The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 133 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 0.89% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 3
Average salary £48,750 £31,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.25% -43.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
GIS
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
862 897 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 38.59% 35.65% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 634 568 605
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Salary Trend in Reading

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

GIS Salary Trend in Reading

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Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 10 (31.25%) MS Office
3 10 (31.25%) Service Management
3 10 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 10 (31.25%) Migration
3 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (31.25%) Requirements Management
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
4 9 (28.13%) SAP
5 8 (25.00%) Dell
5 8 (25.00%) CGI
5 8 (25.00%) Citrix
5 8 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) ITSM
5 8 (25.00%) Office 365
5 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (25.00%) XenApp
5 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (25.00%) Lync
5 8 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (25.00%) Business Development
5 8 (25.00%) SCCM
5 8 (25.00%) Computacenter
6 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) ESRI

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP PS
1 5 (15.63%) SAP CRM
1 5 (15.63%) SAP PM
2 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SDH
1 1 (3.13%) 3G
1 1 (3.13%) DWDM
1 1 (3.13%) BGP
1 1 (3.13%) VRRP
1 1 (3.13%) 2G
1 1 (3.13%) RNC
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
1 1 (3.13%) VPLS
1 1 (3.13%) LTE
1 1 (3.13%) MGW
1 1 (3.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) ERwin
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Trainer
7 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) CGI
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Service Management
2 10 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (31.25%) Requirements Management
3 8 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (25.00%) Business Development
3 8 (25.00%) ITSM
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 6 (18.75%) Logistics
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
7 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
1 2 (6.25%) VBScript
1 2 (6.25%) VB
1 2 (6.25%) VB6
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) CITP
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (25.00%) XenApp
1 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) SAP
3 8 (25.00%) Dell
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) Computacenter
4 6 (18.75%) ESRI
5 1 (3.13%) Cramer
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.13%) ComArch
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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