Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 857 765
Rank change year-on-year -10 -92 +131
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 322 320 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.45% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 246 257 462
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,486
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.71% -11.80%
10th Percentile £21,125 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £32,515
% change year-on-year -10.53% +46.09% -15.31%

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 73,576 70,498 90,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.51% 41.49% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57,658 56,643 73,296
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £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 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Top 14 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 24 April 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 -38 288 £45,473 -4.27% 56
UK excluding London -9 238 £42,500 -10.53% 45
North of England -8 80 £48,750 -25.00% 14
London -21 69 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire +21 56 £40,000 -38.46% 5
South East +4 43 £39,750 +6.00% 2
East of England -4 37 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Midlands -5 35 £51,270 -2.34% 13
West Midlands -6 26 £45,947 -20.09% 8
Scotland -27 25 £40,000 - 1
North West -26 24 £65,000 +4.00% 6
South West -46 16 £34,612 -27.13% 5
East Midlands -4 9 £75,000 +100.00% 5
Wales - 2 £34,250 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 122 (37.89%) Finance
2 81 (25.16%) Microsoft
3 57 (17.70%) ITIL
3 57 (17.70%) Degree
4 45 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (13.66%) Migration
6 41 (12.73%) Retail
7 40 (12.42%) Management Information System
8 36 (11.18%) Capita
8 36 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
10 33 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
10 33 (10.25%) Service Delivery
11 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
11 31 (9.63%) VMware
12 29 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (8.70%) CRM
14 27 (8.39%) SQL
14 27 (8.39%) Driving Licence
15 26 (8.07%) .NET
15 26 (8.07%) Advertising
15 26 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (7.76%) Problem Management
16 25 (7.76%) Web Services
17 24 (7.45%) Windows
17 24 (7.45%) SQL Server
17 24 (7.45%) C#
18 23 (7.14%) Project 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 12 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.48%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.86%) CMS
5 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.86%) IIS
6 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.62%) Drupal
7 2 (0.62%) Moodle
7 2 (0.62%) WordPress
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) DNN
8 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
Applications
1 35 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 17 (5.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) OPENHousing
2 3 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.62%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.31%) iTrent
4 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.31%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (5.90%) Office 365
5 12 (3.73%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (3.11%) SaaS
7 4 (1.24%) IaaS
8 2 (0.62%) PaaS
9 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.11%) Intranet
2 8 (2.48%) Firewall
2 8 (2.48%) Internet
3 6 (1.86%) Cisco Firepower
3 6 (1.86%) Network Security
3 6 (1.86%) SAN
4 4 (1.24%) LAN
5 3 (0.93%) DNS
5 3 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.93%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.93%) WAN
6 2 (0.62%) 3G
6 2 (0.62%) 4G
6 2 (0.62%) DHCP
6 2 (0.62%) GSM
6 2 (0.62%) NAS
6 2 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.62%) VoIP
6 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.97%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.66%) MS Access
5 9 (2.80%) Big Data
6 8 (2.48%) GIS
7 7 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.17%) Power BI
8 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.55%) TKPROF
10 4 (1.24%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.93%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.93%) QlikView
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Toad
2 3 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.62%) JIRA
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
1 122 (37.89%) Finance
2 41 (12.73%) Retail
3 26 (8.07%) Advertising
4 21 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.73%) Back Office
6 11 (3.42%) Billing
7 10 (3.11%) Marketing
8 4 (1.24%) Front Office
8 4 (1.24%) Legal
8 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (19.88%) Consultant
2 37 (11.49%) Architect
3 36 (11.18%) Developer
4 32 (9.94%) Analyst
5 21 (6.52%) AWS Architect
5 21 (6.52%) AWS Consultant
5 21 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
5 21 (6.52%) Cloud Consultant
5 21 (6.52%) Web Architect
5 21 (6.52%) Web Consultant
6 18 (5.59%) IT Manager
6 18 (5.59%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.66%) Development Manager
8 13 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 12 (3.73%) ICT Architect
9 12 (3.73%) Sales Executive
10 11 (3.42%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (3.11%) Functional Consultant
11 10 (3.11%) Report Analyst
11 10 (3.11%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.07%) .NET
2 25 (7.76%) Web Services
3 22 (6.83%) Middleware
4 18 (5.59%) HTML
5 15 (4.66%) CSS
6 13 (4.04%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.55%) COM
8 5 (1.55%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.55%) NHibernate
9 4 (1.24%) HTML5
9 4 (1.24%) Laravel
9 4 (1.24%) Symfony
9 4 (1.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.24%) WCF
10 2 (0.62%) CSS3
10 2 (0.62%) JPA
10 2 (0.62%) jQuery
10 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.42%) Management Information System
2 29 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (8.39%) Driving Licence
4 17 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.17%) NHS
9 6 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.86%) Robotics
10 4 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.24%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.24%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.24%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.93%) User Experience
11 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.62%) Industry 4.0
12 2 (0.62%) Life Science
12 2 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.45%) Windows
2 18 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.24%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.93%) Linux
7 3 (0.93%) Unix
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.70%) ITIL
2 45 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (13.66%) Migration
4 36 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (10.25%) Service Delivery
6 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
7 28 (8.70%) CRM
8 26 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (7.76%) Problem Management
10 23 (7.14%) DevOps
10 23 (7.14%) Open Source
10 23 (7.14%) Project Management
11 22 (6.83%) Business Analysis
12 21 (6.52%) Presales
12 21 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
12 21 (6.52%) SOA
12 21 (6.52%) UML
12 21 (6.52%) Use Case
13 20 (6.21%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.39%) SQL
2 24 (7.45%) C#
3 16 (4.97%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.66%) Java
5 14 (4.35%) VBA
6 11 (3.42%) C
7 8 (2.48%) PHP
7 8 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.17%) VB
9 2 (0.62%) C++
9 2 (0.62%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) Scala
10 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (17.70%) Degree
2 23 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.17%) CCIE
7 7 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.17%) CISSP
8 6 (1.86%) CCNP
8 6 (1.86%) GIAC
8 6 (1.86%) ISACA
8 6 (1.86%) SANS
9 4 (1.24%) CISA
9 4 (1.24%) MCITP
9 4 (1.24%) MCP
9 4 (1.24%) MCSE
9 4 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) GDPR
2 13 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.73%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.42%) SLA
5 9 (2.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (1.86%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.86%) PMO
8 4 (1.24%) QA
9 1 (0.31%) GPG13
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.55%) XenApp
5 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) RSA Security Analytics
1 3 (0.93%) SCOM
2 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (0.62%) SCCM
2 2 (0.62%) SmoothWall
2 2 (0.62%) WSUS
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.18%) Capita
3 31 (9.63%) VMware
4 21 (6.52%) Google
4 21 (6.52%) Rackspace
4 21 (6.52%) Xerox
5 14 (4.35%) Cisco
6 13 (4.04%) Oracle
7 11 (3.42%) McAfee
8 10 (3.11%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.11%) Juniper
8 10 (3.11%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.80%) Civica
9 9 (2.80%) Symantec
10 8 (2.48%) F5
11 7 (2.17%) SAP
12 6 (1.86%) Citrix
13 4 (1.24%) Northgate
13 4 (1.24%) Trend Micro
14 3 (0.93%) Tableau