The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 146 138 175
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +37
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 79 73 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 1.40% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 8.53% 8.77% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 59 67 37
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £29,600 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
926 832 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.06% 15.95% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 778 699 578
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 South West

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Project
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MS Project Salary Trend in the South West

MS Project
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in the South West

MS Project
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol -9 27 £43,750 +6.06% 5
Wiltshire +4 21 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Somerset -13 14 £35,000 +23.89%
Gloucestershire -4 8 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Devon -15 5 £37,500 +10.29%
Dorset -7 2 £24,000 -56.36% 1
Cornwall - 2 £28,250 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 145 (79.23%) Project Management
2 100 (54.64%) PRINCE2
3 79 (43.17%) MS Excel
4 76 (41.53%) MS Office
5 70 (38.25%) Microsoft
6 60 (32.79%) Finance
7 43 (23.50%) SharePoint
8 28 (15.30%) MS Visio
9 26 (14.21%) Supply Chain Management
10 25 (13.66%) Degree
10 25 (13.66%) Change Control
10 25 (13.66%) Programme Management
11 24 (13.11%) Risk Management
12 23 (12.57%) Management Information System
13 22 (12.02%) Retail
13 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
13 22 (12.02%) Matrix Management
13 22 (12.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (11.48%) PMI Certification
15 20 (10.93%) Change Management
15 20 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (10.38%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (10.38%) Legal
16 19 (10.38%) PMI
16 19 (10.38%) PMP
17 18 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (9.29%) Business Analysis
18 17 (9.29%) ISO 9001
18 17 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 16 (8.74%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 43 (23.50%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (7.10%) MS Project Server
4 10 (5.46%) IIS
5 8 (4.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.73%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.64%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 79 (43.17%) MS Excel
2 76 (41.53%) MS Office
3 28 (15.30%) MS Visio
4 16 (8.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.55%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) SAP CRM
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) Intranet
2 5 (2.73%) DHCP
2 5 (2.73%) DNS
2 5 (2.73%) Firewall
2 5 (2.73%) NAS
3 3 (1.64%) SAN
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.64%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) OLAP
4 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (32.79%) Finance
2 22 (12.02%) Retail
3 19 (10.38%) Legal
4 15 (8.20%) Law
5 12 (6.56%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.28%) Military
7 4 (2.19%) Marketing
8 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.64%) Billing
9 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.09%) Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (50.27%) Project Manager
2 40 (21.86%) Analyst
3 23 (12.57%) Business Analyst
3 23 (12.57%) IT Project Manager
4 12 (6.56%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (6.01%) Lead Business Analyst
6 10 (5.46%) Architect
7 8 (4.37%) SharePoint Architect
7 8 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.37%) Project Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 6 (3.28%) Digital Project Manager
10 5 (2.73%) Network Analyst
10 5 (2.73%) Project Planner
10 5 (2.73%) PMO Manager
10 5 (2.73%) Software Manager
10 5 (2.73%) Software Project Manager
10 5 (2.73%) Project Officer
11 4 (2.19%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.19%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.10%) .NET
2 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.09%) WCF
3 2 (1.09%) WPF
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) XML
3 2 (1.09%) XSD
3 2 (1.09%) XSLT
3 2 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.57%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.38%) PMI
3 12 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (0.55%) EPoS
6 1 (0.55%) iSeries
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.92%) Windows
2 3 (1.64%) Linux
2 3 (1.64%) UNIX
3 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (79.23%) Project Management
2 100 (54.64%) PRINCE2
3 26 (14.21%) Supply Chain Management
4 25 (13.66%) Change Control
4 25 (13.66%) Programme Management
5 24 (13.11%) Risk Management
6 22 (12.02%) Matrix Management
7 20 (10.93%) Change Management
7 20 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (9.29%) Business Analysis
10 15 (8.20%) Project Planning
10 15 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.10%) Service Delivery
12 11 (6.01%) Information Management
12 11 (6.01%) Earned Value Management
13 10 (5.46%) Workflow
13 10 (5.46%) Service Management
13 10 (5.46%) Scrum
13 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.65%) SQL
2 9 (4.92%) C
3 8 (4.37%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.19%) PHP
5 3 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (13.66%) Degree
2 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 21 (11.48%) PMI Certification
4 19 (10.38%) PMP
5 17 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (8.20%) DV Cleared
7 13 (7.10%) APMP
8 8 (4.37%) MCTS
8 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.19%) ISEB
11 1 (0.55%) HNC
11 1 (0.55%) HND
11 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.29%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.37%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 70 (38.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.92%) VMware
3 8 (4.37%) Citrix
4 6 (3.28%) Primavera
4 6 (3.28%) HP
4 6 (3.28%) SAP
5 5 (2.73%) Dell
6 4 (2.19%) Planview
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle
7 3 (1.64%) Cognos
7 3 (1.64%) Lotus
7 3 (1.64%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.55%) Niku
8 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
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