Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 39 82
Rank change year-on-year -17 +43 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 146 130 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.57% 5.72% 3.22%
As % of the Applications category 47.10% 49.06% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 114 82 67
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,132 £20,750 £21,550
90th Percentile £53,375 £46,386 £42,500
North West median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +12.90% -4.62%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 310 265 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.69% 11.66% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 221 199 218
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% -3.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Cheshire

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in Cheshire

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in Cheshire

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -5 42 £30,000 +1.69% 7
Knutsford -42 22 £47,500 -
Macclesfield +4 10 £36,500 +14.06%
Chester -17 10 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Wilmslow +25 9 £33,000 +4.76%
Runcorn +1 3 - -
Alderley Edge - 2 £40,000 -
Congleton - 1 £52,500 - 1
Middlewich - 1 £22,000 -
Microsoft Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 67 (45.89%) Finance
2 49 (33.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 47 (32.19%) SQL
4 45 (30.82%) Microsoft
5 36 (24.66%) SQL Server
5 36 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Office
9 25 (17.12%) ITIL
10 23 (15.75%) Tableau
11 22 (15.07%) Banking
11 22 (15.07%) Project Management
11 22 (15.07%) Power BI
12 21 (14.38%) PMO
12 21 (14.38%) Windows
12 21 (14.38%) Analytics
12 21 (14.38%) QlikView
13 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Project
14 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 18 (12.33%) Oracle
15 18 (12.33%) VBA
15 18 (12.33%) Business Analysis
16 16 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (10.96%) Unix
17 15 (10.27%) MS Access
17 15 (10.27%) MS Visio
17 15 (10.27%) Degree

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) JBoss
2 1 (0.68%) SAS
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (33.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (10.27%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) SPSS
6 1 (0.68%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.68%) HFM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.59%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.74%) Office 365
4 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) Firewall
2 2 (1.37%) DHCP
2 2 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) SMS
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.66%) SQL Server
1 36 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (15.07%) Power BI
3 21 (14.38%) QlikView
4 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (10.27%) MS Access
6 10 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.74%) MySQL
11 3 (2.05%) OLAP
11 3 (2.05%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (45.89%) Finance
2 22 (15.07%) Banking
3 11 (7.53%) Advertising
4 8 (5.48%) Law
5 7 (4.79%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.37%) Back Office
8 2 (1.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (56.16%) Analyst
2 24 (16.44%) Data Analyst
3 16 (10.96%) Developer
4 14 (9.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (7.53%) Banking Analyst
5 11 (7.53%) PMO Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Service Manager
6 10 (6.85%) SQL Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) SAP Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) Service Support Manager
7 9 (6.16%) Support Manager
8 8 (5.48%) SAP SD Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Business Manager
10 5 (3.42%) Excel Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) SQL BI Developer
10 5 (3.42%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.74%) Administrator
11 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) Middleware
2 8 (5.48%) EDI
3 2 (1.37%) .NET
3 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.37%) CSS
3 2 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.68%) J2EE
4 1 (0.68%) LAMP
4 1 (0.68%) MDX
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.22%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.05%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.05%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.05%) User Experience
5 2 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Robotics
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.38%) Windows
2 16 (10.96%) Unix
3 4 (2.74%) Linux
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (17.12%) ITIL
3 22 (15.07%) Project Management
4 21 (14.38%) Analytics
5 18 (12.33%) Business Analysis
6 14 (9.59%) Data Extraction
6 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (8.90%) Risk Management
8 11 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.53%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.85%) ETL
9 10 (6.85%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.85%) Statistics
10 9 (6.16%) Critical Success Factor
10 9 (6.16%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.16%) Escalation Management
10 9 (6.16%) Performance Management
10 9 (6.16%) Resource Management
10 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.19%) SQL
2 18 (12.33%) VBA
3 13 (8.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.05%) Python
5 2 (1.37%) C
5 2 (1.37%) C#
5 2 (1.37%) Java
5 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.27%) Degree
2 11 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.74%) MCP
4 3 (2.05%) ACCA
4 3 (2.05%) MCSA
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.37%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.37%) CIMA
5 2 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CISA
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.38%) PMO
2 10 (6.85%) SLA
3 3 (2.05%) GDPR
3 3 (2.05%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) EMIR
4 1 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.37%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.68%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 45 (30.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.75%) Tableau
3 18 (12.33%) Oracle
4 11 (7.53%) SAP
4 11 (7.53%) ServiceNow
4 11 (7.53%) Teradata
5 3 (2.05%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco
6 2 (1.37%) Citrix
6 2 (1.37%) GoldenSource
6 2 (1.37%) Google
6 2 (1.37%) NETGEAR
6 2 (1.37%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) Progress
7 1 (0.68%) Sage
7 1 (0.68%) Splunk
7 1 (0.68%) Symantec
7 1 (0.68%) Veeam