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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 244 259 239
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1273 1140 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.10% 1.20%
As % of the Applications category 7.59% 7.25% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 990 892 991
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,542 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
16779 15716 15472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.68% 15.20% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13892 13009 13237
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 £34,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +2.94%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -14 432 £55,000 - 53
South East -5 314 £45,000 +5.88% 36
North West +41 124 £40,000 - 12
East of England +36 121 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire -48 79 £40,000 -8.57% 8
South West -13 77 £47,500 +43.93% 13
West Midlands +32 75 £40,000 - 5
East Midlands -4 22 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North East -8 10 £26,099 -42.00% 1
Midlands +7 2 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1508 (61.28%) Project Management
2 1214 (49.33%) PRINCE2
3 1169 (47.50%) MS Excel
4 1017 (41.32%) Microsoft
5 944 (38.36%) Finance
6 744 (30.23%) MS Office
7 636 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
8 608 (24.71%) MS Visio
9 459 (18.65%) MS PowerPoint
10 446 (18.12%) Degree
11 367 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 351 (14.26%) SharePoint
13 299 (12.15%) Change Management
14 291 (11.82%) ITIL
15 285 (11.58%) Project Planning
16 280 (11.38%) Business Analysis
17 274 (11.13%) PMI Certification
18 245 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
19 234 (9.51%) Waterfall
20 218 (8.86%) Scrum
21 209 (8.49%) Risk Management
22 200 (8.13%) MS Project Server
23 199 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 197 (8.00%) CRM
25 196 (7.96%) PRINCE
26 191 (7.76%) Programme Management
27 183 (7.44%) PMP
28 179 (7.27%) Windows
29 167 (6.79%) Change Control
30 166 (6.75%) SQL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 351 (14.26%) SharePoint
2 200 (8.13%) MS Project Server
3 48 (1.95%) CMS
4 31 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 22 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (0.77%) Lync
8 17 (0.69%) IIS
9 15 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.49%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.37%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.37%) Apache
15 8 (0.33%) SAS
15 8 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 1169 (47.50%) MS Excel
2 744 (30.23%) MS Office
3 608 (24.71%) MS Visio
4 459 (18.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.61%) Niku Workbench
7 11 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.28%) Open Workbench
9 5 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.081%) Windchill
12 2 (0.081%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.081%) Mingle
13 1 (0.041%) NASTRAN
13 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 57 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.41%) Tridion
4 8 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.28%) Changepoint
6 6 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.16%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.16%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.16%) Sage 1000
8 4 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.12%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
9 3 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.12%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.54%) Basecamp
2 27 (1.10%) Office 365
3 24 (0.98%) SaaS
4 21 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.33%) Force.com
6 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.081%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.081%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.041%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.28%) Internet
2 53 (2.15%) Intranet
3 43 (1.75%) Firewall
4 30 (1.22%) LAN
4 30 (1.22%) WAN
4 30 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.81%) SAN
6 14 (0.57%) Extranet
7 12 (0.49%) IP Telephony
8 10 (0.41%) Network Security
9 9 (0.37%) Wireless
9 9 (0.37%) VPN
10 8 (0.33%) SSL
11 6 (0.24%) DNS
11 6 (0.24%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.20%) HTTP
12 5 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.16%) SSH
13 4 (0.16%) DHCP
13 4 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.67%) MySQL
3 38 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (1.14%) MS Access
5 24 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 22 (0.89%) OLAP
7 21 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.28%) DB2
13 6 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.24%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.20%) Informix
14 5 (0.20%) Big Data
15 4 (0.16%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 126 (5.12%) JIRA
2 45 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
4 27 (1.10%) RequisitePro
5 26 (1.06%) CaliberRM
5 26 (1.06%) FrontPage
5 26 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (0.57%) Axure RP
7 10 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 8 (0.33%) ClearQuest
9 7 (0.28%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.20%) Subversion
10 5 (0.20%) LabVIEW
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.12%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.12%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.081%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.081%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.081%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.081%) TestDirector
General
1 944 (38.36%) Finance
2 160 (6.50%) Retail
3 146 (5.93%) Marketing
4 139 (5.65%) Banking
5 107 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 88 (3.58%) Legal
7 55 (2.23%) Law
8 51 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.71%) Billing
11 33 (1.34%) Automotive
11 33 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 32 (1.30%) Publishing
13 28 (1.14%) Games
13 28 (1.14%) Advertising
13 28 (1.14%) Back Office
14 25 (1.02%) French Language
15 24 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.89%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1130 (45.92%) Project Manager
2 456 (18.53%) Analyst
3 259 (10.52%) Business Analyst
4 196 (7.96%) Senior Manager
5 184 (7.48%) Senior Project Manager
6 135 (5.49%) IT Project Manager
7 117 (4.75%) PMO Analyst
8 91 (3.70%) Programme Manager
9 76 (3.09%) Business Manager
10 73 (2.97%) Coordinator
11 67 (2.72%) Technical Manager
12 66 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 63 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
14 58 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
15 57 (2.32%) Consultant
16 56 (2.28%) Project Coordinator
17 55 (2.23%) PMO Manager
18 53 (2.15%) Agile Project Manager
19 52 (2.11%) Project Planner
20 47 (1.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (4.75%) .NET
2 78 (3.17%) HTML
3 52 (2.11%) CSS
4 25 (1.02%) ASP.NET
5 19 (0.77%) XML
6 15 (0.61%) Middleware
7 13 (0.53%) jQuery
8 12 (0.49%) HTML5
9 10 (0.41%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.41%) COM
9 10 (0.41%) SOAP
10 9 (0.37%) Web Services
11 8 (0.33%) Ajax
11 8 (0.33%) CSS3
12 6 (0.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 5 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (0.16%) WCF
14 4 (0.16%) J2EE
15 3 (0.12%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 245 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (6.14%) PMI
3 122 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 85 (3.45%) User Experience
5 83 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 59 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 47 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (1.91%) Social Media
8 30 (1.22%) NHS
9 28 (1.14%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 25 (1.02%) Fixed Income
11 21 (0.85%) Equities
11 21 (0.85%) e-Health
12 20 (0.81%) iPad
13 18 (0.73%) Life Science
14 16 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.65%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.61%) Blackberry
15 15 (0.61%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 179 (7.27%) Windows
2 48 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (1.83%) Linux
4 41 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 26 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (0.93%) UNIX
7 16 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 13 (0.53%) Solaris
9 10 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.37%) AIX
11 7 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.20%) Android
13 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.081%) pSOS
14 2 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.041%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.041%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1508 (61.28%) Project Management
2 1214 (49.33%) PRINCE2
3 636 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
4 367 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 299 (12.15%) Change Management
6 291 (11.82%) ITIL
7 285 (11.58%) Project Planning
8 280 (11.38%) Business Analysis
9 234 (9.51%) Waterfall
10 218 (8.86%) Scrum
11 209 (8.49%) Risk Management
12 197 (8.00%) CRM
13 196 (7.96%) PRINCE
14 191 (7.76%) Programme Management
15 167 (6.79%) Change Control
16 155 (6.30%) Resource Management
17 130 (5.28%) Line Management
18 115 (4.67%) Mentoring
19 108 (4.39%) Service Delivery
20 104 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 166 (6.75%) SQL
2 61 (2.48%) C
3 53 (2.15%) Java
4 50 (2.03%) JavaScript
5 41 (1.67%) C#
6 19 (0.77%) PHP
7 15 (0.61%) VBA
8 12 (0.49%) C++
9 11 (0.45%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.16%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.16%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.12%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.081%) Lingo
13 2 (0.081%) VB6
13 2 (0.081%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.081%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.081%) VB
13 2 (0.081%) Perl
14 1 (0.041%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 446 (18.12%) Degree
2 274 (11.13%) PMI Certification
3 199 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 183 (7.44%) PMP
5 131 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 117 (4.75%) Security Cleared
7 107 (4.35%) ISEB
8 71 (2.89%) SC Cleared
9 58 (2.36%) APMP
10 41 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.81%) MAPM
13 18 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
14 16 (0.65%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.53%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.53%) SAP Certification
16 12 (0.49%) MBA
17 10 (0.41%) CISSP
18 9 (0.37%) HND
19 8 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.32%) QA
2 52 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 49 (1.99%) SLA
4 16 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (0.65%) COBIT
5 13 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.53%) P3O
6 10 (0.41%) Basel II
7 9 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 9 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.16%) GCP
9 4 (0.16%) COSO
9 4 (0.16%) EMIR
9 4 (0.16%) Basel III
9 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.081%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.081%) DO-254
10 2 (0.081%) FATCA
10 2 (0.081%) GAMP
System Software
1 79 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 53 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 18 (0.73%) XenApp
4 16 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (0.65%) MetaFrame
5 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.24%) Novell eDirectory
8 4 (0.16%) Firmware
8 4 (0.16%) RHEV
8 4 (0.16%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.12%) vSphere
10 1 (0.041%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.69%) SCCM
3 7 (0.28%) SCOM
4 6 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.16%) WSUS
7 2 (0.081%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.041%) MOM
8 1 (0.041%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.041%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.041%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.041%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.041%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1017 (41.32%) Microsoft
2 108 (4.39%) SAP
3 100 (4.06%) Oracle
4 64 (2.60%) VMware
5 51 (2.07%) Cisco
6 44 (1.79%) Primavera
7 40 (1.63%) Citrix
8 35 (1.42%) HP
9 30 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (1.06%) Telelogic
10 26 (1.06%) iRise
11 18 (0.73%) IBM
11 18 (0.73%) Adobe
12 16 (0.65%) EPiServer
13 15 (0.61%) Niku
13 15 (0.61%) Avaya
14 14 (0.57%) Cognos
14 14 (0.57%) Sitecore
15 13 (0.53%) Apple
15 13 (0.53%) Mitel
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