The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 299 283 303
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.29% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.61% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 8
Average salary £56,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,400 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £85,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
GIS
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4327 4896 4942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.59% 47.14% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3625 4064 4416
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Salary Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Salary Trend in the City of London

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Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) ITIL
4 13 (29.55%) Oracle
4 13 (29.55%) Degree
4 13 (29.55%) DV Cleared
5 12 (27.27%) C
5 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.27%) Citrix
6 11 (25.00%) VMware
6 11 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (25.00%) UNIX
6 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (22.73%) Data Migration
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 10 (22.73%) Migration
8 9 (20.45%) HP
8 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (18.18%) JSP 440
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (18.18%) ETL
9 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
10 7 (15.91%) MCSE
10 7 (15.91%) MCSA
10 7 (15.91%) PRINCE

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) SAS
4 2 (4.55%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.55%) Smallworld
4 2 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) SPSS
3 2 (4.55%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LAN
1 7 (15.91%) WAN
1 7 (15.91%) DHCP
1 7 (15.91%) DNS
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
1 5 (11.36%) JMeter
1 5 (11.36%) SilkPerformer
1 5 (11.36%) WinRunner
1 5 (11.36%) Facilita Forecast
2 4 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Data Migration Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Security Technical Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Test Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) GIS Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Transition Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
1 5 (11.36%) Ajax
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) JSP
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) UNIX
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.73%) Data Migration
3 10 (22.73%) Migration
4 8 (18.18%) ETL
5 7 (15.91%) PRINCE
6 6 (13.64%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.09%) CMMI
8 4 (9.09%) Validation
8 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.09%) Use Case
8 4 (9.09%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.82%) Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Workflow
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) R
4 2 (4.55%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) DV Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) Degree
3 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (15.91%) MCSE
5 7 (15.91%) MCSA
5 7 (15.91%) CCNP
5 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
8 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (4.55%) HND
9 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) vSphere
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Citrix
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) VMware
4 9 (20.45%) HP
5 7 (15.91%) EMC
5 7 (15.91%) Juniper
5 7 (15.91%) Cisco
6 5 (11.36%) Siebel
7 4 (9.09%) Mapinfo
8 3 (6.82%) Tableau
8 3 (6.82%) ESRI
9 2 (4.55%) Omniture
9 2 (4.55%) Google
9 2 (4.55%) Unica
10 1 (2.27%) Lumension
10 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.27%) Sophos
10 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.27%) SAP