Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 859 869
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 322 320 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 266 256 366
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,650
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +29.60% -14.09%
10th Percentile £20,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -18.26%

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 65,996 72,338 82,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.65% 43.48% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 51,107 54,043 68,083
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +85 130 £45,000 -6.25% 10
North of England +40 75 £44,000 -32.31% 11
Yorkshire +28 44 £42,000 -35.38% 3
South East +2 36 £37,500 -6.25% 11
North West +37 30 £44,376 -1.93% 5
Midlands +14 29 £45,947 -8.11% 10
East of England +6 29 £39,000 +2.63% 6
West Midlands +25 23 £45,947 -20.09% 3
South West -51 16 £32,500 -49.62% 3
East Midlands +14 6 £43,750 +16.67% 7
North East -20 1 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 113 (35.09%) Finance
2 80 (24.84%) Microsoft
3 63 (19.57%) ITIL
4 60 (18.63%) Degree
5 57 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (17.39%) Project Management
7 50 (15.53%) Management Information System
8 48 (14.91%) Retail
9 47 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (12.11%) Microsoft Office
10 39 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
12 36 (11.18%) Capita
13 33 (10.25%) Service Delivery
14 32 (9.94%) Problem Management
15 31 (9.63%) Business Analysis
15 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
15 31 (9.63%) Web Services
16 30 (9.32%) Windows
16 30 (9.32%) GDPR
17 29 (9.01%) VMware
17 29 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (8.70%) SQL
18 28 (8.70%) Analytics
19 26 (8.07%) Active Directory
20 25 (7.76%) Google
20 25 (7.76%) Office 365
21 24 (7.45%) Self-Motivation
21 24 (7.45%) Amazon 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 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (1.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.24%) IIS
4 3 (0.93%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.93%) SAP Portal
4 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.62%) Apache
5 2 (0.62%) Confluence
5 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (12.11%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.93%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.31%) iTrent
3 1 (0.31%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.31%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.76%) Office 365
2 24 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (4.97%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (3.73%) SaaS
7 4 (1.24%) IaaS
8 3 (0.93%) PaaS
9 2 (0.62%) G Suite
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.31%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.97%) LAN
2 13 (4.04%) Wireless
3 12 (3.73%) Internet
3 12 (3.73%) WAN
4 11 (3.42%) Firewall
5 10 (3.11%) VoIP
6 9 (2.80%) Ethernet
7 8 (2.48%) DNS
8 7 (2.17%) ADSL
8 7 (2.17%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.55%) Broadband
9 5 (1.55%) DHCP
9 5 (1.55%) MPLS
10 4 (1.24%) Intranet
10 4 (1.24%) ISDN
10 4 (1.24%) Network Security
10 4 (1.24%) PBX
10 4 (1.24%) PSTN
10 4 (1.24%) VLAN
10 4 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.66%) Power BI
4 14 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.80%) Big Data
6 9 (2.80%) MS Access
7 8 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.86%) QlikView
10 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.24%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.24%) PowerPivot
10 4 (1.24%) Semantic Layer
11 3 (0.93%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.93%) DB2
11 3 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.93%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 11 (3.42%) JIRA
2 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.31%) Ant
4 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) Gradle
4 1 (0.31%) Grunt
4 1 (0.31%) gulp
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 113 (35.09%) Finance
2 48 (14.91%) Retail
3 19 (5.90%) Advertising
3 19 (5.90%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.97%) Marketing
5 11 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.11%) Billing
7 9 (2.80%) Back Office
8 6 (1.86%) Law
8 6 (1.86%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Banking
10 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 78 (24.22%) Consultant
2 44 (13.66%) Analyst
3 43 (13.35%) Architect
4 22 (6.83%) Project Manager
5 20 (6.21%) Cloud Architect
6 18 (5.59%) AWS Architect
6 18 (5.59%) AWS Consultant
6 18 (5.59%) Cloud Consultant
6 18 (5.59%) Web Architect
6 18 (5.59%) Web Consultant
7 17 (5.28%) Product Consultant
8 12 (3.73%) Developer
8 12 (3.73%) Functional Consultant
8 12 (3.73%) ICT Architect
9 10 (3.11%) Junior
9 10 (3.11%) Product Analyst
10 8 (2.48%) CRM Consultant
10 8 (2.48%) Information Manager
10 8 (2.48%) Information Security Manager
10 8 (2.48%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.63%) Web Services
2 20 (6.21%) Middleware
3 9 (2.80%) .NET
4 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.86%) CSS
4 6 (1.86%) HTML
4 6 (1.86%) XML
5 5 (1.55%) 802.1X
5 5 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (1.55%) jQuery
6 4 (1.24%) GeoJSON
6 4 (1.24%) HTML5
6 4 (1.24%) JSON
6 4 (1.24%) Lucene
6 4 (1.24%) RESTful
6 4 (1.24%) SOAP
7 3 (0.93%) COM
7 3 (0.93%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.93%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (0.93%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.53%) Management Information System
2 39 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.45%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.97%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.73%) NHS
7 11 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.42%) User Experience
8 8 (2.48%) Robotics
9 7 (2.17%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.55%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.24%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.24%) BBC
11 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.62%) CMDB
12 2 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.62%) Social Media
12 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.31%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.32%) Windows
2 17 (5.28%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.80%) Unix
5 8 (2.48%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.24%) Linux
7 4 (1.24%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.93%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.57%) ITIL
2 57 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (17.39%) Project Management
4 47 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (10.25%) Service Delivery
7 32 (9.94%) Problem Management
8 31 (9.63%) Business Analysis
8 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
9 29 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (8.70%) Analytics
11 24 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (7.45%) UML
12 23 (7.14%) CRM
12 23 (7.14%) Migration
12 23 (7.14%) Presales
13 22 (6.83%) Change Control
13 22 (6.83%) Requirements Analysis
14 21 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
14 21 (6.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.70%) SQL
2 14 (4.35%) VBA
3 13 (4.04%) C
4 10 (3.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.17%) C#
6 7 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.17%) VB
7 6 (1.86%) Java
7 6 (1.86%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.24%) PHP
9 2 (0.62%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) Ruby
9 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.31%) C++
10 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (18.63%) Degree
2 20 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.28%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.73%) CISM
5 11 (3.42%) CISA
5 11 (3.42%) CISSP
5 11 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (2.17%) CCNP
7 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.86%) CCIE
8 6 (1.86%) GIAC
8 6 (1.86%) SANS
9 4 (1.24%) ISACA
9 4 (1.24%) MCITP
9 4 (1.24%) MCP
9 4 (1.24%) MCSE
10 3 (0.93%) CCIE Security
10 3 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.32%) GDPR
2 18 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.73%) Data Quality
3 12 (3.73%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.42%) SLA
5 9 (2.80%) PMO
6 6 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.93%) COBIT
7 3 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.93%) QA
7 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.31%) GPG13
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.80%) XenApp
4 8 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.17%) SCCM
2 3 (0.93%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (0.93%) SCOM
2 3 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.18%) Capita
3 29 (9.01%) VMware
4 25 (7.76%) Google
5 22 (6.83%) Cisco
6 18 (5.59%) Rackspace
7 17 (5.28%) Xerox
8 12 (3.73%) Citrix
8 12 (3.73%) SAP
9 11 (3.42%) Oracle
10 7 (2.17%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.86%) Aruba
11 6 (1.86%) Avaya
11 6 (1.86%) Juniper
12 5 (1.55%) HP
12 5 (1.55%) Mitel
12 5 (1.55%) NETGEAR
12 5 (1.55%) Northgate
12 5 (1.55%) Ruckus Wireless
13 4 (1.24%) Remedy