Period
to 23 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 602 600 661
Rank change year-on-year -2 +61 +73
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 411 546 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.91% 0.95% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 295 449 440
England median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% +2.30% +6.10%
10th Percentile £28,522 £26,019 £23,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,355 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -5.88%

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 45,399 57,735 71,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.33% 41.31% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34,777 44,302 56,329
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.45% +10.00% -

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +8 135 £48,500 +2.11% 45
North of England +56 78 £38,000 -5.82% 42
Midlands +56 65 £40,617 -8.73% 38
South East +22 63 £55,000 +22.91% 33
West Midlands +35 43 £65,000 +38.18% 27
South West +25 41 £38,250 +0.51% 20
Yorkshire +48 40 £37,500 -16.67% 15
North West +30 29 £55,000 +36.31% 26
East Midlands +43 20 £30,000 -17.24% 11
East of England +16 20 £55,000 +46.67% 13
North East +20 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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.

1 168 (40.88%) Public Sector
2 105 (25.55%) Microsoft
3 98 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (21.41%) Project Management
5 76 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (17.76%) Finance
7 66 (16.06%) Security Cleared
8 65 (15.82%) Azure
8 65 (15.82%) Capita
9 64 (15.57%) Project Delivery
10 62 (15.09%) Retail
11 61 (14.84%) Change Management
12 54 (13.14%) Analytics
12 54 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (12.90%) PRINCE2
14 49 (11.92%) Degree
15 47 (11.44%) SQL
15 47 (11.44%) Telecoms
16 46 (11.19%) Police
17 45 (10.95%) Law
18 44 (10.71%) Service Delivery
18 44 (10.71%) SQL Server
18 44 (10.71%) ITIL
19 43 (10.46%) Active Directory
20 42 (10.22%) Windows
20 42 (10.22%) VMware
21 41 (9.98%) Management Information System
21 41 (9.98%) Office 365
22 40 (9.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 35 (8.52%) AWS

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 27 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.16%) IIS
3 12 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.46%) CMS
4 6 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.46%) nginx
5 3 (0.73%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.73%) Drupal
5 3 (0.73%) WordPress
6 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.24%) InVision
6 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) Sketch
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.82%) Azure
2 41 (9.98%) Office 365
3 35 (8.52%) AWS
4 17 (4.14%) SaaS
5 9 (2.19%) Power Platform
6 8 (1.95%) IaaS
7 7 (1.70%) Azure Functions
7 7 (1.70%) GCP
7 7 (1.70%) Serverless
8 6 (1.46%) Cloudflare
9 4 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.97%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.73%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.73%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.73%) PaaS
10 3 (0.73%) Slack
11 1 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.08%) Internet
2 12 (2.92%) DNS
2 12 (2.92%) SAN
3 8 (1.95%) NetScaler
3 8 (1.95%) SSL
3 8 (1.95%) Wireless
4 7 (1.70%) DWDM
4 7 (1.70%) Firewall
5 6 (1.46%) DHCP
5 6 (1.46%) HTTP
5 6 (1.46%) Intranet
5 6 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.46%) VPN
5 6 (1.46%) WebEx
6 5 (1.22%) MPLS
7 4 (0.97%) WAN
8 3 (0.73%) VoIP
9 2 (0.49%) LAN
9 2 (0.49%) Skype
9 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.89%) Big Data
3 12 (2.92%) GIS
4 9 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.70%) Power BI
6 6 (1.46%) ClickHouse
6 6 (1.46%) Flink
6 6 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.73%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.24%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.22%) JIRA
3 4 (0.97%) AdminStudio
3 4 (0.97%) AutoIt
3 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.73%) Ant
4 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.73%) Gradle
4 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.73%) PostCSS
4 3 (0.73%) Subversion
4 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.24%) ERwin
6 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 168 (40.88%) Public Sector
2 73 (17.76%) Finance
3 62 (15.09%) Retail
4 47 (11.44%) Telecoms
5 46 (11.19%) Police
6 45 (10.95%) Law
7 14 (3.41%) Marketing
8 12 (2.92%) Fire and Rescue
9 9 (2.19%) Legal
9 9 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.70%) Electronics
11 5 (1.22%) Billing
11 5 (1.22%) Housing Association
11 5 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.97%) Publishing
13 2 (0.49%) Back Office
13 2 (0.49%) Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
14 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (10.71%) Analyst
2 40 (9.73%) Project Manager
3 35 (8.52%) Developer
4 30 (7.30%) Architect
4 30 (7.30%) Consultant
5 25 (6.08%) Business Analyst
6 18 (4.38%) Change Manager
7 17 (4.14%) Coordinator
8 14 (3.41%) ERP Manager
8 14 (3.41%) IT Manager
9 12 (2.92%) Software Developer
9 12 (2.92%) Technical Architect
10 10 (2.43%) Account Manager
10 10 (2.43%) Senior Developer
10 10 (2.43%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (2.19%) ICT Manager
12 8 (1.95%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (1.95%) IT Support
12 8 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.33%) .NET
2 21 (5.11%) Web Services
3 16 (3.89%) CSS
4 15 (3.65%) Middleware
5 14 (3.41%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.16%) XML
7 11 (2.68%) HTML
8 7 (1.70%) Kafka
9 4 (0.97%) JSON
10 3 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Camel
10 3 (0.73%) Drush
10 3 (0.73%) GWT
10 3 (0.73%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.73%) J2SE
10 3 (0.73%) JMS
10 3 (0.73%) REST
10 3 (0.73%) Sass
10 3 (0.73%) SOAP
10 3 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.98%) Management Information System
2 30 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (5.35%) NHS
5 21 (5.11%) User Experience
6 17 (4.14%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.95%) Social Media
8 7 (1.70%) CCTV
9 6 (1.46%) Blog
9 6 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.22%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.22%) Smart City
11 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.97%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.73%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.73%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.22%) Windows
2 22 (5.35%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.16%) Linux
3 13 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.92%) Unix
5 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (21.41%) Project Management
3 76 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (15.57%) Project Delivery
5 61 (14.84%) Change Management
6 54 (13.14%) Analytics
6 54 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 44 (10.71%) ITIL
8 44 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 40 (9.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 34 (8.27%) Coaching
11 31 (7.54%) Change Control
12 30 (7.30%) Decision-Making
12 30 (7.30%) Portfolio Management
13 26 (6.33%) IT Strategy
14 25 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (6.08%) Mentoring
15 24 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (5.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.44%) SQL
2 28 (6.81%) C#
3 23 (5.60%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.87%) C
5 14 (3.41%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.41%) Python
6 9 (2.19%) VB
7 8 (1.95%) VBScript
8 7 (1.70%) Java
9 6 (1.46%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.46%) C++
9 6 (1.46%) Go
9 6 (1.46%) Lua
9 6 (1.46%) Rust
10 5 (1.22%) Ruby
11 4 (0.97%) PHP
11 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.24%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 66 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.92%) Degree
3 28 (6.81%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.11%) DBS Check
5 16 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.70%) APMP
6 7 (1.70%) HNC
6 7 (1.70%) PMP
7 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.22%) MCSE
8 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.97%) CCNA
9 4 (0.97%) CCNP
9 4 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.97%) CISSP
9 4 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.97%) MCP
9 4 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.03%) PMO
2 31 (7.54%) QA
3 19 (4.62%) SLA
4 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.73%) P3O
7 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.49%) GDPR
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.97%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.97%) XenApp
6 4 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (7.54%) SCCM
2 13 (3.16%) WSUS
3 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.97%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.73%) QRadar
6 2 (0.49%) Kibana
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 105 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.82%) Capita
3 42 (10.22%) VMware
4 28 (6.81%) Citrix
5 26 (6.33%) Cisco
6 25 (6.08%) Oracle
7 12 (2.92%) EMC
7 12 (2.92%) Google
8 11 (2.68%) BT
8 11 (2.68%) Juniper
9 9 (2.19%) NEC
9 9 (2.19%) Northgate
9 9 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.70%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.46%) Sage
12 5 (1.22%) Arqiva
12 5 (1.22%) HP
12 5 (1.22%) Virgin Media
13 4 (0.97%) 3PAR
13 4 (0.97%) Ivanti