Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 403 403 396
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 -61
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,241 1,357 1,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.76% 0.78%
As % of the Applications category 8.77% 8.69% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1,065 1,142
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,819 £31,700 £29,700
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 14,144 15,619 16,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.68% 8.70% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10,894 12,183 13,586
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -2.99%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 +28 1,194 £51,500 +3.00% 121
UK excluding London -15 735 £47,500 +5.56% 93
London +57 476 £57,500 -3.36% 37
South East -53 234 £50,000 +5.26% 22
South West +78 168 £42,500 -3.41% 14
North of England +2 134 £43,500 -3.33% 13
North West +10 102 £45,000 -5.26% 8
East of England +39 95 £57,480 +14.96% 15
Midlands -2 84 £46,250 +2.78% 20
West Midlands +36 73 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Yorkshire 0 31 £38,750 -13.41% 5
Scotland -13 25 £45,000 -3.74% 6
Wales -8 11 £43,500 +16.00% 3
East Midlands -15 11 £47,500 +14.46% 2
North East -16 1 £27,500 -29.49%
Northern Ireland -17 1 £70,000 +86.67%

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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.

1 834 (67.20%) Project Management
2 632 (50.93%) Microsoft
3 571 (46.01%) PRINCE2
4 553 (44.56%) Finance
5 522 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
6 405 (32.63%) Microsoft Excel
7 373 (30.06%) Microsoft Office
8 327 (26.35%) PMO
9 312 (25.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 287 (23.13%) MS Visio
11 277 (22.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 237 (19.10%) Waterfall
13 225 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
14 218 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
15 216 (17.41%) Change Management
16 196 (15.79%) SharePoint
17 192 (15.47%) Risk Management
18 182 (14.67%) Degree
19 175 (14.10%) ITIL
20 161 (12.97%) PMI Certification
21 158 (12.73%) Scrum
22 156 (12.57%) PMP
23 154 (12.41%) JIRA
24 143 (11.52%) SDLC
25 139 (11.20%) Change Control
26 129 (10.39%) Project Planning
27 128 (10.31%) Security Cleared
28 126 (10.15%) Business Analysis
29 122 (9.83%) Decision-Making
30 108 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement

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
1 196 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.79%) Confluence
3 33 (2.66%) MS Project Server
4 29 (2.34%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.29%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.89%) CMS
9 8 (0.64%) SAS
10 5 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.32%) JBoss
11 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.16%) IIS
12 2 (0.16%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.081%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.081%) WordPress
Applications
1 405 (32.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 373 (30.06%) Microsoft Office
3 312 (25.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 287 (23.13%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.89%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.32%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.24%) SPSS
9 2 (0.16%) Gephi
9 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.081%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.081%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.081%) Maya
10 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 52 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.97%) Primavera
4 4 (0.32%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.081%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.081%) Magento
7 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.081%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.081%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.081%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.16%) Office 365
2 59 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.13%) SaaS
5 13 (1.05%) Basecamp
6 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.40%) IaaS
6 5 (0.40%) Slack
7 4 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (0.24%) Trello
9 2 (0.16%) Force.com
9 2 (0.16%) Serverless
10 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.081%) GitHub
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.081%) PaaS
10 1 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.98%) Firewall
2 33 (2.66%) Software-Defined Networking
3 31 (2.50%) WAN
4 25 (2.01%) Internet
4 25 (2.01%) LAN
4 25 (2.01%) Unified Communications
5 22 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (1.69%) Skype
7 18 (1.45%) DNS
8 16 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
9 12 (0.97%) VPN
10 10 (0.81%) DHCP
11 8 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (0.64%) MPLS
12 6 (0.48%) CTI
12 6 (0.48%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.48%) VoIP
12 6 (0.48%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.73%) MS Access
5 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.73%) Power BI
6 7 (0.56%) Big Data
7 6 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.24%) QlikView
9 3 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.24%) SAS EBI
9 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 154 (12.41%) JIRA
2 32 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.13%) VersionOne
4 8 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.48%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.32%) Subversion
7 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.16%) Hudson
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.16%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.081%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.081%) GCC
9 1 (0.081%) GitLab
9 1 (0.081%) Maven
9 1 (0.081%) Toad
General
1 553 (44.56%) Finance
2 60 (4.83%) Retail
3 56 (4.51%) Banking
4 55 (4.43%) Marketing
5 42 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.74%) Legal
7 33 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 33 (2.66%) Law
8 23 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.53%) Back Office
10 18 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.37%) Publishing
12 15 (1.21%) Advertising
12 15 (1.21%) Billing
12 15 (1.21%) Electronics
13 13 (1.05%) Automotive
14 12 (0.97%) Local Government
15 9 (0.73%) Front Office
16 8 (0.64%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 574 (46.25%) Project Manager
2 186 (14.99%) Analyst
3 145 (11.68%) IT Manager
4 106 (8.54%) IT Project Manager
5 80 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
6 79 (6.37%) Business Analyst
7 72 (5.80%) Senior Manager
8 70 (5.64%) Senior Project Manager
9 49 (3.95%) Coordinator
9 49 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
10 46 (3.71%) Programme Manager
11 45 (3.63%) Architect
12 44 (3.55%) Technical Manager
13 40 (3.22%) PMO Manager
14 38 (3.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 38 (3.06%) Software Project Manager
15 37 (2.98%) Scrum Master
16 34 (2.74%) Junior
17 32 (2.58%) Project Coordinator
18 31 (2.50%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.98%) .NET
2 35 (2.82%) HTML
3 19 (1.53%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.05%) CSS
5 12 (0.97%) Velocity
6 9 (0.73%) Web Services
6 9 (0.73%) XML
7 8 (0.64%) COM
8 7 (0.56%) EDI
9 6 (0.48%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.32%) Angular 2
10 4 (0.32%) XSL
11 3 (0.24%) jQuery
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Avro
12 2 (0.16%) CSS3
12 2 (0.16%) HTML5
12 2 (0.16%) Kafka
12 2 (0.16%) LDAP
12 2 (0.16%) Middleware
12 2 (0.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 218 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.48%) Management Information System
2 68 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
3 61 (4.92%) PMI
4 54 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 40 (3.22%) Virtual Team
6 33 (2.66%) User Experience
7 30 (2.42%) Driving Licence
7 30 (2.42%) Fintech
8 26 (2.10%) Blackberry
9 22 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.61%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.13%) Equities
12 14 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.13%) NHS
13 13 (1.05%) Social Media
14 12 (0.97%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 88 (7.09%) Windows
2 49 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 42 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (3.14%) Windows 10
5 38 (3.06%) Windows 7
6 34 (2.74%) Linux
7 17 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.56%) Android
9 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.32%) Solaris
9 4 (0.32%) Unix
10 3 (0.24%) AIX
10 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.16%) CentOS
11 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.081%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (67.20%) Project Management
2 571 (46.01%) PRINCE2
3 522 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (22.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 237 (19.10%) Waterfall
6 225 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
7 216 (17.41%) Change Management
8 192 (15.47%) Risk Management
9 175 (14.10%) ITIL
10 158 (12.73%) Scrum
11 143 (11.52%) SDLC
12 139 (11.20%) Change Control
13 129 (10.39%) Project Planning
14 126 (10.15%) Business Analysis
15 122 (9.83%) Decision-Making
16 108 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 107 (8.62%) Programme Management
18 92 (7.41%) CRM
18 92 (7.41%) Line Management
18 92 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.03%) SQL
2 37 (2.98%) C
3 30 (2.42%) C#
4 25 (2.01%) JavaScript
5 22 (1.77%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.29%) Java
7 6 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.40%) VBA
9 4 (0.32%) R
10 2 (0.16%) VB
10 2 (0.16%) VBScript
10 2 (0.16%) XPath
11 1 (0.081%) C++
11 1 (0.081%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.081%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.081%) X++
Qualifications
1 182 (14.67%) Degree
2 161 (12.97%) PMI Certification
3 156 (12.57%) PMP
4 128 (10.31%) Security Cleared
5 95 (7.66%) SC Cleared
6 75 (6.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 71 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 38 (3.06%) APMP
9 25 (2.01%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.93%) TOGAF Certification
11 22 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.45%) MAPM
13 17 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (1.13%) ISEB
15 12 (0.97%) MBA
16 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (0.73%) APMG
17 9 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
18 8 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 7 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (26.35%) PMO
2 85 (6.85%) QA
3 35 (2.82%) SLA
4 17 (1.37%) GDPR
5 9 (0.73%) P3O
5 9 (0.73%) PMBOK
6 8 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.48%) GAMP
7 6 (0.48%) GxP
8 4 (0.32%) Basel III
8 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.081%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.081%) EMIR
11 1 (0.081%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.081%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.081%) SEPA
System Software
1 61 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 16 (1.29%) BitLocker
5 8 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.64%) Terminal Server
5 8 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.64%) vSphere
5 8 (0.64%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.48%) Firmware
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.16%) HDFS
8 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.081%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 42 (3.38%) SCCM
2 30 (2.42%) SCOM
3 29 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
4 23 (1.85%) vRealize
5 12 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.97%) Puppet
5 12 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.64%) AirWatch
6 8 (0.64%) PowerCLI
6 8 (0.64%) WSUS
7 4 (0.32%) Ansible
8 3 (0.24%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.16%) Oozie
9 2 (0.16%) SCSM
9 2 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 632 (50.93%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.27%) Cisco
3 36 (2.90%) VMware
4 34 (2.74%) Oracle
5 32 (2.58%) SAP
6 22 (1.77%) Atlassian
6 22 (1.77%) Citrix
6 22 (1.77%) HP
7 20 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.21%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.13%) McAfee
10 13 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
11 8 (0.64%) 3PAR
11 8 (0.64%) Bomgar
11 8 (0.64%) Brocade
11 8 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.64%) Tableau
12 7 (0.56%) CA
13 6 (0.48%) Adobe
13 6 (0.48%) Avaya