The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 89 65 93
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 11 42 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 2.81% 0.41%
As % of the Applications category 6.47% 21.65% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 2
Average salary £58,750 £48,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.39% +4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,500 £38,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £53,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
MS Project
Scotland

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

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
170 194 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.69% 12.99% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 113 135 140
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,455 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Project
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (73.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (63.16%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Banking
6 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 6 (31.58%) PMI Certification
6 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
6 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
7 5 (26.32%) PMI
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Niku
8 4 (21.05%) RUP
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) Firewall
9 3 (15.79%) MOF
9 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.79%) WAN
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.79%) Lync
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (73.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) PMI
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) RUP
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Project Governance
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) MOF
6 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Niku
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Planview