Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 235 139
Rank change year-on-year +54 -96 +39
Permanent jobs citing PMO 209 130 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.66% 1.06% 2.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.77% 8.80% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 154 100 240
North West median annual salary £42,750 £49,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.20% +15.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £30,550 £25,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £59,625 £64,125 £61,228
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% -2.00%

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 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 1,637 1,478 1,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.04% 12.05% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,156 1,283
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Manchester +26 101 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Cheshire +24 81 £45,000 +2.27% 9
Lancashire +19 14 £33,000 -21.89% 2
Merseyside +7 11 £47,500 +82.69% 1
Cumbria -6 1 - -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 98 (46.89%) Finance
2 86 (41.15%) Project Management
3 56 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (22.01%) Microsoft
5 40 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (16.75%) Risk Management
6 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (15.31%) Microsoft Excel
8 31 (14.83%) PRINCE2
9 30 (14.35%) Microsoft Project
10 28 (13.40%) Banking
11 24 (11.48%) Business Analysis
12 21 (10.05%) Waterfall
13 19 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 18 (8.61%) Programme Management
14 18 (8.61%) ITIL
15 17 (8.13%) SQL
15 17 (8.13%) Wireless
15 17 (8.13%) Data Centre
16 16 (7.66%) WAN
16 16 (7.66%) Dynamics AX
16 16 (7.66%) Degree
17 14 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (6.70%) Project Governance
17 14 (6.70%) Change Control
17 14 (6.70%) MS Visio
18 13 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (6.22%) Resource Management
18 13 (6.22%) SDLC
19 12 (5.74%) Wealth 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 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (15.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (14.35%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (6.70%) MS Visio
5 11 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (7.66%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.96%) Primavera
4 1 (0.48%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.83%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.13%) Wireless
2 16 (7.66%) WAN
3 11 (5.26%) MPLS
4 10 (4.78%) BGP
4 10 (4.78%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (4.78%) DHCP
4 10 (4.78%) DNS
4 10 (4.78%) EIGRP
4 10 (4.78%) Firewall
4 10 (4.78%) IPsec
4 10 (4.78%) LAN
4 10 (4.78%) NX-OS
4 10 (4.78%) OSPF
4 10 (4.78%) SSL
4 10 (4.78%) VPN
5 6 (2.87%) NAS
5 6 (2.87%) SAN
6 3 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.44%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (1.44%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) JIRA
2 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (46.89%) Finance
2 28 (13.40%) Banking
3 12 (5.74%) Investment Banking
3 12 (5.74%) Law
4 9 (4.31%) Legal
5 7 (3.35%) Retail
6 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
7 2 (0.96%) Electronics
7 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (33.01%) Analyst
2 33 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
3 29 (13.88%) Business Analyst
3 29 (13.88%) Project Manager
4 24 (11.48%) PMO Manager
5 14 (6.70%) Consultant
6 10 (4.78%) Developer
6 10 (4.78%) Network Engineer
6 10 (4.78%) Programme Manager
7 9 (4.31%) PMO Lead
8 8 (3.83%) Coordinator
8 8 (3.83%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 8 (3.83%) IT Analyst
8 8 (3.83%) Portfolio Analyst
9 7 (3.35%) Business IT Analyst
9 7 (3.35%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (3.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (3.35%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.74%) .NET
2 3 (1.44%) Web Services
3 2 (0.96%) WCF
4 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) COM
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) jQuery
4 1 (0.48%) JSON
4 1 (0.48%) LINQ
4 1 (0.48%) React
4 1 (0.48%) Swagger
4 1 (0.48%) WSDL
4 1 (0.48%) WSE
4 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.13%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.35%) PMI
4 6 (2.87%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.91%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.96%) Fintech
7 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.44%) Windows
2 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (41.15%) Project Management
2 56 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (16.75%) Risk Management
5 31 (14.83%) PRINCE2
6 24 (11.48%) Business Analysis
7 21 (10.05%) Waterfall
8 18 (8.61%) ITIL
8 18 (8.61%) Programme Management
9 14 (6.70%) Change Control
9 14 (6.70%) Project Governance
10 13 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (6.22%) Resource Management
10 13 (6.22%) SDLC
11 12 (5.74%) Portfolio Management
11 12 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (5.74%) Wealth Management
12 11 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.26%) People Management
12 11 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.13%) SQL
2 10 (4.78%) X++
3 7 (3.35%) C#
4 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.48%) Java
6 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (7.66%) Degree
2 12 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (4.78%) CCNA
3 10 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.83%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.96%) CCNP
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB
6 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.96%) PMP
7 1 (0.48%) ACCA
7 1 (0.48%) CIMA
7 1 (0.48%) CISA
7 1 (0.48%) CISSP
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.31%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) GDPR
2 3 (1.44%) P3O
2 3 (1.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.78%) Cisco
3 4 (1.91%) Capita
3 4 (1.91%) SAP
4 3 (1.44%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.44%) F5
4 3 (1.44%) Riverbed
5 2 (0.96%) hybris
6 1 (0.48%) Facebook
6 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.48%) TSYS