Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 263 141
Rank change year-on-year +94 -122 -16
Permanent jobs citing PMO 218 109 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 0.83% 2.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.38% 7.29% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 136 82 210
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.62% -22.11% +26.67%
10th Percentile £28,909 £27,500 £29,175
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,250 £72,275
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,629 1,495 1,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.97% 11.36% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,077 1,103
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +11.11%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the North West

PMO
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMO in the North West.

Salary trend for PMO in the North West

PMO
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the North West over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for PMO in the North West

PMO
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Cheshire +46 92 £45,000 +1.12% 4
Manchester +49 82 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Lancashire +19 20 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cumbria +4 13 £41,250 -
Merseyside +9 9 £45,000 -5.26% 2
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for PMO.

1 106 (48.62%) Finance
2 97 (44.50%) Project Management
3 63 (28.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (24.31%) PRINCE2
5 52 (23.85%) Risk Management
6 46 (21.10%) Microsoft Project
7 45 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (19.27%) Microsoft Excel
8 42 (19.27%) Microsoft
9 39 (17.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 35 (16.06%) Banking
10 35 (16.06%) Programme Management
11 32 (14.68%) Degree
12 29 (13.30%) Resource Management
13 28 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (12.39%) Business Analysis
15 26 (11.93%) Change Control
16 25 (11.47%) Law
17 24 (11.01%) Investment Banking
17 24 (11.01%) Wealth Management
18 23 (10.55%) MS Visio
19 22 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
20 21 (9.63%) Waterfall
21 19 (8.72%) SharePoint
21 19 (8.72%) Legal
22 18 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 17 (7.80%) PMI Certification
24 16 (7.34%) Portfolio Management
25 15 (6.88%) Configuration Management
25 15 (6.88%) Change Management

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 19 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.46%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.46%) Smallworld
Applications
1 46 (21.10%) Microsoft Project
2 42 (19.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (17.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (10.55%) MS Visio
5 22 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.46%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.46%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (2.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.92%) Trello
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) Internet
2 2 (0.92%) Wireless
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.46%) FCoE
3 1 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.46%) Intranet
3 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.46%) LAN
3 1 (0.46%) SAN
3 1 (0.46%) Skype
3 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.46%) MS Access
2 1 (0.46%) Power BI
2 1 (0.46%) QlikView
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 106 (48.62%) Finance
2 35 (16.06%) Banking
3 25 (11.47%) Law
4 24 (11.01%) Investment Banking
5 19 (8.72%) Legal
6 14 (6.42%) Retail
7 6 (2.75%) Marketing
8 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.38%) Advertising
10 3 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (37.16%) Analyst
2 43 (19.72%) PMO Analyst
3 28 (12.84%) PMO Lead
3 28 (12.84%) PMO Manager
4 26 (11.93%) Business Analyst
5 22 (10.09%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.05%) Consultant
8 10 (4.59%) IT Manager
8 10 (4.59%) IT Project Manager
9 9 (4.13%) Coordinator
9 9 (4.13%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (2.75%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 6 (2.75%) Functional Consultant
10 6 (2.75%) Head of PMO
10 6 (2.75%) IT Analyst
10 6 (2.75%) PMO Support Analyst
10 6 (2.75%) Portfolio Analyst
10 6 (2.75%) Senior PMO
10 6 (2.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.46%) Flash
1 1 (0.46%) RESTful
1 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.67%) PMI
3 8 (3.67%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.83%) NHS
5 3 (1.38%) Smart Energy
6 2 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.92%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.92%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.92%) Robotics
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.46%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.46%) FMCG
7 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.21%) pSOS
2 4 (1.83%) Windows
3 3 (1.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (44.50%) Project Management
2 63 (28.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (24.31%) PRINCE2
4 52 (23.85%) Risk Management
5 45 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (16.06%) Programme Management
7 29 (13.30%) Resource Management
8 27 (12.39%) Business Analysis
9 26 (11.93%) Change Control
10 24 (11.01%) Wealth Management
11 21 (9.63%) Waterfall
12 18 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (7.34%) Portfolio Management
14 15 (6.88%) Change Management
14 15 (6.88%) Configuration Management
15 14 (6.42%) Quality Management
16 12 (5.50%) Creative Thinking
16 12 (5.50%) Data Analysis
17 11 (5.05%) ERP
17 11 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.59%) SQL
2 3 (1.38%) X++
3 1 (0.46%) C
3 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (14.68%) Degree
2 17 (7.80%) PMI Certification
3 13 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (5.96%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.50%) PMP
5 11 (5.05%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.29%) CIMA
7 5 (2.29%) ISEB
7 5 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.83%) HND
9 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.92%) MCSE
9 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.46%) APMP
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) MCITP
10 1 (0.46%) NCDA
10 1 (0.46%) NCIE
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) P3O
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) GAMP
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.46%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.46%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 42 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.83%) Capita
3 3 (1.38%) Oracle
3 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.92%) Cisco
4 2 (0.92%) Cognizant
4 2 (0.92%) HP
4 2 (0.92%) Planview
4 2 (0.92%) SAP
4 2 (0.92%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.46%) IronPort
5 1 (0.46%) Juniper
5 1 (0.46%) Meraki
5 1 (0.46%) NetApp
5 1 (0.46%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.46%) Veeam