Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 67 61
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 354 172 499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.50% 4.30% 4.28%
As % of the General category 6.26% 8.34% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 279 134 393
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,825 £28,100
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,370
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.58% - -4.04%
75th Percentile £60,313 £60,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,430 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 5,658 2,063 6,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 55.95% 51.59% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,819 1,608 4,746
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,664 £25,563
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,724 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.66% +3.83% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +6.00%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -23 261 £52,500 +7.01% 63
East Midlands -14 90 £40,000 +3.23% 26
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 104 (29.38%) Social Skills
2 89 (25.14%) Microsoft
3 82 (23.16%) Project Management
4 80 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (20.90%) Azure
6 64 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (17.80%) Finance
8 60 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (14.69%) Security Cleared
11 46 (12.99%) SQL
11 46 (12.99%) Oracle
11 46 (12.99%) ITIL
12 45 (12.71%) Coaching
13 44 (12.43%) Active Directory
13 44 (12.43%) Microsoft 365
14 43 (12.15%) PRINCE2
15 42 (11.86%) SaaS
15 42 (11.86%) Presales
16 39 (11.02%) Project Delivery
16 39 (11.02%) SC Cleared
17 38 (10.73%) Degree
18 33 (9.32%) DevOps
19 32 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (9.04%) Windows
20 31 (8.76%) AWS
21 30 (8.47%) SAP
21 30 (8.47%) VMware
22 29 (8.19%) Decision-Making
23 28 (7.91%) ERP

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 10 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.26%) Confluence
3 6 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.85%) SAS
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (5.93%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (5.93%) Oracle ERP
2 19 (5.37%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (1.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.13%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.85%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.85%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.56%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.56%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.56%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.56%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.28%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 74 (20.90%) Azure
2 44 (12.43%) Microsoft 365
3 42 (11.86%) SaaS
4 31 (8.76%) AWS
5 23 (6.50%) Power Platform
6 13 (3.67%) Serverless
7 6 (1.69%) PowerApps
8 5 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.41%) GitHub
8 5 (1.41%) Power Automate
9 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.13%) IaaS
9 4 (1.13%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.85%) PaaS
11 2 (0.56%) Asana
11 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 1 (0.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.28%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.80%) Firewall
2 11 (3.11%) Network Security
3 10 (2.82%) LAN
4 8 (2.26%) Wireless
5 7 (1.98%) WAN
6 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.13%) DHCP
7 4 (1.13%) DNS
7 4 (1.13%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.85%) BGP
8 3 (0.85%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.85%) HTTP
8 3 (0.85%) SMS
8 3 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.85%) VPN
8 3 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.93%) Power BI
2 18 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.80%) MySQL
4 9 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.26%) Metadata
6 7 (1.98%) Amazon QuickSight
6 7 (1.98%) Metadata Repository
7 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.85%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.85%) Redis
9 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.39%) JIRA
3 9 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.41%) GitLab
5 3 (0.85%) Liquibase
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.56%) Cypress.io
6 2 (0.56%) Selenium
6 2 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.28%) gulp
7 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.28%) JUnit
7 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 104 (29.38%) Social Skills
2 63 (17.80%) Finance
3 32 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.80%) Marketing
6 16 (4.52%) Manufacturing
7 15 (4.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 15 (4.24%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (3.67%) Electronics
8 13 (3.67%) Retail
9 11 (3.11%) Police
10 10 (2.82%) Banking
11 8 (2.26%) Local Government
11 8 (2.26%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (1.41%) Automotive
12 5 (1.41%) Back Office
