Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 515 525 439
Rank change year-on-year +10 -86 +37
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 282 526 941
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the Applications category 6.47% 6.06% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 229 388 708
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,100 £86,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 4,359 8,676 12,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.43% 7.74% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,329 6,942 9,083
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +26 89 £60,000 +4.35% 13
South East +71 59 £45,000 -14.29% 4
South West +59 51 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Midlands +16 41 £39,000 +4.00% 8
West Midlands +10 31 £37,500 +2.74% 6
North of England +45 20 £47,500 +8.81% 9
North West +46 13 £47,500 +16.35% 6
East Midlands +35 10 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire +23 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England +61 6 £57,250 +20.53% 2
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 162 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 156 (55.32%) Project Management
3 113 (40.07%) Finance
4 106 (37.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 82 (29.08%) Project Delivery
6 78 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
7 77 (27.30%) PRINCE2
7 77 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (25.18%) JIRA
9 67 (23.76%) Project Planning
10 64 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 62 (21.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 61 (21.63%) Microsoft 365
13 56 (19.86%) PMO
14 53 (18.79%) Azure
15 51 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (18.09%) VMware
16 50 (17.73%) Windows
17 49 (17.38%) Hyper-V
18 43 (15.25%) DevOps
19 39 (13.83%) Docker
19 39 (13.83%) Octopus Deploy
19 39 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
19 39 (13.83%) MS Visio
20 35 (12.41%) SharePoint
21 34 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (11.35%) PowerShell
23 31 (10.99%) Waterfall
23 31 (10.99%) Change Management
24 29 (10.28%) Degree

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 35 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.22%) Confluence
3 8 (2.84%) CMS
4 7 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.48%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.71%) Drupal
5 2 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 106 (37.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (21.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (13.83%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.42%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.67%) NetSuite
2 7 (2.48%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.06%) Primavera
7 2 (0.71%) Workfront
8 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.63%) Microsoft 365
2 53 (18.79%) Azure
3 19 (6.74%) SaaS
4 12 (4.26%) Smartsheet
5 9 (3.19%) AWS
5 9 (3.19%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.42%) Trello
9 3 (1.06%) Basecamp
9 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.71%) Asana
10 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.71%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.71%) PaaS
10 2 (0.71%) Veeva
11 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.26%) WebEx
2 9 (3.19%) DNS
3 7 (2.48%) DHCP
3 7 (2.48%) Firewall
4 4 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.06%) 2G
5 3 (1.06%) 3G
5 3 (1.06%) 4G
5 3 (1.06%) LTE
5 3 (1.06%) SAN
5 3 (1.06%) Skype
5 3 (1.06%) VoLTE
6 2 (0.71%) LAN
6 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.71%) VLAN
6 2 (0.71%) VPN
6 2 (0.71%) WAN
7 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.35%) PPP
7 1 (0.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.19%) Power BI
3 5 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.42%) Impala
5 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.35%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (25.18%) JIRA
2 39 (13.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.77%) JUnit
4 5 (1.77%) Selenium
4 5 (1.77%) TestNG
4 5 (1.77%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.71%) Pivotal Tracker
6 2 (0.71%) TestRail
7 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 113 (40.07%) Finance
2 16 (5.67%) Advertising
3 15 (5.32%) Public Sector
4 14 (4.96%) Banking
4 14 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.55%) Aerospace
5 10 (3.55%) Automotive
6 8 (2.84%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.48%) Legal
8 6 (2.13%) Housing Association
9 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.77%) Marketing
10 4 (1.42%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.42%) Law
11 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.06%) Retail
12 2 (0.71%) Billing
13 1 (0.35%) Electronics
13 1 (0.35%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 113 (40.07%) Project Manager
2 46 (16.31%) Analyst
3 36 (12.77%) IT Manager
4 35 (12.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (11.70%) IT Project Manager
6 22 (7.80%) PMO Analyst
7 15 (5.32%) Consultant
7 15 (5.32%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (5.32%) Project Officer
7 15 (5.32%) Senior Manager
7 15 (5.32%) Senior Project Manager
8 11 (3.90%) Service Delivery Manager
8 11 (3.90%) Service Manager
9 10 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (3.19%) Business Change Manager
10 9 (3.19%) Business Change Project Manager
10 9 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 9 (3.19%) Senior PMO
10 9 (3.19%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.06%) COM
2 2 (0.71%) CGI
2 2 (0.71%) EDI
2 2 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) CSS
3 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.35%) REST
3 1 (0.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.84%) User Experience
5 8 (2.84%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.13%) NHS
7 5 (1.77%) Equities
7 5 (1.77%) LIMS
8 4 (1.42%) Derivative
8 4 (1.42%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.42%) PMI
8 4 (1.42%) Tandem
9 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.71%) Animation
10 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.73%) Windows
2 25 (8.87%) Linux
3 10 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.71%) Unix
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (55.32%) Project Management
2 82 (29.08%) Project Delivery
3 77 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (27.30%) PRINCE2
4 67 (23.76%) Project Planning
5 64 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (15.25%) DevOps
7 39 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (10.99%) Change Management
8 31 (10.99%) Waterfall
9 28 (9.93%) ERP
10 27 (9.57%) Data Analysis
11 24 (8.51%) ITIL
12 20 (7.09%) Fintech
12 20 (7.09%) Programme Management
12 20 (7.09%) Service Delivery
13 18 (6.38%) Decision-Making
14 17 (6.03%) Project Governance
14 17 (6.03%) Service Management
15 16 (5.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.35%) PowerShell
2 15 (5.32%) SQL
3 10 (3.55%) C#
4 5 (1.77%) C
5 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.71%) Korn
5 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.35%) C++
6 1 (0.35%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (10.28%) Degree
2 20 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (5.67%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.26%) PMP
4 12 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (3.55%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (2.84%) ISEB
6 8 (2.84%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.48%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.71%) APMP
10 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.71%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.35%) CCNP
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (19.86%) PMO
2 5 (1.77%) QA
3 4 (1.42%) P3O
4 3 (1.06%) SLA
5 2 (0.71%) EMIR
5 2 (0.71%) GDPR
5 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.71%) MiFID
5 2 (0.71%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (17.38%) Hyper-V
3 39 (13.83%) Docker
4 14 (4.96%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.48%) pfSense
5 7 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (8.51%) Ansible
2 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 162 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.09%) VMware
3 14 (4.96%) Oracle
4 13 (4.61%) Cisco
5 11 (3.90%) SAP
6 10 (3.55%) HubSpot
7 9 (3.19%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.48%) Sophos
9 6 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.77%) JD Edwards
11 4 (1.42%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.42%) Concur
11 4 (1.42%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.06%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.06%) Google
12 3 (1.06%) HP
12 3 (1.06%) Remedy
12 3 (1.06%) Workday
13 2 (0.71%) Citrix
13 2 (0.71%) RedDot