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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 142 119
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4,228 1,985 2,378
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.09% 2.46% 2.74%
As % of the Applications category 36.12% 35.41% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,434 1,425 1,881
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,844 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 11,706 5,605 6,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.55% 6.95% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6,326 3,887 5,091
10th Percentile £25,820 £24,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -9 1,810 £55,000 +10.00% 114
South East +39 844 £45,000 +12.50% 64
North of England +18 563 £38,875 +19.62% 57
Midlands +30 460 £36,750 -5.77% 61
West Midlands +15 311 £37,500 -6.25% 32
East of England +38 310 £40,000 -11.11% 31
North West -2 306 £40,000 +23.08% 30
Yorkshire +23 232 £37,500 -6.25% 21
South West -12 153 £40,000 +14.29% 40
East Midlands +14 147 £28,500 -21.92% 29
North East -14 25 £45,000 +57.89% 6
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 1,860 (43.99%) Social Skills
2 1,855 (43.87%) Microsoft
3 1,532 (36.23%) Finance
4 1,470 (34.77%) SQL
5 1,469 (34.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1,310 (30.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1,141 (26.99%) Business Intelligence
8 1,122 (26.54%) Power Platform
9 1,119 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
10 1,104 (26.11%) Power BI
11 1,042 (24.65%) Analytics
12 961 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
13 960 (22.71%) Degree
14 879 (20.79%) Agile
15 817 (19.32%) Project Management
16 646 (15.28%) Data Analysis
17 616 (14.57%) Decision-Making
18 571 (13.51%) SQL Server
19 526 (12.44%) Python
20 512 (12.11%) Marketing
20 512 (12.11%) Visualisation
21 449 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
22 413 (9.77%) VBA
23 402 (9.51%) MS Visio
24 391 (9.25%) Tableau
25 375 (8.87%) Organisational Skills
26 349 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
27 348 (8.23%) Azure
28 345 (8.16%) Windows
29 338 (7.99%) SharePoint

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
1 338 (7.99%) SharePoint
2 127 (3.00%) SAS
3 89 (2.11%) Confluence
4 63 (1.49%) CMS
5 40 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 30 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 18 (0.43%) IIS
9 15 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.28%) WordPress
11 10 (0.24%) ArcGIS
12 9 (0.21%) Apache
12 9 (0.21%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.17%) OnBase
14 6 (0.14%) Jupyter
15 5 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.095%) R Markdown
16 4 (0.095%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,469 (34.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,119 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
3 402 (9.51%) MS Visio
4 309 (7.31%) Microsoft Project
5 115 (2.72%) Spreadsheet
6 92 (2.18%) SPSS
7 24 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
9 10 (0.24%) CATIA
9 10 (0.24%) Stata
10 9 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.21%) Adobe XD
11 8 (0.19%) Maple
11 8 (0.19%) Maya
11 8 (0.19%) Simulink
11 8 (0.19%) Stateflow
11 8 (0.19%) TargetLink
12 6 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.12%) Abaqus
13 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 45 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 26 (0.61%) NetSuite
4 20 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
5 18 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 11 (0.26%) SAP MDG
9 10 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 10 (0.24%) SAP FI
10 9 (0.21%) Elite 3E
10 9 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 9 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.21%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.21%) Sentinel
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.19%) SessionCam
11 8 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1,122 (26.54%) Power Platform
2 348 (8.23%) Azure
3 285 (6.74%) Microsoft 365
4 124 (2.93%) Google Analytics
5 113 (2.67%) AWS
6 98 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
7 83 (1.96%) SaaS
8 70 (1.66%) PowerApps
9 62 (1.47%) GitHub
10 55 (1.30%) GCP
11 47 (1.11%) OneDrive
11 47 (1.11%) Power Automate
12 40 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
12 40 (0.95%) Smartsheet
13 34 (0.80%) Slack
14 33 (0.78%) Google Ads
14 33 (0.78%) Google Sheets
15 32 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
16 30 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
17 26 (0.61%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 52 (1.23%) Firewall
2 52 (1.23%) VoIP
3 50 (1.18%) DNS
4 46 (1.09%) LAN
5 43 (1.02%) Network Security
6 40 (0.95%) DHCP
7 38 (0.90%) VPN
8 35 (0.83%) SSL
9 34 (0.80%) WAN
10 33 (0.78%) Internet
11 27 (0.64%) Broadband
12 21 (0.50%) HTTPS
13 18 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (0.35%) BGP
14 15 (0.35%) OSPF
15 14 (0.33%) Skype
16 12 (0.28%) Intranet
16 12 (0.28%) RTP
17 11 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,104 (26.11%) Power BI
2 571 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 391 (9.25%) Tableau
4 296 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
5 263 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 254 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 182 (4.30%) Relational Database
8 128 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 105 (2.48%) Big Data
10 85 (2.01%) Power Query
11 81 (1.92%) MS Access
12 77 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 73 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
14 70 (1.66%) QlikView
15 68 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
16 52 (1.23%) Qlik Sense
17 48 (1.14%) MySQL
18 47 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
19 43 (1.02%) Data Mining
20 38 (0.90%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 261 (6.17%) JIRA
2 84 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 47 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 33 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 20 (0.47%) Selenium
6 14 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.31%) Axure RP
8 12 (0.28%) HP UFT
8 12 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.26%) Chocolatey
9 11 (0.26%) NUnit
10 10 (0.24%) Subversion
11 9 (0.21%) LSMW
12 7 (0.17%) Postman
12 7 (0.17%) ProC
12 7 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
12 7 (0.17%) Toad
12 7 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (0.14%) Zephyr
14 5 (0.12%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,860 (43.99%) Social Skills
2 1,532 (36.23%) Finance
3 1,310 (30.98%) Analytical Skills
4 512 (12.11%) Marketing
5 375 (8.87%) Organisational Skills
6 328 (7.76%) Retail
7 288 (6.81%) Presentation Skills
8 268 (6.34%) Public Sector
9 249 (5.89%) Legal
10 235 (5.56%) Law
11 212 (5.01%) Banking
12 187 (4.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 161 (3.81%) Influencing Skills
14 133 (3.15%) Telecoms
15 127 (3.00%) Advertising
16 112 (2.65%) Automotive
17 111 (2.63%) Manufacturing
18 100 (2.37%) Aviation
19 84 (1.99%) Games
20 80 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,739 (41.13%) Analyst
2 447 (10.57%) Data Analyst
3 327 (7.73%) Developer
4 279 (6.60%) Project Manager
5 193 (4.56%) Business Analyst
6 175 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
7 155 (3.67%) Support Analyst
8 137 (3.24%) Coordinator
9 122 (2.89%) Financial Analyst
10 121 (2.86%) Senior Manager
11 116 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 109 (2.58%) Junior
13 100 (2.37%) Consultant
14 97 (2.29%) IT Analyst
15 94 (2.22%) Administrator
16 90 (2.13%) IT Support
17 88 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 87 (2.06%) PMO Analyst
19 84 (1.99%) Data Manager
20 81 (1.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (3.69%) .NET
2 137 (3.24%) HTML
3 92 (2.18%) XML
4 73 (1.73%) CSS
5 39 (0.92%) React
6 32 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (0.69%) JSON
8 23 (0.54%) COM
8 23 (0.54%) HTML5
9 22 (0.52%) .NET Core
9 22 (0.52%) AngularJS
9 22 (0.52%) ASP.NET
10 21 (0.50%) ODBC
10 21 (0.50%) REST
11 19 (0.45%) WPF
12 18 (0.43%) Shiny
13 17 (0.40%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.38%) JSP
15 15 (0.35%) Web Services
16 14 (0.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 332 (7.85%) Management Information System
1 332 (7.85%) Self-Motivation
2 112 (2.65%) User Experience
3 100 (2.37%) Virtual Team
4 90 (2.13%) NHS
5 85 (2.01%) Social Media
6 83 (1.96%) Life Science
7 80 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 69 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 59 (1.40%) Derivative
10 51 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 50 (1.18%) Data Centre
12 47 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
13 46 (1.09%) Digital Media
14 44 (1.04%) Fixed Income
15 42 (0.99%) FMCG
16 40 (0.95%) Client/Server
17 39 (0.92%) Credit Risk
18 38 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
19 37 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 345 (8.16%) Windows
2 154 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 127 (3.00%) Windows 10
4 86 (2.03%) Linux
5 66 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 41 (0.97%) Android
7 37 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 34 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 32 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 23 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.52%) Unix
13 18 (0.43%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 15 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (0.35%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
18 3 (0.071%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.047%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,141 (26.99%) Business Intelligence
2 1,042 (24.65%) Analytics
3 961 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
4 879 (20.79%) Agile
5 817 (19.32%) Project Management
6 646 (15.28%) Data Analysis
7 616 (14.57%) Decision-Making
8 512 (12.11%) Visualisation
9 449 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 349 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 329 (7.78%) Data Management
12 310 (7.33%) Data Analytics
13 304 (7.19%) Project Delivery
14 298 (7.05%) Change Management
15 282 (6.67%) Process Improvement
16 281 (6.65%) ETL
17 279 (6.60%) Data Modelling
18 276 (6.53%) Data Visualisation
19 274 (6.48%) ITIL
20 273 (6.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1,470 (34.77%) SQL
2 526 (12.44%) Python
3 413 (9.77%) VBA
4 313 (7.40%) R
5 275 (6.50%) T-SQL
6 190 (4.49%) C#
7 180 (4.26%) C
8 149 (3.52%) JavaScript
9 84 (1.99%) Java
10 60 (1.42%) VB
11 58 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 52 (1.23%) MATLAB
13 40 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 39 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 33 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 28 (0.66%) C++
17 14 (0.33%) ABAP
18 13 (0.31%) TypeScript
19 10 (0.24%) PHP
19 10 (0.24%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 960 (22.71%) Degree
2 188 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 143 (3.38%) DBS Check
4 78 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 62 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 62 (1.47%) PMP
6 60 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 58 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 43 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 32 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
11 31 (0.73%) CIMA
11 31 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
12 27 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (0.61%) DV Cleared
14 24 (0.57%) ACCA
15 22 (0.52%) HND
16 21 (0.50%) APMP
16 21 (0.50%) CCNP
16 21 (0.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (6.95%) PMO
2 178 (4.21%) Data Quality
3 169 (4.00%) QA
4 149 (3.52%) SLA
5 139 (3.29%) GDPR
6 46 (1.09%) Good Clinical Practice
7 29 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (0.64%) P3O
9 25 (0.59%) PCI DSS
10 24 (0.57%) IFRS
11 18 (0.43%) IFRS 17
12 17 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 16 (0.38%) Accessibility
13 16 (0.38%) ISO 20022
13 16 (0.38%) Solvency II
14 15 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 13 (0.31%) NIST
16 12 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
17 10 (0.24%) COBIT
17 10 (0.24%) GMP
System Software
1 181 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.35%) Docker
4 7 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.17%) XenApp
5 4 (0.095%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.095%) vSphere
6 3 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.071%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.024%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.024%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (0.90%) SCCM
2 32 (0.76%) Terraform
3 28 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 24 (0.57%) Ansible
5 15 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
6 14 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.24%) FortiGate
8 9 (0.21%) Nagios
9 7 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (0.12%) Kibana
11 3 (0.071%) Puppet
12 2 (0.047%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.047%) Autotask
12 2 (0.047%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.047%) Nessus
12 2 (0.047%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.024%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,855 (43.87%) Microsoft
2 247 (5.84%) Oracle
3 235 (5.56%) SAP
4 217 (5.13%) Google
5 157 (3.71%) NEC
6 132 (3.12%) Northgate
7 98 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
8 92 (2.18%) Adobe
9 90 (2.13%) Bloomberg
10 81 (1.92%) Cognos
11 73 (1.73%) Cisco
12 55 (1.30%) Workday
13 51 (1.21%) ServiceNow
14 49 (1.16%) Dell
15 45 (1.06%) Citrix
16 44 (1.04%) Alteryx
17 38 (0.90%) Remedy
18 37 (0.88%) VMware
19 36 (0.85%) Facebook
20 33 (0.78%) Apple