Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 54 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 426 459 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.41% 4.74% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 5.23% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 282 372 459
West Midlands median annual salary £47,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.50% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,325 £28,150
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.99% +1.00%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,626 8,776 10,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.22% 90.59% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6,655 7,080 8,291
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,823
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +2.84%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Birmingham +15 227 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Staffordshire +19 55 £53,500 +33.75% 4
Warwickshire -7 44 £60,000 +33.33% 13
Coventry -25 28 £51,250 -6.82% 3
Worcestershire +23 10 £50,500 +6.32% 2
Wolverhampton -17 10 £42,500 -19.81% 4
Walsall -5 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Solihull -13 6 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Shropshire +1 5 £47,500 -11.21% 4
Herefordshire +24 3 £48,000 -4.00%
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £35,000 -12.50%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 281 (65.96%) Project Management
2 161 (37.79%) ITIL
3 117 (27.46%) Finance
4 99 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (18.78%) Microsoft
7 78 (18.31%) Degree
8 75 (17.61%) Data Centre
9 73 (17.14%) Presales
10 66 (15.49%) Service Management
11 64 (15.02%) PMO
12 62 (14.55%) IT Strategy
12 62 (14.55%) Self-Motivation
12 62 (14.55%) Service Delivery
13 59 (13.85%) Firewall
13 59 (13.85%) VMware
13 59 (13.85%) Programme Management
14 57 (13.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 56 (13.15%) Active Directory
15 56 (13.15%) Line Management
16 51 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (11.74%) Continuous Improvement
18 49 (11.50%) Project Planning
18 49 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
19 46 (10.80%) PMP
20 45 (10.56%) WAN
20 45 (10.56%) Retail
21 43 (10.09%) Windows
21 43 (10.09%) PMI Certification
22 41 (9.62%) Cisco Certification

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 21 (4.93%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.64%) IIS
3 7 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.41%) Anypoint
4 6 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.41%) JBoss
5 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.47%) Apache
7 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 19 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (5.63%) SAP R/3
2 10 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.17%) Infor M3
3 5 (1.17%) Movex
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.70%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.47%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite
6 1 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.23%) iTrent
6 1 (0.23%) Lawson
6 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.23%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.58%) IaaS
3 11 (2.58%) PaaS
4 10 (2.35%) Office 365
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.47%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.85%) Firewall
2 45 (10.56%) WAN
3 39 (9.15%) IPsec
4 30 (7.04%) SAN
5 28 (6.57%) LAN
6 26 (6.10%) VoIP
7 24 (5.63%) SSL
8 21 (4.93%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (4.46%) VPN
10 17 (3.99%) BGP
10 17 (3.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (3.99%) DHCP
10 17 (3.99%) DNS
10 17 (3.99%) FWSM
10 17 (3.99%) OSPF
10 17 (3.99%) SNMP
10 17 (3.99%) Software-Defined Networking
11 8 (1.88%) PBX
12 7 (1.64%) Skype
13 4 (0.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.41%) DTS
2 6 (1.41%) EDRMS
2 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.70%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.47%) GIS
4 2 (0.47%) MS Access
4 2 (0.47%) MySQL
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (3.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (1.41%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.23%) Grunt
General
1 117 (27.46%) Finance
2 45 (10.56%) Retail
3 27 (6.34%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.82%) Law
5 12 (2.82%) Publishing
6 9 (2.11%) Marketing
7 8 (1.88%) Banking
8 7 (1.64%) Advertising
8 7 (1.64%) Legal
9 5 (1.17%) Billing
9 5 (1.17%) Local Government
10 3 (0.70%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Avionics
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 172 (40.38%) Project Manager
2 67 (15.73%) IT Manager
3 44 (10.33%) Analyst
4 39 (9.15%) IT Project Manager
5 36 (8.45%) Architect
6 27 (6.34%) SAP Manager
7 25 (5.87%) Senior Manager
8 23 (5.40%) SAP Project Manager
9 22 (5.16%) Support Analyst
10 20 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
11 18 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
11 18 (4.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 18 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (3.99%) Network Analyst
12 17 (3.99%) Network Support
12 17 (3.99%) Network Support Analyst
12 17 (3.99%) Portfolio Manager
12 17 (3.99%) Senior Network Specialist
12 17 (3.99%) Transition Manager
13 16 (3.76%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.46%) .NET
2 17 (3.99%) LDAP
3 5 (1.17%) CSS
3 5 (1.17%) HTML
3 5 (1.17%) Web Services
4 4 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.94%) jQuery
5 3 (0.70%) XMPP
6 2 (0.47%) CSS3
6 2 (0.47%) HTML5
7 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.23%) JSON
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) Node.js
7 1 (0.23%) RESTful
7 1 (0.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 62 (14.55%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.23%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.99%) PKI
6 16 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.05%) CMDB
7 13 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.35%) PMI
9 8 (1.88%) EPoS
9 8 (1.88%) User Experience
10 7 (1.64%) NHS
11 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.17%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.17%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.94%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.70%) Digital Signage
15 2 (0.47%) BYOD
15 2 (0.47%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.09%) Windows
2 35 (8.22%) Windows Server
3 23 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.94%) Linux
5 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.47%) Unix
6 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (65.96%) Project Management
2 161 (37.79%) ITIL
3 99 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (17.14%) Presales
6 66 (15.49%) Service Management
7 62 (14.55%) IT Strategy
7 62 (14.55%) Service Delivery
8 59 (13.85%) Programme Management
9 56 (13.15%) Line Management
10 50 (11.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 49 (11.50%) Project Planning
12 41 (9.62%) Translating Business Requirements
13 40 (9.39%) ITIL V3
14 39 (9.15%) Due Diligence
15 37 (8.69%) Business Analysis
15 37 (8.69%) Change Management
16 35 (8.22%) Resource Management
17 33 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (7.75%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.99%) SQL
2 12 (2.82%) Java
3 11 (2.58%) C
4 6 (1.41%) C#
5 5 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.70%) ABAP
7 2 (0.47%) VBA
8 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.23%) COBOL
8 1 (0.23%) Groovy
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (18.31%) Degree
2 57 (13.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 46 (10.80%) PMP
4 43 (10.09%) PMI Certification
5 41 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 34 (7.98%) CCNP
8 26 (6.10%) ISEB
9 25 (5.87%) APMP
10 15 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (3.29%) MCSE
12 13 (3.05%) CISSP
12 13 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (1.64%) CCDP
14 7 (1.64%) CISM
15 6 (1.41%) CCNA
15 6 (1.41%) CEH
15 6 (1.41%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (15.02%) PMO
2 28 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (6.34%) COBIT
4 20 (4.69%) QA
5 16 (3.76%) SLA
6 9 (2.11%) P3O
7 6 (1.41%) GPG13
8 3 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.70%) GDPR
9 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.23%) BS25999
10 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.23%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (13.15%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.40%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.58%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.41%) Puppet
2 6 (1.41%) SCCM
2 6 (1.41%) SCOM
3 3 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.85%) VMware
3 40 (9.39%) Cisco
4 39 (9.15%) CheckPoint
5 35 (8.22%) SAP
6 29 (6.81%) Citrix
6 29 (6.81%) Juniper
7 28 (6.57%) F5
7 28 (6.57%) Fortinet
8 17 (3.99%) CA
9 13 (3.05%) HP
10 12 (2.82%) EMC
11 11 (2.58%) BMC
11 11 (2.58%) Brocade
11 11 (2.58%) NetApp
12 9 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.64%) Oracle
14 6 (1.41%) Dell
14 6 (1.41%) IBM
14 6 (1.41%) webMethods