Period
to 29 July 2021

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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 132 123
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2,607 1,625 3,718
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.61% 2.56% 2.79%
As % of the Applications category 34.62% 36.95% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,727 1,253 2,966
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,625
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £55,250 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,226
% change year-on-year - +8.35% -1.94%

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 7,531 4,398 11,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.53% 6.92% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,883 3,479 8,719
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +2.63%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,600 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%

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 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 -17 1,054 £50,000 - 216
South East -11 451 £42,500 +13.33% 101
North of England +20 414 £37,500 +4.17% 136
Midlands +10 358 £37,500 - 93
North West +25 234 £35,754 -7.13% 76
West Midlands -3 223 £39,000 +6.85% 53
East of England +26 163 £42,500 +11.84% 72
Yorkshire -28 142 £40,000 +14.29% 46
East Midlands +19 135 £37,500 -1.96% 39
South West -43 132 £34,750 +3.73% 57
North East -1 38 £32,000 -28.89% 14
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 1,263 (48.45%) Microsoft
2 1,035 (39.70%) SQL
3 1,034 (39.66%) Social Skills
4 920 (35.29%) Finance
5 782 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 761 (29.19%) Analytical Skills
7 757 (29.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 726 (27.85%) Microsoft Office
9 676 (25.93%) Power Platform
10 670 (25.70%) Power BI
11 519 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
12 480 (18.41%) Analytics
13 440 (16.88%) Project Management
14 414 (15.88%) Degree
15 392 (15.04%) SQL Server
16 375 (14.38%) Visualisation
17 357 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
18 344 (13.20%) Data Analysis
19 321 (12.31%) Management Information System
20 309 (11.85%) Tableau
21 297 (11.39%) Decision-Making
22 268 (10.28%) Python
23 266 (10.20%) VBA
24 264 (10.13%) MS Visio
25 245 (9.40%) Marketing
26 237 (9.09%) ETL
26 237 (9.09%) Retail
27 228 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 228 (8.75%) Organisational Skills
28 225 (8.63%) Service Delivery

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
1 177 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.57%) Confluence
3 26 (1.00%) CMS
4 20 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 19 (0.73%) SAS
6 10 (0.38%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.35%) Drupal
8 7 (0.27%) Joomla!
9 6 (0.23%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.19%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.19%) IIS
11 4 (0.15%) WordPress
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.12%) ArcSDE
12 3 (0.12%) Jetty
12 3 (0.12%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.077%) Kentico
13 2 (0.077%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.077%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.077%) Umbraco
Applications
1 757 (29.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 726 (27.85%) Microsoft Office
3 264 (10.13%) MS Visio
4 151 (5.79%) Microsoft Project
5 107 (4.10%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.77%) SPSS
7 13 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.35%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.19%) InDesign
10 5 (0.19%) Revit
11 4 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.12%) ProjectWise
12 3 (0.12%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.077%) Stata
14 1 (0.038%) EViews
14 1 (0.038%) Oracle Smart View
14 1 (0.038%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 29 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
2 28 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.92%) Maximo
3 24 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
3 24 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
4 23 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
5 19 (0.73%) SAP HR
6 17 (0.65%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 15 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
8 14 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
10 11 (0.42%) NetSuite
10 11 (0.42%) Shopify
11 10 (0.38%) Sage 1000
11 10 (0.38%) Sage 200
11 10 (0.38%) SAP Business One
12 9 (0.35%) Primavera
12 9 (0.35%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 676 (25.93%) Power Platform
2 202 (7.75%) Azure
3 149 (5.72%) Microsoft 365
4 93 (3.57%) AWS
5 47 (1.80%) SaaS
6 41 (1.57%) PowerApps
7 37 (1.42%) GCP
7 37 (1.42%) Google Sheets
8 36 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
9 32 (1.23%) Google Analytics
10 31 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
11 26 (1.00%) Power Automate
12 19 (0.73%) Smartsheet
13 17 (0.65%) Snowflake
14 13 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
14 13 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.50%) Google Ads
14 13 (0.50%) PaaS
15 11 (0.42%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 10 (0.38%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.61%) VPN
2 37 (1.42%) Internet
3 33 (1.27%) Firewall
4 30 (1.15%) Intranet
5 23 (0.88%) Skype
5 23 (0.88%) WAN
6 22 (0.84%) WebEx
7 21 (0.81%) DNS
8 19 (0.73%) DHCP
8 19 (0.73%) LAN
8 19 (0.73%) VoIP
9 18 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (0.65%) Wireless
11 15 (0.58%) FTP
12 13 (0.50%) TCP/IP
13 9 (0.35%) BGP
14 8 (0.31%) HTTP
14 8 (0.31%) IPsec
15 7 (0.27%) IP Telephony
15 7 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (25.70%) Power BI
2 392 (15.04%) SQL Server
3 309 (11.85%) Tableau
4 228 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 219 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
6 218 (8.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 110 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 79 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 60 (2.30%) Data Mining
10 53 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
11 52 (1.99%) MS Access
12 50 (1.92%) QlikView
13 44 (1.69%) Big Data
14 40 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 32 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
16 30 (1.15%) MySQL
17 29 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (1.04%) PowerPivot
20 26 (1.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 130 (4.99%) JIRA
2 36 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 31 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.84%) Selenium
5 21 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.69%) Axure RP
7 17 (0.65%) Git (software)
8 16 (0.61%) Subversion
9 10 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.35%) HP UFT
10 9 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.27%) NUnit
12 7 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.23%) TestNG
13 6 (0.23%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.19%) Maven
14 5 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1,034 (39.66%) Social Skills
2 920 (35.29%) Finance
3 761 (29.19%) Analytical Skills
4 245 (9.40%) Marketing
5 237 (9.09%) Retail
6 228 (8.75%) Organisational Skills
7 157 (6.02%) Presentation Skills
8 124 (4.76%) Law
9 107 (4.10%) Banking
10 104 (3.99%) Legal
11 83 (3.18%) Telecoms
12 76 (2.92%) Manufacturing
13 62 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
13 62 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 51 (1.96%) Advertising
14 51 (1.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 39 (1.50%) Billing
16 35 (1.34%) Public Sector
17 34 (1.30%) Financial Institution
17 34 (1.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,080 (41.43%) Analyst
2 368 (14.12%) Data Analyst
3 243 (9.32%) Developer
4 151 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 116 (4.45%) Project Manager
6 113 (4.33%) Business Analyst
7 105 (4.03%) Support Analyst
8 104 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 94 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
10 81 (3.11%) Consultant
10 81 (3.11%) SQL Analyst
11 68 (2.61%) SQL Developer
12 61 (2.34%) Power BI Analyst
13 60 (2.30%) Coordinator
13 60 (2.30%) Financial Analyst
13 60 (2.30%) Junior
14 59 (2.26%) Applications Support
14 59 (2.26%) SQL Data Analyst
15 55 (2.11%) Service Analyst
16 51 (1.96%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.41%) HTML
2 86 (3.30%) .NET
3 65 (2.49%) XML
4 48 (1.84%) JSON
5 41 (1.57%) CSS
6 31 (1.19%) MDX
7 29 (1.11%) REST
8 28 (1.07%) Middleware
8 28 (1.07%) Web Services
9 27 (1.04%) COM
10 24 (0.92%) ASP.NET
11 23 (0.88%) EDI
12 20 (0.77%) .NET Framework
13 18 (0.69%) .NET Core
14 13 (0.50%) RESTful
15 12 (0.46%) ODBC
15 12 (0.46%) Pandas
16 11 (0.42%) AngularJS
16 11 (0.42%) Kafka
17 10 (0.38%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 321 (12.31%) Management Information System
2 142 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 55 (2.11%) User Experience
4 46 (1.76%) Analytical Mindset
5 43 (1.65%) Derivative
6 42 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 36 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 32 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 32 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (0.88%) CCTV
10 23 (0.88%) Fixed Income
10 23 (0.88%) FMCG
11 19 (0.73%) Equities
11 19 (0.73%) PMI
11 19 (0.73%) Reinsurance
12 18 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
12 18 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 160 (6.14%) Windows
2 69 (2.65%) Windows 10
3 50 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 40 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.34%) Linux
6 24 (0.92%) Unix
7 17 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 15 (0.58%) Android
9 12 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.12%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.077%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.038%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 782 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 519 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
3 480 (18.41%) Analytics
4 440 (16.88%) Project Management
5 375 (14.38%) Visualisation
6 357 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
7 344 (13.20%) Data Analysis
8 297 (11.39%) Decision-Making
9 237 (9.09%) ETL
10 225 (8.63%) Service Delivery
11 224 (8.59%) Data Management
12 209 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 196 (7.52%) Data Visualisation
14 191 (7.33%) Mathematics
15 190 (7.29%) ERP
16 177 (6.79%) Data Modelling
17 176 (6.75%) Business Analysis
18 162 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
19 160 (6.14%) CRM
20 153 (5.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1,035 (39.70%) SQL
2 268 (10.28%) Python
3 266 (10.20%) VBA
4 160 (6.14%) T-SQL
5 133 (5.10%) C#
6 82 (3.15%) R
7 77 (2.95%) PowerShell
8 65 (2.49%) Java
9 63 (2.42%) JavaScript
10 51 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 46 (1.76%) VB
12 40 (1.53%) C
13 33 (1.27%) C++
14 26 (1.00%) PL/SQL
15 21 (0.81%) PHP
16 17 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.54%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.38%) Perl
19 9 (0.35%) Scala
20 7 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 414 (15.88%) Degree
2 58 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
4 40 (1.53%) PMI Certification
5 30 (1.15%) ACCA
6 27 (1.04%) PMP
7 24 (0.92%) CIMA
8 23 (0.88%) SC Cleared
9 22 (0.84%) APMP
9 22 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 20 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.73%) CIPD
13 18 (0.69%) CISSP
14 16 (0.61%) HND
15 15 (0.58%) ISTQB
16 14 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 12 (0.46%) ISEB
18 12 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (7.90%) Data Quality
2 141 (5.41%) PMO
3 119 (4.56%) QA
3 119 (4.56%) SLA
4 102 (3.91%) GDPR
5 35 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 26 (1.00%) Solvency II
7 20 (0.77%) COBIT
8 16 (0.61%) GRC
9 12 (0.46%) NIST
10 11 (0.42%) Good Clinical Practice
11 9 (0.35%) IFRS
11 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.23%) GxP
12 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.23%) MiFID
13 5 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.15%) GMP
14 4 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 73 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.92%) Docker
4 16 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.31%) vSphere
6 7 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.15%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.038%) IAG
9 1 (0.038%) pfSense
9 1 (0.038%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (0.92%) SCCM
2 7 (0.27%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.27%) Terraform
3 6 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.19%) RSA Archer
4 5 (0.19%) SCOM
5 4 (0.15%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.15%) PaperCut
6 3 (0.12%) Grafana
6 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.12%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.077%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.077%) Nessus
7 2 (0.077%) Plesk
7 2 (0.077%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.038%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.038%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.038%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,263 (48.45%) Microsoft
2 161 (6.18%) SAP
3 143 (5.49%) Oracle
4 111 (4.26%) Google
5 84 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
6 76 (2.92%) ServiceNow
7 64 (2.45%) Cisco
8 37 (1.42%) Adobe
9 31 (1.19%) IBM
9 31 (1.19%) VMware
10 30 (1.15%) Cognos
10 30 (1.15%) Sage
11 27 (1.04%) Databricks
12 26 (1.00%) Apple
13 21 (0.81%) Workday
14 19 (0.73%) Alteryx
15 17 (0.65%) Avaya
16 14 (0.54%) Citrix
16 14 (0.54%) Juniper
16 14 (0.54%) Veeam