Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 392 243 436
Rank change year-on-year -149 +193 +34
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 46 34 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.50% 0.97% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 65
10th Percentile £30,589 £27,375 £29,565
25th Percentile £33,500 £31,625 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,250 £46,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.16% -2.63% +21.79%
75th Percentile £55,000 £59,375 £57,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £64,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,028 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.31% +4.51% -

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 9,287 3,490 12,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.07% 43.10% 48.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,565 2,718 9,594
10th Percentile £29,391 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,012
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +5.90%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -86 21 £37,890 +6.73% 9
Berkshire -69 15 £37,890 -8.70% 3
Hampshire -108 12 £49,500 -13.16% 4
Surrey -68 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Kent -37 5 £33,500 +3.08% 3
Oxfordshire -32 4 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Buckinghamshire -57 2 £51,220 -1.50% 3
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Firewall
3 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.74%) Social Skills
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
5 9 (19.57%) LAN
5 9 (19.57%) WAN
5 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (19.57%) DBS Check
6 8 (17.39%) Azure
6 8 (17.39%) Oracle
6 8 (17.39%) CSS
6 8 (17.39%) DNS
6 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.22%) Change Management
7 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) Degree
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (15.22%) Web Services
7 7 (15.22%) SCCM
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
7 7 (15.22%) Public Sector
8 6 (13.04%) AWS
8 6 (13.04%) SaaS
8 6 (13.04%) REST

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%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Azure
2 6 (13.04%) AWS
2 6 (13.04%) SaaS
3 4 (8.70%) IaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) LAN
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.57%) WAN
3 8 (17.39%) DNS
4 6 (13.04%) Internet
4 6 (13.04%) VPN
5 4 (8.70%) DHCP
5 4 (8.70%) MPLS
5 4 (8.70%) VoIP
6 2 (4.35%) 5G
6 2 (4.35%) NAS
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.35%) Power BI
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) PhpStorm
3 1 (2.17%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Social Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Public Sector
4 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.70%) Billing
6 3 (6.52%) Banking
6 3 (6.52%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
6 3 (6.52%) Legal
7 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (2.17%) Back Office
8 1 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Network Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Head of Operations
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) CSS
2 7 (15.22%) Web Services
3 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) REST
3 6 (13.04%) SOAP
3 6 (13.04%) XML
4 4 (8.70%) OAuth
4 4 (8.70%) SAML
5 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (4.35%) React
5 2 (4.35%) Vue.js
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
1 4 (8.70%) SCADA
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.04%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) Debian
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (19.57%) Project Management
2 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) Data Management
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) Change Control
5 5 (10.87%) Coaching
5 5 (10.87%) Project Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (6.52%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Presales
7 3 (6.52%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.87%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) DBS Check
4 7 (15.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) iptables
2 2 (4.35%) Postfix
2 2 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (6.52%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) NEC
3 6 (13.04%) Northgate
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Remedy
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) Gemalto
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.35%) Thales
8 1 (2.17%) SAP