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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 291 251 261
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1065 1360 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.15% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 6.76% 7.58% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 814 969 909
Average salary £47,500 £46,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,025 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,850 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
15762 17940 16440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 15.19% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12662 14625 13541
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -9 1019 £47,500 - 156
London -28 420 £53,250 +1.42% 55
South East -20 225 £47,500 +11.76% 37
City of London +26 103 £52,500 -8.69% 17
Yorkshire +31 84 £35,000 -1.40% 4
North West +21 77 £41,250 +17.85% 10
East of England +4 74 £49,750 +10.55% 10
West Midlands -28 62 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Berkshire +10 60 £47,500 +11.76% 7
West Yorkshire +51 59 £33,500 -4.28% 4
Leeds +57 56 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Surrey +18 54 £46,000 -8.00% 13
South West -42 51 £45,750 +1.66% 18
Cheshire +28 42 £41,250 -4.62% 3
Reading +4 41 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Hampshire -23 33 £48,500 +29.33% 6
Hertfordshire +3 29 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Manchester -5 27 £44,500 +27.69% 5
West Sussex +10 26 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Oxfordshire +18 23 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Birmingham -16 23 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Essex +16 18 £42,000 -16.41% 1
East Midlands +14 18 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Crawley +9 17 £53,750 -2.27%
Gloucestershire -11 16 £58,750 +67.85% 3
Wales -19 15 £45,000 +50.00% 4
South Wales -27 15 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Bedfordshire +12 14 £52,500 +5.00%
South Yorkshire -4 14 £26,500 -32.91%
Cardiff -9 14 £45,000 +52.54% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1477 (65.41%) Project Management
2 1274 (56.42%) MS Excel
3 1148 (50.84%) PRINCE2
4 987 (43.71%) Microsoft
5 812 (35.96%) Finance
6 719 (31.84%) MS Office
7 657 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
8 584 (25.86%) MS Visio
9 442 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
10 401 (17.76%) Degree
11 343 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 300 (13.29%) Waterfall
13 296 (13.11%) SharePoint
14 292 (12.93%) PMI Certification
15 260 (11.51%) Change Management
16 257 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
17 245 (10.85%) ITIL
18 241 (10.67%) Project Planning
19 225 (9.96%) Scrum
20 212 (9.39%) SDLC
21 197 (8.72%) Business Analysis
22 192 (8.50%) Programme Management
23 178 (7.88%) PMP
24 177 (7.84%) Retail
25 171 (7.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 169 (7.48%) PRINCE
27 164 (7.26%) Windows
28 160 (7.09%) Management Information System
28 160 (7.09%) SQL
29 158 (7.00%) PMI

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 296 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 77 (3.41%) MS Project Server
3 43 (1.90%) CMS
4 32 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 31 (1.37%) Lync
6 29 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 23 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 19 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (0.80%) WorkSite
10 17 (0.75%) IIS
10 17 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.62%) Confluence
12 13 (0.58%) SAS
13 12 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
17 4 (0.18%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1274 (56.42%) MS Excel
2 719 (31.84%) MS Office
3 584 (25.86%) MS Visio
4 442 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.35%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.22%) Mingle
7 5 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.13%) Niku Workbench
9 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.044%) Windchill
10 1 (0.044%) SPSS
10 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.90%) Primavera
3 17 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 8 (0.35%) Summit
6 7 (0.31%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.22%) SAP PM
7 5 (0.22%) PRMS
8 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.18%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.18%) Magento
8 4 (0.18%) SAP xRPM
8 4 (0.18%) SAP cProjects
8 4 (0.18%) SAP CS
9 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
9 3 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.51%) Office 365
2 21 (0.93%) SaaS
3 19 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.53%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.31%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.13%) IaaS
7 3 (0.13%) Yammer
8 1 (0.044%) Force.com
8 1 (0.044%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.01%) Intranet
2 62 (2.75%) Internet
3 46 (2.04%) WAN
4 36 (1.59%) LAN
5 32 (1.42%) Firewall
6 28 (1.24%) Extranet
7 17 (0.75%) Wireless
7 17 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.71%) SAN
9 15 (0.66%) Structured Cabling
10 11 (0.49%) VPN
11 10 (0.44%) IP Telephony
11 10 (0.44%) WebEx
12 9 (0.40%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.35%) PBX
14 7 (0.31%) Broadband
14 7 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.31%) MPLS
14 7 (0.31%) NAS
15 6 (0.27%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 57 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (1.73%) Data Mining
4 37 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (1.55%) MS Access
6 23 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 20 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
9 17 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (0.62%) MySQL
11 10 (0.44%) OLAP
11 10 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (0.31%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 120 (5.31%) JIRA
2 32 (1.42%) Visual Studio
3 20 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (0.58%) Hudson
5 10 (0.44%) FrontPage
5 10 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (0.40%) RequisitePro
6 9 (0.40%) CaliberRM
7 8 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.22%) Subversion
11 3 (0.13%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.13%) Toad
12 2 (0.089%) Ant
12 2 (0.089%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.089%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.089%) Maven
12 2 (0.089%) Selenium
General
1 812 (35.96%) Finance
2 177 (7.84%) Retail
3 142 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 128 (5.67%) Banking
5 107 (4.74%) Marketing
6 79 (3.50%) Legal
7 78 (3.45%) Billing
8 66 (2.92%) Law
9 61 (2.70%) Manufacturing
10 50 (2.21%) Electronics
11 48 (2.13%) Games
12 41 (1.82%) Advertising
13 38 (1.68%) Investment Banking
14 35 (1.55%) Publishing
15 25 (1.11%) Back Office
16 20 (0.89%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.71%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.71%) Local Government
18 10 (0.44%) Military
19 7 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1139 (50.44%) Project Manager
2 457 (20.24%) Analyst
3 206 (9.12%) Business Analyst
4 161 (7.13%) IT Project Manager
5 134 (5.93%) Coordinator
6 124 (5.49%) Senior Manager
6 124 (5.49%) PMO Analyst
7 120 (5.31%) Senior Project Manager
8 103 (4.56%) Project Coordinator
9 89 (3.94%) Agile Project Manager
10 80 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 72 (3.19%) Junior
12 66 (2.92%) Programme Manager
13 63 (2.79%) Consultant
13 63 (2.79%) Junior Project Manager
13 63 (2.79%) Technical Manager
14 61 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
15 45 (1.99%) Software Manager
16 44 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
17 41 (1.82%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (5.45%) .NET
2 58 (2.57%) HTML
3 43 (1.90%) XML
4 42 (1.86%) CSS
5 26 (1.15%) Web Services
6 22 (0.97%) J2EE
7 18 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 16 (0.71%) SOAP
9 14 (0.62%) HTML5
10 13 (0.58%) Velocity
11 12 (0.53%) WCF
11 12 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.53%) Ajax
12 11 (0.49%) Middleware
12 11 (0.49%) jQuery
13 10 (0.44%) Entity Framework
13 10 (0.44%) COM
13 10 (0.44%) Flash
14 8 (0.35%) WinForms
14 8 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 257 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 158 (7.00%) PMI
4 89 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 87 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 43 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 34 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (1.51%) NHS
8 30 (1.33%) User Experience
9 26 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 22 (0.97%) EPoS
11 19 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 15 (0.66%) iPad
12 15 (0.66%) Wiki
12 15 (0.66%) DTV
13 12 (0.53%) FMCG
13 12 (0.53%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.49%) Internet of Things
15 10 (0.44%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 164 (7.26%) Windows
2 51 (2.26%) Windows 7
3 43 (1.90%) UNIX
4 31 (1.37%) Linux
4 31 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.02%) Android
8 16 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
10 8 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.27%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.18%) Solaris
13 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.089%) AIX
15 1 (0.044%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1477 (65.41%) Project Management
2 1148 (50.84%) PRINCE2
3 657 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
4 343 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 300 (13.29%) Waterfall
6 260 (11.51%) Change Management
7 245 (10.85%) ITIL
8 241 (10.67%) Project Planning
9 225 (9.96%) Scrum
10 212 (9.39%) SDLC
11 197 (8.72%) Business Analysis
12 192 (8.50%) Programme Management
13 169 (7.48%) PRINCE
14 150 (6.64%) Risk Management
15 137 (6.07%) Change Control
16 136 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
17 133 (5.89%) CRM
18 120 (5.31%) Mentoring
19 114 (5.05%) Service Delivery
20 112 (4.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 160 (7.09%) SQL
2 98 (4.34%) Java
3 66 (2.92%) C
4 46 (2.04%) C#
5 39 (1.73%) JavaScript
6 26 (1.15%) VBA
7 21 (0.93%) C++
8 20 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 15 (0.66%) PHP
9 15 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 11 (0.49%) VB
10 11 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 10 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.27%) Perl
13 5 (0.22%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.22%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.22%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.18%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.18%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 401 (17.76%) Degree
2 292 (12.93%) PMI Certification
3 178 (7.88%) PMP
4 171 (7.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 142 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 74 (3.28%) Security Cleared
7 61 (2.70%) APMP
8 44 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 44 (1.95%) ISEB
9 32 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.75%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.66%) HND
15 12 (0.53%) CCNA
16 10 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.40%) MCSE
17 9 (0.40%) MOS
18 7 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (5.31%) QA
2 31 (1.37%) SLA
2 31 (1.37%) PMBOK
3 20 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.75%) ISO 9000
6 15 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.44%) P3O
8 7 (0.31%) Basel II
9 5 (0.22%) FATCA
10 3 (0.13%) EMIR
10 3 (0.13%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.089%) MiFID
11 2 (0.089%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.089%) GCP
12 1 (0.044%) GxP
12 1 (0.044%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.044%) UCITS
System Software
1 57 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.53%) ISA Server
4 12 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (0.27%) vSphere
6 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.089%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.089%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.044%) Snort
9 1 (0.044%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.71%) SCCM
3 15 (0.66%) SCOM
4 5 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.089%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.089%) Salt
6 2 (0.089%) Puppet
6 2 (0.089%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.044%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.044%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.044%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.044%) SCSM
7 1 (0.044%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.044%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 987 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 98 (4.34%) Oracle
3 75 (3.32%) SAP
4 49 (2.17%) VMware
5 39 (1.73%) Cisco
6 34 (1.51%) Planview
7 27 (1.20%) HP
8 25 (1.11%) IBM
9 23 (1.02%) hybris
10 22 (0.97%) Citrix
10 22 (0.97%) ATG
11 19 (0.84%) Niku
12 17 (0.75%) Avaya
13 16 (0.71%) Interwoven
13 16 (0.71%) Apple
14 14 (0.62%) BMC
15 13 (0.58%) Adobe
15 13 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.53%) Demandware
17 11 (0.49%) Google
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, bonus
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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