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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 240 237 244
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.78% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 11
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £98,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
2303 2432 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.94% 33.93% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 1888 1957
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 £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

GIS
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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Cheshire +5 4 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Manchester -1 4 £46,000 +8.23%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (50.00%) Information Security
2 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Line Management
4 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 6 (21.43%) Coaching
4 6 (21.43%) Matrix Management
4 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 6 (21.43%) PMP
4 6 (21.43%) PMI Certification
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE
5 5 (17.86%) CISSP
5 5 (17.86%) AutoCAD
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 4 (14.29%) Google
6 4 (14.29%) Tandem
6 4 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 4 (14.29%) ArcSight
6 4 (14.29%) SIEM
7 3 (10.71%) Change Control
7 3 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) PHP
7 3 (10.71%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (3.57%) Documentum
1 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) AutoCAD
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.14%) InDesign
2 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Project Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Information Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Head of Operations
3 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Author
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Author
4 2 (7.14%) GIS Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.57%) GIS Manager
5 1 (3.57%) GIS Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (3.57%) WPF
3 1 (3.57%) Google Maps API
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Tandem
3 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.57%) LLPG
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (25.00%) Line Management
3 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 6 (21.43%) Coaching
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE
3 6 (21.43%) Matrix Management
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.29%) SIEM
5 4 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.71%) CAD
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.57%) Information Governance
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) PMP
1 6 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CISA
3 1 (3.57%) QiCA
3 1 (3.57%) CISMP
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Google
1 4 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 3 (10.71%) Sun
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) ESRI
4 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago