Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 129 134
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -71
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 276 303 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.64% 2.54% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.78% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 227 233 240
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,946 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,813 10,899 12,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.98% 91.40% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,423 8,761 9,626
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the North West

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in the North West

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the North West

PRINCE2
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Manchester -27 121 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Merseyside +35 72 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Cheshire +5 42 £41,250 -17.50% 5
Lancashire -9 34 £45,000 +7.14% 2
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 150 (54.35%) Project Management
2 105 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (28.99%) Microsoft
4 77 (27.90%) Finance
5 75 (27.17%) ITIL
6 54 (19.57%) PMO
7 53 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (17.75%) Degree
8 49 (17.75%) Project Delivery
9 45 (16.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 42 (15.22%) Microsoft Project
11 41 (14.86%) PMI Certification
12 40 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (13.41%) Cisco
14 35 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (11.96%) Microsoft Excel
16 32 (11.59%) Public Sector
17 31 (11.23%) VMware
18 30 (10.87%) Change Management
18 30 (10.87%) Management Information System
19 29 (10.51%) Service Management
20 27 (9.78%) WAN
20 27 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (9.78%) APMP
21 26 (9.42%) Azure
21 26 (9.42%) Data Centre
21 26 (9.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 26 (9.42%) LAN
22 25 (9.06%) Migration
22 25 (9.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.99%) IIS
3 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) CMS
4 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (15.22%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (11.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (9.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.42%) Azure
2 17 (6.16%) Office 365
3 15 (5.43%) AWS
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.72%) Power Platform
4 2 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.78%) WAN
2 26 (9.42%) LAN
3 17 (6.16%) SAN
4 13 (4.71%) Firewall
4 13 (4.71%) VPN
5 12 (4.35%) Broadband
5 12 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (4.35%) FCoE
5 12 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 12 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (4.35%) VSAN
6 11 (3.99%) DNS
7 10 (3.62%) DMZ
7 10 (3.62%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.54%) PSTN
9 6 (2.17%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.09%) Skype
10 3 (1.09%) VoIP
11 1 (0.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.09%) Big Data
3 2 (0.72%) Power BI
3 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.36%) DTS
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 77 (27.90%) Finance
2 32 (11.59%) Public Sector
3 17 (6.16%) Police
4 15 (5.43%) Fire and Rescue
4 15 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.35%) Banking
5 12 (4.35%) Retail
6 10 (3.62%) Law
7 7 (2.54%) Advertising
7 7 (2.54%) Legal
7 7 (2.54%) Local Government
8 6 (2.17%) Billing
9 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.09%) Marketing
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 135 (48.91%) Project Manager
2 45 (16.30%) Analyst
3 31 (11.23%) Business Analyst
4 25 (9.06%) IT Manager
5 24 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
6 21 (7.61%) Coordinator
7 16 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (5.80%) Software Project Manager
8 15 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 15 (5.43%) Senior Manager
9 14 (5.07%) Agile Business Analyst
10 13 (4.71%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (4.35%) Consultant
11 12 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 12 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 10 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) Programme Manager
13 9 (3.26%) Support Officer
14 8 (2.90%) Principal Consultant
15 7 (2.54%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.35%) Flash
1 12 (4.35%) Web Services
2 4 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.36%) Ajax
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 26 (9.42%) Data Centre
4 24 (8.70%) PMI
5 12 (4.35%) FlexPod
5 12 (4.35%) Replication
6 11 (3.99%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (3.99%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (2.17%) User Experience
9 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.36%) CMDB
12 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) NHS
12 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.25%) Windows
2 14 (5.07%) Windows 10
3 12 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
4 11 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.72%) Android
5 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (54.35%) Project Management
2 105 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (27.17%) ITIL
4 53 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (17.75%) Project Delivery
6 35 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (10.87%) Change Management
8 29 (10.51%) Service Management
9 25 (9.06%) Migration
9 25 (9.06%) Waterfall
10 22 (7.97%) PRINCE
11 20 (7.25%) Business Analysis
11 20 (7.25%) Line Management
12 19 (6.88%) Customer Requirements
13 18 (6.52%) Ergonomics
13 18 (6.52%) Human Factors
13 18 (6.52%) Physics
13 18 (6.52%) Risk Management
14 17 (6.16%) Presales
14 17 (6.16%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.71%) C
2 8 (2.90%) SQL
3 1 (0.36%) C#
3 1 (0.36%) Java
3 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (17.75%) Degree
2 45 (16.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 41 (14.86%) PMI Certification
4 27 (9.78%) APMP
5 25 (9.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 22 (7.97%) PMP
7 17 (6.16%) CISA
8 16 (5.80%) CISM
9 15 (5.43%) NVQ Level 3
10 13 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (4.35%) CCNA
11 12 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (2.90%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.81%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.45%) MBA
14 4 (1.45%) NCDA
14 4 (1.45%) NCIE
14 4 (1.45%) VCAP
15 3 (1.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (19.57%) PMO
2 15 (5.43%) ISAE 3402
3 6 (2.17%) COBIT
4 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.72%) GDPR
6 1 (0.36%) GMP
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.35%) NFS
3 12 (4.35%) VMware NSX
4 10 (3.62%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (3.99%) SCCM
3 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (3.62%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 80 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.41%) Cisco
3 31 (11.23%) VMware
4 22 (7.97%) NetApp
5 19 (6.88%) Progress
6 15 (5.43%) HP
7 12 (4.35%) Veeam
8 10 (3.62%) Palo Alto
8 10 (3.62%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.54%) Citrix
10 6 (2.17%) BT
10 6 (2.17%) Capita
10 6 (2.17%) Openreach
10 6 (2.17%) Virgin Media
11 5 (1.81%) Oracle
12 4 (1.45%) SAP
13 3 (1.09%) Automation Anywhere
13 3 (1.09%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.72%) Avaya
14 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com