Public Sector Jobs in the North West

Public Sector
England > North West

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 20 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 33 69 55
Rank change year-on-year +36 -14 +74
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 415 382 508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 5.82% 4.66% 5.48%
As % of the General category 10.30% 6.76% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 314 231 252
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,934 £34,273
25th Percentile £40,247 £37,500 £40,132
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £46,654 £53,350
Median % change year-on-year +17.89% -12.55% +6.70%
75th Percentile £67,968 £63,750 £70,063
90th Percentile £84,964 £81,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,480 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.62% +2.69% -

All General Skills
North West

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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,030 5,654 5,457
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 56.47% 68.98% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,027 2,752 3,052
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the North West

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in the North West.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the North West

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the North West over the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the North West

Public Sector
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 February 2024. 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
Manchester +68 253 £55,000 +5.77% 106
Lancashire +10 77 £62,783 +49.14% 16
Cheshire 0 36 £42,500 - 15
Merseyside -7 33 £41,250 -27.63% 18
Cumbria - 11 £42,500 - 3
Public Sector
England

Public Sector
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.61%) Confluence
2 14 (3.37%) JBoss
2 14 (3.37%) Red Hat Fuse
3 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Exchange
5 2 (0.48%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Pulsar
6 1 (0.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.45%) Sketch
4 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.24%) Blender
8 1 (0.24%) Fusion 360
8 1 (0.24%) InVision
8 1 (0.24%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) NEC Housing
3 1 (0.24%) Exstream
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 94 (22.65%) Azure
2 37 (8.92%) Power Platform
3 36 (8.67%) AWS
4 27 (6.51%) IBM Cloud
5 18 (4.34%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (3.86%) Serverless
7 14 (3.37%) Azure DevOps
7 14 (3.37%) PowerApps
8 12 (2.89%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (2.65%) Azure API Management
9 11 (2.65%) Azure Functions
9 11 (2.65%) Azure Logic Apps
9 11 (2.65%) Azure Service Bus
10 8 (1.93%) Entra ID
11 7 (1.69%) AWS KMS
11 7 (1.69%) Azure Key Vault
12 6 (1.45%) Figma
13 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.20%) Heroku
13 5 (1.20%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.17%) Network Security
1 9 (2.17%) WAN
2 8 (1.93%) SD-WAN
3 7 (1.69%) DNS
4 4 (0.96%) Firewall
5 3 (0.72%) Intranet
5 3 (0.72%) SMS
5 3 (0.72%) Wireless
6 2 (0.48%) BGP
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (0.48%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.48%) OSPF
6 2 (0.48%) RTP
6 2 (0.48%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) VLAN
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.19%) NoSQL
2 24 (5.78%) DB2
2 24 (5.78%) MongoDB
2 24 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (5.78%) Power BI
3 21 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.86%) SQL Server
6 13 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.45%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.20%) Big Data
10 4 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.72%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.48%) Tableau
13 1 (0.24%) MySQL
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (5.06%) JIRA
2 14 (3.37%) IntelliJ
3 8 (1.93%) GitLab
4 7 (1.69%) Artifactory
5 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.48%) Git
7 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (20.72%) Social Skills
2 79 (19.04%) Finance
3 52 (12.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 26 (6.27%) Organisational Skills
5 21 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.65%) Marketing
6 11 (2.65%) Retail
7 8 (1.93%) Electronics
7 8 (1.93%) Influencing Skills
7 8 (1.93%) Local Government
7 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.93%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.45%) Legal
10 5 (1.20%) Back Office
11 4 (0.96%) Police
12 2 (0.48%) Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Law
12 2 (0.48%) Tech for Good
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (16.87%) Senior
2 63 (15.18%) Lead
3 55 (13.25%) Developer
4 34 (8.19%) Analyst
5 26 (6.27%) Architect
6 24 (5.78%) Project Manager
7 23 (5.54%) Designer
8 21 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (5.06%) Junior
9 17 (4.10%) Agile Coach
9 17 (4.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (3.61%) Azure Engineer
11 15 (3.61%) Bid Manager
11 15 (3.61%) Programme Manager
11 15 (3.61%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.37%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.37%) Consultant
12 14 (3.37%) Senior Architect
13 13 (3.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.88%) Web Services
2 40 (9.64%) .NET
2 40 (9.64%) AngularJS
2 40 (9.64%) REST
3 31 (7.47%) HTML
4 29 (6.99%) CSS
5 28 (6.75%) ASP.NET
6 27 (6.51%) ASP.NET Core
7 26 (6.27%) React
7 26 (6.27%) Vue
8 24 (5.78%) Backbone.js
8 24 (5.78%) Ember.js
8 24 (5.78%) jQuery
8 24 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (3.86%) Hibernate
9 16 (3.86%) Spring
10 15 (3.61%) JSON
10 15 (3.61%) Node.js
10 15 (3.61%) XML
11 14 (3.37%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 28 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.51%) Blockchain
4 25 (6.02%) Public Cloud
5 24 (5.78%) Algorithms
5 24 (5.78%) Data Structures
6 16 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.61%) Product Ownership
8 14 (3.37%) e-Learning
8 14 (3.37%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.69%) PKI
10 6 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.45%) NHS
11 5 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.72%) Smart Energy
13 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.48%) Housing Association
13 2 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.64%) Windows
2 35 (8.43%) Linux
3 24 (5.78%) Android
3 24 (5.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.72%) Unix
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (37.83%) Mentoring
2 144 (34.70%) Coaching
3 124 (29.88%) Agile
4 56 (13.49%) User Experience
5 42 (10.12%) Design Patterns
6 41 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (9.88%) Project Management
7 39 (9.40%) Co-Creation
7 39 (9.40%) Collaborative Working
8 36 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (8.67%) DevOps
9 35 (8.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 33 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (7.23%) Migration
12 29 (6.99%) Full Stack Development
12 29 (6.99%) Project Delivery
13 28 (6.75%) Decision-Making
14 27 (6.51%) MVC
14 27 (6.51%) Roadmaps
14 27 (6.51%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.73%) SQL
2 50 (12.05%) C#
3 40 (9.64%) Java
3 40 (9.64%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.51%) Python
5 13 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.72%) C++
6 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.24%) Bash
7 1 (0.24%) C
7 1 (0.24%) Kusto Query Language
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 44 (10.60%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.23%) Degree
4 15 (3.61%) APMP
5 8 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.69%) Azure Certification
6 7 (1.69%) CISM
6 7 (1.69%) CISSP
7 6 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (1.45%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.45%) CCSK
7 6 (1.45%) CCSP
8 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.72%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.72%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.48%) CCNP
10 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.37%) NIST
2 7 (1.69%) Accessibility
2 7 (1.69%) NCSC
2 7 (1.69%) WCAG
3 6 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.45%) PMO
4 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.72%) QA
6 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.48%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.45%) Docker
3 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (2.65%) Terraform
3 9 (2.17%) Ansible
4 7 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (1.69%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.48%) SysTrack
5 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.51%) IBM
2 27 (6.51%) Red Hat
3 26 (6.27%) YouTube
4 21 (5.06%) ServiceNow
5 14 (3.37%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.37%) SAP
6 8 (1.93%) Oracle
7 7 (1.69%) CA
7 7 (1.69%) CyberArk
8 6 (1.45%) Splunk
8 6 (1.45%) VMware
9 4 (0.96%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.96%) NEC
10 3 (0.72%) Ariba
10 3 (0.72%) BMC
10 3 (0.72%) Cisco
10 3 (0.72%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.72%) Northgate
10 3 (0.72%) Sitecore