Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > East of England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 141 119
Rank change year-on-year +43 -22 +64
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 95 80 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.53% 1.69% 2.53%
As % of the General category 4.45% 2.96% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 81 73 176
10th Percentile £39,500 £33,750 £25,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +35.00% +17.65% +13.33%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 " £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,284 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.20% +4.57% +5.26%

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 2,137 2,705 4,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.88% 57.27% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,204 1,890 3,183
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,225 £25,406
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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
Essex +49 50 £72,500 +66.67% 5
Hertfordshire +22 20 £63,750 -1.92% 13
Cambridgeshire -12 17 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Bedfordshire +17 7 £43,000 -16.10% 3
Suffolk +14 1 £14,848 -70.31%
Norfolk +4 1 £41,697 +22.64%
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 54 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (51.58%) Security Cleared
3 48 (50.53%) DevOps
4 35 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 28 (29.47%) Java
6 25 (26.32%) REST
6 25 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 23 (24.21%) AWS
8 21 (22.11%) ITIL
9 20 (21.05%) Spring
9 20 (21.05%) Scrum
10 19 (20.00%) Azure
11 18 (18.95%) Ansible
11 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
11 18 (18.95%) Linux
12 17 (17.89%) Microservices
13 16 (16.84%) Spring Boot
13 16 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
13 16 (16.84%) TDD
13 16 (16.84%) BDD
14 15 (15.79%) Node.js
14 15 (15.79%) SIEM
14 15 (15.79%) Kanban
14 15 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 15 (15.79%) Kubernetes
15 14 (14.74%) Web Services
16 13 (13.68%) Finance
16 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
16 13 (13.68%) Amazon EKS

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 9 (9.47%) Confluence
2 6 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.32%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.05%) Kentico
4 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (1.05%) SystmOne
1 1 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.21%) AWS
2 19 (20.00%) Azure
3 13 (13.68%) Amazon EKS
4 10 (10.53%) Amazon ECS
5 9 (9.47%) Serverless
6 5 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.16%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.11%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.05%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.05%) Basecamp
9 1 (1.05%) GitHub
9 1 (1.05%) IaaS
9 1 (1.05%) PaaS
9 1 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) HTTP
1 9 (9.47%) MPLS
2 8 (8.42%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) Internet
3 6 (6.32%) Network Security
4 4 (4.21%) LAN
4 4 (4.21%) SSL
4 4 (4.21%) WAN
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.16%) VPN
6 2 (2.11%) BGP
6 2 (2.11%) IPsec
6 2 (2.11%) OSPF
7 1 (1.05%) DWDM
7 1 (1.05%) Intranet
7 1 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.32%) MySQL
4 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.11%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.63%) JIRA
4 10 (10.53%) Maven
5 7 (7.37%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.37%) GitLab
6 3 (3.16%) JUnit
6 3 (3.16%) Mockito
7 2 (2.11%) Selenium
8 1 (1.05%) Appium
8 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.05%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.05%) Hudson
8 1 (1.05%) JMeter
8 1 (1.05%) jMock
8 1 (1.05%) NUnit
8 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Social Skills
3 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.42%) Local Government
5 6 (6.32%) Electronics
5 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.32%) Marketing
5 6 (6.32%) Police
6 3 (3.16%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Architect
1 23 (24.21%) Developer
2 13 (13.68%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (8.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Security Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Information Officer
6 6 (6.32%) Information Security Officer
6 6 (6.32%) Security Officer
7 5 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (5.26%) IP Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.32%) REST
2 20 (21.05%) Spring
3 16 (16.84%) Spring Boot
4 15 (15.79%) Node.js
5 14 (14.74%) Web Services
6 12 (12.63%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (10.53%) SOAP
8 9 (9.47%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.42%) JMS
10 7 (7.37%) .NET
10 7 (7.37%) CSS
10 7 (7.37%) Middleware
10 7 (7.37%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (7.37%) RESTful
11 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.32%) Apache Camel
11 6 (6.32%) React
12 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.26%) Java EE
13 4 (4.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Private Cloud
1 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
1 5 (5.26%) Wiki
2 4 (4.21%) NHS
3 3 (3.16%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.05%) Acoustics
4 1 (1.05%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) CCTV
4 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.05%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Windows
3 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.32%) CentOS
5 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.05%) Unix
6 1 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.53%) DevOps
3 21 (22.11%) ITIL
4 20 (21.05%) Scrum
5 17 (17.89%) Microservices
6 16 (16.84%) BDD
6 16 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (16.84%) TDD
7 15 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 15 (15.79%) Kanban
7 15 (15.79%) SIEM
8 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.53%) Presales
10 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.47%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (8.42%) Information Security
11 8 (8.42%) Information Security Management
11 8 (8.42%) ISMS
11 8 (8.42%) Security Management
11 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.47%) Java
2 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.53%) Java 8
4 8 (8.42%) C#
5 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.21%) Python
6 4 (4.21%) SQL
7 2 (2.11%) Go
7 2 (2.11%) Perl
7 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (51.58%) Security Cleared
2 35 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) Degree
4 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.26%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.11%) CCDP
6 2 (2.11%) CCIE
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 6 (6.32%) GRC
3 4 (4.21%) QA
4 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Docker
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (18.95%) Ansible
2 15 (15.79%) Kubernetes
3 11 (11.58%) Terraform
4 6 (6.32%) Kibana
5 4 (4.21%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.16%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.11%) Puppet
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 8 (8.42%) SAP
3 6 (6.32%) AppDynamics
3 6 (6.32%) IBM
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) ServiceNow
3 6 (6.32%) WSO2
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco
4 5 (5.26%) NEC
4 5 (5.26%) Northgate
4 5 (5.26%) Pega
4 5 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.26%) VMware
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.16%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.16%) Huawei
6 3 (3.16%) Juniper
7 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft