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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / West Midlands
Rank 18 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 460 373 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.41% 7.11% 11.42%
As % of the Applications category 62.84% 58.01% 67.89%
Number of salaries quoted 318 310 505
Median salary £38,000 £37,210 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
732 643 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.98% 12.26% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 545 540 743
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 229 £43,500 +16.00% 26
Staffordshire +9 46 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Warwickshire +25 39 £31,500 +5.00% 9
Solihull -2 30 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Coventry -9 29 £28,250 -38.91% 13
Worcestershire -5 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Herefordshire -12 15 £45,000 +66.66% 4
Shropshire -7 9 £20,750 -31.96% 6
West Bromwich +10 8 £45,750 +177.27%
Wolverhampton -5 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Walsall +13 2 £31,500 -16.00%
Bilston - 2 £40,000 -
Dudley -1 1 £32,500 -9.76%
Wednesbury - 1 - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 831 (77.81%) Microsoft
2 322 (30.15%) SQL
3 304 (28.46%) Windows
4 275 (25.75%) SQL Server
4 275 (25.75%) VMware
5 258 (24.16%) Active Directory
6 222 (20.79%) MS Office
7 208 (19.48%) Finance
8 198 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
9 196 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 192 (17.98%) Data Centre
11 183 (17.13%) ITIL
12 165 (15.45%) .NET
13 162 (15.17%) Citrix
14 150 (14.04%) C#
15 144 (13.48%) Service Delivery
16 131 (12.27%) Degree
16 131 (12.27%) Windows Server
17 128 (11.99%) MS Exchange
18 127 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
18 127 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
19 126 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 126 (11.80%) Cisco
20 124 (11.61%) Project Management
21 117 (10.96%) MS PowerPoint
22 115 (10.77%) ASP.NET
23 114 (10.67%) Retail
24 113 (10.58%) HTML
24 113 (10.58%) Linux
25 101 (9.46%) PRINCE2

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 128 (11.99%) MS Exchange
2 60 (5.62%) IIS
3 45 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 36 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (2.62%) Skype for Business
7 27 (2.53%) CMS
8 16 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (1.31%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (1.12%) JBoss
11 12 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.47%) SAS
14 5 (0.47%) Site Server
15 4 (0.37%) Documentum
15 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.37%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 222 (20.79%) MS Office
2 117 (10.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (4.03%) MS Project
4 24 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.56%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.19%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
8 1 (0.094%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.094%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.094%) Stata
8 1 (0.094%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 38 (3.56%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (2.06%) Sentinel
4 15 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.56%) Infor LN
5 6 (0.56%) MFGPRO
6 4 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
6 4 (0.37%) OpenText Process Suite
7 3 (0.28%) assyst
7 3 (0.28%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.19%) BPCS
8 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.19%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 126 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.96%) SaaS
3 51 (4.78%) IaaS
4 49 (4.59%) PaaS
5 48 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (4.31%) Office 365
7 34 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.47%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.094%) G Suite
11 1 (0.094%) GitHub
11 1 (0.094%) Trello
11 1 (0.094%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 80 (7.49%) Firewall
2 70 (6.55%) DNS
3 55 (5.15%) DHCP
4 50 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 49 (4.59%) Network Security
6 40 (3.75%) LAN
7 38 (3.56%) SSL
7 38 (3.56%) WAN
8 34 (3.18%) VLAN
9 29 (2.72%) SAN
10 28 (2.62%) VPN
11 17 (1.59%) Internet
12 16 (1.50%) Wireless
13 15 (1.40%) HTTP
14 14 (1.31%) VoIP
15 9 (0.84%) IPv4
16 8 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (0.75%) FTP
17 6 (0.56%) POP3
17 6 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (25.75%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 39 (3.65%) DB2
6 35 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (3.18%) MySQL
8 31 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (2.15%) OLAP
11 18 (1.69%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.59%) Big Data
12 17 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (1.12%) MS Access
15 12 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
16 10 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 63 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (4.12%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.66%) Selenium
5 6 (0.56%) JIRA
6 5 (0.47%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.28%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.28%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.28%) Subversion
8 3 (0.28%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.19%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.19%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.19%) ProC
9 2 (0.19%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 208 (19.48%) Finance
2 114 (10.67%) Retail
3 95 (8.90%) Manufacturing
4 77 (7.21%) Publishing
5 37 (3.46%) Marketing
6 33 (3.09%) Automotive
7 31 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.97%) Advertising
9 16 (1.50%) Banking
10 15 (1.40%) Games
10 15 (1.40%) Legal
11 13 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.84%) Law
13 7 (0.66%) Billing
14 6 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.37%) Electronics
15 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.28%) Local Government
17 2 (0.19%) German Language
18 1 (0.094%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 215 (20.13%) Analyst
2 152 (14.23%) Developer
3 86 (8.05%) Architect
4 71 (6.65%) Solutions Architect
5 67 (6.27%) Consultant
6 66 (6.18%) .NET Developer
7 58 (5.43%) IT Support
8 54 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 49 (4.59%) Support Analyst
10 42 (3.93%) Senior Developer
11 37 (3.46%) Support Engineer
12 36 (3.37%) C# Developer
13 35 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 34 (3.18%) Applications Support
14 34 (3.18%) Technical Manager
15 33 (3.09%) IT Technician
16 29 (2.72%) Operations Manager
16 29 (2.72%) Software Developer
16 29 (2.72%) Support Technician
16 29 (2.72%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (15.45%) .NET
2 115 (10.77%) ASP.NET
3 113 (10.58%) HTML
4 90 (8.43%) CSS
5 47 (4.40%) .NET Framework
6 46 (4.31%) Web Services
7 45 (4.21%) jQuery
7 45 (4.21%) XML
8 44 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (2.53%) AngularJS
10 26 (2.43%) Entity Framework
11 22 (2.06%) HTML5
12 14 (1.31%) Ajax
13 13 (1.22%) CSS3
14 12 (1.12%) Java EE
14 12 (1.12%) MDX
14 12 (1.12%) Node.js
14 12 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (1.03%) Sass
15 11 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 192 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 127 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 64 (5.99%) Computer Science
5 50 (4.68%) NHS
6 46 (4.31%) CMDB
7 31 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 16 (1.50%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.50%) User Experience
11 13 (1.22%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.03%) e-Learning
13 11 (1.03%) Statistics
14 9 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.75%) Social Media
16 7 (0.66%) FMCG
17 6 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 304 (28.46%) Windows
2 131 (12.27%) Windows Server
3 113 (10.58%) Linux
4 76 (7.12%) Windows 7
5 66 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (5.90%) Unix
7 57 (5.34%) Windows 8
8 48 (4.49%) Windows 10
9 45 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.22%) Android
12 12 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.12%) SUSE
13 11 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.94%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.66%) Solaris
16 6 (0.56%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.094%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (17.13%) ITIL
3 144 (13.48%) Service Delivery
4 127 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 124 (11.61%) Project Management
6 101 (9.46%) Presales
6 101 (9.46%) PRINCE2
7 95 (8.90%) CRM
8 94 (8.80%) ERP
9 88 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
9 88 (8.24%) MVC
10 84 (7.87%) Mentoring
11 83 (7.77%) Line Management
12 79 (7.40%) Software Engineering
13 75 (7.02%) TOGAF
14 60 (5.62%) Logistics
15 57 (5.34%) SDLC
16 54 (5.06%) Web Development
17 49 (4.59%) Service Management
18 47 (4.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 322 (30.15%) SQL
2 150 (14.04%) C#
3 93 (8.71%) JavaScript
4 74 (6.93%) T-SQL
5 50 (4.68%) VB.NET
6 43 (4.03%) PowerShell
7 34 (3.18%) C
8 26 (2.43%) Java
9 17 (1.59%) VBA
10 13 (1.22%) VB
11 12 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 9 (0.84%) R
12 9 (0.84%) VBScript
13 7 (0.66%) PHP
14 3 (0.28%) C++
14 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.19%) VB6
15 2 (0.19%) X++
16 1 (0.094%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (12.27%) Degree
2 96 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (6.55%) Security Cleared
4 67 (6.27%) ISEB
5 51 (4.78%) MCSE
6 46 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 33 (3.09%) SC Cleared
10 32 (3.00%) MCP
10 32 (3.00%) PMP
11 31 (2.90%) CCNA
12 29 (2.72%) PMI Certification
13 23 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (2.15%) LPIC
13 23 (2.15%) MCSA
14 20 (1.87%) CCNP
15 15 (1.40%) ISTQB
16 12 (1.12%) MCITP
17 10 (0.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.15%) SLA
2 37 (3.46%) QA
3 23 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.094%) COBIT
9 1 (0.094%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.094%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.094%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 258 (24.16%) Active Directory
2 196 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (2.15%) Firmware
6 20 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
7 15 (1.40%) Docker
8 13 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (1.22%) XenApp
8 13 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.56%) vSphere
12 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.47%) XenServer
13 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.28%) UAG
14 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.19%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.094%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 55 (5.15%) SCCM
2 40 (3.75%) SCOM
3 35 (3.28%) SCVMM
4 29 (2.72%) Backup Exec
5 23 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.12%) Puppet
8 11 (1.03%) SCOrch
8 11 (1.03%) vRealize
9 10 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.47%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.47%) WSUS
12 4 (0.37%) EdgeSight
13 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.19%) Nagios
13 2 (0.19%) Opsview
13 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 831 (77.81%) Microsoft
2 275 (25.75%) VMware
3 162 (15.17%) Citrix
4 126 (11.80%) Cisco
5 76 (7.12%) Oracle
6 63 (5.90%) SAP
7 62 (5.81%) IBM
7 62 (5.81%) NetApp
8 55 (5.15%) EMC
9 44 (4.12%) HP
10 32 (3.00%) CheckPoint
11 31 (2.90%) Juniper
11 31 (2.90%) Red Hat
12 23 (2.15%) BMC
12 23 (2.15%) Google
13 22 (2.06%) 3PAR
14 15 (1.40%) JD Edwards
15 14 (1.31%) Symantec
16 12 (1.12%) Cognos
17 10 (0.94%) Sophos
Stone, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum + £8000 commission
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITVE SALARY
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 25 days holiday, training workshops and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + pension, holidays etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry and Warks Partnership Trust
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago