Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 101 82
Rank change year-on-year -1 -19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4,797 5,142 5,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.13% 3.13% 3.28%
As % of the Applications category 35.72% 35.33% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,804 3,875 4,795
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.85%

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 13,431 14,554 16,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.76% 8.87% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10,510 11,352 13,290
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,985 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +1.35%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -12 2,078 £50,000 +5.26% 270
South East -4 890 £40,000 +14.29% 151
North of England +21 672 £33,500 +3.08% 143
Midlands +14 498 £37,250 +6.43% 121
West Midlands +26 376 £37,500 +0.67% 73
East of England +32 366 £40,000 +14.29% 49
North West +7 333 £35,000 +6.87% 71
South West -6 296 £33,016 +3.17% 75
Yorkshire +24 275 £34,000 - 56
East Midlands -24 121 £35,000 +7.69% 47
North East +23 64 £28,250 -10.32% 16
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 2,186 (45.57%) Microsoft
2 1,879 (39.17%) Finance
3 1,783 (37.17%) SQL
4 1,589 (33.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,405 (29.29%) Microsoft Office
6 1,067 (22.24%) Analytical Skills
7 1,054 (21.97%) SQL Server
8 912 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
9 846 (17.64%) Degree
10 752 (15.68%) Project Management
11 735 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
12 728 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
13 725 (15.11%) VBA
14 602 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 595 (12.40%) Analytics
16 573 (11.94%) T-SQL
17 565 (11.78%) MS Visio
18 518 (10.80%) ITIL
18 518 (10.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 488 (10.17%) Data Analysis
20 487 (10.15%) Windows
21 448 (9.34%) C#
22 441 (9.19%) Power BI
23 402 (8.38%) SharePoint
24 400 (8.34%) Microsoft Project
25 395 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
26 386 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
27 385 (8.03%) Marketing
28 383 (7.98%) ETL
29 359 (7.48%) 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
1 402 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 137 (2.86%) SAS
3 76 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 53 (1.10%) Confluence
4 53 (1.10%) IIS
5 46 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 37 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 36 (0.75%) CMS
8 26 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.29%) Apache
10 14 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (0.23%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.23%) ArcGIS
12 11 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.23%) WordPress
13 10 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1,589 (33.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,405 (29.29%) Microsoft Office
3 565 (11.78%) MS Visio
4 400 (8.34%) Microsoft Project
5 137 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
6 36 (0.75%) SPSS
7 22 (0.46%) Acrobat
8 16 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.23%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.19%) FrameMaker
12 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.17%) Simulink
12 8 (0.17%) Stateflow
13 7 (0.15%) Stata
13 7 (0.15%) TargetLink
14 6 (0.13%) InDesign
15 5 (0.10%) Open Workbench
16 4 (0.083%) Gephi
17 3 (0.063%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 57 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
3 36 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 35 (0.73%) NetSuite
5 33 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 27 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
7 26 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.31%) FastStats
8 15 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 13 (0.27%) HFM
9 13 (0.27%) Relativity
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.25%) SAP CO
10 12 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
11 11 (0.23%) SAP Business One
11 11 (0.23%) SAP FI
11 11 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
12 10 (0.21%) Abakus
12 10 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 199 (4.15%) Office 365
2 169 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (1.40%) Google Analytics
4 66 (1.38%) SaaS
5 48 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 24 (0.50%) Serverless
8 21 (0.44%) AdWords
8 21 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 21 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 14 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
11 12 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
12 11 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
12 11 (0.23%) PaaS
13 10 (0.21%) Google Attribution 360
13 10 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.21%) Slack
14 8 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.67%) Internet
2 86 (1.79%) LAN
3 74 (1.54%) WAN
4 57 (1.19%) VPN
5 53 (1.10%) Firewall
6 48 (1.00%) Skype
6 48 (1.00%) Wireless
7 39 (0.81%) DNS
7 39 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 37 (0.77%) Network Security
9 36 (0.75%) Intranet
10 31 (0.65%) SMS
10 31 (0.65%) VoIP
10 31 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (0.54%) WebEx
12 25 (0.52%) Ethernet
13 22 (0.46%) Broadband
14 20 (0.42%) DHCP
14 20 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
15 19 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,054 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 602 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 518 (10.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 441 (9.19%) Power BI
5 386 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
6 320 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 182 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 179 (3.73%) MS Access
9 129 (2.69%) QlikView
10 121 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
11 117 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
12 110 (2.29%) Big Data
13 98 (2.04%) Data Mining
14 97 (2.02%) PowerPivot
15 90 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 79 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 76 (1.58%) MySQL
18 68 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 68 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
19 60 (1.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 153 (3.19%) JIRA
2 91 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 90 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 52 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 30 (0.63%) WinDbg
7 25 (0.52%) Subversion
8 14 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 13 (0.27%) Selenium
10 12 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.21%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.21%) Maven
11 10 (0.21%) webpack
12 9 (0.19%) NUnit
12 9 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (0.17%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.15%) Hudson
14 7 (0.15%) LSMW
15 6 (0.13%) TestRail
15 6 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,879 (39.17%) Finance
2 385 (8.03%) Marketing
3 321 (6.69%) Banking
4 302 (6.30%) Retail
5 184 (3.84%) Legal
6 156 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 149 (3.11%) Law
8 147 (3.06%) Front Office
9 128 (2.67%) Manufacturing
10 117 (2.44%) Investment Banking
11 101 (2.11%) Advertising
12 90 (1.88%) Back Office
13 88 (1.83%) Publishing
14 53 (1.10%) Financial Institution
15 47 (0.98%) Electronics
16 42 (0.88%) Billing
17 41 (0.85%) German Language
18 40 (0.83%) Automotive
19 38 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
20 26 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,871 (39.00%) Analyst
2 745 (15.53%) Developer
3 422 (8.80%) Data Analyst
4 268 (5.59%) Business Analyst
5 248 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 246 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 227 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 220 (4.59%) SQL Developer
9 182 (3.79%) Consultant
10 175 (3.65%) SQL Analyst
11 171 (3.56%) Service Analyst
12 167 (3.48%) Administrator
13 166 (3.46%) Junior
14 154 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
15 131 (2.73%) Applications Support
16 127 (2.65%) Service Manager
17 124 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 120 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
19 110 (2.29%) Graduate
19 110 (2.29%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (6.52%) .NET
2 210 (4.38%) HTML
3 159 (3.31%) XML
4 138 (2.88%) CSS
5 82 (1.71%) ASP.NET
6 72 (1.50%) Web Services
7 70 (1.46%) JSON
8 63 (1.31%) .NET Framework
9 48 (1.00%) jQuery
10 44 (0.92%) WCF
11 39 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (0.63%) HTML5
13 29 (0.60%) WPF
14 28 (0.58%) Entity Framework
15 27 (0.56%) COM
15 27 (0.56%) MDX
16 20 (0.42%) Middleware
17 19 (0.40%) Ajax
18 17 (0.35%) SOAP
19 16 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,067 (22.24%) Analytical Skills
2 330 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 235 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
4 201 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 121 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 110 (2.29%) Fintech
7 89 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 85 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 82 (1.71%) Equities
10 77 (1.61%) Driving Licence
11 52 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 46 (0.96%) Hedge funds
13 45 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
14 43 (0.90%) Derivative
15 40 (0.83%) User Experience
16 39 (0.81%) e-Learning
17 38 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 38 (0.79%) Fixed Income
17 38 (0.79%) Life Science
18 36 (0.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 487 (10.15%) Windows
2 148 (3.09%) Windows Server
3 141 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 122 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 120 (2.50%) Linux
6 66 (1.38%) Unix
7 59 (1.23%) Android
8 52 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.27%) pSOS
14 13 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.25%) Solaris
16 11 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
17 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 912 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
2 752 (15.68%) Project Management
3 735 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
4 728 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
5 595 (12.40%) Analytics
6 518 (10.80%) ITIL
7 488 (10.17%) Data Analysis
8 395 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 383 (7.98%) ETL
10 340 (7.09%) PRINCE2
11 321 (6.69%) Visualisation
12 299 (6.23%) CRM
13 288 (6.00%) Mathematics
14 287 (5.98%) Decision-Making
15 280 (5.84%) Business Analysis
16 271 (5.65%) Change Management
17 261 (5.44%) Time Management
18 252 (5.25%) Service Delivery
19 233 (4.86%) Data Modelling
20 229 (4.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,783 (37.17%) SQL
2 725 (15.11%) VBA
3 573 (11.94%) T-SQL
4 448 (9.34%) C#
5 209 (4.36%) JavaScript
6 206 (4.29%) Python
7 170 (3.54%) VB
8 158 (3.29%) Java
9 133 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 132 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 128 (2.67%) C
12 118 (2.46%) R
13 115 (2.40%) C++
14 97 (2.02%) VB.NET
15 51 (1.06%) VBScript
16 39 (0.81%) PHP
17 35 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 30 (0.63%) MATLAB
19 24 (0.50%) Perl
20 22 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 846 (17.64%) Degree
2 143 (2.98%) Security Cleared
3 98 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 98 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 88 (1.83%) ISEB
5 67 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 60 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 58 (1.21%) PMP
9 47 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
9 47 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 33 (0.69%) ACCA
11 32 (0.67%) CIMA
12 30 (0.63%) ISTQB
13 29 (0.60%) PhD
14 28 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (0.58%) MCSE
15 26 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 22 (0.46%) A+ Certification
17 19 (0.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (6.73%) SLA
2 298 (6.21%) PMO
3 229 (4.77%) Data Quality
4 216 (4.50%) QA
5 139 (2.90%) GDPR
6 33 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.25%) MiFID
9 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.21%) COBIT
11 9 (0.19%) EMIR
11 9 (0.19%) P3O
12 7 (0.15%) HAZOP
12 7 (0.15%) SEPA
13 5 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.10%) TARGET2
14 4 (0.083%) FATCA
14 4 (0.083%) GxP
14 4 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 218 (4.54%) Active Directory
2 48 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.40%) XenApp
4 13 (0.27%) Firmware
5 12 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.23%) Docker
6 11 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.13%) RACF
9 3 (0.063%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.063%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.042%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.021%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.021%) GPFS
11 1 (0.021%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (1.27%) SCCM
2 40 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 30 (0.63%) Perfmon
4 13 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (0.21%) Ansible
6 9 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
7 8 (0.17%) Terraform
8 7 (0.15%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.13%) IBM BigFix
9 6 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.13%) zSecure
10 5 (0.10%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.10%) Mesos
10 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.10%) rkt
11 4 (0.083%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.083%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.083%) Nagios
11 4 (0.083%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,186 (45.57%) Microsoft
2 359 (7.48%) Oracle
3 358 (7.46%) Tableau
4 258 (5.38%) SAP
5 167 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
6 123 (2.56%) Google
7 111 (2.31%) Cognos
8 97 (2.02%) Adobe
9 92 (1.92%) Citrix
10 77 (1.61%) IBM
11 74 (1.54%) Cisco
12 67 (1.40%) ServiceNow
13 61 (1.27%) VMware
14 56 (1.17%) Apple
15 54 (1.13%) Bloomberg
15 54 (1.13%) Remedy
16 46 (0.96%) Reuters
17 44 (0.92%) Alteryx
18 41 (0.85%) HP
19 38 (0.79%) Hyperion