Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 105 92
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4,193 4,857 5,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.98% 2.99% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 34.11% 34.63% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,341 3,808 4,198
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 12,291 14,025 14,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.75% 8.64% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9,240 11,137 11,825
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -3 1,938 £50,000 +11.11% 257
South East -1 756 £42,000 +12.00% 140
North of England +8 585 £35,000 +7.69% 110
Midlands +21 439 £35,000 +6.87% 94
North West +9 334 £35,000 +2.94% 62
West Midlands +21 321 £35,000 - 57
East of England +5 250 £40,000 +14.29% 51
South West -5 233 £35,000 +7.69% 62
Yorkshire -8 201 £35,000 +7.69% 37
East Midlands +7 118 £32,500 +8.33% 37
North East +24 50 £29,500 +47.50% 11
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 1,856 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 1,557 (37.13%) SQL
3 1,547 (36.89%) Finance
4 1,413 (33.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,334 (31.81%) Microsoft Office
6 922 (21.99%) Analytical Skills
7 821 (19.58%) Business Intelligence
8 787 (18.77%) SQL Server
9 717 (17.10%) Project Management
10 692 (16.50%) Degree
11 671 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
12 654 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
13 581 (13.86%) VBA
14 568 (13.55%) Analytics
15 508 (12.12%) MS Visio
16 501 (11.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 493 (11.76%) ITIL
18 441 (10.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 433 (10.33%) T-SQL
20 430 (10.26%) Data Analysis
21 422 (10.06%) Power BI
22 409 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
23 398 (9.49%) Windows
24 394 (9.40%) Microsoft Project
25 370 (8.82%) SharePoint
26 350 (8.35%) Data Warehouse
27 345 (8.23%) C#
28 344 (8.20%) Tableau
29 329 (7.85%) PRINCE2
30 326 (7.77%) Banking

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
1 370 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 101 (2.41%) SAS
3 74 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 73 (1.74%) Confluence
5 40 (0.95%) Skype for Business
6 36 (0.86%) CMS
7 30 (0.72%) IIS
8 29 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (0.60%) WordPress
10 22 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.21%) Apache
14 9 (0.21%) ArcGIS
15 8 (0.19%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1,413 (33.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,334 (31.81%) Microsoft Office
3 508 (12.12%) MS Visio
4 394 (9.40%) Microsoft Project
5 100 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (0.74%) SPSS
7 22 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.29%) Acrobat
10 9 (0.21%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.21%) FrameMaker
11 5 (0.12%) InDesign
11 5 (0.12%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.072%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.072%) InVision
13 3 (0.072%) Stata
14 2 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.048%) Simulink
14 2 (0.048%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 43 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
3 22 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 21 (0.50%) SAP BPC
5 18 (0.43%) SAP CO
6 17 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 17 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 12 (0.29%) FastStats
10 11 (0.26%) NetSuite
10 11 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.26%) Primavera
11 10 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
12 9 (0.21%) Magento
13 8 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 208 (4.96%) Office 365
2 179 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (1.67%) Google Analytics
3 70 (1.67%) SaaS
4 59 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 22 (0.52%) PaaS
7 21 (0.50%) AdWords
7 21 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
8 20 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 18 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
10 15 (0.36%) Serverless
11 13 (0.31%) MailChimp
12 12 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.26%) Slack
14 10 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.84%) Internet
2 71 (1.69%) LAN
3 61 (1.45%) VoIP
4 57 (1.36%) WAN
5 54 (1.29%) Firewall
6 50 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
7 47 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 46 (1.10%) Network Security
9 41 (0.98%) Skype
10 40 (0.95%) VPN
11 34 (0.81%) Broadband
12 30 (0.72%) DNS
12 30 (0.72%) Wireless
13 27 (0.64%) Ethernet
14 25 (0.60%) DHCP
14 25 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
15 24 (0.57%) Intranet
16 23 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (0.48%) MPLS
18 18 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 787 (18.77%) SQL Server
2 501 (11.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 441 (10.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 422 (10.06%) Power BI
5 350 (8.35%) Data Warehouse
6 300 (7.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 173 (4.13%) Relational Database
8 146 (3.48%) QlikView
9 136 (3.24%) MS Access
10 100 (2.38%) Big Data
11 95 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
12 77 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 74 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 70 (1.67%) Data Mining
15 66 (1.57%) PowerPivot
16 64 (1.53%) RDBMS
17 62 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
18 60 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
19 59 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 56 (1.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 164 (3.91%) JIRA
2 71 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 53 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 44 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (0.86%) Subversion
6 24 (0.57%) WinDbg
7 21 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.26%) Hudson
9 10 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (0.24%) webpack
10 7 (0.17%) Maven
10 7 (0.17%) Moq
10 7 (0.17%) NUnit
10 7 (0.17%) Selenium
11 6 (0.14%) LSMW
11 6 (0.14%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.12%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 4 (0.095%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.095%) RStudio
General
1 1,547 (36.89%) Finance
2 326 (7.77%) Banking
3 320 (7.63%) Marketing
4 246 (5.87%) Retail
5 158 (3.77%) Legal
6 157 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 138 (3.29%) Law
8 94 (2.24%) Front Office
9 93 (2.22%) Investment Banking
10 86 (2.05%) Manufacturing
11 80 (1.91%) Advertising
12 73 (1.74%) Publishing
13 72 (1.72%) Back Office
14 68 (1.62%) Financial Institution
15 50 (1.19%) Electronics
16 39 (0.93%) Billing
17 36 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (0.76%) Automotive
19 17 (0.41%) Games
19 17 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,622 (38.68%) Analyst
2 665 (15.86%) Developer
3 364 (8.68%) Data Analyst
4 264 (6.30%) Business Analyst
5 229 (5.46%) Project Manager
6 224 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 202 (4.82%) Support Analyst
8 188 (4.48%) SQL Developer
9 178 (4.25%) Consultant
10 163 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
11 148 (3.53%) SQL Analyst
12 135 (3.22%) Service Analyst
13 130 (3.10%) Administrator
14 127 (3.03%) Junior
15 116 (2.77%) Coordinator
15 116 (2.77%) IT Analyst
16 109 (2.60%) PMO Analyst
17 102 (2.43%) Service Manager
18 97 (2.31%) Applications Support
19 91 (2.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (6.20%) .NET
2 182 (4.34%) HTML
3 110 (2.62%) XML
4 95 (2.27%) CSS
5 76 (1.81%) ASP.NET
6 59 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 59 (1.41%) JSON
7 53 (1.26%) Web Services
8 48 (1.14%) jQuery
9 38 (0.91%) AngularJS
10 31 (0.74%) WPF
11 22 (0.52%) React
11 22 (0.52%) SOAP
12 21 (0.50%) HTML5
13 20 (0.48%) CSS3
14 17 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (0.41%) COM
15 16 (0.38%) Middleware
16 15 (0.36%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 922 (21.99%) Analytical Skills
2 272 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 212 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
4 107 (2.55%) Data Structures
5 98 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 76 (1.81%) Fintech
7 66 (1.57%) User Experience
8 60 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 53 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 52 (1.24%) e-Learning
11 48 (1.14%) Social Media
12 46 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
13 43 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 41 (0.98%) PMI
15 39 (0.93%) Equities
16 38 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
17 36 (0.86%) Life Science
18 35 (0.83%) Fixed Income
19 33 (0.79%) NHS
20 31 (0.74%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 398 (9.49%) Windows
2 127 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 125 (2.98%) Windows 10
4 99 (2.36%) Linux
5 85 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 49 (1.17%) Android
7 48 (1.14%) Unix
8 28 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 15 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.26%) Solaris
14 10 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.21%) AIX
15 9 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
18 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (19.58%) Business Intelligence
2 717 (17.10%) Project Management
3 671 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 654 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
5 568 (13.55%) Analytics
6 493 (11.76%) ITIL
7 430 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 409 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 329 (7.85%) PRINCE2
10 322 (7.68%) ETL
11 296 (7.06%) Visualisation
12 258 (6.15%) CRM
13 244 (5.82%) Service Delivery
14 243 (5.80%) Decision-Making
15 239 (5.70%) Mathematics
16 229 (5.46%) Business Analysis
16 229 (5.46%) Change Management
17 222 (5.29%) Time Management
18 209 (4.98%) Data Management
19 200 (4.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,557 (37.13%) SQL
2 581 (13.86%) VBA
3 433 (10.33%) T-SQL
4 345 (8.23%) C#
5 209 (4.98%) Python
6 161 (3.84%) JavaScript
7 141 (3.36%) VB
8 131 (3.12%) PL/SQL
9 122 (2.91%) R
10 112 (2.67%) Java
11 110 (2.62%) PowerShell
12 102 (2.43%) C
13 84 (2.00%) C++
14 65 (1.55%) VB.NET
15 41 (0.98%) VBScript
16 32 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 19 (0.45%) Perl
17 19 (0.45%) PHP
18 18 (0.43%) F#
19 17 (0.41%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 692 (16.50%) Degree
2 127 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 100 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 88 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 78 (1.86%) ISEB
6 72 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 54 (1.29%) A+ Certification
7 54 (1.29%) PMP
8 43 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
8 43 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 39 (0.93%) PhD
10 36 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 28 (0.67%) MOS
13 27 (0.64%) Master's Degree
14 25 (0.60%) MBA
15 23 (0.55%) ISTQB
16 19 (0.45%) HNC
17 18 (0.43%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (7.01%) PMO
2 288 (6.87%) SLA
3 251 (5.99%) QA
4 234 (5.58%) Data Quality
5 142 (3.39%) GDPR
6 37 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.29%) P3O
9 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.12%) FATCA
10 5 (0.12%) IFRS
11 4 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.095%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.072%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.072%) EMIR
12 3 (0.072%) GAAP
12 3 (0.072%) GxP
12 3 (0.072%) MiFID
12 3 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 223 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 36 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.62%) XenApp
4 17 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.36%) Docker
6 14 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (0.17%) KVM
10 6 (0.14%) Firmware
10 6 (0.14%) RACF
11 2 (0.048%) GPFS
11 2 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.048%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.048%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.024%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (1.31%) SCCM
2 24 (0.57%) Perfmon
3 17 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 16 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (0.29%) Ansible
5 12 (0.29%) Terraform
6 11 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (0.26%) Control-M
6 11 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.26%) Nagios
7 10 (0.24%) HP ALM
7 10 (0.24%) Nessus
7 10 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.21%) Mesos
8 9 (0.21%) rkt
9 6 (0.14%) zSecure
10 4 (0.095%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.095%) WhatsUp Gold
11 2 (0.048%) Consul
Vendors
1 1,856 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 344 (8.20%) Tableau
3 324 (7.73%) Oracle
4 237 (5.65%) SAP
5 145 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
6 112 (2.67%) Google
7 107 (2.55%) Adobe
8 93 (2.22%) Citrix
9 76 (1.81%) Cognos
10 73 (1.74%) Cisco
11 63 (1.50%) IBM
12 56 (1.34%) HP
13 47 (1.12%) Apple
13 47 (1.12%) VMware
14 44 (1.05%) ServiceNow
15 41 (0.98%) Remedy
16 40 (0.95%) Alteryx
17 38 (0.91%) Bloomberg
18 37 (0.88%) Reuters
19 26 (0.62%) Informatica