Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 485 420
Rank change year-on-year -67 -65 -31
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 809 1102 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 2.22% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 689 986 1353
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,800 £73,750 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +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 43221 49687 59678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.18% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33227 39832 47689
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 17 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 23 November 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 -88 746 £50,000 - 45
UK excluding London -47 490 £47,500 +5.56% 31
London -95 297 £58,000 -3.33% 17
South East +30 147 £47,500 - 12
North of England -54 101 £47,500 +1.06% 7
Midlands -47 86 £45,000 - 8
South West +6 74 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -11 72 £47,500 +5.56% 6
North West -38 58 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East of England -23 42 £52,500 +16.67%
Yorkshire -12 40 £45,000 -7.46% 4
Scotland +6 29 £45,000 - 2
Wales +15 13 £37,500 -14.29% 1
East Midlands -15 13 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North East +6 3 £62,500 +31.58%
Northern Ireland -29 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 794 (98.15%) PRINCE2
2 468 (57.85%) Project Management
3 322 (39.80%) Finance
4 266 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (27.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 146 (18.05%) ITIL
7 101 (12.48%) Microsoft Project
8 88 (10.88%) Microsoft
9 85 (10.51%) Degree
10 82 (10.14%) Banking
11 78 (9.64%) Scrum
12 73 (9.02%) Change Management
12 73 (9.02%) CRM
13 70 (8.65%) PMI Certification
14 69 (8.53%) ITIL Certification
15 68 (8.41%) Migration
15 68 (8.41%) PMO
16 66 (8.16%) PRINCE
17 65 (8.03%) Business Analysis
18 64 (7.91%) PMP
18 64 (7.91%) Windows
19 61 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
20 58 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
20 58 (7.17%) SAP
21 57 (7.05%) Project Planning
22 56 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
22 56 (6.92%) Business Transformation
23 54 (6.67%) Waterfall
24 52 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
25 51 (6.30%) SDLC

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 50 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (1.24%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.74%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.12%) CMS
5 1 (0.12%) Confluence
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.12%) SAS
5 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (12.48%) Microsoft Project
2 61 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 29 (3.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.98%) SAP R/3
3 6 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.49%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.25%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.12%) Primavera
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.71%) Office 365
3 28 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.85%) SaaS
5 11 (1.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 6 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.74%) Veeva
7 5 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.49%) IaaS
9 3 (0.37%) PaaS
10 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.12%) Force.com
11 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.70%) WAN
2 35 (4.33%) LAN
3 31 (3.83%) VoIP
4 19 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (2.22%) Firewall
6 14 (1.73%) VLAN
7 13 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.24%) DNS
8 10 (1.24%) Ethernet
8 10 (1.24%) SAN
8 10 (1.24%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.99%) HTTP
10 7 (0.87%) Skype
11 6 (0.74%) Wireless
12 5 (0.62%) DHCP
12 5 (0.62%) SSL
12 5 (0.62%) VPN
13 4 (0.49%) SMS
14 3 (0.37%) Internet
14 3 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.49%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.25%) Big Data
4 2 (0.25%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.25%) MS Access
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.99%) JIRA
2 7 (0.87%) eCATT
2 7 (0.87%) HP UFT
2 7 (0.87%) LoadRunner
3 6 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.49%) Selenium
4 4 (0.49%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.49%) Zephyr
5 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 322 (39.80%) Finance
2 82 (10.14%) Banking
3 44 (5.44%) Retail Banking
4 38 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.46%) Legal
5 28 (3.46%) Retail
6 27 (3.34%) Marketing
7 26 (3.21%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.10%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.73%) Electronics
9 14 (1.73%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.73%) Law
10 10 (1.24%) Advertising
