Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 301 411 435
Rank change year-on-year +110 +24 +62
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 46 65 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.27% 0.90% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 91
Median annual salary £44,000 £55,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +23.60% -1.11%
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,325 £31,343
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +10.23% -2.22%

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 3,610 7,252 8,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.43% 32.00% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,605 5,436 6,546
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the South East over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 +83 23 £40,500 +11.72% 21
Buckinghamshire +59 11 £52,000 +89.09% 7
Hampshire +83 10 £56,000 +1.82% 4
Oxfordshire +48 8 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Kent +29 6 £30,500 -29.48% 1
Surrey +69 4 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Berkshire +45 4 £41,500 -5.14% 10
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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 10 (21.74%) SQL
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
1 10 (21.74%) Public Sector
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 8 (17.39%) .NET
3 8 (17.39%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) Legal
3 8 (17.39%) Decision-Making
3 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (15.22%) Fire and Rescue
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
6 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.87%) NHS
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (10.87%) Azure
6 5 (10.87%) Business Case
6 5 (10.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (8.70%) IT Strategy
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (8.70%) QA
7 4 (8.70%) Data Security
7 4 (8.70%) VMware

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 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Azure
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.35%) Google Docs
2 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
2 2 (4.35%) Slack
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) CircleCI
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
1 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
1 10 (21.74%) Public Sector
2 8 (17.39%) Legal
3 7 (15.22%) Fire and Rescue
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Police
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (8.70%) Consultant
2 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Data Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (6.52%) ICT Technician
3 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Network Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Data Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) .NET Core
3 3 (6.52%) React
3 3 (6.52%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.87%) NHS
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (2.17%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Decision-Making
1 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.87%) Business Case
3 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (10.87%) Project Management
3 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) Data Security
4 4 (8.70%) IT Strategy
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) Project Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Data Privacy
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) CCNA
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCP
2 3 (6.52%) MCSA
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) UiPath
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) hybris