The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 237 235 229
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.71% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 20
Average salary £56,000 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.76% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £88,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
GIS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2263 2384 2388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.16% 34.19% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 1840 1953
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 the North West

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

GIS Salary Trend in the North West

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Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Manchester +1 7 £56,000 +31.76% 1
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (27.27%) CISSP
3 9 (27.27%) Tandem
3 9 (27.27%) ArcSight
3 9 (27.27%) SIEM
3 9 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 8 (24.24%) Line Management
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) UNIX
6 6 (18.18%) PMP
6 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 6 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.18%) Coaching
6 6 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.15%) AutoCAD
7 5 (15.15%) Sun
8 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.09%) C#
9 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 3 (9.09%) .NET
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.09%) MS Office
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (6.06%) Documentum
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) AutoCAD
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.06%) InDesign
3 2 (6.06%) Revit
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.06%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Project Delivery Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Information Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Head of Operations
3 3 (9.09%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Author
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Author
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) WinForms
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) Google Maps API
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (27.27%) Tandem
3 2 (6.06%) LLPG
4 1 (3.03%) PDA
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 9 (27.27%) SIEM
2 9 (27.27%) Cyber Security
3 8 (24.24%) Line Management
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 6 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) Coaching
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.09%) CAD
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) PMP
2 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) QiCA
3 1 (3.03%) CISMP
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CRISC
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) ArcSight
2 5 (15.15%) Sun
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Autodesk
4 2 (6.06%) ESRI
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
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