Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 165 119
Rank change year-on-year +57 -46 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 3,417 931 3,554
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.10% 2.08% 2.82%
As % of the Applications category 36.50% 34.00% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,096 739 2,883
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,242 £23,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 9,362 2,738 10,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.48% 6.11% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,896 2,259 8,312
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £22,370
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,148 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.44% +20.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,742 £53,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +20.00% -6.25%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in England over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021. 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 +19 1,343 £50,000 -6.98% 181
North of England +74 574 £38,500 +2.67% 150
South East +33 551 £40,000 +6.67% 118
Midlands +38 445 £38,500 +14.93% 115
North West +60 368 £40,000 +6.67% 80
East of England +64 294 £35,000 +12.00% 61
West Midlands +24 274 £38,500 +2.67% 71
East Midlands +19 171 £37,500 +15.38% 43
South West -3 162 £37,500 +14.80% 54
Yorkshire +8 160 £38,000 +1.33% 54
North East -3 46 £32,000 -21.95% 16
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 1,356 (39.68%) Social Skills
3 1,187 (34.74%) SQL
4 1,104 (32.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,092 (31.96%) Finance
6 958 (28.04%) Analytical Skills
7 953 (27.89%) Business Intelligence
8 951 (27.83%) Microsoft Office
9 851 (24.90%) Power Platform
10 844 (24.70%) Power BI
11 693 (20.28%) Problem-Solving
12 673 (19.70%) Analytics
13 559 (16.36%) Project Management
14 549 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
15 540 (15.80%) SQL Server
16 513 (15.01%) Degree
17 506 (14.81%) Retail
18 477 (13.96%) Management Information System
19 475 (13.90%) Visualisation
20 465 (13.61%) Data Analysis
21 375 (10.97%) Tableau
22 373 (10.92%) Python
23 355 (10.39%) Service Delivery
24 348 (10.18%) VBA
24 348 (10.18%) Facilities Management
25 343 (10.04%) Decision-Making
26 305 (8.93%) ETL
27 301 (8.81%) Marketing
28 296 (8.66%) Azure
29 295 (8.63%) Data Modelling

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
1 242 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 61 (1.79%) Confluence
3 40 (1.17%) SAS
4 39 (1.14%) CMS
5 27 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.32%) Drupal
7 10 (0.29%) IIS
8 7 (0.20%) ArcGIS
8 7 (0.20%) Joomla!
8 7 (0.20%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.15%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.12%) FileNet
11 4 (0.12%) Papyrus
12 3 (0.088%) Kentico
13 2 (0.059%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1,104 (32.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 951 (27.83%) Microsoft Office
3 236 (6.91%) MS Visio
4 210 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
5 103 (3.01%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (0.73%) SPSS
7 16 (0.47%) AutoCAD
8 10 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.26%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.20%) Revit
11 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.15%) Oracle Smart View
12 5 (0.15%) Stata
13 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.088%) InDesign
14 3 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.059%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.059%) ProjectWise
16 1 (0.029%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 68 (1.99%) Maximo
2 43 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
4 23 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 23 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 22 (0.64%) Primavera
6 21 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
6 21 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
6 21 (0.61%) SAP HR
7 18 (0.53%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 18 (0.53%) NetSuite
8 17 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (0.38%) SAP Business One
10 10 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
11 8 (0.23%) SAP Travel Management
12 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 851 (24.90%) Power Platform
2 296 (8.66%) Azure
3 187 (5.47%) Microsoft 365
4 77 (2.25%) AWS
5 71 (2.08%) Google Sheets
6 62 (1.81%) SaaS
7 59 (1.73%) Google Analytics
8 47 (1.38%) GCP
9 40 (1.17%) Power Automate
10 39 (1.14%) PowerApps
11 38 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
12 28 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
12 28 (0.82%) Google Data Studio
13 26 (0.76%) OneDrive
14 21 (0.61%) Google Ads
15 20 (0.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 19 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
16 19 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
16 19 (0.56%) PaaS
17 18 (0.53%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 56 (1.64%) VPN
2 40 (1.17%) Intranet
3 36 (1.05%) DNS
3 36 (1.05%) Internet
4 32 (0.94%) DHCP
5 30 (0.88%) Firewall
5 30 (0.88%) WebEx
6 28 (0.82%) Skype
7 27 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 27 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (0.61%) WAN
9 18 (0.53%) LAN
10 16 (0.47%) VoIP
11 15 (0.44%) Unified Communications
12 14 (0.41%) Wireless
13 12 (0.35%) FTP
14 9 (0.26%) IPsec
15 8 (0.23%) Broadband
15 8 (0.23%) Network Security
16 7 (0.20%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 844 (24.70%) Power BI
2 540 (15.80%) SQL Server
3 375 (10.97%) Tableau
4 287 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
4 287 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 267 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 132 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 91 (2.66%) MySQL
8 90 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 81 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
10 66 (1.93%) MS Access
11 56 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 54 (1.58%) Data Mining
13 46 (1.35%) Power Query
14 45 (1.32%) Big Data
15 42 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
16 41 (1.20%) QlikView
17 39 (1.14%) Data Lake
18 34 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
19 32 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 185 (5.41%) JIRA
2 33 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 29 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (0.79%) Selenium
5 23 (0.67%) Axure RP
6 22 (0.64%) Git (software)
7 20 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 18 (0.53%) Subversion
9 13 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.23%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.20%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.20%) LSMW
11 7 (0.20%) WinDbg
12 6 (0.18%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.15%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.15%) Toad
14 4 (0.12%) GitLab
14 4 (0.12%) NUnit
15 3 (0.088%) Bower
15 3 (0.088%) Cucumber
General
1 1,356 (39.68%) Social Skills
2 1,092 (31.96%) Finance
3 958 (28.04%) Analytical Skills
4 506 (14.81%) Retail
5 301 (8.81%) Marketing
6 281 (8.22%) Organisational Skills
7 198 (5.79%) Presentation Skills
8 132 (3.86%) Law
8 132 (3.86%) Legal
9 122 (3.57%) Banking
10 100 (2.93%) Manufacturing
11 90 (2.63%) Advertising
11 90 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 79 (2.31%) Publishing
13 77 (2.25%) Telecoms
14 71 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 71 (2.08%) Public Sector
15 67 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
16 57 (1.67%) Games
17 41 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,248 (36.52%) Analyst
2 446 (13.05%) Data Analyst
3 284 (8.31%) Developer
4 185 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 127 (3.72%) Administrator
6 126 (3.69%) Business Analyst
7 124 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 119 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
9 118 (3.45%) Support Analyst
10 111 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 103 (3.01%) SQL Analyst
12 95 (2.78%) Consultant
13 92 (2.69%) Coordinator
14 83 (2.43%) Insight Analyst
15 79 (2.31%) SQL Developer
16 73 (2.14%) SQL Data Analyst
17 71 (2.08%) Data Engineer
17 71 (2.08%) Junior
18 66 (1.93%) Service Analyst
19 64 (1.87%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (3.39%) HTML
2 96 (2.81%) .NET
3 65 (1.90%) XML
4 57 (1.67%) JSON
5 33 (0.97%) CSS
6 30 (0.88%) MDX
7 25 (0.73%) COM
8 22 (0.64%) Web Services
9 20 (0.59%) EDI
9 20 (0.59%) ODBC
10 18 (0.53%) ASP.NET
10 18 (0.53%) REST
11 17 (0.50%) Node.js
12 15 (0.44%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.35%) Kafka
13 12 (0.35%) Middleware
14 11 (0.32%) OLE
15 10 (0.29%) HTML5
15 10 (0.29%) PySpark
15 10 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 477 (13.96%) Management Information System
2 228 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 93 (2.72%) Driving Licence
4 71 (2.08%) User Experience
5 48 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
5 48 (1.40%) Digital Media
6 37 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
7 36 (1.05%) Derivative
8 35 (1.02%) NHS
9 33 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 32 (0.94%) CCTV
10 32 (0.94%) FMCG
11 31 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 30 (0.88%) Life Science
13 29 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 28 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
15 27 (0.79%) Algorithms
15 27 (0.79%) Renewable Energy
16 25 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 188 (5.50%) Windows
2 89 (2.60%) Windows 10
3 48 (1.40%) Windows 7
4 46 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 32 (0.94%) Linux
6 21 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 19 (0.56%) Unix
8 18 (0.53%) Android
9 15 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
10 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.088%) Windows Server 2019
16 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.059%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.029%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 953 (27.89%) Business Intelligence
2 693 (20.28%) Problem-Solving
3 673 (19.70%) Analytics
4 559 (16.36%) Project Management
5 549 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 475 (13.90%) Visualisation
7 465 (13.61%) Data Analysis
8 355 (10.39%) Service Delivery
9 348 (10.18%) Facilities Management
10 343 (10.04%) Decision-Making
11 305 (8.93%) ETL
12 295 (8.63%) Data Modelling
13 293 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 280 (8.19%) Line Management
15 277 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
16 255 (7.46%) Data Management
17 226 (6.61%) Time Management
18 218 (6.38%) Information Security
19 208 (6.09%) Mathematics
20 204 (5.97%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 1,187 (34.74%) SQL
2 373 (10.92%) Python
3 348 (10.18%) VBA
4 214 (6.26%) C#
5 179 (5.24%) T-SQL
6 137 (4.01%) R
7 106 (3.10%) JavaScript
8 100 (2.93%) VB
9 98 (2.87%) C
10 85 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 59 (1.73%) Java
12 58 (1.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 34 (1.00%) C++
14 32 (0.94%) PHP
15 27 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 23 (0.67%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.35%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.29%) Scala
19 9 (0.26%) VBScript
20 8 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 513 (15.01%) Degree
2 73 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 57 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 41 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (1.14%) PMP
6 37 (1.08%) APMP
7 36 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 33 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 28 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 23 (0.67%) CIPD
11 21 (0.61%) ACCA
11 21 (0.61%) CIMA
12 20 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
13 18 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (0.53%) MCSA
14 17 (0.50%) CCNA
14 17 (0.50%) Master's Degree
15 16 (0.47%) HND
15 16 (0.47%) ISEB
16 15 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (5.82%) Data Quality
1 199 (5.82%) SLA
2 173 (5.06%) PMO
3 140 (4.10%) QA
4 120 (3.51%) GDPR
5 36 (1.05%) GRC
6 32 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.85%) Good Clinical Practice
8 16 (0.47%) GMP
9 15 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.44%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.38%) COBIT
11 11 (0.32%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.26%) NEBOSH
12 9 (0.26%) NIST
12 9 (0.26%) P3O
13 8 (0.23%) MiFID
14 7 (0.20%) CDISC
14 7 (0.20%) GxP
14 7 (0.20%) IFRS
System Software
1 93 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.38%) Docker
4 12 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.29%) BitLocker
6 5 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.059%) vSphere
7 2 (0.059%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.029%) HDFS
8 1 (0.029%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.029%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.029%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.029%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (1.00%) SCCM
2 11 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (0.32%) Terraform
3 9 (0.26%) Matomo
4 8 (0.23%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.20%) Perfmon
6 6 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.12%) Control-M
8 4 (0.12%) SCOM
9 3 (0.088%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.059%) MOM
10 2 (0.059%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.059%) Plesk
10 2 (0.059%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.059%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.029%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.029%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,617 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 236 (6.91%) SAP
3 194 (5.68%) Oracle
4 158 (4.62%) Google
5 100 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
6 57 (1.67%) Cisco
7 56 (1.64%) ServiceNow
8 49 (1.43%) Adobe
9 47 (1.38%) Alteryx
9 47 (1.38%) Apple
10 35 (1.02%) Databricks
11 32 (0.94%) Splunk
12 30 (0.88%) Sage
13 29 (0.85%) IBM
14 26 (0.76%) DoubleClick
15 25 (0.73%) Bloomberg
15 25 (0.73%) Cognos
15 25 (0.73%) VMware
16 24 (0.70%) Reuters
16 24 (0.70%) Workday