Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 469 418
Rank change year-on-year -112 -51 -27
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 774 1179 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 2.34% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 682 1051 1427
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,125 £34,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,875 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42330 50413 60107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.24% 26.35% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32500 40503 47958
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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 -124 714 £50,000 - 62
UK excluding London -71 446 £47,500 - 44
London -94 300 £59,500 -0.83% 23
South East -2 124 £50,000 -2.91% 9
North of England -79 90 £47,500 +5.56% 12
South West +25 79 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Midlands -43 74 £43,000 -4.44% 9
West Midlands -30 57 £43,000 -4.44% 7
North West -47 50 £47,500 +11.76% 7
East of England -21 48 £48,500 +7.78% 3
Yorkshire -13 36 £46,500 -2.11% 3
Scotland -5 24 £47,500 +5.56% 4
East Midlands -13 15 £45,000 -12.20% 2
Wales +16 12 £37,750 -13.71%
North East +10 4 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Northern Ireland -27 1 £40,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 759 (98.06%) PRINCE2
2 430 (55.56%) Project Management
3 317 (40.96%) Finance
4 268 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
5 211 (27.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 148 (19.12%) ITIL
7 112 (14.47%) Microsoft Project
8 89 (11.50%) Microsoft
9 84 (10.85%) PMI Certification
10 81 (10.47%) Banking
11 80 (10.34%) PRINCE
12 77 (9.95%) Degree
13 76 (9.82%) ITIL Certification
14 74 (9.56%) CRM
15 73 (9.43%) Retail
16 69 (8.91%) Scrum
17 67 (8.66%) PMP
18 65 (8.40%) Migration
19 63 (8.14%) Change Management
20 62 (8.01%) Business Transformation
20 62 (8.01%) SDLC
21 61 (7.88%) Windows
22 60 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
23 58 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
24 57 (7.36%) PMO
25 56 (7.24%) SharePoint
26 55 (7.11%) Risk Management
26 55 (7.11%) Waterfall
27 54 (6.98%) Management Information System
27 54 (6.98%) Microsoft Office

PRINCE2 Certification
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 56 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (1.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.26%) CMS
5 2 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.13%) SAS
6 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 112 (14.47%) Microsoft Project
2 60 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
4 38 (4.91%) MS Visio
5 29 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.26%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.13%) Primavera
6 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.71%) Office 365
4 18 (2.33%) SaaS
5 11 (1.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 7 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.78%) IaaS
7 6 (0.78%) Veeva
8 5 (0.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.52%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.07%) WAN
2 45 (5.81%) LAN
3 43 (5.56%) VoIP
4 31 (4.01%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (3.10%) VLAN
6 18 (2.33%) Firewall
7 13 (1.68%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.42%) Ethernet
9 10 (1.29%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.16%) DNS
11 8 (1.03%) HTTP
11 8 (1.03%) SAN
12 6 (0.78%) Wireless
13 5 (0.65%) Skype
14 4 (0.52%) DHCP
14 4 (0.52%) Internet
14 4 (0.52%) Intranet
14 4 (0.52%) SMS
14 4 (0.52%) SSL
15 3 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.13%) Big Data
4 1 (0.13%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) DB2
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.13%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.81%) JIRA
2 8 (1.03%) eCATT
2 8 (1.03%) HP UFT
2 8 (1.03%) LoadRunner
2 8 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.65%) NUnit
5 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.52%) Selenium
5 4 (0.52%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 317 (40.96%) Finance
2 81 (10.47%) Banking
3 73 (9.43%) Retail
4 46 (5.94%) Retail Banking
5 37 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.88%) Legal
7 29 (3.75%) Manufacturing
8 28 (3.62%) Marketing
9 18 (2.33%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.81%) Electronics
11 13 (1.68%) Law
12 12 (1.55%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.16%) Front Office
14 7 (0.90%) Advertising
14 7 (0.90%) Back Office
15 6 (0.78%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.65%) French Language
17 4 (0.52%) German Language
17 4 (0.52%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 510 (65.89%) Project Manager
2 146 (18.86%) IT Manager
3 131 (16.93%) IT Project Manager
4 80 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 76 (9.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 52 (6.72%) Analyst
7 51 (6.59%) Infrastructure Manager
8 43 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 36 (4.65%) Consultant
10 34 (4.39%) Business Analyst
11 31 (4.01%) Software Project Manager
12 26 (3.36%) Programme Manager
13 25 (3.23%) Retail Banking Project Manager
14 24 (3.10%) Salesforce Project Manager
15 22 (2.84%) Security Manager
16 20 (2.58%) Business Change Manager
16 20 (2.58%) Network Manager
17 19 (2.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
17 19 (2.45%) Network Project Manager
17 19 (2.45%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.81%) .NET
2 12 (1.55%) HTML
3 10 (1.29%) CSS
3 10 (1.29%) Web Services
4 9 (1.16%) COM
4 9 (1.16%) Visualforce
5 8 (1.03%) XML
6 7 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.78%) Middleware
8 3 (0.39%) CSS3
8 3 (0.39%) HTML5
8 3 (0.39%) jQuery
8 3 (0.39%) Velocity
9 1 (0.13%) Mason
9 1 (0.13%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) RSS
9 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 44 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 42 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.88%) PMI
5 14 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.29%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.90%) Life Science
10 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.65%) NHS
10 5 (0.65%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.52%) Contactless
11 4 (0.52%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.39%) Fintech
12 3 (0.39%) iPad
12 3 (0.39%) IVR
13 2 (0.26%) CMDB
13 2 (0.26%) FMCG
13 2 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.88%) Windows
2 37 (4.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (1.81%) Linux
4 14 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.26%) Android
7 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.26%) Unix
7 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (98.06%) PRINCE2
2 430 (55.56%) Project Management
3 268 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (27.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 148 (19.12%) ITIL
6 80 (10.34%) PRINCE
7 74 (9.56%) CRM
8 69 (8.91%) Scrum
9 65 (8.40%) Migration
10 63 (8.14%) Change Management
11 62 (8.01%) Business Transformation
11 62 (8.01%) SDLC
12 58 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 55 (7.11%) Risk Management
13 55 (7.11%) Waterfall
14 54 (6.98%) Business Analysis
15 45 (5.81%) Contingency Planning
15 45 (5.81%) Programme Management
16 43 (5.56%) Mentoring
17 41 (5.30%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 26 (3.36%) SQL
2 10 (1.29%) C
3 9 (1.16%) Apex Code
3 9 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.03%) Java
5 7 (0.90%) C++
6 5 (0.65%) C#
7 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.26%) PHP
7 2 (0.26%) Ruby
7 2 (0.26%) VBScript
8 1 (0.13%) ABAP
8 1 (0.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 84 (10.85%) PMI Certification
2 77 (9.95%) Degree
3 76 (9.82%) ITIL Certification
4 67 (8.66%) PMP
5 23 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 22 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (2.45%) APMP
8 17 (2.20%) ISEB
9 14 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.55%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.29%) SAP Certification
12 8 (1.03%) CCNA
12 8 (1.03%) CCNP
12 8 (1.03%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.90%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.65%) CISSP
14 5 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.52%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.36%) PMO
2 45 (5.81%) QA
3 14 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.16%) GDPR
5 5 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.65%) MiFID
6 4 (0.52%) EMIR
6 4 (0.52%) FATCA
7 3 (0.39%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.39%) SLA
8 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.13%) GAMP
9 1 (0.13%) GxP
9 1 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.94%) vSphere
4 6 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.39%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.03%) SCCM
1 8 (1.03%) SCOM
2 5 (0.65%) PowerCLI
2 5 (0.65%) vCenter Server
2 5 (0.65%) vRealize
3 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 89 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.72%) Cisco
3 45 (5.81%) VMware
4 41 (5.30%) SAP
5 38 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (4.65%) HP
7 24 (3.10%) Oracle
8 22 (2.84%) Citrix
9 20 (2.58%) IBM
10 14 (1.81%) Mitel
11 8 (1.03%) Blue Prism
11 8 (1.03%) Google
12 7 (0.90%) Avaya
13 6 (0.78%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.78%) Siebel
14 5 (0.65%) BMC
14 5 (0.65%) Capita
14 5 (0.65%) Northgate
14 5 (0.65%) Perforce
14 5 (0.65%) Remedy