Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 897 906 878
Rank change year-on-year +9 -28 -15
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 284 320 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.36% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 227 283 351
UK median annual salary £48,000 £42,714 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.38% +0.50% +1.19%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £25,551
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +21.33% +1.35% -6.63%

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 78852 81123 98702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.07% 42.72% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 57534 66056 78854
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +9 272 £48,000 +12.94% 21
UK excluding London +51 194 £45,500 +21.33% 16
London -12 78 £55,000 -10.20% 6
South East +29 53 £40,658 +12.01% 2
Midlands +40 49 £50,000 +44.69% 1
North of England +1 44 £50,000 -4.76% 10
West Midlands +25 35 £52,500 - 1
South West +5 33 £48,000 +41.74%
Yorkshire +27 28 £48,750 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +47 14 £37,500 +48.60%
North West -21 14 £55,000 +39.51% 4
East of England -3 11 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Scotland -13 4 £61,500 +64.00%
North East - 2 £51,250 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Local Government.

1 87 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 85 (29.93%) Finance
3 67 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (19.72%) ITIL
5 52 (18.31%) .NET
6 50 (17.61%) SQL
7 44 (15.49%) Degree
8 39 (13.73%) C#
8 39 (13.73%) Management Information System
9 35 (12.32%) SQL Server
10 34 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (11.62%) ASP.NET
11 33 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (10.92%) Migration
14 28 (9.86%) VMware
14 28 (9.86%) CRM
15 27 (9.51%) PRINCE2
15 27 (9.51%) Service Delivery
16 26 (9.15%) Windows
16 26 (9.15%) Oracle
16 26 (9.15%) HTML
16 26 (9.15%) Project Management
16 26 (9.15%) Security Cleared
17 25 (8.80%) JavaScript
18 24 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (8.10%) Web Development
20 22 (7.75%) Business Analysis
20 22 (7.75%) UML
21 21 (7.39%) Service 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 11 (3.87%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.11%) IIS
5 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.70%) CMS
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.70%) WordPress
7 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (5.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.06%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.35%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.35%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.35%) Kypera Housing
5 1 (0.35%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.35%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ECC
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.52%) Office 365
5 9 (3.17%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (2.82%) SaaS
7 3 (1.06%) IaaS
8 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.35%) G Suite
9 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.82%) Firewall
2 6 (2.11%) Internet
2 6 (2.11%) SAN
3 5 (1.76%) DNS
3 5 (1.76%) LAN
3 5 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.41%) DHCP
4 4 (1.41%) Skype
4 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.41%) Wireless
5 3 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.06%) Network Security
5 3 (1.06%) WAN
6 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.70%) VoIP
6 2 (0.70%) VPN
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.35%) DKIM
7 1 (0.35%) DMARC
7 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.23%) Big Data
3 11 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.87%) Power BI
4 9 (3.17%) Data Lake
4 9 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.76%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.41%) GIS
6 4 (1.41%) MS Access
6 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.06%) MySQL
7 3 (1.06%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.70%) Lumira
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.70%) Gradle
4 2 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) Ant
5 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) NUnit
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 85 (29.93%) Finance
2 18 (6.34%) Retail
3 14 (4.93%) Legal
3 14 (4.93%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.58%) Marketing
5 7 (2.46%) Law
6 5 (1.76%) Back Office
6 5 (1.76%) Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Advertising
7 3 (1.06%) Front Office
7 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (19.37%) Developer
2 45 (15.85%) Consultant
3 43 (15.14%) Architect
4 39 (13.73%) Analyst
5 24 (8.45%) Senior Architect
6 18 (6.34%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.34%) Enterprise Architect
7 17 (5.99%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.63%) ICT Manager
8 16 (5.63%) IT Manager
9 15 (5.28%) Senior Consultant
10 14 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (4.93%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.58%) AWS Architect
11 13 (4.58%) AWS Consultant
11 13 (4.58%) Cloud Consultant
11 13 (4.58%) Web Architect
11 13 (4.58%) Web Consultant
12 11 (3.87%) CRM Developer
12 11 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.31%) .NET
2 33 (11.62%) ASP.NET
3 26 (9.15%) HTML
4 20 (7.04%) Web Services
5 14 (4.93%) Middleware
6 13 (4.58%) Ajax
6 13 (4.58%) XML
6 13 (4.58%) XSL
7 11 (3.87%) CSS
8 7 (2.46%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.11%) Entity Framework
9 6 (2.11%) HTML5
10 5 (1.76%) REST
11 4 (1.41%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.41%) jQuery
12 3 (1.06%) CSS3
13 2 (0.70%) Backbone.js
13 2 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (0.70%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.28%) NHS
4 14 (4.93%) Driving Licence
5 13 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.58%) Virtual Team
6 12 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.52%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.76%) User Experience
10 4 (1.41%) CESG
11 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.70%) Minimum Viable Product
12 2 (0.70%) Robotics
13 1 (0.35%) Digital Signage
13 1 (0.35%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.15%) Windows
2 18 (6.34%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.76%) Linux
5 5 (1.76%) Unix
6 4 (1.41%) Android
6 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.70%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.72%) ITIL
3 33 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (10.92%) Migration
6 28 (9.86%) CRM
7 27 (9.51%) PRINCE2
7 27 (9.51%) Service Delivery
8 26 (9.15%) Project Management
9 24 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (8.10%) Web Development
11 22 (7.75%) Business Analysis
11 22 (7.75%) UML
12 21 (7.39%) Service Management
13 19 (6.69%) BPMN
13 19 (6.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 19 (6.69%) TOGAF
14 18 (6.34%) Information Security
14 18 (6.34%) Open Source
14 18 (6.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.61%) SQL
2 39 (13.73%) C#
3 25 (8.80%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.87%) C
4 11 (3.87%) Java
5 7 (2.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.41%) PHP
8 3 (1.06%) C++
8 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.70%) X++
10 1 (0.35%) Python
10 1 (0.35%) R
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) Scala
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (15.49%) Degree
2 26 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.52%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.46%) MCP
7 6 (2.11%) CCNA
7 6 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.11%) MCITP
7 6 (2.11%) MCSE
8 5 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.41%) CCNP
9 4 (1.41%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (1.41%) CISA
9 4 (1.41%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.41%) OSCP
9 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.06%) CIMA
10 3 (1.06%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.23%) SLA
2 10 (3.52%) COBIT
3 8 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.11%) QA
5 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.41%) WCAG
6 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.35%) PMO
7 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.70%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.35%) Nessus
2 1 (0.35%) Netcool
2 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.35%) OpenVAS
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 87 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.86%) VMware
3 26 (9.15%) Oracle
4 14 (4.93%) Google
5 13 (4.58%) Rackspace
6 12 (4.23%) Cisco
7 10 (3.52%) SAP
8 8 (2.82%) Capita
8 8 (2.82%) Civica
9 7 (2.46%) CA
9 7 (2.46%) Citrix
10 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.06%) Juniper
11 3 (1.06%) Northgate
11 3 (1.06%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.70%) F5
12 2 (0.70%) IBM
12 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.35%) HP