Period
to 23 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 682 615 596
Rank change year-on-year -67 -19 -125
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 422 656 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 1.68% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 343 519 673
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 32,821 39,001 43,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.44% 23.59% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23,835 28,921 33,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 September 2019.

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 23 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
England -89 391 £55,000 +4.76% 28
UK excluding London -56 275 £47,500 - 28
London -45 134 £63,500 +5.83% 7
South East +50 127 £55,000 +4.76% 6
North of England -18 57 £42,500 - 8
North West +10 44 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Midlands +13 33 £47,500 +2.15% 5
South West -22 29 £48,750 +11.43%
West Midlands +9 21 £51,250 +9.04% 3
Wales +14 13 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +22 11 £32,000 -13.51% 2
East of England +45 9 £38,000 -33.91% 2
Yorkshire -31 9 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Scotland +6 8 £52,500 +23.53% 5
North East - 4 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 405 (95.97%) PRINCE2
2 285 (67.54%) Project Management
3 164 (38.86%) Finance
4 140 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (25.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 105 (24.88%) ITIL
7 93 (22.04%) PMP
8 89 (21.09%) PMI Certification
9 84 (19.91%) Microsoft
9 84 (19.91%) Project Delivery
10 81 (19.19%) Degree
11 61 (14.45%) Microsoft Project
12 59 (13.98%) PMO
13 49 (11.61%) Business Analysis
14 46 (10.90%) QA
14 46 (10.90%) Waterfall
15 43 (10.19%) Project Planning
16 42 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
17 41 (9.72%) PRINCE
18 37 (8.77%) ERP
19 35 (8.29%) Cisco
20 34 (8.06%) Scrum
20 34 (8.06%) Change Management
21 33 (7.82%) Windows
21 33 (7.82%) CRM
21 33 (7.82%) Security Cleared
22 32 (7.58%) Management Information System
22 32 (7.58%) Service Delivery
22 32 (7.58%) VMware
23 31 (7.35%) Retail

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 11 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.95%) CMS
5 4 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 61 (14.45%) Microsoft Project
2 27 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.90%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.71%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.47%) Magento
6 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.87%) Office 365
2 27 (6.40%) Azure
3 11 (2.61%) AWS
4 8 (1.90%) IaaS
5 7 (1.66%) PaaS
5 7 (1.66%) SaaS
6 6 (1.42%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.21%) LAN
2 18 (4.27%) WAN
3 15 (3.55%) SAN
4 8 (1.90%) Skype
4 8 (1.90%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.71%) DPNSS
5 3 (0.71%) Firewall
5 3 (0.71%) Intranet
5 3 (0.71%) PABX
5 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.71%) Wireless
6 2 (0.47%) Broadband
6 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.47%) ISDN
6 2 (0.47%) NAS
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.24%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (1.18%) Data Mining
2 5 (1.18%) MS Access
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.24%) DTS
5 1 (0.24%) OLAP
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.47%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.47%) MSI
2 2 (0.47%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 164 (38.86%) Finance
2 31 (7.35%) Retail
3 22 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.74%) Public Sector
5 18 (4.27%) Legal
6 16 (3.79%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.08%) Marketing
8 12 (2.84%) Law
9 11 (2.61%) Advertising
10 10 (2.37%) Billing
11 8 (1.90%) Publishing
12 7 (1.66%) Local Government
13 5 (1.18%) Banking
14 4 (0.95%) Electronics
14 4 (0.95%) Housing Association
15 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.24%) Back Office
16 1 (0.24%) Front Office
16 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 284 (67.30%) Project Manager
2 86 (20.38%) IT Manager
3 79 (18.72%) IT Project Manager
4 67 (15.88%) Senior Manager
5 65 (15.40%) Senior Project Manager
6 42 (9.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 40 (9.48%) Infrastructure Manager
8 39 (9.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 35 (8.29%) Senior IT Manager
9 35 (8.29%) Senior IT Project Manager
10 34 (8.06%) Analyst
11 24 (5.69%) Business Analyst
12 18 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
13 17 (4.03%) Consultant
14 16 (3.79%) Service Manager
14 16 (3.79%) Software Project Manager
15 15 (3.55%) Agile Project Manager
16 13 (3.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
16 13 (3.08%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
16 13 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.42%) Web Services
1 6 (1.42%) XML
2 1 (0.24%) .NET
2 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.24%) HTML
2 1 (0.24%) REST
2 1 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 30 (7.11%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.69%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.37%) SCADA
6 9 (2.13%) CMDB
7 8 (1.90%) EPoS
7 8 (1.90%) PMI
7 8 (1.90%) Reinsurance
8 7 (1.66%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.66%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.66%) User Experience
9 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.95%) NHS
11 3 (0.71%) CCTV
11 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.47%) FMCG
12 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.82%) Windows
2 16 (3.79%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.37%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.95%) Unix
5 2 (0.47%) Android
5 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.24%) Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (95.97%) PRINCE2
2 285 (67.54%) Project Management
3 140 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (25.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (24.88%) ITIL
6 84 (19.91%) Project Delivery
7 49 (11.61%) Business Analysis
8 46 (10.90%) Waterfall
9 43 (10.19%) Project Planning
10 42 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (9.72%) PRINCE
12 37 (8.77%) ERP
13 34 (8.06%) Change Management
13 34 (8.06%) Scrum
14 33 (7.82%) CRM
15 32 (7.58%) Service Delivery
16 29 (6.87%) Risk Management
17 27 (6.40%) Migration
18 26 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (6.16%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.64%) C
2 14 (3.32%) SQL
3 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.71%) Java
5 2 (0.47%) VBScript
6 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 93 (22.04%) PMP
2 89 (21.09%) PMI Certification
3 81 (19.19%) Degree
4 33 (7.82%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.21%) APMP
6 21 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (3.55%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 13 (3.08%) MCSE
8 13 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.37%) CCNA
11 6 (1.42%) MCSA
11 6 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.47%) CCIE
14 2 (0.47%) CCNP
14 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.98%) PMO
2 46 (10.90%) QA
3 13 (3.08%) SLA
4 10 (2.37%) GDPR
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.47%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.90%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) SCCM
2 2 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.47%) Perfmon
2 2 (0.47%) WSUS
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.24%) Scalr
3 1 (0.24%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Terraform
3 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 84 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.29%) Cisco
3 32 (7.58%) VMware
4 19 (4.50%) SAP
5 10 (2.37%) Dell
5 10 (2.37%) EMC
5 10 (2.37%) Oracle
6 9 (2.13%) BMC
6 9 (2.13%) Remedy
7 7 (1.66%) Citrix
7 7 (1.66%) HP
8 6 (1.42%) NetApp
9 4 (0.95%) IBM
9 4 (0.95%) Intel
9 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.47%) Capita
10 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.47%) Juniper
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.47%) Virgin Media