The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
UK
Rank 354 348 281
Rank change year-on-year -6 -67  
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 696 916 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.89% 1.13%
As % of the Applications category 6.29% 6.26% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 545 720 954
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

MS 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 11063 14633 16262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.02% 14.21% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9133 11917 13118
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in the UK

MS Project
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Project.

Salary trend for MS Project in the UK

MS Project
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Project in the UK

MS 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 MS Project within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +6 657 £50,000 - 97
London +12 305 £57,500 +4.54% 34
South East +26 142 £42,500 -15.00% 26
City of London +43 68 £57,500 -8.00% 12
Yorkshire +45 50 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Surrey +35 47 £45,000 -14.28% 4
West Yorkshire +51 45 £36,378 -19.16% 5
West Midlands +24 42 £41,000 -2.95% 6
East Midlands +29 37 £47,500 +5.55% 6
North West -31 29 £40,000 +11.11% 7
East of England -32 28 £68,750 +25.00% 3
Hampshire +18 27 £43,750 +13.63% 6
Leeds +26 25 £45,000 - 4
Berkshire +37 21 £40,543 -6.26% 3
South West -25 20 £45,000 - 8
Manchester -27 17 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Bradford +19 16 £32,500 -50.00%
Birmingham +18 16 £42,500 +35.13% 2
Hertfordshire -2 16 £61,250 -1.20% 1
Northamptonshire +33 14 £27,500 -54.16% 2
Oxfordshire +6 14 £37,500 -44.44% 4
Bracknell +21 12 £42,500 -9.57%
Northampton - 12 £27,000 - 2
East Sussex - 12 £60,000 - 3
Lincolnshire - 12 £47,500 -
West Sussex +14 11 £61,250 +22.50% 3
Brighton - 10 £60,000 - 1
Leicestershire -3 9 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Bristol -12 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Essex +7 8 £102,500 +173.33%

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 MS Project.

1 813 (58.28%) Project Management
2 711 (50.97%) Microsoft
3 697 (49.96%) MS Excel
4 621 (44.52%) PRINCE2
5 544 (39.00%) Finance
6 438 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
7 401 (28.75%) MS Office
8 350 (25.09%) MS Visio
9 292 (20.93%) PMO
10 244 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 240 (17.20%) SharePoint
12 234 (16.77%) MS PowerPoint
13 226 (16.20%) Degree
14 201 (14.41%) Project Planning
15 164 (11.76%) Change Management
16 162 (11.61%) SDLC
17 152 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
18 146 (10.47%) Risk Management
18 146 (10.47%) CRM
19 136 (9.75%) Programme Management
19 136 (9.75%) Waterfall
20 129 (9.25%) SQL
21 125 (8.96%) ITIL
22 122 (8.75%) QA
23 116 (8.32%) Scrum
24 109 (7.81%) Business Analysis
25 105 (7.53%) PMP
25 105 (7.53%) Telecoms
26 104 (7.46%) JIRA
27 101 (7.24%) Banking

MS Project
Top Related 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
1 240 (17.20%) SharePoint
2 60 (4.30%) MS Project Server
3 45 (3.23%) Confluence
4 24 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.36%) CMS
6 17 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.22%) IIS
7 12 (0.86%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.43%) Apache
10 4 (0.29%) Drupal
10 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.22%) JBoss
11 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.14%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.072%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.072%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.072%) WordPress
Applications
1 697 (49.96%) MS Excel
2 401 (28.75%) MS Office
3 350 (25.09%) MS Visio
4 234 (16.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.072%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.072%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.072%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.072%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 58 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.65%) Primavera
3 18 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.79%) Magento
5 9 (0.65%) CA PPM
6 8 (0.57%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.43%) Bankmaster
7 6 (0.43%) Finacle
7 6 (0.43%) Misys Equation
7 6 (0.43%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.36%) SAP PS
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.22%) HFM
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.37%) SaaS
2 30 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.15%) Office 365
4 15 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.50%) G Suite
5 7 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.36%) Trello
8 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.29%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.14%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.072%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.072%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.072%) IaaS
10 1 (0.072%) Slack
10 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.072%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.87%) Internet
2 28 (2.01%) DNS
3 22 (1.58%) VPN
4 19 (1.36%) Firewall
4 19 (1.36%) LDAP
5 18 (1.29%) LAN
6 17 (1.22%) DMZ
7 15 (1.08%) WAN
8 12 (0.86%) DHCP
9 8 (0.57%) HTTP
10 7 (0.50%) Broadband
10 7 (0.50%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.50%) Intranet
10 7 (0.50%) IP Telephony
10 7 (0.50%) Skype
10 7 (0.50%) VLAN
11 6 (0.43%) SAN
11 6 (0.43%) VoIP
12 5 (0.36%) MPLS
12 5 (0.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.51%) Relational Database
3 33 (2.37%) MS Access
4 30 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 19 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.08%) Data Mart
8 14 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (0.43%) DB2
11 6 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.29%) GIS
12 4 (0.29%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 104 (7.46%) JIRA
2 40 (2.87%) Selenium
3 21 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (0.93%) Subversion
5 9 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.65%) NUnit
5 9 (0.65%) SpecFlow
5 9 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.50%) LSMW
7 5 (0.36%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.29%) ProtoShare
9 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.22%) Mocha
9 3 (0.22%) Protractor
9 3 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.22%) webpack
10 2 (0.14%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 544 (39.00%) Finance
2 105 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 101 (7.24%) Banking
4 85 (6.09%) Retail
5 68 (4.87%) Manufacturing
6 67 (4.80%) Marketing
7 61 (4.37%) Legal
8 32 (2.29%) Back Office
9 28 (2.01%) Advertising
9 28 (2.01%) Financial Institution
9 28 (2.01%) French Language
10 26 (1.86%) Billing
10 26 (1.86%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.58%) Electronics
12 21 (1.51%) Law
13 13 (0.93%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.72%) Front Office
15 9 (0.65%) Publishing
16 8 (0.57%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 615 (44.09%) Project Manager
2 228 (16.34%) Analyst
3 107 (7.67%) IT Manager
4 95 (6.81%) PMO Analyst
5 94 (6.74%) Senior Manager
6 87 (6.24%) Senior Project Manager
7 83 (5.95%) IT Project Manager
8 72 (5.16%) Business Analyst
8 72 (5.16%) Coordinator
9 55 (3.94%) Consultant
9 55 (3.94%) Software Project Manager
10 46 (3.30%) Project Coordinator
11 45 (3.23%) Technical Manager
12 44 (3.15%) Project Analyst
13 43 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
14 42 (3.01%) Project Planner
15 39 (2.80%) Architect
16 34 (2.44%) Junior
17 33 (2.37%) Digital Project Manager
18 30 (2.15%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (5.52%) .NET
2 47 (3.37%) XML
3 45 (3.23%) HTML
4 19 (1.36%) .NET Framework
4 19 (1.36%) HTML5
5 15 (1.08%) AngularJS
5 15 (1.08%) RESTful
5 15 (1.08%) SAML
6 13 (0.93%) Web Services
7 12 (0.86%) CSS
7 12 (0.86%) Entity Framework
8 10 (0.72%) Angular 2
9 9 (0.65%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.65%) NHibernate
10 7 (0.50%) COM
10 7 (0.50%) REST
11 6 (0.43%) Autofac
11 6 (0.43%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (0.43%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 152 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (3.87%) Computer Science
2 54 (3.87%) PMI
3 53 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 39 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.44%) Virtual Team
6 28 (2.01%) Fintech
7 22 (1.58%) Replication
8 17 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 17 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.08%) Digital Signage
9 15 (1.08%) User Experience
10 13 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 13 (0.93%) NHS
11 12 (0.86%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.79%) Equities
13 10 (0.72%) iPad
14 9 (0.65%) FMCG
14 9 (0.65%) Reinsurance
14 9 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (5.73%) Windows
2 22 (1.58%) Unix
3 21 (1.51%) Windows Server
4 18 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.86%) Linux
7 11 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.65%) Android
9 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.072%) AIX
12 1 (0.072%) pSOS
12 1 (0.072%) Solaris
12 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (58.28%) Project Management
2 621 (44.52%) PRINCE2
3 438 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 201 (14.41%) Project Planning
6 164 (11.76%) Change Management
7 162 (11.61%) SDLC
8 146 (10.47%) CRM
8 146 (10.47%) Risk Management
9 136 (9.75%) Programme Management
9 136 (9.75%) Waterfall
10 125 (8.96%) ITIL
11 116 (8.32%) Scrum
12 109 (7.81%) Business Analysis
13 97 (6.95%) Change Control
14 93 (6.67%) Coaching
15 84 (6.02%) Service Delivery
16 80 (5.73%) PRINCE
16 80 (5.73%) Resource Management
17 77 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 129 (9.25%) SQL
2 42 (3.01%) C#
3 39 (2.80%) Java
4 33 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 30 (2.15%) C
6 20 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 18 (1.29%) VBScript
8 11 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 11 (0.79%) VB
9 10 (0.72%) VBA
10 7 (0.50%) C++
11 3 (0.22%) PHP
11 3 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.14%) XAML
13 1 (0.072%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 226 (16.20%) Degree
2 105 (7.53%) PMP
3 98 (7.03%) PMI Certification
4 89 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 76 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 76 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 69 (4.95%) APMP
7 60 (4.30%) SC Cleared
8 53 (3.80%) ISEB
9 37 (2.65%) ISTQB
10 27 (1.94%) CISSP
11 24 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (1.51%) CISM
13 20 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (1.15%) CCNP
14 16 (1.15%) ISSAP
15 15 (1.08%) CCNA
16 14 (1.00%) IIBA
17 13 (0.93%) CISA
18 12 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (20.93%) PMO
2 122 (8.75%) QA
3 19 (1.36%) P3O
4 18 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.08%) SLA
6 14 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.57%) ISO27002
8 7 (0.50%) GCP
9 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.36%) MiFID
11 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.22%) ISO19770
12 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.072%) COBIT
13 1 (0.072%) COSO
13 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.072%) EMIR
13 1 (0.072%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.072%) SEPA
13 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.29%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (0.65%) Control-M
4 7 (0.50%) SCCM
5 4 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.072%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.072%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.072%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.072%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 711 (50.97%) Microsoft
2 63 (4.52%) Oracle
3 62 (4.44%) SAP
4 50 (3.58%) HP
5 43 (3.08%) Planview
6 36 (2.58%) VMware
7 34 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (2.37%) Cisco
9 25 (1.79%) Siebel
9 25 (1.79%) Sun
10 17 (1.22%) Juniper
11 16 (1.15%) Google
12 13 (0.93%) Adobe
13 12 (0.86%) Remedy
14 10 (0.72%) Apple
14 10 (0.72%) CA
14 10 (0.72%) Citrix
14 10 (0.72%) CyberArk
15 9 (0.65%) Avaloq
15 9 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
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Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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