Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 291 256
Rank change year-on-year 0 -35 +3
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1,930 1,988 2,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 1.12% 1.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.72% 8.89% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 1,594 2,083
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% -4.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22,121 22,358 27,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.64% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,069 17,726 21,501
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +3 1,826 £50,000 +3.09% 200
UK excluding London +5 1,163 £45,000 - 141
London +7 727 £55,000 -2.22% 76
North of England +9 315 £43,000 +1.18% 41
South East -29 302 £45,000 +2.27% 33
Midlands +6 227 £47,500 +5.56% 28
North West +44 209 £42,750 -14.50% 24
East of England +39 154 £50,000 -4.76% 8
West Midlands +11 149 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Yorkshire -24 92 £50,000 +25.00% 14
South West -33 88 £37,500 -6.25% 13
East Midlands +22 76 £45,000 +3.45% 15
Scotland -24 61 £47,750 +6.11% 13
Wales +7 15 £37,750 +7.86% 5
North East -9 14 £37,500 - 3
Northern Ireland -29 1 £42,500 +13.33%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PMO.

1 903 (46.79%) Project Management
2 792 (41.04%) Finance
3 500 (25.91%) PRINCE2
3 500 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
4 360 (18.65%) Microsoft
5 356 (18.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 305 (15.80%) Microsoft Excel
7 273 (14.15%) Programme Management
8 251 (13.01%) Microsoft Project
9 235 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
10 229 (11.87%) Microsoft Office
11 225 (11.66%) Degree
12 199 (10.31%) Waterfall
12 199 (10.31%) Portfolio Management
13 197 (10.21%) Change Management
14 177 (9.17%) Banking
15 170 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 168 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 159 (8.24%) Retail
17 159 (8.24%) MS Visio
18 157 (8.13%) Business Analysis
19 140 (7.25%) QA
20 138 (7.15%) Risk Management
21 136 (7.05%) ITIL
22 128 (6.63%) SharePoint
23 127 (6.58%) Project Governance
24 116 (6.01%) Resource Management
25 115 (5.96%) Change Control
25 115 (5.96%) Line Management
26 113 (5.85%) SQL

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
1 128 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.09%) Skype for Business
3 11 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (0.52%) MS Project Server
5 8 (0.41%) IIS
6 7 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.26%) Confluence
7 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.21%) Apache
8 4 (0.21%) SAS
9 3 (0.16%) CMS
9 3 (0.16%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.16%) WordPress
10 2 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.10%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.052%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.052%) JBoss
11 1 (0.052%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.052%) WebLogic
Applications
1 305 (15.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 251 (13.01%) Microsoft Project
3 229 (11.87%) Microsoft Office
4 168 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 159 (8.24%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.52%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.10%) Maya
9 1 (0.052%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 70 (3.63%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (0.88%) Primavera
3 16 (0.83%) CA PPM
4 13 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.67%) Dynamics SL
5 6 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 6 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.10%) Changepoint
7 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.10%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.10%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.10%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.10%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.10%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.10%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.10%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.18%) Office 365
2 37 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
3 33 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.30%) SaaS
5 21 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.47%) Mimecast
7 7 (0.36%) IaaS
8 5 (0.26%) PaaS
9 3 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.16%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.052%) Boomi
11 1 (0.052%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.052%) G Suite
11 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.052%) Mavenlink
11 1 (0.052%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.75%) LAN
2 50 (2.59%) Network Security
3 47 (2.44%) Firewall
4 45 (2.33%) Wireless
5 42 (2.18%) WAN
6 32 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
7 26 (1.35%) VPN
8 23 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
9 22 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (1.09%) MPLS
11 20 (1.04%) DNS
12 18 (0.93%) DHCP
13 17 (0.88%) BGP
13 17 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (0.88%) SAN
14 16 (0.83%) Skype
15 15 (0.78%) EIGRP
15 15 (0.78%) OSPF
16 14 (0.73%) SSL
16 14 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 51 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (0.93%) Big Data
5 15 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.36%) Blockchain
8 7 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.21%) OLTP
10 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.16%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.16%) GIS
11 3 (0.16%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.16%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.16%) OLAP
11 3 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (3.26%) JIRA
2 9 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.31%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.31%) Zephyr
4 5 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.16%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.16%) JUnit
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.16%) YouTrack
6 2 (0.10%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.10%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.052%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.052%) Subversion
General
1 792 (41.04%) Finance
2 177 (9.17%) Banking
3 159 (8.24%) Retail
4 94 (4.87%) Investment Banking
5 73 (3.78%) Legal
6 71 (3.68%) Telecoms
7 67 (3.47%) Marketing
8 62 (3.21%) Law
9 58 (3.01%) Retail Banking
10 40 (2.07%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.14%) Advertising
12 18 (0.93%) Back Office
13 17 (0.88%) Automotive
14 14 (0.73%) Military
15 13 (0.67%) Billing
16 10 (0.52%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.52%) Electronics
17 7 (0.36%) Games
17 7 (0.36%) Publishing
18 6 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 510 (26.42%) Analyst
2 346 (17.93%) Project Manager
3 291 (15.08%) PMO Analyst
4 179 (9.27%) PMO Manager
5 132 (6.84%) Consultant
6 127 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 125 (6.48%) IT Manager
8 85 (4.40%) Coordinator
9 83 (4.30%) PMO Lead
10 78 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
10 78 (4.04%) Junior
11 76 (3.94%) Programme Manager
12 75 (3.89%) Head of PMO
13 65 (3.37%) Project Analyst
13 65 (3.37%) Senior Manager
14 64 (3.32%) Portfolio Manager
15 58 (3.01%) Project Coordinator
16 51 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
17 48 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
18 47 (2.44%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.32%) .NET
2 26 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 18 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 17 (0.88%) JSON
5 16 (0.83%) Web Services
6 15 (0.78%) AngularJS
6 15 (0.78%) CSS
6 15 (0.78%) HTML
7 14 (0.73%) Middleware
8 13 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (0.67%) Flash
9 11 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (0.31%) SailPoint
11 5 (0.26%) jQuery
11 5 (0.26%) WCF
12 4 (0.21%) Ajax
12 4 (0.21%) Entity Framework
12 4 (0.21%) Node.js
12 4 (0.21%) Spring
12 4 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 235 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 68 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 61 (3.16%) PMI
5 40 (2.07%) Virtual Team
6 35 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 29 (1.50%) Derivative
8 25 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 25 (1.30%) User Experience
9 23 (1.19%) NHS
10 15 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (0.67%) Fintech
12 12 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (0.57%) FMCG
13 11 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.52%) Clustering
14 10 (0.52%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.47%) Mobile Computing
15 9 (0.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 81 (4.20%) Windows
2 41 (2.12%) Linux
3 21 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 18 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 15 (0.78%) Unix
5 15 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.36%) VMS
9 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.21%) AIX
11 4 (0.21%) Solaris
12 3 (0.16%) Android
12 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.10%) CentOS
13 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (46.79%) Project Management
2 500 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (25.91%) PRINCE2
3 356 (18.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 273 (14.15%) Programme Management
5 199 (10.31%) Portfolio Management
5 199 (10.31%) Waterfall
6 197 (10.21%) Change Management
7 170 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 157 (8.13%) Business Analysis
9 138 (7.15%) Risk Management
10 136 (7.05%) ITIL
11 127 (6.58%) Project Governance
12 116 (6.01%) Resource Management
13 115 (5.96%) Change Control
13 115 (5.96%) Line Management
14 105 (5.44%) Project Planning
15 100 (5.18%) People Management
16 96 (4.97%) Matrix Organization
16 96 (4.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 113 (5.85%) SQL
2 39 (2.02%) Java
3 37 (1.92%) C#
4 34 (1.76%) JavaScript
5 23 (1.19%) C
6 19 (0.98%) X++
7 16 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 14 (0.73%) VBA
9 9 (0.47%) VB
10 8 (0.41%) Python
10 8 (0.41%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.36%) Perl
12 6 (0.31%) C++
13 3 (0.16%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.16%) Ruby
13 3 (0.16%) VB6
14 2 (0.10%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.10%) PHP
14 2 (0.10%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.10%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 225 (11.66%) Degree
2 105 (5.44%) PMI Certification
3 83 (4.30%) PMP
4 73 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 61 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (3.01%) APMP
6 58 (3.01%) Security Cleared
7 56 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 41 (2.12%) SC Cleared
9 35 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
10 34 (1.76%) CCNP
11 29 (1.50%) CISSP
12 28 (1.45%) CCNA
12 28 (1.45%) CISM
13 18 (0.93%) ISEB
14 17 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
15 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (0.62%) DV Cleared
17 9 (0.47%) CISA
18 8 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.25%) QA
2 40 (2.07%) P3O
3 29 (1.50%) GDPR
4 24 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.19%) SLA
6 15 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.57%) COBIT
8 9 (0.47%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.16%) MiFID
10 3 (0.16%) PSD2
10 3 (0.16%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.10%) COSO
11 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.10%) EMIR
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.052%) GPG13
12 1 (0.052%) SEPA
12 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.62%) XenApp
4 4 (0.21%) GPFS
4 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.21%) vSphere
5 2 (0.10%) Docker
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (0.41%) CSIRT
2 6 (0.31%) SCOM
3 5 (0.26%) Nagios
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.10%) Control-M
5 2 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.10%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.10%) Marathon
5 2 (0.10%) Mesos
5 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.052%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.052%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.052%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.052%) MOM
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 360 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.25%) Cisco
3 55 (2.85%) SAP
4 47 (2.44%) Oracle
5 42 (2.18%) CheckPoint
6 38 (1.97%) Palo Alto
6 38 (1.97%) VMware
7 37 (1.92%) Juniper
8 26 (1.35%) HP
9 24 (1.24%) Citrix
10 20 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (0.98%) Sourcefire
12 17 (0.88%) Capita
13 16 (0.83%) Planview
14 11 (0.57%) JD Edwards
15 10 (0.52%) Avaya
16 9 (0.47%) Aruba
16 9 (0.47%) Google
16 9 (0.47%) IBM
17 6 (0.31%) F5