Public Sector Jobs in Northern Ireland

Public Sector
UK > Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 27 55 31
Rank change year-on-year +28 -24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 54 48 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.36% 5.53% 8.71%
As % of the General category 14.79% 9.54% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 4
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 -
25th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £31,955
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £32,564
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.84% -18.59%
75th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £42,817
90th Percentile £59,232 £50,250 £60,177
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,554 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.00% +1.01% -

All General Skills
Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 365 503 361
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.73% 57.95% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 180 186 196
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,500 £37,500 £35,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,200 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Northern Ireland

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Public Sector in Northern Ireland

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Northern Ireland

Public Sector
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
County Antrim +28 54 £35,000 -6.67% 24
Public Sector
UK

Public Sector
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland 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 28 (51.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) InfoPath
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (14.81%) OneDrive
3 4 (7.41%) Azure
4 2 (3.70%) AWS
4 2 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) HTTP
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) FTP
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Power BI
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 31 (57.41%) Finance
2 29 (53.70%) Manufacturing
3 27 (50.00%) Electronics
3 27 (50.00%) Marketing
3 27 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (22.22%) Social Skills
5 5 (9.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Customer Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Customer Support Engineer
3 16 (29.63%) 1st Line Support
3 16 (29.63%) Service Desk Support
4 14 (25.93%) 1st Line Engineer
4 14 (25.93%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 14 (25.93%) Service Desk Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Category Manager
5 6 (11.11%) ICT Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Head of Compliance
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Service Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Customer Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) COM
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.85%) Java EE
4 1 (1.85%) JPA
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) React
4 1 (1.85%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 27 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 20 (37.04%) Customer Experience
3 20 (37.04%) Incident Management
3 20 (37.04%) Mentoring
4 19 (35.19%) Coaching
5 7 (12.96%) Actionable Insight
6 6 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
6 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Map
8 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
8 4 (7.41%) OO
8 4 (7.41%) OOP
8 4 (7.41%) Service Design
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Datto
3 1 (1.85%) Kaseya