Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > England
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 834 789
Rank change year-on-year -38 -45 +100
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 288 300 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.42% 0.45% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 228 241 421
England median annual salary £45,473 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.27% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £20,500 £24,482 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,250 £72,500 £78,750
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 69,374 66,423 84,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.81% 41.50% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54,720 53,779 69,980
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
North of England -8 80 £48,750 -25.00% 19
London -21 69 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire +21 56 £40,000 -38.46% 9
South East +4 43 £39,750 +6.00% 3
East of England -4 37 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Midlands -5 35 £51,270 -2.34% 13
West Midlands -6 26 £45,947 -20.09% 8
North West -26 24 £65,000 +4.00% 7
South West -46 16 £34,612 -27.13% 6
East Midlands -4 9 £75,000 +100.00% 5
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (37.50%) Finance
2 67 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 57 (19.79%) Degree
4 55 (19.10%) ITIL
5 42 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (13.89%) Management Information System
7 36 (12.50%) Capita
8 35 (12.15%) Migration
9 34 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
9 34 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
11 32 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 31 (10.76%) VMware
12 31 (10.76%) Retail
12 31 (10.76%) PRINCE2
13 29 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (9.72%) CRM
15 25 (8.68%) Web Services
15 25 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (8.68%) Problem Management
16 23 (7.99%) Security Cleared
16 23 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (7.99%) Open Source
16 23 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (7.99%) DevOps
16 23 (7.99%) Project Management
17 22 (7.64%) Middleware
17 22 (7.64%) SQL Server
17 22 (7.64%) Business Analysis
18 21 (7.29%) Google

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 (2.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.08%) CMS
2 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.08%) IIS
3 3 (1.04%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.69%) Drupal
4 2 (0.69%) Moodle
4 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.69%) WordPress
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) DNN
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 17 (5.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.04%) OPENHousing
2 3 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.69%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.35%) iTrent
4 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.35%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.78%) SaaS
6 7 (2.43%) Office 365
7 2 (0.69%) IaaS
8 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.78%) Firewall
1 8 (2.78%) Internet
2 6 (2.08%) Cisco Firepower
2 6 (2.08%) Network Security
3 4 (1.39%) LAN
3 4 (1.39%) SAN
4 3 (1.04%) DNS
4 3 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.04%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.04%) WAN
5 2 (0.69%) 3G
5 2 (0.69%) 4G
5 2 (0.69%) DHCP
5 2 (0.69%) GSM
5 2 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.69%) TETRA
5 2 (0.69%) VoIP
5 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.69%) Wireless
6 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.21%) MS Access
4 9 (3.13%) Big Data
5 7 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.43%) Power BI
5 7 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.39%) PowerPivot
8 3 (1.04%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.04%) QlikView
9 2 (0.69%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.69%) GIS
9 2 (0.69%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.35%) EDMS
10 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) Ant
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Gradle
3 1 (0.35%) Grunt
3 1 (0.35%) gulp
3 1 (0.35%) Maven
3 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 108 (37.50%) Finance
2 31 (10.76%) Retail
3 21 (7.29%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.21%) Advertising
5 12 (4.17%) Back Office
6 11 (3.82%) Billing
7 7 (2.43%) Marketing
8 4 (1.39%) Front Office
8 4 (1.39%) Legal
9 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (22.22%) Consultant
2 37 (12.85%) Architect
3 31 (10.76%) Analyst
4 21 (7.29%) AWS Architect
4 21 (7.29%) AWS Consultant
4 21 (7.29%) Cloud Architect
4 21 (7.29%) Cloud Consultant
4 21 (7.29%) Web Architect
4 21 (7.29%) Web Consultant
5 20 (6.94%) Developer
6 18 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 18 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.17%) ICT Architect
7 12 (4.17%) Sales Executive
8 11 (3.82%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (3.47%) Functional Consultant
9 10 (3.47%) Report Analyst
9 10 (3.47%) Senior Architect
10 9 (3.13%) Head of Development
11 8 (2.78%) ICT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.68%) Web Services
2 22 (7.64%) Middleware
3 17 (5.90%) .NET
4 8 (2.78%) HTML
5 6 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.74%) COM
6 5 (1.74%) CSS
7 4 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.39%) HTML5
7 4 (1.39%) Laravel
7 4 (1.39%) Symfony
7 4 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.39%) WCF
8 2 (0.69%) CSS3
8 2 (0.69%) RSS
8 2 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.69%) XML
9 1 (0.35%) Flash
9 1 (0.35%) J2EE
9 1 (0.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 29 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (7.29%) Driving Licence
4 17 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.43%) NHS
8 6 (2.08%) Robotics
9 4 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.39%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.39%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.39%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.04%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.04%) User Experience
10 3 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.69%) Industry 4.0
11 2 (0.69%) Life Science
11 2 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.29%) Windows
2 17 (5.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.69%) Linux
7 2 (0.69%) Unix
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.10%) ITIL
2 42 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (12.15%) Migration
4 34 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 31 (10.76%) PRINCE2
7 28 (9.72%) CRM
8 25 (8.68%) Problem Management
9 23 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (7.99%) DevOps
9 23 (7.99%) Open Source
9 23 (7.99%) Project Management
10 22 (7.64%) Business Analysis
11 21 (7.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 21 (7.29%) SOA
11 21 (7.29%) UML
11 21 (7.29%) Use Case
12 20 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (6.94%) Presales
12 20 (6.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.29%) SQL
2 14 (4.86%) VBA
3 11 (3.82%) C
4 10 (3.47%) C#
5 8 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.43%) VB
7 6 (2.08%) PHP
8 4 (1.39%) Java
9 2 (0.69%) C++
9 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.69%) Python
9 2 (0.69%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) Scala
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (19.79%) Degree
2 23 (7.99%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.43%) CCIE
7 7 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.43%) CISSP
8 6 (2.08%) CCNP
8 6 (2.08%) GIAC
8 6 (2.08%) ISACA
8 6 (2.08%) SANS
9 4 (1.39%) CISA
9 4 (1.39%) MCITP
9 4 (1.39%) MCP
9 4 (1.39%) MCSE
9 4 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (1.04%) CCNA
10 3 (1.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.21%) GDPR
2 13 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.82%) SLA
5 9 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (2.08%) Data Quality
7 6 (2.08%) PMO
8 4 (1.39%) QA
9 1 (0.35%) GPG13
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.74%) XenApp
5 2 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Docker
6 1 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) RSA Security Analytics
1 3 (1.04%) SCOM
2 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.69%) SCCM
2 2 (0.69%) SmoothWall
2 2 (0.69%) WSUS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.35%) Nagios
3 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.50%) Capita
3 31 (10.76%) VMware
4 21 (7.29%) Google
4 21 (7.29%) Rackspace
4 21 (7.29%) Xerox
5 14 (4.86%) Cisco
6 11 (3.82%) McAfee
7 10 (3.47%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.47%) Juniper
7 10 (3.47%) Palo Alto
8 9 (3.13%) Civica
8 9 (3.13%) Symantec
9 8 (2.78%) F5
10 7 (2.43%) SAP
11 6 (2.08%) Citrix
12 5 (1.74%) Oracle
13 4 (1.39%) Northgate
13 4 (1.39%) Trend Micro
14 3 (1.04%) Tableau