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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 130 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.43% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
752 698 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.62% 32.89% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 628 639 350
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
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 24 October 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) VMware
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) MCSA
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) EMC
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Juniper
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 3 (23.08%) Business Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE
2 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 3 (23.08%) Business Development
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) MCSA
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) EMC
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
1 6 (46.15%) Juniper
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Mapinfo
2 1 (7.69%) ESRI
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago