Period
to 24 January 2019

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

Microsoft Excel
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 434 494 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.58% 3.27% 3.36%
As % of the Applications category 36.32% 33.58% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 312 395 458
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £56,000
England 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 the Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,195 1,471 1,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.85% 9.75% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1,173 1,277
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £56,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

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 24 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
West Midlands +12 310 £35,000 - 67
East Midlands +13 124 £32,500 +6.56% 35
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 205 (47.24%) Microsoft
2 152 (35.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 149 (34.33%) Microsoft Office
4 148 (34.10%) Finance
5 135 (31.11%) SQL
6 109 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
7 95 (21.89%) Business Intelligence
8 85 (19.59%) ITIL
9 77 (17.74%) SQL Server
10 70 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
11 62 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 58 (13.36%) Analytics
13 57 (13.13%) SLA
13 57 (13.13%) Degree
14 53 (12.21%) VBA
15 50 (11.52%) Project Management
16 49 (11.29%) T-SQL
17 47 (10.83%) SharePoint
18 45 (10.37%) MS Visio
19 44 (10.14%) ITSM
19 44 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 44 (10.14%) GDPR
20 43 (9.91%) Microsoft Project
20 43 (9.91%) Marketing
20 43 (9.91%) Data Protection
21 41 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 39 (8.99%) Windows
22 39 (8.99%) Data Analysis
23 38 (8.76%) PRINCE2
24 37 (8.53%) ISEB

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 47 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.53%) SAS
3 6 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.15%) WordPress
5 3 (0.69%) Confluence
6 2 (0.46%) CMS
6 2 (0.46%) DNN
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 152 (35.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 149 (34.33%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (10.37%) MS Visio
4 43 (9.91%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.46%) Simulink
7 2 (0.46%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.46%) TargetLink
8 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.07%) Primavera
3 6 (1.38%) FastStats
4 4 (0.92%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.23%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.53%) Serverless
3 10 (2.30%) Google Analytics
3 10 (2.30%) SaaS
4 9 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (2.07%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (2.07%) AWS CloudTrail
4 9 (2.07%) AWS CodePipeline
4 9 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (2.07%) CloudFront
4 9 (2.07%) IBM Cloud
4 9 (2.07%) SoftLayer
5 6 (1.38%) Office 365
6 5 (1.15%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.53%) Internet
2 6 (1.38%) ADSL
2 6 (1.38%) Broadband
2 6 (1.38%) VDSL
2 6 (1.38%) xDSL
3 5 (1.15%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.15%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.15%) Modbus
3 5 (1.15%) RS-485
3 5 (1.15%) VPN
3 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.15%) Wireless
4 3 (0.69%) DHCP
4 3 (0.69%) DNS
4 3 (0.69%) DSL
4 3 (0.69%) DWDM
4 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
5 2 (0.46%) FTP
5 2 (0.46%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (7.14%) Power BI
5 30 (6.91%) QlikView
6 26 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (4.15%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.46%) Qlik Sense
10 12 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (2.53%) MS Access
12 9 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (2.07%) Data Mining
12 9 (2.07%) MySQL
13 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.92%) Big Data
14 4 (0.92%) Looker
14 4 (0.92%) OLTP
14 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.30%) JIRA
2 8 (1.84%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.69%) Subversion
5 3 (0.69%) TestRail
6 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 148 (34.10%) Finance
2 43 (9.91%) Marketing
3 28 (6.45%) Retail
4 26 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.53%) Back Office
6 11 (2.53%) Electronics
7 7 (1.61%) Automotive
7 7 (1.61%) Publishing
8 4 (0.92%) Banking
8 4 (0.92%) Billing
8 4 (0.92%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 169 (38.94%) Analyst
2 44 (10.14%) Developer
3 40 (9.22%) Data Analyst
4 34 (7.83%) Business Analyst
5 33 (7.60%) Coordinator
6 31 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 26 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (5.76%) Delivery Manager
8 25 (5.76%) Service Manager
9 19 (4.38%) Project Coordinator
10 17 (3.92%) Junior
10 17 (3.92%) Report Analyst
11 15 (3.46%) Services Delivery Manager
11 15 (3.46%) Support Analyst
12 14 (3.23%) PMO Manager
13 12 (2.76%) SQL Developer
14 11 (2.53%) IT Manager
14 11 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
15 10 (2.30%) Infrastructure Manager
16 9 (2.07%) Project Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.30%) Web Services
1 10 (2.30%) XML
2 9 (2.07%) Node.js
2 9 (2.07%) SAML
3 7 (1.61%) .NET
3 7 (1.61%) Middleware
4 6 (1.38%) HTML
4 6 (1.38%) SOAP
4 6 (1.38%) XSLT
5 5 (1.15%) CSS
6 3 (0.69%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.69%) CSS3
6 3 (0.69%) jQuery
6 3 (0.69%) React
7 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.46%) Drools
7 2 (0.46%) JSON
7 2 (0.46%) OpenGL
7 2 (0.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 109 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.15%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.00%) PMI
5 13 (3.00%) Social Media
6 11 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.15%) Blog
9 5 (1.15%) CPLD
9 5 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.92%) AS400
10 4 (0.92%) NHS
10 4 (0.92%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.69%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.69%) User Experience
12 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.99%) Windows
2 21 (4.84%) Linux
3 15 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.84%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (1.84%) Unix
5 7 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.92%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.89%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (19.59%) ITIL
3 70 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 58 (13.36%) Analytics
6 50 (11.52%) Project Management
7 44 (10.14%) ITSM
7 44 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (9.91%) Data Protection
9 39 (8.99%) Data Analysis
10 38 (8.76%) PRINCE2
11 36 (8.29%) Decision-Making
12 34 (7.83%) Performance Management
13 33 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (7.60%) Contract Management
14 28 (6.45%) Business Analysis
15 25 (5.76%) Time Management
16 24 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (5.30%) Change Management
17 23 (5.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 135 (31.11%) SQL
2 53 (12.21%) VBA
3 49 (11.29%) T-SQL
4 25 (5.76%) Python
5 18 (4.15%) C
6 14 (3.23%) VB
7 13 (3.00%) C#
8 10 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.61%) Java
9 7 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.92%) R
12 3 (0.69%) C++
12 3 (0.69%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (13.13%) Degree
2 37 (8.53%) ISEB
3 26 (5.99%) Security Cleared
4 24 (5.53%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.23%) HNC
5 14 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.00%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.07%) IIBA
8 7 (1.61%) HND
9 2 (0.46%) ACCA
9 2 (0.46%) CIMA
9 2 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.46%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.23%) AAT
10 1 (0.23%) CCAB
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.13%) SLA
2 44 (10.14%) GDPR
3 34 (7.83%) PMO
4 24 (5.53%) QA
5 13 (3.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.69%) HAZOP
6 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.23%) COSHH
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.07%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.07%) Ansible
1 9 (2.07%) Kubernetes
1 9 (2.07%) Mesos
1 9 (2.07%) rkt
1 9 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
1 9 (2.07%) Terraform
2 4 (0.92%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.46%) Control-M
3 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.23%) EnCase
4 1 (0.23%) FTK
4 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 205 (47.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.91%) Tableau
3 23 (5.30%) Oracle
4 20 (4.61%) IBM
4 20 (4.61%) SAP
5 15 (3.46%) Remedy
6 11 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.30%) Google
8 9 (2.07%) HP
9 7 (1.61%) Adobe
9 7 (1.61%) Planview
10 6 (1.38%) Hitachi
11 5 (1.15%) Cognos
11 5 (1.15%) EMC
11 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.15%) Twitter
12 4 (0.92%) Citrix
12 4 (0.92%) Kronos
12 4 (0.92%) Northgate
13 3 (0.69%) Dell