Period
to 23 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 101 101
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 3,628 4,833 5,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.80% 3.13% 3.15%
As % of the Applications category 33.81% 35.34% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,922 3,799 3,925
England median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,274 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +6.67%

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 10,729 13,674 14,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.29% 8.87% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8,446 10,681 11,300
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,200 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.53% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -12 1,488 £47,500 -1.55% 186
South East -17 699 £37,500 - 148
North of England -12 585 £32,000 -1.54% 141
Midlands -2 388 £34,000 -9.33% 95
North West +16 303 £32,500 -7.14% 80
West Midlands -17 260 £32,500 -13.33% 52
South West -19 245 £35,000 +2.19% 67
Yorkshire -43 230 £30,000 -7.69% 51
East of England -17 213 £35,000 -12.50% 61
East Midlands +29 126 £34,000 -2.86% 42
North East +14 52 £37,500 +36.36% 10
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 1,766 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 1,351 (37.24%) SQL
3 1,197 (32.99%) Finance
4 1,141 (31.45%) Microsoft Office
5 1,132 (31.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 919 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
7 818 (22.55%) Business Intelligence
8 619 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
9 614 (16.92%) SQL Server
10 612 (16.87%) Degree
11 544 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
12 538 (14.83%) Analytics
13 533 (14.69%) Project Management
14 506 (13.95%) VBA
15 496 (13.67%) Power Platform
16 493 (13.59%) Power BI
17 433 (11.93%) Data Analysis
18 404 (11.14%) MS Visio
19 394 (10.86%) Windows
20 358 (9.87%) Visualisation
21 352 (9.70%) Tableau
22 351 (9.67%) Management Information System
23 332 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 323 (8.90%) Marketing
25 319 (8.79%) T-SQL
26 315 (8.68%) ITIL
27 306 (8.43%) ETL
28 299 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 295 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
30 283 (7.80%) 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
1 283 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 74 (2.04%) SAS
3 49 (1.35%) Confluence
4 42 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 37 (1.02%) IIS
6 23 (0.63%) Skype for Business
7 17 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.39%) CMS
9 12 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 12 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (0.33%) WordPress
10 8 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.22%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.19%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.14%) Apache
14 4 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.11%) Documentum
14 4 (0.11%) Drupal
14 4 (0.11%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1,141 (31.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1,132 (31.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 404 (11.14%) MS Visio
4 272 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
5 128 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
6 43 (1.19%) SPSS
7 22 (0.61%) AutoCAD
8 14 (0.39%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.28%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.25%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.19%) Stata
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.11%) CATIA
13 3 (0.083%) Revit
14 2 (0.055%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.055%) Sketch
15 1 (0.028%) Autodesk Inventor
15 1 (0.028%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 38 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 28 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.52%) Elite 3E
5 18 (0.50%) Carpe Diem
5 18 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.50%) Temenos T24
6 15 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.36%) FastStats
8 12 (0.33%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
10 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.22%) Magento
11 8 (0.22%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.19%) iTrent
12 7 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
13 6 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
13 6 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
13 6 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 496 (13.67%) Power Platform
2 237 (6.53%) Office 365
3 202 (5.57%) Azure
4 85 (2.34%) Google Analytics
5 69 (1.90%) AWS
6 64 (1.76%) SaaS
7 33 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
8 32 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 31 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
10 22 (0.61%) PaaS
11 19 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 16 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
14 13 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
14 13 (0.36%) OneDrive
15 12 (0.33%) AdWords
15 12 (0.33%) FinancialForce
15 12 (0.33%) GitHub
16 10 (0.28%) Responsys
17 9 (0.25%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.43%) Internet
2 73 (2.01%) LAN
3 71 (1.96%) VPN
4 69 (1.90%) Firewall
5 66 (1.82%) Wireless
6 60 (1.65%) WAN
7 57 (1.57%) DNS
8 46 (1.27%) DHCP
9 42 (1.16%) Intranet
9 42 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 36 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
11 32 (0.88%) Skype
12 31 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (0.66%) VLAN
14 20 (0.55%) WebEx
15 17 (0.47%) Ethernet
16 16 (0.44%) MPLS
17 15 (0.41%) Network Security
17 15 (0.41%) VoIP
18 13 (0.36%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 493 (13.59%) Power BI
3 332 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 299 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 265 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
6 226 (6.23%) Relational Database
7 168 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 146 (4.02%) QlikView
9 89 (2.45%) MS Access
10 88 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
11 68 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 66 (1.82%) Big Data
13 64 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
13 64 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
14 60 (1.65%) OLAP
15 58 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 54 (1.49%) Data Mining
17 53 (1.46%) MySQL
18 46 (1.27%) PowerPivot
19 42 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 156 (4.30%) JIRA
2 42 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 41 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 31 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 19 (0.52%) Subversion
7 17 (0.47%) HP UFT
8 16 (0.44%) LoadRunner
8 16 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.22%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.17%) Hudson
12 6 (0.17%) NUnit
12 6 (0.17%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.11%) Moq
13 4 (0.11%) Selenium
14 3 (0.083%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.083%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.055%) YouTrack
General
1 1,197 (32.99%) Finance
2 323 (8.90%) Marketing
3 236 (6.50%) Retail
4 186 (5.13%) Banking
5 182 (5.02%) Telecoms
6 112 (3.09%) Legal
7 106 (2.92%) Public Sector
8 82 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 81 (2.23%) Law
10 65 (1.79%) Local Government
11 62 (1.71%) Advertising
12 58 (1.60%) Billing
13 56 (1.54%) Back Office
14 52 (1.43%) Front Office
15 39 (1.07%) Investment Banking
16 33 (0.91%) Publishing
17 30 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.66%) Electronics
19 21 (0.58%) Aerospace
20 18 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1,499 (41.32%) Analyst
2 417 (11.49%) Developer
3 385 (10.61%) Data Analyst
4 223 (6.15%) Business Analyst
5 188 (5.18%) Support Analyst
6 178 (4.91%) Consultant
7 158 (4.36%) Junior
7 158 (4.36%) Project Manager
8 146 (4.02%) Applications Support
9 136 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 130 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 119 (3.28%) IT Support
12 115 (3.17%) SQL Analyst
12 115 (3.17%) SQL Developer
13 103 (2.84%) Administrator
14 101 (2.78%) IT Analyst
15 97 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
16 96 (2.65%) Excel Analyst
17 83 (2.29%) Report Analyst
18 78 (2.15%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (5.79%) .NET
2 115 (3.17%) HTML
3 74 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 67 (1.85%) XML
5 66 (1.82%) CSS
6 48 (1.32%) JSON
7 41 (1.13%) Web Services
8 27 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 27 (0.74%) WPF
9 24 (0.66%) WinForms
10 22 (0.61%) MDX
11 21 (0.58%) .NET Framework
11 21 (0.58%) jQuery
12 17 (0.47%) SOAP
12 17 (0.47%) Visualforce
13 14 (0.39%) D3.js
13 14 (0.39%) Google Chart
14 13 (0.36%) HTML5
15 12 (0.33%) COM
15 12 (0.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 919 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
2 351 (9.67%) Management Information System
3 235 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
4 108 (2.98%) Driving Licence
5 78 (2.15%) User Experience
6 70 (1.93%) Fibre Optics
7 50 (1.38%) Social Media
8 45 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
9 43 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 42 (1.16%) Blackberry
11 37 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 36 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 36 (0.99%) Mobile App
13 35 (0.96%) FMCG
13 35 (0.96%) PMI
14 34 (0.94%) NHS
15 31 (0.85%) Virtual Team
16 28 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
16 28 (0.77%) iPhone
17 25 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 394 (10.86%) Windows
2 144 (3.97%) Windows Server
3 138 (3.80%) Windows 10
4 114 (3.14%) Windows 7
5 72 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (1.43%) Linux
7 50 (1.38%) Android
8 41 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 29 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 24 (0.66%) Unix
11 24 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 20 (0.55%) Windows 2000
13 19 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.28%) VMS
16 6 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.11%) CentOS
18 1 (0.028%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (22.55%) Business Intelligence
2 619 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
3 544 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
4 538 (14.83%) Analytics
5 533 (14.69%) Project Management
6 433 (11.93%) Data Analysis
7 358 (9.87%) Visualisation
8 315 (8.68%) ITIL
9 306 (8.43%) ETL
10 295 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 255 (7.03%) CRM
12 254 (7.00%) PRINCE2
13 242 (6.67%) Project Delivery
14 218 (6.01%) Business Analysis
15 208 (5.73%) Data Modelling
16 194 (5.35%) Data Visualisation
17 179 (4.93%) Data Management
18 178 (4.91%) Time Management
19 175 (4.82%) Decision-Making
20 170 (4.69%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,351 (37.24%) SQL
2 506 (13.95%) VBA
3 319 (8.79%) T-SQL
4 235 (6.48%) Python
5 228 (6.28%) C#
6 175 (4.82%) R
7 170 (4.69%) VB
8 118 (3.25%) C
9 96 (2.65%) Java
10 95 (2.62%) JavaScript
11 93 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 66 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 53 (1.46%) C++
14 52 (1.43%) PHP
15 48 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 36 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 24 (0.66%) Apex Code
18 20 (0.55%) Perl
19 17 (0.47%) MATLAB
20 10 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 612 (16.87%) Degree
2 88 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 72 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (1.87%) PMI Certification
5 53 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 47 (1.30%) PMP
7 44 (1.21%) MCP
8 43 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 39 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (0.94%) CISM
11 32 (0.88%) CIMA
12 30 (0.83%) DBS Check
12 30 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 29 (0.80%) ACCA
13 29 (0.80%) DV Cleared
13 29 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
14 28 (0.77%) CCNA
15 27 (0.74%) HND
16 26 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 24 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (6.31%) PMO
2 203 (5.60%) SLA
3 195 (5.37%) Data Quality
4 150 (4.13%) QA
5 70 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (0.96%) ISO 22301
6 35 (0.96%) ISO 9001
7 34 (0.94%) GDPR
8 15 (0.41%) ISAE 3402
9 14 (0.39%) COBIT
10 10 (0.28%) IFRS
10 10 (0.28%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.19%) EMIR
12 7 (0.19%) IFRS 9
12 7 (0.19%) MiFID
12 7 (0.19%) P3O
13 4 (0.11%) NEBOSH
13 4 (0.11%) NIST
14 3 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 199 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 49 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 40 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.22%) vSphere
6 7 (0.19%) XenApp
7 5 (0.14%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.11%) Docker
9 2 (0.055%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.055%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.055%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.055%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.028%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.028%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 75 (2.07%) SCCM
2 22 (0.61%) HP ALM
2 22 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 18 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 17 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (0.44%) EnCase
6 16 (0.44%) FTK
7 11 (0.30%) Ansible
8 7 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.14%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.14%) WSUS
10 4 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.11%) Terraform
11 3 (0.083%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.055%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.055%) Mesos
12 2 (0.055%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,766 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 352 (9.70%) Tableau
3 271 (7.47%) Oracle
4 190 (5.24%) SAP
5 162 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
6 113 (3.11%) Google
7 75 (2.07%) Adobe
8 69 (1.90%) Citrix
9 68 (1.87%) Cisco
10 64 (1.76%) HP
11 55 (1.52%) Alteryx
12 54 (1.49%) ServiceNow
13 49 (1.35%) VMware
14 48 (1.32%) Cognos
15 47 (1.30%) Remedy
16 42 (1.16%) IBM
17 40 (1.10%) Informatica
18 35 (0.96%) Hyperion
19 32 (0.88%) Apple
20 29 (0.80%) Sage