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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 100 108 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.088% 0.079% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.22% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +25.00%
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
385 456 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.89% 35.99% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 326 402 197
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,700 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 21 November 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 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) Service Management
2 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (57.14%) People Management
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Line Management
5 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
5 4 (28.57%) Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) Business Development
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (28.57%) NHS
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) ADSL
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) ADSL
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Service Manager
2 8 (57.14%) Junior
2 8 (57.14%) Junior Service Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Head of Professional Services
4 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) Service Management
2 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (57.14%) People Management
3 6 (42.86%) Line Management
4 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 4 (28.57%) Business Development
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds