Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > North West
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 103 126
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 107 320 318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.18% 3.03% 2.59%
As % of the Applications category 33.23% 36.20% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 88 226 241
Median annual salary £34,250 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.38% -2.99% +6.35%
10th Percentile £21,850 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,875 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 322 884 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.55% 8.37% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 254 632 732
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £23,075 £21,500 £21,013
90th Percentile £56,993 £53,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.67%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the North West over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +20 47 £33,500 -4.29% 5
Merseyside -1 24 £32,000 -1.54% 1
Cheshire -16 17 £28,000 -9.68% 6
Cumbria -4 11 £46,500 - 1
Lancashire +38 7 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
2 36 (33.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (30.84%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (29.91%) Finance
5 30 (28.04%) SQL
6 26 (24.30%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (24.30%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
8 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (17.76%) ITIL
9 19 (17.76%) Power BI
9 19 (17.76%) Power Platform
10 17 (15.89%) Analytics
10 17 (15.89%) ServiceNow
11 15 (14.02%) ITIL V3
12 14 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (12.15%) Time Management
13 13 (12.15%) ITSM
13 13 (12.15%) Change Management
14 12 (11.21%) Oracle
14 12 (11.21%) MS Visio
14 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
14 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (11.21%) Citrix
15 11 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
16 10 (9.35%) XenApp
16 10 (9.35%) Azure
16 10 (9.35%) Windows

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 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) SAS
2 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 36 (33.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 33 (30.84%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (11.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.87%) 3ds Max
4 2 (1.87%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.87%) Maya
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.87%) MotionBuilder
4 2 (1.87%) NUKE
4 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.87%) ZBrush
5 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.80%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.87%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.93%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.76%) Power Platform
2 10 (9.35%) Azure
3 6 (5.61%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (4.67%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (4.67%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.80%) Office 365
6 2 (1.87%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.93%) AWS
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.93%) Logic Apps
7 1 (0.93%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Wireless
2 5 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.74%) Skype
4 2 (1.87%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (17.76%) Power BI
4 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.54%) QlikView
7 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.74%) MySQL
8 4 (3.74%) PowerPivot
9 3 (2.80%) OLAP
9 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.87%) Big Data
10 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 32 (29.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Banking
3 8 (7.48%) Law
4 7 (6.54%) Legal
5 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.74%) Marketing
7 2 (1.87%) Games
7 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.93%) German Language
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (40.19%) Analyst
2 12 (11.21%) IT Analyst
3 11 (10.28%) Service Analyst
3 11 (10.28%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Banking Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Availability Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Capacity and Availability Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Capacity Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Wireless Surveyor
8 4 (3.74%) Asset and Configuration Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 4 (3.74%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Configuration Manager
8 4 (3.74%) HR Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) MDX
2 2 (1.87%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.61%) User Experience
4 5 (4.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.67%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.87%) Animation
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.87%) CMDB
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
7 1 (0.93%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.80%) Unix
4 2 (1.87%) Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (17.76%) ITIL
3 17 (15.89%) Analytics
4 15 (14.02%) ITIL V3
5 14 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (12.15%) Change Management
6 13 (12.15%) ITSM
6 13 (12.15%) Time Management
7 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
7 11 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.41%) ETL
8 9 (8.41%) Statistics
9 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.54%) Line Management
10 7 (6.54%) Service Management
10 7 (6.54%) Visualisation
11 6 (5.61%) Capacity Management
11 6 (5.61%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (5.61%) Migration
11 6 (5.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.04%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) T-SQL
2 8 (7.48%) VBA
3 4 (3.74%) Python
4 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.87%) VB
4 2 (1.87%) X++
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) MCP
3 1 (0.93%) CCA
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) Data Quality
1 7 (6.54%) PMO
2 2 (1.87%) GDPR
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) XenApp
2 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) ServiceNow
3 12 (11.21%) Citrix
3 12 (11.21%) Oracle
4 7 (6.54%) Adobe
4 7 (6.54%) SAP
5 5 (4.67%) AirMagnet
5 5 (4.67%) Ekahau
5 5 (4.67%) Google
5 5 (4.67%) IBM
5 5 (4.67%) Syncsort
5 5 (4.67%) Tableau
6 4 (3.74%) Apple
6 4 (3.74%) Workday
7 3 (2.80%) Polycom
7 3 (2.80%) VMware
8 2 (1.87%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.87%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.93%) Nuix
9 1 (0.93%) Zoho