Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 409 411 391
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 -66
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,189 1,309 1,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Applications category 8.68% 8.83% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1,028 1,207
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 13,705 14,831 17,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.65% 8.91% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10,651 11,550 14,379
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +2.74%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the England region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
London -11 472 £56,750 -1.30% 42
South East -76 237 £52,500 +10.53% 16
North of England +45 176 £43,000 -4.44% 13
South West +43 126 £45,000 - 15
North West +45 121 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Midlands +13 108 £37,500 -6.25% 19
West Midlands +34 84 £35,000 -12.50% 15
East of England +27 75 £48,000 +1.05% 6
Yorkshire +29 51 £37,500 -16.67% 4
East Midlands -12 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East -24 4 £30,000 -8.40%
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 764 (64.26%) Project Management
2 552 (46.43%) PRINCE2
3 542 (45.58%) Microsoft
4 535 (45.00%) Finance
5 452 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
6 391 (32.88%) Microsoft Excel
7 365 (30.70%) Microsoft Office
8 291 (24.47%) MS Visio
9 283 (23.80%) PMO
10 267 (22.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 243 (20.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 213 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
13 203 (17.07%) SharePoint
14 189 (15.90%) Waterfall
15 177 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
16 174 (14.63%) Degree
17 167 (14.05%) SDLC
18 161 (13.54%) PMI Certification
19 160 (13.46%) Project Planning
20 156 (13.12%) Risk Management
21 152 (12.78%) Change Management
22 145 (12.20%) Scrum
23 144 (12.11%) PMP
24 143 (12.03%) ITIL
25 138 (11.61%) JIRA
26 125 (10.51%) Decision-Making
27 122 (10.26%) Programme Management
28 120 (10.09%) Change Control
29 103 (8.66%) Business Analysis
30 99 (8.33%) Line Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 203 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.45%) Confluence
3 28 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.93%) MS Project Server
5 20 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (1.35%) SAS
7 15 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.09%) CMS
9 10 (0.84%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.42%) JBoss
12 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.25%) IIS
13 3 (0.25%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.17%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 391 (32.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 365 (30.70%) Microsoft Office
3 291 (24.47%) MS Visio
4 267 (22.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (1.01%) SPSS
7 6 (0.50%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.34%) Gephi
9 3 (0.25%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.084%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.084%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.084%) Maya
11 1 (0.084%) OrCAD
11 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.43%) Workfront
4 7 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.59%) Primavera
5 5 (0.42%) Aareon QL
5 5 (0.42%) Academy Housing
5 5 (0.42%) MIS ActiveH
5 5 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
5 5 (0.42%) OPENContractor
5 5 (0.42%) OPENHousing
5 5 (0.42%) Orchard Housing
5 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.42%) Servitor
6 4 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.25%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.084%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (3.45%) Office 365
3 36 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.18%) SaaS
5 12 (1.01%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.59%) Trello
7 6 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.42%) IaaS
9 4 (0.34%) GitHub
9 4 (0.34%) Slack
10 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.25%) Serverless
11 2 (0.17%) Force.com
12 1 (0.084%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.084%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.11%) Internet
2 27 (2.27%) Firewall
3 25 (2.10%) LAN
4 24 (2.02%) Software-Defined Networking
5 23 (1.93%) WAN
6 22 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (1.77%) Unified Communications
8 15 (1.26%) TCP/IP
9 13 (1.09%) VPN
10 12 (1.01%) Intranet
11 10 (0.84%) DNS
12 9 (0.76%) Extranet
12 9 (0.76%) Skype
13 8 (0.67%) DHCP
14 6 (0.50%) Broadband
14 6 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
15 4 (0.34%) MPLS
15 4 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (0.34%) WebEx
16 3 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (1.60%) MS Access
4 12 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 10 (0.84%) Big Data
5 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.34%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.25%) HBase
10 3 (0.25%) Impala
10 3 (0.25%) Parquet
10 3 (0.25%) QlikView
10 3 (0.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 138 (11.61%) JIRA
2 14 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.67%) Subversion
5 6 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.50%) VersionOne
6 4 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.25%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.17%) GitLab
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.084%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.084%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.084%) GCC
9 1 (0.084%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.084%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.084%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.084%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.084%) TeamCity
General
1 535 (45.00%) Finance
2 53 (4.46%) Banking
3 52 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 43 (3.62%) Retail
5 42 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.45%) Legal
7 39 (3.28%) Marketing
8 32 (2.69%) Advertising
9 29 (2.44%) Law
10 27 (2.27%) Investment Banking
11 25 (2.10%) Publishing
12 20 (1.68%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.35%) French Language
14 12 (1.01%) Back Office
15 11 (0.93%) Electronics
16 10 (0.84%) Front Office
16 10 (0.84%) German Language
17 8 (0.67%) Billing
17 8 (0.67%) Local Government
18 7 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 508 (42.72%) Project Manager
2 189 (15.90%) Analyst
3 129 (10.85%) IT Manager
4 90 (7.57%) IT Project Manager
5 71 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 64 (5.38%) PMO Analyst
7 53 (4.46%) Senior Manager
8 50 (4.21%) Coordinator
8 50 (4.21%) Programme Manager
8 50 (4.21%) Senior Project Manager
9 47 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
9 47 (3.95%) Software Project Manager
10 43 (3.62%) Technical Manager
11 41 (3.45%) PMO Manager
12 35 (2.94%) Implementation Manager
13 33 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
14 32 (2.69%) Architect
14 32 (2.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 30 (2.52%) Junior
16 29 (2.44%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.03%) .NET
2 24 (2.02%) HTML
3 15 (1.26%) CSS
4 11 (0.93%) Web Services
5 10 (0.84%) EDI
6 9 (0.76%) AngularJS
6 9 (0.76%) XML
7 8 (0.67%) Velocity
8 7 (0.59%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.50%) COM
10 5 (0.42%) jQuery
11 4 (0.34%) Angular 2
11 4 (0.34%) HTML5
11 4 (0.34%) Middleware
11 4 (0.34%) REST
11 4 (0.34%) XSL
12 3 (0.25%) Apache Avro
12 3 (0.25%) CSS3
12 3 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 213 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.89%) PMI
3 63 (5.30%) Virtual Team
4 55 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 49 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (2.69%) User Experience
7 31 (2.61%) Data Centre
8 30 (2.52%) Fintech
9 28 (2.35%) Computer Science
10 25 (2.10%) Driving Licence
11 22 (1.85%) Hedge funds
12 21 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
13 20 (1.68%) Blackberry
13 20 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (1.68%) NHS
14 19 (1.60%) Mobile App
15 18 (1.51%) Fixed Income
16 15 (1.26%) Equities
17 14 (1.18%) Digital Signage
18 11 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 74 (6.22%) Windows
2 46 (3.87%) Windows Server
3 34 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 33 (2.78%) Linux
5 29 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.67%) Unix
7 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.42%) Android
8 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.42%) Solaris
8 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.084%) LynxOS
11 1 (0.084%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.084%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (64.26%) Project Management
2 552 (46.43%) PRINCE2
3 452 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (20.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 189 (15.90%) Waterfall
6 177 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
7 167 (14.05%) SDLC
8 160 (13.46%) Project Planning
9 156 (13.12%) Risk Management
10 152 (12.78%) Change Management
11 145 (12.20%) Scrum
12 143 (12.03%) ITIL
13 125 (10.51%) Decision-Making
14 122 (10.26%) Programme Management
15 120 (10.09%) Change Control
16 103 (8.66%) Business Analysis
17 99 (8.33%) Line Management
18 98 (8.24%) Project Governance
19 95 (7.99%) Resource Management
20 93 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 88 (7.40%) SQL
2 37 (3.11%) C
3 26 (2.19%) C#
4 21 (1.77%) Java
5 20 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 18 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.51%) VBA
7 6 (0.50%) R
8 5 (0.42%) C++
8 5 (0.42%) Java 8
8 5 (0.42%) Java 9
8 5 (0.42%) X++
9 4 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.25%) XPath
11 2 (0.17%) Python
11 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.084%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.084%) VB
12 1 (0.084%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.084%) VC++
Qualifications
1 174 (14.63%) Degree
2 161 (13.54%) PMI Certification
3 144 (12.11%) PMP
4 96 (8.07%) Security Cleared
5 84 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 72 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 69 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
9 17 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.26%) APMP
11 13 (1.09%) APMG
11 13 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.01%) MAPM
13 10 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (0.84%) ISEB
13 10 (0.84%) MCSE
14 7 (0.59%) MBA
14 7 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 6 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (23.80%) PMO
2 88 (7.40%) QA
3 21 (1.77%) GDPR
4 18 (1.51%) SLA
5 13 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.93%) P3O
7 10 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.17%) GAMP
10 2 (0.17%) GxP
10 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.17%) SEPA
11 1 (0.084%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.084%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.084%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.084%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.084%) PSD2
System Software
1 53 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (0.59%) Docker
4 7 (0.59%) Firmware
5 6 (0.50%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.34%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.25%) HDFS
7 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
8 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.084%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (2.35%) SCCM
2 22 (1.85%) SCOM
3 20 (1.68%) vRealize
4 14 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (0.34%) WSUS
8 3 (0.25%) Oozie
9 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.17%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.17%) Puppet
9 2 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 542 (45.58%) Microsoft
2 36 (3.03%) Cisco
3 35 (2.94%) Oracle
4 31 (2.61%) Capita
4 31 (2.61%) SAP
5 28 (2.35%) VMware
6 24 (2.02%) ServiceNow
7 17 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 13 (1.09%) Citrix
10 11 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.84%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.76%) Google
12 9 (0.76%) Juniper
13 8 (0.67%) Adobe
13 8 (0.67%) HP
13 8 (0.67%) Tableau
14 7 (0.59%) IFS
14 7 (0.59%) Remedy
15 6 (0.50%) Xerox