Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 287 243
Rank change year-on-year -22 -44 +21
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1900 2203 3037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.16% 1.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.34% 8.94% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1759 2371
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% -4.92%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -3.41%

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 22781 24655 28169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 12.96% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17061 19498 22269
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.61% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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 -10 1813 £47,500 -5.00% 84
UK excluding London -20 1092 £42,500 -5.56% 56
London -17 771 £55,000 -8.33% 37
South East +6 309 £42,500 -5.56% 13
North of England -40 271 £43,000 -4.44% 19
Midlands +9 218 £47,500 +16.56% 8
North West -15 179 £43,232 -13.54% 7
East of England +1 152 £43,750 -12.50% 6
West Midlands +4 148 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Yorkshire -18 87 £44,500 +4.71% 11
South West -33 87 £36,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -1 68 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -39 40 £46,948 +1.51% 9
Wales +5 17 £37,250 -1.97%
North East +12 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Northern Ireland -34 1 £42,500 -17.07%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 878 (46.21%) Project Management
2 845 (44.47%) Finance
3 491 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
4 490 (25.79%) PRINCE2
5 369 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 326 (17.16%) Microsoft Excel
7 302 (15.89%) Degree
8 301 (15.84%) Microsoft
9 288 (15.16%) Microsoft Project
10 253 (13.32%) Banking
11 252 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
12 251 (13.21%) Programme Management
13 239 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
14 205 (10.79%) Change Management
15 199 (10.47%) Portfolio Management
16 197 (10.37%) Waterfall
17 176 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
18 171 (9.00%) Investment Banking
19 167 (8.79%) Asset Management
19 167 (8.79%) SharePoint
20 163 (8.58%) MS Visio
21 161 (8.47%) Retail
22 159 (8.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 150 (7.89%) Wealth Management
24 146 (7.68%) QA
25 145 (7.63%) Retail Banking
26 134 (7.05%) Business Analysis
27 130 (6.84%) ITIL
28 129 (6.79%) Project Governance
29 122 (6.42%) Risk 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
1 167 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.05%) MS Project Server
3 13 (0.68%) IIS
4 10 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.47%) JBoss
6 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.32%) SAS
8 5 (0.26%) CMS
9 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.11%) Confluence
10 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.053%) Apache
11 1 (0.053%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.053%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.053%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.053%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.053%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.053%) WebLogic
Applications
1 326 (17.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 288 (15.16%) Microsoft Project
3 239 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
4 163 (8.58%) MS Visio
5 159 (8.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.58%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 45 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.00%) Primavera
3 11 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.32%) Workfront
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics SL
6 4 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.21%) SAP PS
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.16%) Changepoint
7 3 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.053%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.053%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 31 (1.63%) Office 365
2 22 (1.16%) SaaS
3 20 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.26%) FinancialForce
5 5 (0.26%) Mavenlink
6 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.16%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.11%) IaaS
7 2 (0.11%) PaaS
7 2 (0.11%) Trello
8 1 (0.053%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.053%) Boomi
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.79%) LAN
2 47 (2.47%) Wireless
3 41 (2.16%) Firewall
4 40 (2.11%) WAN
5 38 (2.00%) Network Security
5 38 (2.00%) VPN
6 30 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
7 29 (1.53%) BGP
7 29 (1.53%) TCP/IP
8 28 (1.47%) DNS
8 28 (1.47%) MPLS
9 23 (1.21%) EIGRP
9 23 (1.21%) IPsec
9 23 (1.21%) OSPF
10 21 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (1.11%) DHCP
11 20 (1.05%) SSL
12 15 (0.79%) Cisco ISE
12 15 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (0.68%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (0.74%) Big Data
5 11 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.37%) MS Access
8 6 (0.32%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.21%) OLTP
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.16%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.16%) GIS
10 3 (0.16%) Power BI
10 3 (0.16%) QlikView
10 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (2.53%) JIRA
2 11 (0.58%) Zephyr
3 9 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.42%) JConsole
4 8 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 8 (0.42%) NeoLoad
4 8 (0.42%) The Grinder
4 8 (0.42%) VisualVM
5 4 (0.21%) Selenium
5 4 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.21%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.21%) YouTrack
6 2 (0.11%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.11%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.11%) Xcode
7 1 (0.053%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.053%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.053%) Subversion
General
1 845 (44.47%) Finance
2 253 (13.32%) Banking
3 171 (9.00%) Investment Banking
4 161 (8.47%) Retail
5 145 (7.63%) Retail Banking
6 93 (4.89%) Telecoms
7 74 (3.89%) Legal
8 58 (3.05%) Marketing
9 41 (2.16%) Law
10 38 (2.00%) Back Office
11 34 (1.79%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.37%) Financial Institution
13 20 (1.05%) Advertising
14 19 (1.00%) Automotive
15 17 (0.89%) Billing
16 16 (0.84%) Electronics
17 15 (0.79%) Military
18 10 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.42%) Aerospace
20 5 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 496 (26.11%) Analyst
2 339 (17.84%) Project Manager
3 288 (15.16%) PMO Analyst
4 185 (9.74%) PMO Manager
5 126 (6.63%) IT Manager
6 125 (6.58%) Consultant
7 100 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 89 (4.68%) Project Analyst
9 85 (4.47%) Coordinator
10 79 (4.16%) Programme Manager
11 76 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
11 76 (4.00%) PMO Lead
12 74 (3.89%) Senior Manager
13 73 (3.84%) Business Manager
14 72 (3.79%) Portfolio Manager
15 65 (3.42%) Junior
15 65 (3.42%) Project Coordinator
16 58 (3.05%) Project Officer
17 54 (2.84%) Senior Project Manager
18 53 (2.79%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.47%) Flash
2 38 (2.00%) .NET
3 18 (0.95%) Web Services
4 13 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 13 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 12 (0.63%) HTML
5 12 (0.63%) JSON
6 11 (0.58%) AngularJS
6 11 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (0.47%) Middleware
7 9 (0.47%) WSDL
8 8 (0.42%) RESTful
9 7 (0.37%) XML
10 6 (0.32%) CSS
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.26%) SailPoint
12 3 (0.16%) COM
12 3 (0.16%) J2EE
13 2 (0.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 252 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.16%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 52 (2.74%) Derivative
5 48 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 43 (2.26%) PMI
7 38 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 18 (0.95%) Fintech
9 17 (0.89%) Driving Licence
10 16 (0.84%) User Experience
11 15 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 14 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (0.53%) Equities
15 10 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (0.47%) Clustering
16 9 (0.47%) Fixed Income
17 8 (0.42%) Social Media
18 7 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 72 (3.79%) Windows
2 35 (1.84%) Linux
3 26 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 22 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.11%) Unix
6 17 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.74%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.21%) AIX
10 4 (0.21%) Android
10 4 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.21%) Solaris
11 3 (0.16%) VMS
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.11%) CentOS
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.053%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (46.21%) Project Management
2 491 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
3 490 (25.79%) PRINCE2
4 369 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 251 (13.21%) Programme Management
6 205 (10.79%) Change Management
7 199 (10.47%) Portfolio Management
8 197 (10.37%) Waterfall
9 176 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 167 (8.79%) Asset Management
11 150 (7.89%) Wealth Management
12 134 (7.05%) Business Analysis
13 130 (6.84%) ITIL
14 129 (6.79%) Project Governance
15 122 (6.42%) Risk Management
16 113 (5.95%) Matrix Organization
16 113 (5.95%) Scrum
17 112 (5.89%) Change Control
18 109 (5.74%) Line Management
19 108 (5.68%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (4.37%) SQL
2 31 (1.63%) Java
3 30 (1.58%) C
3 30 (1.58%) C#
4 16 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (0.58%) T-SQL
6 10 (0.53%) Perl
7 9 (0.47%) Python
8 8 (0.42%) X++
9 7 (0.37%) C++
10 6 (0.32%) Ruby
11 5 (0.26%) VBA
12 4 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.16%) PHP
14 2 (0.11%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.11%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.11%) R
14 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.11%) VB
14 2 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 302 (15.89%) Degree
2 93 (4.89%) PMI Certification
3 91 (4.79%) PMP
4 66 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 65 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 60 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 53 (2.79%) APMP
8 52 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (2.63%) SC Cleared
10 30 (1.58%) CCNP
10 30 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (1.32%) CCNA
12 18 (0.95%) ISEB
13 17 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (0.79%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.63%) CISSP
16 10 (0.53%) CISM
16 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (0.47%) MBA
18 6 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (7.68%) QA
2 48 (2.53%) P3O
3 33 (1.74%) GDPR
4 25 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.84%) SLA
8 6 (0.32%) MiFID
9 5 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.26%) EMIR
9 5 (0.26%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.21%) COBIT
11 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.16%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.053%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.053%) GxP
12 1 (0.053%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (1.21%) Active Directory
1 23 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.21%) GPFS
3 4 (0.21%) vSphere
4 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.053%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (0.68%) SCOM
2 12 (0.63%) Nagios
3 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (0.26%) SCCM
3 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.21%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.11%) Control-M
5 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.11%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.053%) WSUS
Vendors
1 301 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 71 (3.74%) Cisco
3 59 (3.11%) SAP
4 41 (2.16%) Oracle
5 39 (2.05%) Palo Alto
6 38 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 35 (1.84%) Juniper
8 25 (1.32%) VMware
9 15 (0.79%) HP
9 15 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (0.74%) F5
10 14 (0.74%) SolarWinds
11 12 (0.63%) Planview
11 12 (0.63%) Riverbed
12 11 (0.58%) Sourcefire
12 11 (0.58%) Xerox
13 10 (0.53%) Citrix
13 10 (0.53%) Dynatrace
13 10 (0.53%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.47%) Cognizant