Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PMO Lead was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office Leader
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1104 1131 1093
Rank change year-on-year +27 -38 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a PMO Lead 78 94 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.049% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.051% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 76 156
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +3.96%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £71,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +21.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

PMO Lead
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured PMO Lead in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PMO Lead in the UK

PMO Lead
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMO Lead.

Salary trend for PMO Lead in the UK

PMO Lead
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO Lead over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PMO Lead in the UK

PMO Lead
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO Lead within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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
England +4 75 £47,500 -5.00% 4
London -5 40 £59,750 +3.91% 3
UK excluding London +31 38 £45,000 - 3
East of England +17 10 £37,500 -25.00%
North of England -16 9 £43,000 -2.27% 1
Midlands +32 8 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +40 7 £47,500 -17.39%
North West -26 7 £43,464 +4.73% 1
West Midlands +6 6 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands +38 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +17 2 £29,250 -38.42%
Scotland -13 2 £48,500 +14.12% 2
South West +10 1 - -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

PMO Lead Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, PMO Lead job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring PMO Lead in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) PMO
2 52 (66.67%) Finance
3 48 (61.54%) Project Management
4 38 (48.72%) PRINCE2
5 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (21.79%) QA
9 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (19.23%) MS Visio
9 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
10 13 (16.67%) Resource Management
10 13 (16.67%) Project Governance
11 12 (15.38%) Line Management
11 12 (15.38%) Waterfall
12 11 (14.10%) Change Management
12 11 (14.10%) Portfolio Management
13 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
13 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
14 8 (10.26%) Banking
14 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
15 7 (8.97%) Change Control
15 7 (8.97%) Retail
16 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
16 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
17 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking

PMO Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (19.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.56%) AutoCAD
5 2 (2.56%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
General
1 52 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Derivative
3 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.28%) PMI
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Project Management
2 38 (48.72%) PRINCE2
3 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 13 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 12 (15.38%) Line Management
6 12 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 11 (14.10%) Change Management
7 11 (14.10%) Portfolio Management
8 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.97%) Change Control
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
12 5 (6.41%) Project Planning
13 4 (5.13%) Programme Governance
13 4 (5.13%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.13%) PMP
3 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) APMP
4 1 (1.28%) CIMA
4 1 (1.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (100.00%) PMO
2 17 (21.79%) QA
3 3 (3.85%) GDPR
4 1 (1.28%) MiFID
4 1 (1.28%) P3O
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (2.56%) Niku
3 2 (2.56%) Planview
4 1 (1.28%) Capita
4 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow