Period
to 22 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 516 488 405
Rank change year-on-year -28 -83 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 174 735 1,284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.54% 0.78%
As % of the Applications category 5.85% 6.62% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 154 536 1,023
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,119 £35,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%

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 2,972 11,100 14,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.07% 8.11% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,387 8,757 11,146
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,442 £21,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.24% -2.86% +2.94%

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 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 14 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 October 2020. 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 -3 164 £51,593 +1.16% 25
UK excluding London +54 102 £48,000 +1.05% 20
London +30 60 £60,000 - 6
South East +120 39 £45,000 -9.09% 5
Midlands +77 21 £46,000 +3.37% 7
North of England +121 18 £37,500 -11.76% 4
West Midlands +72 17 £40,000 -5.88% 6
South West +64 13 £55,000 +29.41% 2
East of England +129 10 £100,000 +78.57% 1
Yorkshire +126 10 £36,094 -22.79% 1
Work from Home +7 10 £50,000 - 1
North West +80 8 £48,314 +13.68% 1
East Midlands +73 4 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Wales +13 1 £35,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 95 (54.60%) Microsoft
2 94 (54.02%) Project Management
3 64 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 57 (32.76%) PRINCE2
6 50 (28.74%) Microsoft Office
7 49 (28.16%) JIRA
8 48 (27.59%) Finance
9 40 (22.99%) Project Delivery
10 38 (21.84%) MS Visio
11 34 (19.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 33 (18.97%) SharePoint
13 32 (18.39%) Confluence
14 31 (17.82%) Windows
15 30 (17.24%) Waterfall
16 28 (16.09%) PMO
16 28 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (16.09%) Degree
17 27 (15.52%) Project Planning
18 23 (13.22%) ITIL
19 20 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
20 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (9.77%) Office 365
21 17 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
22 16 (9.20%) SQL
22 16 (9.20%) PRINCE
22 16 (9.20%) Change Management
22 16 (9.20%) SDLC
22 16 (9.20%) DevOps
23 15 (8.62%) Public Sector

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 33 (18.97%) SharePoint
2 32 (18.39%) Confluence
3 5 (2.87%) MS Project Server
4 4 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.72%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (28.74%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (21.84%) MS Visio
4 34 (19.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.15%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Primavera
2 3 (1.72%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.57%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.77%) Office 365
2 14 (8.05%) Azure
3 8 (4.60%) SaaS
4 7 (4.02%) AWS
5 5 (2.87%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.87%) Smartsheet
6 4 (2.30%) Trello
7 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.72%) Slack
8 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.15%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.57%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) Skype
2 5 (2.87%) LAN
2 5 (2.87%) WAN
3 4 (2.30%) DHCP
3 4 (2.30%) DNS
4 3 (1.72%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.72%) WebEx
5 2 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.87%) Big Data
1 5 (2.87%) Power BI
2 4 (2.30%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) QlikView
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.57%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 49 (28.16%) JIRA
2 17 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.32%) JUnit
3 11 (6.32%) Selenium
3 11 (6.32%) TestNG
3 11 (6.32%) WebDriver
4 6 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.57%) TestRail
5 1 (0.57%) VersionOne
General
1 48 (27.59%) Finance
2 15 (8.62%) Public Sector
3 14 (8.05%) Banking
4 6 (3.45%) Law
4 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.87%) Housing Association
6 4 (2.30%) Advertising
6 4 (2.30%) Marketing
6 4 (2.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.72%) Automotive
7 3 (1.72%) Local Government
8 2 (1.15%) Police
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.57%) Games
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 63 (36.21%) Project Manager
2 35 (20.11%) Analyst
3 16 (9.20%) Senior Manager
3 16 (9.20%) Senior Project Manager
4 12 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 12 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 12 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (6.32%) Technical Manager
5 11 (6.32%) Technical Project Manager
5 11 (6.32%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (6.32%) Testing Engineer
6 10 (5.75%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (4.60%) Business Change Manager
7 8 (4.60%) Business Change Project Manager
8 6 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Coordinator
9 5 (2.87%) Oracle Project Manager
9 5 (2.87%) Product Manager
9 5 (2.87%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.75%) .NET
2 9 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.72%) Middleware
4 2 (1.15%) HTML
4 2 (1.15%) Velocity
5 1 (0.57%) COM
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) EDI
5 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.02%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.02%) PMI
4 4 (2.30%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.30%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.72%) LIMS
5 3 (1.72%) Wiki
6 2 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.15%) NHS
6 2 (1.15%) PKI
6 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.57%) Life Science
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.82%) Windows
2 6 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (1.72%) Linux
5 2 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.02%) Project Management
2 64 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (32.76%) PRINCE2
4 40 (22.99%) Project Delivery
5 30 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 28 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (15.52%) Project Planning
8 23 (13.22%) ITIL
9 20 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.20%) Change Management
10 16 (9.20%) DevOps
10 16 (9.20%) PRINCE
10 16 (9.20%) SDLC
11 15 (8.62%) Programme Management
11 15 (8.62%) Resource Management
12 14 (8.05%) Risk Management
12 14 (8.05%) Test Management
13 12 (6.90%) Analytics
14 11 (6.32%) Change Control
14 11 (6.32%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.20%) SQL
2 13 (7.47%) C#
3 9 (5.17%) Delphi
4 5 (2.87%) C
5 3 (1.72%) Java
5 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.15%) Korn
6 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.57%) C++
7 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.57%) Python
7 1 (0.57%) VB
7 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (16.09%) Degree
2 14 (8.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (6.90%) PMP
4 10 (5.75%) ISEB
4 10 (5.75%) PMI Certification
4 10 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (3.45%) CBAP
6 6 (3.45%) IIBA
7 5 (2.87%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.30%) CCNA
8 4 (2.30%) CCNP
8 4 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.30%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.72%) APMP
9 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.15%) APMG
10 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.09%) PMO
2 5 (2.87%) P3O
3 4 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (5.75%) Hyper-V
1 10 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.45%) Docker
4 4 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.15%) Ansible
2 2 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 95 (54.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.75%) VMware
3 9 (5.17%) Oracle
4 6 (3.45%) Cisco
5 3 (1.72%) Capita
5 3 (1.72%) HubSpot
5 3 (1.72%) SAP
6 2 (1.15%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.15%) Citrix
6 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe
7 1 (0.57%) Cognos
7 1 (0.57%) Google
7 1 (0.57%) IFS
7 1 (0.57%) Maconomy
7 1 (0.57%) Progress
7 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.57%) Workday