Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 141 124
Rank change year-on-year +63 -17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 76 128 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.14% 2.10% 2.53%
As % of the General category 9.97% 5.89% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 97 117 220
Median annual salary £67,500 £42,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.82% -19.81% +17.78%
10th Percentile £39,600 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,060 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.06% +1.07% +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 762 2,173 3,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.46% 35.57% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 508 1,401 2,259
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +32 45 £67,500 +58.82% 5
Hertfordshire +61 19 £70,000 +7.69% 9
Cambridgeshire +23 11 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Bedfordshire +39 6 £58,750 +11.90% 3
Suffolk +28 1 £14,848 -70.31% 1
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 44 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (48.68%) DevOps
4 34 (44.74%) SC Cleared
5 33 (43.42%) Java
6 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
7 26 (34.21%) Spring
7 26 (34.21%) Scrum
7 26 (34.21%) Git (software)
8 23 (30.26%) Ansible
9 20 (26.32%) AWS
10 18 (23.68%) Kanban
10 18 (23.68%) Java 8
11 17 (22.37%) Spring Boot
11 17 (22.37%) Terraform
11 17 (22.37%) Microservices
11 17 (22.37%) Kubernetes
11 17 (22.37%) BDD
11 17 (22.37%) TDD
11 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
12 16 (21.05%) Node.js
12 16 (21.05%) REST
12 16 (21.05%) Azure
12 16 (21.05%) Docker
13 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
13 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (19.74%) ITIL
13 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (19.74%) Amazon EKS
13 15 (19.74%) Amazon ECS

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 10 (13.16%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Confluence
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) AWS
2 16 (21.05%) Azure
3 15 (19.74%) Amazon ECS
3 15 (19.74%) Amazon EKS
4 12 (15.79%) Serverless
5 10 (13.16%) Office 365
6 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.63%) GitHub
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.32%) Basecamp
7 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.32%) IaaS
7 1 (1.32%) SaaS
7 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) MPLS
1 7 (9.21%) Network Security
2 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.95%) BGP
3 3 (3.95%) DWDM
3 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) OSPF
3 3 (3.95%) SSL
3 3 (3.95%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.95%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) IPsec
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) Intranet
5 1 (1.32%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 26 (34.21%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.53%) Maven
4 6 (7.89%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) JUnit
5 3 (3.95%) Mockito
5 3 (3.95%) Selenium
6 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.63%) Hudson
6 2 (2.63%) JMeter
7 1 (1.32%) Appium
7 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.32%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.32%) GitLab
7 1 (1.32%) jMock
7 1 (1.32%) NUnit
7 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
1 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.89%) Electronics
2 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Environmental Health
4 1 (1.32%) Fire and Rescue
4 1 (1.32%) Police
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Network Specialist
5 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco Network Architect
8 2 (2.63%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) Spring
2 17 (22.37%) Spring Boot
3 16 (21.05%) Node.js
3 16 (21.05%) REST
4 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
5 13 (17.11%) Web Services
6 10 (13.16%) Apache Camel
6 10 (13.16%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (6.58%) Java EE
7 5 (6.58%) Middleware
8 4 (5.26%) JMS
8 4 (5.26%) JPA
9 3 (3.95%) PowerMock
10 2 (2.63%) .NET
10 2 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (2.63%) J2EE
10 2 (2.63%) SOAP
11 1 (1.32%) Kafka
11 1 (1.32%) LDAP
11 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Cybercrime
2 7 (9.21%) User Experience
3 6 (7.89%) Blog
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) NHS
6 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) CCTV
7 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.32%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.32%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) DevOps
3 26 (34.21%) Scrum
4 18 (23.68%) Kanban
5 17 (22.37%) BDD
5 17 (22.37%) Microservices
5 17 (22.37%) TDD
6 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (19.74%) ITIL
7 14 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (11.84%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (11.84%) Presales
8 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
8 9 (11.84%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (10.53%) Commercial Awareness
9 8 (10.53%) Critical Thinking
10 7 (9.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (9.21%) Process Management
10 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
10 7 (9.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) Java
2 18 (23.68%) Java 8
3 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.58%) Python
5 3 (3.95%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.63%) Go
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 34 (44.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) CCNP
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ACCA
5 1 (1.32%) ACSA
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) CCDA
5 1 (1.32%) CCDP
5 1 (1.32%) CCIE
5 1 (1.32%) CEH
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) GDPR
1 2 (2.63%) NCSC
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) Docker
2 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) Ansible
2 17 (22.37%) Kubernetes
2 17 (22.37%) Terraform
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.32%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) WSO2
3 9 (11.84%) Pega
4 7 (9.21%) SAP
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco
5 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.89%) Sophos
6 4 (5.26%) Juniper
7 3 (3.95%) VMware
8 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.63%) Avaya
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.63%) Nokia
8 2 (2.63%) YouTube
9 1 (1.32%) Aruba
9 1 (1.32%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.32%) NEC
9 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.32%) Splunk