The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Excel
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 461 492 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.60% 7.98% 10.24%
As % of the Applications category 67.60% 59.42% 69.05%
Number of salaries quoted 352 367 451
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -1.40%  

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

Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 682 828 756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.20% 13.43% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 522 648 627
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,999 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing MS Excel as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MS Excel in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Excel in the West Midlands

MS 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 MS Excel within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 230 £35,000 -6.66% 22
Staffordshire +25 65 £36,500 +12.30% 12
Warwickshire +31 40 £32,000 -0.77% 7
Coventry -12 30 £31,250 +4.16% 1
Worcestershire -23 23 £42,500 +63.46% 6
Solihull -22 19 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Shropshire -1 13 £39,000 +44.44% 6
West Bromwich +1 10 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £42,500 -
Walsall +15 5 £31,500 +14.54% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton -5 1 £31,000 -18.95% 1
Wednesbury - 1 - -
MS Excel
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 758 (78.39%) Microsoft
2 312 (32.26%) SQL
3 268 (27.71%) SQL Server
4 258 (26.68%) Windows
5 229 (23.68%) VMware
6 211 (21.82%) Active Directory
7 203 (20.99%) MS Office
8 176 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
9 166 (17.17%) .NET
10 160 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 159 (16.44%) C#
11 159 (16.44%) Finance
12 157 (16.24%) ITIL
13 149 (15.41%) Data Centre
14 146 (15.10%) Citrix
15 130 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 125 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
17 118 (12.20%) Project Management
18 116 (12.00%) Windows Server
19 115 (11.89%) Service Delivery
20 107 (11.07%) MS Exchange
21 104 (10.75%) Cisco
22 101 (10.44%) JavaScript
23 100 (10.34%) ASP.NET
23 100 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
24 96 (9.93%) CRM
24 96 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
25 94 (9.72%) Degree
25 94 (9.72%) HTML
26 92 (9.51%) Linux

MS 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
1 107 (11.07%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.55%) IIS
4 39 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 18 (1.86%) CMS
8 15 (1.55%) SAS
9 8 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.52%) Site Server
11 4 (0.41%) JBoss
11 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.31%) FormScape
12 3 (0.31%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 203 (20.99%) MS Office
2 80 (8.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 42 (4.34%) MS Visio
4 39 (4.03%) MS Project
5 10 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.31%) SPSS
7 2 (0.21%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.10%) Stata
8 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 30 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.62%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.41%) OpenText MBPM
5 4 (0.41%) OpenText Process Suite
6 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.21%) BPCS
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.21%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.10%) FastStats
8 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 130 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (5.38%) Office 365
3 34 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (3.52%) IaaS
3 34 (3.52%) PaaS
4 32 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (3.00%) SaaS
6 17 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.31%) Google Play
10 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.10%) G Suite
11 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.10%) Trello
11 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.27%) Firewall
1 51 (5.27%) Network Security
2 44 (4.55%) DNS
3 37 (3.83%) LAN
4 35 (3.62%) WAN
5 34 (3.52%) TCP/IP
6 31 (3.21%) DHCP
7 27 (2.79%) SAN
8 24 (2.48%) VLAN
9 20 (2.07%) SSL
10 19 (1.96%) VPN
11 14 (1.45%) HTTP
12 13 (1.34%) VoIP
13 12 (1.24%) Internet
13 12 (1.24%) Wireless
14 10 (1.03%) FTP
15 7 (0.72%) SNMP
16 6 (0.62%) IPv4
16 6 (0.62%) IPv6
16 6 (0.62%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (3.62%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.21%) MySQL
6 31 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (3.10%) DB2
8 26 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (2.48%) Power BI
10 23 (2.38%) MS Access
11 22 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (1.96%) OLAP
13 18 (1.86%) Big Data
14 14 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
15 12 (1.24%) QlikView
16 11 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 64 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.83%) JIRA
5 5 (0.52%) ProC
6 3 (0.31%) Android Studio
6 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.31%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.31%) Mocha
6 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.31%) Xcode
7 2 (0.21%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.21%) Selenium
7 2 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.10%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.10%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.10%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 159 (16.44%) Finance
2 90 (9.31%) Retail
3 66 (6.83%) Manufacturing
4 43 (4.45%) Publishing
5 32 (3.31%) Automotive
6 28 (2.90%) Marketing
7 24 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.07%) Advertising
9 13 (1.34%) Games
10 8 (0.83%) Banking
11 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.41%) Legal
13 3 (0.31%) French Language
13 3 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Law
14 2 (0.21%) Local Government
14 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (19.23%) Analyst
2 144 (14.89%) Developer
3 70 (7.24%) Consultant
4 66 (6.83%) .NET Developer
5 55 (5.69%) Architect
6 51 (5.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 42 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
8 39 (4.03%) Senior Developer
9 38 (3.93%) IT Support
10 37 (3.83%) Technical Manager
11 36 (3.72%) Support Analyst
12 34 (3.52%) Support Engineer
13 29 (3.00%) Business Analyst
13 29 (3.00%) Software Developer
14 28 (2.90%) Data Analyst
14 28 (2.90%) IT Technician
15 27 (2.79%) Applications Support
15 27 (2.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (2.69%) C# Developer
16 26 (2.69%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (17.17%) .NET
2 100 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 94 (9.72%) HTML
4 81 (8.38%) CSS
5 49 (5.07%) .NET Framework
6 45 (4.65%) jQuery
7 30 (3.10%) Web Services
8 27 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (2.79%) XML
9 26 (2.69%) Entity Framework
10 25 (2.59%) AngularJS
11 17 (1.76%) HTML5
12 13 (1.34%) SOAP
12 13 (1.34%) WPF
13 12 (1.24%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (1.24%) Node.js
14 11 (1.14%) LINQ
15 10 (1.03%) LESS
15 10 (1.03%) REST
15 10 (1.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 149 (15.41%) Data Centre
2 125 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 34 (3.52%) NHS
5 32 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.21%) CMDB
7 30 (3.10%) Driving Licence
8 16 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.24%) User Experience
12 11 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.93%) Clustering
14 7 (0.72%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.72%) Smart Meter
14 7 (0.72%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.62%) Cyber Attack
16 5 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 258 (26.68%) Windows
2 116 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 92 (9.51%) Linux
4 68 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (6.31%) Windows 7
6 52 (5.38%) Windows 8
7 43 (4.45%) Unix
7 43 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (3.52%) Windows 10
9 21 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (1.76%) Android
11 13 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.24%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.83%) SUSE
15 5 (0.52%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.31%) VyOS
17 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (16.24%) ITIL
3 118 (12.20%) Project Management
4 115 (11.89%) Service Delivery
5 100 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 96 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 96 (9.93%) CRM
7 85 (8.79%) PRINCE2
8 76 (7.86%) ERP
8 76 (7.86%) Mentoring
9 73 (7.55%) Presales
10 67 (6.93%) Line Management
10 67 (6.93%) MVC
11 56 (5.79%) Software Engineering
12 53 (5.48%) Logistics
13 46 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (4.65%) ETL
15 44 (4.55%) Time Management
16 43 (4.45%) Service Management
17 42 (4.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 312 (32.26%) SQL
2 159 (16.44%) C#
3 101 (10.44%) JavaScript
4 73 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 35 (3.62%) PowerShell
6 34 (3.52%) VB.NET
7 30 (3.10%) VB
8 25 (2.59%) C
9 21 (2.17%) VBA
10 19 (1.96%) Java
11 12 (1.24%) VBScript
12 11 (1.14%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.03%) R
14 6 (0.62%) PHP
15 5 (0.52%) C++
15 5 (0.52%) PROC SQL
16 3 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.31%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.21%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 94 (9.72%) Degree
2 80 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (5.17%) ISEB
4 43 (4.45%) Security Cleared
5 37 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (3.52%) MCSE
7 32 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 24 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.48%) PMP
9 23 (2.38%) CCNA
10 22 (2.28%) PMI Certification
11 17 (1.76%) CCNP
11 17 (1.76%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (1.45%) LPIC
12 14 (1.45%) MCP
13 12 (1.24%) MCSA
14 10 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
14 10 (1.03%) MCITP
14 10 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.55%) SLA
2 40 (4.14%) QA
3 24 (2.48%) PMO
4 18 (1.86%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 12 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.10%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.10%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 211 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 160 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (8.07%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.17%) Docker
4 21 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
6 15 (1.55%) Firmware
7 11 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (1.03%) XenServer
9 8 (0.83%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.72%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.72%) XenApp
11 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.21%) vSphere
12 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.10%) vCloud
12 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (3.93%) SCCM
2 30 (3.10%) SCOM
3 18 (1.86%) SCVMM
4 15 (1.55%) Backup Exec
5 14 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.45%) Puppet
6 8 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.41%) WSUS
10 3 (0.31%) Nagios
10 3 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 758 (78.39%) Microsoft
2 229 (23.68%) VMware
3 146 (15.10%) Citrix
4 104 (10.75%) Cisco
5 66 (6.83%) Oracle
6 48 (4.96%) NetApp
7 46 (4.76%) IBM
8 41 (4.24%) SAP
9 36 (3.72%) EMC
10 29 (3.00%) HP
11 24 (2.48%) Red Hat
12 23 (2.38%) Google
13 19 (1.96%) 3PAR
14 18 (1.86%) CheckPoint
14 18 (1.86%) Tableau
15 17 (1.76%) BMC
16 16 (1.65%) Juniper
17 13 (1.34%) Cognos
17 13 (1.34%) JD Edwards
18 11 (1.14%) Apple
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £41,000 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24500.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pen/health/25 hols/gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago