The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 693 619 663
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +44
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 212 248 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.42% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 179 202 205
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,727
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,279 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +21.42%

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50544 48874 53301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.79% 44.79% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38897 38549 44639
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Local Government
Salary Trend

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

Local Government Salary Trend in the UK

Local Government
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Local Government Salary Histogram in the UK

Local Government
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England -8 197 £45,000 -10.00% 36
London +8 66 £45,000 -21.73% 10
South East -2 53 £35,000 -24.73% 8
South West -6 20 £60,000 +23.07% 3
North West -6 19 £48,000 +6.66% 4
East of England -7 16 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Kent - 13 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +9 11 £40,000 -37.25% 4
Bristol +7 11 £62,500 +13.63%
Cheshire -14 11 £42,279 -6.04%
Essex +4 10 £39,450 -28.27%
Chelmsford - 10 £39,450 -
Surrey -1 9 £45,000 -21.73% 2
East Sussex - 9 £35,000 - 1
Eastbourne - 9 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 8 £30,000 -34.42% 1
Yorkshire -28 8 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Westminster - 8 £32,571 -
Folkestone - 7 £30,000 -
Oxford +8 6 £28,750 -34.87%
City of London -15 6 £42,500 -27.35% 1
Warrington - 6 £42,279 -
Birmingham - 6 £56,250 - 3
Hampshire 0 5 £57,500 -
Manchester -3 4 £66,250 +8.16% 2
Leeds - 4 - -
Oldham - 4 £66,250 - 1
Guildford - 4 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Lancashire - 4 - -

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 99 (23.40%) ITIL
2 88 (20.80%) Finance
3 82 (19.39%) Microsoft
4 60 (14.18%) Project Management
4 60 (14.18%) Degree
5 58 (13.71%) Change Management
6 54 (12.77%) PRINCE2
7 47 (11.11%) Service Management
7 47 (11.11%) SQL
8 44 (10.40%) Service Delivery
8 44 (10.40%) Windows
9 43 (10.17%) Migration
10 40 (9.46%) MS Excel
11 36 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (8.04%) Security Cleared
13 33 (7.80%) Management Information System
14 32 (7.57%) SLA
14 32 (7.57%) Mathematics
15 31 (7.33%) Business Analysis
15 31 (7.33%) Oracle
15 31 (7.33%) SQL Server
16 30 (7.09%) Citrix
17 29 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (6.86%) Marketing
18 28 (6.62%) HTML
18 28 (6.62%) CRM
19 27 (6.38%) MS Office
19 27 (6.38%) CSS
19 27 (6.38%) Business Development
20 25 (5.91%) Information Security

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 12 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.65%) IIS
3 6 (1.42%) Apache
4 5 (1.18%) nginx
4 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.95%) CMS
6 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.71%) OpenROAD
6 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.47%) Lync
7 2 (0.47%) SAS
7 2 (0.47%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 40 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.38%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) SPSS
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.42%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (0.95%) Agresso
5 3 (0.71%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.47%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.47%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.24%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.24%) SAP EM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (3.07%) PaaS
1 13 (3.07%) IaaS
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) GitHub
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.78%) Internet
2 11 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.60%) DNS
3 10 (2.36%) Firewall
3 10 (2.36%) HTTP
4 9 (2.13%) SAN
4 9 (2.13%) Network Security
5 6 (1.42%) WAN
6 5 (1.18%) SMTP
6 5 (1.18%) Intranet
6 5 (1.18%) Wireshark
6 5 (1.18%) tcpdump
7 4 (0.95%) DHCP
8 3 (0.71%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.71%) LAN
8 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.71%) Wireless
8 3 (0.71%) MPLS
8 3 (0.71%) NAS
9 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.60%) MySQL
4 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.65%) Ingres
7 6 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.95%) EDMS
10 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.47%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 88 (20.80%) Finance
2 29 (6.86%) Marketing
3 16 (3.78%) Retail
4 9 (2.13%) Law
5 8 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.65%) Banking
7 6 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.18%) Legal
9 4 (0.95%) Advertising
9 4 (0.95%) Back Office
9 4 (0.95%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (21.51%) Consultant
2 48 (11.35%) Architect
3 45 (10.64%) Analyst
4 31 (7.33%) Developer
5 29 (6.86%) Project Manager
6 25 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (5.67%) Junior
8 21 (4.96%) Service Manager
8 21 (4.96%) Implementation Consultant
9 17 (4.02%) Junior Service Manager
10 16 (3.78%) Business Consultant
11 15 (3.55%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.55%) Senior Manager
12 14 (3.31%) Test Manager
12 14 (3.31%) Support Analyst
13 12 (2.84%) Security Consultant
13 12 (2.84%) Technical Consultant
14 11 (2.60%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.60%) Programme Manager
15 10 (2.36%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.62%) HTML
2 27 (6.38%) CSS
3 21 (4.96%) .NET
4 18 (4.26%) XML
5 14 (3.31%) jQuery
6 13 (3.07%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.89%) SOAP
7 8 (1.89%) Web Services
7 8 (1.89%) JSON
8 6 (1.42%) HTML5
9 5 (1.18%) Middleware
10 4 (0.95%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.95%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.71%) WinForms
11 3 (0.71%) COM+
12 2 (0.47%) Velocity
12 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (0.24%) SAP TM
13 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.80%) Management Information System
2 32 (7.57%) Mathematics
3 21 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.78%) RMADS
4 16 (3.78%) CESG
5 15 (3.55%) CESG CLAS
6 13 (3.07%) NHS
7 10 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 9 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.42%) Replication
9 6 (1.42%) GIS
10 4 (0.95%) VLE
10 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.95%) CMDB
11 3 (0.71%) APACS
11 3 (0.71%) Clustering
11 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.71%) PMI
11 3 (0.71%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.40%) Windows
2 22 (5.20%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.31%) UNIX
4 11 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.36%) Solaris
5 10 (2.36%) Linux
6 8 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.47%) Android
10 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.40%) ITIL
2 60 (14.18%) Project Management
3 58 (13.71%) Change Management
4 54 (12.77%) PRINCE2
5 47 (11.11%) Service Management
6 44 (10.40%) Service Delivery
7 43 (10.17%) Migration
8 36 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (7.33%) Business Analysis
10 29 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (6.62%) CRM
12 27 (6.38%) Business Development
13 25 (5.91%) Information Security
14 23 (5.44%) Risk Management
15 19 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
16 18 (4.26%) TOGAF
17 17 (4.02%) Technical Architecture
17 17 (4.02%) Infrastructure Management
18 16 (3.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.11%) SQL
2 25 (5.91%) JavaScript
3 15 (3.55%) C#
4 12 (2.84%) Java
5 9 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.89%) C
7 7 (1.65%) VBScript
7 7 (1.65%) PHP
8 6 (1.42%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.18%) Ruby
9 5 (1.18%) Perl
10 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.47%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.47%) ABAP
11 2 (0.47%) C++
11 2 (0.47%) Delphi
12 1 (0.24%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 60 (14.18%) Degree
2 34 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.55%) CISSP
5 13 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (2.60%) CISA
7 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.13%) CISM
9 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.42%) CCNA
11 5 (1.18%) ISEB
12 4 (0.95%) MCP
12 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.71%) CITP
13 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.57%) SLA
2 23 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.13%) QA
4 7 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) COSO
6 1 (0.24%) HL7
6 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (3.55%) Active Directory
1 15 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.42%) XenApp
4 5 (1.18%) Varnish
4 5 (1.18%) Squid
5 4 (0.95%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.95%) vSphere
6 3 (0.71%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.47%) XenServer
7 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) Samba
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) NFS
8 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.65%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.18%) Nagios
3 5 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.18%) SCOM
3 5 (1.18%) Puppet
3 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.71%) WSUS
5 3 (0.71%) SCCM
5 3 (0.71%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 82 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.33%) Oracle
3 30 (7.09%) Citrix
4 23 (5.44%) Capita
5 22 (5.20%) HP
6 19 (4.49%) Cisco
6 19 (4.49%) VMware
7 15 (3.55%) SAP
8 11 (2.60%) CA
9 6 (1.42%) Northgate
10 5 (1.18%) NetApp
10 5 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.18%) BT
11 4 (0.95%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.95%) BMC
11 4 (0.95%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.95%) Mercator
11 4 (0.95%) Symantec
11 4 (0.95%) Remedy
11 4 (0.95%) McAfee
South East England
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Depending upon experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £34.5k + pkg
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
London Borough of Sutton
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: From £72,000 to £120,000 per annum £72k OTE £120k, Car, Health, Pensio
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car allowance & Uncapped Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £46000 - £53000 per annum + Negotiable, Competitive Bens.
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £70,000 - £105,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £55,000 - £105,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
England
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago