Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 73 78
Rank change year-on-year -33 +5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 378 461 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.87% 3.70% 3.63%
As % of the Applications category 35.36% 43.29% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 300 342 363
North West median annual salary £33,413 £33,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +4.76% -3.08%
10th Percentile £22,975 £21,250 £20,180
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,700 £46,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 North West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1069 1065 1398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.13% 8.55% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 817 853 1088
North West median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% +3.17%
10th Percentile £19,900 £20,000 £19,925
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,625
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the North West

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the North West

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the North West

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Manchester -50 159 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Cheshire -14 143 £40,000 +25.00% 5
Lancashire +1 36 £32,500 - 5
Merseyside +14 34 £30,000 -2.44% 3
Cumbria +2 4 £16,875 -38.64%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 184 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 171 (45.24%) SQL
3 118 (31.22%) Finance
4 110 (29.10%) SQL Server
5 105 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 104 (27.51%) Business Intelligence
7 98 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 94 (24.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 90 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
10 69 (18.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 63 (16.67%) Degree
12 56 (14.81%) Tableau
13 48 (12.70%) T-SQL
14 45 (11.90%) VBA
14 45 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (11.38%) Windows
15 43 (11.38%) Project Management
15 43 (11.38%) Analytics
16 42 (11.11%) ITIL
17 40 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
18 39 (10.32%) Power BI
19 38 (10.05%) Data Analysis
19 38 (10.05%) ETL
20 37 (9.79%) Computer Science
20 37 (9.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
21 36 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
22 33 (8.73%) Banking
22 33 (8.73%) QlikView
23 30 (7.94%) Mathematics

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.12%) SAS
3 3 (0.79%) Confluence
3 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.79%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.53%) CMS
4 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 94 (24.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 90 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (7.67%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.26%) Maya
6 1 (0.26%) NUKE
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.26%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.17%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.85%) Sage CRM
3 4 (1.06%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.79%) Primavera
4 3 (0.79%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.53%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.26%) HFM
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.26%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.26%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.23%) OpenShift
3 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.12%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.12%) Office 365
5 5 (1.32%) AdWords
6 4 (1.06%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.12%) WinSCP
2 5 (1.32%) Internet
2 5 (1.32%) VPN
3 4 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (0.79%) Firewall
4 3 (0.79%) Skype
4 3 (0.79%) SMS
5 2 (0.53%) DHCP
5 2 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) LAN
5 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.53%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Broadband
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
6 1 (0.26%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (29.10%) SQL Server
2 98 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (18.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (10.32%) Power BI
5 33 (8.73%) QlikView
6 28 (7.41%) MS Access
7 23 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (4.23%) MySQL
10 13 (3.44%) Data Mining
11 11 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (2.91%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 37 (9.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 18 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.17%) JIRA
4 5 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 118 (31.22%) Finance
2 33 (8.73%) Banking
3 21 (5.56%) Marketing
4 20 (5.29%) Retail
5 19 (5.03%) Legal
6 17 (4.50%) Law
7 16 (4.23%) Advertising
8 10 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.59%) Automotive
10 6 (1.59%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.32%) Back Office
11 5 (1.32%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Games
13 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.26%) German Language
13 1 (0.26%) Local Government
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (41.80%) Analyst
2 82 (21.69%) Developer
3 39 (10.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 39 (10.32%) Data Analyst
4 38 (10.05%) SQL Developer
5 23 (6.08%) SQL Analyst
5 23 (6.08%) SQL BI Developer
6 17 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 17 (4.50%) Project Manager
7 13 (3.44%) Banking Analyst
7 13 (3.44%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
8 12 (3.17%) Service Analyst
8 12 (3.17%) SSRS Developer
9 11 (2.91%) Excel Analyst
10 10 (2.65%) Graduate
10 10 (2.65%) SQL Data Analyst
11 9 (2.38%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.38%) Service Support Manager
11 9 (2.38%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.61%) .NET
2 17 (4.50%) Middleware
3 14 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 14 (3.70%) CSS
3 14 (3.70%) Web Services
4 12 (3.17%) EDI
5 9 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.38%) jQuery
6 8 (2.12%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (2.12%) Entity Framework
6 8 (2.12%) Ninject
6 8 (2.12%) React
6 8 (2.12%) Spring
6 8 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (1.59%) HTML
8 5 (1.32%) MDX
9 3 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 105 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.85%) iPad
7 6 (1.59%) Social Media
8 5 (1.32%) FMCG
8 5 (1.32%) User Experience
9 4 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.79%) Life Science
11 2 (0.53%) Animation
11 2 (0.53%) BBC
11 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.26%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.26%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.26%) iPhone
12 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.38%) Windows
2 21 (5.56%) Unix
3 15 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.85%) Linux
4 7 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.79%) AIX
8 2 (0.53%) Android
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (27.51%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (11.38%) Analytics
3 43 (11.38%) Project Management
4 42 (11.11%) ITIL
5 40 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (10.05%) Data Analysis
6 38 (10.05%) ETL
7 30 (7.94%) Mathematics
8 25 (6.61%) Business Analysis
8 25 (6.61%) Service Delivery
9 24 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 20 (5.29%) CRM
10 20 (5.29%) Statistics
10 20 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (5.03%) Data Modelling
11 19 (5.03%) PRINCE2
12 18 (4.76%) Change Management
12 18 (4.76%) Data Extraction
13 16 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 171 (45.24%) SQL
2 48 (12.70%) T-SQL
3 45 (11.90%) VBA
4 26 (6.88%) C#
5 13 (3.44%) VB
6 12 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.91%) Python
8 8 (2.12%) R
9 6 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.32%) C
10 5 (1.32%) VBScript
11 4 (1.06%) C++
11 4 (1.06%) PHP
12 3 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.79%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.26%) ABAP
13 1 (0.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (16.67%) Degree
2 19 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.12%) MCSA
6 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.32%) MCP
6 5 (1.32%) MCSE
7 4 (1.06%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.06%) PhD
7 4 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) CCNA
8 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.53%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.53%) ACCA
9 2 (0.53%) CISSP
9 2 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.67%) PMO
2 10 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.65%) QA
2 10 (2.65%) SLA
3 3 (0.79%) GDPR
4 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) EMIR
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.26%) MiFID
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (4.23%) Ganglia
2 2 (0.53%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.26%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 184 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.81%) Tableau
3 20 (5.29%) Oracle
4 18 (4.76%) SAP
5 14 (3.70%) Teradata
6 13 (3.44%) ServiceNow
7 12 (3.17%) Sage
8 10 (2.65%) Google
9 9 (2.38%) Cognos
10 5 (1.32%) Citrix
10 5 (1.32%) DoubleClick
10 5 (1.32%) iManage
11 4 (1.06%) comScore
11 4 (1.06%) Hitwise
11 4 (1.06%) LexisNexis
12 3 (0.79%) Informatica
12 3 (0.79%) Interwoven
12 3 (0.79%) Trillium
13 2 (0.53%) Cisco
13 2 (0.53%) IBM