Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 111 111
Rank change year-on-year -45 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 1,229 3,264 4,176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.12% 2.83% 2.96%
As % of the Applications category 33.83% 35.54% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 2,712 3,463
Median annual salary £42,536 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.34% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,375 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 3,633 9,185 12,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.26% 7.95% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,887 7,372 9,438
Median annual salary £44,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -43 522 £52,500 +5.53% 94
South East -26 232 £40,000 +6.67% 74
Midlands -3 161 £37,500 -2.60% 63
North of England -65 158 £32,500 -8.45% 61
West Midlands -1 117 £42,500 +14.86% 36
North West -39 98 £32,500 -7.14% 36
South West +6 85 £32,667 +0.51% 26
Yorkshire -32 46 £37,500 -6.25% 17
East Midlands +18 44 £32,500 -20.73% 26
East of England -1 36 £32,500 -7.14% 39
North East -26 14 £24,000 -22.58% 8
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 541 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 517 (42.07%) SQL
3 399 (32.47%) Finance
4 361 (29.37%) Microsoft Office
5 346 (28.15%) Business Intelligence
6 330 (26.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 329 (26.77%) Power Platform
8 326 (26.53%) Power BI
9 268 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
10 227 (18.47%) SQL Server
11 220 (17.90%) Degree
12 218 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
13 215 (17.49%) Analytics
14 199 (16.19%) Data Analysis
15 166 (13.51%) Project Management
16 154 (12.53%) Python
16 154 (12.53%) Azure
17 144 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
18 143 (11.64%) Visualisation
19 134 (10.90%) MS Visio
20 133 (10.82%) VBA
21 128 (10.41%) Tableau
22 119 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 116 (9.44%) ETL
24 115 (9.36%) Windows
25 112 (9.11%) Office 365
26 110 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
27 97 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
28 94 (7.65%) SharePoint
29 92 (7.49%) Data Visualisation

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 94 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.93%) Confluence
3 29 (2.36%) SAS
4 19 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.06%) Apache
6 13 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.73%) IIS
8 8 (0.65%) CMS
8 8 (0.65%) WordPress
9 7 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.41%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 361 (29.37%) Microsoft Office
2 330 (26.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 134 (10.90%) MS Visio
4 78 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
5 38 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.95%) AutoCAD
7 11 (0.90%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.33%) SPSS
10 3 (0.24%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.081%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.081%) InDesign
12 1 (0.081%) Maya
12 1 (0.081%) Simulink
12 1 (0.081%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.081%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.03%) NetSuite
3 10 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.65%) SAP Business One
5 8 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.41%) Sage X3
7 4 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 4 (0.33%) MoSes
7 4 (0.33%) Primavera
7 4 (0.33%) Sage 1000
7 4 (0.33%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.24%) Maximo
9 2 (0.16%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 329 (26.77%) Power Platform
2 154 (12.53%) Azure
3 112 (9.11%) Office 365
4 63 (5.13%) AWS
5 41 (3.34%) SaaS
6 32 (2.60%) Google Analytics
7 27 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
8 19 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
10 15 (1.22%) PowerApps
10 15 (1.22%) Smartsheet
11 13 (1.06%) Google Sheets
11 13 (1.06%) Mimecast
12 12 (0.98%) GCP
12 12 (0.98%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
14 7 (0.57%) Amazon SageMaker
15 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.49%) GitHub
15 6 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.28%) Firewall
2 27 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.79%) VPN
4 19 (1.55%) Wireless
5 16 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.14%) DHCP
6 14 (1.14%) Internet
7 13 (1.06%) Intranet
7 13 (1.06%) LAN
8 12 (0.98%) DNS
8 12 (0.98%) HTTP
8 12 (0.98%) VoIP
8 12 (0.98%) WebEx
9 11 (0.90%) FIX Connectivity
9 11 (0.90%) WAN
10 8 (0.65%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.49%) Network Security
11 6 (0.49%) Skype
12 5 (0.41%) DMARC
12 5 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (26.53%) Power BI
2 227 (18.47%) SQL Server
3 128 (10.41%) Tableau
4 119 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 97 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (3.42%) QlikView
8 38 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
10 32 (2.60%) MS Access
11 31 (2.52%) Relational Database
12 30 (2.44%) Data Lake
13 18 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (1.46%) OLAP
14 16 (1.30%) Data Mining
15 15 (1.22%) DB2
16 14 (1.14%) GIS
16 14 (1.14%) Looker
17 13 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
18 12 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 85 (6.92%) JIRA
2 28 (2.28%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.73%) Selenium
7 6 (0.49%) Ant
7 6 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.49%) GitLab
7 6 (0.49%) Maven
7 6 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.41%) RStudio
8 5 (0.41%) Subversion
9 4 (0.33%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.33%) Postman
9 4 (0.33%) ProC
9 4 (0.33%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.33%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.24%) Grunt
General
1 399 (32.47%) Finance
2 86 (7.00%) Marketing
3 65 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.34%) Banking
5 35 (2.85%) Legal
6 32 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.52%) Law
7 31 (2.52%) Retail
8 29 (2.36%) Public Sector
9 27 (2.20%) Front Office
10 26 (2.12%) Back Office
11 18 (1.46%) Automotive
12 12 (0.98%) Advertising
13 11 (0.90%) French Language
13 11 (0.90%) Publishing
13 11 (0.90%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.81%) German Language
15 9 (0.73%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.73%) Games
15 9 (0.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 463 (37.67%) Analyst
2 166 (13.51%) Developer
3 158 (12.86%) Data Analyst
4 66 (5.37%) Support Analyst
5 58 (4.72%) Business Analyst
6 57 (4.64%) Project Manager
7 50 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 46 (3.74%) Applications Support
9 45 (3.66%) Consultant
10 44 (3.58%) IT Support
11 41 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
12 39 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 37 (3.01%) IT Analyst
14 35 (2.85%) SQL Analyst
15 30 (2.44%) Coordinator
16 29 (2.36%) Support Engineer
17 26 (2.12%) Report Analyst
18 25 (2.03%) Applications Support Analyst
18 25 (2.03%) Power BI Analyst
19 24 (1.95%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.70%) .NET
2 41 (3.34%) RESTful
3 35 (2.85%) XML
4 34 (2.77%) HTML
5 32 (2.60%) JSON
6 25 (2.03%) CSS
7 22 (1.79%) Web Services
8 21 (1.71%) ASP.NET
9 20 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
10 16 (1.30%) .NET Core
10 16 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 16 (1.30%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.06%) Middleware
12 12 (0.98%) Apache NiFi
12 12 (0.98%) Kafka
12 12 (0.98%) Pandas
12 12 (0.98%) REST
13 9 (0.73%) React
14 8 (0.65%) EDI
15 7 (0.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 268 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 66 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 21 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 20 (1.63%) Equities
7 18 (1.46%) User Experience
8 17 (1.38%) Hedge funds
9 16 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.22%) Driving Licence
11 12 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (0.98%) Social Media
11 12 (0.98%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.90%) Reinsurance
13 10 (0.81%) Derivative
13 10 (0.81%) FMCG
14 9 (0.73%) e-Learning
14 9 (0.73%) NHS
14 9 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 115 (9.36%) Windows
2 46 (3.74%) Linux
3 36 (2.93%) Windows 10
4 26 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.30%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.22%) Unix
7 12 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.65%) Android
9 8 (0.65%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (28.15%) Business Intelligence
2 218 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
3 215 (17.49%) Analytics
4 199 (16.19%) Data Analysis
5 166 (13.51%) Project Management
6 144 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (11.64%) Visualisation
8 116 (9.44%) ETL
9 110 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 92 (7.49%) Data Visualisation
11 90 (7.32%) ERP
12 81 (6.59%) Decision-Making
13 78 (6.35%) Project Delivery
14 71 (5.78%) Computer Science
14 71 (5.78%) Data Modelling
15 70 (5.70%) Migration
16 69 (5.61%) ITIL
17 68 (5.53%) CRM
18 65 (5.29%) Mathematics
19 64 (5.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 517 (42.07%) SQL
2 154 (12.53%) Python
3 133 (10.82%) VBA
4 76 (6.18%) C#
5 72 (5.86%) T-SQL
6 63 (5.13%) R
7 48 (3.91%) PowerShell
8 42 (3.42%) VB
9 40 (3.25%) JavaScript
10 18 (1.46%) C
10 18 (1.46%) Java
11 17 (1.38%) MATLAB
12 16 (1.30%) C++
13 15 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 11 (0.90%) Perl
14 11 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.73%) PHP
17 6 (0.49%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 220 (17.90%) Degree
2 28 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.06%) PMP
6 13 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (0.90%) HNC
7 11 (0.90%) HND
7 11 (0.90%) MCP
8 10 (0.81%) CISSP
9 9 (0.73%) MCITP
9 9 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.65%) CISA
10 8 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.65%) ISEB
11 7 (0.57%) CCNA
11 7 (0.57%) CIMA
11 7 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.96%) QA
2 60 (4.88%) PMO
3 52 (4.23%) Data Quality
4 38 (3.09%) SLA
5 32 (2.60%) GDPR
6 12 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.90%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.65%) IFRS
9 7 (0.57%) COBIT
9 7 (0.57%) NIST
9 7 (0.57%) P3O
9 7 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.33%) CDISC
10 4 (0.33%) Good Clinical Practice
10 4 (0.33%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.24%) GAAP
12 2 (0.16%) GAMP
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 74 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.73%) Docker
4 6 (0.49%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.41%) XenApp
6 4 (0.33%) vSphere
7 3 (0.24%) Firmware
7 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.081%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (1.55%) SCCM
2 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (0.33%) WSUS
4 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.081%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.081%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.081%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.081%) Nessus
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 541 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 73 (5.94%) Google
3 58 (4.72%) Oracle
4 44 (3.58%) SAP
5 29 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.20%) Bloomberg
7 25 (2.03%) Cognos
7 25 (2.03%) ServiceNow
8 24 (1.95%) Cisco
9 23 (1.87%) Adobe
10 16 (1.30%) Databricks
11 15 (1.22%) Autodesk
11 15 (1.22%) Citrix
12 14 (1.14%) Fidessa
12 14 (1.14%) Sage
13 13 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.06%) VMware
14 12 (0.98%) Apple
15 11 (0.90%) Atlassian
15 11 (0.90%) IBM