Period
to 4 December 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 139 166
Rank change year-on-year +38 +27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 4 12 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.44% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.01% 1.32% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 22
Median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +41.30% -4.17%
10th Percentile £36,450 £38,200 £29,358
90th Percentile £51,463 £71,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,913
% change year-on-year +5.26% +13.33% +4.78%

Local Government is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 395 908 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.56% 33.43% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 321 767 1,011
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,418 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in Birmingham over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Local Government in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (50.00%) Smallworld
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Virgin Media
3 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Professional Services Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCAB
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Virgin Media