Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 121 157
Rank change year-on-year -16 +36 +5
Permanent jobs citing GIS 35 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.16% 1.20% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.84% 3.60% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 14
Cheshire median annual salary £67,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.02% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £51,250 £39,900 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £46,650 £53,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.94% -13.00% +42.86%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 911 750 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.15% 33.29% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 757 676 1111
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Cheshire

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Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for GIS in Cheshire

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Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in Cheshire

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Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -30 28 £45,000 -5.26%
Warrington -6 1 £60,000 +37.93%
GIS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 24 (68.57%) Risk Management
2 20 (57.14%) Finance
3 19 (54.29%) Information Security
4 17 (48.57%) Banking
5 16 (45.71%) Investment Banking
5 16 (45.71%) Wealth Management
6 12 (34.29%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (28.57%) Firewall
7 10 (28.57%) Windows
8 9 (25.71%) Middleware
9 8 (22.86%) CISSP
9 8 (22.86%) Unix
10 7 (20.00%) Law
10 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (20.00%) Contactless
11 5 (14.29%) Prototyping
11 5 (14.29%) CISA
11 5 (14.29%) CISM
12 4 (11.43%) Java
12 4 (11.43%) J2EE
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (11.43%) Juniper
12 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
12 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
12 4 (11.43%) Network Security
12 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
12 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
13 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP GRC
1 2 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) DMZ
4 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Banking
3 16 (45.71%) Investment Banking
4 7 (20.00%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Head of Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Head of Security
3 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior SAP Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Security Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Middleware
2 4 (11.43%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) Ajax
3 3 (8.57%) Ext JS
3 3 (8.57%) Java EE
3 3 (8.57%) Struts
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) ISPF
4 1 (2.86%) JNI
4 1 (2.86%) OLE
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Contactless
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Risk Management
2 19 (54.29%) Information Security
3 16 (45.71%) Wealth Management
4 12 (34.29%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
8 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (8.57%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.71%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) ABAP
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) JCL
4 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CISSP
2 5 (14.29%) CISA
2 5 (14.29%) CISM
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.71%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
1 4 (11.43%) Juniper
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Symantec
3 1 (2.86%) Lumension
3 1 (2.86%) NCR