The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 124 115
Permanent jobs citing GIS 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.50% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £70,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +154.54%
UK excluding London average salary £41,336 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -4.76%
GIS
North West

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
398 603 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.00% 32.72% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 363 510 484
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (27.27%) DMZ
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (9.09%) Records Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DMZ
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Audit Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Records Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP