Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 411 431 405
Rank change year-on-year +20 -26 -58
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,098 1,213 1,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.70% 0.76%
As % of the Applications category 8.46% 8.18% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 802 969 1,092
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,400 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,125 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12,979 14,820 15,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.59% 8.56% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9,691 11,649 12,456
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -1.52%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 15 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 17 January 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
England +53 1,054 £55,000 +10.00% 85
UK excluding London -12 625 £47,500 +3.26% 75
London +82 455 £60,000 +0.84% 21
South East -33 188 £52,500 +5.00% 18
South West +64 130 £42,500 -5.56% 9
North of England -17 106 £47,500 +9.20% 9
East of England +55 88 £60,000 +20.00% 11
North West +28 86 £51,250 +19.19% 6
Midlands +15 84 £45,000 - 17
West Midlands +49 75 £45,000 - 14
Scotland -22 31 £46,250 -7.50% 7
Yorkshire -15 20 £42,500 -2.30% 2
East Midlands -10 9 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Wales -3 6 £43,750 +19.86% 4
Northern Ireland -28 1 £70,000 +64.71%

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 745 (67.85%) Project Management
2 548 (49.91%) Microsoft
3 501 (45.63%) Finance
4 487 (44.35%) PRINCE2
5 483 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
6 405 (36.89%) Microsoft Excel
7 343 (31.24%) Microsoft Office
8 308 (28.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 302 (27.50%) PMO
10 269 (24.50%) MS Visio
11 256 (23.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 230 (20.95%) Waterfall
13 207 (18.85%) Change Management
14 193 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
15 187 (17.03%) Problem-Solving
16 169 (15.39%) SharePoint
16 169 (15.39%) Degree
17 161 (14.66%) Risk Management
18 147 (13.39%) JIRA
19 146 (13.30%) ITIL
20 142 (12.93%) Scrum
21 135 (12.30%) PMP
22 131 (11.93%) SDLC
23 130 (11.84%) PMI Certification
24 126 (11.48%) Change Control
25 114 (10.38%) Programme Management
26 109 (9.93%) Security Cleared
27 104 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
28 100 (9.11%) Business Analysis
28 100 (9.11%) Project Planning

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 169 (15.39%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.83%) Confluence
3 34 (3.10%) MS Project Server
4 13 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.73%) CMS
8 4 (0.36%) SAS
9 3 (0.27%) IIS
9 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.091%) Apache
10 1 (0.091%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.091%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.091%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.091%) JBoss
10 1 (0.091%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.091%) WebSphere
Applications
1 405 (36.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 343 (31.24%) Microsoft Office
3 308 (28.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 269 (24.50%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (1.28%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.091%) Maya
8 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.18%) Primavera
4 3 (0.27%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.27%) Workfront
5 2 (0.18%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.18%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.18%) OPENContractor
5 2 (0.18%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.18%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.18%) Servitor
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.19%) Office 365
2 55 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.37%) Basecamp
5 12 (1.09%) SaaS
6 6 (0.55%) Slack
7 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.46%) Trello
8 3 (0.27%) Asana
8 3 (0.27%) IaaS
8 3 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.091%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.091%) G Suite
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.091%) PaaS
9 1 (0.091%) Serverless
9 1 (0.091%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.37%) Firewall
2 24 (2.19%) WAN
3 23 (2.09%) DNS
3 23 (2.09%) Software-Defined Networking
4 17 (1.55%) LAN
4 17 (1.55%) Skype
5 16 (1.46%) Internet
5 16 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.37%) Unified Communications
7 13 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.00%) VPN
10 10 (0.91%) DHCP
11 9 (0.82%) Structured Cabling
12 8 (0.73%) CTI
12 8 (0.73%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.73%) MPLS
13 5 (0.46%) VoIP
14 4 (0.36%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (0.91%) MS Access
4 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.64%) Power BI
7 6 (0.55%) Big Data
7 6 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.46%) Star Schema
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.18%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.18%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 147 (13.39%) JIRA
2 39 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.28%) VersionOne
4 7 (0.64%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.46%) Hudson
6 4 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.36%) Subversion
7 3 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.18%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.091%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.091%) Maven
9 1 (0.091%) Selenium
9 1 (0.091%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.091%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.091%) Toad
9 1 (0.091%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.091%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 501 (45.63%) Finance
2 58 (5.28%) Banking
3 53 (4.83%) Retail
4 40 (3.64%) Marketing
5 32 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.73%) Law
7 29 (2.64%) Advertising
8 27 (2.46%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.46%) Legal
9 20 (1.82%) Back Office
10 18 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.46%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.09%) Billing
12 12 (1.09%) Electronics
12 12 (1.09%) Local Government
13 11 (1.00%) Publishing
14 10 (0.91%) Automotive
14 10 (0.91%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.73%) Front Office
16 6 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 507 (46.17%) Project Manager
2 164 (14.94%) Analyst
3 143 (13.02%) IT Manager
4 103 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
5 76 (6.92%) PMO Analyst
6 69 (6.28%) Business Analyst
7 66 (6.01%) Senior Manager
8 63 (5.74%) Senior Project Manager
9 51 (4.64%) PMO Manager
10 42 (3.83%) Infrastructure Manager
10 42 (3.83%) Programme Manager
11 41 (3.73%) Coordinator
12 38 (3.46%) Technical Manager
13 37 (3.37%) Project Coordinator
14 36 (3.28%) Architect
14 36 (3.28%) Software Project Manager
15 29 (2.64%) Business Change Manager
15 29 (2.64%) Junior
16 28 (2.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 27 (2.46%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.73%) .NET
2 28 (2.55%) ASP.NET
3 27 (2.46%) HTML
4 11 (1.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (0.91%) JSON
6 9 (0.82%) CSS
6 9 (0.82%) Velocity
6 9 (0.82%) XML
7 8 (0.73%) Web Services
8 5 (0.46%) COM
9 3 (0.27%) jQuery
10 2 (0.18%) LDAP
11 1 (0.091%) CGI
11 1 (0.091%) Flash
11 1 (0.091%) JMS
11 1 (0.091%) Kafka
11 1 (0.091%) LAMP
11 1 (0.091%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.091%) XSD
11 1 (0.091%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 193 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 57 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (5.10%) PMI
5 48 (4.37%) Data Centre
6 27 (2.46%) Driving Licence
7 21 (1.91%) Fintech
8 17 (1.55%) User Experience
9 14 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (0.91%) Wiki
13 9 (0.82%) Hedge funds
13 9 (0.82%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.82%) Social Media
14 8 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.64%) NHS
16 5 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 56 (5.10%) Windows
2 34 (3.10%) Windows Server
3 33 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (2.19%) Windows 10
5 22 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.55%) Linux
8 4 (0.36%) AIX
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.18%) Android
10 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.18%) CentOS
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.18%) Solaris
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.091%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (67.85%) Project Management
2 487 (44.35%) PRINCE2
3 483 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (23.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 230 (20.95%) Waterfall
6 207 (18.85%) Change Management
7 187 (17.03%) Problem-Solving
8 161 (14.66%) Risk Management
9 146 (13.30%) ITIL
10 142 (12.93%) Scrum
11 131 (11.93%) SDLC
12 126 (11.48%) Change Control
13 114 (10.38%) Programme Management
14 104 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 100 (9.11%) Business Analysis
15 100 (9.11%) Project Planning
16 89 (8.11%) Decision-Making
17 85 (7.74%) Time Management
18 81 (7.38%) CRM
19 79 (7.19%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 52 (4.74%) C
2 39 (3.55%) SQL
3 33 (3.01%) C#
4 24 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.09%) Java
5 12 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.27%) R
7 3 (0.27%) VBA
8 2 (0.18%) SAS Macro
8 2 (0.18%) VB
8 2 (0.18%) VBScript
9 1 (0.091%) PHP
9 1 (0.091%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 169 (15.39%) Degree
2 135 (12.30%) PMP
3 130 (11.84%) PMI Certification
4 109 (9.93%) Security Cleared
5 79 (7.19%) SC Cleared
6 65 (5.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 56 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 37 (3.37%) APMP
9 21 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.73%) DV Cleared
10 19 (1.73%) ISEB
11 14 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (1.18%) MAPM
12 13 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
14 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.64%) MBA
16 5 (0.46%) APMG
16 5 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.46%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (27.50%) PMO
2 99 (9.02%) QA
3 32 (2.91%) SLA
4 17 (1.55%) GDPR
5 14 (1.28%) P3O
6 12 (1.09%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.91%) PMBOK
8 6 (0.55%) GAMP
8 6 (0.55%) GxP
9 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.36%) Basel III
10 4 (0.36%) COBIT
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.091%) EMIR
12 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.091%) MiFID
12 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.91%) BitLocker
4 13 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (1.18%) vSphere
4 13 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.73%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.091%) HDFS
8 1 (0.091%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (3.37%) SCCM
2 30 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 25 (2.28%) SCOM
4 17 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.55%) Puppet
5 13 (1.18%) PowerCLI
5 13 (1.18%) vRealize
6 8 (0.73%) AirWatch
6 8 (0.73%) WSUS
7 4 (0.36%) Ansible
8 3 (0.27%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.091%) Oozie
Vendors
1 548 (49.91%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.73%) Cisco
3 35 (3.19%) SAP
4 30 (2.73%) Oracle
5 28 (2.55%) HP
6 26 (2.37%) VMware
7 21 (1.91%) Citrix
8 20 (1.82%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.46%) McAfee
10 14 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
11 13 (1.18%) 3PAR
11 13 (1.18%) Brocade
12 12 (1.09%) CheckPoint
13 10 (0.91%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.73%) Avaya
14 8 (0.73%) Riverbed
14 8 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.55%) CA
16 5 (0.46%) Tableau
17 4 (0.36%) hybris