The table below looks at the statistics for the Portfolio Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Portfolio Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Manager
Rank 792 773 743
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 110 103 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 86 126
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £73,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £90,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £56,000 £60,750
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -7.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Portfolio Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Portfolio Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Portfolio Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager within the UK.

Portfolio Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Portfolio Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Portfolio Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Portfolio Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 101 £70,000 +7.69% 9
London -2 64 £77,750 +3.66% 4
South East -11 20 £65,000 -7.14% 1
City of London +18 18 £78,750 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +3 7 £62,500 +12.45% 1
Berkshire +4 6 £65,000 +44.44%
Hampshire -2 6 £65,000 +4.00%
Reading - 6 £65,000 -
Surrey +3 4 £65,000 -32.46%
Kent -1 4 £72,500 -3.33%
Bracknell -7 4 £65,000 -13.33%
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
Horsham - 4 £60,000 -
Slough - 4 £65,000 -
Northampton - 4 £62,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £62,500 - 1
Weybridge - 4 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £60,000 - 1
Farnborough - 4 £65,000 -
Glasgow +1 3 £54,000 -1.81%
Scotland -12 3 £54,000 -1.81%
West Midlands -20 3 £67,750 +35.50%
Yorkshire -46 3 £50,000 -19.67% 1
Coventry -9 2 £43,000 -
Leeds -39 2 £48,750 -22.00% 1
West Yorkshire -46 2 £48,750 -22.00% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £75,000 - 1
Bromley - 2 £85,000 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £53,750 -
South West - 2 £75,000 - 1

Portfolio Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Portfolio Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Portfolio Manager in their job title.

1 162 (55.67%) Finance
2 141 (48.45%) Project Management
3 96 (32.99%) Portfolio Management
4 85 (29.21%) PRINCE2
5 80 (27.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (16.84%) Programme Management
7 36 (12.37%) Service Delivery
8 33 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (10.31%) ITIL
10 28 (9.62%) Matrix Management
11 27 (9.28%) Marketing
11 27 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (9.28%) Coaching
11 27 (9.28%) Retail
12 26 (8.93%) Risk Management
12 26 (8.93%) People Management
13 23 (7.90%) Product Management
13 23 (7.90%) PMI Certification
14 22 (7.56%) Waterfall
15 21 (7.22%) Line Management
15 21 (7.22%) Banking
16 20 (6.87%) Microsoft
16 20 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (6.53%) Change Control
18 18 (6.19%) Supplier Management
19 17 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
20 16 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 16 (5.50%) IT Governance
20 16 (5.50%) PMI
20 16 (5.50%) PMP

Portfolio Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Portfolio Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Portfolio Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.37%) MS Project Server
2 2 (0.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.12%) MS Project
2 12 (4.12%) MS Office
3 7 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.12%) LAN
1 12 (4.12%) PBX
1 12 (4.12%) VoIP
1 12 (4.12%) WAN
1 12 (4.12%) TETRA
1 12 (4.12%) Multicast
2 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.37%) DataStage
2 4 (1.37%) SQLPlus
2 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) DB2
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.34%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Toad
1 4 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 162 (55.67%) Finance
2 27 (9.28%) Retail
2 27 (9.28%) Marketing
3 21 (7.22%) Banking
4 13 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.75%) Legal
6 7 (2.41%) French Language
7 6 (2.06%) Advertising
7 6 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.72%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.69%) Publishing
10 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.69%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.34%) J2EE
1 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.50%) PMI
3 6 (2.06%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.34%) RIA
6 1 (0.34%) Open Source
6 1 (0.34%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.34%) User Experience
6 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.34%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.34%) Economics
6 1 (0.34%) Derivative
6 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.12%) Windows
1 12 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (3.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (48.45%) Project Management
2 96 (32.99%) Portfolio Management
3 85 (29.21%) PRINCE2
4 80 (27.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (16.84%) Programme Management
6 36 (12.37%) Service Delivery
7 33 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (10.31%) ITIL
9 28 (9.62%) Matrix Management
10 27 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (9.28%) Coaching
11 26 (8.93%) People Management
11 26 (8.93%) Risk Management
12 23 (7.90%) Product Management
13 22 (7.56%) Waterfall
14 21 (7.22%) Line Management
15 19 (6.53%) Change Control
16 18 (6.19%) Supplier Management
17 17 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
18 16 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.75%) SQL
2 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.69%) C
4 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (7.90%) PMI Certification
2 16 (5.50%) PMP
3 15 (5.15%) Degree
4 12 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.12%) CCNA
5 10 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.03%) APMP
9 2 (0.69%) ISACA
10 1 (0.34%) MAPM
10 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) CFA
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB
10 1 (0.34%) HNC
10 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.72%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) COBIT
3 2 (0.69%) P3O
4 1 (0.34%) COREP
Vendors
1 20 (6.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.12%) Cisco
3 7 (2.41%) Cognos
4 6 (2.06%) SAP
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle
5 5 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.72%) HP
6 4 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.69%) IBM
7 2 (0.69%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.69%) webMethods
8 1 (0.34%) Open Text
8 1 (0.34%) Planview
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.34%) Software AG
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