The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 121 112 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 7 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.78% 1.60% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Average salary £18,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.88% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +20.00%
Local Government
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
894 563 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.98% 32.47% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 770 443 641
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Local Government
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Cheshire

Local Government
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Warrington - 6 £18,000 -
Crewe - 1 £29,000 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) Process Management
2 6 (42.86%) MCP
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) IBM Notes
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) OpenView
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Lotus
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (42.86%) Six Sigma
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Law

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Service Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Service Management
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (42.86%) Process Management
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (42.86%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCP
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MBA
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) OpenView
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) HP
1 6 (42.86%) Lotus