The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 113 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing GIS 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.13% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
GIS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
530 533 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.22% 32.58% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 427 467 352
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £27,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

GIS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Birmingham region.

GIS Salary Trend in Birmingham

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Service Management
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) vSphere
5 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Juniper
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) EMC
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
5 6 (35.29%) CCNP
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) MCSE
5 6 (35.29%) MCSA
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
6 4 (23.53%) CGI

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Lync
3 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) GIS Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Business Development
4 4 (23.53%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) MCSE
3 6 (35.29%) MCSA
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (35.29%) vSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
2 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) Dell
3 4 (23.53%) Computacenter
4 2 (11.76%) Mapinfo
5 1 (5.88%) ESRI
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £850000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent upon experience + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago