Government Departments: Vacancies

(asked on 18th July 2022) - View Source

Question to the Cabinet Office:

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many job vacancies there are in each Government (a) department and (b) agency.


Answered by
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office)
This question was answered on 21st July 2022

As at 8am on 19 July, there are 3,349 adverts for 10,409 total postings advertised on the Civil Service Jobs website. The below table shows vacancies and posts by department.

Department

Agency (if applicable)

Adverts Live

Total Posts Live

Ministry of Defence

Ministry of Defence

597

1,199

HM Prison & Probation Service

HM Prison & Probation Service

519

3,480

HM Revenue and Customs

HM Revenue and Customs

243

504

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (Internal)

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (Internal)

230

262

UK Health Security Agency

UK Health Security Agency

112

175

Home Office

Home Office

107

990

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

86

164

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice

82

206

Department for Work and Pensions

Department for Work and Pensions

76

396

Cabinet Office

Cabinet Office

50

60

Department for International Trade

Department for International Trade

50

61

Department of Health and Social Care

Department of Health and Social Care

48

54

Office for National Statistics

Office for National Statistics

47

149

Department for Education

Department for Education

45

71

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

43

203

Crown Prosecution Service

Crown Prosecution Service

39

82

Health and Safety Executive

Health and Safety Executive

38

63

HM Courts and Tribunals Service

HM Courts and Tribunals Service

38

297

OFGEM

OFGEM

37

57

Natural England

Natural England

36

82

Scottish Government

Scottish Government

34

43

Department for Transport

Department for Transport

30

32

Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission

26

28

HM Treasury

HM Treasury

26

31

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

24

36

House of Commons

House of Commons

23

32

Social Security Scotland

Social Security Scotland

22

70

Government Digital Service

Government Digital Service

20

30

Insolvency Service

Insolvency Service

20

34

Homes England

Homes England

19

28

Government Legal Department

Government Legal Department

17

146

DEFRA

Food Standards Agency

16

20

Government Commercial Function

Government Commercial Function

16

29

Care Quality Commission

Care Quality Commission

16

65

Forestry Commission - Forest Research

Forestry Commission - Forest Research

16

16

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

15

25

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

15

16

College of Policing

College of Policing

15

44

UK Hydrographic Office

UK Hydrographic Office

15

49

Valuation Office Agency

Valuation Office Agency

14

130

Pensions Regulator

Pensions Regulator

13

16

Met Office

Met Office

13

23

Welsh Government

Welsh Government

13

56

National Crime Agency

National Crime Agency

13

144

The Money and Pensions Service

The Money and Pensions Service

13

18

Government Property Agency

Government Property Agency

12

29

DEFRA

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

12

13

Legal Aid Agency

Legal Aid Agency

11

29

Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland

10

10

HM Land Registry

HM Land Registry

10

18

Information Commissioner's Office

Information Commissioner's Office

10

19

FCDO Services

FCDO Services

10

10

Crown Commercial Service

Crown Commercial Service

9

14

Office for Students

Office for Students

9

20

Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills

Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills

9

12

Disclosure & Barring Service

Disclosure & Barring Service

8

16

UK Export Finance

UK Export Finance

8

11

Department for Transport

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

8

20

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

8

9

House of Lords

House of Lords

8

9

Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation

Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation

7

7

Companies House

Companies House

7

7

Marine Management Organisation

Marine Management Organisation

7

9

Government Office for Science

Government Office for Science

7

28

GCHQ

GCHQ

7

22

UK Space Agency

UK Space Agency

7

7

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

6

6

Student Loans Company

Student Loans Company

6

14

Department for Transport

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

6

92

Department for Transport

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

6

10

Serious Fraud Office

Serious Fraud Office

5

9

Office of the Public Guardian

Office of the Public Guardian

5

12

Trade Remedies Authority

Trade Remedies Authority

5

5

Planning Inspectorate

Planning Inspectorate

5

7

Cross Departmental Opportunities

Cross Departmental Opportunities

5

9

UK Statistics Authority

UK Statistics Authority

4

4

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

4

5

DEFRA

Rural Payments Agency

4

5

Northern Ireland Office

Northern Ireland Office

4

6

Forestry and Land Scotland

Forestry and Land Scotland

4

4

Intellectual Property Office

Intellectual Property Office

4

4

Consumer Scotland

Consumer Scotland

4

5

Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

4

4

Office of Rail and Road

Office of Rail and Road

4

5

Government Statistical Service

Government Statistical Service

4

40

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

4

10

Charity Commission

Charity Commission

4

7

Independent Office for Police Conduct

Independent Office for Police Conduct

4

5

Independent Monitoring Authority

Independent Monitoring Authority

3

3

UK Research and Innovation

UK Research and Innovation

3

3

Government Internal Audit Agency

Government Internal Audit Agency

3

4

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

3

7

Medical Research Council

Medical Research Council

3

3

Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

3

3

The National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund

3

3

DEFRA

Animal and Plant Health Agency

3

3

Defence Electronics & Components Agency

Defence Electronics & Components Agency

3

3

Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

3

3

Gambling Commission

Gambling Commission

3

3

Registers of Scotland

Registers of Scotland

3

4

Competition & Markets Authority

Competition & Markets Authority

2

3

Innovate UK

Innovate UK

2

3

National Savings and Investments

National Savings and Investments

2

2

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

2

2

Housing Ombudsman Service

Housing Ombudsman Service

2

2

MI5

MI5

2

2

DEFRA

Veterinary Medicines Directorate

2

2

Office for Nuclear Regulation

Office for Nuclear Regulation

2

2

Ofwat (Water Services Regulation Authority)

Ofwat (Water Services Regulation Authority)

2

3

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

2

2

Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

2

10

Security Industry Authority

Security Industry Authority

2

3

Office for Environmental Protection

Office for Environmental Protection

1

2

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Equality and Human Rights Commission

1

1

Home Office

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services

1

1

The National Archives

The National Archives

1

1

Valuation Tribunal Service

Valuation Tribunal Service

1

1

DEFRA

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

1

2

MI6 - Secret Intelligence Service

MI6 - Secret Intelligence Service

1

1

Government Actuary's Department

Government Actuary's Department

1

5

Environmental Standards Scotland

Environmental Standards Scotland

1

1

Scottish Forestry

Scottish Forestry

1

1

Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority

Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority

1

1

UK Debt Management Office

UK Debt Management Office

1

1

Parole Board

Parole Board

1

1

Criminal Cases Review Commission

Criminal Cases Review Commission

1

1

Youth Justice Board

Youth Justice Board

1

6

Building Digital UK (BDUK)

Building Digital UK (BDUK)

1

1

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

1

1

Grand Total

3,349

10,409

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