Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 109 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 695 754 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.03% 2.83% 3.15%
As % of the Applications category 37.05% 33.87% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 524 616 783
South East median annual salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,788 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 1,876 2,226 2,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.19% 8.36% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,434 1,763 2,345
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +22 304 £40,000 -5.88% 57
Berkshire +21 177 £37,546 -16.56% 29
Hampshire +10 124 £36,500 +9.77% 27
Surrey -52 82 £36,250 -9.38% 35
Buckinghamshire +5 77 £40,000 +18.52% 21
West Sussex +16 67 £25,000 -41.18% 6
East Sussex +50 62 £30,000 -43.93% 11
Oxfordshire +41 50 £42,240 -6.13% 7
Kent +17 46 £39,750 +6.00% 17
Middlesex -11 1 £28,500 -34.86%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 362 (52.09%) Microsoft
2 286 (41.15%) Microsoft Office
3 250 (35.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 236 (33.96%) SQL
5 185 (26.62%) Finance
6 165 (23.74%) Analytical Skills
7 148 (21.29%) Project Management
8 127 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
9 126 (18.13%) MS Visio
10 116 (16.69%) Degree
11 114 (16.40%) Problem-Solving
12 107 (15.40%) SQL Server
13 91 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (10.50%) Windows
15 71 (10.22%) Data Analysis
16 64 (9.21%) Power BI
16 64 (9.21%) Power Platform
17 62 (8.92%) Analytics
18 61 (8.78%) Management Information System
19 59 (8.49%) Retail
20 56 (8.06%) ITIL
21 55 (7.91%) Microsoft Project
22 53 (7.63%) Self-Motivation
23 52 (7.48%) QA
24 51 (7.34%) T-SQL
25 50 (7.19%) Time Management
25 50 (7.19%) Project Delivery
26 48 (6.91%) PRINCE2
26 48 (6.91%) Marketing
27 46 (6.62%) Validation

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 34 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.02%) Confluence
3 15 (2.16%) IIS
4 8 (1.15%) CMS
5 6 (0.86%) Apache
5 6 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.72%) SAS
7 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 286 (41.15%) Microsoft Office
2 250 (35.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 126 (18.13%) MS Visio
4 55 (7.91%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (3.31%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.58%) FastStats
3 4 (0.58%) Magento
3 4 (0.58%) Unica
4 3 (0.43%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.43%) SAP MDG
4 3 (0.43%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.29%) Primavera
5 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.21%) Power Platform
2 29 (4.17%) Azure
3 22 (3.17%) Office 365
4 21 (3.02%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.15%) OneDrive
5 8 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.86%) AWS
7 5 (0.72%) GCP
8 4 (0.58%) AdWords
8 4 (0.58%) Responsys
8 4 (0.58%) Silverpop
9 3 (0.43%) SaaS
10 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.29%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.14%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.14%) Mavenlink
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.04%) Internet
2 29 (4.17%) LAN
3 23 (3.31%) WAN
4 16 (2.30%) DNS
5 14 (2.01%) DHCP
5 14 (2.01%) Intranet
6 12 (1.73%) VPN
7 8 (1.15%) Wireless
8 5 (0.72%) Skype
9 4 (0.58%) Broadband
9 4 (0.58%) Network Security
9 4 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.58%) VLAN
10 3 (0.43%) 4G
10 3 (0.43%) 5G
10 3 (0.43%) Firewall
10 3 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.43%) RS-232
10 3 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 64 (9.21%) Power BI
3 46 (6.62%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.74%) MySQL
7 20 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.16%) MS Access
10 14 (2.01%) QlikView
11 12 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.01%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.86%) Big Data
14 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (3.45%) JIRA
2 11 (1.58%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.86%) Subversion
5 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.43%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.43%) LSMW
7 2 (0.29%) Trac
8 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.14%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 185 (26.62%) Finance
2 59 (8.49%) Retail
3 48 (6.91%) Marketing
4 36 (5.18%) Legal
5 35 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.32%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.59%) Public Sector
8 16 (2.30%) Advertising
9 10 (1.44%) Billing
9 10 (1.44%) Publishing
10 9 (1.29%) Banking
10 9 (1.29%) Local Government
11 6 (0.86%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.72%) Automotive
12 5 (0.72%) Back Office
13 4 (0.58%) Electronics
13 4 (0.58%) Fire and Rescue
13 4 (0.58%) French Language
13 4 (0.58%) Law
14 3 (0.43%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 243 (34.96%) Analyst
2 60 (8.63%) Business Analyst
3 51 (7.34%) Applications Support
3 51 (7.34%) Support Analyst
4 49 (7.05%) Project Manager
5 41 (5.90%) Consultant
6 38 (5.47%) 1st Line Support
7 36 (5.18%) Developer
8 32 (4.60%) Junior
9 29 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
9 29 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 29 (4.17%) Data Analyst
10 25 (3.60%) IT Support
11 24 (3.45%) Support Engineer
12 23 (3.31%) IT Analyst
13 20 (2.88%) Administrator
14 17 (2.45%) Junior Analyst
14 17 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
15 16 (2.30%) Data Technician
16 15 (2.16%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.04%) .NET
2 35 (5.04%) HTML
3 28 (4.03%) CSS
4 13 (1.87%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.87%) XML
5 12 (1.73%) jQuery
6 10 (1.44%) Web Services
7 6 (0.86%) SOAP
8 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.58%) REST
8 4 (0.58%) Sass
9 3 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.43%) BAPI
9 3 (0.43%) COM
9 3 (0.43%) IDoc
9 3 (0.43%) JSON
10 2 (0.29%) XMPP
11 1 (0.14%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.14%) TensorFlow
11 1 (0.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 165 (23.74%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (8.78%) Management Information System
3 53 (7.63%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.60%) Driving Licence
5 17 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.16%) CMDB
7 12 (1.73%) Wiki
8 9 (1.29%) Smart Meter
8 9 (1.29%) User Experience
9 8 (1.15%) Life Science
9 8 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.15%) Replication
10 7 (1.01%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.86%) Fibre Optics
11 6 (0.86%) PMI
12 5 (0.72%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.50%) Windows
2 22 (3.17%) Windows 10
3 16 (2.30%) Unix
4 15 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.58%) Linux
6 5 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.58%) Android
7 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (21.29%) Project Management
2 127 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (16.40%) Problem-Solving
4 91 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (10.22%) Data Analysis
6 62 (8.92%) Analytics
7 56 (8.06%) ITIL
8 50 (7.19%) Project Delivery
8 50 (7.19%) Time Management
9 48 (6.91%) PRINCE2
10 46 (6.62%) Validation
11 45 (6.47%) Business Analysis
11 45 (6.47%) CRM
12 44 (6.33%) ETL
12 44 (6.33%) SDLC
13 43 (6.19%) Change Management
14 40 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (4.75%) Migration
16 32 (4.60%) E-Commerce
16 32 (4.60%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 236 (33.96%) SQL
2 51 (7.34%) T-SQL
3 44 (6.33%) VBA
4 35 (5.04%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.46%) C
5 31 (4.46%) C#
6 17 (2.45%) Python
7 16 (2.30%) PHP
8 15 (2.16%) VB
9 11 (1.58%) R
10 8 (1.15%) C++
11 7 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (0.72%) Java
13 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.43%) ABAP
15 3 (0.43%) VBScript
16 2 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 116 (16.69%) Degree
2 27 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.60%) ISEB
4 24 (3.45%) PMP
5 18 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.30%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.58%) JNCIS
9 10 (1.44%) Analytics IQ
9 10 (1.44%) CISSP
10 9 (1.29%) DBS Check
10 9 (1.29%) HNC
11 7 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.86%) CISM
13 5 (0.72%) ACCA
13 5 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.58%) CSSLP
14 4 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.48%) QA
2 39 (5.61%) PMO
3 28 (4.03%) GDPR
4 26 (3.74%) Data Quality
5 16 (2.30%) Solvency II
6 15 (2.16%) SLA
7 14 (2.01%) EMIR
7 14 (2.01%) MiFID
8 13 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.58%) COBIT
9 4 (0.58%) NIST
9 4 (0.58%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.43%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.43%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.43%) NCSC
10 3 (0.43%) P3O
11 2 (0.29%) IFRS
11 2 (0.29%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.43%) Firmware
6 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 362 (52.09%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.33%) Oracle
3 32 (4.60%) SAP
3 32 (4.60%) Tableau
4 23 (3.31%) Google
5 20 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (2.59%) ServiceNow
7 16 (2.30%) VMware
8 15 (2.16%) Cisco
9 12 (1.73%) Veeam
10 10 (1.44%) Cognos
11 9 (1.29%) Adobe
11 9 (1.29%) HP
11 9 (1.29%) Juniper
12 8 (1.15%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.15%) Citrix
12 8 (1.15%) F5
12 8 (1.15%) Remedy
13 7 (1.01%) Dell
14 6 (0.86%) EMC