Period
to 29 November 2020

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

Public Sector
England > Midlands
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 63 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 -17 +41
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 201 456 663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.32% 4.04% 5.08%
As % of the General category 12.64% 11.94% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 186 443 488
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -13.64%
10th Percentile £30,875 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,590 3,820 5,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.20% 33.87% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,215 2,875 3,848
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,215
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.13% +6.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the Midlands

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in the Midlands

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the Midlands

Public Sector
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 November 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
West Midlands +12 167 £50,000 -5.66% 62
East Midlands +1 31 £41,500 -2.35% 14
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 74 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (31.34%) Microsoft
3 54 (26.87%) Azure
4 42 (20.90%) Finance
5 33 (16.42%) Scrum
5 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
5 33 (16.42%) Security Cleared
6 32 (15.92%) DevOps
7 31 (15.42%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (14.93%) ITIL
9 29 (14.43%) Project Management
9 29 (14.43%) AWS
10 27 (13.43%) Customer-Centricity
11 26 (12.94%) JavaScript
12 25 (12.44%) SQL
12 25 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (10.95%) HTML
13 22 (10.95%) Degree
14 21 (10.45%) Mentoring
14 21 (10.45%) Configuration Management
14 21 (10.45%) SAP
15 20 (9.95%) CSS
15 20 (9.95%) Active Directory
15 20 (9.95%) Telecoms
15 20 (9.95%) Service Delivery
15 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (9.95%) Office 365
16 19 (9.45%) Self-Motivation
16 19 (9.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.00%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.47%) Figma
1 11 (5.47%) InVision
1 11 (5.47%) Sketch
2 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.49%) SAP FI
1 5 (2.49%) SAP FI-CA
1 5 (2.49%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Primavera
3 1 (0.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.87%) Azure
2 29 (14.43%) AWS
3 20 (9.95%) Office 365
4 12 (5.97%) GitHub
5 11 (5.47%) Power Platform
6 10 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (4.48%) SaaS
8 7 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (2.99%) PaaS
10 4 (1.99%) GCP
11 3 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.49%) Serverless
12 2 (1.00%) IaaS
12 2 (1.00%) Logic Apps
12 2 (1.00%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.50%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.50%) G Suite
13 1 (0.50%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.46%) Firewall
2 14 (6.97%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (4.98%) WAN
4 9 (4.48%) LAN
5 7 (3.48%) Wireless
6 6 (2.99%) VoIP
6 6 (2.99%) VPN
7 4 (1.99%) Internet
8 3 (1.49%) BGP
8 3 (1.49%) OSPF
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.00%) DNS
9 2 (1.00%) Network Security
9 2 (1.00%) SAN
9 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.00%) VLAN
10 1 (0.50%) Junos
10 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.98%) Power BI
3 9 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.48%) MySQL
5 4 (1.99%) Big Data
5 4 (1.99%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.00%) SQLite
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) DataStage
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (8.96%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (3.98%) GitLab
5 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.99%) JIRA
6 4 (1.99%) Selenium
7 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.50%) Appium
8 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.50%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.50%) git-flow
8 1 (0.50%) Gradle
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.50%) Postman
8 1 (0.50%) Protractor
8 1 (0.50%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (20.90%) Finance
2 20 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.46%) Marketing
4 13 (6.47%) Electronics
4 13 (6.47%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.49%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Police
Job Titles
1 31 (15.42%) Architect
2 22 (10.95%) Analyst
3 21 (10.45%) Developer
4 14 (6.97%) Consultant
4 14 (6.97%) Designer
5 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Digital Transformation
7 9 (4.48%) Technical Architect
7 9 (4.48%) UX Designer
8 8 (3.98%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.98%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.48%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.99%) IT Support
10 6 (2.99%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.95%) HTML
2 20 (9.95%) CSS
3 16 (7.96%) .NET
4 12 (5.97%) .NET Framework
4 12 (5.97%) CSS3
4 12 (5.97%) HTML5
5 8 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (2.99%) REST
8 5 (2.49%) SOAP
9 4 (1.99%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.99%) jQuery
10 3 (1.49%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.49%) JSON
10 3 (1.49%) XML
11 2 (1.00%) Node.js
11 2 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.45%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (7.46%) User Experience
4 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.99%) CESG
5 4 (1.99%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.99%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.99%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.00%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) SCADA
8 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.96%) Windows
2 11 (5.47%) Linux
3 9 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.98%) CentOS
5 5 (2.49%) Android
6 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.99%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) Unix
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.50%) HPUX
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (16.42%) Scrum
3 32 (15.92%) DevOps
4 31 (15.42%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (14.93%) ITIL
6 29 (14.43%) Project Management
7 27 (13.43%) Customer-Centricity
8 25 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (10.45%) Configuration Management
9 21 (10.45%) Mentoring
10 20 (9.95%) Service Delivery
11 19 (9.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 18 (8.96%) Decision-Making
12 18 (8.96%) Software Engineering
13 17 (8.46%) Collaborative Working
13 17 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (8.46%) Service Design
13 17 (8.46%) Workshop Facilitation
14 15 (7.46%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.94%) JavaScript
2 25 (12.44%) SQL
3 15 (7.46%) C#
4 11 (5.47%) Java
4 11 (5.47%) Python
5 9 (4.48%) Ruby
6 8 (3.98%) Go
7 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.99%) C++
9 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.00%) PHP
10 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) R
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
1 33 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.95%) Degree
3 13 (6.47%) AWS Certification
4 7 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.99%) CISM
5 6 (2.99%) CISSP
5 6 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.49%) MCSE
7 4 (1.99%) CCNP
7 4 (1.99%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.99%) CISA
7 4 (1.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 4 (1.99%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.49%) CITP
8 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) PMO
2 7 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.49%) NCSC
3 5 (2.49%) QA
4 4 (1.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.99%) SLA
5 3 (1.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.50%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (9.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.98%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.99%) XenApp
3 6 (2.99%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.00%) Docker
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (8.46%) Terraform
2 11 (5.47%) Puppet
3 8 (3.98%) Grafana
3 8 (3.98%) Graphite
3 8 (3.98%) Prometheus
4 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (3.48%) SCCM
5 5 (2.49%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.49%) Ansible
6 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.00%) WSUS
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.50%) Consul
8 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.50%) Packer
8 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.45%) SAP
3 18 (8.96%) Cisco
4 13 (6.47%) VMware
5 11 (5.47%) Oracle
6 9 (4.48%) Citrix
7 8 (3.98%) Cadence
8 7 (3.48%) Google
9 6 (2.99%) Aruba
10 4 (1.99%) HP
10 4 (1.99%) Talend
10 4 (1.99%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.49%) Mitel
12 2 (1.00%) Avaya
12 2 (1.00%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.00%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.00%) Juniper
12 2 (1.00%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow