Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 484 502 510
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 -109
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 608 194 740
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the Applications category 7.01% 6.64% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 408 165 524
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,593 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.19% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £79,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 8,671 2,920 10,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.10% 6.22% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,522 2,349 8,650
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,870 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.29% +20.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -2.60%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -111 194 £65,000 +10.64% 23
South East -71 129 £47,500 - 11
Midlands -37 115 £55,000 +22.22% 9
West Midlands -20 100 £55,000 +37.50% 6
North of England -66 67 £43,000 +1.18% 6
East of England -61 47 £54,500 -45.50% 5
South West -65 45 £50,300 -2.51% 7
Yorkshire -76 41 £45,000 +16.88% 1
North West -71 26 £43,000 -18.34% 5
East Midlands -60 15 £48,500 -3.00% 3
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 428 (70.39%) Project Management
2 291 (47.86%) Microsoft
3 286 (47.04%) PRINCE2
4 280 (46.05%) Social Skills
5 264 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
6 201 (33.06%) Project Delivery
7 199 (32.73%) Finance
8 184 (30.26%) Microsoft Office
9 183 (30.10%) Microsoft Excel
10 178 (29.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 150 (24.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 122 (20.07%) Project Planning
13 115 (18.91%) MS Visio
14 105 (17.27%) ERP
15 100 (16.45%) Degree
16 95 (15.63%) PMO
17 93 (15.30%) JIRA
18 84 (13.82%) Waterfall
19 82 (13.49%) Change Control
20 80 (13.16%) Oracle
20 80 (13.16%) PMI Certification
21 78 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
22 71 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
23 67 (11.02%) Change Management
24 66 (10.86%) Presales
25 65 (10.69%) ITIL
26 60 (9.87%) SaaS
26 60 (9.87%) SharePoint
27 56 (9.21%) PMP
27 56 (9.21%) Contingency Planning

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 60 (9.87%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.96%) Confluence
3 12 (1.97%) MS Project Server
4 11 (1.81%) CMS
4 11 (1.81%) Documentum
5 7 (1.15%) Drupal
5 7 (1.15%) Joomla!
6 5 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.16%) Moodle
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 184 (30.26%) Microsoft Office
2 183 (30.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 150 (24.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 115 (18.91%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.32%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 54 (8.88%) Oracle ERP
2 37 (6.09%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.32%) SAP Travel Management
5 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.66%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.49%) SAP GTS
8 2 (0.33%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.33%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.33%) Primavera
8 2 (0.33%) Q-Pulse
8 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.16%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.16%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.87%) SaaS
2 42 (6.91%) Azure
3 40 (6.58%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (4.28%) Smartsheet
5 23 (3.78%) Power Platform
6 19 (3.13%) Veeva
7 11 (1.81%) AWS
8 10 (1.64%) ClickUp
9 7 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.15%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.49%) Google Sheets
11 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.33%) Collibra
11 2 (0.33%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.16%) GitHub
12 1 (0.16%) IaaS
12 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.64%) WAN
1 10 (1.64%) WebEx
2 9 (1.48%) 4G
3 8 (1.32%) 2G
3 8 (1.32%) 3G
4 7 (1.15%) LTE
4 7 (1.15%) VoLTE
5 6 (0.99%) Internet
5 6 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.82%) Firewall
6 5 (0.82%) Intranet
6 5 (0.82%) LAN
6 5 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.66%) DNS
7 4 (0.66%) VPN
8 3 (0.49%) Extranet
9 2 (0.33%) 5G
9 2 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.16%) DMARC
10 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.78%) Power BI
2 17 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.48%) Data Lake
6 5 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (0.66%) MS Access
8 3 (0.49%) Metadata
9 2 (0.33%) Big Data
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.33%) Tableau
10 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (15.30%) JIRA
2 23 (3.78%) Axure RP
3 10 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (1.48%) Selenium
5 7 (1.15%) NUnit
5 7 (1.15%) SpecFlow
5 7 (1.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.99%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.16%) ERwin
9 1 (0.16%) Postman
9 1 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
General
1 280 (46.05%) Social Skills
2 199 (32.73%) Finance
3 71 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (8.88%) Marketing
5 51 (8.39%) Presentation Skills
6 44 (7.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 41 (6.74%) Telecoms
8 39 (6.41%) Public Sector
9 34 (5.59%) Documentation Skills
10 30 (4.93%) Manufacturing
11 27 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
12 26 (4.28%) Organisational Skills
12 26 (4.28%) Retail
13 20 (3.29%) Legal
14 17 (2.80%) Automotive
15 16 (2.63%) Billing
16 15 (2.47%) Law
17 13 (2.14%) Banking
18 12 (1.97%) Publishing
19 11 (1.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 362 (59.54%) Project Manager
2 107 (17.60%) IT Manager
3 98 (16.12%) IT Project Manager
4 80 (13.16%) Senior Manager
5 77 (12.66%) Analyst
6 75 (12.34%) Senior Project Manager
7 65 (10.69%) ERP Manager
7 65 (10.69%) ERP Project Manager
8 46 (7.57%) Oracle Project Manager
9 40 (6.58%) Digital Project Manager
10 35 (5.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 35 (5.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 28 (4.61%) Business Analyst
12 26 (4.28%) PMO Analyst
13 19 (3.13%) Programme Manager
14 17 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
15 14 (2.30%) Coordinator
15 14 (2.30%) IT Analyst
16 13 (2.14%) Architect
17 12 (1.97%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.80%) Middleware
2 9 (1.48%) HTML
2 9 (1.48%) XML
3 8 (1.32%) SAP TM
4 7 (1.15%) EDI
5 6 (0.99%) jQuery
6 5 (0.82%) Ajax
7 4 (0.66%) Velocity
8 3 (0.49%) COM
8 3 (0.49%) Google Maps API
8 3 (0.49%) HTML5
9 2 (0.33%) CSS
10 1 (0.16%) .NET
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.16%) Blazor
10 1 (0.16%) JSON
10 1 (0.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.55%) Management Information System
2 48 (7.89%) PMI
3 36 (5.92%) User Experience
4 26 (4.28%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.95%) Life Science
6 23 (3.78%) Digital Media
7 21 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.64%) Housing Association
10 8 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.15%) Animation
11 7 (1.15%) FMCG
11 7 (1.15%) NHS
11 7 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.82%) Marketing Technology
12 5 (0.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.95%) Windows
2 17 (2.80%) Linux
3 12 (1.97%) Windows 10
4 11 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.49%) Unix
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (70.39%) Project Management
2 286 (47.04%) PRINCE2
3 264 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (33.06%) Project Delivery
5 178 (29.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 122 (20.07%) Project Planning
7 105 (17.27%) ERP
8 84 (13.82%) Waterfall
9 82 (13.49%) Change Control
10 78 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (11.02%) Change Management
12 66 (10.86%) Presales
13 65 (10.69%) ITIL
14 56 (9.21%) Contingency Planning
15 52 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (8.22%) Coaching
16 50 (8.22%) Migration
16 50 (8.22%) Scrum
17 49 (8.06%) Mentoring
17 49 (8.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.11%) SQL
2 11 (1.81%) Java
3 8 (1.32%) C
3 8 (1.32%) C#
4 7 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.33%) Python
7 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (16.45%) Degree
2 80 (13.16%) PMI Certification
3 56 (9.21%) PMP
4 54 (8.88%) Security Cleared
5 46 (7.57%) Oracle Certification
6 38 (6.25%) APMP
7 31 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 29 (4.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 26 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 15 (2.47%) ISEB
10 15 (2.47%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.97%) ISTQB
12 11 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 3 (0.49%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.49%) RIBA
16 2 (0.33%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (15.63%) PMO
2 26 (4.28%) QA
3 13 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.82%) P3O
5 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.66%) GDPR
5 4 (0.66%) Good Clinical Practice
5 4 (0.66%) GRC
5 4 (0.66%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.49%) GAMP
6 3 (0.49%) GLP
6 3 (0.49%) GMP
6 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.33%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.33%) EMIR
7 2 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.33%) MiFID
7 2 (0.33%) NCSC
7 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.66%) Docker
5 3 (0.49%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.64%) SCCM
3 7 (1.15%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.82%) SCOM
5 4 (0.66%) Ansible
5 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 291 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 80 (13.16%) Oracle
3 38 (6.25%) SAP
4 16 (2.63%) VMware
5 15 (2.47%) JD Edwards
6 13 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.97%) Remedy
8 11 (1.81%) OpenText
9 9 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.32%) HubSpot
10 8 (1.32%) Informatica
11 7 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.15%) Databricks
11 7 (1.15%) Google
11 7 (1.15%) HP
12 6 (0.99%) Ericsson
12 6 (0.99%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.82%) Cisco
13 5 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.66%) Citrix