Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 324 286
Rank change year-on-year +50 -38 -44
Permanent jobs citing PMO 2,077 1,791 2,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.02% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.48% 8.29% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 1,286 1,880
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,975
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +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 21,907 21,616 25,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 12.25% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16,641 16,030 19,928
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for PMO in the UK

PMO
Top 16 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 25 September 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 +53 1,976 £50,000 +3.63% 244
UK excluding London +39 1,214 £45,000 +4.65% 175
London +53 823 £60,000 +9.09% 85
North of England +87 352 £44,750 +3.51% 54
South East +27 307 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Midlands +13 214 £47,500 - 46
North West +62 194 £45,000 +11.11% 31
Yorkshire +62 150 £40,000 -13.51% 22
West Midlands +7 147 £50,000 +5.26% 27
East of England +30 146 £45,000 +12.50% 11
South West +45 120 £39,000 +8.33% 16
East Midlands +29 67 £42,500 -8.11% 19
Scotland +21 63 £45,000 - 16
Wales +1 14 £45,000 +20.00%
North East -18 8 £42,500 -8.11% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1,130 (54.41%) Project Management
2 910 (43.81%) Finance
3 553 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
4 527 (25.37%) PRINCE2
5 453 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 376 (18.10%) Microsoft
7 316 (15.21%) Microsoft Excel
8 314 (15.12%) Microsoft Project
9 309 (14.88%) Change Management
10 267 (12.86%) Programme Management
11 257 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
12 232 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
13 226 (10.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 218 (10.50%) Risk Management
15 210 (10.11%) SharePoint
16 205 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
17 201 (9.68%) Degree
18 179 (8.62%) Decision-Making
19 172 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
20 166 (7.99%) QA
21 164 (7.90%) Project Planning
22 161 (7.75%) Waterfall
23 155 (7.46%) Retail
24 144 (6.93%) PMI Certification
25 143 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
25 143 (6.88%) Data Centre
26 142 (6.84%) Portfolio Management
27 140 (6.74%) Scrum
28 138 (6.64%) Change Control
28 138 (6.64%) IT Strategy

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
1 210 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.44%) Confluence
3 26 (1.25%) Skype for Business
4 22 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.58%) IIS
6 11 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.39%) CMS
9 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.14%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.14%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.14%) WordPress
12 2 (0.096%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.096%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.096%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.048%) Tomcat
Applications
1 316 (15.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 314 (15.12%) Microsoft Project
3 232 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
4 226 (10.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 120 (5.78%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.34%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.096%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 83 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.58%) Primavera
4 8 (0.39%) CA PPM
4 8 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.19%) Workfront
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.096%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.096%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.048%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.048%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.048%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.048%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 80 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.13%) SaaS
3 52 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
5 45 (2.17%) Office 365
6 11 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.43%) Serverless
9 8 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (0.34%) GitHub
10 7 (0.34%) IaaS
11 6 (0.29%) Firebase
11 6 (0.29%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.24%) Force.com
12 5 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 4 (0.19%) PaaS
14 3 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.14%) Boomi
14 3 (0.14%) FinancialForce
15 2 (0.096%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.69%) WAN
2 29 (1.40%) DNS
2 29 (1.40%) LAN
3 28 (1.35%) Wireless
4 25 (1.20%) Firewall
4 25 (1.20%) SAN
5 21 (1.01%) DHCP
6 17 (0.82%) Internet
7 13 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (0.63%) Cisco Firepower
7 13 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
8 12 (0.58%) Intranet
9 11 (0.53%) Skype
9 11 (0.53%) VPN
10 10 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (0.48%) VLAN
11 9 (0.43%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.39%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.39%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
2 63 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 21 (1.01%) Big Data
5 15 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 11 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.39%) Blockchain
9 6 (0.29%) Power BI
10 5 (0.24%) GIS
10 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.19%) OLTP
11 4 (0.19%) QlikView
12 3 (0.14%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.14%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.096%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.096%) MySQL
13 2 (0.096%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 86 (4.14%) JIRA
2 16 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.39%) JMeter
6 8 (0.39%) Mocha
7 7 (0.34%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.29%) Android Studio
8 6 (0.29%) CF BOSH
8 6 (0.29%) git-flow
8 6 (0.29%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.29%) Xcode
9 5 (0.24%) JUnit
9 5 (0.24%) Maven
9 5 (0.24%) Protractor
9 5 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.14%) gulp
10 3 (0.14%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.14%) webpack
General
1 910 (43.81%) Finance
2 155 (7.46%) Retail
3 125 (6.02%) Banking
4 98 (4.72%) Marketing
5 55 (2.65%) Legal
6 51 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 46 (2.21%) Law
9 39 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.20%) Back Office
12 19 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.87%) Advertising
14 17 (0.82%) Publishing
15 13 (0.63%) Front Office
16 11 (0.53%) Electronics
17 10 (0.48%) Billing
17 10 (0.48%) German Language
18 9 (0.43%) Games
19 8 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 440 (21.18%) Analyst
2 405 (19.50%) Project Manager
3 266 (12.81%) PMO Analyst
4 217 (10.45%) PMO Manager
5 172 (8.28%) IT Manager
6 132 (6.36%) Consultant
7 114 (5.49%) Business Analyst
8 100 (4.81%) IT Project Manager
9 98 (4.72%) PMO Lead
10 87 (4.19%) Senior Manager
11 81 (3.90%) Coordinator
12 76 (3.66%) Programme Manager
13 72 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
14 66 (3.18%) Project Officer
15 56 (2.70%) IT Analyst
15 56 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
16 52 (2.50%) Junior
17 49 (2.36%) Dynamics AX Consultant
17 49 (2.36%) Functional Consultant
18 46 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (4.96%) Middleware
2 34 (1.64%) .NET
2 34 (1.64%) Web Services
3 15 (0.72%) HTML
4 13 (0.63%) AngularJS
5 12 (0.58%) WCF
6 9 (0.43%) Java EE
6 9 (0.43%) React
7 8 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 8 (0.39%) CSS
7 8 (0.39%) HTML5
7 8 (0.39%) Node.js
8 7 (0.34%) REST
8 7 (0.34%) Spring
9 6 (0.29%) React Native
9 6 (0.29%) Redux
9 6 (0.29%) RESTful
9 6 (0.29%) XML
10 5 (0.24%) J2EE
10 5 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 257 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (6.88%) Data Centre
3 104 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 72 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
5 70 (3.37%) NHS
6 60 (2.89%) PMI
7 35 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 28 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 26 (1.25%) Fintech
10 17 (0.82%) Smart Meter
11 16 (0.77%) Mainframe
12 15 (0.72%) Hedge funds
12 15 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.63%) User Experience
14 10 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
14 10 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.48%) Reinsurance
15 8 (0.39%) Cyberattack
15 8 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (4.00%) Windows
2 34 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 28 (1.35%) Linux
4 24 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (0.87%) Unix
6 17 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.63%) pSOS
7 13 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.53%) Android
9 10 (0.48%) zOS
10 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.19%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.19%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.19%) Solaris
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,130 (54.41%) Project Management
2 553 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 527 (25.37%) PRINCE2
4 453 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 309 (14.88%) Change Management
6 267 (12.86%) Programme Management
7 218 (10.50%) Risk Management
8 205 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
9 179 (8.62%) Decision-Making
10 172 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 164 (7.90%) Project Planning
12 161 (7.75%) Waterfall
13 143 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
14 142 (6.84%) Portfolio Management
15 140 (6.74%) Scrum
16 138 (6.64%) Change Control
16 138 (6.64%) IT Strategy
17 136 (6.55%) Line Management
18 134 (6.45%) Service Management
19 133 (6.40%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 114 (5.49%) SQL
2 41 (1.97%) C
3 34 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 32 (1.54%) Java
5 25 (1.20%) C#
6 18 (0.87%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.77%) X++
8 12 (0.58%) Python
9 11 (0.53%) PowerShell
9 11 (0.53%) TypeScript
10 10 (0.48%) Scala
11 8 (0.39%) Ruby
12 6 (0.29%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.29%) Perl
12 6 (0.29%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.24%) VB
13 5 (0.24%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.24%) VBScript
14 4 (0.19%) C++
14 4 (0.19%) JCL
Qualifications
1 201 (9.68%) Degree
2 144 (6.93%) PMI Certification
3 120 (5.78%) PMP
4 83 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 54 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 53 (2.55%) Security Cleared
7 35 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 32 (1.54%) APMP
8 32 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (1.49%) CCNP
10 24 (1.16%) CCNA
11 21 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (0.87%) ISEB
14 16 (0.77%) MCSE
15 14 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.48%) CISSP
17 7 (0.34%) CIMA
17 7 (0.34%) CISA
17 7 (0.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (7.99%) QA
2 49 (2.36%) SLA
3 32 (1.54%) GDPR
3 32 (1.54%) P3O
4 20 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.72%) PMBOK
6 12 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.29%) GAMP
8 6 (0.29%) GxP
9 3 (0.14%) PSD2
10 2 (0.096%) COBIT
10 2 (0.096%) GAAP
10 2 (0.096%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.048%) HL7
11 1 (0.048%) IFRS
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 78 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.87%) Docker
5 11 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.24%) vSphere
7 4 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.14%) GPFS
9 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.048%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.048%) XenApp
10 1 (0.048%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (0.63%) Ansible
1 13 (0.63%) Kubernetes
1 13 (0.63%) SCCM
2 12 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
3 9 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.34%) WSUS
5 6 (0.29%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (0.29%) Puppet
6 5 (0.24%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.19%) Nessus
7 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.096%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (0.096%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.096%) OpenVAS
9 1 (0.048%) CASB
9 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.048%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.048%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 376 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 62 (2.99%) SAP
2 62 (2.99%) VMware
3 55 (2.65%) Cisco
4 33 (1.59%) Oracle
5 31 (1.49%) Juniper
6 30 (1.44%) CheckPoint
7 28 (1.35%) IBM
8 26 (1.25%) HP
9 24 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.01%) NetApp
11 19 (0.91%) Citrix
11 19 (0.91%) Google
12 15 (0.72%) Avaya
13 14 (0.67%) EMC
13 14 (0.67%) Meraki
13 14 (0.67%) Palo Alto
14 12 (0.58%) CA
14 12 (0.58%) IronPort
14 12 (0.58%) Planview