Period
to 22 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 393 407 397
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 -60
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,333 1,379 1,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.78% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 9.25% 9.01% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,060 1,194
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14,418 15,305 17,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.66% 8.66% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11,184 11,837 14,232
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -2.99%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 15 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 September 2018. 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 +30 1,255 £50,000 - 104
UK excluding London +8 822 £47,500 +5.56% 89
London +23 474 £55,000 -4.35% 26
South East -39 264 £52,500 +10.53% 17
South West +76 161 £45,000 - 12
North of England +15 148 £43,000 -4.44% 19
Midlands +31 107 £40,000 -5.88% 21
East of England +39 103 £56,115 +21.33% 9
North West +29 102 £45,000 -5.26% 8
West Midlands +37 86 £37,500 -11.76% 19
Yorkshire +17 44 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Scotland +3 37 £50,000 -5.66% 7
Wales +14 23 £55,000 +46.67% 3
East Midlands -2 21 £47,500 +16.56% 2
North East -25 2 £28,750 -17.86% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 865 (64.89%) Project Management
2 668 (50.11%) Microsoft
3 614 (46.06%) PRINCE2
4 580 (43.51%) Finance
5 539 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
6 448 (33.61%) Microsoft Excel
7 397 (29.78%) Microsoft Office
8 334 (25.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 312 (23.41%) MS Visio
9 312 (23.41%) PMO
10 271 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 230 (17.25%) Waterfall
11 230 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
12 220 (16.50%) SharePoint
13 219 (16.43%) Problem-Solving
14 203 (15.23%) Change Management
15 192 (14.40%) Risk Management
16 190 (14.25%) Degree
17 181 (13.58%) Project Planning
17 181 (13.58%) ITIL
18 172 (12.90%) PMI Certification
19 164 (12.30%) SDLC
20 163 (12.23%) PMP
21 158 (11.85%) JIRA
22 146 (10.95%) Scrum
23 142 (10.65%) Decision-Making
24 137 (10.28%) Change Control
25 127 (9.53%) Security Cleared
26 122 (9.15%) Business Analysis
27 120 (9.00%) Programme 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
1 220 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.45%) Confluence
3 35 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 30 (2.25%) MS Project Server
5 25 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (1.73%) SAS
7 18 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.20%) Skype for Business
9 13 (0.98%) CMS
10 5 (0.38%) JBoss
10 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.23%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.23%) MediaWiki
13 2 (0.15%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.15%) IIS
13 2 (0.15%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 448 (33.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 397 (29.78%) Microsoft Office
3 334 (25.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 312 (23.41%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.90%) SPSS
7 6 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.38%) Open Workbench
9 4 (0.30%) Gephi
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.075%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.075%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.075%) Maya
Business Applications
1 45 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (2.93%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.75%) Workfront
4 9 (0.68%) Primavera
5 5 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.30%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.23%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.23%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.23%) MIS ActiveH
7 3 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.23%) OPENContractor
7 3 (0.23%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
7 3 (0.23%) Servitor
8 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.075%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (4.73%) Office 365
3 54 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.28%) SaaS
5 13 (0.98%) Basecamp
6 6 (0.45%) IaaS
7 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.30%) Slack
7 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (0.23%) Serverless
9 2 (0.15%) Force.com
9 2 (0.15%) GitHub
9 2 (0.15%) Trello
10 1 (0.075%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.075%) PaaS
10 1 (0.075%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.00%) Firewall
2 35 (2.63%) Internet
2 35 (2.63%) Software-Defined Networking
3 27 (2.03%) Unified Communications
4 26 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 25 (1.88%) WAN
6 21 (1.58%) LAN
7 19 (1.43%) Skype
8 17 (1.28%) DNS
9 16 (1.20%) WebEx
10 15 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (0.98%) TCP/IP
11 13 (0.98%) VPN
12 11 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (0.75%) DHCP
13 10 (0.75%) Intranet
13 10 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
14 8 (0.60%) MPLS
15 7 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (0.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 11 (0.83%) MS Access
7 9 (0.68%) Big Data
7 9 (0.68%) Power BI
7 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.45%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.30%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.23%) HBase
12 3 (0.23%) Impala
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 158 (11.85%) JIRA
2 26 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.83%) VersionOne
3 11 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.68%) Subversion
5 8 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.23%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.15%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.15%) GitLab
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.075%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.075%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.075%) GCC
10 1 (0.075%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.075%) Polyspace
10 1 (0.075%) TeamCity
General
1 580 (43.51%) Finance
2 65 (4.88%) Banking
3 54 (4.05%) Retail
4 48 (3.60%) Marketing
5 44 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 41 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 40 (3.00%) Legal
8 30 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 29 (2.18%) Law
10 25 (1.88%) Advertising
11 20 (1.50%) Publishing
12 14 (1.05%) Back Office
12 14 (1.05%) Electronics
13 13 (0.98%) Billing
13 13 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.83%) Automotive
15 10 (0.75%) French Language
15 10 (0.75%) Local Government
15 10 (0.75%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 594 (44.56%) Project Manager
2 212 (15.90%) Analyst
3 148 (11.10%) IT Manager
4 105 (7.88%) IT Project Manager
5 82 (6.15%) PMO Analyst
6 77 (5.78%) Business Analyst
7 68 (5.10%) Senior Manager
8 64 (4.80%) Senior Project Manager
9 58 (4.35%) Programme Manager
10 53 (3.98%) Coordinator
10 53 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 53 (3.98%) Software Project Manager
11 48 (3.60%) Architect
12 43 (3.23%) Technical Manager
13 41 (3.08%) PMO Manager
14 40 (3.00%) Junior
15 35 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 35 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
15 35 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
16 34 (2.55%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.70%) .NET
2 31 (2.33%) HTML
3 15 (1.13%) ASP.NET
3 15 (1.13%) CSS
4 14 (1.05%) Velocity
5 10 (0.75%) EDI
6 9 (0.68%) Web Services
7 8 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 8 (0.60%) XML
8 6 (0.45%) COM
9 4 (0.30%) Angular 2
9 4 (0.30%) HTML5
9 4 (0.30%) jQuery
9 4 (0.30%) Middleware
9 4 (0.30%) REST
9 4 (0.30%) XSL
10 3 (0.23%) Apache Avro
10 3 (0.23%) CSS3
10 3 (0.23%) Kafka
10 3 (0.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 230 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.63%) PMI
3 67 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 62 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (4.58%) Virtual Team
6 58 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 36 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 36 (2.70%) Fintech
8 33 (2.48%) User Experience
9 29 (2.18%) Driving Licence
10 25 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 25 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 23 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (1.50%) NHS
13 17 (1.28%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.05%) Digital Signage
14 14 (1.05%) Fixed Income
15 13 (0.98%) Equities
15 13 (0.98%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 105 (7.88%) Windows
2 56 (4.20%) Windows Server
3 49 (3.68%) Windows 7
4 43 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 40 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (2.93%) Linux
7 16 (1.20%) Android
7 16 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.53%) Unix
9 5 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.38%) Solaris
9 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.23%) AIX
12 2 (0.15%) CentOS
12 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (64.89%) Project Management
2 614 (46.06%) PRINCE2
3 539 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
4 271 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 230 (17.25%) Waterfall
6 219 (16.43%) Problem-Solving
7 203 (15.23%) Change Management
8 192 (14.40%) Risk Management
9 181 (13.58%) ITIL
9 181 (13.58%) Project Planning
10 164 (12.30%) SDLC
11 146 (10.95%) Scrum
12 142 (10.65%) Decision-Making
13 137 (10.28%) Change Control
14 122 (9.15%) Business Analysis
15 120 (9.00%) Programme Management
16 114 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 110 (8.25%) Line Management
18 102 (7.65%) Project Governance
19 95 (7.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (6.15%) SQL
2 48 (3.60%) C
3 32 (2.40%) C#
4 25 (1.88%) JavaScript
4 25 (1.88%) PowerShell
5 19 (1.43%) Java
6 7 (0.53%) R
6 7 (0.53%) VBA
7 6 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.38%) X++
9 4 (0.30%) C++
10 3 (0.23%) Java 8
10 3 (0.23%) Java 9
10 3 (0.23%) XPath
11 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.075%) Python
12 1 (0.075%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 190 (14.25%) Degree
2 172 (12.90%) PMI Certification
3 163 (12.23%) PMP
4 127 (9.53%) Security Cleared
5 97 (7.28%) SC Cleared
6 79 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 75 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 27 (2.03%) TOGAF Certification
9 26 (1.95%) APMP
10 24 (1.80%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.28%) MAPM
13 14 (1.05%) ISEB
14 13 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (0.83%) A+ Certification
15 11 (0.83%) CCNA
15 11 (0.83%) MBA
15 11 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (23.41%) PMO
2 98 (7.35%) QA
3 29 (2.18%) SLA
4 18 (1.35%) GDPR
5 14 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.83%) P3O
7 9 (0.68%) PMBOK
8 8 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.45%) GAMP
10 6 (0.45%) GxP
11 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.15%) SEPA
13 1 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.075%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.075%) EMIR
13 1 (0.075%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.075%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 81 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (0.98%) BitLocker
5 8 (0.60%) vSphere
6 7 (0.53%) Firmware
6 7 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.45%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.23%) Docker
8 3 (0.23%) HDFS
8 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.075%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (3.08%) SCCM
2 32 (2.40%) SCOM
3 25 (1.88%) vRealize
4 23 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
5 22 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.83%) Puppet
7 7 (0.53%) PowerCLI
8 6 (0.45%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.45%) WSUS
9 4 (0.30%) Ansible
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.23%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.23%) Oozie
11 2 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.15%) SCSM
12 1 (0.075%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.075%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 668 (50.11%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.43%) Cisco
3 39 (2.93%) VMware
4 35 (2.63%) Oracle
5 28 (2.10%) SAP
6 25 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 21 (1.58%) Atlassian
8 20 (1.50%) Citrix
9 18 (1.35%) HP
10 17 (1.28%) Bomgar
10 17 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.05%) Tableau
12 10 (0.75%) McAfee
13 9 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
13 9 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.60%) Adobe
15 7 (0.53%) 3PAR
15 7 (0.53%) Brocade
15 7 (0.53%) JD Edwards
16 6 (0.45%) Alteryx