Period
to 14 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 386 448 401
Rank change year-on-year +62 -47 -62
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,186 1,132 1,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.67% 0.78%
As % of the Applications category 9.08% 7.71% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 909 915 1,091
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 13,063 14,686 15,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.82% 8.73% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9,992 11,531 12,508
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%

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 December 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 December 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 +123 509 £57,500 -3.36% 30
South East -32 226 £50,000 - 19
South West +84 155 £43,500 -3.33% 15
North of England -16 118 £45,000 +0.56% 21
North West +23 93 £47,500 +5.56% 11
East of England +48 92 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Midlands +13 81 £45,000 -5.26% 18
West Midlands +47 75 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Yorkshire -23 25 £42,500 -2.30% 6
East Midlands -1 6 £46,250 +1.09% 4
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 814 (68.63%) Project Management
2 595 (50.17%) Microsoft
3 546 (46.04%) PRINCE2
4 532 (44.86%) Finance
5 519 (43.76%) Agile Software Development
6 410 (34.57%) Microsoft Excel
7 351 (29.60%) Microsoft Office
8 316 (26.64%) PMO
9 308 (25.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 283 (23.86%) MS Visio
10 283 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 250 (21.08%) Waterfall
12 220 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
13 218 (18.38%) Change Management
14 204 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
15 180 (15.18%) SharePoint
16 175 (14.76%) Risk Management
17 174 (14.67%) Degree
18 169 (14.25%) ITIL
19 167 (14.08%) Scrum
20 164 (13.83%) JIRA
21 159 (13.41%) PMI Certification
22 150 (12.65%) PMP
23 143 (12.06%) SDLC
24 137 (11.55%) Change Control
25 125 (10.54%) Security Cleared
26 121 (10.20%) Project Planning
27 114 (9.61%) Business Analysis
28 113 (9.53%) Programme Management
29 106 (8.94%) Decision-Making

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
1 180 (15.18%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.22%) Confluence
3 36 (3.04%) MS Project Server
4 24 (2.02%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.84%) CMS
9 5 (0.42%) SAS
9 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.17%) IIS
12 2 (0.17%) JBoss
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.084%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.084%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.084%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.084%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 410 (34.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 351 (29.60%) Microsoft Office
3 308 (25.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 283 (23.86%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (1.18%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.084%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.084%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.084%) Maya
8 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.084%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.67%) Primavera
4 4 (0.34%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.084%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.084%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.084%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.084%) OPENContractor
7 1 (0.084%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.084%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (4.64%) Office 365
3 48 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.26%) Basecamp
5 12 (1.01%) SaaS
6 7 (0.59%) Slack
7 6 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.42%) Trello
9 4 (0.34%) IaaS
10 3 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.084%) Asana
11 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.084%) G Suite
11 1 (0.084%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.084%) PaaS
11 1 (0.084%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.12%) Firewall
2 31 (2.61%) Software-Defined Networking
3 30 (2.53%) WAN
4 23 (1.94%) Skype
5 22 (1.85%) DNS
5 22 (1.85%) Internet
5 22 (1.85%) LAN
5 22 (1.85%) Unified Communications
6 20 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (1.52%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.01%) DHCP
9 11 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
10 10 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (0.84%) MPLS
10 10 (0.84%) VPN
11 8 (0.67%) CTI
11 8 (0.67%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.59%) VoIP
13 4 (0.34%) PBX
13 4 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (0.76%) MS Access
7 8 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.67%) Power BI
8 7 (0.59%) Big Data
8 7 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.42%) Star Schema
10 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.17%) QlikView
12 2 (0.17%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 164 (13.83%) JIRA
2 37 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.43%) VersionOne
4 7 (0.59%) Bitbucket
4 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.42%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.34%) Subversion
7 3 (0.25%) Hudson
7 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.084%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.084%) GCC
9 1 (0.084%) Maven
9 1 (0.084%) Polyspace
9 1 (0.084%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.084%) Toad
9 1 (0.084%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 532 (44.86%) Finance
2 57 (4.81%) Banking
3 53 (4.47%) Retail
4 48 (4.05%) Marketing
5 37 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.53%) Law
6 30 (2.53%) Legal
7 24 (2.02%) Advertising
8 21 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.69%) Back Office
9 20 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.35%) Publishing
11 14 (1.18%) Electronics
12 13 (1.10%) Billing
12 13 (1.10%) Retail Banking
13 12 (1.01%) Local Government
14 11 (0.93%) Automotive
15 9 (0.76%) Front Office
16 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 544 (45.87%) Project Manager
2 176 (14.84%) Analyst
3 145 (12.23%) IT Manager
4 102 (8.60%) IT Project Manager
5 79 (6.66%) PMO Analyst
6 76 (6.41%) Senior Manager
7 75 (6.32%) Business Analyst
8 74 (6.24%) Senior Project Manager
9 49 (4.13%) PMO Manager
10 48 (4.05%) Coordinator
11 46 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
12 44 (3.71%) Architect
13 43 (3.63%) Technical Manager
14 40 (3.37%) Programme Manager
15 37 (3.12%) Software Project Manager
16 34 (2.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 34 (2.87%) Project Coordinator
16 34 (2.87%) Scrum Master
17 32 (2.70%) Business Change Manager
18 31 (2.61%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.20%) .NET
2 31 (2.61%) HTML
3 23 (1.94%) ASP.NET
4 11 (0.93%) Velocity
5 10 (0.84%) CSS
6 7 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.59%) JSON
6 7 (0.59%) Web Services
7 6 (0.51%) COM
8 5 (0.42%) XML
9 4 (0.34%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.25%) Angular 2
10 3 (0.25%) EDI
10 3 (0.25%) jQuery
10 3 (0.25%) XSL
11 2 (0.17%) LDAP
12 1 (0.084%) CGI
12 1 (0.084%) JMS
12 1 (0.084%) Middleware
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 220 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
3 67 (5.65%) PMI
4 64 (5.40%) Management Information System
5 44 (3.71%) Data Centre
6 29 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 27 (2.28%) Fintech
7 27 (2.28%) User Experience
8 25 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 20 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.10%) Wiki
13 12 (1.01%) Equities
13 12 (1.01%) Social Media
14 11 (0.93%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.93%) Mobile App
15 10 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (6.32%) Windows
2 48 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 42 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (3.04%) Windows 10
5 32 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.36%) Linux
7 19 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.25%) AIX
8 3 (0.25%) Android
8 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.25%) Solaris
8 3 (0.25%) Unix
9 2 (0.17%) CentOS
9 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.084%) LynxOS
10 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.084%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.084%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (68.63%) Project Management
2 546 (46.04%) PRINCE2
3 519 (43.76%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 250 (21.08%) Waterfall
6 218 (18.38%) Change Management
7 204 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
8 175 (14.76%) Risk Management
9 169 (14.25%) ITIL
10 167 (14.08%) Scrum
11 143 (12.06%) SDLC
12 137 (11.55%) Change Control
13 121 (10.20%) Project Planning
14 114 (9.61%) Business Analysis
15 113 (9.53%) Programme Management
16 106 (8.94%) Decision-Making
17 104 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 94 (7.93%) Time Management
19 91 (7.67%) Project Governance
20 89 (7.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.30%) C
2 39 (3.29%) SQL
3 31 (2.61%) C#
4 24 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 20 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.18%) Java
7 6 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.25%) VBA
10 2 (0.17%) R
10 2 (0.17%) VB
10 2 (0.17%) VBScript
11 1 (0.084%) C++
11 1 (0.084%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.084%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.084%) XPath
Qualifications
1 174 (14.67%) Degree
2 159 (13.41%) PMI Certification
3 150 (12.65%) PMP
4 125 (10.54%) Security Cleared
5 94 (7.93%) SC Cleared
6 77 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 61 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 38 (3.20%) APMP
9 23 (1.94%) DV Cleared
10 22 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
11 17 (1.43%) ISEB
12 16 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
12 16 (1.35%) MAPM
13 12 (1.01%) MBA
14 10 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.51%) APMG
17 5 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.42%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (26.64%) PMO
2 94 (7.93%) QA
3 32 (2.70%) SLA
4 15 (1.26%) P3O
5 14 (1.18%) GDPR
6 10 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.84%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.51%) GAMP
7 6 (0.51%) GxP
8 4 (0.34%) Basel III
8 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.084%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.084%) EMIR
10 1 (0.084%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.084%) MiFID
10 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.69%) BitLocker
3 20 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (0.84%) Terminal Server
4 10 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.84%) vSphere
4 10 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.42%) Firmware
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.084%) HDFS
7 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.084%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (3.88%) SCCM
2 32 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 30 (2.53%) SCOM
4 21 (1.77%) vRealize
5 14 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.18%) Puppet
6 10 (0.84%) AirWatch
6 10 (0.84%) PowerCLI
6 10 (0.84%) WSUS
7 4 (0.34%) Ansible
8 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.17%) SCSM
10 1 (0.084%) Oozie
Vendors
1 595 (50.17%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.13%) Cisco
3 36 (3.04%) Oracle
3 36 (3.04%) SAP
4 33 (2.78%) VMware
5 25 (2.11%) HP
6 23 (1.94%) Citrix
7 20 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 18 (1.52%) McAfee
9 17 (1.43%) Atlassian
10 16 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
10 16 (1.35%) CheckPoint
11 10 (0.84%) 3PAR
11 10 (0.84%) Brocade
12 8 (0.67%) Avaya
12 8 (0.67%) Riverbed
13 7 (0.59%) CA
13 7 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.59%) Tableau
14 4 (0.34%) Fujitsu