Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 410 403 387
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 -57
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,279 1,413 1,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Applications category 8.55% 9.07% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,108 1,292
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £77,550 £77,500 £75,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14,960 15,576 19,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.55% 8.72% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11,619 12,259 15,520
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +1.37%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -22 1,166 £50,000 - 110
UK excluding London -5 789 £45,000 - 73
London -44 455 £57,500 - 41
South East -63 237 £52,500 +15.38% 18
North of England +46 191 £43,000 -4.44% 15
North West +54 124 £45,000 -1.10% 11
South West +38 114 £45,000 - 13
Midlands -14 110 £37,500 -6.25% 12
West Midlands +34 88 £35,000 -12.50% 9
East of England -2 66 £45,000 - 11
Yorkshire +16 60 £41,748 -7.23% 4
Scotland +6 48 £52,500 -10.64% 4
Wales +46 47 £57,500 +53.33%
East Midlands -16 22 £47,500 - 3
North East -22 7 £30,000 -8.40%
Northern Ireland -8 1 £42,500 +13.33%

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 805 (62.94%) Project Management
2 596 (46.60%) PRINCE2
3 579 (45.27%) Finance
4 559 (43.71%) Microsoft
5 505 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
6 412 (32.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 389 (30.41%) Microsoft Office
8 311 (24.32%) MS Visio
9 296 (23.14%) PMO
10 279 (21.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 275 (21.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 221 (17.28%) Project Planning
13 219 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
14 191 (14.93%) Degree
15 183 (14.31%) Waterfall
16 180 (14.07%) SharePoint
17 178 (13.92%) SDLC
18 170 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
19 161 (12.59%) PMI Certification
20 160 (12.51%) Change Management
21 152 (11.88%) PMP
22 148 (11.57%) Risk Management
23 144 (11.26%) ITIL
24 143 (11.18%) Scrum
25 140 (10.95%) Programme Management
26 131 (10.24%) JIRA
27 120 (9.38%) Decision-Making
28 114 (8.91%) Business Analysis
29 110 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
30 107 (8.37%) SQL

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
1 180 (14.07%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.13%) Confluence
3 26 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.95%) MS Project Server
5 22 (1.72%) SAS
6 16 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (1.02%) CMS
8 12 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.70%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.39%) IIS
10 5 (0.39%) JBoss
11 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.23%) MediaWiki
12 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.16%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.16%) Mule
13 2 (0.16%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 412 (32.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 389 (30.41%) Microsoft Office
3 311 (24.32%) MS Visio
4 279 (21.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.86%) SPSS
7 6 (0.47%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.31%) Gephi
9 3 (0.23%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.078%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.078%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.078%) OrCAD
11 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.49%) Workfront
4 9 (0.70%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.63%) Primavera
6 5 (0.39%) Aareon QL
6 5 (0.39%) Academy Housing
6 5 (0.39%) MIS ActiveH
6 5 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (0.39%) OPENContractor
6 5 (0.39%) OPENHousing
6 5 (0.39%) Orchard Housing
6 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.39%) Servitor
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.16%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.078%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (3.05%) Office 365
4 18 (1.41%) Basecamp
5 15 (1.17%) SaaS
6 9 (0.70%) Trello
7 8 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.55%) GitHub
9 6 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.31%) IaaS
11 4 (0.31%) Slack
12 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.16%) Force.com
12 2 (0.16%) Serverless
13 1 (0.078%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.078%) PaaS
13 1 (0.078%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.58%) Internet
2 29 (2.27%) LAN
3 27 (2.11%) WAN
4 25 (1.95%) Firewall
5 18 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.41%) VPN
5 18 (1.41%) WebEx
6 17 (1.33%) Intranet
6 17 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
6 17 (1.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 17 (1.33%) Unified Communications
7 12 (0.94%) Extranet
8 11 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (0.70%) Skype
10 7 (0.55%) DHCP
10 7 (0.55%) DNS
11 6 (0.47%) Broadband
12 4 (0.31%) MPLS
12 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.17%) MS Access
4 13 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (0.86%) Big Data
6 11 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.39%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.31%) Power BI
12 4 (0.31%) QlikView
13 3 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.23%) SAS EBI
14 2 (0.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 131 (10.24%) JIRA
2 16 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.63%) Subversion
5 6 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.31%) VersionOne
8 3 (0.23%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.16%) GitLab
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.078%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.078%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.078%) GCC
10 1 (0.078%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.078%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.078%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.078%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 579 (45.27%) Finance
2 74 (5.79%) Banking
3 63 (4.93%) Retail
4 57 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 50 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 48 (3.75%) Legal
7 47 (3.67%) Advertising
8 42 (3.28%) Marketing
9 29 (2.27%) Publishing
10 26 (2.03%) Law
11 24 (1.88%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.64%) Investment Banking
13 18 (1.41%) French Language
14 17 (1.33%) Retail Banking
15 14 (1.09%) Back Office
16 13 (1.02%) Front Office
17 12 (0.94%) German Language
18 11 (0.86%) Electronics
19 9 (0.70%) Military
20 8 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 560 (43.78%) Project Manager
2 212 (16.58%) Analyst
3 118 (9.23%) IT Manager
4 87 (6.80%) IT Project Manager
5 76 (5.94%) Business Analyst
6 66 (5.16%) Software Project Manager
7 65 (5.08%) PMO Analyst
8 53 (4.14%) Coordinator
9 52 (4.07%) Programme Manager
10 51 (3.99%) Senior Manager
11 48 (3.75%) Senior Project Manager
12 46 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
13 41 (3.21%) PMO Manager
14 39 (3.05%) Implementation Manager
14 39 (3.05%) Technical Manager
15 35 (2.74%) Junior
15 35 (2.74%) Project Coordinator
16 32 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 29 (2.27%) Junior Project Manager
18 28 (2.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.44%) .NET
2 27 (2.11%) HTML
3 15 (1.17%) CSS
3 15 (1.17%) Web Services
4 12 (0.94%) AngularJS
4 12 (0.94%) XML
5 10 (0.78%) EDI
6 8 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.55%) RESTful
8 6 (0.47%) COM
8 6 (0.47%) Middleware
8 6 (0.47%) REST
9 5 (0.39%) Angular 2
9 5 (0.39%) HTML5
9 5 (0.39%) Velocity
9 5 (0.39%) XSL
10 4 (0.31%) Ajax
10 4 (0.31%) jQuery
11 3 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 219 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (6.18%) PMI
3 64 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 50 (3.91%) Data Centre
5 48 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 44 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
7 37 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.35%) User Experience
9 29 (2.27%) Blackberry
10 28 (2.19%) Fintech
11 26 (2.03%) Driving Licence
11 26 (2.03%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 20 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
14 19 (1.49%) Fixed Income
15 17 (1.33%) NHS
16 16 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
16 16 (1.25%) Equities
16 16 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (1.09%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 88 (6.88%) Windows
2 44 (3.44%) Windows Server
3 35 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 30 (2.35%) Linux
5 28 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 21 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.49%) Android
8 9 (0.70%) Unix
9 7 (0.55%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.39%) Solaris
12 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
14 1 (0.078%) LynxOS
14 1 (0.078%) pSOS
14 1 (0.078%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.078%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (62.94%) Project Management
2 596 (46.60%) PRINCE2
3 505 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
4 275 (21.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 221 (17.28%) Project Planning
6 183 (14.31%) Waterfall
7 178 (13.92%) SDLC
8 170 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
9 160 (12.51%) Change Management
10 148 (11.57%) Risk Management
11 144 (11.26%) ITIL
12 143 (11.18%) Scrum
13 140 (10.95%) Programme Management
14 120 (9.38%) Decision-Making
15 114 (8.91%) Business Analysis
16 110 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 103 (8.05%) Change Control
18 99 (7.74%) Project Governance
19 96 (7.51%) Resource Management
20 93 (7.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (8.37%) SQL
2 41 (3.21%) C
3 33 (2.58%) C#
4 24 (1.88%) Java
5 20 (1.56%) VBA
6 18 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.47%) C++
9 5 (0.39%) Java 8
9 5 (0.39%) Java 9
9 5 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.39%) R
9 5 (0.39%) X++
10 3 (0.23%) XPath
11 2 (0.16%) Groovy
11 2 (0.16%) Python
11 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.078%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.078%) VB
12 1 (0.078%) VC++
Qualifications
1 191 (14.93%) Degree
2 161 (12.59%) PMI Certification
3 152 (11.88%) PMP
4 87 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 87 (6.80%) Security Cleared
5 81 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 66 (5.16%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
9 16 (1.25%) APMG
10 15 (1.17%) ISEB
11 13 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.86%) A+ Certification
12 11 (0.86%) APMP
12 11 (0.86%) CCNA
12 11 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (0.86%) MCTS
13 10 (0.78%) MCSE
14 9 (0.70%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (23.14%) PMO
2 78 (6.10%) QA
3 20 (1.56%) GDPR
4 15 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 13 (1.02%) SLA
6 11 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.86%) P3O
7 10 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.16%) SEPA
11 1 (0.078%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.078%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.078%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.078%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.078%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 1 (0.078%) PSD2
System Software
1 62 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (0.78%) Docker
5 5 (0.39%) Firmware
6 3 (0.23%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.16%) HDFS
7 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.16%) XenApp
8 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 23 (1.80%) SCCM
3 16 (1.25%) SCOM
3 16 (1.25%) vRealize
4 6 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.23%) WSUS
8 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.16%) Oozie
8 2 (0.16%) SCSM
9 1 (0.078%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.078%) WMI
Vendors
1 559 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 44 (3.44%) Cisco
3 40 (3.13%) Oracle
4 36 (2.81%) SAP
5 27 (2.11%) Capita
6 24 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 23 (1.80%) VMware
8 17 (1.33%) Bomgar
9 16 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.17%) CheckPoint
11 12 (0.94%) Citrix
11 12 (0.94%) Google
11 12 (0.94%) JD Edwards
11 12 (0.94%) Juniper
12 9 (0.70%) Remedy
12 9 (0.70%) Tableau
13 8 (0.63%) Adobe
13 8 (0.63%) Xerox
14 7 (0.55%) HP