Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 86 79
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4,874 5,313 6,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.96% 3.21% 3.51%
As % of the Applications category 34.59% 37.01% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,931 4,273 5,655
England median annual salary £38,694 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.83% +1.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,625 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,000
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -

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 14,091 14,356 19,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.54% 8.67% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11,289 11,785 15,800
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% - +5.71%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -23 2,084 £45,000 - 261
South East -2 988 £35,000 - 153
North of England +3 719 £32,500 -7.14% 157
Midlands -11 503 £32,500 -7.14% 150
North West -23 401 £35,000 - 94
West Midlands +3 381 £32,500 -7.14% 86
East of England -48 308 £35,000 -6.67% 90
South West +12 288 £32,500 - 66
Yorkshire +18 270 £32,000 -8.57% 50
East Midlands -33 122 £30,000 -14.29% 63
North East +7 49 £27,500 -10.57% 13
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 2,220 (45.55%) Microsoft
2 1,871 (38.39%) SQL
3 1,789 (36.70%) Finance
4 1,502 (30.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,225 (25.13%) Microsoft Office
6 1,192 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
7 1,059 (21.73%) SQL Server
8 986 (20.23%) Business Intelligence
9 953 (19.55%) Degree
10 743 (15.24%) VBA
11 737 (15.12%) Analytics
12 706 (14.49%) Project Management
12 706 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
13 584 (11.98%) MS Visio
14 546 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 546 (11.20%) Marketing
15 507 (10.40%) Data Analysis
16 481 (9.87%) Windows
17 450 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
18 429 (8.80%) Oracle
19 428 (8.78%) Tableau
20 422 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 415 (8.51%) T-SQL
22 399 (8.19%) C#
23 359 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
24 350 (7.18%) .NET
25 345 (7.08%) PRINCE2
25 345 (7.08%) Power BI
26 343 (7.04%) Banking
27 335 (6.87%) ITIL

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
1 294 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 222 (4.55%) SAS
3 59 (1.21%) IIS
4 57 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 37 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 35 (0.72%) Confluence
6 35 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 33 (0.68%) CMS
8 24 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (0.39%) Apache
12 18 (0.37%) MS Project Server
12 18 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 18 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.21%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 1,502 (30.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,225 (25.13%) Microsoft Office
3 584 (11.98%) MS Visio
4 324 (6.65%) Microsoft Project
5 174 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
6 59 (1.21%) SPSS
7 22 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 17 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.33%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.21%) RoboHelp
11 6 (0.12%) InDesign
11 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.10%) Camtasia
13 4 (0.082%) Snagit
14 3 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.062%) ArcInfo
14 3 (0.062%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.062%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.062%) Maya
14 3 (0.062%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 38 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (0.62%) Elite 3E
3 27 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
5 22 (0.45%) thinkFolio
6 21 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
7 20 (0.41%) NetSuite
8 19 (0.39%) Infor SunSystems
9 18 (0.37%) SAP BPC
10 17 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
11 16 (0.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 15 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 15 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
13 14 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
13 14 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
13 14 (0.29%) SAP ERP
14 12 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
15 11 (0.23%) Primavera
15 11 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 170 (3.49%) Google Analytics
2 125 (2.56%) Office 365
3 99 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (1.50%) AdWords
5 70 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
6 66 (1.35%) SaaS
7 38 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
9 18 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
10 15 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
11 14 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
12 12 (0.25%) OneDrive
13 10 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.21%) GitHub
14 9 (0.18%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.14%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 6 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
16 6 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.34%) Internet
2 59 (1.21%) WAN
3 54 (1.11%) Firewall
3 54 (1.11%) LAN
4 44 (0.90%) VPN
5 41 (0.84%) Skype
6 39 (0.80%) Wireless
7 38 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 35 (0.72%) Intranet
8 35 (0.72%) SMS
9 22 (0.45%) DNS
9 22 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (0.43%) 4G
11 20 (0.41%) DHCP
11 20 (0.41%) VoIP
11 20 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.29%) Network Security
13 13 (0.27%) Broadband
14 12 (0.25%) OSPF
15 11 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,059 (21.73%) SQL Server
2 546 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 422 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 359 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
5 345 (7.08%) Power BI
6 239 (4.90%) MS Access
7 225 (4.62%) QlikView
8 192 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 163 (3.34%) Relational Database
10 149 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
11 139 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
12 122 (2.50%) MySQL
13 95 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 85 (1.74%) Big Data
15 84 (1.72%) Data Mining
16 80 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 68 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
18 65 (1.33%) PowerPivot
19 64 (1.31%) OLAP
20 63 (1.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 196 (4.02%) JIRA
2 122 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 108 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 39 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 32 (0.66%) Selenium
7 20 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 19 (0.39%) HP UFT
8 19 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 17 (0.35%) Pivotal Tracker
11 15 (0.31%) Subversion
12 14 (0.29%) LSMW
12 14 (0.29%) NUnit
13 12 (0.25%) Axure RP
13 12 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (0.23%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.23%) ERwin
15 9 (0.18%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.18%) MSTest
General
1 1,789 (36.70%) Finance
2 546 (11.20%) Marketing
3 343 (7.04%) Banking
4 277 (5.68%) Retail
5 201 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 174 (3.57%) Legal
7 136 (2.79%) Advertising
8 114 (2.34%) Investment Banking
9 107 (2.20%) Law
10 105 (2.15%) Front Office
11 74 (1.52%) Games
12 68 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 67 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 67 (1.37%) Publishing
13 67 (1.37%) Retail Banking
14 60 (1.23%) Back Office
15 46 (0.94%) Electronics
16 45 (0.92%) Billing
17 30 (0.62%) Automotive
18 25 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,999 (41.01%) Analyst
2 680 (13.95%) Developer
3 495 (10.16%) Data Analyst
4 312 (6.40%) Business Analyst
5 285 (5.85%) Consultant
6 227 (4.66%) Support Analyst
7 224 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
8 196 (4.02%) Project Manager
9 186 (3.82%) SQL Developer
10 184 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 182 (3.73%) Junior
12 173 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 159 (3.26%) Administrator
14 149 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
15 129 (2.65%) C# Developer
16 127 (2.61%) Service Analyst
17 124 (2.54%) SQL Data Analyst
18 121 (2.48%) Applications Support
19 114 (2.34%) Report Analyst
20 113 (2.32%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (7.18%) .NET
2 238 (4.88%) HTML
3 161 (3.30%) CSS
4 154 (3.16%) XML
5 101 (2.07%) ASP.NET
6 91 (1.87%) .NET Framework
7 87 (1.78%) jQuery
8 79 (1.62%) Web Services
9 63 (1.29%) WCF
10 55 (1.13%) HTML5
11 51 (1.05%) AngularJS
12 47 (0.96%) WPF
13 40 (0.82%) JSON
14 37 (0.76%) Entity Framework
15 29 (0.59%) COM
15 29 (0.59%) WinForms
16 28 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (0.57%) MDX
17 26 (0.53%) XSLT
18 25 (0.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,192 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
2 329 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 265 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 109 (2.24%) Social Media
5 85 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 82 (1.68%) User Experience
7 77 (1.58%) Fintech
8 56 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 56 (1.15%) Hedge funds
9 52 (1.07%) Blackberry
9 52 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 50 (1.03%) Equities
11 48 (0.98%) Fixed Income
12 43 (0.88%) NHS
13 41 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
