Public Sector Jobs in the South West

Public Sector
England > South West

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 58 67 51
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 298 324 432
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.25% 4.40% 5.84%
As % of the General category 7.78% 6.83% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 245 238 307
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,752 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £35,483 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,000 £46,845
Median % change year-on-year +11.70% +0.33% -6.31%
75th Percentile £67,728 £62,250 £64,625
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £76,520
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,777 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.39% +1.41% -

All General Skills
South 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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,832 4,744 4,332
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 54.68% 64.39% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,800 2,557 2,688
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £34,000 £35,942 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £50,000 £49,200
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +1.63% +9.33%
75th Percentile £62,500 £64,254 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,715 £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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the South West

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in the South West

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the South West over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the South West

Public Sector
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 26 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
Bristol -4 100 £50,000 +2.56% 55
Gloucestershire +5 61 £55,000 - 17
Wiltshire +9 48 £49,000 +10.73% 29
Somerset +39 43 £65,000 +42.57% 7
Dorset +24 19 £52,500 +98.11% 3
Devon -8 10 £48,750 +2.59% 11
Cornwall +4 5 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Public Sector
England

Public Sector
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South 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 14 (4.70%) Microsoft Exchange
2 11 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.35%) JBoss
3 7 (2.35%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (1.34%) CMS
4 4 (1.34%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.01%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.01%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.34%) Site Server
7 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.34%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.79%) Azure
2 29 (9.73%) AWS
3 21 (7.05%) Power Platform
4 17 (5.70%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (2.68%) Entra ID
6 7 (2.35%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (2.01%) PaaS
7 6 (2.01%) Serverless
8 4 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.34%) GCP
8 4 (1.34%) IaaS
8 4 (1.34%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.01%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.01%) SaaS
10 2 (0.67%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.67%) Azure Logic Apps
10 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.67%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.40%) Firewall
2 9 (3.02%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (2.68%) Wireless
4 7 (2.35%) iSCSI
5 6 (2.01%) VoIP
6 4 (1.34%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.34%) OSPF
6 4 (1.34%) SAN
6 4 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.01%) RIP
7 3 (1.01%) RS-485
7 3 (1.01%) SNMP
7 3 (1.01%) SSH
7 3 (1.01%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (1.01%) WAN
8 2 (0.67%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.67%) LAN
8 2 (0.67%) PBX
8 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.05%) Power BI
2 16 (5.37%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.02%) MySQL
4 9 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.68%) SQLite
7 3 (1.01%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (1.01%) GIS
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.67%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Subversion
2 7 (2.35%) IntelliJ
3 5 (1.68%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.68%) Git
3 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.34%) Gradle
4 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.67%) JIRA
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) GitLab
General
1 59 (19.80%) Finance
2 47 (15.77%) Social Skills
3 27 (9.06%) Telecoms
4 24 (8.05%) Manufacturing
5 23 (7.72%) Electronics
5 23 (7.72%) Marketing
6 19 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (5.03%) Organisational Skills
8 14 (4.70%) Retail
9 9 (3.02%) Aerospace
10 8 (2.68%) Legal
11 5 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (1.68%) Police
12 4 (1.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.34%) Local Government
13 2 (0.67%) Billing
13 2 (0.67%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.67%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.67%) Social Housing
14 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (19.13%) Senior
2 36 (12.08%) Consultant
2 36 (12.08%) Developer
3 26 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (7.05%) Software Engineer
5 20 (6.71%) Analyst
5 20 (6.71%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.04%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 18 (6.04%) Security Specialist
7 17 (5.70%) Architect
8 13 (4.36%) Java Engineer
8 13 (4.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (4.36%) Software Developer
9 11 (3.69%) Junior
9 11 (3.69%) Lead
9 11 (3.69%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (3.36%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (3.02%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.37%) .NET
2 15 (5.03%) Spring
3 12 (4.03%) Spring Boot
4 11 (3.69%) Hibernate
5 10 (3.36%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.36%) JSON
5 10 (3.36%) RESTful
5 10 (3.36%) XML
6 9 (3.02%) React
6 9 (3.02%) REST
6 9 (3.02%) Web Services
7 8 (2.68%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.68%) Flask
7 8 (2.68%) Kafka
8 7 (2.35%) .NET Core
8 7 (2.35%) JPA
8 7 (2.35%) SOAP
8 7 (2.35%) XSD
9 6 (2.01%) Java EE
9 6 (2.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.38%) PKI
2 20 (6.71%) Cyberattack
3 12 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.02%) NHS
6 8 (2.68%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.68%) PMI
7 7 (2.35%) Product Ownership
8 4 (1.34%) BBC
8 4 (1.34%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.34%) Distributed Systems
8 4 (1.34%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.34%) Fibre Optics
8 4 (1.34%) FPGA
8 4 (1.34%) IoT
8 4 (1.34%) Replication
9 3 (1.01%) CPLD
9 3 (1.01%) Housing Association
9 3 (1.01%) Verilog
9 3 (1.01%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.11%) Windows
2 39 (13.09%) Linux
3 21 (7.05%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.69%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.81%) Agile
2 46 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (12.08%) Mentoring
4 36 (12.08%) Project Management
5 35 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (11.74%) Software Engineering
6 30 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (9.40%) Programme Management
8 27 (9.06%) TOGAF
9 26 (8.72%) Roadmaps
10 25 (8.39%) Security Architecture
11 23 (7.72%) Digital Marketing
11 23 (7.72%) SABSA
11 23 (7.72%) Service Delivery
11 23 (7.72%) SIEM
12 22 (7.38%) DevOps
12 22 (7.38%) Scrum
13 20 (6.71%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.77%) Java
2 41 (13.76%) SQL
3 39 (13.09%) Python
4 26 (8.72%) PowerShell
5 22 (7.38%) Bash
6 21 (7.05%) C#
7 12 (4.03%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.69%) C
9 10 (3.36%) C++
9 10 (3.36%) PHP
10 7 (2.35%) Ruby
11 4 (1.34%) Go
11 4 (1.34%) Rust
11 4 (1.34%) Scala
11 4 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.01%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.01%) Lua
12 3 (1.01%) Perl
12 3 (1.01%) Tcl
13 2 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 111 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 51 (17.11%) Degree
3 47 (15.77%) SC Cleared
4 33 (11.07%) DV Cleared
5 20 (6.71%) Master's Degree
6 9 (3.02%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.68%) CISSP
8 4 (1.34%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.34%) PMP
9 3 (1.01%) APMP
9 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.01%) CCNP
9 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.01%) HND
9 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.67%) PhD
10 2 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 17 (5.70%) PMO
4 7 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.68%) GRC
6 4 (1.34%) NIST
6 4 (1.34%) SLA
7 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.34%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.34%) NCSC
8 1 (0.34%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.70%) Docker
3 15 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.34%) Firmware
5 4 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (3.36%) SCCM
2 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (2.68%) Ansible
3 8 (2.68%) Terraform
4 7 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (2.01%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.34%) Nagios
6 4 (1.34%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.34%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.01%) Progress Chef
7 3 (1.01%) Puppet
7 3 (1.01%) SCOM
7 3 (1.01%) vRealize
7 3 (1.01%) WSUS
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 52 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.74%) VMware
3 23 (7.72%) Cisco
3 23 (7.72%) SAP
4 12 (4.03%) Oracle
4 12 (4.03%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.35%) Brocade
5 7 (2.35%) EMC
5 7 (2.35%) SolarWinds
5 7 (2.35%) Veeam
6 6 (2.01%) Google
7 5 (1.68%) NetApp
7 5 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.34%) Aruba
8 4 (1.34%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.01%) Draytek
9 3 (1.01%) ESRI
9 3 (1.01%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.01%) SOTI
9 3 (1.01%) Trend Micro