13 4 (1.13%) Italian Language
13 4 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.85%) Legal
14 3 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 43 (12.15%) Analyst
2 37 (10.45%) Project Manager
3 28 (7.91%) Architect
4 26 (7.34%) Developer
5 23 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (6.21%) Support Engineer
7 21 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 19 (5.37%) ERP Manager
8 19 (5.37%) ERP Project Manager
9 17 (4.80%) Oracle Project Manager
9 17 (4.80%) Programme Manager
10 15 (4.24%) Service Manager
11 14 (3.95%) Consultant
11 14 (3.95%) Senior Support Engineer
11 14 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.67%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.67%) IT Manager
13 12 (3.39%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.80%) Middleware
2 12 (3.39%) .NET
3 11 (3.11%) Web Services
4 10 (2.82%) CSS
4 10 (2.82%) HTML
5 9 (2.54%) React
6 7 (1.98%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (1.69%) REST
7 6 (1.69%) XML
8 5 (1.41%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.41%) Node.js
8 5 (1.41%) SOAP
8 5 (1.41%) Spring
9 4 (1.13%) Ajax
9 4 (1.13%) HTML5
9 4 (1.13%) jQuery
10 3 (0.85%) Ext JS
10 3 (0.85%) Laravel
10 3 (0.85%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (1.98%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.98%) Public Cloud
4 6 (1.69%) Cloud Native
4 6 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
4 6 (1.69%) NHS
4 6 (1.69%) User Experience
5 5 (1.41%) CESG
5 5 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.04%) Windows
2 22 (6.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.95%) Linux
4 8 (2.26%) Unix
5 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.41%) CentOS
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.56%) Android
9 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.16%) Project Management
2 80 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (12.99%) ITIL
7 45 (12.71%) Coaching
8 43 (12.15%) PRINCE2
9 42 (11.86%) Presales
10 39 (11.02%) Project Delivery
11 33 (9.32%) DevOps
12 29 (8.19%) Decision-Making
13 28 (7.91%) ERP
13 28 (7.91%) Project Planning
14 24 (6.78%) Service Delivery
15 23 (6.50%) Analytics
15 23 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (6.21%) Programme Management
17 21 (5.93%) Mentoring
18 20 (5.65%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.99%) SQL
2 23 (6.50%) Python
3 17 (4.80%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.52%) Java
5 11 (3.11%) C#
6 9 (2.54%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.98%) Ruby
8 6 (1.69%) Go
8 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.41%) C
9 5 (1.41%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.85%) HiveQL
10 3 (0.85%) PHP
10 3 (0.85%) VB
11 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 38 (10.73%) Degree
4 25 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (5.93%) Citrix Certification
5 21 (5.93%) MCITP
6 17 (4.80%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.82%) AWS Certification
9 8 (2.26%) ACCA
9 8 (2.26%) CCNA
9 8 (2.26%) CIPFA
10 7 (1.98%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.41%) CCNP
11 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.13%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.85%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.34%) SLA
2 10 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.26%) GAAP
4 5 (1.41%) QA
5 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.85%) COBIT
6 3 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.85%) GDPR
7 2 (0.56%) BS25999
7 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.56%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.56%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.56%) P3O
7 2 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.91%) Hyper-V
2 28 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.50%) vSphere
4 21 (5.93%) XenApp
4 21 (5.93%) XenDesktop
5 20 (5.65%) Docker
6 3 (0.85%) HDFS
6 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (7.34%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.80%) Terraform
3 11 (3.11%) Ansible
4 7 (1.98%) Consul
4 7 (1.98%) Grafana
4 7 (1.98%) Graphite
4 7 (1.98%) Packer
4 7 (1.98%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (1.41%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.41%) Puppet
6 4 (1.13%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.85%) Cisco CME
7 3 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.56%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.56%) Opsview
8 2 (0.56%) SCCM
9 1 (0.28%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 89 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.99%) Oracle
3 30 (8.47%) SAP
3 30 (8.47%) VMware
4 27 (7.63%) Citrix
5 14 (3.95%) Cisco
6 10 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.26%) CA
8 7 (1.98%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.69%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.41%) Juniper
11 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.85%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.85%) F5
11 3 (0.85%) HubSpot
11 3 (0.85%) Informatica
11 3 (0.85%) Qualys
11 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.85%) Sencha
11 3 (0.85%) Talend