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

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 408 322
Rank change year-on-year 0 -86 -42
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1319 1450 2208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.76% 1.01%
As % of the Applications category 8.67% 8.63% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1132 1825
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 15220 16801 21830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.73% 8.86% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 13740 17450
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,375 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.49% +3.08%

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 October 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 October 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 -11 1217 £50,000 - 65
UK excluding London +6 822 £45,000 - 41
London -26 460 £59,500 +3.48% 29
South East +50 311 £47,500 -5.00% 15
North of England +3 166 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Midlands -7 114 £45,000 - 2
North West -22 90 £47,500 +5.56% 7
West Midlands -2 82 £45,000 +3.45%
South West -17 82 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England -4 81 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire +11 58 £44,500 +18.67% 6
East Midlands +14 31 £42,750 -14.50% 2
Scotland -33 26 £48,500 +38.57% 3
Northern Ireland -6 23 £37,500 -16.67%
Wales +26 22 £37,500 +19.05% 2
North East +30 18 £39,000 +4.00% 2

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 739 (56.03%) Project Management
2 585 (44.35%) PRINCE2
3 567 (42.99%) Finance
4 559 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
5 525 (39.80%) Microsoft
6 456 (34.57%) Microsoft Office
7 424 (32.15%) Microsoft Excel
8 318 (24.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 314 (23.81%) MS Visio
10 274 (20.77%) PMO
11 253 (19.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 215 (16.30%) SDLC
13 205 (15.54%) SharePoint
14 197 (14.94%) Risk Management
15 196 (14.86%) Waterfall
16 185 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
17 181 (13.72%) Degree
18 153 (11.60%) Change Management
19 138 (10.46%) Project Planning
20 137 (10.39%) Business Analysis
21 129 (9.78%) QA
22 125 (9.48%) Scrum
23 121 (9.17%) ITIL
24 120 (9.10%) PMI Certification
25 116 (8.79%) Banking
26 112 (8.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 111 (8.42%) Programme Management
28 104 (7.88%) JIRA
29 93 (7.05%) PMP
30 92 (6.97%) Time Management

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
1 205 (15.54%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.09%) MS Project Server
3 21 (1.59%) IIS
4 19 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 13 (0.99%) Confluence
6 12 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.38%) Apache
8 5 (0.38%) iPlanet
8 5 (0.38%) JBoss
8 5 (0.38%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.38%) SAS
8 5 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.30%) CMS
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 456 (34.57%) Microsoft Office
2 424 (32.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 314 (23.81%) MS Visio
4 253 (19.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.38%) Niku Workbench
7 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.23%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.23%) Windchill
9 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.076%) Baselight
10 1 (0.076%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 48 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 13 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.83%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.83%) Primavera
4 11 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.53%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.15%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.15%) Magento
10 2 (0.15%) OPENHousing
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
10 2 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (3.87%) Office 365
3 45 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.58%) SaaS
5 13 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (0.91%) G Suite
6 12 (0.91%) IaaS
6 12 (0.91%) Sumo Logic
7 9 (0.68%) Force.com
8 8 (0.61%) Intacct
9 7 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.45%) Dropbox
10 6 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.38%) GitHub
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.30%) Trello
13 2 (0.15%) Asana
14 1 (0.076%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.08%) WAN
2 57 (4.32%) LAN
3 35 (2.65%) VLAN
4 31 (2.35%) VoIP
4 31 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
5 26 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.36%) SAN
7 14 (1.06%) DNS
8 12 (0.91%) Firewall
8 12 (0.91%) Internet
9 11 (0.83%) VPN
10 10 (0.76%) DHCP
11 8 (0.61%) DMZ
11 8 (0.61%) Intranet
11 8 (0.61%) NAS
12 7 (0.53%) FTP
12 7 (0.53%) SMTP
13 6 (0.45%) 4G
13 6 (0.45%) LDAP
13 6 (0.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.06%) MS Access
3 13 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 11 (0.83%) Big Data
4 11 (0.83%) SAP BW
5 10 (0.76%) Power BI
5 10 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 10 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.68%) QlikView
7 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.38%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 104 (7.88%) JIRA
2 27 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.83%) Zephyr
4 5 (0.38%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.30%) TestRail
6 3 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.23%) Selenium
7 2 (0.15%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.15%) Toad
8 1 (0.076%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.076%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.076%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.076%) NUnit
8 1 (0.076%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.076%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.076%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 567 (42.99%) Finance
2 116 (8.79%) Banking
3 88 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 76 (5.76%) Legal
5 52 (3.94%) Retail
6 51 (3.87%) Marketing
7 48 (3.64%) Investment Banking
8 45 (3.41%) Financial Institution
9 44 (3.34%) Law
10 38 (2.88%) Manufacturing
11 33 (2.50%) Advertising
12 23 (1.74%) Back Office
12 23 (1.74%) Electronics
13 17 (1.29%) Billing
14 13 (0.99%) Games
15 12 (0.91%) Front Office
15 12 (0.91%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.91%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.83%) Military
17 10 (0.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 632 (47.92%) Project Manager
2 239 (18.12%) Analyst
3 150 (11.37%) IT Manager
4 135 (10.24%) IT Project Manager
5 125 (9.48%) Business Analyst
6 80 (6.07%) PMO Analyst
6 80 (6.07%) Senior Manager
7 79 (5.99%) Senior Project Manager
8 69 (5.23%) Programme Manager
8 69 (5.23%) Software Project Manager
9 49 (3.71%) Infrastructure Manager
10 47 (3.56%) Consultant
11 42 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
12 41 (3.11%) Junior
13 38 (2.88%) Coordinator
13 38 (2.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 36 (2.73%) Development Manager
15 35 (2.65%) Architect
16 33 (2.50%) PMO Manager
17 32 (2.43%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.74%) RESTful
2 22 (1.67%) Web Services
3 14 (1.06%) COM
4 13 (0.99%) .NET
5 12 (0.91%) HTML
6 10 (0.76%) SAP PI
7 8 (0.61%) XML
8 5 (0.38%) J2EE
9 4 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.30%) Spring
9 4 (0.30%) Spring Boot
10 3 (0.23%) Kendo UI
11 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.15%) CSS
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.076%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.076%) Ajax
12 1 (0.076%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.076%) HTML5
12 1 (0.076%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 185 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.53%) PMI
3 69 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 57 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 49 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 48 (3.64%) Virtual Team
7 39 (2.96%) Hedge funds
8 25 (1.90%) Equities
8 25 (1.90%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.29%) Driving Licence
9 17 (1.29%) User Experience
10 16 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.21%) NHS
11 13 (0.99%) Clustering
12 12 (0.91%) Fintech
13 10 (0.76%) Replication
14 9 (0.68%) Reinsurance
15 7 (0.53%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.45%) Handset
16 6 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (6.37%) Windows
2 37 (2.81%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (1.29%) Linux
5 15 (1.14%) Unix
6 12 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.53%) Android
9 7 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.38%) AIX
11 5 (0.38%) HPUX
11 5 (0.38%) Solaris
11 5 (0.38%) SUSE
12 1 (0.076%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (56.03%) Project Management
2 585 (44.35%) PRINCE2
3 559 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
4 318 (24.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 215 (16.30%) SDLC
6 197 (14.94%) Risk Management
7 196 (14.86%) Waterfall
8 153 (11.60%) Change Management
9 138 (10.46%) Project Planning
10 137 (10.39%) Business Analysis
11 125 (9.48%) Scrum
12 121 (9.17%) ITIL
13 111 (8.42%) Programme Management
14 92 (6.97%) Time Management
15 83 (6.29%) ERP
16 82 (6.22%) CRM
17 81 (6.14%) Change Control
17 81 (6.14%) Process Improvement
17 81 (6.14%) Resource Management
18 77 (5.84%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 82 (6.22%) SQL
2 28 (2.12%) C
3 23 (1.74%) Java
4 14 (1.06%) C#
5 11 (0.83%) PowerShell
6 8 (0.61%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.61%) VBA
6 8 (0.61%) VBScript
7 7 (0.53%) Python
8 5 (0.38%) Perl
9 4 (0.30%) Groovy
9 4 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.23%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.15%) C++
11 2 (0.15%) C-shell
11 2 (0.15%) Korn
11 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.15%) R
12 1 (0.076%) PHP
12 1 (0.076%) VB
Qualifications
1 181 (13.72%) Degree
2 120 (9.10%) PMI Certification
3 112 (8.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 93 (7.05%) PMP
5 79 (5.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 72 (5.46%) Security Cleared
7 63 (4.78%) SC Cleared
8 53 (4.02%) APMP
9 41 (3.11%) ISEB
10 20 (1.52%) CISSP
10 20 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (1.06%) CISM
12 14 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (1.06%) ISSAP
13 12 (0.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 12 (0.91%) GIAC
14 8 (0.61%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.53%) CCNA
15 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (20.77%) PMO
2 129 (9.78%) QA
3 20 (1.52%) SLA
4 13 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.68%) P3O
7 8 (0.61%) GDPR
8 7 (0.53%) MiFID
9 4 (0.30%) COSO
9 4 (0.30%) GCP
9 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.30%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.15%) EMIR
10 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.076%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 35 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.38%) Docker
5 5 (0.38%) KVM
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.15%) Samba
8 1 (0.076%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.076%) XenApp
8 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (0.53%) SCCM
3 7 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (0.53%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.38%) OpenView
5 2 (0.15%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.15%) Nessus
5 2 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.076%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.076%) SCOM
6 1 (0.076%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.076%) WSUS
Vendors
1 525 (39.80%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.75%) Oracle
2 89 (6.75%) SAP
3 45 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
4 37 (2.81%) Cisco
5 36 (2.73%) VMware
6 21 (1.59%) Google
7 19 (1.44%) HP
8 15 (1.14%) ServiceNow
9 14 (1.06%) Juniper
10 13 (0.99%) Citrix
11 12 (0.91%) Splunk
12 11 (0.83%) Xerox
13 10 (0.76%) hybris
13 10 (0.76%) JD Edwards
13 10 (0.76%) Sage
14 9 (0.68%) Mitel
15 8 (0.61%) Epicor
15 8 (0.61%) Infor
16 7 (0.53%) CA