Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 490 394 435
Rank change year-on-year -96 +41 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 717 1,236 1,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 6.76% 8.86% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 524 941 989
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 10,613 13,944 15,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.97% 8.74% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,432 10,616 12,148
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.54%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 -97 676 £50,000 -4.76% 72
UK excluding London -94 399 £47,500 - 61
London -47 304 £57,500 - 16
South East -33 135 £50,000 - 16
Midlands +33 74 £42,500 -5.56% 11
North of England +4 73 £41,663 -7.42% 11
South West -77 56 £47,500 +9.20% 7
North West -16 51 £42,500 -10.53% 5
West Midlands 0 47 £42,500 - 7
East Midlands +38 27 £47,500 +2.70% 4
East of England -2 27 £51,250 -12.75% 11
Wales +21 25 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +11 12 £42,240 -0.61% 4
North East - 10 £35,000 - 2
Scotland -2 7 £51,250 +10.81% 3
Northern Ireland +7 2 £32,250 -53.93%

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 454 (63.32%) Project Management
2 336 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (44.35%) PRINCE2
4 290 (40.45%) Finance
5 272 (37.94%) Microsoft
6 237 (33.05%) Microsoft Excel
7 202 (28.17%) PMO
8 195 (27.20%) Microsoft Office
9 192 (26.78%) Project Delivery
10 169 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 157 (21.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 151 (21.06%) JIRA
13 135 (18.83%) MS Visio
14 132 (18.41%) Waterfall
15 109 (15.20%) Change Management
16 98 (13.67%) Degree
17 92 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
18 91 (12.69%) Scrum
19 90 (12.55%) Programme Management
19 90 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
20 88 (12.27%) ITIL
21 84 (11.72%) PMI Certification
22 78 (10.88%) QA
23 76 (10.60%) PMP
24 71 (9.90%) SDLC
25 70 (9.76%) SharePoint
26 64 (8.93%) Project Planning
27 61 (8.51%) Coaching
28 60 (8.37%) Windows
29 59 (8.23%) Risk 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 70 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.91%) Confluence
3 11 (1.53%) MS Project Server
4 10 (1.39%) EPiServer
4 10 (1.39%) IBM Notes
5 9 (1.26%) CMS
6 7 (0.98%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.84%) WordPress
8 5 (0.70%) IIS
9 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.28%) Drupal
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 237 (33.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 195 (27.20%) Microsoft Office
3 157 (21.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 135 (18.83%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.81%) Acrobat
7 10 (1.39%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 13 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.39%) Primavera
3 8 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.98%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.84%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.70%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.70%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.28%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.14%) iTrent
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.56%) Office 365
2 32 (4.46%) Azure
3 20 (2.79%) AWS
4 16 (2.23%) BrowserStack
4 16 (2.23%) SaaS
5 15 (2.09%) Power Platform
5 15 (2.09%) Trello
6 13 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (1.53%) Microsoft Flow
8 10 (1.39%) Basecamp
9 8 (1.12%) PowerApps
10 7 (0.98%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.56%) PaaS
11 4 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.28%) Serverless
13 2 (0.28%) Slack
13 2 (0.28%) Smartsheet
14 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.46%) Internet
2 16 (2.23%) VPN
3 15 (2.09%) WebEx
4 14 (1.95%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (1.67%) Intranet
5 12 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (1.26%) WAN
7 8 (1.12%) Skype
8 7 (0.98%) SAN
9 6 (0.84%) DNS
9 6 (0.84%) LAN
10 5 (0.70%) Wireless
11 4 (0.56%) Extranet
11 4 (0.56%) Firewall
11 4 (0.56%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.42%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (0.42%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (0.42%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.26%) Power BI
3 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.42%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.42%) SSDT
7 2 (0.28%) Big Data
7 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.28%) MySQL
7 2 (0.28%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 151 (21.06%) JIRA
2 40 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (2.93%) Selenium
4 16 (2.23%) SpecFlow
5 8 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.70%) JUnit
6 5 (0.70%) TestNG
6 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.70%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.56%) Subversion
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.42%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.14%) FrontPage
10 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 290 (40.45%) Finance
2 53 (7.39%) Retail
3 48 (6.69%) Public Sector
4 36 (5.02%) Marketing
5 33 (4.60%) Banking
6 27 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.93%) Advertising
7 21 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.79%) Legal
9 13 (1.81%) Billing
9 13 (1.81%) French Language
10 11 (1.53%) Electronics
11 10 (1.39%) Law
12 9 (1.26%) German Language
13 8 (1.12%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.98%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.98%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.98%) Police
15 6 (0.84%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 292 (40.73%) Project Manager
2 108 (15.06%) Analyst
3 72 (10.04%) IT Manager
4 65 (9.07%) IT Project Manager
5 43 (6.00%) Senior Manager
6 42 (5.86%) PMO Analyst
7 39 (5.44%) Business Analyst
8 36 (5.02%) PMO Lead
8 36 (5.02%) Senior Project Manager
9 32 (4.46%) Programme Manager
10 31 (4.32%) Software Project Manager
11 28 (3.91%) Consultant
12 21 (2.93%) Digital Project Manager
12 21 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
13 19 (2.65%) Project Analyst
14 18 (2.51%) Junior
14 18 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
15 17 (2.37%) Implementation Manager
16 16 (2.23%) Architect
16 16 (2.23%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.21%) .NET
2 18 (2.51%) CSS
3 17 (2.37%) HTML
4 13 (1.81%) .NET Framework
5 10 (1.39%) Web Services
6 6 (0.84%) React
7 5 (0.70%) COM
7 5 (0.70%) XML
8 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.56%) REST
9 3 (0.42%) Middleware
9 3 (0.42%) RESTful
10 2 (0.28%) CSS3
10 2 (0.28%) HTML5
10 2 (0.28%) JSON
10 2 (0.28%) Redux
10 2 (0.28%) Sass
10 2 (0.28%) Velocity
10 2 (0.28%) XMPP
11 1 (0.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.97%) PMI
3 46 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (5.86%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.49%) User Experience
6 19 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.23%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.81%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.67%) FMCG
10 12 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.39%) iPhone
11 10 (1.39%) PDA
12 9 (1.26%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.70%) Life Science
15 4 (0.56%) Derivative
15 4 (0.56%) Equities
15 4 (0.56%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.37%) Windows
2 34 (4.74%) Windows Server
3 32 (4.46%) Windows 10
4 28 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.09%) Linux
7 13 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.39%) Windows 2000
9 10 (1.39%) Windows Vista
9 10 (1.39%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.28%) Android
11 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (63.32%) Project Management
2 336 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (44.35%) PRINCE2
4 192 (26.78%) Project Delivery
5 169 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 132 (18.41%) Waterfall
7 109 (15.20%) Change Management
8 92 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
9 91 (12.69%) Scrum
10 90 (12.55%) Programme Management
11 88 (12.27%) ITIL
12 71 (9.90%) SDLC
13 64 (8.93%) Project Planning
14 61 (8.51%) Coaching
15 59 (8.23%) Risk Management
16 53 (7.39%) Mentoring
17 48 (6.69%) Matrix Organization
18 47 (6.56%) Business Analysis
19 46 (6.42%) Service Delivery
20 45 (6.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.14%) SQL
2 24 (3.35%) C
3 20 (2.79%) C#
4 10 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 7 (0.98%) VBA
6 5 (0.70%) Java
6 5 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.42%) PHP
8 2 (0.28%) R
8 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (13.67%) Degree
2 84 (11.72%) PMI Certification
3 76 (10.60%) PMP
4 55 (7.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 52 (7.25%) Security Cleared
6 44 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (4.32%) ISEB
8 26 (3.63%) SC Cleared
9 18 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.23%) ISTQB
10 16 (2.23%) MCP
11 14 (1.95%) TOGAF Certification
12 12 (1.67%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.26%) APMP
14 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.70%) CBAP
15 5 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (0.70%) MCITP
15 5 (0.70%) MCSE
16 4 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (28.17%) PMO
2 78 (10.88%) QA
3 21 (2.93%) GDPR
4 18 (2.51%) EMIR
4 18 (2.51%) MiFID
5 15 (2.09%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.98%) SLA
7 5 (0.70%) P3O
8 4 (0.56%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) GAMP
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.14%) NIST
System Software
1 38 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.28%) vSphere
5 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (4.32%) SCCM
2 16 (2.23%) HP ALM
2 16 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (2.23%) SCOM
3 14 (1.95%) vRealize
4 7 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.42%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.28%) PowerCLI
6 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.14%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 272 (37.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.74%) SAP
3 25 (3.49%) Cisco
3 25 (3.49%) VMware
4 23 (3.21%) HP
5 17 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.23%) Adobe
7 12 (1.67%) IBM
8 11 (1.53%) Oracle
9 10 (1.39%) Lotus
10 6 (0.84%) DocuSign
10 6 (0.84%) JD Edwards
10 6 (0.84%) Remedy
11 5 (0.70%) Birst
11 5 (0.70%) Palo Alto
11 5 (0.70%) Tableau
12 4 (0.56%) Capita
12 4 (0.56%) Demandware
12 4 (0.56%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.56%) SolarWinds