Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 384 326
Rank change year-on-year -9 -58 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1387 1590 2174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.81% 1.00%
As % of the Applications category 9.01% 8.81% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1242 1742
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual 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 15394 18040 21852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.74% 9.16% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11938 14740 17284
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.15% - -

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 -13 1302 £50,000 - 83
UK excluding London +1 835 £45,000 - 64
London -32 511 £57,500 +4.55% 22
South East +75 352 £47,500 -5.00% 19
North of England -44 149 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Midlands 0 117 £40,000 -6.98% 6
South West +2 90 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Midlands 0 81 £40,000 -6.98% 4
North West -58 81 £50,000 +33.33% 11
East of England -48 77 £45,000 -22.41% 8
Yorkshire +16 60 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East Midlands +13 35 £40,000 +3.23% 2
Scotland -6 28 £58,750 +46.88% 2
Wales +7 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East +22 8 £28,250 -20.98% 3
Northern Ireland -9 4 £37,500 -16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 756 (54.51%) Project Management
2 616 (44.41%) PRINCE2
3 582 (41.96%) Microsoft
4 545 (39.29%) Finance
5 508 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
6 440 (31.72%) Microsoft Office
7 437 (31.51%) Microsoft Excel
8 315 (22.71%) MS Visio
9 308 (22.21%) PMO
10 288 (20.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 279 (20.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 244 (17.59%) SharePoint
13 203 (14.64%) Degree
14 200 (14.42%) Waterfall
15 185 (13.34%) SDLC
16 170 (12.26%) Risk Management
17 158 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
18 155 (11.18%) Project Planning
19 147 (10.60%) Change Management
20 131 (9.44%) Programme Management
21 125 (9.01%) Business Analysis
22 123 (8.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 123 (8.87%) JIRA
23 121 (8.72%) QA
24 115 (8.29%) PMI Certification
25 110 (7.93%) Scrum
26 109 (7.86%) ITIL
27 106 (7.64%) Banking
28 97 (6.99%) Time Management
29 96 (6.92%) Telecoms

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
1 244 (17.59%) SharePoint
2 74 (5.34%) MS Project Server
3 27 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.66%) Confluence
5 21 (1.51%) IIS
6 19 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.08%) Skype for Business
8 13 (0.94%) CMS
9 7 (0.50%) Apache
10 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.36%) SAS
11 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.14%) OpenROAD
13 1 (0.072%) Documentum
Applications
1 440 (31.72%) Microsoft Office
2 437 (31.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 315 (22.71%) MS Visio
4 279 (20.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.58%) Windchill
7 5 (0.36%) Niku Workbench
8 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.14%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.072%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.072%) Baselight
11 1 (0.072%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.072%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 42 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.30%) NetSuite
3 14 (1.01%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.72%) Primavera
7 9 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.29%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.22%) OPENHousing
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.14%) Aareon QL
11 2 (0.14%) Kypera Housing
11 2 (0.14%) MIS ActiveH
11 2 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
11 2 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (3.39%) Office 365
3 43 (3.10%) SaaS
4 37 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.94%) Force.com
6 11 (0.79%) Intacct
7 10 (0.72%) IaaS
8 9 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.65%) G Suite
9 8 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.29%) Trello
11 3 (0.22%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.14%) Asana
12 2 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.072%) PaaS
13 1 (0.072%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.82%) WAN
2 40 (2.88%) LAN
3 34 (2.45%) VLAN
4 33 (2.38%) Internet
5 27 (1.95%) VoIP
5 27 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (1.30%) DNS
6 18 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.08%) DHCP
8 13 (0.94%) DMZ
9 12 (0.87%) Skype
10 11 (0.79%) SMTP
11 10 (0.72%) SAN
12 7 (0.50%) FTP
12 7 (0.50%) Intranet
12 7 (0.50%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.43%) 4G
13 6 (0.43%) Firewall
13 6 (0.43%) LDAP
13 6 (0.43%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.44%) MS Access
3 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (0.87%) Data Mining
5 12 (0.87%) Power BI
6 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.72%) QlikView
7 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.50%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.50%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.29%) Big Data
11 4 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 123 (8.87%) JIRA
2 34 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.01%) Subversion
4 13 (0.94%) NUnit
4 13 (0.94%) TeamCity
5 12 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.87%) SpecFlow
6 8 (0.58%) Zephyr
7 7 (0.50%) HP UFT
7 7 (0.50%) Selenium
8 5 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
8 5 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (0.36%) Mocha
8 5 (0.36%) Protractor
8 5 (0.36%) webpack
9 4 (0.29%) TestRail
9 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 545 (39.29%) Finance
2 106 (7.64%) Banking
3 96 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 65 (4.69%) Marketing
5 52 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 52 (3.75%) Legal
5 52 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 48 (3.46%) Financial Institution
7 46 (3.32%) Retail
8 34 (2.45%) Electronics
8 34 (2.45%) Law
9 32 (2.31%) Advertising
10 22 (1.59%) Back Office
11 20 (1.44%) French Language
12 17 (1.23%) Front Office
13 16 (1.15%) Billing
14 15 (1.08%) Spanish Language
15 14 (1.01%) Games
16 8 (0.58%) Military
17 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 624 (44.99%) Project Manager
2 253 (18.24%) Analyst
3 133 (9.59%) IT Manager
4 121 (8.72%) Business Analyst
5 106 (7.64%) IT Project Manager
6 96 (6.92%) PMO Analyst
7 88 (6.34%) Senior Manager
8 85 (6.13%) Senior Project Manager
9 61 (4.40%) Coordinator
10 55 (3.97%) Programme Manager
11 52 (3.75%) Software Project Manager
12 49 (3.53%) Architect
13 43 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
13 43 (3.10%) PMO Manager
14 41 (2.96%) Junior
15 38 (2.74%) Consultant
15 38 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
15 38 (2.74%) Technical Manager
15 38 (2.74%) Technical Project Manager
16 36 (2.60%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.60%) .NET
2 30 (2.16%) RESTful
3 26 (1.87%) HTML
4 25 (1.80%) Web Services
5 17 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 17 (1.23%) Entity Framework
6 16 (1.15%) COM
7 13 (0.94%) NHibernate
8 11 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.79%) CSS
8 11 (0.79%) XML
9 9 (0.65%) AngularJS
10 8 (0.58%) Angular 2
10 8 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (0.50%) Autofac
11 7 (0.50%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (0.50%) SAP PI
11 7 (0.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 158 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.19%) PMI
3 53 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 44 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 39 (2.81%) Hedge funds
6 39 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 25 (1.80%) Equities
7 25 (1.80%) Fixed Income
8 20 (1.44%) User Experience
9 19 (1.37%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.23%) NHS
11 14 (1.01%) Digital Signage
11 14 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.94%) Replication
13 12 (0.87%) Clustering
13 12 (0.87%) Fintech
13 12 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (5.62%) Windows
2 40 (2.88%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (0.79%) Linux
5 11 (0.79%) Unix
5 11 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 11 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 9 (0.65%) Android
7 9 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.072%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (54.51%) Project Management
2 616 (44.41%) PRINCE2
3 508 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (20.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 200 (14.42%) Waterfall
6 185 (13.34%) SDLC
7 170 (12.26%) Risk Management
8 155 (11.18%) Project Planning
9 147 (10.60%) Change Management
10 131 (9.44%) Programme Management
11 125 (9.01%) Business Analysis
12 110 (7.93%) Scrum
13 109 (7.86%) ITIL
14 97 (6.99%) Time Management
15 93 (6.71%) Resource Management
16 92 (6.63%) CRM
17 87 (6.27%) ERP
18 85 (6.13%) Change Control
19 81 (5.84%) PRINCE
20 80 (5.77%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (6.85%) SQL
2 38 (2.74%) C
3 36 (2.60%) C#
4 30 (2.16%) PowerShell
5 24 (1.73%) Java
6 20 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 13 (0.94%) VBScript
9 11 (0.79%) VBA
10 8 (0.58%) Python
11 4 (0.29%) C++
11 4 (0.29%) Groovy
12 3 (0.22%) Perl
12 3 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.22%) VB
13 1 (0.072%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.072%) COBOL
13 1 (0.072%) PHP
13 1 (0.072%) X++
13 1 (0.072%) XAML
Qualifications
1 203 (14.64%) Degree
2 123 (8.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 115 (8.29%) PMI Certification
4 95 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 91 (6.56%) PMP
6 72 (5.19%) Security Cleared
7 62 (4.47%) SC Cleared
8 47 (3.39%) APMP
9 32 (2.31%) ISEB
10 22 (1.59%) CISSP
11 21 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (1.01%) CISM
13 14 (1.01%) ISSAP
14 12 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 12 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (0.87%) GIAC
15 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (0.65%) Master's Degree
17 8 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (22.21%) PMO
2 121 (8.72%) QA
3 33 (2.38%) SLA
4 14 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.94%) P3O
6 10 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.43%) GDPR
7 6 (0.43%) MiFID
8 4 (0.29%) GCP
8 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.14%) COSO
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.14%) EMIR
9 2 (0.14%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 1 (0.072%) DO-254
10 1 (0.072%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 32 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.22%) Firmware
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.072%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.072%) XenApp
6 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (0.87%) Control-M
3 11 (0.79%) vCenter Server
4 9 (0.65%) SCCM
5 5 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.14%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.072%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.072%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.072%) SCOM
7 1 (0.072%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 582 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.56%) SAP
3 54 (3.89%) Oracle
4 46 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (2.52%) VMware
6 27 (1.95%) Cisco
7 18 (1.30%) HP
7 18 (1.30%) JD Edwards
8 15 (1.08%) Citrix
8 15 (1.08%) Epicor
9 12 (0.87%) Sage
10 11 (0.79%) Ericsson
10 11 (0.79%) Huawei
10 11 (0.79%) Infor
10 11 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 10 (0.72%) Google
12 9 (0.65%) CA
12 9 (0.65%) Embarcadero
12 9 (0.65%) Planview
12 9 (0.65%) Splunk