Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 198 175
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 29 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.47% 0.82%
As % of the Applications category 9.48% 9.45% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 36
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +38.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £39,500 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,300 £65,000 £57,500
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 Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 306 275 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.70% 4.95% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 169 177 235
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +2.14% -
10th Percentile £21,900 £22,686 £21,525
90th Percentile £59,000 £51,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Scotland

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in Scotland

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in Scotland

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh -1 15 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Glasgow -2 10 £47,500 +7.34% 3
Fife - 3 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 20 (68.97%) Project Management
2 18 (62.07%) Finance
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (31.03%) PMO
7 7 (24.14%) Change Management
8 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) Software Delivery
8 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (17.24%) Line Management
9 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
9 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
9 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
9 5 (17.24%) Banking
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.79%) VMware
10 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
10 4 (13.79%) PMP
10 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.79%) HP
10 4 (13.79%) Citrix
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Software Project Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Development Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Development Project Manager
5 4 (13.79%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Software Development Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
6 3 (10.34%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) PMO Coordinator
8 1 (3.45%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Project Management
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.69%) Software Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Line Management
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
7 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) PMP
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) PMO
2 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
2 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) PowerCLI
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
3 3 (10.34%) Brocade
4 2 (6.90%) Pega
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com