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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 100 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 2 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 1.71% -
As % of the General category 0.38% 4.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 0
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
Local Government
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
527 540 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.69% 41.96% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 449 468 340
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Local Government
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Wales

Local Government
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
South Wales -12 2 £25,000 -21.87%
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) SAP