14 39 (0.80%) Derivative
15 37 (0.76%) Mobile App
15 37 (0.76%) PMI
16 35 (0.72%) Algorithms
17 33 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 481 (9.87%) Windows
2 126 (2.59%) Windows 7
3 123 (2.52%) Linux
4 109 (2.24%) Windows 10
4 109 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 90 (1.85%) Unix
6 55 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (0.98%) Android
8 46 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.59%) Windows XP
10 27 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 20 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.23%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.10%) AIX
17 5 (0.10%) VMS
18 4 (0.082%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 986 (20.23%) Business Intelligence
2 737 (15.12%) Analytics
3 706 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
3 706 (14.49%) Project Management
4 507 (10.40%) Data Analysis
5 450 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 345 (7.08%) PRINCE2
7 335 (6.87%) ITIL
8 327 (6.71%) Mathematics
9 312 (6.40%) CRM
10 311 (6.38%) Data Modelling
11 305 (6.26%) Business Analysis
12 304 (6.24%) Time Management
13 300 (6.16%) Visualisation
14 293 (6.01%) ETL
15 237 (4.86%) Data Management
16 232 (4.76%) Asset Management
17 231 (4.74%) Risk Management
18 220 (4.51%) Service Delivery
19 219 (4.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1,871 (38.39%) SQL
2 743 (15.24%) VBA
3 415 (8.51%) T-SQL
4 399 (8.19%) C#
5 201 (4.12%) JavaScript
6 191 (3.92%) Python
7 180 (3.69%) VB
8 154 (3.16%) Java
9 131 (2.69%) R
10 89 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 82 (1.68%) C
12 78 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 73 (1.50%) PowerShell
14 61 (1.25%) C++
15 54 (1.11%) VBScript
16 41 (0.84%) MATLAB
17 34 (0.70%) PHP
18 33 (0.68%) Perl
19 31 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 18 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 953 (19.55%) Degree
2 118 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 116 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 107 (2.20%) ISEB
5 101 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 76 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 67 (1.37%) PMI Certification
8 59 (1.21%) ISTQB
9 54 (1.11%) ACCA
10 53 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
10 53 (1.09%) PMP
11 50 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 49 (1.01%) CIMA
13 42 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
14 41 (0.84%) MCSE
15 37 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (0.62%) Master's Degree
17 29 (0.59%) MCSA
18 27 (0.55%) CCNA
18 27 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (6.16%) PMO
2 261 (5.35%) QA
3 252 (5.17%) Data Quality
4 241 (4.94%) SLA
5 71 (1.46%) GDPR
6 47 (0.96%) Actionable Recommendations
7 33 (0.68%) Solvency II
8 24 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (0.41%) MiFID
10 19 (0.39%) EMIR
11 15 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 13 (0.27%) COBIT
12 13 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 12 (0.25%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.23%) CRD IV
15 8 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
16 6 (0.12%) ISO 14001
16 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.12%) P3O
17 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 154 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 45 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.16%) XenApp
6 7 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.10%) Firmware
9 4 (0.082%) GPFS
9 4 (0.082%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.062%) Docker
10 3 (0.062%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.062%) vSphere
11 1 (0.021%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.021%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (1.01%) SCCM
2 37 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.23%) Nagios
4 10 (0.21%) Control-M
5 9 (0.18%) Ganglia
6 8 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.16%) WSUS
7 6 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (0.12%) OpenView
7 6 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.10%) EnCase
8 5 (0.10%) FTK
8 5 (0.10%) HP ALM
8 5 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.082%) Cacti
10 3 (0.062%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.041%) FlexNet
11 2 (0.041%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.041%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2,220 (45.55%) Microsoft
2 429 (8.80%) Oracle
3 428 (8.78%) Tableau
4 250 (5.13%) SAP
5 210 (4.31%) Google
6 130 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 99 (2.03%) Cognos
8 86 (1.76%) Adobe
9 80 (1.64%) Cisco
10 75 (1.54%) Capita
11 73 (1.50%) VMware
12 64 (1.31%) Citrix
13 55 (1.13%) IBM
14 49 (1.01%) Remedy
15 45 (0.92%) HP
15 45 (0.92%) iManage
16 41 (0.84%) JD Edwards
17 35 (0.72%) Sage
17 35 (0.72%) Sun
18 34 (0.70%) Informatica