Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 60 82
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 250 375 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.43% 4.36% 3.39%
As % of the Applications category 37.88% 41.44% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 208 291 260
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +1.35% +7.39%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 660 905 1,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.05% 10.52% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 550 626 825
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £53,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 -28 82 £37,300 -0.53% 18
Staffordshire +5 35 £28,500 +3.64% 9
Warwickshire -27 35 £35,500 -11.25% 8
Coventry +10 29 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Worcestershire -8 29 £25,000 -44.32% 2
Solihull -8 14 £35,000 +28.44% 4
Shropshire +19 12 £27,500 +29.41% 3
West Bromwich -6 2 £28,625 -18.21% 1
Sutton Coldfield +12 1 £22,500 +15.38% 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 110 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 84 (33.60%) SQL
3 75 (30.00%) Finance
4 73 (29.20%) Microsoft Office
5 68 (27.20%) Business Intelligence
6 64 (25.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 55 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 49 (19.60%) Power Platform
9 49 (19.60%) Power BI
10 41 (16.40%) Data Analysis
11 37 (14.80%) SQL Server
12 34 (13.60%) Project Management
13 31 (12.40%) Management Information System
13 31 (12.40%) Degree
14 27 (10.80%) T-SQL
15 23 (9.20%) Microsoft Project
15 23 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (9.20%) Analytics
15 23 (9.20%) Decision-Making
16 22 (8.80%) Visualisation
17 21 (8.40%) Marketing
17 21 (8.40%) SAP
17 21 (8.40%) MS Visio
18 20 (8.00%) Tableau
19 19 (7.60%) Relational Database
19 19 (7.60%) Time Management
19 19 (7.60%) Telecoms
20 18 (7.20%) ETL

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 14 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.00%) IIS
3 2 (0.80%) CMS
3 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.80%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 73 (29.20%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (25.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (9.20%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (8.40%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.40%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.40%) SPSS
7 1 (0.40%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.80%) Magento
3 2 (0.80%) Maximo
3 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.60%) Power Platform
2 13 (5.20%) Azure
3 11 (4.40%) Office 365
4 6 (2.40%) AWS
5 5 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.20%) IaaS
6 3 (1.20%) PaaS
6 3 (1.20%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.80%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.80%) Wireless
2 9 (3.60%) Internet
2 9 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.00%) Firewall
4 5 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (1.60%) DHCP
5 4 (1.60%) DNS
5 4 (1.60%) GoToMeeting
5 4 (1.60%) HTTP
6 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.80%) FTP
6 2 (0.80%) LAN
6 2 (0.80%) Network Security
6 2 (0.80%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.40%) Skype
7 1 (0.40%) SNMP
7 1 (0.40%) TETRA
7 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.60%) Power BI
2 37 (14.80%) SQL Server
3 23 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.40%) MS Access
7 11 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.20%) QlikView
9 6 (2.40%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.60%) MySQL
11 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (1.20%) PowerPivot
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.80%) Big Data
12 2 (0.80%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.80%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 18 (7.20%) JIRA
2 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.20%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) JMeter
3 1 (0.40%) NUnit
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (30.00%) Finance
2 21 (8.40%) Marketing
3 19 (7.60%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.80%) Retail
5 9 (3.60%) Legal
6 6 (2.40%) Law
6 6 (2.40%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.20%) Billing
7 3 (1.20%) Electronics
7 3 (1.20%) Environmental Health
8 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (41.60%) Analyst
2 45 (18.00%) Data Analyst
3 21 (8.40%) Consultant
4 17 (6.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 15 (6.00%) Administrator
5 15 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 14 (5.60%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (5.60%) Security Consultant
7 13 (5.20%) Data Administrator
7 13 (5.20%) Developer
7 13 (5.20%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 12 (4.80%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.40%) Applications Support
9 11 (4.40%) Graduate
9 11 (4.40%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (3.20%) Excel Analyst
10 8 (3.20%) Junior
10 8 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
11 7 (2.80%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.80%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.60%) HTML
2 8 (3.20%) Web Services
3 6 (2.40%) XML
4 5 (2.00%) .NET
5 4 (1.60%) SOAP
6 3 (1.20%) CSS
6 3 (1.20%) MDX
7 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.80%) Node.js
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.80%) SAML
7 2 (0.80%) XSLT
8 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.40%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.40%) HTML5
8 1 (0.40%) LESS
8 1 (0.40%) OOCSS
8 1 (0.40%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (12.40%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.00%) Driving Licence
4 14 (5.60%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.80%) CCTV
6 8 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.80%) e-Learning
7 7 (2.80%) User Experience
8 6 (2.40%) Digital TV
8 6 (2.40%) Fibre Optics
9 5 (2.00%) NHS
10 4 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.80%) CMDB
12 2 (0.80%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.40%) Windows
2 9 (3.60%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.20%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.80%) Linux
5 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.60%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.20%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (16.40%) Data Analysis
4 34 (13.60%) Project Management
5 23 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.20%) Analytics
5 23 (9.20%) Decision-Making
6 22 (8.80%) Visualisation
7 19 (7.60%) Time Management
8 18 (7.20%) ETL
9 17 (6.80%) Data Modelling
9 17 (6.80%) Information Security
9 17 (6.80%) ITIL
9 17 (6.80%) PRINCE2
9 17 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (6.40%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (6.00%) Data Visualisation
12 14 (5.60%) Change Management
12 14 (5.60%) Due Diligence
12 14 (5.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 84 (33.60%) SQL
2 27 (10.80%) T-SQL
3 14 (5.60%) VBA
4 10 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 9 (3.60%) Python
6 7 (2.80%) R
7 5 (2.00%) C#
7 5 (2.00%) VB
8 4 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.80%) C
10 2 (0.80%) C++
10 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.80%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) VB6
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (12.40%) Degree
2 14 (5.60%) CISM
2 14 (5.60%) CISSP
3 12 (4.80%) HND
4 9 (3.60%) HNC
5 7 (2.80%) CIMA
5 7 (2.80%) CISA
6 6 (2.40%) ISEB
6 6 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.60%) CIPD
8 4 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.60%) MCP
9 3 (1.20%) MCTS
9 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.20%) PMP
10 2 (0.80%) CCNP
10 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.80%) GIAC
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.80%) PMO
2 7 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.80%) SLA
3 4 (1.60%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.60%) NEBOSH
3 4 (1.60%) QA
4 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (1.20%) P3O
4 3 (1.20%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.80%) GDPR
5 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.20%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) Ansible
3 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.80%) Mesos
3 2 (0.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.80%) rkt
3 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.80%) Terraform
4 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.40%) SAP
3 20 (8.00%) Tableau
4 15 (6.00%) Oracle
5 9 (3.60%) IBM
6 6 (2.40%) Virgin Media
7 5 (2.00%) BMC
7 5 (2.00%) Cognos
7 5 (2.00%) VMware
8 4 (1.60%) Cisco
8 4 (1.60%) Google
9 3 (1.20%) BT
9 3 (1.20%) Citrix
9 3 (1.20%) Remedy
10 2 (0.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (0.80%) CODA
10 2 (0.80%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.80%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.80%) Snow
11 1 (0.40%) Intapp