Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 137 171
Rank change year-on-year -31 +34 -44
Permanent jobs citing PMO 151 203 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.56% 2.07% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.74% 14.63% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 101 160 150
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +26.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,925 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,075 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,020
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.08% +1.09%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,286 1,388 1,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.26% 14.18% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 956 995 1,136
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,254 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,350 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Birmingham -57 51 £48,750 - 4
Warwickshire +35 43 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Coventry +9 36 £51,250 +4.59% 3
Staffordshire +9 4 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Worcestershire +30 3 £47,500 +50.79%
Shropshire +11 3 - - 1
Wolverhampton -25 2 £37,500 -29.25%
Herefordshire - 1 £48,000 -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PMO.

1 73 (48.34%) Project Management
2 62 (41.06%) PRINCE2
3 47 (31.13%) Finance
4 45 (29.80%) Programme Management
5 44 (29.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (20.53%) Resource Management
7 29 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (18.54%) IT Strategy
9 27 (17.88%) Business Analysis
9 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (15.23%) Portfolio Management
11 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
12 19 (12.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (11.26%) Driving Licence
13 17 (11.26%) Presales
14 16 (10.60%) Infographics
14 16 (10.60%) Transition Management
15 14 (9.27%) People Management
15 14 (9.27%) Mentoring
15 14 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (8.61%) ITIL
16 13 (8.61%) Change Management
17 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
17 12 (7.95%) Degree
18 11 (7.28%) Decision-Making
18 11 (7.28%) Coaching
19 10 (6.62%) Change Control
19 10 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
19 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
19 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) Apache
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
2 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.66%) Panaya
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) LAN
1 9 (5.96%) WAN
1 9 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.65%) Firewall
3 3 (1.99%) SMS
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
4 2 (1.32%) SSL
4 2 (1.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.66%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 47 (31.13%) Finance
2 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.96%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Legal
4 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.99%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (17.88%) PMO Manager
2 25 (16.56%) Analyst
3 23 (15.23%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.60%) PMO Analyst
5 14 (9.27%) IT Manager
5 14 (9.27%) Portfolio Manager
6 12 (7.95%) Presales Manager
7 10 (6.62%) Head of PMO
8 9 (5.96%) Architect
8 9 (5.96%) Head of Operations
9 8 (5.30%) Coordinator
10 7 (4.64%) Lead Architect
10 7 (4.64%) Project Coordinator
11 6 (3.97%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Consultant
11 6 (3.97%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (3.31%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 5 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.65%) Engagement Manager
13 4 (2.65%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) Middleware
1 2 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.26%) Driving Licence
3 9 (5.96%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.64%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) CMDB
7 2 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) PMI
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.32%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.34%) Project Management
2 62 (41.06%) PRINCE2
3 45 (29.80%) Programme Management
4 44 (29.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (20.53%) Resource Management
6 28 (18.54%) IT Strategy
7 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (17.88%) Business Analysis
8 23 (15.23%) Portfolio Management
9 19 (12.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (11.26%) Presales
11 16 (10.60%) Infographics
11 16 (10.60%) Transition Management
12 14 (9.27%) Mentoring
12 14 (9.27%) People Management
12 14 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (8.61%) Change Management
13 13 (8.61%) ITIL
14 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
15 11 (7.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.30%) SQL
2 3 (1.99%) C#
3 2 (1.32%) Java
3 2 (1.32%) X++
4 1 (0.66%) C
4 1 (0.66%) C++
4 1 (0.66%) PHP
4 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.65%) PMP
2 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.99%) APMP
3 3 (1.99%) CISM
3 3 (1.99%) CISSP
3 3 (1.99%) ISEB
3 3 (1.99%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (1.32%) CCSP
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.32%) SSCP
5 1 (0.66%) ACCA
5 1 (0.66%) CIMA
5 1 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) SLA
2 7 (4.64%) QA
3 6 (3.97%) COBIT
4 4 (2.65%) P3O
5 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.66%) GDPR
6 1 (0.66%) GPG13
6 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.66%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.66%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.66%) Nagios
1 1 (0.66%) SCOM
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco
3 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle
3 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.66%) Twitter
3 1 (0.66%) VMware