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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 76 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 21 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.63% 0.43% 0.61%
As % of the General category 3.59% 1.05% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 5
Average salary £39,450 £45,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.33% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,129 £24,056 £19,175
10% offered a salary of more than £49,590 £55,000 £39,780
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £45,000 £37,125
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +21.21%
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
585 476 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.35% 40.89% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 470 338 286
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,400 £59,000 £67,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Essex

Local Government
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Chelmsford +20 20 £39,450 +103.70%
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (55.56%) HTTP
2 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 13 (48.15%) Service Delivery
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Information Governance
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) MS Office
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) C
8 4 (14.81%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
9 3 (11.11%) QA
9 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (11.11%) GIS
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) Intranet
10 2 (7.41%) Project Management
10 2 (7.41%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) VB
10 2 (7.41%) Finance
10 2 (7.41%) Law

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Law
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
1 2 (7.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Developer
1 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Support Officer
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
4 1 (3.70%) Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Service Delivery
2 9 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Entry
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Information Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
1 4 (14.81%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) VB
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Winbatch
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Siemens
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects