The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 575 498 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.70% 8.97% 9.58%
As % of the Applications category 65.86% 57.51% 71.28%
Number of salaries quoted 474 448 413
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,975 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
873 866 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.25% 15.60% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 706 748 568
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Excel
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 186 £40,000 +5.26% 34
Staffordshire +2 113 £37,500 +11.94% 14
Warwickshire +18 75 £31,500 -10.00% 7
Coventry -6 45 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Solihull +8 38 £32,500 -12.16% 4
West Bromwich +7 21 £23,750 -20.83%
Worcestershire -8 16 £35,000 +22.80% 3
Shropshire +4 14 £32,500 +1.56% 2
Wolverhampton -6 11 £33,500 -8.21% 3
Dudley +4 6 £25,750 -20.76%
Sutton Coldfield -1 6 £31,500 +28.57% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £28,250 -
Walsall -1 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Tipton - 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £21,000 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 793 (72.49%) Microsoft
2 398 (36.38%) SQL
3 391 (35.74%) SQL Server
4 308 (28.15%) Windows
5 294 (26.87%) .NET
6 259 (23.67%) C#
7 236 (21.57%) MS Office
8 203 (18.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 200 (18.28%) Finance
10 184 (16.82%) ASP.NET
11 159 (14.53%) Active Directory
12 157 (14.35%) SharePoint
13 150 (13.71%) HTML
14 146 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
15 132 (12.07%) Degree
16 126 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 125 (11.43%) VMware
18 120 (10.97%) Citrix
19 115 (10.51%) VB.NET
20 107 (9.78%) T-SQL
20 107 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
21 102 (9.32%) CSS
22 99 (9.05%) JavaScript
22 99 (9.05%) Project Management
23 92 (8.41%) MS Exchange
24 89 (8.14%) CRM
25 88 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
25 88 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
26 84 (7.68%) ITIL
27 80 (7.31%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 157 (14.35%) SharePoint
2 92 (8.41%) MS Exchange
3 36 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 32 (2.93%) IIS
5 29 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
5 29 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (1.37%) Lync
10 14 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.82%) Moodle
11 9 (0.82%) Apache
11 9 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.46%) OpenEdge
13 5 (0.46%) WordPress
13 5 (0.46%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 236 (21.57%) MS Office
2 79 (7.22%) MS Project
2 79 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.46%) Simulink
4 5 (0.46%) Stateflow
4 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.46%) TargetLink
5 3 (0.27%) SPSS
6 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.091%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.091%) Stata
7 1 (0.091%) Windchill
7 1 (0.091%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 61 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (3.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.64%) Maximo
5 5 (0.46%) Line 500
6 3 (0.27%) assyst
6 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.091%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.091%) BPCS
8 1 (0.091%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.091%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.091%) Movex
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.091%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.091%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.091%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.65%) Office 365
2 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.91%) SaaS
4 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.94%) WAN
2 55 (5.03%) LAN
2 55 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 49 (4.48%) DNS
4 40 (3.66%) Internet
5 34 (3.11%) SAN
6 32 (2.93%) VPN
6 32 (2.93%) Firewall
7 29 (2.65%) HTTP
7 29 (2.65%) DHCP
8 21 (1.92%) SSH
9 20 (1.83%) Broadband
10 18 (1.65%) SSL
11 17 (1.55%) Unified Communications
12 16 (1.46%) VoIP
12 16 (1.46%) VLAN
13 15 (1.37%) 3G
14 12 (1.10%) ADSL
15 10 (0.91%) Network Security
16 9 (0.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (35.74%) SQL Server
2 203 (18.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 126 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (7.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 73 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 59 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (4.94%) MS Access
8 39 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 37 (3.38%) Relational Database
10 29 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (2.47%) OLAP
12 21 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (1.46%) Data Mining
15 14 (1.28%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (0.91%) MySQL
19 9 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 53 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 38 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.82%) Subversion
4 8 (0.73%) MSI
5 6 (0.55%) JIRA
5 6 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.46%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.37%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.37%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.27%) Selenium
8 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.18%) Maven
9 2 (0.18%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.18%) Hudson
9 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 200 (18.28%) Finance
2 48 (4.39%) Retail
3 39 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.47%) Legal
5 36 (3.29%) Advertising
6 34 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 33 (3.02%) Banking
8 32 (2.93%) Law
9 26 (2.38%) Marketing
10 22 (2.01%) Automotive
11 19 (1.74%) Publishing
12 12 (1.10%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.01%) Back Office
14 10 (0.91%) Military
14 10 (0.91%) Billing
15 7 (0.64%) French Language
15 7 (0.64%) Electronics
15 7 (0.64%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.46%) Games
17 3 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 381 (34.83%) Developer
2 274 (25.05%) Analyst
3 122 (11.15%) .NET Developer
4 75 (6.86%) Consultant
4 75 (6.86%) Support Analyst
5 63 (5.76%) C# Developer
6 59 (5.39%) Senior Developer
7 55 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 54 (4.94%) Business Analyst
9 51 (4.66%) Architect
10 50 (4.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 49 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 46 (4.20%) Administrator
13 40 (3.66%) SQL Developer
14 38 (3.47%) Software Developer
15 37 (3.38%) MI Developer
16 33 (3.02%) Support Engineer
16 33 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 32 (2.93%) MI Analyst
17 32 (2.93%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (26.87%) .NET
2 184 (16.82%) ASP.NET
3 150 (13.71%) HTML
4 102 (9.32%) CSS
5 80 (7.31%) jQuery
6 79 (7.22%) XML
7 67 (6.12%) Web Services
8 62 (5.67%) .NET Framework
8 62 (5.67%) HTML5
9 56 (5.12%) WCF
9 56 (5.12%) Ajax
10 49 (4.48%) WPF
11 47 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (3.47%) WinForms
13 31 (2.83%) Silverlight
14 28 (2.56%) LINQ
15 27 (2.47%) CSS3
16 26 (2.38%) Middleware
17 25 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 25 (2.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 43 (3.93%) Blackberry
2 39 (3.56%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 18 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.55%) Open Source
7 15 (1.37%) PDA
8 14 (1.28%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.01%) Clustering
10 11 (1.01%) Data Extraction
11 8 (0.73%) Taxonomies
11 8 (0.73%) Social Media
11 8 (0.73%) FMCG
12 7 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.55%) CMDB
13 6 (0.55%) Replication
14 5 (0.46%) PMI
14 5 (0.46%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 308 (28.15%) Windows
2 88 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (6.58%) Windows 7
3 72 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (4.66%) Windows XP
5 43 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (2.93%) Linux
7 25 (2.29%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.82%) Android
8 9 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.64%) Windows 2000
10 6 (0.55%) UNIX
11 4 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.18%) SUSE
13 2 (0.18%) Solaris
13 2 (0.18%) AIX
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.091%) HPUX
14 1 (0.091%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (9.05%) Project Management
3 89 (8.14%) CRM
4 84 (7.68%) ITIL
5 74 (6.76%) MVC
6 66 (6.03%) Web Development
7 65 (5.94%) E-Commerce
8 64 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (5.48%) Software Engineering
10 54 (4.94%) Scrum
11 53 (4.84%) Project Planning
12 49 (4.48%) PRINCE2
13 48 (4.39%) ETL
14 45 (4.11%) Migration
15 42 (3.84%) Time Management
16 41 (3.75%) OO
17 36 (3.29%) Data Analysis
17 36 (3.29%) Unit Testing
17 36 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (3.20%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 398 (36.38%) SQL
2 259 (23.67%) C#
3 115 (10.51%) VB.NET
4 107 (9.78%) T-SQL
5 99 (9.05%) JavaScript
6 61 (5.58%) VB
7 38 (3.47%) C
7 38 (3.47%) VBA
8 27 (2.47%) C++
9 24 (2.19%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.83%) PHP
11 16 (1.46%) VB6
12 15 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.37%) Java
12 15 (1.37%) Perl
13 7 (0.64%) VC++
14 6 (0.55%) VBScript
15 5 (0.46%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.27%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.18%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 132 (12.07%) Degree
2 107 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (6.86%) Security Cleared
4 45 (4.11%) MCSE
5 29 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (2.47%) MCITP
7 25 (2.29%) SC Cleared
8 19 (1.74%) MCP
9 18 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (1.46%) CCNA
10 16 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (1.19%) ISEB
12 11 (1.01%) MCSA
13 10 (0.91%) MCTS
13 10 (0.91%) CCEE
14 9 (0.82%) CCA
15 8 (0.73%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.73%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.73%) ACCA
15 8 (0.73%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.02%) SLA
2 16 (1.46%) QA
3 11 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.64%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.64%) TickIT
5 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 159 (14.53%) Active Directory
2 88 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 45 (4.11%) XenApp
5 27 (2.47%) vSphere
6 25 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 18 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 17 (1.55%) Forefront TMG
9 15 (1.37%) XenServer
10 13 (1.19%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.73%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.37%) vCloud
12 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.37%) Novell eDirectory
13 3 (0.27%) Squid
14 2 (0.18%) NFS
14 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 38 (3.47%) SCCM
2 22 (2.01%) Backup Exec
3 15 (1.37%) WSUS
4 11 (1.01%) SCOM
5 10 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.64%) SCVMM
8 6 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.46%) AppDNA
9 5 (0.46%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.37%) SCSM
11 3 (0.27%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.27%) Plesk
11 3 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.091%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.091%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.091%) Control-M
Vendors
1 793 (72.49%) Microsoft
2 125 (11.43%) VMware
3 120 (10.97%) Citrix
4 78 (7.13%) Cisco
5 53 (4.84%) Cognos
6 47 (4.30%) Oracle
7 42 (3.84%) NetApp
8 27 (2.47%) Dell
9 24 (2.19%) EMC
10 23 (2.10%) SAP
11 22 (2.01%) Fujitsu
12 20 (1.83%) Business Objects
13 19 (1.74%) HP
14 16 (1.46%) Altiris
14 16 (1.46%) Symantec
15 15 (1.37%) LANDesk
16 13 (1.19%) McAfee
16 13 (1.19%) Sage
17 11 (1.01%) Intel
17 11 (1.01%) IBM
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: competetive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 15%, Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Stafford and Rural Homes
Salary: From £37,941 to £41,935 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago