Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 162 188
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 648 71 113
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.52% 1.31% 1.41%
As % of the Applications category 37.76% 27.95% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 383 63 82
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,150 £31,250
25th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,441 £40,000 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year +8.60% -13.51% +2.78%
75th Percentile £60,000 £48,125 £63,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,800 £77,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%

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 1,716 254 348
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.66% 4.70% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 200 266
10th Percentile £29,150 £25,725 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £41,803 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.63% -11.99% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £60,938
90th Percentile £77,350 £65,100 £77,500
UK median annual salary £44,870 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.29% +20.00% -2.60%

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 18 September 2021.

Microsoft Excel salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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.

1 285 (43.98%) Social Skills
2 283 (43.67%) Microsoft
3 254 (39.20%) SQL
4 244 (37.65%) Finance
5 235 (36.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 217 (33.49%) Analytical Skills
7 206 (31.79%) Business Intelligence
8 186 (28.70%) Power BI
8 186 (28.70%) Power Platform
9 179 (27.62%) Degree
10 167 (25.77%) Project Management
11 142 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
12 138 (21.30%) Analytics
13 135 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
14 130 (20.06%) Data Analysis
15 129 (19.91%) SQL Server
16 126 (19.44%) Visualisation
17 123 (18.98%) Data Management
18 113 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
19 105 (16.20%) Oracle
20 87 (13.43%) Clinical Data Management
21 85 (13.12%) Python
22 84 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
22 84 (12.96%) Presentation Skills
23 79 (12.19%) Marketing
24 77 (11.88%) Windows
25 75 (11.57%) C#
25 75 (11.57%) Relational Database
26 74 (11.42%) Azure
27 72 (11.11%) Data Modelling

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 49 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 39 (6.02%) SAS
3 25 (3.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (0.93%) CMS
5 4 (0.62%) Confluence
6 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 235 (36.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 135 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (8.02%) Microsoft Project
4 43 (6.64%) MS Visio
5 20 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.77%) SPSS
7 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.15%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 62 (9.57%) Oracle Clinical
2 14 (2.16%) SAP HR
3 11 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.93%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.31%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 186 (28.70%) Power Platform
2 74 (11.42%) Azure
3 22 (3.40%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (3.24%) Google Analytics
5 20 (3.09%) SaaS
6 13 (2.01%) Google Tag Manager
7 11 (1.70%) AWS
8 10 (1.54%) Power Automate
9 9 (1.39%) Google Sheets
9 9 (1.39%) PaaS
10 8 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (1.23%) Google Ads
10 8 (1.23%) Google Data Studio
10 8 (1.23%) PowerApps
11 7 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (1.08%) Azure Storage
11 7 (1.08%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.77%) GCP
14 4 (0.62%) Siteimprove
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.47%) Intranet
2 7 (1.08%) Firewall
3 4 (0.62%) Skype
4 3 (0.46%) 2G
4 3 (0.46%) 3G
4 3 (0.46%) 4G
4 3 (0.46%) 5G
4 3 (0.46%) DHCP
4 3 (0.46%) DNS
4 3 (0.46%) SDH
4 3 (0.46%) VPN
4 3 (0.46%) Wireless
5 2 (0.31%) DWDM
5 2 (0.31%) Internet
5 2 (0.31%) SMTP
5 2 (0.31%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.15%) LAN
6 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (28.70%) Power BI
2 129 (19.91%) SQL Server
3 84 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (11.57%) Relational Database
5 66 (10.19%) Tableau
6 63 (9.72%) RDBMS
7 60 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (5.56%) MySQL
9 28 (4.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 28 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
10 27 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (3.40%) SQL Server 2019
12 21 (3.24%) PowerPivot
13 18 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (2.16%) MS Access
14 14 (2.16%) Power Query
15 12 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
15 12 (1.85%) QlikView
16 10 (1.54%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 35 (5.40%) JIRA
2 26 (4.01%) Axure RP
3 25 (3.86%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.62%) Subversion
7 2 (0.31%) Selenium
8 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.15%) DBeaver
8 1 (0.15%) Gatling
8 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 285 (43.98%) Social Skills
2 244 (37.65%) Finance
3 217 (33.49%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (12.96%) Presentation Skills
5 79 (12.19%) Marketing
6 45 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 41 (6.33%) Law
8 36 (5.56%) Retail
9 30 (4.63%) Publishing
10 23 (3.55%) Legal
11 21 (3.24%) Banking
12 19 (2.93%) Advertising
12 19 (2.93%) Organisational Skills
13 17 (2.62%) Public Sector
14 13 (2.01%) Telecoms
15 7 (1.08%) Local Government
16 5 (0.77%) Games
16 5 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
16 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 246 (37.96%) Analyst
2 98 (15.12%) Data Analyst
3 58 (8.95%) Data Manager
4 52 (8.02%) Senior Manager
5 47 (7.25%) Project Manager
6 44 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 40 (6.17%) Developer
8 33 (5.09%) Administrator
9 30 (4.63%) Programmer
10 29 (4.48%) Data Administrator
11 27 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
12 24 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
13 23 (3.55%) Business Analyst
13 23 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (3.55%) Digital Project Manager
13 23 (3.55%) Insight Analyst
13 23 (3.55%) Power BI Analyst
14 21 (3.24%) E-Commerce Administrator
15 20 (3.09%) Consultant
16 19 (2.93%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.24%) .NET
2 11 (1.70%) MDX
3 8 (1.23%) Node.js
4 6 (0.93%) DOM
5 4 (0.62%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.62%) HTML
5 4 (0.62%) XML
6 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.46%) ODBC
6 3 (0.46%) Velocity
7 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.31%) ADO
7 2 (0.31%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.31%) CSS
7 2 (0.31%) EDI
7 2 (0.31%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.31%) JSON
7 2 (0.31%) Murex Flex
7 2 (0.31%) Murex MxML
7 2 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.10%) Management Information System
2 35 (5.40%) Driving Licence
3 34 (5.25%) User Experience
4 23 (3.55%) Digital Media
4 23 (3.55%) PMI
5 20 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.54%) Taxonomies
8 9 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.23%) Biotechnology
9 8 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.23%) NHS
10 7 (1.08%) Social Media
11 6 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (0.77%) FMCG
12 5 (0.77%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.62%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.62%) CMDB
13 4 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.88%) Windows
2 8 (1.23%) Linux
3 4 (0.62%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.31%) Android
5 2 (0.31%) Unix
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (31.79%) Business Intelligence
2 167 (25.77%) Project Management
3 142 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
4 138 (21.30%) Analytics
5 130 (20.06%) Data Analysis
6 126 (19.44%) Visualisation
7 123 (18.98%) Data Management
8 113 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (13.43%) Clinical Data Management
10 72 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 68 (10.49%) Decision-Making
12 64 (9.88%) Time Management
13 63 (9.72%) DataOps
14 61 (9.41%) ETL
15 59 (9.10%) PRINCE2
15 59 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 56 (8.64%) Data Visualisation
17 55 (8.49%) Revenue Recognition
18 54 (8.33%) Migration
19 51 (7.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 254 (39.20%) SQL
2 85 (13.12%) Python
3 75 (11.57%) C#
4 65 (10.03%) VB
5 52 (8.02%) VBA
6 46 (7.10%) T-SQL
7 38 (5.86%) R
8 26 (4.01%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.55%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 11 (1.70%) JavaScript
13 9 (1.39%) PHP
14 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.46%) C
15 3 (0.46%) Perl
16 2 (0.31%) Java
16 2 (0.31%) LookML
16 2 (0.31%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 179 (27.62%) Degree
2 32 (4.94%) PMI Certification
3 23 (3.55%) APMP
4 14 (2.16%) CIPD
5 13 (2.01%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.54%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.39%) PMP
8 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.93%) Analytics IQ
9 6 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.62%) ACCA
10 4 (0.62%) CIMA
10 4 (0.62%) MCSA
10 4 (0.62%) MCSE
10 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.46%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.03%) Good Clinical Practice
2 62 (9.57%) Data Quality
3 31 (4.78%) QA
4 30 (4.63%) PMO
5 13 (2.01%) Solvency II
6 11 (1.70%) GDPR
7 9 (1.39%) P3O
8 8 (1.23%) SLA
9 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.62%) CDISC
10 4 (0.62%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.62%) HL7
11 2 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.31%) COBIT
11 2 (0.31%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.15%) GAAP
12 1 (0.15%) GRC
12 1 (0.15%) IFRS
12 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.93%) Matomo
2 3 (0.46%) Grafana
2 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 283 (43.67%) Microsoft
2 105 (16.20%) Oracle
3 41 (6.33%) SAP
4 27 (4.17%) Google
5 14 (2.16%) ServiceNow
6 13 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.39%) Adobe
7 9 (1.39%) Databricks
8 8 (1.23%) Alteryx
8 8 (1.23%) Blue Prism
8 8 (1.23%) Cisco
9 7 (1.08%) Sage
10 6 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.93%) Reuters
10 6 (0.93%) Snowplow
11 5 (0.77%) Facebook
11 5 (0.77%) HP
11 5 (0.77%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.77%) Talend
11 5 (0.77%) VMware