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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 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 492 508 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.26% 10.34% 9.58%
As % of the Applications category 66.40% 60.12% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 413 399 429
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,175 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
741 845 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.94% 17.20% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 588 655 689
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 +2 166 £40,000 -1.84% 37
Coventry +4 82 £29,000 -22.66% 10
Warwickshire -5 65 £29,500 -11.94% 10
Staffordshire -18 55 £30,000 -18.36% 10
Worcestershire +6 32 £34,500 -8.00% 6
Solihull -10 30 £30,000 +4.34% 9
Shropshire -21 13 £27,750 -20.71% 6
Wolverhampton +5 10 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Dudley -6 6 £26,125 -12.91% 1
Walsall -1 5 £30,000 -30.23%
West Bromwich +1 2 £13,625 -27.33%
Herefordshire +4 1 £21,500 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 789 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 441 (41.92%) SQL
3 420 (39.92%) SQL Server
4 376 (35.74%) Windows
5 284 (27.00%) .NET
6 254 (24.14%) MS Office
7 224 (21.29%) C#
8 167 (15.87%) ASP.NET
9 166 (15.78%) VMware
10 161 (15.30%) Active Directory
11 158 (15.02%) HTML
12 140 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
13 137 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
14 135 (12.83%) Finance
15 129 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 129 (12.26%) ITIL
16 127 (12.07%) JavaScript
16 127 (12.07%) Degree
16 127 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 124 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 117 (11.12%) CSS
19 108 (10.27%) SharePoint
20 102 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
21 100 (9.51%) MS Exchange
22 96 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
23 95 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
24 93 (8.84%) .NET Framework
24 93 (8.84%) Project Management
25 92 (8.75%) Citrix
26 91 (8.65%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 108 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 100 (9.51%) MS Exchange
3 48 (4.56%) IIS
4 34 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (1.90%) Lync
7 18 (1.71%) Apache
8 13 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.14%) JBoss
10 10 (0.95%) Documentum
10 10 (0.95%) CMS
10 10 (0.95%) Alfresco
11 9 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 254 (24.14%) MS Office
2 60 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 42 (3.99%) MS Project
4 24 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (1.33%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.38%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.29%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.19%) Simulink
9 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.19%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.095%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.095%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 38 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
2 36 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.86%) Agresso
5 7 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.48%) Primavera
6 5 (0.48%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.29%) Sage ERP X3
8 2 (0.19%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.095%) SAP xRPM
9 1 (0.095%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.095%) Line 500
9 1 (0.095%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.095%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.095%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.14%) Office 365
2 31 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.95%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.76%) SaaS
5 5 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.29%) PaaS
6 3 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.095%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.51%) LAN
2 54 (5.13%) Firewall
3 52 (4.94%) WAN
3 52 (4.94%) TCP/IP
4 45 (4.28%) SAN
5 32 (3.04%) DNS
6 24 (2.28%) VPN
7 23 (2.19%) DHCP
8 16 (1.52%) Internet
9 14 (1.33%) Wireless
10 13 (1.24%) HTTP
11 12 (1.14%) Network Security
12 11 (1.05%) VoIP
13 10 (0.95%) IP Telephony
13 10 (0.95%) SSL
13 10 (0.95%) NAS
14 9 (0.86%) SNMP
14 9 (0.86%) Intranet
15 8 (0.76%) SSH
16 6 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (39.92%) SQL Server
2 129 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 82 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (6.84%) Relational Database
6 60 (5.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 57 (5.42%) MS Access
8 53 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 47 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (3.90%) RDBMS
11 38 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.90%) Data Mining
13 16 (1.52%) MySQL
14 14 (1.33%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.14%) DB2
16 10 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (0.76%) MongoDB
19 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (4.18%) Visual Studio
2 32 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (2.57%) NUnit
4 25 (2.38%) Subversion
5 12 (1.14%) JIRA
5 12 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.48%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.48%) Selenium
7 4 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.29%) MSTest
8 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.19%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.095%) Ant
10 1 (0.095%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.095%) ERwin
10 1 (0.095%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 135 (12.83%) Finance
2 52 (4.94%) Marketing
3 45 (4.28%) Retail
4 31 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.09%) Automotive
5 22 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.43%) Banking
7 13 (1.24%) Advertising
8 10 (0.95%) Legal
9 9 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 9 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.67%) Publishing
10 7 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.57%) Billing
11 6 (0.57%) Law
12 5 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.38%) Back Office
14 3 (0.29%) Games
14 3 (0.29%) Local Government
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 260 (24.71%) Developer
2 252 (23.95%) Analyst
3 91 (8.65%) .NET Developer
4 77 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 74 (7.03%) Consultant
6 72 (6.84%) Support Analyst
6 72 (6.84%) Support Engineer
7 61 (5.80%) Administrator
7 61 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 55 (5.23%) Architect
9 45 (4.28%) Business Analyst
9 45 (4.28%) IT Support
10 44 (4.18%) Software Developer
11 43 (4.09%) Senior Developer
12 41 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
14 33 (3.14%) DBA
15 32 (3.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 29 (2.76%) SQL DBA
17 28 (2.66%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (27.00%) .NET
2 167 (15.87%) ASP.NET
3 158 (15.02%) HTML
4 117 (11.12%) CSS
5 93 (8.84%) .NET Framework
6 85 (8.08%) XML
7 80 (7.60%) jQuery
8 48 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (4.56%) Ajax
9 45 (4.28%) Entity Framework
10 44 (4.18%) HTML5
10 44 (4.18%) WCF
11 42 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 33 (3.14%) Web Services
13 27 (2.57%) LINQ
14 22 (2.09%) WinForms
15 18 (1.71%) CSS3
16 15 (1.43%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 137 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.28%) User Experience
5 24 (2.28%) Social Media
5 24 (2.28%) Client/Server
6 21 (2.00%) Open Source
6 21 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.62%) Statistics
8 16 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.14%) Blackberry
10 10 (0.95%) Copywriting
11 9 (0.86%) iSeries
12 8 (0.76%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.67%) New Media
13 7 (0.67%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.67%) PMI
13 7 (0.67%) PDA
13 7 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 376 (35.74%) Windows
2 124 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 79 (7.51%) Linux
6 69 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (4.47%) UNIX
8 39 (3.71%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 23 (2.19%) Solaris
11 21 (2.00%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.71%) Android
13 14 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.38%) CentOS
16 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (12.26%) ITIL
3 96 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
4 93 (8.84%) Project Management
5 90 (8.56%) MVC
6 78 (7.41%) Time Management
7 63 (5.99%) Service Delivery
7 63 (5.99%) CRM
8 53 (5.04%) Scrum
9 51 (4.85%) Software Engineering
10 47 (4.47%) PRINCE2
11 46 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (4.09%) ERP
13 37 (3.52%) Web Development
14 35 (3.33%) Data Analysis
15 32 (3.04%) TDD
15 32 (3.04%) Configuration Management
15 32 (3.04%) Incident Management
16 31 (2.95%) E-Commerce
17 30 (2.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 441 (41.92%) SQL
2 224 (21.29%) C#
3 127 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 88 (8.37%) T-SQL
5 74 (7.03%) VBA
6 73 (6.94%) VB.NET
7 57 (5.42%) VB
8 46 (4.37%) Java
9 31 (2.95%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.57%) C
11 18 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.52%) VB6
13 9 (0.86%) PHP
13 9 (0.86%) Python
14 8 (0.76%) VBScript
15 7 (0.67%) Perl
15 7 (0.67%) C++
15 7 (0.67%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.38%) XAML
17 3 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 127 (12.07%) Degree
2 67 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 42 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 30 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (2.47%) MCSE
7 16 (1.52%) MCITP
8 15 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (1.43%) ISEB
9 14 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.24%) MCP
10 13 (1.24%) HND
11 12 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.86%) HNC
12 9 (0.86%) CCNA
12 9 (0.86%) MCSA
12 9 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.86%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.76%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.23%) SLA
2 29 (2.76%) QA
3 8 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.38%) COBIT
5 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.095%) P3O
7 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.095%) HIPAA
System Software
1 161 (15.30%) Active Directory
2 102 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (6.84%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.76%) vSphere
5 21 (2.00%) XenApp
6 13 (1.24%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.67%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.29%) XenServer
12 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.19%) Firmware
13 1 (0.095%) vCloud
13 1 (0.095%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (2.76%) SCCM
2 16 (1.52%) Nagios
3 13 (1.24%) SCOM
4 9 (0.86%) WMI
5 7 (0.67%) WSUS
5 7 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.38%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.38%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.29%) Control-M
9 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.29%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 789 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 166 (15.78%) VMware
3 92 (8.75%) Citrix
4 91 (8.65%) Oracle
5 87 (8.27%) Cisco
6 34 (3.23%) SAP
7 31 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 30 (2.85%) EMC
9 29 (2.76%) HP
10 27 (2.57%) IBM
11 22 (2.09%) Business Objects
12 19 (1.81%) Cognos
12 19 (1.81%) NetApp
13 18 (1.71%) Apple
13 18 (1.71%) Dell
14 15 (1.43%) Adobe
14 15 (1.43%) Google
15 13 (1.24%) Twitter
16 11 (1.05%) Avaya
17 10 (0.95%) OpenText
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing
Salary: attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £72000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Robert Walters
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago