Period
to 29 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 117 102
Rank change year-on-year -49 -15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 934 3,584 4,836
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.10% 2.80% 3.14%
As % of the Applications category 34.26% 33.71% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 774 2,969 3,887
Median annual salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2,726 10,632 13,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.12% 8.32% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,169 8,351 10,724
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.23% +3.33%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in England over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the England region over the 6 months to 29 September 2020. 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
London -40 413 £52,500 +10.53% 64
South East -15 171 £37,500 - 60
North of England -38 137 £39,292 +20.90% 41
Midlands -16 105 £37,500 +10.29% 33
North West -10 81 £40,000 +23.08% 23
West Midlands -11 70 £37,500 +7.14% 14
South West -6 56 £32,667 -6.67% 22
Yorkshire +3 46 £36,797 +22.66% 15
East of England +11 37 £35,000 +2.94% 20
East Midlands +15 35 £33,000 -2.94% 17
North East -13 10 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 476 (50.96%) Microsoft
2 397 (42.51%) SQL
3 330 (35.33%) Finance
4 263 (28.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 252 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
6 212 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
7 209 (22.38%) Business Intelligence
8 203 (21.73%) SQL Server
9 198 (21.20%) Power Platform
10 196 (20.99%) Power BI
11 183 (19.59%) Analytics
12 182 (19.49%) Degree
13 166 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
14 165 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
15 156 (16.70%) VBA
16 137 (14.67%) Data Analysis
17 110 (11.78%) Azure
18 103 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 103 (11.03%) Python
19 98 (10.49%) ETL
20 90 (9.64%) MS Visio
21 88 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 86 (9.21%) Visualisation
22 86 (9.21%) Windows
22 86 (9.21%) Project Management
23 80 (8.57%) Tableau
24 79 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
25 74 (7.92%) Migration
26 73 (7.82%) Business Analysis
27 72 (7.71%) .NET

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 49 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.57%) Confluence
3 22 (2.36%) SAS
4 11 (1.18%) IIS
5 9 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.54%) Apache
7 5 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.43%) CMS
8 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 263 (28.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 252 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
3 90 (9.64%) MS Visio
4 49 (5.25%) Microsoft Project
5 36 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (1.71%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.54%) SPSS
8 3 (0.32%) EPLAN
8 3 (0.32%) Stata
9 2 (0.21%) EViews
9 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.21%) Quantrix
9 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) InDesign
10 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.18%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.54%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.43%) Endur
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.32%) Magento
6 3 (0.32%) Relativity
6 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.21%) FastStats
7 2 (0.21%) Maximo
7 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.21%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.21%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.11%) HFM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 198 (21.20%) Power Platform
2 110 (11.78%) Azure
3 34 (3.64%) AWS
4 33 (3.53%) SaaS
5 28 (3.00%) Office 365
6 25 (2.68%) Google Analytics
7 15 (1.61%) PowerApps
8 13 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (1.07%) GCP
10 8 (0.86%) Slack
11 7 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
12 6 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.54%) Serverless
13 5 (0.54%) Trello
14 3 (0.32%) Firebase
14 3 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.57%) DNS
2 22 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.25%) DHCP
3 21 (2.25%) Firewall
3 21 (2.25%) LAN
4 15 (1.61%) Wireless
5 13 (1.39%) VPN
5 13 (1.39%) WLAN
6 12 (1.28%) VoIP
7 11 (1.18%) Skype
8 10 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.96%) Internet
10 8 (0.86%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.86%) WAN
11 7 (0.75%) Network Security
11 7 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.43%) FTP
12 4 (0.43%) Modbus
12 4 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (21.73%) SQL Server
2 196 (20.99%) Power BI
3 103 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
8 30 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.89%) OLAP
10 26 (2.78%) MS Access
11 24 (2.57%) QlikView
12 21 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.93%) Data Mining
14 17 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
15 16 (1.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (1.71%) MySQL
15 16 (1.71%) OLTP
16 15 (1.61%) MongoDB
17 14 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (5.57%) JIRA
2 23 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 20 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.86%) Selenium
6 7 (0.75%) Cypress.io
6 7 (0.75%) SpecFlow
6 7 (0.75%) Subversion
7 6 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.54%) RStudio
8 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.32%) Ant
9 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.32%) Maven
9 3 (0.32%) Moq
9 3 (0.32%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.32%) MSTest
9 3 (0.32%) NUnit
9 3 (0.32%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.21%) LSMW
General
1 330 (35.33%) Finance
2 66 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 60 (6.42%) Marketing
4 44 (4.71%) Front Office
5 39 (4.18%) Banking
6 36 (3.85%) Legal
7 33 (3.53%) Retail
8 32 (3.43%) Law
9 17 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.82%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.61%) Back Office
11 12 (1.28%) Advertising
12 10 (1.07%) Billing
13 9 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.86%) Local Government
15 7 (0.75%) Electronics
15 7 (0.75%) French Language
15 7 (0.75%) German Language
15 7 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 327 (35.01%) Analyst
2 181 (19.38%) Developer
3 79 (8.46%) Data Analyst
4 54 (5.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 49 (5.25%) Business Analyst
6 43 (4.60%) SQL Developer
7 37 (3.96%) SQL Analyst
8 36 (3.85%) Support Analyst
9 35 (3.75%) Project Manager
10 34 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
11 30 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 29 (3.10%) Applications Support
12 29 (3.10%) IT Analyst
13 27 (2.89%) Consultant
14 26 (2.78%) Support Engineer
15 24 (2.57%) Analytics Manager
16 23 (2.46%) Finance Manager
16 23 (2.46%) SQL BI Developer
17 21 (2.25%) Head of Analytics
17 21 (2.25%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.71%) .NET
2 54 (5.78%) XML
3 50 (5.35%) HTML
4 30 (3.21%) REST
5 29 (3.10%) CSS
6 27 (2.89%) JSON
7 24 (2.57%) ASP.NET
8 23 (2.46%) .NET Framework
9 22 (2.36%) RESTful
10 19 (2.03%) SOAP
11 18 (1.93%) React
12 17 (1.82%) AngularJS
13 14 (1.50%) jQuery
13 14 (1.50%) Web Services
14 12 (1.28%) Entity Framework
15 11 (1.18%) WCF
15 11 (1.18%) WPF
16 10 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (0.96%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 212 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 43 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (3.85%) Derivative
5 32 (3.43%) Fixed Income
6 31 (3.32%) Hedge funds
7 28 (3.00%) OTC Derivatives
8 26 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 26 (2.78%) Driving Licence
9 25 (2.68%) User Experience
10 20 (2.14%) CMDB
11 12 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.28%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.07%) Reinsurance
13 10 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 86 (9.21%) Windows
2 37 (3.96%) Linux
2 37 (3.96%) Windows 10
3 25 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.57%) Windows 7
5 20 (2.14%) Unix
6 11 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (0.96%) Android
8 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.32%) HPUX
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.32%) Solaris
11 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (22.38%) Business Intelligence
2 183 (19.59%) Analytics
3 166 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
5 137 (14.67%) Data Analysis
6 98 (10.49%) ETL
7 86 (9.21%) Project Management
7 86 (9.21%) Visualisation
8 74 (7.92%) Migration
9 73 (7.82%) Business Analysis
10 70 (7.49%) Data Modelling
11 68 (7.28%) Decision-Making
12 66 (7.07%) Computer Science
13 65 (6.96%) Scrum
14 63 (6.75%) Data Analytics
15 58 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 54 (5.78%) Data Visualisation
16 54 (5.78%) Time Management
17 52 (5.57%) Change Management
18 51 (5.46%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 397 (42.51%) SQL
2 156 (16.70%) VBA
3 103 (11.03%) Python
4 58 (6.21%) C#
5 54 (5.78%) R
6 53 (5.67%) VB
7 51 (5.46%) PowerShell
7 51 (5.46%) T-SQL
8 46 (4.93%) JavaScript
9 38 (4.07%) MATLAB
10 14 (1.50%) PHP
11 13 (1.39%) Java
12 12 (1.28%) C++
13 11 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.07%) VB6
15 9 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.96%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.86%) C
16 8 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 182 (19.49%) Degree
2 34 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.39%) CISM
7 13 (1.39%) CISSP
7 13 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 12 (1.28%) CISA
9 11 (1.18%) ISEB
10 10 (1.07%) CRISC
10 10 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.96%) A+ Certification
11 9 (0.96%) CIMA
11 9 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.96%) HNC
11 9 (0.96%) MCSA
11 9 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.82%) QA
2 38 (4.07%) Data Quality
3 37 (3.96%) PMO
4 29 (3.10%) SLA
5 16 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.61%) GDPR
7 14 (1.50%) NIST
8 9 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.75%) IFRS
9 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.32%) MiFID
11 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.11%) EMIR
12 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.11%) NCSC
12 1 (0.11%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 61 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.39%) VMware Server
5 12 (1.28%) XenApp
6 4 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.32%) Docker
7 3 (0.32%) Firmware
7 3 (0.32%) vSphere
7 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (3.10%) SCCM
2 15 (1.61%) WSUS
3 13 (1.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 4 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) Nessus
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 476 (50.96%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.57%) Tableau
3 47 (5.03%) Oracle
4 43 (4.60%) Google
5 42 (4.50%) SAP
6 38 (4.07%) Bloomberg
7 26 (2.78%) VMware
8 23 (2.46%) ServiceNow
9 20 (2.14%) Cisco
10 18 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.71%) Citrix
11 16 (1.71%) HP
12 15 (1.61%) Autodesk
13 13 (1.39%) Adobe
14 12 (1.28%) Apple
15 11 (1.18%) Cognos
16 9 (0.96%) Dell
17 8 (0.86%) CheckPoint
17 8 (0.86%) IBM
17 8 (0.86%) Reuters