The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.74% +33.33%
Local Government
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
400 440 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.36% 35.71% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 344 388 202
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Local Government
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Kent

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (90.00%) Service Management
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (70.00%) People Management
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) ADSL
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ADSL
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Service Manager
2 7 (70.00%) Junior
2 7 (70.00%) Junior Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Service Management
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (70.00%) People Management
2 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds