Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 114 103
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 1,097 2,441 3,065
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.60% 2.89% 3.02%
As % of the Applications category 36.58% 33.41% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1,928 2,415
Median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,625 £55,000
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2,999 7,306 8,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 7.12% 8.66% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,316 5,430 6,948
Median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 July 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
South East +12 352 £37,500 - 34
North of England +3 269 £36,094 +12.79% 24
Midlands +6 201 £37,500 +15.38% 17
West Midlands +5 140 £36,500 +12.31% 10
North West +3 139 £37,750 +12.69% 17
Yorkshire +37 106 £35,000 +25.00% 7
East of England -7 104 £37,750 +7.86% 15
South West -14 99 £35,000 - 11
East Midlands +12 61 £39,000 +14.71% 7
Scotland +18 40 £39,750 -0.63% 7
Wales +10 33 £35,000 - 3
North East -7 24 £41,000 +9.33%
Northern Ireland -14 3 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £33,000 -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 537 (48.95%) Microsoft
2 399 (36.37%) SQL
3 397 (36.19%) Microsoft Office
4 350 (31.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 300 (27.35%) Finance
6 256 (23.34%) Analytical Skills
7 208 (18.96%) SQL Server
8 198 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
9 177 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
10 170 (15.50%) Power Platform
11 168 (15.31%) Power BI
12 165 (15.04%) Analytics
13 160 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
14 145 (13.22%) Degree
15 143 (13.04%) Project Management
16 134 (12.22%) MS Visio
17 130 (11.85%) Windows
18 123 (11.21%) VBA
19 122 (11.12%) Data Analysis
20 105 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 93 (8.48%) HTML
22 91 (8.30%) ITIL
23 88 (8.02%) Telecoms
24 86 (7.84%) Azure
25 85 (7.75%) JavaScript
25 85 (7.75%) Oracle
26 82 (7.47%) .NET
27 79 (7.20%) Visualisation
28 75 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 74 (6.75%) Change Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 73 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.01%) Confluence
3 19 (1.73%) SAS
4 16 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.37%) IIS
6 11 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.82%) CMS
8 7 (0.64%) Apache
8 7 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.36%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.091%) Gentran
12 1 (0.091%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.091%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.091%) Tomcat
Applications
1 397 (36.19%) Microsoft Office
2 350 (31.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 134 (12.22%) MS Visio
4 66 (6.02%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (1.09%) SPSS
7 6 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.36%) EPLAN
9 2 (0.18%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.18%) Maya
9 2 (0.18%) MotionBuilder
9 2 (0.18%) NUKE
9 2 (0.18%) Quantrix
9 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.18%) ZBrush
10 1 (0.091%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (1.82%) NetSuite
2 12 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.00%) Magento
4 7 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.46%) Primavera
6 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.36%) Exchequer
7 4 (0.36%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.36%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.36%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.36%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.27%) Lawson
8 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 170 (15.50%) Power Platform
2 86 (7.84%) Azure
3 51 (4.65%) Office 365
4 30 (2.73%) SaaS
5 22 (2.01%) AWS
6 21 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (1.82%) Google Analytics
8 15 (1.37%) PowerApps
9 9 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.46%) GitHub
11 5 (0.46%) Trello
12 4 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
12 4 (0.36%) Smartsheet
13 3 (0.27%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 3 (0.27%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.27%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.46%) LAN
2 35 (3.19%) Internet
2 35 (3.19%) WAN
3 26 (2.37%) Firewall
4 25 (2.28%) DHCP
4 25 (2.28%) DNS
5 23 (2.10%) Wireless
6 22 (2.01%) VPN
7 21 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (1.64%) Skype
9 15 (1.37%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
11 10 (0.91%) VoIP
11 10 (0.91%) WLAN
12 8 (0.73%) VLAN
13 5 (0.46%) 5G
13 5 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (0.36%) GoToMeeting
14 4 (0.36%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (18.96%) SQL Server
2 168 (15.31%) Power BI
3 105 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (4.19%) MySQL
7 42 (3.83%) Relational Database
8 39 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
9 37 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (2.73%) QlikView
10 30 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (2.37%) MS Access
12 24 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
13 22 (2.01%) RDBMS
13 22 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (1.64%) OLAP
14 18 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.64%) PowerPivot
14 18 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
15 15 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (3.92%) JIRA
2 16 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.09%) Selenium
4 12 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (1.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.73%) Cypress.io
6 8 (0.73%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.55%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.46%) Subversion
9 4 (0.36%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.27%) Balsamiq
10 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.27%) Gatling
10 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.27%) LSMW
10 3 (0.27%) Postman
10 3 (0.27%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 300 (27.35%) Finance
2 88 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 73 (6.65%) Marketing
4 57 (5.20%) Retail
5 50 (4.56%) Legal
6 48 (4.38%) Manufacturing
7 41 (3.74%) Public Sector
8 30 (2.73%) Law
9 23 (2.10%) Advertising
10 19 (1.73%) Billing
11 17 (1.55%) Banking
12 13 (1.19%) Back Office
12 13 (1.19%) Local Government
13 7 (0.64%) Electronics
13 7 (0.64%) German Language
14 5 (0.46%) Automotive
14 5 (0.46%) Games
14 5 (0.46%) Military
14 5 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.46%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 416 (37.92%) Analyst
2 137 (12.49%) Developer
3 94 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 82 (7.47%) Data Analyst
5 46 (4.19%) Applications Support
6 45 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 45 (4.10%) Consultant
7 41 (3.74%) Business Analyst
8 40 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
9 36 (3.28%) Junior
10 33 (3.01%) Project Manager
11 32 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
12 31 (2.83%) IT Support
13 29 (2.64%) SQL Analyst
14 28 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 28 (2.55%) IT Analyst
14 28 (2.55%) PMO Analyst
14 28 (2.55%) Service Analyst
15 24 (2.19%) Junior Analyst
15 24 (2.19%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (8.48%) HTML
2 82 (7.47%) .NET
3 58 (5.29%) CSS
4 57 (5.20%) XML
5 34 (3.10%) ASP.NET
6 28 (2.55%) jQuery
7 18 (1.64%) REST
7 18 (1.64%) Web Services
8 15 (1.37%) SOAP
9 14 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 12 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.09%) JSON
11 11 (1.00%) Sass
11 11 (1.00%) XHTML
12 10 (0.91%) AngularJS
12 10 (0.91%) Node.js
13 9 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (0.82%) Entity Framework
13 9 (0.82%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 256 (23.34%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 49 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 33 (3.01%) User Experience
6 27 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.28%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.73%) CMDB
9 15 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.28%) e-Learning
11 12 (1.09%) EPoS
12 10 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
12 10 (0.91%) Social Media
13 8 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.64%) NHS
15 6 (0.55%) CCTV
15 6 (0.55%) Digital TV
15 6 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 130 (11.85%) Windows
2 41 (3.74%) Linux
3 36 (3.28%) Windows 10
4 35 (3.19%) Windows 7
5 33 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 28 (2.55%) Unix
7 20 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 16 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 14 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
10 12 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.73%) Android
12 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.36%) HPUX
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.36%) Solaris
15 2 (0.18%) CentOS
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
2 177 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
3 165 (15.04%) Analytics
4 160 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (13.04%) Project Management
6 122 (11.12%) Data Analysis
7 91 (8.30%) ITIL
8 79 (7.20%) Visualisation
9 74 (6.75%) Change Management
10 72 (6.56%) ETL
11 70 (6.38%) Time Management
12 64 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 63 (5.74%) Project Delivery
14 61 (5.56%) Decision-Making
15 59 (5.38%) Data Modelling
16 58 (5.29%) CRM
16 58 (5.29%) Data Analytics
17 54 (4.92%) Data Management
17 54 (4.92%) ERP
18 51 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 399 (36.37%) SQL
2 123 (11.21%) VBA
3 85 (7.75%) JavaScript
4 72 (6.56%) Python
5 71 (6.47%) C#
6 61 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 61 (5.56%) VB
7 39 (3.56%) PHP
8 35 (3.19%) R
9 31 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.55%) C
11 20 (1.82%) Java
12 15 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.09%) VB6
14 9 (0.82%) C++
14 9 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 9 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.64%) Perl
15 7 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 145 (13.22%) Degree
2 45 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.10%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.19%) CCNA
5 13 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.00%) ACCA
6 11 (1.00%) ISEB
6 11 (1.00%) PMP
7 10 (0.91%) Analytics IQ
7 10 (0.91%) CIMA
7 10 (0.91%) HNC
7 10 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.82%) CISSP
9 6 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.55%) MCSA
9 6 (0.55%) MCSE
9 6 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.83%) PMO
2 50 (4.56%) SLA
3 42 (3.83%) Data Quality
4 40 (3.65%) QA
5 13 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.73%) GDPR
7 6 (0.55%) NIST
8 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.46%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.36%) IEC 62304
9 4 (0.36%) IFRS
9 4 (0.36%) IFRS 9
9 4 (0.36%) NCSC
10 3 (0.27%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.27%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.091%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.091%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.091%) PMBOK
System Software
1 49 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.55%) Firmware
4 16 (1.46%) XenApp
5 12 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.91%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.36%) vSphere
7 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.091%) Docker
8 1 (0.091%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.55%) SCCM
2 13 (1.19%) WSUS
3 10 (0.91%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 7 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.36%) BMC Performance Manager
5 4 (0.36%) QRadar
6 3 (0.27%) Nessus
7 1 (0.091%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.091%) Ansible
7 1 (0.091%) EnCase
7 1 (0.091%) FTK
7 1 (0.091%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.091%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.091%) Mesos
7 1 (0.091%) rkt
7 1 (0.091%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.091%) Terraform
Vendors
1 537 (48.95%) Microsoft
2 85 (7.75%) Oracle
3 70 (6.38%) Tableau
4 65 (5.93%) SAP
5 35 (3.19%) Cisco
6 31 (2.83%) VMware
7 28 (2.55%) ServiceNow
8 24 (2.19%) Capita
8 24 (2.19%) Google
9 23 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.91%) Citrix
11 17 (1.55%) Veeam
12 16 (1.46%) JD Edwards
13 15 (1.37%) CheckPoint
14 14 (1.28%) Adobe
15 12 (1.09%) Apple
15 12 (1.09%) Virgin Media
16 11 (1.00%) Avaya
16 11 (1.00%) IBM
16 11 (1.00%) Sage