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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 221 227 233
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 35 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 0.78% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 27
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £145,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
2376 2294 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.57% 33.02% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2041 1866 2169
Average salary £39,000 £35,385 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.21% +1.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Cheshire +14 20 £65,000 - 1
Manchester -9 10 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Lancashire -2 1 £60,000 -58.62%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 26 (47.27%) Information Security
2 18 (32.73%) ArcSight
2 18 (32.73%) SIEM
2 18 (32.73%) Cyber Security
3 17 (30.91%) Tandem
4 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
4 14 (25.45%) CISSP
5 13 (23.64%) Finance
6 11 (20.00%) SQL
7 10 (18.18%) C#
7 10 (18.18%) .NET
7 10 (18.18%) Sun
7 10 (18.18%) Data Protection
8 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
8 9 (16.36%) HTML
9 8 (14.55%) MS Office
9 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.55%) Coaching
9 8 (14.55%) Line Management
10 7 (12.73%) Degree
10 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
10 7 (12.73%) ITIL
11 6 (10.91%) UNIX
11 6 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
11 6 (10.91%) PMP
11 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
11 6 (10.91%) AutoCAD
11 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
11 6 (10.91%) Matrix Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 5 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (5.45%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.64%) Documentum
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) AutoCAD
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.45%) InDesign
3 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.64%) Revit
4 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.82%) MS Project
5 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) DataEase
3 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.45%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Project Manager
1 8 (14.55%) Security Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Information Security Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Project Delivery Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Security Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) GIS Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Information Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) HTML5
4 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) WinForms
5 2 (3.64%) WPF
5 2 (3.64%) Google Maps API
5 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) Dojo
6 1 (1.82%) Yii
6 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.82%) Sass
6 1 (1.82%) LESS
6 1 (1.82%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Tandem
2 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.64%) LLPG
6 1 (1.82%) PDA
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Information Security
2 18 (32.73%) SIEM
2 18 (32.73%) Cyber Security
3 10 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
5 8 (14.55%) Coaching
5 8 (14.55%) Line Management
6 7 (12.73%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
7 6 (10.91%) Matrix Management
8 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) CAD
8 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.09%) SOA
8 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) Service Management
10 3 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) C#
3 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) ABAP
8 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) CISSP
2 7 (12.73%) Degree
3 6 (10.91%) PMP
3 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 5 (9.09%) CCNP
4 5 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) ArcSight
2 10 (18.18%) Sun
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) ESRI
5 5 (9.09%) Google
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) Adobe
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Autodesk
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago