Period
to 20 July 2018

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

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 317 271
Rank change year-on-year +43 -46 -30
Permanent jobs citing PMO 2,134 1,863 2,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.05% 1.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.10% 8.62% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,623 1,370 2,100
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.55% +9.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 23,443 21,607 26,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.39% 12.19% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,833 16,356 21,168
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for PMO in the UK

PMO
Top 17 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 20 July 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
England +37 2,019 £47,500 - 169
UK excluding London +38 1,304 £45,000 +5.88% 119
London +14 798 £59,998 +14.28% 57
North of England +69 357 £44,000 +3.53% 30
South East +22 346 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Midlands -16 241 £45,000 - 25
North West +108 220 £45,000 +20.00% 18
East of England +29 159 £45,000 +5.88% 15
West Midlands -26 152 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Yorkshire +20 126 £44,500 -1.11% 12
South West +51 114 £41,750 +11.33% 12
East Midlands +41 89 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Scotland +9 71 £42,500 +14.09% 5
Wales +9 18 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North East -24 11 £29,750 -37.37%
Northern Ireland -5 1 £42,500 +41.67%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for PMO.

1 1,115 (52.25%) Project Management
2 934 (43.77%) Finance
3 597 (27.98%) PRINCE2
4 520 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
5 479 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 407 (19.07%) Microsoft
7 325 (15.23%) Programme Management
8 318 (14.90%) Microsoft Excel
9 307 (14.39%) Change Management
10 295 (13.82%) Microsoft Project
11 259 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
12 244 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
13 235 (11.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 220 (10.31%) Degree
15 201 (9.42%) Risk Management
16 192 (9.00%) Project Planning
17 188 (8.81%) Retail
18 187 (8.76%) Waterfall
19 185 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
20 170 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
21 160 (7.50%) SharePoint
22 159 (7.45%) Change Control
23 157 (7.36%) Project Governance
24 154 (7.22%) Portfolio Management
25 152 (7.12%) ITIL
26 151 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
27 147 (6.89%) Business Analysis
28 143 (6.70%) Decision-Making
29 138 (6.47%) Marketing
30 137 (6.42%) Resource Management

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
1 160 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.08%) Confluence
3 19 (0.89%) Skype for Business
4 16 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 11 (0.52%) CMS
6 8 (0.37%) MS Project Server
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.28%) IIS
9 5 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.14%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.094%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.094%) Apache
11 2 (0.094%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.094%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.094%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.094%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.047%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 318 (14.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 295 (13.82%) Microsoft Project
3 259 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
4 235 (11.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 116 (5.44%) MS Visio
6 35 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.23%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.094%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 92 (4.31%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.61%) Primavera
3 12 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.37%) Dynamics SL
5 6 (0.28%) CA PPM
6 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 4 (0.19%) Maximo
7 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.19%) Workfront
8 3 (0.14%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.14%) SAP PM
8 3 (0.14%) SAP PP
8 3 (0.14%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
2 49 (2.30%) Office 365
3 45 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (1.92%) SaaS
5 36 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.47%) Trello
7 6 (0.28%) Firebase
7 6 (0.28%) IaaS
7 6 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.23%) GitHub
9 4 (0.19%) Force.com
9 4 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.14%) Boomi
10 3 (0.14%) FinancialForce
10 3 (0.14%) G Suite
11 2 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.094%) PaaS
12 1 (0.047%) npm
12 1 (0.047%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.047%) Panaya
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.45%) WAN
2 28 (1.31%) Firewall
2 28 (1.31%) LAN
3 26 (1.22%) SAN
3 26 (1.22%) Wireless
4 20 (0.94%) DNS
4 20 (0.94%) Intranet
5 19 (0.89%) DHCP
6 17 (0.80%) Network Security
7 14 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (0.66%) Cisco Firepower
7 14 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (0.66%) Skype
8 13 (0.61%) Internet
9 12 (0.56%) Broadband
9 12 (0.56%) VPN
10 11 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (0.52%) SMS
10 11 (0.52%) Sourcefire
10 11 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
2 73 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 16 (0.75%) Power BI
5 15 (0.70%) Blockchain
6 9 (0.42%) Big Data
7 7 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.28%) GIS
8 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.23%) Data Lake
9 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.19%) QlikView
10 4 (0.19%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.094%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.094%) MySQL
11 2 (0.094%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 87 (4.08%) JIRA
2 10 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (0.28%) Android Studio
4 6 (0.28%) git-flow
4 6 (0.28%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (0.28%) Xcode
5 5 (0.23%) JUnit
5 5 (0.23%) Maven
5 5 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.19%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.14%) Selenium
7 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.094%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.094%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.094%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.094%) ERwin
8 2 (0.094%) GitLab
8 2 (0.094%) NUnit
General
1 934 (43.77%) Finance
2 188 (8.81%) Retail
3 138 (6.47%) Marketing
4 130 (6.09%) Banking
5 84 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 80 (3.75%) Legal
7 58 (2.72%) Law
8 48 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 26 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.98%) Advertising
12 20 (0.94%) Back Office
13 17 (0.80%) Publishing
14 16 (0.75%) Billing
15 13 (0.61%) Games
16 12 (0.56%) Electronics
17 10 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.42%) French Language
19 8 (0.37%) Automotive
20 7 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 469 (21.98%) Analyst
2 411 (19.26%) Project Manager
3 287 (13.45%) PMO Analyst
4 251 (11.76%) PMO Manager
5 180 (8.43%) IT Manager
6 158 (7.40%) Consultant
7 108 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 96 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
9 91 (4.26%) Coordinator
9 91 (4.26%) PMO Lead
10 78 (3.66%) Senior Manager
11 71 (3.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 68 (3.19%) Programme Manager
13 64 (3.00%) Project Coordinator
14 63 (2.95%) Functional Consultant
15 61 (2.86%) Junior
16 60 (2.81%) Project Officer
17 58 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
18 57 (2.67%) Project Analyst
19 49 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.28%) Middleware
2 34 (1.59%) .NET
3 28 (1.31%) Web Services
4 15 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 13 (0.61%) HTML
6 12 (0.56%) AngularJS
6 12 (0.56%) WCF
7 8 (0.37%) Flash
7 8 (0.37%) RESTful
8 7 (0.33%) CSS
8 7 (0.33%) React
8 7 (0.33%) Redux
9 6 (0.28%) HTML5
9 6 (0.28%) React Native
9 6 (0.28%) REST
9 6 (0.28%) XML
10 5 (0.23%) JSON
10 5 (0.23%) Spring
10 5 (0.23%) WPF
11 4 (0.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 244 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 86 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 75 (3.51%) NHS
5 66 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (2.53%) PMI
7 38 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 34 (1.59%) Virtual Team
9 24 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 16 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 15 (0.70%) Fintech
12 14 (0.66%) Smart Meter
12 14 (0.66%) User Experience
13 13 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (0.47%) FMCG
15 10 (0.47%) Reinsurance
15 10 (0.47%) Replication
16 8 (0.37%) BBC
16 8 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (4.69%) Windows
2 28 (1.31%) Windows Server
3 25 (1.17%) Linux
4 24 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (0.98%) Windows 10
5 21 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 12 (0.56%) Android
8 12 (0.56%) pSOS
8 12 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.42%) Unix
10 8 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.047%) Solaris
13 1 (0.047%) VMS
13 1 (0.047%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,115 (52.25%) Project Management
2 597 (27.98%) PRINCE2
3 520 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
4 479 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 325 (15.23%) Programme Management
6 307 (14.39%) Change Management
7 201 (9.42%) Risk Management
8 192 (9.00%) Project Planning
9 187 (8.76%) Waterfall
10 185 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
11 170 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 159 (7.45%) Change Control
13 157 (7.36%) Project Governance
14 154 (7.22%) Portfolio Management
15 152 (7.12%) ITIL
16 151 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
17 147 (6.89%) Business Analysis
18 143 (6.70%) Decision-Making
19 137 (6.42%) Resource Management
20 134 (6.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 117 (5.48%) SQL
2 38 (1.78%) C
3 32 (1.50%) Java
4 21 (0.98%) C#
5 20 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 12 (0.56%) X++
8 9 (0.42%) VB
9 8 (0.37%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.33%) C++
10 7 (0.33%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.23%) Python
12 5 (0.23%) VB6
12 5 (0.23%) XAML
13 3 (0.14%) Smalltalk
13 3 (0.14%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.14%) VBA
14 2 (0.094%) ABAP
14 2 (0.094%) Scala
Qualifications
1 220 (10.31%) Degree
2 124 (5.81%) PMI Certification
3 107 (5.01%) PMP
4 79 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 66 (3.09%) Security Cleared
6 61 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 36 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 31 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (1.41%) APMP
9 30 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (1.08%) CCNP
10 23 (1.08%) MCSE
11 22 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (0.66%) ISEB
14 13 (0.61%) CISSP
15 12 (0.56%) CCNA
15 12 (0.56%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.56%) IIBA
15 12 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (5.72%) QA
2 66 (3.09%) SLA
3 32 (1.50%) P3O
4 22 (1.03%) GDPR
5 13 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.56%) PMBOK
7 10 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.14%) PSD2
11 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.047%) GAAP
12 1 (0.047%) GAMP
12 1 (0.047%) GxP
12 1 (0.047%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 84 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (0.42%) XenApp
6 5 (0.23%) Docker
6 5 (0.23%) vSphere
7 2 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.047%) NFS
8 1 (0.047%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.047%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (0.84%) SCCM
2 10 (0.47%) Backup Exec
3 7 (0.33%) WSUS
4 6 (0.28%) FortiGate
4 6 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.23%) Ansible
5 5 (0.23%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.23%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.19%) CASB
7 3 (0.14%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.094%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (0.094%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.094%) SCOM
9 1 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.047%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.047%) Nagios
9 1 (0.047%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.047%) WMI
9 1 (0.047%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 407 (19.07%) Microsoft
2 72 (3.37%) VMware
3 67 (3.14%) SAP
4 44 (2.06%) Cisco
5 42 (1.97%) Capita
5 42 (1.97%) HP
6 40 (1.87%) Oracle
7 34 (1.59%) Citrix
8 31 (1.45%) Juniper
9 27 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 26 (1.22%) IBM
11 23 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.03%) NetApp
13 17 (0.80%) Planview
14 15 (0.70%) Apple
14 15 (0.70%) Palo Alto
15 14 (0.66%) Dell
16 13 (0.61%) Veeam
17 12 (0.56%) EMC
18 10 (0.47%) Avaya