The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning 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 Project Planning over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 210 210 181
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 41 27 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.40% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.49% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 54
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Project Planning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5727 5529 6065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.10% 82.86% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4754 4573 5059
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Project Planning
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Project Planning Salary Trend in the North West

Project Planning
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Planning across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Project Planning Salary Histogram in the North West

Project Planning
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 Project Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
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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 24 £42,000 -1.17% 4
Cheshire +3 8 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Lancashire - 4 £36,000 - 3
Merseyside +12 3 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Project Planning 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 Project Planning.

1 59 (50.86%) Project Management
2 43 (37.07%) PRINCE2
3 36 (31.03%) Finance
3 36 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 23 (19.83%) SQL
6 22 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (17.24%) MS Project
7 20 (17.24%) Windows
8 19 (16.38%) Degree
9 18 (15.52%) ITIL
10 16 (13.79%) Java
10 16 (13.79%) Change Control
11 15 (12.93%) Migration
12 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
12 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
12 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
13 13 (11.21%) Risk Management
14 12 (10.34%) VMware
15 11 (9.48%) Cisco
15 11 (9.48%) Resource Management
15 11 (9.48%) Supplier Management
16 10 (8.62%) HP
16 10 (8.62%) Linux
16 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.62%) Legal
17 9 (7.76%) Oracle
17 9 (7.76%) DNS
17 9 (7.76%) LAN
17 9 (7.76%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Project Planning 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 Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.17%) MS Project Server
2 6 (5.17%) WordPress
3 4 (3.45%) Lync
3 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Project
2 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.31%) MS Office
4 3 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) LAN
1 9 (7.76%) WAN
1 9 (7.76%) DNS
2 8 (6.90%) Firewall
2 8 (6.90%) Wireless
3 7 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.17%) VPN
4 6 (5.17%) VLAN
4 6 (5.17%) Network Security
5 5 (4.31%) SAN
6 3 (2.59%) DHCP
6 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.72%) Intranet
8 1 (0.86%) Internet
8 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.86%) DB2
3 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
General
1 36 (31.03%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Legal
3 8 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.31%) Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Local Government
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Law
6 2 (1.72%) Advertising
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (43.10%) Project Manager
2 11 (9.48%) Analyst
3 10 (8.62%) IT Project Manager
3 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Programme Manager
6 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) Trainer
7 6 (5.17%) Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Junior
9 4 (3.45%) Project Planner
9 4 (3.45%) Implementation Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) iOS Developer
10 3 (2.59%) IT Manager
10 3 (2.59%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
2 6 (5.17%) CSS
3 2 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.86%) J2EE
4 1 (0.86%) JSP
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.86%) Spring
4 1 (0.86%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) NHS
2 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Linux
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.03%) CentOS
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.86%) Project Management
2 43 (37.07%) PRINCE2
3 36 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (15.52%) ITIL
6 16 (13.79%) Change Control
7 15 (12.93%) Migration
8 13 (11.21%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.48%) Supplier Management
9 11 (9.48%) Resource Management
10 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.90%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 8 (6.90%) Security Testing
11 8 (6.90%) Time Management
11 8 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.03%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) SQL
2 16 (13.79%) Java
3 7 (6.03%) PHP
4 6 (5.17%) C++
4 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.72%) C
6 2 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.59%) PMP
4 3 (2.59%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.59%) MCSE
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.72%) APMP
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.86%) VCP4
6 1 (0.86%) ISEB
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.31%) vSphere
4 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.59%) vCloud
5 2 (1.72%) XenApp
5 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.59%) WSUS
3 2 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) VMware
3 11 (9.48%) Cisco
4 10 (8.62%) HP
5 9 (7.76%) Oracle
5 9 (7.76%) ProCurve
6 7 (6.03%) Citrix
7 5 (4.31%) NetApp
7 5 (4.31%) EMC
8 3 (2.59%) Symantec
9 2 (1.72%) McAfee
9 2 (1.72%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (0.86%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.86%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.86%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.86%) Dell
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