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

PRINCE 2
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 47 40
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 344 487 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.01% 4.96% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 5.42% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 215 373 509
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% -3.06% -2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 7,753 8,984 10,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.41% 91.51% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,937 7,369 8,293
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 October 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 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
Birmingham -16 177 £46,000 -3.16% 16
Staffordshire +16 34 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Warwickshire +15 34 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Coventry -18 30 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Solihull -4 15 £47,000 -14.55% 4
Herefordshire +20 12 £45,000 +29.50% 1
Worcestershire +10 11 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Shropshire +9 9 £45,000 -34.76% 5
Wolverhampton -1 4 £37,500 -13.50%
Walsall -4 2 £43,500 +11.54%
Dudley - 1 £55,000 - 1
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 228 (66.28%) Project Management
2 163 (47.38%) ITIL
3 110 (31.98%) Finance
4 102 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (26.45%) Service Management
6 85 (24.71%) Data Centre
7 80 (23.26%) Presales
8 67 (19.48%) Microsoft
9 60 (17.44%) Self-Motivation
10 59 (17.15%) VMware
11 58 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 58 (16.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 56 (16.28%) PMI Certification
13 54 (15.70%) Service Delivery
14 53 (15.41%) Degree
15 52 (15.12%) Line Management
15 52 (15.12%) ISEB
16 51 (14.83%) ITIL V3
17 50 (14.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 48 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
19 46 (13.37%) Firewall
20 45 (13.08%) Data Protection
20 45 (13.08%) GDPR
21 44 (12.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 42 (12.21%) PMP
23 40 (11.63%) Retail
23 40 (11.63%) TOGAF
24 38 (11.05%) Due Diligence
25 37 (10.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 35 (10.17%) CheckPoint

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 17 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.16%) OpenEdge
6 3 (0.87%) MediaWiki
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
2 26 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (4.07%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.62%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.16%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.16%) SAP PM
1 4 (1.16%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.29%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (6.69%) IaaS
4 22 (6.40%) PaaS
5 14 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.07%) Amazon S3
5 14 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.49%) Office 365
7 7 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.45%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.37%) Firewall
2 24 (6.98%) WAN
3 20 (5.81%) IPsec
4 14 (4.07%) LAN
4 14 (4.07%) SAN
4 14 (4.07%) SSL
5 12 (3.49%) VoIP
6 9 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (2.62%) DNS
7 6 (1.74%) BGP
7 6 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.74%) DHCP
7 6 (1.74%) FWSM
7 6 (1.74%) OSPF
7 6 (1.74%) SNMP
7 6 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (1.74%) VPN
8 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.58%) SMS
10 1 (0.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 14 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (4.07%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (2.62%) Electronic Patient Records
4 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.58%) GIS
6 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.29%) DB2
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.33%) JIRA
1 8 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.29%) Grunt
General
1 110 (31.98%) Finance
2 40 (11.63%) Retail
3 23 (6.69%) Manufacturing
4 22 (6.40%) Law
5 19 (5.52%) Publishing
6 14 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.33%) Marketing
8 7 (2.03%) Banking
9 4 (1.16%) Automotive
9 4 (1.16%) Billing
10 3 (0.87%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (45.93%) Project Manager
2 42 (12.21%) Architect
3 36 (10.47%) IT Manager
4 32 (9.30%) Analyst
5 29 (8.43%) Transition Manager
6 27 (7.85%) IT Project Manager
7 26 (7.56%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (5.52%) Senior Manager
9 18 (5.23%) Senior Project Manager
10 16 (4.65%) Software Project Manager
11 14 (4.07%) Agile Project Manager
12 11 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 11 (3.20%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.91%) Programme Manager
13 10 (2.91%) Service Manager
14 9 (2.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
14 9 (2.62%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (2.62%) Cloud Architect
14 9 (2.62%) Coordinator
14 9 (2.62%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.94%) Web Services
2 10 (2.91%) .NET
3 6 (1.74%) LDAP
4 4 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.58%) CGI
5 2 (0.58%) HTML
6 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.29%) COM
6 1 (0.29%) CSS
6 1 (0.29%) JMS
6 1 (0.29%) jQuery
6 1 (0.29%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) Node.js
6 1 (0.29%) OLE
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.29%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) RESTful
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (24.71%) Data Centre
2 60 (17.44%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (7.56%) PMI
5 25 (7.27%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.52%) Computer Science
7 18 (5.23%) CMDB
8 16 (4.65%) Driving Licence
9 14 (4.07%) Private Cloud
9 14 (4.07%) Public Cloud
10 12 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (2.33%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.74%) PKI
13 4 (1.16%) iSeries
14 3 (0.87%) NHS
14 3 (0.87%) User Experience
15 2 (0.58%) Fintech
16 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
16 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
16 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.56%) Windows
2 22 (6.40%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.16%) Linux
5 4 (1.16%) Unix
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (66.28%) Project Management
2 163 (47.38%) ITIL
3 102 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (26.45%) Service Management
5 80 (23.26%) Presales
6 58 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (15.70%) Service Delivery
8 52 (15.12%) Line Management
9 51 (14.83%) ITIL V3
10 50 (14.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 48 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (13.08%) Data Protection
13 40 (11.63%) TOGAF
14 38 (11.05%) Due Diligence
15 34 (9.88%) Waterfall
16 32 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
17 31 (9.01%) IT Strategy
18 27 (7.85%) Matrix Organization
18 27 (7.85%) Scrum
19 25 (7.27%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.43%) SQL
2 9 (2.62%) C#
2 9 (2.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.03%) Python
4 6 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.16%) Java
5 4 (1.16%) RPG
6 3 (0.87%) VB
7 2 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (16.28%) PMI Certification
2 53 (15.41%) Degree
3 52 (15.12%) ISEB
4 44 (12.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 42 (12.21%) PMP
6 37 (10.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (7.56%) APMP
8 25 (7.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 19 (5.52%) CISSP
10 18 (5.23%) CEH
10 18 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (5.23%) CompTIA Security+
10 18 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (4.36%) CCNP
12 10 (2.91%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.45%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.45%) MCSE
14 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (13.08%) GDPR
2 34 (9.88%) PMO
3 29 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (5.52%) SLA
5 18 (5.23%) GPG13
6 16 (4.65%) COBIT
7 13 (3.78%) P3O
8 12 (3.49%) QA
9 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (16.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (9.88%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.33%) SCVMM
2 7 (2.03%) Ansible
2 7 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.03%) Puppet
3 5 (1.45%) Terraform
4 3 (0.87%) SCCM
4 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 59 (17.15%) VMware
3 35 (10.17%) CheckPoint
4 27 (7.85%) Citrix
5 22 (6.40%) SAP
6 18 (5.23%) EMC
6 18 (5.23%) NetApp
7 17 (4.94%) Cisco
8 14 (4.07%) F5
8 14 (4.07%) Fortinet
8 14 (4.07%) Juniper
9 8 (2.33%) BMC
9 8 (2.33%) Brocade
9 8 (2.33%) HP
9 8 (2.33%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.74%) CA
11 5 (1.45%) IBM
11 5 (1.45%) Veeam
12 4 (1.16%) Oracle
12 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com