The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 62 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.79% - 1.16%
As % of the General category 2.50% - 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,279 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +21.42%
Local Government
North West

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

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
160 174 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.62% 34.39% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 143 147 155
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £18,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,125 £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 Lancashire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Local Government
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Lancashire

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
1 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
1 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
1 5 (55.56%) Squid
1 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
1 5 (55.56%) Varnish
1 5 (55.56%) tcpdump
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
1 5 (55.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) EDMS
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
1 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Squid
1 5 (55.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft