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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 361 325
Rank change year-on-year +7 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 724 835 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.85% 0.99%
As % of the Applications category 9.65% 8.90% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 557 667 822
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 7501 9385 10895
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.81% 9.53% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5938 7644 8517
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,985 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +4 680 £50,000 - 100
London 0 294 £58,750 +2.17% 36
South East +73 189 £47,500 -5.00% 21
City of London +11 65 £58,750 -6.00% 11
South West +24 45 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Surrey +17 44 £46,500 -19.13% 7
West Midlands +14 43 £35,316 -17.87% 5
Hampshire +23 41 £37,500 +11.94% 6
Yorkshire +30 35 £45,000 - 4
Berkshire +43 30 £45,000 -12.19% 4
North West -48 29 £50,000 +33.33% 12
West Yorkshire +24 24 £43,000 -4.44% 2
West Sussex +32 23 £62,500 +61.29% 2
Scotland +10 22 £60,000 +23.07% 3
East of England -36 22 £42,500 -26.72% 5
Birmingham +13 21 £55,000 +115.68% 3
Manchester -35 19 £50,000 +33.33% 8
East Midlands +17 18 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Leeds +15 18 £42,750 -5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hertfordshire +3 15 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Bracknell +36 14 £42,500 -9.57%
Oxfordshire +12 14 £57,500 -16.36%
Edinburgh +3 14 £60,000 +37.14% 1
East Sussex - 14 £60,000 - 1
Bristol -2 13 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Crawley +10 11 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Somerset - 11 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -1 10 £45,000 - 2
Leicestershire +10 9 £35,000 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 796 (58.66%) Project Management
2 636 (46.87%) Microsoft
3 616 (45.39%) PRINCE2
4 502 (36.99%) Finance
5 453 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
6 411 (30.29%) Microsoft Office
7 405 (29.85%) Microsoft Excel
8 325 (23.95%) MS Visio
9 299 (22.03%) PMO
10 261 (19.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 250 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 227 (16.73%) SharePoint
13 201 (14.81%) Degree
14 182 (13.41%) Project Planning
15 164 (12.09%) Waterfall
16 158 (11.64%) Risk Management
17 152 (11.20%) Change Management
18 148 (10.91%) Programme Management
19 143 (10.54%) SDLC
20 120 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
21 118 (8.70%) JIRA
21 118 (8.70%) CRM
22 115 (8.47%) ITIL
23 112 (8.25%) Business Analysis
24 108 (7.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 99 (7.30%) Telecoms
26 96 (7.07%) SQL
26 96 (7.07%) Scrum
27 92 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
28 91 (6.71%) Banking

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
1 227 (16.73%) SharePoint
2 66 (4.86%) MS Project Server
3 29 (2.14%) Confluence
4 27 (1.99%) MS Exchange
5 21 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 17 (1.25%) CMS
7 17 (1.25%) IIS
8 7 (0.52%) Apache
9 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.15%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.15%) OpenROAD
13 1 (0.074%) Documentum
13 1 (0.074%) Drupal
13 1 (0.074%) SAS
13 1 (0.074%) WordPress
Applications
1 411 (30.29%) Microsoft Office
2 405 (29.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 325 (23.95%) MS Visio
4 261 (19.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.44%) Windchill
7 5 (0.37%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.15%) Niku Workbench
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.074%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 45 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.96%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.74%) Primavera
5 9 (0.66%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.22%) HFM
8 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.15%) Actimize
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.074%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.074%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.074%) CA PPM
10 1 (0.074%) Maximo
10 1 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.17%) SaaS
2 39 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.69%) Office 365
4 20 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.59%) Force.com
6 7 (0.52%) G Suite
6 7 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.52%) Intacct
7 6 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.15%) Asana
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
9 2 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.15%) Trello
10 1 (0.074%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.074%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.074%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.074%) Slack
10 1 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.87%) Internet
2 28 (2.06%) DNS
2 28 (2.06%) WAN
3 24 (1.77%) LAN
4 19 (1.40%) VLAN
4 19 (1.40%) VoIP
5 18 (1.33%) VPN
6 17 (1.25%) DMZ
6 17 (1.25%) Firewall
7 16 (1.18%) DHCP
8 15 (1.11%) LDAP
9 14 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (0.96%) Skype
11 9 (0.66%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.52%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (0.44%) SMTP
13 6 (0.44%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.37%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.14%) MS Access
3 17 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 13 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (0.81%) Data Mining
5 11 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.59%) QlikView
8 7 (0.52%) Data Mart
9 6 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (0.44%) Power BI
9 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.29%) GIS
11 4 (0.29%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 118 (8.70%) JIRA
2 29 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.03%) Subversion
4 12 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.88%) NUnit
4 12 (0.88%) SpecFlow
4 12 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 11 (0.81%) Selenium
6 5 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (0.37%) Mocha
6 5 (0.37%) Protractor
6 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.37%) webpack
7 4 (0.29%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.15%) LSMW
9 2 (0.15%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.15%) VersionOne
General
1 502 (36.99%) Finance
2 99 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 91 (6.71%) Banking
4 61 (4.50%) Marketing
5 54 (3.98%) Legal
6 52 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 40 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 35 (2.58%) Financial Institution
9 31 (2.28%) Advertising
9 31 (2.28%) Retail
10 30 (2.21%) French Language
11 28 (2.06%) Electronics
12 26 (1.92%) Back Office
13 23 (1.69%) Law
14 19 (1.40%) Billing
15 18 (1.33%) Front Office
16 11 (0.81%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.59%) Games
18 6 (0.44%) Local Government
19 5 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 598 (44.07%) Project Manager
2 222 (16.36%) Analyst
3 106 (7.81%) IT Manager
4 90 (6.63%) PMO Analyst
5 86 (6.34%) Coordinator
6 84 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 84 (6.19%) Senior Manager
7 78 (5.75%) IT Project Manager
7 78 (5.75%) Senior Project Manager
8 53 (3.91%) Software Project Manager
9 50 (3.68%) Architect
10 46 (3.39%) Project Coordinator
11 45 (3.32%) Technical Manager
12 44 (3.24%) Technical Project Manager
13 43 (3.17%) Digital Project Manager
14 40 (2.95%) Project Planner
15 34 (2.51%) Project Analyst
16 33 (2.43%) Junior
16 33 (2.43%) PMO Manager
17 31 (2.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.61%) .NET
2 39 (2.87%) HTML
3 19 (1.40%) .NET Framework
4 18 (1.33%) XML
5 17 (1.25%) CSS
5 17 (1.25%) Entity Framework
5 17 (1.25%) RESTful
6 16 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 16 (1.18%) Web Services
7 13 (0.96%) SAML
8 12 (0.88%) NHibernate
9 11 (0.81%) Angular 2
10 10 (0.74%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.66%) HTML5
12 7 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (0.52%) Autofac
12 7 (0.52%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.52%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 120 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.83%) PMI
3 44 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 39 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 39 (2.87%) Virtual Team
5 27 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.77%) Digital Signage
6 24 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (1.62%) Hedge funds
8 21 (1.55%) Replication
9 20 (1.47%) User Experience
10 18 (1.33%) Fintech
11 17 (1.25%) Driving Licence
12 15 (1.11%) Equities
12 15 (1.11%) Fixed Income
13 13 (0.96%) NHS
14 10 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (0.74%) iPad
14 10 (0.74%) Social Media
15 9 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (5.38%) Windows
2 28 (2.06%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.33%) Unix
4 17 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (1.03%) Linux
6 13 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (0.74%) Windows 8
7 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.074%) AIX
9 1 (0.074%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.074%) pSOS
9 1 (0.074%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (58.66%) Project Management
2 616 (45.39%) PRINCE2
3 453 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 182 (13.41%) Project Planning
6 164 (12.09%) Waterfall
7 158 (11.64%) Risk Management
8 152 (11.20%) Change Management
9 148 (10.91%) Programme Management
10 143 (10.54%) SDLC
11 118 (8.70%) CRM
12 115 (8.47%) ITIL
13 112 (8.25%) Business Analysis
14 96 (7.07%) Scrum
15 86 (6.34%) Resource Management
16 85 (6.26%) Change Control
17 79 (5.82%) Coaching
18 77 (5.67%) PRINCE
19 76 (5.60%) Service Delivery
20 70 (5.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (7.07%) SQL
2 38 (2.80%) C#
3 36 (2.65%) C
4 34 (2.51%) PowerShell
5 21 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.47%) Java
7 18 (1.33%) VBScript
8 14 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.59%) VB
10 6 (0.44%) C++
10 6 (0.44%) Python
11 5 (0.37%) VBA
12 3 (0.22%) PHP
12 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.15%) XAML
14 1 (0.074%) COBOL
14 1 (0.074%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 201 (14.81%) Degree
2 108 (7.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 92 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 91 (6.71%) PMI Certification
5 90 (6.63%) PMP
6 67 (4.94%) Security Cleared
7 53 (3.91%) APMP
8 51 (3.76%) SC Cleared
9 33 (2.43%) ISEB
10 22 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.03%) CISSP
12 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.74%) CCNA
14 9 (0.66%) CCNP
14 9 (0.66%) IIBA
15 8 (0.59%) CAPM
15 8 (0.59%) CISM
15 8 (0.59%) ISSAP
15 8 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (22.03%) PMO
2 86 (6.34%) QA
3 26 (1.92%) SLA
4 10 (0.74%) P3O
5 9 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.52%) GCP
8 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.37%) MiFID
10 2 (0.15%) ISO19770
10 2 (0.15%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.15%) SEPA
10 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.074%) COBIT
11 1 (0.074%) COSO
11 1 (0.074%) DO-254
11 1 (0.074%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.074%) SAS 70
System Software
1 38 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (0.88%) Control-M
3 11 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.44%) SCCM
4 6 (0.44%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.074%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.074%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.074%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.074%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.074%) WSUS
Vendors
1 636 (46.87%) Microsoft
2 57 (4.20%) SAP
3 44 (3.24%) Oracle
4 38 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (2.80%) VMware
5 30 (2.21%) HP
6 24 (1.77%) Cisco
6 24 (1.77%) Planview
7 16 (1.18%) Google
8 14 (1.03%) JD Edwards
9 12 (0.88%) Citrix
10 11 (0.81%) Epicor
11 10 (0.74%) Adobe
12 9 (0.66%) Apple
12 9 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
12 9 (0.66%) Embarcadero
12 9 (0.66%) IBM
13 7 (0.52%) CyberArk
13 7 (0.52%) Infor
13 7 (0.52%) Sage
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + £35,000-£40,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Pension, bonus, discounted gym
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Gibbs S3
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + pension, holiday, health, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension, Bouns
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits 45 - 65K + Car + 10 - 15% B = 8% P
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago