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

Microsoft Excel
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 81 78
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5615 6505 7522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.20% 3.30% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 36.48% 36.01% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 5262 5890
UK median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -

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 15391 18064 21731
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.76% 9.16% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11955 14762 17180
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 20 August 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 August 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 5350 £40,000 +6.67% 388
UK excluding London -15 2973 £34,000 +4.62% 249
London +1 2540 £50,000 +11.11% 150
South East -15 994 £35,000 +4.48% 81
North of England -45 608 £32,500 +4.00% 58
Midlands +5 542 £35,000 +7.69% 42
East of England +1 388 £32,500 -6.47% 31
West Midlands +10 366 £35,000 +7.69% 25
North West -47 325 £31,500 -3.08% 37
South West -7 289 £31,000 -4.62% 24
Yorkshire -1 264 £35,000 +22.81% 18
East Midlands +19 176 £30,500 -6.15% 17
Scotland -16 115 £33,500 -22.32% 9
Wales +13 47 £32,500 +12.07% 2
North East -16 19 £32,000 -8.57% 3
Northern Ireland -7 8 £32,750 -27.22% 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2460 (43.81%) SQL
2 2396 (42.67%) Microsoft
3 2127 (37.88%) Finance
4 1733 (30.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1558 (27.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1470 (26.18%) Microsoft Office
7 1257 (22.39%) SQL Server
8 1216 (21.66%) Degree
9 1065 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
10 949 (16.90%) Analytics
11 925 (16.47%) VBA
12 829 (14.76%) Project Management
13 728 (12.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 693 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
15 633 (11.27%) Marketing
16 611 (10.88%) Banking
17 601 (10.70%) MS Visio
18 592 (10.54%) Windows
19 583 (10.38%) C#
20 567 (10.10%) Data Analysis
21 549 (9.78%) Retail
22 546 (9.72%) Oracle
23 533 (9.49%) Tableau
24 525 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 500 (8.90%) .NET
26 469 (8.35%) Asset Management
26 469 (8.35%) Management Information System
27 463 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
28 461 (8.21%) ITIL
29 429 (7.64%) Microsoft Project

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
1 407 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 276 (4.92%) SAS
3 85 (1.51%) MS Exchange
4 55 (0.98%) IIS
5 49 (0.87%) CMS
5 49 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 45 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 37 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 34 (0.61%) Confluence
8 34 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 31 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 28 (0.50%) MS Project Server
11 21 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (0.36%) Documentum
13 18 (0.32%) Apache Spark
14 16 (0.28%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.21%) Apache
16 12 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1733 (30.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1470 (26.18%) Microsoft Office
3 601 (10.70%) MS Visio
4 429 (7.64%) Microsoft Project
5 183 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
6 109 (1.94%) SPSS
7 34 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.25%) InDesign
9 11 (0.20%) SPSS Modeler
10 8 (0.14%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.11%) Open Workbench
12 5 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.089%) Camtasia
12 5 (0.089%) Snagit
13 4 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.071%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.053%) Stata
Business Applications
1 72 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.43%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 22 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 22 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (0.37%) Primavera
6 17 (0.30%) FastStats
6 17 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
7 16 (0.28%) Endur
8 15 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
9 14 (0.25%) WebTrends
10 13 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (0.23%) SAP BPC
11 12 (0.21%) Visualfiles
11 12 (0.21%) Workday HCM
12 11 (0.20%) HFM
13 10 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
14 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
15 8 (0.14%) Actimize
15 8 (0.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 149 (2.65%) Google Analytics
2 132 (2.35%) Office 365
3 104 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (1.37%) SaaS
5 73 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
6 71 (1.26%) GitHub
7 38 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
8 24 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
10 22 (0.39%) AdWords
11 16 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.23%) PaaS
13 11 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
14 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.12%) Yammer
15 6 (0.11%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.11%) Silverpop
16 5 (0.089%) Dropbox
16 5 (0.089%) Google Drive
16 5 (0.089%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 101 (1.80%) Internet
2 74 (1.32%) Firewall
3 71 (1.26%) DHCP
4 70 (1.25%) DNS
5 67 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 61 (1.09%) VPN
7 50 (0.89%) Wireless
8 49 (0.87%) WAN
9 47 (0.84%) LAN
10 44 (0.78%) Skype
11 40 (0.71%) Network Security
12 37 (0.66%) Intranet
13 26 (0.46%) VoIP
14 25 (0.45%) SMS
15 22 (0.39%) VLAN
16 15 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (0.23%) FTP
17 13 (0.23%) SAN
18 12 (0.21%) Broadband
18 12 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1257 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 728 (12.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 525 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 413 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
5 306 (5.45%) Power BI
6 298 (5.31%) MS Access
7 280 (4.99%) BusinessObjects
8 252 (4.49%) QlikView
9 231 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 174 (3.10%) Relational Database
11 160 (2.85%) MySQL
12 126 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 126 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 123 (2.19%) Big Data
14 106 (1.89%) Data Mining
15 87 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
16 70 (1.25%) Hadoop
17 69 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
18 60 (1.07%) OLAP
19 56 (1.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 314 (5.59%) JIRA
2 145 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 90 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (1.44%) Selenium
5 75 (1.34%) TeamCity
6 60 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 44 (0.78%) HP UFT
8 39 (0.69%) Git (software)
9 37 (0.66%) Subversion
10 28 (0.50%) NUnit
11 27 (0.48%) LoadRunner
12 22 (0.39%) Jenkins
12 22 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 21 (0.37%) T4 Templates
13 21 (0.37%) WiX
14 16 (0.28%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.28%) ProC
15 12 (0.21%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.21%) SilkTest
15 12 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 2127 (37.88%) Finance
2 633 (11.27%) Marketing
3 611 (10.88%) Banking
4 549 (9.78%) Retail
5 353 (6.29%) Investment Banking
6 272 (4.84%) Retail Banking
7 219 (3.90%) Telecoms
8 197 (3.51%) Front Office
9 191 (3.40%) Legal
10 174 (3.10%) Manufacturing
11 132 (2.35%) Advertising
12 118 (2.10%) Law
13 115 (2.05%) Financial Institution
14 97 (1.73%) Back Office
15 85 (1.51%) Electronics
16 63 (1.12%) Publishing
17 60 (1.07%) Games
18 57 (1.02%) German Language
19 43 (0.77%) Billing
20 36 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2355 (41.94%) Analyst
2 871 (15.51%) Developer
3 475 (8.46%) Data Analyst
4 398 (7.09%) Business Analyst
5 294 (5.24%) Support Analyst
6 289 (5.15%) SQL Analyst
7 281 (5.00%) Consultant
8 271 (4.83%) SQL Developer
9 245 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
10 203 (3.62%) Project Manager
11 197 (3.51%) Junior
12 195 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 183 (3.26%) C# Developer
14 174 (3.10%) Applications Support
14 174 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 167 (2.97%) .NET Developer
16 165 (2.94%) Excel Analyst
17 153 (2.72%) IT Analyst
18 138 (2.46%) Service Analyst
19 134 (2.39%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (8.90%) .NET
2 271 (4.83%) HTML
3 235 (4.19%) XML
4 184 (3.28%) CSS
5 165 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 138 (2.46%) .NET Framework
7 125 (2.23%) Web Services
8 93 (1.66%) AngularJS
9 92 (1.64%) jQuery
10 77 (1.37%) Entity Framework
11 76 (1.35%) WPF
12 64 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 61 (1.09%) WCF
14 56 (1.00%) MDX
15 52 (0.93%) HTML5
16 47 (0.84%) WinForms
17 42 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (0.75%) XSLT
18 35 (0.62%) REST
19 32 (0.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1558 (27.75%) Analytical Skills
2 469 (8.35%) Management Information System
3 285 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 170 (3.03%) Derivative
5 161 (2.87%) Equities
6 144 (2.56%) User Experience
7 142 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 138 (2.46%) Credit Risk
9 117 (2.08%) Data Structures
10 105 (1.87%) OTC Derivatives
11 92 (1.64%) Social Media
12 90 (1.60%) Fixed Income
13 87 (1.55%) Driving Licence
14 81 (1.44%) Data Centre
15 68 (1.21%) Fintech
16 61 (1.09%) Virtual Team
17 58 (1.03%) Blackberry
17 58 (1.03%) iPad
18 54 (0.96%) NHS
19 51 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 592 (10.54%) Windows
2 184 (3.28%) Windows 7
3 175 (3.12%) Linux
4 148 (2.64%) Windows Server
5 132 (2.35%) Unix
6 117 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 87 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 82 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 42 (0.75%) Android
11 25 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 23 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 19 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.23%) Solaris
16 8 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.12%) AIX
18 5 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.071%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1065 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
2 949 (16.90%) Analytics
3 829 (14.76%) Project Management
4 693 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
5 567 (10.10%) Data Analysis
6 469 (8.35%) Asset Management
7 463 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 461 (8.21%) ITIL
9 416 (7.41%) ETL
10 408 (7.27%) Business Analysis
11 406 (7.23%) Mathematics
12 404 (7.20%) CRM
13 400 (7.12%) PRINCE2
14 395 (7.03%) SDLC
15 324 (5.77%) Service Delivery
16 312 (5.56%) Data Modelling
17 307 (5.47%) Time Management
18 286 (5.09%) Wealth Management
19 267 (4.76%) Change Management
19 267 (4.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2460 (43.81%) SQL
2 925 (16.47%) VBA
3 583 (10.38%) C#
4 429 (7.64%) T-SQL
5 255 (4.54%) JavaScript
6 239 (4.26%) Python
7 235 (4.19%) VB
8 192 (3.42%) Java
9 157 (2.80%) R
10 136 (2.42%) VB.NET
11 110 (1.96%) C
11 110 (1.96%) C++
12 83 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 82 (1.46%) PHP
14 81 (1.44%) PowerShell
15 56 (1.00%) VBScript
16 39 (0.69%) MATLAB
16 39 (0.69%) Perl
17 31 (0.55%) Shell Script
18 29 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1216 (21.66%) Degree
2 132 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 121 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 120 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 113 (2.01%) ISEB
6 101 (1.80%) ISTQB
7 91 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
8 81 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 68 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 66 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 66 (1.18%) SC Cleared
11 65 (1.16%) PMP
12 64 (1.14%) PMI Certification
13 57 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 55 (0.98%) MCP
15 53 (0.94%) Master's Degree
16 45 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
17 43 (0.77%) MBA
18 41 (0.73%) CISSP
19 40 (0.71%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (5.75%) PMO
2 295 (5.25%) QA
3 243 (4.33%) Data Quality
4 237 (4.22%) SLA
5 103 (1.83%) Basel III
6 58 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 47 (0.84%) MiFID
8 35 (0.62%) EMIR
9 30 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
10 27 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 26 (0.46%) COBIT
12 16 (0.28%) GDPR
13 14 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
13 14 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
14 10 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
15 9 (0.16%) P3O
15 9 (0.16%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.14%) CRD IV
17 7 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 218 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 69 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 27 (0.48%) XenApp
5 17 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.20%) ProxySG
8 10 (0.18%) vSphere
9 9 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.14%) KVM
11 6 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.11%) XenServer
12 4 (0.071%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.036%) Firmware
13 2 (0.036%) HDFS
13 2 (0.036%) RACF
13 2 (0.036%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.018%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.018%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (0.89%) SCCM
2 25 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 20 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 8 (0.14%) Control-M
8 8 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
9 7 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.11%) Grafana
11 5 (0.089%) Ganglia
11 5 (0.089%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.089%) Puppet
11 5 (0.089%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.071%) Ansible
12 4 (0.071%) Endace
12 4 (0.071%) Graphite
12 4 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.053%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2396 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 546 (9.72%) Oracle
3 533 (9.49%) Tableau
4 313 (5.57%) SAP
5 211 (3.76%) Google
6 134 (2.39%) Cisco
7 124 (2.21%) HP
8 122 (2.17%) Cognos
9 121 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 105 (1.87%) Adobe
11 104 (1.85%) IBM
12 87 (1.55%) VMware
13 71 (1.26%) Citrix
14 63 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
15 50 (0.89%) Bloomberg
16 45 (0.80%) Apple
17 44 (0.78%) Dell
18 40 (0.71%) Reuters
19 39 (0.69%) Remedy
20 34 (0.61%) Hyperion