Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Police
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 823 923 1036
Rank change year-on-year +100 +113 +109
Permanent jobs citing Police 269 265 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.091%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.37% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 170 168 107
UK median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - -18.18%
10th Percentile £28,946 £29,979 £30,000
90th Percentile £98,529 £75,000 £74,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,742 £44,000 £36,592
% change year-on-year -5.13% +20.24% -32.59%

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 55,579 72,191 80,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.61% 43.10% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 41,613 55,224 58,581
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,663 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -

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 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Police in the UK

Police
Top 14 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 21 September 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 +99 257 £45,000 - 28
UK excluding London +16 156 £41,742 -5.13% 27
London +125 100 £55,406 +17.51% 8
South West +54 54 £45,000 -20.35% 1
North of England +27 46 £30,894 -18.89% 6
South East +5 37 £37,500 -15.73% 9
North West +29 29 £30,894 -9.88% 1
Midlands +35 15 £35,847 -14.47% 3
Yorkshire -8 15 £22,000 -51.11% 1
East Midlands - 8 £55,406 -
West Midlands +23 7 £35,847 -14.47% 3
East of England +18 3 £42,000 +3.70% 1
North East +25 2 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Scotland +6 1 £100,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 108 (40.15%) Security Cleared
2 97 (36.06%) Fire and Rescue
3 95 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (30.86%) Public Sector
5 81 (30.11%) Law
6 73 (27.14%) Analytics
7 72 (26.77%) Local Government
8 65 (24.16%) Capita
9 63 (23.42%) PRINCE2
10 61 (22.68%) Finance
11 54 (20.07%) Project Management
12 51 (18.96%) Degree
13 49 (18.22%) ITIL
13 49 (18.22%) Project Delivery
14 44 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (15.24%) Portfolio Management
15 41 (15.24%) Change Control
16 36 (13.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 34 (12.64%) Resource Management
17 34 (12.64%) C#
17 34 (12.64%) Microsoft
18 33 (12.27%) Business Analysis
19 32 (11.90%) Quality Management
19 32 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
20 31 (11.52%) Knowledge Management
20 31 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (10.78%) Requirements Management
21 29 (10.78%) .NET
22 28 (10.41%) Scrum
23 27 (10.04%) Self-Motivation

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 16 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.83%) IIS
3 6 (2.23%) CMS
4 5 (1.86%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.49%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.43%) Azure
2 11 (4.09%) Office 365
3 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) AWS
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.67%) Firewall
2 12 (4.46%) VPN
3 11 (4.09%) DNS
3 11 (4.09%) LAN
3 11 (4.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.09%) WAN
3 11 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (4.09%) Wireless
4 10 (3.72%) DMZ
5 4 (1.49%) GSM
5 4 (1.49%) LTE
5 4 (1.49%) SAN
5 4 (1.49%) UMTS
6 3 (1.12%) CTI
6 3 (1.12%) Internet
6 3 (1.12%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) 4G
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) MPLS
7 1 (0.37%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.60%) MySQL
3 5 (1.86%) GIS
3 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.49%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 3 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (1.12%) Cognos Query Studio
5 3 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.12%) DataStage
5 3 (1.12%) DB2
5 3 (1.12%) DecisionStream
5 3 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.74%) EDMS
6 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.12%) Ant
3 3 (1.12%) MSTest
3 3 (1.12%) NUnit
3 3 (1.12%) Selenium
4 2 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) gulp
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 97 (36.06%) Fire and Rescue
2 83 (30.86%) Public Sector
3 81 (30.11%) Law
4 72 (26.77%) Local Government
5 61 (22.68%) Finance
6 19 (7.06%) Retail
7 15 (5.58%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.97%) Military
9 4 (1.49%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.74%) Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (16.73%) Analyst
2 28 (10.41%) Architect
3 24 (8.92%) Business Analyst
3 24 (8.92%) Developer
4 21 (7.81%) Project Manager
5 13 (4.83%) Software Developer
5 13 (4.83%) Support Officer
6 12 (4.46%) Chief Technology Officer
6 12 (4.46%) Junior
7 11 (4.09%) ICT Officer
8 10 (3.72%) ICT Architect
8 10 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (3.72%) Project Planner
8 10 (3.72%) Technical Architect
9 8 (2.97%) Consultant
9 8 (2.97%) Project Officer
9 8 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (2.60%) Presales Engineer
10 7 (2.60%) Programme Manager
10 7 (2.60%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.78%) .NET
2 18 (6.69%) CSS
3 9 (3.35%) HTML
3 9 (3.35%) Redux
4 8 (2.97%) React
5 6 (2.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.86%) .NET Core
6 5 (1.86%) Sass
6 5 (1.86%) Web Services
7 4 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.12%) HTML5
8 3 (1.12%) jQuery
8 3 (1.12%) Middleware
9 2 (0.74%) CSS3
9 2 (0.74%) Node.js
9 2 (0.74%) RESTful
9 2 (0.74%) XML
10 1 (0.37%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.37%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.04%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.58%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.09%) CCTV
5 11 (4.09%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (4.09%) NHS
6 8 (2.97%) User Experience
7 6 (2.23%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.86%) PKI
9 4 (1.49%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.49%) Replication
9 4 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
9 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.74%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.67%) Windows
2 18 (6.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.72%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.49%) Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.14%) Analytics
3 63 (23.42%) PRINCE2
4 54 (20.07%) Project Management
5 49 (18.22%) ITIL
5 49 (18.22%) Project Delivery
6 44 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (15.24%) Change Control
7 41 (15.24%) Portfolio Management
8 36 (13.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 34 (12.64%) Resource Management
10 33 (12.27%) Business Analysis
11 32 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (11.90%) Quality Management
12 31 (11.52%) Knowledge Management
13 29 (10.78%) Requirements Management
14 28 (10.41%) Scrum
15 26 (9.67%) Decision-Making
16 23 (8.55%) Risk Management
17 21 (7.81%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.64%) C#
2 24 (8.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (7.43%) C
4 18 (6.69%) SQL
5 14 (5.20%) TypeScript
6 10 (3.72%) Java
7 8 (2.97%) VBScript
8 7 (2.60%) PHP
9 6 (2.23%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.86%) C++
10 5 (1.86%) Python
11 4 (1.49%) VB
11 4 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.12%) ES6
12 3 (1.12%) IronPython
12 3 (1.12%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 108 (40.15%) Security Cleared
2 51 (18.96%) Degree
3 23 (8.55%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (4.09%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.60%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.86%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (1.86%) CISM
8 5 (1.86%) CISSP
8 5 (1.86%) CREST Certified
8 5 (1.86%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (1.49%) CCNA
9 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.49%) HNC
9 4 (1.49%) HND
10 1 (0.37%) APMG
10 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.55%) PMO
2 13 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (3.35%) SLA
4 7 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.49%) QA
6 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.74%) GMP
7 2 (0.74%) P3O
8 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.37%) GDPR
8 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.72%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (2.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 10 (3.72%) SCCM
1 10 (3.72%) SCOM
2 5 (1.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.37%) Kibana
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 65 (24.16%) Capita
2 34 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.32%) VMware
4 14 (5.20%) SolarWinds
5 12 (4.46%) Oracle
6 11 (4.09%) Cisco
7 10 (3.72%) NetApp
7 10 (3.72%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.23%) Virgin Media
9 5 (1.86%) Nintex
10 4 (1.49%) Instagram
10 4 (1.49%) NEC
10 4 (1.49%) Remedy
11 3 (1.12%) Cognos
11 3 (1.12%) IBM
12 2 (0.74%) SAP
12 2 (0.74%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.37%) BT
13 1 (0.37%) HP
13 1 (0.37%) Red Hat