Period
to 23 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 585 592 681
Rank change year-on-year +7 +89 +62
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 532 662 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.06% 1.00% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 392 531 435
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,316
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.92% +3.29%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,500 £68,438
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,316
% change year-on-year - +8.92% +3.29%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50,290 66,177 75,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.81% 43.09% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38,322 51,099 54,980
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in England

Local Government
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Local Government in England

Local Government
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Local Government in England

Local Government
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 190 £45,000 -5.26% 47
North of England -16 90 £40,244 +0.61% 38
South East +26 83 £50,000 +25.00% 22
South West +48 67 £38,250 -4.38% 23
North West +21 47 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Midlands +8 45 £35,000 -4.74% 28
West Midlands -10 33 £48,750 +32.68% 17
East of England +21 29 £40,646 -1.52% 21
Yorkshire -14 29 £40,244 -8.54% 24
North East +25 14 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East Midlands +21 12 £33,500 -4.29% 9
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 198 (37.22%) Public Sector
2 152 (28.57%) Finance
3 136 (25.56%) Project Delivery
4 130 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (22.93%) Project Management
6 121 (22.74%) Microsoft
7 110 (20.68%) Degree
8 109 (20.49%) Problem-Solving
9 105 (19.74%) Retail
10 100 (18.80%) PRINCE2
11 85 (15.98%) Analytics
12 83 (15.60%) Security Cleared
13 77 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 75 (14.10%) Capita
15 67 (12.59%) Law
15 67 (12.59%) Police
16 66 (12.41%) SQL
17 64 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
18 54 (10.15%) SQL Server
18 54 (10.15%) Microsoft Excel
19 53 (9.96%) ITIL
20 52 (9.77%) Service Delivery
21 50 (9.40%) Management Information System
22 48 (9.02%) Business Analysis
22 48 (9.02%) Azure
23 47 (8.83%) Process Management
24 44 (8.27%) Marketing
24 44 (8.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 43 (8.08%) Change Control
25 43 (8.08%) Decision-Making

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 30 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.69%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.13%) IIS
3 6 (1.13%) nginx
4 5 (0.94%) TPMS
5 4 (0.75%) CMS
5 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) Confluence
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 54 (10.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.63%) SPSS
6 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.38%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) iTrent
3 2 (0.38%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.38%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.38%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (0.19%) ContrOCC
4 1 (0.19%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.02%) Azure
2 32 (6.02%) AWS
3 27 (5.08%) Office 365
4 13 (2.44%) GCP
5 8 (1.50%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.13%) Cloudflare
6 6 (1.13%) SaaS
7 4 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.56%) G Suite
9 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.76%) Internet
2 14 (2.63%) Firewall
3 12 (2.26%) Network Security
4 10 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (1.88%) Intranet
4 10 (1.88%) WAN
5 9 (1.69%) BGP
5 9 (1.69%) DNS
5 9 (1.69%) OSPF
5 9 (1.69%) SAN
6 8 (1.50%) LAN
6 8 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.32%) VoIP
7 7 (1.32%) VPN
8 6 (1.13%) HTTP
8 6 (1.13%) MPLS
8 6 (1.13%) Wireless
9 5 (0.94%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (0.94%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (0.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.38%) Big Data
4 17 (3.20%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.50%) Power BI
8 7 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.13%) Flink
10 5 (0.94%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.75%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (0.75%) QlikView
11 4 (0.75%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.13%) JIRA
3 5 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.38%) MSTest
5 2 (0.38%) NUnit
5 2 (0.38%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.19%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.19%) Hudson
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 198 (37.22%) Public Sector
2 152 (28.57%) Finance
3 105 (19.74%) Retail
4 67 (12.59%) Law
4 67 (12.59%) Police
5 44 (8.27%) Marketing
6 40 (7.52%) Telecoms
7 38 (7.14%) Fire and Rescue
8 19 (3.57%) Housing Association
8 19 (3.57%) Manufacturing
9 18 (3.38%) Social Housing
10 15 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (2.63%) Back Office
12 6 (1.13%) Electronics
12 6 (1.13%) Legal
13 4 (0.75%) Military
14 3 (0.56%) Billing
15 2 (0.38%) Banking
15 2 (0.38%) Environmental Health
15 2 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (16.35%) Analyst
2 66 (12.41%) Consultant
3 61 (11.47%) Project Manager
4 49 (9.21%) Architect
5 41 (7.71%) Developer
6 37 (6.95%) Business Analyst
7 29 (5.45%) IT Manager
8 22 (4.14%) Support Analyst
9 19 (3.57%) Applications Support
10 18 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
11 16 (3.01%) Business Manager
12 14 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (2.63%) Service Analyst
12 14 (2.63%) Software Analyst
12 14 (2.63%) Software Support Analyst
12 14 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
13 13 (2.44%) Coordinator
13 13 (2.44%) Senior Manager
13 13 (2.44%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.14%) .NET
2 22 (4.14%) HTML
3 21 (3.95%) Web Services
4 20 (3.76%) ASP.NET
4 20 (3.76%) CSS
5 15 (2.82%) Middleware
6 12 (2.26%) AngularJS
7 11 (2.07%) jQuery
8 9 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.50%) HTML5
9 8 (1.50%) Kafka
9 8 (1.50%) REST
9 8 (1.50%) Spring
10 7 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.13%) CSS3
11 6 (1.13%) Entity Framework
12 5 (0.94%) JSON
12 5 (0.94%) Node.js
12 5 (0.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 38 (7.14%) NHS
4 29 (5.45%) User Experience
5 23 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.95%) Driving Licence
6 21 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.95%) Social Media
7 20 (3.76%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.26%) Internet of Things
9 10 (1.88%) CCTV
10 9 (1.69%) Fibre Optics
10 9 (1.69%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.13%) Blog
12 6 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.13%) Smart City
13 4 (0.75%) e-Health
13 4 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.83%) Windows
2 12 (2.26%) Windows 7
3 10 (1.88%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.13%) Unix
6 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.75%) Linux
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.38%) Android
9 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (25.56%) Project Delivery
2 130 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (22.93%) Project Management
4 109 (20.49%) Problem-Solving
5 100 (18.80%) PRINCE2
6 85 (15.98%) Analytics
7 77 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (9.96%) ITIL
9 52 (9.77%) Service Delivery
10 48 (9.02%) Business Analysis
11 47 (8.83%) Process Management
12 44 (8.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 43 (8.08%) Change Control
13 43 (8.08%) CRM
13 43 (8.08%) Decision-Making
14 42 (7.89%) Coaching
15 40 (7.52%) Change Management
15 40 (7.52%) Portfolio Management
16 38 (7.14%) DevOps
16 38 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (12.41%) SQL
2 39 (7.33%) C#
3 37 (6.95%) JavaScript
4 30 (5.64%) C
5 12 (2.26%) Java
6 10 (1.88%) Python
6 10 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.69%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.32%) C++
9 6 (1.13%) Go
9 6 (1.13%) Lua
9 6 (1.13%) Rust
10 5 (0.94%) ES6
11 4 (0.75%) Java 8
11 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.75%) VB
11 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.56%) PHP
12 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 110 (20.68%) Degree
2 83 (15.60%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.95%) DBS Check
4 26 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.07%) PMP
7 10 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.50%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.32%) APMP
9 7 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.32%) ISEB
10 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.13%) MCSE
10 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.94%) CCNP
11 5 (0.94%) CISSP
11 5 (0.94%) HNC
11 5 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.33%) PMO
2 16 (3.01%) QA
3 15 (2.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 15 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.63%) SLA
5 11 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 11 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.75%) GDPR
8 3 (0.56%) COBIT
9 2 (0.38%) P3O
10 1 (0.19%) BS7666
10 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.75%) Docker
6 4 (0.75%) KVM
6 4 (0.75%) vSphere
6 4 (0.75%) Xen
7 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.20%) SCCM
2 10 (1.88%) WSUS
3 6 (1.13%) CASB
3 6 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.94%) Stealthwatch
5 4 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.56%) QRadar
7 2 (0.38%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.19%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 121 (22.74%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.10%) Capita
3 34 (6.39%) VMware
4 33 (6.20%) Cisco
5 27 (5.08%) Google
6 24 (4.51%) Oracle
7 20 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.63%) BT
9 13 (2.44%) Rackspace
10 12 (2.26%) CheckPoint
10 12 (2.26%) SAP
11 11 (2.07%) Citrix
11 11 (2.07%) EMC
11 11 (2.07%) Juniper
12 10 (1.88%) Dell
13 9 (1.69%) McAfee
14 7 (1.32%) IBM
15 6 (1.13%) HP
15 6 (1.13%) Symantec
15 6 (1.13%) Trend Micro