The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 184 180 161
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing GIS 3 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.075% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.29% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 17
Average salary £71,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+138.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £27,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,300 £36,000 £42,500
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
982 1029 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.92% 25.67% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 746 848 869
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Salary Trend in Manchester

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

GIS Salary Trend in Manchester

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Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Manchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Replication
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Development
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 2 (15.38%) PMP
5 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) ABAP
6 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) FTP
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DBA
1 5 (38.46%) SQL DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Development
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Axway