The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / North West
Rank 24 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 514 506 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.37% 8.90% 10.47%
As % of the Applications category 67.90% 64.05% 64.52%
Number of salaries quoted 450 415 573
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -1.40%  

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 North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 757 790 1071
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 12.32% 13.90% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 649 617 866
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for MS Excel in the North West

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Excel in the North West

MS 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 MS Excel within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 335 £35,000 -6.66% 63
Cheshire -5 82 £35,000 +11.11% 25
Merseyside +11 66 £36,000 -7.09% 12
Lancashire -12 22 £32,500 +3.17% 6
Cumbria +6 1 £42,500 +10.86% 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 788 (74.41%) Microsoft
2 475 (44.85%) SQL Server
3 451 (42.59%) SQL
4 318 (30.03%) Windows
5 263 (24.83%) MS Office
6 261 (24.65%) Finance
7 255 (24.08%) .NET
8 241 (22.76%) C#
9 212 (20.02%) Agile Software Development
10 177 (16.71%) Active Directory
11 170 (16.05%) ITIL
12 169 (15.96%) Degree
13 164 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 162 (15.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 151 (14.26%) Business Intelligence
16 150 (14.16%) VMware
17 149 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
18 138 (13.03%) T-SQL
19 131 (12.37%) ASP.NET
20 126 (11.90%) HTML
21 122 (11.52%) MVC
22 121 (11.43%) jQuery
23 111 (10.48%) Windows Server
24 109 (10.29%) JavaScript
25 108 (10.20%) CSS
26 98 (9.25%) MS Exchange
27 97 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
27 97 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
28 95 (8.97%) SharePoint
29 89 (8.40%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related 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 98 (9.25%) MS Exchange
2 95 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 45 (4.25%) IIS
4 43 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.32%) NServiceBus
6 14 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.85%) Apache
9 8 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.66%) CMS
10 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.66%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.66%) SAS
10 7 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.57%) Confluence
12 4 (0.38%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.28%) Kentico
Applications
1 263 (24.83%) MS Office
2 87 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.08%) MS Project
5 20 (1.89%) Acrobat
6 19 (1.79%) Camtasia
7 18 (1.70%) Snagit
8 8 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.38%) SPSS
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.19%) InDesign
12 1 (0.094%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.094%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 65 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.57%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.38%) Line 50
7 4 (0.38%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.19%) FastStats
8 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.094%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.094%) Magento
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.094%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.094%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.08%) Office 365
2 72 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.93%) IaaS
4 29 (2.74%) PaaS
5 25 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (2.36%) SaaS
6 4 (0.38%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.38%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.28%) Yammer
8 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.094%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.094%) G Suite
9 1 (0.094%) Heroku
9 1 (0.094%) Responsys
9 1 (0.094%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.76%) DNS
2 60 (5.67%) SAN
3 53 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 52 (4.91%) Firewall
5 49 (4.63%) DHCP
6 46 (4.34%) WAN
7 42 (3.97%) LAN
8 38 (3.59%) VPN
9 31 (2.93%) VLAN
10 26 (2.46%) VoIP
11 15 (1.42%) Internet
12 12 (1.13%) HTTP
13 11 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.94%) Skype
15 9 (0.85%) Intranet
15 9 (0.85%) Network Security
16 7 (0.66%) FTP
17 6 (0.57%) Ethernet
17 6 (0.57%) RS-232
17 6 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (44.85%) SQL Server
2 164 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 162 (15.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (5.10%) MySQL
7 44 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 34 (3.21%) Power BI
10 28 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 26 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (1.70%) MS Access
13 18 (1.70%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.70%) QlikView
14 16 (1.51%) MongoDB
15 15 (1.42%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 75 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 64 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (4.06%) JIRA
4 22 (2.08%) Selenium
5 17 (1.61%) NUnit
6 15 (1.42%) MSI
7 14 (1.32%) FxCop
7 14 (1.32%) SpecFlow
7 14 (1.32%) StyleCop
8 13 (1.23%) Git (software)
9 11 (1.04%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.85%) AccuRev
10 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.76%) InstallShield
12 7 (0.66%) MSTest
12 7 (0.66%) NuGet
13 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Blend
13 6 (0.57%) WiX
14 5 (0.47%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 261 (24.65%) Finance
2 56 (5.29%) Retail
3 45 (4.25%) Marketing
4 38 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 33 (3.12%) Banking
6 30 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.55%) Legal
8 26 (2.46%) German Language
9 20 (1.89%) French Language
10 19 (1.79%) Law
11 11 (1.04%) Advertising
11 11 (1.04%) Games
12 9 (0.85%) Billing
12 9 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.76%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.66%) Electronics
15 6 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.57%) Publishing
16 5 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 293 (27.67%) Developer
2 241 (22.76%) Analyst
3 121 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 96 (9.07%) C# Developer
5 91 (8.59%) SQL Developer
6 77 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 72 (6.80%) Support Engineer
8 65 (6.14%) Support Analyst
9 60 (5.67%) IT Support
10 54 (5.10%) SQL Server Developer
11 53 (5.00%) DBA
12 52 (4.91%) SQL Analyst
13 51 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
14 49 (4.63%) SQL DBA
15 46 (4.34%) Data Analyst
16 43 (4.06%) Consultant
17 42 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 39 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
18 39 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 37 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (24.08%) .NET
2 131 (12.37%) ASP.NET
3 126 (11.90%) HTML
4 121 (11.43%) jQuery
5 108 (10.20%) CSS
6 78 (7.37%) .NET Framework
7 77 (7.27%) XML
8 69 (6.52%) Web Services
9 60 (5.67%) AngularJS
10 59 (5.57%) Entity Framework
11 53 (5.00%) WCF
12 52 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (4.91%) HTML5
13 41 (3.87%) JSON
14 36 (3.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (2.83%) Ajax
16 25 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (2.36%) CSS3
17 23 (2.17%) NHibernate
18 22 (2.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 149 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (8.31%) iPad
3 59 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 41 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.74%) Clustering
7 26 (2.46%) User Experience
8 23 (2.17%) Replication
9 18 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.70%) Private Cloud
10 15 (1.42%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.23%) FlexPod
11 13 (1.23%) PMI
12 11 (1.04%) NHS
13 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.76%) Life Science
14 7 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.66%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 318 (30.03%) Windows
2 111 (10.48%) Windows Server
3 87 (8.22%) Windows 7
4 81 (7.65%) Linux
5 69 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (4.34%) Windows 10
8 26 (2.46%) Unix
9 25 (2.36%) Solaris
10 24 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.51%) OpenVMS
13 15 (1.42%) Android
14 14 (1.32%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.32%) Windows XP
15 13 (1.23%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.13%) AIX
16 12 (1.13%) CentOS
17 10 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (20.02%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (16.05%) ITIL
3 151 (14.26%) Business Intelligence
4 122 (11.52%) MVC
5 89 (8.40%) CRM
6 79 (7.46%) ETL
7 76 (7.18%) Service Management
8 67 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 66 (6.23%) Data Analysis
10 64 (6.04%) E-Commerce
10 64 (6.04%) Project Management
11 61 (5.76%) Problem Management
12 56 (5.29%) Web Development
13 53 (5.00%) PRINCE2
14 52 (4.91%) Service Delivery
15 51 (4.82%) SDLC
15 51 (4.82%) TDD
16 50 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (4.63%) Scrum
18 42 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 451 (42.59%) SQL
2 241 (22.76%) C#
3 138 (13.03%) T-SQL
4 109 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 70 (6.61%) PowerShell
6 44 (4.15%) VBA
7 33 (3.12%) C
8 30 (2.83%) VB.NET
9 24 (2.27%) VB
10 22 (2.08%) Java
11 20 (1.89%) Python
12 19 (1.79%) PHP
13 12 (1.13%) C++
13 12 (1.13%) VBScript
14 10 (0.94%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.85%) XAML
16 7 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.47%) VB6
18 4 (0.38%) Perl
18 4 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 169 (15.96%) Degree
2 97 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 31 (2.93%) MCSE
5 28 (2.64%) MOS
6 24 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (2.27%) ISEB
7 23 (2.17%) CCNA
8 21 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.89%) MCP
9 20 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 14 (1.32%) PMI Certification
10 14 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (1.04%) MCITP
12 11 (1.04%) MCSA
12 11 (1.04%) NCDA
13 9 (0.85%) BC Cleared
14 7 (0.66%) CISSP
15 6 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (8.03%) SLA
2 70 (6.61%) QA
3 30 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 15 (1.42%) PMO
5 12 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.094%) COBIT
9 1 (0.094%) EMIR
9 1 (0.094%) GMP
9 1 (0.094%) MiFID
9 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 177 (16.71%) Active Directory
2 97 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 20 (1.89%) vSphere
6 12 (1.13%) XenApp
7 9 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.76%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.38%) Sendmail
11 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.28%) Firmware
13 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.19%) Docker
13 2 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.094%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (2.74%) SCCM
2 18 (1.70%) WSUS
3 17 (1.61%) SCOrch
4 15 (1.42%) SCOM
5 11 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.85%) Nagios
7 7 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.66%) SCVMM
8 6 (0.57%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (0.47%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.38%) HockeyApp
10 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.38%) PaperCut
10 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.28%) Puppet
12 2 (0.19%) OpenView
12 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 788 (74.41%) Microsoft
2 150 (14.16%) VMware
3 60 (5.67%) Citrix
4 58 (5.48%) Cisco
5 57 (5.38%) Oracle
6 50 (4.72%) NetApp
7 32 (3.02%) SAP
8 31 (2.93%) Tableau
9 28 (2.64%) Adobe
10 23 (2.17%) iManage
11 21 (1.98%) Avaya
12 19 (1.79%) IBM
13 16 (1.51%) Cognos
13 16 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (1.23%) HP
15 12 (1.13%) AppSense
16 10 (0.94%) Intel Security
17 9 (0.85%) RedGate
17 9 (0.85%) Sage
18 8 (0.76%) Red Hat
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £35000-£50000
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kendal, Cumbria
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
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Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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