Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 748 604 703
Rank change year-on-year -144 +99 -75
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 293 102 430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 0.93% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 260 90 358
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,175 £33,675
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,250 £41,922
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £48,314 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.84% -12.16% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £69,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% +3.16%

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 26,240 10,939 32,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.52% 22.10% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14,797 8,322 24,337
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,650
25th Percentile £40,615 £40,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,188 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 15 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 21 September 2021. 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 -160 263 £55,000 +11.89% 21
UK excluding London -115 174 £50,000 +11.11% 17
London -157 99 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Work from Home -219 69 £54,500 +21.11% 5
South East -110 66 £65,000 +44.44% 3
North of England -110 32 £47,500 +9.20% 2
South West -88 26 £45,000 - 5
Midlands -109 21 £51,250 -10.87% 5
Yorkshire -91 20 £52,500 +36.36% 2
East of England -77 17 £42,500 -
West Midlands -88 17 £47,500 -10.38% 3
North West -74 12 £42,500 -12.03%
Scotland -92 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wales -41 4 £65,000 +18.18%
East Midlands -67 4 £52,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 287 (97.95%) PRINCE2
2 220 (75.09%) Project Management
3 129 (44.03%) Social Skills
4 115 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (28.67%) Finance
6 82 (27.99%) Project Delivery
7 79 (26.96%) Microsoft
8 46 (15.70%) ITIL
9 45 (15.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (15.36%) Programme Management
10 36 (12.29%) Microsoft Project
11 35 (11.95%) ERP
11 35 (11.95%) Change Management
12 34 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (11.26%) PMO
14 31 (10.58%) Organisational Skills
14 31 (10.58%) SAP
15 30 (10.24%) Presales
16 29 (9.90%) Azure
16 29 (9.90%) Scrum
17 28 (9.56%) Presentation Skills
18 27 (9.22%) Telecoms
18 27 (9.22%) Degree
19 26 (8.87%) Service Delivery
19 26 (8.87%) Waterfall
20 25 (8.53%) SaaS
21 23 (7.85%) Public Sector
21 23 (7.85%) Marketing
22 22 (7.51%) Risk Management
22 22 (7.51%) SharePoint

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 22 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.07%) Confluence
3 8 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.71%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (12.29%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.90%) Azure
2 25 (8.53%) SaaS
3 21 (7.17%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (3.07%) Power Platform
5 8 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.37%) AWS
6 4 (1.37%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.68%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.34%) IaaS
8 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.34%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.34%) Smartsheet
8 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.10%) WAN
2 9 (3.07%) DHCP
2 9 (3.07%) DNS
2 9 (3.07%) LAN
3 8 (2.73%) Firewall
3 8 (2.73%) MPLS
3 8 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (2.73%) VLAN
3 8 (2.73%) VPN
3 8 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.71%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.37%) Internet
6 2 (0.68%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.05%) Power BI
2 2 (0.68%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (0.68%) MySQL
2 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.12%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
General
1 129 (44.03%) Social Skills
2 84 (28.67%) Finance
3 34 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (10.58%) Organisational Skills
5 28 (9.56%) Presentation Skills
6 27 (9.22%) Telecoms
7 23 (7.85%) Marketing
7 23 (7.85%) Public Sector
8 20 (6.83%) Retail
9 15 (5.12%) Manufacturing
10 13 (4.44%) Games
11 11 (3.75%) Legal
12 9 (3.07%) Electronics
13 8 (2.73%) Billing
14 7 (2.39%) Law
15 6 (2.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 5 (1.71%) Advertising
16 5 (1.71%) Banking
17 3 (1.02%) Automotive
17 3 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 202 (68.94%) Project Manager
2 66 (22.53%) IT Manager
3 52 (17.75%) IT Project Manager
4 27 (9.22%) Senior Manager
5 23 (7.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 19 (6.48%) Analyst
7 18 (6.14%) Delivery Manager
8 17 (5.80%) Technical Manager
9 15 (5.12%) Programme Manager
9 15 (5.12%) SAP Manager
9 15 (5.12%) SAP Project Manager
10 13 (4.44%) Delivery Project Manager
10 13 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
11 12 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (4.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 12 (4.10%) Telecoms Manager
12 11 (3.75%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.75%) IT Analyst
13 10 (3.41%) Business IT Analyst
13 10 (3.41%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.75%) HTML
2 7 (2.39%) CSS
2 7 (2.39%) REST
3 2 (0.68%) CSS3
3 2 (0.68%) Flutter
3 2 (0.68%) HTML5
3 2 (0.68%) Laravel
3 2 (0.68%) Velocity
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.46%) Virtual Team
2 14 (4.78%) Driving Licence
2 14 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.05%) EPoS
6 5 (1.71%) NHS
6 5 (1.71%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.71%) Social Media
6 5 (1.71%) Wiki
7 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.37%) User Experience
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.68%) PACS
9 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.14%) Windows
2 14 (4.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.05%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.68%) Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (97.95%) PRINCE2
2 220 (75.09%) Project Management
3 115 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (27.99%) Project Delivery
5 46 (15.70%) ITIL
6 45 (15.36%) Programme Management
6 45 (15.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (11.95%) Change Management
7 35 (11.95%) ERP
8 30 (10.24%) Presales
9 29 (9.90%) Scrum
10 26 (8.87%) Service Delivery
10 26 (8.87%) Waterfall
11 22 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (7.51%) Risk Management
12 21 (7.17%) Migration
13 20 (6.83%) SDLC
14 19 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (5.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.39%) JavaScript
1 7 (2.39%) PHP
2 5 (1.71%) C
3 4 (1.37%) SQL
4 2 (0.68%) Java
5 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (9.22%) Degree
2 22 (7.51%) PMI Certification
2 22 (7.51%) PMP
3 18 (6.14%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.10%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.10%) MCP
5 10 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.73%) APMP
6 8 (2.73%) MOS
7 7 (2.39%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.37%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.37%) CISSP
9 4 (1.37%) CIW
9 4 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.68%) ISEB
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CCNA
11 1 (0.34%) CCNP
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.26%) PMO
2 7 (2.39%) SLA
3 6 (2.05%) QA
4 3 (1.02%) ISO 22301
4 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.68%) HL7
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (3.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.73%) SCCM
1 8 (2.73%) WSUS
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.58%) SAP
3 21 (7.17%) VMware
4 13 (4.44%) Cisco
5 11 (3.75%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.73%) Oracle
6 8 (2.73%) Ruckus Wireless
7 6 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.37%) Avaya
8 4 (1.37%) Pardot
8 4 (1.37%) Sophos
9 3 (1.02%) Citrix
9 3 (1.02%) IBM
10 2 (0.68%) Google
10 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.34%) Cadence
11 1 (0.34%) Epicor
11 1 (0.34%) Informatica
11 1 (0.34%) Veeam
11 1 (0.34%) Workday