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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 184 206
Rank change year-on-year +43 +22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2,148 711 100
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.73% 1.91% 1.13%
As % of the Applications category 36.31% 34.63% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,203 500 73
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,725 £25,850
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £52,824 £47,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £57,577
UK median annual salary £45,250 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.66% +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 5,915 2,053 392
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.52% 5.52% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,891 1,437 290
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,171 £33,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +10.39%

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 1 July 2022.

Microsoft Excel salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Microsoft Excel job roles required the following 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 1,048 (48.79%) Microsoft
2 926 (43.11%) Social Skills
3 751 (34.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 715 (33.29%) Microsoft Office
5 692 (32.22%) SQL
6 686 (31.94%) Finance
7 641 (29.84%) Analytical Skills
8 529 (24.63%) Agile
9 525 (24.44%) Analytics
10 513 (23.88%) Power Platform
11 511 (23.79%) Business Intelligence
12 510 (23.74%) Power BI
13 453 (21.09%) Problem-Solving
14 425 (19.79%) Project Management
15 419 (19.51%) Degree
16 368 (17.13%) Data Analysis
17 298 (13.87%) Marketing
18 274 (12.76%) Visualisation
19 249 (11.59%) Python
20 244 (11.36%) Decision-Making
21 239 (11.13%) Service Delivery
22 237 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
23 226 (10.52%) Data Management
24 215 (10.01%) Presentation Skills
25 204 (9.50%) Contract Management
25 204 (9.50%) MS Visio
26 203 (9.45%) Data Protection
27 200 (9.31%) Data Visualisation
28 199 (9.26%) Tableau
29 197 (9.17%) Oracle

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
1 186 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 80 (3.72%) SAS
3 36 (1.68%) Confluence
4 22 (1.02%) CMS
5 18 (0.84%) Apache
6 13 (0.61%) OnBase
7 12 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 12 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.28%) IIS
10 5 (0.23%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.23%) WordPress
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 1 (0.047%) Kinematics
13 1 (0.047%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 751 (34.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 715 (33.29%) Microsoft Office
3 204 (9.50%) MS Visio
4 138 (6.42%) Microsoft Project
5 55 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 37 (1.72%) SPSS
7 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.33%) Maple
9 5 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.14%) Vensim
11 2 (0.093%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.093%) MadCap Flare
11 2 (0.093%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.047%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.047%) InVision
12 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.047%) Sketch
12 1 (0.047%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 65 (3.03%) Oracle Clinical
2 25 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 15 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
5 11 (0.51%) SAP GTS
6 10 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.37%) SAP BPC
8 8 (0.37%) Workday HCM
9 7 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.33%) SAP MDG
10 6 (0.28%) Elite 3E
11 4 (0.19%) Magento
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.19%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 513 (23.88%) Power Platform
2 166 (7.73%) Azure
3 126 (5.87%) Microsoft 365
4 72 (3.35%) SaaS
5 58 (2.70%) AWS
6 52 (2.42%) Google Analytics
7 43 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
8 42 (1.96%) Google Ads
9 39 (1.82%) Google Sheets
10 32 (1.49%) GCP
11 30 (1.40%) Power Automate
11 30 (1.40%) PowerApps
12 29 (1.35%) OneDrive
13 27 (1.26%) Smartsheet
14 22 (1.02%) Snowflake
15 21 (0.98%) Google Data Studio
16 18 (0.84%) dbt
17 16 (0.74%) Azure DevOps
17 16 (0.74%) PaaS
18 15 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.44%) DNS
2 26 (1.21%) Firewall
3 25 (1.16%) Broadband
4 21 (0.98%) DHCP
5 16 (0.74%) Intranet
6 14 (0.65%) Internet
6 14 (0.65%) SAN
7 12 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.51%) 4G
8 11 (0.51%) SSL
9 10 (0.47%) 3G
9 10 (0.47%) Network Security
10 9 (0.42%) VPN
11 8 (0.37%) Extranet
11 8 (0.37%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.37%) WAN
11 8 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.33%) LAN
13 5 (0.23%) VLAN
13 5 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (23.74%) Power BI
2 199 (9.26%) Tableau
3 174 (8.10%) SQL Server
4 158 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
5 114 (5.31%) Relational Database
6 88 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 82 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 72 (3.35%) RDBMS
9 48 (2.23%) QlikView
10 43 (2.00%) Big Data
11 41 (1.91%) MS Access
12 40 (1.86%) Power Query
13 38 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (1.68%) MySQL
15 31 (1.44%) Metadata
16 29 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
17 27 (1.26%) Qlik Sense
18 26 (1.21%) Hadoop
18 26 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 24 (1.12%) GIS
Development Applications
1 137 (6.38%) JIRA
2 27 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 18 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.61%) Axure RP
5 10 (0.47%) Toad
6 7 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.33%) ProC
6 7 (0.33%) Selenium
7 6 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.28%) Zephyr
8 5 (0.23%) JMeter
9 4 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.19%) NUnit
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.19%) Postman
9 4 (0.19%) REST Assured
9 4 (0.19%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.14%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.14%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.14%) MSTest
General
1 926 (43.11%) Social Skills
2 686 (31.94%) Finance
3 641 (29.84%) Analytical Skills
4 298 (13.87%) Marketing
5 215 (10.01%) Presentation Skills
6 192 (8.94%) Organisational Skills
7 150 (6.98%) Retail
8 142 (6.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 104 (4.84%) Advertising
10 103 (4.80%) Public Sector
11 99 (4.61%) Banking
12 77 (3.58%) Law
13 73 (3.40%) Legal
14 58 (2.70%) Influencing Skills
15 56 (2.61%) Telecoms
16 51 (2.37%) Manufacturing
17 42 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
18 34 (1.58%) Aviation
19 29 (1.35%) Police
20 25 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 798 (37.15%) Analyst
2 237 (11.03%) Data Analyst
3 229 (10.66%) Coordinator
4 150 (6.98%) Developer
5 138 (6.42%) Project Manager
6 112 (5.21%) Business Analyst
7 107 (4.98%) Data Manager
8 93 (4.33%) Junior
9 82 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
10 71 (3.31%) Senior Manager
11 69 (3.21%) Consultant
12 68 (3.17%) Support Analyst
13 56 (2.61%) Administrator
14 50 (2.33%) Insight Analyst
15 48 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 47 (2.19%) Financial Analyst
16 47 (2.19%) PMO Analyst
17 45 (2.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 45 (2.09%) Graduate
17 45 (2.09%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.56%) HTML
2 37 (1.72%) CSS
2 37 (1.72%) JSON
3 35 (1.63%) XML
4 34 (1.58%) .NET
5 15 (0.70%) REST
6 14 (0.65%) ODBC
7 13 (0.61%) AngularJS
7 13 (0.61%) COM
7 13 (0.61%) Kafka
8 12 (0.56%) React
8 12 (0.56%) Shiny
9 10 (0.47%) JSP
9 10 (0.47%) LESS
9 10 (0.47%) Material-UI
9 10 (0.47%) Plotly
9 10 (0.47%) Sass
9 10 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (0.47%) Vue.js
9 10 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
2 139 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 77 (3.58%) User Experience
4 75 (3.49%) Social Media
5 43 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 41 (1.91%) Blog
6 41 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 37 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 23 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.02%) Life Science
10 19 (0.88%) Cyberattack
11 18 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
12 17 (0.79%) Biotechnology
13 16 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.70%) Digital Media
14 15 (0.70%) Learning Management System
15 14 (0.65%) e-Learning
15 14 (0.65%) FMCG
15 14 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 177 (8.24%) Windows
2 52 (2.42%) Linux
3 31 (1.44%) Windows 10
4 29 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.16%) Android
6 15 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.56%) CentOS
7 12 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.42%) Unix
9 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.14%) AIX
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.093%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (24.63%) Agile
2 525 (24.44%) Analytics
3 511 (23.79%) Business Intelligence
4 453 (21.09%) Problem-Solving
5 425 (19.79%) Project Management
6 368 (17.13%) Data Analysis
7 274 (12.76%) Visualisation
8 244 (11.36%) Decision-Making
9 239 (11.13%) Service Delivery
10 237 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 226 (10.52%) Data Management
12 204 (9.50%) Contract Management
13 203 (9.45%) Data Protection
14 200 (9.31%) Data Visualisation
15 175 (8.15%) Time Management
16 158 (7.36%) Data Modelling
17 154 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
18 150 (6.98%) Data Analytics
19 128 (5.96%) Project Delivery
20 126 (5.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 692 (32.22%) SQL
2 249 (11.59%) Python
3 176 (8.19%) R
4 152 (7.08%) VBA
5 79 (3.68%) T-SQL
6 62 (2.89%) JavaScript
7 58 (2.70%) C#
8 34 (1.58%) VB
9 26 (1.21%) C
9 26 (1.21%) Java
10 22 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 17 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 13 (0.61%) TypeScript
13 11 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 10 (0.47%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.33%) C++
15 7 (0.33%) PROC SQL
15 7 (0.33%) SAS Macro
16 6 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 419 (19.51%) Degree
2 47 (2.19%) PMP
3 45 (2.09%) PMI Certification
4 44 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 41 (1.91%) APMP
6 33 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
8 29 (1.35%) Master's Degree
9 25 (1.16%) CIMA
10 21 (0.98%) ACCA
11 20 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (0.61%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
14 11 (0.51%) DBS Check
14 11 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (0.47%) CCNA
15 10 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (6.10%) PMO
2 114 (5.31%) QA
3 83 (3.86%) Data Quality
4 76 (3.54%) Good Clinical Practice
5 63 (2.93%) GDPR
6 29 (1.35%) SLA
7 20 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 13 (0.61%) P3O
9 12 (0.56%) CDISC
10 11 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
11 10 (0.47%) COBIT
12 9 (0.42%) IFRS
13 8 (0.37%) IFRS 17
14 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (0.33%) Solvency II
15 5 (0.23%) Accessibility
16 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 3 (0.14%) GAAP
17 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 3 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 51 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.23%) Docker
4 3 (0.14%) vSphere
5 2 (0.093%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.093%) XenApp
6 1 (0.047%) Firmware
6 1 (0.047%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (0.42%) Terraform
3 4 (0.19%) SCCM
3 4 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.093%) Ansible
5 2 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.093%) Puppet
6 1 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.047%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.047%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.047%) Grafana
6 1 (0.047%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.047%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.047%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1,048 (48.79%) Microsoft
2 197 (9.17%) Oracle
3 145 (6.75%) Google
4 95 (4.42%) SAP
5 59 (2.75%) Cognos
6 56 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
7 50 (2.33%) Adobe
8 39 (1.82%) VMware
9 29 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.26%) ServiceNow
11 24 (1.12%) Cisco
12 23 (1.07%) Alteryx
12 23 (1.07%) Apple
13 22 (1.02%) Remedy
14 17 (0.79%) Workday
15 16 (0.74%) NEC
15 16 (0.74%) Northgate
16 15 (0.70%) Juniper
17 14 (0.65%) EMC
17 14 (0.65%) Rackspace