The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 145 186 172
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 117 59 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 0.85% 1.20%
As % of the Applications category 9.82% 6.11% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79 52 81
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,007 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
MS Project
England

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

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1192 966 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.34% 13.91% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 827 970
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 26 November 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 26 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
Manchester +24 72 £40,000 - 7
Cheshire +21 36 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Merseyside +15 6 £42,500 +3.03%
Lancashire 0 3 £37,500 -28.57%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 136 (67.33%) PRINCE2
2 128 (63.37%) Project Management
3 111 (54.95%) MS Excel
4 95 (47.03%) Microsoft
5 67 (33.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (29.70%) Finance
8 52 (25.74%) Degree
9 50 (24.75%) MS Office
10 48 (23.76%) Change Management
11 35 (17.33%) SharePoint
12 30 (14.85%) Scrum
13 24 (11.88%) Risk Management
13 24 (11.88%) Intranet
14 23 (11.39%) Project Planning
15 18 (8.91%) MS Project Server
15 18 (8.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 18 (8.91%) MS Visio
16 17 (8.42%) Telecoms
16 17 (8.42%) Waterfall
17 16 (7.92%) Banking
18 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
18 15 (7.43%) Service Delivery
18 15 (7.43%) ITIL
19 14 (6.93%) PMI Certification
19 14 (6.93%) MS PowerPoint
20 13 (6.44%) Resource Management
20 13 (6.44%) Portfolio Management
20 13 (6.44%) Programme Management
21 12 (5.94%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 35 (17.33%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.91%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.49%) Lync
3 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.99%) SAS
5 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 111 (54.95%) MS Excel
2 50 (24.75%) MS Office
3 18 (8.91%) MS Visio
4 14 (6.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
2 2 (0.99%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.88%) Intranet
2 2 (0.99%) Extranet
2 2 (0.99%) LAN
2 2 (0.99%) WAN
2 2 (0.99%) TETRA
3 1 (0.50%) Broadband
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.47%) DB2
2 5 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.48%) Big Data
3 4 (1.98%) Pentaho
3 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.99%) Informix
4 2 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) LoadRunner
1 3 (1.49%) JIRA
2 2 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (29.70%) Finance
2 17 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.92%) Banking
4 11 (5.45%) Retail
5 7 (3.47%) Billing
6 5 (2.48%) Marketing
6 5 (2.48%) Advertising
7 4 (1.98%) Automotive
7 4 (1.98%) Legal
8 3 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Law
9 2 (0.99%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 122 (60.40%) Project Manager
2 13 (6.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 11 (5.45%) Web Manager
3 11 (5.45%) Analyst
3 11 (5.45%) Senior Manager
3 11 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
3 11 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (4.46%) Digital Project Manager
5 8 (3.96%) Programme Manager
6 7 (3.47%) Administrator
6 7 (3.47%) Software Manager
6 7 (3.47%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (2.97%) PMO Manager
7 6 (2.97%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (2.97%) Software Project Manager
7 6 (2.97%) Server Administrator
7 6 (2.97%) Consultant
7 6 (2.97%) Developer
7 6 (2.97%) Project Administrator
7 6 (2.97%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.48%) .NET
2 2 (0.99%) Sass
2 2 (0.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.96%) PMI
4 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.50%) Statistics
5 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.50%) GIS
5 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.98%) Windows
2 2 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (67.33%) PRINCE2
2 128 (63.37%) Project Management
3 67 (33.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (23.76%) Change Management
6 30 (14.85%) Scrum
7 24 (11.88%) Risk Management
8 23 (11.39%) Project Planning
9 17 (8.42%) Waterfall
10 15 (7.43%) ITIL
10 15 (7.43%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.44%) Programme Management
11 13 (6.44%) Portfolio Management
11 13 (6.44%) Resource Management
12 12 (5.94%) Time Management
13 11 (5.45%) Matrix Management
13 11 (5.45%) Product Management
14 10 (4.95%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.46%) Coaching
16 8 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.45%) C
2 9 (4.46%) Java
3 7 (3.47%) SQL
4 3 (1.49%) C#
5 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.99%) VB
5 2 (0.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (25.74%) Degree
2 18 (8.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (6.93%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.96%) ISEB
5 7 (3.47%) PMP
6 5 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.48%) APMP
7 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) P3O
2 3 (1.49%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.99%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 95 (47.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.95%) EPiServer
2 10 (4.95%) hybris
3 6 (2.97%) Primavera
4 4 (1.98%) Planview
5 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.99%) BT
5 2 (0.99%) VMware
5 2 (0.99%) Citrix
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle
5 2 (0.99%) Siebel
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco
6 1 (0.50%) Sybase
6 1 (0.50%) NetApp
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Salary: £36000 - £37000 per annum + +Bens
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