Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 80 83
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 401 513 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.43% 3.65% 3.54%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 36.28% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 304 417 403
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,150 £22,250
90th Percentile £57,125 £52,895 £51,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,103 1,414 1,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.43% 10.05% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1,055 1,147
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £36,742 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +13.05% +4.84%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,800
England median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.67% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -22 273 £32,500 -7.14% 76
East Midlands +20 126 £34,000 -2.86% 59
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 221 (55.11%) Microsoft
2 137 (34.16%) SQL
3 131 (32.67%) Microsoft Office
4 118 (29.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 108 (26.93%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (24.94%) Business Intelligence
7 98 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
8 91 (22.69%) Finance
9 72 (17.96%) SQL Server
10 64 (15.96%) ITIL
11 59 (14.71%) Degree
12 55 (13.72%) Windows
13 54 (13.47%) Power Platform
13 54 (13.47%) Power BI
14 51 (12.72%) T-SQL
15 44 (10.97%) VBA
15 44 (10.97%) Active Directory
15 44 (10.97%) Project Management
15 44 (10.97%) Data Analysis
16 43 (10.72%) MS Visio
16 43 (10.72%) Analytics
17 42 (10.47%) Management Information System
18 39 (9.73%) SharePoint
18 39 (9.73%) Microsoft Project
18 39 (9.73%) Retail
19 38 (9.48%) Marketing
20 36 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (8.48%) Office 365
22 33 (8.23%) Telecoms
23 32 (7.98%) Windows Server

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 39 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.74%) SAS
3 9 (2.24%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.25%) IIS
6 3 (0.75%) CMS
7 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 131 (32.67%) Microsoft Office
2 118 (29.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 43 (10.72%) MS Visio
4 39 (9.73%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (2.24%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.75%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.25%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.25%) Simulink
8 1 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.25%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.25%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 13 (3.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) iTrent
2 3 (0.75%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.50%) Maximo
3 2 (0.50%) Primavera
3 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.25%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.47%) Power Platform
2 34 (8.48%) Office 365
3 21 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.50%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.50%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (1.00%) IaaS
7 4 (1.00%) PaaS
7 4 (1.00%) SaaS
8 3 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.75%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.50%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.23%) Internet
1 25 (6.23%) Wireless
2 21 (5.24%) Remote Desktop
3 17 (4.24%) VPN
4 13 (3.24%) VLAN
5 12 (2.99%) Firewall
5 12 (2.99%) WebEx
5 12 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (2.49%) DNS
7 9 (2.24%) DHCP
7 9 (2.24%) LAN
8 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.75%) WAN
9 5 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.00%) GoToMeeting
11 3 (0.75%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.75%) HTTP
11 3 (0.75%) RS-485
11 3 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 54 (13.47%) Power BI
3 31 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
5 25 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.74%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (4.24%) MS Access
8 17 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (3.99%) QlikView
10 15 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (3.49%) Qlik Sense
12 11 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.24%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (1.25%) GIS
17 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 4 (1.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (4.74%) JIRA
2 3 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.50%) Subversion
3 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.25%) FrontPage
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) JMeter
4 1 (0.25%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.25%) NUnit
4 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 91 (22.69%) Finance
2 39 (9.73%) Retail
3 38 (9.48%) Marketing
4 33 (8.23%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.49%) Public Sector
6 15 (3.74%) Legal
7 13 (3.24%) Aerospace
8 12 (2.99%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.74%) Publishing
10 8 (2.00%) Electronics
11 7 (1.75%) Local Government
12 6 (1.50%) Automotive
12 6 (1.50%) Law
13 3 (0.75%) Environmental Health
13 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.50%) Advertising
14 2 (0.50%) Back Office
14 2 (0.50%) Banking
14 2 (0.50%) Billing
14 2 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 162 (40.40%) Analyst
2 61 (15.21%) Data Analyst
3 27 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 23 (5.74%) Developer
5 21 (5.24%) Support Analyst
6 18 (4.49%) Excel Analyst
6 18 (4.49%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.24%) SQL Analyst
8 15 (3.74%) Applications Support
8 15 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (3.74%) Customer Analyst
8 15 (3.74%) Graduate
9 14 (3.49%) Administrator
9 14 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (3.49%) Support Engineer
10 12 (2.99%) Applications Engineer
10 12 (2.99%) SQL Data Analyst
11 11 (2.74%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (2.74%) Junior
11 11 (2.74%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.73%) HTML
2 20 (4.99%) .NET
3 15 (3.74%) JSON
4 12 (2.99%) CSS
5 10 (2.49%) XML
6 8 (2.00%) Web Services
7 6 (1.50%) SOAP
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.00%) XSLT
10 3 (0.75%) SAML
11 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.50%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.50%) jQuery
11 2 (0.50%) Node.js
12 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.25%) LESS
12 1 (0.25%) OOCSS
12 1 (0.25%) PhoneGap
12 1 (0.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 108 (26.93%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.47%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (5.24%) Driving Licence
4 21 (5.24%) Fibre Optics
5 15 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.49%) Smart Meter
7 11 (2.74%) CCTV
7 11 (2.74%) iPhone
8 10 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.24%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.24%) PDA
9 9 (2.24%) User Experience
10 7 (1.75%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.50%) Digital TV
11 6 (1.50%) PMI
12 5 (1.25%) NHS
13 4 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.72%) Windows
2 32 (7.98%) Windows Server
3 28 (6.98%) Windows 10
4 17 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.99%) Windows 2000
5 16 (3.99%) Windows 7
5 16 (3.99%) Windows XP
6 12 (2.99%) Linux
6 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.74%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.50%) Unix
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.94%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (15.96%) ITIL
4 44 (10.97%) Data Analysis
4 44 (10.97%) Project Management
5 43 (10.72%) Analytics
6 36 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (7.73%) Service Management
7 31 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (7.23%) Change Management
8 29 (7.23%) Decision-Making
9 27 (6.73%) PRINCE2
10 25 (6.23%) ETL
11 24 (5.99%) Mathematics
12 23 (5.74%) Data Modelling
13 22 (5.49%) Time Management
13 22 (5.49%) Visualisation
14 21 (5.24%) ITSM
15 20 (4.99%) Mentoring
16 19 (4.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 137 (34.16%) SQL
2 51 (12.72%) T-SQL
3 44 (10.97%) VBA
4 26 (6.48%) C#
5 16 (3.99%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.99%) VB
6 13 (3.24%) PHP
7 12 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.24%) R
9 7 (1.75%) Python
10 5 (1.25%) C
11 4 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.50%) C++
13 2 (0.50%) Java
13 2 (0.50%) VB6
14 1 (0.25%) Ruby
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
14 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (14.71%) Degree
2 13 (3.24%) MCP
2 13 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 12 (2.99%) HND
4 10 (2.49%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.24%) HNC
6 7 (1.75%) ISEB
7 5 (1.25%) CISM
7 5 (1.25%) CISSP
7 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.00%) CIPD
8 4 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.00%) PMP
9 3 (0.75%) CIMA
9 3 (0.75%) CISA
9 3 (0.75%) MCTS
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.50%) GIAC
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.48%) SLA
2 20 (4.99%) PMO
3 9 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.00%) GDPR
4 4 (1.00%) NEBOSH
4 4 (1.00%) QA
5 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.25%) HAZOP
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.25%) P3O
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.75%) Docker
4 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.25%) XenApp
5 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.74%) Backup Exec
2 10 (2.49%) SCCM
3 4 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.50%) Ansible
5 2 (0.50%) DameWare
5 2 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.50%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.50%) Mesos
5 2 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.50%) rkt
5 2 (0.50%) Terraform
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 221 (55.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.23%) Tableau
3 20 (4.99%) Oracle
4 19 (4.74%) SAP
5 17 (4.24%) Remedy
6 13 (3.24%) Adobe
7 11 (2.74%) Google
8 10 (2.49%) IBM
8 10 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.24%) Lotus
10 6 (1.50%) BMC
10 6 (1.50%) Virgin Media
11 4 (1.00%) Avaya
11 4 (1.00%) Cisco
11 4 (1.00%) Cognos
12 3 (0.75%) BT
12 3 (0.75%) Citrix
12 3 (0.75%) EMC
12 3 (0.75%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.75%) VMware