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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 115 143 130
Rank change year-on-year +28 -13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5,713 2,705 2,045
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.18% 2.53% 2.59%
As % of the Applications category 36.60% 36.28% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,940 1,778 1,599
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £33,171 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,250 £42,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.47% +3.66% +2.50%
75th Percentile £62,063 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,004 £66,250 £75,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +9.47%

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15,611 7,456 5,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.69% 6.98% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7,477 4,793 4,382
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £24,750
25th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +10.39%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,978
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,810 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.48% +6.16% +7.14%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the UK

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the UK

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the UK

Microsoft Excel
Top 18 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +40 4,991 £45,250 +6.47% 504
UK excluding London +47 3,035 £40,000 +2.56% 380
London +18 2,200 £55,000 +10.00% 158
Work from Home +43 2,148 £47,500 +11.76% 121
South East +61 1,040 £45,250 +13.13% 95
North of England +23 667 £39,000 +11.43% 97
Midlands +23 530 £37,500 -3.85% 69
North West +2 376 £39,322 +20.99% 60
West Midlands +20 372 £38,000 -5.00% 49
East of England +4 282 £40,000 -10.61% 37
Yorkshire +33 257 £37,500 -6.25% 31
South West +18 233 £40,000 +14.29% 46
East Midlands -2 157 £29,000 -24.68% 20
Scotland -13 145 £38,000 +1.33% 25
Wales +29 114 £47,500 +46.15% 11
North East -13 34 £45,000 +50.00% 6
Northern Ireland -23 28 £38,750 +51.96% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 2,728 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 2,532 (44.32%) Social Skills
3 2,142 (37.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2,047 (35.83%) Finance
5 1,869 (32.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1,777 (31.10%) SQL
7 1,731 (30.30%) Microsoft Office
8 1,460 (25.56%) Degree
9 1,438 (25.17%) Agile
10 1,420 (24.86%) Analytics
11 1,405 (24.59%) Business Intelligence
12 1,361 (23.82%) Power Platform
13 1,339 (23.44%) Power BI
14 1,322 (23.14%) Problem-Solving
15 1,154 (20.20%) Project Management
16 930 (16.28%) Data Analysis
17 788 (13.79%) Marketing
18 720 (12.60%) Decision-Making
19 682 (11.94%) Visualisation
20 681 (11.92%) Python
21 602 (10.54%) SQL Server
22 546 (9.56%) MS Visio
23 539 (9.43%) Data Management
24 524 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
25 521 (9.12%) Time Management
26 510 (8.93%) Presentation Skills
27 501 (8.77%) Tableau
28 493 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
29 487 (8.52%) Windows
30 478 (8.37%) Management Information System

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 460 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 153 (2.68%) SAS
3 122 (2.14%) Confluence
4 69 (1.21%) CMS
5 37 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 25 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 18 (0.32%) Apache
9 14 (0.25%) ArcGIS
9 14 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (0.23%) OnBase
10 13 (0.23%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.21%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.21%) IIS
12 10 (0.18%) Jupyter
13 7 (0.12%) WordPress
14 6 (0.11%) MS Project Server
15 4 (0.070%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2,142 (37.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,731 (30.30%) Microsoft Office
3 546 (9.56%) MS Visio
4 418 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
5 166 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
6 67 (1.17%) SPSS
7 27 (0.47%) CATIA
8 19 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
8 19 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.26%) Blender
10 13 (0.23%) AutoCAD
11 11 (0.19%) Maya
12 10 (0.18%) Revit
13 9 (0.16%) Adobe XD
13 9 (0.16%) CANalyzer
13 9 (0.16%) Maple
13 9 (0.16%) Stata
14 8 (0.14%) EngageOne
14 8 (0.14%) Simulink
14 8 (0.14%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 65 (1.14%) Oracle Clinical
2 54 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 53 (0.93%) NetSuite
4 34 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
5 33 (0.58%) SessionCam
6 32 (0.56%) WebTrends
7 25 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.33%) Academy Housing
8 19 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 17 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 14 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (0.23%) SAP MDG
12 12 (0.21%) Teamcenter
13 11 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 11 (0.19%) SAP GTS
13 11 (0.19%) Workday HCM
14 10 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
15 9 (0.16%) Elite 3E
15 9 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,361 (23.82%) Power Platform
2 373 (6.53%) Azure
3 350 (6.13%) Microsoft 365
4 178 (3.12%) Google Analytics
5 131 (2.29%) AWS
6 119 (2.08%) SaaS
7 111 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
8 99 (1.73%) Google Ads
9 76 (1.33%) GitHub
10 70 (1.23%) Google Sheets
11 68 (1.19%) PowerApps
12 57 (1.00%) GCP
13 56 (0.98%) Google Data Studio
14 53 (0.93%) Google Workspace
15 52 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
16 49 (0.86%) Smartsheet
17 47 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
18 46 (0.81%) Slack
19 45 (0.79%) OneDrive
20 42 (0.74%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 70 (1.23%) Firewall
2 67 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 65 (1.14%) LAN
4 62 (1.09%) WAN
5 60 (1.05%) DNS
6 53 (0.93%) Internet
7 43 (0.75%) DHCP
7 43 (0.75%) Network Security
8 41 (0.72%) VPN
9 39 (0.68%) Broadband
10 37 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
11 35 (0.61%) Wireless
12 34 (0.60%) SSL
13 31 (0.54%) VoIP
14 23 (0.40%) Skype
15 22 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (0.37%) Intranet
17 19 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
18 18 (0.32%) HTTPS
19 17 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,339 (23.44%) Power BI
2 602 (10.54%) SQL Server
3 501 (8.77%) Tableau
4 362 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
5 265 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 252 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 248 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 129 (2.26%) MS Access
9 116 (2.03%) Big Data
10 107 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 97 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 93 (1.63%) Power Query
13 92 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
14 87 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
15 72 (1.26%) Qlik Sense
16 68 (1.19%) QlikView
17 65 (1.14%) GIS
18 64 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
19 60 (1.05%) Data Mining
19 60 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 326 (5.71%) JIRA
2 70 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 68 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 34 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 30 (0.53%) Selenium
6 18 (0.32%) HP UFT
6 18 (0.32%) Subversion
7 17 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 16 (0.28%) Bitbucket
9 14 (0.25%) ProC
10 13 (0.23%) Axure RP
11 11 (0.19%) Chocolatey
11 11 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.18%) Toad
13 8 (0.14%) NUnit
13 8 (0.14%) Postman
13 8 (0.14%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.12%) Rational Performance Tester
15 6 (0.11%) JMeter
15 6 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2,532 (44.32%) Social Skills
2 2,047 (35.83%) Finance
3 1,869 (32.71%) Analytical Skills
4 788 (13.79%) Marketing
5 510 (8.93%) Presentation Skills
6 478 (8.37%) Organisational Skills
7 384 (6.72%) Retail
8 371 (6.49%) Legal
9 311 (5.44%) Law
10 283 (4.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 269 (4.71%) Banking
12 247 (4.32%) Public Sector
13 236 (4.13%) Advertising
14 232 (4.06%) Influencing Skills
15 158 (2.77%) Manufacturing
16 155 (2.71%) Telecoms
17 150 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 148 (2.59%) Automotive
19 130 (2.28%) Aviation
20 83 (1.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2,201 (38.53%) Analyst
2 604 (10.57%) Data Analyst
3 338 (5.92%) Coordinator
4 330 (5.78%) Developer
5 328 (5.74%) Project Manager
6 271 (4.74%) Business Analyst
7 225 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
8 189 (3.31%) Junior
9 176 (3.08%) Graduate
10 160 (2.80%) Senior Manager
11 157 (2.75%) Data Manager
12 149 (2.61%) Support Analyst
13 132 (2.31%) Consultant
14 124 (2.17%) Graduate Analyst
15 119 (2.08%) Financial Analyst
16 116 (2.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 115 (2.01%) Administrator
18 114 (2.00%) IT Analyst
19 105 (1.84%) Insight Analyst
20 104 (1.82%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (3.73%) HTML
2 180 (3.15%) .NET
3 127 (2.22%) CSS
4 118 (2.07%) XML
5 56 (0.98%) COM
6 49 (0.86%) JSON
7 47 (0.82%) React
8 36 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 32 (0.56%) REST
10 25 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (0.44%) XSL
11 23 (0.40%) HTML5
12 22 (0.39%) ODBC
13 19 (0.33%) Android SDK
13 19 (0.33%) OLE
13 19 (0.33%) Shiny
14 17 (0.30%) Velocity
15 16 (0.28%) AngularJS
15 16 (0.28%) JSP
16 15 (0.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 478 (8.37%) Management Information System
2 434 (7.60%) Self-Motivation
3 196 (3.43%) User Experience
4 153 (2.68%) Social Media
5 126 (2.21%) Life Science
6 105 (1.84%) Driving Licence
7 103 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 93 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 91 (1.59%) Derivative
10 81 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 81 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 77 (1.35%) Data Centre
12 66 (1.16%) NHS
13 59 (1.03%) Digital Media
13 59 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
14 57 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
15 56 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
16 51 (0.89%) Blog
17 45 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 45 (0.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 487 (8.52%) Windows
2 164 (2.87%) Windows Server
3 126 (2.21%) Windows 10
4 114 (2.00%) Linux
5 65 (1.14%) Android
5 65 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 40 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 35 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
9 29 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.39%) Unix
12 19 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.21%) CentOS
14 12 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,438 (25.17%) Agile
2 1,420 (24.86%) Analytics
3 1,405 (24.59%) Business Intelligence
4 1,322 (23.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1,154 (20.20%) Project Management
6 930 (16.28%) Data Analysis
7 720 (12.60%) Decision-Making
8 682 (11.94%) Visualisation
9 539 (9.43%) Data Management
10 524 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 521 (9.12%) Time Management
12 493 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 445 (7.79%) Data Visualisation
14 383 (6.70%) Project Delivery
15 373 (6.53%) Coaching
16 369 (6.46%) Data Modelling
16 369 (6.46%) Service Delivery
17 362 (6.34%) Data Analytics
18 357 (6.25%) Process Improvement
19 350 (6.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1,777 (31.10%) SQL
2 681 (11.92%) Python
3 473 (8.28%) VBA
4 389 (6.81%) R
5 245 (4.29%) T-SQL
6 229 (4.01%) JavaScript
7 214 (3.75%) C#
8 210 (3.68%) C
9 104 (1.82%) VB
10 91 (1.59%) MATLAB
11 89 (1.56%) Java
12 87 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 45 (0.79%) PL/SQL
14 38 (0.67%) C++
15 33 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 29 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 24 (0.42%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.35%) SAS Macro
19 14 (0.25%) PROC SQL
20 13 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,460 (25.56%) Degree
2 162 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 97 (1.70%) DBS Check
4 94 (1.65%) Master's Degree
5 91 (1.59%) PMP
6 87 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 87 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 69 (1.21%) CIMA
8 60 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 58 (1.02%) ACCA
10 57 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 54 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
12 52 (0.91%) APMP
13 39 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 32 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
15 30 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
16 27 (0.47%) DV Cleared
17 26 (0.46%) ISEB
18 25 (0.44%) HND
19 23 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 395 (6.91%) PMO
2 329 (5.76%) QA
3 277 (4.85%) Data Quality
4 166 (2.91%) GDPR
5 157 (2.75%) SLA
6 117 (2.05%) Good Clinical Practice
7 45 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 31 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 30 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 25 (0.44%) IFRS
10 25 (0.44%) P3O
11 23 (0.40%) Accessibility
12 20 (0.35%) CDISC
12 20 (0.35%) GxP
13 17 (0.30%) IFRS 17
13 17 (0.30%) NIST
14 16 (0.28%) COBIT
14 16 (0.28%) ISO 20022
15 15 (0.26%) Automotive SPICE
15 15 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.23%) Docker
3 13 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.088%) XenApp
5 4 (0.070%) vSphere
6 2 (0.035%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.018%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.018%) Firmware
7 1 (0.018%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (0.70%) SCCM
2 34 (0.60%) Terraform
3 28 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (0.46%) Ansible
5 19 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
8 13 (0.23%) FortiGate
9 9 (0.16%) Nagios
10 7 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.088%) Kibana
12 4 (0.070%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.070%) Puppet
13 3 (0.053%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.053%) Nessus
13 3 (0.053%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.053%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.053%) WSUS
14 2 (0.035%) Autotask
Vendors
1 2,728 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 410 (7.18%) Oracle
3 385 (6.74%) Google
4 268 (4.69%) SAP
5 180 (3.15%) Adobe
6 145 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
7 114 (2.00%) Cisco
8 109 (1.91%) Bloomberg
9 97 (1.70%) NEC
10 82 (1.44%) Cognos
11 80 (1.40%) Workday
12 76 (1.33%) Alteryx
13 72 (1.26%) ServiceNow
14 68 (1.19%) Northgate
15 64 (1.12%) Apple
15 64 (1.12%) VMware
16 63 (1.10%) Remedy
17 55 (0.96%) Facebook
18 51 (0.89%) Dell
19 45 (0.79%) Tealium