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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 522 471 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.25% 10.60% 9.49%
As % of the Applications category 69.32% 59.25% 60.39%
Number of salaries quoted 451 349 408
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
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
753 795 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.78% 17.89% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 624 595 647
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 157 £36,500 -9.31% 38
Coventry +8 89 £29,000 -17.14% 7
Warwickshire -3 77 £29,750 -15.00% 12
Staffordshire -10 61 £31,500 -10.00% 14
Solihull -7 35 £42,500 +77.08% 5
Worcestershire +4 26 £34,500 -1.42% 5
Wolverhampton +10 19 £35,000 -1.40% 5
Shropshire -20 13 £22,500 -18.18% 6
Walsall +4 9 £30,000 -27.27%
West Bromwich +8 4 £38,375 -
Dudley -11 4 £17,875 -52.33% 1
Herefordshire -6 3 £23,500 +1.07%
Halesowen -2 1 £33,500 -4.28%
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 842 (75.18%) Microsoft
2 480 (42.86%) SQL
3 455 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 394 (35.18%) Windows
5 301 (26.88%) .NET
6 266 (23.75%) MS Office
7 248 (22.14%) C#
8 191 (17.05%) ASP.NET
9 184 (16.43%) VMware
10 173 (15.45%) HTML
11 172 (15.36%) Active Directory
12 146 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 141 (12.59%) Finance
14 141 (12.59%) ITIL
15 137 (12.23%) Degree
16 134 (11.96%) JavaScript
17 133 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
18 132 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
19 131 (11.70%) CSS
20 118 (10.54%) Windows Server 2008
21 115 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
22 113 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
23 111 (9.91%) SharePoint
24 106 (9.46%) MVC
25 104 (9.29%) T-SQL
25 104 (9.29%) Citrix
26 102 (9.11%) Project Management
26 102 (9.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 101 (9.02%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 111 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 101 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 51 (4.55%) IIS
4 36 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (1.96%) Lync
7 19 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.61%) Apache
9 17 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.80%) JBoss
12 9 (0.80%) CMS
13 8 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.71%) SAS
14 7 (0.63%) Node.js
15 6 (0.54%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 266 (23.75%) MS Office
2 65 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (3.84%) MS Project
4 30 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.70%) Photoshop
6 17 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.63%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.45%) Simulink
10 3 (0.27%) InDesign
11 2 (0.18%) TargetLink
11 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.18%) Stateflow
11 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.089%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 39 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.80%) Agresso
4 9 (0.80%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.089%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (0.089%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.089%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.089%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.089%) Line 500
8 1 (0.089%) Maximo
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.089%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.68%) Office 365
3 7 (0.63%) SaaS
4 3 (0.27%) GitHub
4 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.61%) LAN
2 60 (5.36%) Firewall
3 59 (5.27%) WAN
4 54 (4.82%) SAN
5 50 (4.46%) TCP/IP
6 34 (3.04%) DNS
7 28 (2.50%) VPN
8 22 (1.96%) DHCP
9 17 (1.52%) Internet
9 17 (1.52%) NAS
10 15 (1.34%) Network Security
10 15 (1.34%) Wireless
11 12 (1.07%) Intranet
12 11 (0.98%) HTTP
13 10 (0.89%) VoIP
14 9 (0.80%) SNMP
14 9 (0.80%) IP Telephony
14 9 (0.80%) SSH
15 8 (0.71%) iSCSI
16 7 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 143 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 133 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 102 (9.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 66 (5.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 66 (5.89%) MS Access
7 63 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 52 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (3.30%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.79%) Data Mining
13 19 (1.70%) MySQL
14 12 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.89%) DB2
15 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
17 7 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (3.75%) Visual Studio
2 33 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.32%) Subversion
4 24 (2.14%) NUnit
5 12 (1.07%) JIRA
6 10 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.36%) MSTest
9 4 (0.36%) Toad
10 3 (0.27%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.27%) Selenium
10 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.18%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.089%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.089%) Ant
12 1 (0.089%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 141 (12.59%) Finance
2 54 (4.82%) Marketing
3 44 (3.93%) Retail
4 35 (3.13%) Automotive
5 27 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.61%) Advertising
8 13 (1.16%) Banking
9 12 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.98%) Legal
11 8 (0.71%) Billing
12 7 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.45%) Law
14 5 (0.45%) Electronics
15 3 (0.27%) Back Office
15 3 (0.27%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 293 (26.16%) Developer
2 272 (24.29%) Analyst
3 94 (8.39%) .NET Developer
4 76 (6.79%) Support Analyst
5 75 (6.70%) Support Engineer
6 70 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 66 (5.89%) Consultant
8 63 (5.63%) Administrator
9 58 (5.18%) Software Developer
10 57 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 55 (4.91%) Architect
12 49 (4.38%) Business Analyst
13 48 (4.29%) Senior Developer
14 44 (3.93%) IT Support
15 39 (3.48%) DBA
16 38 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
17 35 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
18 34 (3.04%) SQL DBA
19 33 (2.95%) Applications Support
20 30 (2.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (26.88%) .NET
2 191 (17.05%) ASP.NET
3 173 (15.45%) HTML
4 131 (11.70%) CSS
5 98 (8.75%) jQuery
6 97 (8.66%) .NET Framework
7 75 (6.70%) XML
8 66 (5.89%) Ajax
9 64 (5.71%) HTML5
10 54 (4.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 51 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 41 (3.66%) WCF
14 32 (2.86%) Web Services
15 30 (2.68%) LINQ
16 28 (2.50%) CSS3
17 21 (1.88%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 19 (1.70%) AngularJS
19 19 (1.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 132 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.77%) Statistics
5 26 (2.32%) User Experience
6 23 (2.05%) Social Media
7 22 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.70%) Open Source
9 19 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
12 11 (0.98%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.98%) Clustering
13 10 (0.89%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.89%) FMCG
13 10 (0.89%) New Media
14 9 (0.80%) Copywriting
15 8 (0.71%) iSeries
15 8 (0.71%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 394 (35.18%) Windows
2 118 (10.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (8.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 80 (7.14%) Linux
6 62 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (4.29%) UNIX
8 30 (2.68%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.23%) Solaris
10 23 (2.05%) Windows 8
11 19 (1.70%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.61%) Android
13 17 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.54%) CentOS
15 5 (0.45%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (12.59%) ITIL
3 115 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
4 106 (9.46%) MVC
5 102 (9.11%) Project Management
6 85 (7.59%) Time Management
7 63 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 63 (5.63%) CRM
8 58 (5.18%) Software Engineering
9 56 (5.00%) Scrum
10 48 (4.29%) PRINCE2
11 42 (3.75%) Data Analysis
12 41 (3.66%) Web Development
13 40 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (3.30%) Data Management
14 37 (3.30%) E-Commerce
15 36 (3.21%) ERP
16 33 (2.95%) TDD
17 32 (2.86%) Incident Management
18 31 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 480 (42.86%) SQL
2 248 (22.14%) C#
3 134 (11.96%) JavaScript
4 104 (9.29%) T-SQL
5 93 (8.30%) VB.NET
6 73 (6.52%) VBA
7 66 (5.89%) VB
8 47 (4.20%) Java
9 34 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.41%) C
11 19 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.43%) PHP
13 13 (1.16%) VB6
14 10 (0.89%) VBScript
15 9 (0.80%) Python
16 8 (0.71%) C++
17 7 (0.63%) Perl
18 6 (0.54%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.45%) XAML
20 4 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 137 (12.23%) Degree
2 67 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (4.73%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 31 (2.77%) MCSE
7 17 (1.52%) MCP
8 15 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (1.25%) MCITP
10 13 (1.16%) HND
11 11 (0.98%) ISEB
11 11 (0.98%) MCSA
11 11 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.98%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.89%) CCNA
13 9 (0.80%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.71%) MCTS
14 8 (0.71%) CCA
14 8 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.73%) SLA
2 34 (3.04%) QA
3 9 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.36%) COBIT
5 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.089%) P3O
7 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.089%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.089%) HIPAA
System Software
1 172 (15.36%) Active Directory
2 113 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.86%) vSphere
5 23 (2.05%) XenApp
6 15 (1.34%) Terminal Services
7 13 (1.16%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.27%) Firmware
11 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.18%) XenServer
11 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.18%) RHEV
12 1 (0.089%) vCloud
12 1 (0.089%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.68%) SCCM
2 24 (2.14%) Nagios
3 14 (1.25%) SCOM
4 9 (0.80%) WMI
5 6 (0.54%) WSUS
5 6 (0.54%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.54%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.54%) SCDPM
6 5 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.27%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.27%) Control-M
8 3 (0.27%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 842 (75.18%) Microsoft
2 184 (16.43%) VMware
3 104 (9.29%) Citrix
4 91 (8.13%) Oracle
5 84 (7.50%) Cisco
6 33 (2.95%) Red Hat
7 31 (2.77%) Business Objects
8 28 (2.50%) SAP
9 27 (2.41%) EMC
10 25 (2.23%) HP
11 24 (2.14%) Cognos
11 24 (2.14%) IBM
12 21 (1.88%) Adobe
13 20 (1.79%) Dell
13 20 (1.79%) Twitter
14 18 (1.61%) NetApp
15 16 (1.43%) Apple
16 14 (1.25%) Google
17 13 (1.16%) Nimsoft
18 10 (0.89%) Avaya
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harris Global
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Connexica Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £24k - 32k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago