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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 234 221 228
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing GIS 14 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.26% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.81% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 42
Average salary £65,000 £43,750 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% +73.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £145,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,896
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.52%
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
2313 2109 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.25% 32.51% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2014 1665 2183
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,500
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 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 January 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 January 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
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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 -7 10 £57,000 +34.11% 1
Cheshire -7 4 £70,000 +154.54% 1
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (52.08%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) ArcSight
2 17 (35.42%) SIEM
2 17 (35.42%) Cyber Security
3 16 (33.33%) Tandem
4 15 (31.25%) CISSP
4 15 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 14 (29.17%) Finance
6 10 (20.83%) Data Protection
7 9 (18.75%) Sun
7 9 (18.75%) Line Management
7 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 8 (16.67%) Coaching
8 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.67%) MS Office
9 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 6 (12.50%) Matrix Management
10 6 (12.50%) UNIX
10 6 (12.50%) SQL
10 6 (12.50%) AutoCAD
10 6 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (12.50%) PMP
10 6 (12.50%) PMI Certification
10 6 (12.50%) PRINCE
11 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (10.42%) A+ Certification
11 5 (10.42%) CAD
11 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
11 5 (10.42%) CCNP
11 5 (10.42%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.17%) Documentum
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.08%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) AutoCAD
3 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.25%) InDesign
3 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.17%) Revit
4 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.08%) MS Project
5 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) DataEase
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Project Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Information Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Head of Operations
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) WinForms
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.08%) Google Maps API
3 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Tandem
2 15 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) LLPG
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) PDA
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) SIEM
2 17 (35.42%) Cyber Security
3 10 (20.83%) Data Protection
4 9 (18.75%) Line Management
4 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) Coaching
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) Matrix Management
7 6 (12.50%) PRINCE
8 5 (10.42%) CAD
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.25%) Service Management
9 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.17%) Logistics
10 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) PMP
2 6 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.42%) A+ Certification
3 5 (10.42%) CCNP
3 5 (10.42%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CISA
6 1 (2.08%) QiCA
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) CISMP
6 1 (2.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) ArcSight
2 9 (18.75%) Sun
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Google
4 4 (8.33%) ESRI
5 3 (6.25%) Adobe
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (4.17%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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