Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 823 824
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 313 338 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 264 273 388
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,000 £25,164
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,486
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.71% -11.80%

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 67,130 68,149 83,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.62% 42.00% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 52,459 53,740 68,822
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +11 105 £50,000 +9.93% 24
North of England +24 77 £40,000 -38.46% 6
Yorkshire +21 52 £37,500 -42.31% 3
East of England +9 41 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South East +5 35 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Midlands -2 34 £45,947 -20.09% 12
West Midlands +14 27 £45,947 -20.09% 9
North West -4 24 £56,500 +13.00% 3
South West -56 11 £34,612 -42.31% 2
East Midlands +19 7 £47,500 +26.67% 3
North East -18 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 108 (34.50%) Finance
2 75 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 65 (20.77%) ITIL
4 62 (19.81%) Degree
5 42 (13.42%) Management Information System
5 42 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (13.10%) Project Management
7 39 (12.46%) Microsoft Excel
8 38 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
8 38 (12.14%) Capita
8 38 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (11.82%) Retail
10 33 (10.54%) Problem Management
10 33 (10.54%) Service Delivery
11 32 (10.22%) VMware
12 31 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (9.27%) Business Analysis
13 29 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (9.27%) PRINCE2
14 28 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (8.63%) Web Services
15 27 (8.63%) Migration
16 26 (8.31%) Enterprise Software
17 25 (7.99%) CRM
18 24 (7.67%) Customer Requirements
19 23 (7.35%) Driving Licence
19 23 (7.35%) Presales
19 23 (7.35%) UML
19 23 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis

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 9 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.60%) IIS
5 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.64%) Apache
6 2 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Drupal
7 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.32%) Moodle
7 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (12.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (6.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.28%) OPENHousing
3 3 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.64%) OPENContractor
5 1 (0.32%) iTrent
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.32%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.32%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (5.43%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (4.15%) SaaS
6 12 (3.83%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) G Suite
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.15%) Firewall
2 12 (3.83%) Internet
3 10 (3.19%) LAN
3 10 (3.19%) VoIP
4 9 (2.88%) WAN
5 7 (2.24%) ADSL
6 6 (1.92%) DNS
6 6 (1.92%) Network Security
7 5 (1.60%) Broadband
7 5 (1.60%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (1.60%) MPLS
7 5 (1.60%) Wireless
8 4 (1.28%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.28%) ISDN
8 4 (1.28%) PABX
8 4 (1.28%) PBX
8 4 (1.28%) PSTN
8 4 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.28%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.47%) MS Access
4 12 (3.83%) Power BI
5 11 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.60%) Big Data
8 4 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.28%) PowerPivot
8 4 (1.28%) Semantic Layer
9 3 (0.96%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.96%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (0.96%) QlikView
10 2 (0.64%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.24%) JIRA
2 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Ant
3 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Gradle
3 1 (0.32%) Grunt
3 1 (0.32%) gulp
3 1 (0.32%) Maven
3 1 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 108 (34.50%) Finance
2 37 (11.82%) Retail
3 20 (6.39%) Manufacturing
4 19 (6.07%) Advertising
5 13 (4.15%) Billing
6 10 (3.19%) Marketing
6 10 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.24%) Back Office
7 7 (2.24%) Legal
8 2 (0.64%) Banking
8 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 80 (25.56%) Consultant
2 42 (13.42%) Analyst
2 42 (13.42%) Architect
3 21 (6.71%) Cloud Architect
4 20 (6.39%) AWS Architect
4 20 (6.39%) AWS Consultant
4 20 (6.39%) Cloud Consultant
4 20 (6.39%) Web Architect
4 20 (6.39%) Web Consultant
5 17 (5.43%) Product Consultant
5 17 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 13 (4.15%) Functional Consultant
6 13 (4.15%) Programme Manager
7 12 (3.83%) ICT Architect
7 12 (3.83%) Sales Executive
8 10 (3.19%) Developer
8 10 (3.19%) IT Manager
8 10 (3.19%) Product Analyst
8 10 (3.19%) Report Analyst
9 9 (2.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.63%) Web Services
2 22 (7.03%) Middleware
3 7 (2.24%) .NET
4 6 (1.92%) HTML
5 5 (1.60%) COM
5 5 (1.60%) CSS
6 4 (1.28%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.28%) HTML5
6 4 (1.28%) Laravel
6 4 (1.28%) Symfony
6 4 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.96%) XML
8 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.64%) RSS
8 2 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.32%) Ajax
9 1 (0.32%) jQuery
9 1 (0.32%) JSON
9 1 (0.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.42%) Management Information System
2 28 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.31%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (7.35%) Driving Licence
5 22 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.15%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.56%) Robotics
7 8 (2.56%) User Experience
8 7 (2.24%) NHS
9 5 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.60%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.96%) CMDB
11 3 (0.96%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.64%) Industry 4.0
12 2 (0.64%) Life Science
12 2 (0.64%) PKI
12 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.03%) Windows
2 15 (4.79%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.60%) Unix
5 5 (1.60%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Android
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.77%) ITIL
2 42 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (13.10%) Project Management
4 38 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (10.54%) Problem Management
5 33 (10.54%) Service Delivery
6 31 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (9.27%) Business Analysis
7 29 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (9.27%) PRINCE2
8 27 (8.63%) Migration
9 25 (7.99%) CRM
10 24 (7.67%) Customer Requirements
11 23 (7.35%) Presales
11 23 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 23 (7.35%) UML
12 22 (7.03%) Change Control
12 22 (7.03%) DevOps
12 22 (7.03%) Open Source
13 21 (6.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.03%) SQL
2 14 (4.47%) C
2 14 (4.47%) VBA
3 8 (2.56%) VB
4 7 (2.24%) PHP
4 7 (2.24%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.60%) C#
6 5 (1.60%) Java
6 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.64%) Python
7 2 (0.64%) Ruby
7 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (19.81%) Degree
2 18 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.15%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.24%) CCIE
6 7 (2.24%) CCNP
6 7 (2.24%) CISSP
7 5 (1.60%) CISA
7 5 (1.60%) CISM
7 5 (1.60%) GIAC
7 5 (1.60%) MCITP
7 5 (1.60%) MCP
7 5 (1.60%) MCSE
7 5 (1.60%) SANS
8 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.96%) ISACA
8 3 (0.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.03%) GDPR
2 15 (4.79%) SLA
3 13 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (3.83%) Data Quality
5 9 (2.88%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (1.60%) PMO
8 2 (0.64%) QA
9 1 (0.32%) GPG13
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.24%) XenApp
5 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Docker
6 1 (0.32%) Firmware
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.28%) SCOM
2 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.64%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (0.64%) SCCM
2 2 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.64%) SmoothWall
2 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.64%) WSUS
3 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.32%) Nagios
3 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.14%) Capita
3 32 (10.22%) VMware
4 22 (7.03%) Cisco
4 22 (7.03%) Google
4 22 (7.03%) Xerox
5 20 (6.39%) Rackspace
6 13 (4.15%) Oracle
7 10 (3.19%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.19%) Citrix
8 9 (2.88%) Juniper
9 8 (2.56%) McAfee
10 7 (2.24%) Palo Alto
11 6 (1.92%) Avaya
11 6 (1.92%) F5
11 6 (1.92%) Remedy
11 6 (1.92%) Symantec
12 5 (1.60%) Northgate
12 5 (1.60%) SAP
13 4 (1.28%) Ericsson