Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 394 335
Rank change year-on-year -25 -59 -52
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1329 1446 2160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.76% 0.99%
As % of the Applications category 8.52% 8.77% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1138 1835
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,300 £29,700 £29,100
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.55%

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 15600 16483 21560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.66% 8.71% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12157 13514 17294
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% -2.99% +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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 17 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 24 November 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 -29 1209 £50,000 - 72
UK excluding London +12 845 £45,000 - 65
London -49 438 £59,500 +8.18% 15
South East +53 329 £49,250 +3.68% 18
North of England +18 177 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Midlands -2 109 £45,000 - 12
North West -27 95 £46,000 +2.22% 8
East of England -1 83 £50,000 -9.09% 6
West Midlands -3 76 £45,000 +3.45% 8
South West -16 71 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire +26 64 £43,500 +24.29% 7
East Midlands +14 33 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Scotland -13 31 £44,750 +35.61% 4
Wales +32 24 £37,500 +19.05% 4
Northern Ireland -5 24 £37,500 -16.67%
North East +20 18 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 746 (56.13%) Project Management
2 578 (43.49%) Finance
3 575 (43.27%) PRINCE2
4 563 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
5 526 (39.58%) Microsoft
6 455 (34.24%) Microsoft Office
7 429 (32.28%) Microsoft Excel
8 326 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 322 (24.23%) MS Visio
10 289 (21.75%) PMO
11 262 (19.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 226 (17.01%) SDLC
13 215 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
14 199 (14.97%) Waterfall
15 186 (14.00%) Change Management
16 183 (13.77%) Risk Management
17 181 (13.62%) Degree
18 172 (12.94%) SharePoint
19 161 (12.11%) Project Planning
20 131 (9.86%) Scrum
21 129 (9.71%) QA
22 125 (9.41%) PMI Certification
23 124 (9.33%) Banking
24 121 (9.10%) Business Analysis
25 109 (8.20%) Programme Management
25 109 (8.20%) PMP
26 106 (7.98%) ITIL
27 105 (7.90%) JIRA
28 99 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
29 96 (7.22%) SAP

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
1 172 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.76%) MS Project Server
3 18 (1.35%) IIS
4 17 (1.28%) Confluence
5 11 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.53%) SAS
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%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.15%) CMS
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 455 (34.24%) Microsoft Office
2 429 (32.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 322 (24.23%) MS Visio
4 262 (19.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.30%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.23%) Niku Workbench
7 3 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.15%) CATIA
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Windchill
9 1 (0.075%) Baselight
Business Applications
1 51 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.28%) Primavera
4 14 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 11 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.53%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.45%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.38%) Workfront
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.15%) Magento
12 2 (0.15%) OPENHousing
12 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
12 2 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (3.39%) Office 365
4 24 (1.81%) SaaS
5 15 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (0.98%) IaaS
7 12 (0.90%) G Suite
7 12 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.90%) Sumo Logic
8 9 (0.68%) GitHub
9 6 (0.45%) Dropbox
9 6 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.38%) Force.com
10 5 (0.38%) Trello
11 4 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.30%) Intacct
12 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.075%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.075%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.29%) WAN
2 48 (3.61%) LAN
3 29 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.58%) VLAN
5 20 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (1.28%) SAN
6 17 (1.28%) VoIP
6 17 (1.28%) VPN
7 13 (0.98%) Firewall
8 12 (0.90%) Internet
9 10 (0.75%) DNS
10 8 (0.60%) NAS
11 7 (0.53%) 4G
11 7 (0.53%) DHCP
11 7 (0.53%) Intranet
12 6 (0.45%) FTP
12 6 (0.45%) LTE
13 5 (0.38%) DMZ
13 5 (0.38%) LDAP
13 5 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.50%) Big Data
3 17 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.20%) MS Access
5 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 10 (0.75%) SAP BW
7 9 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 9 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.60%) Power BI
8 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.53%) MySQL
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.38%) QlikView
11 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.30%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 105 (7.90%) JIRA
2 18 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.83%) Zephyr
4 4 (0.30%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.30%) TestRail
5 3 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.23%) Selenium
5 3 (0.23%) Toad
5 3 (0.23%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.15%) AccuRev
6 2 (0.15%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.15%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.075%) NUnit
7 1 (0.075%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.075%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.075%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 578 (43.49%) Finance
2 124 (9.33%) Banking
3 94 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 72 (5.42%) Legal
5 68 (5.12%) Retail
6 52 (3.91%) Marketing
7 50 (3.76%) Financial Institution
8 48 (3.61%) Law
9 45 (3.39%) Investment Banking
10 36 (2.71%) Manufacturing
11 27 (2.03%) Advertising
12 26 (1.96%) Back Office
13 21 (1.58%) Billing
14 19 (1.43%) Electronics
15 17 (1.28%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.83%) Military
17 10 (0.75%) Games
17 10 (0.75%) Publishing
18 7 (0.53%) French Language
19 6 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 616 (46.35%) Project Manager
2 239 (17.98%) Analyst
3 137 (10.31%) IT Manager
4 127 (9.56%) IT Project Manager
5 123 (9.26%) Business Analyst
6 82 (6.17%) PMO Analyst
7 77 (5.79%) Programme Manager
8 72 (5.42%) Software Project Manager
9 61 (4.59%) Senior Manager
10 60 (4.51%) Senior Project Manager
11 57 (4.29%) Consultant
12 52 (3.91%) Infrastructure Manager
13 48 (3.61%) Junior
14 42 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
15 38 (2.86%) Coordinator
16 36 (2.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 36 (2.71%) Junior Project Manager
17 33 (2.48%) SAP Manager
17 33 (2.48%) SAP Project Manager
18 32 (2.41%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.11%) Web Services
2 27 (2.03%) RESTful
3 19 (1.43%) .NET
4 14 (1.05%) COM
4 14 (1.05%) HTML
5 9 (0.68%) SAP PI
6 8 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.60%) XML
7 6 (0.45%) J2EE
8 4 (0.30%) HTML5
8 4 (0.30%) Spring
8 4 (0.30%) Spring Boot
9 3 (0.23%) CSS
9 3 (0.23%) CSS3
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.15%) jQuery
11 1 (0.075%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.075%) Node.js
11 1 (0.075%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 215 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.72%) PMI
3 66 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 62 (4.67%) Virtual Team
5 59 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 58 (4.36%) Computer Science
7 40 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 23 (1.73%) Equities
8 23 (1.73%) Fixed Income
9 21 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.58%) NHS
10 18 (1.35%) Driving Licence
11 17 (1.28%) User Experience
12 11 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.83%) Clustering
12 11 (0.83%) Fintech
13 9 (0.68%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.68%) Social Media
14 8 (0.60%) CCTV
15 7 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (5.72%) Windows
2 30 (2.26%) Windows Server
3 14 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (0.98%) Linux
5 12 (0.90%) Unix
5 12 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.53%) Android
6 7 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.38%) AIX
7 5 (0.38%) HPUX
7 5 (0.38%) Solaris
7 5 (0.38%) SUSE
7 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.075%) MVS
9 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (56.13%) Project Management
2 575 (43.27%) PRINCE2
3 563 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
4 326 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 226 (17.01%) SDLC
6 199 (14.97%) Waterfall
7 186 (14.00%) Change Management
8 183 (13.77%) Risk Management
9 161 (12.11%) Project Planning
10 131 (9.86%) Scrum
11 121 (9.10%) Business Analysis
12 109 (8.20%) Programme Management
13 106 (7.98%) ITIL
14 88 (6.62%) Process Improvement
15 87 (6.55%) Project Governance
16 86 (6.47%) Time Management
17 83 (6.25%) Change Control
18 80 (6.02%) CRM
18 80 (6.02%) ERP
18 80 (6.02%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (5.49%) SQL
2 28 (2.11%) Java
3 23 (1.73%) C
4 17 (1.28%) C#
5 11 (0.83%) VBA
6 9 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 8 (0.60%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.45%) Perl
9 5 (0.38%) VBScript
10 4 (0.30%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.30%) Groovy
10 4 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.15%) C++
11 2 (0.15%) C-shell
11 2 (0.15%) Korn
11 2 (0.15%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.15%) Python
11 2 (0.15%) R
12 1 (0.075%) X++
Qualifications
1 181 (13.62%) Degree
2 125 (9.41%) PMI Certification
3 109 (8.20%) PMP
4 99 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 73 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 72 (5.42%) Security Cleared
7 65 (4.89%) SC Cleared
8 59 (4.44%) APMP
9 39 (2.93%) ISEB
10 19 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (1.13%) CISSP
12 14 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 12 (0.90%) CISM
13 12 (0.90%) GIAC
13 12 (0.90%) ISSAP
14 7 (0.53%) CCNA
14 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (21.75%) PMO
2 129 (9.71%) QA
3 21 (1.58%) SLA
4 14 (1.05%) GDPR
4 14 (1.05%) P3O
5 13 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.53%) MiFID
8 6 (0.45%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.30%) COSO
9 4 (0.30%) GCP
9 4 (0.30%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.30%) NEBOSH
10 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.15%) EMIR
11 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.075%) UCITS
System Software
1 36 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.68%) Docker
3 9 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.38%) KVM
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.15%) Samba
8 1 (0.075%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.075%) XenApp
8 1 (0.075%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (0.38%) OpenView
3 5 (0.38%) SCCM
3 5 (0.38%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.15%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.15%) Nessus
4 2 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.075%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.075%) SCOM
5 1 (0.075%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.075%) WSUS
Vendors
1 526 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 96 (7.22%) SAP
3 89 (6.70%) Oracle
4 41 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (2.56%) Cisco
6 31 (2.33%) Google
7 29 (2.18%) VMware
8 20 (1.50%) HP
9 17 (1.28%) Juniper
10 15 (1.13%) ServiceNow
11 12 (0.90%) Splunk
12 11 (0.83%) Capita
12 11 (0.83%) Xerox
13 9 (0.68%) Citrix
13 9 (0.68%) IBM
14 8 (0.60%) Mitel
14 8 (0.60%) Remedy
15 7 (0.53%) Planview
16 6 (0.45%) F5
16 6 (0.45%) Tableau