The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 85 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.30% 0.19% -
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £28,000 £28,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
433 341 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.79% 32.63% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 334 283 351
Average salary £38,783 £36,400 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.54% -0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,055
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Local Government
Wales

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Local Government
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Local Government Salary Trend in South Wales

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
1 16 (84.21%) Symantec
2 15 (78.95%) Remedy
3 13 (68.42%) McAfee
3 13 (68.42%) Sophos
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) NetBackup
4 11 (57.89%) Backup Exec
5 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
5 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
5 10 (52.63%) vSphere
5 10 (52.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (52.63%) Citrix
5 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
6 9 (47.37%) ARCserve
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (47.37%) Clustering
6 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2000
6 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
7 8 (42.11%) XenApp

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2000
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (42.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DHCP
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Wintel Support
1 9 (47.37%) Wintel Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Support
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 8 (42.11%) VBScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) MCP
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
1 10 (52.63%) vSphere
1 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (26.32%) UAG
5 2 (10.53%) XenServer
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) MetaFrame
5 2 (10.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) NetBackup
1 11 (57.89%) Backup Exec
2 10 (52.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (47.37%) ARCserve
4 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (26.32%) WSUS
4 5 (26.32%) SCCM
4 5 (26.32%) MIMEsweeper
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
1 16 (84.21%) Symantec
2 15 (78.95%) Remedy
3 13 (68.42%) McAfee
3 13 (68.42%) Sophos
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) Websense
5 5 (26.32%) Clearswift
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) HP