Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 348 333 421
Rank change year-on-year -15 +88 +68
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 53 54 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the General category 0.72% 0.76% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 72
10th Percentile £30,291 £31,325 £29,775
25th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £35,890
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £54,875 £56,875 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +2.27%

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 7,337 7,059 12,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.43% 47.20% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4,747 5,408 9,899
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,346
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,188 £34,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 -10 27 £39,000 +11.43% 9
Hampshire -15 13 £50,500 +16.76% 5
Berkshire -18 11 £38,000 +8.57% 7
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £44,000 - 2
Surrey -1 8 £46,250 +46.83% 1
Oxfordshire +6 7 £32,500 -25.71%
Kent -17 4 £30,500 -3.17% 2
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 19 (35.85%) Social Skills
2 14 (26.42%) Finance
3 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (22.64%) Firewall
5 11 (20.75%) Legal
6 10 (18.87%) Degree
6 10 (18.87%) Public Sector
6 10 (18.87%) Azure
7 9 (16.98%) DBS Check
7 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
8 8 (15.09%) C#
8 8 (15.09%) .NET
8 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (13.21%) React
9 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (13.21%) Windows
9 7 (13.21%) VMware
9 7 (13.21%) Data Management
10 6 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (11.32%) Northgate
10 6 (11.32%) NEC
10 6 (11.32%) Change Management
10 6 (11.32%) Internet
10 6 (11.32%) Fibre Optics
10 6 (11.32%) Project Delivery
10 6 (11.32%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (11.32%) Decision-Making
11 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe XD
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Azure
2 4 (7.55%) AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon Alexa
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) 5G
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) MPLS
5 2 (3.77%) NAS
5 2 (3.77%) Network Security
5 2 (3.77%) SAN
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (35.85%) Social Skills
2 14 (26.42%) Finance
3 11 (20.75%) Legal
4 10 (18.87%) Public Sector
5 6 (11.32%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
8 3 (5.66%) Fire and Rescue
9 2 (3.77%) Billing
9 2 (3.77%) Wearables
10 1 (1.89%) Marketing
10 1 (1.89%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Developer
2 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Network Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Build Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Head of Operations
5 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.77%) HR Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) React
3 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 5 (9.43%) HTML
4 3 (5.66%) XML
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.77%) OAuth
5 2 (3.77%) SAML
5 2 (3.77%) VCL
5 2 (3.77%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.89%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Fibre Optics
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) NHS
4 3 (5.66%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.77%) Home Automation
5 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) SCADA
5 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) Debian
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Project Management
1 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
2 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (13.21%) Data Management
4 6 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) Decision-Making
4 6 (11.32%) Project Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) Data Security
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.55%) Business Case
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (7.55%) Presales
6 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.66%) Commercial Awareness
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) C#
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) Clojure
4 2 (3.77%) ClojureScript
4 2 (3.77%) ES6
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) Kotlin
4 2 (3.77%) Lisp
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) DBS Check
3 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) CCNA
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.55%) MCP
5 4 (7.55%) MCSA
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.77%) ISEB
6 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) GDPR
3 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) Docker
4 2 (3.77%) iptables
4 2 (3.77%) Postfix
4 2 (3.77%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
1 2 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) VMware
3 6 (11.32%) NEC
3 6 (11.32%) Northgate
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Adobe
5 2 (3.77%) Apple
5 2 (3.77%) Gemalto
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) NetApp
5 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Thales
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix