Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 63 62
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 329 250 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.53% 4.05% 4.32%
As % of the General category 6.88% 7.58% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 282 189 379
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,700 £22,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,196 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,938 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,785
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.45% +9.02%

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 4,784 3,297 6,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 51.35% 53.35% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,306 2,654 4,834
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,214 £46,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.62% +9.41% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 2021. 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 -3 258 £50,000 +5.26% 57
East Midlands -29 72 £40,000 +3.54% 19
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 95 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 90 (27.36%) Azure
3 89 (27.05%) Social Skills
4 78 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (20.67%) Project Management
5 68 (20.67%) Problem-Solving
6 63 (19.15%) Security Cleared
7 60 (18.24%) ITIL
8 58 (17.63%) Degree
9 52 (15.81%) VMware
10 48 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (13.98%) Finance
12 45 (13.68%) SC Cleared
13 44 (13.37%) SQL
14 43 (13.07%) Microsoft 365
15 41 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (11.85%) AWS
16 39 (11.85%) Hyper-V
16 39 (11.85%) Mentoring
17 37 (11.25%) Oracle
17 37 (11.25%) Active Directory
18 36 (10.94%) Project Delivery
19 34 (10.33%) Cisco
19 34 (10.33%) Citrix
20 31 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (9.12%) Windows
21 30 (9.12%) Presales
22 28 (8.51%) XenApp
22 28 (8.51%) vSphere
22 28 (8.51%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.65%) Figma
1 12 (3.65%) InVision
1 12 (3.65%) Sketch
2 10 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 4 (1.22%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.61%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (0.61%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 90 (27.36%) Azure
2 43 (13.07%) Microsoft 365
3 39 (11.85%) AWS
4 16 (4.86%) SaaS
5 14 (4.26%) Power Platform
6 13 (3.95%) Miro
6 13 (3.95%) Trello
7 4 (1.22%) GitHub
8 3 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.91%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.91%) PowerApps
8 3 (0.91%) Serverless
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (0.61%) Boomi
9 2 (0.61%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.86%) Firewall
2 14 (4.26%) LAN
3 13 (3.95%) SAN
4 12 (3.65%) WAN
5 11 (3.34%) VoIP
6 10 (3.04%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.04%) Wireless
7 9 (2.74%) DNS
8 7 (2.13%) DHCP
9 6 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (1.52%) VPN
11 4 (1.22%) PBX
11 4 (1.22%) TETRA
11 4 (1.22%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.91%) MPLS
12 3 (0.91%) SDH
12 3 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.08%) MySQL
2 12 (3.65%) Big Data
3 11 (3.34%) Power BI
3 11 (3.34%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.43%) Pentaho
5 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.91%) DB2
7 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.61%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.86%) JIRA
2 10 (3.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.22%) GitLab
5 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.61%) Selenium
6 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.30%) gulp
7 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 89 (27.05%) Social Skills
2 46 (13.98%) Finance
3 28 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.60%) Telecoms
5 23 (6.99%) Influencing Skills
6 13 (3.95%) Presentation Skills
7 11 (3.34%) Marketing
8 7 (2.13%) Electronics
8 7 (2.13%) Law
8 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.13%) Retail
9 6 (1.82%) Local Government
10 5 (1.52%) Police
11 4 (1.22%) Back Office
12 3 (0.91%) Games
12 3 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.61%) Billing
14 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.30%) Avionics
14 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (9.42%) Analyst
2 29 (8.81%) Architect
3 28 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 27 (8.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 27 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 25 (7.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 24 (7.29%) Project Manager
7 20 (6.08%) Programme Manager
8 19 (5.78%) Senior Support Engineer
9 18 (5.47%) Consultant
10 17 (5.17%) Delivery Manager
11 16 (4.86%) Developer
11 16 (4.86%) IT Manager
12 12 (3.65%) Designer
13 11 (3.34%) Business Analyst
14 10 (3.04%) Data Engineer
15 8 (2.43%) Audit Manager
15 8 (2.43%) Data Analytics Engineer
15 8 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
15 8 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.26%) .NET
2 11 (3.34%) REST
3 10 (3.04%) HTML
4 8 (2.43%) CSS
5 6 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.82%) COM
5 6 (1.82%) SOAP
6 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.52%) Web Services
6 5 (1.52%) XML
7 4 (1.22%) CSS3
7 4 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (1.22%) HTML5
7 4 (1.22%) Middleware
8 3 (0.91%) .NET Core
8 3 (0.91%) JSON
9 2 (0.61%) Django
9 2 (0.61%) jQuery
9 2 (0.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.56%) User Experience
2 11 (3.34%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.34%) Driving Licence
3 9 (2.74%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.82%) CESG
6 5 (1.52%) Clustering
6 5 (1.52%) Replication
7 4 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (1.22%) Wiki
8 2 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.61%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.61%) Tandem
8 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.30%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.30%) Mashup
9 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.12%) Windows
2 19 (5.78%) Linux
3 15 (4.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.65%) Unix
5 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.22%) CentOS
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.67%) Problem-Solving
2 68 (20.67%) Project Management
3 60 (18.24%) ITIL
4 41 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (11.85%) Mentoring
6 36 (10.94%) Project Delivery
7 31 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (9.12%) Presales
9 28 (8.51%) DevOps
10 26 (7.90%) PRINCE2
11 24 (7.29%) Coaching
11 24 (7.29%) Decision-Making
12 23 (6.99%) Service Delivery
13 20 (6.08%) Customer-Centricity
13 20 (6.08%) Strategic Thinking
14 19 (5.78%) Analytics
15 18 (5.47%) Scrum
16 17 (5.17%) Programme Management
16 17 (5.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.37%) SQL
2 17 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.26%) C#
3 14 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.95%) Python
5 9 (2.74%) Java
6 5 (1.52%) Go
7 4 (1.22%) PHP
7 4 (1.22%) Ruby
8 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.91%) VB
9 2 (0.61%) C
9 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.61%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.30%) C++
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 58 (17.63%) Degree
3 45 (13.68%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (5.78%) Citrix Certification
5 19 (5.78%) MCITP
6 14 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.74%) DBS Check
7 9 (2.74%) HNC
7 9 (2.74%) HND
8 8 (2.43%) ACCA
8 8 (2.43%) CIPFA
9 7 (2.13%) CCNA
9 7 (2.13%) CCNP
9 7 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.82%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.82%) MCSE
11 4 (1.22%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.74%) SLA
3 8 (2.43%) GAAP
4 6 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.82%) QA
5 4 (1.22%) COBIT
6 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.91%) PMO
7 2 (0.61%) BS25999
7 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.61%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.61%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.61%) P3O
8 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.30%) NCSC
8 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (11.85%) Hyper-V
3 37 (11.25%) Active Directory
4 28 (8.51%) vSphere
4 28 (8.51%) XenApp
5 23 (6.99%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.65%) Docker
7 5 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.91%) KVM
10 2 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (3.65%) Ansible
1 12 (3.65%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.04%) Terraform
3 6 (1.82%) Rundeck
4 5 (1.52%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.22%) Consul
5 4 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.22%) Grafana
5 4 (1.22%) Graphite
5 4 (1.22%) Packer
5 4 (1.22%) Prometheus
5 4 (1.22%) Puppet
6 3 (0.91%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.61%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.61%) Nessus
7 2 (0.61%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 52 (15.81%) VMware
3 37 (11.25%) Oracle
4 34 (10.33%) Cisco
4 34 (10.33%) Citrix
5 23 (6.99%) SAP
6 13 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.74%) Juniper
8 8 (2.43%) Avaya
8 8 (2.43%) CA
8 8 (2.43%) Mitel
9 7 (2.13%) Dell
9 7 (2.13%) Veeam
10 6 (1.82%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.82%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.52%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.52%) Google
12 4 (1.22%) HP
12 4 (1.22%) Huawei
12 4 (1.22%) Palo Alto