Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 99 84
Rank change year-on-year -19 -15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 704 927 1,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.65% 3.03% 3.40%
As % of the Applications category 30.86% 31.13% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 554 711 845
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -1.49%
10th Percentile £22,150 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £53,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 2,281 2,978 2,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.58% 9.75% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 2,339 2,320
South East median annual salary £35,750 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.05% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +2 338 £40,000 +6.67% 66
Berkshire +13 213 £40,000 +6.67% 35
Hampshire -31 145 £33,000 +1.54% 28
Surrey -34 115 £43,750 +25.00% 14
Buckinghamshire -2 87 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Oxfordshire +12 39 £42,500 +30.77% 13
West Sussex -38 36 £33,250 -16.88% 12
East Sussex +32 31 £31,000 -34.74% 11
Kent +25 30 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 323 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 247 (35.09%) SQL
3 239 (33.95%) Microsoft Office
4 217 (30.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 198 (28.13%) Finance
6 173 (24.57%) Analytical Skills
7 130 (18.47%) SQL Server
8 126 (17.90%) Project Management
9 118 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
10 116 (16.48%) Degree
11 115 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
12 113 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
13 94 (13.35%) MS Visio
14 93 (13.21%) Analytics
15 80 (11.36%) ITIL
16 78 (11.08%) Data Analysis
17 77 (10.94%) Relational Database
18 72 (10.23%) VBA
19 69 (9.80%) SharePoint
19 69 (9.80%) Power Platform
20 68 (9.66%) Power BI
21 66 (9.38%) SAP
21 66 (9.38%) Business Analysis
22 65 (9.23%) Oracle
23 62 (8.81%) Microsoft Project
23 62 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
24 59 (8.38%) Windows
25 57 (8.10%) SLA
26 54 (7.67%) Management Information System
27 52 (7.39%) Service Delivery

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 69 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.99%) SAS
4 8 (1.14%) Confluence
4 8 (1.14%) IIS
5 5 (0.71%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.43%) Apache
6 3 (0.43%) Documentum
6 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.43%) LiveLink
6 3 (0.43%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.28%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 239 (33.95%) Microsoft Office
2 217 (30.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 94 (13.35%) MS Visio
4 62 (8.81%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.43%) SPSS
7 2 (0.28%) InDesign
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Notepad++
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.28%) Carpe Diem
2 9 (1.28%) Elite 3E
3 8 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
5 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.85%) SAP GTS
6 5 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.57%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.43%) FastStats
9 2 (0.28%) Infor LN
9 2 (0.28%) Primavera
9 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.80%) Power Platform
2 41 (5.82%) Office 365
3 22 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
5 10 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.99%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.85%) SaaS
8 4 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.57%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.28%) Google Sheets
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Flow
10 1 (0.14%) Force.com
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) IaaS
10 1 (0.14%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.41%) Internet
2 19 (2.70%) VPN
3 17 (2.41%) LAN
3 17 (2.41%) Wireless
4 13 (1.85%) Firewall
4 13 (1.85%) WAN
5 10 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (1.14%) Network Security
8 7 (0.99%) iSCSI
9 6 (0.85%) Skype
9 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.71%) BGP
10 5 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.71%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (0.71%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (0.71%) MPLS
10 5 (0.71%) OSPF
10 5 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.94%) Relational Database
3 68 (9.66%) Power BI
4 52 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (4.26%) QlikView
7 29 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (3.13%) MS Access
9 20 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
10 19 (2.70%) MySQL
10 19 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (2.13%) Data Mining
12 15 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.85%) Big Data
14 8 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.99%) OLAP
16 6 (0.85%) SAP BW
16 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (3.98%) JIRA
2 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (0.85%) Toad
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.43%) Selenium
4 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.43%) Zephyr
5 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.14%) Appium
6 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) Mocha
6 1 (0.14%) RStudio
6 1 (0.14%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.14%) TestNG
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 198 (28.13%) Finance
2 47 (6.68%) Retail
3 44 (6.25%) Marketing
4 34 (4.83%) Manufacturing
5 30 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.27%) Law
7 13 (1.85%) Legal
8 12 (1.70%) Electronics
9 9 (1.28%) Local Government
10 8 (1.14%) Banking
11 7 (0.99%) Back Office
12 6 (0.85%) Billing
13 5 (0.71%) Automotive
14 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.43%) French Language
14 3 (0.43%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.43%) Publishing
14 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.28%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.28%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 336 (47.73%) Analyst
2 75 (10.65%) Data Analyst
3 58 (8.24%) Business Analyst
4 47 (6.68%) Junior
5 44 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 39 (5.54%) Developer
7 35 (4.97%) IT Analyst
8 31 (4.40%) IT Support
9 30 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 29 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (3.98%) SQL Analyst
12 26 (3.69%) Applications Support
13 25 (3.55%) Consultant
13 25 (3.55%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.55%) Systems Analyst
14 23 (3.27%) Excel Analyst
14 23 (3.27%) Junior Analyst
14 23 (3.27%) PMO Analyst
15 21 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
16 20 (2.84%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.12%) .NET
2 18 (2.56%) HTML
3 13 (1.85%) XML
4 10 (1.42%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.42%) CSS
5 9 (1.28%) Web Services
6 8 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.85%) WPF
8 4 (0.57%) EDI
9 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.43%) CSS3
9 3 (0.43%) JSON
9 3 (0.43%) LAMP
9 3 (0.43%) SOAP
9 3 (0.43%) WCF
10 2 (0.28%) Classic ASP
10 2 (0.28%) jQuery
10 2 (0.28%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.28%) Spring
10 2 (0.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 173 (24.57%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.67%) Management Information System
3 50 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.55%) Data Structures
5 23 (3.27%) Driving Licence
6 14 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.85%) User Experience
8 11 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.42%) Life Science
10 9 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.28%) FMCG
11 8 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.85%) EPoS
13 6 (0.85%) LIMS
14 5 (0.71%) Fibre Optics
15 3 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.38%) Windows
2 25 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (3.27%) Windows Server
3 23 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 18 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 15 (2.13%) Android
6 15 (2.13%) Linux
7 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.85%) VMS
8 6 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.71%) Unix
9 5 (0.71%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.14%) OS/2
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.90%) Project Management
2 118 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
5 93 (13.21%) Analytics
6 80 (11.36%) ITIL
7 78 (11.08%) Data Analysis
8 66 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 62 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (7.39%) PRINCE2
10 52 (7.39%) Service Delivery
11 48 (6.82%) ETL
12 45 (6.39%) Visualisation
13 42 (5.97%) Migration
14 40 (5.68%) ERP
15 39 (5.54%) Data Analytics
15 39 (5.54%) Time Management
16 38 (5.40%) Data Modelling
17 37 (5.26%) CRM
17 37 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 247 (35.09%) SQL
2 72 (10.23%) VBA
3 48 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 35 (4.97%) C#
5 26 (3.69%) C
6 25 (3.55%) R
7 23 (3.27%) Python
7 23 (3.27%) VB
8 20 (2.84%) Java
9 16 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.70%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.14%) MATLAB
13 6 (0.85%) VBScript
14 4 (0.57%) C++
14 4 (0.57%) PHP
15 3 (0.43%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 116 (16.48%) Degree
2 18 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.99%) CCNP
6 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.85%) ACCA
7 6 (0.85%) CCNA
7 6 (0.85%) CIMA
7 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.85%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.71%) CCDP
8 5 (0.71%) ISEB
8 5 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.71%) PMP
9 4 (0.57%) CISSP
9 4 (0.57%) HNC
9 4 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.10%) SLA
2 46 (6.53%) PMO
3 30 (4.26%) QA
4 26 (3.69%) Data Quality
5 15 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.56%) GDPR
7 4 (0.57%) COBIT
8 3 (0.43%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.28%) IFRS
9 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.57%) KVM
4 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 323 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.38%) SAP
3 65 (9.23%) Oracle
4 49 (6.96%) Tableau
5 19 (2.70%) Cisco
6 18 (2.56%) Adobe
7 16 (2.27%) Citrix
8 15 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.70%) Cognos
10 10 (1.42%) Google
10 10 (1.42%) HP
11 9 (1.28%) iManage
12 8 (1.14%) Remedy
12 8 (1.14%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.99%) Ariba
13 7 (0.99%) BMC
13 7 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.85%) Palo Alto
14 6 (0.85%) Veeam