Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 300 298
Rank change year-on-year +44 -2 -37
Permanent jobs citing PMO 2,062 1,924 1,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.11% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.88% 8.81% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,522 1,543 1,596
UK median annual salary £51,375 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.75% +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,125 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 20,874 21,837 22,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.78% 12.55% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15,349 16,835 17,721
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the UK

PMO
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PMO in the UK

PMO
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PMO in the UK

PMO
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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 +51 1,969 £52,095 +4.19% 177
UK excluding London +32 1,182 £47,500 +5.56% 144
London +59 828 £60,000 +9.09% 45
North of England +76 399 £47,500 +10.47% 47
South East +41 338 £50,000 +11.11% 34
North West +23 207 £47,500 +11.11% 23
Yorkshire +85 185 £40,000 -20.00% 22
Midlands +6 179 £48,677 +1.41% 22
West Midlands +31 142 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South West +70 124 £40,000 +6.67% 19
East of England -28 78 £44,000 -9.74% 10
Scotland +4 57 £47,500 -1.04% 9
East Midlands -21 37 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Wales +7 9 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North East +8 7 £52,095 +22.58% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 with a requirement for PMO.

1 1,197 (58.05%) Project Management
2 888 (43.06%) Finance
3 681 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
4 580 (28.13%) PRINCE2
5 482 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 372 (18.04%) Microsoft
7 312 (15.13%) Microsoft Excel
8 303 (14.69%) Microsoft Project
9 289 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
10 272 (13.19%) Change Management
11 265 (12.85%) Programme Management
12 263 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
13 244 (11.83%) Risk Management
14 236 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
15 227 (11.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 212 (10.28%) Degree
17 211 (10.23%) Waterfall
18 196 (9.51%) Data Centre
19 191 (9.26%) Portfolio Management
20 175 (8.49%) SharePoint
21 171 (8.29%) Business Analysis
22 169 (8.20%) Change Control
23 168 (8.15%) Decision-Making
24 165 (8.00%) Scrum
25 162 (7.86%) Resource Management
26 156 (7.57%) QA
27 155 (7.52%) Line Management
28 152 (7.37%) ITIL
29 145 (7.03%) Service Management
29 145 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement

PMO
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
1 175 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.42%) Confluence
3 24 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 22 (1.07%) IIS
4 22 (1.07%) Skype for Business
5 11 (0.53%) MS Project Server
6 8 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.15%) WordPress
11 2 (0.097%) CMS
11 2 (0.097%) Mule
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.097%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.097%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 312 (15.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 303 (14.69%) Microsoft Project
3 236 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
4 227 (11.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 125 (6.06%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.53%) Open Workbench
6 11 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.24%) Primavera
6 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.15%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.097%) Workfront
9 1 (0.048%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.048%) iTrent
9 1 (0.048%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.048%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.07%) SaaS
2 81 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (3.20%) Office 365
4 63 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (1.16%) IaaS
6 19 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.53%) Slack
10 9 (0.44%) Serverless
11 8 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.34%) PaaS
13 6 (0.29%) Force.com
13 6 (0.29%) GitHub
13 6 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.24%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.15%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.57%) Firewall
1 53 (2.57%) LAN
2 42 (2.04%) WAN
3 40 (1.94%) Wireless
4 30 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (1.45%) Cisco Firepower
5 27 (1.31%) SAN
6 25 (1.21%) DNS
7 21 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
8 19 (0.92%) Unified Communications
9 18 (0.87%) Network Security
10 17 (0.82%) Internet
11 16 (0.78%) DHCP
12 14 (0.68%) VLAN
12 14 (0.68%) VoIP
13 13 (0.63%) Cisco Wireless
13 13 (0.63%) VPN
14 11 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (0.53%) SNMP
15 9 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 29 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (1.31%) Power BI
5 25 (1.21%) Big Data
6 15 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 14 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (0.58%) MySQL
9 11 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.39%) DB2
10 8 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.29%) GIS
12 6 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 106 (5.14%) JIRA
2 15 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 11 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.48%) RequisitePro
4 10 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (0.39%) JMeter
5 8 (0.39%) Mocha
6 6 (0.29%) CF BOSH
6 6 (0.29%) Hudson
7 5 (0.24%) Protractor
8 4 (0.19%) CocoaPods
8 4 (0.19%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.19%) Xcode
9 3 (0.15%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.15%) webpack
9 3 (0.15%) Yeoman
General
1 888 (43.06%) Finance
2 111 (5.38%) Banking
3 103 (5.00%) Retail
4 67 (3.25%) Marketing
5 61 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 55 (2.67%) Law
7 53 (2.57%) Legal
8 40 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 38 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.41%) Advertising
11 21 (1.02%) Billing
11 21 (1.02%) Front Office
12 20 (0.97%) Back Office
13 19 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.73%) Publishing
15 13 (0.63%) French Language
16 12 (0.58%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.53%) Arabic Language
17 11 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 452 (21.92%) Analyst
2 449 (21.77%) Project Manager
3 271 (13.14%) PMO Analyst
4 204 (9.89%) PMO Manager
5 139 (6.74%) Business Analyst
6 137 (6.64%) IT Manager
7 126 (6.11%) Senior Manager
8 110 (5.33%) Senior Project Manager
9 103 (5.00%) PMO Lead
10 87 (4.22%) Programme Manager
11 82 (3.98%) Consultant
12 78 (3.78%) IT Project Manager
13 72 (3.49%) Coordinator
14 59 (2.86%) PMO Project Manager
15 54 (2.62%) Senior PMO
16 50 (2.42%) IT Engineer
17 49 (2.38%) Head of PMO
18 48 (2.33%) Project Coordinator
18 48 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
19 44 (2.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (5.43%) Middleware
2 36 (1.75%) .NET
3 27 (1.31%) Web Services
4 16 (0.78%) HTML
5 14 (0.68%) REST
6 13 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 13 (0.63%) Node.js
7 12 (0.58%) CSS
8 11 (0.53%) SOAP
8 11 (0.53%) Spring
9 10 (0.48%) JSON
9 10 (0.48%) WCF
10 8 (0.39%) J2EE
10 8 (0.39%) XML
11 7 (0.34%) Java EE
11 7 (0.34%) jQuery
11 7 (0.34%) Velocity
12 6 (0.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.29%) IBM Integration Bus
12 6 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 263 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (9.51%) Data Centre
3 129 (6.26%) Management Information System
4 80 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 73 (3.54%) PMI
6 44 (2.13%) NHS
7 27 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 25 (1.21%) Fintech
9 20 (0.97%) Driving Licence
10 16 (0.78%) User Experience
11 15 (0.73%) Virtual Team
12 13 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (0.63%) Mainframe
13 11 (0.53%) Clustering
13 11 (0.53%) e-Health
14 10 (0.48%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
15 9 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.44%) Reinsurance
16 8 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.07%) Windows
2 47 (2.28%) Windows Server
3 30 (1.45%) Linux
4 23 (1.12%) Unix
5 17 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.58%) zOS
8 8 (0.39%) Android
8 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 6 (0.29%) Kali Linux
10 6 (0.29%) pSOS
11 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.15%) AIX
12 3 (0.15%) Solaris
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.097%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.097%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.097%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,197 (58.05%) Project Management
2 681 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
3 580 (28.13%) PRINCE2
4 482 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 289 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
6 272 (13.19%) Change Management
7 265 (12.85%) Programme Management
8 244 (11.83%) Risk Management
9 211 (10.23%) Waterfall
10 191 (9.26%) Portfolio Management
11 171 (8.29%) Business Analysis
12 169 (8.20%) Change Control
13 168 (8.15%) Decision-Making
14 165 (8.00%) Scrum
15 162 (7.86%) Resource Management
16 155 (7.52%) Line Management
17 152 (7.37%) ITIL
18 145 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 145 (7.03%) Service Management
19 137 (6.64%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 81 (3.93%) SQL
2 38 (1.84%) C
3 34 (1.65%) Java
4 28 (1.36%) C#
5 23 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 12 (0.58%) T-SQL
7 11 (0.53%) X++
8 10 (0.48%) PowerShell
8 10 (0.48%) Python
8 10 (0.48%) Scala
9 8 (0.39%) Java 8
9 8 (0.39%) Ruby
9 8 (0.39%) TypeScript
9 8 (0.39%) VB
10 6 (0.29%) Perl
10 6 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.24%) PHP
11 5 (0.24%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.24%) VBScript
12 4 (0.19%) JCL
Qualifications
1 212 (10.28%) Degree
2 143 (6.94%) PMI Certification
3 131 (6.35%) PMP
4 83 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 66 (3.20%) Security Cleared
6 62 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 51 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 45 (2.18%) ISEB
9 40 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (1.89%) CCNP
11 38 (1.84%) CCNA
12 30 (1.45%) APMP
13 23 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.63%) APMG
17 11 (0.53%) MCSE
18 9 (0.44%) CIMA
19 8 (0.39%) DBS Check
19 8 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (7.57%) QA
2 39 (1.89%) GDPR
2 39 (1.89%) P3O
3 32 (1.55%) SLA
4 25 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.53%) PMBOK
6 9 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.29%) GAMP
8 6 (0.29%) GxP
9 5 (0.24%) COBIT
10 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.15%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.097%) GAAP
11 2 (0.097%) IFRS
11 2 (0.097%) PSD2
12 1 (0.048%) HL7
12 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 20 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.63%) Docker
5 4 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (0.15%) GPFS
6 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.048%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (1.26%) Stealthwatch
2 17 (0.82%) SCCM
3 13 (0.63%) SCOM
4 11 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.39%) Ansible
7 8 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.29%) Nessus
8 6 (0.29%) Puppet
9 3 (0.15%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.097%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.097%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.097%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.097%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.097%) OpenVAS
10 2 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.048%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 372 (18.04%) Microsoft
2 78 (3.78%) Cisco
3 73 (3.54%) SAP
4 54 (2.62%) Oracle
5 39 (1.89%) VMware
6 30 (1.45%) CheckPoint
6 30 (1.45%) Palo Alto
7 26 (1.26%) IronPort
8 24 (1.16%) Google
8 24 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.12%) Juniper
10 22 (1.07%) IBM
10 22 (1.07%) Meraki
11 21 (1.02%) ServiceNow
12 15 (0.73%) CA
12 15 (0.73%) HP
13 12 (0.58%) Citrix
13 12 (0.58%) NetApp
14 11 (0.53%) hybris
14 11 (0.53%) Remedy