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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 112 111 147
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +36
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the General category 0.62% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £18,500 £42,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.47% +102.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
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
806 532 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.73% 34.02% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 654 391 604
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram 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 30 January 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
Warrington - 3 £18,500 -
Chester - 1 £46,900 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 7 (70.00%) MCP
2 7 (70.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) SLA
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) OpenView
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Lotus
2 7 (70.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) OpenView
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle