Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 780 775 620
Rank change year-on-year -5 -155 -34
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 379 424 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 1.00% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 287 357 676
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,150 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +8.25% -10.19% +11.34%

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 38,995 42,461 50,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.69% 24.43% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28,880 32,635 40,623
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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 -20 344 £55,000 +4.76% 31
UK excluding London +1 263 £52,500 +8.25% 26
London +14 111 £60,000 - 6
South East +20 84 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Midlands +13 55 £55,000 - 4
East of England +29 49 £50,000 +4.71% 5
West Midlands +17 44 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North of England -11 31 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Scotland +12 24 £45,000 -5.26%
North West -4 22 £52,500 +16.67% 4
South West -3 18 £50,198 +8.54% 3
Yorkshire +6 7 £46,000 -4.17% 3
East Midlands -4 7 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Wales -2 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North East -8 2 £40,000 -10.11%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 379 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 255 (67.28%) Project Management
3 135 (35.62%) Finance
4 125 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 94 (24.80%) Microsoft
7 91 (24.01%) ITIL
8 88 (23.22%) Degree
9 81 (21.37%) Microsoft Project
10 79 (20.84%) Analytical Skills
11 73 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (18.21%) Data Centre
13 68 (17.94%) PMI Certification
14 61 (16.09%) ISEB
15 59 (15.57%) Matrix Management
15 59 (15.57%) PMO
16 58 (15.30%) Change Management
17 57 (15.04%) Presales
18 56 (14.78%) Waterfall
19 54 (14.25%) PMP
20 48 (12.66%) Management Information System
21 47 (12.40%) Decision-Making
22 46 (12.14%) Risk Management
23 42 (11.08%) Microsoft Excel
24 41 (10.82%) Windows
25 40 (10.55%) CRM
25 40 (10.55%) Telecoms
25 40 (10.55%) Quality Management
25 40 (10.55%) Change Control
26 39 (10.29%) Driving Licence

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 19 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.37%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 81 (21.37%) Microsoft Project
2 42 (11.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (10.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (5.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.26%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.18%) Office 365
2 21 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.17%) IaaS
3 12 (3.17%) SaaS
4 5 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.80%) WAN
2 19 (5.01%) Internet
3 14 (3.69%) LAN
4 12 (3.17%) Firewall
5 11 (2.90%) Broadband
6 10 (2.64%) Skype
6 10 (2.64%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.85%) SAN
8 6 (1.58%) MPLS
8 6 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.32%) DHCP
9 5 (1.32%) DNS
9 5 (1.32%) VPN
10 4 (1.06%) HbbTV
10 4 (1.06%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (0.79%) VoIP
11 3 (0.79%) WLAN
12 2 (0.53%) Wireless
13 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.65%) GIS
2 12 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.26%) QlikView
5 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
General
1 135 (35.62%) Finance
2 40 (10.55%) Telecoms
3 33 (8.71%) Law
4 24 (6.33%) Marketing
5 21 (5.54%) Retail
6 6 (1.58%) Billing
6 6 (1.58%) French Language
7 5 (1.32%) Publishing
8 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.79%) Back Office
9 3 (0.79%) Banking
10 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.53%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 217 (57.26%) Project Manager
2 88 (23.22%) IT Manager
3 73 (19.26%) IT Project Manager
4 47 (12.40%) Senior Manager
4 47 (12.40%) Senior Project Manager
5 32 (8.44%) Transition Manager
6 23 (6.07%) Infrastructure Manager
7 22 (5.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 16 (4.22%) Business Change Manager
8 16 (4.22%) Business Change Project Manager
8 16 (4.22%) Programme Manager
9 15 (3.96%) IT Services Manager
10 14 (3.69%) Software Project Manager
11 13 (3.43%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (3.43%) Technical Manager
12 12 (3.17%) Project Leader
12 12 (3.17%) Senior IT Manager
12 12 (3.17%) Senior IT Project Manager
12 12 (3.17%) Technical Project Manager
13 11 (2.90%) Financial Services Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.26%) .NET
1 1 (0.26%) CGI
1 1 (0.26%) COM
1 1 (0.26%) Flash
1 1 (0.26%) jQuery
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 79 (20.84%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (18.21%) Data Centre
3 48 (12.66%) Management Information System
4 39 (10.29%) Driving Licence
5 22 (5.80%) PMI
6 13 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.11%) Social Network
8 6 (1.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 5 (1.32%) NHS
10 4 (1.06%) CCTV
10 4 (1.06%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.06%) Smart Home
10 4 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.79%) User Experience
12 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.53%) Fintech
12 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.26%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.26%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.82%) Windows
2 18 (4.75%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.79%) Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Unix
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 255 (67.28%) Project Management
3 125 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (24.01%) ITIL
6 73 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (15.57%) Matrix Management
8 58 (15.30%) Change Management
9 57 (15.04%) Presales
10 56 (14.78%) Waterfall
11 47 (12.40%) Decision-Making
12 46 (12.14%) Risk Management
13 40 (10.55%) Change Control
13 40 (10.55%) CRM
13 40 (10.55%) Quality Management
14 39 (10.29%) Scrum
15 35 (9.23%) Commercial Awareness
15 35 (9.23%) Service Management
16 34 (8.97%) Transition Management
17 33 (8.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.22%) C
2 10 (2.64%) Java
3 9 (2.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (23.22%) Degree
2 68 (17.94%) PMI Certification
3 61 (16.09%) ISEB
4 54 (14.25%) PMP
5 33 (8.71%) ISEB Practitioner
6 25 (6.60%) APMP
6 25 (6.60%) Security Cleared
7 14 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (3.17%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.85%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.85%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.32%) CCA
11 5 (1.32%) CCNA
11 5 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.32%) MCSE
11 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.06%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (15.57%) PMO
2 32 (8.44%) SLA
3 20 (5.28%) GDPR
4 15 (3.96%) QA
5 7 (1.85%) P3O
6 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (1.32%) XenApp
5 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
2 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 94 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.92%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (5.28%) VMware
4 17 (4.49%) Cisco
5 11 (2.90%) Citrix
6 8 (2.11%) NEC
6 8 (2.11%) Oracle
7 6 (1.58%) SAP
7 6 (1.58%) Veeam
8 5 (1.32%) Avaya
8 5 (1.32%) CommVault
8 5 (1.32%) IBM
8 5 (1.32%) Sophos
9 4 (1.06%) BT
9 4 (1.06%) Google
10 3 (0.79%) Intapp
11 2 (0.53%) McAfee
12 1 (0.26%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.26%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.26%) Riverbed