Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 91 81
Rank change year-on-year -16 -10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4,998 5,437 6,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.91% 3.22% 3.41%
As % of the Applications category 34.63% 37.16% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,962 4,343 5,541
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -

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 14,433 14,630 19,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.40% 8.66% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11,277 11,730 15,634
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -19 4,736 £39,000 +1.30% 749
UK excluding London -8 2,829 £34,000 +4.62% 542
London -30 2,067 £45,000 -5.26% 247
South East -17 900 £35,000 +7.69% 155
North of England +24 694 £32,500 - 128
Midlands -16 467 £33,000 +1.54% 95
East of England -19 360 £35,000 +2.94% 65
West Midlands +7 353 £34,000 +4.62% 55
North West -15 327 £33,500 +3.08% 69
Yorkshire +48 310 £32,000 -8.57% 47
South West -16 254 £32,500 +8.33% 59
Scotland -27 133 £42,500 +32.81% 27
East Midlands -53 114 £32,000 +4.92% 40
North East +26 58 £30,000 -6.25% 12
Wales +12 30 £35,000 +19.66% 11
Northern Ireland +2 10 £28,750 +7.48% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 2,297 (45.96%) Microsoft
2 1,901 (38.04%) SQL
3 1,780 (35.61%) Finance
4 1,533 (30.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,346 (26.93%) Microsoft Office
6 1,226 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
7 1,118 (22.37%) SQL Server
8 967 (19.35%) Degree
9 946 (18.93%) Business Intelligence
10 825 (16.51%) VBA
10 825 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
11 714 (14.29%) Project Management
12 690 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
13 669 (13.39%) Analytics
14 613 (12.26%) Windows
15 567 (11.34%) Data Analysis
16 560 (11.20%) MS Visio
17 539 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 469 (9.38%) T-SQL
19 462 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
20 461 (9.22%) ITIL
21 433 (8.66%) C#
22 432 (8.64%) Marketing
23 421 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 416 (8.32%) Power BI
25 406 (8.12%) Tableau
26 384 (7.68%) Oracle
27 369 (7.38%) Microsoft Project
28 368 (7.36%) Management Information System
29 347 (6.94%) SLA

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
1 262 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 191 (3.82%) SAS
3 80 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 57 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 50 (1.00%) Confluence
5 50 (1.00%) IIS
6 38 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 32 (0.64%) CMS
8 29 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 27 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (0.40%) Apache
13 16 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
14 14 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.28%) WordPress
15 12 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.20%) IBM Notes
17 9 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1,533 (30.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,346 (26.93%) Microsoft Office
3 560 (11.20%) MS Visio
4 369 (7.38%) Microsoft Project
5 157 (3.14%) Spreadsheet
6 71 (1.42%) SPSS
7 27 (0.54%) Acrobat
8 15 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 13 (0.26%) Camtasia
10 11 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.12%) InDesign
11 6 (0.12%) Simulink
12 5 (0.10%) EViews
12 5 (0.10%) Stateflow
12 5 (0.10%) TargetLink
13 4 (0.080%) Stata
14 3 (0.060%) Gephi
14 3 (0.060%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 46 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.82%) NetSuite
3 39 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
4 30 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 24 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 21 (0.42%) SAP BPC
7 20 (0.40%) Elite 3E
8 19 (0.38%) Carpe Diem
8 19 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 19 (0.38%) Infor SunSystems
9 16 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
10 15 (0.30%) HFM
11 14 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
12 11 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
12 11 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (0.22%) Relativity
12 11 (0.22%) SAP Business One
13 10 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 9 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
14 9 (0.18%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 173 (3.46%) Office 365
2 159 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (2.44%) Google Analytics
4 76 (1.52%) SaaS
5 68 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.70%) AdWords
8 18 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
9 17 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 16 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 15 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
12 14 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
13 12 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (0.24%) OneDrive
13 12 (0.24%) Slack
13 12 (0.24%) Trello
14 10 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (0.18%) Serverless
16 8 (0.16%) PaaS
17 7 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (2.44%) Internet
2 66 (1.32%) Skype
3 63 (1.26%) WAN
4 61 (1.22%) LAN
5 54 (1.08%) VPN
6 49 (0.98%) Wireless
7 47 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 47 (0.94%) WebEx
8 46 (0.92%) Firewall
9 42 (0.84%) Intranet
10 37 (0.74%) SMS
11 35 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
12 32 (0.64%) DNS
13 25 (0.50%) 4G
14 23 (0.46%) Broadband
15 21 (0.42%) VoIP
16 19 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (0.34%) DHCP
17 17 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (0.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,118 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 539 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 421 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 416 (8.32%) Power BI
5 342 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
6 250 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 226 (4.52%) MS Access
8 183 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 156 (3.12%) QlikView
10 123 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 120 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
12 112 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
13 111 (2.22%) MySQL
14 94 (1.88%) Big Data
15 89 (1.78%) PowerPivot
16 82 (1.64%) Data Mining
17 78 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
18 75 (1.50%) NoSQL
19 61 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
20 60 (1.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 185 (3.70%) JIRA
2 109 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 87 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 48 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 39 (0.78%) Subversion
7 31 (0.62%) Selenium
8 24 (0.48%) NUnit
9 18 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.28%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.26%) Axure RP
12 10 (0.20%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.18%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.16%) LSMW
15 7 (0.14%) HP UFT
16 6 (0.12%) LabVIEW
16 6 (0.12%) WinDbg
17 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Blend
17 5 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
17 5 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,780 (35.61%) Finance
2 432 (8.64%) Marketing
3 321 (6.42%) Banking
4 286 (5.72%) Retail
5 214 (4.28%) Telecoms
6 165 (3.30%) Legal
7 152 (3.04%) Front Office
8 141 (2.82%) Law
9 138 (2.76%) Advertising
10 93 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 93 (1.86%) Manufacturing
11 70 (1.40%) Publishing
12 67 (1.34%) Billing
13 66 (1.32%) Back Office
14 55 (1.10%) Financial Institution
15 53 (1.06%) Games
16 50 (1.00%) Electronics
17 36 (0.72%) German Language
18 35 (0.70%) Local Government
19 34 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,049 (41.00%) Analyst
2 718 (14.37%) Developer
3 503 (10.06%) Data Analyst
4 306 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 262 (5.24%) Support Analyst
6 222 (4.44%) Consultant
7 205 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 196 (3.92%) Junior
9 184 (3.68%) Project Manager
10 181 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 171 (3.42%) SQL Developer
12 159 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
12 159 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
13 145 (2.90%) SQL Analyst
14 137 (2.74%) Service Analyst
15 134 (2.68%) Administrator
15 134 (2.68%) Report Analyst
16 127 (2.54%) Financial Analyst
17 120 (2.40%) C# Developer
17 120 (2.40%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (6.88%) .NET
2 190 (3.80%) HTML
3 166 (3.32%) XML
4 139 (2.78%) CSS
5 83 (1.66%) ASP.NET
6 71 (1.42%) WCF
7 65 (1.30%) Web Services
8 62 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 60 (1.20%) jQuery
9 60 (1.20%) JSON
10 43 (0.86%) WPF
11 37 (0.74%) WinForms
12 35 (0.70%) HTML5
13 33 (0.66%) AngularJS
14 32 (0.64%) Entity Framework
15 30 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (0.58%) XSLT
17 24 (0.48%) Ajax
17 24 (0.48%) COM
17 24 (0.48%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1,226 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 368 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 284 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 259 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
5 126 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 99 (1.98%) Driving Licence
7 89 (1.78%) Fintech
8 70 (1.40%) Equities
9 69 (1.38%) User Experience
10 62 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 57 (1.14%) Hedge funds
12 56 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 54 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 53 (1.06%) Derivative
15 52 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 47 (0.94%) Fixed Income
17 41 (0.82%) Mobile App
17 41 (0.82%) NHS
17 41 (0.82%) Social Media
18 39 (0.78%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 613 (12.26%) Windows
2 194 (3.88%) Windows 7
3 164 (3.28%) Windows 10
4 144 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 141 (2.82%) Linux
6 72 (1.44%) Unix
7 70 (1.40%) Android
8 53 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 29 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 25 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 18 (0.36%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.12%) CentOS
18 6 (0.12%) VMS
19 5 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (18.93%) Business Intelligence
2 825 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
3 714 (14.29%) Project Management
4 690 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
5 669 (13.39%) Analytics
6 567 (11.34%) Data Analysis
7 462 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 461 (9.22%) ITIL
9 343 (6.86%) PRINCE2
10 332 (6.64%) CRM
11 330 (6.60%) Mathematics
12 328 (6.56%) Visualisation
13 327 (6.54%) Time Management
14 316 (6.32%) Service Delivery
15 309 (6.18%) ETL
16 293 (5.86%) Data Modelling
17 284 (5.68%) Business Analysis
18 274 (5.48%) Decision-Making
19 267 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
20 228 (4.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1,901 (38.04%) SQL
2 825 (16.51%) VBA
3 469 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 433 (8.66%) C#
5 226 (4.52%) Python
6 193 (3.86%) JavaScript
7 190 (3.80%) VB
8 157 (3.14%) Java
9 150 (3.00%) C
10 135 (2.70%) R
11 118 (2.36%) PowerShell
12 99 (1.98%) C++
13 89 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 75 (1.50%) VB.NET
15 59 (1.18%) MATLAB
16 46 (0.92%) PHP
17 44 (0.88%) VBScript
18 40 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 36 (0.72%) Perl
20 28 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 967 (19.35%) Degree
2 131 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 130 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 121 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 120 (2.40%) ISEB
6 91 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 69 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 67 (1.34%) ACCA
9 58 (1.16%) CIMA
10 57 (1.14%) PMP
11 52 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
12 51 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 47 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 46 (0.92%) ISTQB
15 45 (0.90%) MCSE
16 42 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 40 (0.80%) CCNA
18 35 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
19 31 (0.62%) A+ Certification
20 28 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (6.94%) SLA
2 281 (5.62%) PMO
3 265 (5.30%) Data Quality
4 246 (4.92%) QA
5 81 (1.62%) GDPR
6 38 (0.76%) Solvency II
7 27 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.28%) MiFID
10 13 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 12 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.22%) IFRS
12 11 (0.22%) P3O
13 8 (0.16%) COBIT
14 7 (0.14%) EMIR
14 7 (0.14%) GxP
14 7 (0.14%) IFRS 9
15 6 (0.12%) GAAP
16 5 (0.10%) HAZOP
17 4 (0.080%) PSD2
System Software
1 247 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (0.18%) Docker
5 8 (0.16%) Firmware
6 7 (0.14%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.14%) XenApp
7 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.080%) vSphere
10 3 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.020%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.020%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 69 (1.38%) SCCM
3 14 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.24%) WSUS
5 11 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
7 7 (0.14%) Ansible
7 7 (0.14%) IBM BigFix
7 7 (0.14%) Puppet
8 6 (0.12%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.12%) Control-M
8 6 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (0.12%) Nagios
8 6 (0.12%) OpenView
8 6 (0.12%) Perfmon
8 6 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.10%) Netcool
9 5 (0.10%) NSN NetAct
9 5 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2,297 (45.96%) Microsoft
2 406 (8.12%) Tableau
3 384 (7.68%) Oracle
4 225 (4.50%) SAP
5 158 (3.16%) Google
6 141 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
7 118 (2.36%) Cisco
8 107 (2.14%) Cognos
9 102 (2.04%) Capita
10 94 (1.88%) Adobe
11 80 (1.60%) Citrix
12 70 (1.40%) VMware
13 69 (1.38%) Remedy
14 65 (1.30%) iManage
14 65 (1.30%) ServiceNow
15 57 (1.14%) HP
16 53 (1.06%) IBM
17 52 (1.04%) Xerox
18 51 (1.02%) Sage
19 49 (0.98%) Apple