Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 333 324
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 22 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.52% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 17
North West median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +78.57% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £22,500 £29,274
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £47,207 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.17% +21.88% -

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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,510 4,414 4,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.08% 35.60% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,126 3,465 3,835
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the North West over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Manchester +7 15 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 3
Lancashire - 2 £29,250 - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) Retail
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (36.36%) Use Case
4 8 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) Open Source
4 8 (36.36%) Rackspace
4 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 8 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (36.36%) Google
4 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 8 (36.36%) UML
4 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 8 (36.36%) Middleware
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) Citrix

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Retail
3 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) AWS Architect
2 8 (36.36%) AWS Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Cloud Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Web Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Web Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Field Sales Executive
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Sales Executive
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Sales Executive
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
1 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Open Source
2 8 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) SOA
2 8 (36.36%) UML
2 8 (36.36%) Use Case
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Development
6 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Secure Coding
7 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) SmoothWall
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Google
2 8 (36.36%) Rackspace
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Avaya
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) HP