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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 662 607 686
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +79
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 239 282 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.59% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 210 236 199
Average salary £42,500 £45,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.10% +22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%

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
49353 48105 52994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 45.06% 45.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38070 38123 44084
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -43 223 £42,500 -15.00% 52
South East +1 64 £35,000 -24.73% 23
London -5 63 £47,500 -18.80% 9
South West -11 33 £55,000 +44.73% 6
East of England -15 26 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Essex +17 16 £39,450 -28.27%
Hampshire +10 15 £39,626 - 12
Bristol +4 15 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Chelmsford - 15 £39,450 -
North West -22 14 £42,279 -24.83% 2
West Midlands +1 13 £40,000 -42.85% 5
Surrey -1 12 £45,158 -9.68% 2
Kent +10 10 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Winchester - 10 £39,626 - 11
Eastbourne - 9 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 9 £35,000 - 2
Oxford +15 8 £31,250 -29.20% 1
Birmingham +3 8 £57,500 -32.35% 4
Oxfordshire -1 8 £31,250 -32.79% 2
Westminster - 8 £32,571 -
Hertfordshire -6 7 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Cheshire -19 7 £42,279 -16.63%
Yorkshire -29 6 £45,000 +66.66% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £34,500 - 2
Folkestone - 6 £30,000 -
Wiltshire -7 5 £26,750 -26.71% 2
Berkshire -13 5 £30,000 -21.05% 2
Guildford - 5 £47,500 - 1
Warrington - 5 £42,279 -
Hook +13 4 £65,000 -

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 102 (24.11%) Finance
2 91 (21.51%) ITIL
3 75 (17.73%) Project Management
4 74 (17.49%) Microsoft
5 69 (16.31%) Degree
6 56 (13.24%) PRINCE2
6 56 (13.24%) Change Management
7 52 (12.29%) Service Management
8 48 (11.35%) SQL
9 46 (10.87%) Migration
10 45 (10.64%) Service Delivery
10 45 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
11 44 (10.40%) MS Excel
12 43 (10.17%) Windows
13 40 (9.46%) SQL Server
14 39 (9.22%) Management Information System
15 38 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (8.98%) People Management
16 36 (8.51%) Line Management
17 33 (7.80%) Security Cleared
18 32 (7.57%) HTML
19 30 (7.09%) Marketing
20 29 (6.86%) Oracle
20 29 (6.86%) CRM
20 29 (6.86%) Business Development
21 28 (6.62%) JavaScript
21 28 (6.62%) .NET
21 28 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (6.62%) Business Analysis

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 18 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.65%) IIS
3 5 (1.18%) Apache
3 5 (1.18%) nginx
3 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.95%) WordPress
4 4 (0.95%) CMS
5 2 (0.47%) SAS
5 2 (0.47%) Lync
5 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 44 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.20%) MS Office
3 9 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) InDesign
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.42%) Agresso
3 5 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.71%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.47%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.47%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.24%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP EM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.65%) PaaS
2 7 (1.65%) IaaS
3 4 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.71%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.78%) HTTP
1 16 (3.78%) Internet
2 11 (2.60%) Firewall
3 10 (2.36%) DNS
3 10 (2.36%) Network Security
4 9 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.65%) SAN
5 7 (1.65%) Intranet
6 6 (1.42%) LAN
7 5 (1.18%) WAN
7 5 (1.18%) SMTP
7 5 (1.18%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.18%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.18%) tcpdump
8 4 (0.95%) MPLS
8 4 (0.95%) VoIP
8 4 (0.95%) ADSL
9 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.47%) Wireless
9 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.60%) MySQL
5 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.95%) Ingres
9 4 (0.95%) EDMS
9 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.47%) Big Data
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.47%) Hudson
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 102 (24.11%) Finance
2 30 (7.09%) Marketing
3 16 (3.78%) Retail
4 11 (2.60%) Law
5 9 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.13%) Banking
6 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.42%) Legal
7 6 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.18%) Advertising
9 4 (0.95%) Military
9 4 (0.95%) French Language
9 4 (0.95%) German Language
9 4 (0.95%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.71%) Back Office
10 3 (0.71%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (21.51%) Consultant
2 42 (9.93%) Architect
3 41 (9.69%) Developer
4 40 (9.46%) Analyst
5 30 (7.09%) Project Manager
6 28 (6.62%) Junior
7 20 (4.73%) Service Manager
8 19 (4.49%) Test Manager
9 18 (4.26%) Programme Manager
10 17 (4.02%) Junior Service Manager
11 16 (3.78%) Senior Manager
12 15 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (3.31%) Business Analyst
13 14 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
13 14 (3.31%) SAP Consultant
13 14 (3.31%) Business Consultant
14 13 (3.07%) Implementation Consultant
15 12 (2.84%) Support Analyst
16 11 (2.60%) Business Development Manager
16 11 (2.60%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.57%) HTML
2 28 (6.62%) .NET
3 27 (6.38%) CSS
4 17 (4.02%) Web Services
4 17 (4.02%) XML
5 15 (3.55%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.55%) jQuery
6 9 (2.13%) JSON
7 8 (1.89%) SOAP
8 7 (1.65%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.65%) HTML5
9 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.18%) Middleware
10 4 (0.95%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.71%) COM+
12 2 (0.47%) WinForms
12 2 (0.47%) Velocity
12 2 (0.47%) SAP Smart Forms
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.24%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.22%) Management Information System
3 28 (6.62%) Mathematics
4 26 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.26%) NHS
6 17 (4.02%) CESG
6 17 (4.02%) CESG CLAS
7 14 (3.31%) RMADS
8 10 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.89%) Replication
11 7 (1.65%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.65%) GIS
12 6 (1.42%) User Experience
13 5 (1.18%) Social Media
14 4 (0.95%) Life Science
14 4 (0.95%) CMDB
14 4 (0.95%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.95%) VLE
15 3 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.17%) Windows
2 22 (5.20%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.84%) UNIX
5 10 (2.36%) Linux
6 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.65%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.42%) Android
8 6 (1.42%) Solaris
9 5 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (21.51%) ITIL
2 75 (17.73%) Project Management
3 56 (13.24%) Change Management
3 56 (13.24%) PRINCE2
4 52 (12.29%) Service Management
5 46 (10.87%) Migration
6 45 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 45 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 38 (8.98%) People Management
8 36 (8.51%) Line Management
9 29 (6.86%) Business Development
9 29 (6.86%) CRM
10 28 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (6.62%) Business Analysis
11 23 (5.44%) Enterprise Architecture
12 22 (5.20%) Information Security
13 21 (4.96%) Risk Management
14 20 (4.73%) Programme Management
14 20 (4.73%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.35%) SQL
2 28 (6.62%) JavaScript
3 21 (4.96%) C#
4 10 (2.36%) Java
5 9 (2.13%) C
5 9 (2.13%) PHP
6 8 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.18%) ABAP
7 5 (1.18%) Perl
7 5 (1.18%) Ruby
7 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.95%) VBScript
9 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.47%) PowerHouse
10 2 (0.47%) SAPscript
10 2 (0.47%) VB
10 2 (0.47%) C++
10 2 (0.47%) Delphi
11 1 (0.24%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 69 (16.31%) Degree
2 33 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.55%) CISSP
5 13 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.13%) CISA
7 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.65%) CCNA
8 7 (1.65%) CISM
8 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.18%) ISEB
11 4 (0.95%) MCP
11 4 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.71%) MBA
13 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.15%) SLA
2 19 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.84%) QA
4 7 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.18%) Squid
4 5 (1.18%) Varnish
5 4 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (0.95%) XenApp
6 3 (0.71%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) XenServer
8 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.65%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.18%) Nagios
2 5 (1.18%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.18%) SCOM
2 5 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.18%) Puppet
2 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.95%) WSUS
4 3 (0.71%) SCCM
5 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.47%) OpenView
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 74 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.86%) Oracle
3 26 (6.15%) Capita
4 22 (5.20%) HP
4 22 (5.20%) Citrix
5 20 (4.73%) SAP
6 19 (4.49%) Cisco
7 17 (4.02%) VMware
8 11 (2.60%) CA
9 8 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.89%) BT
10 6 (1.42%) Northgate
10 6 (1.42%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.42%) Twitter
11 5 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.18%) BMC
11 5 (1.18%) Mercator
11 5 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.95%) NetApp
12 4 (0.95%) LANDesk
Bristol, Avon
Baltimore
Salary: £0
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Service Partnership
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: £72k OTE £120k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, expenses paid.
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + OTE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The City of Edinburgh Council
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Lewis Paige
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: £37,284 - £41,967 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: £37,284 - £41,967 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: £37,284 - £41,967 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
Oasis Community Learning
Salary: From £38,230 to £41,753 per annum + local government pension
Posted: 12 days ago