Period
to 4 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 334 298 273
Rank change year-on-year -36 -25 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 223 11 20
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.77% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Applications category 11.31% 2.80% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 151 9 12
10th Percentile £41,000 £25,250 £42,875
25th Percentile £45,000 £26,750 £47,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £71,500 £75,000 £65,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +0.24%

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 WFH option and a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,972 393 357
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.77% 4.55% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,308 336 291
10th Percentile £28,925 £25,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,053 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.90% -15.89% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,742 £61,875
90th Percentile £79,475 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £44,345 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +11.84% -5.00%

Microsoft Project
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Microsoft Project trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Project.

Microsoft Project salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Microsoft Project salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, Microsoft Project job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 180 (80.72%) Project Management
2 116 (52.02%) Social Skills
3 112 (50.22%) PRINCE2
4 103 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (43.95%) Finance
6 91 (40.81%) Microsoft
7 76 (34.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (30.04%) Project Delivery
9 62 (27.80%) Change Control
10 53 (23.77%) Presentation Skills
11 52 (23.32%) Migration
11 52 (23.32%) PMI Certification
11 52 (23.32%) Microsoft Office
12 50 (22.42%) Degree
13 48 (21.52%) JIRA
14 46 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
15 44 (19.73%) PMP
16 42 (18.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 40 (17.94%) MS Visio
18 38 (17.04%) Management Information System
18 38 (17.04%) Mentoring
19 36 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
20 35 (15.70%) Marketing
21 34 (15.25%) Waterfall
21 34 (15.25%) Data Centre
22 32 (14.35%) Data Migration
23 31 (13.90%) Project Planning
23 31 (13.90%) ERP
24 30 (13.45%) Project Governance
24 30 (13.45%) Contingency Planning

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 26 (11.66%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.62%) Documentum
3 3 (1.35%) Confluence
3 3 (1.35%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.90%) CMS
4 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 52 (23.32%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (18.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (17.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (3.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (3.14%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.79%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.52%) Smartsheet
2 17 (7.62%) Veeva
3 16 (7.17%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (7.17%) SaaS
4 11 (4.93%) Azure
5 3 (1.35%) IaaS
6 2 (0.90%) AWS
6 2 (0.90%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.45%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.45%) Collibra
7 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Slack
7 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) LAN
2 4 (1.79%) WAN
2 4 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.45%) DHCP
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.90%) Power BI
3 1 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.45%) Metadata
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (21.52%) JIRA
2 18 (8.07%) Axure RP
3 5 (2.24%) JIRA Agile
General
1 116 (52.02%) Social Skills
2 98 (43.95%) Finance
3 53 (23.77%) Presentation Skills
4 35 (15.70%) Marketing
5 21 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (8.97%) Legal
7 18 (8.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (8.07%) Retail
8 17 (7.62%) Documentation Skills
8 17 (7.62%) Publishing
9 16 (7.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 14 (6.28%) Public Sector
11 12 (5.38%) Billing
12 9 (4.04%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
14 4 (1.79%) Fire and Rescue
14 4 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (1.79%) Law
14 4 (1.79%) Police
15 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 150 (67.26%) Project Manager
2 37 (16.59%) Senior Manager
3 35 (15.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 33 (14.80%) IT Manager
5 28 (12.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 28 (12.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 22 (9.87%) IT Project Manager
7 20 (8.97%) Digital Project Manager
8 17 (7.62%) Oracle Project Manager
9 15 (6.73%) Analyst
10 10 (4.48%) Agile Project Manager
10 10 (4.48%) Consultant
11 9 (4.04%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.04%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (4.04%) Programme Manager
12 8 (3.59%) Architect
12 8 (3.59%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.59%) ERP Manager
12 8 (3.59%) ERP Project Manager
12 8 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) JSON
2 1 (0.45%) React
2 1 (0.45%) REST
2 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.04%) Management Information System
2 34 (15.25%) Data Centre
3 26 (11.66%) PMI
4 21 (9.42%) User Experience
5 18 (8.07%) Digital Media
6 17 (7.62%) Life Science
7 14 (6.28%) Driving Licence
8 10 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.24%) iPad
9 5 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.90%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) Social Media
11 1 (0.45%) CCTV
11 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.28%) Windows
2 12 (5.38%) Unix
2 12 (5.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (80.72%) Project Management
2 112 (50.22%) PRINCE2
3 103 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (34.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (30.04%) Project Delivery
6 62 (27.80%) Change Control
7 52 (23.32%) Migration
8 38 (17.04%) Mentoring
9 36 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (15.25%) Waterfall
11 32 (14.35%) Data Migration
12 31 (13.90%) ERP
12 31 (13.90%) Project Planning
13 30 (13.45%) Contingency Planning
13 30 (13.45%) Project Governance
14 29 (13.00%) ITIL
15 27 (12.11%) Programme Management
16 25 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (11.21%) Information Management
17 24 (10.76%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.79%) C
2 3 (1.35%) SQL
3 2 (0.90%) Java
3 2 (0.90%) VBA
4 1 (0.45%) ABAP
4 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (23.32%) PMI Certification
2 50 (22.42%) Degree
3 44 (19.73%) PMP
4 25 (11.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (8.07%) APMP
6 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (5.38%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.45%) CBAP
12 1 (0.45%) HND
12 1 (0.45%) ISEB
12 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.87%) PMO
2 12 (5.38%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) P3O
4 2 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.31%) Oracle
3 17 (7.62%) OpenText
4 9 (4.04%) SAP
5 7 (3.14%) VMware
6 5 (2.24%) Informatica
7 4 (1.79%) Facebook
7 4 (1.79%) JDA
7 4 (1.79%) LexisNexis
7 4 (1.79%) RedPrairie
7 4 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.79%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.79%) YouTube
8 3 (1.35%) Cisco
8 3 (1.35%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.90%) Dell
10 1 (0.45%) Apple
10 1 (0.45%) dotdigital
10 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards