Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 889 908
Rank change year-on-year +81 +19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 315 285 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.50% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 271 234 303
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,021 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,125 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 63,162 72,764 78,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.22% 44.29% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48,984 53,179 64,705
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 +103 141 £50,000 - 23
North of England +40 57 £45,000 -14.29% 10
South East -13 45 £44,000 +10.00% 12
North West +31 35 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England +48 29 £34,113 -14.72% 3
Yorkshire +16 21 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Midlands -6 18 £47,500 -6.86% 16
South West -7 17 £44,500 -7.29% 7
West Midlands -4 12 £49,083 -12.35% 5
East Midlands -5 6 £43,750 +45.13% 11
North East -9 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 88 (27.94%) Finance
2 73 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (21.27%) Project Management
4 60 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 56 (17.78%) Degree
6 54 (17.14%) Retail
6 54 (17.14%) ITIL
7 52 (16.51%) Management Information System
8 45 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (13.02%) SQL
11 35 (11.11%) Windows
12 34 (10.79%) PRINCE2
13 32 (10.16%) Web Services
14 31 (9.84%) Office 365
14 31 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (9.21%) Analytics
16 28 (8.89%) SQL Server
17 27 (8.57%) Information Security
18 26 (8.25%) Cisco
18 26 (8.25%) SaaS
19 25 (7.94%) Business Analysis
19 25 (7.94%) Security Cleared
20 24 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
20 24 (7.62%) UML
20 24 (7.62%) VMware
21 23 (7.30%) Active Directory
21 23 (7.30%) Google
21 23 (7.30%) GDPR

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 7 (2.22%) Confluence
2 6 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.95%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.95%) NetWeaver
3 3 (0.95%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 24 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.95%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.32%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.84%) Office 365
2 26 (8.25%) SaaS
3 24 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (3.81%) IaaS
7 11 (3.49%) PaaS
8 7 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.27%) G Suite
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.32%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.40%) Wireless
2 14 (4.44%) LAN
3 13 (4.13%) Ethernet
4 10 (3.17%) WAN
5 9 (2.86%) Firewall
6 8 (2.54%) DNS
6 8 (2.54%) Internet
6 8 (2.54%) VoIP
7 7 (2.22%) ADSL
7 7 (2.22%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.90%) Network Security
9 5 (1.59%) Broadband
9 5 (1.59%) DHCP
9 5 (1.59%) MPLS
9 5 (1.59%) VLAN
10 4 (1.27%) Intranet
10 4 (1.27%) ISDN
10 4 (1.27%) PABX
10 4 (1.27%) PBX
10 4 (1.27%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.81%) Power BI
5 11 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.86%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.54%) QlikView
8 7 (2.22%) Big Data
8 7 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.59%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (1.27%) Semantic Layer
10 4 (1.27%) Spotfire
11 3 (0.95%) DB2
11 3 (0.95%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (4.76%) JIRA
2 6 (1.90%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 88 (27.94%) Finance
2 54 (17.14%) Retail
3 20 (6.35%) Marketing
4 18 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 16 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.49%) Back Office
7 9 (2.86%) Advertising
8 8 (2.54%) Law
9 4 (1.27%) Legal
9 4 (1.27%) Military
10 3 (0.95%) Banking
10 3 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (19.68%) Consultant
2 38 (12.06%) Analyst
3 32 (10.16%) Architect
4 28 (8.89%) Developer
5 21 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
7 16 (5.08%) AWS Architect
7 16 (5.08%) AWS Consultant
7 16 (5.08%) Cloud Consultant
7 16 (5.08%) Web Architect
7 16 (5.08%) Web Consultant
8 12 (3.81%) Product Consultant
9 10 (3.17%) Service Manager
10 9 (2.86%) Junior
10 9 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.54%) Business Analyst
11 8 (2.54%) Information Manager
11 8 (2.54%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.54%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.54%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.16%) Web Services
2 17 (5.40%) Middleware
3 16 (5.08%) .NET
4 12 (3.81%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.17%) XML
6 9 (2.86%) 802.1X
7 8 (2.54%) CSS
7 8 (2.54%) HTML
8 5 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.59%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.59%) jQuery
8 5 (1.59%) Spring
8 5 (1.59%) XSL
9 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.27%) JAXB
9 4 (1.27%) JAX-WS
9 4 (1.27%) JSON
9 4 (1.27%) Lucene
9 4 (1.27%) RESTful
9 4 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.51%) Management Information System
2 31 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (5.71%) User Experience
6 17 (5.40%) NHS
7 9 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.90%) BBC
9 5 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.59%) Robotics
9 5 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.27%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) New Media
11 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.11%) Windows
2 17 (5.40%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.13%) Unix
4 10 (3.17%) Linux
5 5 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.27%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.95%) AIX
7 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (21.27%) Project Management
3 54 (17.14%) ITIL
4 45 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (10.79%) PRINCE2
7 29 (9.21%) Analytics
8 27 (8.57%) Information Security
9 25 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 24 (7.62%) UML
11 22 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (6.67%) Service Management
13 20 (6.35%) Presales
13 20 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
13 20 (6.35%) Use Case
14 19 (6.03%) Customer Requirements
15 18 (5.71%) Change Control
15 18 (5.71%) DevOps
15 18 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.02%) SQL
2 15 (4.76%) C#
3 11 (3.49%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.49%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.86%) Java
5 6 (1.90%) C
5 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.90%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.59%) XPath
7 4 (1.27%) VBA
8 3 (0.95%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (0.63%) PHP
9 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) C++
10 1 (0.32%) Python
10 1 (0.32%) Ruby
10 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (17.78%) Degree
2 25 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.17%) CISM
4 10 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.86%) CISA
5 9 (2.86%) CISSP
6 8 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.90%) CCNP
7 6 (1.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.59%) GIAC
8 5 (1.59%) SANS
9 4 (1.27%) CCIE
9 4 (1.27%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.27%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.95%) CIPD
10 3 (0.95%) ISACA
11 2 (0.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.30%) GDPR
2 22 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (2.86%) COBIT
4 9 (2.86%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.86%) SLA
5 8 (2.54%) PMO
6 6 (1.90%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.95%) QA
8 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.59%) XenApp
5 4 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.54%) SCCM
2 3 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.63%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.25%) Cisco
3 24 (7.62%) VMware
4 23 (7.30%) Google
5 16 (5.08%) Rackspace
6 15 (4.76%) SAP
7 10 (3.17%) Aruba
7 10 (3.17%) Oracle
8 9 (2.86%) Citrix
8 9 (2.86%) HP
8 9 (2.86%) NETGEAR
8 9 (2.86%) Ruckus Wireless
9 5 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.59%) Avaya
9 5 (1.59%) BT
9 5 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.59%) Cognos
9 5 (1.59%) Mitel
9 5 (1.59%) Tableau
10 4 (1.27%) Panasonic