Public Sector Jobs in the West Midlands

Public Sector
England > West Midlands

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 20 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 48 65 60
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 228 362 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.19% 5.02% 4.47%
As % of the General category 6.84% 6.74% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 209 263 215
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,990 £40,300
25th Percentile £37,000 £40,625 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £66,137 £69,375 £67,633
90th Percentile £77,692 £86,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,480 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.62% +2.69% -

All General Skills
West Midlands

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,333 5,370 4,015
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 61.21% 74.47% 57.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,658 2,307 2,711
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £32,000 £38,366 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +7.53%
75th Percentile £63,217 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,772 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

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 20 February 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
Birmingham -20 107 £61,853 +12.46% 60
Warwickshire +105 53 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Staffordshire +5 43 £34,385 -0.33% 11
Worcestershire -27 5 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Wolverhampton +18 4 £47,500 -13.64%
Coventry +8 4 £55,000 - 3
Solihull -3 3 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Shropshire -15 3 £47,500 -29.63% 2
Public Sector
England

Public Sector
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands 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 8 (3.51%) Confluence
2 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.88%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.88%) Captiva
4 2 (0.88%) Documentum
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (17.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (17.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.75%) Simulink
5 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.47%) Azure
2 21 (9.21%) Power Platform
3 14 (6.14%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (1.75%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.32%) PowerApps
5 3 (1.32%) SaaS
6 2 (0.88%) AWS
6 2 (0.88%) dbt
6 2 (0.88%) Power Automate
6 2 (0.88%) Serverless
7 1 (0.44%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Scribe Online
7 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.21%) Firewall
2 10 (4.39%) Network Security
3 9 (3.95%) SAN
4 4 (1.75%) FlexRay
5 3 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.88%) 2G
6 2 (0.88%) 3G
6 2 (0.88%) 4G
6 2 (0.88%) Broadband
6 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.88%) LAN
6 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) NGFW
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.33%) Power BI
2 17 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.32%) MySQL
4 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.88%) EDMS
5 2 (0.88%) GIS
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.88%) Tableau
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
6 1 (0.44%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.51%) JIRA
2 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.88%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 110 (48.25%) Social Skills
2 61 (26.75%) Finance
3 33 (14.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 23 (10.09%) Organisational Skills
5 20 (8.77%) Retail
6 15 (6.58%) Electronics
6 15 (6.58%) Marketing
6 15 (6.58%) Telecoms
7 13 (5.70%) Manufacturing
8 8 (3.51%) Local Government
8 8 (3.51%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (3.07%) Automotive
9 7 (3.07%) Law
9 7 (3.07%) Legal
10 6 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.63%) Billing
11 5 (2.19%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (1.75%) Games
13 3 (1.32%) Police
14 2 (0.88%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 35 (15.35%) Consultant
2 27 (11.84%) Lead
3 18 (7.89%) Graduate
3 18 (7.89%) Graduate Consultant
3 18 (7.89%) Research Consultant
3 18 (7.89%) Resource Consultant
4 17 (7.46%) Senior
5 13 (5.70%) Architect
5 13 (5.70%) Developer
5 13 (5.70%) Junior
5 13 (5.70%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 10 (4.39%) Programme Manager
7 9 (3.95%) Analyst
7 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.07%) Agile Coach
8 7 (3.07%) IT Engineer
8 7 (3.07%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) React
2 2 (0.88%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) HTML
2 2 (0.88%) Node.js
2 2 (0.88%) RESTful
3 1 (0.44%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) HTML5
3 1 (0.44%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.42%) Driving Licence
2 15 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (5.26%) NHS
4 7 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.63%) Housing Association
6 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.75%) PMI
7 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.44%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.44%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Operational Technology
9 1 (0.44%) Product Ownership
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.02%) Windows
2 8 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2019
4 6 (2.63%) Linux
5 4 (1.75%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (24.12%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (21.49%) Agile
3 49 (21.49%) Coaching
4 46 (20.18%) Mentoring
5 39 (17.11%) Data Collection
5 39 (17.11%) Incident Response
6 37 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (12.72%) Project Management
8 25 (10.96%) Customer Service
9 19 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 17 (7.46%) ETL
10 17 (7.46%) Roadmaps
11 16 (7.02%) ITIL
11 16 (7.02%) Migration
12 15 (6.58%) DevOps
12 15 (6.58%) Project Delivery
13 14 (6.14%) Data Science
13 14 (6.14%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (5.70%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.89%) SQL
2 17 (7.46%) C#
3 13 (5.70%) Python
4 11 (4.82%) Java
5 8 (3.51%) C
6 7 (3.07%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.19%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.75%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.88%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.89%) Degree
3 11 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.63%) ACCA
5 5 (2.19%) CREST Certified
6 4 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.32%) APMP
7 3 (1.32%) CISSP
7 3 (1.32%) CITP
7 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.88%) CISM
9 1 (0.44%) Azure Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CASP
9 1 (0.44%) CEH
9 1 (0.44%) CISA
9 1 (0.44%) CompTIA CySA+
9 1 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (20.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (19.30%) Cyber Essentials
2 44 (19.30%) ISO 9001
3 39 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 17025
4 17 (7.46%) QA
5 6 (2.63%) GAAP
5 6 (2.63%) IFRS
6 5 (2.19%) Accessibility
6 5 (2.19%) ISO 26262
7 4 (1.75%) MISRA
7 4 (1.75%) SLA
8 2 (0.88%) AUTOSAR
8 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.88%) WCAG
9 1 (0.44%) COBIT
9 1 (0.44%) GDPR
9 1 (0.44%) GRC
9 1 (0.44%) NIST
9 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.51%) Hyper-V
1 8 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (17.11%) EnCase
2 3 (1.32%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 76 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.33%) SAP
3 17 (7.46%) YouTube
4 13 (5.70%) Cisco
5 8 (3.51%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.51%) VMware
6 6 (2.63%) CA
7 3 (1.32%) Databricks
7 3 (1.32%) Meraki
8 2 (0.88%) Apple
8 2 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.88%) Forcepoint
8 2 (0.88%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.44%) Aruba
9 1 (0.44%) Dell
9 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.44%) HP
9 1 (0.44%) Juniper
9 1 (0.44%) NetApp
9 1 (0.44%) Ruckus Wireless