Period
to 2 July 2020

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

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > Midlands
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 193 300 285
Rank change year-on-year +107 -15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 53 54 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.87% 0.45% 0.78%
As % of the General category 2.53% 1.21% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 79
Median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,469 £26,176
90th Percentile £73,750 £61,500 £57,750
England median annual salary £42,590 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.36% - +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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,097 4,472 6,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.42% 37.10% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 3,178 4,655
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 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
East Midlands +81 30 £29,638 -12.83% 6
West Midlands +67 22 £65,000 +30.00% 8
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 29 (54.72%) Public Sector
2 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
2 16 (30.19%) Retail
3 14 (26.42%) ITIL
3 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.53%) Capita
5 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
5 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (20.75%) Service Delivery
6 11 (20.75%) Finance
7 9 (16.98%) SLA
7 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
8 8 (15.09%) Service Management
8 8 (15.09%) Change Management
8 8 (15.09%) NHS
8 8 (15.09%) Azure
9 7 (13.21%) Windows
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
10 6 (11.32%) Workflow
10 6 (11.32%) Security Management
10 6 (11.32%) Migration
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
10 6 (11.32%) Remedy
10 6 (11.32%) Office 365
10 6 (11.32%) User Stories
10 6 (11.32%) Nintex
10 6 (11.32%) Azure Active Directory

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 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Azure
2 6 (11.32%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) Power Automate
2 6 (11.32%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.77%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) DWDM
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) PABX
General
1 29 (54.72%) Public Sector
2 16 (30.19%) Retail
3 11 (20.75%) Finance
4 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) ICT Manager
2 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Developer
3 6 (11.32%) SharePoint Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Systems Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Change Manager
4 5 (9.43%) ERP Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Commissioning Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Coordinator
5 4 (7.55%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Strategy Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Trainee
5 4 (7.55%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) NHS
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Virtual Team
3 4 (7.55%) e-Learning
3 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.89%) CCTV
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
2 14 (26.42%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Service Delivery
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.09%) Change Management
5 8 (15.09%) Service Management
6 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.32%) Migration
6 6 (11.32%) Security Management
6 6 (11.32%) User Stories
6 6 (11.32%) Workflow
7 5 (9.43%) ERP
7 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) Resource Management
7 5 (9.43%) Virtual Team Management
8 4 (7.55%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Market Research
8 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) DBS Check
2 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) HNC
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Firmware
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Capita
3 6 (11.32%) Nintex
3 6 (11.32%) Remedy
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle
5 4 (7.55%) Arqiva
5 4 (7.55%) Virgin Media
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) Snow