The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 38 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.98% - 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 10.87% - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
MS Project
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.18% 16.30% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 16
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +37.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Project
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Chester region.

MS Project Salary Trend in Chester

MS Project
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 8 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) PMP
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Implementation Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware