The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 87 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.32% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £28,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.64% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
GIS
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
383 358 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.25% 30.73% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 282 275 256
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

GIS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

GIS Salary Trend in Essex

GIS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Chelmsford - 3 £47,500 -
GIS
East of England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) MODAF
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MODAF
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft