Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 284 254 267
Rank change year-on-year -30 +13 -10
Permanent jobs citing PMO 163 78 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.57% 4.76% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127 56 176
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,625
25th Percentile £42,500 £49,063 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,625 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - -0.94% +0.95%

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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,926 1,637 3,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.13% 16.06% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,937 1,146 2,583
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PMO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the South East

PMO
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMO in the South East.

Salary trend for PMO in the South East

PMO
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMO in the South East over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for PMO in the South East

PMO
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -14 76 £57,500 +9.52% 14
Berkshire +3 50 £57,500 +27.78% 12
Buckinghamshire -25 25 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Surrey -51 24 £56,500 -1.74% 4
Hampshire -79 21 £42,500 -29.17% 2
West Sussex +20 16 £55,000 -33.33%
Kent -43 14 £38,000 -37.96% 1
East Sussex -31 5 £40,000 -15.28% 2
Oxfordshire -28 3 £57,500 -0.44% 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for PMO.

1 94 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (55.21%) Project Management
3 61 (37.42%) Finance
4 57 (34.97%) Social Skills
5 52 (31.90%) Project Delivery
6 51 (31.29%) PRINCE2
7 39 (23.93%) Microsoft
7 39 (23.93%) Degree
8 31 (19.02%) PMI Certification
8 31 (19.02%) Microsoft Excel
9 29 (17.79%) ITIL
10 27 (16.56%) Waterfall
11 26 (15.95%) Microsoft Project
12 24 (14.72%) Telecoms
13 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (12.88%) Scrum
14 21 (12.88%) Programme Management
14 21 (12.88%) Risk Management
14 21 (12.88%) PMP
15 16 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (9.82%) Retail
16 15 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (8.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 14 (8.59%) Azure
17 14 (8.59%) SDLC
18 13 (7.98%) Line Management
18 13 (7.98%) ITSM
19 12 (7.36%) Business Analysis
19 12 (7.36%) SAP

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (2.45%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) Confluence
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (19.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (15.95%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (8.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.59%) Azure
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (4.29%) Power Platform
3 6 (3.68%) SaaS
4 5 (3.07%) IaaS
5 2 (1.23%) AWS
5 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.23%) Google Sheets
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (0.61%) GCP
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) DMARC
1 4 (2.45%) Internet
1 4 (2.45%) LAN
1 4 (2.45%) Network Security
1 4 (2.45%) WAN
2 3 (1.84%) DNS
2 3 (1.84%) HTTP
2 3 (1.84%) LTE
2 3 (1.84%) VoLTE
2 3 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.23%) BGP
3 2 (1.23%) OSPF
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) Intranet
4 1 (0.61%) MPLS
4 1 (0.61%) SSH
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.29%) Power BI
2 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.07%) Big Data
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.45%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.45%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.45%) MySQL
4 4 (2.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.61%) OLAP
6 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (6.75%) JIRA
General
1 61 (37.42%) Finance
2 57 (34.97%) Social Skills
3 24 (14.72%) Telecoms
4 22 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (9.82%) Retail
6 12 (7.36%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (4.91%) Public Sector
8 7 (4.29%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (3.68%) Banking
9 6 (3.68%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (3.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (3.07%) Legal
11 4 (2.45%) Law
12 3 (1.84%) French Language
12 3 (1.84%) German Language
12 3 (1.84%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.61%) Automotive
13 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (28.83%) Analyst
2 40 (24.54%) Project Manager
3 38 (23.31%) PMO Analyst
4 23 (14.11%) IT Manager
5 22 (13.50%) IT Project Manager
6 16 (9.82%) PMO Manager
7 14 (8.59%) Telecoms Manager
8 10 (6.13%) Architect
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Manager
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (5.52%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 6 (3.68%) PMO Lead
11 6 (3.68%) Programme Manager
12 5 (3.07%) Coordinator
12 5 (3.07%) Systems Manager
13 4 (2.45%) Business Manager
13 4 (2.45%) Head of Operations
13 4 (2.45%) Security Manager
13 4 (2.45%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.23%) Middleware
2 2 (1.23%) Spring
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.13%) PMI
3 4 (2.45%) NHS
4 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.84%) W3C
5 2 (1.23%) Digital Currency
5 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.23%) Lidar
5 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.91%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (55.21%) Project Management
3 52 (31.90%) Project Delivery
4 51 (31.29%) PRINCE2
5 29 (17.79%) ITIL
6 27 (16.56%) Waterfall
7 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.88%) Programme Management
8 21 (12.88%) Risk Management
8 21 (12.88%) Scrum
9 16 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.59%) SDLC
11 13 (7.98%) ITSM
11 13 (7.98%) Line Management
12 12 (7.36%) Business Analysis
12 12 (7.36%) Business Case
12 12 (7.36%) Portfolio Management
12 12 (7.36%) Requirements Gathering
12 12 (7.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (6.75%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.91%) SQL
2 7 (4.29%) C
3 3 (1.84%) Java
4 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (23.93%) Degree
2 31 (19.02%) PMI Certification
3 21 (12.88%) PMP
4 9 (5.52%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.29%) MBA
7 6 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (3.07%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.61%) APMP
10 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) P3O
2 5 (3.07%) GDPR
3 4 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.45%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.23%) PSD2
4 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.36%) SAP
3 8 (4.91%) Adobe
3 8 (4.91%) Apple
4 5 (3.07%) Oracle
5 4 (2.45%) Planview
5 4 (2.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.84%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
7 2 (1.23%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Cadence
8 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.61%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.61%) Juniper
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat