Period
to 22 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 136 182 178
Rank change year-on-year +46 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 741 172 112
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.53% 1.59% 1.52%
As % of the Applications category 39.71% 34.75% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 428 148 86
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,375
25th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -21.74%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,875 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,375 £77,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 WFH option and a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,866 495 349
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.38% 4.58% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 407 277
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.47% -15.00% -7.41%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £74,250
UK median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +8.97% -2.50%

Microsoft Excel
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Microsoft Excel trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Excel.

Microsoft Excel salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Microsoft Excel salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, Microsoft Excel job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 355 (47.91%) Social Skills
2 334 (45.07%) Microsoft
3 292 (39.41%) SQL
4 277 (37.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 271 (36.57%) Analytical Skills
6 262 (35.36%) Business Intelligence
7 253 (34.14%) Finance
8 221 (29.82%) Power BI
8 221 (29.82%) Power Platform
9 209 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
10 206 (27.80%) Analytics
11 199 (26.86%) Degree
12 175 (23.62%) Project Management
13 172 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
14 150 (20.24%) Data Analysis
15 144 (19.43%) Python
16 141 (19.03%) Data Management
17 136 (18.35%) SQL Server
18 114 (15.38%) Data Modelling
19 112 (15.11%) Visualisation
20 111 (14.98%) Time Management
21 110 (14.84%) Oracle
22 106 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
23 105 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
24 104 (14.04%) Azure
25 97 (13.09%) Presentation Skills
26 96 (12.96%) C#
27 87 (11.74%) Windows
27 87 (11.74%) Clinical Data Management
28 85 (11.47%) VB

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 37 (4.99%) SAS
3 21 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (1.48%) CMS
5 8 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.94%) WordPress
7 6 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.67%) Confluence
9 4 (0.54%) Apache
9 4 (0.54%) IIS
9 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) R Markdown
Applications
1 277 (37.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 172 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (6.07%) MS Visio
4 41 (5.53%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.40%) SPSS
7 2 (0.27%) MadCap Flare
7 2 (0.27%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (8.64%) Oracle Clinical
2 13 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.62%) NetSuite
4 9 (1.21%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (0.94%) SAP MDG
6 5 (0.67%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.67%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.40%) Maximo
9 2 (0.27%) Eikon
9 2 (0.27%) MFGPRO
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.27%) Raiser's Edge
9 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.13%) iTrent
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 221 (29.82%) Power Platform
2 104 (14.04%) Azure
3 43 (5.80%) Microsoft 365
4 41 (5.53%) Google Analytics
5 25 (3.37%) SaaS
6 15 (2.02%) Google Sheets
7 13 (1.75%) Power Automate
8 12 (1.62%) AWS
8 12 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (1.62%) Google Tag Manager
9 10 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (1.35%) Google Data Studio
10 9 (1.21%) OneDrive
11 8 (1.08%) GCP
11 8 (1.08%) Google Ads
12 7 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.67%) PaaS
14 4 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.54%) Basecamp
14 4 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.48%) Firewall
1 11 (1.48%) WebEx
2 10 (1.35%) Intranet
3 6 (0.81%) VPN
4 5 (0.67%) BGP
4 5 (0.67%) LAN
4 5 (0.67%) OSPF
5 4 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.54%) DMZ
5 4 (0.54%) Ethernet VPN
5 4 (0.54%) MPLS
5 4 (0.54%) Multicast
5 4 (0.54%) Network Security
5 4 (0.54%) NX-OS
5 4 (0.54%) VXLAN
5 4 (0.54%) WLAN
6 3 (0.40%) DNS
6 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (29.82%) Power BI
2 136 (18.35%) SQL Server
3 105 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
4 82 (11.07%) Relational Database
5 64 (8.64%) RDBMS
6 60 (8.10%) Tableau
7 59 (7.96%) MySQL
8 53 (7.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 40 (5.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (2.97%) Power Query
13 16 (2.16%) MS Access
14 15 (2.02%) QlikView
15 14 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.89%) Spotfire
16 13 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (1.48%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 42 (5.67%) JIRA
2 21 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (2.29%) Axure RP
4 11 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.81%) Postman
7 4 (0.54%) ProC
7 4 (0.54%) Subversion
8 3 (0.40%) Toad
9 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.13%) DBeaver
10 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 355 (47.91%) Social Skills
2 271 (36.57%) Analytical Skills
3 253 (34.14%) Finance
4 97 (13.09%) Presentation Skills
5 83 (11.20%) Marketing
6 55 (7.42%) Publishing
7 46 (6.21%) Retail
8 43 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 40 (5.40%) Law
10 34 (4.59%) Legal
11 32 (4.32%) Organisational Skills
11 32 (4.32%) Public Sector
12 21 (2.83%) Advertising
13 17 (2.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 13 (1.75%) Manufacturing
15 12 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
16 11 (1.48%) Banking
17 10 (1.35%) Telecoms
18 6 (0.81%) Billing
19 5 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 256 (34.55%) Analyst
2 94 (12.69%) Data Analyst
3 67 (9.04%) Data Manager
4 60 (8.10%) Administrator
5 54 (7.29%) Data Administrator
6 51 (6.88%) Senior Analyst
7 39 (5.26%) E-Commerce Administrator
8 34 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 34 (4.59%) Project Manager
9 33 (4.45%) Business Analyst
10 32 (4.32%) Consultant
10 32 (4.32%) Senior Manager
11 29 (3.91%) Developer
12 25 (3.37%) Programmer
13 23 (3.10%) Financial Analyst
13 23 (3.10%) Senior Programmer
14 22 (2.97%) Junior
15 17 (2.29%) Insight Analyst
16 16 (2.16%) Data Engineer
16 16 (2.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.56%) XML
2 16 (2.16%) HTML
3 13 (1.75%) CSS
4 12 (1.62%) .NET
5 9 (1.21%) DOM
5 9 (1.21%) Node.js
6 8 (1.08%) JSON
6 8 (1.08%) Web Services
7 5 (0.67%) PySpark
7 5 (0.67%) RESTful
7 5 (0.67%) XSLT
8 4 (0.54%) JSP
8 4 (0.54%) ODBC
8 4 (0.54%) XAMPP
9 3 (0.40%) ADO
10 2 (0.27%) COM
10 2 (0.27%) MDX
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.27%) XHTML
11 1 (0.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.64%) Driving Licence
2 56 (7.56%) User Experience
3 52 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 49 (6.61%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.29%) Digital Media
5 17 (2.29%) PMI
6 13 (1.75%) Biotechnology
7 12 (1.62%) FMCG
8 11 (1.48%) Analytical Mindset
8 11 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.08%) NHS
10 8 (1.08%) Social Media
10 8 (1.08%) Taxonomies
11 7 (0.94%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.94%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.81%) CMDB
12 6 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.67%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.74%) Windows
2 5 (0.67%) Linux
2 5 (0.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.27%) Unix
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (35.36%) Business Intelligence
2 209 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
3 206 (27.80%) Analytics
4 175 (23.62%) Project Management
5 150 (20.24%) Data Analysis
6 141 (19.03%) Data Management
7 114 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 112 (15.11%) Visualisation
9 111 (14.98%) Time Management
10 106 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (11.74%) Clinical Data Management
12 73 (9.85%) E-Commerce
13 72 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 66 (8.91%) DataOps
14 66 (8.91%) Decision-Making
15 59 (7.96%) Analytical Thinking
15 59 (7.96%) Revenue Recognition
16 57 (7.69%) Process Improvement
17 54 (7.29%) Business Analytics
18 53 (7.15%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 292 (39.41%) SQL
2 144 (19.43%) Python
3 96 (12.96%) C#
4 85 (11.47%) VB
5 54 (7.29%) R
6 39 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 37 (4.99%) VBA
8 22 (2.97%) JavaScript
8 22 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.16%) PHP
9 16 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (0.54%) Bash
12 4 (0.54%) PROC SQL
12 4 (0.54%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.40%) Java
13 3 (0.40%) Perl
14 1 (0.13%) C
14 1 (0.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 199 (26.86%) Degree
2 24 (3.24%) PMI Certification
3 17 (2.29%) APMP
4 15 (2.02%) ACCA
4 15 (2.02%) CIMA
5 13 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.35%) CIPD
7 9 (1.21%) Analytics IQ
7 9 (1.21%) PMP
8 8 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.94%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.81%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.67%) AAT
11 5 (0.67%) CCNP
11 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.31%) Good Clinical Practice
2 63 (8.50%) Data Quality
3 31 (4.18%) GDPR
3 31 (4.18%) QA
4 30 (4.05%) PMO
5 17 (2.29%) SLA
6 12 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.81%) P3O
8 5 (0.67%) COBIT
8 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.67%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.54%) CDISC
9 4 (0.54%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.54%) HL7
10 3 (0.40%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.13%) GAAP
12 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.54%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.13%) Docker
4 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.21%) Matomo
2 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 334 (45.07%) Microsoft
2 110 (14.84%) Oracle
3 47 (6.34%) SAP
4 43 (5.80%) Google
5 19 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.89%) Adobe
6 14 (1.89%) ServiceNow
7 12 (1.62%) Alteryx
8 9 (1.21%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.21%) Cisco
8 9 (1.21%) JD Edwards
8 9 (1.21%) Snowplow
8 9 (1.21%) VMware
9 8 (1.08%) hybris
10 6 (0.81%) Databricks
10 6 (0.81%) Informatica
10 6 (0.81%) Siebel
10 6 (0.81%) Talend
11 5 (0.67%) Cognos
11 5 (0.67%) HP