Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 263 325
Rank change year-on-year +47 +62 -54
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 16 55 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.80% 1.59% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 59 33
Median annual salary £37,500 £65,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.31% +47.73% +11.39%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,192 £28,562
90th Percentile £55,809 £85,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £43,512
% change year-on-year -2.00% +14.91% -3.31%

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.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,994 3,470 4,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.95% 33.10% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,487 2,666 3,387
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,360 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,625 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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
East Midlands +60 8 £36,000 +1.41% 9
West Midlands +43 8 £50,235 -22.72% 10
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Social Housing
4 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Site Server
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) G Suite
5 3 (18.75%) Serverless
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (18.75%) Software Licensing
5 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
5 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
5 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (12.50%) Power BI
6 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
6 2 (12.50%) Virgin Media
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (12.50%) Power Platform
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Site Server
3 2 (12.50%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (18.75%) G Suite
2 3 (18.75%) Serverless
3 2 (12.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
1 2 (12.50%) Power BI
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Social Housing
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Support
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) IT Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (18.75%) Software Licensing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Planning
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Virgin Media
4 1 (6.25%) Facebook
4 1 (6.25%) Instagram
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter