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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 530 587 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.25% 10.75% 8.91%
As % of the Applications category 61.34% 63.67% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 439 488 432
Average salary £36,500 £37,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
864 922 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.08% 16.88% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 680 756 710
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,346 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +1 226 £40,000 +6.66% 50
Warwickshire -12 68 £30,000 -4.76% 11
Coventry -2 63 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Staffordshire -13 51 £28,550 -23.86% 9
Worcestershire +13 35 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Solihull -4 22 £29,250 -10.00% 5
Wolverhampton +7 12 £30,000 -10.44% 7
Shropshire -14 12 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Walsall +8 6 £44,000 +30.37% 1
Dudley +3 5 £40,000 +53.84% 2
West Bromwich -10 5 £22,500 +18.42% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £40,000 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 786 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 412 (38.76%) SQL
3 403 (37.91%) SQL Server
4 345 (32.46%) Windows
5 292 (27.47%) .NET
6 224 (21.07%) MS Office
7 223 (20.98%) C#
8 196 (18.44%) Finance
9 168 (15.80%) HTML
10 161 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
11 158 (14.86%) ASP.NET
12 152 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
13 148 (13.92%) Active Directory
14 146 (13.73%) VMware
15 143 (13.45%) JavaScript
16 138 (12.98%) Degree
17 124 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 123 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
19 120 (11.29%) Oracle
20 116 (10.91%) ITIL
21 108 (10.16%) CSS
22 106 (9.97%) SharePoint
23 105 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 103 (9.69%) Project Management
25 101 (9.50%) MS Exchange
25 101 (9.50%) XML
26 94 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
27 89 (8.37%) Cisco
28 87 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
29 86 (8.09%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 106 (9.97%) SharePoint
2 101 (9.50%) MS Exchange
3 57 (5.36%) IIS
4 34 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (2.16%) Lync
6 18 (1.69%) JBoss
7 17 (1.60%) CMS
8 15 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.22%) Alfresco
9 13 (1.22%) Documentum
10 11 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (1.03%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.75%) Apache
12 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 224 (21.07%) MS Office
2 70 (6.59%) MS Project
3 58 (5.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.28%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.094%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.094%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.094%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 34 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.66%) SAP Business One
3 7 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.47%) Primavera
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.38%) Sage ERP X3
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.28%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.28%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.19%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.19%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.094%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.094%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (3.57%) Office 365
3 19 (1.79%) IaaS
4 15 (1.41%) SaaS
4 15 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.56%) PaaS
7 2 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.094%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.094%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.46%) TCP/IP
2 57 (5.36%) WAN
3 56 (5.27%) LAN
4 49 (4.61%) Firewall
5 35 (3.29%) SAN
6 32 (3.01%) DNS
7 27 (2.54%) VPN
8 21 (1.98%) Internet
9 20 (1.88%) DHCP
10 18 (1.69%) HTTP
11 17 (1.60%) Wireless
12 15 (1.41%) SSL
13 12 (1.13%) VoIP
14 8 (0.75%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.66%) VLAN
15 7 (0.66%) IP Telephony
16 6 (0.56%) Network Security
17 5 (0.47%) BGP
18 4 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (37.91%) SQL Server
2 123 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (6.40%) Relational Database
5 60 (5.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 57 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (4.14%) RDBMS
9 38 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (3.29%) MS Access
10 35 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
12 18 (1.69%) DB2
13 17 (1.60%) MySQL
14 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.13%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.94%) MongoDB
17 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 29 (2.73%) Subversion
3 26 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.35%) NUnit
4 25 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.32%) JIRA
6 11 (1.03%) Selenium
7 8 (0.75%) InstallShield
8 7 (0.66%) Jasmine
8 7 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.38%) LSMW
10 3 (0.28%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.28%) MSTest
11 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.094%) ERwin
12 1 (0.094%) Toad
12 1 (0.094%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 196 (18.44%) Finance
2 79 (7.43%) Retail
3 66 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 49 (4.61%) Marketing
5 31 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.54%) Publishing
7 21 (1.98%) Banking
8 16 (1.51%) Automotive
9 15 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.13%) Legal
11 8 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.66%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.56%) Billing
13 6 (0.56%) Law
14 5 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.47%) Back Office
14 5 (0.47%) Advertising
15 3 (0.28%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.19%) Local Government
16 2 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 272 (25.59%) Developer
2 241 (22.67%) Analyst
3 86 (8.09%) .NET Developer
4 83 (7.81%) C# Developer
5 79 (7.43%) Support Analyst
6 76 (7.15%) Consultant
7 68 (6.40%) Support Engineer
8 67 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 64 (6.02%) Architect
10 58 (5.46%) Administrator
11 50 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 42 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 41 (3.86%) Senior Developer
14 39 (3.67%) Project Manager
15 38 (3.57%) Data Analyst
16 35 (3.29%) IT Support
17 34 (3.20%) DBA
18 33 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
18 33 (3.10%) Software Developer
19 31 (2.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (27.47%) .NET
2 168 (15.80%) HTML
3 158 (14.86%) ASP.NET
4 108 (10.16%) CSS
5 101 (9.50%) XML
6 86 (8.09%) .NET Framework
7 85 (8.00%) jQuery
8 50 (4.70%) WCF
9 47 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (3.95%) Web Services
11 40 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 32 (3.01%) HTML5
13 28 (2.63%) WinForms
14 25 (2.35%) Entity Framework
15 19 (1.79%) Backbone.js
16 18 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 17 (1.60%) Ajax
18 16 (1.51%) LINQ
19 15 (1.41%) Java EE
19 15 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 152 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.93%) Data Centre
3 56 (5.27%) Management Information System
4 51 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 23 (2.16%) Social Media
7 23 (2.16%) User Experience
8 20 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.41%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.13%) Clustering
12 11 (1.03%) New Media
13 10 (0.94%) Copywriting
14 8 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.75%) FMCG
14 8 (0.75%) Statistics
14 8 (0.75%) PMI
14 8 (0.75%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 345 (32.46%) Windows
2 124 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (7.34%) Linux
5 76 (7.15%) Windows 7
6 58 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (4.42%) UNIX
8 37 (3.48%) Windows XP
9 31 (2.92%) Windows 8
10 21 (1.98%) Solaris
11 15 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 14 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.13%) Android
14 9 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.85%) CentOS
15 5 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.38%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (10.91%) ITIL
3 103 (9.69%) Project Management
4 77 (7.24%) MVC
5 70 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (6.21%) Time Management
7 65 (6.11%) Service Delivery
8 64 (6.02%) CRM
9 57 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (4.89%) PRINCE2
11 49 (4.61%) Scrum
12 45 (4.23%) ERP
13 42 (3.95%) OO
13 42 (3.95%) TDD
14 39 (3.67%) Migration
14 39 (3.67%) SDLC
15 38 (3.57%) Configuration Management
15 38 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (3.48%) Web Development
16 37 (3.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 412 (38.76%) SQL
2 223 (20.98%) C#
3 143 (13.45%) JavaScript
4 78 (7.34%) T-SQL
5 65 (6.11%) VBA
6 59 (5.55%) VB
7 56 (5.27%) VB.NET
8 43 (4.05%) Java
9 36 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 25 (2.35%) C
11 24 (2.26%) VB6
12 21 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.22%) PHP
13 13 (1.22%) Python
14 12 (1.13%) VBScript
15 8 (0.75%) ABAP
16 7 (0.66%) Perl
16 7 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.66%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.28%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 138 (12.98%) Degree
2 75 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.10%) MCSE
6 25 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (2.07%) MCITP
7 22 (2.07%) ISEB
8 21 (1.98%) MCSA
8 21 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.51%) CCNP
9 16 (1.51%) CCNA
10 15 (1.41%) DV Cleared
11 14 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.94%) HND
13 10 (0.94%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.85%) MCP
15 7 (0.66%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.86%) SLA
2 27 (2.54%) QA
3 8 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) P3O
6 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.094%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.094%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 148 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 94 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (5.55%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.16%) XenApp
5 20 (1.88%) vSphere
6 13 (1.22%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.56%) XenServer
10 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.19%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.094%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.094%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (1.69%) SCCM
2 12 (1.13%) Puppet
2 12 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.03%) Nagios
4 7 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.66%) SCOM
5 6 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.38%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.38%) WSUS
7 3 (0.28%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.28%) Control-M
7 3 (0.28%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.28%) Ansible
8 2 (0.19%) Opsview
8 2 (0.19%) WMI
8 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 786 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 146 (13.73%) VMware
3 120 (11.29%) Oracle
4 89 (8.37%) Cisco
5 81 (7.62%) Citrix
6 57 (5.36%) SAP
7 34 (3.20%) EMC
8 28 (2.63%) IBM
9 26 (2.45%) HP
10 25 (2.35%) NetApp
11 22 (2.07%) Cognos
12 21 (1.98%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.88%) Google
14 17 (1.60%) Business Objects
15 15 (1.41%) Dell
15 15 (1.41%) Apple
16 13 (1.22%) OpenText
17 12 (1.13%) Symantec
18 11 (1.03%) 3PAR
19 10 (0.94%) Sage
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Modis
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29500 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday