Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 227 258
Rank change year-on-year +29 +31 -56
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 108 105 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.20% 1.02% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.36% 2.03% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 86 74 71
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £63,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +10.87% +8.55%
10th Percentile £30,625 £40,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,875 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £55,905 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.74% +1.65% +4.76%

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 4,583 5,174 6,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.76% 50.43% 59.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,900 4,590 5,667
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 33 (30.56%) Finance
1 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (25.93%) Marketing
4 23 (21.30%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (21.30%) Information Security
4 23 (21.30%) Programme Management
5 22 (20.37%) Manufacturing
5 22 (20.37%) Electronics
5 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
5 22 (20.37%) SAP
5 22 (20.37%) AWS
6 21 (19.44%) Azure
6 21 (19.44%) Security Architecture
7 19 (17.59%) TOGAF
7 19 (17.59%) SABSA
8 18 (16.67%) CISSP
8 18 (16.67%) CISM
9 17 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (15.74%) Java
10 15 (13.89%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (12.96%) GCP
12 13 (12.04%) Identity Management
12 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
12 13 (12.04%) Security Monitoring
13 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
13 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
13 11 (10.19%) IIS
13 11 (10.19%) IISP
13 11 (10.19%) Cyber Resilience

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 11 (10.19%) IIS
2 7 (6.48%) Mule
2 7 (6.48%) Mule ESB
3 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 2 (1.85%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.78%) InVision
3 3 (2.78%) Sketch
4 2 (1.85%) Figma
4 2 (1.85%) Marvel
4 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.37%) AWS
2 21 (19.44%) Azure
3 14 (12.96%) GCP
4 3 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (2.78%) Office 365
5 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.85%) PaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.85%) SaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Serverless
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Firewall
2 4 (3.70%) Internet
2 4 (3.70%) Network Security
3 2 (1.85%) BGP
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.85%) DHCP
3 2 (1.85%) DNS
3 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.85%) Multicast
3 2 (1.85%) OSPF
4 1 (0.93%) Skype
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.78%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.85%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.85%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.85%) MySQL
4 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.85%) Power BI
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.48%) Cucumber
2 7 (6.48%) JBehave
2 7 (6.48%) JUnit
2 7 (6.48%) Maven
3 4 (3.70%) JIRA
3 4 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (1.85%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.85%) CircleCI
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 33 (30.56%) Finance
2 28 (25.93%) Marketing
3 22 (20.37%) Electronics
3 22 (20.37%) Manufacturing
3 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.33%) Retail
5 6 (5.56%) Banking
6 5 (4.63%) Police
7 3 (2.78%) Legal
8 2 (1.85%) Law
9 1 (0.93%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (14.81%) Architect
2 15 (13.89%) Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Security Architect
4 13 (12.04%) Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) Principal Architect
5 12 (11.11%) Principal Security Architect
6 10 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Consultant
8 8 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Integration Developer
9 7 (6.48%) MuleSoft Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Security Consultant
9 7 (6.48%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
10 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
11 5 (4.63%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) RESTful
1 9 (8.33%) Web Services
2 7 (6.48%) Middleware
2 7 (6.48%) SOAP
3 5 (4.63%) HTML
4 4 (3.70%) CSS
4 4 (3.70%) REST
5 3 (2.78%) Angular 2
5 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.78%) Visualforce
6 2 (1.85%) .NET
6 2 (1.85%) Laravel
6 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 2 (1.85%) Symfony
6 2 (1.85%) Vue.js
7 1 (0.93%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Beam
7 1 (0.93%) Kafka
7 1 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.56%) User Experience
4 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Blog
5 3 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) CCTV
6 2 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Media Streaming
6 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Windows
2 6 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (21.30%) Digital Marketing
3 23 (21.30%) Information Security
3 23 (21.30%) Programme Management
4 21 (19.44%) Security Architecture
5 19 (17.59%) SABSA
5 19 (17.59%) TOGAF
6 13 (12.04%) Identity Management
6 13 (12.04%) Security Monitoring
7 11 (10.19%) Cyber Resilience
7 11 (10.19%) DevOps
8 10 (9.26%) ITIL
8 10 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.41%) Architecture Roadmap
9 8 (7.41%) Open Source
9 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
10 7 (6.48%) Information Assurance
10 7 (6.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) Java
2 9 (8.33%) Python
2 9 (8.33%) SQL
3 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.63%) C#
4 5 (4.63%) Ruby
5 3 (2.78%) Apex Code
5 3 (2.78%) C++
5 3 (2.78%) PHP
6 2 (1.85%) C
6 2 (1.85%) R
7 1 (0.93%) Clojure
7 1 (0.93%) Go
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) CISM
1 18 (16.67%) CISSP
2 17 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (13.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 11 (10.19%) IISP
4 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.33%) Degree
7 6 (5.56%) CCNP
8 5 (4.63%) CCSP
9 4 (3.70%) SANS
10 3 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (2.78%) ISEB
10 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.70%) GDPR
3 4 (3.70%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Docker
2 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Terraform
2 7 (6.48%) Ansible
2 7 (6.48%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.63%) Puppet
4 4 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (2.78%) SCCM
6 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) SAP
2 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) MuleSoft
4 5 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.78%) Adobe
6 3 (2.78%) Citrix
6 3 (2.78%) Google
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.85%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.85%) Tableau
7 2 (1.85%) Veritas
7 2 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) Cadence
8 1 (0.93%) Capita
8 1 (0.93%) Databricks
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica