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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 265 247 265
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1145 1147 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.15% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 7.19% 7.57% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 859 916 1014
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,850 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
15925 15145 16363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.13% 15.16% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12826 12702 13983
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -20 389 £55,000 +4.76% 48
South East +17 339 £47,500 +5.55% 35
North West -2 90 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East of England +11 78 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Yorkshire -37 78 £45,000 - 10
South West -40 71 £40,000 - 17
West Midlands -18 67 £37,000 -12.94% 7
East Midlands -27 21 £38,750 -8.82% 2
North East -4 8 £32,500 -23.52% 1
MS Project
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1530 (63.46%) Project Management
2 1175 (48.73%) MS Excel
3 1166 (48.36%) PRINCE2
4 976 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 930 (38.57%) Finance
6 807 (33.47%) MS Office
7 602 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
8 587 (24.35%) MS Visio
9 461 (19.12%) Degree
10 432 (17.92%) MS PowerPoint
11 357 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 324 (13.44%) SharePoint
13 299 (12.40%) Project Planning
14 279 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
15 271 (11.24%) Business Analysis
16 269 (11.16%) ITIL
17 263 (10.91%) PMI Certification
18 256 (10.62%) Change Management
19 232 (9.62%) Risk Management
20 226 (9.37%) Scrum
21 213 (8.83%) Waterfall
22 206 (8.54%) MS Project Server
23 205 (8.50%) PRINCE
24 192 (7.96%) CRM
25 190 (7.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 183 (7.59%) Programme Management
27 180 (7.47%) SQL
27 180 (7.47%) PMP
28 178 (7.38%) Retail
29 168 (6.97%) Windows

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 324 (13.44%) SharePoint
2 206 (8.54%) MS Project Server
3 46 (1.91%) IIS
4 42 (1.74%) CMS
5 38 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 24 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (0.71%) Lync
9 17 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 15 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.33%) Confluence
13 8 (0.33%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.29%) Apache
14 7 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.29%) Drupal
15 6 (0.25%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1175 (48.73%) MS Excel
2 807 (33.47%) MS Office
3 587 (24.35%) MS Visio
4 432 (17.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.33%) Acrobat
7 8 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.33%) InDesign
7 8 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.083%) Mingle
11 1 (0.041%) NASTRAN
11 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.37%) Tridion
3 6 (0.25%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.21%) Academy Housing
4 5 (0.21%) arcHouse
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.17%) Sage 1000
5 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.17%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.04%) SaaS
2 23 (0.95%) Basecamp
3 17 (0.71%) Office 365
4 8 (0.33%) Force.com
4 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.083%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.49%) Internet
2 28 (1.16%) Firewall
3 19 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.75%) Intranet
5 17 (0.71%) LAN
6 16 (0.66%) WAN
7 15 (0.62%) SAN
8 14 (0.58%) Wireless
9 13 (0.54%) DNS
10 12 (0.50%) DHCP
11 10 (0.41%) Network Security
11 10 (0.41%) NAS
12 9 (0.37%) VPN
13 7 (0.29%) HTTP
14 6 (0.25%) SSL
14 6 (0.25%) TETRA
15 5 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (0.21%) MPLS
15 5 (0.21%) Unified Communications
16 4 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 70 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (2.24%) MySQL
4 39 (1.62%) OLAP
5 31 (1.29%) MS Access
6 26 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 21 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
9 13 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.33%) DB2
12 7 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.25%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.21%) Big Data
14 5 (0.21%) Informix
14 5 (0.21%) EDRMS
15 4 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 123 (5.10%) JIRA
2 49 (2.03%) Dreamweaver
3 38 (1.58%) FrontPage
4 34 (1.41%) RequisitePro
4 34 (1.41%) CaliberRM
4 34 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
5 30 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.50%) Axure RP
8 9 (0.37%) LabVIEW
8 9 (0.37%) Subversion
9 7 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 7 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (0.25%) ClearQuest
11 5 (0.21%) Log4Net
11 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.17%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (0.12%) Redmine
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 930 (38.57%) Finance
2 178 (7.38%) Retail
3 162 (6.72%) Marketing
4 138 (5.72%) Banking
5 121 (5.02%) Telecoms
6 92 (3.82%) Legal
7 72 (2.99%) Law
8 54 (2.24%) Investment Banking
9 51 (2.12%) Advertising
10 45 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 44 (1.82%) Games
12 39 (1.62%) Financial Institution
13 38 (1.58%) Manufacturing
14 35 (1.45%) Automotive
15 31 (1.29%) Back Office
15 31 (1.29%) French Language
16 29 (1.20%) Spanish Language
17 27 (1.12%) Electronics
18 26 (1.08%) Publishing
19 21 (0.87%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1090 (45.21%) Project Manager
2 488 (20.24%) Analyst
3 259 (10.74%) Business Analyst
4 163 (6.76%) Senior Manager
5 156 (6.47%) Senior Project Manager
6 139 (5.77%) PMO Analyst
7 120 (4.98%) IT Project Manager
8 86 (3.57%) Programme Manager
9 66 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 60 (2.49%) Coordinator
10 60 (2.49%) Project Planner
11 59 (2.45%) Technical Manager
12 58 (2.41%) Business Manager
13 55 (2.28%) Technical Project Manager
14 53 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
15 52 (2.16%) Consultant
16 51 (2.12%) Administrator
17 50 (2.07%) Developer
18 49 (2.03%) Agile Project Manager
19 46 (1.91%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (5.77%) .NET
2 94 (3.90%) HTML
3 73 (3.03%) CSS
4 59 (2.45%) ASP.NET
4 59 (2.45%) XML
5 35 (1.45%) Web Services
6 22 (0.91%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.71%) OOXML
8 12 (0.50%) Middleware
9 11 (0.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 10 (0.41%) WCF
10 10 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (0.37%) J2EE
11 9 (0.37%) SOAP
12 8 (0.33%) COM
12 8 (0.33%) XHTML
12 8 (0.33%) Ajax
12 8 (0.33%) Qt
13 7 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 279 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (6.68%) Management Information System
3 145 (6.01%) PMI
4 109 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 85 (3.53%) User Experience
6 62 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 53 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.58%) Visualisation
9 32 (1.33%) NHS
10 30 (1.24%) Life Science
10 30 (1.24%) Mathematics
11 28 (1.16%) Social Media
12 25 (1.04%) Fixed Income
13 20 (0.83%) iPad
14 19 (0.79%) Blackberry
15 18 (0.75%) Equities
16 14 (0.58%) E-Learning
16 14 (0.58%) Online Games
17 13 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
17 13 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 168 (6.97%) Windows
2 48 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (1.95%) Linux
4 46 (1.91%) Windows 7
5 40 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (1.29%) UNIX
7 23 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (0.79%) Windows XP
9 17 (0.71%) Solaris
10 15 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.41%) AIX
12 8 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.21%) HPUX
13 5 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.12%) Android
14 3 (0.12%) pSOS
15 2 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.041%) BlackBerry OS
16 1 (0.041%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1530 (63.46%) Project Management
2 1166 (48.36%) PRINCE2
3 602 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
4 357 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 299 (12.40%) Project Planning
6 271 (11.24%) Business Analysis
7 269 (11.16%) ITIL
8 256 (10.62%) Change Management
9 232 (9.62%) Risk Management
10 226 (9.37%) Scrum
11 213 (8.83%) Waterfall
12 205 (8.50%) PRINCE
13 192 (7.96%) CRM
14 183 (7.59%) Programme Management
15 151 (6.26%) Change Control
16 143 (5.93%) Resource Management
17 132 (5.47%) Line Management
18 127 (5.27%) Mentoring
19 109 (4.52%) Matrix Management
20 104 (4.31%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (7.47%) SQL
2 66 (2.74%) C#
3 62 (2.57%) JavaScript
4 57 (2.36%) C
5 42 (1.74%) Java
6 27 (1.12%) C++
7 17 (0.71%) PHP
7 17 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 14 (0.58%) VBA
8 14 (0.58%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.41%) Perl
9 10 (0.41%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.12%) VB
11 3 (0.12%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.083%) TTCN
12 2 (0.083%) Lingo
12 2 (0.083%) VB6
12 2 (0.083%) Python
Qualifications
1 461 (19.12%) Degree
2 263 (10.91%) PMI Certification
3 190 (7.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 180 (7.47%) PMP
5 147 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 142 (5.89%) Security Cleared
7 108 (4.48%) ISEB
8 76 (3.15%) SC Cleared
9 56 (2.32%) APMP
10 35 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.00%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
14 16 (0.66%) MBA
14 16 (0.66%) HND
15 15 (0.62%) SAP Certification
16 14 (0.58%) CISSP
17 13 (0.54%) ISTQB
18 11 (0.46%) CISA
18 11 (0.46%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.64%) QA
2 67 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 28 (1.16%) SLA
4 23 (0.95%) COBIT
5 22 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.41%) GCP
8 9 (0.37%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.33%) Basel II
9 8 (0.33%) P3O
10 7 (0.29%) EMIR
10 7 (0.29%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.17%) GxP
12 4 (0.17%) COSO
12 4 (0.17%) Basel III
13 3 (0.12%) GAMP
14 2 (0.083%) MiFID
14 2 (0.083%) HL7
System Software
1 69 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 49 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.25%) XenApp
5 6 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.21%) RHEV
7 4 (0.17%) vSphere
7 4 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.17%) MetaFrame
7 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.12%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.041%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.041%) Samba
9 1 (0.041%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 42 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.29%) SCCM
3 6 (0.25%) SCOM
4 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.083%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.041%) OpenView
6 1 (0.041%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.041%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.041%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.041%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 976 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 134 (5.56%) SAP
3 122 (5.06%) Oracle
4 58 (2.41%) VMware
5 50 (2.07%) Primavera
6 38 (1.58%) HP
6 38 (1.58%) Fujitsu
7 34 (1.41%) iRise
7 34 (1.41%) Telelogic
8 33 (1.37%) Cisco
9 32 (1.33%) Citrix
10 27 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (0.87%) IBM
11 21 (0.87%) Adobe
12 18 (0.75%) hybris
13 17 (0.71%) Dundas
13 17 (0.71%) Avaya
14 16 (0.66%) EPiServer
15 15 (0.62%) Cognos
16 14 (0.58%) Apple
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