Local Government Jobs in Wales

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > Wales

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Local Government over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 75 119 127
Rank change year-on-year +44 +8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 40 23 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.86% 1.32% 0.69%
As % of the General category 3.79% 1.99% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 2 12
10th Percentile £26,159 £51,500 £36,374
25th Percentile £29,718 £53,750 £38,386
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,476 £57,500 £39,322
Median % change year-on-year -36.56% +46.23% +20.99%
75th Percentile £47,068 £61,250 £40,257
90th Percentile £48,651 £63,500 -
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,385 £42,000
% change year-on-year -20.61% +19.96% -6.67%

All General Skills
Wales

Local Government falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in Wales.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,055 1,157 1,378
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 49.07% 66.27% 68.08%
Number of salaries quoted 748 512 832
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,440 £31,475
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,350 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,666 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.85% -10.67% +19.05%
75th Percentile £57,450 £58,750 £60,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,580 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +7.14%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Wales

Local Government
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in Wales.

Salary trend for Local Government in Wales

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in Wales over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Local Government in Wales

Local Government
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +37 39 £36,476 -36.56% 3
West Wales - 1 £49,608 - 4
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Acrobat
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (15.00%) Azure
3 5 (12.50%) Azure Monitor
3 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.50%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.50%) Power Automate
5 1 (2.50%) PowerApps
5 1 (2.50%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) Extranet
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
1 5 (12.50%) MPLS
1 5 (12.50%) Network Security
1 5 (12.50%) SAN
1 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
1 5 (12.50%) VLAN
1 5 (12.50%) VPN
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
1 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Power BI
3 2 (5.00%) QlikView
General
1 30 (75.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 30 (75.00%) Police
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Legal
5 3 (7.50%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Senior
2 15 (37.50%) ICT Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Database Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) ICT Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (10.00%) Database Specialist
7 4 (10.00%) ICT Specialist
8 3 (7.50%) ICT Assistant
9 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Deputy Project Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Trainer
10 1 (2.50%) Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 5 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.50%) LLPG
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.50%) Housing Association
7 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Android
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Customer Service
2 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.50%) High Availability
6 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.50%) Network Management
6 5 (12.50%) Power Management
7 4 (10.00%) Data Management
7 4 (10.00%) Data Security
7 4 (10.00%) Line Management
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.00%) Security Management
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) Citrix
2 5 (12.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) NetApp
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe