Period
to 28 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 97 131
Rank change year-on-year -61 +34 +18
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 74 35 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 1.92% 2.18%
As % of the General category 2.08% 4.28% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 132
10th Percentile £25,689 £19,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,690 £35,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £65,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -30.00% +52.94% -15.00%
75th Percentile £56,875 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,625 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,564 818 3,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 63.85% 44.95% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,667 611 2,550
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,500 £33,750 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £74,700 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +6.48% +2.86%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the East of England

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in the East of England.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the East of England

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the East of England

Public Sector
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the East of England region over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -47 24 £38,000 +90.00% 8
Essex -4 20 £45,000 -33.33% 6
Hertfordshire -68 15 £46,500 -33.57% 27
Norfolk -19 9 £41,697 +2.95% 2
Bedfordshire -24 5 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 - 2
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.73%) Azure
4 20 (27.03%) Social Skills
5 18 (24.32%) DevOps
5 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
6 17 (22.97%) Firewall
7 16 (21.62%) Degree
7 16 (21.62%) Microsoft 365
8 15 (20.27%) Windows
9 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
9 14 (18.92%) Project Delivery
9 14 (18.92%) Service Design
10 12 (16.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (16.22%) Facebook
10 12 (16.22%) AWS
10 12 (16.22%) Social Media
10 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 12 (16.22%) Thought Leadership
10 12 (16.22%) Storytelling
11 10 (13.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
11 10 (13.51%) Java
11 10 (13.51%) Finance
12 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.16%) SQL
12 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.16%) SAP

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (5.41%) Confluence
1 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.35%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.73%) Azure
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (16.22%) AWS
4 4 (5.41%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (5.41%) Amazon EKS
4 4 (5.41%) Serverless
5 3 (4.05%) GCP
5 3 (4.05%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.05%) SaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) DNS
3 5 (6.76%) DHCP
3 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.76%) Wireless
4 4 (5.41%) ISDN
4 4 (5.41%) LAN
4 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 3 (4.05%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.35%) Network Security
7 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Metadata
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.35%) GitLab
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (27.03%) Social Skills
2 12 (16.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (13.51%) Finance
3 10 (13.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 9 (12.16%) Social Science
5 8 (10.81%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (9.46%) Electronics
6 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
6 7 (9.46%) Marketing
6 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
7 6 (8.11%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (4.05%) Back Office
9 2 (2.70%) Local Government
9 2 (2.70%) Retail
10 1 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (1.35%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Developer
3 6 (8.11%) Operations Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Access Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Associate Director
6 3 (4.05%) IAM Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Identity Management Developer
6 3 (4.05%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Services Director
6 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
1 7 (9.46%) REST
2 6 (8.11%) Spring
2 6 (8.11%) Spring Boot
3 5 (6.76%) .NET
3 5 (6.76%) Node.js
3 5 (6.76%) XML
4 4 (5.41%) Apache Camel
4 4 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.41%) Web Services
5 3 (4.05%) LDAP
5 3 (4.05%) OAuth
5 3 (4.05%) OpenID
5 3 (4.05%) SAML
5 3 (4.05%) ServiceStack
6 2 (2.70%) WinForms
7 1 (1.35%) CSS
7 1 (1.35%) HTML5
7 1 (1.35%) J2EE
7 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Social Media
2 8 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.76%) User Experience
5 3 (4.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.35%) Acoustics
6 1 (1.35%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) DevOps
3 14 (18.92%) Project Delivery
3 14 (18.92%) Service Design
4 12 (16.22%) Storytelling
4 12 (16.22%) Thought Leadership
5 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (12.16%) Human-Centred Design
7 8 (10.81%) Coaching
7 8 (10.81%) Programme Management
8 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.46%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (8.11%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.11%) ITIL
9 6 (8.11%) Kanban
9 6 (8.11%) Microservices
9 6 (8.11%) Scrum
9 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.76%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Java
1 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.16%) SQL
3 7 (9.46%) C#
4 4 (5.41%) Java 11
4 4 (5.41%) Java 8
4 4 (5.41%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.62%) Degree
3 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) PhD
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) NCSC
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) Docker
3 3 (4.05%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Ansible
1 7 (9.46%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (6.76%) Terraform
3 3 (4.05%) SCCM
3 3 (4.05%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.35%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Facebook
3 9 (12.16%) SAP
4 4 (5.41%) Google
4 4 (5.41%) Pega
4 4 (5.41%) WSO2
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) Apple
6 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.35%) Brocade
7 1 (1.35%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.35%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (1.35%) NEC
7 1 (1.35%) Northgate
7 1 (1.35%) Ping Identity
7 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow