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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 580 491 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.09% 9.35% 10.28%
As % of the Applications category 63.11% 55.36% 68.44%
Number of salaries quoted 500 415 422
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
919 887 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.99% 16.89% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 778 752 622
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +1 193 £45,000 +20.00% 35
Staffordshire -1 110 £36,000 +46.93% 19
Warwickshire +2 96 £30,000 -17.24% 13
Coventry 0 63 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Worcestershire +10 29 £30,000 -3.22% 2
Solihull -4 21 £28,000 - 7
Wolverhampton +3 15 £32,000 -5.88% 2
Walsall -4 8 £21,000 -55.78%
Shropshire -1 7 £31,000 +63.15% 3
Herefordshire -3 6 £30,000 -3.22% 3
West Bromwich +9 5 £18,500 -
Dudley -1 4 £27,750 -9.01%
Halesowen 0 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Wednesbury 0 1 £21,500 -14.00%
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 837 (73.16%) Microsoft
2 475 (41.52%) SQL Server
3 451 (39.42%) SQL
4 356 (31.12%) Windows
5 294 (25.70%) .NET
6 259 (22.64%) C#
7 203 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 198 (17.31%) MS Office
9 188 (16.43%) HTML
10 183 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 183 (16.00%) SharePoint
11 175 (15.30%) Finance
12 161 (14.07%) VMware
13 159 (13.90%) Degree
14 157 (13.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 153 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
16 147 (12.85%) JavaScript
17 143 (12.50%) Citrix
18 140 (12.24%) CSS
19 139 (12.15%) Active Directory
20 131 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
21 124 (10.84%) T-SQL
22 121 (10.58%) VB.NET
23 119 (10.40%) ITIL
24 117 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
25 115 (10.05%) jQuery
26 113 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
26 113 (9.88%) MS Exchange
27 109 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
28 106 (9.27%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 183 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 113 (9.88%) MS Exchange
3 43 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (3.58%) SharePoint Server
5 39 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (2.53%) IIS
9 25 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 21 (1.84%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (1.05%) Lync
14 9 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.79%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
15 8 (0.70%) SAS
16 7 (0.61%) JBoss
16 7 (0.61%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 198 (17.31%) MS Office
2 70 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 59 (5.16%) MS Project
4 35 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.31%) Simulink
6 12 (1.05%) Stateflow
6 12 (1.05%) TargetLink
7 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.17%) InDesign
8 2 (0.17%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 55 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.70%) Maximo
5 7 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.44%) Line 500
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Servitor
9 1 (0.087%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.087%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.087%) Magento
9 1 (0.087%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.087%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.087%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.087%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.087%) assyst
9 1 (0.087%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.66%) Office 365
2 16 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.70%) SaaS
4 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.087%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.29%) LAN
2 68 (5.94%) WAN
2 68 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 49 (4.28%) DNS
4 47 (4.11%) SAN
5 41 (3.58%) DHCP
6 40 (3.50%) Firewall
7 37 (3.23%) Internet
8 36 (3.15%) VPN
9 16 (1.40%) VoIP
10 14 (1.22%) SSH
10 14 (1.22%) Network Security
11 13 (1.14%) Intranet
12 12 (1.05%) NAS
12 12 (1.05%) NetScaler
13 11 (0.96%) 3G
13 11 (0.96%) Broadband
14 9 (0.79%) HTTP
14 9 (0.79%) Wireless
14 9 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (41.52%) SQL Server
2 203 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (13.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 85 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (5.68%) MS Access
7 55 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (3.32%) Relational Database
10 26 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
12 24 (2.10%) OLAP
13 19 (1.66%) MySQL
13 19 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (1.40%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.22%) EDRMS
17 13 (1.14%) Star Schema
18 10 (0.87%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.87%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 51 (4.46%) Visual Studio
2 39 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (1.66%) Subversion
4 12 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.61%) MSI
8 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.44%) NUnit
10 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.35%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.35%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.35%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.35%) Toad
10 4 (0.35%) JIRA
11 3 (0.26%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.17%) Hudson
12 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 175 (15.30%) Finance
2 51 (4.46%) Automotive
3 49 (4.28%) Retail
4 38 (3.32%) Legal
5 35 (3.06%) Advertising
5 35 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.10%) Law
8 19 (1.66%) Marketing
9 18 (1.57%) Banking
9 18 (1.57%) Back Office
10 16 (1.40%) Electronics
11 8 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.52%) Games
13 6 (0.52%) Billing
14 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.35%) Military
16 3 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 405 (35.40%) Developer
2 267 (23.34%) Analyst
3 102 (8.92%) .NET Developer
4 75 (6.56%) Consultant
5 68 (5.94%) Support Analyst
6 62 (5.42%) Software Developer
7 61 (5.33%) Architect
8 56 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 54 (4.72%) C# Developer
10 53 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 52 (4.55%) Administrator
12 46 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
13 43 (3.76%) SQL Developer
14 41 (3.58%) Support Engineer
15 39 (3.41%) Business Analyst
16 38 (3.32%) Applications Support
17 37 (3.23%) Software Engineer
17 37 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
17 37 (3.23%) IT Support
18 34 (2.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (25.70%) .NET
2 188 (16.43%) HTML
3 183 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 140 (12.24%) CSS
5 115 (10.05%) jQuery
6 86 (7.52%) HTML5
7 85 (7.43%) XML
8 66 (5.77%) .NET Framework
9 61 (5.33%) Ajax
10 55 (4.81%) Web Services
11 50 (4.37%) CSS3
12 41 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (3.50%) WCF
13 40 (3.50%) WPF
14 39 (3.41%) LINQ
15 36 (3.15%) Middleware
16 33 (2.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 26 (2.27%) Silverlight
18 25 (2.19%) WinForms
19 19 (1.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 25 (2.19%) User Experience
5 24 (2.10%) Clustering
5 24 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 16 (1.40%) FMCG
7 16 (1.40%) W3C
7 16 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
8 15 (1.31%) Taxonomies
9 14 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.05%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.05%) Statistics
11 11 (0.96%) PDA
11 11 (0.96%) Social Media
12 9 (0.79%) Open Source
12 9 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 356 (31.12%) Windows
2 95 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (6.21%) Windows 7
4 70 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (3.67%) Windows XP
7 37 (3.23%) Linux
8 27 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 17 (1.49%) UNIX
10 10 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.61%) CentOS
11 7 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.52%) Android
13 5 (0.44%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.44%) Solaris
14 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.087%) AIX
17 1 (0.087%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
2 131 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (10.40%) ITIL
4 106 (9.27%) Project Management
5 91 (7.95%) CRM
6 84 (7.34%) MVC
7 68 (5.94%) Software Engineering
8 67 (5.86%) E-Commerce
9 66 (5.77%) Web Development
10 60 (5.24%) ETL
11 56 (4.90%) Data Analysis
12 54 (4.72%) Mentoring
13 51 (4.46%) Migration
14 49 (4.28%) Scrum
15 43 (3.76%) Time Management
16 38 (3.32%) Data Management
17 35 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (3.06%) OO
18 31 (2.71%) Service Delivery
18 31 (2.71%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 451 (39.42%) SQL
2 259 (22.64%) C#
3 147 (12.85%) JavaScript
4 124 (10.84%) T-SQL
5 121 (10.58%) VB.NET
6 70 (6.12%) VB
7 43 (3.76%) Java
8 39 (3.41%) PHP
9 36 (3.15%) VBA
10 29 (2.53%) C
11 26 (2.27%) C++
12 18 (1.57%) PHP5
13 14 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.05%) Assembly Language
15 11 (0.96%) VBScript
16 10 (0.87%) VB6
17 7 (0.61%) Ruby
18 6 (0.52%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.44%) X++
20 4 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 159 (13.90%) Degree
2 117 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (6.64%) Security Cleared
4 59 (5.16%) MCSE
5 35 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (2.97%) MCITP
6 34 (2.97%) SC Cleared
7 28 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.19%) MCP
9 23 (2.01%) CCNA
10 20 (1.75%) MCSA
11 19 (1.66%) MCTS
12 15 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (1.14%) CCA
14 11 (0.96%) ISEB
15 9 (0.79%) CCNP
16 7 (0.61%) ISTQB
16 7 (0.61%) CCEE
17 6 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.52%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.07%) SLA
2 24 (2.10%) QA
3 14 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.17%) TickIT
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 139 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 113 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.90%) Hyper-V
3 56 (4.90%) XenApp
4 24 (2.10%) XenDesktop
5 23 (2.01%) vSphere
6 20 (1.75%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (1.22%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.87%) XenServer
9 4 (0.35%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.35%) RHEV
10 3 (0.26%) Firmware
11 2 (0.17%) Squid
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.17%) vCloud
12 1 (0.087%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.087%) IAG
12 1 (0.087%) UAG
Systems Management
1 29 (2.53%) SCCM
2 12 (1.05%) Nagios
3 10 (0.87%) SCOM
4 8 (0.70%) XenMobile
5 5 (0.44%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.44%) AppDNA
6 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.35%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.35%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.17%) WSUS
8 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.17%) Plesk
8 2 (0.17%) SCSM
9 1 (0.087%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.087%) Cacti
9 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.087%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 837 (73.16%) Microsoft
2 161 (14.07%) VMware
3 143 (12.50%) Citrix
4 74 (6.47%) Cisco
5 64 (5.59%) Oracle
6 46 (4.02%) Cognos
7 34 (2.97%) NetApp
8 32 (2.80%) EMC
9 30 (2.62%) IBM
10 28 (2.45%) HP
11 23 (2.01%) Dell
12 22 (1.92%) SAP
13 19 (1.66%) Business Objects
14 15 (1.31%) Open Text
15 14 (1.22%) Sage
16 13 (1.14%) Symantec
17 12 (1.05%) MathWorks
17 12 (1.05%) MKS
17 12 (1.05%) LANDesk
18 11 (0.96%) Fujitsu
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Herefordshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 15%, Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits, Car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £19.5k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rolls Royce
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago