Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 481 534 500
Rank change year-on-year +53 -34 -89
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 740 173 731
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 6.98% 5.81% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 484 145 514
10th Percentile £36,825 £33,988 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,836 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,072
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.82% +4.14%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £76,804 £84,500 £83,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 10,609 2,977 11,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.43% 6.09% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,398 2,431 8,825
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -5.06%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,542 £34,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% +13.36% -2.86%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 +26 625 £55,000 +6.60% 69
UK excluding London +46 457 £50,000 +5.26% 51
Work from Home -92 202 £52,500 +5.00% 11
London -119 200 £64,000 +6.67% 19
South East -70 134 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Midlands -25 122 £57,500 +25.00% 17
West Midlands -16 108 £58,750 +38.24% 13
North of England -79 75 £43,000 +13.16% 9
Yorkshire -73 45 £43,500 +20.52% 5
East of England -66 43 £55,000 -45.00% 8
South West -61 40 £57,500 +4.55% 4
North West -81 30 £43,000 -11.00% 4
Wales -28 23 £48,083 +37.38% 1
East Midlands -62 14 £48,500 -3.00% 4
Scotland - 14 £47,750 - 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £41,250 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 540 (72.97%) Project Management
2 357 (48.24%) PRINCE2
3 350 (47.30%) Social Skills
4 349 (47.16%) Microsoft
5 312 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
6 266 (35.95%) Project Delivery
7 255 (34.46%) Finance
8 241 (32.57%) Microsoft Excel
9 220 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 205 (27.70%) Microsoft Office
11 189 (25.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 141 (19.05%) Project Planning
13 137 (18.51%) MS Visio
14 133 (17.97%) Degree
15 132 (17.84%) ERP
16 117 (15.81%) Waterfall
17 111 (15.00%) Change Control
17 111 (15.00%) PMO
18 108 (14.59%) JIRA
19 96 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
20 93 (12.57%) Oracle
21 85 (11.49%) SharePoint
21 85 (11.49%) PMI Certification
21 85 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
22 80 (10.81%) Presentation Skills
23 79 (10.68%) Presales
24 74 (10.00%) PMP
24 74 (10.00%) Change Management
25 72 (9.73%) Management Information System
25 72 (9.73%) SaaS

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 85 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.70%) Confluence
3 19 (2.57%) Documentum
4 11 (1.49%) CMS
5 10 (1.35%) MS Project Server
6 7 (0.95%) Drupal
6 7 (0.95%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.27%) Moodle
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 241 (32.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 205 (27.70%) Microsoft Office
3 189 (25.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 137 (18.51%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.08%) Revit
6 6 (0.81%) Open Workbench
6 6 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (8.65%) Oracle ERP
2 46 (6.22%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (1.62%) Primavera
5 9 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.08%) SAP Travel Management
7 7 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.81%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.68%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.41%) SAP GTS
11 2 (0.27%) Infor LN
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.27%) Q-Pulse
11 2 (0.27%) SAP EWM
12 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
12 1 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 1 (0.14%) Magento
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
12 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.73%) SaaS
2 64 (8.65%) Azure
3 40 (5.41%) Microsoft 365
4 31 (4.19%) Smartsheet
5 30 (4.05%) Power Platform
6 27 (3.65%) Veeva
7 20 (2.70%) AWS
8 10 (1.35%) ClickUp
9 7 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (0.95%) Basecamp
9 7 (0.95%) Trello
10 6 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.81%) Amazon Cognito
10 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.81%) npm
10 6 (0.81%) Serverless
11 4 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.43%) WAN
2 13 (1.76%) LAN
3 11 (1.49%) Firewall
4 7 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.68%) DNS
5 5 (0.68%) Internet
5 5 (0.68%) WebEx
6 4 (0.54%) Broadband
6 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.54%) VPN
7 3 (0.41%) 2G
7 3 (0.41%) 3G
7 3 (0.41%) 4G
7 3 (0.41%) Extranet
7 3 (0.41%) Intranet
7 3 (0.41%) LTE
7 3 (0.41%) Skype
7 3 (0.41%) VoLTE
8 2 (0.27%) VSAN
9 1 (0.14%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.05%) Power BI
2 15 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.22%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.08%) Data Lake
6 6 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
6 6 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.81%) MySQL
6 6 (0.81%) Redis
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.27%) Big Data
8 2 (0.27%) Metadata
8 2 (0.27%) MS Access
9 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 108 (14.59%) JIRA
2 22 (2.97%) Axure RP
3 8 (1.08%) Selenium
4 7 (0.95%) NUnit
4 7 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (0.95%) SpecFlow
4 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.81%) Mocha
6 3 (0.41%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) Postman
General
1 350 (47.30%) Social Skills
2 255 (34.46%) Finance
3 85 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (10.81%) Presentation Skills
5 57 (7.70%) Public Sector
6 56 (7.57%) Retail
7 55 (7.43%) Marketing
8 45 (6.08%) Documentation Skills
9 41 (5.54%) Manufacturing
10 39 (5.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 32 (4.32%) Organisational Skills
12 31 (4.19%) Telecoms
13 28 (3.78%) Legal
14 27 (3.65%) Influencing Skills
15 24 (3.24%) Billing
16 21 (2.84%) Law
17 20 (2.70%) Publishing
18 17 (2.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 16 (2.16%) Banking
20 15 (2.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 429 (57.97%) Project Manager
2 115 (15.54%) IT Manager
3 107 (14.46%) Senior Manager
4 106 (14.32%) IT Project Manager
5 102 (13.78%) Senior Project Manager
6 76 (10.27%) Analyst
7 64 (8.65%) ERP Manager
7 64 (8.65%) ERP Project Manager
8 60 (8.11%) Oracle Project Manager
9 37 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
10 36 (4.86%) Digital Project Manager
10 36 (4.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 30 (4.05%) PMO Analyst
12 24 (3.24%) Business Analyst
13 23 (3.11%) Coordinator
14 22 (2.97%) Programme Manager
15 16 (2.16%) Architect
16 14 (1.89%) Consultant
16 14 (1.89%) IT Infrastructure Manager
16 14 (1.89%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.70%) Middleware
2 15 (2.03%) HTML
3 12 (1.62%) EDI
4 11 (1.49%) jQuery
5 10 (1.35%) Ajax
6 8 (1.08%) React
6 8 (1.08%) SAP TM
7 7 (0.95%) XML
8 6 (0.81%) Chai
8 6 (0.81%) EJS
8 6 (0.81%) Express
8 6 (0.81%) Node.js
8 6 (0.81%) OAuth
8 6 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.54%) Velocity
10 3 (0.41%) COM
10 3 (0.41%) HTML5
11 2 (0.27%) CSS
11 2 (0.27%) JSON
12 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.73%) Management Information System
2 44 (5.95%) PMI
3 43 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 38 (5.14%) User Experience
5 30 (4.05%) Life Science
6 27 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (2.97%) Digital Media
8 15 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (2.03%) Renewable Energy
9 14 (1.89%) Driving Licence
9 14 (1.89%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.76%) NHS
11 12 (1.62%) FMCG
11 12 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.95%) Animation
14 7 (0.95%) Housing Association
15 6 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.32%) Windows
2 17 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 13 (1.76%) Linux
4 12 (1.62%) Unix
5 11 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (72.97%) Project Management
2 357 (48.24%) PRINCE2
3 312 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (35.95%) Project Delivery
5 220 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 141 (19.05%) Project Planning
7 132 (17.84%) ERP
8 117 (15.81%) Waterfall
9 111 (15.00%) Change Control
10 96 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
11 79 (10.68%) Presales
12 74 (10.00%) Change Management
13 68 (9.19%) Contingency Planning
13 68 (9.19%) Migration
14 65 (8.78%) Scrum
15 62 (8.38%) Risk Management
16 60 (8.11%) Line Management
17 59 (7.97%) ITIL
18 58 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (7.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.43%) SQL
2 17 (2.30%) Java
3 12 (1.62%) C
4 11 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.08%) C#
6 6 (0.81%) PHP
6 6 (0.81%) Python
7 4 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.27%) VBA
9 1 (0.14%) ABAP
9 1 (0.14%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 133 (17.97%) Degree
2 85 (11.49%) PMI Certification
3 74 (10.00%) PMP
4 65 (8.78%) Security Cleared
5 56 (7.57%) Oracle Certification
6 43 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 39 (5.27%) APMP
8 38 (5.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 36 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 18 (2.43%) SC Cleared
11 17 (2.30%) ISEB
12 13 (1.76%) ISTQB
13 9 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.54%) Master's Degree
16 3 (0.41%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.41%) RIBA
17 2 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (15.00%) PMO
2 26 (3.51%) QA
3 11 (1.49%) GDPR
4 10 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.08%) Good Clinical Practice
5 8 (1.08%) P3O
6 4 (0.54%) GLP
6 4 (0.54%) GMP
7 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.41%) GRC
7 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.27%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.27%) EMIR
8 2 (0.27%) ITGC
8 2 (0.27%) MiFID
8 2 (0.27%) NCSC
8 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 14 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.08%) SCCM
3 7 (0.95%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.41%) SCOM
7 2 (0.27%) Ansible
7 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.27%) StackStorm
7 2 (0.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 349 (47.16%) Microsoft
2 93 (12.57%) Oracle
3 49 (6.62%) SAP
4 19 (2.57%) OpenText
5 18 (2.43%) VMware
6 17 (2.30%) JD Edwards
7 12 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.35%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.08%) Remedy
9 8 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.95%) Databricks
10 7 (0.95%) Google
10 7 (0.95%) HP
11 6 (0.81%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.68%) Cisco
12 5 (0.68%) Facebook
12 5 (0.68%) HubSpot
12 5 (0.68%) Informatica
13 4 (0.54%) LexisNexis
13 4 (0.54%) YouTube