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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 97 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.083% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.19% 1.30% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £38,081 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.52% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
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 Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
529 462 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.01% 38.18% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 369 386 362
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Local Government
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Essex

Local Government
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix