Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 117 104
Rank change year-on-year -52 -13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 1,122 3,670 4,877
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 2.72% 3.05%
As % of the Applications category 34.07% 33.96% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 3,034 3,989
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,293 10,806 14,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.01% 8.01% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,683 8,537 10,782
Median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,920 £22,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% +4.48%

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 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 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
England -46 1,037 £45,000 +12.50% 228
UK excluding London -45 590 £36,500 +4.29% 198
London -52 463 £52,500 +10.53% 50
South East -30 171 £38,250 +2.00% 52
North of England -51 143 £37,250 +11.19% 54
Midlands -12 131 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Work from Home -4 121 £47,500 - 21
West Midlands -6 92 £42,500 +20.57% 25
North West -30 86 £37,500 +15.38% 30
South West +15 67 £32,667 -6.67% 10
Yorkshire -11 43 £37,000 - 15
East Midlands +22 39 £32,500 -4.41% 13
East of England +23 32 £34,000 -2.86% 23
Scotland +41 18 £36,000 -4.00% 8
Wales +16 17 £32,000 -1.54% 11
North East -21 14 £36,000 +16.13% 9
Northern Ireland +22 12 £23,500 -21.67% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £36,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 527 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 466 (41.53%) SQL
3 365 (32.53%) Finance
4 332 (29.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 316 (28.16%) Business Intelligence
6 308 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
7 303 (27.01%) Power Platform
8 300 (26.74%) Power BI
9 251 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
10 224 (19.96%) SQL Server
11 206 (18.36%) Degree
12 196 (17.47%) Analytics
13 192 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
14 156 (13.90%) Data Analysis
15 148 (13.19%) VBA
15 148 (13.19%) Azure
16 141 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
17 131 (11.68%) Python
17 131 (11.68%) Visualisation
18 128 (11.41%) Project Management
19 126 (11.23%) ETL
20 121 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 117 (10.43%) Tableau
22 116 (10.34%) MS Visio
23 101 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
24 97 (8.65%) Windows
25 93 (8.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 87 (7.75%) SharePoint
27 85 (7.58%) Data Visualisation
28 82 (7.31%) 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 87 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.94%) Confluence
3 30 (2.67%) SAS
4 14 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.07%) Apache
6 11 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.71%) IIS
8 7 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.53%) WordPress
10 5 (0.45%) CMS
11 4 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.36%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 332 (29.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 308 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
3 116 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 59 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
5 47 (4.19%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (2.14%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.36%) SPSS
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.18%) Mathcad
9 2 (0.18%) Quantrix
9 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.089%) InDesign
10 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.089%) Simulink
10 1 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.089%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.52%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.36%) Maximo
5 4 (0.36%) MoSes
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.27%) Primavera
6 3 (0.27%) Sage X3
6 3 (0.27%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.27%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.18%) Relativity
7 2 (0.18%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 303 (27.01%) Power Platform
2 148 (13.19%) Azure
3 79 (7.04%) Office 365
4 60 (5.35%) AWS
5 36 (3.21%) Google Analytics
6 29 (2.58%) SaaS
7 18 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 17 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (1.43%) PowerApps
10 14 (1.25%) Mimecast
11 13 (1.16%) GCP
12 11 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
12 11 (0.98%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.62%) Google Sheets
13 7 (0.62%) Smartsheet
14 6 (0.53%) GitHub
14 6 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
15 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 23 (2.05%) DHCP
2 23 (2.05%) Firewall
2 23 (2.05%) VPN
3 21 (1.87%) DNS
4 16 (1.43%) LAN
5 12 (1.07%) Intranet
6 11 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.89%) HTTP
7 10 (0.89%) VoIP
7 10 (0.89%) Wireless
8 9 (0.80%) Internet
8 9 (0.80%) WAN
8 9 (0.80%) WebEx
9 7 (0.62%) WLAN
10 6 (0.53%) IP Telephony
10 6 (0.53%) Network Security
10 6 (0.53%) Skype
11 5 (0.45%) DMARC
12 4 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (26.74%) Power BI
2 224 (19.96%) SQL Server
3 121 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 117 (10.43%) Tableau
5 101 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
6 93 (8.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
9 32 (2.85%) OLAP
10 29 (2.58%) QlikView
11 27 (2.41%) Relational Database
12 25 (2.23%) Data Lake
13 21 (1.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.60%) Data Mining
14 18 (1.60%) MS Access
15 17 (1.52%) DB2
16 16 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (1.43%) MySQL
16 16 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
16 16 (1.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 73 (6.51%) JIRA
2 25 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.80%) Selenium
6 8 (0.71%) Subversion
7 7 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.53%) Ant
8 6 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.53%) GitLab
8 6 (0.53%) Maven
9 5 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.45%) RStudio
9 5 (0.45%) Toad
10 4 (0.36%) Cypress.io
10 4 (0.36%) Postman
10 4 (0.36%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.36%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 365 (32.53%) Finance
2 69 (6.15%) Marketing
3 64 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.65%) Banking
5 40 (3.57%) Retail
6 27 (2.41%) Legal
7 26 (2.32%) Front Office
7 26 (2.32%) Law
8 23 (2.05%) Local Government
8 23 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.87%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.16%) Back Office
12 10 (0.89%) Electronics
12 10 (0.89%) French Language
13 9 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.80%) Publishing
13 9 (0.80%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.71%) Automotive
14 8 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 404 (36.01%) Analyst
2 190 (16.93%) Developer
3 110 (9.80%) Data Analyst
4 63 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 56 (4.99%) Business Analyst
6 55 (4.90%) Support Analyst
7 50 (4.46%) Consultant
8 46 (4.10%) Project Manager
9 44 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
9 44 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
10 39 (3.48%) Applications Support
11 35 (3.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 35 (3.12%) SQL Developer
12 34 (3.03%) IT Analyst
13 30 (2.67%) IT Support
14 27 (2.41%) Report Analyst
15 24 (2.14%) Power BI Analyst
16 23 (2.05%) Applications Support Analyst
16 23 (2.05%) Coordinator
17 22 (1.96%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.44%) .NET
2 43 (3.83%) XML
3 42 (3.74%) JSON
4 37 (3.30%) RESTful
5 35 (3.12%) HTML
6 22 (1.96%) CSS
7 21 (1.87%) REST
8 17 (1.52%) Web Services
9 16 (1.43%) SOAP
10 14 (1.25%) .NET Framework
11 13 (1.16%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.16%) Pandas
12 11 (0.98%) Kafka
13 10 (0.89%) Apache NiFi
14 9 (0.80%) React
15 8 (0.71%) Middleware
16 7 (0.62%) AngularJS
16 7 (0.62%) WCF
16 7 (0.62%) WinForms
17 6 (0.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 251 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
3 57 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 16 (1.43%) Derivative
5 16 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 16 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (1.43%) Hedge funds
6 15 (1.34%) User Experience
7 12 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 11 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 11 (0.98%) Reinsurance
8 11 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (0.89%) CMDB
9 10 (0.89%) FMCG
9 10 (0.89%) Social Media
9 10 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 9 (0.80%) e-Learning
10 9 (0.80%) iSeries
10 9 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 97 (8.65%) Windows
2 43 (3.83%) Windows 10
3 36 (3.21%) Linux
4 22 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.52%) Unix
5 17 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (0.62%) Android
8 7 (0.62%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.27%) HPUX
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.27%) Solaris
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.089%) tvOS
13 1 (0.089%) VMS
13 1 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (28.16%) Business Intelligence
2 196 (17.47%) Analytics
3 192 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
4 156 (13.90%) Data Analysis
5 141 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (11.68%) Visualisation
7 128 (11.41%) Project Management
8 126 (11.23%) ETL
9 85 (7.58%) Data Visualisation
10 82 (7.31%) Data Modelling
11 80 (7.13%) Computer Science
12 79 (7.04%) Decision-Making
12 79 (7.04%) Migration
13 78 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 74 (6.60%) ERP
15 65 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 65 (5.79%) Data Analytics
16 62 (5.53%) Project Delivery
17 60 (5.35%) DevOps
17 60 (5.35%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 466 (41.53%) SQL
2 148 (13.19%) VBA
3 131 (11.68%) Python
4 71 (6.33%) C#
5 63 (5.61%) T-SQL
6 58 (5.17%) R
7 51 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 41 (3.65%) JavaScript
9 40 (3.57%) VB
10 24 (2.14%) MATLAB
11 16 (1.43%) C++
11 16 (1.43%) Java
12 11 (0.98%) C
12 11 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (0.80%) PHP
14 8 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.62%) Perl
16 6 (0.53%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 206 (18.36%) Degree
2 35 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (0.98%) MCP
7 11 (0.98%) MCSA
8 9 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.80%) ISEB
9 8 (0.71%) CISSP
10 7 (0.62%) CISA
10 7 (0.62%) CISM
10 7 (0.62%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.62%) MCITP
10 7 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.53%) CIMA
11 6 (0.53%) MCSE
12 5 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.99%) QA
2 48 (4.28%) PMO
3 43 (3.83%) Data Quality
4 33 (2.94%) SLA
5 21 (1.87%) GDPR
6 9 (0.80%) IFRS
7 8 (0.71%) NIST
8 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.53%) P3O
9 6 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.36%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.27%) MiFID
12 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.089%) GAAP
13 1 (0.089%) GMP
13 1 (0.089%) Good Clinical Practice
13 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (0.71%) XenApp
4 7 (0.62%) BitLocker
4 7 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.62%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.36%) Docker
6 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.27%) Firmware
6 3 (0.27%) vSphere
6 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.089%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.089%) NFS
8 1 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.089%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (2.05%) SCCM
2 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (0.80%) WSUS
4 7 (0.62%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 4 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.089%) Control-M
7 1 (0.089%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.089%) Nessus
7 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.089%) Puppet
Vendors
1 527 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.42%) Google
3 52 (4.63%) Oracle
4 46 (4.10%) SAP
5 23 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (1.96%) Adobe
6 22 (1.96%) Autodesk
7 21 (1.87%) Cisco
7 21 (1.87%) Cognos
8 19 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 18 (1.60%) Bloomberg
10 17 (1.52%) Databricks
11 15 (1.34%) VMware
12 14 (1.25%) Citrix
13 12 (1.07%) Apple
13 12 (1.07%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.07%) HP
14 10 (0.89%) Dell
14 10 (0.89%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.71%) IBM