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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 381 321
Rank change year-on-year +30 -60  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 745 757 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.78% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 9.65% 8.52% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 572 590 843
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Microsoft Project is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7722 8887 11105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.63% 9.16% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6081 7289 8728
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -2.94%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 698 £50,000 - 85
London +21 277 £55,500 +0.90% 22
South East +76 198 £47,500 -5.00% 21
City of London +15 50 £55,000 -12.00% 10
West Midlands +5 46 £35,000 -18.60% 2
South West 0 45 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East of England -23 44 £43,750 -24.24% 12
Hampshire +30 42 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Surrey +5 40 £47,500 -17.39% 1
North West -47 38 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Berkshire +20 33 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Yorkshire -7 33 £45,000 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 26 £48,500 +16.86% 1
Manchester -47 25 £50,000 +37.93% 6
West Sussex +22 23 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Scotland +4 23 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire -3 23 £32,500 -45.83% 1
West Yorkshire +7 22 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Milton Keynes +3 18 £57,500 +29.21% 1
Birmingham +1 18 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Reading +30 15 £55,000 -10.20% 1
East Sussex +24 15 £45,000 +1.35% 4
Staffordshire +26 14 £40,000 -21.18%
Oxfordshire +13 13 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Edinburgh -4 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire -10 13 £57,500 +27.77% 8
Cheshire -20 13 £43,464 +44.87%
East Midlands +15 12 £36,250 +72.61% 3
Gloucestershire +3 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds 0 12 £37,250 +3.47% 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 811 (57.23%) Project Management
2 634 (44.74%) PRINCE2
3 626 (44.18%) Microsoft
4 522 (36.84%) Finance
5 485 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
6 463 (32.67%) Microsoft Office
7 429 (30.28%) Microsoft Excel
8 336 (23.71%) MS Visio
9 334 (23.57%) PMO
10 279 (19.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 270 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 260 (18.35%) SharePoint
13 204 (14.40%) Degree
14 181 (12.77%) Project Planning
15 180 (12.70%) Waterfall
16 174 (12.28%) Change Management
17 163 (11.50%) Risk Management
18 162 (11.43%) SDLC
19 149 (10.52%) Programme Management
20 127 (8.96%) JIRA
21 122 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
21 122 (8.61%) Business Analysis
22 119 (8.40%) ITIL
23 115 (8.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 111 (7.83%) CRM
25 110 (7.76%) PMI Certification
26 108 (7.62%) Scrum
27 104 (7.34%) Telecoms
28 100 (7.06%) QA
29 97 (6.85%) PMP

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
1 260 (18.35%) SharePoint
2 72 (5.08%) MS Project Server
3 31 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 28 (1.98%) Confluence
5 24 (1.69%) IIS
6 23 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.27%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.13%) CMS
9 7 (0.49%) Apache
10 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.21%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.14%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.14%) OpenROAD
12 2 (0.14%) SAS
13 1 (0.071%) Documentum
13 1 (0.071%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 463 (32.67%) Microsoft Office
2 429 (30.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 336 (23.71%) MS Visio
4 279 (19.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.56%) Windchill
7 5 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.35%) Niku Workbench
8 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.071%) Baselight
10 1 (0.071%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.071%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 51 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.20%) NetSuite
3 15 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.92%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.78%) Primavera
6 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.21%) HFM
8 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.071%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.071%) Actimize
10 1 (0.071%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.071%) Maximo
10 1 (0.071%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.96%) SaaS
3 29 (2.05%) Office 365
4 28 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.85%) Force.com
6 11 (0.78%) Intacct
7 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.35%) G Suite
8 5 (0.35%) Trello
9 4 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.14%) Asana
11 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.071%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.071%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.071%) PaaS
12 1 (0.071%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.11%) WAN
2 37 (2.61%) Internet
3 35 (2.47%) LAN
4 29 (2.05%) DNS
4 29 (2.05%) VLAN
5 25 (1.76%) VoIP
6 21 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.34%) DHCP
7 19 (1.34%) DMZ
8 16 (1.13%) TCP/IP
9 15 (1.06%) VPN
10 14 (0.99%) Firewall
11 13 (0.92%) LDAP
12 11 (0.78%) Skype
13 10 (0.71%) SMTP
14 7 (0.49%) SAN
14 7 (0.49%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.42%) Intranet
15 6 (0.42%) IP Telephony
15 6 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.98%) MS Access
3 19 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (0.85%) Data Mining
4 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (0.71%) QlikView
7 9 (0.64%) Power BI
7 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.42%) Data Mart
10 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.28%) GIS
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 127 (8.96%) JIRA
2 41 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.99%) Subversion
4 12 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.85%) NUnit
4 12 (0.85%) SpecFlow
4 12 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.64%) Selenium
6 6 (0.42%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (0.35%) Mocha
7 5 (0.35%) Protractor
7 5 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.35%) webpack
