Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 78 92
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 360 407 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.53% 3.57% 2.86%
As % of the Applications category 34.72% 35.58% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 283 323 273
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,952 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,600 £56,000 £49,150
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1037 1144 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.17% 10.04% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 857 893 764
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.17% -7.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,000 £50,438
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Birmingham -12 130 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Coventry +38 47 £30,000 - 5
Staffordshire +21 40 £35,000 +29.63% 7
Solihull +14 27 £31,000 +12.73%
Warwickshire -22 25 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Shropshire -22 16 £22,500 -34.70%
West Bromwich +14 14 £52,500 +16.67%
Worcestershire -21 8 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Walsall +6 6 £30,000 -10.45%
Wolverhampton +1 5 £31,500 -13.70%
Dudley - 4 £37,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £32,500 -
Herefordshire +1 1 £50,000 +49.25%
Wednesbury -4 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 168 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 158 (43.89%) SQL
3 115 (31.94%) Microsoft Office
4 106 (29.44%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (28.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 89 (24.72%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (21.39%) Degree
8 69 (19.17%) Finance
9 59 (16.39%) SQL Server
10 57 (15.83%) MS Visio
11 54 (15.00%) Tableau
12 53 (14.72%) Marketing
13 52 (14.44%) Analytics
14 51 (14.17%) SAS
15 45 (12.50%) Windows
16 42 (11.67%) VBA
17 40 (11.11%) PRINCE2
17 40 (11.11%) CRM
17 40 (11.11%) Data Analysis
18 39 (10.83%) Time Management
18 39 (10.83%) Project Management
19 37 (10.28%) Data Management
20 35 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 33 (9.17%) ITIL
22 31 (8.61%) Microsoft Project
22 31 (8.61%) Service Delivery
23 30 (8.33%) Data Quality
24 28 (7.78%) Risk Management
25 27 (7.50%) Management Information System
25 27 (7.50%) Oracle

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 51 (14.17%) SAS
2 27 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.67%) CMS
4 5 (1.39%) IIS
5 4 (1.11%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.83%) WordPress
7 2 (0.56%) Apache
7 2 (0.56%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 115 (31.94%) Microsoft Office
2 103 (28.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 57 (15.83%) MS Visio
4 31 (8.61%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (2.22%) Acrobat
6 8 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (2.22%) RoboHelp
7 4 (1.11%) InfoPath
7 4 (1.11%) Snagit
8 3 (0.83%) ArcInfo
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.28%) CATIA
9 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.28%) Simulink
9 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 4 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.56%) Primavera
5 1 (0.28%) Actimize
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.50%) Office 365
2 6 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.83%) AdWords
3 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) Internet
2 9 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.67%) VPN
3 6 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.39%) DHCP
4 5 (1.39%) Firewall
4 5 (1.39%) LAN
4 5 (1.39%) WAN
5 3 (0.83%) Skype
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.56%) NAS
6 2 (0.56%) SAN
6 2 (0.56%) Softphone
6 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (7.50%) MS Access
4 22 (6.11%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.83%) Power BI
5 21 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.17%) OLAP
7 15 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (3.89%) Base SAS
8 14 (3.89%) Data Mart
9 11 (3.06%) QlikView
10 9 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 5 (1.39%) Big Data
13 5 (1.39%) Semantic Layer
13 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (3.89%) ProC
2 9 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.56%) CANoe
4 2 (0.56%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
General
1 69 (19.17%) Finance
2 53 (14.72%) Marketing
3 25 (6.94%) Retail
4 16 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.50%) Legal
6 6 (1.67%) Advertising
6 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.39%) Automotive
8 4 (1.11%) Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) French Language
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) German Language
9 2 (0.56%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 172 (47.78%) Analyst
2 44 (12.22%) Data Analyst
3 43 (11.94%) Developer
4 27 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (6.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 23 (6.39%) SQL Analyst
6 22 (6.11%) Business Analyst
7 21 (5.83%) Consultant
8 19 (5.28%) Insight Analyst
9 16 (4.44%) Administrator
10 15 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (4.17%) Junior
11 14 (3.89%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.61%) CRM Analyst
12 13 (3.61%) SAS Developer
13 12 (3.33%) Implementation Consultant
14 11 (3.06%) Coordinator
14 11 (3.06%) SQL Data Analyst
15 10 (2.78%) Senior Insight Analyst
15 10 (2.78%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.78%) HTML
2 8 (2.22%) .NET
2 8 (2.22%) CSS
3 5 (1.39%) MDX
3 5 (1.39%) XML
4 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.83%) HTML5
4 3 (0.83%) jQuery
4 3 (0.83%) Web Services
5 2 (0.56%) CSS3
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.28%) Ajax
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
6 1 (0.28%) LAMP
6 1 (0.28%) Middleware
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) XHTML
6 1 (0.28%) XSL
6 1 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 106 (29.44%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.11%) Data Structures
4 19 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.94%) Fintech
6 6 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.67%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.11%) Life Science
7 4 (1.11%) PMI
7 4 (1.11%) SCADA
8 3 (0.83%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.56%) EPoS
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (0.56%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.56%) Social Media
9 2 (0.56%) User Experience
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.28%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.50%) Windows
2 16 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 12 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.94%) Unix
7 6 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.11%) Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) VMS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.72%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (14.44%) Analytics
3 40 (11.11%) CRM
3 40 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 40 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 39 (10.83%) Project Management
4 39 (10.83%) Time Management
5 37 (10.28%) Data Management
6 33 (9.17%) ITIL
7 31 (8.61%) Service Delivery
8 28 (7.78%) Risk Management
9 27 (7.50%) Mathematics
9 27 (7.50%) Visualisation
10 25 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (6.39%) Change Management
11 23 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (6.11%) Presales
13 21 (5.83%) Business Analysis
14 19 (5.28%) Data Visualisation
14 19 (5.28%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 158 (43.89%) SQL
2 42 (11.67%) VBA
3 17 (4.72%) C
3 17 (4.72%) C#
4 14 (3.89%) PROC SQL
4 14 (3.89%) T-SQL
5 11 (3.06%) VB
6 8 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.67%) Java
8 5 (1.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.11%) Python
10 3 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.56%) Perl
11 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 2 (0.56%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) R
12 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (21.39%) Degree
2 14 (3.89%) SAS Certification
3 11 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.06%) ISEB
3 11 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 7 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.94%) PMP
7 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.11%) GCFA
8 4 (1.11%) GCFE
8 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.56%) ACCA
10 2 (0.56%) CCNA
10 2 (0.56%) CIMA
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.72%) PMO
3 15 (4.17%) SLA
4 12 (3.33%) QA
5 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.83%) P3O
6 2 (0.56%) COBIT
6 2 (0.56%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.11%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.83%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.11%) EnCase
1 4 (1.11%) FTK
2 3 (0.83%) SCCM
2 3 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.56%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 168 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 54 (15.00%) Tableau
3 27 (7.50%) Oracle
4 11 (3.06%) Adobe
4 11 (3.06%) Cisco
5 9 (2.50%) Google
6 8 (2.22%) Cognos
6 8 (2.22%) IBM
6 8 (2.22%) VMware
7 6 (1.67%) HP
7 6 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.67%) SAP
8 4 (1.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (1.11%) Cellebrite
8 4 (1.11%) NetApp
9 3 (0.83%) Citrix
9 3 (0.83%) Dell
9 3 (0.83%) EMC
9 3 (0.83%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com