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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 402 542 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.19% 10.97% 9.52%
As % of the Applications category 59.03% 68.96% 57.00%
Number of salaries quoted 322 474 316
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,995
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
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
681 786 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.18% 15.90% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 560 683 564
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,369 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +5 184 £37,500 +2.73% 35
Coventry -2 65 £41,500 +16.90% 12
Warwickshire -34 39 £38,500 +18.46% 10
Solihull +13 27 £25,000 -35.48% 4
Staffordshire -31 27 £32,500 -7.80% 11
Wolverhampton +4 22 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Worcestershire -5 19 £39,750 -0.62% 6
Dudley - 14 £36,018 -
West Bromwich -7 10 £16,500 -57.00% 1
Shropshire +2 6 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Walsall -17 4 £27,500 +10.00%
Halesowen +2 3 £32,500 -2.98%
Brierley Hill +4 1 - -
Herefordshire +4 1 £27,000 -20.00%
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 637 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 282 (35.56%) SQL
3 257 (32.41%) Windows
4 254 (32.03%) SQL Server
5 186 (23.46%) .NET
6 181 (22.82%) MS Office
7 157 (19.80%) Active Directory
8 144 (18.16%) C#
9 125 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
10 122 (15.38%) VMware
11 114 (14.38%) Finance
12 109 (13.75%) Degree
13 104 (13.11%) Windows Server
14 99 (12.48%) ASP.NET
15 95 (11.98%) JavaScript
16 93 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
17 89 (11.22%) ITIL
18 85 (10.72%) HTML
18 85 (10.72%) MS Exchange
19 83 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
20 81 (10.21%) Windows Server 2008
21 80 (10.09%) T-SQL
21 80 (10.09%) Project Management
22 79 (9.96%) CSS
22 79 (9.96%) Citrix
23 78 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
24 73 (9.21%) Time Management
24 73 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 73 (9.21%) Cisco
25 68 (8.58%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 85 (10.72%) MS Exchange
2 62 (7.82%) SharePoint
3 48 (6.05%) IIS
4 47 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.89%) Lync
7 12 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.39%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.76%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.63%) SAS
11 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.38%) JBoss
12 3 (0.38%) MTS
12 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 181 (22.82%) MS Office
2 39 (4.92%) MS Project
3 27 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.38%) SPSS
8 2 (0.25%) CATIA
8 2 (0.25%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.13%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 54 (6.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (3.78%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (3.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.50%) assyst
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.38%) MFGPRO
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.25%) ENOVIA
7 2 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.90%) Office 365
2 17 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.51%) SaaS
4 6 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.76%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.50%) IaaS
6 4 (0.50%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) GitHub
7 2 (0.25%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.67%) LAN
1 45 (5.67%) WAN
2 44 (5.55%) TCP/IP
3 41 (5.17%) Firewall
4 35 (4.41%) SAN
5 29 (3.66%) DHCP
6 28 (3.53%) VPN
7 27 (3.40%) DNS
8 20 (2.52%) VoIP
9 14 (1.77%) VLAN
9 14 (1.77%) Wireless
10 12 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (1.39%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.13%) NetScaler
12 9 (1.13%) Network Security
13 8 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.01%) Internet
13 8 (1.01%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.88%) IPv4
15 5 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (32.03%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (3.53%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.27%) MySQL
10 15 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (1.39%) MS Access
13 10 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 51 (6.43%) Visual Studio
2 36 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.51%) Subversion
4 4 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.38%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.38%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.25%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.25%) JIRA
6 2 (0.25%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.25%) NUnit
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.25%) Selenium
6 2 (0.25%) Xcode
7 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 114 (14.38%) Finance
2 42 (5.30%) Manufacturing
3 33 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.28%) Retail
5 24 (3.03%) Automotive
6 16 (2.02%) Marketing
7 13 (1.64%) Billing
7 13 (1.64%) Legal
7 13 (1.64%) Publishing
8 11 (1.39%) Law
9 9 (1.13%) Banking
10 8 (1.01%) Games
11 5 (0.63%) Advertising
11 5 (0.63%) Local Government
11 5 (0.63%) Military
12 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 180 (22.70%) Developer
2 171 (21.56%) Analyst
3 78 (9.84%) .NET Developer
4 64 (8.07%) C# Developer
5 60 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (7.57%) SQL Developer
6 50 (6.31%) IT Support
7 49 (6.18%) Support Analyst
8 44 (5.55%) Software Developer
9 42 (5.30%) Consultant
10 40 (5.04%) .NET Software Developer
11 38 (4.79%) Service Analyst
12 37 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
13 35 (4.41%) IT Manager
13 35 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
14 34 (4.29%) Support Engineer
14 34 (4.29%) VB.NET Developer
15 32 (4.04%) IT Analyst
16 28 (3.53%) 1st Line Support
16 28 (3.53%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (23.46%) .NET
2 99 (12.48%) ASP.NET
3 85 (10.72%) HTML
4 79 (9.96%) CSS
5 65 (8.20%) .NET Framework
6 47 (5.93%) jQuery
7 46 (5.80%) Web Services
8 40 (5.04%) Entity Framework
9 38 (4.79%) XML
10 37 (4.67%) HTML5
11 36 (4.54%) Ajax
11 36 (4.54%) AngularJS
12 32 (4.04%) CSS3
13 25 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
14 20 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (2.52%) WCF
15 19 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (2.14%) WPF
17 15 (1.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 125 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.55%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.16%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.77%) Clustering
7 19 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.40%) Mathematics
8 14 (1.77%) NHS
9 13 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (1.51%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.51%) Replication
10 12 (1.51%) Statistics
11 11 (1.39%) Life Science
12 9 (1.13%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.13%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.88%) Data Extraction
14 7 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 257 (32.41%) Windows
2 104 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 81 (10.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (8.07%) Windows 7
6 47 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 33 (4.16%) Linux
8 33 (4.16%) Windows XP
9 28 (3.53%) Android
10 14 (1.77%) Unix
11 11 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.13%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.76%) OpenVMS
14 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.38%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (11.22%) ITIL
3 83 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (10.09%) Project Management
5 73 (9.21%) Time Management
6 68 (8.58%) CRM
7 67 (8.45%) MVC
8 47 (5.93%) Migration
9 42 (5.30%) Data Analysis
10 40 (5.04%) Software Engineering
11 38 (4.79%) PRINCE2
12 36 (4.54%) SDLC
13 34 (4.29%) Risk Management
13 34 (4.29%) Scrum
14 33 (4.16%) OO
15 32 (4.04%) ERP
16 31 (3.91%) Data Management
17 27 (3.40%) Service Delivery
17 27 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (3.28%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 282 (35.56%) SQL
2 144 (18.16%) C#
3 95 (11.98%) JavaScript
4 80 (10.09%) T-SQL
5 51 (6.43%) VB.NET
6 23 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.77%) VBA
8 19 (2.40%) C
9 15 (1.89%) VB
10 13 (1.64%) Java
11 11 (1.39%) PHP
12 9 (1.13%) VB6
13 7 (0.88%) VBScript
14 6 (0.76%) KiXtart
15 5 (0.63%) C++
15 5 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.63%) Python
16 4 (0.50%) XAML
17 2 (0.25%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 109 (13.75%) Degree
2 64 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.53%) MCSE
4 27 (3.40%) Security Cleared
5 26 (3.28%) ISEB
6 25 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.65%) CCNA
8 20 (2.52%) ISTQB
9 19 (2.40%) HND
10 16 (2.02%) MCP
11 14 (1.77%) MCSD
11 14 (1.77%) SC Cleared
12 13 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.64%) MCTS
13 12 (1.51%) MCSA
14 11 (1.39%) CCNP
14 11 (1.39%) MCAD
14 11 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.88%) ECDL
15 7 (0.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.79%) SLA
2 24 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.65%) QA
4 11 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.50%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.50%) TickIT
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.25%) P3O
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 157 (19.80%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.54%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.77%) XenApp
5 15 (1.89%) vSphere
6 10 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.50%) Firmware
10 4 (0.50%) UAG
10 4 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.13%) NFS
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.27%) SCCM
2 11 (1.39%) SCOM
3 8 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.50%) Dollar Universe
5 4 (0.50%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.50%) Puppet
5 4 (0.50%) WMI
5 4 (0.50%) WSUS
6 2 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 637 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 122 (15.38%) VMware
3 79 (9.96%) Citrix
4 73 (9.21%) Cisco
5 56 (7.06%) Oracle
6 35 (4.41%) SAP
7 24 (3.03%) HP
7 24 (3.03%) NetApp
8 15 (1.89%) Dell
9 13 (1.64%) Symantec
9 13 (1.64%) Twitter
10 11 (1.39%) EMC
10 11 (1.39%) Juniper
10 11 (1.39%) Lotus
11 10 (1.26%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.13%) 3PAR
12 9 (1.13%) IBM
12 9 (1.13%) Tableau
12 9 (1.13%) Veeam
12 9 (1.13%) Xamarin
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31072.00 - £40964.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + + 5% pension, 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Market Rate Circa £300-£400
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CHM Recruit
Salary: From £33,250 to £35,000 per annum for full time
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + OTE £20,000 +
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago