Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 105 71
Rank change year-on-year +18 -34 +4
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 346 353 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.31% 2.96% 4.28%
As % of the General category 9.03% 7.24% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 311 244 413
North West median annual salary £49,482 £46,903 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.50% +7.82% +15.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,831 4,874 5,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.69% 40.88% 43.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,670 3,603 4,142
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,454 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 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
Manchester +20 235 £50,000 +5.93% 33
Lancashire -5 73 £51,888 +17.06% 2
Cheshire -15 19 £35,000 -26.32% 10
Merseyside +4 18 £41,750 +4.38% 7
Cumbria -11 2 £59,000 +148.42%
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 168 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (28.61%) Coaching
3 96 (27.75%) Mentoring
4 95 (27.46%) Finance
5 79 (22.83%) Microsoft
6 64 (18.50%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (18.21%) Windows
8 61 (17.63%) Azure
9 60 (17.34%) SQL
10 55 (15.90%) Degree
11 51 (14.74%) Linux
12 49 (14.16%) Python
12 49 (14.16%) Marketing
13 47 (13.58%) Telecoms
13 47 (13.58%) Data Centre
14 46 (13.29%) Office 365
15 44 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 42 (12.14%) Service Management
16 42 (12.14%) ITIL
16 42 (12.14%) Digital Marketing
17 41 (11.85%) AWS
17 41 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (11.56%) Project Management
19 39 (11.27%) Programme Management
19 39 (11.27%) Cisco
20 38 (10.98%) SAP
21 37 (10.69%) Manufacturing
21 37 (10.69%) Analytics
22 36 (10.40%) Electronics
22 36 (10.40%) C#

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 35 (10.12%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.05%) CMS
3 12 (3.47%) IIS
4 8 (2.31%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.02%) Tuxedo
6 6 (1.73%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.87%) Confluence
7 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Drupal
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.29%) SAS
9 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.58%) Figma
3 2 (0.58%) InVision
3 2 (0.58%) Marvel
3 2 (0.58%) Sketch
4 1 (0.29%) HipChat
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.63%) Azure
2 46 (13.29%) Office 365
3 41 (11.85%) AWS
4 31 (8.96%) SaaS
5 24 (6.94%) Power Platform
6 18 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (4.05%) IaaS
8 8 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (2.02%) GCP
9 7 (2.02%) PaaS
10 6 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.73%) Serverless
11 3 (0.87%) G Suite
11 3 (0.87%) Slack
12 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.58%) GitHub
12 2 (0.58%) npm
12 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.58%) Yammer
13 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.80%) DNS
2 24 (6.94%) Firewall
3 17 (4.91%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.91%) WAN
4 16 (4.62%) VPN
5 15 (4.34%) LAN
6 11 (3.18%) BGP
6 11 (3.18%) OSPF
7 10 (2.89%) DMZ
8 9 (2.60%) Network Security
9 8 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (2.31%) DHCP
9 8 (2.31%) Wireless
10 7 (2.02%) HSRP
10 7 (2.02%) IPv6
10 7 (2.02%) MPLS
10 7 (2.02%) VLAN
10 7 (2.02%) VPLS
10 7 (2.02%) VRRP
10 7 (2.02%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.65%) Power BI
3 18 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.18%) Big Data
6 11 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.89%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.31%) Qlik Sense
9 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 6 (1.73%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.73%) QlikView
11 3 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.87%) GIS
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.34%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.89%) JIRA
3 9 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.02%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.02%) GitLab
4 7 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.02%) Selenium
5 6 (1.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.45%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.45%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.58%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.58%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.58%) JMeter
7 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.29%) Mocha
8 1 (0.29%) TestRail
8 1 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 95 (27.46%) Finance
2 49 (14.16%) Marketing
3 47 (13.58%) Telecoms
4 37 (10.69%) Manufacturing
5 36 (10.40%) Electronics
6 32 (9.25%) Retail
7 23 (6.65%) Local Government
8 22 (6.36%) Police
9 21 (6.07%) Fire and Rescue
10 7 (2.02%) Social Housing
11 6 (1.73%) Banking
11 6 (1.73%) Law
12 4 (1.16%) Housing Association
13 3 (0.87%) Advertising
13 3 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (14.45%) Developer
1 50 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (9.83%) Analyst
3 23 (6.65%) Architect
3 23 (6.65%) Consultant
3 23 (6.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (5.78%) Project Manager
5 17 (4.91%) Test Engineer
6 14 (4.05%) Business Analyst
6 14 (4.05%) Network Engineer
6 14 (4.05%) Technical Architect
7 13 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (3.76%) Senior Manager
7 13 (3.76%) Software Developer
8 12 (3.47%) Associate Engineer
8 12 (3.47%) C# Developer
8 12 (3.47%) C# Programmer
8 12 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (3.47%) Graduate
8 12 (3.47%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.67%) .NET
2 20 (5.78%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.76%) CSS
4 10 (2.89%) Middleware
4 10 (2.89%) Web Services
5 8 (2.31%) HTML
6 7 (2.02%) .NET Core
6 7 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.73%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.45%) Node.js
9 4 (1.16%) Akka
10 3 (0.87%) JSON
10 3 (0.87%) React
11 2 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.58%) jQuery
12 1 (0.29%) AWS Amplify
12 1 (0.29%) Chai
12 1 (0.29%) Jest
12 1 (0.29%) Material Design
12 1 (0.29%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.58%) Data Centre
2 41 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.65%) User Experience
4 16 (4.62%) Blog
4 16 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (3.76%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.47%) Virtual Team
7 11 (3.18%) NHS
8 10 (2.89%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.89%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.02%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.73%) Chip and PIN
10 6 (1.73%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.16%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.21%) Windows
2 51 (14.74%) Linux
3 35 (10.12%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.80%) Windows 10
5 21 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.76%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.60%) CentOS
8 7 (2.02%) Debian
8 7 (2.02%) VME
9 6 (1.73%) AIX
9 6 (1.73%) Android
9 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.73%) Unix
10 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.16%) Solaris
12 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (28.61%) Coaching
3 96 (27.75%) Mentoring
4 64 (18.50%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 42 (12.14%) Digital Marketing
6 42 (12.14%) ITIL
6 42 (12.14%) Service Management
7 40 (11.56%) Project Management
8 39 (11.27%) Programme Management
9 37 (10.69%) Analytics
10 32 (9.25%) DevOps
10 32 (9.25%) Migration
10 32 (9.25%) PRINCE2
11 30 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (7.80%) Project Delivery
13 23 (6.65%) Microservices
14 21 (6.07%) ITSM
15 19 (5.49%) Prototyping
15 19 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (17.34%) SQL
2 49 (14.16%) Python
3 36 (10.40%) C#
4 27 (7.80%) Java
5 24 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.91%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.62%) C++
8 15 (4.34%) C
9 11 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.89%) R
11 7 (2.02%) COBOL
11 7 (2.02%) Ruby
11 7 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.45%) Perl
12 5 (1.45%) VBScript
13 4 (1.16%) PHP
13 4 (1.16%) Scala
13 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 55 (15.90%) Degree
2 27 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.91%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (3.47%) APMP
7 11 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.73%) CCNP
9 6 (1.73%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.16%) CCDP
11 4 (1.16%) MCP
11 4 (1.16%) MCSE
12 3 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.87%) CEH
12 3 (0.87%) CISSP
12 3 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.87%) GSEC
12 3 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.51%) PMO
2 15 (4.34%) QA
3 7 (2.02%) GDPR
4 3 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.87%) SLA
5 2 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.58%) WCAG
6 1 (0.29%) GMP
System Software
1 32 (9.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.89%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (2.60%) Docker
5 6 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.05%) Puppet
1 14 (4.05%) SCCM
2 12 (3.47%) Terraform
3 11 (3.18%) SCOM
4 10 (2.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (2.60%) Ansible
5 9 (2.60%) Jamf Pro
6 6 (1.73%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.87%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.87%) Nagios
7 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.87%) vMotion
8 2 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.58%) Nessus
8 2 (0.58%) Opsview
8 2 (0.58%) Packer
8 2 (0.58%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.58%) SnapVault
8 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.27%) Cisco
3 38 (10.98%) SAP
4 27 (7.80%) Oracle
5 22 (6.36%) VMware
6 18 (5.20%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.76%) NetApp
8 12 (3.47%) EMC
8 12 (3.47%) Palo Alto
9 10 (2.89%) Dell
9 10 (2.89%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.31%) Citrix
10 8 (2.31%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.02%) Arista
11 7 (2.02%) HP
11 7 (2.02%) Juniper
11 7 (2.02%) Micro Focus
12 6 (1.73%) Capita
12 6 (1.73%) Google
13 5 (1.45%) 3PAR