Period
to 19 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 30 71
Rank change year-on-year -24 +41 -16
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 329 537 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.47% 6.36% 3.87%
As % of the General category 13.03% 15.79% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 282 313 286
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% -8.33% +34.12%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £30,438
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Public Sector is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,525 3,401 4,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.34% 40.30% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,829 2,486 3,119
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.80% -4.17%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,625 £25,425
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the West Midlands

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Sector in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the West Midlands

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the West Midlands

Public Sector
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Birmingham -3 192 £55,000 -12.44% 29
Warwickshire -11 37 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Shropshire -3 35 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Coventry +19 28 £55,000 +44.74% 4
Staffordshire +2 10 £35,000 +22.81% 12
Solihull -19 10 £50,000 +143.90% 7
Worcestershire -53 10 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Walsall -8 3 £55,000 -
Wolverhampton +19 2 £62,500 -
Dudley +2 1 £26,500 -18.46% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £60,000 -
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT jobs citing Public Sector 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 89 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
1 89 (27.05%) Azure
2 66 (20.06%) Microsoft
3 58 (17.63%) DevOps
4 54 (16.41%) Cisco
5 52 (15.81%) AWS
6 50 (15.20%) Service Delivery
7 46 (13.98%) Security Cleared
8 45 (13.68%) Finance
8 45 (13.68%) Java
9 43 (13.07%) Telecoms
9 43 (13.07%) SDLC
10 42 (12.77%) ITIL
11 41 (12.46%) SC Cleared
11 41 (12.46%) Test Automation
12 39 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (11.25%) C#
14 36 (10.94%) Data Centre
15 35 (10.64%) .NET
16 33 (10.03%) Scrum
17 32 (9.73%) Active Directory
17 32 (9.73%) Cybersecurity
18 31 (9.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 30 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (8.51%) VMware
20 28 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 28 (8.51%) Linux
20 28 (8.51%) Windows
21 27 (8.21%) Information Security
21 27 (8.21%) Firewall

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (5.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.74%) Apache
2 9 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.30%) Drupal
4 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.61%) FastStats
4 2 (0.61%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.30%) iTrent
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Primavera
5 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.30%) SnowdropKCS
5 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 89 (27.05%) Azure
2 52 (15.81%) AWS
3 10 (3.04%) Office 365
4 8 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (2.43%) PaaS
5 7 (2.13%) IaaS
5 7 (2.13%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.82%) SaaS
7 5 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.22%) Serverless
9 3 (0.91%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.91%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.21%) Firewall
2 21 (6.38%) Internet
3 13 (3.95%) LAN
3 13 (3.95%) WAN
4 11 (3.34%) Wireless
5 7 (2.13%) BGP
5 7 (2.13%) DNS
5 7 (2.13%) OSPF
6 6 (1.82%) SAN
6 6 (1.82%) VoIP
6 6 (1.82%) VPN
7 5 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.52%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.22%) DHCP
8 4 (1.22%) MPLS
9 3 (0.91%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 3 (0.91%) IPv4
9 3 (0.91%) IPv6
9 3 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.13%) Power BI
4 6 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (0.91%) QlikView
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.30%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 20 (6.08%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.95%) SonarQube
4 10 (3.04%) JUnit
4 10 (3.04%) Maven
5 9 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (2.74%) JMeter
6 8 (2.43%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.43%) Selenium
7 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.22%) Babel
8 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.22%) webpack
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.30%) AutoIt
10 1 (0.30%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.30%) jMock
10 1 (0.30%) Mockito
10 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (13.68%) Finance
2 43 (13.07%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.29%) Marketing
4 20 (6.08%) Electronics
4 20 (6.08%) Manufacturing
5 18 (5.47%) Local Government
6 6 (1.82%) Legal
6 6 (1.82%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Police
8 1 (0.30%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.30%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 75 (22.80%) Developer
2 37 (11.25%) Architect
3 36 (10.94%) Consultant
4 33 (10.03%) Analyst
4 33 (10.03%) Java Developer
5 32 (9.73%) Cloud Developer
6 30 (9.12%) Senior Developer
7 25 (7.60%) Delivery Manager
8 20 (6.08%) Technical Manager
9 19 (5.78%) .NET Developer
10 18 (5.47%) Security Consultant
11 17 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (5.17%) Technical Delivery Manager
12 16 (4.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 12 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.04%) Designer
15 9 (2.74%) J2EE Developer
15 9 (2.74%) Java Engineer
15 9 (2.74%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.64%) .NET
2 23 (6.99%) ASP.NET
3 18 (5.47%) .NET Framework
4 17 (5.17%) Web Services
5 16 (4.86%) HTML
6 15 (4.56%) Spring
7 14 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 14 (4.26%) RESTful
8 13 (3.95%) REST
9 11 (3.34%) CSS
10 10 (3.04%) Spring Boot
11 9 (2.74%) Apache NiFi
11 9 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (2.74%) J2EE
11 9 (2.74%) JDBC
11 9 (2.74%) JPA
11 9 (2.74%) JSON
12 7 (2.13%) jQuery
12 7 (2.13%) Swagger
13 6 (1.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.65%) User Experience
4 11 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.43%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.43%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.52%) NHS
7 5 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.22%) Replication
9 3 (0.91%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.61%) Robotics
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.51%) Linux
1 28 (8.51%) Windows
2 22 (6.69%) Unix
3 13 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.91%) AIX
7 3 (0.91%) Solaris
8 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) HPUX
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (17.63%) DevOps
3 50 (15.20%) Service Delivery
4 43 (13.07%) SDLC
5 42 (12.77%) ITIL
6 41 (12.46%) Test Automation
7 39 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (10.03%) Scrum
9 32 (9.73%) Cybersecurity
10 30 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (8.21%) Information Security
13 25 (7.60%) Project Delivery
14 24 (7.29%) Programme Management
15 22 (6.69%) Project Management
16 21 (6.38%) Line Management
16 21 (6.38%) Preventative Maintenance
17 20 (6.08%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (6.08%) Mentoring
18 19 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.68%) Java
2 37 (11.25%) C#
3 20 (6.08%) SQL
4 15 (4.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.56%) Python
5 8 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.82%) C
7 4 (1.22%) Ruby
7 4 (1.22%) Scala
7 4 (1.22%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.61%) Go
8 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.30%) Java 8
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) R
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.46%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (4.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 15 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.26%) CISSP
7 10 (3.04%) Degree
8 8 (2.43%) CCNA
8 8 (2.43%) ISEB
8 8 (2.43%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.13%) CCNP
10 6 (1.82%) CISM
10 6 (1.82%) ISSAP
10 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.52%) AWS Certification
11 5 (1.52%) BC Cleared
11 5 (1.52%) CCDP
11 5 (1.52%) CCIE
11 5 (1.52%) SANS
12 4 (1.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.78%) GDPR
2 19 (5.78%) PCI DSS
3 17 (5.17%) ISO 22301
4 14 (4.26%) QA
5 7 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.82%) PMO
7 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 5 (1.52%) SLA
8 2 (0.61%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.30%) BS25999
9 1 (0.30%) BS7666
9 1 (0.30%) GPG13
9 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 32 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.04%) Docker
3 9 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.91%) PowerHA
4 3 (0.91%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.74%) Kibana
1 9 (2.74%) logstash
2 6 (1.82%) EnCase
2 6 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.82%) Puppet
3 5 (1.52%) Cacti
3 5 (1.52%) SCCM
4 4 (1.22%) CSIRT
4 4 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.22%) Terraform
5 3 (0.91%) Nagios
6 2 (0.61%) Icinga
7 1 (0.30%) FTK
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.30%) Netcool
7 1 (0.30%) OpenView
7 1 (0.30%) vMotion
7 1 (0.30%) WMI
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 54 (16.41%) Cisco
3 28 (8.51%) VMware
4 25 (7.60%) Oracle
5 24 (7.29%) SAP
6 21 (6.38%) Citrix
7 19 (5.78%) Juniper
8 10 (3.04%) F5
9 9 (2.74%) MuleSoft
10 8 (2.43%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.13%) Aruba
12 6 (1.82%) Blue Coat
12 6 (1.82%) Splunk
13 5 (1.52%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.52%) Remedy
13 5 (1.52%) Tableau
14 4 (1.22%) EMC
15 3 (0.91%) Google
15 3 (0.91%) Nokia
15 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds