The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 208 225 245
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 94 133 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 1.03% 0.76%
As % of the Applications category 7.36% 7.02% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 80 95 79
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £76,400 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
MS Project
London

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

Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1278 1894 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.49% 14.71% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1586 1387
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS Project
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MS Project Salary Trend in the City of London

MS Project
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in the City of London

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 121 (64.71%) Project Management
2 98 (52.41%) Finance
3 94 (50.27%) MS Excel
4 90 (48.13%) PRINCE2
5 78 (41.71%) MS Office
6 74 (39.57%) Microsoft
7 51 (27.27%) Degree
8 47 (25.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 40 (21.39%) MS Visio
10 39 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (16.58%) Change Management
13 30 (16.04%) Business Analysis
14 29 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (15.51%) ITIL
15 28 (14.97%) SharePoint
16 27 (14.44%) Mentoring
17 25 (13.37%) Waterfall
17 25 (13.37%) Windows
17 25 (13.37%) Banking
18 21 (11.23%) Legal
18 21 (11.23%) PMI Certification
19 19 (10.16%) SQL
19 19 (10.16%) Coaching
20 18 (9.63%) Java
21 17 (9.09%) UNIX
21 17 (9.09%) Law
21 17 (9.09%) Service Management
22 16 (8.56%) Scrum
22 16 (8.56%) SDLC

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 28 (14.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.28%) CMS
3 7 (3.74%) WorkSite
4 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.07%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 94 (50.27%) MS Excel
2 78 (41.71%) MS Office
3 47 (25.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (21.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Endur
3 1 (0.53%) Findur
3 1 (0.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) Force.com
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) DMZ
2 3 (1.60%) LAN
2 3 (1.60%) WebEx
3 2 (1.07%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) SAN
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) MPLS
4 1 (0.53%) Telnet
4 1 (0.53%) Wireless
4 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.53%) SSH
4 1 (0.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.88%) DB2
1 11 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 11 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.07%) EDMS
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.07%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) JIRA
2 2 (1.07%) Hudson
3 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
General
1 98 (52.41%) Finance
2 25 (13.37%) Banking
3 21 (11.23%) Legal
4 17 (9.09%) Law
5 14 (7.49%) Marketing
6 12 (6.42%) Retail
6 12 (6.42%) Advertising
7 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
8 7 (3.74%) Back Office
9 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.60%) Private Banking
11 2 (1.07%) Publishing
12 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.53%) Electronics
12 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.53%) Front Office
12 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (49.73%) Project Manager
2 44 (23.53%) Analyst
3 30 (16.04%) Business Analyst
4 22 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 21 (11.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 19 (10.16%) Business Project Manager
6 19 (10.16%) Business Manager
7 15 (8.02%) Consultant
8 11 (5.88%) Graduate
9 8 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.74%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (3.74%) Coordinator
11 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (3.21%) IT Consultant
11 6 (3.21%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 6 (3.21%) Trainee
11 6 (3.21%) Trainee Consultant
11 6 (3.21%) Senior Business Manager
11 6 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.67%) .NET
1 5 (2.67%) XML
2 2 (1.07%) Web Services
2 2 (1.07%) Velocity
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
3 1 (0.53%) J2ME
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.42%) PMI
5 8 (4.28%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.60%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.60%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.07%) Wiki
7 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.53%) Equities
8 1 (0.53%) Economics
8 1 (0.53%) Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.37%) Windows
2 17 (9.09%) UNIX
3 8 (4.28%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.67%) Linux
5 4 (2.14%) Solaris
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (64.71%) Project Management
2 90 (48.13%) PRINCE2
3 39 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.58%) Change Management
5 30 (16.04%) Business Analysis
6 29 (15.51%) ITIL
6 29 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (14.44%) Mentoring
8 25 (13.37%) Waterfall
9 19 (10.16%) Coaching
10 17 (9.09%) Service Management
11 16 (8.56%) Scrum
11 16 (8.56%) SDLC
12 15 (8.02%) UML
13 14 (7.49%) CRM
13 14 (7.49%) Project Planning
14 13 (6.95%) Use Case
15 12 (6.42%) Systems Analysis
15 12 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.16%) SQL
2 18 (9.63%) Java
3 14 (7.49%) C
4 11 (5.88%) VB
4 11 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.53%) Korn
5 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) C#
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (27.27%) Degree
2 21 (11.23%) PMI Certification
3 11 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (5.88%) PMP
4 10 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.14%) HND
6 4 (2.14%) MCSE
6 4 (2.14%) CCNA
6 4 (2.14%) ISEB
6 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.60%) MOS
7 3 (1.60%) APMP
8 2 (1.07%) CIPD
8 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.53%) MBA
9 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.53%) IIBA
9 1 (0.53%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) ISO 9001
1 7 (3.74%) QA
2 6 (3.21%) MiFID
3 5 (2.67%) EMIR
3 5 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.60%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.60%) SLA
6 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.53%) FATCA
7 1 (0.53%) P3O
7 1 (0.53%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.53%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 74 (39.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.49%) Oracle
3 11 (5.88%) Sybase
4 7 (3.74%) Interwoven
5 6 (3.21%) VMware
6 5 (2.67%) GoldenSource
6 5 (2.67%) Actuate
6 5 (2.67%) BI-SAM
7 4 (2.14%) Google
8 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.60%) SAP
8 3 (1.60%) Cognos
9 2 (1.07%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.07%) HP
9 2 (1.07%) BT
9 2 (1.07%) Civica
9 2 (1.07%) Planview
9 2 (1.07%) hybris
9 2 (1.07%) Demandware
9 2 (1.07%) ATG
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