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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 250 254 260
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1303 1193 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.12% 1.08%
As % of the Applications category 7.52% 7.43% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 982 945 1056
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
17338 16046 17058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.15% 15.04% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13792 13370 14509
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 £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 1176 £46,000 +2.22% 163
London -32 402 £55,000 +4.76% 58
South East +18 350 £47,500 +5.55% 38
North West -2 92 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Scotland +45 89 £45,500 +1.11% 6
Surrey +20 87 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Berkshire +34 83 £40,000 -20.00% 5
City of London 0 83 £60,000 +19.40% 20
East of England +5 80 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire -41 79 £45,000 - 10
West Midlands -20 70 £37,250 -12.35% 8
South West -42 68 £40,000 - 17
West Yorkshire -36 61 £45,000 +1.12% 8
Leeds -15 56 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Manchester +15 55 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Hampshire -9 50 £50,000 +5.26% 13
West Sussex +15 43 £45,000 - 3
Birmingham +7 43 £37,000 -14.94% 2
Edinburgh +21 39 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +11 39 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cheshire +2 33 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Reading +12 31 £63,500 +41.11% 2
Bristol -6 29 £51,000 +23.63% 7
Crawley +22 27 £44,500 -6.31%
Kent +10 25 £50,000 +12.99% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 25 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Oxfordshire +20 24 £37,000 -32.72% 2
Glasgow +7 23 £40,000 -30.43% 1
East Midlands -19 22 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Essex +18 19 £45,000 +63.63% 1

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1675 (61.95%) Project Management
2 1275 (47.15%) MS Excel
3 1243 (45.97%) PRINCE2
4 1078 (39.87%) Microsoft
5 1069 (39.53%) Finance
6 928 (34.32%) MS Office
7 638 (23.59%) MS Visio
8 631 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
9 510 (18.86%) Degree
10 463 (17.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 415 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 349 (12.91%) SharePoint
13 325 (12.02%) Business Analysis
14 323 (11.95%) Project Planning
15 296 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
16 289 (10.69%) PMI Certification
17 281 (10.39%) ITIL
18 270 (9.99%) Change Management
19 259 (9.58%) PRINCE
20 250 (9.25%) Risk Management
21 233 (8.62%) Scrum
22 220 (8.14%) Retail
23 217 (8.03%) MS Project Server
23 217 (8.03%) Waterfall
24 204 (7.54%) SQL
25 201 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 201 (7.43%) PMP
26 197 (7.29%) CRM
27 193 (7.14%) Programme Management
28 180 (6.66%) Windows

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 349 (12.91%) SharePoint
2 217 (8.03%) MS Project Server
3 46 (1.70%) IIS
4 43 (1.59%) CMS
5 40 (1.48%) MS Exchange
6 25 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 25 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (0.70%) Lync
9 17 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 15 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.33%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.30%) Apache
13 8 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.30%) Confluence
14 7 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.26%) Drupal
15 6 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1275 (47.15%) MS Excel
2 928 (34.32%) MS Office
3 638 (23.59%) MS Visio
4 463 (17.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.33%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.30%) InDesign
8 8 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
9 6 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.074%) Mingle
12 1 (0.037%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.33%) Tridion
4 8 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 7 (0.26%) Maximo
5 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.18%) Academy Housing
7 5 (0.18%) arcHouse
7 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (0.15%) Sage 1000
8 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.15%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.04%) SaaS
2 26 (0.96%) Basecamp
3 19 (0.70%) Office 365
4 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.30%) Force.com
6 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.074%) PaaS
7 2 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.37%) Internet
2 29 (1.07%) Firewall
3 20 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.70%) LAN
5 18 (0.67%) Intranet
6 17 (0.63%) WAN
7 16 (0.59%) SAN
8 13 (0.48%) Wireless
8 13 (0.48%) DNS
9 12 (0.44%) DHCP
10 10 (0.37%) Network Security
10 10 (0.37%) NAS
11 9 (0.33%) VPN
12 7 (0.26%) HTTP
12 7 (0.26%) SSL
12 7 (0.26%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.22%) TETRA
14 5 (0.18%) MPLS
14 5 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (2.11%) MySQL
4 39 (1.44%) OLAP
5 32 (1.18%) MS Access
6 31 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 25 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
12 12 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.37%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.33%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.30%) DB2
16 7 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
17 5 (0.18%) Informix
17 5 (0.18%) EDRMS
17 5 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 125 (4.62%) JIRA
2 50 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
3 39 (1.44%) FrontPage
4 35 (1.29%) RequisitePro
4 35 (1.29%) CaliberRM
4 35 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
5 30 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.44%) Axure RP
8 11 (0.41%) ClearQuest
9 10 (0.37%) LabVIEW
10 9 (0.33%) Subversion
11 7 (0.26%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 5 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.18%) Log4Net
13 4 (0.15%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.11%) Redmine
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1069 (39.53%) Finance
2 220 (8.14%) Retail
3 176 (6.51%) Banking
4 163 (6.03%) Marketing
5 136 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 93 (3.44%) Legal
7 71 (2.63%) Law
8 61 (2.26%) Advertising
9 56 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 51 (1.89%) Retail Banking
11 48 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 43 (1.59%) Games
13 40 (1.48%) Manufacturing
13 40 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 35 (1.29%) Automotive
14 35 (1.29%) French Language
15 32 (1.18%) Back Office
16 31 (1.15%) Spanish Language
17 29 (1.07%) Publishing
18 27 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1173 (43.38%) Project Manager
2 587 (21.71%) Analyst
3 283 (10.47%) Business Analyst
4 182 (6.73%) Senior Manager
5 172 (6.36%) Senior Project Manager
6 163 (6.03%) PMO Analyst
7 129 (4.77%) IT Project Manager
8 99 (3.66%) Programme Manager
9 68 (2.51%) Coordinator
9 68 (2.51%) Business Manager
10 66 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 63 (2.33%) Technical Manager
12 61 (2.26%) Project Planner
13 59 (2.18%) Junior
14 58 (2.14%) Technical Project Manager
15 57 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
16 56 (2.07%) Consultant
17 55 (2.03%) Developer
18 54 (2.00%) Administrator
18 54 (2.00%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (5.47%) .NET
2 97 (3.59%) HTML
3 75 (2.77%) CSS
4 62 (2.29%) XML
5 61 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 36 (1.33%) Web Services
7 22 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 17 (0.63%) OOXML
9 12 (0.44%) Middleware
10 11 (0.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 10 (0.37%) WCF
11 10 (0.37%) SOAP
11 10 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (0.33%) COM
12 9 (0.33%) J2EE
13 8 (0.30%) XHTML
13 8 (0.30%) Ajax
13 8 (0.30%) Qt
14 7 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 296 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 153 (5.66%) PMI
4 113 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 95 (3.51%) User Experience
6 65 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 56 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 34 (1.26%) NHS
10 33 (1.22%) Mathematics
11 31 (1.15%) Social Media
12 30 (1.11%) Life Science
13 25 (0.92%) Fixed Income
14 21 (0.78%) Blackberry
14 21 (0.78%) iPad
15 18 (0.67%) Equities
16 15 (0.55%) E-Learning
17 14 (0.52%) Online Games
18 13 (0.48%) Kindle
18 13 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 180 (6.66%) Windows
2 55 (2.03%) Linux
3 50 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 41 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (1.29%) UNIX
7 24 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 18 (0.67%) Solaris
10 15 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.41%) AIX
12 8 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.22%) HPUX
13 6 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.11%) Android
16 3 (0.11%) pSOS
17 1 (0.037%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.037%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1675 (61.95%) Project Management
2 1243 (45.97%) PRINCE2
3 631 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
4 415 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 325 (12.02%) Business Analysis
6 323 (11.95%) Project Planning
7 281 (10.39%) ITIL
8 270 (9.99%) Change Management
9 259 (9.58%) PRINCE
10 250 (9.25%) Risk Management
11 233 (8.62%) Scrum
12 217 (8.03%) Waterfall
13 197 (7.29%) CRM
14 193 (7.14%) Programme Management
15 169 (6.25%) Resource Management
16 157 (5.81%) Change Control
17 141 (5.21%) Line Management
18 137 (5.07%) Mentoring
19 111 (4.11%) Matrix Management
20 108 (3.99%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 204 (7.54%) SQL
2 75 (2.77%) C#
3 67 (2.48%) C
4 64 (2.37%) JavaScript
5 47 (1.74%) Java
6 27 (1.00%) C++
7 21 (0.78%) VBA
8 20 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 18 (0.67%) PHP
10 17 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 10 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 10 (0.37%) Perl
12 8 (0.30%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.18%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.11%) VB
14 3 (0.11%) Delphi
14 3 (0.11%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.074%) TTCN
15 2 (0.074%) Python
15 2 (0.074%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 510 (18.86%) Degree
2 289 (10.69%) PMI Certification
3 201 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 201 (7.43%) PMP
4 159 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 143 (5.29%) Security Cleared
6 120 (4.44%) ISEB
7 76 (2.81%) SC Cleared
8 60 (2.22%) APMP
9 37 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (1.22%) HND
11 30 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (0.92%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
14 20 (0.74%) ISTQB
15 18 (0.67%) HNC
16 16 (0.59%) SAP Certification
16 16 (0.59%) MBA
17 15 (0.55%) CISSP
18 11 (0.41%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (5.62%) QA
2 73 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 29 (1.07%) SLA
4 24 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (0.89%) COBIT
5 18 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.37%) Basel II
7 10 (0.37%) GCP
8 9 (0.33%) ISO 9000
8 9 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.30%) P3O
10 7 (0.26%) EMIR
11 6 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.15%) GxP
12 4 (0.15%) COSO
12 4 (0.15%) Basel III
13 3 (0.11%) GAMP
14 2 (0.074%) MiFID
14 2 (0.074%) HL7
System Software
1 72 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.22%) XenApp
5 6 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.22%) RHEV
6 4 (0.15%) vSphere
6 4 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.15%) Novell eDirectory
6 4 (0.15%) MetaFrame
6 4 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.037%) Samba
7 1 (0.037%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.037%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 43 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.15%) SCCM
3 6 (0.22%) SCOM
4 4 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.074%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.037%) OpenView
7 1 (0.037%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.037%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.037%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.037%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1078 (39.87%) Microsoft
2 145 (5.36%) SAP
3 135 (4.99%) Oracle
4 59 (2.18%) VMware
5 49 (1.81%) Primavera
6 41 (1.52%) HP
7 39 (1.44%) Fujitsu
8 35 (1.29%) iRise
8 35 (1.29%) Telelogic
9 34 (1.26%) Cisco
9 34 (1.26%) Citrix
10 28 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (0.81%) IBM
11 22 (0.81%) Adobe
12 18 (0.67%) hybris
13 17 (0.63%) Dundas
13 17 (0.63%) Avaya
14 16 (0.59%) Cognos
15 15 (0.55%) NetApp
15 15 (0.55%) Apple
City, London
Advantage XPO
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fulwood, Lancashire
Key Retirement Solutions Group
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £54000 - £480000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Car allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago