Period
to 18 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 138 196
Rank change year-on-year -5 +58 +20
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 108 55 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 1.54% 1.45%
As % of the General category 3.06% 2.47% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 95 46 127
10th Percentile £41,550 £35,888 £27,650
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £41,156
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.07% -7.20% -
75th Percentile £89,375 £78,438 £83,555
90th Percentile £95,000 £84,375 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £61,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.12% +16.67% -8.70%

Public Sector is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,526 2,226 6,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.33% 62.18% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,097 1,954 5,250
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,650 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the City of London

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in the City of London.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the City of London

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing Public Sector 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 City of London region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.48%) Finance
3 31 (28.70%) Azure
4 27 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 27 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 24 (22.22%) Java
6 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
7 22 (20.37%) Analytics
8 20 (18.52%) SAP
9 19 (17.59%) Manufacturing
10 18 (16.67%) Migration
11 17 (15.74%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
12 16 (14.81%) Social Skills
12 16 (14.81%) Python
12 16 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (13.89%) Marketing
13 15 (13.89%) Data Modelling
13 15 (13.89%) Electronics
13 15 (13.89%) Telecoms
13 15 (13.89%) Programme Management
13 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
14 14 (12.96%) Scrum
15 13 (12.04%) Google
15 13 (12.04%) Microservices
16 12 (11.11%) Big Data
16 12 (11.11%) Full Stack Development
16 12 (11.11%) Git (software)

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) SAS
3 3 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (28.70%) Azure
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (11.11%) AWS
4 7 (6.48%) Azure Sentinel
5 5 (4.63%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (4.63%) IaaS
5 5 (4.63%) PaaS
5 5 (4.63%) SaaS
5 5 (4.63%) Serverless
5 5 (4.63%) Snowflake
6 3 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.78%) GCP
7 2 (1.85%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.93%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (0.93%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (0.93%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.93%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Firewall
1 3 (2.78%) Network Security
1 3 (2.78%) SMS
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) LAN
2 2 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.85%) Wireless
2 2 (1.85%) WLAN
3 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) Big Data
2 9 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.41%) MySQL
4 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.70%) Impala
5 4 (3.70%) Pentaho
6 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.85%) Redis
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.93%) Power BI
8 1 (0.93%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.19%) Maven
4 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.78%) GitLab
6 3 (2.78%) Selenium
6 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.85%) JIRA
7 2 (1.85%) JMeter
7 2 (1.85%) Serenity BDD
8 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (31.48%) Finance
2 19 (17.59%) Manufacturing
3 16 (14.81%) Social Skills
4 15 (13.89%) Electronics
4 15 (13.89%) Marketing
4 15 (13.89%) Telecoms
5 11 (10.19%) Games
6 10 (9.26%) Law
7 8 (7.41%) Retail
8 6 (5.56%) Legal
9 5 (4.63%) Banking
10 4 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (1.85%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.85%) Local Government
12 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.93%) Police
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) Consultant
3 12 (11.11%) Architect
4 9 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Azure Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Data Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Data Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Azure Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Informatica Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) AngularJS
2 7 (6.48%) CSS
3 5 (4.63%) .NET
4 3 (2.78%) JSON
5 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.85%) Classic ASP
5 2 (1.85%) Django
5 2 (1.85%) HTML
5 2 (1.85%) Laravel
5 2 (1.85%) Node.js
5 2 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.85%) React
5 2 (1.85%) Spring
5 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.85%) Web Services
5 2 (1.85%) Zend Framework
6 1 (0.93%) Material Design
6 1 (0.93%) MXNet
6 1 (0.93%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.93%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.63%) User Experience
6 3 (2.78%) NHS
6 3 (2.78%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.85%) Blog
7 2 (1.85%) Media Streaming
7 2 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.93%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Unix
1 5 (4.63%) Windows
2 3 (2.78%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) VMS
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.37%) Analytics
3 18 (16.67%) Migration
4 17 (15.74%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.89%) Data Modelling
6 15 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (13.89%) Programme Management
7 14 (12.96%) Scrum
8 13 (12.04%) Microservices
9 12 (11.11%) Full Stack Development
10 11 (10.19%) Coaching
10 11 (10.19%) Information Security
11 10 (9.26%) DevOps
11 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.33%) ETL
12 9 (8.33%) Project Delivery
12 9 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.22%) Java
2 16 (14.81%) Python
3 10 (9.26%) C#
4 9 (8.33%) SQL
5 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.70%) Go
7 4 (3.70%) HiveQL
7 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.70%) Ruby
8 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.85%) C++
9 2 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) R
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 27 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) CCNA
2 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) Degree
4 3 (2.78%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.85%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.85%) PhD
6 1 (0.93%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) NIST
2 7 (6.48%) QA
3 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.63%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.78%) NCSC
6 2 (1.85%) Accessibility
6 2 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.85%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.85%) ISO 31000
6 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.93%) COBIT
7 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.93%) GDPR
7 1 (0.93%) ITGC
7 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.48%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) HDFS
3 3 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.48%) Terraform
3 2 (1.85%) Ansible
3 2 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Grafana
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.52%) SAP
3 13 (12.04%) Google
4 9 (8.33%) Informatica
5 8 (7.41%) Oracle
6 5 (4.63%) IBM
7 4 (3.70%) Cisco
7 4 (3.70%) Talend
8 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.85%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.85%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.85%) Qualys
9 2 (1.85%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.85%) VMware
9 2 (1.85%) Xero
9 2 (1.85%) Zend
10 1 (0.93%) Databricks