The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 54 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.36% - 1.36%
As % of the General category 1.61% - 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £22,500 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,279 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
Local Government
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
62 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.22% 8.77% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 38
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £83,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Local Government across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Local Government
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Local Government across the Bedford region.

Local Government Salary Trend in Bedford

Local Government
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware