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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 60 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.40% 1.31% 0.64%
As % of the Applications category 3.23% 6.98% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
MS Project
North West

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

Applications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
62 86 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.55% 18.78% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 77 57
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £22,500 £17,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MS Project
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Lancashire

MS Project
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Preston +5 2 £36,250 -30.95%
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft