Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 77 78
Rank change year-on-year -22 +1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 394 438 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.08% 3.58% 3.44%
As % of the Applications category 38.18% 41.83% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 322 330 332
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.82% -5.38%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%

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 1,032 1,047 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.07% 8.55% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 806 850 954
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,625 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,000 £55,000
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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -31 156 £32,500 -13.33% 42
Cheshire -15 149 £40,000 +28.00% 20
Merseyside +15 39 £30,000 -14.29% 5
Lancashire +3 33 £40,000 +21.21% 9
Cumbria - 11 £23,000 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 182 (46.19%) Microsoft
2 150 (38.07%) SQL
3 131 (33.25%) Finance
4 116 (29.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 102 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (25.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 100 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
8 95 (24.11%) SQL Server
9 86 (21.83%) Microsoft Office
10 65 (16.50%) Degree
11 64 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 54 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (13.45%) VBA
13 53 (13.45%) Analytics
14 49 (12.44%) Project Management
15 45 (11.42%) ITIL
16 44 (11.17%) T-SQL
17 42 (10.66%) Power BI
18 41 (10.41%) Tableau
18 41 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (9.90%) Banking
20 36 (9.14%) Microsoft Project
20 36 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
21 35 (8.88%) QlikView
22 33 (8.38%) Computer Science
22 33 (8.38%) Data Analysis
22 33 (8.38%) Windows
22 33 (8.38%) .NET
23 32 (8.12%) PMO
24 30 (7.61%) MS Visio

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 14 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.52%) SAS
3 2 (0.51%) Confluence
3 2 (0.51%) IIS
3 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.25%) JBoss
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 116 (29.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 86 (21.83%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (9.14%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (7.61%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.25%) Maya
6 1 (0.25%) NUKE
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
6 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (3.30%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.52%) SAP BPC
3 5 (1.27%) Elite 3E
3 5 (1.27%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.02%) Primavera
4 4 (1.02%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.76%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.25%) HFM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.25%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.25%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.57%) Google Analytics
3 15 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.55%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.03%) Office 365
6 5 (1.27%) AdWords
6 5 (1.27%) SaaS
7 3 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.03%) Internet
1 8 (2.03%) WinSCP
2 5 (1.27%) Firewall
2 5 (1.27%) VPN
3 4 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (0.76%) Broadband
4 3 (0.76%) LAN
4 3 (0.76%) SMS
4 3 (0.76%) WAN
5 2 (0.51%) DHCP
5 2 (0.51%) DNS
5 2 (0.51%) Skype
6 1 (0.25%) DWDM
6 1 (0.25%) HTTP
6 1 (0.25%) MPLS
6 1 (0.25%) PBX
6 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.25%) SDH
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (25.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 95 (24.11%) SQL Server
3 64 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (10.66%) Power BI
5 36 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (8.88%) QlikView
7 23 (5.84%) MS Access
8 20 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.79%) Data Mining
11 11 (2.79%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.54%) MySQL
12 10 (2.54%) OLAP
13 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.52%) Qlik Sense
16 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (7.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 15 (3.81%) JIRA
3 12 (3.05%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.51%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium IDE
General
1 131 (33.25%) Finance
2 39 (9.90%) Banking
3 27 (6.85%) Retail
4 24 (6.09%) Advertising
4 24 (6.09%) Marketing
5 17 (4.31%) Legal
6 16 (4.06%) Law
7 15 (3.81%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.52%) Automotive
10 6 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.76%) Back Office
11 3 (0.76%) Billing
11 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (44.42%) Analyst
2 55 (13.96%) Developer
3 47 (11.93%) Data Analyst
4 28 (7.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 23 (5.84%) SQL Analyst
6 19 (4.82%) SQL Developer
7 18 (4.57%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.06%) Service Manager
10 14 (3.55%) Service Analyst
10 14 (3.55%) SQL Data Analyst
11 13 (3.30%) Banking Analyst
11 13 (3.30%) Service Support Manager
11 13 (3.30%) Support Manager
12 12 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 12 (3.05%) Excel Analyst
12 12 (3.05%) PMO Analyst
13 11 (2.79%) Administrator
13 11 (2.79%) Applications Support
13 11 (2.79%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.38%) .NET
2 16 (4.06%) EDI
3 15 (3.81%) CSS
3 15 (3.81%) Middleware
4 14 (3.55%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.55%) Web Services
5 10 (2.54%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.28%) HTML
6 9 (2.28%) jQuery
7 8 (2.03%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (2.03%) Entity Framework
7 8 (2.03%) Ninject
7 8 (2.03%) React
7 8 (2.03%) Spring
7 8 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.52%) XML
9 3 (0.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 102 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.30%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.52%) Social Media
7 5 (1.27%) iPad
7 5 (1.27%) User Experience
8 4 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.02%) FMCG
9 3 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.76%) Life Science
9 3 (0.76%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.51%) Animation
10 2 (0.51%) BBC
10 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.51%) iSeries
10 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.38%) Windows
2 17 (4.31%) Unix
3 8 (2.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.27%) Linux
4 5 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.51%) Android
5 2 (0.51%) OS/400
6 1 (0.25%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) VMS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (13.45%) Analytics
4 49 (12.44%) Project Management
5 45 (11.42%) ITIL
6 41 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (8.38%) Data Analysis
8 30 (7.61%) Service Delivery
9 27 (6.85%) ETL
9 27 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (6.60%) Mathematics
11 25 (6.35%) Risk Management
11 25 (6.35%) Statistics
12 24 (6.09%) Business Analysis
12 24 (6.09%) Visualisation
13 20 (5.08%) Data Extraction
13 20 (5.08%) PRINCE2
14 19 (4.82%) Dashboard Development
14 19 (4.82%) Time Management
15 18 (4.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (38.07%) SQL
2 53 (13.45%) VBA
3 44 (11.17%) T-SQL
4 27 (6.85%) C#
5 14 (3.55%) Python
6 12 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.79%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.28%) VB
9 8 (2.03%) R
10 4 (1.02%) C
10 4 (1.02%) C++
10 4 (1.02%) PHP
10 4 (1.02%) VBScript
11 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.51%) Java
12 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.25%) ABAP
13 1 (0.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (16.50%) Degree
2 24 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (2.54%) MCSA
5 8 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.03%) MCSE
6 6 (1.52%) CCNA
6 6 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.27%) MCP
7 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.27%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.02%) ACCA
8 4 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.02%) PhD
9 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.51%) IIBA
10 2 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.12%) PMO
2 15 (3.81%) SLA
3 14 (3.55%) QA
4 10 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.02%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) EMIR
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.25%) MiFID
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (3.55%) Ganglia
2 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.25%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 182 (46.19%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.41%) Tableau
3 26 (6.60%) Oracle
4 25 (6.35%) SAP
5 19 (4.82%) Google
6 13 (3.30%) Cognos
7 11 (2.79%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.79%) Teradata
8 6 (1.52%) Citrix
8 6 (1.52%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.52%) Intapp
9 5 (1.27%) DoubleClick
9 5 (1.27%) VMware
10 4 (1.02%) comScore
10 4 (1.02%) Hitwise
10 4 (1.02%) iManage
10 4 (1.02%) LexisNexis
11 3 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.76%) Facebook
11 3 (0.76%) GoldenSource