10 10 (1.24%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.62%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) French Language
13 2 (0.25%) German Language
13 2 (0.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 529 (65.39%) Project Manager
2 149 (18.42%) IT Manager
3 136 (16.81%) IT Project Manager
4 69 (8.53%) Senior Manager
5 66 (8.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 60 (7.42%) Analyst
7 54 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
8 48 (5.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 45 (5.56%) Business Analyst
10 39 (4.82%) Consultant
11 31 (3.83%) Software Project Manager
12 27 (3.34%) Salesforce Project Manager
13 26 (3.21%) Retail Banking Project Manager
13 26 (3.21%) SAP Manager
14 25 (3.09%) Business Change Manager
15 23 (2.84%) Business Change Project Manager
16 20 (2.47%) Programme Manager
17 19 (2.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
18 18 (2.22%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
18 18 (2.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.22%) .NET
2 11 (1.36%) HTML
2 11 (1.36%) Web Services
3 10 (1.24%) ASP.NET
3 10 (1.24%) Mason
4 9 (1.11%) COM
4 9 (1.11%) CSS
5 8 (0.99%) Visualforce
6 6 (0.74%) HTML5
6 6 (0.74%) Middleware
6 6 (0.74%) XML
7 5 (0.62%) CSS3
7 5 (0.62%) jQuery
8 4 (0.49%) Velocity
9 2 (0.25%) J2EE
10 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.57%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.47%) PMI
5 13 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 13 (1.61%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 7 (0.87%) Life Science
9 6 (0.74%) Fintech
10 5 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.62%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.37%) iPad
12 3 (0.37%) IVR
13 2 (0.25%) CMDB
13 2 (0.25%) EPoS
13 2 (0.25%) FMCG
13 2 (0.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.91%) Windows
2 35 (4.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.48%) Linux
5 12 (1.48%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.25%) Android
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.25%) Unix
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) SUSE
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 794 (98.15%) PRINCE2
2 468 (57.85%) Project Management
3 266 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (27.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (18.05%) ITIL
6 78 (9.64%) Scrum
7 73 (9.02%) Change Management
7 73 (9.02%) CRM
8 68 (8.41%) Migration
9 66 (8.16%) PRINCE
10 65 (8.03%) Business Analysis
11 57 (7.05%) Project Planning
12 56 (6.92%) Business Transformation
12 56 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 54 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 51 (6.30%) SDLC
15 49 (6.06%) Change Control
16 42 (5.19%) Contingency Planning
16 42 (5.19%) Programme Management
17 39 (4.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (2.72%) SQL
2 12 (1.48%) C
3 11 (1.36%) C#
4 9 (1.11%) Java
4 9 (1.11%) PowerShell
5 8 (0.99%) Apex Code
6 6 (0.74%) C++
7 4 (0.49%) ABAP
8 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.25%) PHP
8 2 (0.25%) Ruby
8 2 (0.25%) VBA
8 2 (0.25%) VBScript
9 1 (0.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 85 (10.51%) Degree
2 70 (8.65%) PMI Certification
3 69 (8.53%) ITIL Certification
4 64 (7.91%) PMP
5 27 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 21 (2.60%) APMP
7 20 (2.47%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.98%) ISEB
9 13 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.11%) CCNA
11 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.11%) SAP Certification
12 8 (0.99%) MCSE
13 7 (0.87%) CCNP
13 7 (0.87%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.74%) MCSA
15 5 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.41%) PMO
2 44 (5.44%) QA
3 11 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.24%) GDPR
5 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.62%) MiFID
6 4 (0.49%) EMIR
6 4 (0.49%) FATCA
6 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.49%) SLA
7 3 (0.37%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) GAMP
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 36 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.85%) vSphere
4 6 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.37%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.11%) SCOM
2 8 (0.99%) SCCM
3 7 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.62%) PowerCLI
4 5 (0.62%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.62%) vRealize
5 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 88 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.17%) SAP
3 46 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
4 45 (5.56%) VMware
5 42 (5.19%) Cisco
6 32 (3.96%) HP
7 25 (3.09%) Oracle
8 22 (2.72%) Citrix
9 18 (2.22%) IBM
10 13 (1.61%) Capita
10 13 (1.61%) Mitel
11 9 (1.11%) Google
12 8 (0.99%) Blue Prism
13 6 (0.74%) Avaya
13 6 (0.74%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.74%) Siebel
14 5 (0.62%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.62%) Planview
15 4 (0.49%) Sage
16 3 (0.37%) Remedy