Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 51 89
Rank change year-on-year -23 +38 -2
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 374 590 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.74% 4.82% 3.40%
As % of the General category 11.31% 12.19% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 294 418 332
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,625 £76,625 £78,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £47,928
% change year-on-year +0.96% +8.50% +6.51%

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 3,308 4,839 5,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.08% 39.54% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,524 3,339 4,479
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.26% +4.50%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -31 254 £56,250 +22.28% 80
East Midlands +25 112 £35,970 -15.86% 32
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 118 (31.55%) Microsoft
2 86 (22.99%) Azure
3 76 (20.32%) Windows
4 72 (19.25%) Cisco
5 63 (16.84%) ITIL
6 61 (16.31%) Telecoms
7 59 (15.78%) Security Cleared
8 58 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (14.97%) Finance
10 55 (14.71%) Active Directory
11 54 (14.44%) Internet
11 54 (14.44%) VMware
12 52 (13.90%) SC Cleared
13 50 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (13.10%) Office 365
15 48 (12.83%) AWS
16 38 (10.16%) Web Services
16 38 (10.16%) C#
17 37 (9.89%) Local Government
18 36 (9.63%) Degree
18 36 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 34 (9.09%) Firewall
19 34 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (9.09%) Project Delivery
20 33 (8.82%) .NET
21 32 (8.56%) Java
21 32 (8.56%) Marketing
22 31 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
24 29 (7.75%) Linux

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 26 (6.95%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.68%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.67%) Confluence
4 8 (2.14%) Apache
4 8 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.07%) IIS
7 2 (0.53%) CMS
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.53%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 86 (22.99%) Azure
2 49 (13.10%) Office 365
3 48 (12.83%) AWS
4 18 (4.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.01%) SaaS
6 9 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (2.41%) Power Platform
7 8 (2.14%) IaaS
8 7 (1.87%) PaaS
8 7 (1.87%) Slack
9 6 (1.60%) OneDrive
9 6 (1.60%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.34%) G Suite
11 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.53%) Serverless
13 2 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.27%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.27%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.44%) Internet
2 34 (9.09%) Firewall
3 26 (6.95%) WAN
4 21 (5.61%) LAN
5 18 (4.81%) Wireless
6 16 (4.28%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (4.01%) SAN
8 10 (2.67%) DNS
9 8 (2.14%) VoIP
10 7 (1.87%) DHCP
10 7 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.60%) Skype
12 5 (1.34%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.07%) MPLS
13 4 (1.07%) SMS
14 3 (0.80%) ADSL
14 3 (0.80%) BGP
14 3 (0.80%) IPv4
14 3 (0.80%) OSPF
14 3 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.80%) Data Lake
4 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.53%) GIS
5 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.53%) Power BI
5 2 (0.53%) QlikView
5 2 (0.53%) SSDT
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 27 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.95%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.55%) JIRA
4 15 (4.01%) SonarQube
5 12 (3.21%) JUnit
5 12 (3.21%) Maven
6 11 (2.94%) JMeter
7 10 (2.67%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.14%) Selenium
9 7 (1.87%) Ant
9 7 (1.87%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.87%) Gradle
9 7 (1.87%) Postman
9 7 (1.87%) Subversion
10 5 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.07%) DbUnit
11 4 (1.07%) jMock
11 4 (1.07%) Mockito
General
1 61 (16.31%) Telecoms
2 56 (14.97%) Finance
3 37 (9.89%) Local Government
4 32 (8.56%) Marketing
5 27 (7.22%) Manufacturing
6 26 (6.95%) Electronics
7 9 (2.41%) Retail
8 7 (1.87%) Legal
9 3 (0.80%) Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Police
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 63 (16.84%) Developer
2 34 (9.09%) Analyst
3 28 (7.49%) Consultant
4 24 (6.42%) Java Developer
5 18 (4.81%) Senior Developer
6 16 (4.28%) Architect
6 16 (4.28%) Project Manager
7 14 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (3.48%) .NET Developer
8 13 (3.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (3.48%) Support Engineer
9 12 (3.21%) IT Manager
9 12 (3.21%) QA Engineer
9 12 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (2.94%) IT Engineer
11 10 (2.67%) Commercial Manager
11 10 (2.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 10 (2.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.16%) Web Services
2 33 (8.82%) .NET
3 22 (5.88%) Spring
4 21 (5.61%) HTML
5 18 (4.81%) CSS
6 15 (4.01%) REST
7 12 (3.21%) JPA
7 12 (3.21%) JSON
7 12 (3.21%) RESTful
7 12 (3.21%) SOAP
8 11 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 10 (2.67%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.67%) Apache Camel
9 10 (2.67%) XML
10 8 (2.14%) Apache NiFi
10 8 (2.14%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (2.14%) JDBC
10 8 (2.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.81%) User Experience
4 17 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.21%) CCTV
5 12 (3.21%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.41%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.87%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.87%) Replication
9 6 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.34%) NHS
11 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.53%) Handset
12 2 (0.53%) LIMS
12 2 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
13 1 (0.27%) Clustering
13 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.32%) Windows
2 29 (7.75%) Linux
3 28 (7.49%) Windows 10
4 23 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.55%) Unix
6 16 (4.28%) Windows 8
6 16 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.14%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Debian
12 1 (0.27%) HPUX
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (16.84%) ITIL
2 58 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (9.09%) Project Delivery
5 31 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (7.75%) Programme Management
7 29 (7.75%) Service Delivery
8 28 (7.49%) CRM
8 28 (7.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 27 (7.22%) Change Management
10 26 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
10 26 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (6.68%) Information Security
12 24 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (6.42%) DevOps
12 24 (6.42%) Project Management
13 23 (6.15%) Incident Management
14 22 (5.88%) SDLC
14 22 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.16%) C#
2 32 (8.56%) Java
3 28 (7.49%) SQL
4 27 (7.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.48%) Python
6 12 (3.21%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.41%) C
8 7 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.07%) Assembly Language
9 4 (1.07%) C++
9 4 (1.07%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.80%) Ruby
10 3 (0.80%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.53%) Go
11 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.27%) VB
12 1 (0.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (15.78%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.90%) SC Cleared
3 36 (9.63%) Degree
3 36 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.08%) MCSE
6 17 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (4.01%) HNC
8 14 (3.74%) CCNA
9 13 (3.48%) CCNP
9 13 (3.48%) HND
9 13 (3.48%) MCSA
10 11 (2.94%) DV Cleared
11 10 (2.67%) BC Cleared
12 9 (2.41%) CISA
12 9 (2.41%) CISSP
13 8 (2.14%) AWS Certification
14 7 (1.87%) IRCA
14 7 (1.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 6 (1.60%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (6.15%) QA
2 11 (2.94%) SLA
3 9 (2.41%) GDPR
4 7 (1.87%) ISO 22301
4 7 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.87%) PMO
5 3 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.80%) RMADS
6 2 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.53%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) NCSC
7 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 55 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.35%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.41%) Docker
5 7 (1.87%) XenApp
6 6 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.34%) Firmware
8 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.07%) Postfix
8 4 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (5.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (5.08%) SCCM
3 9 (2.41%) HP ALM
4 8 (2.14%) Kibana
4 8 (2.14%) logstash
5 7 (1.87%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.07%) Puppet
7 3 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.80%) SCOM
7 3 (0.80%) Terraform
8 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.27%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.27%) Grafana
9 1 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 118 (31.55%) Microsoft
2 72 (19.25%) Cisco
3 54 (14.44%) VMware
4 28 (7.49%) Oracle
5 26 (6.95%) Citrix
5 26 (6.95%) SAP
6 22 (5.88%) HP
7 16 (4.28%) MuleSoft
8 15 (4.01%) Juniper
9 9 (2.41%) CA
9 9 (2.41%) Delphix
10 8 (2.14%) Google
10 8 (2.14%) Remedy
11 7 (1.87%) EMC
11 7 (1.87%) Meraki
12 5 (1.34%) Apple
12 5 (1.34%) IBM
13 4 (1.07%) F5
13 4 (1.07%) Nokia
13 4 (1.07%) SolarWinds