The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 29 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.04% 2.17% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.99% 6.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
GIS
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 74 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 34.72% 32.17% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 105
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

GIS
Salary Trend in Chester

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

GIS Salary Trend in Chester

GIS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) Tandem
1 12 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 12 (100.00%) SIEM
1 12 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) Sun
3 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Tandem
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) SIEM
1 12 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 8 (66.67%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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