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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 560 430 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.15% 9.75% 9.76%
As % of the Applications category 68.21% 58.27% 59.69%
Number of salaries quoted 493 345 421
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,976 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
821 738 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.35% 16.73% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 722 600 682
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,369 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 0 188 £35,000 -12.50% 28
Staffordshire +6 94 £38,000 +17.82% 10
Warwickshire -7 75 £32,500 -7.14% 22
Coventry +9 64 £37,500 +23.96% 10
Wolverhampton +1 27 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Worcestershire +19 26 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Solihull -12 22 £32,750 +28.43% 5
Walsall +7 12 £25,000 -25.37% 1
Shropshire -3 11 £27,500 +25.13% 4
Herefordshire -2 5 £32,500 +37.56% 1
West Bromwich -1 3 £58,500 +74.62%
Wednesbury - 2 £31,500 -
Halesowen 0 1 £33,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 852 (74.80%) Microsoft
2 498 (43.72%) SQL
3 473 (41.53%) SQL Server
4 411 (36.08%) Windows
5 269 (23.62%) .NET
6 249 (21.86%) MS Office
7 230 (20.19%) C#
8 209 (18.35%) VMware
9 180 (15.80%) Active Directory
10 178 (15.63%) HTML
11 173 (15.19%) ASP.NET
12 159 (13.96%) ITIL
13 148 (12.99%) Finance
14 141 (12.38%) JavaScript
15 139 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 135 (11.85%) CSS
17 134 (11.76%) SharePoint
17 134 (11.76%) Degree
18 132 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 127 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 124 (10.89%) MS Exchange
21 122 (10.71%) Citrix
22 120 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
23 119 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
24 116 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
25 113 (9.92%) T-SQL
26 110 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
27 107 (9.39%) jQuery
28 106 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
29 102 (8.96%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 134 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 124 (10.89%) MS Exchange
3 47 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (3.69%) IIS
6 30 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
9 17 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.49%) Lync
9 17 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (1.32%) Apache
11 13 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (1.05%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.97%) SAS
14 8 (0.70%) JBoss
14 8 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
16 5 (0.44%) CMS
16 5 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 249 (21.86%) MS Office
2 67 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 33 (2.90%) MS Project
5 13 (1.14%) Simulink
6 10 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.70%) TargetLink
7 8 (0.70%) Stateflow
8 7 (0.61%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.26%) InDesign
11 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.088%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 47 (4.13%) Dynamics AX
2 36 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.70%) Agresso
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.088%) Maximo
8 1 (0.088%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.088%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.088%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.088%) Line 500
8 1 (0.088%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (0.088%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.088%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.28%) Office 365
2 22 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.44%) GitHub
4 4 (0.35%) SaaS
4 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.088%) PaaS
5 1 (0.088%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.58%) LAN
2 63 (5.53%) TCP/IP
3 60 (5.27%) SAN
4 59 (5.18%) WAN
5 56 (4.92%) Firewall
6 47 (4.13%) DNS
7 35 (3.07%) VPN
8 34 (2.99%) DHCP
9 33 (2.90%) Internet
10 18 (1.58%) SSH
10 18 (1.58%) Intranet
11 17 (1.49%) NAS
12 14 (1.23%) Wireless
13 11 (0.97%) Network Security
14 10 (0.88%) VoIP
15 9 (0.79%) iSCSI
15 9 (0.79%) IP Telephony
16 8 (0.70%) SNMP
17 7 (0.61%) HTTP
17 7 (0.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (41.53%) SQL Server
2 139 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 110 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (6.67%) MS Access
6 73 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (5.09%) Relational Database
8 47 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (3.07%) RDBMS
10 35 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (2.63%) MySQL
12 20 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (1.40%) Data Mining
15 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.97%) Star Schema
17 7 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
18 6 (0.53%) EDRMS
18 6 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (3.42%) Visual Studio
2 32 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.84%) Subversion
4 13 (1.14%) NUnit
5 9 (0.79%) JIRA
6 8 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 7 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.35%) Toad
11 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.18%) MorphX
12 1 (0.088%) Ant
12 1 (0.088%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.088%) MSTest
12 1 (0.088%) Moq
General
1 148 (12.99%) Finance
2 50 (4.39%) Automotive
3 34 (2.99%) Retail
4 24 (2.11%) Advertising
5 23 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.02%) Marketing
6 20 (1.76%) Legal
6 20 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.14%) Electronics
8 9 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 9 (0.79%) Banking
9 8 (0.70%) Back Office
9 8 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.61%) Games
11 5 (0.44%) Law
11 5 (0.44%) Billing
12 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.26%) Local Government
12 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 308 (27.04%) Developer
2 279 (24.50%) Analyst
3 76 (6.67%) Consultant
4 74 (6.50%) Administrator
5 73 (6.41%) .NET Developer
5 73 (6.41%) Support Analyst
6 71 (6.23%) Support Engineer
7 67 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 51 (4.48%) Business Analyst
9 48 (4.21%) Senior Developer
10 45 (3.95%) Architect
11 44 (3.86%) IT Support
12 43 (3.78%) DBA
13 41 (3.60%) SQL DBA
14 40 (3.51%) C# Developer
15 39 (3.42%) Applications Support
16 37 (3.25%) Software Engineer
17 33 (2.90%) Data Analyst
18 31 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 29 (2.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (23.62%) .NET
2 178 (15.63%) HTML
3 173 (15.19%) ASP.NET
4 135 (11.85%) CSS
5 107 (9.39%) jQuery
6 83 (7.29%) HTML5
7 79 (6.94%) .NET Framework
8 73 (6.41%) Ajax
9 72 (6.32%) XML
10 53 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 46 (4.04%) CSS3
12 43 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (3.25%) LINQ
14 25 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (2.19%) Web Services
15 24 (2.11%) AngularJS
16 23 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 21 (1.84%) WCF
18 20 (1.76%) NHibernate
18 20 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 120 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 31 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.63%) Statistics
5 23 (2.02%) Clustering
6 20 (1.76%) User Experience
7 17 (1.49%) W3C
8 16 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
10 13 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.88%) Open Source
12 10 (0.88%) FMCG
13 9 (0.79%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.70%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.70%) PDA
15 7 (0.61%) Taxonomies
15 7 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 411 (36.08%) Windows
2 119 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 89 (7.81%) Windows 7
5 78 (6.85%) Linux
6 65 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (4.04%) UNIX
8 36 (3.16%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.19%) Windows 8
10 23 (2.02%) Solaris
11 19 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.14%) Android
13 9 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.61%) CentOS
14 7 (0.61%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (13.96%) ITIL
2 116 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
3 106 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (8.78%) MVC
5 97 (8.52%) Project Management
6 70 (6.15%) Time Management
7 63 (5.53%) CRM
8 62 (5.44%) Software Engineering
9 56 (4.92%) Service Delivery
10 53 (4.65%) Web Development
11 52 (4.57%) Data Analysis
12 49 (4.30%) Scrum
13 42 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (3.34%) E-Commerce
14 38 (3.34%) Data Management
15 37 (3.25%) ETL
16 33 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
17 31 (2.72%) PRINCE2
18 30 (2.63%) ERP
18 30 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 498 (43.72%) SQL
2 230 (20.19%) C#
3 141 (12.38%) JavaScript
4 113 (9.92%) T-SQL
5 102 (8.96%) VB.NET
6 63 (5.53%) VB
7 61 (5.36%) VBA
8 56 (4.92%) Java
9 35 (3.07%) PHP
10 28 (2.46%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.02%) C
12 19 (1.67%) C++
13 17 (1.49%) PHP5
14 13 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.70%) Assembly Language
15 8 (0.70%) VBScript
16 6 (0.53%) X++
16 6 (0.53%) VB6
17 5 (0.44%) Ruby
17 5 (0.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 134 (11.76%) Degree
2 84 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (5.09%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.25%) MCSE
5 30 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (2.37%) MCP
7 22 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (1.58%) MCITP
9 16 (1.40%) CCNA
9 16 (1.40%) MCSA
10 13 (1.14%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.14%) MCTS
11 12 (1.05%) HND
12 11 (0.97%) CCA
12 11 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (0.70%) ISEB
13 8 (0.70%) CCNP
14 7 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.71%) SLA
2 32 (2.81%) QA
3 9 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.35%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
System Software
1 180 (15.80%) Active Directory
2 132 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (8.34%) Hyper-V
4 42 (3.69%) XenApp
5 35 (3.07%) vSphere
6 19 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.44%) Firmware
11 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.35%) RHEV
12 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.18%) Squid
13 2 (0.18%) XenServer
13 2 (0.18%) vCloud
14 1 (0.088%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.088%) IAG
14 1 (0.088%) UAG
Systems Management
1 34 (2.99%) SCCM
2 24 (2.11%) Nagios
3 16 (1.40%) SCOM
4 8 (0.70%) WMI
5 7 (0.61%) SCDPM
5 7 (0.61%) SCVMM
6 6 (0.53%) XenMobile
6 6 (0.53%) WSUS
7 5 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.26%) SCSM
9 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.26%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.26%) Plesk
10 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.18%) cPanel
Vendors
1 852 (74.80%) Microsoft
2 209 (18.35%) VMware
3 122 (10.71%) Citrix
4 84 (7.37%) Cisco
5 74 (6.50%) Oracle
6 37 (3.25%) HP
7 32 (2.81%) Red Hat
8 30 (2.63%) Business Objects
9 28 (2.46%) IBM
10 27 (2.37%) EMC
11 23 (2.02%) NetApp
12 22 (1.93%) Dell
13 21 (1.84%) SAP
14 19 (1.67%) Cognos
15 18 (1.58%) Twitter
16 13 (1.14%) Adobe
17 12 (1.05%) Apple
17 12 (1.05%) Nimsoft
18 9 (0.79%) Avaya
19 8 (0.70%) MathWorks
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All, Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Myers Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum good benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
The SmartList
Salary: £Competitive dependant on skills and experiences
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum plus 25% bonus and executive bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago