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 111 (10.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 48 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (3.54%) RDBMS
10 32 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
12 24 (2.24%) MS Access
13 20 (1.87%) MySQL
14 19 (1.77%) DB2
15 13 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (0.93%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 38 (3.54%) Visual Studio
2 36 (3.36%) Subversion
3 29 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.96%) NUnit
6 13 (1.21%) Selenium
7 10 (0.93%) JIRA
8 8 (0.75%) InstallShield
9 7 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 7 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.47%) LSMW
11 4 (0.37%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.28%) MSTest
12 3 (0.28%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.19%) Ranorex
14 1 (0.093%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.093%) Cucumber
General
1 225 (20.99%) Finance
2 92 (8.58%) Retail
3 80 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 53 (4.94%) Marketing
5 40 (3.73%) Publishing
6 30 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.15%) Banking
8 16 (1.49%) Legal
9 15 (1.40%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.31%) Automotive
11 9 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.75%) Advertising
13 7 (0.65%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.65%) Billing
13 7 (0.65%) Law
14 6 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.37%) Back Office
16 3 (0.28%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.19%) Front Office
17 2 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 290 (27.05%) Developer
2 218 (20.34%) Analyst
3 86 (8.02%) C# Developer
4 85 (7.93%) .NET Developer
5 84 (7.84%) Consultant
6 70 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 67 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 63 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 62 (5.78%) Architect
10 54 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
11 52 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 48 (4.48%) Senior Developer
13 47 (4.38%) Administrator
14 40 (3.73%) Project Manager
15 38 (3.54%) Software Developer
15 38 (3.54%) Data Analyst
16 32 (2.99%) Web Developer
16 32 (2.99%) Applications Support
17 31 (2.89%) Junior
18 30 (2.80%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (27.89%) .NET
2 180 (16.79%) HTML
3 163 (15.21%) ASP.NET
4 122 (11.38%) CSS
5 107 (9.98%) XML
6 93 (8.68%) .NET Framework
7 86 (8.02%) jQuery
8 58 (5.41%) WCF
9 53 (4.94%) Web Services
10 50 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 46 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (3.54%) HTML5
13 30 (2.80%) WinForms
14 26 (2.43%) Entity Framework
15 22 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 21 (1.96%) AngularJS
17 19 (1.77%) Backbone.js
18 18 (1.68%) KnockoutJS
19 17 (1.59%) CSS3
20 16 (1.49%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 159 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 52 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 51 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.80%) Client/Server
7 23 (2.15%) Social Media
8 22 (2.05%) User Experience
9 17 (1.59%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.21%) Clustering
12 11 (1.03%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.93%) New Media
13 10 (0.93%) Copywriting
13 10 (0.93%) FMCG
14 9 (0.84%) PMI
14 9 (0.84%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.75%) EqualLogic
16 7 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 332 (30.97%) Windows
2 120 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 71 (6.62%) Linux
6 54 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (3.64%) UNIX
8 34 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 31 (2.89%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.31%) Solaris
11 13 (1.21%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.84%) CentOS
12 9 (0.84%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.47%) Android
13 5 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (10.26%) ITIL
3 104 (9.70%) Project Management
4 80 (7.46%) MVC
4 80 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (6.34%) Service Delivery
6 62 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (5.50%) CRM
8 54 (5.04%) Time Management
9 53 (4.94%) Scrum
10 51 (4.76%) OO
11 50 (4.66%) PRINCE2
12 46 (4.29%) ERP
12 46 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (4.20%) TDD
14 44 (4.10%) SDLC
15 43 (4.01%) Web Development
16 41 (3.82%) Analytics
17 40 (3.73%) Configuration Management
18 39 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 416 (38.81%) SQL
2 233 (21.74%) C#
3 155 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 98 (9.14%) T-SQL
5 53 (4.94%) VB
5 53 (4.94%) VB.NET
6 48 (4.48%) VBA
7 38 (3.54%) Java
8 36 (3.36%) PowerShell
9 28 (2.61%) VB6
10 21 (1.96%) C
11 17 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.21%) PHP
13 12 (1.12%) Python
13 12 (1.12%) VBScript
14 8 (0.75%) ABAP
15 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.65%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.56%) PHP5
16 6 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 143 (13.34%) Degree
2 78 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (5.78%) Security Cleared
4 43 (4.01%) SC Cleared
5 34 (3.17%) MCSE
6 26 (2.43%) MCITP
7 25 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 25 (2.33%) MCSA
7 25 (2.33%) ISEB
8 20 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.59%) CCNA
10 15 (1.40%) DV Cleared
11 14 (1.31%) CCNP
12 11 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.93%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.75%) MCP
15 6 (0.56%) CCA
15 6 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.20%) SLA
2 33 (3.08%) QA
3 12 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) P3O
7 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.093%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 143 (13.34%) Active Directory
2 91 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.05%) XenApp
5 19 (1.77%) vSphere
6 12 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.75%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.47%) XenServer
9 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.19%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.093%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.093%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (1.77%) SCCM
2 12 (1.12%) Puppet
2 12 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.93%) Nagios
3 10 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 8 (0.75%) SCOM
6 7 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.56%) WSUS
8 4 (0.37%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.19%) Ansible
10 2 (0.19%) Opsview
10 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.19%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.19%) Control-M
10 2 (0.19%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.093%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 805 (75.09%) Microsoft
2 138 (12.87%) VMware
3 117 (10.91%) Oracle
4 76 (7.09%) Citrix
5 75 (7.00%) Cisco
6 64 (5.97%) SAP
7 35 (3.26%) EMC
8 27 (2.52%) NetApp
9 26 (2.43%) IBM
10 25 (2.33%) HP
11 24 (2.24%) Google
12 23 (2.15%) Cognos
13 14 (1.31%) Dell
13 14 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.21%) Symantec
14 13 (1.21%) OpenText
15 12 (1.12%) Veeam
15 12 (1.12%) 3PAR
16 11 (1.03%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.03%) Apple
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,600 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Salary: 20k to 25k per year GBP
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 30K-40K + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY:£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: £31,072 - 40,964 per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £3000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, PMI
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Annual bonus, Pension, Healthcare +
Posted: 2 days ago