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 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 183 180 172
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIS 6 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.66% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 17
Average salary £57,000 £42,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.11% +73.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
1272 1216 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.42% 32.67% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 952 1122
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,500 £50,000
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 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 27 February 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Manchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Line Management
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) PMP
4 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Revit
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) DataEase
5 2 (12.50%) LLPG
5 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
5 2 (12.50%) Autodesk

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) Documentum
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
1 2 (12.50%) Revit
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (12.50%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Head of Operations
1 3 (18.75%) Project Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) GIS Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Author
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
3 1 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Information Governance Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) LLPG
3 1 (6.25%) PDA
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Tandem
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security
1 5 (31.25%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CISA
2 1 (6.25%) QiCA
2 1 (6.25%) CISMP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CRISC
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Autodesk
2 2 (12.50%) ESRI
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) SAP