Period
to 1 June 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 61 81
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 281 505 532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.05% 4.25% 3.66%
As % of the General category 11.68% 11.20% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 248 415 300
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00% +16.35%
10th Percentile £29,227 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +8.33% +2.13%

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 2,406 4,507 5,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.71% 37.93% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,802 3,142 4,468
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,772 £25,015 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 -6 188 £53,750 +13.16% 20
East Midlands +48 86 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 106 (37.72%) Microsoft
2 62 (22.06%) ITIL
3 58 (20.64%) Azure
4 55 (19.57%) Windows
5 48 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (16.37%) Active Directory
7 43 (15.30%) Local Government
8 42 (14.95%) Security Cleared
9 41 (14.59%) VMware
10 37 (13.17%) SC Cleared
11 36 (12.81%) Degree
11 36 (12.81%) Cisco
12 34 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (12.10%) SharePoint
13 33 (11.74%) Internet
13 33 (11.74%) Office 365
14 29 (10.32%) Service Delivery
15 28 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (8.90%) Service Management
16 25 (8.90%) LAN
16 25 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (8.54%) Project Delivery
17 24 (8.54%) Scrum
17 24 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (8.19%) QA
18 23 (8.19%) Project Management
19 22 (7.83%) WAN
19 22 (7.83%) Web Services
19 22 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (7.83%) Management Information System

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 34 (12.10%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.91%) Confluence
4 6 (2.14%) IIS
4 6 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.42%) CMS
6 2 (0.71%) Apache
6 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.71%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) assyst
4 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 58 (20.64%) Azure
2 33 (11.74%) Office 365
3 21 (7.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (6.76%) AWS
5 14 (4.98%) Power Platform
6 9 (3.20%) IaaS
6 9 (3.20%) SaaS
7 8 (2.85%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (2.14%) OneDrive
8 6 (2.14%) Power Automate
8 6 (2.14%) PowerApps
9 5 (1.78%) PaaS
9 5 (1.78%) Slack
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.71%) GitHub
11 2 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) ShareGate
12 1 (0.36%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.74%) Internet
2 25 (8.90%) LAN
3 22 (7.83%) WAN
4 18 (6.41%) Firewall
5 11 (3.91%) SAN
5 11 (3.91%) Wireless
6 10 (3.56%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (2.14%) Skype
7 6 (2.14%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.42%) DNS
9 4 (1.42%) Intranet
9 4 (1.42%) SMS
10 3 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.71%) DHCP
11 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.71%) VoIP
11 2 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.42%) GIS
3 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.71%) MySQL
5 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.71%) Power BI
6 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.36%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.36%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (5.69%) JIRA
2 15 (5.34%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.56%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.78%) Ant
5 5 (1.78%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.78%) Gradle
5 5 (1.78%) Subversion
6 4 (1.42%) DbUnit
6 4 (1.42%) jMock
6 4 (1.42%) JUnit
6 4 (1.42%) Maven
6 4 (1.42%) Mockito
6 4 (1.42%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.71%) JMeter
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.71%) Postman
9 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (15.30%) Local Government
2 22 (7.83%) Finance
3 19 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.27%) Retail
5 5 (1.78%) Marketing
6 4 (1.42%) Legal
6 4 (1.42%) Police
7 2 (0.71%) Billing
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (13.17%) Analyst
2 33 (11.74%) Developer
3 16 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (5.34%) Consultant
4 15 (5.34%) IT Manager
5 14 (4.98%) Project Manager
6 12 (4.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (4.27%) Team Leader
7 11 (3.91%) QA Engineer
7 11 (3.91%) Service Manager
7 11 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (3.20%) Architect
8 9 (3.20%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.85%) Change Manager
9 8 (2.85%) ERP Manager
9 8 (2.85%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.49%) Network Engineer
10 7 (2.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (2.49%) Technical Leader
11 6 (2.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.83%) Web Services
2 16 (5.69%) .NET
3 12 (4.27%) HTML
4 11 (3.91%) CSS
5 9 (3.20%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (3.20%) Hibernate
5 9 (3.20%) Spring
6 7 (2.49%) REST
6 7 (2.49%) SOAP
7 5 (1.78%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.78%) Apache Camel
7 5 (1.78%) GWT
7 5 (1.78%) J2SE
7 5 (1.78%) JMS
8 4 (1.42%) HTML5
8 4 (1.42%) JPA
8 4 (1.42%) JSON
8 4 (1.42%) Node.js
8 4 (1.42%) PowerMock
8 4 (1.42%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.83%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.69%) User Experience
3 14 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.91%) NHS
6 10 (3.56%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.56%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.20%) CCTV
8 4 (1.42%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.42%) Replication
9 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.71%) CMDB
10 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.71%) LIMS
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Licensing
11 1 (0.36%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.36%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.57%) Windows
2 16 (5.69%) Windows 10
2 16 (5.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.14%) Linux
4 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (1.78%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.07%) Android
7 3 (1.07%) Unix
7 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.06%) ITIL
2 48 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (10.32%) Service Delivery
4 25 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (8.90%) Service Management
5 24 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (8.54%) Project Delivery
5 24 (8.54%) Scrum
6 23 (8.19%) Project Management
7 22 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (7.12%) Mentoring
8 20 (7.12%) PRINCE2
8 20 (7.12%) Test Automation
9 19 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (6.76%) Incident Management
9 19 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (6.76%) Migration
10 18 (6.41%) Change Management
10 18 (6.41%) CRM
11 15 (5.34%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.12%) SQL
2 18 (6.41%) C#
3 12 (4.27%) Java
4 11 (3.91%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.20%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.49%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.78%) Python
8 2 (0.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.36%) C
9 1 (0.36%) Ruby
9 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (14.95%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.17%) SC Cleared
3 36 (12.81%) Degree
4 34 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (6.41%) MCSE
6 14 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.27%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.91%) MCSA
9 10 (3.56%) CCNP
10 9 (3.20%) HNC
11 8 (2.85%) HND
12 7 (2.49%) CCNA
12 7 (2.49%) CISSP
13 5 (1.78%) CISA
14 4 (1.42%) AWS Certification
14 4 (1.42%) BC Cleared
15 3 (1.07%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.07%) IRCA
16 2 (0.71%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.19%) QA
2 19 (6.76%) SLA
3 5 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.78%) PMO
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.36%) NCSC
5 1 (0.36%) P3O
System Software
1 46 (16.37%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.78%) XenApp
4 5 (1.78%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.42%) Postfix
5 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.07%) Docker
7 2 (0.71%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (7.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (5.69%) SCCM
3 9 (3.20%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.07%) Packer
5 3 (1.07%) SCOM
5 3 (1.07%) Terraform
6 2 (0.71%) Ansible
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco CME
6 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.71%) Puppet
6 2 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.36%) Grafana
7 1 (0.36%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (37.72%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.59%) VMware
3 36 (12.81%) Cisco
4 18 (6.41%) Oracle
5 15 (5.34%) Citrix
6 13 (4.63%) Capita
7 11 (3.91%) HP
8 10 (3.56%) Remedy
9 9 (3.20%) CA
9 9 (3.20%) Delphix
10 6 (2.14%) Juniper
10 6 (2.14%) NEC
10 6 (2.14%) Nintex
11 5 (1.78%) Google
11 5 (1.78%) SAP
12 4 (1.42%) Snow
13 3 (1.07%) Dell
13 3 (1.07%) IBM
13 3 (1.07%) Northgate
13 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds