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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 261 248 242
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1199 1229 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.17% 1.13%
As % of the Applications category 7.16% 7.88% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 951 922 990
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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
16747 15589 15755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.65% 14.80% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13641 12527 13294
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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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
(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 -19 1118 £47,500 +5.55% 192
London -20 407 £52,500 - 62
South East -57 217 £47,500 +5.55% 38
East of England +34 115 £48,750 +21.87% 10
Yorkshire +34 97 £31,500 -29.21% 15
South West -21 86 £42,500 - 25
North West +1 82 £39,500 +12.85% 21
West Yorkshire +35 76 £32,500 -29.72% 11
City of London -26 75 £57,500 +15.00% 21
Berkshire +16 65 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Leeds +19 64 £32,500 -27.77% 7
Surrey -7 49 £52,500 - 6
Manchester -12 48 £37,500 +7.14% 16
West Midlands -17 45 £42,500 -5.55% 12
East Midlands +47 42 £24,152 -46.33% 6
Hampshire -31 38 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Bedfordshire +39 36 £52,500 +19.31% 4
Scotland -12 34 £37,500 -13.79% 7
Cheshire +14 30 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Wiltshire -1 29 £41,250 -19.51% 7
Reading +15 27 £56,250 +63.04% 1
Hertfordshire -6 27 £45,000 -16.27% 2
Wales -8 27 £25,000 -52.38% 4
South Wales -7 26 £25,000 -52.38% 4
Cambridgeshire +17 25 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Derbyshire +40 24 £21,000 -45.45% 2
Luton +26 22 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Bristol 0 21 £47,500 -35.59% 2
Edinburgh -11 21 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Essex -11 21 £36,250 -9.37%

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1602 (62.87%) Project Management
2 1315 (51.61%) MS Excel
3 1238 (48.59%) PRINCE2
4 1099 (43.13%) Microsoft
5 935 (36.70%) Finance
6 729 (28.61%) MS Office
7 666 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
8 661 (25.94%) MS Visio
9 483 (18.96%) MS PowerPoint
10 471 (18.49%) Degree
11 391 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 326 (12.79%) SharePoint
13 313 (12.28%) Change Management
14 311 (12.21%) Waterfall
15 308 (12.09%) PMI Certification
16 275 (10.79%) Project Planning
17 261 (10.24%) ITIL
18 258 (10.13%) Business Analysis
19 250 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
20 207 (8.12%) Risk Management
21 206 (8.08%) Scrum
22 197 (7.73%) Programme Management
23 194 (7.61%) PMP
24 191 (7.50%) Retail
25 190 (7.46%) Windows
26 189 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 187 (7.34%) PRINCE
28 186 (7.30%) SQL
29 168 (6.59%) Change Control
30 166 (6.51%) SQL Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 326 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 147 (5.77%) MS Project Server
3 45 (1.77%) CMS
4 31 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 30 (1.18%) Lync
6 27 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 25 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (0.43%) IIS
11 10 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.31%) SAS
13 8 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.27%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.24%) Confluence
16 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1315 (51.61%) MS Excel
2 729 (28.61%) MS Office
3 661 (25.94%) MS Visio
4 483 (18.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.67%) Niku Workbench
7 11 (0.43%) Open Workbench
8 9 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.27%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.12%) Windchill
11 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.078%) SPSS
13 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.039%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 64 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.31%) Summit
4 8 (0.31%) Changepoint
5 7 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
5 7 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.27%) Finacle
6 6 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (0.20%) PRMS
8 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.12%) Maximo
9 3 (0.12%) Tridion
9 3 (0.12%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.12%) Magento
10 2 (0.078%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.078%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.078%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.65%) Office 365
2 37 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.18%) Basecamp
4 10 (0.39%) SaaS
5 9 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.12%) IaaS
7 2 (0.078%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.039%) Force.com
8 1 (0.039%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.61%) Intranet
2 69 (2.71%) Internet
3 48 (1.88%) WAN
4 44 (1.73%) LAN
5 40 (1.57%) Firewall
6 32 (1.26%) Extranet
7 25 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 23 (0.90%) SAN
9 16 (0.63%) Wireless
9 16 (0.63%) IP Telephony
10 13 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
11 8 (0.31%) VPN
12 6 (0.24%) SSL
12 6 (0.24%) MPLS
13 5 (0.20%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.20%) VLAN
14 4 (0.16%) NAS
14 4 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.16%) HTTP
14 4 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (1.33%) MySQL
6 32 (1.26%) Data Mining
6 32 (1.26%) MS Access
7 27 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 22 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 17 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.39%) OLAP
14 10 (0.39%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 114 (4.47%) JIRA
2 44 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 24 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
5 22 (0.86%) RequisitePro
6 21 (0.82%) FrontPage
6 21 (0.82%) CaliberRM
6 21 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (0.31%) ClearQuest
8 7 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.20%) Subversion
10 4 (0.16%) Hudson
11 3 (0.12%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.078%) Maven
12 2 (0.078%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.078%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.078%) Ant
12 2 (0.078%) SoapUI
General
1 935 (36.70%) Finance
2 191 (7.50%) Retail
3 153 (6.00%) Banking
4 146 (5.73%) Telecoms
5 132 (5.18%) Marketing
6 79 (3.10%) Legal
7 75 (2.94%) Billing
8 73 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 59 (2.32%) Law
10 52 (2.04%) Electronics
11 41 (1.61%) Investment Banking
12 38 (1.49%) Publishing
13 33 (1.30%) Advertising
14 29 (1.14%) Aerospace
15 28 (1.10%) Games
16 25 (0.98%) Back Office
17 22 (0.86%) Military
18 20 (0.78%) Automotive
19 16 (0.63%) Financial Institution
20 12 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1202 (47.17%) Project Manager
2 523 (20.53%) Analyst
3 270 (10.60%) Business Analyst
4 183 (7.18%) Senior Manager
5 175 (6.87%) Senior Project Manager
5 175 (6.87%) IT Project Manager
6 126 (4.95%) Coordinator
7 123 (4.83%) PMO Analyst
8 94 (3.69%) Project Coordinator
9 89 (3.49%) Programme Manager
10 70 (2.75%) Technical Manager
11 68 (2.67%) Agile Project Manager
12 66 (2.59%) Technical Project Manager
13 65 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 63 (2.47%) Business Manager
15 62 (2.43%) Consultant
15 62 (2.43%) Junior
16 52 (2.04%) Junior Project Manager
17 51 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
18 49 (1.92%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (5.69%) .NET
2 77 (3.02%) HTML
3 58 (2.28%) CSS
4 34 (1.33%) XML
5 29 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 22 (0.86%) J2EE
7 20 (0.78%) jQuery
7 20 (0.78%) HTML5
8 16 (0.63%) Ajax
9 13 (0.51%) Web Services
10 11 (0.43%) CSS3
11 10 (0.39%) Flash
11 10 (0.39%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.35%) Middleware
13 8 (0.31%) SOAP
13 8 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (0.24%) WebCenter
14 6 (0.24%) COM
14 6 (0.24%) Velocity
14 6 (0.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 250 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (6.28%) Management Information System
3 158 (6.20%) PMI
4 107 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 52 (2.04%) User Experience
7 46 (1.81%) NHS
8 43 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 30 (1.18%) Visualisation
11 28 (1.10%) Social Media
12 22 (0.86%) e-Health
13 21 (0.82%) EPoS
14 17 (0.67%) Mathematics
15 16 (0.63%) iPad
15 16 (0.63%) Digital Media
16 12 (0.47%) Data Integration
17 11 (0.43%) Internet of Things
18 10 (0.39%) Wiki
18 10 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 190 (7.46%) Windows
2 56 (2.20%) Windows 7
3 41 (1.61%) Linux
3 41 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (1.49%) UNIX
5 33 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.55%) Windows XP
8 10 (0.39%) Android
9 9 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.35%) Solaris
10 7 (0.27%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.20%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.078%) AIX
12 2 (0.078%) HPUX
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1602 (62.87%) Project Management
2 1238 (48.59%) PRINCE2
3 666 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
4 391 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 313 (12.28%) Change Management
6 311 (12.21%) Waterfall
7 275 (10.79%) Project Planning
8 261 (10.24%) ITIL
9 258 (10.13%) Business Analysis
10 207 (8.12%) Risk Management
11 206 (8.08%) Scrum
12 197 (7.73%) Programme Management
13 187 (7.34%) PRINCE
14 168 (6.59%) Change Control
15 164 (6.44%) CRM
16 158 (6.20%) Resource Management
17 142 (5.57%) Continuous Improvement
18 133 (5.22%) Service Delivery
19 129 (5.06%) Mentoring
20 114 (4.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (7.30%) SQL
2 94 (3.69%) Java
3 67 (2.63%) C
4 55 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 45 (1.77%) C#
6 32 (1.26%) VBA
7 23 (0.90%) PHP
7 23 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 13 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 12 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.35%) C++
10 9 (0.35%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.20%) VB
12 4 (0.16%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.16%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.12%) Python
13 3 (0.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 3 (0.12%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.12%) Perl
14 2 (0.078%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 471 (18.49%) Degree
2 308 (12.09%) PMI Certification
3 194 (7.61%) PMP
4 189 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 159 (6.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 92 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 75 (2.94%) ISEB
8 67 (2.63%) SC Cleared
9 64 (2.51%) APMP
10 45 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (0.94%) MAPM
13 23 (0.90%) VCP4
13 23 (0.90%) ISTQB
14 22 (0.86%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.63%) HND
16 15 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.39%) MCSE
19 9 (0.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.95%) QA
2 45 (1.77%) SLA
3 28 (1.10%) PMBOK
4 21 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.75%) ISO 9000
6 15 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.47%) Basel II
8 11 (0.43%) P3O
9 9 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.20%) EMIR
10 5 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.16%) FATCA
12 3 (0.12%) GxP
12 3 (0.12%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.078%) UCITS
13 2 (0.078%) MiFID
13 2 (0.078%) GCP
13 2 (0.078%) DO-254
14 1 (0.039%) COBIT
System Software
1 74 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (0.51%) XenApp
6 12 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.47%) MetaFrame
7 9 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.27%) vSphere
9 5 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.20%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.16%) Novell eDirectory
11 2 (0.078%) Firmware
11 2 (0.078%) RHEV
12 1 (0.039%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.039%) Snort
Systems Management
1 32 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.55%) SCCM
3 8 (0.31%) SCOM
4 6 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (0.16%) WSUS
6 2 (0.078%) Salt
6 2 (0.078%) Puppet
6 2 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.078%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.039%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.039%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.039%) SCSM
7 1 (0.039%) MOM
7 1 (0.039%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.039%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1099 (43.13%) Microsoft
2 101 (3.96%) SAP
3 86 (3.38%) Oracle
4 60 (2.35%) VMware
5 46 (1.81%) Cisco
6 39 (1.53%) HP
7 36 (1.41%) Citrix
8 33 (1.30%) Niku
8 33 (1.30%) Primavera
9 24 (0.94%) Planview
10 23 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (0.82%) Telelogic
11 21 (0.82%) iRise
12 17 (0.67%) Adobe
13 13 (0.51%) BMC
14 12 (0.47%) Avaya
14 12 (0.47%) NetApp
14 12 (0.47%) IBM
15 9 (0.35%) Apple
15 9 (0.35%) Sitecore
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus very competitive package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus very competitive package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus very competitive package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus seriously good package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus seriously good package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Counterpoint Systems
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday