Period
to 16 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 422 430 472
Rank change year-on-year +8 +42 +23
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 80 100 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the General category 1.00% 1.05% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 58 96 70
South East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £29,657 £26,875 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £75,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £43,078 £44,486 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.17% +4.67% +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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,995 9,520 10,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.86% 33.02% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,901 7,478 8,462
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the South East over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley +50 32 £42,000 +7.69% 10
Berkshire +38 21 £50,000 -4.31% 3
West Sussex +7 19 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Hampshire +1 9 £31,500 -21.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £35,750 +2.14% 4
Oxfordshire +23 3 £25,000 -33.33% 3
Surrey +15 3 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Kent - 3 £55,000 - 3
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 28 (35.00%) Public Sector
2 23 (28.75%) Project Delivery
2 23 (28.75%) Marketing
3 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
5 17 (21.25%) CRM
6 15 (18.75%) Project Management
6 15 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 15 (18.75%) Contract Negotiation
7 14 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (16.25%) Telecoms
8 13 (16.25%) Degree
9 12 (15.00%) User Experience
10 11 (13.75%) Finance
11 10 (12.50%) Retail
11 10 (12.50%) SQL
11 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (12.50%) Service Design
11 10 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
11 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (12.50%) Social Media
12 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (10.00%) Housing Association
13 8 (10.00%) Service Management
13 8 (10.00%) Presales
14 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) ContrOCC
2 1 (1.25%) OPENHousing
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Azure
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 4 (5.00%) AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) SAN
2 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
2 3 (3.75%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) AMQP
3 2 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) DWDM
4 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) GIS
3 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.25%) MS Access
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (35.00%) Public Sector
2 23 (28.75%) Marketing
3 13 (16.25%) Telecoms
4 11 (13.75%) Finance
5 10 (12.50%) Retail
6 8 (10.00%) Housing Association
7 3 (3.75%) Military
8 2 (2.50%) Back Office
8 2 (2.50%) Legal
8 2 (2.50%) Social Housing
9 1 (1.25%) Electronics
9 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (12.50%) Architect
2 10 (12.50%) Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Junior
6 5 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Sales Executive
6 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Software Sales Executive
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Presales Solution Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
1 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.25%) CSS
1 5 (6.25%) HTML
2 4 (5.00%) J2EE
2 4 (5.00%) REST
2 4 (5.00%) Spring
2 4 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.50%) Kafka
3 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) User Experience
2 10 (12.50%) Social Media
3 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.00%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.00%) e-Health
6 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.75%) NHS
7 3 (3.75%) PMI
8 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.25%) CCTV
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.25%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (1.25%) LLPG
9 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.25%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Project Delivery
2 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.25%) CRM
4 15 (18.75%) Contract Negotiation
4 15 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 15 (18.75%) Project Management
5 10 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
5 10 (12.50%) Service Design
6 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.00%) Presales
7 8 (10.00%) Service Management
8 7 (8.75%) ITIL
8 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.50%) Contract Management
9 6 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (7.50%) SDLC
9 6 (7.50%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
10 5 (6.25%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) C#
2 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (5.00%) PMP
6 3 (3.75%) CISSP
6 3 (3.75%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (3.75%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.25%) HNC
7 1 (1.25%) MCITP
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) PMO
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) BS7666
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) WSUS
3 3 (3.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.50%) VMware
4 5 (6.25%) Citrix
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (5.00%) BT
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.75%) Dell
6 3 (3.75%) EMC
6 3 (3.75%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) LogRhythm
6 3 (3.75%) McAfee
7 2 (2.50%) Openreach
8 1 (1.25%) Avaya
8 1 (1.25%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.25%) Juniper
8 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow