Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 76 66 76
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 -32
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 371 228 385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.58% 4.12% 3.65%
As % of the General category 6.17% 8.06% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 273 188 310
10th Percentile £28,600 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £37,620 £32,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £48,500 £46,117
Median % change year-on-year +10.31% +5.17% +2.48%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £81,375
England median annual salary £54,100 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.05% - -

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 6,016 2,828 5,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 58.02% 51.07% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,089 2,149 4,235
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,424 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -17 268 £55,750 +11.50% 104
East Midlands -8 98 £39,000 -8.24% 23
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 117 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (24.26%) Problem-Solving
4 85 (22.91%) Social Skills
5 73 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (14.56%) Finance
8 52 (14.02%) Project Management
9 51 (13.75%) Coaching
10 50 (13.48%) NHS
11 49 (13.21%) Service Design
12 47 (12.67%) DBS Check
12 47 (12.67%) Security Cleared
13 46 (12.40%) NEC
14 45 (12.13%) ITIL
14 45 (12.13%) Azure
14 45 (12.13%) DevOps
14 45 (12.13%) Presales
15 44 (11.86%) Northgate
16 42 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (11.05%) Analytics
18 40 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
19 39 (10.51%) Microsoft 365
20 37 (9.97%) SQL
21 36 (9.70%) Power Platform
22 35 (9.43%) C
22 35 (9.43%) SaaS
23 34 (9.16%) Degree
23 34 (9.16%) SC Cleared
23 34 (9.16%) Scrum

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 14 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.96%) Confluence
3 6 (1.62%) IIS
3 6 (1.62%) SAS
4 5 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.54%) CMS
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.39%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.43%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.81%) Sketch
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (3.50%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.08%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.81%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.81%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.81%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.81%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.27%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.13%) Azure
2 39 (10.51%) Microsoft 365
3 36 (9.70%) Power Platform
4 35 (9.43%) SaaS
5 21 (5.66%) Serverless
6 18 (4.85%) AWS
7 12 (3.23%) Google Workspace
8 9 (2.43%) PaaS
9 8 (2.16%) Power Automate
9 8 (2.16%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.08%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.81%) Figma
11 3 (0.81%) Miro
12 2 (0.54%) Asana
12 2 (0.54%) Azure Logic Apps
12 2 (0.54%) IaaS
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.36%) VoIP
2 24 (6.47%) Firewall
3 16 (4.31%) Wireless
4 10 (2.70%) LAN
4 10 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (2.43%) VPN
6 8 (2.16%) BGP
6 8 (2.16%) Network Security
7 7 (1.89%) Internet
7 7 (1.89%) WAN
8 6 (1.62%) MPLS
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.08%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.08%) IPsec
9 4 (1.08%) OSPF
9 4 (1.08%) SDH
9 4 (1.08%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.16%) Power BI
2 26 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.66%) MySQL
4 14 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.50%) Amazon QuickSight
5 13 (3.50%) Metadata
5 13 (3.50%) Metadata Repository
6 10 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.16%) Power Query
8 6 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (1.62%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.62%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.62%) Impala
8 6 (1.62%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.23%) JIRA
2 11 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.54%) Cypress.io
7 2 (0.54%) Liquibase
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) GitLab
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 85 (22.91%) Social Skills
2 54 (14.56%) Finance
3 42 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.36%) Marketing
4 31 (8.36%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 21 (5.66%) Electronics
6 21 (5.66%) Manufacturing
7 17 (4.58%) Local Government
8 14 (3.77%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (2.43%) Documentation Skills
10 8 (2.16%) Publishing
11 7 (1.89%) Banking
12 5 (1.35%) Automotive
12 5 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (1.35%) Retail
13 4 (1.08%) Back Office
13 4 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.81%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.81%) Police
Job Titles
1 33 (8.89%) Developer
2 23 (6.20%) Analyst
3 20 (5.39%) Data Engineer
3 20 (5.39%) Project Manager
4 17 (4.58%) Architect
5 15 (4.04%) Platform Engineer
6 14 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (3.50%) Consultant
7 13 (3.50%) Support Engineer
8 11 (2.96%) .NET Developer
8 11 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (2.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (2.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (2.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (2.43%) ERP Manager
9 9 (2.43%) ERP Project Manager
9 9 (2.43%) Oracle Project Manager
9 9 (2.43%) Senior Manager
9 9 (2.43%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.20%) .NET
2 20 (5.39%) HTML
3 16 (4.31%) CSS
4 12 (3.23%) jQuery
4 12 (3.23%) XML
5 10 (2.70%) React
6 9 (2.43%) Ajax
6 9 (2.43%) Middleware
7 8 (2.16%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.16%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.16%) Web Services
8 7 (1.89%) .NET Core
8 7 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.89%) HTML5
8 7 (1.89%) JSON
9 6 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.62%) Node.js
10 5 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.48%) NHS
2 33 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 31 (8.36%) Client/Server
4 20 (5.39%) User Experience
5 18 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (4.31%) Cloud Native
7 11 (2.96%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.62%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.62%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.62%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.35%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.08%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.08%) Legacy Systems
12 3 (0.81%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.81%) SCADA
12 3 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.63%) Windows
2 15 (4.04%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.62%) Unix
6 5 (1.35%) Android
6 5 (1.35%) Linux
6 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (24.26%) Problem-Solving
3 73 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (14.02%) Project Management
6 51 (13.75%) Coaching
7 49 (13.21%) Service Design
8 45 (12.13%) DevOps
8 45 (12.13%) ITIL
8 45 (12.13%) Presales
9 41 (11.05%) Analytics
10 34 (9.16%) Scrum
11 31 (8.36%) Data Modelling
12 30 (8.09%) Data Entry
12 30 (8.09%) Programme Management
12 30 (8.09%) Validation
12 30 (8.09%) Waterfall
13 29 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (7.01%) PRINCE2
14 26 (7.01%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.97%) SQL
2 35 (9.43%) C
3 26 (7.01%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.20%) Python
5 19 (5.12%) C#
6 14 (3.77%) Java
7 9 (2.43%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.43%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.62%) HiveQL
11 4 (1.08%) Ruby
12 2 (0.54%) ES6
12 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (12.67%) DBS Check
1 47 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.16%) Degree
2 34 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.50%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.43%) MCITP
6 9 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (2.16%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.62%) CCNA
8 6 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.35%) MCSE
10 4 (1.08%) CCNP
10 4 (1.08%) CISSP
10 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (1.08%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.81%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.93%) SLA
2 18 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (1.89%) GDPR
6 6 (1.62%) NCSC
6 6 (1.62%) PMO
6 6 (1.62%) QA
7 4 (1.08%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.81%) WCAG
9 2 (0.54%) COBIT
9 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.54%) P3O
10 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 31 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.31%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.50%) Docker
4 11 (2.96%) XenApp
4 11 (2.96%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (2.43%) vSphere
7 6 (1.62%) HDFS
8 2 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 28 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.23%) Terraform
3 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (1.89%) SCCM
4 5 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.08%) Cisco CME
5 4 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.08%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.54%) Nessus
6 2 (0.54%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.27%) Ansible
7 1 (0.27%) Grafana
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.27%) Puppet
7 1 (0.27%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.40%) NEC
3 44 (11.86%) Northgate
4 32 (8.63%) SAP
5 24 (6.47%) Oracle
6 22 (5.93%) Cisco
7 19 (5.12%) Citrix
8 16 (4.31%) VMware
9 12 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.16%) Google
11 7 (1.89%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.62%) Informatica
12 6 (1.62%) Talend
13 5 (1.35%) Juniper
13 5 (1.35%) Okta
13 5 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.08%) Fortinet
15 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
15 3 (0.81%) Ekahau
16 2 (0.54%) Sophos