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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 114 119 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +76.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,624 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +20.06%
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
625 598 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.46% 33.58% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 479 385 421
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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

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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

GIS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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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 27 April 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
Knutsford -7 2 £38,500 -26.66%
GIS
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) AutoCAD
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (25.00%) InDesign
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (25.00%) Adobe
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (25.00%) PMP
5 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (25.00%) CAD
5 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (41.67%) AutoCAD
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (25.00%) InDesign
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) GIS Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Systems Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (25.00%) CAD
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMP
1 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: Competitive
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