Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 192 200
Rank change year-on-year +26 +8 -67
Permanent jobs citing PMO 209 189 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.84% 1.44% 1.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.78% 11.32% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 148 149 142
North West median annual salary £47,250 £43,464 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.71% -13.07% +32.45%
10th Percentile £29,700 £30,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,625 £60,000 £72,475
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 1,635 1,670 1,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.43% 12.75% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,283 1,215 1,199
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £26,300 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,550 £67,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +18 97 £47,500 +18.75% 25
Cheshire +30 77 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Merseyside +19 16 £38,000 -20.00% 5
Lancashire +9 11 £35,000 +6.06% 6
Cumbria +5 3 £38,427 - 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 105 (50.24%) Finance
2 90 (43.06%) Project Management
3 57 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 56 (26.79%) PRINCE2
5 53 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (23.44%) Microsoft
7 47 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Excel
8 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Project
9 37 (17.70%) Banking
10 36 (17.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (15.79%) Programme Management
12 33 (15.79%) Law
13 31 (14.83%) Investment Banking
13 31 (14.83%) Wealth Management
14 29 (13.88%) Portfolio Management
15 28 (13.40%) Change Control
16 26 (12.44%) MS Visio
17 25 (11.96%) PMP
18 20 (9.57%) PMI Certification
18 20 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (9.57%) CCNP
18 20 (9.57%) Cisco
18 20 (9.57%) Wireless
19 19 (9.09%) CCNA
19 19 (9.09%) Palo Alto
19 19 (9.09%) IronPort
19 19 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (9.09%) Stealthwatch

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 17 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Project
2 36 (17.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (12.44%) MS Visio
4 13 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.48%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (1.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.57%) Wireless
2 19 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
3 16 (7.66%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (2.87%) LAN
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (1.44%) Firewall
5 3 (1.44%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) Network Security
6 2 (0.96%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) DHCP
7 1 (0.48%) DNS
7 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.48%) Power BI
2 1 (0.48%) QlikView
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 105 (50.24%) Finance
2 37 (17.70%) Banking
3 33 (15.79%) Law
4 31 (14.83%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.26%) Retail
6 7 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Local Government
7 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (27.75%) Analyst
2 35 (16.75%) PMO Manager
3 34 (16.27%) PMO Analyst
4 33 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 24 (11.48%) Consultant
6 19 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
6 19 (9.09%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 19 (9.09%) PMO Lead
6 19 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 16 (7.66%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.78%) IT Manager
9 8 (3.83%) PMO Project Manager
9 8 (3.83%) Programme Manager
10 7 (3.35%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (2.87%) Portfolio Manager
12 5 (2.39%) Developer
12 5 (2.39%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (2.39%) Transformation Manager
13 4 (1.91%) Head of Projects
13 4 (1.91%) Junior PMO
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.31%) Smart Meter
4 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.39%) NHS
5 5 (2.39%) Smart Energy
6 4 (1.91%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.44%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) CCTV
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.35%) pSOS
2 2 (0.96%) Windows
2 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (43.06%) Project Management
2 57 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 56 (26.79%) PRINCE2
4 53 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 31 (14.83%) Wealth Management
8 29 (13.88%) Portfolio Management
9 28 (13.40%) Change Control
10 19 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (8.61%) Waterfall
12 17 (8.13%) Resource Management
13 15 (7.18%) Business Analysis
13 15 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (7.18%) ERP
13 15 (7.18%) Matrix Organization
14 13 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (6.22%) Creative Thinking
14 13 (6.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (5.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.78%) SQL
2 8 (3.83%) X++
3 3 (1.44%) C
4 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.96%) PMP
2 20 (9.57%) CCNP
2 20 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (9.57%) PMI Certification
3 19 (9.09%) CCNA
4 17 (8.13%) Degree
5 12 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (3.83%) CIMA
8 5 (2.39%) ACCA
9 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.48%) APMP
10 1 (0.48%) CAPM
10 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.48%) MCITP
10 1 (0.48%) MCSE
10 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
2 9 (4.31%) P3O
3 3 (1.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (9.09%) Stealthwatch
2 3 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 49 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.57%) Cisco
3 19 (9.09%) IronPort
3 19 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 16 (7.66%) CheckPoint
4 16 (7.66%) Juniper
4 16 (7.66%) Meraki
5 7 (3.35%) SAP
6 5 (2.39%) HP
7 3 (1.44%) Cadence
7 3 (1.44%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.96%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.48%) Apple
9 1 (0.48%) Avaya
9 1 (0.48%) Nortel
9 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow