Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 510 501 490
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 454 357 777
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 6.98% 6.56% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 306 277 557
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,313 £68,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £84,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 6,503 5,438 11,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.12% 7.21% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,274 4,298 8,567
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,803 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £39,359
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.98% +4.96%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project in England over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021. 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 -34 137 £60,000 - 24
South East -13 100 £46,250 -11.90% 15
Midlands -24 74 £45,000 +20.00% 18
West Midlands -31 55 £45,000 +38.46% 14
South West -19 52 £50,000 -2.91% 7
North of England -43 37 £46,250 +3.35% 19
East of England +8 35 £47,000 -14.55% 11
North West -6 21 £43,000 +32.31% 13
East Midlands -11 19 £42,500 -19.05% 4
Yorkshire -41 16 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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.

1 305 (67.18%) Project Management
2 226 (49.78%) Microsoft
3 201 (44.27%) Social Skills
4 186 (40.97%) PRINCE2
5 162 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (32.60%) Finance
7 146 (32.16%) Microsoft Excel
8 145 (31.94%) Project Delivery
9 141 (31.06%) Microsoft Office
10 116 (25.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 105 (23.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 96 (21.15%) Project Planning
13 88 (19.38%) MS Visio
14 81 (17.84%) PMO
15 70 (15.42%) JIRA
16 63 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
17 61 (13.44%) Waterfall
18 60 (13.22%) Change Management
19 59 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (12.11%) ERP
21 53 (11.67%) Oracle
22 52 (11.45%) Azure
22 52 (11.45%) Degree
23 49 (10.79%) Microsoft 365
24 47 (10.35%) ITIL
25 44 (9.69%) Telecoms
26 42 (9.25%) DevOps
27 40 (8.81%) PMI Certification
28 39 (8.59%) Change Control
29 37 (8.15%) Windows

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 29 (6.39%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.52%) Confluence
3 12 (2.64%) CMS
4 9 (1.98%) Drupal
5 7 (1.54%) Joomla!
6 6 (1.32%) MS Project Server
7 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.66%) Documentum
8 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.44%) WordPress
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 146 (32.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (31.06%) Microsoft Office
3 105 (23.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (19.38%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.54%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 26 (5.73%) Oracle ERP
2 21 (4.63%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.54%) SAP Travel Management
4 6 (1.32%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.66%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.66%) Primavera
6 3 (0.66%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.44%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.44%) Q-Pulse
7 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.22%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.22%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.22%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.45%) Azure
2 49 (10.79%) Microsoft 365
3 35 (7.71%) SaaS
4 16 (3.52%) AWS
5 15 (3.30%) Smartsheet
6 13 (2.86%) Power Platform
6 13 (2.86%) Veeva
7 4 (0.88%) ClickUp
7 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.44%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.44%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.22%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.08%) 4G
2 13 (2.86%) 2G
2 13 (2.86%) 3G
3 12 (2.64%) LTE
3 12 (2.64%) VoLTE
4 11 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (2.20%) WebEx
6 8 (1.76%) DNS
7 7 (1.54%) Firewall
8 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.10%) LAN
9 5 (1.10%) WAN
10 4 (0.88%) Internet
10 4 (0.88%) Intranet
11 3 (0.66%) DHCP
11 3 (0.66%) VPN
12 2 (0.44%) 5G
12 2 (0.44%) Extranet
12 2 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.86%) Power BI
2 8 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.88%) Impala
6 4 (0.88%) MS Access
7 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.22%) Big Data
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (15.42%) JIRA
2 24 (5.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (1.98%) Axure RP
5 7 (1.54%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.22%) ERwin
7 1 (0.22%) JMeter
7 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.22%) Pivotal Tracker
7 1 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.22%) Selenium
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 201 (44.27%) Social Skills
2 148 (32.60%) Finance
3 59 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (9.69%) Telecoms
5 30 (6.61%) Organisational Skills
6 28 (6.17%) Marketing
7 27 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 26 (5.73%) Documentation Skills
9 25 (5.51%) Presentation Skills
10 19 (4.19%) Banking
10 19 (4.19%) Influencing Skills
11 18 (3.96%) Public Sector
12 17 (3.74%) Manufacturing
13 16 (3.52%) Automotive
13 16 (3.52%) Legal
14 13 (2.86%) Law
15 11 (2.42%) Advertising
16 9 (1.98%) Billing
17 8 (1.76%) Retail
18 7 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (53.52%) Project Manager
2 76 (16.74%) IT Manager
3 73 (16.08%) Analyst
4 72 (15.86%) IT Project Manager
5 42 (9.25%) Senior Manager
6 41 (9.03%) Senior Project Manager
7 34 (7.49%) ERP Manager
7 34 (7.49%) ERP Project Manager
8 26 (5.73%) Oracle Project Manager
9 25 (5.51%) PMO Analyst
10 24 (5.29%) Business Analyst
11 21 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
11 21 (4.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 16 (3.52%) Consultant
12 16 (3.52%) Digital Project Manager
13 15 (3.30%) IT Analyst
14 13 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
15 12 (2.64%) Business IT Analyst
15 12 (2.64%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.76%) XML
2 7 (1.54%) SAP TM
3 5 (1.10%) Ajax
3 5 (1.10%) HTML
3 5 (1.10%) jQuery
4 4 (0.88%) Middleware
5 3 (0.66%) Google Maps API
6 2 (0.44%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 25 (5.51%) PMI
3 17 (3.74%) User Experience
4 15 (3.30%) Life Science
5 12 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.20%) Housing Association
7 9 (1.98%) Animation
7 9 (1.98%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.76%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.54%) LIMS
9 7 (1.54%) Renewable Energy
10 6 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.10%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.88%) Equities
12 4 (0.88%) NHS
12 4 (0.88%) SCADA
12 4 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.15%) Windows
2 27 (5.95%) Linux
3 10 (2.20%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.76%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (67.18%) Project Management
2 186 (40.97%) PRINCE2
3 162 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (31.94%) Project Delivery
5 116 (25.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 96 (21.15%) Project Planning
7 63 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (13.44%) Waterfall
9 60 (13.22%) Change Management
10 55 (12.11%) ERP
11 47 (10.35%) ITIL
12 42 (9.25%) DevOps
13 39 (8.59%) Change Control
14 34 (7.49%) Migration
15 32 (7.05%) Contingency Planning
15 32 (7.05%) Decision-Making
16 31 (6.83%) Business Case
17 30 (6.61%) Presales
18 28 (6.17%) SDLC
19 27 (5.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.29%) PowerShell
2 17 (3.74%) SQL
3 12 (2.64%) Java
4 6 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.88%) C
7 3 (0.66%) C#
8 2 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (11.45%) Degree
2 40 (8.81%) PMI Certification
3 35 (7.71%) Security Cleared
4 28 (6.17%) Oracle Certification
4 28 (6.17%) PMP
5 27 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (4.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (3.74%) APMP
8 14 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.54%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.32%) ISEB
12 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.88%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.22%) IIBA
14 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (17.84%) PMO
2 13 (2.86%) QA
3 7 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.10%) GDPR
5 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.88%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.66%) EMIR
6 3 (0.66%) GAMP
6 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.66%) MiFID
6 3 (0.66%) SLA
6 3 (0.66%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.44%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.44%) GRC
7 2 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.44%) P3O
8 1 (0.22%) GLP
8 1 (0.22%) GMP
8 1 (0.22%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 34 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.95%) Hyper-V
3 24 (5.29%) Docker
4 7 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.66%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.66%) pfSense
6 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.74%) Ansible
2 7 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.54%) SCCM
3 4 (0.88%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.66%) SCOM
5 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 226 (49.78%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.67%) Oracle
3 34 (7.49%) VMware
4 30 (6.61%) SAP
5 16 (3.52%) Remedy
6 15 (3.30%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.42%) Ericsson
9 9 (1.98%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.54%) Cisco
10 7 (1.54%) HubSpot
11 5 (1.10%) Google
11 5 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.88%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.88%) Citrix
12 4 (0.88%) MobileIron
13 3 (0.66%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.66%) Informatica
13 3 (0.66%) Sophos
13 3 (0.66%) Verint