Period
to 11 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 190 215
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 16 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.81% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.93% 2.02% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 11
Scotland median annual salary £34,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% -25.00% +65.52%
10th Percentile £32,100 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £38,300 £57,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £43,155 £44,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -3.02% +5.33% +5.63%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,718 2,129 2,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.76% 40.15% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1,372 1,531
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,050 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Scotland

Local Government
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Local Government in Scotland

Local Government
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 11 November 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
Glasgow +21 6 £35,009 -36.35% 7
Edinburgh -8 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Aberdeen -13 2 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Dundee - 2 £34,000 -
North Lanarkshire -6 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 - - 1
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 7 (43.75%) Project Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Public Sector
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (18.75%) SCDPM
5 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
5 3 (18.75%) SCSM
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) SCOM
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) GitLab
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (6.25%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) ICT Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Kafka
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Java 8
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCDPM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
2 3 (18.75%) SCSM
3 1 (6.25%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sun