Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 179 183
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 1,047 1,400 1,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.89% 2.04% 2.01%
As % of the General category 3.92% 4.01% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 839 894 1,163
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £34,216 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 26,692 34,889 41,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.09% 50.72% 54.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20,970 27,098 28,803
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in London

Public Sector
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Sector in London.

Salary trend for Public Sector in London

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +31 225 £50,000 -13.04% 32
South London -51 47 £70,000 +34.62% 7
East London +36 28 £45,500 -17.27% 16
West London +27 27 £47,500 - 28
North London -15 7 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 387 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (24.07%) Finance
3 226 (21.59%) AWS
4 194 (18.53%) Security Cleared
5 172 (16.43%) Microsoft
6 168 (16.05%) Azure
7 163 (15.57%) DevOps
8 161 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 160 (15.28%) Project Management
10 150 (14.33%) Java
11 149 (14.23%) Degree
12 146 (13.94%) Marketing
13 143 (13.66%) SQL
14 142 (13.56%) Scrum
15 135 (12.89%) Programme Management
16 134 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 131 (12.51%) Python
18 116 (11.08%) Linux
18 116 (11.08%) Telecoms
19 111 (10.60%) SAP
20 108 (10.32%) Manufacturing
20 108 (10.32%) Analytics
21 107 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
22 106 (10.12%) SC Cleared
23 101 (9.65%) Docker
23 101 (9.65%) Retail
24 92 (8.79%) Kubernetes
25 91 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
26 90 (8.60%) Project Delivery
27 88 (8.40%) Business Development

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 35 (3.34%) OpenStack
2 26 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.10%) Confluence
4 19 (1.81%) Skype for Business
5 16 (1.53%) CMS
6 15 (1.43%) Apache Spark
7 14 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.24%) IIS
9 8 (0.76%) Apache
9 8 (0.76%) JBoss
9 8 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.57%) nginx
12 5 (0.48%) SAS
12 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.38%) Jetty
13 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.86%) Figma
4 9 (0.86%) InVision
4 9 (0.86%) Marvel
4 9 (0.86%) Sketch
5 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.29%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.57%) SAP HCM
2 6 (0.57%) SAP Payroll
2 6 (0.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.096%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.096%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.096%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 226 (21.59%) AWS
2 168 (16.05%) Azure
3 57 (5.44%) GCP
4 55 (5.25%) Office 365
5 51 (4.87%) PaaS
6 46 (4.39%) SaaS
7 38 (3.63%) Serverless
8 33 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (3.06%) Power Platform
10 29 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (2.29%) GitHub
12 20 (1.91%) IaaS
13 18 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (1.34%) Trello
15 13 (1.24%) Amazon S3
16 11 (1.05%) CloudFront
17 10 (0.96%) AWS CodePipeline
17 10 (0.96%) Azure Machine Learning
17 10 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
18 9 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.92%) Firewall
2 48 (4.58%) Network Security
3 43 (4.11%) VPN
4 39 (3.72%) LAN
5 38 (3.63%) WAN
6 29 (2.77%) Internet
7 26 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (2.39%) MPLS
9 16 (1.53%) Skype
10 15 (1.43%) WLAN
11 14 (1.34%) TCP/IP
12 12 (1.15%) Cisco Firepower
13 10 (0.96%) DNS
14 9 (0.86%) BGP
14 9 (0.86%) OSPF
15 8 (0.76%) EIGRP
15 8 (0.76%) SAN
16 7 (0.67%) DHCP
16 7 (0.67%) IPsec
17 6 (0.57%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.73%) Big Data
2 57 (5.44%) SQL Server
3 32 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (3.06%) Power BI
4 31 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (2.20%) Hadoop
8 22 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.81%) QlikView
9 19 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.72%) GIS
11 16 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (1.53%) Blockchain
12 15 (1.43%) MySQL
13 13 (1.24%) Data Mart
14 11 (1.05%) Relational Database
15 8 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
16 7 (0.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 81 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.64%) JIRA
3 46 (4.39%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.72%) Selenium
5 15 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (1.15%) Travis CI
7 9 (0.86%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.67%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.67%) GitLab
8 7 (0.67%) JMeter
9 5 (0.48%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.48%) CircleCI
9 5 (0.48%) Hudson
9 5 (0.48%) JUnit
9 5 (0.48%) Mocha
9 5 (0.48%) Mockito
9 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.38%) GoCD
10 4 (0.38%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 252 (24.07%) Finance
2 146 (13.94%) Marketing
3 116 (11.08%) Telecoms
4 108 (10.32%) Manufacturing
5 101 (9.65%) Retail
6 85 (8.12%) Electronics
7 64 (6.11%) Local Government
8 36 (3.44%) Banking
9 29 (2.77%) Law
10 27 (2.58%) Police
11 21 (2.01%) Fire and Rescue
12 19 (1.81%) Legal
13 11 (1.05%) Back Office
14 9 (0.86%) Automotive
15 8 (0.76%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.48%) Advertising
18 3 (0.29%) Billing
18 3 (0.29%) Games
18 3 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 143 (13.66%) Consultant
2 132 (12.61%) Developer
3 110 (10.51%) Architect
4 88 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 86 (8.21%) Analyst
6 51 (4.87%) Project Manager
7 50 (4.78%) Senior Manager
8 45 (4.30%) Business Analyst
9 38 (3.63%) Security Consultant
10 34 (3.25%) Java Developer
11 33 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (3.06%) Delivery Manager
13 31 (2.96%) Senior Consultant
14 29 (2.77%) AWS Engineer
15 27 (2.58%) Network Consultant
16 26 (2.48%) Graduate
17 24 (2.29%) IT Manager
17 24 (2.29%) Technical Architect
18 23 (2.20%) Cloud Architect
19 22 (2.10%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.97%) AngularJS
1 52 (4.97%) CSS
2 45 (4.30%) HTML
3 44 (4.20%) .NET
4 39 (3.72%) Web Services
5 34 (3.25%) React
6 24 (2.29%) Node.js
6 24 (2.29%) OAuth
6 24 (2.29%) RESTful
7 20 (1.91%) SAML
8 19 (1.81%) OpenID
9 18 (1.72%) ASP.NET
10 16 (1.53%) Spring
10 16 (1.53%) XML
11 13 (1.24%) SOAP
12 12 (1.15%) Middleware
12 12 (1.15%) Natural Language Processing
12 12 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 70 (6.69%) User Experience
4 57 (5.44%) Public Cloud
5 33 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 31 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.67%) Social Media
8 25 (2.39%) Blog
9 21 (2.01%) NHS
10 18 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (1.34%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (0.96%) Cloud Native
15 10 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
16 9 (0.86%) PMI
17 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (0.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 116 (11.08%) Linux
2 48 (4.58%) Windows
3 18 (1.72%) Unix
4 13 (1.24%) Windows 10
5 11 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.29%) Android
13 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (15.57%) DevOps
3 161 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 160 (15.28%) Project Management
5 142 (13.56%) Scrum
6 135 (12.89%) Programme Management
7 134 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 108 (10.32%) Analytics
9 91 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
10 90 (8.60%) Project Delivery
11 88 (8.40%) Business Development
11 88 (8.40%) Digital Marketing
12 82 (7.83%) Presales
13 81 (7.74%) Decision-Making
13 81 (7.74%) Open Source
13 81 (7.74%) SDLC
14 79 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
15 71 (6.78%) Configuration Management
15 71 (6.78%) Test Automation
16 66 (6.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 150 (14.33%) Java
2 143 (13.66%) SQL
3 131 (12.51%) Python
4 81 (7.74%) JavaScript
5 58 (5.54%) C#
6 51 (4.87%) Ruby
7 40 (3.82%) C
8 32 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.20%) C++
10 22 (2.10%) Go
11 18 (1.72%) PHP
11 18 (1.72%) R
12 16 (1.53%) Java 8
12 16 (1.53%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.05%) Scala
13 11 (1.05%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.57%) VB
15 6 (0.57%) VBA
16 5 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 194 (18.53%) Security Cleared
2 149 (14.23%) Degree
3 106 (10.12%) SC Cleared
4 48 (4.58%) CISM
4 48 (4.58%) CISSP
5 37 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (2.96%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.81%) CCNP
7 19 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.72%) CCNA
9 17 (1.62%) CISA
10 16 (1.53%) APMP
11 14 (1.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 13 (1.24%) PMI Certification
13 12 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
13 12 (1.15%) IISP
14 11 (1.05%) AWS Certification
14 11 (1.05%) PMP
15 10 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
16 8 (0.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (3.53%) GDPR
3 30 (2.87%) QA
4 28 (2.67%) PMO
5 22 (2.10%) SLA
6 19 (1.81%) PCI DSS
7 18 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 17 (1.62%) NIST
9 12 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 12 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.67%) NIST 800
11 6 (0.57%) COBIT
12 4 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.38%) GAAP
12 4 (0.38%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.29%) NCSC
14 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 101 (9.65%) Docker
2 26 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.05%) HDFS
6 4 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.19%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) XenApp
8 1 (0.096%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.096%) Firmware
8 1 (0.096%) KVM
8 1 (0.096%) NFS
8 1 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 92 (8.79%) Kubernetes
2 86 (8.21%) Ansible
2 86 (8.21%) Puppet
3 75 (7.16%) Terraform
4 69 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (4.49%) Salt
6 18 (1.72%) Packer
6 18 (1.72%) SCCM
7 16 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (1.34%) Consul
9 12 (1.15%) Stealthwatch
10 11 (1.05%) Nagios
11 9 (0.86%) Grafana
12 7 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (0.67%) Opsview
12 7 (0.67%) WSUS
13 6 (0.57%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 6 (0.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 172 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 111 (10.60%) SAP
3 75 (7.16%) Oracle
4 47 (4.49%) Google
5 46 (4.39%) Cisco
6 45 (4.30%) Tableau
7 33 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (2.48%) VMware
9 24 (2.29%) CheckPoint
10 22 (2.10%) Palo Alto
11 20 (1.91%) Adobe
12 18 (1.72%) Juniper
13 16 (1.53%) Red Hat
14 15 (1.43%) Cloudera
15 13 (1.24%) Capita
16 12 (1.15%) Apple
16 12 (1.15%) Citrix
17 10 (0.96%) CA
18 8 (0.76%) IBM
19 7 (0.67%) SolarWinds