Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 78 76
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5710 6888 7756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.22% 3.39% 3.50%
As % of the Applications category 37.04% 36.06% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4448 5589 6029
UK median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15414 19104 22356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.71% 9.41% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12145 15555 17567
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,325 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.54% - -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the UK

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the UK

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the UK

Microsoft Excel
Top 16 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 20 July 2017. 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
England -15 5416 £38,500 +2.67% 416
UK excluding London -17 3048 £32,500 - 279
London -2 2540 £47,500 +5.56% 159
South East -12 1005 £33,000 -1.49% 71
North of England -45 622 £32,500 +8.33% 68
Midlands +10 573 £32,500 - 56
East of England +7 410 £32,500 -7.14% 30
West Midlands +3 376 £35,000 +4.48% 33
North West -46 341 £32,000 -3.03% 38
South West -24 286 £30,000 -7.69% 32
Yorkshire -12 265 £35,000 +27.27% 26
East Midlands +20 195 £30,500 +1.67% 22
Scotland -7 133 £32,000 -20.00% 16
Wales -10 38 £33,000 +10.00% 3
North East -7 16 £32,000 -4.48% 4
Northern Ireland - 6 £30,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 2502 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 2412 (42.24%) SQL
3 2127 (37.25%) Finance
4 1784 (31.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1592 (27.88%) Microsoft Office
6 1500 (26.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1306 (22.87%) SQL Server
8 1223 (21.42%) Degree
9 1065 (18.65%) Business Intelligence
10 978 (17.13%) VBA
11 922 (16.15%) Analytics
12 819 (14.34%) Project Management
13 733 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 673 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
15 660 (11.56%) Marketing
16 628 (11.00%) C#
17 607 (10.63%) MS Visio
18 599 (10.49%) Windows
19 577 (10.11%) Banking
20 553 (9.68%) .NET
21 542 (9.49%) Data Analysis
22 519 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 506 (8.86%) Tableau
24 497 (8.70%) Oracle
25 495 (8.67%) ITIL
26 492 (8.62%) Management Information System
27 484 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
28 476 (8.34%) Retail
29 458 (8.02%) CRM
30 437 (7.65%) T-SQL

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
1 405 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 276 (4.83%) SAS
3 95 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 55 (0.96%) IIS
4 55 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 51 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 49 (0.86%) CMS
7 38 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 37 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 29 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 29 (0.51%) Confluence
11 26 (0.46%) MS Project Server
12 22 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (0.32%) IBM Notes
14 17 (0.30%) Documentum
15 13 (0.23%) Apache Spark
15 13 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1784 (31.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1592 (27.88%) Microsoft Office
3 607 (10.63%) MS Visio
4 420 (7.36%) Microsoft Project
5 190 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
6 103 (1.80%) SPSS
7 38 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (0.32%) Camtasia
9 17 (0.30%) InDesign
10 14 (0.25%) Snagit
11 10 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 9 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.16%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
13 5 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.088%) FrameMaker
13 5 (0.088%) RoboHelp
14 4 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.070%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 85 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 22 (0.39%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 20 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
5 20 (0.35%) FastStats
6 19 (0.33%) SAP BPC
7 17 (0.30%) Primavera
8 16 (0.28%) Endur
8 16 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
8 16 (0.28%) Workday HCM
9 15 (0.26%) WebTrends
10 13 (0.23%) Visualfiles
11 11 (0.19%) Actimize
11 11 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
13 9 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 9 (0.16%) HFM
13 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
13 9 (0.16%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 148 (2.59%) Google Analytics
2 116 (2.03%) Office 365
3 99 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (1.07%) SaaS
5 60 (1.05%) GitHub
6 58 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
7 44 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
8 30 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (0.37%) AdWords
9 21 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
10 16 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.19%) PaaS
12 8 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.14%) Yammer
13 6 (0.11%) iTunes
13 6 (0.11%) Silverpop
14 5 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.088%) G Suite
15 4 (0.070%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.00%) Internet
2 83 (1.45%) VPN
3 81 (1.42%) Firewall
4 68 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 63 (1.10%) DNS
6 60 (1.05%) DHCP
7 53 (0.93%) Wireless
8 48 (0.84%) WAN
9 47 (0.82%) LAN
10 46 (0.81%) Network Security
11 45 (0.79%) Skype
12 44 (0.77%) Intranet
13 30 (0.53%) VoIP
14 24 (0.42%) SMS
15 23 (0.40%) VLAN
16 16 (0.28%) BGP
16 16 (0.28%) SSL
17 15 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1306 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 733 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 519 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 422 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
5 325 (5.69%) MS Access
6 303 (5.31%) Power BI
7 270 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
8 242 (4.24%) QlikView
9 241 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 169 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 157 (2.75%) MySQL
12 138 (2.42%) Big Data
13 132 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 130 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 116 (2.03%) Data Mining
16 95 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
17 70 (1.23%) Hadoop
18 63 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
19 61 (1.07%) OLAP
20 58 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 258 (4.52%) JIRA
2 160 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 100 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (1.37%) Selenium
5 66 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 57 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 52 (0.91%) Git (software)
8 45 (0.79%) HP UFT
9 39 (0.68%) Subversion
10 27 (0.47%) NUnit
11 26 (0.46%) Bitbucket
12 23 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 19 (0.33%) LoadRunner
13 19 (0.33%) T4 Templates
13 19 (0.33%) WiX
14 17 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
14 17 (0.30%) Eclipse
15 16 (0.28%) Jenkins
16 15 (0.26%) ProC
17 13 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 2127 (37.25%) Finance
2 660 (11.56%) Marketing
3 577 (10.11%) Banking
4 476 (8.34%) Retail
5 290 (5.08%) Investment Banking
6 230 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 207 (3.63%) Legal
8 193 (3.38%) Front Office
9 190 (3.33%) Retail Banking
10 166 (2.91%) Manufacturing
11 136 (2.38%) Advertising
12 127 (2.22%) Law
13 109 (1.91%) Financial Institution
14 100 (1.75%) Back Office
15 68 (1.19%) Games
16 67 (1.17%) Electronics
17 63 (1.10%) Publishing
18 56 (0.98%) German Language
19 46 (0.81%) Billing
20 45 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2347 (41.10%) Analyst
2 884 (15.48%) Developer
3 476 (8.34%) Data Analyst
4 356 (6.23%) Business Analyst
5 320 (5.60%) SQL Analyst
6 284 (4.97%) SQL Developer
6 284 (4.97%) Support Analyst
7 282 (4.94%) Consultant
8 234 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
9 222 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 211 (3.70%) Junior
11 209 (3.66%) Project Manager
12 208 (3.64%) C# Developer
13 175 (3.06%) .NET Developer
13 175 (3.06%) Excel Analyst
14 161 (2.82%) Applications Support
15 157 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 148 (2.59%) IT Support
17 145 (2.54%) Administrator
18 143 (2.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 553 (9.68%) .NET
2 281 (4.92%) HTML
3 271 (4.75%) XML
4 203 (3.56%) ASP.NET
5 186 (3.26%) CSS
6 134 (2.35%) .NET Framework
7 130 (2.28%) Web Services
8 98 (1.72%) AngularJS
9 94 (1.65%) jQuery
10 79 (1.38%) WPF
11 73 (1.28%) Entity Framework
12 70 (1.23%) WCF
13 69 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 55 (0.96%) HTML5
15 55 (0.96%) MDX
16 50 (0.88%) WinForms
17 40 (0.70%) XSLT
18 33 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 32 (0.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1500 (26.27%) Analytical Skills
2 492 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 271 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 134 (2.35%) Equities
4 134 (2.35%) User Experience
5 127 (2.22%) Derivative
6 120 (2.10%) Credit Risk
7 110 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 104 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 99 (1.73%) Social Media
10 96 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 94 (1.65%) Data Centre
12 88 (1.54%) Fixed Income
13 85 (1.49%) Fintech
14 73 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
15 69 (1.21%) Hedge funds
16 66 (1.16%) Blackberry
17 62 (1.09%) iPad
18 61 (1.07%) NHS
19 58 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 599 (10.49%) Windows
2 189 (3.31%) Windows 7
3 165 (2.89%) Linux
4 144 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 118 (2.07%) Unix
6 105 (1.84%) Windows 10
7 85 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (0.74%) Android
10 41 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 27 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 22 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 21 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 18 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.16%) AIX
16 9 (0.16%) Solaris
17 8 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1065 (18.65%) Business Intelligence
2 922 (16.15%) Analytics
3 819 (14.34%) Project Management
4 673 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
5 542 (9.49%) Data Analysis
6 495 (8.67%) ITIL
7 484 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 458 (8.02%) CRM
9 407 (7.13%) Mathematics
10 403 (7.06%) PRINCE2
11 399 (6.99%) Asset Management
12 380 (6.65%) ETL
13 371 (6.50%) Business Analysis
14 339 (5.94%) SDLC
15 331 (5.80%) Service Delivery
16 304 (5.32%) Time Management
17 287 (5.03%) Statistics
18 279 (4.89%) Change Management
19 264 (4.62%) Data Modelling
20 251 (4.40%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2412 (42.24%) SQL
2 978 (17.13%) VBA
3 628 (11.00%) C#
4 437 (7.65%) T-SQL
5 262 (4.59%) JavaScript
6 247 (4.33%) Python
7 234 (4.10%) VB
8 193 (3.38%) Java
9 165 (2.89%) R
10 158 (2.77%) VB.NET
11 125 (2.19%) C++
12 122 (2.14%) C
13 89 (1.56%) PHP
14 77 (1.35%) PowerShell
15 71 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 57 (1.00%) VBScript
17 51 (0.89%) MATLAB
18 40 (0.70%) Perl
19 29 (0.51%) Bash Shell
20 28 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1223 (21.42%) Degree
2 139 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 122 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 122 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 108 (1.89%) ISEB
5 96 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
6 92 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 81 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 80 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 72 (1.26%) SC Cleared
10 69 (1.21%) PMP
11 68 (1.19%) PMI Certification
12 65 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
13 61 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 58 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 50 (0.88%) Master's Degree
15 50 (0.88%) MCP
16 43 (0.75%) DV Cleared
17 39 (0.68%) CCNP
18 38 (0.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 345 (6.04%) PMO
2 300 (5.25%) QA
3 268 (4.69%) SLA
4 245 (4.29%) Data Quality
5 92 (1.61%) Basel III
6 52 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.51%) MiFID
8 26 (0.46%) COBIT
9 19 (0.33%) EMIR
10 18 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
11 15 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
12 13 (0.23%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.23%) P3O
13 11 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.14%) GDPR
15 7 (0.12%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.12%) Solvency II
16 6 (0.11%) CRD IV
17 5 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 225 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.42%) XenApp
5 16 (0.28%) ProxySG
6 15 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.21%) vSphere
9 9 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.12%) KVM
11 6 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.088%) XenServer
13 4 (0.070%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.053%) Firmware
14 3 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.035%) RACF
15 2 (0.035%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.035%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.035%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (0.82%) SCCM
2 27 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (0.40%) Backup Exec
4 19 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.14%) Control-M
7 8 (0.14%) Endace
7 8 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
8 7 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.11%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.088%) Puppet
11 4 (0.070%) Ansible
11 4 (0.070%) Grafana
11 4 (0.070%) Netcool
11 4 (0.070%) NSN NetAct
11 4 (0.070%) Oozie
11 4 (0.070%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.053%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2502 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 506 (8.86%) Tableau
3 497 (8.70%) Oracle
4 305 (5.34%) SAP
5 205 (3.59%) Google
6 137 (2.40%) Cisco
7 128 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 126 (2.21%) Cognos
9 122 (2.14%) HP
10 108 (1.89%) Adobe
11 105 (1.84%) IBM
12 90 (1.58%) VMware
13 68 (1.19%) Citrix
14 56 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
15 52 (0.91%) Apple
16 51 (0.89%) Bloomberg
17 44 (0.77%) Remedy
17 44 (0.77%) Reuters
18 40 (0.70%) iManage
19 39 (0.68%) Dell
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Myles Roberts
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 Days, STL
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Veolia ES UK
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
ISL
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Sanderson
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,500 to £47,500 per annum 10% bonus, excellent benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Nakama
Salary: From £52,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Finovate
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £16k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
HP inc
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 7 hours ago