Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 233 159
Rank change year-on-year +59 -74 -30
Permanent jobs citing PMO 209 143 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.79% 1.12% 1.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.79% 9.21% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136 113 191
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £49,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -13.59% +32.71%
10th Percentile £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £59,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.84%

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 1,634 1,552 1,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.98% 12.16% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 1,100 1,167
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,975 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +33 89 £45,000 +20.00% 23
Cheshire +33 81 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Merseyside +29 16 £38,000 -20.00% 8
Lancashire +16 15 £35,000 +6.06% 6
Cumbria +7 3 £38,427 -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 108 (51.67%) Finance
2 83 (39.71%) Project Management
3 52 (24.88%) Risk Management
3 52 (24.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (23.92%) Microsoft
5 42 (20.10%) PRINCE2
6 41 (19.62%) Microsoft Excel
7 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Project
8 39 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 35 (16.75%) Banking
11 32 (15.31%) Programme Management
12 31 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (14.35%) Wealth Management
13 30 (14.35%) Investment Banking
13 30 (14.35%) Law
14 25 (11.96%) MS Visio
14 25 (11.96%) Portfolio Management
14 25 (11.96%) Change Control
15 24 (11.48%) PMP
16 23 (11.00%) PMI Certification
16 23 (11.00%) Resource Management
17 20 (9.57%) SharePoint
18 18 (8.61%) Degree
19 17 (8.13%) Waterfall
20 16 (7.66%) ERP
21 15 (7.18%) Change Management
22 14 (6.70%) Retail
22 14 (6.70%) Coaching
22 14 (6.70%) Dynamics AX

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 20 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.44%) Confluence
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.48%) Smallworld
Applications
1 41 (19.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Project
3 38 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (11.96%) MS Visio
5 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.48%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.87%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (2.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) G Suite
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.22%) Wireless
2 12 (5.74%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (5.74%) Cisco Firepower
2 12 (5.74%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (1.44%) LAN
3 3 (1.44%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.96%) Internet
4 2 (0.96%) Network Security
4 2 (0.96%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) Skype
5 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) 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 3 (1.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 108 (51.67%) Finance
2 35 (16.75%) Banking
3 30 (14.35%) Investment Banking
3 30 (14.35%) Law
4 14 (6.70%) Retail
5 5 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.91%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.96%) Local Government
8 2 (0.96%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (27.75%) Analyst
2 36 (17.22%) PMO Analyst
3 34 (16.27%) PMO Manager
4 29 (13.88%) Project Manager
5 25 (11.96%) PMO Lead
6 19 (9.09%) Consultant
7 15 (7.18%) IT Manager
8 12 (5.74%) Cisco Consultant
8 12 (5.74%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 12 (5.74%) Security Consultant
9 11 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
10 10 (4.78%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.31%) Programme Manager
12 7 (3.35%) PMO Project Manager
13 5 (2.39%) Head of Projects
13 5 (2.39%) IT Analyst
13 5 (2.39%) Portfolio Analyst
13 5 (2.39%) Project Analyst
13 5 (2.39%) Transformation Manager
14 4 (1.91%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 10 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.39%) NHS
5 5 (2.39%) PMI
5 5 (2.39%) Smart Energy
6 3 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.48%) CCTV
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.31%) pSOS
2 3 (1.44%) Windows
3 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (39.71%) Project Management
2 52 (24.88%) Risk Management
2 52 (24.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (20.10%) PRINCE2
4 39 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (15.31%) Programme Management
6 30 (14.35%) Wealth Management
7 25 (11.96%) Change Control
7 25 (11.96%) Portfolio Management
8 23 (11.00%) Resource Management
9 17 (8.13%) Waterfall
10 16 (7.66%) ERP
11 15 (7.18%) Change Management
12 14 (6.70%) Coaching
13 13 (6.22%) Configuration Management
13 13 (6.22%) Matrix Organization
13 13 (6.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.74%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (5.26%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.74%) SQL
2 8 (3.83%) X++
3 3 (1.44%) C
4 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (11.48%) PMP
2 23 (11.00%) PMI Certification
3 18 (8.61%) Degree
4 13 (6.22%) CCNP
4 13 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.74%) CCNA
6 7 (3.35%) CIMA
6 7 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.91%) ACCA
9 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.96%) APMP
10 2 (0.96%) MCSE
11 1 (0.48%) ISEB
11 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.48%) MCITP
11 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.26%) QA
2 7 (3.35%) P3O
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.74%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (0.48%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 50 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.22%) Cisco
3 12 (5.74%) CheckPoint
3 12 (5.74%) IronPort
3 12 (5.74%) Juniper
3 12 (5.74%) Meraki
3 12 (5.74%) Palo Alto
4 4 (1.91%) SAP
5 3 (1.44%) Cadence
5 3 (1.44%) HP
6 2 (0.96%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.96%) Planview
6 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.48%) Avaya
7 1 (0.48%) Nortel
7 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.48%) VMware