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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 37 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.59% - 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% - 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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
128 62 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 51.00% 27.19% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63 48 30
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £31,750 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Tandem
1 4 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft