Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 133 132
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 33 10 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.07% 0.44% 1.51%
As % of the Applications category 10.78% 3.92% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 35
Cheshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +35.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £31,994 £30,650 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £54,750 £43,450
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% -5.88%

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 306 255 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.94% 11.32% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 208 195 270
Cheshire median annual salary £35,750 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.17% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £19,350 £18,750 £18,725
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Cheshire

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in Cheshire

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in Cheshire

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 14 £53,750 -
Wilmslow +12 4 £38,163 +21.15% 1
Chester -8 3 £42,500 +30.77%
Crewe +2 1 £29,000 -17.14%
Warrington -2 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (45.45%) PMO
4 14 (42.42%) Project Management
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
6 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
6 10 (30.30%) Banking
7 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 8 (24.24%) Change Management
8 8 (24.24%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) Resource Management
10 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 6 (18.18%) PMP
11 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
11 5 (15.15%) Handset
11 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
11 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
11 5 (15.15%) Smartphone
11 5 (15.15%) Retail Banking
11 5 (15.15%) Android
11 5 (15.15%) SDLC
11 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
11 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
12 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
12 4 (12.12%) ITIL

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) PMO Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) PMO Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Handset
2 5 (15.15%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Android
2 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 7 (21.21%) Resource Management
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
7 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
8 4 (12.12%) B2B
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.06%) People Management
10 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
10 2 (6.06%) Programme Governance
10 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) PMO
2 2 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Solvency II
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) VMware