Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 95 160 119
Rank change year-on-year +65 -41 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4,285 1,322 3,484
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.35% 2.09% 2.77%
As % of the Applications category 39.41% 34.63% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,386 1,058 2,778
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,996 £31,250 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -

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 10,872 3,817 9,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.49% 6.03% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,534 3,017 7,977
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,710 £22,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median % change year-on-year +3.53% +9.68% -3.13%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the UK

Microsoft Excel
Top 17 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 23 January 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 +57 3,680 £45,000 +5.88% 710
UK excluding London +86 2,514 £39,000 +6.85% 505
London +39 1,382 £50,000 -4.76% 250
Work from Home +45 737 £45,000 - 79
South East +54 656 £41,500 +3.75% 120
North of England +82 613 £38,500 +18.46% 106
Midlands +33 422 £38,250 +2.00% 120
East of England +88 376 £35,000 +7.69% 56
North West +54 364 £40,000 +23.08% 61
West Midlands +14 272 £38,500 -9.41% 82
Yorkshire +55 212 £37,500 - 34
South West +19 162 £44,500 +36.23% 53
East Midlands +28 148 £37,500 +15.38% 37
Wales +24 123 £40,000 +26.98% 11
Scotland +5 92 £35,000 -12.50% 38
Northern Ireland +23 80 £40,000 +70.21% 1
North East -4 37 £30,000 +25.00% 12

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2,013 (46.98%) Microsoft
2 1,812 (42.29%) Social Skills
3 1,477 (34.47%) SQL
4 1,408 (32.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,329 (31.02%) Finance
6 1,264 (29.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1,140 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
8 1,128 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
9 1,064 (24.83%) Power Platform
10 1,057 (24.67%) Power BI
11 983 (22.94%) Analytics
12 976 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
13 746 (17.41%) Degree
14 728 (16.99%) Project Management
15 715 (16.69%) Agile Software Development
16 657 (15.33%) Data Analysis
17 635 (14.82%) SQL Server
18 600 (14.00%) Visualisation
19 588 (13.72%) Retail
20 451 (10.53%) Decision-Making
21 445 (10.39%) Python
22 424 (9.89%) Tableau
23 421 (9.82%) Management Information System
24 417 (9.73%) Data Management
25 414 (9.66%) Time Management
26 410 (9.57%) Marketing
27 401 (9.36%) Azure
28 374 (8.73%) VBA
29 355 (8.28%) Organisational Skills
30 352 (8.21%) Data Modelling

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
1 269 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 146 (3.41%) SAS
3 72 (1.68%) Confluence
4 57 (1.33%) CMS
5 40 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 23 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (0.37%) IIS
7 16 (0.37%) WordPress
8 15 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.30%) ArcGIS
10 7 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (0.14%) Apache
11 6 (0.14%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.12%) Kentico
13 4 (0.093%) FileNet
13 4 (0.093%) Papyrus
Applications
1 1,408 (32.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,128 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
3 286 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 214 (4.99%) Microsoft Project
5 130 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
6 59 (1.38%) SPSS
7 19 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.28%) Revit
9 11 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.21%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
13 5 (0.12%) Adobe XD
13 5 (0.12%) InDesign
14 4 (0.093%) Oracle Smart View
14 4 (0.093%) Stata
15 3 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.047%) Open Workbench
16 2 (0.047%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 62 (1.45%) Oracle Clinical
2 58 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 51 (1.19%) Maximo
4 32 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
5 30 (0.70%) NetSuite
6 29 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
7 26 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
8 19 (0.44%) Primavera
9 17 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
10 16 (0.37%) SAP MDG
10 16 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
11 15 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
11 15 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
12 12 (0.28%) SAP SD
13 11 (0.26%) Sage 1000
14 10 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
14 10 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
15 9 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 8 (0.19%) SAP Business One
16 8 (0.19%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1,064 (24.83%) Power Platform
2 401 (9.36%) Azure
3 267 (6.23%) Microsoft 365
4 94 (2.19%) Google Analytics
5 84 (1.96%) AWS
6 78 (1.82%) SaaS
7 69 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
8 65 (1.52%) GCP
9 60 (1.40%) Google Sheets
10 53 (1.24%) Power Automate
11 42 (0.98%) PowerApps
12 41 (0.96%) OneDrive
13 32 (0.75%) Google Data Studio
14 31 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
15 27 (0.63%) Google Ads
16 25 (0.58%) Smartsheet
17 24 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
18 22 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
19 21 (0.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 21 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 66 (1.54%) VoIP
2 50 (1.17%) VPN
3 46 (1.07%) LAN
4 42 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 41 (0.96%) Firewall
5 41 (0.96%) Internet
6 39 (0.91%) DNS
7 38 (0.89%) WebEx
8 35 (0.82%) DHCP
9 31 (0.72%) Intranet
9 31 (0.72%) WAN
10 24 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.54%) Network Security
12 20 (0.47%) Skype
12 20 (0.47%) Wireless
13 16 (0.37%) Unified Communications
14 11 (0.26%) SAN
14 11 (0.26%) SSL
15 10 (0.23%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,057 (24.67%) Power BI
2 635 (14.82%) SQL Server
3 424 (9.89%) Tableau
4 321 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
5 297 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 283 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 183 (4.27%) Relational Database
8 139 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 110 (2.57%) MS Access
10 103 (2.40%) MySQL
11 89 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
12 83 (1.94%) RDBMS
13 79 (1.84%) QlikView
14 73 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
15 67 (1.56%) Big Data
15 67 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 65 (1.52%) Power Query
17 62 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
18 54 (1.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 52 (1.21%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 218 (5.09%) JIRA
2 65 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 38 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 32 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 22 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (0.44%) Subversion
6 19 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (0.42%) Selenium
8 17 (0.40%) Axure RP
9 14 (0.33%) NUnit
10 12 (0.28%) LSMW
11 10 (0.23%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.21%) Toad
12 9 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (0.16%) Postman
15 6 (0.14%) TeamCity
16 5 (0.12%) GitLab
16 5 (0.12%) TestRail
17 4 (0.093%) WaveMaker
General
1 1,812 (42.29%) Social Skills
2 1,329 (31.02%) Finance
3 1,264 (29.50%) Analytical Skills
4 588 (13.72%) Retail
5 410 (9.57%) Marketing
6 355 (8.28%) Organisational Skills
7 271 (6.32%) Presentation Skills
8 253 (5.90%) Public Sector
9 163 (3.80%) Law
9 163 (3.80%) Legal
10 137 (3.20%) Advertising
11 133 (3.10%) Banking
12 123 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 121 (2.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 118 (2.75%) Influencing Skills
15 116 (2.71%) Manufacturing
16 103 (2.40%) Publishing
17 86 (2.01%) Telecoms
18 74 (1.73%) Games
19 47 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,640 (38.27%) Analyst
2 508 (11.86%) Data Analyst
3 337 (7.86%) Developer
4 204 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 173 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
6 162 (3.78%) Business Analyst
7 148 (3.45%) Junior
8 137 (3.20%) Administrator
8 137 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 137 (3.20%) Support Analyst
9 134 (3.13%) Consultant
10 117 (2.73%) Financial Analyst
11 116 (2.71%) SQL Analyst
12 108 (2.52%) Coordinator
13 104 (2.43%) Senior Manager
14 100 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 94 (2.19%) Data Manager
16 92 (2.15%) Data Engineer
17 88 (2.05%) Insight Analyst
18 85 (1.98%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (3.66%) .NET
2 131 (3.06%) HTML
3 72 (1.68%) XML
4 65 (1.52%) CSS
5 42 (0.98%) COM
5 42 (0.98%) JSON
6 35 (0.82%) Web Services
7 30 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 28 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 27 (0.63%) HTML5
10 24 (0.56%) AngularJS
11 22 (0.51%) MDX
12 21 (0.49%) .NET Core
13 20 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (0.47%) REST
13 20 (0.47%) WPF
14 17 (0.40%) jQuery
14 17 (0.40%) ODBC
14 17 (0.40%) WCF
15 16 (0.37%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 421 (9.82%) Management Information System
2 311 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
3 119 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 95 (2.22%) NHS
5 94 (2.19%) User Experience
6 72 (1.68%) Life Science
7 70 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 60 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 59 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
10 58 (1.35%) FMCG
11 56 (1.31%) Social Media
12 48 (1.12%) Data Centre
13 43 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
13 43 (1.00%) Digital Media
14 42 (0.98%) Virtual Team
15 35 (0.82%) Taxonomies
16 33 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
17 28 (0.65%) Mobile App
17 28 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
18 26 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 296 (6.91%) Windows
2 99 (2.31%) Windows 10
3 70 (1.63%) Windows Server
4 45 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 37 (0.86%) Linux
6 32 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 29 (0.68%) Android
8 22 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 19 (0.44%) Unix
9 19 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.16%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.16%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.093%) Windows Server 2019
16 2 (0.047%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,140 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
2 983 (22.94%) Analytics
3 976 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
4 728 (16.99%) Project Management
5 715 (16.69%) Agile Software Development
6 657 (15.33%) Data Analysis
7 600 (14.00%) Visualisation
8 451 (10.53%) Decision-Making
9 417 (9.73%) Data Management
10 414 (9.66%) Time Management
11 352 (8.21%) Data Modelling
12 348 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 336 (7.84%) Service Delivery
14 317 (7.40%) Data Visualisation
15 310 (7.23%) ETL
16 302 (7.05%) Facilities Management
17 287 (6.70%) Data Analytics
18 284 (6.63%) Line Management
19 280 (6.53%) Mathematics
20 278 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,477 (34.47%) SQL
2 445 (10.39%) Python
3 374 (8.73%) VBA
4 289 (6.74%) C#
5 265 (6.18%) T-SQL
6 225 (5.25%) R
7 167 (3.90%) C
8 133 (3.10%) JavaScript
9 116 (2.71%) VB
10 68 (1.59%) PowerShell
11 62 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 62 (1.45%) Java
12 35 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 30 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 27 (0.63%) PHP
15 22 (0.51%) C++
16 20 (0.47%) TypeScript
17 16 (0.37%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.33%) ABAP
19 12 (0.28%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 746 (17.41%) Degree
2 156 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 129 (3.01%) DBS Check
4 56 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 51 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 41 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 38 (0.89%) PMP
9 37 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 32 (0.75%) APMP
10 32 (0.75%) CIMA
11 30 (0.70%) ACCA
12 29 (0.68%) Master's Degree
13 26 (0.61%) MCITP
14 22 (0.51%) MCSA
15 21 (0.49%) MCP
16 20 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
17 19 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (0.37%) MCDST
19 14 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (6.28%) SLA
2 218 (5.09%) Data Quality
3 162 (3.78%) PMO
4 156 (3.64%) GDPR
5 137 (3.20%) QA
6 108 (2.52%) Good Clinical Practice
7 52 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 48 (1.12%) GRC
9 29 (0.68%) PCI DSS
10 28 (0.65%) GMP
11 18 (0.42%) P3O
12 16 (0.37%) Solvency II
13 14 (0.33%) CDISC
13 14 (0.33%) GxP
14 13 (0.30%) GLP
15 11 (0.26%) COBIT
16 10 (0.23%) ISO 9001
17 9 (0.21%) ISO 20022
18 7 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
18 7 (0.16%) IFRS
System Software
1 139 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.21%) Docker
4 8 (0.19%) BitLocker
5 6 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.093%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.093%) XenApp
8 3 (0.070%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.070%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.047%) vSphere
10 1 (0.023%) HDFS
10 1 (0.023%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (0.96%) SCCM
2 16 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
3 14 (0.33%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.28%) Terraform
5 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (0.21%) Matomo
7 8 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.093%) Ansible
8 4 (0.093%) Control-M
8 4 (0.093%) Perfmon
8 4 (0.093%) Puppet
9 3 (0.070%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.047%) MOM
10 2 (0.047%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.047%) SCOM
10 2 (0.047%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.023%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2,013 (46.98%) Microsoft
2 305 (7.12%) Oracle
3 254 (5.93%) SAP
4 181 (4.22%) Google
5 121 (2.82%) Northgate
6 120 (2.80%) NEC
7 118 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (1.68%) Adobe
9 65 (1.52%) Cisco
10 58 (1.35%) Alteryx
11 49 (1.14%) Apple
12 48 (1.12%) ServiceNow
12 48 (1.12%) Splunk
13 47 (1.10%) Cognos
14 45 (1.05%) Bloomberg
15 33 (0.77%) HP
15 33 (0.77%) Reuters
16 31 (0.72%) Databricks
16 31 (0.72%) Facebook
17 29 (0.68%) VMware