Period
to 25 August 2019

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

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 253 306
Rank change year-on-year -10 +53 -71
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 73 111 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.91% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 8.23% 11.76% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 84 58
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £34,125 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,000 £76,500
England median annual salary £51,644 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.29% - -

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 887 944 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.42% 7.74% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 633 720 794
North West median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £53,700 £53,750 £52,100
England median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.30% +2.67% -

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 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
Merseyside +20 31 £42,500 -15.00%
Manchester -13 19 £41,250 -8.33% 6
Cheshire +9 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Lancashire -38 5 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Cumbria -9 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 45 (61.64%) PRINCE2
2 35 (47.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
4 30 (41.10%) Project Management
5 26 (35.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Excel
7 20 (27.40%) Finance
8 17 (23.29%) ERP
8 17 (23.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 15 (20.55%) PMO
10 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (19.18%) LAN
10 14 (19.18%) WAN
10 14 (19.18%) SAN
11 12 (16.44%) Cisco
12 11 (15.07%) Logistics
12 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
14 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (12.33%) SAP
14 9 (12.33%) PMI Certification
14 9 (12.33%) VMware
14 9 (12.33%) Change Management
14 9 (12.33%) Degree
14 9 (12.33%) Project Delivery
15 8 (10.96%) User Experience
15 8 (10.96%) FMCG
15 8 (10.96%) Banking
15 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
16 7 (9.59%) PMP

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 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (23.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (9.59%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Azure
2 3 (4.11%) AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) LAN
1 14 (19.18%) SAN
1 14 (19.18%) WAN
2 4 (5.48%) Broadband
3 2 (2.74%) DHCP
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Banking
2 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) General Ledger
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Back Office
5 2 (2.74%) Billing
5 2 (2.74%) Front Office
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (56.16%) Project Manager
2 12 (16.44%) IT Manager
2 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 10 (13.70%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (12.33%) Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Junior
5 8 (10.96%) Junior Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Cisco Project Manager
6 7 (9.59%) Software Project Manager
7 6 (8.22%) Junior SAP Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Software Manager
9 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Procurement Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) SAN Project Manager
10 3 (4.11%) SAP Financial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) FMCG
2 8 (10.96%) User Experience
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) PMI
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.37%) CCTV
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) PRINCE2
2 35 (47.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (41.10%) Project Management
4 17 (23.29%) ERP
5 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.07%) Logistics
7 9 (12.33%) Change Management
7 9 (12.33%) Project Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.85%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (6.85%) PRINCE
9 5 (6.85%) SDLC
9 5 (6.85%) Time Management
10 4 (5.48%) Accounts Receivable
10 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.48%) Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (5.48%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) C
3 2 (2.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) PMI Certification
3 7 (9.59%) PMP
4 3 (4.11%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) PMO
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Cisco
3 9 (12.33%) SAP
3 9 (12.33%) VMware
4 4 (5.48%) Ariba
5 3 (4.11%) HP