Period
to 9 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Police in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Police over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Police
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 709 770 1006
Rank change year-on-year +61 +236 +6
Permanent jobs citing Police 285 372 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.62% 0.62% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 180 280 126
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,495 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.66% -5.57% -18.18%
10th Percentile £32,600 £25,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £36,258 £41,498
% change year-on-year +37.90% -12.63% -17.00%

Police is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 46,170 60,096 76,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.09% 40.33% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35,011 45,471 59,777
Median annual salary £57,361 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Police
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Police as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Police in the UK

Police
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Police.

Salary trend for Police in the UK

Police
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Police over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Police in the UK

Police
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Police within the UK over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. 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
England +84 281 £50,000 +17.66% 27
London +120 154 £51,483 -1.94% 7
UK excluding London +59 132 £50,000 +37.90% 22
South East +50 52 £50,000 +58.73% 8
Work from Home +1 37 £50,000 -13.04% 1
North of England +47 27 £52,000 +62.49% 5
South West +73 23 £46,500 -13.49% 3
North West +63 18 £37,308 +18.92% 3
Midlands +23 18 £50,000 +20.72% 1
East of England +45 15 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East Midlands +48 11 £50,000 +61.29%
West Midlands +25 11 £40,698 -2.40% 1
North East - 7 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +33 2 £57,500 +79.68% 2
Scotland +32 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, IT jobs citing Police 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 with a requirement for Police.

1 133 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 85 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (26.32%) Analytics
4 67 (23.51%) SC Cleared
5 60 (21.05%) Law
6 57 (20.00%) Capita
7 49 (17.19%) Project Management
8 48 (16.84%) Public Sector
9 47 (16.49%) Local Government
10 46 (16.14%) PRINCE2
11 41 (14.39%) Microsoft
12 35 (12.28%) SQL
12 35 (12.28%) Retail
13 34 (11.93%) Project Delivery
14 32 (11.23%) JavaScript
14 32 (11.23%) Decision-Making
15 31 (10.88%) Line Management
16 30 (10.53%) DV Cleared
16 30 (10.53%) Linux
17 29 (10.18%) C#
17 29 (10.18%) Finance
17 29 (10.18%) Degree
18 28 (9.82%) Azure
18 28 (9.82%) Windows
19 27 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (9.47%) Google
19 27 (9.47%) Portfolio Management
20 25 (8.77%) Business Analysis
20 25 (8.77%) Asset Management
20 25 (8.77%) .NET

Police
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (2.81%) IIS
2 7 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.11%) Apache
4 5 (1.75%) CMS
4 5 (1.75%) Confluence
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (1.75%) WordPress
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (3.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.70%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.82%) Azure
2 22 (7.72%) Google Analytics
3 18 (6.32%) AWS
4 16 (5.61%) SaaS
5 6 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.11%) Office 365
5 6 (2.11%) Power Platform
5 6 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (1.75%) GCP
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.70%) IaaS
7 2 (0.70%) NuGet
7 2 (0.70%) PaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.67%) Firewall
2 14 (4.91%) LAN
3 11 (3.86%) DNS
3 11 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.86%) WAN
4 9 (3.16%) Network Security
5 8 (2.81%) Internet
5 8 (2.81%) VPN
6 6 (2.11%) BGP
6 6 (2.11%) OSPF
6 6 (2.11%) Skype
6 6 (2.11%) VoIP
6 6 (2.11%) VPLS
6 6 (2.11%) VRRP
6 6 (2.11%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.75%) DMZ
7 5 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.40%) GSM
8 4 (1.40%) LTE
8 4 (1.40%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.91%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.56%) MySQL
4 9 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.81%) GIS
6 6 (2.11%) Data Lake
6 6 (2.11%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.11%) Power BI
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (1.05%) Big Data
9 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.75%) Fiddler
4 5 (1.75%) gulp
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.40%) JMeter
5 4 (1.40%) LINQPad
5 4 (1.40%) Postman
5 4 (1.40%) Selenium
6 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.05%) JIRA
6 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.70%) Subversion
8 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (21.05%) Law
2 48 (16.84%) Public Sector
3 47 (16.49%) Local Government
4 35 (12.28%) Retail
5 29 (10.18%) Finance
6 15 (5.26%) Fire and Rescue
6 15 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 12 (4.21%) Publishing
8 9 (3.16%) Legal
9 7 (2.46%) Aerospace
9 7 (2.46%) Games
10 5 (1.75%) Back Office
11 4 (1.40%) Electronics
11 4 (1.40%) Marketing
12 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.70%) Military
14 1 (0.35%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 33 (11.58%) Analyst
2 31 (10.88%) Developer
3 25 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 19 (6.67%) Junior
4 19 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 12 (4.21%) Content Designer
5 12 (4.21%) Designer
6 11 (3.86%) C# Developer
6 11 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (3.16%) .NET Developer
7 9 (3.16%) Insight Manager
7 9 (3.16%) Security Manager
7 9 (3.16%) Senior Developer
8 8 (2.81%) IT Manager
8 8 (2.81%) Senior Content Designer
8 8 (2.81%) Senior Designer
8 8 (2.81%) Software Developer
8 8 (2.81%) Software Engineer
8 8 (2.81%) Transformation Manager
9 7 (2.46%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.77%) .NET
2 18 (6.32%) AngularJS
3 16 (5.61%) CSS
3 16 (5.61%) HTML
4 15 (5.26%) RESTful
5 14 (4.91%) ASP.NET
6 10 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (3.16%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.16%) Electron Framework
8 8 (2.81%) Apache Flex
8 8 (2.81%) jQuery
8 8 (2.81%) Web Services
9 7 (2.46%) HTML5
9 7 (2.46%) React
9 7 (2.46%) Silverlight
9 7 (2.46%) Spring
9 7 (2.46%) Spring Boot
10 6 (2.11%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.11%) Node.js
10 6 (2.11%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.07%) Driving Licence
2 21 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.86%) CCTV
5 10 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.81%) NHS
7 7 (2.46%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.75%) Replication
9 5 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.40%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) CMDB
12 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.70%) Photography
12 2 (0.70%) Social Media
12 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.53%) Linux
2 28 (9.82%) Windows
3 9 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.11%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.75%) Unix
6 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.70%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.32%) Analytics
3 49 (17.19%) Project Management
4 46 (16.14%) PRINCE2
5 34 (11.93%) Project Delivery
6 32 (11.23%) Decision-Making
7 31 (10.88%) Line Management
8 27 (9.47%) Portfolio Management
8 27 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (8.77%) Asset Management
9 25 (8.77%) Business Analysis
10 20 (7.02%) Data Science
10 20 (7.02%) Programme Management
11 19 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 18 (6.32%) Change Management
13 17 (5.96%) Digital Forensics
13 17 (5.96%) ITIL
13 17 (5.96%) Migration
13 17 (5.96%) SEO
13 17 (5.96%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.28%) SQL
2 32 (11.23%) JavaScript
3 29 (10.18%) C#
4 18 (6.32%) Java
5 14 (4.91%) C++
6 13 (4.56%) PHP
7 12 (4.21%) C
8 8 (2.81%) Python
9 7 (2.46%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.11%) Ada
10 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.75%) R
11 5 (1.75%) VBA
12 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.40%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.70%) ES6
13 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.35%) Delphi
14 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 67 (23.51%) SC Cleared
3 30 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 29 (10.18%) Degree
5 14 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.46%) HNC
6 7 (2.46%) HND
6 7 (2.46%) JNCIP
6 7 (2.46%) JNCIS
7 6 (2.11%) AWS Certification
7 6 (2.11%) JNCIE
8 5 (1.75%) ISEB
8 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.40%) CISSP
9 4 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.05%) CCNP
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.05%) CISM
10 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.91%) PMO
2 13 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 7 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.46%) SLA
4 5 (1.75%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.05%) GDPR
5 3 (1.05%) P3O
5 3 (1.05%) QA
6 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.81%) Docker
3 6 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) Ansible
1 6 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (2.11%) Puppet
1 6 (2.11%) SCCM
2 5 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) Kibana
3 1 (0.35%) Terraform
3 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (20.00%) Capita
2 41 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.47%) Google
4 15 (5.26%) Oracle
5 12 (4.21%) VMware
6 10 (3.51%) Cisco
6 10 (3.51%) Tableau
7 7 (2.46%) Juniper
8 5 (1.75%) Alteryx
8 5 (1.75%) DevExpress
8 5 (1.75%) NetApp
8 5 (1.75%) Palo Alto
8 5 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.05%) Nortel
9 3 (1.05%) Panasonic
9 3 (1.05%) Red Box
9 3 (1.05%) Siemens
10 2 (0.70%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.70%) SAP
11 1 (0.35%) Virgin Media