Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 164 131
Rank change year-on-year -50 -33 +43
Permanent jobs citing PMO 146 228 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.13% 1.88% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.14% 15.38% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 116 190 287
North West median annual salary £41,750 £49,765 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.11% +32.71% -11.76%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,975 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,367
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.84% -5.37%

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 1597 1482 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.40% 12.21% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1165 1371
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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
Manchester -82 72 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Cheshire +17 61 £45,000 -9.58% 4
Lancashire -12 9 £33,000 -37.14% 1
Merseyside -14 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Cumbria -3 1 - -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PMO.

1 53 (36.30%) Project Management
2 52 (35.62%) Finance
3 38 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
7 23 (15.75%) Banking
8 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (13.70%) Risk Management
10 19 (13.01%) MPLS
10 19 (13.01%) PRINCE2
10 19 (13.01%) Data Centre
11 18 (12.33%) Load Balancing
11 18 (12.33%) IPsec
11 18 (12.33%) LAN
11 18 (12.33%) WAN
11 18 (12.33%) DHCP
11 18 (12.33%) VPN
11 18 (12.33%) DNS
11 18 (12.33%) SSL
11 18 (12.33%) OSPF
11 18 (12.33%) BGP
11 18 (12.33%) Cisco
11 18 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (12.33%) EIGRP
11 18 (12.33%) Wireless
11 18 (12.33%) Firewall
12 16 (10.96%) Degree
13 15 (10.27%) Resource 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 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (9.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (5.48%) MS Visio
5 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.01%) MPLS
2 18 (12.33%) BGP
2 18 (12.33%) DHCP
2 18 (12.33%) DNS
2 18 (12.33%) EIGRP
2 18 (12.33%) Firewall
2 18 (12.33%) IPsec
2 18 (12.33%) LAN
2 18 (12.33%) OSPF
2 18 (12.33%) SSL
2 18 (12.33%) VPN
2 18 (12.33%) WAN
2 18 (12.33%) Wireless
3 14 (9.59%) Cisco IOS
3 14 (9.59%) NX-OS
4 11 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (7.53%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (7.53%) TACACS
5 8 (5.48%) Ethernet
5 8 (5.48%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) JIRA
General
1 52 (35.62%) Finance
2 23 (15.75%) Banking
3 13 (8.90%) Retail
4 8 (5.48%) Legal
5 6 (4.11%) Law
6 4 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.05%) Electronics
7 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (28.77%) Analyst
2 28 (19.18%) PMO Analyst
3 21 (14.38%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.96%) Network Engineer
4 16 (10.96%) PMO Manager
5 14 (9.59%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Consultant
7 9 (6.16%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.79%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Development Manager
9 6 (4.11%) PMO Lead
9 6 (4.11%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (3.42%) PMO Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Project Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) PMO Coordinator
11 4 (2.74%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.74%) Project Officer
11 4 (2.74%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) .NET
2 2 (1.37%) HTML
2 2 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) COM
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.68%) jQuery
3 1 (0.68%) LINQ
3 1 (0.68%) React
3 1 (0.68%) WCF
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) WSDL
3 1 (0.68%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.01%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.85%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.11%) PMI
5 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.37%) Contactless
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.42%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.30%) Project Management
2 38 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (13.70%) Risk Management
5 19 (13.01%) PRINCE2
6 18 (12.33%) Load Balancing
7 15 (10.27%) Resource Management
7 15 (10.27%) SDLC
8 12 (8.22%) Programme Management
9 11 (7.53%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.53%) Project Governance
10 10 (6.85%) PRINCE
11 9 (6.16%) Change Control
11 9 (6.16%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.16%) ITIL
11 9 (6.16%) Process Improvement
11 9 (6.16%) Time Management
12 8 (5.48%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.48%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.74%) SQL
2 3 (2.05%) C#
3 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.37%) X++
4 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (10.96%) Degree
3 10 (6.85%) CCNA
3 10 (6.85%) CCNP
4 8 (5.48%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.37%) ISEB
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) CISA
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) P3O
2 3 (2.05%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.33%) Cisco
3 11 (7.53%) F5
3 11 (7.53%) Riverbed
4 5 (3.42%) SAP
5 3 (2.05%) hybris
6 1 (0.68%) Capita
6 1 (0.68%) Epicor
6 1 (0.68%) Facebook
6 1 (0.68%) TSYS