The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / Midlands
Rank 3 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 6 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 23.08% 11.01% 25.76%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 75.00% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 12
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -17.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,877
% change year-on-year +4.28% -2.44%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8 16 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 30.77% 14.68% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 22
Median salary £33,750 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.78% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing MS Excel as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in the Midlands

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for MS Excel in the Midlands

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in the Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Excel in the Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (33.33%) Cognos
4 6 (33.33%) ERP
5 5 (27.78%) Office 365
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (22.22%) MCSE
6 4 (22.22%) MCSA
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Presales
8 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
9 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (5.56%) Retail
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.56%) Advertising

MS Excel
Top Related 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) H.323
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Cognos Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Cognos Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) TM1 Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Software Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) PMI
1 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Presales
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) CAD
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSA
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Cognos
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco