Period
to 24 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 107 89
Rank change year-on-year -14 -18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 3,741 4,783 5,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.78% 2.96% 3.25%
As % of the Applications category 33.12% 34.69% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,893 3,788 4,159
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,132 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +1.64% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,250 £24,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +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 11,296 13,787 14,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.40% 8.54% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,495 10,835 11,267
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 24 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -10 1,556 £50,000 +11.11% 72
South East -24 667 £39,000 +11.43% 42
North of England -5 587 £32,500 - 29
Midlands +3 416 £33,250 -0.75% 30
North West +27 326 £37,500 +15.38% 15
West Midlands -12 284 £35,000 +2.94% 22
South West +24 269 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East of England +10 245 £35,000 - 21
Yorkshire -41 211 £28,000 -12.50% 13
East Midlands +42 132 £32,500 - 8
North East +10 50 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 1,732 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 1,335 (35.69%) SQL
3 1,262 (33.73%) Finance
4 1,216 (32.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,178 (31.49%) Microsoft Office
6 968 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
7 766 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
8 652 (17.43%) Degree
9 647 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
10 611 (16.33%) SQL Server
11 598 (15.99%) Project Management
12 570 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
13 556 (14.86%) Analytics
14 554 (14.81%) VBA
15 487 (13.02%) Power Platform
16 478 (12.78%) Power BI
17 452 (12.08%) Data Analysis
18 450 (12.03%) MS Visio
19 395 (10.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 371 (9.92%) Tableau
21 366 (9.78%) ITIL
22 326 (8.71%) SharePoint
23 325 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
24 321 (8.58%) Windows
25 313 (8.37%) Marketing
26 293 (7.83%) Visualisation
27 292 (7.81%) Microsoft Project
28 291 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 279 (7.46%) C#
30 278 (7.43%) T-SQL

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
1 326 (8.71%) SharePoint
2 78 (2.09%) SAS
3 57 (1.52%) Confluence
4 45 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 20 (0.53%) IIS
6 19 (0.51%) Skype for Business
7 18 (0.48%) CMS
8 17 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.43%) WordPress
10 15 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.24%) Apache
12 9 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.21%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1,216 (32.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,178 (31.49%) Microsoft Office
3 450 (12.03%) MS Visio
4 292 (7.81%) Microsoft Project
5 97 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
6 42 (1.12%) SPSS
7 16 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.27%) Stata
9 6 (0.16%) CATIA
10 5 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.080%) Figma
12 3 (0.080%) InDesign
12 3 (0.080%) InVision
12 3 (0.080%) Simulink
12 3 (0.080%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.080%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 36 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 23 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
5 17 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.40%) Temenos T24
7 13 (0.35%) Elite 3E
7 13 (0.35%) iTrent
7 13 (0.35%) Magento
7 13 (0.35%) SAP BPC
8 12 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
8 12 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
8 12 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
9 11 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
9 11 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 11 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
10 10 (0.27%) Primavera
10 10 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 487 (13.02%) Power Platform
2 200 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 192 (5.13%) Office 365
4 74 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (1.79%) Google Analytics
6 61 (1.63%) SaaS
7 38 (1.02%) PaaS
8 27 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
9 18 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.45%) GitHub
10 17 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
11 16 (0.43%) AdWords
11 16 (0.43%) MailChimp
12 14 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
12 14 (0.37%) OneDrive
13 13 (0.35%) Azure Stack
14 12 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
14 12 (0.32%) FinancialForce
14 12 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.14%) Internet
2 77 (2.06%) LAN
3 64 (1.71%) Wireless
4 62 (1.66%) VPN
5 59 (1.58%) WAN
6 58 (1.55%) Firewall
7 55 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 38 (1.02%) DNS
9 37 (0.99%) Broadband
9 37 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (0.83%) DHCP
11 30 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
12 29 (0.78%) Ethernet
13 28 (0.75%) Network Security
14 25 (0.67%) Intranet
15 22 (0.59%) MPLS
15 22 (0.59%) VLAN
16 20 (0.53%) Skype
17 19 (0.51%) VoIP
18 17 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 478 (12.78%) Power BI
3 395 (10.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 291 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 236 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
6 198 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 196 (5.24%) Relational Database
8 178 (4.76%) QlikView
9 108 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
10 91 (2.43%) MS Access
11 83 (2.22%) Big Data
12 67 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 66 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
14 56 (1.50%) OLAP
15 54 (1.44%) Qlik Sense
16 42 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (1.10%) Data Mining
17 41 (1.10%) PowerPivot
18 38 (1.02%) MySQL
18 38 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 173 (4.62%) JIRA
2 67 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 56 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 35 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (0.59%) HP UFT
5 22 (0.59%) LoadRunner
6 19 (0.51%) Subversion
7 10 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.24%) Selenium
9 8 (0.21%) Hudson
9 8 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.21%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.21%) Toad
10 7 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.16%) webpack
11 6 (0.16%) WinDbg
12 5 (0.13%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.11%) Maven
13 4 (0.11%) NUnit
General
1 1,262 (33.73%) Finance
2 313 (8.37%) Marketing
3 231 (6.17%) Retail
4 210 (5.61%) Banking
5 178 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 102 (2.73%) Legal
7 76 (2.03%) Advertising
8 73 (1.95%) Law
8 73 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.71%) Front Office
