Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Police
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 591 816 897
Rank change year-on-year +225 +81 +131
Permanent jobs citing Police 97 256 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.47% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 70 191 205
Median annual salary £50,600 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -6.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,946 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,625 £98,529 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £41,742 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.78% -7.24% +22.98%

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 18,667 54,222 70,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.53% 39.37% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14,866 40,907 53,988
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +2.27%

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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Police in the UK

Police
Top 12 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 29 October 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 +218 95 £51,850 +22.72% 16
UK excluding London +239 59 £50,000 +19.78% 12
London +201 36 £54,477 -0.04% 5
Midlands +144 22 £48,284 +34.70% 3
South West +100 21 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Midlands +130 20 £48,521 +35.36%
North of England +129 10 - - 1
North West +121 10 - -
South East +192 6 £52,500 +40.00% 5
East Midlands +82 6 £43,308 -21.83% 3
East of England +143 4 £45,000 +7.14%
Work from Home -7 2 £40,000 -17.95% 4

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 49 (50.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (34.02%) Degree
3 30 (30.93%) DV Cleared
4 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (23.71%) C
5 23 (23.71%) Project Management
6 22 (22.68%) Systems Engineering
7 20 (20.62%) Law
7 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
7 20 (20.62%) Business Analysis
8 19 (19.59%) Business Case
9 18 (18.56%) Analytics
10 17 (17.53%) Public Sector
11 16 (16.49%) Local Government
12 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
12 15 (15.46%) Windows
13 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (13.40%) Capita
13 13 (13.40%) Project Delivery
14 12 (12.37%) Service Design
14 12 (12.37%) Retail
14 12 (12.37%) Internet
15 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (11.34%) Decision-Making
16 10 (10.31%) Azure
16 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
16 10 (10.31%) ITIL
17 9 (9.28%) VMware
17 9 (9.28%) Legal
17 9 (9.28%) Finance

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 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.03%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) Apache Synapse
2 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Azure
2 4 (4.12%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) AdWords
3 2 (2.06%) Asana
3 2 (2.06%) AWS
3 2 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) Serverless
3 2 (2.06%) Slack
4 1 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.03%) IaaS
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.03%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.03%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) Internet
2 6 (6.19%) Firewall
3 4 (4.12%) SAN
4 3 (3.09%) VoIP
5 2 (2.06%) Wireless
6 1 (1.03%) 4G
6 1 (1.03%) Broadband
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.03%) CTI
6 1 (1.03%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.03%) HTTP
6 1 (1.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.03%) LTE
6 1 (1.03%) Multicast
6 1 (1.03%) OSPF
6 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.03%) VPN
6 1 (1.03%) VXLAN
6 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) Big Data
2 3 (3.09%) Data Lake
2 3 (3.09%) Data Mart
2 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) GIS
3 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) OLAP
4 1 (1.03%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.03%) Power BI
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (20.62%) Law
2 17 (17.53%) Public Sector
3 16 (16.49%) Local Government
4 12 (12.37%) Retail
5 9 (9.28%) Finance
5 9 (9.28%) Legal
6 5 (5.15%) Back Office
6 5 (5.15%) Fire and Rescue
7 4 (4.12%) Military
8 2 (2.06%) Advertising
8 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.06%) Marketing
8 2 (2.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (14.43%) Analyst
2 12 (12.37%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Principal Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Support Officer
4 8 (8.25%) Transformation Manager
5 7 (7.22%) Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Developer
6 6 (6.19%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Principal Security Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Project Officer
9 3 (3.09%) Project Support Officer
9 3 (3.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
2 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (3.09%) RESTful
5 2 (2.06%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.06%) React
5 2 (2.06%) REST
5 2 (2.06%) SOAP
5 2 (2.06%) Vue.js
5 2 (2.06%) WCF
5 2 (2.06%) Web Services
5 2 (2.06%) WPF
6 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (1.03%) Electron Framework
6 1 (1.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.03%) LINQ
6 1 (1.03%) Spring
6 1 (1.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Cybercrime
2 5 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (5.15%) Internet of Things
2 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.06%) Blog
4 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.06%) Social Media
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (4.12%) Android
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.06%) Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) Project Management
3 22 (22.68%) Systems Engineering
4 20 (20.62%) Business Analysis
5 19 (19.59%) Business Case
6 18 (18.56%) Analytics
7 13 (13.40%) Project Delivery
7 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (12.37%) Service Design
9 11 (11.34%) Decision-Making
9 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (10.31%) ITIL
10 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.25%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (8.25%) Service Management
13 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.19%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) C
2 8 (8.25%) C#
3 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) SQL
5 3 (3.09%) Java
5 3 (3.09%) Python
5 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.06%) Perl
6 2 (2.06%) PHP
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.03%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (50.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (34.02%) Degree
3 30 (30.93%) DV Cleared
4 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CCDE
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.03%) HNC
7 1 (1.03%) HND
7 1 (1.03%) ISEB
7 1 (1.03%) MBCS
7 1 (1.03%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) PMO
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.03%) P3O
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.09%) vSphere
3 2 (2.06%) Docker
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) Firmware
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.03%) Nessus
3 1 (1.03%) OPNET
3 1 (1.03%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Capita
3 9 (9.28%) VMware
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco
5 4 (4.12%) Juniper
5 4 (4.12%) NEC
6 2 (2.06%) Aruba
6 2 (2.06%) Facebook
6 2 (2.06%) Google
6 2 (2.06%) HubSpot
6 2 (2.06%) Netskope
6 2 (2.06%) Okta
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.06%) Symantec
6 2 (2.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.03%) Avaya
7 1 (1.03%) BT
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle