Period
to 29 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 32 41
Rank change year-on-year +29 +9 +24
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 75 66 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.53% 6.88% 5.79%
As % of the General category 39.89% 15.79% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 48
Median annual salary £47,500 £49,812 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.64% +37.41% +3.57%
10th Percentile £31,125 £32,282 £25,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £69,369 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £46,741 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.62% +3.87% +9.76%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 188 418 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 48.96% 43.59% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 155 255 261
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,550 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,021 £63,750 £57,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Lancashire

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Lancashire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Public Sector in Lancashire

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Lancashire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Lancashire

Public Sector
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
Preston +25 8 £32,500 -19.29%
Blackpool 0 8 £57,983 +2.75%
Chorley +23 7 £47,500 - 1
Darwen +1 6 £28,500 -50.43%
Blackburn -7 2 £27,500 -32.93% 1
Public Sector
North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 50 (66.67%) SAP
1 50 (66.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 28 (37.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 28 (37.33%) SAP CO
2 28 (37.33%) SAP FI
3 22 (29.33%) Cash Management
4 20 (26.67%) SAP PS
5 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
6 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) Analytics
7 9 (12.00%) SAP MM
7 9 (12.00%) ITIL
8 7 (9.33%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 6 (8.00%) Service Management
9 6 (8.00%) Finance
9 6 (8.00%) Capita
9 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.00%) Coaching
10 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (5.33%) SQL
11 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.33%) VBA
11 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
11 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
11 4 (5.33%) Change Management
11 4 (5.33%) Workflow

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 50 (66.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 28 (37.33%) SAP CO
2 28 (37.33%) SAP FI
2 28 (37.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (26.67%) SAP PS
4 9 (12.00%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.67%) SAP MII
6 1 (1.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
1 2 (2.67%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.00%) VPN
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Consultant
1 50 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 28 (37.33%) SAP CO Consultant
2 28 (37.33%) SAP FI Consultant
2 28 (37.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) SAP MM Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) SAP PM Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) SAP PS Consultant
4 5 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Service Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Transition Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Business Information Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) BBC
2 2 (2.67%) CMDB
2 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
1 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Cash Management
2 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.33%) Analytics
4 9 (12.00%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Coaching
5 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 6 (8.00%) Service Management
6 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.33%) Case Management
6 4 (5.33%) Change Management
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (5.33%) Workflow
7 3 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (2.67%) Internal Audit
8 2 (2.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
1 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
1 4 (5.33%) VBA
2 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.00%) CCNA
2 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) HNC
4 1 (1.33%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (66.67%) SAP
2 6 (8.00%) Capita
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) BMC
5 2 (2.67%) Dynatrace
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) NetScout
5 2 (2.67%) Snow
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) VMware