The median annual salary for a Portfolio Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Portfolio Manager
London / City of London
Rank 212 264 317
Rank change year-on-year +52 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.085% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.088% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Median salary £67,500 £90,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +89.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.89% +26.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4846 6786 9928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.83% 95.64% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 6068 8456
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Portfolio Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Portfolio Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Manager in the City of London

Portfolio Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Portfolio Manager in the City of London

Portfolio Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Portfolio Manager in the City of London

Portfolio Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Portfolio Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Portfolio Manager in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) PMO
2 6 (60.00%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) MS Project
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (20.00%) Business Forecasting
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Retail

Portfolio Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Portfolio Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Dependency Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Forecasting
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft