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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 559 490 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.10% 8.81% 10.20%
As % of the Applications category 66.63% 52.58% 69.93%
Number of salaries quoted 469 448 422
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
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
839 932 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.16% 16.76% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 684 813 591
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 190 £41,000 +9.33% 32
Staffordshire +4 110 £37,500 +15.38% 15
Warwickshire +20 80 £31,500 -10.00% 7
Coventry -14 48 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Solihull +6 26 £30,000 -18.91% 2
Worcestershire -10 16 £30,000 +5.26% 5
Wolverhampton 0 14 £32,000 -13.51% 1
Shropshire -3 12 £32,500 +38.29% 1
West Bromwich +5 8 £30,000 +15.38%
Sutton Coldfield -3 6 £31,500 +16.66%
Herefordshire - 4 £28,250 - 2
Dudley +2 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Walsall -5 2 £22,000 -
Halesowen -1 1 £21,000 -16.00%
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 818 (72.58%) Microsoft
2 424 (37.62%) SQL
3 417 (37.00%) SQL Server
4 332 (29.46%) Windows
5 294 (26.09%) .NET
6 266 (23.60%) C#
7 230 (20.41%) MS Office
8 213 (18.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 203 (18.01%) Finance
10 179 (15.88%) ASP.NET
11 177 (15.71%) SharePoint
12 156 (13.84%) HTML
13 153 (13.58%) Active Directory
14 150 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
15 144 (12.78%) Degree
16 136 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 126 (11.18%) VMware
18 124 (11.00%) Citrix
19 117 (10.38%) VB.NET
20 113 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
21 110 (9.76%) JavaScript
22 109 (9.67%) CSS
23 108 (9.58%) T-SQL
24 104 (9.23%) MS Exchange
25 101 (8.96%) ITIL
25 101 (8.96%) Project Management
26 94 (8.34%) CRM
27 92 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
28 91 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
29 88 (7.81%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 177 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 104 (9.23%) MS Exchange
3 38 (3.37%) IIS
4 34 (3.02%) SharePoint Server
5 33 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 31 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (1.06%) Lync
11 11 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.89%) Moodle
12 10 (0.89%) Apache
13 9 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.71%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
16 5 (0.44%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 230 (20.41%) MS Office
2 85 (7.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 79 (7.01%) MS Project
4 53 (4.70%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.71%) TargetLink
5 8 (0.71%) Simulink
5 8 (0.71%) Stateflow
6 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.27%) SPSS
7 3 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.089%) Windchill
8 1 (0.089%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.089%) Stata
8 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 64 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.62%) Maximo
5 5 (0.44%) Line 500
6 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.27%) assyst
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.089%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.089%) Movex
8 1 (0.089%) BPCS
8 1 (0.089%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.089%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.089%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.40%) Office 365
2 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.98%) SaaS
4 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.089%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.50%) WAN
2 58 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 55 (4.88%) DNS
4 54 (4.79%) LAN
5 40 (3.55%) Internet
6 38 (3.37%) SAN
7 36 (3.19%) DHCP
8 35 (3.11%) Firewall
9 34 (3.02%) VPN
10 28 (2.48%) HTTP
11 25 (2.22%) SSH
12 20 (1.77%) Broadband
13 17 (1.51%) VLAN
14 16 (1.42%) SSL
14 16 (1.42%) VoIP
15 15 (1.33%) 3G
16 13 (1.15%) Unified Communications
17 11 (0.98%) ADSL
17 11 (0.98%) Network Security
18 10 (0.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (37.00%) SQL Server
2 213 (18.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 136 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 70 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (5.41%) MS Access
7 58 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 32 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (2.40%) OLAP
12 20 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (1.33%) Oracle Database
15 14 (1.24%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.24%) Data Mining
16 12 (1.06%) MySQL
17 11 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (0.89%) EDRMS
19 9 (0.80%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 55 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 43 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.98%) Subversion
4 8 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (0.71%) MSI
5 6 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.53%) JIRA
6 5 (0.44%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.35%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.35%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.18%) Hudson
9 2 (0.18%) Selenium
9 2 (0.18%) Maven
9 2 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 203 (18.01%) Finance
2 49 (4.35%) Retail
3 42 (3.73%) Legal
4 39 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.19%) Advertising
6 35 (3.11%) Banking
7 32 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.84%) Law
8 29 (2.57%) Automotive
9 22 (1.95%) Marketing
10 18 (1.60%) Publishing
11 14 (1.24%) Back Office
12 12 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.89%) Electronics
13 10 (0.89%) Military
13 10 (0.89%) Billing
14 7 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.62%) French Language
15 4 (0.35%) Games
16 3 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 393 (34.87%) Developer
2 276 (24.49%) Analyst
3 121 (10.74%) .NET Developer
4 78 (6.92%) Consultant
5 73 (6.48%) Support Analyst
6 63 (5.59%) C# Developer
7 57 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 55 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 54 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 54 (4.79%) Senior Developer
10 49 (4.35%) Architect
11 48 (4.26%) Software Developer
12 47 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 47 (4.17%) Administrator
13 38 (3.37%) Support Engineer
13 38 (3.37%) SQL Developer
14 37 (3.28%) MI Developer
15 35 (3.11%) Service Analyst
16 34 (3.02%) Microsoft Developer
17 33 (2.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (26.09%) .NET
2 179 (15.88%) ASP.NET
3 156 (13.84%) HTML
4 109 (9.67%) CSS
5 88 (7.81%) XML
6 87 (7.72%) jQuery
7 68 (6.03%) Web Services
8 62 (5.50%) .NET Framework
8 62 (5.50%) HTML5
9 54 (4.79%) Ajax
9 54 (4.79%) WCF
10 53 (4.70%) WPF
11 46 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (3.37%) WinForms
13 31 (2.75%) Silverlight
13 31 (2.75%) LINQ
13 31 (2.75%) Middleware
14 29 (2.57%) CSS3
15 23 (2.04%) MDX
16 21 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.73%) Management Information System
2 41 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 40 (3.55%) Blackberry
4 29 (2.57%) Mathematics
5 19 (1.69%) Open Source
6 18 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 15 (1.33%) PDA
8 13 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.06%) Clustering
10 11 (0.98%) Data Extraction
11 10 (0.89%) Taxonomies
12 9 (0.80%) FMCG
13 8 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.71%) Social Media
14 7 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.53%) Telematics
15 6 (0.53%) Remote Sensing
15 6 (0.53%) CMDB
16 5 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 332 (29.46%) Windows
2 92 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (6.39%) Windows 7
5 52 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 41 (3.64%) Linux
8 24 (2.13%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.89%) UNIX
10 9 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.71%) Android
12 6 (0.53%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.18%) CentOS
14 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.18%) AIX
14 2 (0.18%) Solaris
15 1 (0.089%) SUSE
15 1 (0.089%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
2 101 (8.96%) ITIL
2 101 (8.96%) Project Management
3 94 (8.34%) CRM
4 71 (6.30%) MVC
5 68 (6.03%) E-Commerce
6 67 (5.94%) Software Engineering
6 67 (5.94%) Web Development
7 59 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (5.06%) Scrum
9 55 (4.88%) ETL
10 49 (4.35%) Migration
11 47 (4.17%) Time Management
11 47 (4.17%) Project Planning
12 43 (3.82%) OO
13 42 (3.73%) Data Analysis
14 37 (3.28%) Unit Testing
14 37 (3.28%) PRINCE2
15 35 (3.11%) Data Management
16 34 (3.02%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 424 (37.62%) SQL
2 266 (23.60%) C#
3 117 (10.38%) VB.NET
4 110 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 108 (9.58%) T-SQL
6 63 (5.59%) VB
7 42 (3.73%) C
8 41 (3.64%) VBA
9 31 (2.75%) C++
10 27 (2.40%) Java
11 26 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.04%) PHP
13 15 (1.33%) Perl
13 15 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.24%) VB6
15 8 (0.71%) Assembly Language
16 7 (0.62%) VC++
17 5 (0.44%) VBScript
18 4 (0.35%) Scala
18 4 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 144 (12.78%) Degree
2 113 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (6.48%) Security Cleared
4 50 (4.44%) MCSE
5 30 (2.66%) MCITP
6 28 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 25 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 20 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (1.60%) MCP
9 18 (1.60%) CCNA
10 16 (1.42%) MCSA
11 12 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.98%) ISEB
13 9 (0.80%) CCA
14 8 (0.71%) MCTS
14 8 (0.71%) ACCA
14 8 (0.71%) CIMA
15 7 (0.62%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.62%) CCEE
16 6 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.53%) SLA
2 16 (1.42%) QA
3 11 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.62%) TickIT
4 7 (0.62%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.089%) P3O
System Software
1 153 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 91 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (4.08%) XenApp
4 44 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.57%) vSphere
6 21 (1.86%) XenDesktop
7 17 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
8 16 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (1.15%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.06%) XenServer
10 12 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.71%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.35%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.35%) Novell eDirectory
12 4 (0.35%) Squid
13 2 (0.18%) vCloud
13 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.089%) NFS
14 1 (0.089%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 36 (3.19%) SCCM
2 20 (1.77%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.24%) WSUS
4 12 (1.06%) SCOM
5 8 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.62%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.44%) AppDNA
7 5 (0.44%) SCDPM
7 5 (0.44%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.35%) SCSM
8 4 (0.35%) Plesk
9 3 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.27%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.18%) Nagios
11 1 (0.089%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.089%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.089%) Control-M
11 1 (0.089%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 818 (72.58%) Microsoft
2 126 (11.18%) VMware
3 124 (11.00%) Citrix
4 77 (6.83%) Cisco
5 60 (5.32%) Oracle
6 58 (5.15%) Cognos
7 41 (3.64%) NetApp
8 29 (2.57%) Dell
9 25 (2.22%) SAP
10 22 (1.95%) EMC
11 18 (1.60%) Fujitsu
11 18 (1.60%) HP
12 17 (1.51%) Business Objects
13 16 (1.42%) LANDesk
13 16 (1.42%) Altiris
14 15 (1.33%) IBM
15 13 (1.15%) Sage
15 13 (1.15%) Symantec
15 13 (1.15%) McAfee
16 12 (1.06%) Open Text
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasywebRecruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £17000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 15%, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance, Flex Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago