Period
to 4 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 307 267 205
Rank change year-on-year -40 -62 -30
Permanent jobs citing PMO 259 42 88
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.89% 0.49% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.23% 4.92% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 207 30 66
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £37,815
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,563 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% -4.55%
75th Percentile £68,750 £58,888 £59,688
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £50,484 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +5.00% -

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 WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,156 853 834
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.26% 9.87% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,912 713 692
10th Percentile £33,368 £31,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,725 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.37% +7.45% -

PMO
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PMO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PMO trend for jobs with a WFH option

PMO
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PMO.

PMO salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PMO
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PMO over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

PMO salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, PMO job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PMO.

1 151 (58.30%) Project Management
2 124 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (43.24%) Finance
4 100 (38.61%) Social Skills
5 98 (37.84%) Project Delivery
6 85 (32.82%) PRINCE2
7 82 (31.66%) Microsoft
8 61 (23.55%) Waterfall
9 52 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (19.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 47 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
12 46 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (15.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 40 (15.44%) Microsoft Office
15 37 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
16 36 (13.90%) Scrum
16 36 (13.90%) Risk Management
17 35 (13.51%) ITIL
18 34 (13.13%) Programme Management
19 32 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (11.20%) SharePoint
21 28 (10.81%) Software Licensing
21 28 (10.81%) SDLC
21 28 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
22 27 (10.42%) Coaching
22 27 (10.42%) Change Management
23 26 (10.04%) Adobe
23 26 (10.04%) Apple
23 26 (10.04%) Line Management
24 23 (8.88%) Retail

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 29 (11.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.09%) IIS
3 6 (2.32%) Confluence
4 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.54%) CMS
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 40 (15.44%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (8.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (8.49%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (7.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.16%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.16%) Primavera
3 2 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle iSupplier
4 1 (0.39%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.34%) Azure
1 19 (7.34%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (5.79%) Power Platform
3 9 (3.47%) SaaS
4 6 (2.32%) Mavenlink
5 4 (1.54%) IaaS
5 4 (1.54%) PaaS
5 4 (1.54%) ShareGate
6 3 (1.16%) AWS
6 3 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.77%) Smartsheet
8 1 (0.39%) Azure Service Fabric
8 1 (0.39%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.39%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.09%) DNS
2 5 (1.93%) LAN
2 5 (1.93%) WAN
3 4 (1.54%) DHCP
3 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.54%) VLAN
4 2 (0.77%) Intranet
5 1 (0.39%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.41%) Power BI
3 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.93%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.54%) Big Data
5 4 (1.54%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.54%) MySQL
5 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.39%) Power Query
7 1 (0.39%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) Katalon Studio
2 2 (0.77%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 112 (43.24%) Finance
2 100 (38.61%) Social Skills
3 47 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.88%) Retail
5 20 (7.72%) Organisational Skills
6 19 (7.34%) Public Sector
7 13 (5.02%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (4.63%) Influencing Skills
9 10 (3.86%) Banking
9 10 (3.86%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.70%) Law
11 5 (1.93%) Billing
12 4 (1.54%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.54%) Military
13 3 (1.16%) Legal
14 2 (0.77%) Advertising
14 2 (0.77%) Automotive
14 2 (0.77%) Back Office
14 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (30.89%) Project Manager
2 48 (18.53%) Analyst
3 40 (15.44%) PMO Analyst
4 39 (15.06%) IT Manager
5 31 (11.97%) IT Project Manager
6 22 (8.49%) PMO Lead
7 20 (7.72%) PMO Manager
8 14 (5.41%) Programme Manager
9 13 (5.02%) Senior Manager
10 11 (4.25%) Consultant
11 10 (3.86%) PMO Officer
12 9 (3.47%) Head of PMO
12 9 (3.47%) Support Officer
13 8 (3.09%) Junior
13 8 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
14 7 (2.70%) Portfolio Manager
14 7 (2.70%) Resource Manager
15 6 (2.32%) Project Officer
15 6 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (2.32%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.93%) .NET
2 4 (1.54%) ServiceStack
3 3 (1.16%) EDI
4 1 (0.39%) ADO
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (2.70%) FMCG
2 7 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.54%) Clustering
3 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.77%) Learning Management System
4 2 (0.77%) Life Science
4 2 (0.77%) PMI
4 2 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (0.77%) User Experience
4 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.39%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.09%) Windows
1 8 (3.09%) Windows Server
2 4 (1.54%) Android
2 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.54%) Mac OS
2 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
2 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
2 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (58.30%) Project Management
2 124 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (37.84%) Project Delivery
4 85 (32.82%) PRINCE2
5 61 (23.55%) Waterfall
6 52 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (19.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 46 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (15.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 36 (13.90%) Risk Management
10 36 (13.90%) Scrum
11 35 (13.51%) ITIL
12 34 (13.13%) Programme Management
13 28 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (10.81%) SDLC
13 28 (10.81%) Software Licensing
14 27 (10.42%) Change Management
14 27 (10.42%) Coaching
15 26 (10.04%) Line Management
16 23 (8.88%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.25%) SQL
2 7 (2.70%) C
3 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.16%) VBA
5 2 (0.77%) Python
5 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (5.02%) Degree
2 8 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.77%) PMP
6 1 (0.39%) APMG
6 1 (0.39%) APMP
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.56%) P3O
1 17 (6.56%) QA
2 5 (1.93%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.54%) WSUS
3 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Rsyslog
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (31.66%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.04%) Adobe
2 26 (10.04%) Apple
3 13 (5.02%) SAP
4 5 (1.93%) Oracle
4 5 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.54%) VMware
6 3 (1.16%) Cadence
6 3 (1.16%) Cisco
6 3 (1.16%) Citrix
6 3 (1.16%) NetApp
7 2 (0.77%) Planview
8 1 (0.39%) Dell
8 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.39%) NEC
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow