Period
to 29 February 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 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 115 107
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 3,177 4,084 4,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.82% 2.91% 2.96%
As % of the Applications category 36.19% 33.30% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,573 3,230 3,954
England median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% +10.39% +1.32%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% +1.33%

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 8,779 12,265 14,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.78% 8.74% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,997 9,231 11,398
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 29 February 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 29 February 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 -8 1,393 £50,000 - 206
South East +20 679 £37,500 -6.25% 179
North of England +13 468 £37,500 +7.14% 174
Midlands -1 321 £37,500 +7.14% 102
North West +16 276 £35,000 - 106
West Midlands +5 226 £35,000 -6.67% 61
East of England +18 158 £35,000 -12.50% 70
South West -29 140 £35,000 - 74
Yorkshire -2 128 £40,000 +23.08% 52
East Midlands 0 95 £41,000 +26.15% 41
North East +22 64 £31,000 -8.82% 16
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 29 February 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 1,617 (50.90%) Microsoft
2 1,144 (36.01%) SQL
3 1,039 (32.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1,020 (32.11%) Microsoft Office
5 991 (31.19%) Finance
6 701 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
7 572 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
8 529 (16.65%) Project Management
9 505 (15.90%) Degree
10 492 (15.49%) SQL Server
11 482 (15.17%) Analytics
12 480 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
13 464 (14.60%) Power Platform
14 452 (14.23%) Power BI
15 437 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
16 428 (13.47%) VBA
17 400 (12.59%) MS Visio
18 377 (11.87%) Windows
19 327 (10.29%) Data Analysis
20 301 (9.47%) Tableau
21 282 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 258 (8.12%) Python
23 253 (7.96%) Visualisation
24 246 (7.74%) ITIL
25 243 (7.65%) Marketing
26 233 (7.33%) Management Information System
27 231 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 228 (7.18%) Office 365
29 217 (6.83%) CRM
30 215 (6.77%) ETL

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
1 199 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 69 (2.17%) Confluence
3 54 (1.70%) SAS
4 45 (1.42%) Skype for Business
5 34 (1.07%) CMS
5 34 (1.07%) IIS
6 33 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 19 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (0.44%) WordPress
9 12 (0.38%) Apache
10 8 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.22%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.13%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1,039 (32.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,020 (32.11%) Microsoft Office
3 400 (12.59%) MS Visio
4 165 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
5 89 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
6 32 (1.01%) SPSS
7 23 (0.72%) AutoCAD
8 13 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.22%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.13%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.13%) Notepad++
11 4 (0.13%) Snagit
12 3 (0.094%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.094%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.094%) Stata
13 2 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 63 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
3 19 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 17 (0.54%) FastStats
5 16 (0.50%) Magento
6 12 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.25%) Markit EDM
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 6 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.19%) assyst
10 6 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.19%) Elite 3E
10 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.16%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 464 (14.60%) Power Platform
2 228 (7.18%) Office 365
3 196 (6.17%) Azure
4 75 (2.36%) AWS
5 71 (2.23%) SaaS
6 65 (2.05%) Google Analytics
7 49 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
8 22 (0.69%) OneDrive
9 20 (0.63%) GCP
10 19 (0.60%) PowerApps
11 14 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (0.44%) GitHub
11 14 (0.44%) Microsoft Flow
12 13 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
13 12 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 10 (0.31%) BrowserStack
14 10 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 10 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
15 9 (0.28%) IaaS
15 9 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.96%) Wireless
2 80 (2.52%) Internet
2 80 (2.52%) LAN
3 72 (2.27%) WAN
4 63 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 59 (1.86%) Skype
6 57 (1.79%) VPN
7 48 (1.51%) Firewall
8 42 (1.32%) DNS
9 36 (1.13%) TCP/IP
10 33 (1.04%) DHCP
10 33 (1.04%) VoIP
11 24 (0.76%) Intranet
12 23 (0.72%) VLAN
13 21 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (0.63%) Ethernet
15 19 (0.60%) Network Security
16 16 (0.50%) MPLS
17 14 (0.44%) BGP
17 14 (0.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 492 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 452 (14.23%) Power BI
3 282 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 231 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 199 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
6 154 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 117 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 93 (2.93%) MySQL
9 81 (2.55%) MS Access
10 75 (2.36%) QlikView
11 63 (1.98%) Big Data
11 63 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
12 55 (1.73%) RDBMS
13 43 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
14 42 (1.32%) PowerPivot
15 37 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
16 35 (1.10%) Oracle Database
17 34 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
18 33 (1.04%) Data Mining
19 32 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 152 (4.78%) JIRA
2 47 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 36 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 27 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 23 (0.72%) Subversion
6 11 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.31%) Selenium
8 7 (0.22%) GCC
8 7 (0.22%) Postman
9 6 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.19%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.16%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.13%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.13%) Toad
12 3 (0.094%) Balsamiq
12 3 (0.094%) LSMW
12 3 (0.094%) SpecFlow
General
1 991 (31.19%) Finance
2 243 (7.65%) Marketing
3 164 (5.16%) Legal
4 154 (4.85%) Retail
5 132 (4.15%) Banking
6 114 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 98 (3.08%) Law
