Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 111 120
Rank change year-on-year -32 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 1,752 2,916 3,909
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.37% 2.78% 2.83%
As % of the Applications category 35.40% 36.69% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,337 2,303 3,082
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,550 £24,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +12.00%

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 4,949 7,948 11,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.69% 7.57% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,637 6,299 8,870
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -35 672 £52,500 +5.00% 126
South East -22 322 £40,000 +6.67% 84
North of England -26 276 £33,750 -10.00% 79
Midlands +2 234 £38,500 +2.67% 58
West Midlands -2 167 £40,000 +9.59% 35
North West -6 163 £32,500 -13.33% 44
South West +13 128 £36,500 +8.96% 29
Yorkshire -26 89 £40,000 +6.67% 30
East of England -5 82 £44,500 +18.67% 40
East Midlands 0 67 £35,000 -16.17% 23
North East -17 24 £27,000 +8.00% 5
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 776 (44.29%) Microsoft
2 769 (43.89%) SQL
3 603 (34.42%) Finance
4 542 (30.94%) Business Intelligence
5 486 (27.74%) Microsoft Office
6 475 (27.11%) Power Platform
7 474 (27.05%) Power BI
8 460 (26.26%) Analytical Skills
9 447 (25.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 373 (21.29%) Problem-Solving
11 346 (19.75%) Analytics
12 316 (18.04%) Data Analysis
13 292 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 282 (16.10%) Project Management
15 274 (15.64%) Degree
16 238 (13.58%) Visualisation
17 210 (11.99%) Tableau
18 207 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
19 206 (11.76%) Python
20 202 (11.53%) MS Visio
21 177 (10.10%) Azure
22 171 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 158 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
24 155 (8.85%) Data Management
25 154 (8.79%) ERP
25 154 (8.79%) Decision-Making
26 152 (8.68%) Marketing
27 150 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
28 149 (8.50%) Microsoft 365
29 146 (8.33%) VBA

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
1 111 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.34%) Confluence
3 20 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.08%) SAS
5 15 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.74%) CMS
7 11 (0.63%) Apache
8 10 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.40%) IIS
9 7 (0.40%) WordPress
10 6 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.29%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.17%) Drupal
12 3 (0.17%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.11%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.11%) MTS
13 2 (0.11%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.11%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 486 (27.74%) Microsoft Office
2 447 (25.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 202 (11.53%) MS Visio
4 113 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
5 71 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.68%) AutoCAD
7 11 (0.63%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.11%) Revit
9 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.057%) Figma
10 1 (0.057%) InDesign
10 1 (0.057%) Maya
10 1 (0.057%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.057%) SPSS
10 1 (0.057%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 27 (1.54%) NetSuite
2 26 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
4 19 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
4 19 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.80%) Sage 1000
6 11 (0.63%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.29%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.29%) Sage X3
8 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.23%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 475 (27.11%) Power Platform
2 177 (10.10%) Azure
3 149 (8.50%) Microsoft 365
4 88 (5.02%) AWS
5 48 (2.74%) SaaS
6 29 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
7 28 (1.60%) Google Analytics
8 25 (1.43%) Google Sheets
8 25 (1.43%) Smartsheet
9 22 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 22 (1.26%) PowerApps
10 17 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.91%) GCP
12 13 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (0.63%) Mimecast
14 9 (0.51%) OneDrive
14 9 (0.51%) Power Automate
15 8 (0.46%) Asana
15 8 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.23%) Firewall
2 23 (1.31%) Internet
3 20 (1.14%) Intranet
3 20 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.14%) WebEx
3 20 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (1.03%) LAN
4 18 (1.03%) VPN
4 18 (1.03%) WAN
5 16 (0.91%) VoIP
6 15 (0.86%) Wireless
7 14 (0.80%) DHCP
8 13 (0.74%) HTTP
9 11 (0.63%) FIX Connectivity
10 10 (0.57%) DNS
10 10 (0.57%) IP Telephony
11 8 (0.46%) Skype
12 7 (0.40%) Network Security
13 6 (0.34%) Broadband
13 6 (0.34%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (27.05%) Power BI
2 292 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 210 (11.99%) Tableau
4 171 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 150 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
6 124 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 54 (3.08%) QlikView
9 40 (2.28%) MS Access
10 35 (2.00%) Data Lake
11 33 (1.88%) Relational Database
12 32 (1.83%) Data Mining
13 29 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 24 (1.37%) MySQL
15 23 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
16 21 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
17 20 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
18 19 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 93 (5.31%) JIRA
2 29 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 18 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.57%) Selenium
7 9 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (0.51%) Subversion
8 8 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.46%) Postman
9 7 (0.40%) GitLab
9 7 (0.40%) NUnit
10 6 (0.34%) Maven
10 6 (0.34%) MSTest
10 6 (0.34%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.29%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.29%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.23%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.23%) JBehave
12 4 (0.23%) TestNG
General
1 603 (34.42%) Finance
2 152 (8.68%) Marketing
3 75 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 72 (4.11%) Law
5 68 (3.88%) Banking
6 61 (3.48%) Legal
7 54 (3.08%) Retail
8 46 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 37 (2.11%) Front Office
10 33 (1.88%) Public Sector
11 27 (1.54%) Automotive
12 24 (1.37%) Back Office
13 23 (1.31%) Financial Institution
14 22 (1.26%) Billing
14 22 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 21 (1.20%) Advertising
16 15 (0.86%) Games
16 15 (0.86%) Local Government
16 15 (0.86%) Private Banking
17 14 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 752 (42.92%) Analyst
2 273 (15.58%) Data Analyst
3 177 (10.10%) Developer
4 112 (6.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 88 (5.02%) Business Analyst
6 78 (4.45%) Project Manager
6 78 (4.45%) Support Analyst
7 71 (4.05%) Consultant
8 69 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
9 59 (3.37%) Applications Support
10 54 (3.08%) Report Analyst
11 50 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 49 (2.80%) SQL Analyst
13 47 (2.68%) IT Support
14 46 (2.63%) Power BI Analyst
15 44 (2.51%) Junior
16 42 (2.40%) IT Analyst
17 40 (2.28%) Financial Analyst
18 38 (2.17%) Coordinator
19 34 (1.94%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (4.68%) .NET
2 60 (3.42%) XML
3 56 (3.20%) HTML
4 39 (2.23%) CSS
5 36 (2.05%) JSON
6 33 (1.88%) Web Services
7 31 (1.77%) ASP.NET
8 26 (1.48%) .NET Core
8 26 (1.48%) Middleware
9 25 (1.43%) RESTful
10 22 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
11 21 (1.20%) REST
12 19 (1.08%) .NET Framework
13 17 (0.97%) AngularJS
14 14 (0.80%) MDX
14 14 (0.80%) Pandas
15 11 (0.63%) EDI
16 10 (0.57%) Apache NiFi
16 10 (0.57%) COM
16 10 (0.57%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 460 (26.26%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 93 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (2.51%) Data Structures
5 32 (1.83%) User Experience
6 29 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 27 (1.54%) Equities
8 25 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
8 25 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 22 (1.26%) Derivative
9 22 (1.26%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 20 (1.14%) Life Science
11 15 (0.86%) CMDB
11 15 (0.86%) e-Learning
12 14 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (0.80%) Virtual Team
13 13 (0.74%) FMCG
13 13 (0.74%) NHS
13 13 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 136 (7.76%) Windows
2 55 (3.14%) Linux
3 41 (2.34%) Windows 10
4 25 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 17 (0.97%) Unix
7 10 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.40%) Android
8 7 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.34%) Windows Vista
9 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (30.94%) Business Intelligence
2 373 (21.29%) Problem-Solving
3 346 (19.75%) Analytics
4 316 (18.04%) Data Analysis
5 282 (16.10%) Project Management
6 238 (13.58%) Visualisation
7 207 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
8 158 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 155 (8.85%) Data Management
10 154 (8.79%) Decision-Making
10 154 (8.79%) ERP
11 140 (7.99%) Mathematics
12 135 (7.71%) Migration
13 126 (7.19%) Data Visualisation
14 125 (7.13%) Project Delivery
15 122 (6.96%) ETL
16 112 (6.39%) Data Modelling
17 109 (6.22%) ITIL
18 106 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
19 101 (5.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 769 (43.89%) SQL
2 206 (11.76%) Python
3 146 (8.33%) VBA
4 115 (6.56%) T-SQL
5 109 (6.22%) C#
6 67 (3.82%) R
7 52 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 51 (2.91%) VB
9 39 (2.23%) JavaScript
10 33 (1.88%) Java
11 32 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 28 (1.60%) C
13 17 (0.97%) C++
14 14 (0.80%) PHP
15 13 (0.74%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.63%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.63%) Perl
17 7 (0.40%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.34%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 274 (15.64%) Degree
2 43 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.20%) ACCA
5 20 (1.14%) CISSP
5 20 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
6 19 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (1.03%) CIMA
8 17 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.91%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.86%) PMP
11 13 (0.74%) CISM
11 13 (0.74%) HNC
11 13 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
12 12 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (0.68%) CISA
13 11 (0.63%) HND
14 9 (0.51%) A+ Certification
14 9 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.48%) Data Quality
2 97 (5.54%) PMO
3 72 (4.11%) QA
4 70 (4.00%) GDPR
5 43 (2.45%) SLA
6 24 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (1.08%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.97%) COBIT
8 17 (0.97%) GRC
9 10 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.51%) NIST
11 5 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.29%) Good Clinical Practice
11 5 (0.29%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.23%) CDISC
12 4 (0.23%) P3O
13 3 (0.17%) COSO
13 3 (0.17%) GAAP
13 3 (0.17%) GxP
13 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 74 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.91%) Docker
4 8 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.46%) vSphere
5 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.057%) IAG
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.057%) pfSense
8 1 (0.057%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.057%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (1.26%) SCCM
2 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.29%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.23%) PaperCut
5 3 (0.17%) RSA Archer
5 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.11%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.11%) Grafana
6 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.11%) Nessus
7 1 (0.057%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.057%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.057%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.057%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.057%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.057%) WSUS
Vendors
1 776 (44.29%) Microsoft
2 85 (4.85%) Oracle
3 82 (4.68%) Google
3 82 (4.68%) SAP
4 56 (3.20%) ServiceNow
5 50 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (2.23%) Cisco
7 33 (1.88%) Cognos
8 30 (1.71%) Adobe
9 24 (1.37%) Bloomberg
10 23 (1.31%) Databricks
11 22 (1.26%) Sage
11 22 (1.26%) VMware
12 19 (1.08%) Avaya
13 18 (1.03%) Blue Prism
14 17 (0.97%) HubSpot
15 14 (0.80%) Citrix
16 13 (0.74%) Fidessa
16 13 (0.74%) JD Edwards
17 12 (0.68%) IBM