The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 102 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.082% 0.072% -
As % of the General category 0.18% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Local Government
Scotland

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

General Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
548 653 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.07% 46.81% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 333 409 348
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 Glasgow

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Local Government
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Glasgow

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) SHDSL
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) SHDSL
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) SAP