Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 423 446 425
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21 -37
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 233 333 540
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.51% 0.53% 0.64%
As % of the Applications category 7.40% 6.87% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 180 276 365
10th Percentile £29,700 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £56,938 £59,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,150 4,849 7,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.86% 7.65% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,292 3,742 5,219
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
25th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £36,452 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.99% +4.15% +6.06%
75th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £59,950 £61,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 12 April 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
South East +33 64 £47,750 -9.05% 19
South West +36 58 £50,000 - 10
Midlands +10 49 £45,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands 0 36 £42,500 +16.44% 3
North of England +22 23 £47,500 +8.81% 11
East of England +45 21 £50,000 +12.03% 8
North West +29 14 £47,500 +16.35% 6
East Midlands +30 13 £47,500 +26.67%
Scotland +9 11 £45,000 -12.20%
Yorkshire +3 9 £46,250 -7.50% 4
Wales +12 7 £34,500 -32.68%
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 149 (63.95%) Microsoft
2 127 (54.51%) Project Management
3 76 (32.62%) Project Delivery
4 73 (31.33%) Finance
4 73 (31.33%) Microsoft Office
5 71 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (29.61%) PRINCE2
7 67 (28.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 65 (27.90%) Microsoft 365
9 59 (25.32%) Project Planning
10 56 (24.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 56 (24.03%) Azure
11 51 (21.89%) Hyper-V
12 50 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (21.46%) JIRA
12 50 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (21.46%) VMware
13 46 (19.74%) Windows
14 44 (18.88%) DevOps
15 41 (17.60%) Docker
15 41 (17.60%) Octopus Deploy
16 40 (17.17%) PMO
17 37 (15.88%) PowerShell
18 31 (13.30%) Linux
18 31 (13.30%) ITIL
19 30 (12.88%) Waterfall
20 29 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (12.45%) Ansible
20 29 (12.45%) SharePoint
21 27 (11.59%) Telecoms

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 29 (12.45%) SharePoint
2 23 (9.87%) Confluence
3 8 (3.43%) MS Project Server
4 7 (3.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 73 (31.33%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (28.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (24.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (9.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.43%) Primavera
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.43%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 65 (27.90%) Microsoft 365
2 56 (24.03%) Azure
3 13 (5.58%) Smartsheet
4 10 (4.29%) AWS
5 7 (3.00%) SaaS
6 6 (2.58%) Google Workspace
6 6 (2.58%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.72%) Basecamp
8 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.86%) Asana
9 2 (0.86%) Trello
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.15%) WebEx
2 11 (4.72%) 4G
3 10 (4.29%) 2G
3 10 (4.29%) 3G
4 9 (3.86%) LTE
4 9 (3.86%) VoLTE
4 9 (3.86%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (3.00%) DHCP
5 7 (3.00%) DNS
5 7 (3.00%) Firewall
6 3 (1.29%) SAN
7 2 (0.86%) 5G
7 2 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.43%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (0.43%) Intelligent Network
8 1 (0.43%) PPP
8 1 (0.43%) Skype
8 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.43%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.58%) Power BI
3 4 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.72%) Impala
4 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (21.46%) JIRA
2 41 (17.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.29%) JUnit
3 3 (1.29%) Selenium
3 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.29%) TestNG
3 3 (1.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.86%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.86%) Pivotal Tracker
4 2 (0.86%) TestRail
5 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 73 (31.33%) Finance
2 27 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.01%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.58%) Banking
5 11 (4.72%) Automotive
6 10 (4.29%) Advertising
7 9 (3.86%) Public Sector
8 7 (3.00%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.29%) Housing Association
10 3 (1.29%) Law
10 3 (1.29%) Marketing
11 2 (0.86%) Electronics
11 2 (0.86%) Games
12 1 (0.43%) Back Office
12 1 (0.43%) Billing
12 1 (0.43%) French Language
12 1 (0.43%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (36.48%) Project Manager
2 43 (18.45%) Analyst
3 39 (16.74%) IT Manager
4 37 (15.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (15.02%) IT Project Manager
6 25 (10.73%) PMO Analyst
7 15 (6.44%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (6.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 13 (5.58%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (4.72%) Service Delivery Manager
9 11 (4.72%) Service Manager
10 10 (4.29%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.86%) Digital Project Manager
11 9 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.86%) Senior PMO
11 9 (3.86%) Senior PMO Analyst
12 8 (3.43%) Consultant
12 8 (3.43%) Voice Project Manager
13 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Engineer
14 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.86%) CGI
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.29%) PMI
4 7 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.72%) LIMS
6 4 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.29%) NHS
7 3 (1.29%) User Experience
8 2 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.43%) IVR
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) Robotics
9 1 (0.43%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.74%) Windows
2 31 (13.30%) Linux
3 10 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (54.51%) Project Management
2 76 (32.62%) Project Delivery
3 71 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (29.61%) PRINCE2
5 59 (25.32%) Project Planning
6 50 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (18.88%) DevOps
8 31 (13.30%) ITIL
9 30 (12.88%) Waterfall
10 21 (9.01%) Change Management
11 19 (8.15%) ITIL V3
12 18 (7.73%) Decision-Making
12 18 (7.73%) Risk Management
13 17 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (7.30%) Service Delivery
14 16 (6.87%) Scrum
14 16 (6.87%) SDLC
15 15 (6.44%) Workshop Facilitation
16 14 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (6.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.88%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.86%) SQL
3 4 (1.72%) C
4 3 (1.29%) C#
5 2 (0.86%) Java
5 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.86%) VBA
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) Korn
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.01%) Degree
2 17 (7.30%) PMI Certification
3 16 (6.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (4.29%) APMP
5 9 (3.86%) PMP
5 9 (3.86%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.58%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.72%) ISEB
9 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.17%) PMO
2 5 (2.15%) QA
3 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) GAMP
5 1 (0.43%) GDPR
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (21.89%) Hyper-V
2 50 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (17.60%) Docker
4 14 (6.01%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.00%) pfSense
5 7 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (12.45%) Ansible
2 2 (0.86%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 149 (63.95%) Microsoft
2 50 (21.46%) VMware
3 11 (4.72%) Cisco
3 11 (4.72%) HubSpot
4 10 (4.29%) SAP
5 9 (3.86%) ServiceNow
6 8 (3.43%) Ericsson
6 8 (3.43%) Remedy
7 7 (3.00%) Sophos
8 4 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.29%) HP
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle
10 2 (0.86%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.86%) Citrix
10 2 (0.86%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.86%) RedDot
11 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.43%) Empirix
11 1 (0.43%) Xamarin