Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Police
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 785 847 1030
Rank change year-on-year +62 +183 +15
Permanent jobs citing Police 265 309 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.46% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 158 197 124
UK median annual salary £41,871 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.95% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £28,772 £30,287 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £75,000 £75,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,742 £43,250 £36,592
% change year-on-year -3.49% +18.20% -18.68%

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 52,292 66,942 80,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.63% 42.02% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 39,571 51,188 59,747
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,530 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Police
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Police in the UK

Police
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Police.

Salary trend for Police in the UK

Police
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Police over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Police in the UK

Police
Top 13 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 14 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
England +58 254 £42,500 -5.56% 30
UK excluding London +16 132 £41,742 -3.49% 22
London +102 122 £42,500 -10.53% 8
North of England +46 45 £30,894 -12.82% 2
South West +47 40 £47,500 -42.94% 2
North West +45 24 £30,894 -3.64%
South East -14 24 £47,500 +7.95% 11
Yorkshire +22 19 £22,000 -40.43% 2
Midlands +24 14 £50,000 +19.29% 3
East of England +22 9 £42,500 -19.05% 4
East Midlands +21 9 £50,000 +61.29% 2
West Midlands +17 5 £35,847 -14.47% 1
North East - 2 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 88 (33.21%) Security Cleared
2 75 (28.30%) Analytics
3 72 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (22.26%) Public Sector
5 56 (21.13%) PRINCE2
6 55 (20.75%) Capita
7 53 (20.00%) Law
8 52 (19.62%) Fire and Rescue
9 50 (18.87%) Project Management
10 44 (16.60%) Local Government
11 41 (15.47%) Microsoft
12 38 (14.34%) Finance
13 35 (13.21%) SC Cleared
14 32 (12.08%) Project Delivery
15 29 (10.94%) Decision-Making
15 29 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (10.57%) Portfolio Management
17 27 (10.19%) Degree
18 25 (9.43%) Change Management
18 25 (9.43%) Firewall
18 25 (9.43%) CCTV
18 25 (9.43%) Line Management
19 24 (9.06%) Windows
20 23 (8.68%) JavaScript
20 23 (8.68%) Mentoring
20 23 (8.68%) Data Centre
21 22 (8.30%) Change Control
22 21 (7.92%) Self-Motivation
22 21 (7.92%) Process Management

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 15 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.15%) IIS
3 9 (3.40%) CMS
4 5 (1.89%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.51%) Apache
5 4 (1.51%) WordPress
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.38%) Primavera
1 1 (0.38%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.79%) Azure
1 18 (6.79%) Google Analytics
2 10 (3.77%) Office 365
3 9 (3.40%) SaaS
4 4 (1.51%) AWS
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) GCP
5 1 (0.38%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.43%) Firewall
2 16 (6.04%) DNS
3 12 (4.53%) VPN
4 11 (4.15%) LAN
4 11 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.15%) WAN
5 10 (3.77%) DMZ
6 8 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (3.02%) Wireless
7 7 (2.64%) VoIP
8 6 (2.26%) BGP
8 6 (2.26%) Network Security
8 6 (2.26%) OSPF
8 6 (2.26%) VPLS
8 6 (2.26%) VRRP
8 6 (2.26%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.51%) Internet
9 4 (1.51%) SAN
10 1 (0.38%) CTI
10 1 (0.38%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.26%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (2.26%) GIS
2 6 (2.26%) MySQL
3 3 (1.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (1.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (1.13%) Cognos Query Studio
3 3 (1.13%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (1.13%) DataStage
3 3 (1.13%) DB2
3 3 (1.13%) DecisionStream
3 3 (1.13%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (2.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.51%) gulp
3 4 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.13%) JIRA
5 2 (0.75%) MSTest
5 2 (0.75%) NUnit
5 2 (0.75%) Selenium
5 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.38%) Ant
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (22.26%) Public Sector
2 53 (20.00%) Law
3 52 (19.62%) Fire and Rescue
4 44 (16.60%) Local Government
5 38 (14.34%) Finance
6 21 (7.92%) Retail
7 17 (6.42%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.40%) Publishing
9 6 (2.26%) Marketing
10 5 (1.89%) Military
11 4 (1.51%) Games
12 3 (1.13%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.13%) Legal
13 1 (0.38%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 26 (9.81%) Analyst
2 21 (7.92%) Architect
3 20 (7.55%) Developer
4 17 (6.42%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.04%) Junior
6 15 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.28%) Support Officer
8 12 (4.53%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.53%) Programme Manager
9 11 (4.15%) Chief Technology Officer
9 11 (4.15%) ICT Officer
9 11 (4.15%) Technical Architect
10 10 (3.77%) ICT Architect
11 9 (3.40%) Content Designer
11 9 (3.40%) Designer
11 9 (3.40%) Insight Manager
12 8 (3.02%) Business Change Manager
12 8 (3.02%) Junior Technical Engineer
12 8 (3.02%) Presales Engineer
12 8 (3.02%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.79%) .NET
2 17 (6.42%) CSS
3 12 (4.53%) HTML
4 11 (4.15%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.64%) HTML5
6 6 (2.26%) React
6 6 (2.26%) Sass
6 6 (2.26%) Web Services
7 5 (1.89%) jQuery
8 4 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.51%) LAMP
8 4 (1.51%) Silverlight
9 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.13%) CSS3
10 2 (0.75%) Angular 2
10 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.75%) Redux
10 2 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.43%) CCTV
2 23 (8.68%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.92%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (6.79%) Driving Licence
5 16 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.28%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.64%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.26%) NHS
9 6 (2.26%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.13%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.13%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.13%) User Experience
10 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.75%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.06%) Windows
2 18 (6.79%) Linux
3 15 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.15%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.51%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.30%) Analytics
2 72 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (21.13%) PRINCE2
4 50 (18.87%) Project Management
5 32 (12.08%) Project Delivery
6 29 (10.94%) Decision-Making
6 29 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (10.57%) Portfolio Management
8 25 (9.43%) Change Management
8 25 (9.43%) Line Management
9 23 (8.68%) Mentoring
10 22 (8.30%) Change Control
11 21 (7.92%) Process Management
12 20 (7.55%) Resource Management
13 19 (7.17%) ITIL
13 19 (7.17%) Quality Management
14 18 (6.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (6.04%) Migration
15 16 (6.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (6.79%) C#
3 11 (4.15%) SQL
4 9 (3.40%) PHP
5 8 (3.02%) C
6 7 (2.64%) C++
7 6 (2.26%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.26%) Java
7 6 (2.26%) VBScript
8 5 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.51%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.51%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.13%) Ada
11 2 (0.75%) ES6
11 2 (0.75%) Python
11 2 (0.75%) VB
11 2 (0.75%) VBA
12 1 (0.38%) IronPython
12 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (33.21%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.19%) Degree
4 17 (6.42%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.26%) JNCIE
5 6 (2.26%) JNCIP
5 6 (2.26%) JNCIS
5 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.75%) APMG
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CCIE
7 1 (0.38%) CCNP
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.66%) PMO
2 9 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 6 (2.26%) SLA
4 4 (1.51%) Government Security Classifications
4 4 (1.51%) QA
5 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.75%) GMP
6 2 (0.75%) P3O
7 1 (0.38%) GDPR
7 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 10 (3.77%) SCCM
1 10 (3.77%) SCOM
2 6 (2.26%) Ansible
2 6 (2.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (2.26%) Puppet
3 3 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 55 (20.75%) Capita
2 41 (15.47%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.55%) VMware
4 19 (7.17%) Google
5 10 (3.77%) Cisco
5 10 (3.77%) NetApp
5 10 (3.77%) Palo Alto
5 10 (3.77%) SolarWinds
6 6 (2.26%) Juniper
7 5 (1.89%) Nintex
7 5 (1.89%) Oracle
8 4 (1.51%) NEC
9 3 (1.13%) Cognos
9 3 (1.13%) IBM
10 2 (0.75%) Instagram
10 2 (0.75%) Tableau
11 1 (0.38%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.38%) Remedy
11 1 (0.38%) SAP
11 1 (0.38%) Virgin Media