Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 53 41
Rank change year-on-year -12 -12 -3
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 386 483 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.07% 4.78% 5.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 5.28% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 239 389 509
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,150 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.48% -0.48% +5.00%

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 8,522 9,150 11,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.80% 90.49% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6,535 7,573 8,744
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -2 226 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Warwickshire -8 41 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Coventry -19 31 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Staffordshire +3 27 £50,000 +15.04% 8
Worcestershire +22 12 £47,750 +12.35%
Shropshire +15 8 £45,000 -15.89% 2
Wolverhampton -14 8 £42,500 -1.97% 2
Solihull -14 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Walsall -6 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 260 (67.36%) Project Management
2 190 (49.22%) ITIL
3 120 (31.09%) Finance
4 90 (23.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 88 (22.80%) Presales
6 86 (22.28%) Data Centre
7 84 (21.76%) Service Management
8 81 (20.98%) Service Delivery
9 80 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (20.73%) Microsoft
10 78 (20.21%) Degree
11 77 (19.95%) VMware
12 75 (19.43%) Firewall
13 70 (18.13%) IT Strategy
14 69 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 69 (17.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 63 (16.32%) Line Management
16 62 (16.06%) Self-Motivation
17 61 (15.80%) Active Directory
18 53 (13.73%) Due Diligence
19 51 (13.21%) PMP
19 51 (13.21%) ITIL V3
20 50 (12.95%) PMI Certification
20 50 (12.95%) Windows
21 49 (12.69%) WAN
21 49 (12.69%) CheckPoint
22 48 (12.44%) ISEB
22 48 (12.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 47 (12.18%) IPsec
24 45 (11.66%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 30 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.81%) IIS
4 6 (1.55%) Anypoint
4 6 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.55%) JBoss
5 4 (1.04%) OpenEdge
6 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.78%) MediaWiki
7 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (6.99%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Infor M3
1 5 (1.30%) Movex
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.78%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.52%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.52%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.52%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.52%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.26%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.26%) iTrent
5 1 (0.26%) Lawson
5 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.26%) SnowdropKCS
5 1 (0.26%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.70%) IaaS
1 22 (5.70%) PaaS
2 19 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.59%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 75 (19.43%) Firewall
2 49 (12.69%) WAN
3 47 (12.18%) IPsec
4 34 (8.81%) VoIP
5 33 (8.55%) SAN
6 32 (8.29%) LAN
6 32 (8.29%) SSL
7 22 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (4.92%) DNS
9 16 (4.15%) BGP
9 16 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (4.15%) DHCP
9 16 (4.15%) FWSM
9 16 (4.15%) OSPF
9 16 (4.15%) SNMP
9 16 (4.15%) Software-Defined Networking
9 16 (4.15%) VPN
10 8 (2.07%) PBX
11 3 (0.78%) Internet
12 2 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.55%) DTS
3 6 (1.55%) EDRMS
3 6 (1.55%) Electronic Patient Records
3 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.78%) GIS
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (4.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.55%) JIRA
2 6 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (1.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.26%) Grunt
General
1 120 (31.09%) Finance
2 36 (9.33%) Retail
3 28 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.70%) Publishing
5 17 (4.40%) Law
6 16 (4.15%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.11%) Marketing
8 8 (2.07%) Billing
9 5 (1.30%) Banking
9 5 (1.30%) Legal
9 5 (1.30%) Local Government
10 3 (0.78%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 137 (35.49%) Project Manager
2 58 (15.03%) IT Manager
3 48 (12.44%) Analyst
4 42 (10.88%) Architect
5 28 (7.25%) IT Project Manager
5 28 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 28 (7.25%) Transition Manager
6 24 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.18%) Senior Manager
8 19 (4.92%) Network Analyst
8 19 (4.92%) Network Support
8 19 (4.92%) Network Support Analyst
8 19 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
9 17 (4.40%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 16 (4.15%) Network Specialist
10 16 (4.15%) Senior Network Specialist
10 16 (4.15%) Service Manager
11 15 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (3.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
12 12 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.40%) .NET
2 16 (4.15%) LDAP
3 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.52%) Web Services
5 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.26%) CGI
5 1 (0.26%) COM
5 1 (0.26%) CSS
5 1 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.26%) jQuery
5 1 (0.26%) JSON
5 1 (0.26%) LAMP
5 1 (0.26%) Middleware
5 1 (0.26%) Node.js
5 1 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (22.28%) Data Centre
2 62 (16.06%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (7.77%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.96%) CMDB
6 22 (5.70%) Computer Science
7 18 (4.66%) Driving Licence
8 16 (4.15%) PKI
9 8 (2.07%) PMI
10 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.04%) EPoS
12 4 (1.04%) NHS
12 4 (1.04%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.04%) User Experience
13 3 (0.78%) Digital Signage
13 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.52%) Marketing Technology
14 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.95%) Windows
2 45 (11.66%) Windows Server
3 32 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.55%) Linux
5 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Unix
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (67.36%) Project Management
2 190 (49.22%) ITIL
3 90 (23.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (22.80%) Presales
5 84 (21.76%) Service Management
6 81 (20.98%) Service Delivery
7 80 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (18.13%) IT Strategy
9 69 (17.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 63 (16.32%) Line Management
11 53 (13.73%) Due Diligence
12 51 (13.21%) ITIL V3
13 43 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
15 37 (9.59%) Requirements Analysis
16 36 (9.33%) Business Continuity
17 34 (8.81%) Programme Management
17 34 (8.81%) TOGAF
18 30 (7.77%) Transition Management
19 29 (7.51%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.66%) SQL
2 12 (3.11%) Java
3 7 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.30%) C
5 4 (1.04%) C#
6 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (20.21%) Degree
2 51 (13.21%) PMP
3 50 (12.95%) PMI Certification
4 48 (12.44%) ISEB
4 48 (12.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 39 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (9.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 33 (8.55%) CCNP
8 26 (6.74%) APMP
9 25 (6.48%) CISSP
10 21 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
11 20 (5.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 17 (4.40%) CEH
12 17 (4.40%) CompTIA Security+
13 15 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (3.63%) MCSE
15 13 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (2.33%) CISM
17 8 (2.07%) CCDP
18 6 (1.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 45 (11.66%) PMO
2 30 (7.77%) COBIT
3 28 (7.25%) SLA
4 21 (5.44%) GDPR
5 17 (4.40%) GPG13
6 11 (2.85%) QA
7 6 (1.55%) P3O
8 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.26%) BS25999
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (15.80%) Active Directory
3 35 (9.07%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.33%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.55%) Puppet
3 3 (0.78%) SCCM
3 3 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.52%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) Nagios
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 77 (19.95%) VMware
3 49 (12.69%) CheckPoint
4 34 (8.81%) Cisco
5 32 (8.29%) Citrix
6 25 (6.48%) F5
6 25 (6.48%) Fortinet
6 25 (6.48%) Juniper
7 22 (5.70%) SAP
8 21 (5.44%) EMC
8 21 (5.44%) NetApp
9 16 (4.15%) CA
10 9 (2.33%) BMC
10 9 (2.33%) Brocade
10 9 (2.33%) HP
11 8 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.55%) Oracle
12 6 (1.55%) webMethods
13 5 (1.30%) IBM
13 5 (1.30%) ServiceNow