Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 389 420 405
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15 -72
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,229 1,222 1,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 9.14% 8.40% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 968 970 1,072
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,464 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,550 £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 13,447 14,548 15,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.76% 8.89% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10,495 11,353 13,132
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +29 470 £57,500 -3.36% 40
South East -37 252 £50,000 +5.26% 18
South West +76 175 £42,500 -5.56% 11
North of England -18 135 £43,000 -4.44% 15
East of England +39 103 £57,480 +14.96% 11
North West +21 99 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Midlands +5 93 £45,000 - 12
West Midlands +23 77 £39,500 -12.22% 10
Yorkshire -2 35 £35,000 -21.35% 5
East Midlands -24 16 £48,500 +13.45% 2
North East -29 1 £27,500 -29.49%
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 825 (67.13%) Project Management
2 622 (50.61%) Microsoft
3 580 (47.19%) PRINCE2
4 536 (43.61%) Finance
5 524 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
6 401 (32.63%) Microsoft Excel
7 351 (28.56%) Microsoft Office
8 310 (25.22%) PMO
9 305 (24.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 274 (22.29%) MS Visio
11 271 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 235 (19.12%) Waterfall
13 224 (18.23%) Problem-Solving
14 218 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
15 212 (17.25%) Change Management
16 196 (15.95%) SharePoint
17 194 (15.79%) Risk Management
18 182 (14.81%) Degree
19 166 (13.51%) ITIL
20 161 (13.10%) PMI Certification
21 160 (13.02%) JIRA
22 158 (12.86%) PMP
23 147 (11.96%) SDLC
24 143 (11.64%) Scrum
25 138 (11.23%) Project Planning
26 136 (11.07%) Change Control
27 132 (10.74%) Security Cleared
28 128 (10.41%) Business Analysis
29 122 (9.93%) Decision-Making
30 108 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement

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
1 196 (15.95%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.91%) Confluence
3 33 (2.69%) MS Exchange
4 29 (2.36%) MS Project Server
5 25 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.30%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.90%) CMS
9 8 (0.65%) SAS
10 6 (0.49%) JBoss
11 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.24%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.16%) IIS
14 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.081%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.081%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 401 (32.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 351 (28.56%) Microsoft Office
3 305 (24.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 274 (22.29%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.57%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.49%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.41%) SPSS
9 4 (0.33%) Gephi
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.081%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.081%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.081%) Maya
Business Applications
1 50 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.73%) Primavera
4 8 (0.65%) Workfront
5 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.33%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.081%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.081%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.081%) OPENContractor
8 1 (0.081%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.081%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.72%) Office 365
2 57 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.06%) SaaS
5 12 (0.98%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.57%) IaaS
6 7 (0.57%) Slack
7 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (0.24%) Serverless
9 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.16%) Force.com
9 2 (0.16%) GitHub
9 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.16%) Trello
10 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.081%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.42%) Firewall
2 36 (2.93%) Software-Defined Networking
3 33 (2.69%) Internet
4 28 (2.28%) Unified Communications
5 26 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (1.79%) WAN
7 21 (1.71%) Skype
8 17 (1.38%) DNS
8 17 (1.38%) LAN
9 13 (1.06%) VPN
10 12 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
10 12 (0.98%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.73%) DHCP
12 8 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (0.65%) MPLS
13 6 (0.49%) CTI
13 6 (0.49%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.33%) WebEx
14 4 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (0.73%) Big Data
3 9 (0.73%) MS Access
4 8 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (0.57%) Power BI
6 6 (0.49%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.41%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.24%) HBase
9 3 (0.24%) Impala
9 3 (0.24%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.24%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 160 (13.02%) JIRA
2 30 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.14%) VersionOne
4 10 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.41%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.33%) Subversion
6 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.16%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.16%) GitLab
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.081%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.081%) GCC
8 1 (0.081%) Maven
8 1 (0.081%) Polyspace
8 1 (0.081%) Toad
General
1 536 (43.61%) Finance
2 54 (4.39%) Retail
3 53 (4.31%) Banking
4 52 (4.23%) Marketing
5 39 (3.17%) Legal
5 39 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.60%) Law
7 31 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.55%) Back Office
10 17 (1.38%) Publishing
11 15 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.06%) Automotive
12 13 (1.06%) Electronics
13 12 (0.98%) Advertising
13 12 (0.98%) Billing
14 10 (0.81%) Local Government
15 9 (0.73%) French Language
15 9 (0.73%) Front Office
16 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 571 (46.46%) Project Manager
2 183 (14.89%) Analyst
3 160 (13.02%) IT Manager
4 115 (9.36%) IT Project Manager
5 77 (6.27%) Business Analyst
6 72 (5.86%) PMO Analyst
6 72 (5.86%) Senior Manager
7 68 (5.53%) Senior Project Manager
8 52 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 47 (3.82%) Programme Manager
10 44 (3.58%) Architect
10 44 (3.58%) PMO Manager
11 43 (3.50%) Coordinator
12 42 (3.42%) Technical Manager
13 40 (3.25%) Scrum Master
14 39 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 38 (3.09%) Software Project Manager
16 36 (2.93%) Business Change Manager
17 35 (2.85%) Junior
18 30 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.85%) .NET
2 30 (2.44%) HTML
3 16 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 15 (1.22%) CSS
5 14 (1.14%) Velocity
6 10 (0.81%) Web Services
7 8 (0.65%) EDI
7 8 (0.65%) XML
8 7 (0.57%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.49%) COM
10 4 (0.33%) Angular 2
10 4 (0.33%) Middleware
10 4 (0.33%) XSL
11 3 (0.24%) Apache Avro
11 3 (0.24%) CSS3
11 3 (0.24%) HTML5
11 3 (0.24%) jQuery
11 3 (0.24%) Kafka
11 3 (0.24%) LDAP
11 3 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 218 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 64 (5.21%) PMI
4 57 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 45 (3.66%) Virtual Team
6 35 (2.85%) User Experience
7 30 (2.44%) Fintech
8 27 (2.20%) Driving Licence
9 25 (2.03%) Blackberry
9 25 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.63%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.22%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.22%) NHS
11 15 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.06%) Equities
13 13 (1.06%) Social Media
14 12 (0.98%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 89 (7.24%) Windows
2 52 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 44 (3.58%) Windows 10
4 42 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (3.34%) Linux
6 39 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.57%) Unix
9 5 (0.41%) Solaris
10 4 (0.33%) Android
10 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.24%) AIX
11 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) CentOS
12 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.081%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 825 (67.13%) Project Management
2 580 (47.19%) PRINCE2
3 524 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
4 271 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 235 (19.12%) Waterfall
6 224 (18.23%) Problem-Solving
7 212 (17.25%) Change Management
8 194 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 166 (13.51%) ITIL
10 147 (11.96%) SDLC
11 143 (11.64%) Scrum
12 138 (11.23%) Project Planning
13 136 (11.07%) Change Control
14 128 (10.41%) Business Analysis
15 122 (9.93%) Decision-Making
16 108 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 107 (8.71%) Programme Management
18 99 (8.06%) Project Governance
19 95 (7.73%) Line Management
20 91 (7.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (4.23%) SQL
2 39 (3.17%) C
3 27 (2.20%) C#
4 25 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 22 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.38%) Java
7 6 (0.49%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.49%) R
8 5 (0.41%) VBA
9 3 (0.24%) XPath
10 2 (0.16%) VB
10 2 (0.16%) VBScript
10 2 (0.16%) X++
11 1 (0.081%) C++
11 1 (0.081%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.081%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 182 (14.81%) Degree
2 161 (13.10%) PMI Certification
3 158 (12.86%) PMP
4 132 (10.74%) Security Cleared
5 98 (7.97%) SC Cleared
6 78 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 63 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 35 (2.85%) APMP
9 28 (2.28%) DV Cleared
10 27 (2.20%) TOGAF Certification
11 22 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.38%) MAPM
13 16 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (0.98%) MBA
15 10 (0.81%) APMG
15 10 (0.81%) ISEB
16 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 6 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (25.22%) PMO
2 88 (7.16%) QA
3 35 (2.85%) SLA
4 16 (1.30%) GDPR
5 11 (0.90%) P3O
6 9 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.73%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.49%) GAMP
7 6 (0.49%) GxP
8 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.16%) Basel III
11 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.081%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.081%) EMIR
12 1 (0.081%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.081%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.081%) PSD2
System Software
1 62 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
4 15 (1.22%) BitLocker
5 8 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.65%) vSphere
5 8 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.49%) Firmware
8 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.24%) HDFS
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.081%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (3.50%) SCCM
2 33 (2.69%) SCOM
3 30 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 26 (2.12%) vRealize
5 12 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.98%) Puppet
6 11 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.65%) PowerCLI
8 7 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.57%) WSUS
9 4 (0.33%) Ansible
9 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.24%) Oozie
11 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.16%) SCSM
12 1 (0.081%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 622 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 49 (3.99%) Cisco
3 40 (3.25%) VMware
4 37 (3.01%) Oracle
5 28 (2.28%) SAP
6 24 (1.95%) ServiceNow
7 23 (1.87%) Atlassian
8 21 (1.71%) Citrix
8 21 (1.71%) HP
9 17 (1.38%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.06%) CA Agile Central
10 13 (1.06%) McAfee
11 9 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.65%) 3PAR
12 8 (0.65%) Adobe
12 8 (0.65%) Brocade
13 7 (0.57%) Tableau
14 6 (0.49%) Avaya
14 6 (0.49%) Bomgar
14 6 (0.49%) Riverbed