The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 252 260 234
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1183 1118 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.09% 1.24%
As % of the Applications category 7.13% 7.17% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 924 883 1081
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,542 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
MS Project
UK

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

Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16592 15589 16050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.80% 15.25% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13778 12735 13932
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS Project
Salary Trend in England

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

MS Project Salary Trend in England

MS Project
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in England

MS Project
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 426 £54,000 +2.85% 50
South East -19 264 £44,500 +4.70% 31
East of England +29 119 £50,000 +25.00% 10
North West +34 102 £40,000 - 12
South West -12 81 £45,000 +26.76% 11
Yorkshire -25 74 £38,000 -19.14% 8
West Midlands +5 56 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +28 28 £27,076 -36.29% 5
North East -2 12 £30,500 -32.22%
Midlands -1 2 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1461 (61.93%) Project Management
2 1149 (48.71%) PRINCE2
3 1129 (47.86%) MS Excel
4 974 (41.29%) Microsoft
5 885 (37.52%) Finance
6 696 (29.50%) MS Office
7 606 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
8 582 (24.67%) MS Visio
9 429 (18.19%) MS PowerPoint
10 409 (17.34%) Degree
11 349 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 332 (14.07%) SharePoint
13 300 (12.72%) Change Management
14 276 (11.70%) PMI Certification
15 263 (11.15%) Business Analysis
16 260 (11.02%) ITIL
17 252 (10.68%) Project Planning
18 230 (9.75%) Waterfall
19 226 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
20 215 (9.11%) Scrum
21 192 (8.14%) Risk Management
22 189 (8.01%) MS Project Server
23 186 (7.88%) CRM
24 184 (7.80%) PRINCE
25 182 (7.72%) PMP
26 181 (7.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 180 (7.63%) Programme Management
28 178 (7.55%) Windows
29 155 (6.57%) SQL
30 152 (6.44%) Change Control

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 332 (14.07%) SharePoint
2 189 (8.01%) MS Project Server
3 44 (1.87%) CMS
4 25 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 22 (0.93%) Lync
7 13 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.42%) IIS
11 9 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.34%) Apache
12 8 (0.34%) SAS
12 8 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.25%) Confluence
13 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1129 (47.86%) MS Excel
2 696 (29.50%) MS Office
3 582 (24.67%) MS Visio
4 429 (18.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.68%) Niku Workbench
7 12 (0.51%) Open Workbench
8 9 (0.38%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.085%) Windchill
11 2 (0.085%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.042%) SPSS
12 1 (0.042%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.042%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 60 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.38%) Tridion
4 8 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.30%) Changepoint
5 7 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.17%) Sage 1000
8 4 (0.17%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.17%) Finacle
9 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Retail-J
9 3 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
9 3 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.40%) Basecamp
2 30 (1.27%) Office 365
3 23 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (0.85%) SaaS
5 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.085%) Force.com
6 2 (0.085%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.085%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.042%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.59%) Intranet
2 55 (2.33%) Internet
3 40 (1.70%) Firewall
4 29 (1.23%) LAN
5 28 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 26 (1.10%) WAN
7 21 (0.89%) SAN
8 15 (0.64%) Extranet
9 12 (0.51%) IP Telephony
10 11 (0.47%) VPN
10 11 (0.47%) SSL
11 8 (0.34%) Network Security
12 7 (0.30%) Wireless
13 5 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.21%) HTTP
13 5 (0.21%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (0.17%) NAS
14 4 (0.17%) SSH
15 3 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 44 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (1.61%) MySQL
4 26 (1.10%) MS Access
5 23 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.68%) OLAP
9 15 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.59%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
13 7 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.25%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.21%) DB2
15 5 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 119 (5.04%) JIRA
2 44 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
4 25 (1.06%) RequisitePro
5 24 (1.02%) CaliberRM
5 24 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
5 24 (1.02%) FrontPage
6 13 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 11 (0.47%) Axure RP
8 8 (0.34%) ClearQuest
9 5 (0.21%) LabVIEW
9 5 (0.21%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.17%) Subversion
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.13%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.13%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.085%) Hudson
12 2 (0.085%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 885 (37.52%) Finance
2 150 (6.36%) Retail
3 133 (5.64%) Marketing
4 125 (5.30%) Banking
5 106 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 78 (3.31%) Legal
7 55 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 48 (2.03%) Billing
9 43 (1.82%) Law
10 38 (1.61%) Investment Banking
11 32 (1.36%) Games
12 29 (1.23%) Back Office
13 28 (1.19%) Publishing
14 27 (1.14%) Automotive
15 26 (1.10%) Financial Institution
16 23 (0.97%) Electronics
17 22 (0.93%) Aerospace
17 22 (0.93%) Advertising
18 20 (0.85%) French Language
19 19 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 1088 (46.12%) Project Manager
2 443 (18.78%) Analyst
3 265 (11.23%) Business Analyst
4 180 (7.63%) Senior Manager
5 169 (7.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 140 (5.93%) IT Project Manager
7 96 (4.07%) PMO Analyst
8 94 (3.98%) Programme Manager
9 76 (3.22%) Business Manager
10 74 (3.14%) Coordinator
11 62 (2.63%) Technical Manager
12 61 (2.59%) Consultant
12 61 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 58 (2.46%) PMO Manager
13 58 (2.46%) Technical Project Manager
13 58 (2.46%) Project Coordinator
14 55 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
15 51 (2.16%) Agile Project Manager
16 44 (1.87%) Junior
17 43 (1.82%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (4.58%) .NET
2 76 (3.22%) HTML
3 48 (2.03%) CSS
4 22 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 18 (0.76%) XML
6 16 (0.68%) Middleware
7 15 (0.64%) jQuery
8 14 (0.59%) HTML5
8 14 (0.59%) SOAP
9 11 (0.47%) Ajax
9 11 (0.47%) CSS3
10 9 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.38%) COM
10 9 (0.38%) J2EE
11 8 (0.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 4 (0.17%) Velocity
12 4 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.13%) Web Services
13 3 (0.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 226 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (6.19%) PMI
3 116 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 85 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 72 (3.05%) User Experience
6 58 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 43 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (1.65%) Social Media
9 33 (1.40%) NHS
10 25 (1.06%) Visualisation
11 24 (1.02%) e-Health
12 22 (0.93%) Mathematics
13 21 (0.89%) Fixed Income
14 19 (0.81%) iPad
15 18 (0.76%) Equities
16 17 (0.72%) Client/Server
17 16 (0.68%) E-Learning
18 15 (0.64%) Digital Media
19 13 (0.55%) Blackberry
20 12 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 178 (7.55%) Windows
2 47 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (1.87%) Linux
4 40 (1.70%) Windows 7
5 38 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (0.93%) UNIX
8 16 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 13 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.38%) Solaris
11 8 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.30%) AIX
12 7 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.30%) Android
13 2 (0.085%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.085%) HPUX
14 1 (0.042%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.042%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.042%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1461 (61.93%) Project Management
2 1149 (48.71%) PRINCE2
3 606 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
4 349 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 300 (12.72%) Change Management
6 263 (11.15%) Business Analysis
7 260 (11.02%) ITIL
8 252 (10.68%) Project Planning
9 230 (9.75%) Waterfall
10 215 (9.11%) Scrum
11 192 (8.14%) Risk Management
12 186 (7.88%) CRM
13 184 (7.80%) PRINCE
14 180 (7.63%) Programme Management
15 152 (6.44%) Change Control
16 145 (6.15%) Resource Management
17 115 (4.87%) Line Management
18 113 (4.79%) Service Delivery
19 103 (4.37%) Portfolio Management
20 101 (4.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 155 (6.57%) SQL
2 63 (2.67%) Java
3 59 (2.50%) C
4 49 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 36 (1.53%) C#
6 24 (1.02%) PHP
7 17 (0.72%) VBA
8 11 (0.47%) C++
9 10 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 3 (0.13%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.085%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.085%) Lingo
12 2 (0.085%) VB6
12 2 (0.085%) VB
12 2 (0.085%) Perl
13 1 (0.042%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.042%) VBScript
13 1 (0.042%) Python
Qualifications
1 409 (17.34%) Degree
2 276 (11.70%) PMI Certification
3 182 (7.72%) PMP
4 181 (7.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 129 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 106 (4.49%) Security Cleared
7 93 (3.94%) ISEB
8 71 (3.01%) SC Cleared
9 56 (2.37%) APMP
10 39 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.85%) MAPM
13 16 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
13 16 (0.68%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.64%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.38%) SAP Certification
16 9 (0.38%) CISSP
16 9 (0.38%) HND
17 8 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.92%) QA
2 50 (2.12%) SLA
3 46 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.68%) COBIT
5 13 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.42%) Basel II
7 10 (0.42%) P3O
8 9 (0.38%) ISO 9000
8 9 (0.38%) Solvency II
8 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.17%) COSO
9 4 (0.17%) EMIR
9 4 (0.17%) Basel III
9 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.085%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.085%) DO-254
10 2 (0.085%) FATCA
11 1 (0.042%) MiFID
11 1 (0.042%) GxP
System Software
1 72 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.76%) XenApp
4 18 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 16 (0.68%) MetaFrame
5 16 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.25%) Novell eDirectory
8 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.17%) Firmware
9 4 (0.17%) vSphere
10 2 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.085%) RHEV
10 2 (0.085%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.042%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.68%) SCCM
3 6 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (0.21%) SCOM
4 5 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.17%) WSUS
6 2 (0.085%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.042%) MOM
7 1 (0.042%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.042%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.042%) Puppet
7 1 (0.042%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.042%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.042%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.042%) Salt
7 1 (0.042%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 974 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 101 (4.28%) SAP
3 94 (3.98%) Oracle
4 65 (2.76%) VMware
5 56 (2.37%) Cisco
6 39 (1.65%) HP
7 38 (1.61%) Citrix
8 35 (1.48%) Primavera
9 26 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.02%) Telelogic
10 24 (1.02%) iRise
11 17 (0.72%) IBM
12 16 (0.68%) Adobe
12 16 (0.68%) Niku
13 14 (0.59%) Avaya
13 14 (0.59%) NetApp
14 13 (0.55%) Planview
15 11 (0.47%) EPiServer
15 11 (0.47%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.47%) Remedy
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
JM
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scope AT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
House of Fraser
Salary: £60,000 - £69,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £5000 car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago