Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 802 911 906
Rank change year-on-year +109 -5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 345 282 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 294 224 287
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £22,619 £27,683 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,867 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.30% +21.33% -

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 65,769 79,096 80,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.38% 44.05% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 50,827 57,699 65,647
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Top 13 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 13 November 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 +93 318 £45,000 -5.26% 80
UK excluding London +29 193 £44,000 -3.30% 72
London +113 129 £52,987 -3.66% 10
North of England +54 55 £45,000 -10.00% 16
South East +17 51 £45,000 +10.68% 16
North West +28 36 £44,376 -13.83% 7
East of England +48 34 £34,113 -14.72% 3
Midlands +3 21 £45,498 -9.00% 22
South West -11 20 £40,000 -16.67% 13
Yorkshire +18 19 £50,000 +2.56% 6
West Midlands +24 15 £49,083 -6.51% 15
Scotland -3 13 £32,991 -46.36% 1
East Midlands 0 6 £37,500 +7.38% 7

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 87 (25.22%) Finance
2 83 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (18.55%) ITIL
4 63 (18.26%) Project Management
5 61 (17.68%) Microsoft
6 58 (16.81%) Degree
7 52 (15.07%) Retail
8 51 (14.78%) Management Information System
9 49 (14.20%) SQL
10 48 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (11.30%) Windows
13 36 (10.43%) Information Security
14 35 (10.14%) PRINCE2
15 34 (9.86%) Analytics
16 33 (9.57%) SQL Server
17 32 (9.28%) Office 365
17 32 (9.28%) Security Cleared
18 31 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 28 (8.12%) Active Directory
20 28 (8.12%) Web Services
21 27 (7.83%) GDPR
22 26 (7.54%) Microsoft Office
23 25 (7.25%) Cisco
24 24 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
24 24 (6.96%) SAP
24 24 (6.96%) Business Analysis
24 24 (6.96%) Self-Motivation
25 23 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 10 (2.90%) Confluence
2 8 (2.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.87%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.87%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (7.54%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.32%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.87%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.58%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.28%) Office 365
2 23 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (6.38%) SaaS
4 17 (4.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (3.48%) IaaS
6 10 (2.90%) PaaS
7 3 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.87%) G Suite
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.29%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.22%) Wireless
2 12 (3.48%) LAN
3 11 (3.19%) Ethernet
4 8 (2.32%) Firewall
4 8 (2.32%) WAN
5 7 (2.03%) Internet
5 7 (2.03%) Network Security
5 7 (2.03%) Unified Communications
6 6 (1.74%) DNS
6 6 (1.74%) VoIP
7 5 (1.45%) ADSL
7 5 (1.45%) Broadband
7 5 (1.45%) DHCP
7 5 (1.45%) Intranet
7 5 (1.45%) VLAN
8 4 (1.16%) ISDN
8 4 (1.16%) MPLS
8 4 (1.16%) PABX
8 4 (1.16%) PBX
8 4 (1.16%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (3.77%) Power BI
3 13 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.48%) Big Data
4 12 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.19%) QlikView
6 10 (2.90%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.74%) Electronic Patient Records
9 5 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (1.16%) DB2
10 4 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.16%) Spotfire
11 3 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.87%) MaxDB
11 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (4.93%) JIRA
2 10 (2.90%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 87 (25.22%) Finance
2 52 (15.07%) Retail
3 19 (5.51%) Marketing
4 16 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.19%) Back Office
6 8 (2.32%) Law
7 5 (1.45%) Advertising
7 5 (1.45%) Military
8 3 (0.87%) Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (14.78%) Analyst
2 49 (14.20%) Consultant
3 32 (9.28%) Developer
4 30 (8.70%) Architect
5 28 (8.12%) Project Manager
6 14 (4.06%) Cloud Architect
7 13 (3.77%) AWS Consultant
7 13 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.48%) AWS Architect
8 12 (3.48%) Cloud Consultant
8 12 (3.48%) Support Analyst
8 12 (3.48%) Web Architect
8 12 (3.48%) Web Consultant
9 11 (3.19%) Applications Support
9 11 (3.19%) Junior
9 11 (3.19%) Service Manager
10 10 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.61%) Implementation Analyst
11 9 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.32%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.12%) Web Services
2 19 (5.51%) .NET
3 15 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 14 (4.06%) Middleware
5 10 (2.90%) CSS
5 10 (2.90%) HTML
5 10 (2.90%) XML
6 9 (2.61%) 802.1X
7 7 (2.03%) jQuery
8 6 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.74%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.74%) Spring
8 6 (1.74%) XSL
9 4 (1.16%) CGI
9 4 (1.16%) JAXB
9 4 (1.16%) JAX-WS
9 4 (1.16%) JSON
9 4 (1.16%) Lucene
9 4 (1.16%) RESTful
9 4 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.78%) Management Information System
2 31 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.96%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (5.80%) NHS
5 19 (5.51%) User Experience
6 18 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.74%) BBC
9 6 (1.74%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.45%) Robotics
10 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.16%) Social Media
12 3 (0.87%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.58%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.30%) Windows
2 20 (5.80%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.06%) Unix
4 12 (3.48%) Linux
5 5 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.87%) AIX
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (18.55%) ITIL
3 63 (18.26%) Project Management
4 48 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (10.43%) Information Security
7 35 (10.14%) PRINCE2
8 34 (9.86%) Analytics
9 24 (6.96%) Business Analysis
9 24 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (6.09%) Collaborative Working
10 21 (6.09%) Service Management
11 20 (5.80%) UML
12 19 (5.51%) Requirements Analysis
13 18 (5.22%) Change Control
13 18 (5.22%) Change Management
13 18 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.22%) Problem Management
14 17 (4.93%) MVC
14 17 (4.93%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.20%) SQL
2 18 (5.22%) C#
3 13 (3.77%) Java
3 13 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 12 (3.48%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.74%) XPath
6 5 (1.45%) C
7 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.16%) VBA
8 3 (0.87%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (0.87%) Python
9 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) R
10 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.29%) VB
10 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (16.81%) Degree
2 32 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.77%) CISM
4 13 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.61%) CISA
5 9 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.61%) CISSP
6 6 (1.74%) CCNP
6 6 (1.74%) ISACA
6 6 (1.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (1.45%) CCIE
7 5 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.45%) GIAC
7 5 (1.45%) ISEB
7 5 (1.45%) SANS
8 4 (1.16%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.16%) CISMP
8 4 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (7.83%) GDPR
3 19 (5.51%) SLA
4 12 (3.48%) PCI DSS
5 11 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (2.90%) PMO
7 9 (2.61%) COBIT
8 7 (2.03%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.16%) QA
10 3 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (8.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.16%) XenApp
4 4 (1.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.58%) Docker
5 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.03%) SCCM
2 3 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.58%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.25%) Cisco
3 24 (6.96%) SAP
4 22 (6.38%) Oracle
5 20 (5.80%) VMware
6 18 (5.22%) Google
7 12 (3.48%) Rackspace
8 11 (3.19%) Citrix
9 9 (2.61%) Aruba
9 9 (2.61%) HP
9 9 (2.61%) NETGEAR
9 9 (2.61%) Ruckus Wireless
10 7 (2.03%) Tableau
11 5 (1.45%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.45%) Avaya
11 5 (1.45%) BT
11 5 (1.45%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.45%) Cognos
11 5 (1.45%) Mitel
12 4 (1.16%) Ericsson