10 54 (1.44%) Electronics
11 52 (1.39%) Back Office
12 49 (1.31%) Billing
13 42 (1.12%) Investment Banking
14 41 (1.10%) Publishing
15 40 (1.07%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.80%) Automotive
17 21 (0.56%) Local Government
18 19 (0.51%) Games
19 18 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,627 (43.49%) Analyst
2 432 (11.55%) Developer
3 391 (10.45%) Data Analyst
4 258 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 171 (4.57%) Support Analyst
6 166 (4.44%) Consultant
7 156 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 153 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 141 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 133 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
11 126 (3.37%) SQL Analyst
12 112 (2.99%) Junior
13 108 (2.89%) Applications Support
14 101 (2.70%) Service Analyst
15 99 (2.65%) SQL Developer
16 95 (2.54%) IT Support
17 94 (2.51%) PMO Analyst
18 91 (2.43%) Coordinator
19 90 (2.41%) Administrator
19 90 (2.41%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (5.61%) .NET
2 132 (3.53%) HTML
3 80 (2.14%) XML
4 64 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 63 (1.68%) CSS
6 55 (1.47%) JSON
7 52 (1.39%) AngularJS
8 41 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 31 (0.83%) Web Services
10 29 (0.78%) WPF
11 23 (0.61%) jQuery
12 21 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (0.53%) React
14 19 (0.51%) SOAP
15 17 (0.45%) HTML5
15 17 (0.45%) MDX
16 15 (0.40%) CSS3
16 15 (0.40%) Middleware
16 15 (0.40%) Natural Language Processing
17 14 (0.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 968 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
2 272 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 198 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
4 81 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 79 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 75 (2.00%) User Experience
7 63 (1.68%) Social Media
8 61 (1.63%) Data Centre
9 58 (1.55%) Fibre Optics
10 57 (1.52%) Fintech
11 42 (1.12%) Derivative
12 37 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
13 36 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
14 34 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 33 (0.88%) FMCG
16 31 (0.83%) PMI
16 31 (0.83%) Smart Meter
16 31 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 29 (0.78%) Algorithms
17 29 (0.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 321 (8.58%) Windows
2 107 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 96 (2.57%) Windows 10
4 90 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 85 (2.27%) Linux
6 45 (1.20%) Android
7 39 (1.04%) Windows XP
8 36 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (0.86%) Unix
11 26 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.51%) Windows 2000
13 17 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.21%) VMS
15 8 (0.21%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.16%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
18 5 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
2 647 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
3 598 (15.99%) Project Management
4 570 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
5 556 (14.86%) Analytics
6 452 (12.08%) Data Analysis
7 366 (9.78%) ITIL
8 325 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 293 (7.83%) Visualisation
10 277 (7.40%) ETL
11 236 (6.31%) PRINCE2
12 231 (6.17%) CRM
13 208 (5.56%) Data Modelling
14 201 (5.37%) Business Analysis
14 201 (5.37%) Mathematics
15 197 (5.27%) Decision-Making
16 191 (5.11%) Time Management
17 190 (5.08%) Service Delivery
18 175 (4.68%) Change Management
19 174 (4.65%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1,335 (35.69%) SQL
2 554 (14.81%) VBA
3 279 (7.46%) C#
4 278 (7.43%) T-SQL
5 231 (6.17%) Python
6 131 (3.50%) R
7 123 (3.29%) Java
8 122 (3.26%) C
9 118 (3.15%) JavaScript
9 118 (3.15%) VB
10 69 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 64 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 50 (1.34%) C++
13 46 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 36 (0.96%) PHP
15 35 (0.94%) MATLAB
16 27 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 17 (0.45%) VBScript
18 16 (0.43%) Perl
19 10 (0.27%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 652 (17.43%) Degree
2 121 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 82 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 81 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 70 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 61 (1.63%) PMI Certification
7 49 (1.31%) ISEB
8 39 (1.04%) MCP
9 38 (1.02%) PMP
10 35 (0.94%) DV Cleared
11 34 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 32 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
13 29 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (0.75%) ISTQB
15 25 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 24 (0.64%) CIMA
17 23 (0.61%) A+ Certification
17 23 (0.61%) ACCA
18 21 (0.56%) SAP Certification
19 20 (0.53%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (7.32%) PMO
2 251 (6.71%) SLA
3 191 (5.11%) Data Quality
4 190 (5.08%) QA
5 87 (2.33%) GDPR
6 50 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (0.91%) ISO 9001
8 30 (0.80%) ISO 22301
9 15 (0.40%) IFRS
10 11 (0.29%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.24%) IFRS 9
12 7 (0.19%) P3O
13 6 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
13 6 (0.16%) COBIT
14 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.080%) Basel II
15 3 (0.080%) Basel III
15 3 (0.080%) GAAP
15 3 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 166 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 32 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.24%) XenApp
6 6 (0.16%) KVM
7 5 (0.13%) Docker
8 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.080%) vSphere
10 2 (0.053%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.053%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.053%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.027%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.027%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.027%) Firmware
11 1 (0.027%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (0.70%) HP ALM
2 25 (0.67%) SCCM
3 23 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 14 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
7 8 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.19%) Ansible
8 7 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.19%) Nagios
9 6 (0.16%) Control-M
9 6 (0.16%) Nessus
9 6 (0.16%) Perfmon
9 6 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.13%) WSUS
11 4 (0.11%) EnCase
11 4 (0.11%) FTK
11 4 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,732 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 371 (9.92%) Tableau
3 273 (7.30%) Oracle
4 232 (6.20%) SAP
5 146 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 100 (2.67%) Google
7 78 (2.09%) Adobe
8 74 (1.98%) HP
9 64 (1.71%) Citrix
10 61 (1.63%) Cisco
11 55 (1.47%) ServiceNow
12 52 (1.39%) Remedy
13 51 (1.36%) Cognos
14 37 (0.99%) Alteryx
14 37 (0.99%) Apple
15 33 (0.88%) VMware
16 31 (0.83%) Hyperion
17 29 (0.78%) hybris
17 29 (0.78%) Informatica
17 29 (0.78%) Sage