Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Police
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 692 735 800
Rank change year-on-year +43 +65 +237
Permanent jobs citing Police 78 296 325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73 222 263
Median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,800 £28,946 £29,109
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,659 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,810 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.19% +5.56% +28.57%

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 24,433 49,749 62,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.95% 39.83% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18,921 38,051 48,306
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% -

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 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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 +49 72 £45,000 -1.64% 20
UK excluding London +112 52 £39,810 -16.19% 17
London +94 24 £50,000 +19.05% 7
South West +47 23 £47,500 -8.99% 4
West Midlands +75 10 £37,039 -13.01% 3
Midlands +75 10 £37,039 -25.92% 4
South East +123 8 £37,750 -24.50% 4
East of England +91 6 £45,000 +1.12% 1
Scotland +32 4 £35,167 -21.85% 3
Work from Home -106 4 £36,250 -27.50% 3
North of England +51 1 £35,665 +7.99%
North East +11 1 £35,665 -24.52%

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 40 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 38 (48.72%) Degree
3 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.36%) .NET
5 19 (24.36%) C#
6 18 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
8 15 (19.23%) Aerospace
8 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 15 (19.23%) .NET Core
8 15 (19.23%) Systems Engineering
9 14 (17.95%) Public Sector
9 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
10 13 (16.67%) HNC
10 13 (16.67%) MVC
10 13 (16.67%) Analytics
10 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.38%) C
11 12 (15.38%) Oracle
11 12 (15.38%) Project Management
12 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
12 11 (14.10%) TypeScript
12 11 (14.10%) RESTful
12 11 (14.10%) Azure
12 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
13 10 (12.82%) Blazor
13 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (12.82%) Web Development

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 10 (12.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Azure
2 6 (7.69%) SaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) AdWords
4 2 (2.56%) Asana
4 2 (2.56%) AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.56%) Slack
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) PaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) HTTP
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) 4G
3 1 (1.28%) BGP
3 1 (1.28%) Broadband
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.28%) CTI
3 1 (1.28%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.28%) LTE
3 1 (1.28%) Multicast
3 1 (1.28%) OSPF
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) VoIP
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) GIS
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) Power BI
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (19.23%) Aerospace
2 14 (17.95%) Public Sector
3 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 9 (11.54%) Retail
4 7 (8.97%) Local Government
5 5 (6.41%) Legal
6 4 (5.13%) Law
6 4 (5.13%) Military
7 2 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (2.56%) Electronics
7 2 (2.56%) Marketing
7 2 (2.56%) Publishing
8 1 (1.28%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) C# Developer
3 14 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
10 5 (6.41%) Architect
10 5 (6.41%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.41%) IT Manager
10 5 (6.41%) Security Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) .NET Core
3 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
4 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
4 11 (14.10%) RESTful
5 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (12.82%) Blazor
5 10 (12.82%) Classic ASP
5 10 (12.82%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.41%) HTML
7 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.41%) Web Services
8 4 (5.13%) CSS
8 4 (5.13%) REST
8 4 (5.13%) SOAP
8 4 (5.13%) WCF
8 4 (5.13%) WPF
9 2 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.13%) Blog
4 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.56%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.56%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.56%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.56%) Social Media
6 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.28%) CCTV
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (5.13%) Android
4 4 (5.13%) Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
5 2 (2.56%) SUSE
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Systems Engineering
2 13 (16.67%) Analytics
2 13 (16.67%) MVC
3 12 (15.38%) Project Management
4 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (12.82%) Web Development
6 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 9 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (10.26%) Decision-Making
7 8 (10.26%) Service Design
8 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.69%) Project Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.36%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) C
5 11 (14.10%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.56%) R
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.56%) VB
7 2 (2.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 38 (48.72%) Degree
3 18 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 13 (16.67%) HNC
6 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.56%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.56%) PhD
7 1 (1.28%) CCDE
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.28%) HND
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MBCS
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.28%) ISO17020
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.28%) PMO
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) vSphere
3 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Docker
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) Nessus
3 1 (1.28%) OPNET
3 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco
4 5 (6.41%) NEC
5 4 (5.13%) CA
6 2 (2.56%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.56%) Facebook
6 2 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) HubSpot
6 2 (2.56%) Juniper
6 2 (2.56%) Netskope
6 2 (2.56%) Okta
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec
6 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.28%) Avaya
7 1 (1.28%) Capita
7 1 (1.28%) Northgate