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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 88 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.10% - 0.99%
As % of the General category 0.33% - 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
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
East of England

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

General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
303 300 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.37% 25.58% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 252 258 270
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,600 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £22,500 -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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