Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 85 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5254 5731 7292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.10% 3.21% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 35.23% 36.57% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4012 4643 5859
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,025 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,225 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%

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 14914 15671 20433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.80% 8.79% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11701 12951 16474
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,346
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -4 2451 £47,500 +5.56% 161
South East -9 995 £35,000 - 48
North of England -27 676 £32,750 +0.77% 79
Midlands -17 507 £35,000 +1.58% 41
North West -32 383 £33,000 +1.54% 34
West Midlands -1 360 £35,000 +7.69% 27
East of England -36 320 £35,000 -2.78% 33
South West -9 308 £32,500 -1.52% 27
Yorkshire -2 260 £32,500 - 39
East Midlands +12 147 £30,500 -12.86% 13
North East -4 33 £24,750 -21.43% 6
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 2266 (43.13%) Microsoft
2 2203 (41.93%) SQL
3 2086 (39.70%) Finance
4 1633 (31.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1515 (28.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1353 (25.75%) Microsoft Office
7 1092 (20.78%) SQL Server
8 1091 (20.77%) Degree
9 999 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
10 948 (18.04%) Analytics
11 781 (14.86%) VBA
12 763 (14.52%) Project Management
13 719 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
14 648 (12.33%) Marketing
15 617 (11.74%) MS Visio
16 606 (11.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 604 (11.50%) Banking
18 557 (10.60%) Data Analysis
19 547 (10.41%) Windows
20 534 (10.16%) Oracle
21 524 (9.97%) Tableau
22 486 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
23 477 (9.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 471 (8.96%) C#
25 463 (8.81%) Asset Management
26 422 (8.03%) Business Analysis
27 409 (7.78%) ETL
28 407 (7.75%) .NET
29 399 (7.59%) SDLC
30 398 (7.58%) Mathematics

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
1 371 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 263 (5.01%) SAS
3 64 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 61 (1.16%) IIS
5 37 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 37 (0.70%) Confluence
6 35 (0.67%) CMS
6 35 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 25 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (0.42%) MS Project Server
8 22 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.40%) Apache
10 20 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (0.36%) Documentum
11 19 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (0.27%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1633 (31.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1353 (25.75%) Microsoft Office
3 617 (11.74%) MS Visio
4 393 (7.48%) Microsoft Project
5 169 (3.22%) Spreadsheet
6 78 (1.48%) SPSS
7 17 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 9 (0.17%) RoboHelp
11 8 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
12 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 6 (0.11%) FrameMaker
12 6 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.11%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.095%) InDesign
14 4 (0.076%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.076%) Snagit
15 3 (0.057%) ArcInfo
15 3 (0.057%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 42 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
4 24 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 23 (0.44%) Primavera
6 21 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
7 17 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 17 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 17 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 17 (0.32%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 14 (0.27%) HFM
8 14 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 14 (0.27%) thinkFolio
9 13 (0.25%) SAP SD
10 12 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
11 11 (0.21%) Markit EDM
11 11 (0.21%) NetSuite
11 11 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.21%) Visualfiles
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 177 (3.37%) Google Analytics
2 140 (2.66%) Office 365
3 83 (1.58%) SaaS
4 81 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 73 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
6 65 (1.24%) GitHub
7 60 (1.14%) AdWords
8 36 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
9 20 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
10 17 (0.32%) OpenShift
11 15 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.21%) PaaS
12 11 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
13 10 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
14 8 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.13%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.095%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 4 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 4 (0.076%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.19%) Internet
2 67 (1.28%) Firewall
3 58 (1.10%) WAN
4 51 (0.97%) LAN
4 51 (0.97%) VPN
5 50 (0.95%) DNS
6 48 (0.91%) DHCP
7 46 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 39 (0.74%) Skype
8 39 (0.74%) Wireless
9 33 (0.63%) SMS
10 32 (0.61%) Intranet
11 20 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (0.34%) FTP
13 17 (0.32%) Network Security
13 17 (0.32%) VoIP
14 15 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (0.27%) SAN
16 9 (0.17%) VLAN
17 8 (0.15%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1092 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 606 (11.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 477 (9.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 397 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
5 294 (5.60%) Power BI
6 270 (5.14%) MS Access
7 267 (5.08%) QlikView
8 232 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
9 178 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 174 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 133 (2.53%) MySQL
12 107 (2.04%) Big Data
13 106 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
14 97 (1.85%) Data Mining
15 76 (1.45%) Hadoop
16 75 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 71 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
18 66 (1.26%) PowerPivot
19 58 (1.10%) OLAP
19 58 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 319 (6.07%) JIRA
2 137 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 101 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 74 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 63 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 41 (0.78%) Selenium
7 30 (0.57%) HP UFT
8 23 (0.44%) Git (software)
9 20 (0.38%) Jenkins
9 20 (0.38%) T4 Templates
9 20 (0.38%) WiX
10 15 (0.29%) Artifactory
11 14 (0.27%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.27%) Eclipse
11 14 (0.27%) ProC
12 13 (0.25%) ERwin
12 13 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 12 (0.23%) LoadRunner
13 12 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2086 (39.70%) Finance
2 648 (12.33%) Marketing
3 604 (11.50%) Banking
4 355 (6.76%) Investment Banking
5 309 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 278 (5.29%) Retail
7 202 (3.84%) Telecoms
8 198 (3.77%) Legal
9 135 (2.57%) Front Office
10 134 (2.55%) Advertising
11 111 (2.11%) Manufacturing
12 110 (2.09%) Financial Institution
13 109 (2.07%) Law
14 104 (1.98%) Back Office
15 74 (1.41%) Electronics
16 72 (1.37%) Publishing
17 47 (0.89%) Games
18 42 (0.80%) German Language
19 29 (0.55%) Billing
20 25 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2195 (41.78%) Analyst
2 791 (15.06%) Developer
3 500 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 402 (7.65%) Business Analyst
5 300 (5.71%) Consultant
6 274 (5.22%) SQL Analyst
7 229 (4.36%) Support Analyst
8 219 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 207 (3.94%) Project Manager
10 190 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
11 188 (3.58%) Junior
12 169 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 165 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 160 (3.05%) Service Analyst
15 144 (2.74%) IT Analyst
16 143 (2.72%) Applications Support
17 137 (2.61%) C# Developer
17 137 (2.61%) SQL Data Analyst
18 136 (2.59%) Administrator
19 131 (2.49%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (7.75%) .NET
2 248 (4.72%) HTML
3 165 (3.14%) CSS
4 152 (2.89%) XML
5 125 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 121 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 90 (1.71%) Web Services
8 82 (1.56%) jQuery
9 74 (1.41%) AngularJS
10 61 (1.16%) HTML5
11 57 (1.08%) WPF
12 55 (1.05%) Entity Framework
13 42 (0.80%) REST
14 40 (0.76%) WCF
15 38 (0.72%) React
16 35 (0.67%) XSLT
17 30 (0.57%) Node.js
17 30 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 29 (0.55%) MDX
19 27 (0.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1515 (28.84%) Analytical Skills
2 369 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 310 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 159 (3.03%) Derivative
5 142 (2.70%) Equities
5 142 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 130 (2.47%) User Experience
7 125 (2.38%) Social Media
8 124 (2.36%) Credit Risk
9 106 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 104 (1.98%) OTC Derivatives
11 85 (1.62%) Fixed Income
12 63 (1.20%) Hedge funds
13 62 (1.18%) Fintech
14 61 (1.16%) Data Centre
15 56 (1.07%) Reference Data
16 52 (0.99%) Virtual Team
17 51 (0.97%) Blackberry
18 45 (0.86%) Algorithms
19 42 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 547 (10.41%) Windows
2 163 (3.10%) Windows 7
3 151 (2.87%) Linux
4 145 (2.76%) Unix
5 112 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 109 (2.07%) Windows 10
7 72 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (0.82%) Android
10 29 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 29 (0.55%) Windows XP
11 23 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.25%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.23%) Solaris
16 9 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.13%) AIX
18 4 (0.076%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.076%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 999 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
2 948 (18.04%) Analytics
3 763 (14.52%) Project Management
4 719 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
5 557 (10.60%) Data Analysis
6 486 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 463 (8.81%) Asset Management
8 422 (8.03%) Business Analysis
9 409 (7.78%) ETL
10 399 (7.59%) SDLC
11 398 (7.58%) Mathematics
12 395 (7.52%) Data Modelling
13 351 (6.68%) ITIL
13 351 (6.68%) PRINCE2
14 343 (6.53%) CRM
15 312 (5.94%) Time Management
16 311 (5.92%) Wealth Management
17 308 (5.86%) Visualisation
18 254 (4.83%) Data Analytics
19 250 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2203 (41.93%) SQL
2 781 (14.86%) VBA
3 471 (8.96%) C#
4 349 (6.64%) T-SQL
5 238 (4.53%) Python
6 214 (4.07%) Java
7 201 (3.83%) JavaScript
8 187 (3.56%) VB
9 148 (2.82%) R
10 117 (2.23%) VB.NET
11 100 (1.90%) C
12 89 (1.69%) C++
13 72 (1.37%) PL/SQL
14 65 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 59 (1.12%) VBScript
16 42 (0.80%) MATLAB
17 39 (0.74%) PHP
18 30 (0.57%) Perl
19 26 (0.49%) Shell Script
20 22 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1091 (20.77%) Degree
2 115 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 95 (1.81%) ISEB
4 95 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
6 75 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 70 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 63 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 57 (1.08%) PMI Certification
10 51 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 49 (0.93%) PMP
11 49 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 44 (0.84%) CIMA
13 43 (0.82%) Master's Degree
14 39 (0.74%) ACCA
15 36 (0.69%) MBA
16 32 (0.61%) MCSE
17 31 (0.59%) CISSP
17 31 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (6.07%) PMO
2 257 (4.89%) QA
3 228 (4.34%) Data Quality
4 211 (4.02%) SLA
5 88 (1.67%) Basel III
6 60 (1.14%) MiFID
7 55 (1.05%) Actionable Recommendations
8 52 (0.99%) EMIR
9 45 (0.86%) GDPR
10 41 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
11 37 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 35 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (0.25%) PCI DSS
14 12 (0.23%) COBIT
14 12 (0.23%) ISO 9001
15 10 (0.19%) CRD IV
15 10 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
15 10 (0.19%) P3O
16 5 (0.095%) NEBOSH
16 5 (0.095%) Solvency II
System Software
1 159 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 54 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.38%) XenApp
4 19 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.13%) vSphere
9 4 (0.076%) GPFS
9 4 (0.076%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.057%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.038%) Firmware
11 2 (0.038%) HDFS
11 2 (0.038%) KVM
11 2 (0.038%) XenServer
12 1 (0.019%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.019%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.019%) RACF
12 1 (0.019%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (0.82%) SCCM
2 20 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 16 (0.30%) Ganglia
4 15 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.23%) FortiGate
6 11 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.15%) Control-M
10 7 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (0.11%) Grafana
12 5 (0.095%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.095%) Nagios
12 5 (0.095%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.095%) ServiceCenter
13 4 (0.076%) Cacti
13 4 (0.076%) EnCase
13 4 (0.076%) FTK
13 4 (0.076%) Graphite
14 3 (0.057%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2266 (43.13%) Microsoft
2 534 (10.16%) Oracle
3 524 (9.97%) Tableau
4 265 (5.04%) SAP
5 238 (4.53%) Google
6 126 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 108 (2.06%) Cognos
8 107 (2.04%) Adobe
9 84 (1.60%) Cisco
10 77 (1.47%) VMware
11 69 (1.31%) HP
12 68 (1.29%) IBM
13 61 (1.16%) Citrix
14 50 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
15 41 (0.78%) Bloomberg
16 40 (0.76%) Sun
17 38 (0.72%) Reuters
18 36 (0.69%) Remedy
19 35 (0.67%) Xerox
20 34 (0.65%) Informatica