8 75 (2.36%) Public Sector
9 67 (2.11%) Front Office
10 62 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 60 (1.89%) Advertising
12 59 (1.86%) Back Office
13 46 (1.45%) Billing
14 35 (1.10%) Publishing
15 30 (0.94%) Investment Banking
16 25 (0.79%) Local Government
17 18 (0.57%) Games
18 16 (0.50%) German Language
19 14 (0.44%) Aerospace
20 13 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,231 (38.75%) Analyst
2 370 (11.65%) Developer
3 273 (8.59%) Data Analyst
4 251 (7.90%) Support Analyst
5 204 (6.42%) Business Analyst
6 180 (5.67%) Project Manager
7 158 (4.97%) Consultant
8 146 (4.60%) IT Support
9 139 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
10 119 (3.75%) IT Analyst
11 118 (3.71%) Applications Support
12 111 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 96 (3.02%) Junior
14 93 (2.93%) Service Analyst
15 83 (2.61%) SQL Analyst
16 79 (2.49%) Applications Support Analyst
16 79 (2.49%) Support Engineer
17 76 (2.39%) IT Support Analyst
17 76 (2.39%) Report Analyst
18 72 (2.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (5.89%) .NET
2 120 (3.78%) HTML
3 84 (2.64%) XML
4 78 (2.46%) CSS
5 40 (1.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 40 (1.26%) Qt
6 38 (1.20%) REST
7 36 (1.13%) ASP.NET
7 36 (1.13%) SOAP
8 31 (0.98%) MDX
8 31 (0.98%) Web Services
9 25 (0.79%) JSON
10 19 (0.60%) jQuery
10 19 (0.60%) WPF
11 15 (0.47%) WinForms
12 14 (0.44%) .NET Core
13 11 (0.35%) AngularJS
14 10 (0.31%) Node.js
14 10 (0.31%) Sass
14 10 (0.31%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 701 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 185 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
4 84 (2.64%) Driving Licence
5 81 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 69 (2.17%) User Experience
7 67 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
8 50 (1.57%) e-Learning
9 34 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
11 29 (0.91%) CCTV
11 29 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 29 (0.91%) Virtual Team
12 26 (0.82%) Derivative
13 24 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 23 (0.72%) Blackberry
15 22 (0.69%) Algorithms
15 22 (0.69%) iPhone
16 21 (0.66%) Replication
16 21 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 377 (11.87%) Windows
2 121 (3.81%) Windows 10
3 92 (2.90%) Linux
4 86 (2.71%) Windows 7
5 78 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 66 (2.08%) Android
7 43 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 37 (1.16%) Unix
8 37 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 24 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.63%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.13%) CentOS
14 3 (0.094%) HPUX
14 3 (0.094%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.094%) Solaris
14 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.063%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
2 529 (16.65%) Project Management
3 482 (15.17%) Analytics
4 480 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
5 437 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
6 327 (10.29%) Data Analysis
7 253 (7.96%) Visualisation
8 246 (7.74%) ITIL
9 217 (6.83%) CRM
10 215 (6.77%) ETL
11 208 (6.55%) Time Management
12 203 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 195 (6.14%) Project Delivery
14 192 (6.04%) Business Analysis
15 184 (5.79%) PRINCE2
16 182 (5.73%) Migration
17 161 (5.07%) Data Modelling
18 157 (4.94%) Change Management
19 156 (4.91%) Decision-Making
20 152 (4.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1,144 (36.01%) SQL
2 428 (13.47%) VBA
3 258 (8.12%) Python
4 185 (5.82%) C#
5 175 (5.51%) T-SQL
6 159 (5.00%) R
7 114 (3.59%) VB
8 97 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 93 (2.93%) PowerShell
10 77 (2.42%) C
11 69 (2.17%) C++
12 66 (2.08%) PHP
13 65 (2.05%) Java
14 42 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 37 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 36 (1.13%) VB.NET
17 23 (0.72%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.50%) VBScript
19 14 (0.44%) Apex Code
20 11 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 505 (15.90%) Degree
2 81 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 54 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 53 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 52 (1.64%) PMP
6 36 (1.13%) ISEB
7 35 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (1.04%) CIMA
9 28 (0.88%) CISSP
10 26 (0.82%) ACCA
10 26 (0.82%) MCSA
10 26 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 24 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 23 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 22 (0.69%) CISM
14 21 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (0.66%) Master's Degree
15 20 (0.63%) CCNA
15 20 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (4.94%) QA
2 143 (4.50%) PMO
3 133 (4.19%) Data Quality
4 98 (3.08%) SLA
5 66 (2.08%) GDPR
6 36 (1.13%) Solvency II
7 20 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.44%) MiFID
10 13 (0.41%) EMIR
11 6 (0.19%) ITGC
11 6 (0.19%) NCSC
11 6 (0.19%) NIST
11 6 (0.19%) P3O
12 5 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.16%) IFRS
12 5 (0.16%) IFRS 9
12 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 153 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 61 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.66%) Firmware
5 16 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.38%) XenApp
7 7 (0.22%) Xen
8 6 (0.19%) vSphere
9 3 (0.094%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.094%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.063%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.031%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.031%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.031%) Docker
11 1 (0.031%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 61 (1.92%) SCCM
2 8 (0.25%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 7 (0.22%) EnCase
3 7 (0.22%) FTK
3 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.19%) Perfmon
5 4 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.094%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.094%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.094%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.063%) QRadar
7 2 (0.063%) WSUS
8 1 (0.031%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.031%) Ansible
8 1 (0.031%) Control-M
8 1 (0.031%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.031%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.031%) Nessus
8 1 (0.031%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,617 (50.90%) Microsoft
2 301 (9.47%) Tableau
3 206 (6.48%) Oracle
4 126 (3.97%) SAP
5 101 (3.18%) Google
6 98 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 93 (2.93%) Cisco
8 68 (2.14%) Remedy
9 64 (2.01%) VMware
10 58 (1.83%) Adobe
10 58 (1.83%) Citrix
11 52 (1.64%) Bloomberg
12 47 (1.48%) Apple
13 44 (1.38%) Reuters
14 39 (1.23%) ServiceNow
15 36 (1.13%) Cognos
16 34 (1.07%) HP
16 34 (1.07%) WorldPay
17 33 (1.04%) IBM
18 32 (1.01%) Virgin Media