Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 89 80
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5,088 5,439 7,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.90% 3.14% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 34.23% 36.54% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,049 4,359 5,858
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,225
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -

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 14,866 14,884 20,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.58% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11,787 12,153 16,496
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -17 4,843 £38,500 +1.32% 858
UK excluding London -15 2,933 £34,000 -2.86% 653
London -20 2,075 £45,000 - 273
South East +4 990 £35,000 - 153
North of England -5 709 £32,500 -7.14% 144
Midlands -9 499 £32,500 -7.14% 130
North West -21 400 £35,000 - 82
West Midlands +2 374 £32,500 -7.14% 80
East of England -50 300 £35,000 -6.04% 97
South West +4 284 £32,500 - 61
Yorkshire +17 261 £32,000 -8.57% 47
East Midlands -28 125 £30,000 -14.29% 50
Scotland -21 112 £35,000 +11.11% 45
North East +8 49 £27,500 -12.70% 15
Northern Ireland -2 32 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Wales +3 29 £30,000 +5.26% 19
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 2,347 (46.13%) Microsoft
2 1,939 (38.11%) SQL
3 1,842 (36.20%) Finance
4 1,574 (30.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,299 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
6 1,266 (24.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1,092 (21.46%) SQL Server
8 1,001 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
9 999 (19.63%) Degree
10 764 (15.02%) Project Management
11 763 (15.00%) VBA
12 753 (14.80%) Analytics
13 747 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
14 649 (12.76%) MS Visio
15 555 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 554 (10.89%) Marketing
17 529 (10.40%) Data Analysis
18 509 (10.00%) Windows
19 501 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 472 (9.28%) Oracle
21 447 (8.79%) Tableau
22 430 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 419 (8.24%) C#
24 415 (8.16%) T-SQL
25 385 (7.57%) Banking
26 370 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
27 369 (7.25%) .NET
27 369 (7.25%) Microsoft Project
28 367 (7.21%) Management Information System
29 347 (6.82%) PRINCE2

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
1 300 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 225 (4.42%) SAS
3 65 (1.28%) IIS
4 54 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 36 (0.71%) CMS
5 36 (0.71%) Confluence
6 35 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 35 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 24 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 18 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (0.33%) Apache
11 17 (0.33%) MS Project Server
12 16 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.20%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 1,574 (30.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,299 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
3 649 (12.76%) MS Visio
4 369 (7.25%) Microsoft Project
5 172 (3.38%) Spreadsheet
6 58 (1.14%) SPSS
7 23 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 17 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.20%) RoboHelp
11 7 (0.14%) InDesign
12 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.079%) Camtasia
13 4 (0.079%) Snagit
14 3 (0.059%) ArcInfo
14 3 (0.059%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.059%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.059%) Maya
14 3 (0.059%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 41 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (0.57%) Elite 3E
5 24 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
6 21 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 21 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 21 (0.41%) thinkFolio
7 19 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
8 16 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.31%) SAP BPC
8 16 (0.31%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 15 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 15 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
10 14 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
10 14 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.28%) SAP SD
11 13 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
11 13 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (0.24%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 170 (3.34%) Google Analytics
2 127 (2.50%) Office 365
3 100 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 80 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
5 74 (1.45%) AdWords
6 69 (1.36%) SaaS
7 37 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 18 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
10 16 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
11 14 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
12 13 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (0.26%) GitHub
13 12 (0.24%) OneDrive
14 11 (0.22%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.14%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 6 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 5 (0.098%) PaaS
18 4 (0.079%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 116 (2.28%) Internet
2 62 (1.22%) WAN
3 56 (1.10%) LAN
4 53 (1.04%) Firewall
5 45 (0.88%) VPN
6 41 (0.81%) Skype
7 37 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 37 (0.73%) Wireless
8 35 (0.69%) Intranet
8 35 (0.69%) SMS
9 21 (0.41%) DNS
9 21 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
9 21 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (0.39%) 4G
11 18 (0.35%) DHCP
11 18 (0.35%) VoIP
12 15 (0.29%) Network Security
13 13 (0.26%) Broadband
14 12 (0.24%) SAN
15 11 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,092 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 555 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 430 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 370 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 347 (6.82%) Power BI
6 243 (4.78%) MS Access
7 236 (4.64%) QlikView
8 190 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 165 (3.24%) Relational Database
10 155 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
11 143 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
12 129 (2.54%) MySQL
13 96 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 86 (1.69%) Big Data
15 83 (1.63%) Data Mining
16 81 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 67 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
18 65 (1.28%) PowerPivot
19 64 (1.26%) Hadoop
20 63 (1.24%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 206 (4.05%) JIRA
2 122 (2.40%) Visual Studio
3 106 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 48 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 38 (0.75%) Selenium
7 22 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 20 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 19 (0.37%) HP UFT
9 19 (0.37%) Subversion
10 18 (0.35%) Jenkins
11 17 (0.33%) Pivotal Tracker
12 14 (0.28%) LSMW
13 13 (0.26%) Axure RP
14 12 (0.24%) ERwin
14 12 (0.24%) NUnit
15 11 (0.22%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (0.20%) Artifactory
17 9 (0.18%) MSTest
General
1 1,842 (36.20%) Finance
2 554 (10.89%) Marketing
3 385 (7.57%) Banking
4 278 (5.46%) Retail
5 219 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 201 (3.95%) Legal
7 137 (2.69%) Advertising
8 130 (2.56%) Investment Banking
9 107 (2.10%) Front Office
10 103 (2.02%) Law
11 81 (1.59%) Retail Banking
12 75 (1.47%) Games
12 75 (1.47%) Manufacturing
13 69 (1.36%) Back Office
13 69 (1.36%) Financial Institution
14 65 (1.28%) Publishing
15 49 (0.96%) Electronics
16 47 (0.92%) Billing
17 31 (0.61%) Automotive
18 25 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,096 (41.19%) Analyst
2 694 (13.64%) Developer
3 513 (10.08%) Data Analyst
4 333 (6.54%) Business Analyst
5 298 (5.86%) Consultant
6 247 (4.85%) Support Analyst
7 237 (4.66%) SQL Analyst
8 210 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 189 (3.71%) Junior
10 188 (3.69%) SQL Developer
11 184 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 169 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 158 (3.11%) Administrator
14 156 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
15 140 (2.75%) Service Analyst
16 129 (2.54%) C# Developer
17 128 (2.52%) Applications Support
18 126 (2.48%) SQL Data Analyst
19 120 (2.36%) Coordinator
20 119 (2.34%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (7.25%) .NET
2 244 (4.80%) HTML
3 167 (3.28%) CSS
4 155 (3.05%) XML
5 104 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 92 (1.81%) .NET Framework
7 86 (1.69%) jQuery
7 86 (1.69%) Web Services
8 61 (1.20%) WCF
9 56 (1.10%) HTML5
10 52 (1.02%) AngularJS
11 46 (0.90%) WPF
12 39 (0.77%) JSON
13 35 (0.69%) Entity Framework
14 33 (0.65%) COM
15 29 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (0.53%) XSLT
17 26 (0.51%) MDX
17 26 (0.51%) REST
17 26 (0.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1,266 (24.88%) Analytical Skills
2 367 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 278 (5.46%) Computer Science
4 110 (2.16%) Social Media
5 88 (1.73%) User Experience
6 86 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 78 (1.53%) Fintech
8 59 (1.16%) Hedge funds
9 58 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 56 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 52 (1.02%) Equities
12 51 (1.00%) Blackberry
13 47 (0.92%) Fixed Income
14 44 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
15 43 (0.85%) NHS
16 42 (0.83%) Derivative
16 42 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 36 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 36 (0.71%) PMI
18 35 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 509 (10.00%) Windows
2 127 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 120 (2.36%) Linux
4 115 (2.26%) Windows Server
5 108 (2.12%) Windows 10
6 93 (1.83%) Unix
7 62 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (0.96%) Android
10 29 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 28 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 20 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.16%) VMS
18 5 (0.098%) AIX
18 5 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 4 (0.079%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,001 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
2 764 (15.02%) Project Management
3 753 (14.80%) Analytics
4 747 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
5 529 (10.40%) Data Analysis
6 501 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 347 (6.82%) PRINCE2
8 346 (6.80%) Business Analysis
9 339 (6.66%) ITIL
10 332 (6.53%) Mathematics
11 326 (6.41%) CRM
12 321 (6.31%) Data Modelling
13 317 (6.23%) Time Management
14 310 (6.09%) Visualisation
15 305 (5.99%) ETL
16 245 (4.82%) Risk Management
17 244 (4.80%) Asset Management
18 242 (4.76%) Data Management
19 230 (4.52%) Service Delivery
20 225 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,939 (38.11%) SQL
2 763 (15.00%) VBA
3 419 (8.24%) C#
4 415 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 212 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 198 (3.89%) Python
7 195 (3.83%) VB
8 165 (3.24%) Java
9 127 (2.50%) R
10 98 (1.93%) VB.NET
11 87 (1.71%) C
12 82 (1.61%) PowerShell
13 79 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 70 (1.38%) C++
15 54 (1.06%) VBScript
16 40 (0.79%) PHP
17 39 (0.77%) Perl
18 36 (0.71%) MATLAB
19 30 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 19 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 999 (19.63%) Degree
2 133 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 132 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 110 (2.16%) ISEB
5 106 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 91 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 77 (1.51%) PMI Certification
8 64 (1.26%) PMP
9 61 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 52 (1.02%) ACCA
11 51 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
12 50 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 47 (0.92%) CIMA
13 47 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
14 45 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
15 43 (0.85%) MCSE
16 35 (0.69%) CCNA
17 30 (0.59%) MCSA
18 27 (0.53%) PhD
18 27 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (6.17%) PMO
2 266 (5.23%) QA
3 264 (5.19%) Data Quality
3 264 (5.19%) SLA
4 72 (1.42%) GDPR
5 47 (0.92%) Actionable Recommendations
6 33 (0.65%) Solvency II
7 27 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (0.47%) MiFID
9 23 (0.45%) EMIR
10 17 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.31%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.26%) COBIT
13 12 (0.24%) PCI DSS
14 11 (0.22%) CRD IV
14 11 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
15 8 (0.16%) P3O
16 6 (0.12%) ISO 14001
16 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 5 (0.098%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 153 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 43 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.14%) Docker
5 7 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.14%) XenApp
6 6 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.098%) Firmware
8 4 (0.079%) GPFS
8 4 (0.079%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.059%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.059%) vSphere
10 1 (0.020%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.020%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (0.92%) SCCM
2 37 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 16 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.22%) Ganglia
5 10 (0.20%) Control-M
6 9 (0.18%) Endace
6 9 (0.18%) Nagios
7 8 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.14%) WSUS
9 6 (0.12%) Puppet
10 5 (0.098%) Ansible
10 5 (0.098%) EnCase
10 5 (0.098%) FTK
10 5 (0.098%) ServiceCenter
11 4 (0.079%) Cacti
11 4 (0.079%) HP SiteScope
11 4 (0.079%) OpenView
11 4 (0.079%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.059%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.039%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2,347 (46.13%) Microsoft
2 472 (9.28%) Oracle
3 447 (8.79%) Tableau
4 261 (5.13%) SAP
5 214 (4.21%) Google
6 138 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
7 98 (1.93%) Cognos
8 88 (1.73%) Adobe
9 78 (1.53%) Cisco
10 75 (1.47%) Capita
11 70 (1.38%) VMware
12 62 (1.22%) Citrix
13 53 (1.04%) IBM
14 52 (1.02%) Remedy
15 45 (0.88%) HP
16 44 (0.86%) JD Edwards
17 43 (0.85%) iManage
18 35 (0.69%) Sun
19 34 (0.67%) Informatica
19 34 (0.67%) Sage