Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 38 43
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 109 11 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.75% 3.51% 4.86%
As % of the Applications category 81.34% 64.71% 60.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 18
10th Percentile £22,625 " "
25th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £23,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,250 £23,500 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year +58.51% -6.00% +19.05%
75th Percentile £45,000 £24,250 £30,625
90th Percentile £49,375 £36,700 £36,450
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 134 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 18.13% 5.43% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 28
10th Percentile £23,800 " £22,700
25th Percentile £27,313 £22,750 £23,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,250 £23,500 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year +58.51% -6.00% +19.05%
75th Percentile £45,313 £24,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £36,700 £38,625
UK median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +20.00% -5.06%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
County Armagh - 74 - -
County Antrim -20 27 £25,500 +8.51% 2
Newry - 6 £40,000 - 1
County Down - 6 £40,000 - 1
County Londonderry -8 2 £34,500 -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 97 (88.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 93 (85.32%) Social Skills
3 80 (73.39%) Microsoft Office
4 78 (71.56%) Microsoft
5 76 (69.72%) Facilities Management
6 51 (46.79%) Retail
7 34 (31.19%) Service Delivery
8 25 (22.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 25 (22.94%) Public Sector
9 19 (17.43%) Line Management
9 19 (17.43%) Organisational Skills
10 18 (16.51%) Time Management
11 17 (15.60%) Management Information System
12 12 (11.01%) Skype
13 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.34%) Manufacturing
14 8 (7.34%) SQL
15 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
15 7 (6.42%) Data Analysis
16 6 (5.50%) Systems Analysis
16 6 (5.50%) Business Process Improvement
16 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
16 6 (5.50%) Software Testing
16 6 (5.50%) Data Structures
16 6 (5.50%) SaaS
16 6 (5.50%) Process Improvement
16 6 (5.50%) Good Clinical Practice
16 6 (5.50%) GMP
16 6 (5.50%) GLP
16 6 (5.50%) GxP

Microsoft 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 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) Apache
2 1 (0.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) SAS
2 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 97 (88.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 80 (73.39%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.92%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Google Workspace
2 2 (1.83%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.92%) AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Kong
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) Skype
2 1 (0.92%) DHCP
2 1 (0.92%) DNS
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) FTP
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.92%) SMTP
2 1 (0.92%) SSH
2 1 (0.92%) SSL
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) Telnet
2 1 (0.92%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) MySQL
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.83%) Power BI
4 1 (0.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 93 (85.32%) Social Skills
2 51 (46.79%) Retail
3 25 (22.94%) Public Sector
4 19 (17.43%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (7.34%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.67%) Finance
8 3 (2.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.83%) Law
10 1 (0.92%) Banking
10 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (13.76%) Analyst
2 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
2 6 (5.50%) Data Analyst
2 6 (5.50%) Help Desk Operator
3 5 (4.59%) Business IT Analyst
3 5 (4.59%) Consultant
3 5 (4.59%) IT Analyst
3 5 (4.59%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (3.67%) Support Consultant
5 3 (2.75%) ERP Consultant
5 3 (2.75%) ERP Support
6 1 (0.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (0.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (0.92%) Desktop Support
6 1 (0.92%) Developer
6 1 (0.92%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (0.92%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (0.92%) Production Support Analyst
6 1 (0.92%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (0.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) HTML
1 1 (0.92%) HTML5
1 1 (0.92%) JMS
1 1 (0.92%) JSON
1 1 (0.92%) LAMP
1 1 (0.92%) REST
1 1 (0.92%) SOAP
1 1 (0.92%) XML
1 1 (0.92%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.92%) Linux
1 1 (0.92%) Windows
1 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (69.72%) Facilities Management
2 34 (31.19%) Service Delivery
3 19 (17.43%) Line Management
4 18 (16.51%) Time Management
5 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.42%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.50%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.50%) Process Improvement
7 6 (5.50%) Requirements Gathering
7 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.50%) Software Testing
7 6 (5.50%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (4.59%) ITIL
8 5 (4.59%) Project Delivery
9 4 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.67%) ERP
9 4 (3.67%) Scrum
10 3 (2.75%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.75%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.34%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.92%) Python
2 1 (0.92%) R
2 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.92%) VB
2 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.50%) GLP
2 6 (5.50%) GMP
2 6 (5.50%) Good Clinical Practice
2 6 (5.50%) GxP
2 6 (5.50%) SLA
3 3 (2.75%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 78 (71.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle
3 1 (0.92%) AppDynamics
3 1 (0.92%) SAP
3 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow