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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 381 326
Rank change year-on-year +18 -55  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 736 776 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.79% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 9.69% 8.61% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 565 606 837
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,850
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Microsoft Project is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7595 9012 11089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.63% 9.15% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5988 7386 8701
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% -1.47%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 689 £50,000 - 78
London +15 272 £55,500 +0.90% 21
South East +63 196 £47,500 -5.00% 20
City of London +13 49 £56,250 -6.25% 10
West Midlands +1 46 £37,500 -12.79% 3
South West +14 44 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East of England -27 43 £42,500 -26.08% 11
Hampshire +26 42 £37,500 +11.11% 6
Surrey +2 40 £47,500 -17.39% 1
North West -49 38 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Yorkshire +3 34 £45,000 +22.44% 3
Berkshire +30 33 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 26 £48,500 +8.98% 1
Manchester -36 25 £50,000 +37.93% 5
West Sussex +19 23 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Scotland +14 23 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire 0 23 £32,500 -45.83% 1
West Yorkshire +5 22 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Milton Keynes +13 18 £57,500 +29.21% 1
Birmingham 0 18 £57,500 +91.66% 2
Reading +40 15 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Staffordshire +25 13 £40,000 -21.18%
East Sussex +23 13 £35,000 -21.17% 5
Oxfordshire +19 13 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Edinburgh -7 13 £60,000 +23.07%
Cheshire -18 13 £43,464 +44.87%
East Midlands +11 12 £36,250 +72.61% 2
Gloucestershire +5 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds -1 12 £37,250 +1.36% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 12 £57,500 +27.77% 8

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 811 (57.56%) Project Management
2 629 (44.64%) PRINCE2
3 627 (44.50%) Microsoft
4 521 (36.98%) Finance
5 480 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
6 461 (32.72%) Microsoft Office
7 426 (30.23%) Microsoft Excel
8 335 (23.78%) MS Visio
9 330 (23.42%) PMO
10 277 (19.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 270 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 258 (18.31%) SharePoint
13 205 (14.55%) Degree
14 178 (12.63%) Project Planning
15 176 (12.49%) Waterfall
16 173 (12.28%) Change Management
17 161 (11.43%) Risk Management
18 160 (11.36%) SDLC
19 147 (10.43%) Programme Management
20 126 (8.94%) JIRA
21 121 (8.59%) Business Analysis
22 119 (8.45%) ITIL
22 119 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
23 114 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 111 (7.88%) CRM
25 110 (7.81%) PMI Certification
26 107 (7.59%) Scrum
27 104 (7.38%) Telecoms
28 98 (6.96%) QA
29 96 (6.81%) PMP

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
1 258 (18.31%) SharePoint
2 72 (5.11%) MS Project Server
3 31 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 28 (1.99%) Confluence
5 24 (1.70%) IIS
6 23 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.28%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.14%) CMS
9 7 (0.50%) Apache
10 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.21%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.14%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.14%) OpenROAD
12 2 (0.14%) SAS
13 1 (0.071%) Documentum
13 1 (0.071%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 461 (32.72%) Microsoft Office
2 426 (30.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 335 (23.78%) MS Visio
4 277 (19.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.57%) Windchill
7 5 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.35%) Niku Workbench
8 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.071%) Baselight
10 1 (0.071%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.071%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 51 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.21%) NetSuite
3 15 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.85%) SAP ERP
6 11 (0.78%) Primavera
7 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.21%) HFM
9 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.071%) Academy Housing
11 1 (0.071%) Actimize
11 1 (0.071%) arcHouse
11 1 (0.071%) Maximo
11 1 (0.071%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.98%) SaaS
3 29 (2.06%) Office 365
4 28 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.85%) Force.com
6 11 (0.78%) Intacct
7 8 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.35%) G Suite
8 5 (0.35%) Trello
9 4 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.14%) Asana
11 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.071%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.071%) PaaS
12 1 (0.071%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.071%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.12%) WAN
2 37 (2.63%) Internet
3 35 (2.48%) LAN
4 29 (2.06%) DNS
4 29 (2.06%) VLAN
5 25 (1.77%) VoIP
6 21 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.35%) DHCP
7 19 (1.35%) DMZ
8 16 (1.14%) TCP/IP
9 15 (1.06%) VPN
10 14 (0.99%) Firewall
11 13 (0.92%) LDAP
12 11 (0.78%) Skype
13 10 (0.71%) SMTP
14 7 (0.50%) SAN
14 7 (0.50%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.43%) Intranet
15 6 (0.43%) IP Telephony
15 6 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.99%) MS Access
3 19 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (0.85%) Data Mining
4 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (0.71%) QlikView
7 9 (0.64%) Power BI
7 9 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.43%) Data Mart
9 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.28%) GIS
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 126 (8.94%) JIRA
2 40 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.99%) Subversion
4 12 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.85%) NUnit
4 12 (0.85%) SpecFlow
4 12 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.64%) Selenium
6 6 (0.43%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (0.35%) Mocha
7 5 (0.35%) Protractor
7 5 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.35%) webpack
7 5 (0.35%) Zephyr
8 4 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (0.21%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.21%) TestRail
10 2 (0.14%) TestComplete
General
1 521 (36.98%) Finance
2 104 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 91 (6.46%) Banking
4 59 (4.19%) Marketing
5 53 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 48 (3.41%) Legal
7 43 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 43 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 36 (2.56%) Advertising
9 35 (2.48%) Retail
10 33 (2.34%) French Language
11 32 (2.27%) Back Office
11 32 (2.27%) Electronics
12 25 (1.77%) Law
13 17 (1.21%) Front Office
14 14 (0.99%) Billing
14 14 (0.99%) Games
14 14 (0.99%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 622 (44.14%) Project Manager
2 240 (17.03%) Analyst
3 114 (8.09%) IT Manager
4 102 (7.24%) PMO Analyst
5 96 (6.81%) Business Analyst
5 96 (6.81%) Senior Manager
6 91 (6.46%) Senior Project Manager
7 87 (6.17%) Coordinator
8 83 (5.89%) IT Project Manager
9 53 (3.76%) Architect
10 48 (3.41%) Project Coordinator
11 47 (3.34%) Software Project Manager
12 45 (3.19%) Technical Manager
13 44 (3.12%) Technical Project Manager
14 43 (3.05%) PMO Manager
15 39 (2.77%) Delivery Manager
16 38 (2.70%) Digital Project Manager
17 36 (2.56%) Junior
18 35 (2.48%) Programme Manager
19 34 (2.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.26%) .NET
2 35 (2.48%) HTML
3 19 (1.35%) .NET Framework
4 17 (1.21%) Entity Framework
4 17 (1.21%) RESTful
5 16 (1.14%) Web Services
6 14 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 14 (0.99%) CSS
7 13 (0.92%) XML
8 12 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 12 (0.85%) NHibernate
9 11 (0.78%) Angular 2
10 10 (0.71%) COM
11 9 (0.64%) SAML
12 8 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (0.50%) Autofac
13 7 (0.50%) Castle Windsor
13 7 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (0.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 119 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.54%) PMI
3 56 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 39 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.34%) Virtual Team
7 32 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 24 (1.70%) Digital Signage
8 24 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (1.63%) Replication
10 20 (1.42%) User Experience
11 18 (1.28%) Equities
11 18 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.21%) Fintech
13 16 (1.14%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.92%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.71%) Clustering
16 10 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
16 10 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (6.03%) Windows
2 35 (2.48%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.06%) Unix
6 13 (0.92%) Linux
6 13 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (0.71%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.50%) Android
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.071%) AIX
11 1 (0.071%) pSOS
11 1 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (57.56%) Project Management
2 629 (44.64%) PRINCE2
3 480 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
4 270 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 178 (12.63%) Project Planning
6 176 (12.49%) Waterfall
7 173 (12.28%) Change Management
8 161 (11.43%) Risk Management
9 160 (11.36%) SDLC
10 147 (10.43%) Programme Management
11 121 (8.59%) Business Analysis
12 119 (8.45%) ITIL
13 111 (7.88%) CRM
14 107 (7.59%) Scrum
15 91 (6.46%) Resource Management
15 91 (6.46%) Time Management
16 90 (6.39%) Change Control
17 82 (5.82%) PRINCE
18 79 (5.61%) Service Delivery
19 68 (4.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 88 (6.25%) SQL
2 37 (2.63%) C#
2 37 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 35 (2.48%) C
4 21 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 20 (1.42%) VBScript
6 16 (1.14%) Java
7 15 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.50%) Python
9 6 (0.43%) VB
9 6 (0.43%) VBA
10 5 (0.35%) C++
11 3 (0.21%) PHP
11 3 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.14%) XAML
13 1 (0.071%) COBOL
13 1 (0.071%) Perl
13 1 (0.071%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 205 (14.55%) Degree
2 114 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 110 (7.81%) PMI Certification
4 96 (6.81%) PMP
5 92 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 64 (4.54%) Security Cleared
7 55 (3.90%) APMP
8 52 (3.69%) SC Cleared
9 29 (2.06%) ISEB
10 22 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (0.99%) CISSP
12 14 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.71%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.57%) CAPM
15 8 (0.57%) CBAP
15 8 (0.57%) CCNA
15 8 (0.57%) IIBA
16 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 330 (23.42%) PMO
2 98 (6.96%) QA
3 31 (2.20%) SLA
4 15 (1.06%) P3O
5 12 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.57%) GCP
8 6 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.43%) MiFID
9 5 (0.35%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.14%) SEPA
12 1 (0.071%) COBIT
12 1 (0.071%) COSO
12 1 (0.071%) DO-254
12 1 (0.071%) EMIR
12 1 (0.071%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 1 (0.071%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (0.85%) Control-M
3 10 (0.71%) vCenter Server
4 9 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.50%) SCCM
6 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.071%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.071%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.071%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.071%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.071%) Nessus
7 1 (0.071%) WSUS
Vendors
1 627 (44.50%) Microsoft
2 68 (4.83%) SAP
3 46 (3.26%) Oracle
4 45 (3.19%) VMware
5 39 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (1.92%) Cisco
7 26 (1.85%) HP
8 18 (1.28%) JD Edwards
9 15 (1.06%) Epicor
9 15 (1.06%) Planview
10 14 (0.99%) Citrix
11 11 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
11 11 (0.78%) Google
11 11 (0.78%) Infor
11 11 (0.78%) Sage
12 10 (0.71%) Ericsson
12 10 (0.71%) Huawei
13 9 (0.64%) Embarcadero
13 9 (0.64%) IBM
13 9 (0.64%) Juniper
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £50k plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-60,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + share options + flexi working + 25
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Modis International
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-60,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago