The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 238 209 236
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 14 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.47% 1.37% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 22
Average salary £18,625 £47,500 £32,764
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.78% +44.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £40,000 £21,443
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.87%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3006 2195 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.12% 32.73% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 1778 2317
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Local Government
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Local Government Salary Trend in the North West

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Local Government Salary Histogram in the North West

Local Government
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Cheshire +4 7 £18,500 -56.47%
Manchester -28 7 £65,000 +8.78% 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 8 (32.00%) MS Office
3 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (32.00%) SLA
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) MCP
5 6 (24.00%) IBM Notes
5 6 (24.00%) OpenView
5 6 (24.00%) HP
5 6 (24.00%) Lotus
5 6 (24.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
8 3 (12.00%) Process Management
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Information Management
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) EDMS
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (24.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) EDMS
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) BODI
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Process Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Management
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) MCP
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.00%) MBA
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) OpenView
1 6 (24.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Lotus
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18500.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago