Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 888 852
Rank change year-on-year +51 -36 +75
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 325 307 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 279 244 377
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,913 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.08% +20.29% -8.24%
10th Percentile £21,500 £30,021 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £46,913 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.21% +44.35% -18.75%

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 68,712 77,725 84,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.27% 43.99% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 52,782 56,663 68,807
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +3.53%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +58 304 £45,000 -4.08% 57
UK excluding London -11 177 £44,000 -6.21% 50
London +89 132 £45,000 -9.88% 11
North of England +42 67 £45,000 -25.00% 12
North West +37 37 £45,000 +9.09% 6
South East +2 35 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Yorkshire +28 29 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Midlands +23 28 £45,947 -4.28% 13
West Midlands +29 22 £45,947 -20.09% 8
East of England +12 21 £39,000 -2.50% 4
South West -12 14 £32,500 -45.83% 11
Scotland 0 11 £51,250 -5.09% 2
East Midlands +1 6 £43,750 +45.13% 5
Wales - 2 £34,250 - 2
North East -16 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 103 (31.69%) Finance
2 80 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 69 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (20.31%) Degree
5 63 (19.38%) ITIL
6 62 (19.08%) Project Management
7 54 (16.62%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (16.31%) Retail
9 49 (15.08%) Management Information System
10 46 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
13 34 (10.46%) SQL
14 32 (9.85%) Web Services
14 32 (9.85%) Windows
14 32 (9.85%) Analytics
15 31 (9.54%) PRINCE2
15 31 (9.54%) Business Analysis
16 29 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
16 29 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (8.92%) Office 365
17 28 (8.62%) VMware
18 27 (8.31%) UML
18 27 (8.31%) Active Directory
18 27 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (8.00%) SQL Server
19 26 (8.00%) Service Management
20 25 (7.69%) Google
20 25 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
21 24 (7.38%) Problem Management

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 7 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.23%) Confluence
2 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.92%) NetWeaver
3 3 (0.92%) SAP Portal
3 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.62%) IIS
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) Drupal
5 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.92%) SAP HCM
2 3 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.31%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.92%) Office 365
2 25 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (7.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (6.46%) SaaS
5 12 (3.69%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (3.69%) IaaS
6 11 (3.38%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) G Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.31%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.23%) Wireless
2 14 (4.31%) LAN
3 13 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 10 (3.08%) Internet
4 10 (3.08%) WAN
5 9 (2.77%) Firewall
6 8 (2.46%) DNS
6 8 (2.46%) VoIP
7 7 (2.15%) ADSL
7 7 (2.15%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.54%) Broadband
8 5 (1.54%) DHCP
8 5 (1.54%) MPLS
8 5 (1.54%) VLAN
9 4 (1.23%) Intranet
9 4 (1.23%) ISDN
9 4 (1.23%) PABX
9 4 (1.23%) PBX
9 4 (1.23%) PSTN
9 4 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.62%) Power BI
5 13 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.08%) Big Data
8 9 (2.77%) Data Mining
8 9 (2.77%) QlikView
9 6 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.23%) DB2
10 4 (1.23%) MS Access
10 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.23%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (1.23%) Semantic Layer
10 4 (1.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (4.00%) JIRA
2 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.31%) Ant
4 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) Gradle
4 1 (0.31%) Grunt
4 1 (0.31%) gulp
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 103 (31.69%) Finance
2 53 (16.31%) Retail
3 21 (6.46%) Manufacturing
4 19 (5.85%) Marketing
5 14 (4.31%) Advertising
6 12 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.08%) Back Office
8 8 (2.46%) Billing
8 8 (2.46%) Law
9 5 (1.54%) Legal
10 3 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (22.46%) Consultant
2 45 (13.85%) Analyst
3 43 (13.23%) Architect
4 22 (6.77%) Project Manager
5 20 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (5.85%) AWS Consultant
7 18 (5.54%) AWS Architect
7 18 (5.54%) Cloud Consultant
7 18 (5.54%) Web Architect
7 18 (5.54%) Web Consultant
8 16 (4.92%) Developer
9 14 (4.31%) Product Consultant
10 13 (4.00%) Junior
11 12 (3.69%) Service Manager
12 11 (3.38%) Business Analyst
13 10 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.08%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.77%) ICT Architect
15 8 (2.46%) Programme Manager
15 8 (2.46%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.85%) Web Services
2 20 (6.15%) Middleware
3 9 (2.77%) 802.1X
4 8 (2.46%) CSS
4 8 (2.46%) HTML
5 7 (2.15%) .NET
5 7 (2.15%) jQuery
5 7 (2.15%) XML
6 6 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.23%) CGI
8 4 (1.23%) GeoJSON
8 4 (1.23%) HTML5
8 4 (1.23%) JSON
8 4 (1.23%) Lucene
8 4 (1.23%) RESTful
8 4 (1.23%) SOAP
9 3 (0.92%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.92%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (0.92%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.08%) Management Information System
2 37 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.31%) NHS
5 14 (4.31%) User Experience
6 9 (2.77%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.46%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.85%) BBC
8 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.85%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.54%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.54%) Robotics
10 4 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.23%) Social Media
11 2 (0.62%) CMDB
11 2 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.62%) New Media
12 1 (0.31%) Smart City
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.85%) Windows
2 15 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.69%) Unix
4 7 (2.15%) Linux
5 6 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.23%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.92%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.38%) ITIL
3 62 (19.08%) Project Management
4 54 (16.62%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (9.85%) Analytics
7 31 (9.54%) Business Analysis
7 31 (9.54%) PRINCE2
8 29 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (8.31%) UML
10 26 (8.00%) Service Management
11 24 (7.38%) Problem Management
12 23 (7.08%) Requirements Analysis
12 23 (7.08%) Service Delivery
13 22 (6.77%) Collaborative Working
13 22 (6.77%) DevOps
13 22 (6.77%) Migration
14 21 (6.46%) Change Control
14 21 (6.46%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.46%) SQL
2 12 (3.69%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.38%) C
3 11 (3.38%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.46%) VBA
5 7 (2.15%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.85%) C#
6 6 (1.85%) Java
6 6 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.54%) VB
8 4 (1.23%) PHP
9 3 (0.92%) Python
10 2 (0.62%) Ruby
11 1 (0.31%) C++
11 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (20.31%) Degree
2 18 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.08%) CISM
4 10 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.77%) CISA
5 9 (2.77%) CISSP
6 6 (1.85%) CCNP
6 6 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (1.54%) GIAC
7 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.54%) SANS
8 4 (1.23%) CCIE
8 4 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.23%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.23%) MCSE
9 3 (0.92%) ISACA
9 3 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.08%) GDPR
2 19 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.38%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.38%) SLA
4 9 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (2.77%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.46%) PMO
6 7 (2.15%) COBIT
7 5 (1.54%) QA
8 2 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (8.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.85%) XenApp
5 4 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.46%) SCCM
2 3 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.62%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.62%) VMware
3 25 (7.69%) Google
4 24 (7.38%) Cisco
5 20 (6.15%) SAP
6 19 (5.85%) Oracle
7 18 (5.54%) Rackspace
8 10 (3.08%) Aruba
9 9 (2.77%) Citrix
9 9 (2.77%) HP
9 9 (2.77%) NETGEAR
9 9 (2.77%) Ruckus Wireless
9 9 (2.77%) Xerox
10 5 (1.54%) Avaya
10 5 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.54%) Cognos
10 5 (1.54%) Mitel
10 5 (1.54%) Tableau
11 4 (1.23%) Northgate
11 4 (1.23%) Panasonic