Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 139 112
Rank change year-on-year +28 -27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 545 161 718
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.07% 2.04% 2.83%
As % of the Applications category 35.48% 34.33% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 326 133 553
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £21,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
75th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,250 £63,750
England 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 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 1,536 469 2,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.64% 5.95% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 932 386 1,639
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £28,563 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -6.25%

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 16 October 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 16 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
Thames Valley +23 211 £42,500 +13.33% 41
Berkshire +9 136 £45,000 +32.35% 18
Hampshire -52 122 £40,000 +11.11% 26
Surrey -23 65 £35,000 -26.32% 12
West Sussex +21 59 £42,500 +11.84% 5
Buckinghamshire -25 50 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Kent +1 49 £42,500 +21.43% 16
East Sussex -26 30 £34,000 -10.72% 9
Oxfordshire -12 26 £44,345 -9.04% 6
Sussex - 4 £32,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £52,500 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 245 (44.95%) Social Skills
2 225 (41.28%) Microsoft
3 200 (36.70%) Microsoft Office
4 193 (35.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 178 (32.66%) SQL
6 157 (28.81%) Finance
7 129 (23.67%) Analytical Skills
8 123 (22.57%) Degree
9 121 (22.20%) Business Intelligence
10 110 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (19.27%) Project Management
12 102 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
13 98 (17.98%) Power Platform
13 98 (17.98%) Power BI
14 83 (15.23%) Retail
15 82 (15.05%) Management Information System
16 80 (14.68%) Data Analysis
17 78 (14.31%) Visualisation
18 72 (13.21%) Analytics
19 70 (12.84%) Marketing
20 67 (12.29%) Microsoft Project
21 65 (11.93%) SQL Server
22 63 (11.56%) Self-Motivation
23 58 (10.64%) Service Delivery
24 57 (10.46%) Organisational Skills
25 56 (10.28%) ERP
26 55 (10.09%) PRINCE2
26 55 (10.09%) SLA
27 51 (9.36%) JIRA
28 50 (9.17%) Microsoft 365

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 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.55%) Confluence
2 3 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.18%) ArcSDE
3 1 (0.18%) CMS
3 1 (0.18%) Documentum
3 1 (0.18%) SAS
3 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 200 (36.70%) Microsoft Office
2 193 (35.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 67 (12.29%) Microsoft Project
4 36 (6.61%) MS Visio
5 24 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 29 (5.32%) Maximo
2 14 (2.57%) Oracle ERP
3 13 (2.39%) Oracle Assets
3 13 (2.39%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (2.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.10%) NetSuite
4 6 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.10%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.92%) Primavera
6 4 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.55%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.55%) Shopify
8 2 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 98 (17.98%) Power Platform
2 50 (9.17%) Microsoft 365
3 24 (4.40%) Azure
4 10 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (1.83%) PaaS
5 6 (1.10%) Google Sheets
5 6 (1.10%) Power Automate
6 5 (0.92%) OneDrive
6 5 (0.92%) SaaS
6 5 (0.92%) Smartsheet
7 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.55%) Google Data Studio
9 2 (0.37%) Asana
9 2 (0.37%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.37%) Google Docs
9 2 (0.37%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.75%) VPN
2 12 (2.20%) Unified Communications
3 10 (1.83%) DHCP
3 10 (1.83%) DNS
4 9 (1.65%) Internet
5 8 (1.47%) BGP
5 8 (1.47%) Skype
6 7 (1.28%) WAN
6 7 (1.28%) WebEx
7 5 (0.92%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.92%) Wireless
8 4 (0.73%) Softphone
9 3 (0.55%) VoIP
10 2 (0.37%) 5G
10 2 (0.37%) DSL
10 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.37%) LTE
10 2 (0.37%) MPLS
11 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (17.98%) Power BI
2 65 (11.93%) SQL Server
3 37 (6.79%) Tableau
4 29 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.12%) MS Access
7 16 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.39%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.83%) EDMS
12 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.65%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.65%) Metadata
13 9 (1.65%) Spotfire
13 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.92%) GIS
14 5 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (9.36%) JIRA
2 22 (4.04%) Axure RP
3 19 (3.49%) Selenium
4 15 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.55%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.37%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.37%) NUnit
7 2 (0.37%) TestNG
7 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.18%) DBeaver
General
1 245 (44.95%) Social Skills
2 157 (28.81%) Finance
3 129 (23.67%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (15.23%) Retail
5 70 (12.84%) Marketing
6 57 (10.46%) Organisational Skills
7 42 (7.71%) Presentation Skills
8 36 (6.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 28 (5.14%) Telecoms
10 25 (4.59%) Manufacturing
11 14 (2.57%) Influencing Skills
12 13 (2.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 12 (2.20%) Public Sector
14 11 (2.02%) Law
15 10 (1.83%) Banking
16 9 (1.65%) Local Government
17 6 (1.10%) Automotive
18 5 (0.92%) Back Office
18 5 (0.92%) Electronics
19 4 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 187 (34.31%) Analyst
2 56 (10.28%) Data Analyst
3 52 (9.54%) Project Manager
4 36 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 26 (4.77%) Support Analyst
6 24 (4.40%) Financial Analyst
7 23 (4.22%) Service Analyst
8 22 (4.04%) Digital Project Manager
9 21 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 20 (3.67%) Developer
10 20 (3.67%) Tester
11 18 (3.30%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.12%) Administrator
12 17 (3.12%) Oracle Analyst
13 16 (2.94%) IT Manager
13 16 (2.94%) Team Leader
14 15 (2.75%) IT Project Manager
14 15 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (2.57%) SQL Analyst
16 13 (2.39%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.59%) HTML
2 22 (4.04%) XML
3 10 (1.83%) .NET
4 8 (1.47%) JSON
5 6 (1.10%) EDI
6 5 (0.92%) CSS
7 4 (0.73%) ADO
7 4 (0.73%) COM
7 4 (0.73%) XMPP
8 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.37%) Web Services
10 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.18%) DAO
10 1 (0.18%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.18%) jQuery
10 1 (0.18%) LINQ
10 1 (0.18%) MDX
10 1 (0.18%) ODBC
10 1 (0.18%) REST
10 1 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.05%) Management Information System
2 63 (11.56%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (5.50%) User Experience
4 22 (4.04%) Digital Media
4 22 (4.04%) PMI
5 11 (2.02%) Life Science
6 9 (1.65%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.10%) FMCG
7 6 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.92%) EPoS
8 5 (0.92%) NHS
8 5 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (0.92%) Robotics
9 4 (0.73%) mPOS
9 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.55%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.24%) Windows
2 22 (4.04%) Windows 10
3 14 (2.57%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.47%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.10%) Unix
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (22.20%) Business Intelligence
2 110 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
3 105 (19.27%) Project Management
4 102 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (14.68%) Data Analysis
6 78 (14.31%) Visualisation
7 72 (13.21%) Analytics
8 58 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 56 (10.28%) ERP
10 55 (10.09%) PRINCE2
11 50 (9.17%) Line Management
12 49 (8.99%) Facilities Management
13 43 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 42 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (7.34%) Data Visualisation
15 40 (7.34%) Decision-Making
16 39 (7.16%) Information Security
17 38 (6.97%) Time Management
18 37 (6.79%) Change Control
18 37 (6.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (32.66%) SQL
2 43 (7.89%) Python
3 33 (6.06%) C#
4 32 (5.87%) T-SQL
5 31 (5.69%) VBA
6 24 (4.40%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.75%) C
8 13 (2.39%) R
9 10 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.10%) Java
10 6 (1.10%) Tcl
11 4 (0.73%) VB
12 3 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.37%) XPath
14 1 (0.18%) IronPython
14 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 123 (22.57%) Degree
2 35 (6.42%) PMI Certification
3 24 (4.40%) APMP
4 15 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.57%) CCNA
6 13 (2.39%) PMP
7 9 (1.65%) HND
8 8 (1.47%) MBA
9 6 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.92%) MCSA
10 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.73%) CIMA
11 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.55%) AAT
12 3 (0.55%) MCSE
12 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.09%) SLA
2 26 (4.77%) PMO
3 16 (2.94%) QA
4 9 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.65%) Good Clinical Practice
5 7 (1.28%) GDPR
6 5 (0.92%) GLP
6 5 (0.92%) GMP
6 5 (0.92%) GRC
7 2 (0.37%) GxP
7 2 (0.37%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 14 (2.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.55%) SCCM
2 3 (0.55%) SCOM
3 2 (0.37%) Plesk
Vendors
1 225 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.62%) Oracle
3 35 (6.42%) SAP
4 27 (4.95%) Cisco
5 17 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.39%) Sage
7 10 (1.83%) Google
8 9 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.47%) Alteryx
9 8 (1.47%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.10%) Juniper
10 6 (1.10%) Nokia
11 5 (0.92%) Concur
11 5 (0.92%) Splunk
11 5 (0.92%) Workday
12 4 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.73%) Intel
12 4 (0.73%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.73%) MobileIron
12 4 (0.73%) Okta