Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 507 479 508
Rank change year-on-year -28 +29 -76
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 594 333 808
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Applications category 7.05% 7.00% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 404 267 585
10th Percentile £31,075 £33,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £61,563 £67,500 £63,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 8,421 4,759 11,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 6.90% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,318 3,710 9,231
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,100 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,200 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.53% +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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 16 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 29 July 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
England -20 524 £50,000 -4.76% 90
UK excluding London +38 396 £47,500 - 60
London -95 147 £63,500 +5.83% 31
Work from Home -134 123 £54,500 +21.11% 11
South East -40 117 £47,500 -9.52% 15
Midlands -29 97 £50,000 +25.00% 15
West Midlands -20 82 £55,000 +41.94% 12
South West -47 55 £50,000 -1.48% 11
North of England -38 51 £45,000 +4.65% 12
East of England -15 42 £48,350 -27.02% 6
Yorkshire -59 30 £45,540 +18.28% 6
North West -37 21 £43,000 -40.69% 4
Wales -19 16 £45,183 -9.64% 1
East Midlands -39 15 £41,250 -14.95% 3
Scotland -57 13 £44,305 -29.11% 2
Northern Ireland -33 6 £29,500 +2.61%

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 422 (71.04%) Project Management
2 290 (48.82%) Microsoft
3 269 (45.29%) Social Skills
4 261 (43.94%) PRINCE2
5 227 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
6 208 (35.02%) Project Delivery
7 191 (32.15%) Finance
8 182 (30.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 173 (29.12%) Microsoft Office
10 172 (28.96%) Microsoft Excel
11 132 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 132 (22.22%) Project Planning
12 106 (17.85%) PMO
13 102 (17.17%) MS Visio
14 91 (15.32%) JIRA
15 86 (14.48%) Degree
16 85 (14.31%) ERP
17 84 (14.14%) Oracle
18 82 (13.80%) Waterfall
19 77 (12.96%) Change Management
19 77 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
20 73 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
21 71 (11.95%) Change Control
22 66 (11.11%) ITIL
22 66 (11.11%) PMI Certification
23 59 (9.93%) Azure
23 59 (9.93%) Presales
24 57 (9.60%) Security Cleared
25 55 (9.26%) SaaS
26 53 (8.92%) Contingency 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 46 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.03%) Confluence
3 11 (1.85%) MS Project Server
4 8 (1.35%) CMS
4 8 (1.35%) Documentum
5 7 (1.18%) Drupal
5 7 (1.18%) Joomla!
6 6 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 173 (29.12%) Microsoft Office
2 172 (28.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 132 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 102 (17.17%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.35%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 50 (8.42%) Oracle ERP
2 40 (6.73%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.35%) SAP Travel Management
5 6 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.67%) SAP GTS
7 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.51%) Primavera
8 2 (0.34%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.34%) Q-Pulse
8 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.34%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.17%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 59 (9.93%) Azure
2 55 (9.26%) SaaS
3 50 (8.42%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (3.87%) Power Platform
5 20 (3.37%) AWS
6 19 (3.20%) Smartsheet
7 16 (2.69%) Veeva
8 11 (1.85%) Google Workspace
9 8 (1.35%) ClickUp
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon Cognito
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.84%) npm
10 5 (0.84%) Serverless
10 5 (0.84%) Trello
11 4 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.36%) 4G
1 14 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (2.19%) 2G
2 13 (2.19%) 3G
3 12 (2.02%) Firewall
3 12 (2.02%) LTE
3 12 (2.02%) VoLTE
4 10 (1.68%) LAN
5 9 (1.52%) WAN
6 8 (1.35%) WebEx
7 6 (1.01%) DNS
7 6 (1.01%) Internet
8 5 (0.84%) Intranet
8 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.67%) VPN
10 3 (0.51%) Extranet
11 2 (0.34%) 5G
11 2 (0.34%) DHCP
11 2 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.34%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.87%) Power BI
2 14 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.01%) Data Lake
5 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.84%) MySQL
6 5 (0.84%) Redis
7 4 (0.67%) MS Access
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.34%) Big Data
9 2 (0.34%) Impala
9 2 (0.34%) Metadata
9 2 (0.34%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 91 (15.32%) JIRA
2 16 (2.69%) Axure RP
2 16 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (1.18%) HP UFT
5 6 (1.01%) Selenium
6 5 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.84%) Mocha
7 4 (0.67%) NUnit
7 4 (0.67%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.17%) ERwin
9 1 (0.17%) JMeter
9 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.17%) Postman
9 1 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
General
1 269 (45.29%) Social Skills
2 191 (32.15%) Finance
3 77 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (7.74%) Marketing
4 46 (7.74%) Telecoms
5 42 (7.07%) Presentation Skills
6 40 (6.73%) Documentation Skills
7 32 (5.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 32 (5.39%) Public Sector
8 31 (5.22%) Manufacturing
9 27 (4.55%) Banking
10 24 (4.04%) Organisational Skills
11 23 (3.87%) Influencing Skills
12 19 (3.20%) Billing
13 18 (3.03%) Legal
14 15 (2.53%) Retail
15 14 (2.36%) Automotive
15 14 (2.36%) Law
16 9 (1.52%) Publishing
17 8 (1.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 337 (56.73%) Project Manager
2 104 (17.51%) IT Manager
3 97 (16.33%) IT Project Manager
4 91 (15.32%) Analyst
5 68 (11.45%) Senior Manager
6 64 (10.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 56 (9.43%) ERP Manager
7 56 (9.43%) ERP Project Manager
8 44 (7.41%) Oracle Project Manager
9 36 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
10 31 (5.22%) Business Analyst
11 29 (4.88%) Digital Project Manager
12 26 (4.38%) Infrastructure Manager
12 26 (4.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 17 (2.86%) IT Analyst
14 14 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
14 14 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (2.19%) Business IT Analyst
15 13 (2.19%) Developer
15 13 (2.19%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.19%) HTML
2 12 (2.02%) jQuery
2 12 (2.02%) Middleware
3 11 (1.85%) Ajax
3 11 (1.85%) XML
4 8 (1.35%) SAP TM
5 6 (1.01%) React
6 5 (0.84%) Chai
6 5 (0.84%) EJS
6 5 (0.84%) Express
6 5 (0.84%) Node.js
6 5 (0.84%) OAuth
6 5 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.51%) COM
7 3 (0.51%) Google Maps API
7 3 (0.51%) Velocity
8 1 (0.17%) .NET
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.17%) EDI
8 1 (0.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.08%) Management Information System
2 36 (6.06%) PMI
3 32 (5.39%) User Experience
4 20 (3.37%) Life Science
5 19 (3.20%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.69%) Digital Media
8 12 (2.02%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.85%) Housing Association
10 10 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.18%) Animation
11 7 (1.18%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.01%) LIMS
12 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
13 5 (0.84%) SCADA
14 4 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.56%) Windows
2 26 (4.38%) Linux
3 11 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.34%) Unix
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (71.04%) Project Management
2 261 (43.94%) PRINCE2
3 227 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (35.02%) Project Delivery
5 182 (30.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 132 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 85 (14.31%) ERP
8 82 (13.80%) Waterfall
9 77 (12.96%) Change Management
10 73 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
11 71 (11.95%) Change Control
12 66 (11.11%) ITIL
13 59 (9.93%) Presales
14 53 (8.92%) Contingency Planning
15 52 (8.75%) Risk Management
16 50 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (8.42%) Migration
17 46 (7.74%) DevOps
17 46 (7.74%) Scrum
18 41 (6.90%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.04%) SQL
2 20 (3.37%) Java
3 16 (2.69%) PowerShell
4 13 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.68%) C
6 7 (1.18%) Python
7 6 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.84%) C#
8 5 (0.84%) PHP
9 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.17%) ABAP
10 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (14.48%) Degree
2 66 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 57 (9.60%) Security Cleared
4 44 (7.41%) PMP
5 42 (7.07%) Oracle Certification
6 35 (5.89%) APMP
7 32 (5.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 28 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 25 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (2.36%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.85%) ISEB
12 9 (1.52%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.51%) RIBA
15 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
16 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (17.85%) PMO
2 24 (4.04%) QA
3 10 (1.68%) GDPR
4 6 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.67%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.51%) GAMP
6 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.51%) P3O
7 2 (0.34%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.34%) GRC
7 2 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) GLP
8 1 (0.17%) GMP
8 1 (0.17%) Good Clinical Practice
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.69%) Docker
4 8 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.51%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.34%) pfSense
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (2.36%) Ansible
2 11 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.35%) SCCM
4 4 (0.67%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.67%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.34%) StackStorm
6 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 290 (48.82%) Microsoft
2 84 (14.14%) Oracle
3 38 (6.40%) SAP
4 24 (4.04%) VMware
5 17 (2.86%) Remedy
6 15 (2.53%) JD Edwards
7 14 (2.36%) ServiceNow
8 13 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.85%) Ericsson
10 8 (1.35%) Cisco
10 8 (1.35%) OpenText
11 7 (1.18%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.01%) Google
12 6 (1.01%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.84%) HubSpot
13 5 (0.84%) Informatica
14 4 (0.67%) Citrix
14 4 (0.67%) Databricks
14 4 (0.67%) HP
14 4 (0.67%) MobileIron