Period
to 7 December 2019

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

Public Sector
England > Midlands
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 44 90
Rank change year-on-year -26 +46 -23
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 442 660 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.97% 5.14% 3.43%
As % of the General category 11.71% 12.68% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 380 440 406
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -16.36% +28.61%
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,775 5,203 5,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.91% 40.55% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,842 3,781 4,616
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +9.66% -5.59%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,188
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
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 the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the Midlands

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in the Midlands

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in the Midlands over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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 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
West Midlands -30 311 £52,203 +3.37% 67
East Midlands +27 122 £37,000 -3.27% 23
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 Midlands region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 119 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 113 (25.57%) Azure
3 100 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (19.46%) Cisco
5 75 (16.97%) AWS
6 74 (16.74%) Windows
7 73 (16.52%) Finance
8 71 (16.06%) Telecoms
9 60 (13.57%) ITIL
10 59 (13.35%) VMware
11 56 (12.67%) C#
11 56 (12.67%) Active Directory
12 55 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (11.99%) DevOps
14 52 (11.76%) Service Delivery
15 51 (11.54%) .NET
15 51 (11.54%) Security Cleared
16 49 (11.09%) Marketing
17 48 (10.86%) Java
18 46 (10.41%) SAP
18 46 (10.41%) Stakeholder Management
19 45 (10.18%) Manufacturing
19 45 (10.18%) Programme Management
19 45 (10.18%) JavaScript
20 44 (9.95%) Firewall
20 44 (9.95%) SC Cleared
20 44 (9.95%) Project Delivery
21 43 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
22 42 (9.50%) Digital Marketing
22 42 (9.50%) Electronics

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 (4.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.04%) Apache
4 7 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.90%) IIS
6 3 (0.68%) JBoss
7 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (1.81%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.45%) FastStats
4 2 (0.45%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.23%) iTrent
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.23%) Primavera
5 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) SnowdropKCS
5 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 113 (25.57%) Azure
2 75 (16.97%) AWS
3 41 (9.28%) Office 365
4 16 (3.62%) Serverless
5 13 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (2.71%) SaaS
7 10 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (2.04%) IaaS
9 8 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.81%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.58%) Amazon Cognito
10 7 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.58%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (1.58%) PaaS
10 7 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (1.36%) G Suite
12 4 (0.90%) GitHub
12 4 (0.90%) npm
13 3 (0.68%) Azure Functions
13 3 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.95%) Firewall
2 27 (6.11%) Internet
3 23 (5.20%) WAN
4 18 (4.07%) Wireless
5 17 (3.85%) LAN
6 15 (3.39%) SAN
7 10 (2.26%) DNS
8 9 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.81%) VoIP
10 7 (1.58%) BGP
10 7 (1.58%) OSPF
10 7 (1.58%) VPN
11 6 (1.36%) DHCP
12 5 (1.13%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.68%) ADSL
13 3 (0.68%) IPv4
13 3 (0.68%) IPv6
13 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (1.81%) Power BI
4 7 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.13%) MySQL
6 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.68%) Big Data
8 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.45%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.17%) SonarQube
4 13 (2.94%) JMeter
4 13 (2.94%) JUnit
4 13 (2.94%) Maven
5 11 (2.49%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (2.04%) Selenium
7 8 (1.81%) Jasmine
7 8 (1.81%) webpack
8 7 (1.58%) JIRA
8 7 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.36%) Gradle
10 5 (1.13%) Postman
11 4 (0.90%) Babel
11 4 (0.90%) DbUnit
11 4 (0.90%) Mocha
11 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (16.52%) Finance
2 71 (16.06%) Telecoms
3 49 (11.09%) Marketing
4 45 (10.18%) Manufacturing
5 42 (9.50%) Electronics
6 20 (4.52%) Local Government
7 12 (2.71%) Retail
8 7 (1.58%) Legal
9 4 (0.90%) Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Police
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 89 (20.14%) Developer
2 41 (9.28%) Consultant
3 38 (8.60%) Analyst
4 37 (8.37%) Architect
5 28 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 24 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 24 (5.43%) Delivery Manager
8 19 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (4.30%) Technical Manager
9 17 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (3.85%) Security Consultant
10 16 (3.62%) Project Manager
10 16 (3.62%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 15 (3.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 15 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.71%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.54%) .NET
2 34 (7.69%) CSS
2 34 (7.69%) HTML
3 25 (5.66%) AngularJS
4 23 (5.20%) Spring
4 23 (5.20%) Web Services
5 21 (4.75%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.30%) JSON
6 19 (4.30%) RESTful
7 16 (3.62%) REST
8 13 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 13 (2.94%) JPA
9 11 (2.49%) Node.js
9 11 (2.49%) Spring Boot
9 11 (2.49%) XML
10 10 (2.26%) Apache Camel
10 10 (2.26%) Swagger
11 9 (2.04%) Apache NiFi
11 9 (2.04%) J2EE
11 9 (2.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.98%) User Experience
4 12 (2.71%) Public Cloud
5 10 (2.26%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.26%) Replication
6 6 (1.36%) NHS
6 6 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.68%) CCTV
8 3 (0.68%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.45%) LIMS
9 2 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 74 (16.74%) Windows
2 33 (7.47%) Linux
3 28 (6.33%) Windows 10
4 26 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 24 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (4.75%) Unix
7 17 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.71%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.45%) Solaris
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (13.57%) ITIL
3 55 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (11.99%) DevOps
5 52 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 46 (10.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (10.18%) Programme Management
8 44 (9.95%) Project Delivery
9 43 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (9.50%) Digital Marketing
11 37 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
12 35 (7.92%) SDLC
13 33 (7.47%) Project Management
14 31 (7.01%) Test Automation
15 27 (6.11%) Information Security
16 26 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 25 (5.66%) PRINCE2
18 24 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 23 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (5.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.67%) C#
2 48 (10.86%) Java
3 45 (10.18%) JavaScript
4 39 (8.82%) SQL
5 22 (4.98%) Python
6 14 (3.17%) C
7 12 (2.71%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.04%) Go
9 5 (1.13%) Assembly Language
9 5 (1.13%) C++
9 5 (1.13%) ES6
9 5 (1.13%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.13%) Ruby
10 4 (0.90%) ES7
10 4 (0.90%) Scala
10 4 (0.90%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.68%) VBA
12 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.95%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (3.85%) Degree
6 16 (3.62%) CISSP
7 14 (3.17%) CCNA
7 14 (3.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 14 (3.17%) MCSE
8 13 (2.94%) CCNP
9 8 (1.81%) CISM
10 7 (1.58%) ISEB
11 6 (1.36%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.36%) BC Cleared
11 6 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (1.36%) HNC
11 6 (1.36%) ISSAP
11 6 (1.36%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.07%) GDPR
3 16 (3.62%) PCI DSS
4 15 (3.39%) ISO 22301
5 14 (3.17%) QA
6 8 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (1.81%) PMO
7 7 (1.58%) SLA
8 6 (1.36%) Data Quality
9 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 4 (0.90%) RMADS
11 3 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.23%) BS25999
13 1 (0.23%) GPG13
13 1 (0.23%) NCSC
13 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 56 (12.67%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.39%) Docker
5 8 (1.81%) Firmware
5 8 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.90%) XenApp
8 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.45%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.45%) vCloud
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.23%) Postfix
10 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (4.30%) SCCM
2 11 (2.49%) Terraform
3 9 (2.04%) Kibana
3 9 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.04%) logstash
3 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.81%) Puppet
5 5 (1.13%) Cacti
5 5 (1.13%) EnCase
6 4 (0.90%) CSIRT
7 3 (0.68%) Ansible
7 3 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.68%) Nagios
7 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.68%) SCOM
8 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.45%) Icinga
9 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 119 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 86 (19.46%) Cisco
3 59 (13.35%) VMware
4 46 (10.41%) SAP
5 32 (7.24%) Citrix
6 27 (6.11%) Oracle
7 20 (4.52%) Juniper
8 16 (3.62%) MuleSoft
9 14 (3.17%) HP
10 10 (2.26%) Meraki
11 9 (2.04%) F5
12 8 (1.81%) Aruba
12 8 (1.81%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.58%) Google
14 6 (1.36%) Apple
14 6 (1.36%) EMC
14 6 (1.36%) Remedy
14 6 (1.36%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.36%) Splunk
14 6 (1.36%) Tableau