Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > South East
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 97 134
Rank change year-on-year -14 +37 -27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 369 529 653
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 3.04% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 41.79% 38.22% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 278 402 519
10th Percentile £24,700 £25,000 £22,000
25th Percentile £31,594 £30,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
75th Percentile £48,563 £47,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,655 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%

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 883 1,384 2,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.63% 7.95% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 628 1,095 1,667
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 17 May 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 17 May 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 -18 140 £40,000 - 33
Berkshire -6 103 £40,000 +17.65% 10
Hampshire -3 76 £40,000 +9.59% 17
Surrey +15 64 £30,000 -20.00% 7
West Sussex +9 48 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 27 £44,000 -5.38% 13
East Sussex -17 20 £30,000 - 2
Kent -19 14 £37,750 +0.67% 6
Oxfordshire -17 10 £25,000 -41.18% 10
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 205 (55.56%) Social Skills
2 174 (47.15%) Microsoft
3 153 (41.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 150 (40.65%) SQL
5 145 (39.30%) Microsoft Office
6 129 (34.96%) Finance
7 109 (29.54%) Analytical Skills
8 89 (24.12%) Project Management
9 87 (23.58%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (19.78%) Degree
11 72 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
12 68 (18.43%) MS Visio
12 68 (18.43%) Power Platform
12 68 (18.43%) Power BI
13 65 (17.62%) Analytics
14 51 (13.82%) Decision-Making
15 50 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (11.11%) Data Analysis
17 39 (10.57%) ERP
18 35 (9.49%) JIRA
19 34 (9.21%) SQL Server
20 33 (8.94%) Microsoft Project
20 33 (8.94%) Telecoms
20 33 (8.94%) Azure
21 32 (8.67%) Marketing
21 32 (8.67%) Creative Thinking
22 31 (8.40%) Presentation Skills
22 31 (8.40%) Tableau
23 30 (8.13%) Visualisation
24 29 (7.86%) Python

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 21 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.17%) Confluence
3 4 (1.08%) SAS
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.54%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) Documentum
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 153 (41.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 145 (39.30%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (18.43%) MS Visio
4 33 (8.94%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.81%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.54%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.54%) Revit
8 1 (0.27%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.27%) SPSS
8 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (3.52%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (2.98%) Oracle Assets
2 11 (2.98%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (2.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.36%) Shopify
4 4 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.54%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.54%) Odoo
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 68 (18.43%) Power Platform
2 33 (8.94%) Azure
3 18 (4.88%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (2.44%) Smartsheet
5 8 (2.17%) Asana
5 8 (2.17%) AWS
6 7 (1.90%) Google Sheets
7 6 (1.63%) SaaS
8 5 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.36%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 5 (1.36%) GCP
8 5 (1.36%) IaaS
9 4 (1.08%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.81%) BrowserStack
10 3 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.54%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 2 (0.54%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.54%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.98%) Internet
2 9 (2.44%) Wireless
3 7 (1.90%) 5G
3 7 (1.90%) BGP
3 7 (1.90%) VPN
3 7 (1.90%) WAN
4 4 (1.08%) Intranet
4 4 (1.08%) Softphone
4 4 (1.08%) WebEx
5 3 (0.81%) 2G
5 3 (0.81%) 3G
5 3 (0.81%) 4G
5 3 (0.81%) Firewall
5 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.54%) Network Security
6 2 (0.54%) SSH
6 2 (0.54%) SSL
6 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.43%) Power BI
2 34 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 31 (8.40%) Tableau
4 20 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (4.07%) MS Access
7 11 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.63%) PowerPivot
10 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.36%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.81%) Essbase
12 3 (0.81%) GIS
12 3 (0.81%) MySQL
13 2 (0.54%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.54%) Spatial Data
14 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 35 (9.49%) JIRA
2 6 (1.63%) Axure RP
2 6 (1.63%) HP UFT
2 6 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.08%) JBehave
3 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.08%) Maven
3 4 (1.08%) MSTest
3 4 (1.08%) NUnit
3 4 (1.08%) Selenium
3 4 (1.08%) TestNG
3 4 (1.08%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.81%) JMeter
4 3 (0.81%) Postman
4 3 (0.81%) REST Assured
4 3 (0.81%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.54%) Toad
6 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 205 (55.56%) Social Skills
2 129 (34.96%) Finance
3 109 (29.54%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (8.94%) Telecoms
5 32 (8.67%) Marketing
6 31 (8.40%) Presentation Skills
7 13 (3.52%) Law
8 12 (3.25%) Organisational Skills
9 11 (2.98%) Manufacturing
10 10 (2.71%) Automotive
10 10 (2.71%) Retail
11 9 (2.44%) Influencing Skills
11 9 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (2.44%) Public Sector
12 7 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
12 7 (1.90%) Electronics
13 6 (1.63%) Legal
14 5 (1.36%) Billing
15 4 (1.08%) Advertising
15 4 (1.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 159 (43.09%) Analyst
2 48 (13.01%) Data Analyst
3 33 (8.94%) Developer
4 23 (6.23%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.42%) Automation Analyst
5 20 (5.42%) Process Analyst
6 18 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 17 (4.61%) IT Manager
8 16 (4.34%) Oracle Analyst
8 16 (4.34%) Support Analyst
9 15 (4.07%) Applications Support
10 14 (3.79%) Financial Analyst
10 14 (3.79%) Report Analyst
11 13 (3.52%) Insight Analyst
11 13 (3.52%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (3.25%) NOC Engineer
12 12 (3.25%) Service Analyst
12 12 (3.25%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.98%) Data Insight Analyst
13 11 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.78%) .NET
2 18 (4.88%) .NET Core
2 18 (4.88%) XML
3 15 (4.07%) HTML
3 15 (4.07%) REST
4 13 (3.52%) CSS
5 10 (2.71%) AngularJS
5 10 (2.71%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.17%) EDI
8 6 (1.63%) JSON
8 6 (1.63%) SOAP
9 5 (1.36%) Pandas
9 5 (1.36%) RESTful
9 5 (1.36%) Web Services
10 4 (1.08%) XMPP
11 3 (0.81%) EDIFACT
11 3 (0.81%) Gherkin
11 3 (0.81%) SAP ALE
12 2 (0.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (5.96%) User Experience
3 11 (2.98%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.17%) Life Science
4 8 (2.17%) PMI
5 7 (1.90%) CMDB
5 7 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.63%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.63%) Fibre Optics
6 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.63%) Renewable Energy
7 5 (1.36%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.36%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.08%) LIMS
8 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.34%) Windows
2 8 (2.17%) Linux
3 2 (0.54%) Unix
3 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.27%) AIX
4 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.12%) Project Management
2 87 (23.58%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (17.62%) Analytics
5 51 (13.82%) Decision-Making
6 50 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 39 (10.57%) ERP
9 32 (8.67%) Creative Thinking
10 30 (8.13%) Visualisation
11 28 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 27 (7.32%) Project Delivery
12 27 (7.32%) Time Management
13 25 (6.78%) Data Management
14 23 (6.23%) SDLC
15 22 (5.96%) Mathematics
15 22 (5.96%) Workflow
16 21 (5.69%) Data Modelling
16 21 (5.69%) PRINCE2
17 20 (5.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 150 (40.65%) SQL
2 29 (7.86%) Python
3 26 (7.05%) C#
4 19 (5.15%) T-SQL
5 14 (3.79%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.25%) VBA
7 10 (2.71%) Java
7 10 (2.71%) VB
8 7 (1.90%) C++
9 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.81%) C
11 3 (0.81%) Perl
11 3 (0.81%) VBScript
12 2 (0.54%) R
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 73 (19.78%) Degree
2 15 (4.07%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.98%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (1.90%) HND
4 7 (1.90%) PMP
5 6 (1.63%) APMP
5 6 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.08%) JNCIS
6 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.81%) CIMA
7 3 (0.81%) CISSP
7 3 (0.81%) HNC
7 3 (0.81%) ISEB
7 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.54%) ACCA
8 2 (0.54%) GCIH
8 2 (0.54%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.05%) PMO
2 13 (3.52%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.63%) QA
4 4 (1.08%) GDPR
4 4 (1.08%) SLA
5 3 (0.81%) GAAP
5 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.54%) GAMP
6 2 (0.54%) NCSC
6 2 (0.54%) NIST
7 1 (0.27%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.27%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 12 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.44%) Docker
3 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) pfSense
5 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.81%) Grafana
3 3 (0.81%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.54%) Nessus
5 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 174 (47.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.32%) SAP
3 24 (6.50%) Cisco
3 24 (6.50%) Oracle
4 20 (5.42%) Blue Prism
4 20 (5.42%) ServiceNow
5 16 (4.34%) Juniper
6 12 (3.25%) Nokia
7 11 (2.98%) Google
8 9 (2.44%) Cognos
8 9 (2.44%) Xceptor
9 8 (2.17%) hybris
10 6 (1.63%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.36%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.36%) Databricks
12 4 (1.08%) Concur
12 4 (1.08%) Intel
12 4 (1.08%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.08%) Okta