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

Local Government
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 913 849
Rank change year-on-year +40 -64 +29
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 267 243 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 216 212 339
England median annual salary £50,482 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.18% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,000 £25,803
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £77,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +14.46% +3.75%

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 69,667 70,838 87,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.98% 42.38% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 53,220 57,817 71,717
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 January 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 January 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 +12 76 £55,000 -8.33% 14
South East +39 52 £42,000 +12.00% 13
Midlands +38 50 £51,750 -1.43% 13
North of England -1 48 £65,000 +4.00% 10
Yorkshire +17 32 £63,750 -1.92% 5
West Midlands +20 31 £52,500 -8.70% 7
South West +9 22 £42,500 +11.11% 5
East Midlands +42 19 £37,500 +17.12% 6
East of England +20 17 £50,000 +66.49% 10
North West -18 15 £65,000 +62.50% 4
North East - 1 £50,000 - 1
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 88 (32.96%) Finance
2 66 (24.72%) Microsoft
3 46 (17.23%) .NET
4 41 (15.36%) SQL
5 40 (14.98%) ITIL
6 39 (14.61%) Degree
7 38 (14.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 36 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (12.73%) SQL Server
10 33 (12.36%) Capita
11 31 (11.61%) C#
12 30 (11.24%) PRINCE2
12 30 (11.24%) Project Management
13 29 (10.86%) Migration
13 29 (10.86%) Management Information System
13 29 (10.86%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (10.49%) VMware
15 27 (10.11%) CRM
16 25 (9.36%) ASP.NET
16 25 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (8.99%) Web Development
17 24 (8.99%) Web Services
18 23 (8.61%) Windows
18 23 (8.61%) Retail
18 23 (8.61%) Open Source
19 21 (7.87%) DevOps
20 20 (7.49%) Use Case
20 20 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (7.49%) HTML

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 (2.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.25%) IIS
3 5 (1.87%) CMS
3 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.75%) Moodle
5 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.75%) WordPress
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.37%) DNN
6 1 (0.37%) Drupal
6 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.37%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 16 (5.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.12%) OPENHousing
3 3 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.37%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.37%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.37%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.37%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.37%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.75%) SaaS
5 7 (2.62%) Office 365
6 4 (1.50%) IaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) SAN
2 4 (1.50%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.12%) DNS
3 3 (1.12%) Internet
3 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.12%) Wireless
4 2 (0.75%) DHCP
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
4 2 (0.75%) Skype
5 1 (0.37%) BGP
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.37%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) SNMP
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.24%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.25%) Big Data
5 6 (2.25%) MS Access
6 5 (1.87%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.50%) GIS
8 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.12%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.75%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.75%) Lumira
9 2 (0.75%) Power BI
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) EDMS
10 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (32.96%) Finance
2 23 (8.61%) Retail
3 18 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.12%) Back Office
4 11 (4.12%) Legal
4 11 (4.12%) Marketing
5 7 (2.62%) Law
6 5 (1.87%) Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Advertising
8 3 (1.12%) Front Office
9 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (16.85%) Consultant
2 40 (14.98%) Developer
3 29 (10.86%) Architect
4 24 (8.99%) Analyst
5 21 (7.87%) ICT Manager
6 20 (7.49%) Project Manager
7 19 (7.12%) Cloud Architect
8 18 (6.74%) AWS Architect
8 18 (6.74%) AWS Consultant
8 18 (6.74%) Cloud Consultant
8 18 (6.74%) IT Manager
8 18 (6.74%) Web Architect
8 18 (6.74%) Web Consultant
9 17 (6.37%) .NET Developer
9 17 (6.37%) Senior Architect
10 16 (5.99%) Senior Consultant
11 13 (4.87%) CRM Developer
11 13 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 13 (4.87%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.49%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.23%) .NET
2 25 (9.36%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.99%) Web Services
4 20 (7.49%) HTML
5 18 (6.74%) Middleware
6 13 (4.87%) Ajax
6 13 (4.87%) XML
6 13 (4.87%) XSL
7 4 (1.50%) WCF
8 3 (1.12%) CSS
8 3 (1.12%) HTML5
9 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.75%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.37%) Akka
10 1 (0.37%) CSS3
10 1 (0.37%) Java EE
10 1 (0.37%) Laravel
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (0.37%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.86%) Enterprise Software
1 29 (10.86%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.87%) Virtual Team
3 12 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.12%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.25%) NHS
7 5 (1.87%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.50%) CESG
9 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.12%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.12%) User Experience
10 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.37%) CCTV
11 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.37%) Life Science
11 1 (0.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.61%) Windows
2 18 (6.74%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.50%) Linux
5 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.12%) Unix
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.37%) AIX
8 1 (0.37%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.98%) ITIL
2 38 (14.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 36 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (11.24%) PRINCE2
4 30 (11.24%) Project Management
5 29 (10.86%) Migration
6 27 (10.11%) CRM
7 24 (8.99%) Web Development
8 23 (8.61%) Open Source
9 21 (7.87%) DevOps
10 20 (7.49%) Use Case
11 19 (7.12%) UML
12 18 (6.74%) IT Strategy
12 18 (6.74%) Presales
12 18 (6.74%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (6.74%) Service Delivery
12 18 (6.74%) SOA
13 16 (5.99%) Acceptance Criteria
13 16 (5.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.36%) SQL
2 31 (11.61%) C#
3 20 (7.49%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.50%) Java
6 3 (1.12%) PHP
6 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.75%) C
7 2 (0.75%) C++
7 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.37%) Python
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) Scala
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 39 (14.61%) Degree
2 13 (4.87%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.25%) MCP
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.87%) CISSP
6 5 (1.87%) MCITP
6 5 (1.87%) MCSE
7 4 (1.50%) CCNA
7 4 (1.50%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (1.50%) CREST Certified
7 4 (1.50%) GIAC
7 4 (1.50%) ISACA
7 4 (1.50%) OSCP
7 4 (1.50%) SANS
8 3 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.12%) PCI DSS
1 11 (4.12%) SLA
2 8 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.25%) PMO
4 5 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.87%) QA
4 5 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.50%) WCAG
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.37%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) Ansible
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.37%) Netcool
2 1 (0.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.36%) Capita
3 28 (10.49%) VMware
4 19 (7.12%) Google
5 18 (6.74%) Rackspace
6 11 (4.12%) Cisco
6 11 (4.12%) Oracle
7 8 (3.00%) Civica
8 7 (2.62%) SAP
9 6 (2.25%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.25%) McAfee
9 6 (2.25%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.25%) Symantec
10 5 (1.87%) F5
10 5 (1.87%) Juniper
11 4 (1.50%) Trend Micro
12 3 (1.12%) Northgate
13 2 (0.75%) Apple
13 2 (0.75%) Citrix
13 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds