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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 503 388 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.28% 9.48% 9.16%
As % of the Applications category 69.57% 56.23% 59.24%
Number of salaries quoted 437 285 379
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.01%
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
723 690 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.77% 16.86% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 612 511 615
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 6 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 6 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 +2 146 £35,000 -16.16% 38
Staffordshire -4 78 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Coventry +8 73 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Warwickshire -1 72 £32,500 -7.14% 20
Worcestershire +4 27 £34,500 -1.42% 6
Solihull -11 27 £42,750 +90.00% 5
Wolverhampton +11 24 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Shropshire -10 14 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Walsall -1 11 £27,500 -17.91%
West Bromwich +4 4 £38,375 +14.55% 1
Herefordshire -9 3 £23,500 -5.99%
Halesowen -3 1 £33,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 859 (74.76%) Microsoft
2 493 (42.91%) SQL
3 467 (40.64%) SQL Server
4 399 (34.73%) Windows
5 292 (25.41%) .NET
6 274 (23.85%) MS Office
7 240 (20.89%) C#
8 207 (18.02%) VMware
9 194 (16.88%) ASP.NET
10 186 (16.19%) Active Directory
11 177 (15.40%) HTML
12 153 (13.32%) ITIL
13 141 (12.27%) Degree
14 140 (12.18%) JavaScript
14 140 (12.18%) Finance
14 140 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 138 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
15 138 (12.01%) CSS
16 128 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 127 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
18 124 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
19 122 (10.62%) Citrix
20 120 (10.44%) SharePoint
21 117 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
22 116 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
23 110 (9.57%) MVC
24 108 (9.40%) MS Exchange
25 107 (9.31%) jQuery
25 107 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 106 (9.23%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 120 (10.44%) SharePoint
2 108 (9.40%) MS Exchange
3 45 (3.92%) IIS
3 45 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (1.74%) Lync
8 19 (1.65%) Apache
9 16 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (0.96%) SAS
12 10 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.70%) Node.js
14 7 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.61%) CMS
14 7 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 274 (23.85%) MS Office
2 64 (5.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (3.57%) MS Project
4 32 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.13%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.70%) Simulink
9 7 (0.61%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.35%) Stateflow
10 4 (0.35%) TargetLink
11 3 (0.26%) InDesign
12 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.17%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.087%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.087%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 43 (3.74%) Dynamics AX
2 35 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.78%) Agresso
5 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.087%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.087%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.087%) Maximo
7 1 (0.087%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.087%) Line 500
7 1 (0.087%) SAP xRPM
7 1 (0.087%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.70%) Office 365
2 30 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.44%) SaaS
3 5 (0.44%) GitHub
4 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.17%) IaaS
5 2 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.61%) LAN
2 61 (5.31%) WAN
2 61 (5.31%) Firewall
3 59 (5.13%) SAN
4 56 (4.87%) TCP/IP
5 37 (3.22%) DNS
6 28 (2.44%) VPN
7 24 (2.09%) DHCP
8 19 (1.65%) Internet
9 17 (1.48%) NAS
10 16 (1.39%) Intranet
11 14 (1.22%) Wireless
12 12 (1.04%) SSH
12 12 (1.04%) Network Security
13 10 (0.87%) HTTP
13 10 (0.87%) VoIP
14 9 (0.78%) SNMP
14 9 (0.78%) IP Telephony
14 9 (0.78%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (40.64%) SQL Server
2 140 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 107 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (6.01%) MS Access
6 67 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (5.40%) Relational Database
8 58 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 47 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 35 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 29 (2.52%) MySQL
13 21 (1.83%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.74%) Data Mining
15 14 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (0.70%) DB2
18 6 (0.52%) Star Schema
18 6 (0.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 40 (3.48%) Visual Studio
2 27 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (2.09%) Subversion
4 20 (1.74%) NUnit
5 10 (0.87%) JIRA
6 9 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (0.44%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.35%) Toad
10 3 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.17%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.087%) Selenium
12 1 (0.087%) MSTest
12 1 (0.087%) Moq
12 1 (0.087%) Ant
12 1 (0.087%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 140 (12.18%) Finance
2 43 (3.74%) Automotive
2 43 (3.74%) Retail
3 40 (3.48%) Marketing
4 27 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 22 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.83%) Advertising
7 13 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.04%) Banking
9 11 (0.96%) Legal
10 8 (0.70%) Electronics
10 8 (0.70%) Billing
11 7 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.61%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.44%) Law
12 5 (0.44%) Games
13 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.35%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 300 (26.11%) Developer
2 281 (24.46%) Analyst
3 86 (7.48%) .NET Developer
4 77 (6.70%) Support Engineer
5 75 (6.53%) Consultant
6 72 (6.27%) Support Analyst
7 69 (6.01%) Administrator
8 61 (5.31%) Architect
9 60 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 58 (5.05%) C# Developer
11 51 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 50 (4.35%) Business Analyst
13 47 (4.09%) IT Support
14 45 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
15 40 (3.48%) DBA
16 38 (3.31%) SQL DBA
17 34 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
18 33 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
19 32 (2.79%) Applications Support
20 31 (2.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (25.41%) .NET
2 194 (16.88%) ASP.NET
3 177 (15.40%) HTML
4 138 (12.01%) CSS
5 107 (9.31%) jQuery
6 87 (7.57%) .NET Framework
7 79 (6.88%) HTML5
8 70 (6.09%) Ajax
9 69 (6.01%) XML
10 55 (4.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 53 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (3.48%) CSS3
13 34 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 33 (2.87%) LINQ
15 32 (2.79%) WCF
16 23 (2.00%) Web Services
17 21 (1.83%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (1.74%) AngularJS
19 18 (1.57%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 124 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 37 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.79%) Statistics
5 19 (1.65%) Clustering
6 18 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.57%) User Experience
7 17 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.48%) Open Source
8 16 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.13%) W3C
10 13 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
11 12 (1.04%) Social Media
11 12 (1.04%) New Media
12 10 (0.87%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.78%) FMCG
14 8 (0.70%) iSeries
14 8 (0.70%) PDA
14 8 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 399 (34.73%) Windows
2 116 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (7.57%) Windows 7
5 80 (6.96%) Linux
6 59 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (4.18%) UNIX
8 35 (3.05%) Windows XP
9 28 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 27 (2.35%) Solaris
11 18 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (1.48%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.31%) Android
14 8 (0.70%) CentOS
15 7 (0.61%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
19 1 (0.087%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (13.32%) ITIL
2 138 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
4 110 (9.57%) MVC
5 106 (9.23%) Project Management
6 80 (6.96%) Time Management
7 66 (5.74%) Service Delivery
8 62 (5.40%) CRM
9 61 (5.31%) Software Engineering
10 52 (4.53%) Scrum
11 49 (4.26%) Data Analysis
12 46 (4.00%) PRINCE2
12 46 (4.00%) Web Development
13 40 (3.48%) Data Management
14 37 (3.22%) E-Commerce
15 36 (3.13%) ERP
15 36 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 36 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (2.96%) TDD
17 31 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 493 (42.91%) SQL
2 240 (20.89%) C#
3 140 (12.18%) JavaScript
4 103 (8.96%) T-SQL
5 93 (8.09%) VB.NET
6 69 (6.01%) VBA
7 63 (5.48%) VB
8 47 (4.09%) Java
9 31 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 29 (2.52%) PHP
11 24 (2.09%) C
12 15 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.13%) PHP5
14 11 (0.96%) C++
15 9 (0.78%) VBScript
16 8 (0.70%) VB6
17 7 (0.61%) Perl
18 5 (0.44%) Python
18 5 (0.44%) Ruby
18 5 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 141 (12.27%) Degree
2 76 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 38 (3.31%) VCP4
4 38 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 34 (2.96%) MCSE
6 31 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (2.00%) MCP
8 21 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (1.31%) MCITP
11 14 (1.22%) MCTS
12 13 (1.13%) ISTQB
12 13 (1.13%) CCNA
12 13 (1.13%) HND
13 12 (1.04%) CCA
13 12 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (0.96%) MCSA
15 9 (0.78%) CCNP
15 9 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.87%) SLA
2 36 (3.13%) QA
3 9 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.35%) COBIT
5 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.087%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.087%) HIPAA
System Software
1 186 (16.19%) Active Directory
2 128 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 36 (3.13%) XenApp
5 35 (3.05%) vSphere
6 20 (1.74%) Terminal Services
7 19 (1.65%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.35%) Firmware
10 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.35%) RHEV
11 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.17%) XenServer
13 1 (0.087%) Squid
13 1 (0.087%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.087%) IAG
13 1 (0.087%) UAG
13 1 (0.087%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (2.52%) SCCM
2 26 (2.26%) Nagios
3 14 (1.22%) SCOM
4 9 (0.78%) WMI
5 6 (0.52%) WSUS
5 6 (0.52%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.52%) SCDPM
6 5 (0.44%) XenMobile
6 5 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.26%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.26%) Control-M
8 3 (0.26%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.26%) Ansible
8 3 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 859 (74.76%) Microsoft
2 207 (18.02%) VMware
3 122 (10.62%) Citrix
4 88 (7.66%) Cisco
5 82 (7.14%) Oracle
6 33 (2.87%) HP
7 32 (2.79%) Business Objects
7 32 (2.79%) Red Hat
8 29 (2.52%) EMC
9 26 (2.26%) IBM
10 23 (2.00%) SAP
11 21 (1.83%) Cognos
12 20 (1.74%) Dell
13 19 (1.65%) NetApp
14 18 (1.57%) Twitter
15 16 (1.39%) Adobe
16 13 (1.13%) Nimsoft
17 12 (1.04%) Apple
18 10 (0.87%) Avaya
18 10 (0.87%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resource Management
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, Warwickshire
Camping and Caravanning Club
Salary: £19,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday