The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 246 250 227
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1269 1206 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.12% 1.29%
As % of the Applications category 7.26% 7.38% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 998 963 1193
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17480 16336 16754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.82% 15.16% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14381 13236 14458
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS Project
Salary Trend

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

MS Project Salary Trend in the UK

MS Project
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

MS Project Salary Histogram in the UK

MS Project
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -1 1175 £47,500 +5.55% 112
London -23 429 £53,000 +0.95% 40
South East -23 261 £43,000 +1.17% 24
East of England +31 119 £50,000 +25.00% 7
City of London +29 104 £55,000 +6.79% 13
North West +17 97 £40,000 - 14
South West -22 81 £45,000 +23.28% 6
Berkshire +22 72 £46,750 - 10
Yorkshire -24 71 £36,000 -23.80% 9
Surrey -7 66 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Manchester -7 55 £38,750 -3.12% 9
West Midlands -8 53 £40,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -6 45 £40,000 -16.66% 8
Scotland +20 40 £40,500 -1.21%
Leeds -15 37 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 34 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Essex +7 34 £50,000 -16.66%
Hampshire -34 34 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 33 £55,000 +86.08% 3
Gloucestershire +5 33 £50,000 +63.70% 2
Cheshire +23 32 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +22 29 £30,000 -35.13% 6
Reading +6 29 £42,250 -12.88% 2
Hertfordshire -4 28 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Wales +1 27 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South Wales -3 26 £47,500 +15.15% 6
Bedfordshire +14 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Guildford -2 22 £34,000 -38.18% 1
Bristol -4 22 £41,250 +14.58% 1
Cambridge +10 20 £55,000 +86.44% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1561 (61.17%) Project Management
2 1227 (48.08%) MS Excel
3 1211 (47.45%) PRINCE2
4 1037 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 965 (37.81%) Finance
6 774 (30.33%) MS Office
7 634 (24.84%) MS Visio
8 621 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
9 465 (18.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 445 (17.44%) Degree
11 388 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 351 (13.75%) SharePoint
13 314 (12.30%) Change Management
14 297 (11.64%) PMI Certification
15 295 (11.56%) Business Analysis
16 275 (10.78%) Project Planning
17 264 (10.34%) ITIL
18 240 (9.40%) Waterfall
19 239 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
20 216 (8.46%) Scrum
21 212 (8.31%) PRINCE
22 201 (7.88%) Risk Management
23 199 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 197 (7.72%) PMP
25 188 (7.37%) Programme Management
25 188 (7.37%) MS Project Server
26 184 (7.21%) CRM
27 179 (7.01%) Retail
28 177 (6.94%) Windows
29 176 (6.90%) SQL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 351 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 188 (7.37%) MS Project Server
3 42 (1.65%) CMS
4 27 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 22 (0.86%) Lync
7 13 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.39%) IIS
10 10 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.31%) SAS
13 7 (0.27%) Apache
13 7 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.27%) Confluence
14 6 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1227 (48.08%) MS Excel
2 774 (30.33%) MS Office
3 634 (24.84%) MS Visio
4 465 (18.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.63%) Niku Workbench
7 12 (0.47%) Open Workbench
8 9 (0.35%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.078%) Windchill
11 2 (0.078%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.039%) SPSS
12 1 (0.039%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.039%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 60 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.35%) Tridion
3 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.31%) Maximo
4 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
5 7 (0.27%) Changepoint
5 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.27%) Finacle
6 6 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.16%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.16%) Sage 1000
9 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.12%) Retail-J
9 3 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
9 3 (0.12%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.29%) Basecamp
2 31 (1.21%) Office 365
3 29 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.82%) SaaS
5 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.078%) Force.com
6 2 (0.078%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.039%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.43%) Intranet
2 61 (2.39%) Internet
3 41 (1.61%) Firewall
4 30 (1.18%) LAN
5 29 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 28 (1.10%) WAN
7 19 (0.74%) SAN
8 15 (0.59%) Extranet
9 12 (0.47%) SSL
9 12 (0.47%) IP Telephony
10 11 (0.43%) VPN
11 7 (0.27%) Wireless
11 7 (0.27%) Network Security
12 6 (0.24%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.20%) HTTP
14 4 (0.16%) SSH
14 4 (0.16%) NAS
15 3 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (1.49%) MySQL
4 27 (1.06%) MS Access
5 26 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 20 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (0.78%) Data Mining
8 17 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (0.63%) OLAP
10 15 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.35%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (0.27%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
17 5 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 118 (4.62%) JIRA
2 42 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
4 25 (0.98%) RequisitePro
5 24 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
5 24 (0.94%) FrontPage
5 24 (0.94%) CaliberRM
6 12 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 10 (0.39%) Axure RP
7 10 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.31%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.16%) LabVIEW
9 4 (0.16%) Subversion
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.12%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.12%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.078%) TestDirector
General
1 965 (37.81%) Finance
2 179 (7.01%) Retail
3 158 (6.19%) Banking
4 134 (5.25%) Marketing
5 114 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 81 (3.17%) Legal
7 59 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 57 (2.23%) Billing
9 45 (1.76%) Law
10 40 (1.57%) Investment Banking
11 32 (1.25%) Games
12 29 (1.14%) Advertising
13 28 (1.10%) Automotive
13 28 (1.10%) Back Office
14 27 (1.06%) Publishing
15 26 (1.02%) Retail Banking
16 25 (0.98%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.94%) Electronics
18 23 (0.90%) Aerospace
19 20 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1171 (45.89%) Project Manager
2 505 (19.79%) Analyst
3 286 (11.21%) Business Analyst
4 200 (7.84%) Senior Manager
5 188 (7.37%) Senior Project Manager
6 148 (5.80%) IT Project Manager
7 110 (4.31%) PMO Analyst
8 96 (3.76%) Programme Manager
9 86 (3.37%) Business Manager
10 79 (3.10%) Coordinator
11 67 (2.63%) Technical Manager
12 65 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 63 (2.47%) Technical Project Manager
14 62 (2.43%) Consultant
15 60 (2.35%) Project Coordinator
16 59 (2.31%) PMO Manager
17 57 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
18 51 (2.00%) Junior
18 51 (2.00%) Agile Project Manager
19 47 (1.84%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (4.62%) .NET
2 77 (3.02%) HTML
3 49 (1.92%) CSS
4 25 (0.98%) XML
5 24 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.59%) Middleware
6 15 (0.59%) jQuery
6 15 (0.59%) HTML5
7 14 (0.55%) SOAP
8 11 (0.43%) Ajax
8 11 (0.43%) CSS3
9 10 (0.39%) J2EE
10 9 (0.35%) COM
11 8 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.16%) Velocity
12 4 (0.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 4 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.16%) Web Services
13 3 (0.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 239 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (6.07%) PMI
3 141 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 94 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 69 (2.70%) User Experience
6 57 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 43 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.45%) NHS
9 35 (1.37%) Social Media
10 26 (1.02%) Visualisation
11 25 (0.98%) e-Health
12 22 (0.86%) Mathematics
13 20 (0.78%) Fixed Income
13 20 (0.78%) iPad
14 17 (0.67%) Equities
14 17 (0.67%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.63%) E-Learning
16 15 (0.59%) Digital Media
17 14 (0.55%) Blackberry
18 11 (0.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 177 (6.94%) Windows
2 47 (1.84%) Linux
3 46 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 37 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (1.29%) UNIX
7 24 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.59%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.39%) Solaris
11 8 (0.31%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.27%) AIX
13 6 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.24%) Android
14 2 (0.078%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.078%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.078%) HPUX
15 1 (0.039%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.039%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1561 (61.17%) Project Management
2 1211 (47.45%) PRINCE2
3 621 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
4 388 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 314 (12.30%) Change Management
6 295 (11.56%) Business Analysis
7 275 (10.78%) Project Planning
8 264 (10.34%) ITIL
9 240 (9.40%) Waterfall
10 216 (8.46%) Scrum
11 212 (8.31%) PRINCE
12 201 (7.88%) Risk Management
13 188 (7.37%) Programme Management
14 184 (7.21%) CRM
15 163 (6.39%) Change Control
16 161 (6.31%) Resource Management
17 122 (4.78%) Service Delivery
18 121 (4.74%) Line Management
19 120 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
20 108 (4.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (6.90%) SQL
2 69 (2.70%) Java
3 64 (2.51%) C
4 50 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 45 (1.76%) C#
6 30 (1.18%) VBA
7 24 (0.94%) PHP
8 10 (0.39%) PL/SQL
8 10 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 9 (0.35%) C++
10 3 (0.12%) Delphi
10 3 (0.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (0.12%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.078%) Lingo
11 2 (0.078%) VB6
11 2 (0.078%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.078%) VB
11 2 (0.078%) Perl
12 1 (0.039%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 445 (17.44%) Degree
2 297 (11.64%) PMI Certification
3 199 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 197 (7.72%) PMP
5 148 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 111 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 103 (4.04%) ISEB
8 75 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 58 (2.27%) APMP
10 44 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (0.98%) MAPM
12 24 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.67%) DV Cleared
14 16 (0.63%) ISTQB
15 15 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (0.31%) APMG
17 8 (0.31%) SAP Certification
17 8 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.13%) QA
2 48 (1.88%) SLA
3 47 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.67%) COBIT
5 16 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.43%) P3O
8 10 (0.39%) Basel II
9 9 (0.35%) Solvency II
9 9 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.31%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.16%) GxP
11 4 (0.16%) COSO
11 4 (0.16%) Basel III
11 4 (0.16%) EMIR
11 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.078%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.078%) FATCA
12 2 (0.078%) DO-254
13 1 (0.039%) GAMP
System Software
1 72 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.74%) XenApp
4 18 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 16 (0.63%) MetaFrame
6 16 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.24%) Novell eDirectory
9 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.16%) Firmware
10 3 (0.12%) vSphere
11 2 (0.078%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.078%) RHEV
11 2 (0.078%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.039%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.63%) SCCM
3 6 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (0.20%) SCOM
4 5 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.16%) WSUS
6 2 (0.078%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.078%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.039%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.039%) Salt
7 1 (0.039%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.039%) MOM
7 1 (0.039%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.039%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.039%) Puppet
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.039%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1037 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 107 (4.19%) SAP
3 103 (4.04%) Oracle
4 62 (2.43%) VMware
5 55 (2.16%) Cisco
6 40 (1.57%) HP
7 39 (1.53%) Citrix
8 35 (1.37%) Primavera
9 25 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (0.94%) Telelogic
10 24 (0.94%) iRise
11 18 (0.71%) Niku
12 17 (0.67%) IBM
13 16 (0.63%) Adobe
13 16 (0.63%) Planview
14 14 (0.55%) Avaya
15 13 (0.51%) NetApp
16 12 (0.47%) Apple
17 11 (0.43%) CA
17 11 (0.43%) Cognos
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Skye Group
Salary: £35,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Corporate Project Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension (or cash), bonus, £5k benefi
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: ASAP
Posted: 6 days ago