Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 432 385 380
Rank change year-on-year -47 -5 -64
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,171 1,371 1,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.80% 0.84%
As % of the Applications category 8.07% 9.27% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1,083 1,357
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 14,506 14,795 19,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.42% 8.67% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11,305 11,868 15,584
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.82% +0.77% -

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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 -76 1,011 £50,000 - 91
UK excluding London -22 732 £47,500 +5.56% 65
London -91 389 £57,500 - 32
South East -83 208 £55,000 +22.22% 20
North of England +24 168 £42,750 +0.59% 15
North West +46 105 £43,000 -4.44% 7
Midlands -8 100 £37,500 -9.09% 7
South West -6 83 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Scotland +12 78 £50,000 -16.67% 2
West Midlands -1 77 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East of England +14 65 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Yorkshire -11 53 £43,500 +19.58% 8
Wales +47 48 £55,000 +46.67% 3
East Midlands -29 23 £43,750 -7.89% 2
North East -18 10 £30,000 -9.09%
Northern Ireland +1 1 £42,500 -10.53% 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 711 (60.72%) Project Management
2 550 (46.97%) PRINCE2
3 530 (45.26%) Finance
4 460 (39.28%) Agile Software Development
5 454 (38.77%) Microsoft
6 375 (32.02%) Microsoft Excel
7 358 (30.57%) Microsoft Office
8 283 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 277 (23.65%) MS Visio
10 254 (21.69%) PMO
11 240 (20.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 215 (18.36%) Project Planning
13 188 (16.05%) Degree
14 181 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
15 160 (13.66%) SDLC
16 154 (13.15%) Change Management
17 145 (12.38%) Waterfall
18 141 (12.04%) PMP
19 135 (11.53%) Scrum
20 134 (11.44%) SharePoint
21 128 (10.93%) Programme Management
22 127 (10.85%) Risk Management
23 125 (10.67%) PMI Certification
24 121 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
25 120 (10.25%) JIRA
26 103 (8.80%) ITIL
27 101 (8.63%) SQL
28 97 (8.28%) Business Analysis
29 94 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
30 93 (7.94%) ERP

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
1 134 (11.44%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.82%) Confluence
3 22 (1.88%) SAS
4 19 (1.62%) MS Project Server
5 15 (1.28%) CMS
6 11 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.43%) IIS
8 4 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.34%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.26%) JBoss
9 3 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.17%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.17%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.17%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.17%) Mule
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 375 (32.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 358 (30.57%) Microsoft Office
3 277 (23.65%) MS Visio
4 240 (20.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.94%) SPSS
7 5 (0.43%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.34%) Gephi
9 2 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
9 2 (0.17%) Niku Workbench
9 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.085%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.085%) CATIA
10 1 (0.085%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 44 (3.76%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (2.05%) Workfront
3 18 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.02%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.60%) CA PPM
5 7 (0.60%) Primavera
6 5 (0.43%) Aareon QL
6 5 (0.43%) Academy Housing
6 5 (0.43%) MIS ActiveH
6 5 (0.43%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (0.43%) OPENContractor
6 5 (0.43%) OPENHousing
6 5 (0.43%) Orchard Housing
6 5 (0.43%) Servitor
7 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.17%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.085%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.13%) Office 365
4 24 (2.05%) Basecamp
5 13 (1.11%) SaaS
6 12 (1.02%) Trello
7 11 (0.94%) GitHub
8 9 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.26%) Slack
12 2 (0.17%) IaaS
12 2 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) Serverless
13 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.085%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.085%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.085%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.31%) Internet
2 26 (2.22%) WAN
3 24 (2.05%) LAN
3 24 (2.05%) VPN
4 21 (1.79%) Intranet
5 20 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.37%) WebEx
7 15 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
8 13 (1.11%) Extranet
8 13 (1.11%) Firewall
9 10 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.51%) Broadband
12 5 (0.43%) Skype
12 5 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (0.43%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.34%) DHCP
13 4 (0.34%) DNS
14 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.45%) Big Data
4 15 (1.28%) MS Access
5 13 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.60%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.43%) Power BI
10 5 (0.43%) QlikView
11 4 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.34%) SAS EBI
12 3 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.26%) GIS
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.26%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 120 (10.25%) JIRA
2 10 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.77%) Subversion
3 9 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.17%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.085%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.085%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.085%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.085%) GitLab
8 1 (0.085%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.085%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.085%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.085%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.085%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.085%) TestRail
8 1 (0.085%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 530 (45.26%) Finance
2 89 (7.60%) Banking
3 76 (6.49%) Retail
4 56 (4.78%) Advertising
5 48 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 47 (4.01%) Legal
7 45 (3.84%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.73%) Retail Banking
9 31 (2.65%) Publishing
10 27 (2.31%) Marketing
11 25 (2.13%) Law
12 21 (1.79%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.62%) Back Office
14 17 (1.45%) Front Office
15 14 (1.20%) Investment Banking
16 12 (1.02%) French Language
16 12 (1.02%) Military
17 8 (0.68%) Automotive
18 7 (0.60%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 534 (45.60%) Project Manager
2 199 (16.99%) Analyst
3 107 (9.14%) IT Manager
4 88 (7.51%) IT Project Manager
5 79 (6.75%) Software Project Manager
6 69 (5.89%) Business Analyst
7 58 (4.95%) PMO Analyst
8 53 (4.53%) Programme Manager
9 42 (3.59%) Senior Manager
10 41 (3.50%) Implementation Manager
11 39 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
12 37 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
13 33 (2.82%) Junior
14 32 (2.73%) Consultant
14 32 (2.73%) Coordinator
15 29 (2.48%) PMO Manager
15 29 (2.48%) Project Coordinator
16 28 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
16 28 (2.39%) Technical Manager
17 27 (2.31%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.18%) .NET
2 19 (1.62%) HTML
2 19 (1.62%) Web Services
3 13 (1.11%) CSS
4 12 (1.02%) RESTful
5 9 (0.77%) XML
6 8 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 7 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.60%) EDI
8 5 (0.43%) HTML5
8 5 (0.43%) REST
9 4 (0.34%) Ajax
9 4 (0.34%) jQuery
9 4 (0.34%) Middleware
10 3 (0.26%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.26%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.26%) J2EE
10 3 (0.26%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (0.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 181 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (6.15%) PMI
3 58 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 51 (4.36%) Virtual Team
5 43 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 41 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.05%) Hedge funds
9 23 (1.96%) User Experience
10 22 (1.88%) Analytical Mindset
11 21 (1.79%) Fintech
12 16 (1.37%) Blackberry
12 16 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.28%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.11%) NHS
15 12 (1.02%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.94%) Fixed Income
17 10 (0.85%) Digital Signage
17 10 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
18 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.38%) Windows
2 26 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.71%) Windows 7
4 19 (1.62%) Linux
5 16 (1.37%) Android
6 12 (1.02%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.94%) Unix
8 8 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.26%) AIX
13 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Solaris
14 1 (0.085%) pSOS
14 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (60.72%) Project Management
2 550 (46.97%) PRINCE2
3 460 (39.28%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 215 (18.36%) Project Planning
6 160 (13.66%) SDLC
7 154 (13.15%) Change Management
8 145 (12.38%) Waterfall
9 135 (11.53%) Scrum
10 128 (10.93%) Programme Management
11 127 (10.85%) Risk Management
12 121 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
13 103 (8.80%) ITIL
14 97 (8.28%) Business Analysis
15 94 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 93 (7.94%) ERP
17 90 (7.69%) Time Management
18 86 (7.34%) Decision-Making
19 81 (6.92%) Line Management
19 81 (6.92%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 101 (8.63%) SQL
2 35 (2.99%) C
3 30 (2.56%) C#
4 27 (2.31%) Java
5 25 (2.13%) VBA
6 23 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.60%) C++
8 5 (0.43%) Java 8
8 5 (0.43%) Java 9
8 5 (0.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.43%) R
8 5 (0.43%) X++
9 2 (0.17%) Groovy
9 2 (0.17%) Korn
9 2 (0.17%) Python
9 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.17%) XPath
10 1 (0.085%) ABAP
10 1 (0.085%) VB
10 1 (0.085%) VC++
Qualifications
1 188 (16.05%) Degree
2 141 (12.04%) PMP
3 125 (10.67%) PMI Certification
4 81 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 62 (5.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 54 (4.61%) Security Cleared
7 39 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 21 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.45%) APMP
10 14 (1.20%) CAPM
10 14 (1.20%) ISEB
11 13 (1.11%) APMG
12 11 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (0.85%) MCSE
14 9 (0.77%) A+ Certification
14 9 (0.77%) CCNA
14 9 (0.77%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.77%) MCTS
14 9 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (21.69%) PMO
2 66 (5.64%) QA
3 14 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.02%) SLA
5 11 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.94%) GDPR
6 10 (0.85%) P3O
7 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.26%) SEPA
11 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.085%) Basel II
12 1 (0.085%) Basel III
12 1 (0.085%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.085%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.085%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 1 (0.085%) PSD2
12 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.28%) Docker
3 13 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.17%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.085%) Firmware
6 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.085%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.60%) SCCM
3 5 (0.43%) HP ALM
3 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.43%) SCOM
3 5 (0.43%) vRealize
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.17%) Oozie
7 1 (0.085%) WMI
Vendors
1 454 (38.77%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.44%) SAP
3 40 (3.42%) Oracle
4 35 (2.99%) Cisco
5 23 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (1.62%) Capita
7 18 (1.54%) Juniper
8 17 (1.45%) Bomgar
8 17 (1.45%) Google
9 16 (1.37%) VMware
10 15 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.11%) JD Edwards
12 11 (0.94%) CheckPoint
13 10 (0.85%) Citrix
13 10 (0.85%) IBM
13 10 (0.85%) Tableau
14 9 (0.77%) HP
14 9 (0.77%) Remedy
15 8 (0.68%) Xerox
16 6 (0.51%) IFS