Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 495 400 413
Rank change year-on-year -95 +13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 759 1,324 1,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.80% 0.78%
As % of the Applications category 6.66% 9.16% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 539 1,024 1,050
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 11,403 14,452 15,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.14% 8.74% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,945 11,213 11,804
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +2.94% +4.62%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -98 714 £52,500 +5.00% 98
UK excluding London -112 456 £45,000 -5.26% 78
London -40 292 £60,000 +9.09% 26
South East -58 143 £45,000 -14.29% 27
North of England -47 86 £42,500 -1.16% 14
South West -59 79 £41,500 -7.78% 12
Midlands +11 77 £46,125 +8.53% 16
North West -9 67 £42,500 -5.56% 6
West Midlands +1 51 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East of England -2 32 £56,000 -0.20% 3
East Midlands +29 26 £47,500 - 10
Wales +12 26 £50,000 -2.44%
Yorkshire -40 13 £46,750 +33.57% 8
Scotland -6 9 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North East +30 6 £33,750 +17.39%
Northern Ireland - 4 £30,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 490 (64.56%) Project Management
2 325 (42.82%) PRINCE2
3 318 (41.90%) Microsoft
4 311 (40.97%) Finance
5 300 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
6 284 (37.42%) Microsoft Excel
7 211 (27.80%) Microsoft Office
8 195 (25.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 192 (25.30%) Project Delivery
10 188 (24.77%) PMO
11 172 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 138 (18.18%) MS Visio
13 131 (17.26%) Degree
14 124 (16.34%) Change Management
15 112 (14.76%) JIRA
16 109 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
17 106 (13.97%) Waterfall
18 101 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
19 94 (12.38%) ITIL
20 91 (11.99%) PMI Certification
21 85 (11.20%) Programme Management
21 85 (11.20%) Scrum
22 80 (10.54%) Windows
23 73 (9.62%) QA
24 69 (9.09%) PMP
24 69 (9.09%) Management Information System
25 66 (8.70%) Project Planning
26 65 (8.56%) Risk Management
27 64 (8.43%) Security Cleared
28 61 (8.04%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 61 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.03%) MS Project Server
3 21 (2.77%) Confluence
4 12 (1.58%) IBM Notes
5 11 (1.45%) CMS
6 5 (0.66%) IIS
7 4 (0.53%) Documentum
7 4 (0.53%) Drupal
8 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.40%) WordPress
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 284 (37.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 211 (27.80%) Microsoft Office
3 195 (25.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 138 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.11%) Acrobat
6 14 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (1.45%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 13 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.19%) Primavera
2 9 (1.19%) SimCorp Dimension
3 8 (1.05%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.26%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.13%) iTrent
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.85%) Azure
2 40 (5.27%) AWS
3 37 (4.87%) Office 365
4 26 (3.43%) SaaS
5 17 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (1.98%) Trello
7 12 (1.58%) Basecamp
8 8 (1.05%) PaaS
8 8 (1.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 7 (0.92%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.66%) FinancialForce
10 5 (0.66%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.53%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.40%) Force.com
12 3 (0.40%) G Suite
12 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Flow
12 3 (0.40%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.56%) Software-Defined Networking
2 24 (3.16%) Internet
3 21 (2.77%) WAN
4 19 (2.50%) LAN
5 18 (2.37%) VPN
6 17 (2.24%) WebEx
7 16 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
8 14 (1.84%) SAN
9 9 (1.19%) DNS
10 7 (0.92%) Intranet
10 7 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.66%) Firewall
11 5 (0.66%) Wireless
12 4 (0.53%) Extranet
12 4 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.53%) Skype
13 3 (0.40%) DHCP
13 3 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.84%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.45%) Big Data
3 11 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.05%) OLAP
5 4 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.53%) Power BI
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.40%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.40%) SSDT
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.26%) MySQL
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 112 (14.76%) JIRA
2 19 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.53%) Selenium
4 4 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.40%) Subversion
5 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.26%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.26%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.13%) FrontPage
7 1 (0.13%) GCC
7 1 (0.13%) GDB
7 1 (0.13%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.13%) JUnit
7 1 (0.13%) Mockito
7 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 311 (40.97%) Finance
2 49 (6.46%) Public Sector
2 49 (6.46%) Retail
3 38 (5.01%) Marketing
4 35 (4.61%) Banking
5 26 (3.43%) Manufacturing
5 26 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.64%) Legal
7 18 (2.37%) Advertising
8 15 (1.98%) Electronics
9 9 (1.19%) Billing
9 9 (1.19%) Law
10 8 (1.05%) Back Office
10 8 (1.05%) French Language
10 8 (1.05%) German Language
10 8 (1.05%) Local Government
11 7 (0.92%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.92%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 348 (45.85%) Project Manager
2 126 (16.60%) Analyst
3 97 (12.78%) IT Manager
4 86 (11.33%) IT Project Manager
5 57 (7.51%) PMO Analyst
6 48 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 36 (4.74%) Software Project Manager
8 35 (4.61%) Architect
9 30 (3.95%) Senior Manager
10 29 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.69%) Infrastructure Manager
12 27 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
13 26 (3.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 25 (3.29%) Consultant
15 23 (3.03%) Project Analyst
16 22 (2.90%) Business Manager
16 22 (2.90%) Programme Manager
17 20 (2.64%) Digital Project Manager
18 19 (2.50%) Support Engineer
18 19 (2.50%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.50%) CSS
2 13 (1.71%) .NET
3 11 (1.45%) Web Services
4 9 (1.19%) HTML
5 8 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.79%) JSON
7 5 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.53%) XML
9 3 (0.40%) HTML5
9 3 (0.40%) React
9 3 (0.40%) RESTful
9 3 (0.40%) WCF
10 2 (0.26%) CGI
10 2 (0.26%) CSS3
10 2 (0.26%) Redux
10 2 (0.26%) REST
10 2 (0.26%) Spring
10 2 (0.26%) Velocity
11 1 (0.13%) COM
11 1 (0.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 53 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (6.46%) PMI
5 29 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 27 (3.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (2.64%) User Experience
8 19 (2.50%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.98%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.58%) iPhone
10 12 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.58%) PDA
11 11 (1.45%) FMCG
12 10 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.32%) Equities
12 10 (1.32%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.66%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.54%) Windows
2 52 (6.85%) Windows Server
3 50 (6.59%) Windows 10
4 45 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (5.53%) Windows 7
6 32 (4.22%) Linux
7 19 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.98%) Windows 2000
8 15 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.98%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.58%) Windows Vista
10 6 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.53%) Android
11 4 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (64.56%) Project Management
2 325 (42.82%) PRINCE2
3 300 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (25.30%) Project Delivery
5 172 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 124 (16.34%) Change Management
7 106 (13.97%) Waterfall
8 101 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
9 94 (12.38%) ITIL
10 85 (11.20%) Programme Management
10 85 (11.20%) Scrum
11 66 (8.70%) Project Planning
12 65 (8.56%) Risk Management
13 61 (8.04%) ERP
14 59 (7.77%) SDLC
15 50 (6.59%) Business Analysis
16 48 (6.32%) Analytics
16 48 (6.32%) Coaching
16 48 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 48 (6.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (5.01%) SQL
2 22 (2.90%) C
3 13 (1.71%) C#
4 10 (1.32%) Java
5 9 (1.19%) VBA
6 6 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.53%) R
8 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.40%) PHP
9 3 (0.40%) X++
10 1 (0.13%) C++
10 1 (0.13%) Python
10 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (17.26%) Degree
2 91 (11.99%) PMI Certification
3 69 (9.09%) PMP
4 64 (8.43%) Security Cleared
5 61 (8.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 36 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 30 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 27 (3.56%) TOGAF Certification
9 25 (3.29%) ISEB
10 23 (3.03%) MCP
11 14 (1.84%) APMP
12 13 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.58%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.92%) Master's Degree
16 6 (0.79%) MCSE
17 5 (0.66%) HNC
17 5 (0.66%) HND
17 5 (0.66%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (24.77%) PMO
2 73 (9.62%) QA
3 20 (2.64%) SLA
4 10 (1.32%) GDPR
5 8 (1.05%) EMIR
5 8 (1.05%) MiFID
6 5 (0.66%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.40%) P3O
7 3 (0.40%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) NIST
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.53%) BitLocker
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.53%) vSphere
4 4 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.40%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 46 (6.06%) SCCM
2 32 (4.22%) SCOM
3 27 (3.56%) vRealize
4 8 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.53%) HP ALM
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.53%) PowerCLI
5 4 (0.53%) Puppet
5 4 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.13%) Netcool
8 1 (0.13%) Oozie
8 1 (0.13%) OpenView
8 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 318 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.80%) SAP
3 43 (5.67%) Cisco
4 42 (5.53%) VMware
5 33 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (2.64%) HP
7 19 (2.50%) Adobe
8 17 (2.24%) Oracle
9 12 (1.58%) Lotus
10 9 (1.19%) Charles River
10 9 (1.19%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.19%) SimCorp
11 8 (1.05%) Demandware
12 7 (0.92%) Google
13 5 (0.66%) Citrix
13 5 (0.66%) Remedy
14 4 (0.53%) Ariba
14 4 (0.53%) Birst
14 4 (0.53%) Bomgar
14 4 (0.53%) Brocade