Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 184 220
Rank change year-on-year +20 +36 +18
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 70 70 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 1.10% 1.17%
As % of the General category 2.26% 1.82% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 103
10th Percentile £34,000 £37,432 £25,300
25th Percentile £46,438 £45,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £80,000 £50,710
Median % change year-on-year -15.63% +57.76% -7.80%
75th Percentile £85,000 £93,750 £68,000
90th Percentile £113,000 £96,250 £97,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £58,750 £49,812
% change year-on-year +27.66% +17.94% -9.43%

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 3,093 3,855 6,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.80% 60.81% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,680 3,370 5,667
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (27.14%) AWS
3 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.71%) DevOps
4 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 17 (24.29%) Azure
6 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (18.57%) Social Skills
7 12 (17.14%) GCP
7 12 (17.14%) Migration
8 11 (15.71%) SQL
8 11 (15.71%) Python
8 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
9 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
10 9 (12.86%) Java
10 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
10 9 (12.86%) Analytics
11 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
11 8 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.43%) Marketing
11 8 (11.43%) Law
11 8 (11.43%) Electronics
11 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
11 8 (11.43%) Retail
11 8 (11.43%) Programme Management
11 8 (11.43%) SAP
11 8 (11.43%) Presales

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.14%) AWS
2 17 (24.29%) Azure
3 12 (17.14%) GCP
4 6 (8.57%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.86%) IaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.43%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.43%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.43%) GitHub
7 1 (1.43%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.43%) Serverless
7 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 4 (5.71%) Network Security
3 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.43%) ATM
4 1 (1.43%) BGP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) Multicast
4 1 (1.43%) OSPF
4 1 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Power BI
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.71%) Big Data
3 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.00%) Maven
4 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.43%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.43%) GitLab
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Social Skills
3 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.43%) Electronics
4 8 (11.43%) Law
4 8 (11.43%) Marketing
4 8 (11.43%) Retail
4 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.71%) Games
6 3 (4.29%) Police
6 3 (4.29%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (2.86%) Back Office
7 2 (2.86%) Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Billing
8 1 (1.43%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.43%) Legal
8 1 (1.43%) Local Government
8 1 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Consultant
2 8 (11.43%) Architect
2 8 (11.43%) Developer
3 5 (7.14%) Data Engineer
3 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.14%) Senior Architect
3 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 5 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Data Architect
4 4 (5.71%) Data Consultant
4 4 (5.71%) Product Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (5.71%) Senior Data Architect
4 4 (5.71%) Senior Data Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Recruitment Consultant
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
1 3 (4.29%) CSS
1 3 (4.29%) HTML
1 3 (4.29%) Spring
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.43%) Material Design
2 1 (1.43%) MXNet
2 1 (1.43%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) RESTful
2 1 (1.43%) scikit-learn
2 1 (1.43%) TensorFlow
2 1 (1.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) EMC VNX
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.86%) NHS
2 2 (2.86%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.86%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.43%) Blog
3 1 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.43%) FMCG
3 1 (1.43%) Life Science
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) CentOS
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) DevOps
3 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (17.14%) Migration
5 9 (12.86%) Analytics
5 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (11.43%) Presales
6 8 (11.43%) Programme Management
6 8 (11.43%) Service Design
7 6 (8.57%) Microservices
7 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.57%) Visualisation
8 5 (7.14%) Data Science
8 5 (7.14%) Data Strategy
8 5 (7.14%) Information Security
8 5 (7.14%) Project Delivery
8 5 (7.14%) Scrum
8 5 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) Python
1 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) Go
6 1 (1.43%) R
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) Degree
3 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) CISSP
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.86%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.86%) PhD
6 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CISM
6 1 (1.43%) GSEC
6 1 (1.43%) RHCE
6 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.71%) NCSC
1 4 (5.71%) NIST
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.86%) ISO 31000
4 1 (1.43%) Accessibility
4 1 (1.43%) COBIT
4 1 (1.43%) GDPR
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.43%) ITGC
4 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Terraform
2 4 (5.71%) Ansible
2 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.29%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Consul
5 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.43%) Grafana
5 1 (1.43%) Graphite
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) Packer
5 1 (1.43%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) SAP
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco
3 5 (7.14%) Google
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.86%) Databricks
5 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.86%) Juniper
5 2 (2.86%) Qualys
5 2 (2.86%) Rapid7
5 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.86%) Symantec
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) Capita
6 1 (1.43%) Dataiku
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto