The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Excel
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 50 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 18.12% 7.69% 5.61%
As % of the Applications category 92.59% 58.82% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 8 6
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £34,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £40,000 £37,500
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 54 17 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 19.57% 13.08% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53 10 7
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for MS Excel in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Excel in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 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
County Antrim +6 28 £23,500 -41.25% 4
County Tyrone - 12 £37,500 -
County Armagh - 5 £47,500 -
County Londonderry - 1 £19,500 -
County Fermanagh - 1 £40,000 -
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
MS Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 61 (81.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.33%) Windows
2 28 (37.33%) VMware
2 28 (37.33%) Hyper-V
3 27 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 23 (30.67%) Citrix
7 20 (26.67%) ERP
8 15 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
9 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
9 14 (18.67%) Degree
10 12 (16.00%) Business Development
10 12 (16.00%) Presales
11 11 (14.67%) Office 365
11 11 (14.67%) Cisco
11 11 (14.67%) Manufacturing
12 10 (13.33%) Java
12 10 (13.33%) UML
12 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 10 (13.33%) Open Source
12 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.33%) TOGAF
13 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (12.00%) IT Strategy
13 9 (12.00%) SQL
13 9 (12.00%) MS Office
13 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.67%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.00%) IIS
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.33%) SAS
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 7 (9.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Office 365
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.67%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) VPN
2 7 (9.33%) Firewall
2 7 (9.33%) SAN
3 6 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (8.00%) VoIP
4 5 (6.67%) DHCP
4 5 (6.67%) DNS
5 3 (4.00%) LAN
6 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.67%) WAN
7 1 (1.33%) Internet
7 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.67%) SSDT
5 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.33%) Power BI
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.00%) Back Office
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Architect
1 15 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 10 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Support Technician
4 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.33%) Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) IT Support
5 7 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.33%) DBA
7 4 (5.33%) Developer
7 4 (5.33%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.33%) Ajax
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) WCF
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Public Cloud
1 6 (8.00%) Replication
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Fintech
4 2 (2.67%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.33%) CMDB
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ERP
2 15 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.00%) Business Development
3 12 (16.00%) Presales
4 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (13.33%) Open Source
4 10 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 10 (13.33%) UML
5 9 (12.00%) IT Strategy
5 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.33%) Migration
6 7 (9.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.00%) Change Control
7 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) Java
2 9 (12.00%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) C#
4 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (18.67%) Degree
3 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.33%) MCITP
4 7 (9.33%) MCSA
5 6 (8.00%) HND
6 5 (6.67%) CCNA
6 5 (6.67%) CCNP
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.67%) MCSE
6 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.00%) MCP
8 2 (2.67%) MCDST
9 1 (1.33%) CISA
9 1 (1.33%) CISM
9 1 (1.33%) CISSP
9 1 (1.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) GCP
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (37.33%) Hyper-V
2 27 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.67%) XenApp
5 5 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.67%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (2.67%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.33%) Nessus
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 61 (81.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.33%) VMware
3 23 (30.67%) Citrix
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco
5 7 (9.33%) Forcepoint
6 6 (8.00%) Google
6 6 (8.00%) IBM
7 5 (6.67%) Sophos
7 5 (6.67%) Veeam
8 3 (4.00%) HP
9 2 (2.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.67%) Apple
9 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.67%) Ciena
9 2 (2.67%) Huawei
9 2 (2.67%) Nokia
9 2 (2.67%) Remedy
9 2 (2.67%) Reuters
9 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.67%) Tellabs
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