Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 170 197
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 -5
Permanent jobs citing PMO 166 40 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.58% 1.02% 1.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.70% 6.91% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 129 29 117
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,201 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.54% +13.78% -10.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,000 £64,250
England 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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,712 579 1,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.31% 14.76% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,214 453 1,344
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £54,299
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the Midlands

PMO
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for PMO in the Midlands

PMO
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMO in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for PMO in the Midlands

PMO
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
West Midlands -25 124 £52,500 +5.00% 12
East Midlands -43 42 £51,750 -13.75% 8
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PMO.

1 95 (57.23%) Project Management
2 73 (43.98%) Finance
3 66 (39.76%) Project Delivery
4 64 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (37.35%) Microsoft
6 57 (34.34%) Social Skills
7 39 (23.49%) Change Management
8 37 (22.29%) Resource Management
9 35 (21.08%) Microsoft Excel
10 32 (19.28%) DevOps
11 30 (18.07%) Azure
11 30 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (16.27%) Microsoft Office
14 24 (14.46%) Line Management
15 21 (12.65%) PRINCE2
15 21 (12.65%) Windows
16 20 (12.05%) Coaching
17 19 (11.45%) Presales
17 19 (11.45%) Quality Management
17 19 (11.45%) JIRA
18 18 (10.84%) Microsoft 365
19 17 (10.24%) QA
19 17 (10.24%) Retail
19 17 (10.24%) CRM
19 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (10.24%) Internal Audit
19 17 (10.24%) Housing Association
20 16 (9.64%) Dynamics 365
20 16 (9.64%) Mentoring

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 12 (7.23%) IIS
2 11 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (21.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (16.27%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (9.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.60%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Primavera
2 2 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.07%) Azure
2 18 (10.84%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (9.64%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (7.23%) IaaS
4 12 (7.23%) PaaS
5 8 (4.82%) Mavenlink
5 8 (4.82%) SaaS
6 2 (1.20%) AWS
6 2 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.60%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.60%) GCP
7 1 (0.60%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.60%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.64%) DHCP
1 16 (9.64%) DNS
1 16 (9.64%) LAN
1 16 (9.64%) TCP/IP
1 16 (9.64%) WAN
2 12 (7.23%) VLAN
3 5 (3.01%) Firewall
3 5 (3.01%) Network Security
4 4 (2.41%) BGP
4 4 (2.41%) DMZ
4 4 (2.41%) HSRP
4 4 (2.41%) OSPF
4 4 (2.41%) SD-WAN
4 4 (2.41%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (2.41%) VoIP
4 4 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.60%) Broadband
6 1 (0.60%) Internet
6 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (1.20%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (11.45%) JIRA
2 4 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.81%) Subversion
3 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (43.98%) Finance
2 57 (34.34%) Social Skills
3 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.24%) Retail
4 15 (9.04%) Local Government
5 11 (6.63%) Law
6 8 (4.82%) Legal
6 8 (4.82%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (3.01%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.41%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.41%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.81%) Marketing
9 3 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.20%) Banking
10 2 (1.20%) Games
10 2 (1.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.60%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 39 (23.49%) Project Manager
2 32 (19.28%) Analyst
3 28 (16.87%) PMO Manager
4 20 (12.05%) Senior Manager
5 17 (10.24%) IT Manager
5 17 (10.24%) Senior Project Manager
6 16 (9.64%) PMO Analyst
7 15 (9.04%) Consultant
8 12 (7.23%) Azure Consultant
9 11 (6.63%) Cloud Consultant
9 11 (6.63%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
10 10 (6.02%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (4.82%) IT Analyst
12 7 (4.22%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.22%) Head of PMO
12 7 (4.22%) Project Analyst
13 6 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (3.01%) Network Manager
14 5 (3.01%) Network Security Manager
14 5 (3.01%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) ISPF
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) ADO
2 1 (0.60%) Java EE
2 1 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Housing Association
2 12 (7.23%) Clustering
3 7 (4.22%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (3.01%) FMCG
4 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.01%) PMI
5 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.41%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.65%) Windows
2 13 (7.83%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Unix
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.23%) Project Management
2 66 (39.76%) Project Delivery
3 64 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (23.49%) Change Management
5 37 (22.29%) Resource Management
6 32 (19.28%) DevOps
7 30 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (14.46%) Line Management
10 21 (12.65%) PRINCE2
11 20 (12.05%) Coaching
12 19 (11.45%) Presales
12 19 (11.45%) Quality Management
13 17 (10.24%) CRM
13 17 (10.24%) Internal Audit
14 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
15 14 (8.43%) Waterfall
16 13 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (7.23%) Business Case
17 12 (7.23%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.23%) SQL
2 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.41%) C
4 3 (1.81%) C++
4 3 (1.81%) Python
5 2 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.04%) Degree
2 7 (4.22%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.41%) CCNA
3 4 (2.41%) CCNP
3 4 (2.41%) CISA
3 4 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.41%) CISM
3 4 (2.41%) CISSP
3 4 (2.41%) ISEB
4 3 (1.81%) PMP
5 2 (1.20%) APMP
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CAPM
6 1 (0.60%) CIPD
6 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.41%) NIST
3 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.41%) PMBOK
4 3 (1.81%) JTAG
4 3 (1.81%) P3O
5 2 (1.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 12 (7.23%) Single Sign-On
1 12 (7.23%) WSUS
2 6 (3.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.41%) Aruba
2 4 (2.41%) CheckPoint
2 4 (2.41%) Cisco
2 4 (2.41%) Meraki
2 4 (2.41%) Palo Alto
2 4 (2.41%) Qualys
2 4 (2.41%) Rapid7
2 4 (2.41%) SAP
3 2 (1.20%) Facebook
3 2 (1.20%) NEC
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle
3 2 (1.20%) YouTube
4 1 (0.60%) Citrix
4 1 (0.60%) Dell
4 1 (0.60%) EMC
4 1 (0.60%) OpenText
4 1 (0.60%) Planview
4 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.60%) VMware