Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > South East
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 99 119
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 290 681 711
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.50% 3.02% 2.65%
As % of the Applications category 42.71% 37.40% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 276 549 603
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,200 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,990 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +10.39%

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 679 1,821 2,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.85% 8.07% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 537 1,447 1,788
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,575 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -23 112 £40,000 - 41
Berkshire -6 85 £40,000 +17.65% 18
Hampshire +11 55 £40,000 +9.59% 18
Surrey +22 52 £47,500 +26.67% 11
West Sussex +13 39 £45,000 +45.16% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 21 £40,000 - 16
East Sussex -12 16 £36,500 +21.67% 2
Kent -13 13 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Oxfordshire -26 6 £27,500 -34.90% 7
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 126 (43.45%) SQL
2 124 (42.76%) Microsoft
3 102 (35.17%) Microsoft Office
4 96 (33.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 91 (31.38%) Finance
6 71 (24.48%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (24.48%) Power BI
6 71 (24.48%) Power Platform
7 70 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 67 (23.10%) Analytics
9 65 (22.41%) Degree
10 64 (22.07%) Project Management
11 50 (17.24%) Azure
12 46 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (14.14%) MS Visio
14 40 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 40 (13.79%) ERP
14 40 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (13.45%) Data Analysis
16 33 (11.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (9.66%) SAP
18 27 (9.31%) .NET
19 25 (8.62%) C#
19 25 (8.62%) Visualisation
20 24 (8.28%) E-Commerce
20 24 (8.28%) Telecoms
20 24 (8.28%) Requirements Gathering
21 23 (7.93%) Python
21 23 (7.93%) ETL
21 23 (7.93%) Marketing

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 15 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.79%) SAS
3 7 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.07%) Confluence
5 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.34%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 102 (35.17%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (33.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 41 (14.14%) MS Visio
4 15 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.03%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.69%) Revit
8 1 (0.34%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.34%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.34%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (2.76%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.69%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.69%) Odoo
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.34%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.34%) Maximo
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.34%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.34%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 71 (24.48%) Power Platform
2 50 (17.24%) Azure
3 16 (5.52%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (4.83%) AWS
5 13 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (2.76%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (2.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (2.41%) GCP
7 7 (2.41%) SaaS
8 5 (1.72%) Asana
8 5 (1.72%) IaaS
8 5 (1.72%) Smartsheet
9 3 (1.03%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.03%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.69%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.69%) Google Sheets
10 2 (0.69%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.72%) Internet
1 5 (1.72%) Intranet
2 4 (1.38%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.03%) VPN
4 2 (0.69%) DHCP
4 2 (0.69%) DNS
4 2 (0.69%) Firewall
4 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.69%) Wireless
5 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.34%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) NAS
5 1 (0.34%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) Skype
5 1 (0.34%) SSH
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.48%) Power BI
2 40 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 33 (11.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (5.86%) Tableau
5 12 (4.14%) MS Access
6 11 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.76%) Data Lake
7 8 (2.76%) PowerPivot
7 8 (2.76%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.07%) DB2
9 5 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.38%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.38%) GIS
10 4 (1.38%) OLAP
10 4 (1.38%) QlikView
10 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.03%) Essbase
11 3 (1.03%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 23 (7.93%) JIRA
2 3 (1.03%) JBehave
2 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.03%) Maven
2 3 (1.03%) MSTest
2 3 (1.03%) NUnit
2 3 (1.03%) Selenium
2 3 (1.03%) TestNG
2 3 (1.03%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.69%) JMeter
3 2 (0.69%) Postman
3 2 (0.69%) REST Assured
3 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.69%) Toad
4 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (31.38%) Finance
2 24 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.93%) Marketing
4 14 (4.83%) Retail
5 12 (4.14%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.45%) Law
7 8 (2.76%) Electronics
8 7 (2.41%) French Language
8 7 (2.41%) Legal
9 6 (2.07%) Automotive
9 6 (2.07%) German Language
9 6 (2.07%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.72%) Billing
11 4 (1.38%) Advertising
12 3 (1.03%) Back Office
12 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.03%) Publishing
12 3 (1.03%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.69%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.69%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 137 (47.24%) Analyst
2 45 (15.52%) Data Analyst
3 35 (12.07%) Developer
4 21 (7.24%) Support Analyst
5 20 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 16 (5.52%) SQL Analyst
7 15 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (4.83%) IT Manager
8 14 (4.83%) SQL Data Analyst
9 13 (4.48%) Insight Analyst
9 13 (4.48%) Report Analyst
10 12 (4.14%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.79%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) ERP Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) IT Support
11 11 (3.79%) Oracle Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) Power BI Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.45%) Data Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.31%) .NET
2 18 (6.21%) XML
3 17 (5.86%) .NET Core
4 16 (5.52%) HTML
5 13 (4.48%) CSS
6 12 (4.14%) REST
7 10 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.76%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.76%) JSON
9 7 (2.41%) Pandas
9 7 (2.41%) RESTful
10 6 (2.07%) Web Services
11 5 (1.72%) EDI
12 4 (1.38%) SOAP
13 2 (0.69%) EDIFACT
13 2 (0.69%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.69%) HTML5
13 2 (0.69%) SAP ALE
13 2 (0.69%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 71 (24.48%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.48%) User Experience
5 7 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.07%) Social Media
7 5 (1.72%) AS400
7 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.72%) iSeries
7 5 (1.72%) Life Science
7 5 (1.72%) PMI
7 5 (1.72%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (1.38%) CMDB
8 4 (1.38%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.03%) EPoS
9 3 (1.03%) FMCG
9 3 (1.03%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.17%) Windows
2 4 (1.38%) Linux
2 4 (1.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.69%) Unix
3 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) AIX
4 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (23.10%) Analytics
3 64 (22.07%) Project Management
4 46 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (13.79%) ERP
6 39 (13.45%) Data Analysis
7 25 (8.62%) Visualisation
8 24 (8.28%) E-Commerce
8 24 (8.28%) Requirements Gathering
9 23 (7.93%) ETL
10 21 (7.24%) Data Modelling
11 20 (6.90%) Decision-Making
12 19 (6.55%) Presales
13 18 (6.21%) Scrum
14 17 (5.86%) Project Delivery
14 17 (5.86%) SDLC
15 16 (5.52%) Change Management
15 16 (5.52%) Creative Thinking
15 16 (5.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 126 (43.45%) SQL
2 25 (8.62%) C#
3 23 (7.93%) Python
4 21 (7.24%) T-SQL
5 15 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.17%) VBA
6 9 (3.10%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.10%) VB
7 6 (2.07%) C++
8 5 (1.72%) X++
9 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.03%) C
9 3 (1.03%) Java
9 3 (1.03%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.69%) Perl
10 2 (0.69%) VBScript
11 1 (0.34%) Fortran
11 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (22.41%) Degree
2 10 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
2 10 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.76%) PMP
4 6 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.38%) JNCIS
5 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.03%) HNC
6 3 (1.03%) HND
6 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.69%) CISSP
7 2 (0.69%) ISEB
7 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.55%) PMO
2 15 (5.17%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.41%) SLA
4 4 (1.38%) QA
5 3 (1.03%) GAAP
5 3 (1.03%) GDPR
5 3 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.69%) GAMP
6 2 (0.69%) IFRS
7 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (2.76%) Docker
2 7 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.34%) pfSense
4 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.34%) Nessus
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 124 (42.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.66%) SAP
3 16 (5.52%) Oracle
4 13 (4.48%) ServiceNow
5 12 (4.14%) hybris
6 11 (3.79%) Cisco
7 9 (3.10%) Adobe
7 9 (3.10%) Blue Prism
8 8 (2.76%) Xceptor
9 7 (2.41%) Databricks
10 6 (2.07%) Google
10 6 (2.07%) Juniper
11 5 (1.72%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.72%) Cognos
12 4 (1.38%) Avaya
13 3 (1.03%) Cadence
13 3 (1.03%) DoubleClick
13 3 (1.03%) Facebook
13 3 (1.03%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com