Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 479 403
Rank change year-on-year -110 -76 -21
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 748 1211 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 2.28% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 686 1077 1455
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% -3.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,875 £73,750 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +6.38%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43109 53182 59840
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.40% 26.85% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33154 42976 47460
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -122 696 £50,000 -2.91% 63
UK excluding London -80 445 £47,500 - 52
London -117 271 £59,000 -1.67% 12
South East +21 124 £50,000 -8.05% 11
Midlands -26 87 £44,425 -1.28% 11
North of England -98 87 £45,000 - 19
South West +3 67 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands -33 59 £45,000 - 8
East of England -26 56 £46,500 +3.33% 3
North West -77 51 £47,000 +10.59% 16
Yorkshire -36 32 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +9 26 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Scotland +4 16 £47,500 -5.00%
Wales -5 12 £41,250 +3.13% 1
North East +22 4 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 732 (97.86%) PRINCE2
2 406 (54.28%) Project Management
3 292 (39.04%) Finance
4 249 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
5 206 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 145 (19.39%) ITIL
7 124 (16.58%) Microsoft Project
8 89 (11.90%) Microsoft
9 87 (11.63%) PMI Certification
10 86 (11.50%) PRINCE
11 78 (10.43%) Degree
12 77 (10.29%) PMP
13 76 (10.16%) SDLC
14 74 (9.89%) Retail
15 73 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
16 71 (9.49%) CRM
17 68 (9.09%) Migration
17 68 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
18 65 (8.69%) Microsoft Excel
18 65 (8.69%) Business Transformation
19 64 (8.56%) Scrum
19 64 (8.56%) Risk Management
20 63 (8.42%) Change Management
20 63 (8.42%) Banking
21 58 (7.75%) Windows
22 57 (7.62%) LAN
22 57 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
23 54 (7.22%) PMO
24 53 (7.09%) SharePoint
25 51 (6.82%) Data Centre

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 53 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 7 (0.94%) Confluence
4 6 (0.80%) CMS
5 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.13%) SAS
7 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 124 (16.58%) Microsoft Project
2 68 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (8.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 40 (5.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 38 (5.08%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.07%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.27%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.27%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Primavera
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.01%) Office 365
4 12 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.47%) SaaS
6 8 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 6 (0.80%) Veeva
8 4 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.40%) IaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.62%) LAN
2 47 (6.28%) WAN
3 42 (5.61%) VoIP
4 33 (4.41%) Firewall
5 31 (4.14%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (3.34%) VLAN
7 17 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.27%) Wireless
8 10 (1.34%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.94%) Internet
10 6 (0.80%) DNS
10 6 (0.80%) HTTP
10 6 (0.80%) Intranet
10 6 (0.80%) MPLS
10 6 (0.80%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.67%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.53%) SAN
12 4 (0.53%) Skype
13 3 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.53%) QlikView
5 3 (0.40%) Power BI
6 2 (0.27%) DB2
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (3.21%) JIRA
2 12 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.07%) eCATT
4 8 (1.07%) HP UFT
4 8 (1.07%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.80%) NUnit
5 6 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
General
1 292 (39.04%) Finance
2 74 (9.89%) Retail
3 63 (8.42%) Banking
4 33 (4.41%) Retail Banking
5 32 (4.28%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.01%) Marketing
7 29 (3.88%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.81%) Legal
9 16 (2.14%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.87%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.74%) Electronics
11 13 (1.74%) Front Office
12 11 (1.47%) Advertising
12 11 (1.47%) Law
13 8 (1.07%) French Language
14 7 (0.94%) Billing
15 6 (0.80%) Automotive
15 6 (0.80%) German Language
16 5 (0.67%) Polish Language
17 4 (0.53%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 470 (62.83%) Project Manager
2 122 (16.31%) IT Manager
3 105 (14.04%) IT Project Manager
4 81 (10.83%) Senior Manager
5 70 (9.36%) Senior Project Manager
6 52 (6.95%) Analyst
7 51 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
8 43 (5.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 41 (5.48%) Software Project Manager
10 32 (4.28%) Programme Manager
11 30 (4.01%) Business Analyst
12 29 (3.88%) Consultant
13 26 (3.48%) Security Manager
14 24 (3.21%) Implementation Manager
14 24 (3.21%) Security Project Manager
15 23 (3.07%) Network Manager
16 22 (2.94%) Network Project Manager
17 21 (2.81%) Implementation Project Manager
17 21 (2.81%) Project Implementation Manager
18 20 (2.67%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.81%) .NET
2 9 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 9 (1.20%) COM
2 9 (1.20%) HTML
2 9 (1.20%) XML
3 8 (1.07%) Visualforce
4 7 (0.94%) CSS
5 6 (0.80%) Web Services
6 3 (0.40%) Middleware
7 2 (0.27%) REST
7 2 (0.27%) SOAP
8 1 (0.13%) Mason
8 1 (0.13%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 44 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.74%) PMI
5 23 (3.07%) Driving Licence
6 16 (2.14%) NHS
7 13 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.80%) Life Science
10 4 (0.53%) Contactless
10 4 (0.53%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.40%) IVR
12 2 (0.27%) CCTV
12 2 (0.27%) EPoS
12 2 (0.27%) iPad
12 2 (0.27%) Replication
12 2 (0.27%) Social Media
12 2 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.75%) Windows
2 32 (4.28%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.60%) Linux
3 12 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.27%) Unix
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (97.86%) PRINCE2
2 406 (54.28%) Project Management
3 249 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 145 (19.39%) ITIL
6 86 (11.50%) PRINCE
7 76 (10.16%) SDLC
8 71 (9.49%) CRM
9 68 (9.09%) Migration
10 65 (8.69%) Business Transformation
11 64 (8.56%) Risk Management
11 64 (8.56%) Scrum
12 63 (8.42%) Change Management
13 57 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 51 (6.82%) Mentoring
15 49 (6.55%) Waterfall
16 48 (6.42%) Programme Management
17 47 (6.28%) Service Management
18 46 (6.15%) Project Planning
19 44 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.35%) SQL
2 9 (1.20%) Java
3 8 (1.07%) Apex Code
3 8 (1.07%) C
3 8 (1.07%) C++
4 6 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.67%) C#
5 5 (0.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.27%) ABAP
7 2 (0.27%) PHP
7 2 (0.27%) Python
7 2 (0.27%) Ruby
7 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (11.63%) PMI Certification
2 78 (10.43%) Degree
3 77 (10.29%) PMP
4 73 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (2.54%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.87%) CCNP
8 14 (1.87%) ISEB
9 13 (1.74%) APMP
10 10 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (1.34%) SAP Certification
11 9 (1.20%) CCNA
11 9 (1.20%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.07%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.94%) CISSP
14 6 (0.80%) CISA
14 6 (0.80%) CISM
14 6 (0.80%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.22%) PMO
2 37 (4.95%) QA
3 15 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.53%) TickIT
5 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.40%) GDPR
5 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.27%) HL7
6 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) FATCA
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.74%) vSphere
4 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.07%) SCCM
2 7 (0.94%) SCOM
3 5 (0.67%) PowerCLI
4 4 (0.53%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.53%) vRealize
5 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.28%) Cisco
3 36 (4.81%) SAP
4 34 (4.55%) HP
5 33 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (4.14%) VMware
7 21 (2.81%) Oracle
8 18 (2.41%) IBM
9 13 (1.74%) Citrix
10 10 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.20%) Mitel
11 9 (1.20%) Perforce
12 7 (0.94%) Blue Prism
12 7 (0.94%) Planview
13 6 (0.80%) Avaya
13 6 (0.80%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.80%) Meraki
13 6 (0.80%) Siebel
14 5 (0.67%) BMC
14 5 (0.67%) Remedy