Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 81 91
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 360 178 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.80% 3.38% 3.37%
As % of the Applications category 41.10% 42.48% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 229 129 295
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,200 £21,250
25th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -5.80%
75th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £43,125
90th Percentile £59,600 £57,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 876 419 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.24% 7.96% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 629 331 844
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,188
25th Percentile £26,250 £25,125 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -2.86%
75th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £57,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +2.63%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the Midlands over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 August 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
West Midlands -7 225 £39,000 +6.85% 56
East Midlands +20 135 £37,500 -3.85% 43
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 194 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 144 (40.00%) Social Skills
3 123 (34.17%) SQL
4 118 (32.78%) Business Intelligence
5 116 (32.22%) Finance
6 105 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
6 105 (29.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 103 (28.61%) Power Platform
8 99 (27.50%) Power BI
9 93 (25.83%) Project Management
10 79 (21.94%) Retail
11 78 (21.67%) Analytics
12 77 (21.39%) Analytical Skills
13 72 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 70 (19.44%) Management Information System
15 64 (17.78%) Facilities Management
16 60 (16.67%) Service Delivery
17 58 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (15.83%) DNA
19 52 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
19 52 (14.44%) VBA
20 48 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
21 47 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 44 (12.22%) Decision-Making
23 43 (11.94%) Data Analysis
24 42 (11.67%) Visualisation
24 42 (11.67%) Data Quality
24 42 (11.67%) T-SQL
24 42 (11.67%) MS Visio
25 40 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 37 (10.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.22%) Confluence
3 4 (1.11%) SAS
4 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
5 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 105 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
1 105 (29.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 42 (11.67%) MS Visio
3 29 (8.06%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.83%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (2.22%) SAP HR
1 8 (2.22%) SAP Travel Management
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.83%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.56%) iTrent
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (0.28%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 103 (28.61%) Power Platform
2 37 (10.28%) Microsoft 365
3 31 (8.61%) Azure
4 14 (3.89%) PowerApps
5 11 (3.06%) Smartsheet
6 9 (2.50%) Power Automate
7 8 (2.22%) AWS
8 6 (1.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 6 (1.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 4 (1.11%) Google Sheets
10 3 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 3 (0.83%) Taleo
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.56%) Firebase
11 2 (0.56%) GCP
11 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.56%) IaaS
11 2 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) Intranet
2 14 (3.89%) VPN
2 14 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (3.33%) WebEx
4 10 (2.78%) Skype
5 9 (2.50%) DHCP
5 9 (2.50%) DNS
5 9 (2.50%) VoIP
6 6 (1.67%) PSTN
6 6 (1.67%) Wireless
7 4 (1.11%) Firewall
7 4 (1.11%) Internet
7 4 (1.11%) LAN
7 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.11%) WAN
8 3 (0.83%) 802.15
8 3 (0.83%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.83%) CTI
8 3 (0.83%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.83%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (27.50%) Power BI
2 72 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 52 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (7.78%) Tableau
7 16 (4.44%) Data Mining
8 11 (3.06%) QlikView
8 11 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2019
10 9 (2.50%) Data Lake
11 8 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.94%) MS Access
12 7 (1.94%) MySQL
13 6 (1.67%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.39%) Spotfire
14 5 (1.39%) Star Schema
15 4 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 20 (5.56%) JIRA
2 12 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.28%) Gatling
6 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.28%) Postman
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 144 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 116 (32.22%) Finance
3 79 (21.94%) Retail
4 77 (21.39%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (10.28%) Organisational Skills
6 24 (6.67%) Law
7 20 (5.56%) Marketing
8 12 (3.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 10 (2.78%) Automotive
9 10 (2.78%) Legal
9 10 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (2.22%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.39%) Billing
12 5 (1.39%) Public Sector
13 4 (1.11%) Environmental Health
14 3 (0.83%) Games
14 3 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.56%) Back Office
15 2 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (30.56%) Analyst
2 34 (9.44%) Data Analyst
2 34 (9.44%) Developer
3 21 (5.83%) Support Analyst
4 16 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 16 (4.44%) PMO Manager
5 15 (4.17%) Data Manager
6 14 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 14 (3.89%) Project Manager
7 11 (3.06%) Architect
7 11 (3.06%) SQL Developer
8 10 (2.78%) Administrator
8 10 (2.78%) Data Engineer
8 10 (2.78%) IT Support
8 10 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
9 9 (2.50%) IT Analyst
10 8 (2.22%) Consultant
10 8 (2.22%) Coordinator
11 7 (1.94%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.17%) .NET
2 13 (3.61%) MDX
3 9 (2.50%) HTML
4 8 (2.22%) SAP TM
5 7 (1.94%) Pandas
6 4 (1.11%) CSS
6 4 (1.11%) XML
7 3 (0.83%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.56%) EDI
8 2 (0.56%) ODBC
8 2 (0.56%) PySpark
9 1 (0.28%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.28%) Jest
9 1 (0.28%) JSON
9 1 (0.28%) SOAP
9 1 (0.28%) XSLT
9 1 (0.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.28%) CCTV
3 15 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (1.94%) Housing Association
6 6 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.67%) IVR
7 4 (1.11%) NHS
7 4 (1.11%) PDA
7 4 (1.11%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.83%) SCADA
8 3 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.56%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.56%) User Experience
9 2 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.17%) Windows
2 13 (3.61%) Windows 10
2 13 (3.61%) Windows 7
3 12 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 8 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.56%) Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Unix
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (32.78%) Business Intelligence
2 93 (25.83%) Project Management
3 78 (21.67%) Analytics
4 64 (17.78%) Facilities Management
5 60 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 58 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (15.83%) DNA
8 48 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (12.22%) Decision-Making
10 43 (11.94%) Data Analysis
11 42 (11.67%) Visualisation
12 40 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (10.00%) Line Management
14 35 (9.72%) ETL
15 30 (8.33%) Information Security
16 29 (8.06%) Data Modelling
17 28 (7.78%) CRM
17 28 (7.78%) Project Delivery
18 26 (7.22%) Change Management
19 24 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (34.17%) SQL
2 52 (14.44%) VBA
3 42 (11.67%) T-SQL
4 34 (9.44%) Python
5 16 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 14 (3.89%) C#
6 14 (3.89%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.06%) R
9 7 (1.94%) C
10 5 (1.39%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.83%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) Java
12 1 (0.28%) Perl
12 1 (0.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (9.44%) Degree
2 8 (2.22%) CIPD
2 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) CISA
4 3 (0.83%) CISM
4 3 (0.83%) CISSP
4 3 (0.83%) CRISC
4 3 (0.83%) ISEB
4 3 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.56%) CCNA
5 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.56%) HNC
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) MCITP
6 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.67%) Data Quality
2 28 (7.78%) SLA
3 25 (6.94%) PMO
4 22 (6.11%) QA
5 21 (5.83%) GDPR
6 5 (1.39%) NEBOSH
7 3 (0.83%) COSO
7 3 (0.83%) GRC
7 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.83%) NIST
7 3 (0.83%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.56%) COSHH
9 1 (0.28%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 194 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.61%) SAP
3 28 (7.78%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.06%) Google
5 10 (2.78%) Databricks
5 10 (2.78%) HubSpot
6 9 (2.50%) Oracle
7 7 (1.94%) Avaya
7 7 (1.94%) Cisco
7 7 (1.94%) Verint
8 5 (1.39%) Adobe
8 5 (1.39%) Apple
8 5 (1.39%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.11%) Sage
9 4 (1.11%) VMware
10 3 (0.83%) Birst
10 3 (0.83%) Meraki
10 3 (0.83%) Nintex
10 3 (0.83%) Sophos
10 3 (0.83%) TIBCO