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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 506 511 530
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 -42
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,028 445 455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Applications category 7.77% 7.38% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 617 315 363
10th Percentile £32,690 £31,100 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,750 £41,750 £40,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £82,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,736 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.50% - -

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 13,238 6,027 7,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.26% 6.72% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6,959 4,139 5,640
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £23,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,781
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 17 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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -18 863 £50,000 - 70
UK excluding London +59 645 £47,736 +0.50% 51
Work from Home -4 431 £50,000 +5.26% 14
London -115 278 £60,000 - 21
North of England +37 167 £42,750 -5.00% 5
South East -44 154 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Midlands -10 119 £47,500 +5.56% 7
North West 0 95 £39,322 -8.55% 4
South West -6 77 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Yorkshire +6 68 £46,223 -0.06%
West Midlands -27 62 £47,500 +5.56% 5
East Midlands +5 57 £50,000 +14.29% 2
Scotland -19 57 £52,500 +20.38% 2
East of England -59 50 £47,972 -4.06% 6
Wales -31 16 £40,250 +16.67% 1
Northern Ireland -14 4 £56,500 +91.53%
North East - 4 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 781 (75.97%) Project Management
2 544 (52.92%) Microsoft
3 485 (47.18%) Finance
4 459 (44.65%) Agile
5 436 (42.41%) Social Skills
6 376 (36.58%) Project Delivery
7 368 (35.80%) PRINCE2
8 352 (34.24%) Microsoft Excel
9 299 (29.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 249 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 244 (23.74%) PMO
12 232 (22.57%) Microsoft Office
13 210 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
14 201 (19.55%) ERP
15 198 (19.26%) Programme Management
16 194 (18.87%) SharePoint
17 192 (18.68%) MS Visio
18 190 (18.48%) Waterfall
19 179 (17.41%) Degree
20 164 (15.95%) Management Information System
21 157 (15.27%) Presentation Skills
22 136 (13.23%) Decision-Making
23 131 (12.74%) MS Project Server
24 127 (12.35%) Scrum
24 127 (12.35%) Business Case
25 124 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
25 124 (12.06%) JIRA
26 121 (11.77%) PMI Certification
27 120 (11.67%) Aviation
28 107 (10.41%) Microsoft 365

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
1 194 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 131 (12.74%) MS Project Server
3 23 (2.24%) Confluence
4 17 (1.65%) Documentum
5 11 (1.07%) CMS
6 4 (0.39%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.097%) IIS
9 1 (0.097%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.097%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.097%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.097%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 352 (34.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 299 (29.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 232 (22.57%) Microsoft Office
4 192 (18.68%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.49%) Open Workbench
5 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.39%) InDesign
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.19%) Simulink
8 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 53 (5.16%) Unit4 Business World
2 25 (2.43%) Primavera
3 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.58%) Teamcenter
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.19%) PRMS
7 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.097%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.097%) Maximo
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.097%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 107 (10.41%) Microsoft 365
2 96 (9.34%) Azure
3 70 (6.81%) AWS
4 27 (2.63%) Smartsheet
5 25 (2.43%) SaaS
6 23 (2.24%) Power Platform
7 20 (1.95%) Veeva
8 18 (1.75%) IaaS
9 14 (1.36%) Google Workspace
9 14 (1.36%) Trello
10 9 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.58%) GCP
11 6 (0.58%) Slack
12 5 (0.49%) Basecamp
12 5 (0.49%) Mavenlink
12 5 (0.49%) PaaS
13 4 (0.39%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.29%) Azure Logic Apps
14 3 (0.29%) FinancialForce
14 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.72%) LAN
2 25 (2.43%) WAN
3 18 (1.75%) VoIP
4 15 (1.46%) Internet
5 12 (1.17%) RTP
6 11 (1.07%) WebEx
7 10 (0.97%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.88%) Firewall
8 9 (0.88%) Wireless
9 7 (0.68%) Intranet
10 6 (0.58%) 2G
10 6 (0.58%) 3G
10 6 (0.58%) 4G
10 6 (0.58%) DHCP
10 6 (0.58%) LTE
10 6 (0.58%) Skype
10 6 (0.58%) VoLTE
10 6 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.39%) DNS
11 4 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.43%) Tableau
2 20 (1.95%) Power BI
3 16 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (0.49%) Big Data
7 5 (0.49%) Looker
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (0.39%) GIS
9 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.097%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.097%) MS Access
11 1 (0.097%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.097%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 124 (12.06%) JIRA
2 15 (1.46%) Axure RP
3 6 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.29%) Gatling
5 3 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.29%) Postman
5 3 (0.29%) Selenium
5 3 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.097%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.097%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.097%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.097%) Visual Studio
General
1 485 (47.18%) Finance
2 436 (42.41%) Social Skills
3 157 (15.27%) Presentation Skills
4 124 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
5 120 (11.67%) Aviation
6 106 (10.31%) Aerospace
7 98 (9.53%) Organisational Skills
8 72 (7.00%) Law
9 71 (6.91%) Public Sector
10 63 (6.13%) Telecoms
11 56 (5.45%) Retail
12 53 (5.16%) Police
13 49 (4.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 47 (4.57%) Influencing Skills
15 44 (4.28%) Banking
16 42 (4.09%) Fire and Rescue
16 42 (4.09%) Marketing
17 36 (3.50%) Legal
18 33 (3.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 28 (2.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 560 (54.47%) Project Manager
2 183 (17.80%) IT Manager
3 165 (16.05%) IT Project Manager
4 113 (10.99%) Analyst
5 108 (10.51%) Senior Manager
6 105 (10.21%) Senior Project Manager
7 57 (5.54%) PMO Analyst
8 55 (5.35%) Coordinator
9 43 (4.18%) Project Coordinator
10 41 (3.99%) Business Analyst
11 40 (3.89%) Project Officer
12 34 (3.31%) Project Support Officer
12 34 (3.31%) Support Officer
13 30 (2.92%) Programme Manager
14 26 (2.53%) Project Leader
15 25 (2.43%) Applications Manager
15 25 (2.43%) Project Engineer
15 25 (2.43%) Software Project Manager
16 24 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
16 24 (2.33%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.88%) HTML
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (0.68%) COM
3 7 (0.68%) EDI
4 6 (0.58%) .NET
5 5 (0.49%) CSS
5 5 (0.49%) Web Services
6 3 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.29%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.29%) Play Framework
7 2 (0.19%) HTML5
8 1 (0.097%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.097%) Flash
8 1 (0.097%) J2EE
8 1 (0.097%) LDAP
8 1 (0.097%) Middleware
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.097%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 164 (15.95%) Management Information System
2 48 (4.67%) PMI
3 44 (4.28%) Life Science
4 43 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 39 (3.79%) User Experience
6 29 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.53%) NHS
8 19 (1.85%) Driving Licence
9 16 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.46%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.36%) SWIFT
12 11 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.97%) IoT
14 9 (0.88%) Biotechnology
15 8 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.78%) FMCG
16 6 (0.58%) LIMS
17 5 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
17 5 (0.49%) Social Media
18 4 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.42%) Windows
2 30 (2.92%) Windows 10
3 19 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 19 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.56%) Android
5 15 (1.46%) Mac OS
6 8 (0.78%) Linux
7 6 (0.58%) Unix
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.39%) VMS
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.097%) AIX
11 1 (0.097%) Solaris
11 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (75.97%) Project Management
2 459 (44.65%) Agile
3 376 (36.58%) Project Delivery
4 368 (35.80%) PRINCE2
5 249 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 210 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
7 201 (19.55%) ERP
8 198 (19.26%) Programme Management
9 190 (18.48%) Waterfall
10 136 (13.23%) Decision-Making
11 127 (12.35%) Business Case
11 127 (12.35%) Scrum
12 103 (10.02%) PRINCE
13 101 (9.82%) Project Governance
14 97 (9.44%) Risk Management
15 96 (9.34%) Change Management
16 84 (8.17%) Project Planning
17 83 (8.07%) Coaching
17 83 (8.07%) Migration
18 81 (7.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (2.72%) SQL
2 15 (1.46%) C
3 5 (0.49%) Java
4 4 (0.39%) Python
5 3 (0.29%) Delphi
5 3 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.19%) C#
6 2 (0.19%) C++
6 2 (0.19%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.19%) VB
6 2 (0.19%) VBA
7 1 (0.097%) Bash
7 1 (0.097%) Perl
7 1 (0.097%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.097%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (17.41%) Degree
2 121 (11.77%) PMI Certification
3 95 (9.24%) Security Cleared
4 87 (8.46%) PMP
5 78 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 54 (5.25%) SC Cleared
7 42 (4.09%) APMP
8 32 (3.11%) CTC Cleared
9 21 (2.04%) DV Cleared
10 16 (1.56%) DBS Check
11 15 (1.46%) ISEB
11 15 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (1.17%) Master's Degree
14 11 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.68%) HND
16 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (23.74%) PMO
2 52 (5.06%) QA
3 21 (2.04%) Good Clinical Practice
4 16 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.17%) ISO 20022
6 10 (0.97%) GDPR
7 8 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.78%) SLA
8 7 (0.68%) GxP
8 7 (0.68%) P3O
9 6 (0.58%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.39%) Accessibility
10 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.39%) GRC
10 4 (0.39%) HL7
11 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.29%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.097%) COBIT
12 1 (0.097%) GMP
System Software
1 18 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (1.95%) SCCM
2 3 (0.29%) Grafana
2 3 (0.29%) Kibana
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.097%) Ansible
4 1 (0.097%) Avamar
4 1 (0.097%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.097%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.097%) Nagios
4 1 (0.097%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.097%) OpenView
4 1 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.097%) Puppet
4 1 (0.097%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.097%) Terraform
4 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.097%) WMI
Vendors
1 544 (52.92%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.10%) Northgate
3 71 (6.91%) Google
4 66 (6.42%) Salesforce.com
5 53 (5.16%) Civica
6 43 (4.18%) SAP
7 41 (3.99%) NEC
8 27 (2.63%) Oracle
8 27 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 21 (2.04%) Capita
10 19 (1.85%) VMware
11 17 (1.65%) OpenText
12 16 (1.56%) Alteryx
13 14 (1.36%) HP
14 8 (0.78%) QinetiQ
14 8 (0.78%) Remedy
15 7 (0.68%) Adobe
15 7 (0.68%) CheckPoint
15 7 (0.68%) Cisco
16 6 (0.58%) Ericsson