Period
to 17 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > England
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 368 386 294
Rank change year-on-year +18 -92 -12
Permanent jobs citing PMO 627 686 1,570
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.77% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.44% 6.20% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 477 569 1,287
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £75,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

PMO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,743 11,069 19,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.17% 12.49% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6,948 8,641 14,164
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
75th Percentile £70,563 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PMO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in England

PMO
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMO in England.

Salary trend for PMO in England

PMO
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMO in England over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for PMO in England

PMO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the England region over the 6 months to 17 May 2021. 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
London -5 246 £55,000 -10.93% 22
South East +28 119 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Midlands +16 91 £50,000 +2.56% 11
West Midlands +43 82 £51,000 +7.37% 9
North of England -5 80 £43,750 +0.86% 21
South West -14 63 £37,500 -25.74% 9
North West +27 53 £41,000 +2.50% 13
Yorkshire -25 25 £45,000 +0.56% 7
East of England +10 14 £45,000 +26.76% 9
East Midlands -17 9 £38,750 -38.00% 2
North East -3 2 £43,750 - 1
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, IT jobs citing PMO 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 across the England region with a requirement for PMO.

1 324 (51.67%) Project Management
2 256 (40.83%) Finance
3 249 (39.71%) Social Skills
4 203 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (23.13%) PRINCE2
6 137 (21.85%) Project Delivery
7 120 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 108 (17.22%) Microsoft Excel
9 100 (15.95%) Change Management
10 87 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
11 85 (13.56%) Microsoft
12 78 (12.44%) Microsoft Project
13 74 (11.80%) Microsoft Office
14 68 (10.85%) Programme Management
15 65 (10.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 60 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 60 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
17 58 (9.25%) Resource Management
18 57 (9.09%) Waterfall
19 55 (8.77%) Business Case
20 50 (7.97%) Legal
21 42 (6.70%) Scrum
21 42 (6.70%) Service Delivery
22 41 (6.54%) Portfolio Management
22 41 (6.54%) Organisational Skills
22 41 (6.54%) Presales
23 40 (6.38%) Coaching
23 40 (6.38%) Law
24 39 (6.22%) Risk Management
24 39 (6.22%) PMI Certification

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 31 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.07%) Confluence
3 4 (0.64%) IIS
3 4 (0.64%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.48%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 108 (17.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (12.44%) Microsoft Project
3 74 (11.80%) Microsoft Office
4 65 (10.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (3.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.64%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) NetSuite
2 7 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.80%) Primavera
4 4 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.64%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.48%) Maximo
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.16%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.58%) Azure
2 27 (4.31%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (3.51%) SaaS
4 16 (2.55%) Power Platform
5 11 (1.75%) IaaS
6 10 (1.59%) PaaS
7 8 (1.28%) AWS
7 8 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.64%) Smartsheet
9 3 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.48%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.32%) Datadog
10 2 (0.32%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.15%) WAN
2 21 (3.35%) LAN
3 14 (2.23%) WLAN
4 13 (2.07%) DNS
5 12 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.75%) DHCP
7 9 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (1.44%) Firewall
7 9 (1.44%) Internet
8 8 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.12%) BGP
9 7 (1.12%) OSPF
9 7 (1.12%) SD-WAN
10 6 (0.96%) MGW
10 6 (0.96%) SIGTRAN
11 5 (0.80%) Network Security
11 5 (0.80%) Skype
11 5 (0.80%) VLAN
12 4 (0.64%) HSRP
12 4 (0.64%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.39%) Power BI
2 8 (1.28%) GIS
2 8 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.64%) Big Data
4 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.32%) DTS
5 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) MS Access
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.16%) QlikView
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 38 (6.06%) JIRA
2 6 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.48%) MSI
5 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.16%) Postman
6 1 (0.16%) Selenium
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 256 (40.83%) Finance
2 249 (39.71%) Social Skills
3 60 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (7.97%) Legal
5 41 (6.54%) Organisational Skills
6 40 (6.38%) Law
7 36 (5.74%) Public Sector
8 34 (5.42%) Retail
9 33 (5.26%) Telecoms
10 32 (5.10%) Influencing Skills
11 31 (4.94%) Banking
12 21 (3.35%) Presentation Skills
13 20 (3.19%) Marketing
14 18 (2.87%) Documentation Skills
15 9 (1.44%) Manufacturing
16 7 (1.12%) Local Government
17 6 (0.96%) Automotive
17 6 (0.96%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.80%) Billing
18 5 (0.80%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 145 (23.13%) Project Manager
2 139 (22.17%) Analyst
3 82 (13.08%) PMO Analyst
4 54 (8.61%) IT Manager
5 42 (6.70%) Coordinator
6 38 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 37 (5.90%) PMO Lead
7 37 (5.90%) Project Coordinator
8 33 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 30 (4.78%) IT Project Manager
10 29 (4.63%) IT Analyst
10 29 (4.63%) Senior PMO
10 29 (4.63%) Senior Project Manager
11 27 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (3.99%) Senior PMO Analyst
13 24 (3.83%) PMO Coordinator
13 24 (3.83%) PMO Manager
14 17 (2.71%) Consultant
14 17 (2.71%) Head of PMO
14 17 (2.71%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.64%) ISPF
2 3 (0.48%) .NET
2 3 (0.48%) Web Services
3 2 (0.32%) CGI
3 2 (0.32%) COM
3 2 (0.32%) CSS
3 2 (0.32%) HTML
3 2 (0.32%) JSF
3 2 (0.32%) JSON
3 2 (0.32%) REST
4 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.16%) Java EE
4 1 (0.16%) LAMP
4 1 (0.16%) Laravel
4 1 (0.16%) SAML
4 1 (0.16%) Velocity
4 1 (0.16%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.67%) PMI
2 17 (2.71%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (1.59%) Housing Association
4 10 (1.59%) Life Science
4 10 (1.59%) User Experience
5 5 (0.80%) Reinsurance
6 4 (0.64%) Derivative
6 4 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (0.64%) Equities
6 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.64%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (0.64%) Smartphone
6 4 (0.64%) Tandem
7 3 (0.48%) Clustering
7 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.48%) FMCG
7 3 (0.48%) LIMS
7 3 (0.48%) NHS
7 3 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.31%) Windows
2 12 (1.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (0.96%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.32%) Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Android
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (51.67%) Project Management
2 203 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (23.13%) PRINCE2
4 137 (21.85%) Project Delivery
5 120 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (15.95%) Change Management
7 87 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
8 68 (10.85%) Programme Management
9 60 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 58 (9.25%) Resource Management
11 57 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 55 (8.77%) Business Case
13 42 (6.70%) Scrum
13 42 (6.70%) Service Delivery
14 41 (6.54%) Portfolio Management
14 41 (6.54%) Presales
15 40 (6.38%) Coaching
16 39 (6.22%) Project Planning
16 39 (6.22%) Risk Management
17 36 (5.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.23%) C
2 9 (1.44%) SQL
3 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.48%) VBScript
6 2 (0.32%) C#
6 2 (0.32%) Java
6 2 (0.32%) Perl
6 2 (0.32%) Python
6 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (6.22%) PMI Certification
2 38 (6.06%) Degree
3 34 (5.42%) PMP
4 23 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (3.67%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.71%) CCNP
5 17 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (2.23%) CCNA
8 12 (1.91%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.44%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.12%) ISEB
11 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.80%) IIBA
12 5 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.64%) APMP
13 4 (0.64%) CISA
13 4 (0.64%) CISM
13 4 (0.64%) CISSP
14 3 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.78%) SLA
2 21 (3.35%) QA
3 10 (1.59%) P3O
4 6 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.96%) GDPR
4 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.80%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.64%) NIST
6 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.48%) COBIT
7 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.16%) GMP
9 1 (0.16%) GxP
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.16%) Docker
6 1 (0.16%) vCloud
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.96%) WSUS
2 4 (0.64%) Ansible
2 4 (0.64%) SCCM
2 4 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.64%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.48%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.32%) Terraform
5 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 85 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.10%) SAP
3 16 (2.55%) Cisco
3 16 (2.55%) ServiceNow
4 15 (2.39%) VMware
5 13 (2.07%) Meraki
6 8 (1.28%) Aruba
6 8 (1.28%) hybris
7 7 (1.12%) Qualys
8 6 (0.96%) CheckPoint
8 6 (0.96%) Citrix
8 6 (0.96%) Ericsson
8 6 (0.96%) Huawei
8 6 (0.96%) Mapinfo
8 6 (0.96%) Nokia
9 5 (0.80%) CommVault
9 5 (0.80%) iManage
9 5 (0.80%) Oracle
9 5 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.64%) Palo Alto