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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 258 260 230
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1185 1142 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.11% 1.24%
As % of the Applications category 7.07% 7.43% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 937 907 1130
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
16759 15379 16066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.83% 14.99% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13807 12437 13771
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -3 1099 £47,500 - 171
London -17 409 £55,000 +4.76% 63
South East -39 212 £45,000 -5.26% 31
East of England +59 118 £45,000 +2.27% 12
City of London -3 84 £57,500 +16.16% 19
Yorkshire +3 81 £32,500 -30.85% 12
North West -2 79 £37,500 - 14
South West -21 79 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Berkshire +4 62 £47,500 - 11
West Yorkshire +7 55 £32,500 -31.57% 10
Surrey 0 52 £50,000 - 6
Leeds +5 46 £32,500 -31.57% 7
West Midlands -4 46 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Manchester -26 40 £35,000 -6.66% 9
East Midlands +29 37 £24,152 -51.69% 5
Hampshire -33 37 £44,500 +27.14% 8
Scotland -1 35 £37,500 -8.53% 7
Cheshire +20 33 £45,000 +16.12% 5
Cambridgeshire +26 32 £54,500 +14.73% 2
Bedfordshire +42 31 £52,500 +34.61% 4
Wales -8 28 £25,000 -50.00% 3
Essex -2 27 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South Wales -8 27 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Gloucestershire +3 24 £51,750 +41.78% 3
Birmingham -5 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Derbyshire +41 22 £21,000 -58.00%
Cambridge +13 22 £54,000 +27.81% 1
Hertfordshire 0 22 £46,500 -12.67% 2
Warrington +27 21 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Edinburgh +7 21 £49,000 +48.48% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1581 (62.12%) Project Management
2 1259 (49.47%) MS Excel
3 1215 (47.74%) PRINCE2
4 1077 (42.32%) Microsoft
5 958 (37.64%) Finance
6 746 (29.31%) MS Office
7 658 (25.85%) MS Visio
8 605 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
9 465 (18.27%) MS PowerPoint
10 457 (17.96%) Degree
11 380 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 348 (13.67%) SharePoint
13 313 (12.30%) Change Management
14 285 (11.20%) PMI Certification
15 277 (10.88%) Business Analysis
16 276 (10.84%) Project Planning
17 274 (10.77%) Waterfall
18 269 (10.57%) ITIL
19 247 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
20 209 (8.21%) PRINCE
21 205 (8.06%) Risk Management
22 194 (7.62%) Scrum
23 187 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 187 (7.35%) Retail
24 186 (7.31%) Windows
24 186 (7.31%) SQL
25 185 (7.27%) PMP
26 183 (7.19%) Programme Management
27 173 (6.80%) CRM
28 172 (6.76%) MS Project Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 348 (13.67%) SharePoint
2 172 (6.76%) MS Project Server
3 41 (1.61%) CMS
4 31 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 30 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (1.10%) Lync
7 26 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.47%) IIS
11 11 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.31%) SAS
13 8 (0.31%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.24%) Confluence
15 6 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1259 (49.47%) MS Excel
2 746 (29.31%) MS Office
3 658 (25.85%) MS Visio
4 465 (18.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.67%) Niku Workbench
7 12 (0.47%) Open Workbench
8 8 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.28%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.12%) Windchill
12 2 (0.079%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.039%) SPSS
13 1 (0.039%) Mingle
13 1 (0.039%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 68 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.31%) Changepoint
5 7 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
5 7 (0.28%) Finacle
5 7 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (0.24%) Tridion
7 5 (0.20%) Maximo
7 5 (0.20%) PRMS
8 4 (0.16%) Sage 1000
8 4 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.12%) Retail-J
10 2 (0.079%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.079%) Endur
10 2 (0.079%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.69%) Office 365
2 35 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.18%) Basecamp
4 17 (0.67%) SaaS
5 9 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.12%) IaaS
7 2 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.079%) Force.com
7 2 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.06%) Intranet
2 65 (2.55%) Internet
3 42 (1.65%) Firewall
4 37 (1.45%) LAN
4 37 (1.45%) WAN
5 29 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.86%) Extranet
7 21 (0.83%) SAN
8 16 (0.63%) IP Telephony
9 11 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
10 10 (0.39%) Wireless
11 8 (0.31%) VPN
12 6 (0.24%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.24%) SSL
13 4 (0.16%) VLAN
13 4 (0.16%) NAS
13 4 (0.16%) MPLS
13 4 (0.16%) VoIP
14 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (1.45%) MySQL
5 36 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (1.18%) MS Access
6 30 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 28 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 28 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (0.55%) OLAP
12 11 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.43%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.39%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.24%) OLAP Cube
14 6 (0.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 100 (3.93%) JIRA
2 44 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
4 25 (0.98%) RequisitePro
5 24 (0.94%) CaliberRM
5 24 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
5 24 (0.94%) FrontPage
6 21 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.39%) ClearQuest
8 9 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.16%) Hudson
11 3 (0.12%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.12%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.079%) Maven
12 2 (0.079%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.079%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.079%) Axure RP
General
1 958 (37.64%) Finance
2 187 (7.35%) Retail
3 151 (5.93%) Banking
4 130 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 126 (4.95%) Marketing
6 76 (2.99%) Legal
7 68 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 63 (2.48%) Billing
9 44 (1.73%) Law
10 43 (1.69%) Electronics
11 41 (1.61%) Investment Banking
12 32 (1.26%) Advertising
13 31 (1.22%) Publishing
14 26 (1.02%) Aerospace
14 26 (1.02%) Automotive
15 25 (0.98%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.94%) Back Office
16 24 (0.94%) Games
17 20 (0.79%) Military
18 14 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1159 (45.54%) Project Manager
2 511 (20.08%) Analyst
3 283 (11.12%) Business Analyst
4 190 (7.47%) Senior Manager
5 181 (7.11%) Senior Project Manager
6 163 (6.40%) IT Project Manager
7 112 (4.40%) Coordinator
8 109 (4.28%) PMO Analyst
9 93 (3.65%) Programme Manager
10 85 (3.34%) Project Coordinator
11 72 (2.83%) Business Manager
12 60 (2.36%) Technical Manager
12 60 (2.36%) Consultant
13 58 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 56 (2.20%) PMO Manager
14 56 (2.20%) Junior
15 55 (2.16%) Technical Project Manager
16 52 (2.04%) Agile Project Manager
17 47 (1.85%) Junior Project Manager
18 45 (1.77%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (4.87%) .NET
2 80 (3.14%) HTML
3 55 (2.16%) CSS
4 30 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 30 (1.18%) XML
5 19 (0.75%) HTML5
6 18 (0.71%) jQuery
7 13 (0.51%) J2EE
7 13 (0.51%) Ajax
8 12 (0.47%) SOAP
9 11 (0.43%) CSS3
10 9 (0.35%) Middleware
11 8 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.31%) COM
12 7 (0.28%) Web Services
13 6 (0.24%) Velocity
14 5 (0.20%) Spring
15 4 (0.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 4 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 247 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (5.97%) PMI
3 143 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 104 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 59 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 57 (2.24%) User Experience
7 45 (1.77%) NHS
8 40 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.30%) Visualisation
10 29 (1.14%) Social Media
11 24 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 23 (0.90%) e-Health
13 20 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 19 (0.75%) iPad
15 17 (0.67%) EPoS
16 15 (0.59%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.59%) E-Learning
16 15 (0.59%) Digital Media
17 13 (0.51%) Blackberry
18 12 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 186 (7.31%) Windows
2 48 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (1.81%) Windows 7
4 39 (1.53%) Linux
5 38 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (1.49%) UNIX
6 22 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.55%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.31%) Solaris
10 7 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.20%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.20%) Android
12 4 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.079%) AIX
13 2 (0.079%) HPUX
14 1 (0.039%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1581 (62.12%) Project Management
2 1215 (47.74%) PRINCE2
3 605 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
4 380 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 313 (12.30%) Change Management
6 277 (10.88%) Business Analysis
7 276 (10.84%) Project Planning
8 274 (10.77%) Waterfall
9 269 (10.57%) ITIL
10 209 (8.21%) PRINCE
11 205 (8.06%) Risk Management
12 194 (7.62%) Scrum
13 183 (7.19%) Programme Management
14 173 (6.80%) CRM
15 165 (6.48%) Change Control
16 150 (5.89%) Resource Management
17 134 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 130 (5.11%) Service Delivery
19 124 (4.87%) Time Management
20 116 (4.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (7.31%) SQL
2 90 (3.54%) Java
3 67 (2.63%) C
4 51 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 45 (1.77%) C#
6 36 (1.41%) VBA
7 24 (0.94%) PHP
8 15 (0.59%) PL/SQL
9 12 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 11 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.28%) VB
12 6 (0.24%) C++
13 4 (0.16%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.12%) Python
14 3 (0.12%) Delphi
14 3 (0.12%) Perl
14 3 (0.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.079%) TTCN
15 2 (0.079%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.079%) VB6
Qualifications
1 457 (17.96%) Degree
2 285 (11.20%) PMI Certification
3 187 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 185 (7.27%) PMP
5 145 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 105 (4.13%) Security Cleared
7 92 (3.61%) ISEB
8 77 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 58 (2.28%) APMP
10 46 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (0.98%) MAPM
12 23 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.83%) ISTQB
14 20 (0.79%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.39%) HND
15 10 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
18 7 (0.28%) MCSE
18 7 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.07%) QA
2 47 (1.85%) SLA
3 29 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.59%) Basel II
5 14 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.43%) COBIT
6 11 (0.43%) P3O
7 9 (0.35%) ISO 9000
7 9 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.20%) EMIR
10 4 (0.16%) GxP
11 3 (0.12%) FATCA
12 2 (0.079%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.079%) UCITS
12 2 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.079%) MiFID
12 2 (0.079%) DO-254
12 2 (0.079%) GCP
System Software
1 73 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 49 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.75%) XenApp
3 19 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (0.63%) MetaFrame
5 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (0.35%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.20%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.20%) vSphere
7 5 (0.20%) Novell eDirectory
8 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.079%) RHEV
9 2 (0.079%) Firmware
10 1 (0.039%) Snort
10 1 (0.039%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.63%) SCCM
3 8 (0.31%) SCOM
4 6 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (0.16%) WSUS
7 2 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.079%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.079%) Salt
7 2 (0.079%) Puppet
7 2 (0.079%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.039%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.039%) MOM
8 1 (0.039%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1077 (42.32%) Microsoft
2 102 (4.01%) SAP
3 84 (3.30%) Oracle
4 62 (2.44%) VMware
5 51 (2.00%) Cisco
6 41 (1.61%) Citrix
7 38 (1.49%) HP
8 35 (1.38%) Primavera
9 27 (1.06%) Niku
10 26 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (0.94%) iRise
11 24 (0.94%) Telelogic
12 17 (0.67%) Planview
13 16 (0.63%) Adobe
14 15 (0.59%) BMC
14 15 (0.59%) Avaya
15 14 (0.55%) NetApp
15 14 (0.55%) IBM
16 12 (0.47%) Apple
17 11 (0.43%) Mitel
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Travel
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Training, life insurance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum dep on exp + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum To £45k + Bonus (5%) + Large Company
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Great Benefits Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago