Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 249 192
Rank change year-on-year -23 -57 +25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 89 109 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 0.89% 1.46%
As % of the Applications category 8.74% 10.35% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 67 72 143
North West median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £25,400
90th Percentile £73,500 £57,125 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1018 1053 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.97% 8.64% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 776 837 1091
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £51,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the North West

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the North West.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the North West

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the North West over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the North West

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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
Manchester -33 51 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Cheshire -4 30 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Lancashire -13 6 £37,500 -16.67%
Merseyside +4 2 £38,250 -10.00%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 48 (53.93%) Project Management
2 45 (50.56%) Finance
3 34 (38.20%) PRINCE2
4 30 (33.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
6 26 (29.21%) PMO
7 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (26.97%) Risk Management
9 22 (24.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (21.35%) Change Management
11 18 (20.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
12 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (16.85%) MS Visio
15 13 (14.61%) Banking
16 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (13.48%) SDLC
17 11 (12.36%) PMI Certification
17 11 (12.36%) SAP
18 10 (11.24%) Windows
18 10 (11.24%) PMP
18 10 (11.24%) Retail
19 9 (10.11%) PRINCE
19 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
19 9 (10.11%) Degree
20 8 (8.99%) Presales
20 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
20 8 (8.99%) ITIL
21 7 (7.87%) PMI

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (20.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (16.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.25%) Infor CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.25%) Magento
2 2 (2.25%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.25%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) LAN
1 6 (6.74%) VLAN
1 6 (6.74%) VoIP
1 6 (6.74%) WAN
1 6 (6.74%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.25%) Broadband
2 2 (2.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 45 (50.56%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Banking
3 10 (11.24%) Retail
4 6 (6.74%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.62%) Electronics
5 5 (5.62%) Marketing
6 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.37%) Billing
8 2 (2.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.12%) Front Office
9 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.12%) Law
9 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (49.44%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.48%) Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) Architect
4 9 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.99%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.62%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.62%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Network Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Network Project Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Software Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Software Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Project Officer
8 4 (4.49%) Project Support Officer
8 4 (4.49%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) COM
2 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 2 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.87%) PMI
4 6 (6.74%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.74%) Handset
4 6 (6.74%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.37%) NHS
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.12%) Clustering
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Signage
8 1 (1.12%) IVR
8 1 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.12%) Social Media
8 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Android
2 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) Project Management
2 34 (38.20%) PRINCE2
3 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.97%) Risk Management
5 22 (24.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (21.35%) Change Management
7 12 (13.48%) SDLC
8 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.11%) PRINCE
9 8 (8.99%) ITIL
9 8 (8.99%) Presales
10 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.87%) Resource Management
10 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.74%) Budget Control
11 6 (6.74%) Customer Acquisition
11 6 (6.74%) ERP
11 6 (6.74%) Machine Learning
11 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
11 6 (6.74%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) VBA
2 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (12.36%) PMI Certification
3 10 (11.24%) PMP
4 9 (10.11%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) APMG
6 1 (1.12%) CBAP
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) HNC
6 1 (1.12%) HND
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (29.21%) PMO
2 3 (3.37%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) SAP
3 6 (6.74%) hybris
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.37%) Cisco
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.25%) Adobe
6 2 (2.25%) Sage
7 1 (1.12%) Capita
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix
7 1 (1.12%) Facebook
7 1 (1.12%) Verint
7 1 (1.12%) VMware