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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 113 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.45% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 1.29% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 18
Average salary £70,000 £27,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+154.54% -5.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,896
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.52%
GIS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
645 541 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.79% 34.59% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 560 389 631
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GIS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

GIS Salary Trend in Cheshire

GIS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +6 1 £65,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £70,000 -
GIS
North West

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (61.54%) Information Security
2 12 (46.15%) Tandem
2 12 (46.15%) ArcSight
2 12 (46.15%) SIEM
2 12 (46.15%) Cyber Security
3 10 (38.46%) CISSP
4 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
5 8 (30.77%) Sun
5 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
6 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 5 (19.23%) Coaching
7 5 (19.23%) CAD
8 4 (15.38%) AutoCAD
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Line Management
9 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (11.54%) Adobe
9 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (11.54%) InDesign
9 3 (11.54%) Google
9 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
9 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (11.54%) Service Management
9 3 (11.54%) PMP
9 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
9 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
9 3 (11.54%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (11.54%) HTML

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) AutoCAD
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (11.54%) InDesign
2 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Information Specialist
1 4 (15.38%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Security Specialist
1 4 (15.38%) Information Security Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Trainee
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Tandem
2 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Information Security
2 12 (46.15%) SIEM
2 12 (46.15%) Cyber Security
3 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) CAD
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Logistics
8 1 (3.85%) People Management
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
8 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.54%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) ArcSight
2 8 (30.77%) Sun
3 3 (11.54%) Adobe
3 3 (11.54%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) ESRI
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft