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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 114 101 138
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +37
Permanent jobs citing GIS 13 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% 0.81% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 2.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 2
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +63.93%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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
666 565 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.26% 35.33% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 524 442 506
Average salary £39,750 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.24% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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

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Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Warrington -17 6 £32,500 +20.37%
Chester - 4 - -
GIS
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (42.11%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (26.32%) QA
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
5 4 (21.05%) SIEM
5 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
5 4 (21.05%) Tandem
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Trainee
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) Tandem
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
2 5 (26.32%) SOA
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
3 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (10.53%) PMP
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Sun
3 3 (15.79%) Mapinfo
4 2 (10.53%) ESRI
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) Google