Period
to 16 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 550 600 707
Rank change year-on-year +50 +107 +32
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 180 214 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.64% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 138 173 114
London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,920 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £80,000 £75,625
England median annual salary £43,078 £44,486 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.17% +4.67% +6.25%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26,210 33,571 41,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.28% 49.93% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20,648 26,542 29,395
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Local Government in London.

Salary trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Local Government in London

Local Government
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the London region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
South London +12 31 £42,500 -2.61% 5
Central London +29 22 £45,000 -28.00% 8
North London -15 8 £55,000 -5.38% 12
West London +13 7 £43,000 -16.59% 10
East London +32 5 £45,500 -4.28% 9
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 69 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (38.33%) Analytics
2 67 (37.22%) Project Delivery
3 65 (36.11%) Project Management
4 58 (32.22%) Law
4 58 (32.22%) Public Sector
5 57 (31.67%) Capita
6 55 (30.56%) PRINCE2
7 54 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 53 (29.44%) Police
9 46 (25.56%) Finance
10 43 (23.89%) Microsoft
11 36 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
12 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (17.78%) PMO
14 31 (17.22%) Decision-Making
15 30 (16.67%) Change Control
16 29 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 28 (15.56%) Degree
17 28 (15.56%) Resource Management
18 26 (14.44%) Change Management
18 26 (14.44%) Coaching
19 24 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
20 23 (12.78%) Quality Management
20 23 (12.78%) Fire and Rescue
21 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Excel
21 22 (12.22%) Requirements Management
22 21 (11.67%) SQL

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.33%) nginx
3 4 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.56%) SPSS
4 8 (4.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.11%) Azure
2 8 (4.44%) AWS
2 8 (4.44%) Office 365
3 6 (3.33%) Cloudflare
4 4 (2.22%) Azure Functions
4 4 (2.22%) Serverless
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Stack
5 1 (0.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) BGP
1 9 (5.00%) OSPF
2 8 (4.44%) Internet
3 6 (3.33%) DNS
3 6 (3.33%) HTTP
3 6 (3.33%) MPLS
4 5 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (2.78%) EIGRP
4 5 (2.78%) Firewall
4 5 (2.78%) IPsec
4 5 (2.78%) LAN
4 5 (2.78%) Network Security
4 5 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.78%) VPN
4 5 (2.78%) WAN
5 4 (2.22%) VPLS
6 2 (1.11%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) Broadband
7 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.33%) ClickHouse
3 6 (3.33%) Flink
4 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.22%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.67%) Big Data
7 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) AdminStudio
1 4 (2.22%) AutoIt
2 3 (1.67%) JIRA
3 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) Hudson
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 58 (32.22%) Law
1 58 (32.22%) Public Sector
2 53 (29.44%) Police
3 46 (25.56%) Finance
4 23 (12.78%) Fire and Rescue
5 18 (10.00%) Retail
6 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 10 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (3.33%) Back Office
8 6 (3.33%) Housing Association
8 6 (3.33%) Marketing
9 4 (2.22%) Publishing
9 4 (2.22%) Social Housing
10 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.11%) Front Office
10 2 (1.11%) Games
10 2 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (20.00%) Analyst
2 28 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 20 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 17 (9.44%) IT Manager
5 14 (7.78%) Developer
6 12 (6.67%) Consultant
7 11 (6.11%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.11%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (5.56%) Software Analyst
8 10 (5.56%) Software Support Analyst
8 10 (5.56%) Support Officer
9 9 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
9 9 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Programme Manager
10 8 (4.44%) Project Planner
10 8 (4.44%) Project Support Officer
10 8 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.22%) .NET
2 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.33%) jQuery
3 6 (3.33%) Kafka
4 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (2.78%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.22%) 802.1X
5 4 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.22%) Node.js
5 4 (2.22%) Spring
6 3 (1.67%) REST
7 2 (1.11%) Velocity
8 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.56%) HTML
8 1 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.56%) React
8 1 (0.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.56%) NHS
3 16 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.00%) User Experience
5 8 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.44%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.33%) Blog
6 6 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.11%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.11%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.56%) Smart City
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.33%) Unix
2 4 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (38.33%) Analytics
2 67 (37.22%) Project Delivery
3 65 (36.11%) Project Management
4 55 (30.56%) PRINCE2
5 36 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 36 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (17.22%) Decision-Making
8 30 (16.67%) Change Control
9 28 (15.56%) Resource Management
9 28 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 26 (14.44%) Change Management
10 26 (14.44%) Coaching
11 24 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
12 23 (12.78%) Quality Management
13 22 (12.22%) Requirements Management
14 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Identification
15 16 (8.89%) Workshop Facilitation
16 15 (8.33%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.67%) SQL
2 15 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.22%) C
3 13 (7.22%) C#
4 9 (5.00%) Python
5 6 (3.33%) C++
5 6 (3.33%) Go
5 6 (3.33%) Java
5 6 (3.33%) Lua
5 6 (3.33%) Rust
6 4 (2.22%) Java 8
6 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.22%) VB
6 4 (2.22%) VBScript
7 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.56%) Degree
3 14 (7.78%) DBS Check
4 11 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.33%) APMP
6 6 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.22%) CCNP
7 4 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.22%) ISEB
7 4 (2.22%) PMP
8 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.67%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.11%) APMG
9 2 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.56%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.78%) PMO
2 7 (3.89%) SLA
3 4 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.11%) P3O
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.22%) KVM
3 4 (2.22%) vSphere
3 4 (2.22%) Xen
4 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) SCCM
2 5 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.22%) AppDNA
3 4 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (31.67%) Capita
2 43 (23.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.56%) VMware
4 9 (5.00%) Cisco
5 6 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.33%) Citrix
6 5 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.22%) Juniper
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe
9 1 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Samsung
9 1 (0.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Spotify
9 1 (0.56%) Tableau