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

Microsoft Excel
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 81 96
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 352 486 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.10% 3.68% 3.25%
As % of the Applications category 35.38% 36.68% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 274 381 394
Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - +1.58%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £54,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,450 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.50% +3.63% +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 995 1,325 1,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.77% 10.02% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 820 924 1,253
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,625 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -19 251 £33,500 -5.63% 59
East Midlands +9 99 £34,000 -1.45% 40
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 187 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 125 (35.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 114 (32.39%) SQL
4 104 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
5 89 (25.28%) Finance
6 80 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
8 68 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
9 60 (17.05%) Power BI
9 60 (17.05%) Power Platform
10 55 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 52 (14.77%) Project Management
11 52 (14.77%) Data Analysis
12 45 (12.78%) Degree
13 43 (12.22%) ITIL
13 43 (12.22%) T-SQL
14 42 (11.93%) MS Visio
15 40 (11.36%) Windows
16 37 (10.51%) Management Information System
17 33 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
18 32 (9.09%) Telecoms
19 31 (8.81%) Mentoring
20 30 (8.52%) Active Directory
20 30 (8.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 29 (8.24%) Decision-Making
22 28 (7.95%) Analytics
23 26 (7.39%) Marketing
23 26 (7.39%) Visualisation
23 26 (7.39%) Tableau
24 25 (7.10%) Change 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 19 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 8 (2.27%) SAS
4 4 (1.14%) IIS
4 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 125 (35.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 104 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (11.93%) MS Visio
4 33 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (2.56%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.85%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.28%) SPSS
8 1 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.42%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (1.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (0.57%) Magento
4 2 (0.57%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.28%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 60 (17.05%) Power Platform
2 23 (6.53%) Office 365
3 19 (5.40%) Azure
4 7 (1.99%) AWS
5 6 (1.70%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (1.42%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.42%) IaaS
6 5 (1.42%) PaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.14%) SaaS
7 4 (1.14%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.57%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.57%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.68%) Remote Desktop
2 19 (5.40%) Internet
2 19 (5.40%) Wireless
3 15 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (3.13%) VPN
4 11 (3.13%) WebEx
5 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.42%) Firewall
6 5 (1.42%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (1.14%) DHCP
7 4 (1.14%) DNS
7 4 (1.14%) HTTP
8 3 (0.85%) Intranet
8 3 (0.85%) LAN
8 3 (0.85%) Skype
8 3 (0.85%) WAN
9 2 (0.57%) Broadband
9 2 (0.57%) Network Security
9 2 (0.57%) VLAN
9 2 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.05%) Power BI
2 55 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.40%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.84%) MS Access
8 10 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.56%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.99%) QlikView
10 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.14%) Big Data
11 4 (1.14%) Looker
11 4 (1.14%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (1.14%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.85%) MySQL
12 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (3.69%) JIRA
2 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.57%) FrontPage
3 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.57%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.28%) Grunt
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) JMeter
4 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.28%) NUnit
4 1 (0.28%) PuPHPet
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.28%) webpack
General
1 89 (25.28%) Finance
2 32 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.39%) Marketing
4 21 (5.97%) Retail
5 15 (4.26%) Legal
6 12 (3.41%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.84%) Publishing
8 8 (2.27%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.70%) Law
10 5 (1.42%) Electronics
10 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.85%) Banking
11 3 (0.85%) Billing
11 3 (0.85%) Environmental Health
11 3 (0.85%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (33.24%) Analyst
2 50 (14.20%) Data Analyst
3 25 (7.10%) Administrator
4 23 (6.53%) Consultant
5 16 (4.55%) Developer
5 16 (4.55%) Graduate
5 16 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
5 16 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 15 (4.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 13 (3.69%) Project Manager
7 13 (3.69%) SQL Analyst
8 12 (3.41%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 11 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
9 11 (3.13%) Applications Support
9 11 (3.13%) Installations Engineer
9 11 (3.13%) IT Administrator
9 11 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (3.13%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.83%) HTML
2 16 (4.55%) .NET
3 13 (3.69%) CSS
4 11 (3.13%) JSON
5 6 (1.70%) Web Services
6 5 (1.42%) XML
7 4 (1.14%) MDX
8 3 (0.85%) Node.js
8 3 (0.85%) SOAP
9 2 (0.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.57%) jQuery
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.57%) SAML
10 1 (0.28%) .NET Core
10 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.28%) OOCSS
10 1 (0.28%) React
10 1 (0.28%) Silex
10 1 (0.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.51%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.53%) Data Centre
4 22 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (5.11%) CCTV
6 17 (4.83%) Driving Licence
7 14 (3.98%) e-Learning
8 12 (3.41%) Digital TV
8 12 (3.41%) Fibre Optics
9 10 (2.84%) iPhone
10 9 (2.56%) Blackberry
10 9 (2.56%) PDA
11 7 (1.99%) User Experience
12 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.42%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.42%) Replication
13 4 (1.14%) NHS
14 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.57%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.36%) Windows
2 25 (7.10%) Windows 10
3 21 (5.97%) Windows 7
4 18 (5.11%) Windows XP
5 17 (4.83%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.41%) Windows Vista
8 11 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.56%) Linux
9 9 (2.56%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (14.77%) Data Analysis
3 52 (14.77%) Project Management
4 43 (12.22%) ITIL
5 31 (8.81%) Mentoring
6 29 (8.24%) Decision-Making
7 28 (7.95%) Analytics
8 26 (7.39%) Visualisation
9 25 (7.10%) Change Management
10 24 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.68%) Information Security
12 20 (5.68%) Project Delivery
13 19 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (5.40%) PRINCE2
14 18 (5.11%) ITSM
15 17 (4.83%) Data Visualisation
15 17 (4.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 114 (32.39%) SQL
2 43 (12.22%) T-SQL
3 17 (4.83%) C#
3 17 (4.83%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.98%) VB
4 14 (3.98%) VBA
5 13 (3.69%) Python
6 12 (3.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 12 (3.41%) R
7 11 (3.13%) PHP
8 9 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.85%) C
9 3 (0.85%) C++
9 3 (0.85%) Progress 4GL
9 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.28%) Java
11 1 (0.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (12.78%) Degree
2 17 (4.83%) CISSP
3 16 (4.55%) CISM
4 12 (3.41%) MCP
5 11 (3.13%) CISA
6 10 (2.84%) HND
7 9 (2.56%) CIMA
8 7 (1.99%) HNC
8 7 (1.99%) ISEB
9 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.14%) CIPD
10 4 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.85%) MCTS
11 3 (0.85%) PMP
11 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.11%) PMO
2 17 (4.83%) Data Quality
3 12 (3.41%) SLA
4 5 (1.42%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.14%) ISO 9000
5 4 (1.14%) P3O
6 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (0.85%) NEBOSH
6 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.85%) QA
7 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.28%) GDPR
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.28%) NCSC
8 1 (0.28%) NIST
System Software
1 30 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Docker
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.13%) SCCM
2 10 (2.84%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.57%) Ansible
4 2 (0.57%) DameWare
4 2 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.57%) Mesos
4 2 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.57%) rkt
4 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.57%) Terraform
5 1 (0.28%) EnCase
5 1 (0.28%) FTK
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.39%) Tableau
3 23 (6.53%) SAP
4 14 (3.98%) IBM
5 13 (3.69%) Adobe
5 13 (3.69%) Oracle
6 12 (3.41%) Virgin Media
7 9 (2.56%) Lotus
8 8 (2.27%) Google
9 6 (1.70%) Cognos
10 5 (1.42%) BMC
11 4 (1.14%) Cisco
11 4 (1.14%) Citrix
11 4 (1.14%) Remedy
11 4 (1.14%) VMware
12 3 (0.85%) BT
12 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (0.57%) Sage
13 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow