Period
to 21 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 91 80
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4,811 5,292 6,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.98% 3.26% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 34.96% 37.01% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,814 4,223 5,373
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,229 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,400
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 13,760 14,300 18,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.52% 8.80% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10,824 11,445 14,885
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +4.23%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -28 2,108 £45,000 -8.16% 223
South East -11 899 £35,000 +7.69% 136
North of England +34 689 £32,500 - 138
Midlands -16 488 £33,000 +1.54% 98
East of England -6 367 £37,000 +12.12% 53
West Midlands -3 362 £34,000 -0.73% 68
North West -6 321 £33,000 +1.54% 80
Yorkshire +40 308 £31,500 -10.00% 49
South West 0 265 £32,500 +8.33% 60
East Midlands -52 126 £32,500 +6.56% 30
North East +20 61 £30,000 -6.25% 9
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 2,212 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 1,830 (38.04%) SQL
3 1,756 (36.50%) Finance
4 1,454 (30.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,278 (26.56%) Microsoft Office
6 1,191 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1,116 (23.20%) SQL Server
8 932 (19.37%) Degree
9 896 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
10 801 (16.65%) VBA
11 775 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
12 686 (14.26%) Project Management
13 669 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
14 618 (12.85%) Analytics
15 585 (12.16%) Windows
16 544 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 538 (11.18%) MS Visio
18 536 (11.14%) Data Analysis
19 488 (10.14%) T-SQL
20 465 (9.67%) ITIL
21 434 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 431 (8.96%) C#
23 425 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
24 422 (8.77%) Marketing
25 410 (8.52%) Power BI
26 387 (8.04%) Tableau
27 354 (7.36%) Management Information System
28 352 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
29 351 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
30 330 (6.86%) Oracle

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
1 277 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 171 (3.55%) SAS
3 80 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 56 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 53 (1.10%) Confluence
6 49 (1.02%) IIS
7 39 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 29 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (0.52%) CMS
10 24 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (0.37%) Apache
14 15 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.25%) IBM Notes
17 10 (0.21%) WordPress
18 8 (0.17%) MS Project Server
18 8 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,454 (30.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,278 (26.56%) Microsoft Office
3 538 (11.18%) MS Visio
4 352 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
5 166 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
6 63 (1.31%) SPSS
7 24 (0.50%) Acrobat
8 14 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
9 13 (0.27%) Camtasia
10 11 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.17%) Simulink
12 7 (0.15%) InDesign
12 7 (0.15%) Stateflow
13 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.12%) TargetLink
14 5 (0.10%) EViews
15 4 (0.083%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.083%) Gephi
15 4 (0.083%) Stata
Business Applications
1 49 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.98%) NetSuite
3 40 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
4 29 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 18 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.37%) SAP BPC
7 17 (0.35%) HFM
7 17 (0.35%) Infor SunSystems
8 16 (0.33%) Carpe Diem
8 16 (0.33%) Elite 3E
8 16 (0.33%) Relativity
9 13 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.27%) Ringtail
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
11 11 (0.23%) SAP Business One
12 10 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
12 10 (0.21%) thinkFolio
12 10 (0.21%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 183 (3.80%) Office 365
2 175 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 72 (1.50%) SaaS
5 57 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (0.64%) AdWords
8 17 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 16 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 16 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
10 14 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 14 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (0.29%) Serverless
11 13 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
11 13 (0.27%) Slack
12 12 (0.25%) Trello
13 11 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
14 10 (0.21%) IaaS
14 10 (0.21%) OneDrive
15 9 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.83%) Internet
2 69 (1.43%) LAN
2 69 (1.43%) WAN
3 65 (1.35%) Skype
4 51 (1.06%) Wireless
5 48 (1.00%) Firewall
5 48 (1.00%) VPN
6 44 (0.91%) WebEx
7 43 (0.89%) Intranet
8 42 (0.87%) TCP/IP
9 40 (0.83%) DNS
10 39 (0.81%) SMS
11 26 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (0.46%) 4G
12 22 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (0.42%) VoIP
14 19 (0.39%) DHCP
15 18 (0.37%) Broadband
16 17 (0.35%) Ethernet
16 17 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,116 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 544 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 434 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 410 (8.52%) Power BI
5 351 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
6 265 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 210 (4.36%) MS Access
8 181 (3.76%) Relational Database
9 136 (2.83%) QlikView
10 131 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 120 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
12 110 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
13 101 (2.10%) Big Data
14 94 (1.95%) MySQL
15 86 (1.79%) PowerPivot
16 81 (1.68%) Data Mining
16 81 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
17 72 (1.50%) NoSQL
18 63 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
19 59 (1.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 171 (3.55%) JIRA
2 122 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 108 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 74 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 50 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 33 (0.69%) Subversion
7 23 (0.48%) NUnit
8 22 (0.46%) Selenium
9 19 (0.39%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 14 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.27%) WinDbg
12 7 (0.15%) Axure RP
12 7 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.12%) LSMW
13 6 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (0.12%) RStudio
13 6 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Blend
14 5 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1,756 (36.50%) Finance
2 422 (8.77%) Marketing
3 303 (6.30%) Banking
4 288 (5.99%) Retail
5 191 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 165 (3.43%) Legal
7 162 (3.37%) Front Office
8 144 (2.99%) Law
9 135 (2.81%) Advertising
10 103 (2.14%) Manufacturing
11 101 (2.10%) Investment Banking
12 73 (1.52%) Publishing
13 72 (1.50%) Back Office
14 61 (1.27%) Billing
15 53 (1.10%) Games
16 50 (1.04%) Financial Institution
17 49 (1.02%) Electronics
18 39 (0.81%) German Language
18 39 (0.81%) Local Government
19 35 (0.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,929 (40.10%) Analyst
2 719 (14.94%) Developer
3 474 (9.85%) Data Analyst
4 286 (5.94%) Business Analyst
5 241 (5.01%) Support Analyst
6 199 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 197 (4.09%) Consultant
8 189 (3.93%) Junior
9 188 (3.91%) Project Manager
10 187 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 181 (3.76%) SQL Developer
12 166 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
13 146 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
14 141 (2.93%) SQL Analyst
15 138 (2.87%) Administrator
16 137 (2.85%) Report Analyst
17 128 (2.66%) Service Analyst
18 126 (2.62%) C# Developer
19 125 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
20 122 (2.54%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (6.71%) .NET
2 182 (3.78%) XML
3 179 (3.72%) HTML
4 129 (2.68%) CSS
5 84 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 77 (1.60%) WCF
7 67 (1.39%) Web Services
8 65 (1.35%) JSON
9 56 (1.16%) jQuery
10 54 (1.12%) .NET Framework
11 44 (0.91%) WPF
12 38 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (0.75%) Entity Framework
13 36 (0.75%) WinForms
14 35 (0.73%) MDX
15 31 (0.64%) COM
16 29 (0.60%) XSLT
17 27 (0.56%) AngularJS
18 26 (0.54%) Ajax
19 25 (0.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1,191 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 268 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 237 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
5 122 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 93 (1.93%) Fintech
7 84 (1.75%) Driving Licence
8 83 (1.73%) Equities
9 66 (1.37%) Derivative
10 65 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 64 (1.33%) User Experience
12 62 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 59 (1.23%) Hedge funds
14 57 (1.18%) Virtual Team
15 52 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 46 (0.96%) e-Learning
17 45 (0.94%) Blackberry
17 45 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
18 40 (0.83%) Mobile App
19 39 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 585 (12.16%) Windows
2 164 (3.41%) Windows 7
3 152 (3.16%) Windows 10
4 147 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 142 (2.95%) Linux
6 71 (1.48%) Unix
7 62 (1.29%) Android
8 56 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 30 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 22 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.31%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.21%) pSOS
17 8 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
18 6 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
2 775 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
3 686 (14.26%) Project Management
4 669 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
5 618 (12.85%) Analytics
6 536 (11.14%) Data Analysis
7 465 (9.67%) ITIL
8 425 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 328 (6.82%) Mathematics
10 324 (6.73%) Visualisation
11 322 (6.69%) ETL
12 316 (6.57%) PRINCE2
13 314 (6.53%) CRM
14 311 (6.46%) Service Delivery
15 310 (6.44%) Time Management
16 295 (6.13%) Data Modelling
17 287 (5.97%) Business Analysis
18 256 (5.32%) Decision-Making
19 249 (5.18%) Change Management
20 246 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,830 (38.04%) SQL
2 801 (16.65%) VBA
3 488 (10.14%) T-SQL
4 431 (8.96%) C#
5 218 (4.53%) Python
6 182 (3.78%) JavaScript
7 164 (3.41%) VB
8 155 (3.22%) C
9 144 (2.99%) Java
9 144 (2.99%) R
10 123 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 93 (1.93%) C++
12 84 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 70 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 64 (1.33%) MATLAB
15 45 (0.94%) VBScript
16 36 (0.75%) PHP
17 33 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 27 (0.56%) Shell Script
19 25 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 932 (19.37%) Degree
2 124 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 117 (2.43%) ISEB
4 114 (2.37%) Security Cleared
5 101 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 67 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 57 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
8 57 (1.18%) PMP
9 56 (1.16%) ACCA
10 51 (1.06%) CIMA
11 46 (0.96%) MCSE
12 44 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 41 (0.85%) ISTQB
14 39 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 38 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
16 35 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
17 26 (0.54%) CCNA
18 25 (0.52%) MCSA
19 23 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (6.80%) SLA
2 274 (5.70%) PMO
3 252 (5.24%) Data Quality
4 216 (4.49%) QA
5 92 (1.91%) GDPR
6 36 (0.75%) Solvency II
7 29 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (0.35%) MiFID
10 13 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 10 (0.21%) IFRS
12 9 (0.19%) COBIT
12 9 (0.19%) EMIR
12 9 (0.19%) P3O
13 8 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.15%) IFRS 9
15 6 (0.12%) GxP
15 6 (0.12%) HAZOP
16 5 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
16 5 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 221 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 53 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.21%) Firmware
3 10 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (0.19%) XenApp
5 8 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.10%) Docker
8 4 (0.083%) vSphere
9 3 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.021%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.021%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (1.54%) SCCM
2 65 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.27%) Perfmon
4 12 (0.25%) WSUS
5 11 (0.23%) IBM BigFix
6 8 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
7 6 (0.12%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.12%) Control-M
7 6 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (0.12%) Nagios
7 6 (0.12%) OpenView
7 6 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.10%) Ansible
8 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.10%) Netcool
8 5 (0.10%) NSN NetAct
8 5 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.083%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2,212 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 387 (8.04%) Tableau
3 330 (6.86%) Oracle
4 205 (4.26%) SAP
5 144 (2.99%) Google
6 130 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 113 (2.35%) Cognos
8 105 (2.18%) Cisco
9 103 (2.14%) Capita
10 95 (1.97%) Adobe
11 80 (1.66%) Citrix
12 70 (1.45%) VMware
13 67 (1.39%) ServiceNow
14 59 (1.23%) IBM
15 55 (1.14%) Alteryx
16 54 (1.12%) HP
16 54 (1.12%) Xerox
17 53 (1.10%) iManage
18 52 (1.08%) Remedy
19 51 (1.06%) Apple