The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 179 172 173
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 66 73 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.01% 0.92%
As % of the Applications category 5.89% 6.62% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 48
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,940 £31,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1121 1103 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.75% 15.20% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 914 925 882
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Project
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MS Project Salary Trend in the North West

MS Project
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Project
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Manchester -4 43 £40,000 - 8
Cheshire +2 22 £45,000 - 2
Merseyside -1 3 £42,500 +57.40% 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 74 (55.64%) MS Excel
1 74 (55.64%) Project Management
2 71 (53.38%) PRINCE2
3 68 (51.13%) Microsoft
4 43 (32.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (24.81%) Finance
6 32 (24.06%) MS Office
7 24 (18.05%) Degree
8 21 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (13.53%) MS Visio
9 18 (13.53%) Portfolio Management
10 16 (12.03%) Scrum
11 15 (11.28%) Change Management
11 15 (11.28%) Retail
11 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
11 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (9.77%) ITIL
12 13 (9.77%) Waterfall
12 13 (9.77%) Project Planning
13 12 (9.02%) PMI Certification
13 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
13 12 (9.02%) Information Security
14 11 (8.27%) MS Project Server
15 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
15 10 (7.52%) Quality Management
15 10 (7.52%) PMI
16 9 (6.77%) PRINCE
16 9 (6.77%) Service Delivery
16 9 (6.77%) Information Security Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.27%) MS Project Server
3 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.50%) IIS
4 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) Lync
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 74 (55.64%) MS Excel
2 32 (24.06%) MS Office
3 18 (13.53%) MS Visio
4 9 (6.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) GPRS
1 2 (1.50%) UMTS
1 2 (1.50%) DHCP
1 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.50%) DNS
1 2 (1.50%) SAN
2 1 (0.75%) WAN
2 1 (0.75%) LAN
2 1 (0.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) DB2
2 3 (2.26%) Informix
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 33 (24.81%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Retail
3 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.77%) Advertising
4 9 (6.77%) Banking
5 4 (3.01%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.50%) Games
6 2 (1.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (50.38%) Project Manager
2 12 (9.02%) Analyst
3 10 (7.52%) Project Planner
4 9 (6.77%) Programme Manager
4 9 (6.77%) Consultant
4 9 (6.77%) PMO Consultant
5 8 (6.02%) Administrator
6 7 (5.26%) Project Administrator
6 7 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 7 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (4.51%) Server Administrator
8 5 (3.76%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.76%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Test Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.01%) PMO Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) .NET
2 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.50%) SOAP
2 2 (1.50%) Web Services
2 2 (1.50%) XML
2 2 (1.50%) WinForms
2 2 (1.50%) WPF
2 2 (1.50%) Silverlight
2 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.50%) REST
2 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (1.50%) ServiceStack
2 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.52%) PMI
3 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.75%) Statistics
4 1 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Phone 7
3 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.50%) Android
3 2 (1.50%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (55.64%) Project Management
2 71 (53.38%) PRINCE2
3 43 (32.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.53%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (12.03%) Scrum
6 15 (11.28%) Change Management
7 13 (9.77%) ITIL
7 13 (9.77%) Project Planning
7 13 (9.77%) Waterfall
8 12 (9.02%) Information Security
9 10 (7.52%) Quality Management
10 9 (6.77%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.77%) Information Security Management
10 9 (6.77%) Security Management
10 9 (6.77%) PRINCE
10 9 (6.77%) ISMS
10 9 (6.77%) Business Transformation
11 6 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.51%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.26%) C#
2 2 (1.50%) C
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (18.05%) Degree
2 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (9.02%) PMI Certification
4 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.51%) APMP
6 5 (3.76%) ISEB
7 4 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.50%) PMP
9 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.75%) MCITP
9 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.26%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) P3O
3 1 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (51.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.77%) Fujitsu
3 4 (3.01%) EPiServer
3 4 (3.01%) hybris
4 3 (2.26%) VMware
5 2 (1.50%) Lotus
5 2 (1.50%) Apple
6 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.75%) MKS
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco
6 1 (0.75%) Citrix
6 1 (0.75%) Ceridian
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