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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 599 486 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.19% 10.02% 9.65%
As % of the Applications category 67.23% 62.23% 59.87%
Number of salaries quoted 519 401 411
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
891 781 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.64% 16.10% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 776 654 677
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 205 £35,000 -12.50% 25
Staffordshire +1 102 £38,000 +38.18% 10
Warwickshire -3 76 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Coventry +8 74 £40,000 +27.49% 5
Worcestershire +25 30 £32,500 +10.16% 3
Solihull -17 25 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Wolverhampton 0 21 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Walsall +2 12 £27,000 -41.62%
Shropshire 0 10 £27,750 +30.66% 2
Herefordshire +2 6 £32,500 +46.06% 1
West Bromwich +1 3 £18,000 -45.45% 1
Wednesbury - 3 £31,500 -
Halesowen -1 1 £32,500 -2.98%
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 880 (76.46%) Microsoft
2 488 (42.40%) SQL
2 488 (42.40%) SQL Server
3 396 (34.40%) Windows
4 280 (24.33%) .NET
5 246 (21.37%) C#
6 227 (19.72%) MS Office
7 193 (16.77%) VMware
8 187 (16.25%) ASP.NET
9 184 (15.99%) HTML
10 162 (14.07%) Active Directory
11 156 (13.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 151 (13.12%) Finance
12 151 (13.12%) Degree
13 149 (12.95%) JavaScript
14 147 (12.77%) SharePoint
15 146 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 144 (12.51%) CSS
17 141 (12.25%) ITIL
18 140 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
19 132 (11.47%) T-SQL
20 125 (10.86%) Citrix
21 124 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
22 123 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
23 118 (10.25%) VB.NET
23 118 (10.25%) MS Exchange
24 114 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
24 114 (9.90%) jQuery
25 112 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
26 103 (8.95%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 147 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 118 (10.25%) MS Exchange
3 47 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (3.39%) IIS
6 32 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
8 28 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.48%) Lync
12 14 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (1.04%) Apache
13 12 (1.04%) SAS
14 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
16 7 (0.61%) JBoss
17 5 (0.43%) Node.js
18 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 227 (19.72%) MS Office
2 73 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (3.21%) MS Project
4 32 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.39%) Simulink
6 11 (0.96%) Stateflow
6 11 (0.96%) TargetLink
7 10 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.87%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.61%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.26%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.087%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
2 37 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.70%) Agresso
5 7 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.17%) Servitor
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.087%) Maximo
8 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.087%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.087%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.087%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.087%) Line 500
8 1 (0.087%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.69%) Office 365
2 21 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.61%) SaaS
4 5 (0.43%) GitHub
5 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.087%) IaaS
6 1 (0.087%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.60%) LAN
2 68 (5.91%) TCP/IP
3 58 (5.04%) SAN
3 58 (5.04%) WAN
4 49 (4.26%) Firewall
5 47 (4.08%) DNS
6 36 (3.13%) Internet
7 35 (3.04%) DHCP
8 30 (2.61%) VPN
9 17 (1.48%) SSH
10 16 (1.39%) Intranet
11 15 (1.30%) Network Security
11 15 (1.30%) NAS
12 12 (1.04%) Wireless
13 11 (0.96%) NetScaler
14 10 (0.87%) IP Telephony
15 9 (0.78%) iSCSI
16 7 (0.61%) SNMP
16 7 (0.61%) VoIP
17 6 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (42.40%) SQL Server
2 156 (13.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 146 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (8.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 81 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (5.91%) MS Access
7 48 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 42 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (2.61%) RDBMS
12 27 (2.35%) MySQL
13 20 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (1.65%) Oracle Database
15 13 (1.13%) OLAP
15 13 (1.13%) Star Schema
15 13 (1.13%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.61%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 44 (3.82%) Visual Studio
2 38 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (2.17%) Subversion
4 11 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (0.87%) NUnit
6 8 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.43%) JIRA
9 4 (0.35%) Toad
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.17%) MSI
10 2 (0.17%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.17%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.17%) MorphX
10 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.087%) Selenium
11 1 (0.087%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.087%) MSTest
General
1 151 (13.12%) Finance
2 57 (4.95%) Automotive
3 38 (3.30%) Advertising
4 36 (3.13%) Retail
5 30 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.35%) Legal
7 24 (2.09%) Marketing
8 23 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.48%) Electronics
10 14 (1.22%) Banking
11 10 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.70%) Back Office
12 8 (0.70%) Law
13 7 (0.61%) Games
14 6 (0.52%) Billing
15 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.26%) Local Government
16 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 340 (29.54%) Developer
2 283 (24.59%) Analyst
3 81 (7.04%) .NET Developer
4 80 (6.95%) Consultant
5 72 (6.26%) Software Developer
6 69 (5.99%) Support Analyst
7 64 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 61 (5.30%) Administrator
9 52 (4.52%) Senior Developer
9 52 (4.52%) Business Analyst
10 49 (4.26%) Architect
11 44 (3.82%) Applications Support
12 43 (3.74%) IT Support
13 40 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 39 (3.39%) Software Engineer
15 37 (3.21%) C# Developer
15 37 (3.21%) Data Analyst
16 34 (2.95%) DBA
17 33 (2.87%) SQL DBA
18 30 (2.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (24.33%) .NET
2 187 (16.25%) ASP.NET
3 184 (15.99%) HTML
4 144 (12.51%) CSS
5 114 (9.90%) jQuery
6 85 (7.38%) HTML5
7 78 (6.78%) .NET Framework
8 75 (6.52%) Ajax
9 69 (5.99%) XML
10 50 (4.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 47 (4.08%) CSS3
12 42 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (3.56%) LINQ
14 31 (2.69%) Web Services
15 29 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (2.35%) AngularJS
17 26 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 26 (2.26%) Middleware
18 25 (2.17%) WCF
19 21 (1.82%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 124 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 31 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.17%) Statistics
4 25 (2.17%) User Experience
5 23 (2.00%) Clustering
6 17 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 17 (1.48%) W3C
6 17 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 16 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
9 11 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 11 (0.96%) FMCG
10 9 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.78%) Open Source
11 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.70%) Taxonomies
12 7 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.61%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 396 (34.40%) Windows
2 112 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (7.04%) Windows 7
5 66 (5.73%) Linux
6 58 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (2.87%) Windows XP
7 33 (2.87%) UNIX
8 27 (2.35%) Windows 8
9 17 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.30%) Solaris
11 7 (0.61%) CentOS
11 7 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.43%) Android
14 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.087%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (12.25%) ITIL
2 140 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
3 114 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (8.95%) Project Management
5 98 (8.51%) MVC
6 67 (5.82%) CRM
7 63 (5.47%) Software Engineering
7 63 (5.47%) Web Development
8 57 (4.95%) Time Management
9 56 (4.87%) Data Analysis
9 56 (4.87%) Scrum
10 52 (4.52%) E-Commerce
11 48 (4.17%) ETL
12 47 (4.08%) Service Delivery
13 40 (3.48%) Data Management
14 38 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 36 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
15 36 (3.13%) Mentoring
16 31 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (2.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 488 (42.40%) SQL
2 246 (21.37%) C#
3 149 (12.95%) JavaScript
4 132 (11.47%) T-SQL
5 118 (10.25%) VB.NET
6 62 (5.39%) VB
7 55 (4.78%) Java
8 44 (3.82%) VBA
9 36 (3.13%) PHP
10 24 (2.09%) C
11 22 (1.91%) C++
12 21 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 19 (1.65%) PHP5
14 11 (0.96%) Assembly Language
15 10 (0.87%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.87%) VBScript
16 5 (0.43%) Embedded C
16 5 (0.43%) Embedded C++
16 5 (0.43%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 151 (13.12%) Degree
2 95 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.39%) MCSE
5 37 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 27 (2.35%) MCP
7 26 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (1.91%) MCITP
9 22 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.65%) MCTS
11 18 (1.56%) CCNA
12 16 (1.39%) MCSA
13 14 (1.22%) ISTQB
14 12 (1.04%) CCA
14 12 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (0.96%) ISEB
16 6 (0.52%) CCNP
16 6 (0.52%) HND
17 5 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.39%) SLA
2 32 (2.78%) QA
3 12 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.087%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 162 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 123 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.74%) XenApp
5 34 (2.95%) vSphere
6 18 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 13 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.96%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.43%) Firmware
11 4 (0.35%) RHEV
12 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.17%) Squid
13 2 (0.17%) vCloud
14 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.087%) IAG
14 1 (0.087%) UAG
14 1 (0.087%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (2.69%) SCCM
2 23 (2.00%) Nagios
3 13 (1.13%) SCOM
4 7 (0.61%) WMI
4 7 (0.61%) XenMobile
5 6 (0.52%) SCDPM
5 6 (0.52%) WSUS
5 6 (0.52%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.26%) Plesk
7 3 (0.26%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.17%) SCSM
8 2 (0.17%) cPanel
9 1 (0.087%) Cacti
Vendors
1 880 (76.46%) Microsoft
2 193 (16.77%) VMware
3 125 (10.86%) Citrix
4 73 (6.34%) Cisco
5 68 (5.91%) Oracle
6 35 (3.04%) HP
7 30 (2.61%) IBM
8 26 (2.26%) Business Objects
9 24 (2.09%) Cognos
9 24 (2.09%) EMC
9 24 (2.09%) Red Hat
10 23 (2.00%) NetApp
11 20 (1.74%) Twitter
12 19 (1.65%) Dell
13 17 (1.48%) SAP
14 12 (1.04%) Adobe
14 12 (1.04%) Nimsoft
15 11 (0.96%) MathWorks
15 11 (0.96%) MKS
16 8 (0.70%) Informatica
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £19.5k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary , car allowance plu
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago