The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 396 379 410
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 54 50 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 37
Average salary £35,000 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £71,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,390 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.71%
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8427 8128 8707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.24% 37.40% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5870 5992 7021
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 the South East

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Local Government
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Local Government Salary Trend in the South East

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Local Government Salary Histogram in the South East

Local Government
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Kent - 13 £30,000 -
Surrey +3 9 £45,000 -21.73% 2
East Sussex - 9 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 8 £30,000 -34.42% 1
Hampshire -3 6 £61,250 -
Berkshire -25 3 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £31,130 -43.40% 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 28 (34.57%) Service Management
2 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
3 20 (24.69%) Finance
4 18 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 17 (20.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Management
5 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.52%) ITIL
7 13 (16.05%) SQL
7 13 (16.05%) Degree
8 12 (14.81%) Migration
8 12 (14.81%) Change Management
9 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
9 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.35%) HTML
10 10 (12.35%) Project Management
10 10 (12.35%) Marketing
11 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 9 (11.11%) NHS
11 9 (11.11%) CSS
11 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 8 (9.88%) Logistics
12 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (9.88%) Business Development
12 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
12 8 (9.88%) jQuery
13 7 (8.64%) Scrum
14 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
14 6 (7.41%) TOGAF
14 6 (7.41%) Programme Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.23%) Drupal
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) ADSL
1 1 (1.23%) LAN
1 1 (1.23%) VoIP
1 1 (1.23%) WAN
1 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.23%) DNS
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) SAN
1 1 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) JIRA
1 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Junior
2 18 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 17 (20.99%) Junior Service Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Consultant
5 8 (9.88%) Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Head of Professional Services
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Support Assistant
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Product Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.70%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) HTML
2 9 (11.11%) CSS
3 8 (9.88%) jQuery
4 6 (7.41%) HTML5
5 5 (6.17%) .NET
6 2 (2.47%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) Web Services
6 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.23%) JSON
7 1 (1.23%) COM+
7 1 (1.23%) XML
7 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 9 (11.11%) NHS
1 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.94%) CESG
3 4 (4.94%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (4.94%) RMADS
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.23%) Life Science
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.47%) Android
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Service Management
2 17 (20.99%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Management
3 15 (18.52%) ITIL
4 12 (14.81%) Migration
4 12 (14.81%) Change Management
5 10 (12.35%) Project Management
6 8 (9.88%) Logistics
6 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (9.88%) Business Development
6 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.64%) Scrum
8 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.41%) SOA
8 6 (7.41%) Web Development
9 5 (6.17%) Information Governance
9 5 (6.17%) CRM
9 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) SQL
2 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.94%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.47%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
6 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.05%) Degree
4 4 (4.94%) CISSP
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.23%) HND
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) XenApp
2 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Citrix
3 4 (4.94%) VMware
4 3 (3.70%) Mercator
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Northgate
6 1 (1.23%) BT
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