Public Sector Jobs with Work from Home Options

Public Sector
UK > Work from Home

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 46 61 58
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 1,745 2,196 3,506
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.16% 5.03% 5.26%
As % of the General category 8.42% 7.57% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,396 1,752
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,306 £35,075
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,965 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.39% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £84,964 £89,071 £89,900
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,490 £54,145
% change year-on-year -2.64% +4.33% -1.55%

All General Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,732 29,024 41,468
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 61.36% 66.45% 62.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15,168 19,169 24,210
10th Percentile £31,750 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,750 £46,570 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.20% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Public Sector
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Public Sector trend for jobs with a WFH option

Public Sector
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Public Sector.

Public Sector salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Public Sector
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Public Sector over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Public Sector salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Public Sector
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 55 (3.15%) Confluence
2 38 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.55%) Microsoft Exchange
4 15 (0.86%) OpenStack
5 13 (0.74%) CMS
6 12 (0.69%) Anypoint
7 11 (0.63%) IIS
8 9 (0.52%) JBoss
8 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
9 6 (0.34%) Apache
9 6 (0.34%) nginx
10 5 (0.29%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.23%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.17%) Totara
13 2 (0.11%) Drupal
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.11%) WordPress
14 1 (0.057%) Appian
Applications
1 44 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.80%) Adobe XD
4 11 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.34%) InVision
6 6 (0.34%) Sketch
7 4 (0.23%) Trello
8 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.057%) Blender
10 1 (0.057%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
2 11 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.11%) iTrent
8 2 (0.11%) Magento
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.11%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.057%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.057%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 415 (23.78%) Azure
2 239 (13.70%) AWS
3 235 (13.47%) Power Platform
4 84 (4.81%) Microsoft 365
5 47 (2.69%) GCP
6 41 (2.35%) PowerApps
6 41 (2.35%) Serverless
7 34 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (1.83%) Entra ID
8 32 (1.83%) Power Automate
9 31 (1.78%) Azure DevOps
10 30 (1.72%) SaaS
11 29 (1.66%) GitHub
12 27 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
12 27 (1.55%) PaaS
13 25 (1.43%) IaaS
14 24 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
14 24 (1.38%) GitHub Actions
15 19 (1.09%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 17 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.46%) Firewall
2 32 (1.83%) Network Security
3 25 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (1.32%) DNS
5 21 (1.20%) WAN
6 19 (1.09%) SAN
7 15 (0.86%) LAN
7 15 (0.86%) SD-WAN
8 13 (0.74%) MQTT
9 12 (0.69%) Wireless
10 11 (0.63%) HTTP
11 8 (0.46%) Internet
11 8 (0.46%) Intranet
12 7 (0.40%) LTE
12 7 (0.40%) SSL
12 7 (0.40%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.34%) BGP
13 6 (0.34%) LoRaWAN
13 6 (0.34%) MPLS
13 6 (0.34%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (12.78%) Power BI
2 127 (7.28%) SQL Server
3 101 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
4 90 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (4.01%) NoSQL
6 68 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 62 (3.55%) Tableau
9 48 (2.75%) MySQL
10 41 (2.35%) MongoDB
11 20 (1.15%) Data Lake
12 16 (0.92%) DB2
12 16 (0.92%) GIS
13 15 (0.86%) Power Query
14 14 (0.80%) Metadata
15 13 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.69%) Redis
17 10 (0.57%) QlikView
18 7 (0.40%) SQLite
19 6 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 83 (4.76%) JIRA
2 74 (4.24%) Git
3 48 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 42 (2.41%) GitLab
5 22 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 21 (1.20%) Artifactory
7 13 (0.74%) Axure RP
7 13 (0.74%) Balsamiq
8 12 (0.69%) Subversion
9 9 (0.52%) CircleCI
9 9 (0.52%) git-flow
9 9 (0.52%) JUnit
10 7 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.34%) Metasploit
12 5 (0.29%) JMeter
12 5 (0.29%) Maven
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.29%) Postman
12 5 (0.29%) REST Assured
13 4 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 527 (30.20%) Social Skills
2 475 (27.22%) Finance
3 197 (11.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 176 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
5 122 (6.99%) Retail
6 115 (6.59%) Marketing
7 90 (5.16%) Presentation Skills
8 83 (4.76%) Telecoms
9 82 (4.70%) Manufacturing
10 78 (4.47%) Electronics
11 58 (3.32%) Influencing Skills
12 34 (1.95%) Police
13 30 (1.72%) Local Government
14 18 (1.03%) Law
14 18 (1.03%) Legal
15 17 (0.97%) Aerospace
16 16 (0.92%) Organisational Skills
17 15 (0.86%) French Language
18 7 (0.40%) Automotive
18 7 (0.40%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 376 (21.55%) Senior
2 262 (15.01%) Lead
3 216 (12.38%) Architect
4 172 (9.86%) Developer
5 166 (9.51%) Consultant
6 158 (9.05%) Analyst
7 104 (5.96%) Project Manager
8 82 (4.70%) Business Analyst
9 80 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 73 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
11 60 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 60 (3.44%) IT Manager
12 59 (3.38%) Senior Architect
13 56 (3.21%) Designer
13 56 (3.21%) Software Engineer
14 53 (3.04%) Senior Developer
15 52 (2.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 49 (2.81%) Programme Manager
17 48 (2.75%) Agile Coach
18 43 (2.46%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (4.81%) .NET
2 79 (4.53%) RESTful
3 77 (4.41%) HTML
4 66 (3.78%) CSS
5 42 (2.41%) Node.js
6 41 (2.35%) AngularJS
7 39 (2.23%) React
8 34 (1.95%) Web Services
9 30 (1.72%) Spring
10 27 (1.55%) REST
11 25 (1.43%) Spring Boot
12 24 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
13 22 (1.26%) SOAP
14 21 (1.20%) .NET Core
15 19 (1.09%) Django
15 19 (1.09%) Flask
16 18 (1.03%) XML
17 16 (0.92%) .NET Framework
18 15 (0.86%) Apache Camel
18 15 (0.86%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 87 (4.99%) Public Cloud
2 79 (4.53%) Product Ownership
3 54 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 45 (2.58%) Onboarding
5 33 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 31 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (1.49%) NHS
9 25 (1.43%) Distributed Systems
9 25 (1.43%) IoT
10 12 (0.69%) Data Centre
10 12 (0.69%) Driving Licence
10 12 (0.69%) PKI
11 10 (0.57%) Legacy Systems
11 10 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.52%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.46%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.40%) Cyber Threat
14 7 (0.40%) Raspberry Pi
14 7 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 122 (6.99%) Windows
2 105 (6.02%) Linux
3 40 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 34 (1.95%) Unix
5 13 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.23%) AIX
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.057%) Android
11 1 (0.057%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.057%) CentOS
11 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.057%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (31.06%) Agile
2 486 (27.85%) Mentoring
3 459 (26.30%) Coaching
4 311 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
5 231 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 226 (12.95%) Project Management
7 208 (11.92%) Roadmaps
8 203 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
9 165 (9.46%) Project Delivery
10 162 (9.28%) Migration
11 154 (8.83%) Artificial Intelligence
12 148 (8.48%) Machine Learning
13 143 (8.19%) Microservices
14 132 (7.56%) DevOps
15 129 (7.39%) Programme Management
16 128 (7.34%) Analytics
17 126 (7.22%) ETL
18 117 (6.70%) Service Delivery
19 113 (6.48%) Decision-Making
20 112 (6.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 296 (16.96%) SQL
2 142 (8.14%) Java
3 139 (7.97%) JavaScript
4 120 (6.88%) Python
5 117 (6.70%) C#
6 29 (1.66%) PowerShell
7 27 (1.55%) TypeScript
8 20 (1.15%) C
9 16 (0.92%) Bash
9 16 (0.92%) C++
10 15 (0.86%) PHP
11 13 (0.74%) Go
11 13 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 13 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 12 (0.69%) Ruby
13 10 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions
14 7 (0.40%) Embedded C
14 7 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.40%) R
15 6 (0.34%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 378 (21.66%) Security Cleared
2 306 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 221 (12.66%) Degree
4 71 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 63 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 48 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (1.03%) CISA
8 18 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.92%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.86%) Azure Certification
10 15 (0.86%) CISSP
11 12 (0.69%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.63%) CCNP
12 11 (0.63%) CCSP
12 11 (0.63%) CISM
13 9 (0.52%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.46%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 7 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.48%) Accessibility
2 74 (4.24%) WCAG
3 71 (4.07%) QA
4 44 (2.52%) PMO
5 34 (1.95%) Data Quality
6 24 (1.38%) NIST
7 19 (1.09%) NCSC
8 16 (0.92%) ITGC
9 14 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (0.63%) SLA
12 9 (0.52%) GDPR
13 7 (0.40%) GRC
14 6 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.23%) ISO 14000
16 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 2 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
17 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
17 2 (0.11%) RMADS
18 1 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 81 (4.64%) Docker
2 59 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.03%) Firmware
6 8 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.34%) Embedded Firmware
7 6 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.17%) vSphere
11 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.057%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.057%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 72 (4.13%) Terraform
2 65 (3.72%) Kubernetes
3 60 (3.44%) Ansible
4 18 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
5 12 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.46%) SCCM
8 7 (0.40%) SysTrack
9 6 (0.34%) Nessus
9 6 (0.34%) SCOM
9 6 (0.34%) WSUS
10 5 (0.29%) Grafana
11 4 (0.23%) Kibana
11 4 (0.23%) Progress Chef
11 4 (0.23%) Puppet
11 4 (0.23%) vRealize
12 3 (0.17%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.17%) Nmap
13 2 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 1 (0.057%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 370 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 113 (6.48%) SAP
3 49 (2.81%) Oracle
4 44 (2.52%) Atlassian
5 42 (2.41%) ServiceNow
5 42 (2.41%) VMware
6 38 (2.18%) Salesforce
7 34 (1.95%) Cisco
7 34 (1.95%) Google
8 26 (1.49%) Adobe
9 18 (1.03%) Splunk
10 16 (0.92%) Sage
11 15 (0.86%) Aruba
11 15 (0.86%) WSO2
12 13 (0.74%) BMC
12 13 (0.74%) CA
13 12 (0.69%) CyberArk
13 12 (0.69%) Databricks
13 12 (0.69%) MuleSoft
14 10 (0.57%) Palo Alto