Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 113 123
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 442 311 714
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.69% 2.54% 2.70%
As % of the Applications category 36.68% 35.22% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 292 233 565
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £21,850
25th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% - +3.81%
75th Percentile £48,319 £45,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,000 £60,600
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,205 883 2,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.34% 7.20% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 774 707 1,747
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% +12.68% -5.33%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
90th Percentile £61,100 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +2.63%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the South East

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the South East.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the South East

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the South East

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Thames Valley -17 174 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Berkshire -8 115 £40,000 - 16
Hampshire -53 86 £40,000 +11.11% 26
Surrey +6 77 £35,000 -4.76% 11
West Sussex +14 53 £47,500 +26.67% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 42 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Kent -16 24 £42,500 +30.77% 17
East Sussex -20 22 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Oxfordshire -26 17 £39,673 -3.82% 4
Sussex - 2 £32,500 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 228 (51.58%) Social Skills
2 195 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 182 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
4 172 (38.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 167 (37.78%) SQL
6 147 (33.26%) Finance
7 128 (28.96%) Analytical Skills
8 107 (24.21%) Problem-Solving
9 100 (22.62%) Business Intelligence
10 99 (22.40%) Degree
11 91 (20.59%) Project Management
12 79 (17.87%) Power Platform
12 79 (17.87%) Power BI
13 62 (14.03%) MS Visio
14 57 (12.90%) Analytics
15 54 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (11.54%) Decision-Making
17 49 (11.09%) Visualisation
17 49 (11.09%) Microsoft Project
18 47 (10.63%) Data Analysis
19 46 (10.41%) SQL Server
20 45 (10.18%) JIRA
21 42 (9.50%) Marketing
21 42 (9.50%) Self-Motivation
22 39 (8.82%) ERP
23 38 (8.60%) Data Management
24 37 (8.37%) Oracle
25 32 (7.24%) Presentation Skills
25 32 (7.24%) Organisational Skills
25 32 (7.24%) Tableau

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.36%) Confluence
3 3 (0.68%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.45%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.45%) ArcSDE
4 2 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.23%) Documentum
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 182 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
2 172 (38.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 62 (14.03%) MS Visio
4 49 (11.09%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.45%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.23%) Revit
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (3.17%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (2.71%) Oracle Assets
2 12 (2.71%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (2.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (2.26%) Maximo
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.13%) Shopify
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.90%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.45%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 79 (17.87%) Power Platform
2 22 (4.98%) Azure
3 20 (4.52%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (1.36%) AWS
4 6 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (1.36%) Google Sheets
4 6 (1.36%) Smartsheet
5 5 (1.13%) Asana
6 3 (0.68%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.68%) GCP
6 3 (0.68%) Power Automate
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 2 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 2 (0.45%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.45%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.45%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.45%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.71%) Internet
2 9 (2.04%) BGP
2 9 (2.04%) VPN
3 7 (1.58%) 5G
3 7 (1.58%) WAN
3 7 (1.58%) Wireless
4 6 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.90%) Softphone
5 4 (0.90%) WebEx
6 3 (0.68%) 2G
6 3 (0.68%) 3G
6 3 (0.68%) 4G
6 3 (0.68%) DHCP
6 3 (0.68%) DNS
6 3 (0.68%) Firewall
6 3 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.45%) LTE
7 2 (0.45%) Network Security
7 2 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.87%) Power BI
2 46 (10.41%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.24%) Tableau
4 20 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.49%) MS Access
9 9 (2.04%) EDMS
9 9 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.36%) GIS
11 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.68%) Metadata
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.68%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.45%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 45 (10.18%) JIRA
2 15 (3.39%) Selenium
3 14 (3.17%) Axure RP
4 7 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.36%) HP UFT
5 6 (1.36%) NUnit
5 6 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.36%) TestNG
5 6 (1.36%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.90%) JBehave
7 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.90%) Maven
7 4 (0.90%) MSTest
8 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.68%) Postman
8 3 (0.68%) REST Assured
8 3 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 228 (51.58%) Social Skills
2 147 (33.26%) Finance
3 128 (28.96%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (9.50%) Marketing
5 32 (7.24%) Organisational Skills
5 32 (7.24%) Presentation Skills
6 30 (6.79%) Retail
7 28 (6.33%) Telecoms
8 23 (5.20%) Manufacturing
9 22 (4.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (3.17%) Influencing Skills
11 10 (2.26%) Law
12 9 (2.04%) Public Sector
13 8 (1.81%) Electronics
14 7 (1.58%) Automotive
15 6 (1.36%) Banking
15 6 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
15 6 (1.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 5 (1.13%) Billing
16 5 (1.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 190 (42.99%) Analyst
2 58 (13.12%) Data Analyst
3 31 (7.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 31 (7.01%) Project Manager
4 22 (4.98%) Financial Analyst
4 22 (4.98%) Support Analyst
5 20 (4.52%) Developer
6 17 (3.85%) Oracle Analyst
6 17 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 16 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (3.39%) Digital Project Manager
9 14 (3.17%) Automation Analyst
9 14 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
9 14 (3.17%) Coordinator
9 14 (3.17%) Process Analyst
10 13 (2.94%) Report Analyst
10 13 (2.94%) Technical Support
11 12 (2.71%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.71%) Junior
11 12 (2.71%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.43%) XML
2 20 (4.52%) HTML
3 12 (2.71%) JSON
4 11 (2.49%) .NET
4 11 (2.49%) EDI
4 11 (2.49%) REST
5 10 (2.26%) CSS
6 6 (1.36%) .NET Core
6 6 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.36%) COM
6 6 (1.36%) Web Services
7 5 (1.13%) SOAP
8 4 (0.90%) XMPP
9 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.68%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.45%) EDIFACT
10 2 (0.45%) MDX
10 2 (0.45%) Pandas
10 2 (0.45%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.50%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 27 (6.11%) User Experience
3 16 (3.62%) PMI
4 14 (3.17%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.81%) Life Science
6 7 (1.58%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (1.58%) CMDB
6 7 (1.58%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.36%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.13%) EPoS
8 5 (1.13%) Fibre Optics
8 5 (1.13%) FMCG
8 5 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.13%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.90%) mPOS
9 4 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.98%) Windows
2 9 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.36%) Unix
4 5 (1.13%) Linux
4 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (24.21%) Problem-Solving
2 100 (22.62%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (20.59%) Project Management
4 57 (12.90%) Analytics
5 54 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (11.54%) Decision-Making
7 49 (11.09%) Visualisation
8 47 (10.63%) Data Analysis
9 39 (8.82%) ERP
10 38 (8.60%) Data Management
11 29 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 27 (6.11%) Service Delivery
13 26 (5.88%) PRINCE2
13 26 (5.88%) SDLC
13 26 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (5.66%) Creative Thinking
15 24 (5.43%) Change Control
15 24 (5.43%) ETL
15 24 (5.43%) Time Management
16 23 (5.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 167 (37.78%) SQL
2 29 (6.56%) Python
3 28 (6.33%) C#
4 19 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.07%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.07%) VBA
6 12 (2.71%) Java
7 9 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.81%) VB
9 7 (1.58%) R
10 5 (1.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.13%) Tcl
11 4 (0.90%) C++
11 4 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.68%) VBScript
12 3 (0.68%) XPath
13 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.45%) C
13 2 (0.45%) Perl
14 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (22.40%) Degree
2 20 (4.52%) PMI Certification
3 16 (3.62%) APMP
4 11 (2.49%) HND
5 9 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.58%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.13%) CCNA
8 5 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.13%) MCSA
9 4 (0.90%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.90%) PMP
9 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.68%) CISSP
10 3 (0.68%) ISEB
10 3 (0.68%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.33%) PMO
2 26 (5.88%) SLA
3 17 (3.85%) QA
4 10 (2.26%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.36%) GDPR
6 3 (0.68%) Good Clinical Practice
7 2 (0.45%) GLP
7 2 (0.45%) GMP
7 2 (0.45%) GxP
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.45%) NCSC
7 2 (0.45%) NIST
8 1 (0.23%) Def Stans
System Software
1 8 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.13%) Docker
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) pfSense
4 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.68%) Grafana
2 3 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.45%) Nessus
3 2 (0.45%) Plesk
4 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 195 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.37%) Oracle
3 29 (6.56%) Cisco
3 29 (6.56%) SAP
4 21 (4.75%) ServiceNow
5 15 (3.39%) Juniper
6 14 (3.17%) Blue Prism
6 14 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.71%) Nokia
8 7 (1.58%) Cognos
8 7 (1.58%) Google
8 7 (1.58%) Sage
9 5 (1.13%) hybris
9 5 (1.13%) Xceptor
10 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.90%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.90%) Concur
10 4 (0.90%) Intel
10 4 (0.90%) MobileIron
10 4 (0.90%) Okta