Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 856 841
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15 0
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 351 366 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 288 287 424
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,235
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +31.09% -19.48%
10th Percentile £20,350 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,750 £48,000 £30,791
% change year-on-year -21.35% +55.89% -23.02%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 72,616 75,809 89,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.48% 42.76% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55,982 57,768 72,593
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
England +21 340 £45,000 -6.25% 63
UK excluding London -27 213 £37,750 -21.35% 51
London +50 128 £45,000 -1.06% 16
North of England +26 78 £40,000 -38.46% 11
Yorkshire +29 51 £32,500 -50.00% 4
East of England +11 39 £32,500 -18.75% 9
South East -6 38 £35,150 -12.13% 12
Midlands -5 31 £45,947 -20.09% 10
North West +31 26 £55,750 +13.78% 5
West Midlands +10 25 £45,947 -20.09% 3
South West -35 17 £32,500 -45.83% 5
Scotland -19 9 £55,000 +37.50% 2
East Midlands +14 6 £43,750 +2.34% 7
Wales - 2 £34,250 - 2
North East -26 1 £55,000 +15.79% 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 with a requirement for Local Government.

1 128 (36.47%) Finance
2 87 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 69 (19.66%) ITIL
4 60 (17.09%) Degree
5 51 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (13.96%) Retail
7 46 (13.11%) Management Information System
8 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
9 44 (12.54%) Project Management
9 44 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (12.25%) Microsoft Excel
11 42 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (10.54%) Service Delivery
14 35 (9.97%) Capita
14 35 (9.97%) Problem Management
15 33 (9.40%) Windows
16 32 (9.12%) VMware
17 31 (8.83%) Continuous Improvement
18 30 (8.55%) PRINCE2
18 30 (8.55%) Web Services
18 30 (8.55%) Business Analysis
19 27 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (7.69%) GDPR
20 26 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
20 26 (7.41%) SQL Server
20 26 (7.41%) Active Directory
21 25 (7.12%) SQL
21 25 (7.12%) CRM
21 25 (7.12%) Migration

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.42%) IIS
5 3 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.85%) SAP Portal
5 3 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) Apache
6 2 (0.57%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.28%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (12.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) OPENHousing
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.85%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.57%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) iTrent
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.28%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.28%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (6.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (6.27%) Office 365
5 16 (4.56%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (4.27%) SaaS
7 5 (1.42%) IaaS
7 5 (1.42%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.28%) G Suite
8 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.56%) Internet
2 15 (4.27%) LAN
3 14 (3.99%) Firewall
4 12 (3.42%) WAN
5 10 (2.85%) VoIP
6 8 (2.28%) DNS
6 8 (2.28%) Wireless
7 7 (1.99%) ADSL
7 7 (1.99%) Network Security
7 7 (1.99%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.42%) Broadband
8 5 (1.42%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (1.42%) MPLS
8 5 (1.42%) SAN
9 4 (1.14%) DHCP
9 4 (1.14%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.14%) Intranet
9 4 (1.14%) ISDN
9 4 (1.14%) PABX
9 4 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.70%) MS Access
3 13 (3.70%) Power BI
4 12 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.85%) Big Data
6 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.14%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.14%) PowerPivot
10 4 (1.14%) Semantic Layer
11 3 (0.85%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.85%) MaxDB
11 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (2.85%) JIRA
2 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.28%) Ant
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Gradle
4 1 (0.28%) Grunt
4 1 (0.28%) gulp
4 1 (0.28%) Maven
4 1 (0.28%) webpack
General
1 128 (36.47%) Finance
2 49 (13.96%) Retail
3 20 (5.70%) Manufacturing
4 19 (5.41%) Advertising
5 15 (4.27%) Marketing
6 12 (3.42%) Billing
6 12 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.56%) Back Office
8 7 (1.99%) Legal
9 5 (1.42%) Law
10 3 (0.85%) Banking
11 2 (0.57%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (22.79%) Consultant
2 45 (12.82%) Architect
3 42 (11.97%) Analyst
4 20 (5.70%) Cloud Architect
4 20 (5.70%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.41%) AWS Architect
5 19 (5.41%) AWS Consultant
5 19 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
5 19 (5.41%) Web Architect
5 19 (5.41%) Web Consultant
6 17 (4.84%) Product Consultant
7 13 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
8 12 (3.42%) ICT Architect
8 12 (3.42%) Sales Executive
9 11 (3.13%) Developer
9 11 (3.13%) Junior
9 11 (3.13%) Programme Manager
10 10 (2.85%) IT Manager
10 10 (2.85%) Product Analyst
10 10 (2.85%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.55%) Web Services
2 21 (5.98%) Middleware
3 7 (1.99%) .NET
4 6 (1.71%) CSS
4 6 (1.71%) HTML
5 5 (1.42%) COM
5 5 (1.42%) XML
6 4 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.14%) HTML5
6 4 (1.14%) jQuery
7 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.85%) GeoJSON
7 3 (0.85%) JSON
7 3 (0.85%) Laravel
7 3 (0.85%) RESTful
7 3 (0.85%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (0.85%) SAPUI5
7 3 (0.85%) Symfony
7 3 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 39 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.27%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.13%) NHS
8 10 (2.85%) User Experience
9 9 (2.56%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.56%) Internet of Things
9 9 (2.56%) Robotics
10 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.85%) BBC
12 3 (0.85%) CMDB
13 2 (0.57%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.57%) PKI
13 2 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.40%) Windows
2 19 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.13%) Unix
5 7 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.71%) Linux
6 6 (1.71%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.85%) AIX
7 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.66%) ITIL
2 51 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (12.54%) Project Management
4 42 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (10.54%) Service Delivery
6 35 (9.97%) Problem Management
7 31 (8.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (8.55%) Business Analysis
8 30 (8.55%) PRINCE2
9 25 (7.12%) CRM
9 25 (7.12%) Migration
10 24 (6.84%) Collaborative Working
10 24 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
11 23 (6.55%) Process Management
11 23 (6.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 22 (6.27%) Change Control
12 22 (6.27%) DevOps
12 22 (6.27%) Service Management
12 22 (6.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.12%) SQL
2 15 (4.27%) C
2 15 (4.27%) VBA
3 9 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.28%) VB
5 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.99%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.71%) C#
6 6 (1.71%) Java
6 6 (1.71%) PHP
6 6 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.57%) Python
7 2 (0.57%) Ruby
7 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (17.09%) Degree
2 20 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.13%) CISM
6 10 (2.85%) CISA
6 10 (2.85%) CISSP
7 8 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.99%) CCIE
8 7 (1.99%) CCNP
8 7 (1.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 6 (1.71%) GIAC
9 6 (1.71%) SANS
10 5 (1.42%) MCITP
10 5 (1.42%) MCP
10 5 (1.42%) MCSE
11 4 (1.14%) ISACA
12 3 (0.85%) CCIE Security
12 3 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.69%) GDPR
2 19 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.27%) SLA
4 13 (3.70%) PCI DSS
5 12 (3.42%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.71%) PMO
7 5 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.85%) QA
10 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.28%) GPG13
11 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.56%) XenApp
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Docker
6 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) SCCM
2 4 (1.14%) SCOM
3 3 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.57%) SmoothWall
4 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.57%) WSUS
5 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.28%) Nagios
5 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.97%) Capita
3 32 (9.12%) VMware
4 25 (7.12%) Google
5 22 (6.27%) Xerox
6 20 (5.70%) Cisco
7 19 (5.41%) Rackspace
8 15 (4.27%) Oracle
9 12 (3.42%) Citrix
10 11 (3.13%) SAP
11 9 (2.56%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.28%) Juniper
13 7 (1.99%) Remedy
14 6 (1.71%) Avaya
14 6 (1.71%) McAfee
15 5 (1.42%) F5
15 5 (1.42%) Mitel
15 5 (1.42%) Northgate
15 5 (1.42%) Palo Alto
16 4 (1.14%) ShoreTel