Period
to 7 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > South East
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 117 115
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 546 745 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.24% 2.62% 2.85%
As % of the General category 7.02% 7.99% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 410 555 690
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,707
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.05% +3.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.89%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,775 9,329 10,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.88% 32.85% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,764 7,257 8,462
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,800 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the South East

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Sector in the South East.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the South East

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in the South East over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the South East

Public Sector
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the South East region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
Thames Valley -26 206 £57,500 +6.48% 36
Berkshire +14 163 £60,000 +4.35% 28
Hampshire -13 136 £50,000 +25.00% 32
Surrey 0 123 £55,000 -4.35% 16
Buckinghamshire -52 27 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Sussex +2 25 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Kent +3 22 £43,000 -4.44% 8
Oxfordshire -5 18 £55,000 +57.14% 3
East Sussex +17 10 £55,000 +120.00% 6
Middlesex - 2 £42,500 -
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 163 (29.85%) Finance
2 161 (29.49%) Security Cleared
3 160 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (28.02%) Telecoms
5 144 (26.37%) Programme Management
6 139 (25.46%) Marketing
6 139 (25.46%) SAP
7 135 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
8 129 (23.63%) Manufacturing
9 128 (23.44%) Degree
10 124 (22.71%) Electronics
11 121 (22.16%) Digital Marketing
12 113 (20.70%) Microsoft
13 112 (20.51%) ITIL
14 100 (18.32%) Project Management
15 80 (14.65%) Linux
16 77 (14.10%) SC Cleared
17 72 (13.19%) Windows
18 70 (12.82%) Python
19 66 (12.09%) JavaScript
19 66 (12.09%) Firewall
20 62 (11.36%) SQL
20 62 (11.36%) Cisco
21 61 (11.17%) Self-Motivation
22 60 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
22 60 (10.99%) SQL Server
23 57 (10.44%) Azure
24 56 (10.26%) PRINCE2
25 54 (9.89%) Scrum
25 54 (9.89%) Information Security

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.20%) Apache
4 12 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.65%) Hyperledger
6 7 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.10%) GeoServer
8 5 (0.92%) IIS
9 4 (0.73%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.73%) Confluence
10 2 (0.37%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.37%) SAS
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 27 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.44%) Azure
2 45 (8.24%) AWS
3 25 (4.58%) Office 365
3 25 (4.58%) SaaS
4 23 (4.21%) Serverless
5 19 (3.48%) IaaS
6 16 (2.93%) PaaS
7 12 (2.20%) Power Platform
8 10 (1.83%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.47%) GitHub
10 7 (1.28%) WhatsApp
11 6 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.10%) npm
12 5 (0.92%) Amazon Cognito
12 5 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.92%) AWS CodePipeline
12 5 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.92%) GCP
12 5 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.09%) Firewall
2 25 (4.58%) Network Security
3 22 (4.03%) VPN
4 21 (3.85%) DNS
4 21 (3.85%) WAN
5 20 (3.66%) Internet
6 19 (3.48%) Broadband
7 16 (2.93%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.75%) DHCP
9 11 (2.01%) LAN
10 10 (1.83%) BGP
10 10 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.83%) OSPF
10 10 (1.83%) SSL
11 9 (1.65%) NetScaler
12 8 (1.47%) SAN
13 7 (1.28%) BIG-IP
14 6 (1.10%) Cisco ISE
14 6 (1.10%) Ethernet
14 6 (1.10%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.40%) Big Data
3 23 (4.21%) Geospatial Data
3 23 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.48%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (2.20%) Blockchain
6 12 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.83%) Power BI
8 9 (1.65%) MySQL
8 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.10%) SAP HANA
11 6 (1.10%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 34 (6.23%) JIRA
2 28 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.38%) Selenium
4 12 (2.20%) Bitbucket
4 12 (2.20%) Jasmine
4 12 (2.20%) Mocha
5 9 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.65%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.10%) JBehave
7 6 (1.10%) webpack
8 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.73%) Gradle
9 4 (0.73%) LINQPad
9 4 (0.73%) Maven
10 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.55%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.55%) Subversion
11 2 (0.37%) WebSpeed
General
1 163 (29.85%) Finance
2 153 (28.02%) Telecoms
3 139 (25.46%) Marketing
4 129 (23.63%) Manufacturing
5 124 (22.71%) Electronics
6 31 (5.68%) Retail
7 27 (4.95%) Local Government
8 26 (4.76%) Legal
9 11 (2.01%) Back Office
10 9 (1.65%) Billing
11 6 (1.10%) Banking
11 6 (1.10%) Military
12 5 (0.92%) Law
13 4 (0.73%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.37%) German Language
15 2 (0.37%) Police
16 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.18%) French Language
16 1 (0.18%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 91 (16.67%) Consultant
2 71 (13.00%) Developer
3 62 (11.36%) Analyst
4 45 (8.24%) Architect
5 27 (4.95%) Network Engineer
6 26 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 25 (4.58%) Project Manager
8 24 (4.40%) Security Consultant
9 22 (4.03%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.85%) Product Manager
10 21 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 19 (3.48%) Administrator
12 18 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (3.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 16 (2.93%) IT Manager
13 16 (2.93%) Software Developer
14 14 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
14 14 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
14 14 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.16%) CSS
2 47 (8.61%) HTML
3 43 (7.88%) .NET
4 34 (6.23%) AngularJS
5 31 (5.68%) Web Services
6 24 (4.40%) RESTful
7 23 (4.21%) ASP.NET
8 21 (3.85%) jQuery
9 20 (3.66%) JSON
9 20 (3.66%) Spring
10 18 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (2.93%) Vue.js
12 15 (2.75%) OAuth
13 14 (2.56%) React
13 14 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (2.38%) Django
14 13 (2.38%) HTML5
14 13 (2.38%) Node.js
14 13 (2.38%) WCF
15 12 (2.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.17%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (7.88%) Data Centre
3 39 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.21%) User Experience
6 21 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 20 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (3.30%) Public Cloud
9 17 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (3.11%) PKI
10 12 (2.20%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.47%) NHS
12 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (1.28%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.28%) Replication
12 7 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.10%) e-Health
13 6 (1.10%) EMC VNX
13 6 (1.10%) Robotics
14 5 (0.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.65%) Linux
2 72 (13.19%) Windows
3 37 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 26 (4.76%) Unix
5 22 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.30%) Windows 10
7 17 (3.11%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.01%) CentOS
10 9 (1.65%) Android
11 7 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.92%) Debian
13 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.73%) VMS
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (26.37%) Programme Management
3 135 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
4 121 (22.16%) Digital Marketing
5 112 (20.51%) ITIL
6 100 (18.32%) Project Management
7 60 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (10.26%) PRINCE2
9 54 (9.89%) Information Security
9 54 (9.89%) Scrum
10 52 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
11 51 (9.34%) TOGAF
12 47 (8.61%) DevOps
12 47 (8.61%) Service Delivery
13 46 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
14 44 (8.06%) Migration
14 44 (8.06%) Service Management
14 44 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 43 (7.88%) Computer Science
16 40 (7.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (12.82%) Python
2 66 (12.09%) JavaScript
3 62 (11.36%) SQL
4 53 (9.71%) C#
5 48 (8.79%) Java
6 30 (5.49%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.30%) C++
8 16 (2.93%) Perl
9 12 (2.20%) Scala
10 11 (2.01%) C
11 10 (1.83%) ES6
11 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.28%) Go
13 6 (1.10%) ES7
13 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.92%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.73%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.73%) R
15 4 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 161 (29.49%) Security Cleared
2 128 (23.44%) Degree
3 77 (14.10%) SC Cleared
4 32 (5.86%) DV Cleared
5 31 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (4.95%) CISSP
7 22 (4.03%) CCNP
7 22 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.11%) Master's Degree
9 15 (2.75%) ISEB
9 15 (2.75%) ISTQB
9 15 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (2.75%) PMI Certification
9 15 (2.75%) PMP
10 10 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.65%) CCNA
11 9 (1.65%) CISM
11 9 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 26 (4.76%) SLA
4 21 (3.85%) PMO
5 19 (3.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (3.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 18 (3.30%) QA
7 6 (1.10%) GDPR
8 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.73%) NCSC
8 4 (0.73%) NIST
9 3 (0.55%) HL7
10 2 (0.37%) RMADS
11 1 (0.18%) DICOM
11 1 (0.18%) GAAP
11 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.95%) Docker
3 22 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.92%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.92%) vSphere
7 4 (0.73%) vCloud
7 4 (0.73%) XenApp
7 4 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) Squid
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.01%) SCCM
1 11 (2.01%) Terraform
2 10 (1.83%) QRadar
3 8 (1.47%) Ansible
3 8 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.28%) WSUS
5 6 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.92%) vRealize
7 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.55%) Nagios
8 3 (0.55%) SCOM
9 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.37%) Kibana
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.18%) nmon
Vendors
1 139 (25.46%) SAP
2 113 (20.70%) Microsoft
3 62 (11.36%) Cisco
4 41 (7.51%) VMware
5 27 (4.95%) CheckPoint
5 27 (4.95%) F5
6 22 (4.03%) Juniper
7 16 (2.93%) Citrix
7 16 (2.93%) EMC
8 15 (2.75%) Oracle
9 13 (2.38%) Palo Alto
10 12 (2.20%) IBM
11 11 (2.01%) McAfee
11 11 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 11 (2.01%) Xamarin
12 10 (1.83%) Ariba
12 10 (1.83%) Splunk
13 9 (1.65%) BT
14 8 (1.47%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.28%) 3PAR