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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 153 176 174
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 104 61 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 0.90% 1.28%
As % of the Applications category 8.55% 6.51% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 68 57 87
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 £31,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1217 937 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.46% 13.78% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 806 1018
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -5 61 £40,000 - 8
Cheshire +15 33 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside +10 6 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Lancashire 0 4 £37,500 -28.57%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 131 (67.18%) PRINCE2
2 123 (63.08%) Project Management
3 108 (55.38%) MS Excel
4 96 (49.23%) Microsoft
5 65 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (30.77%) Finance
8 50 (25.64%) Degree
9 47 (24.10%) Change Management
9 47 (24.10%) MS Office
10 32 (16.41%) SharePoint
11 31 (15.90%) Scrum
12 24 (12.31%) Risk Management
12 24 (12.31%) Intranet
13 23 (11.79%) Project Planning
14 19 (9.74%) Telecoms
15 16 (8.21%) MS Visio
15 16 (8.21%) PMI Certification
15 16 (8.21%) MS Project Server
15 16 (8.21%) Waterfall
16 15 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 14 (7.18%) Banking
17 14 (7.18%) Resource Management
18 13 (6.67%) Product Management
18 13 (6.67%) ITIL
19 12 (6.15%) Programme Management
19 12 (6.15%) Management Information System
19 12 (6.15%) Service Delivery
19 12 (6.15%) Matrix Management
19 12 (6.15%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (16.41%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.21%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.54%) Lync
4 2 (1.03%) SAS
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 108 (55.38%) MS Excel
2 47 (24.10%) MS Office
3 16 (8.21%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Basecamp
2 2 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.31%) Intranet
2 2 (1.03%) Extranet
2 2 (1.03%) LAN
2 2 (1.03%) WAN
2 2 (1.03%) TETRA
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.56%) DB2
1 5 (2.56%) Big Data
2 4 (2.05%) Pentaho
2 4 (2.05%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (30.77%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.18%) Banking
4 10 (5.13%) Retail
4 10 (5.13%) Billing
5 5 (2.56%) Marketing
6 4 (2.05%) Legal
7 3 (1.54%) Advertising
7 3 (1.54%) Automotive
8 2 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (65.64%) Project Manager
2 13 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 11 (5.64%) Web Manager
3 11 (5.64%) Senior Manager
3 11 (5.64%) Senior Project Manager
3 11 (5.64%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (4.62%) Digital Project Manager
5 8 (4.10%) Analyst
6 7 (3.59%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (3.08%) Software Manager
7 6 (3.08%) Developer
7 6 (3.08%) Programme Manager
7 6 (3.08%) Consultant
7 6 (3.08%) Implementation Consultant
8 5 (2.56%) Project Administrator
8 5 (2.56%) Administrator
8 5 (2.56%) PMO Manager
8 5 (2.56%) Bid Manager
8 5 (2.56%) Software Project Manager
8 5 (2.56%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.08%) .NET
2 3 (1.54%) Flash
3 2 (1.03%) Sass
3 2 (1.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.08%) PMI
4 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.51%) GIS
5 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.05%) Windows
2 2 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (67.18%) PRINCE2
2 123 (63.08%) Project Management
3 65 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (24.10%) Change Management
6 31 (15.90%) Scrum
7 24 (12.31%) Risk Management
8 23 (11.79%) Project Planning
9 16 (8.21%) Waterfall
10 14 (7.18%) Resource Management
11 13 (6.67%) Product Management
11 13 (6.67%) ITIL
12 12 (6.15%) Service Delivery
12 12 (6.15%) Matrix Management
12 12 (6.15%) Programme Management
12 12 (6.15%) Time Management
13 11 (5.64%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.13%) Coaching
14 10 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
15 9 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.64%) C
2 10 (5.13%) Java
3 7 (3.59%) SQL
4 3 (1.54%) C#
5 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.03%) VB
5 2 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (25.64%) Degree
2 16 (8.21%) PMI Certification
3 15 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (5.64%) PMP
5 8 (4.10%) APMP
6 6 (3.08%) ISEB
7 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) QA
2 6 (3.08%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.13%) EPiServer
2 10 (5.13%) hybris
3 6 (3.08%) Primavera
4 5 (2.56%) Planview
5 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.03%) BT
5 2 (1.03%) VMware
5 2 (1.03%) Citrix
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle
5 2 (1.03%) Siebel
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco
6 1 (0.51%) Sybase
6 1 (0.51%) NetApp
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