Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 121 108
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2,188 3,674 4,783
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.71% 2.78% 2.97%
As % of the Applications category 36.85% 33.13% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,769 2,919 3,829
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,840 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +3.95%

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 5,937 11,088 13,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.36% 8.40% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4,651 8,358 10,852
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £72,173 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -2 937 £50,000 - 44
South East +35 470 £37,500 -0.66% 28
North of England -3 300 £35,750 +10.00% 24
Midlands +5 224 £37,500 +12.78% 23
North West -2 164 £35,250 -4.73% 17
West Midlands +4 148 £37,500 +9.49% 19
East of England +3 130 £38,000 +8.57% 10
South West -34 108 £35,000 - 5
Yorkshire +25 106 £36,000 +28.57% 4
East Midlands +15 76 £40,000 +23.08% 4
North East -4 30 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 1,083 (49.50%) Microsoft
2 860 (39.31%) SQL
3 722 (33.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 712 (32.54%) Microsoft Office
5 665 (30.39%) Finance
6 477 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
7 389 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
8 382 (17.46%) Analytics
9 378 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
10 351 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
11 350 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 349 (15.95%) Project Management
13 327 (14.95%) Degree
14 320 (14.63%) VBA
15 312 (14.26%) Power Platform
16 308 (14.08%) Power BI
17 286 (13.07%) MS Visio
18 278 (12.71%) Data Analysis
19 261 (11.93%) Windows
20 228 (10.42%) Python
21 190 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 189 (8.64%) Azure
23 187 (8.55%) Tableau
24 173 (7.91%) Marketing
25 172 (7.86%) ITIL
26 171 (7.82%) .NET
27 169 (7.72%) Business Analysis
28 159 (7.27%) Visualisation
29 157 (7.18%) C#
30 155 (7.08%) Oracle

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
1 131 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.65%) Confluence
3 30 (1.37%) SAS
4 28 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.10%) IIS
5 24 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 20 (0.91%) CMS
7 17 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.50%) Apache
9 8 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.37%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.27%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.18%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.18%) WordPress
13 3 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.091%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 722 (33.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 712 (32.54%) Microsoft Office
3 286 (13.07%) MS Visio
4 111 (5.07%) Microsoft Project
5 38 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (1.14%) SPSS
7 7 (0.32%) Gliffy
7 7 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.18%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.18%) EPLAN
10 4 (0.18%) Notepad++
10 4 (0.18%) Open Workbench
10 4 (0.18%) Snagit
11 3 (0.14%) EViews
12 2 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.091%) MotionBuilder
12 2 (0.091%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 50 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.05%) NetSuite
3 15 (0.69%) Magento
4 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (0.37%) FastStats
6 7 (0.32%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.27%) ResourceLink
7 6 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.23%) Primavera
8 5 (0.23%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.23%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.18%) Exchequer
9 4 (0.18%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 312 (14.26%) Power Platform
2 189 (8.64%) Azure
3 136 (6.22%) Office 365
4 66 (3.02%) AWS
5 59 (2.70%) SaaS
6 43 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
7 33 (1.51%) Google Analytics
8 18 (0.82%) GCP
9 17 (0.78%) PowerApps
10 16 (0.73%) GitHub
11 15 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (0.50%) BrowserStack
13 10 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
15 8 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.37%) IaaS
15 8 (0.37%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.37%) PaaS
15 8 (0.37%) Trello
16 7 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.06%) Wireless
2 65 (2.97%) LAN
3 59 (2.70%) WAN
4 57 (2.61%) Internet
5 53 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
6 47 (2.15%) DNS
7 46 (2.10%) Firewall
7 46 (2.10%) Skype
8 38 (1.74%) TCP/IP
9 34 (1.55%) DHCP
9 34 (1.55%) VPN
10 30 (1.37%) VoIP
11 21 (0.96%) VLAN
12 19 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (0.69%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.50%) MPLS
14 11 (0.50%) Network Security
14 11 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
14 11 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
15 9 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 308 (14.08%) Power BI
3 190 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 153 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 131 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
6 98 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 73 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 68 (3.11%) MySQL
9 52 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
10 50 (2.29%) RDBMS
11 49 (2.24%) MS Access
12 44 (2.01%) QlikView
13 34 (1.55%) Big Data
13 34 (1.55%) PowerPivot
14 33 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
15 29 (1.33%) NoSQL
16 28 (1.28%) OLAP
17 27 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 26 (1.19%) Data Mining
19 25 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 123 (5.62%) JIRA
2 32 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 18 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.69%) Selenium
6 15 (0.69%) Subversion
7 8 (0.37%) Bugzilla
7 8 (0.37%) Cypress.io
7 8 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.37%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.27%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.18%) GCC
9 4 (0.18%) LSMW
9 4 (0.18%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.14%) MSTest
10 3 (0.14%) NUnit
10 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 665 (30.39%) Finance
2 173 (7.91%) Marketing
3 111 (5.07%) Legal
3 111 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 110 (5.03%) Retail
5 85 (3.88%) Front Office
6 64 (2.93%) Banking
6 64 (2.93%) Public Sector
7 63 (2.88%) Law
8 47 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 42 (1.92%) Billing
10 32 (1.46%) Advertising
11 29 (1.33%) Back Office
12 18 (0.82%) Local Government
13 16 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.59%) Electronics
15 12 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.50%) Games
17 10 (0.46%) German Language
18 9 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 842 (38.48%) Analyst
2 253 (11.56%) Developer
3 189 (8.64%) Support Analyst
4 159 (7.27%) Data Analyst
5 132 (6.03%) Business Analyst
6 116 (5.30%) Project Manager
7 104 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
8 91 (4.16%) Applications Support
9 90 (4.11%) IT Analyst
10 84 (3.84%) Consultant
11 77 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 71 (3.24%) IT Support
13 68 (3.11%) SQL Analyst
14 65 (2.97%) Service Analyst
15 64 (2.93%) Support Engineer
16 58 (2.65%) Applications Support Analyst
17 56 (2.56%) Junior
18 55 (2.51%) SQL Developer
19 52 (2.38%) Analytics Manager
20 50 (2.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (7.82%) .NET
2 136 (6.22%) HTML
3 99 (4.52%) XML
4 90 (4.11%) CSS
5 52 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 46 (2.10%) REST
7 37 (1.69%) SOAP
8 32 (1.46%) jQuery
9 31 (1.42%) Web Services
10 28 (1.28%) WPF
11 24 (1.10%) .NET Framework
12 23 (1.05%) .NET Core
12 23 (1.05%) MDX
13 21 (0.96%) AngularJS
13 21 (0.96%) JSON
14 19 (0.87%) React
15 15 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (0.69%) Sass
16 13 (0.59%) WCF
17 12 (0.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 477 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 104 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
4 65 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 65 (2.97%) User Experience
5 62 (2.83%) Fixed Income
6 60 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 54 (2.47%) Derivative
8 48 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
9 44 (2.01%) Hedge funds
10 36 (1.65%) OTC Derivatives
11 31 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 27 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 27 (1.23%) e-Learning
13 22 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
14 21 (0.96%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
16 17 (0.78%) CMDB
16 17 (0.78%) Social Media
17 14 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 261 (11.93%) Windows
2 80 (3.66%) Linux
3 75 (3.43%) Windows 10
4 58 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 57 (2.61%) Windows Server
6 40 (1.83%) Unix
7 34 (1.55%) Android
8 27 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 21 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
11 20 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.14%) HPUX
15 3 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.14%) Solaris
16 2 (0.091%) CentOS
16 2 (0.091%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (17.46%) Analytics
3 378 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
4 351 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
5 349 (15.95%) Project Management
6 278 (12.71%) Data Analysis
7 172 (7.86%) ITIL
8 169 (7.72%) Business Analysis
9 159 (7.27%) Visualisation
10 151 (6.90%) Project Delivery
11 147 (6.72%) CRM
11 147 (6.72%) Time Management
12 142 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 141 (6.44%) ETL
14 139 (6.35%) Migration
15 131 (5.99%) Change Management
16 124 (5.67%) Scrum
17 120 (5.48%) Decision-Making
18 112 (5.12%) Data Modelling
19 107 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 860 (39.31%) SQL
2 320 (14.63%) VBA
3 228 (10.42%) Python
4 157 (7.18%) C#
5 138 (6.31%) R
6 114 (5.21%) JavaScript
7 102 (4.66%) T-SQL
8 97 (4.43%) VB
9 75 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 66 (3.02%) PHP
11 50 (2.29%) Java
12 48 (2.19%) C
13 45 (2.06%) MATLAB
14 35 (1.60%) C++
15 31 (1.42%) PL/SQL
16 30 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 21 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.73%) VB6
19 14 (0.64%) VB.NET
20 12 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 327 (14.95%) Degree
2 66 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 35 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (1.55%) ISEB
7 32 (1.46%) PMP
8 29 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.10%) CISSP
11 22 (1.01%) MCSA
12 20 (0.91%) CCNA
12 20 (0.91%) CISM
12 20 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 16 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (0.69%) A+ Certification
14 15 (0.69%) ACCA
14 15 (0.69%) IIBA
14 15 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.62%) QA
2 100 (4.57%) PMO
3 77 (3.52%) Data Quality
4 74 (3.38%) SLA
5 30 (1.37%) GDPR
6 28 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.73%) Solvency II
8 15 (0.69%) NIST
9 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.23%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.18%) Basel III
11 4 (0.18%) IEC 62304
11 4 (0.18%) MiFID
11 4 (0.18%) NCSC
11 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.14%) EMIR
12 3 (0.14%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 102 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.23%) Firmware
4 20 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.69%) XenApp
6 14 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.32%) VMware Server
7 7 (0.32%) Xen
8 3 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.14%) vSphere
8 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.091%) Docker
10 1 (0.046%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.046%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.046%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.046%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (1.51%) SCCM
2 10 (0.46%) WSUS
3 8 (0.37%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 7 (0.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 4 (0.18%) EnCase
5 4 (0.18%) FTK
5 4 (0.18%) QRadar
6 3 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.091%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.046%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.046%) Ansible
8 1 (0.046%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.046%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.046%) Mesos
8 1 (0.046%) rkt
8 1 (0.046%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.046%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,083 (49.50%) Microsoft
2 187 (8.55%) Tableau
3 155 (7.08%) Oracle
4 104 (4.75%) SAP
5 82 (3.75%) Cisco
6 75 (3.43%) Bloomberg
7 60 (2.74%) Google
8 52 (2.38%) VMware
9 48 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 41 (1.87%) Citrix
11 40 (1.83%) Apple
11 40 (1.83%) Remedy
12 38 (1.74%) ServiceNow
13 32 (1.46%) Adobe
14 31 (1.42%) Reuters
15 28 (1.28%) AirMagnet
15 28 (1.28%) Ekahau
16 24 (1.10%) Capita
17 22 (1.01%) Avaya
17 22 (1.01%) CheckPoint