Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 166 172
Rank change year-on-year -32 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 985 1,405 1,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.84% 2.11% 2.08%
As % of the General category 3.81% 4.25% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 800 959 1,216
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £36,327 £35,000 £37,125
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.89%

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 25,862 33,047 40,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.35% 49.59% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20,434 26,200 29,183
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 £35,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +24 185 £60,000 - 47
South London -35 38 £67,750 -3.21% 10
East London +41 22 £53,024 -29.30% 6
West London -3 14 £56,250 +18.42% 26
North London -11 7 £57,500 +11.11% 6
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 364 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (23.76%) Finance
3 214 (21.73%) AWS
4 181 (18.38%) Azure
5 167 (16.95%) Marketing
6 164 (16.65%) Java
7 153 (15.53%) Microsoft
8 151 (15.33%) SQL
9 150 (15.23%) DevOps
10 149 (15.13%) Security Cleared
11 147 (14.92%) Project Management
12 146 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
13 140 (14.21%) Degree
14 122 (12.39%) Programme Management
15 119 (12.08%) Scrum
16 117 (11.88%) Analytics
17 109 (11.07%) Manufacturing
18 106 (10.76%) Python
19 104 (10.56%) SAP
20 103 (10.46%) Telecoms
20 103 (10.46%) Software Engineering
21 97 (9.85%) Linux
22 95 (9.64%) Retail
23 93 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
24 92 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
25 90 (9.14%) Kubernetes
26 88 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
27 86 (8.73%) Open Source
28 85 (8.63%) Mentoring
28 85 (8.63%) Electronics

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 33 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.94%) Confluence
3 24 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 21 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.83%) IIS
5 18 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.62%) OpenStack
6 16 (1.62%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.12%) Apache
8 10 (1.02%) JBoss
8 10 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.91%) Jetty
9 9 (0.91%) WordPress
10 8 (0.81%) CMS
11 7 (0.71%) nginx
11 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.71%) Sketch
5 6 (0.61%) Figma
5 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.51%) InVision
7 4 (0.41%) Marvel
8 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.20%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.51%) SAP HCM
4 5 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle AGIS
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 214 (21.73%) AWS
2 181 (18.38%) Azure
3 70 (7.11%) GCP
4 66 (6.70%) Office 365
5 42 (4.26%) SaaS
6 38 (3.86%) PaaS
7 35 (3.55%) Serverless
8 28 (2.84%) Amazon S3
8 28 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (2.34%) Power Platform
10 21 (2.13%) GitHub
11 20 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (1.73%) IaaS
13 14 (1.42%) Azure Machine Learning
14 13 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
15 12 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (1.12%) CloudFront
17 10 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
18 8 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.79%) Firewall
2 32 (3.25%) Network Security
2 32 (3.25%) VPN
3 25 (2.54%) LAN
3 25 (2.54%) WAN
4 22 (2.23%) Internet
5 20 (2.03%) MPLS
6 17 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (1.12%) Skype
7 11 (1.12%) WLAN
8 9 (0.91%) SAN
9 8 (0.81%) HTTP
9 8 (0.81%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.71%) BGP
10 7 (0.71%) Cisco Firepower
10 7 (0.71%) EIGRP
10 7 (0.71%) OSPF
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (0.51%) IPsec
12 4 (0.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.60%) NoSQL
2 59 (5.99%) Big Data
3 52 (5.28%) SQL Server
4 31 (3.15%) Hadoop
4 31 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (2.54%) GIS
6 23 (2.34%) MySQL
7 22 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (2.03%) Power BI
9 17 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (1.73%) Blockchain
10 16 (1.62%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.52%) Neo4j
12 14 (1.42%) Cosmos DB
12 14 (1.42%) Redis
12 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.32%) Amazon Athena
14 12 (1.22%) Relational Database
14 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.97%) JIRA
3 42 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.13%) Selenium
5 13 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (1.22%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.91%) CircleCI
8 8 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.71%) JMeter
10 6 (0.61%) JUnit
10 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.51%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.51%) Mocha
11 5 (0.51%) Travis CI
12 4 (0.41%) Ant
12 4 (0.41%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.41%) Maven
12 4 (0.41%) webpack
13 3 (0.30%) JBehave
13 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 234 (23.76%) Finance
2 167 (16.95%) Marketing
3 109 (11.07%) Manufacturing
4 103 (10.46%) Telecoms
5 95 (9.64%) Retail
6 85 (8.63%) Electronics
7 50 (5.08%) Local Government
8 41 (4.16%) Banking
9 25 (2.54%) Police
10 20 (2.03%) Law
11 18 (1.83%) Fire and Rescue
11 18 (1.83%) Legal
12 16 (1.62%) Back Office
13 14 (1.42%) Automotive
14 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.30%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 3 (0.30%) Social Housing
15 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (13.20%) Developer
2 119 (12.08%) Consultant
3 112 (11.37%) Architect
4 60 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (5.79%) Project Manager
5 57 (5.79%) Senior Manager
6 56 (5.69%) Java Developer
7 55 (5.58%) Analyst
8 41 (4.16%) Software Engineer
9 39 (3.96%) IT Manager
10 35 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
11 34 (3.45%) Senior Developer
12 30 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
13 29 (2.94%) Business Analyst
14 26 (2.64%) AWS Engineer
14 26 (2.64%) Cloud Architect
14 26 (2.64%) Senior Consultant
15 24 (2.44%) Security Manager
16 23 (2.34%) Security Architect
16 23 (2.34%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.48%) .NET
2 44 (4.47%) AngularJS
3 42 (4.26%) Spring
4 41 (4.16%) Node.js
5 39 (3.96%) CSS
5 39 (3.96%) Web Services
6 33 (3.35%) RESTful
7 29 (2.94%) React
7 29 (2.94%) Spring Boot
8 28 (2.84%) HTML
9 24 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 19 (1.93%) OAuth
10 19 (1.93%) XML
11 15 (1.52%) REST
11 15 (1.52%) SOAP
11 15 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (1.42%) SAML
13 13 (1.32%) Natural Language Processing
13 13 (1.32%) OpenID
14 12 (1.22%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.09%) User Experience
3 50 (5.08%) Public Cloud
4 48 (4.87%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.03%) Blog
7 19 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.73%) Social Media
10 16 (1.62%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.32%) NHS
13 12 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.91%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
17 7 (0.71%) Cloud Native
17 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (0.71%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 97 (9.85%) Linux
2 61 (6.19%) Windows
3 19 (1.93%) Mac OS X
3 19 (1.93%) Windows 10
4 18 (1.83%) Unix
5 15 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.71%) CentOS
8 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.20%) Android
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (15.23%) DevOps
3 147 (14.92%) Project Management
4 146 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
5 122 (12.39%) Programme Management
6 119 (12.08%) Scrum
7 117 (11.88%) Analytics
8 103 (10.46%) Software Engineering
9 93 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 92 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
11 88 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
12 86 (8.73%) Open Source
13 85 (8.63%) Mentoring
14 77 (7.82%) Project Delivery
15 74 (7.51%) TDD
16 73 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
17 72 (7.31%) Business Development
18 71 (7.21%) PRINCE2
18 71 (7.21%) Test Automation
19 69 (7.01%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 164 (16.65%) Java
2 151 (15.33%) SQL
3 106 (10.76%) Python
4 79 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 55 (5.58%) C#
6 29 (2.94%) C
7 27 (2.74%) Ruby
8 22 (2.23%) C++
8 22 (2.23%) Go
9 19 (1.93%) R
10 18 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.73%) Java 8
11 17 (1.73%) Scala
12 11 (1.12%) PHP
13 9 (0.91%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.71%) ES6
15 6 (0.61%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.61%) XQuery
16 4 (0.41%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 140 (14.21%) Degree
3 83 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 46 (4.67%) CISM
5 45 (4.57%) CISSP
6 30 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
8 24 (2.44%) Master's Degree
9 21 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (1.93%) CCNP
11 18 (1.83%) DV Cleared
11 18 (1.83%) PMP
12 15 (1.52%) IISP
13 14 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (1.22%) SANS
15 10 (1.02%) CISA
16 9 (0.91%) APMP
16 9 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (0.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 9 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (2.74%) QA
3 23 (2.34%) GDPR
4 21 (2.13%) PMO
4 21 (2.13%) SLA
5 14 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (1.22%) NIST
7 11 (1.12%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.81%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.71%) NIST 800
9 7 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.51%) NCSC
11 4 (0.41%) GAAP
12 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.10%) COBIT
13 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.10%) P3O
13 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 83 (8.43%) Docker
2 30 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.42%) HDFS
4 13 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.91%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.81%) XenApp
7 6 (0.61%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.10%) ACF2
10 1 (0.10%) Firmware
10 1 (0.10%) KVM
10 1 (0.10%) NFS
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 90 (9.14%) Kubernetes
2 65 (6.60%) Terraform
3 62 (6.29%) Ansible
4 51 (5.18%) Puppet
5 32 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
6 20 (2.03%) SCCM
7 19 (1.93%) Salt
8 14 (1.42%) Packer
9 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.91%) Consul
10 9 (0.91%) WSUS
11 7 (0.71%) Stealthwatch
11 7 (0.71%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.61%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (0.51%) Grafana
14 4 (0.41%) Graphite
14 4 (0.41%) Nagios
14 4 (0.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 153 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.56%) SAP
3 56 (5.69%) Oracle
4 51 (5.18%) Google
5 31 (3.15%) Cisco
6 25 (2.54%) VMware
7 23 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.03%) Tableau
9 19 (1.93%) Apple
9 19 (1.93%) Cloudera
10 18 (1.83%) Citrix
11 15 (1.52%) Capita
11 15 (1.52%) CheckPoint
11 15 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.22%) Adobe
12 12 (1.22%) Hortonworks
13 11 (1.12%) Palo Alto
14 10 (1.02%) CA
15 9 (0.91%) IBM
16 8 (0.81%) Informatica