Period
to 1 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 190 181
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 400 1,034 1,392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.03% 1.86% 2.04%
As % of the General category 4.20% 3.86% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 335 898 950
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,425 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.88% -0.12% +8.70%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,332 £32,000
90th Percentile £88,550 £96,250 £91,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,521 26,793 34,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.43% 48.08% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7,782 21,059 26,865
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.96%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in London

Public Sector
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in London

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in London over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in London

Public Sector
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the London region over the 6 months to 1 October 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
Central London +35 67 £56,514 +8.68% 28
South London +42 34 £67,500 +12.50% 9
West London +83 27 £37,500 -25.74% 7
East London +18 15 £75,000 +64.84% 2
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 London region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 149 (37.25%) Finance
2 140 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (27.50%) Marketing
4 104 (26.00%) Programme Management
4 104 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
5 103 (25.75%) Manufacturing
6 98 (24.50%) Telecoms
7 96 (24.00%) SAP
8 94 (23.50%) Electronics
8 94 (23.50%) Digital Marketing
9 89 (22.25%) Microsoft
9 89 (22.25%) AWS
9 89 (22.25%) DevOps
10 76 (19.00%) Security Cleared
11 75 (18.75%) Azure
12 66 (16.50%) Git (software)
13 60 (15.00%) SC Cleared
14 57 (14.25%) JavaScript
15 53 (13.25%) Python
16 52 (13.00%) SQL
16 52 (13.00%) Office 365
17 50 (12.50%) Java
18 49 (12.25%) Open Source
19 47 (11.75%) Cybersecurity
20 44 (11.00%) Jenkins
20 44 (11.00%) Linux
21 42 (10.50%) Active Directory
22 39 (9.75%) Cisco
22 39 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
23 38 (9.50%) HTML

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.50%) CMS
3 12 (3.00%) Confluence
4 7 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.25%) Drupal
6 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.75%) Apache
7 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.50%) IIS
8 2 (0.50%) nginx
8 2 (0.50%) WordPress
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.25%) Camunda
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 34 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.25%) AWS
2 75 (18.75%) Azure
3 52 (13.00%) Office 365
4 27 (6.75%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (6.50%) GitHub
6 18 (4.50%) GCP
6 18 (4.50%) Serverless
7 15 (3.75%) SaaS
8 13 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (3.25%) PaaS
9 10 (2.50%) IaaS
9 10 (2.50%) Power Platform
10 9 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.75%) Azure Functions
12 7 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.75%) Firebase
13 6 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.25%) Firewall
2 25 (6.25%) Internet
3 13 (3.25%) LAN
4 11 (2.75%) H.323
4 11 (2.75%) ISDN
4 11 (2.75%) MGCP
4 11 (2.75%) QSIG
4 11 (2.75%) SCCP
4 11 (2.75%) Unified Communications
4 11 (2.75%) VoIP
4 11 (2.75%) WebEx
5 5 (1.25%) Skype
6 4 (1.00%) HTTP
6 4 (1.00%) Network Security
7 3 (0.75%) DNS
8 2 (0.50%) DHCP
8 2 (0.50%) SAN
8 2 (0.50%) WAN
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
9 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.25%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (2.50%) Big Data
5 10 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.50%) MySQL
5 10 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.25%) Power BI
7 6 (1.50%) Redis
8 5 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.75%) Looker
10 3 (0.75%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.50%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 66 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 44 (11.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.50%) GitLab
4 16 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (4.00%) JIRA
5 15 (3.75%) Maven
6 12 (3.00%) JUnit
7 11 (2.75%) Mockito
8 9 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.00%) DbUnit
9 8 (2.00%) jMock
9 8 (2.00%) SonarQube
9 8 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.50%) Selenium
11 4 (1.00%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
12 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.75%) git-flow
13 2 (0.50%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 149 (37.25%) Finance
2 110 (27.50%) Marketing
3 103 (25.75%) Manufacturing
4 98 (24.50%) Telecoms
5 94 (23.50%) Electronics
6 25 (6.25%) Local Government
6 25 (6.25%) Retail
7 23 (5.75%) Banking
8 14 (3.50%) Police
9 9 (2.25%) Automotive
10 8 (2.00%) Legal
11 7 (1.75%) Law
12 5 (1.25%) Fire and Rescue
13 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.50%) Advertising
14 2 (0.50%) Billing
14 2 (0.50%) Games
14 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 93 (23.25%) Developer
2 40 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (7.50%) Security Engineer
4 29 (7.25%) Architect
5 23 (5.75%) Java Developer
6 20 (5.00%) Analyst
6 20 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
7 18 (4.50%) Consultant
8 17 (4.25%) Operations Engineer
8 17 (4.25%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (3.75%) Senior Manager
10 14 (3.50%) IT Manager
10 14 (3.50%) SQL Developer
10 14 (3.50%) SSRS Developer
10 14 (3.50%) T-SQL Developer
11 13 (3.25%) AWS DevOps
11 13 (3.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.50%) HTML
2 33 (8.25%) .NET
2 33 (8.25%) CSS
3 28 (7.00%) AngularJS
3 28 (7.00%) Web Services
4 23 (5.75%) Node.js
4 23 (5.75%) RESTful
4 23 (5.75%) Spring
5 19 (4.75%) React
6 16 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
6 16 (4.00%) XML
7 14 (3.50%) HTML5
8 13 (3.25%) REST
9 11 (2.75%) PowerMock
9 11 (2.75%) XMPP
10 10 (2.50%) SOAP
11 9 (2.25%) Hibernate
12 8 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (2.00%) CSS3
12 8 (2.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.25%) User Experience
3 13 (3.25%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.25%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (3.00%) Media Streaming
5 9 (2.25%) Cloud Native
5 9 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.25%) Video\Live Streaming
6 8 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.75%) NHS
8 6 (1.50%) Tandem
9 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.00%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.75%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.75%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.75%) Social Media
11 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.00%) Linux
2 29 (7.25%) Windows
3 18 (4.50%) CentOS
3 18 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.00%) Android
6 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.00%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.00%) Unix
7 3 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
2 104 (26.00%) Programme Management
3 94 (23.50%) Digital Marketing
4 89 (22.25%) DevOps
5 49 (12.25%) Open Source
6 47 (11.75%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (8.75%) CRM
9 34 (8.50%) Microservices
9 34 (8.50%) Project Management
10 29 (7.25%) Configuration Management
11 28 (7.00%) IT Strategy
11 28 (7.00%) Privileged Access Management
11 28 (7.00%) Scrum
12 27 (6.75%) Analytics
12 27 (6.75%) Mentoring
13 26 (6.50%) Identity Management
13 26 (6.50%) Migration
13 26 (6.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.25%) JavaScript
2 53 (13.25%) Python
3 52 (13.00%) SQL
4 50 (12.50%) Java
5 19 (4.75%) C#
5 19 (4.75%) Go
6 18 (4.50%) Ruby
7 14 (3.50%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.00%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.50%) Java 8
10 4 (1.00%) PHP
10 4 (1.00%) Scala
11 3 (0.75%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.75%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.50%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.50%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.50%) Groovy
12 2 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (19.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.75%) Degree
4 30 (7.50%) SANS
5 20 (5.00%) AWS Certification
6 12 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.50%) CISSP
8 8 (2.00%) MCSA
9 7 (1.75%) CISM
10 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.75%) CCNP
12 3 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.50%) CCNA
13 2 (0.50%) CEH
13 2 (0.50%) ISEB
13 2 (0.50%) PMP
13 2 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.75%) SLA
2 8 (2.00%) QA
3 6 (1.50%) PMO
4 5 (1.25%) GDPR
4 5 (1.25%) SEPA
5 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.50%) NCSC
6 2 (0.50%) NIST
6 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.50%) PSD2
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.25%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 42 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.75%) Docker
3 19 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.00%) Postfix
5 3 (0.75%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) HDFS
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (7.75%) Terraform
2 29 (7.25%) Puppet
3 25 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 25 (6.25%) QRadar
4 20 (5.00%) Ansible
5 19 (4.75%) Grafana
6 17 (4.25%) Prometheus
7 16 (4.00%) Graphite
8 11 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (2.75%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (1.25%) Packer
9 5 (1.25%) SCCM
9 5 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.00%) CSIRT
10 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 3 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.75%) SCOM
12 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (24.00%) SAP
2 89 (22.25%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.75%) Cisco
4 31 (7.75%) CyberArk
5 28 (7.00%) Thycotic
6 25 (6.25%) ArcSight
6 25 (6.25%) BeyondTrust
6 25 (6.25%) Bomgar
6 25 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 25 (6.25%) IBM
6 25 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 25 (6.25%) NetWitness
6 25 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 25 (6.25%) Splunk
7 22 (5.50%) VMware
8 17 (4.25%) Google
9 15 (3.75%) Oracle
10 8 (2.00%) Capita
11 6 (1.50%) Zend
12 5 (1.25%) Citrix