7 5 (0.35%) Zephyr
8 4 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (0.21%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.21%) TestRail
10 2 (0.14%) TestComplete
General
1 522 (36.84%) Finance
2 104 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 92 (6.49%) Banking
4 58 (4.09%) Marketing
5 53 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 47 (3.32%) Legal
7 44 (3.11%) Financial Institution
7 44 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 36 (2.54%) Advertising
9 35 (2.47%) Retail
10 33 (2.33%) French Language
11 32 (2.26%) Back Office
11 32 (2.26%) Electronics
12 25 (1.76%) Law
13 17 (1.20%) Front Office
14 14 (0.99%) Billing
14 14 (0.99%) Games
14 14 (0.99%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 627 (44.25%) Project Manager
2 243 (17.15%) Analyst
3 114 (8.05%) IT Manager
4 104 (7.34%) PMO Analyst
5 97 (6.85%) Business Analyst
5 97 (6.85%) Senior Manager
6 92 (6.49%) Senior Project Manager
7 87 (6.14%) Coordinator
8 83 (5.86%) IT Project Manager
9 53 (3.74%) Architect
10 48 (3.39%) Project Coordinator
10 48 (3.39%) Software Project Manager
11 45 (3.18%) PMO Manager
11 45 (3.18%) Technical Manager
12 44 (3.11%) Technical Project Manager
13 40 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
14 38 (2.68%) Digital Project Manager
15 37 (2.61%) Programme Manager
16 36 (2.54%) Junior
17 34 (2.40%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.18%) .NET
2 34 (2.40%) HTML
3 19 (1.34%) .NET Framework
4 17 (1.20%) Entity Framework
4 17 (1.20%) RESTful
5 16 (1.13%) Web Services
6 13 (0.92%) AngularJS
6 13 (0.92%) CSS
6 13 (0.92%) XML
7 12 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 12 (0.85%) NHibernate
8 11 (0.78%) Angular 2
9 10 (0.71%) COM
10 9 (0.64%) SAML
11 8 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (0.49%) Autofac
12 7 (0.49%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.49%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.52%) PMI
3 56 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 38 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.33%) Hedge funds
6 33 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 24 (1.69%) Digital Signage
7 24 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
8 23 (1.62%) Replication
9 20 (1.41%) User Experience
10 19 (1.34%) Equities
10 19 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 17 (1.20%) Fintech
12 16 (1.13%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.92%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.78%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.71%) Clustering
15 10 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.93%) Windows
2 35 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (0.99%) Unix
6 13 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.85%) Linux
8 10 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.49%) Android
11 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.071%) AIX
12 1 (0.071%) pSOS
12 1 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (57.23%) Project Management
2 634 (44.74%) PRINCE2
3 485 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
4 270 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 181 (12.77%) Project Planning
6 180 (12.70%) Waterfall
7 174 (12.28%) Change Management
8 163 (11.50%) Risk Management
9 162 (11.43%) SDLC
10 149 (10.52%) Programme Management
11 122 (8.61%) Business Analysis
12 119 (8.40%) ITIL
13 111 (7.83%) CRM
14 108 (7.62%) Scrum
15 91 (6.42%) Resource Management
15 91 (6.42%) Time Management
16 90 (6.35%) Change Control
17 84 (5.93%) PRINCE
18 79 (5.58%) Service Delivery
19 70 (4.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 88 (6.21%) SQL
2 37 (2.61%) PowerShell
3 36 (2.54%) C#
4 34 (2.40%) C
5 21 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.41%) VBScript
7 15 (1.06%) Java
7 15 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.49%) Python
9 6 (0.42%) VBA
10 5 (0.35%) VB
11 4 (0.28%) C++
12 3 (0.21%) PHP
12 3 (0.21%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.21%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.14%) XAML
14 1 (0.071%) COBOL
14 1 (0.071%) Perl
14 1 (0.071%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 204 (14.40%) Degree
2 115 (8.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 110 (7.76%) PMI Certification
4 97 (6.85%) PMP
5 92 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 64 (4.52%) Security Cleared
7 54 (3.81%) APMP
8 52 (3.67%) SC Cleared
9 29 (2.05%) ISEB
10 22 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (0.99%) CISSP
12 14 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.71%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.56%) CAPM
15 8 (0.56%) CBAP
15 8 (0.56%) CCNA
15 8 (0.56%) IIBA
16 7 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (23.57%) PMO
2 100 (7.06%) QA
3 31 (2.19%) SLA
4 15 (1.06%) P3O
5 12 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.56%) GCP
8 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.42%) MiFID
9 5 (0.35%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.14%) SEPA
12 1 (0.071%) COBIT
12 1 (0.071%) COSO
12 1 (0.071%) DO-254
12 1 (0.071%) EMIR
12 1 (0.071%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 1 (0.071%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (0.85%) Control-M
3 10 (0.71%) vCenter Server
4 9 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.49%) SCCM
6 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.071%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.071%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.071%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.071%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.071%) Nessus
7 1 (0.071%) WSUS
Vendors
1 626 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 68 (4.80%) SAP
3 45 (3.18%) Oracle
3 45 (3.18%) VMware
4 39 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (1.91%) Cisco
6 26 (1.83%) HP
7 18 (1.27%) JD Edwards
8 15 (1.06%) Epicor
8 15 (1.06%) Planview
9 14 (0.99%) Citrix
10 11 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
10 11 (0.78%) Google
10 11 (0.78%) Infor
10 11 (0.78%) Sage
11 10 (0.71%) Ericsson
11 10 (0.71%) Huawei
12 9 (0.64%) Embarcadero
12 9 (0.64%) IBM
12 9 (0.64%) Juniper
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
CPS Group UK
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £550000 per annum + Flexi-working and excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + £4,200 car allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £50k plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + share options + flexi working + 25
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-60,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago