Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > West Midlands
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 48 47
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +50
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 154 380 473
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.61% 4.93% 5.19%
As % of the General category 13.41% 13.77% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 135 336 232
Median annual salary £46,500 £47,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.62% -9.05% +16.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £84,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 1,148 2,760 3,834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.36% 35.78% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 881 2,015 2,848
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £25,925
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,530 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 -5 58 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Warwickshire +31 29 £45,000 +1.12% 3
Worcestershire +24 22 £43,000 +38.71% 2
Staffordshire +21 10 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Solihull -3 8 £50,000 -15.25% 2
Sutton Coldfield +13 6 £30,000 +1.69%
Herefordshire +27 5 £46,250 +54.17%
Coventry +12 5 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire -12 4 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 59 (38.31%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.78%) ITIL
3 23 (14.94%) Cisco
4 21 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (12.99%) Windows
6 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
7 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (11.04%) VMware
8 17 (11.04%) Oracle
9 16 (10.39%) LAN
9 16 (10.39%) Configuration Management
9 16 (10.39%) Degree
9 16 (10.39%) SC Cleared
9 16 (10.39%) Azure
10 15 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (9.74%) WAN
10 15 (9.74%) SQL
10 15 (9.74%) .NET
11 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
11 14 (9.09%) Service Management
11 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
11 14 (9.09%) Presales
12 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (8.44%) C#
12 13 (8.44%) Migration
13 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
13 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
13 12 (7.79%) Project Management
14 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
14 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management

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 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.25%) IIS
4 4 (2.60%) CMS
5 2 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.65%) assyst
3 1 (0.65%) Primavera
3 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.39%) Azure
2 11 (7.14%) AWS
3 10 (6.49%) GitHub
4 8 (5.19%) Office 365
5 7 (4.55%) SaaS
6 6 (3.90%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.60%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.95%) IaaS
9 1 (0.65%) GCP
9 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.65%) PaaS
9 1 (0.65%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.39%) LAN
2 15 (9.74%) WAN
3 10 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (4.55%) Firewall
4 7 (4.55%) Internet
5 4 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (2.60%) SAN
5 4 (2.60%) VoIP
6 3 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.95%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.95%) Wireless
7 2 (1.30%) DNS
7 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.30%) VPN
8 1 (0.65%) ADSL
8 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.65%) POP3
8 1 (0.65%) PSTN
8 1 (0.65%) SMS
8 1 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.95%) Power BI
4 2 (1.30%) GIS
4 2 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) DataStage
5 1 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.65%) Informix
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.60%) GitLab
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.65%) Appium
5 1 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) JMeter
5 1 (0.65%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (6.49%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Local Government
3 5 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Police
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Billing
5 2 (1.30%) Military
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (12.99%) Architect
2 18 (11.69%) Analyst
3 17 (11.04%) Developer
4 13 (8.44%) Consultant
5 8 (5.19%) Technical Architect
6 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 7 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Presales Consultant
7 6 (3.90%) Support Analyst
7 6 (3.90%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.25%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.25%) Network Architect
9 4 (2.60%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.60%) Systems Manager
9 4 (2.60%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.74%) .NET
2 9 (5.84%) HTML
3 8 (5.19%) CSS
4 7 (4.55%) HTML5
5 5 (3.25%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.60%) CSS3
6 4 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (2.60%) jQuery
7 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.95%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.95%) Sass
7 3 (1.95%) Vue.js
8 2 (1.30%) Middleware
8 2 (1.30%) Node.js
9 1 (0.65%) MDX
9 1 (0.65%) REST
9 1 (0.65%) SOAP
9 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.60%) User Experience
4 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.30%) CMDB
6 2 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) CCTV
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) LIMS
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Windows
2 6 (3.90%) Android
2 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.60%) CentOS
3 4 (2.60%) Linux
3 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.78%) ITIL
2 21 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.39%) Configuration Management
5 15 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (9.09%) Presales
6 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 14 (9.09%) Service Management
7 13 (8.44%) Migration
8 12 (7.79%) Project Management
9 11 (7.14%) DevOps
9 11 (7.14%) SDLC
9 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.49%) Change Management
10 10 (6.49%) ITSM
10 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.49%) Scrum
11 9 (5.84%) MVC
11 9 (5.84%) Project Delivery
11 9 (5.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.74%) SQL
2 13 (8.44%) C#
3 10 (6.49%) Python
4 6 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.25%) Java
6 4 (2.60%) Go
6 4 (2.60%) Ruby
7 3 (1.95%) C++
7 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 16 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.49%) AWS Certification
4 9 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.19%) MCSE
6 7 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.90%) CCNP
8 5 (3.25%) CISSP
8 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.95%) CCIE
9 3 (1.95%) CCNA
10 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.30%) CCDP
10 2 (1.30%) HND
11 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) PMO
3 3 (1.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) NCSC
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) Terraform
2 4 (2.60%) Grafana
2 4 (2.60%) Graphite
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.60%) Prometheus
2 4 (2.60%) Puppet
3 3 (1.95%) SCCM
4 2 (1.30%) Ansible
4 2 (1.30%) Packer
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (38.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.94%) Cisco
3 17 (11.04%) Oracle
3 17 (11.04%) VMware
4 7 (4.55%) SAP
5 5 (3.25%) Aruba
6 4 (2.60%) Citrix
6 4 (2.60%) Snow
6 4 (2.60%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.95%) Juniper
7 3 (1.95%) NEC
7 3 (1.95%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.30%) IBM
8 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.65%) Cognos
9 1 (0.65%) Dell
9 1 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) Informatica
9 1 (0.65%) Remedy
9 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com