The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 27 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 3 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.05% 5.48% 6.54%
As % of the Applications category 15.00% 27.59% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 6
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
MS Project
Lancashire

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

Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 13.70% 19.86% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 17
Average salary £29,000 £37,521 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.70% +15.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £26,400 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

MS Project
Salary Trend in Preston

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Preston

MS Project
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft