Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 104 42
Rank change year-on-year +17 -62 +15
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 97 46 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.10% 1.95% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.19% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 88
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,625 £33,850 £31,425
90th Percentile £83,750 £54,875 £64,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,890 2,100 2,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.42% 88.83% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,090 1,627 1,791
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £56,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cheshire.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Knutsford +16 59 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Wilmslow +13 11 £35,000 +23.89%
Warrington +11 11 £47,500 +9.83% 3
Sandbach +1 2 - -
Crewe -3 2 £65,198 +62.99%
Macclesfield - 1 £62,500 -
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 63 (64.95%) Project Management
2 48 (49.48%) Finance
3 46 (47.42%) Risk Management
3 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (43.30%) Banking
4 42 (43.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (39.18%) Change Management
6 33 (34.02%) ITIL
6 33 (34.02%) Law
6 33 (34.02%) Waterfall
7 28 (28.87%) Wealth Management
7 28 (28.87%) Investment Banking
8 25 (25.77%) Service Management
8 25 (25.77%) PRINCE
9 22 (22.68%) Scrum
9 22 (22.68%) SDLC
10 21 (21.65%) PMI Certification
10 21 (21.65%) PMI
10 21 (21.65%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
11 16 (16.49%) Programme Management
11 16 (16.49%) Line Management
12 15 (15.46%) Process Improvement
12 15 (15.46%) Java
12 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
13 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
13 14 (14.43%) Change Control
14 13 (13.40%) QA
14 13 (13.40%) Data Centre
14 13 (13.40%) Decision-Making

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.03%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Office 365
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 6 (6.19%) VPN
3 3 (3.09%) LAN
3 3 (3.09%) SAN
3 3 (3.09%) WAN
4 2 (2.06%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) PBX
5 1 (1.03%) VoIP
5 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Big Data
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) DB2
3 1 (1.03%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (49.48%) Finance
2 42 (43.30%) Banking
3 33 (34.02%) Law
4 28 (28.87%) Investment Banking
5 9 (9.28%) Legal
6 4 (4.12%) Advertising
7 2 (2.06%) Local Government
8 1 (1.03%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.03%) Marketing
8 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Project Manager
2 21 (21.65%) Technical Manager
3 13 (13.40%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (13.40%) IT Manager
4 12 (12.37%) Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) IT Project Manager
4 12 (12.37%) Release Manager
5 10 (10.31%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 9 (9.28%) Technical Project Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Transition Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Change Manager
8 6 (6.19%) IT Technical Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Junior
8 6 (6.19%) Junior Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Junior Project Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Junior Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Programme Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Spring
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) PMI
2 13 (13.40%) Data Centre
3 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.09%) CCTV
5 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.06%) PKI
6 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Android
1 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.15%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.95%) Project Management
2 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (47.42%) Risk Management
3 42 (43.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (39.18%) Change Management
5 33 (34.02%) ITIL
5 33 (34.02%) Waterfall
6 28 (28.87%) Wealth Management
7 25 (25.77%) PRINCE
7 25 (25.77%) Service Management
8 22 (22.68%) Scrum
8 22 (22.68%) SDLC
9 21 (21.65%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (16.49%) Line Management
10 16 (16.49%) Programme Management
10 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
11 15 (15.46%) Process Improvement
12 14 (14.43%) Change Control
12 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
13 13 (13.40%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) Java
2 7 (7.22%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) C++
3 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) Scala
4 1 (1.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) PMI Certification
2 10 (10.31%) Degree
3 9 (9.28%) MBA
3 9 (9.28%) PMP
3 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (8.25%) ISEB
4 8 (8.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.09%) CIMA
6 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.06%) APMG
7 2 (2.06%) APMP
7 2 (2.06%) MCSA
7 2 (2.06%) MCSE
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) QA
2 11 (11.34%) PMO
3 8 (8.25%) GDPR
4 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.06%) PMBOK
7 1 (1.03%) P3O
7 1 (1.03%) PSD2
7 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.06%) vSphere
3 2 (2.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.06%) SCOM
1 2 (2.06%) SmoothWall
1 2 (2.06%) WSUS
2 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Cisco
2 5 (5.15%) VMware
3 4 (4.12%) Citrix
3 4 (4.12%) IBM
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.09%) McAfee
5 2 (2.06%) Avaya
6 1 (1.03%) arcserve
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Mitel
6 1 (1.03%) Synology