Local Government Jobs in the Midlands

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > Midlands

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 21 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 177 176 250
Rank change year-on-year -1 +74 +6
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 147 148 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.21% 1.64% 1.03%
As % of the General category 2.15% 2.23% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 105 71 46
10th Percentile £24,636 £36,133 £23,250
25th Percentile £26,250 £40,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,765 £62,500 £33,750
Median % change year-on-year -41.18% +85.19% -30.41%
75th Percentile £43,750 £76,250 £47,967
90th Percentile £69,250 £81,251 £55,000
England median annual salary £39,870 £49,745 £45,250
% change year-on-year -19.85% +9.93% +0.56%

All General Skills
Midlands

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 6,826 6,635 6,868
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 56.28% 73.64% 62.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4,716 3,020 4,238
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,000 £36,012
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the Midlands

Local Government
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Local Government in the Midlands

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the Midlands

Local Government
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 May 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands +36 115 £34,995 -49.56% 40
East Midlands -45 32 £37,500 -19.32% 29
Local Government
England

Local Government
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.44%) Apache
1 8 (5.44%) IIS
1 8 (5.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (2.04%) Totara
3 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (21.77%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.76%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (14.97%) NEC Housing
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.69%) Microsoft 365
2 17 (11.56%) Power Platform
3 14 (9.52%) Azure
4 12 (8.16%) Entra ID
5 8 (5.44%) SaaS
6 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) Firewall
1 8 (5.44%) LAN
1 8 (5.44%) Wireless
2 6 (4.08%) MPLS
2 6 (4.08%) SD-WAN
3 5 (3.40%) SMS
4 4 (2.72%) VPN
4 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) Power BI
2 15 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.72%) GIS
7 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.36%) Semantic Layer
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) Tableau
General
1 62 (42.18%) Finance
2 55 (37.41%) Social Skills
3 38 (25.85%) Public Sector
4 26 (17.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 21 (14.29%) Back Office
6 19 (12.93%) Police
6 19 (12.93%) Retail
7 16 (10.88%) Legal
7 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
8 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (9.52%) Fire and Rescue
9 12 (8.16%) Organisational Skills
10 10 (6.80%) Marketing
11 4 (2.72%) Billing
11 4 (2.72%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (2.04%) Social Housing
13 2 (1.36%) Advertising
13 2 (1.36%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 17 (11.56%) Analyst
2 13 (8.84%) Administrator
3 12 (8.16%) Commercial Analyst
3 12 (8.16%) Senior
3 12 (8.16%) Support Technician
4 11 (7.48%) IT Technician
4 11 (7.48%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.80%) IT Support
5 10 (6.80%) IT Support Technician
6 9 (6.12%) Business Manager
6 9 (6.12%) Lead
7 8 (5.44%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.76%) Business Development Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.76%) DBA
8 7 (4.76%) Development Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 7 (4.76%) Technical Coordinator
9 6 (4.08%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (10.20%) Driving Licence
3 13 (8.84%) CCTV
4 12 (8.16%) Smartcard
5 8 (5.44%) Public Cloud
6 7 (4.76%) Housing Association
6 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.76%) NHS
7 6 (4.08%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.40%) Acoustics
8 5 (3.40%) Blog
8 5 (3.40%) Onboarding
8 5 (3.40%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (3.40%) Social Media
9 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.04%) Learning Management System
9 3 (2.04%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.68%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Unix
2 16 (10.88%) Windows
3 10 (6.80%) Linux
4 8 (5.44%) Solaris
5 4 (2.72%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (19.73%) Agile
3 22 (14.97%) Customer Service
4 21 (14.29%) Project Management
5 19 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.56%) Business Development
7 15 (10.20%) Time Management
8 14 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 14 (9.52%) ITIL
8 14 (9.52%) Mathematics
9 12 (8.16%) Data Security
9 12 (8.16%) Economics
10 11 (7.48%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.44%) Change Management
12 8 (5.44%) Channel Management
12 8 (5.44%) Network Architecture
12 8 (5.44%) Server Management
12 8 (5.44%) Task Automation
13 7 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) SQL
2 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (36.73%) Degree
2 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.52%) DBS Check
4 10 (6.80%) HND
5 7 (4.76%) A+ Certification
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (2.72%) ACCA
7 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.04%) HNC
9 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) AAT
10 1 (0.68%) MCP
10 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.24%) Accessibility
2 8 (5.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (2.72%) GAAP
4 4 (2.72%) IFRS
5 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.36%) NIST
5 2 (1.36%) PMO
5 2 (1.36%) QA
6 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.97%) NEC
3 18 (12.24%) Oracle
4 5 (3.40%) Northgate
4 5 (3.40%) Openreach
5 4 (2.72%) CA
6 2 (1.36%) Cisco
6 2 (1.36%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.68%) Databricks