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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 684 620 671
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +51
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 221 260 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 192 216 203
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £76,250 £67,000
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
50856 48422 52513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.95% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39143 38265 43868
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 1 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 1 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 -24 207 £45,000 -10.00% 44
London +2 69 £45,188 -24.68% 6
South East +1 53 £35,000 -24.73% 13
South West -12 27 £55,000 +28.65% 5
East of England -12 23 £39,725 -20.55% 7
Essex +21 16 £39,450 -28.27% 5
Chelmsford - 16 £39,450 - 4
North West -15 15 £42,279 -23.12% 3
Kent - 12 £30,000 - 1
Surrey +5 11 £45,158 -9.68% 3
West Midlands +2 11 £40,000 -42.85% 7
Bristol +2 11 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Eastbourne - 9 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 9 £35,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +8 8 £30,000 -34.42% 3
Westminster - 8 £32,571 -
Birmingham +10 7 £57,500 -32.35% 6
Oxford +7 7 £30,000 -32.04% 2
Cheshire -20 7 £42,279 -6.04%
Folkestone - 7 £30,000 -
City of London -10 6 £42,500 -33.07% 1
Yorkshire -34 6 £45,000 +66.66%
Warrington - 6 £42,279 -
Hampshire -1 5 £65,000 -
Wiltshire -11 5 £23,500 -35.61%
Hook +6 4 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Manchester -20 4 £66,250 -11.66% 1
Berkshire -24 4 £30,000 -43.39% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £34,500 - 2

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 95 (22.89%) ITIL
2 88 (21.20%) Finance
3 77 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 63 (15.18%) Project Management
5 61 (14.70%) Degree
6 58 (13.98%) Change Management
7 56 (13.49%) PRINCE2
8 48 (11.57%) Service Management
9 46 (11.08%) SQL
10 44 (10.60%) Migration
10 44 (10.60%) Windows
11 42 (10.12%) Service Delivery
12 39 (9.40%) MS Excel
13 36 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (7.95%) SQL Server
14 33 (7.95%) Management Information System
15 31 (7.47%) Mathematics
15 31 (7.47%) Security Cleared
16 30 (7.23%) Business Analysis
16 30 (7.23%) HTML
17 29 (6.99%) SLA
17 29 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (6.75%) Marketing
19 27 (6.51%) Capita
19 27 (6.51%) JavaScript
20 26 (6.27%) Oracle
20 26 (6.27%) Citrix
20 26 (6.27%) Business Development
21 25 (6.02%) CSS
22 24 (5.78%) MS Office

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.69%) IIS
3 5 (1.20%) Apache
3 5 (1.20%) nginx
3 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.96%) CMS
5 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.48%) SAS
5 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.48%) Lync
5 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) WordPress
6 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.78%) MS Office
3 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) SAP HR
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.48%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.48%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.48%) Agresso
4 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP EM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.24%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.41%) PaaS
2 10 (2.41%) IaaS
3 3 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.61%) Internet
2 14 (3.37%) HTTP
3 11 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.65%) Firewall
4 10 (2.41%) DNS
4 10 (2.41%) Network Security
5 6 (1.45%) SAN
6 5 (1.20%) Intranet
6 5 (1.20%) Wireshark
6 5 (1.20%) SMTP
6 5 (1.20%) tcpdump
7 4 (0.96%) WAN
8 3 (0.72%) LAN
8 3 (0.72%) DHCP
8 3 (0.72%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.48%) Wireless
9 2 (0.48%) VoIP
9 2 (0.48%) ADSL
9 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.17%) MySQL
4 9 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.96%) Ingres
8 4 (0.96%) EDMS
8 4 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (21.20%) Finance
2 28 (6.75%) Marketing
3 16 (3.86%) Retail
4 9 (2.17%) Law
5 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.93%) Banking
6 6 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.96%) Military
8 4 (0.96%) Advertising
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (20.72%) Consultant
2 47 (11.33%) Architect
3 45 (10.84%) Analyst
4 30 (7.23%) Developer
5 29 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.02%) Junior
7 21 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (4.82%) Service Manager
9 19 (4.58%) Implementation Consultant
10 18 (4.34%) Test Manager
11 17 (4.10%) Senior Manager
11 17 (4.10%) Business Consultant
11 17 (4.10%) Junior Service Manager
12 15 (3.61%) Business Analyst
12 15 (3.61%) Programme Manager
12 15 (3.61%) Support Analyst
13 12 (2.89%) Technical Consultant
14 11 (2.65%) Security Consultant
14 11 (2.65%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.65%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.23%) HTML
2 25 (6.02%) CSS
3 24 (5.78%) .NET
4 18 (4.34%) XML
5 14 (3.37%) Web Services
5 14 (3.37%) jQuery
6 12 (2.89%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.93%) SOAP
7 8 (1.93%) JSON
8 7 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.45%) HTML5
10 5 (1.20%) Middleware
11 4 (0.96%) Apache Flex
12 3 (0.72%) COM+
13 2 (0.48%) Velocity
13 2 (0.48%) WinForms
13 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (0.24%) SAP TM
14 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 31 (7.47%) Mathematics
3 23 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.61%) RMADS
4 15 (3.61%) CESG
4 15 (3.61%) CESG CLAS
5 13 (3.13%) NHS
6 9 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.69%) GIS
9 6 (1.45%) Replication
9 6 (1.45%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.96%) VLE
10 4 (0.96%) CMDB
11 3 (0.72%) Life Science
11 3 (0.72%) APACS
11 3 (0.72%) PMI
11 3 (0.72%) EMV
12 2 (0.48%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.60%) Windows
2 22 (5.30%) Windows 7
3 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (2.89%) UNIX
4 10 (2.41%) Linux
5 8 (1.93%) Solaris
5 8 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.45%) Android
6 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.89%) ITIL
2 63 (15.18%) Project Management
3 58 (13.98%) Change Management
4 56 (13.49%) PRINCE2
5 48 (11.57%) Service Management
6 44 (10.60%) Migration
7 42 (10.12%) Service Delivery
8 36 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 30 (7.23%) Business Analysis
10 29 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (6.27%) Business Development
12 24 (5.78%) Information Security
12 24 (5.78%) CRM
13 22 (5.30%) Risk Management
14 21 (5.06%) TOGAF
14 21 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (4.34%) Information Governance
15 18 (4.34%) Programme Management
15 18 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (4.10%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.08%) SQL
2 27 (6.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (4.34%) C#
4 11 (2.65%) Java
5 7 (1.69%) PHP
5 7 (1.69%) C
5 7 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.45%) VBScript
6 6 (1.45%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.20%) Perl
7 5 (1.20%) Ruby
8 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.48%) PowerHouse
9 2 (0.48%) ABAP
9 2 (0.48%) Delphi
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.24%) VB
10 1 (0.24%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 61 (14.70%) Degree
2 31 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.37%) CISSP
5 13 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.41%) CISA
7 8 (1.93%) CISM
8 7 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.45%) CCNA
10 4 (0.96%) ISEB
10 4 (0.96%) MCP
10 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.72%) MBA
12 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.99%) SLA
2 22 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.89%) QA
4 7 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.24%) COSO
6 1 (0.24%) HL7
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.20%) XenApp
4 5 (1.20%) Varnish
4 5 (1.20%) Squid
5 3 (0.72%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.48%) vSphere
6 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.24%) NFS
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 7 (1.69%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.20%) Nagios
2 5 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.20%) SCOM
2 5 (1.20%) Puppet
2 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.72%) SCCM
3 3 (0.72%) WSUS
4 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.48%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 77 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.51%) Capita
3 26 (6.27%) Oracle
3 26 (6.27%) Citrix
4 21 (5.06%) HP
5 18 (4.34%) Cisco
5 18 (4.34%) VMware
6 11 (2.65%) CA
7 10 (2.41%) SAP
8 6 (1.45%) Northgate
8 6 (1.45%) BT
9 5 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.20%) Mercator
9 5 (1.20%) BMC
9 5 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.96%) NetApp
10 4 (0.96%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.72%) McAfee
11 3 (0.72%) Casewise
11 3 (0.72%) Orchard
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
EXCELerate
Salary: From £72,000 to £120,000 per annum £72k OTE £120k, Car, Health, Pensio
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: From £72,000 to £120,000 per annum £72k OTE £120k, Car, Health, Pensio
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £72,000 to £120,000 per annum £72k OTE £120k, Car, Health, Pensio
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 - £5000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £34.5k + pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Personnel IT
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
London Borough of Sutton
Posted: 18 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago