The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 361 291
Rank change year-on-year +11 -70  
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 707 928 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.89% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 6.36% 6.30% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 550 732 958
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 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

MS 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 11117 14727 16563
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.05% 14.16% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9179 12011 13361
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MS Project as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in the UK

MS Project
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Project.

Salary trend for MS Project in the UK

MS Project
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Project in the UK

MS 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 MS Project within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +12 664 £50,000 - 99
London +4 309 £57,500 +4.54% 32
South East +21 141 £45,000 -10.00% 32
City of London +32 70 £55,000 -12.00% 7
Yorkshire +53 48 £45,000 +2.27% 8
Surrey +48 47 £45,000 -14.28% 7
West Midlands +38 43 £41,250 +0.60% 6
West Yorkshire +56 42 £38,750 -13.88% 5
East Midlands +36 39 £47,500 +5.55% 6
East of England -30 30 £65,000 +18.18% 3
North West -26 29 £40,000 +8.84% 5
Leeds +37 25 £47,000 +4.44% 4
Hampshire +6 25 £42,500 +15.64% 6
South West -13 21 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +37 20 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Manchester -29 18 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 17 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Birmingham +17 16 £42,500 +44.18% 3
Northamptonshire +35 15 £27,500 -54.16% 3
Oxfordshire +11 15 £37,500 -44.44% 7
East Sussex - 14 £60,000 - 4
Bradford +20 13 £32,500 -50.00%
Northampton - 13 £27,000 - 3
Lincolnshire - 12 £47,500 -
Bracknell +19 11 £42,500 -9.57%
Brighton - 11 £60,000 - 4
West Sussex +11 10 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Leicestershire -3 9 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Bristol -11 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Essex +4 8 £102,500 +182.75%

MS Project
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 MS Project.

1 809 (58.12%) Project Management
2 710 (51.01%) Microsoft
3 695 (49.93%) MS Excel
4 617 (44.32%) PRINCE2
5 535 (38.43%) Finance
6 440 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
7 395 (28.38%) MS Office
8 348 (25.00%) MS Visio
9 290 (20.83%) PMO
10 243 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 239 (17.17%) SharePoint
12 235 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
13 227 (16.31%) Degree
14 196 (14.08%) Project Planning
15 166 (11.93%) Change Management
16 162 (11.64%) SDLC
17 152 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
18 147 (10.56%) Risk Management
19 145 (10.42%) CRM
20 137 (9.84%) Waterfall
21 136 (9.77%) Programme Management
22 124 (8.91%) ITIL
23 123 (8.84%) SQL
24 117 (8.41%) QA
25 113 (8.12%) Scrum
26 109 (7.83%) Business Analysis
27 105 (7.54%) Telecoms
28 104 (7.47%) JIRA
29 102 (7.33%) PMP
30 95 (6.82%) Change Control

MS 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
1 239 (17.17%) SharePoint
2 62 (4.45%) MS Project Server
3 45 (3.23%) Confluence
4 24 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.44%) CMS
6 17 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.22%) IIS
7 15 (1.08%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.50%) Apache
8 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.29%) Drupal
9 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.22%) JBoss
10 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.14%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.072%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.072%) WordPress
Applications
1 695 (49.93%) MS Excel
2 395 (28.38%) MS Office
3 348 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 235 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.14%) Windchill
8 1 (0.072%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.072%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.072%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 57 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.51%) Primavera
3 18 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.72%) Magento
6 9 (0.65%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.57%) CA PPM
8 5 (0.36%) Bankmaster
8 5 (0.36%) Finacle
8 5 (0.36%) Misys Equation
8 5 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.36%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.29%) SAP PS
10 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.22%) HFM
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.51%) SaaS
2 31 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.15%) Office 365
4 7 (0.50%) G Suite
4 7 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 5 (0.36%) Trello
7 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.29%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.14%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.072%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.072%) Force.com
9 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.072%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.072%) IaaS
9 1 (0.072%) Slack
9 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.072%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.87%) Internet
2 28 (2.01%) DNS
3 22 (1.58%) VPN
4 19 (1.36%) LDAP
5 18 (1.29%) Firewall
6 17 (1.22%) DMZ
6 17 (1.22%) LAN
7 15 (1.08%) WAN
8 12 (0.86%) DHCP
9 10 (0.72%) Skype
10 8 (0.57%) HTTP
11 7 (0.50%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.50%) Intranet
11 7 (0.50%) IP Telephony
11 7 (0.50%) VLAN
12 6 (0.43%) Broadband
12 6 (0.43%) SAN
12 6 (0.43%) VoIP
13 5 (0.36%) MPLS
13 5 (0.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 31 (2.23%) MS Access
4 27 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 19 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.01%) Data Mart
9 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (0.43%) DB2
11 6 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.29%) GIS
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 104 (7.47%) JIRA
2 39 (2.80%) Selenium
3 21 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.08%) Subversion
5 11 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.79%) NUnit
5 11 (0.79%) SpecFlow
5 11 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.50%) LSMW
7 5 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.29%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (0.29%) Mocha
8 4 (0.29%) Protractor
8 4 (0.29%) webpack
9 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.22%) ProtoShare
9 3 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.14%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 535 (38.43%) Finance
2 105 (7.54%) Telecoms
3 94 (6.75%) Banking
4 83 (5.96%) Retail
5 68 (4.89%) Manufacturing
6 67 (4.81%) Marketing
7 60 (4.31%) Legal
8 30 (2.16%) Back Office
9 28 (2.01%) Advertising
9 28 (2.01%) French Language
10 26 (1.87%) Billing
10 26 (1.87%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.65%) Electronics
11 23 (1.65%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.44%) Law
13 13 (0.93%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.72%) Front Office
15 9 (0.65%) Publishing
16 7 (0.50%) German Language
17 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 612 (43.97%) Project Manager
2 228 (16.38%) Analyst
3 107 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 94 (6.75%) Senior Manager
5 93 (6.68%) PMO Analyst
6 87 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 84 (6.03%) IT Project Manager
8 74 (5.32%) Business Analyst
9 73 (5.24%) Coordinator
10 54 (3.88%) Consultant
10 54 (3.88%) Software Project Manager
11 46 (3.30%) Project Coordinator
12 45 (3.23%) Technical Manager
13 44 (3.16%) Project Analyst
14 43 (3.09%) Technical Project Manager
15 42 (3.02%) Project Planner
16 39 (2.80%) Architect
17 34 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
18 33 (2.37%) Junior
19 29 (2.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (5.68%) .NET
2 46 (3.30%) HTML
2 46 (3.30%) XML
3 21 (1.51%) .NET Framework
4 19 (1.36%) HTML5
5 17 (1.22%) RESTful
6 16 (1.15%) AngularJS
7 15 (1.08%) SAML
7 15 (1.08%) Web Services
8 14 (1.01%) Entity Framework
9 13 (0.93%) CSS
10 11 (0.79%) Angular 2
10 11 (0.79%) NHibernate
11 10 (0.72%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (0.50%) Autofac
12 7 (0.50%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.50%) REST
12 7 (0.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 152 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 53 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 51 (3.66%) PMI
5 39 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 33 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 28 (2.01%) Fintech
8 22 (1.58%) Replication
9 17 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.15%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.08%) Digital Signage
11 15 (1.08%) User Experience
12 13 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.86%) NHS
14 11 (0.79%) Equities
15 10 (0.72%) iPad
16 9 (0.65%) FMCG
16 9 (0.65%) Reinsurance
16 9 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (5.53%) Windows
2 22 (1.58%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.44%) Unix
4 18 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.79%) Linux
7 9 (0.65%) Android
8 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.072%) AIX
11 1 (0.072%) pSOS
11 1 (0.072%) Solaris
11 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (58.12%) Project Management
2 617 (44.32%) PRINCE2
3 440 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 196 (14.08%) Project Planning
6 166 (11.93%) Change Management
7 162 (11.64%) SDLC
8 147 (10.56%) Risk Management
9 145 (10.42%) CRM
10 137 (9.84%) Waterfall
11 136 (9.77%) Programme Management
12 124 (8.91%) ITIL
13 113 (8.12%) Scrum
14 109 (7.83%) Business Analysis
15 95 (6.82%) Change Control
16 91 (6.54%) Coaching
17 85 (6.11%) Service Delivery
18 77 (5.53%) PRINCE
18 77 (5.53%) Resource Management
19 74 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 123 (8.84%) SQL
2 45 (3.23%) C#
3 39 (2.80%) Java
4 34 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 29 (2.08%) C
6 21 (1.51%) JavaScript
7 18 (1.29%) VBScript
8 13 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.79%) VB
10 8 (0.57%) VBA
11 7 (0.50%) C++
12 3 (0.22%) PHP
12 3 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.14%) XAML
14 1 (0.072%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 227 (16.31%) Degree
2 102 (7.33%) PMP
3 93 (6.68%) PMI Certification
4 87 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 77 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 75 (5.39%) Security Cleared
7 67 (4.81%) APMP
8 60 (4.31%) SC Cleared
9 52 (3.74%) ISEB
10 36 (2.59%) ISTQB
11 27 (1.94%) CISSP
12 24 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (1.51%) CISM
14 20 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.15%) CCNP
15 16 (1.15%) ISSAP
16 15 (1.08%) CCNA
17 14 (1.01%) IIBA
18 13 (0.93%) CISA
19 12 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (20.83%) PMO
2 117 (8.41%) QA
3 18 (1.29%) P3O
4 16 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.15%) SLA
5 13 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.57%) ISO27002
7 7 (0.50%) GCP
8 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.36%) MiFID
9 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.22%) ISO19770
10 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.072%) COBIT
11 1 (0.072%) COSO
11 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.072%) EMIR
11 1 (0.072%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.072%) SEPA
11 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.29%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (0.79%) Control-M
4 7 (0.50%) SCCM
5 4 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.072%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.072%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.072%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.072%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 710 (51.01%) Microsoft
2 65 (4.67%) Oracle
3 60 (4.31%) SAP
4 48 (3.45%) HP
5 43 (3.09%) Planview
6 36 (2.59%) VMware
7 35 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (2.30%) Cisco
9 24 (1.72%) Siebel
9 24 (1.72%) Sun
10 16 (1.15%) Google
10 16 (1.15%) Juniper
11 12 (0.86%) Remedy
12 11 (0.79%) Adobe
13 10 (0.72%) Apple
13 10 (0.72%) Citrix
13 10 (0.72%) CyberArk
14 9 (0.65%) CA
14 9 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
14 9 (0.65%) Embarcadero
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