Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 102 105
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 3,502 4,683 5,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.81% 3.10% 3.09%
As % of the Applications category 34.95% 34.80% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,836 3,763 3,999
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,225 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 10,021 13,456 14,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.04% 8.92% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7,995 10,374 11,698
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -11 1,546 £47,500 -5.00% 198
South East -16 718 £37,500 -6.25% 157
North of England -1 527 £34,000 -2.86% 135
Midlands -13 351 £34,500 -1.43% 119
North West +13 301 £32,500 -7.14% 84
West Midlands -16 253 £35,000 -0.71% 74
South West -41 185 £35,000 +0.72% 80
East of England -6 166 £35,000 -12.50% 90
Yorkshire -19 158 £37,500 +7.14% 39
East Midlands -5 96 £34,000 - 45
North East +22 68 £31,000 +8.77% 12
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1,753 (50.06%) Microsoft
2 1,308 (37.35%) SQL
3 1,156 (33.01%) Finance
4 1,086 (31.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,046 (29.87%) Microsoft Office
6 819 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
7 753 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
8 616 (17.59%) Degree
9 591 (16.88%) SQL Server
10 557 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
11 530 (15.13%) Project Management
12 506 (14.45%) Power Platform
13 503 (14.36%) VBA
14 497 (14.19%) Power BI
15 494 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
16 491 (14.02%) Analytics
17 402 (11.48%) Windows
18 380 (10.85%) Data Analysis
19 371 (10.59%) MS Visio
20 349 (9.97%) Tableau
21 346 (9.88%) Visualisation
22 324 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 308 (8.79%) Management Information System
24 289 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 287 (8.20%) Marketing
26 285 (8.14%) ITIL
27 283 (8.08%) T-SQL
28 264 (7.54%) ETL
29 257 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
30 250 (7.14%) Python

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
1 219 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 73 (2.08%) SAS
3 50 (1.43%) Confluence
3 50 (1.43%) IIS
4 33 (0.94%) Skype for Business
5 32 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 28 (0.80%) CMS
7 17 (0.49%) WordPress
8 13 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.23%) Apache
10 8 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.20%) Drupal
11 7 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.17%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.14%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.11%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1,086 (31.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,046 (29.87%) Microsoft Office
3 371 (10.59%) MS Visio
4 235 (6.71%) Microsoft Project
5 125 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (0.86%) AutoCAD
7 28 (0.80%) SPSS
8 13 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 11 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.26%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.086%) Sketch
13 3 (0.086%) Stata
14 2 (0.057%) InDesign
14 2 (0.057%) Revit
15 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.029%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.029%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 39 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.66%) FastStats
4 15 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
6 12 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
7 10 (0.29%) Magento
8 9 (0.26%) Elite 3E
9 8 (0.23%) SAP BPC
10 7 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
10 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
11 6 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 506 (14.45%) Power Platform
2 236 (6.74%) Office 365
3 184 (5.25%) Azure
4 83 (2.37%) Google Analytics
5 68 (1.94%) SaaS
6 59 (1.68%) AWS
7 36 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
8 29 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 26 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 20 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
11 17 (0.49%) OneDrive
12 16 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
13 12 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Flow
14 11 (0.31%) AdWords
14 11 (0.31%) GCP
14 11 (0.31%) Responsys
15 9 (0.26%) GitHub
15 9 (0.26%) PaaS
16 8 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.28%) Internet
2 78 (2.23%) Wireless
3 72 (2.06%) LAN
4 71 (2.03%) VPN
5 65 (1.86%) WAN
6 64 (1.83%) Firewall
7 46 (1.31%) DNS
8 42 (1.20%) Intranet
8 42 (1.20%) Skype
9 40 (1.14%) DHCP
9 40 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
10 35 (1.00%) TCP/IP
11 25 (0.71%) Network Security
12 24 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
12 24 (0.69%) VoIP
13 20 (0.57%) Ethernet
13 20 (0.57%) MPLS
14 19 (0.54%) VLAN
15 17 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 591 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 497 (14.19%) Power BI
3 324 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 289 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 257 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
6 189 (5.40%) Relational Database
7 158 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 109 (3.11%) MS Access
8 109 (3.11%) QlikView
9 67 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
9 67 (1.91%) MySQL
10 66 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 63 (1.80%) Big Data
12 46 (1.31%) PowerPivot
13 45 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
13 45 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (1.23%) Data Mining
15 42 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
15 42 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 138 (3.94%) JIRA
2 56 (1.60%) Visual Studio
3 42 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 28 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 27 (0.77%) Subversion
7 15 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
8 13 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.20%) Selenium
11 6 (0.17%) WinDbg
12 5 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.14%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.11%) Postman
14 3 (0.086%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.086%) GCC
14 3 (0.086%) NUnit
14 3 (0.086%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.086%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 2 (0.057%) LSMW
General
1 1,156 (33.01%) Finance
2 287 (8.20%) Marketing
3 200 (5.71%) Banking
4 194 (5.54%) Retail
5 147 (4.20%) Legal
6 137 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 98 (2.80%) Law
8 74 (2.11%) Back Office
9 73 (2.08%) Advertising
10 72 (2.06%) Manufacturing
11 67 (1.91%) Public Sector
12 64 (1.83%) Front Office
13 46 (1.31%) Billing
14 39 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 39 (1.11%) Local Government
15 38 (1.09%) Publishing
16 20 (0.57%) Games
17 18 (0.51%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,360 (38.83%) Analyst
2 441 (12.59%) Developer
3 366 (10.45%) Data Analyst
4 203 (5.80%) Support Analyst
5 192 (5.48%) Business Analyst
6 181 (5.17%) Consultant
7 163 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 152 (4.34%) Junior
9 148 (4.23%) IT Support
10 139 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 132 (3.77%) Applications Support
12 113 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
13 105 (3.00%) IT Analyst
14 104 (2.97%) SQL Developer
15 99 (2.83%) Administrator
15 99 (2.83%) SQL Analyst
16 94 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 86 (2.46%) Report Analyst
18 83 (2.37%) Insight Analyst
19 79 (2.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (6.23%) .NET
2 98 (2.80%) HTML
3 79 (2.26%) CSS
4 64 (1.83%) XML
5 60 (1.71%) ASP.NET
6 40 (1.14%) Web Services
7 30 (0.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 30 (0.86%) MDX
7 30 (0.86%) Qt
8 24 (0.69%) WinForms
8 24 (0.69%) WPF
9 23 (0.66%) JSON
9 23 (0.66%) Visualforce
10 21 (0.60%) AngularJS
11 20 (0.57%) jQuery
12 18 (0.51%) SOAP
13 17 (0.49%) REST
14 16 (0.46%) .NET Framework
15 15 (0.43%) D3.js
16 14 (0.40%) Google Chart
Miscellaneous
1 819 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
2 308 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 240 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
4 90 (2.57%) Driving Licence
5 78 (2.23%) User Experience
6 67 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 51 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 41 (1.17%) e-Learning
9 39 (1.11%) Blackberry
10 37 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 33 (0.94%) FMCG
11 33 (0.94%) iPhone
12 31 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 31 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
12 31 (0.89%) CCTV
13 30 (0.86%) Data Structures
14 29 (0.83%) Fibre Optics
15 27 (0.77%) Replication
15 27 (0.77%) Social Media
16 25 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 402 (11.48%) Windows
2 132 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 111 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 110 (3.14%) Windows 7
5 70 (2.00%) Linux
6 66 (1.88%) Android
7 47 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 26 (0.74%) Windows Vista
10 25 (0.71%) Unix
11 24 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 22 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.34%) Windows 2000
16 11 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.14%) CentOS
17 5 (0.14%) VMS
18 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
19 1 (0.029%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
2 557 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
3 530 (15.13%) Project Management
4 494 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
5 491 (14.02%) Analytics
6 380 (10.85%) Data Analysis
7 346 (9.88%) Visualisation
8 285 (8.14%) ITIL
9 264 (7.54%) ETL
10 245 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 238 (6.80%) PRINCE2
12 220 (6.28%) CRM
13 216 (6.17%) Project Delivery
14 203 (5.80%) Data Visualisation
15 191 (5.45%) Time Management
16 180 (5.14%) Business Analysis
17 179 (5.11%) Decision-Making
18 173 (4.94%) Data Modelling
19 169 (4.83%) Change Management
19 169 (4.83%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,308 (37.35%) SQL
2 503 (14.36%) VBA
3 283 (8.08%) T-SQL
4 250 (7.14%) Python
5 208 (5.94%) C#
6 181 (5.17%) R
7 151 (4.31%) VB
8 98 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 97 (2.77%) C
10 90 (2.57%) JavaScript
11 76 (2.17%) C++
12 74 (2.11%) Java
13 55 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 52 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 47 (1.34%) PHP
16 42 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 29 (0.83%) Apex Code
18 20 (0.57%) VBScript
19 17 (0.49%) Perl
20 12 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 616 (17.59%) Degree
2 75 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 52 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 50 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 50 (1.43%) PMP
4 50 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 48 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (1.11%) CIMA
6 39 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (1.03%) CISM
8 34 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 31 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
10 30 (0.86%) CISSP
10 30 (0.86%) Master's Degree
11 26 (0.74%) ACCA
11 26 (0.74%) MCP
12 25 (0.71%) CISA
13 24 (0.69%) CCNP
14 21 (0.60%) ISEB
14 21 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (5.37%) Data Quality
2 167 (4.77%) PMO
3 149 (4.25%) QA
4 135 (3.85%) SLA
5 59 (1.68%) GDPR
6 39 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.83%) Solvency II
8 15 (0.43%) EMIR
8 15 (0.43%) MiFID
9 13 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.34%) COBIT
11 10 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
12 8 (0.23%) P3O
13 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.17%) ITGC
13 6 (0.17%) NIST
14 5 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
14 5 (0.14%) IFRS
14 5 (0.14%) IFRS 9
15 4 (0.11%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 171 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 49 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.26%) XenApp
6 7 (0.20%) vSphere
7 5 (0.14%) Firmware
8 3 (0.086%) Docker
8 3 (0.086%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.057%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.057%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.057%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.029%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (2.20%) SCCM
2 16 (0.46%) EnCase
2 16 (0.46%) FTK
3 13 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (0.31%) Ansible
5 9 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.17%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.17%) Perfmon
7 5 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.11%) Terraform
9 3 (0.086%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.057%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.057%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.057%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.057%) Mesos
10 2 (0.057%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.057%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.057%) rkt
Vendors
1 1,753 (50.06%) Microsoft
2 349 (9.97%) Tableau
3 221 (6.31%) Oracle
4 138 (3.94%) SAP
5 137 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
6 116 (3.31%) Google
7 83 (2.37%) Cisco
8 72 (2.06%) Adobe
9 66 (1.88%) Citrix
10 58 (1.66%) Remedy
10 58 (1.66%) VMware
11 54 (1.54%) ServiceNow
12 49 (1.40%) HP
13 47 (1.34%) Apple
14 45 (1.28%) Cognos
15 43 (1.23%) IBM
16 40 (1.14%) Alteryx
17 32 (0.91%) Bloomberg
17 32 (0.91%) WorldPay
18 29 (0.83%) Veeam