Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 426 387 357
Rank change year-on-year -39 -30 -69
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,204 1,332 1,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.77% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 8.10% 8.95% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,069 1,633
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +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 14,866 14,884 20,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.58% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11,787 12,153 16,496
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -64 1,039 £50,000 +1.01% 104
UK excluding London +14 775 £46,000 +2.22% 86
London -100 378 £57,500 - 30
South East -18 266 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North of England +33 178 £42,500 +13.33% 22
North West +29 93 £43,000 -4.44% 12
Midlands -31 93 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Scotland +15 72 £50,000 +50.38% 10
South West -10 68 £40,750 +1.88% 4
West Midlands -17 68 £45,000 +7.14% 14
Yorkshire +11 66 £41,996 +29.22% 6
East of England -11 54 £50,000 -8.26% 9
Wales +37 34 £50,000 +58.73% 2
East Midlands -11 25 £41,500 -12.63% 7
Northern Ireland -5 21 £42,500 -10.53%
North East -8 19 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 729 (60.55%) Project Management
2 557 (46.26%) PRINCE2
3 529 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
4 523 (43.44%) Finance
5 463 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 398 (33.06%) Microsoft Office
7 369 (30.65%) Microsoft Excel
8 356 (29.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 284 (23.59%) MS Visio
10 251 (20.85%) PMO
11 222 (18.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 206 (17.11%) Change Management
13 189 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
14 188 (15.61%) SDLC
14 188 (15.61%) Project Planning
15 179 (14.87%) Degree
16 173 (14.37%) Waterfall
17 161 (13.37%) Risk Management
18 138 (11.46%) PMP
19 137 (11.38%) Scrum
20 126 (10.47%) PMI Certification
21 115 (9.55%) Banking
22 112 (9.30%) JIRA
23 110 (9.14%) Business Analysis
24 107 (8.89%) Programme Management
25 106 (8.80%) ITIL
26 97 (8.06%) SharePoint
27 91 (7.56%) Project Governance
28 89 (7.39%) Retail
29 86 (7.14%) Software Delivery

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 97 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.16%) MS Project Server
3 21 (1.74%) Confluence
4 10 (0.83%) IIS
5 8 (0.66%) CMS
6 7 (0.58%) SAS
6 7 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.42%) Apache
7 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.42%) iPlanet
7 5 (0.42%) JBoss
7 5 (0.42%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.17%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.17%) Mule
9 2 (0.17%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 398 (33.06%) Microsoft Office
2 369 (30.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 284 (23.59%) MS Visio
4 222 (18.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.25%) CATIA
7 3 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
8 2 (0.17%) Niku Workbench
8 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 39 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (2.57%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.00%) Workfront
4 11 (0.91%) Primavera
5 8 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.58%) CA PPM
6 7 (0.58%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.25%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.17%) Maximo
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.17%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.083%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.083%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.24%) Office 365
4 18 (1.50%) GitHub
5 14 (1.16%) Basecamp
6 9 (0.75%) SaaS
7 8 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.58%) Trello
9 6 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.42%) IaaS
11 4 (0.33%) G Suite
11 4 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
12 3 (0.25%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.17%) PaaS
13 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.083%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.083%) Oracle CX
14 1 (0.083%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.82%) WAN
2 39 (3.24%) LAN
3 28 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.33%) VPN
4 13 (1.08%) Firewall
4 13 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (0.91%) Intranet
6 9 (0.75%) SAN
7 8 (0.66%) Internet
7 8 (0.66%) Skype
7 8 (0.66%) VoIP
8 6 (0.50%) VLAN
9 5 (0.42%) NAS
10 4 (0.33%) Extranet
10 4 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.25%) WebEx
12 2 (0.17%) 4G
12 2 (0.17%) FCoE
12 2 (0.17%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.66%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.57%) Big Data
3 21 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.75%) MySQL
7 8 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (0.66%) MS Access
8 7 (0.58%) Power BI
8 7 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.42%) QlikView
10 5 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.42%) SAS EBI
11 4 (0.33%) OLAP
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 112 (9.30%) JIRA
2 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.33%) Zephyr
5 3 (0.25%) AccuRev
5 3 (0.25%) LabVIEW
5 3 (0.25%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.083%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.083%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.083%) Subversion
7 1 (0.083%) TestRail
7 1 (0.083%) Toad
7 1 (0.083%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 523 (43.44%) Finance
2 115 (9.55%) Banking
3 89 (7.39%) Retail
4 72 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 63 (5.23%) Legal
6 40 (3.32%) Financial Institution
6 40 (3.32%) Law
7 33 (2.74%) Advertising
7 33 (2.74%) Marketing
8 31 (2.57%) Retail Banking
9 28 (2.33%) Investment Banking
10 25 (2.08%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.83%) Publishing
12 21 (1.74%) Back Office
13 15 (1.25%) Billing
14 10 (0.83%) Military
15 8 (0.66%) Front Office
16 6 (0.50%) Automotive
17 5 (0.42%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 575 (47.76%) Project Manager
2 190 (15.78%) Analyst
3 114 (9.47%) IT Manager
4 107 (8.89%) IT Project Manager
5 90 (7.48%) Business Analyst
6 87 (7.23%) Software Project Manager
7 63 (5.23%) Programme Manager
8 58 (4.82%) PMO Analyst
9 55 (4.57%) Consultant
10 43 (3.57%) Junior
11 39 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
12 37 (3.07%) Coordinator
12 37 (3.07%) Senior Manager
12 37 (3.07%) Senior Project Manager
13 36 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
14 35 (2.91%) Delivery Project Manager
15 29 (2.41%) Project Coordinator
16 26 (2.16%) Software Manager
17 25 (2.08%) IT Analyst
17 25 (2.08%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.24%) .NET
2 30 (2.49%) Web Services
3 26 (2.16%) RESTful
4 18 (1.50%) HTML
5 10 (0.83%) XML
6 9 (0.75%) J2EE
7 7 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.58%) CSS
8 5 (0.42%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.42%) EDI
8 5 (0.42%) HTML5
8 5 (0.42%) jQuery
8 5 (0.42%) LDAP
9 4 (0.33%) Ajax
10 3 (0.25%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.25%) COM
10 3 (0.25%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.25%) Kendo UI
10 3 (0.25%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (0.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 189 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (6.48%) PMI
3 67 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 65 (5.40%) Management Information System
5 53 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 53 (4.40%) Virtual Team
6 30 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 17 (1.41%) Driving Licence
8 15 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.25%) User Experience
9 14 (1.16%) Fintech
10 13 (1.08%) Equities
10 13 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
11 12 (1.00%) NHS
12 9 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.75%) Social Media
13 6 (0.50%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.42%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.57%) Windows
2 17 (1.41%) Windows Server
3 16 (1.33%) Linux
4 12 (1.00%) Unix
5 6 (0.50%) AIX
5 6 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.42%) HPUX
6 5 (0.42%) Solaris
6 5 (0.42%) SUSE
7 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) Android
8 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.083%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (60.55%) Project Management
2 557 (46.26%) PRINCE2
3 529 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
4 356 (29.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 206 (17.11%) Change Management
6 188 (15.61%) Project Planning
6 188 (15.61%) SDLC
7 173 (14.37%) Waterfall
8 161 (13.37%) Risk Management
9 137 (11.38%) Scrum
10 110 (9.14%) Business Analysis
11 107 (8.89%) Programme Management
12 106 (8.80%) ITIL
13 91 (7.56%) Project Governance
14 86 (7.14%) Software Delivery
15 81 (6.73%) CRM
16 75 (6.23%) Time Management
17 71 (5.90%) Process Improvement
18 69 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
18 69 (5.73%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (4.73%) SQL
2 25 (2.08%) C#
3 24 (1.99%) Java
4 17 (1.41%) C
4 17 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.25%) VBA
6 4 (0.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.33%) C++
6 4 (0.33%) Perl
7 3 (0.25%) Korn
7 3 (0.25%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.17%) C-shell
8 2 (0.17%) Groovy
8 2 (0.17%) PHP
8 2 (0.17%) R
8 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.083%) Delphi
9 1 (0.083%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.083%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.083%) VB
Qualifications
1 179 (14.87%) Degree
2 138 (11.46%) PMP
3 126 (10.47%) PMI Certification
4 78 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 55 (4.57%) Security Cleared
6 54 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 48 (3.99%) APMP
8 42 (3.49%) SC Cleared
9 31 (2.57%) ISEB
10 17 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (1.08%) CAPM
12 10 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.75%) APMG
14 7 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 6 (0.50%) CISM
15 6 (0.50%) CISSP
15 6 (0.50%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.50%) GIAC
15 6 (0.50%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (20.85%) PMO
2 83 (6.89%) QA
3 16 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 15 (1.25%) SLA
5 13 (1.08%) GDPR
6 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.66%) P3O
7 7 (0.58%) PMBOK
8 6 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.42%) MiFID
10 4 (0.33%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.33%) NEBOSH
11 2 (0.17%) COSO
12 1 (0.083%) Basel II
12 1 (0.083%) Basel III
12 1 (0.083%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.083%) SEPA
12 1 (0.083%) UCITS
System Software
1 20 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.50%) Docker
3 17 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.42%) KVM
5 5 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.17%) Samba
7 1 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.42%) OpenView
4 2 (0.17%) SCCM
4 2 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.083%) WMI
Vendors
1 463 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 76 (6.31%) Oracle
2 76 (6.31%) SAP
3 35 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (2.66%) Cisco
5 31 (2.57%) Google
6 22 (1.83%) Juniper
7 19 (1.58%) HP
8 18 (1.50%) IBM
9 17 (1.41%) VMware
10 15 (1.25%) Capita
11 11 (0.91%) Remedy
12 10 (0.83%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.66%) Citrix
13 8 (0.66%) Xerox
14 7 (0.58%) Mitel
15 6 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
15 6 (0.50%) Cognos
15 6 (0.50%) JD Edwards
15 6 (0.50%) Tableau