Period
to 8 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > North of England
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 324 354 398
Rank change year-on-year +30 +44 -21
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 93 106 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.54% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.61% 1.34% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 81 85 82
North of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,349 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% -5.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.91% +5.29% +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 the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,787 7,939 9,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.62% 38.54% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,362 6,063 7,464
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +4.00%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the North of England

Local Government
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the North of England

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the North of England over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the North of England

Local Government
Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
North West +24 47 £40,429 -10.16% 25
Yorkshire +19 38 £36,250 - 20
North East +26 8 £35,702 -10.75% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North of England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 31 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 27 (29.03%) Finance
3 24 (25.81%) Service Delivery
3 24 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.58%) Azure
5 19 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (19.35%) AWS
6 18 (19.35%) Project Management
6 18 (19.35%) Retail
7 17 (18.28%) Management Information System
8 16 (17.20%) Migration
9 15 (16.13%) VMware
10 14 (15.05%) Risk Management
10 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
10 14 (15.05%) QA
11 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
11 13 (13.98%) Coaching
11 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.90%) ITIL
12 12 (12.90%) Windows
12 12 (12.90%) UML
12 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (12.90%) DevOps
12 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (11.83%) Business Analysis
13 11 (11.83%) Google
13 11 (11.83%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (11.83%) Open Source

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Azure
2 18 (19.35%) AWS
3 9 (9.68%) GCP
4 8 (8.60%) Office 365
5 4 (4.30%) G Suite
6 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.08%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) VoIP
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
2 2 (2.15%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.08%) DHCP
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.08%) Skype
3 1 (1.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.15%) MS Access
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.08%) Power BI
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 27 (29.03%) Finance
3 18 (19.35%) Retail
4 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
5 11 (11.83%) Manufacturing
6 9 (9.68%) Law
7 8 (8.60%) Police
8 7 (7.53%) Housing Association
9 6 (6.45%) Fire and Rescue
10 2 (2.15%) Billing
10 2 (2.15%) Legal
10 2 (2.15%) Marketing
11 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (13.98%) Architect
1 13 (13.98%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.90%) Coordinator
3 8 (8.60%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (7.53%) Cloud Consultant
4 7 (7.53%) Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Analyst
5 6 (6.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Implementation Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Implementation Project Manager
5 6 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Project Officer
5 6 (6.45%) Systems Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.38%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Project Support Officer
6 5 (5.38%) Service Desk Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) Middleware
1 11 (11.83%) Web Services
2 7 (7.53%) .NET
3 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.23%) CSS
4 3 (3.23%) HTML
5 2 (2.15%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (2.15%) jQuery
5 2 (2.15%) RESTful
6 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.08%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.08%) CSS3
6 1 (1.08%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.08%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (5.38%) NHS
5 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.23%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.15%) CMDB
7 2 (2.15%) User Experience
7 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.08%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.15%) Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) Service Delivery
2 19 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (19.35%) Project Management
4 16 (17.20%) Migration
5 14 (15.05%) Risk Management
6 13 (13.98%) Coaching
6 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (12.90%) DevOps
7 12 (12.90%) ITIL
7 12 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.90%) UML
8 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.83%) Business Analysis
8 11 (11.83%) Open Source
8 11 (11.83%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (11.83%) SOA
8 11 (11.83%) Use Case
9 10 (10.75%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) C#
3 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.23%) VB
5 2 (2.15%) Python
6 1 (1.08%) Java
6 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 4 (4.30%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.15%) CGEIT
4 2 (2.15%) CISA
4 2 (2.15%) CISM
4 2 (2.15%) CISSP
4 2 (2.15%) CRISC
4 2 (2.15%) HND
4 2 (2.15%) ISACA
4 2 (2.15%) MCSE
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.15%) QiCA
5 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) QA
2 10 (10.75%) PMO
3 3 (3.23%) GDPR
4 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
3 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) Kibana
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) VMware
3 11 (11.83%) BT
3 11 (11.83%) Google
4 9 (9.68%) Capita
4 9 (9.68%) Rackspace
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco
6 5 (5.38%) EMC
7 3 (3.23%) Dell
7 3 (3.23%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) Samsung
7 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.15%) Citrix
8 2 (2.15%) Xerox
9 1 (1.08%) Epicor
9 1 (1.08%) IBM
9 1 (1.08%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle
9 1 (1.08%) SAP
9 1 (1.08%) Tableau