Period
to 19 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 478 396 414
Rank change year-on-year -82 +18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 732 1,263 1,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 6.76% 9.11% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 519 994 1,003
England median annual salary £51,644 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% - -
10th Percentile £34,750 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,375 £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 10,834 13,858 14,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.30% 8.87% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8,513 10,810 11,351
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -

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 19 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -38 289 £60,000 +9.09% 26
South East -52 154 £45,000 -14.29% 25
North of England -43 92 £42,500 -1.16% 14
South West -66 80 £42,000 -6.67% 11
Midlands +11 79 £43,750 +9.38% 16
North West +5 73 £42,500 -5.56% 5
West Midlands -7 54 £42,500 +13.33% 5
East of England +6 33 £56,000 +2.28% 3
East Midlands +19 25 £48,750 +2.63% 11
Yorkshire -18 13 £46,750 +33.57% 9
North East +29 6 £33,750 +12.50%
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 474 (64.75%) Project Management
2 321 (43.85%) Microsoft
3 308 (42.08%) PRINCE2
4 292 (39.89%) Finance
5 280 (38.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 278 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
7 212 (28.96%) Microsoft Office
8 191 (26.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 190 (25.96%) PMO
10 185 (25.27%) Project Delivery
11 161 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 133 (18.17%) MS Visio
13 127 (17.35%) Change Management
14 123 (16.80%) Degree
15 109 (14.89%) JIRA
16 108 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
17 105 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
18 93 (12.70%) Waterfall
19 92 (12.57%) ITIL
19 92 (12.57%) PMI Certification
20 88 (12.02%) Programme Management
21 84 (11.48%) Scrum
22 80 (10.93%) Windows
23 74 (10.11%) QA
24 72 (9.84%) Management Information System
25 69 (9.43%) PMP
26 67 (9.15%) SharePoint
27 65 (8.88%) Security Cleared
28 64 (8.74%) Risk Management
29 63 (8.61%) Active Directory

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 67 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.55%) MS Project Server
3 21 (2.87%) Confluence
4 12 (1.64%) IBM Notes
5 10 (1.37%) CMS
6 5 (0.68%) Documentum
6 5 (0.68%) IIS
7 4 (0.55%) Drupal
8 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.41%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.41%) WordPress
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
Applications
1 280 (38.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 212 (28.96%) Microsoft Office
3 191 (26.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 133 (18.17%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.19%) Acrobat
6 14 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (1.37%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.14%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 13 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.37%) Primavera
3 9 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.23%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (1.09%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.27%) Magento
6 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.14%) iTrent
7 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.97%) Azure
2 40 (5.46%) AWS
3 36 (4.92%) Office 365
4 25 (3.42%) SaaS
5 18 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (2.19%) Trello
7 12 (1.64%) Basecamp
8 8 (1.09%) PaaS
8 8 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 7 (0.96%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.68%) FinancialForce
10 5 (0.68%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.55%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.41%) Force.com
12 3 (0.41%) G Suite
12 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Flow
12 3 (0.41%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.69%) Software-Defined Networking
2 25 (3.42%) Internet
3 21 (2.87%) WAN
4 20 (2.73%) LAN
5 18 (2.46%) VPN
6 17 (2.32%) WebEx
7 16 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
8 14 (1.91%) SAN
9 10 (1.37%) DNS
10 7 (0.96%) Intranet
10 7 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.68%) Extranet
11 5 (0.68%) Firewall
11 5 (0.68%) Wireless
12 4 (0.55%) DHCP
12 4 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.55%) Skype
13 3 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.50%) Big Data
3 11 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.09%) OLAP
5 4 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.55%) Power BI
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.41%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.41%) SSDT
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.27%) MySQL
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 109 (14.89%) JIRA
2 18 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.55%) Selenium
4 4 (0.55%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.41%) Subversion
5 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.27%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.14%) FrontPage
7 1 (0.14%) GCC
7 1 (0.14%) GDB
7 1 (0.14%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.14%) JUnit
7 1 (0.14%) Mockito
7 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 292 (39.89%) Finance
2 46 (6.28%) Retail
3 43 (5.87%) Public Sector
4 37 (5.05%) Banking
5 34 (4.64%) Marketing
6 26 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 25 (3.42%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.46%) Legal
9 15 (2.05%) Advertising
9 15 (2.05%) Electronics
10 10 (1.37%) Back Office
10 10 (1.37%) Law
11 9 (1.23%) Billing
11 9 (1.23%) Local Government
12 7 (0.96%) French Language
12 7 (0.96%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.96%) German Language
12 7 (0.96%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.68%) Front Office
14 4 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 324 (44.26%) Project Manager
2 124 (16.94%) Analyst
3 98 (13.39%) IT Manager
4 87 (11.89%) IT Project Manager
5 56 (7.65%) PMO Analyst
6 47 (6.42%) Business Analyst
7 37 (5.05%) Software Project Manager
8 35 (4.78%) Architect
9 29 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (3.83%) Senior Manager
11 27 (3.69%) Infrastructure Manager
12 26 (3.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 25 (3.42%) Consultant
13 25 (3.42%) Senior Project Manager
14 23 (3.14%) Programme Manager
15 22 (3.01%) Project Analyst
16 21 (2.87%) Business Manager
17 20 (2.73%) Digital Project Manager
18 19 (2.60%) Support Engineer
18 19 (2.60%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.60%) CSS
2 12 (1.64%) .NET
3 11 (1.50%) Web Services
4 9 (1.23%) HTML
5 8 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.82%) JSON
7 5 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.55%) XML
9 3 (0.41%) HTML5
9 3 (0.41%) React
9 3 (0.41%) RESTful
9 3 (0.41%) WCF
10 2 (0.27%) CGI
10 2 (0.27%) CSS3
10 2 (0.27%) Redux
10 2 (0.27%) REST
10 2 (0.27%) Spring
11 1 (0.14%) COM
11 1 (0.14%) JNI
11 1 (0.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 51 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (6.56%) PMI
5 28 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 27 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (2.73%) User Experience
8 15 (2.05%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.64%) iPhone
9 12 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.64%) PDA
10 11 (1.50%) FMCG
11 10 (1.37%) Equities
11 10 (1.37%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.68%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.93%) Windows
2 54 (7.38%) Windows Server
3 49 (6.69%) Windows 10
4 45 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (5.87%) Windows 7
6 32 (4.37%) Linux
7 20 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.19%) Windows 2000
8 16 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.19%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.64%) Windows Vista
10 6 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.55%) Android
11 4 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (64.75%) Project Management
2 308 (42.08%) PRINCE2
3 278 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (25.27%) Project Delivery
5 161 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 127 (17.35%) Change Management
7 105 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
8 93 (12.70%) Waterfall
9 92 (12.57%) ITIL
10 88 (12.02%) Programme Management
11 84 (11.48%) Scrum
12 64 (8.74%) Risk Management
13 62 (8.47%) ERP
14 57 (7.79%) Project Planning
15 56 (7.65%) SDLC
16 49 (6.69%) Business Analysis
17 47 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
18 46 (6.28%) Analytics
18 46 (6.28%) Decision-Making
19 45 (6.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.92%) SQL
2 24 (3.28%) C
3 12 (1.64%) C#
4 10 (1.37%) Java
5 9 (1.23%) VBA
6 6 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.55%) R
8 4 (0.55%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.41%) PHP
9 3 (0.41%) X++
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 123 (16.80%) Degree
2 92 (12.57%) PMI Certification
3 69 (9.43%) PMP
4 65 (8.88%) Security Cleared
5 51 (6.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 37 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (4.23%) SC Cleared
8 27 (3.69%) TOGAF Certification
9 25 (3.42%) ISEB
10 24 (3.28%) MCP
11 13 (1.78%) APMP
12 12 (1.64%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.96%) MCSE
15 6 (0.82%) Master's Degree
16 5 (0.68%) CBAP
16 5 (0.68%) HND
16 5 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (25.96%) PMO
2 74 (10.11%) QA
3 22 (3.01%) SLA
4 10 (1.37%) GDPR
5 8 (1.09%) EMIR
5 8 (1.09%) MiFID
6 5 (0.68%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.41%) P3O
8 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.14%) NIST
9 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.55%) BitLocker
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.55%) vSphere
4 4 (0.55%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.41%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 47 (6.42%) SCCM
2 33 (4.51%) SCOM
3 27 (3.69%) vRealize
4 9 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.55%) HP ALM
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.55%) PowerCLI
5 4 (0.55%) Puppet
5 4 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.27%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.14%) Netcool
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
8 1 (0.14%) OpenView
8 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 321 (43.85%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.01%) SAP
3 43 (5.87%) Cisco
4 42 (5.74%) VMware
5 33 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.87%) HP
7 19 (2.60%) Adobe
8 16 (2.19%) Oracle
9 12 (1.64%) Lotus
10 10 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.23%) Charles River
11 9 (1.23%) SimCorp
12 8 (1.09%) Demandware
13 7 (0.96%) Google
14 5 (0.68%) Citrix
14 5 (0.68%) Remedy
15 4 (0.55%) Ariba
15 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
15 4 (0.55%) Bomgar
15 4 (0.55%) Brocade