The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 57 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.28% 1.11% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 6.94% 6.56% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
MS Project
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
173 61 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.89% 16.94% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 115 37 39
Average salary £40,750 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £55,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MS Project
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Watford region.

MS Project Salary Trend in Watford

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
1 11 (57.89%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) MS Office
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) PMI Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) PMI
7 4 (21.05%) PMP
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (15.79%) SLA
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
8 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Change Control
9 2 (10.53%) QMS
9 2 (10.53%) FMCG
9 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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.

Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (42.11%) MS Office
3 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Build Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PMI
2 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
3 2 (10.53%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) EPoS
4 1 (5.26%) EMV
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) QMS
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) BPR
7 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) PMI Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) PMP
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) MBA
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Samba
1 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) HP