Police
UK

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 cited Police over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 480 312 726
Rank change year-on-year -168 +414 +113
Permanent jobs citing Police 448 851 638
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 1.03% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.81% 1.55% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 269 187 316
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,321 £31,133
25th Percentile £35,195 £42,631 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £49,280 £40,606
Median % change year-on-year -8.69% +21.36% -8.75%
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,616 £51,579
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,227 £47,236 £39,759
% change year-on-year -8.49% +18.81% -3.87%

All General Skills
UK

Police falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 55,036 54,942 119,684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 57.47% 66.24% 67.44%
Number of salaries quoted 34,466 33,857 55,396
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,874 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +8.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,250 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Police in the UK

Police
Top 16 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 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -159 323 £47,500 -3.61% 61
UK excluding London -160 293 £43,227 -8.49% 61
Work from Home -136 194 £47,500 +16.41% 20
London -107 85 £51,196 -5.53% 8
North of England -87 75 £42,407 -12.19% 24
Midlands -46 60 £43,227 -8.49% 12
South East +21 57 £49,941 +17.51% 12
West Midlands +7 57 £43,227 -8.49% 6
Wales +29 55 £36,476 -10.01% 2
North West -51 32 £59,500 +38.94% 14
North East -32 30 £35,000 -27.52% 3
South West -29 18 £45,000 +63.07% 8
East of England -11 14 £30,000 - 2
Scotland -109 14 £40,000 -40.30% 4
Yorkshire -3 13 £50,000 -25.38% 7
East Midlands -68 3 £55,000 - 6

Police
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (6.03%) Apache
1 27 (6.03%) IIS
1 27 (6.03%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.34%) Confluence
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Exchange
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 115 (25.67%) NEC Housing
2 10 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.28%) Azure
2 31 (6.92%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (4.24%) Power Platform
4 17 (3.79%) SaaS
5 16 (3.57%) Figma
6 15 (3.35%) Azure DevOps
7 14 (3.13%) PowerApps
8 13 (2.90%) Power Automate
9 10 (2.23%) OCI
10 9 (2.01%) AWS
11 7 (1.56%) Entra ID
12 6 (1.34%) PaaS
13 5 (1.12%) Azure Sentinel
13 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.12%) IaaS
14 4 (0.89%) Azure Monitor
15 2 (0.45%) Azure Logic Apps
15 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
16 1 (0.22%) Azure Event Grid
16 1 (0.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.91%) Firewall
2 15 (3.35%) WAN
3 11 (2.46%) Intranet
3 11 (2.46%) LAN
4 9 (2.01%) Network Security
5 8 (1.79%) VLAN
6 7 (1.56%) CTI
6 7 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.12%) DNS
7 5 (1.12%) VPN
8 4 (0.89%) Extranet
8 4 (0.89%) Internet
8 4 (0.89%) MPLS
8 4 (0.89%) SAN
8 4 (0.89%) SD-WAN
8 4 (0.89%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.89%) VSAN
8 4 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.89%) WLAN
9 3 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.51%) Oracle Database
2 42 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (4.91%) Oracle Database 12c
5 18 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.89%) Power BI
10 2 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.45%) MySQL
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.22%) Data Hub
11 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (6.25%) JIRA
2 15 (3.35%) Git
3 13 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.68%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.23%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.34%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.67%) Selenium
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 190 (42.41%) Public Sector
2 152 (33.93%) Local Government
3 148 (33.04%) Finance
4 147 (32.81%) Social Skills
5 90 (20.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 79 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (6.70%) Back Office
8 25 (5.58%) Legal
9 23 (5.13%) Organisational Skills
10 22 (4.91%) Law
10 22 (4.91%) Marketing
11 20 (4.46%) Presentation Skills
12 18 (4.02%) Retail
13 17 (3.79%) Electronics
14 16 (3.57%) Social Housing
15 13 (2.90%) Fire and Rescue
16 12 (2.68%) Influencing Skills
17 11 (2.46%) Telecoms
18 5 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
18 5 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (19.42%) Senior
2 78 (17.41%) Analyst
3 56 (12.50%) Developer
4 45 (10.04%) Lead
5 41 (9.15%) Applications Support
6 27 (6.03%) Administrator
6 27 (6.03%) DBA
7 25 (5.58%) Architect
8 23 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (4.91%) Oracle DBA
9 22 (4.91%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 19 (4.24%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.57%) Product Manager
12 15 (3.35%) Bid Writer
12 15 (3.35%) Senior Bid Writer
13 14 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
13 14 (3.13%) ICT Engineer
13 14 (3.13%) Senior Applications Support
13 14 (3.13%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
13 14 (3.13%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.38%) .NET
2 38 (8.48%) Web Services
3 21 (4.69%) Spring
4 18 (4.02%) CSS
5 16 (3.57%) SOAP
6 15 (3.35%) XML
7 14 (3.13%) J2EE
7 14 (3.13%) Java EE
8 12 (2.68%) JSON
8 12 (2.68%) REST
9 10 (2.23%) HTML
9 10 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (1.79%) .NET Core
11 6 (1.34%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.34%) RESTful
12 5 (1.12%) Node.js
12 5 (1.12%) React
13 4 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (0.89%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.37%) Management Information System
2 30 (6.70%) Driving Licence
3 28 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 27 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.57%) NHS
7 13 (2.90%) Product Ownership
8 9 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.79%) CCTV
9 8 (1.79%) Social Media
10 6 (1.34%) PKI
11 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.89%) Blog
12 4 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.89%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
12 4 (0.89%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.45%) Operational Technology
13 2 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.45%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.40%) Windows
2 65 (14.51%) Unix
3 34 (7.59%) Linux
4 27 (6.03%) Solaris
5 17 (3.79%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.12%) Android
8 2 (0.45%) AIX
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (16.74%) Customer Service
2 70 (15.63%) ITIL
3 64 (14.29%) Agile
4 59 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (12.72%) Decision-Making
6 51 (11.38%) Business Strategy
7 43 (9.60%) Data Security
7 43 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
8 41 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (8.48%) Impact Assessments
9 38 (8.48%) Mentoring
10 37 (8.26%) Risk Management
10 37 (8.26%) Service Management
11 32 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 32 (7.14%) Task Automation
12 27 (6.03%) Network Architecture
12 27 (6.03%) Performance Management
12 27 (6.03%) Project Management
12 27 (6.03%) Server Management
13 25 (5.58%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.15%) Java
1 41 (9.15%) Shell Script
2 40 (8.93%) SQL
3 33 (7.37%) C#
4 23 (5.13%) PL/1
5 16 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 10 (2.23%) C
6 10 (2.23%) Ruby
7 7 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.34%) Python
9 5 (1.12%) VB
10 3 (0.67%) C++
10 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.67%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.45%) VBA
12 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 203 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 100 (22.32%) SC Cleared
3 83 (18.53%) Degree
4 74 (16.52%) DBS Check
5 41 (9.15%) DV Cleared
6 24 (5.36%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (1.34%) HNC
9 6 (1.34%) HND
10 5 (1.12%) APMP
10 5 (1.12%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.89%) CISSP
11 4 (0.89%) MCSA
12 3 (0.67%) Azure Certification
12 3 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
13 2 (0.45%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (26.34%) Accessibility
2 60 (13.39%) QA
3 19 (4.24%) SLA
4 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 4 (0.89%) GDPR
5 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.45%) PMO
8 1 (0.22%) NCSC
8 1 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 20 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.79%) Firmware
4 4 (0.89%) Docker
4 4 (0.89%) Embedded Firmware
4 4 (0.89%) vSphere
5 3 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (3.13%) OpenSSO
1 14 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (2.90%) SCCM
3 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.12%) SCOM
4 5 (1.12%) Terraform
5 4 (0.89%) Ansible
5 4 (0.89%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.67%) Nessus
7 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 138 (30.80%) Microsoft
2 115 (25.67%) NEC
3 97 (21.65%) Oracle
4 14 (3.13%) Cisco
4 14 (3.13%) Remedy
5 13 (2.90%) VMware
6 9 (2.01%) webMethods
7 8 (1.79%) HP
8 4 (0.89%) Avaya
8 4 (0.89%) Blue Prism
8 4 (0.89%) Citrix
8 4 (0.89%) Dell
8 4 (0.89%) NetApp
8 4 (0.89%) SolarWinds
8 4 (0.89%) Zscaler
9 3 (0.67%) Adobe
9 3 (0.67%) Google
9 3 (0.67%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.67%) UiPath
10 2 (0.45%) IBM