The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 242 243 287
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +44
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1408 1176 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.06% 0.90%
As % of the Applications category 7.84% 7.09% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 984 916 929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17954 16596 16520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.80% 14.95% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14519 13654 14323
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +1 1251 £45,000 - 156
London -13 524 £52,500 +5.00% 64
South East +3 315 £42,500 -5.55% 30
City of London +9 117 £55,000 +15.18% 19
South West +28 98 £45,000 +28.57% 13
East of England -8 97 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Scotland +45 95 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Hampshire +9 69 £42,750 -5.00% 7
North West -2 68 £35,000 -12.50% 12
West Midlands +28 67 £45,000 +9.09% 6
Yorkshire -11 66 £35,500 -11.25% 5
Berkshire -11 57 £45,000 - 3
Surrey +4 56 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Buckinghamshire +31 49 £41,500 -1.19% 4
Edinburgh +4 46 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Manchester +6 43 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Wiltshire +32 41 £45,000 -5.26% 6
West Yorkshire -20 40 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Hertfordshire +8 33 £43,750 -5.40% 7
South Wales +27 32 £29,000 -25.64% 4
Wales +22 32 £29,000 -25.64% 4
Leeds -20 32 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Southampton +21 28 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Milton Keynes +18 28 £41,500 -1.19% 2
Aberdeen +26 25 £27,500 -54.16% 1
Birmingham +14 25 £45,750 +14.37% 1
Solihull - 24 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire -1 21 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Kent -5 21 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cardiff +17 20 £29,000 -25.64% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1519 (59.08%) Project Management
2 1210 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 1182 (45.97%) PRINCE2
4 1063 (41.35%) Microsoft
5 1058 (41.15%) Finance
6 743 (28.90%) MS Office
7 507 (19.72%) MS Visio
8 502 (19.53%) Degree
9 400 (15.56%) SharePoint
10 389 (15.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 371 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 310 (12.06%) ITIL
13 282 (10.97%) Project Planning
14 273 (10.62%) PMI Certification
15 258 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
16 245 (9.53%) SQL
17 243 (9.45%) Business Analysis
18 242 (9.41%) Change Management
19 227 (8.83%) PRINCE
20 221 (8.60%) Windows
21 210 (8.17%) SQL Server
21 210 (8.17%) PMP
22 208 (8.09%) Waterfall
23 197 (7.66%) .NET
23 197 (7.66%) Risk Management
24 191 (7.43%) Management Information System
25 180 (7.00%) Scrum
25 180 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 178 (6.92%) Programme Management
27 177 (6.88%) Retail

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 400 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 174 (6.77%) MS Project Server
3 63 (2.45%) IIS
4 48 (1.87%) CMS
5 40 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 29 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 24 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 15 (0.58%) SAS
12 13 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (0.43%) Lync
14 9 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.31%) Documentum
15 8 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.23%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.19%) WorkSite
17 5 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 1210 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 743 (28.90%) MS Office
3 507 (19.72%) MS Visio
4 389 (15.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (0.82%) Niku Workbench
7 19 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.62%) Open Workbench
9 7 (0.27%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.19%) InDesign
10 5 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.078%) SPSS
13 2 (0.078%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 39 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.23%) SAP HR
4 6 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (0.19%) Misys Midas
5 5 (0.19%) CA Clarity
5 5 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.16%) Endur
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.16%) Adaptiv
6 4 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.12%) Magento
7 3 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.12%) Maximo
7 3 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.078%) Agresso
8 2 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (0.66%) SaaS
2 17 (0.66%) Office 365
3 16 (0.62%) Basecamp
4 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.078%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.02%) Intranet
1 52 (2.02%) Internet
2 49 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.09%) LAN
4 26 (1.01%) WAN
5 24 (0.93%) VoIP
6 23 (0.89%) VPN
7 22 (0.86%) SAN
8 21 (0.82%) Firewall
9 13 (0.51%) Wireless
9 13 (0.51%) DNS
10 12 (0.47%) DHCP
11 9 (0.35%) VLAN
11 9 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (0.31%) MPLS
12 8 (0.31%) ATM
13 7 (0.27%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.23%) Extranet
15 4 (0.16%) Broadband
15 4 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 77 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (1.56%) MySQL
4 36 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 34 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 34 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
7 33 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 28 (1.09%) OLAP
10 25 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (0.82%) MS Access
12 17 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.27%) Oracle OLAP
17 6 (0.23%) EDRMS
17 6 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 116 (4.51%) JIRA
2 31 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
3 27 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 22 (0.86%) FrontPage
6 21 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 20 (0.78%) Selenium
8 19 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
9 18 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
9 18 (0.70%) CaliberRM
9 18 (0.70%) RequisitePro
10 13 (0.51%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.12%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.12%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.12%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.078%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.078%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.078%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.078%) Toad
12 2 (0.078%) Bugzilla
General
1 1058 (41.15%) Finance
2 177 (6.88%) Retail
3 153 (5.95%) Banking
4 104 (4.05%) Marketing
5 96 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 76 (2.96%) Legal
7 75 (2.92%) Advertising
8 59 (2.29%) Law
9 40 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 36 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 32 (1.24%) Games
12 30 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.17%) Military
13 29 (1.13%) Financial Institution
14 28 (1.09%) Retail Banking
15 25 (0.97%) Aerospace
15 25 (0.97%) Publishing
16 23 (0.89%) Back Office
17 22 (0.86%) Billing
18 18 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1144 (44.50%) Project Manager
2 478 (18.59%) Analyst
3 206 (8.01%) Business Analyst
4 146 (5.68%) Senior Manager
5 131 (5.10%) Senior Project Manager
6 130 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
6 130 (5.06%) PMO Analyst
7 111 (4.32%) Coordinator
8 104 (4.05%) Programme Manager
9 84 (3.27%) Project Coordinator
10 69 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 67 (2.61%) Developer
12 64 (2.49%) Agile Project Manager
13 61 (2.37%) Consultant
14 58 (2.26%) Technical Manager
15 56 (2.18%) Digital Project Manager
16 55 (2.14%) Development Manager
16 55 (2.14%) Technical Project Manager
17 49 (1.91%) Project Planner
18 48 (1.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (7.66%) .NET
2 133 (5.17%) HTML
3 117 (4.55%) XML
4 81 (3.15%) CSS
5 70 (2.72%) ASP.NET
6 55 (2.14%) Web Services
7 30 (1.17%) J2EE
7 30 (1.17%) XSLT
8 24 (0.93%) DHTML
9 20 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (0.66%) LAMP
10 17 (0.66%) HTML5
11 15 (0.58%) Struts
11 15 (0.58%) JSP
11 15 (0.58%) JSF
11 15 (0.58%) OOXML
11 15 (0.58%) .NET Framework
12 14 (0.54%) jQuery
13 13 (0.51%) COM
14 11 (0.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 191 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 125 (4.86%) PMI
3 104 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 78 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 54 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 28 (1.09%) FMCG
7 26 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 24 (0.93%) Streaming Video
9 23 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 18 (0.70%) Data Integration
11 17 (0.66%) Equities
11 17 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (0.66%) Social Media
12 15 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 15 (0.58%) EPoS
12 15 (0.58%) iPad
13 13 (0.51%) Statistics
14 12 (0.47%) NHS
14 12 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 221 (8.60%) Windows
2 87 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 76 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 35 (1.36%) UNIX
6 26 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 21 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 17 (0.66%) Linux
10 13 (0.51%) Android
11 11 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.31%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.12%) AIX
14 3 (0.12%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.078%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1519 (59.08%) Project Management
2 1182 (45.97%) PRINCE2
3 371 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 310 (12.06%) ITIL
5 282 (10.97%) Project Planning
6 258 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
7 243 (9.45%) Business Analysis
8 242 (9.41%) Change Management
9 227 (8.83%) PRINCE
10 208 (8.09%) Waterfall
11 197 (7.66%) Risk Management
12 180 (7.00%) Scrum
13 178 (6.92%) Programme Management
14 176 (6.85%) Change Control
15 159 (6.18%) Resource Management
16 154 (5.99%) CRM
17 139 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 131 (5.10%) Service Delivery
19 117 (4.55%) E-Commerce
20 88 (3.42%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (9.53%) SQL
2 97 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 73 (2.84%) C#
4 62 (2.41%) Java
5 42 (1.63%) C
6 38 (1.48%) C++
7 33 (1.28%) PHP
8 30 (1.17%) Perl
9 27 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 23 (0.89%) VBA
11 21 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 16 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 15 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.35%) Delphi
16 7 (0.27%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.078%) SQR
17 2 (0.078%) ABAP
17 2 (0.078%) VB
18 1 (0.039%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 502 (19.53%) Degree
2 273 (10.62%) PMI Certification
3 210 (8.17%) PMP
4 180 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 172 (6.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 145 (5.64%) Security Cleared
7 75 (2.92%) ISEB
7 75 (2.92%) SC Cleared
8 48 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 48 (1.87%) APMP
9 46 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (1.36%) DV Cleared
11 34 (1.32%) HND
12 24 (0.93%) MCP
13 22 (0.86%) HNC
14 16 (0.62%) MCSD
15 15 (0.58%) MBA
15 15 (0.58%) MCTS
16 13 (0.51%) ISTQB
17 12 (0.47%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.98%) QA
2 42 (1.63%) SLA
3 36 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 33 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.43%) P3O
6 11 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.31%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.27%) EMIR
8 7 (0.27%) COBIT
9 4 (0.16%) TickIT
9 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.12%) MiFID
11 2 (0.078%) GCP
12 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.039%) FATCA
12 1 (0.039%) HL7
12 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.039%) Basel III
System Software
1 115 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 56 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.01%) vSphere
5 9 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.078%) XenApp
9 1 (0.039%) Xen
9 1 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (1.83%) SCCM
2 21 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.039%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.039%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.039%) WSUS
4 1 (0.039%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.039%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.039%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.039%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (0.039%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.039%) Netcool
4 1 (0.039%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.039%) Control-M
4 1 (0.039%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1063 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 133 (5.17%) Oracle
3 128 (4.98%) VMware
4 112 (4.36%) SAP
5 50 (1.94%) HP
6 44 (1.71%) Cisco
7 40 (1.56%) Niku
8 32 (1.24%) Primavera
8 32 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (1.21%) Fujitsu
10 28 (1.09%) Citrix
11 25 (0.97%) Planview
12 23 (0.89%) IBM
13 21 (0.82%) Adobe
14 20 (0.78%) Akamai
14 20 (0.78%) Business Objects
15 18 (0.70%) iRise
15 18 (0.70%) Telelogic
16 16 (0.62%) Google
17 15 (0.58%) Dundas
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Salary: Excellent + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum £40k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £44000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £27k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £27k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum company pension, share holders schem
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £57,200 to £66,200 per annum + 20% bonus + Pension, Life Cover, p
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £57,200 to £66,200 per annum + 20% bonus + Pension, Life Cover, p
Posted: 2 days ago