Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > East of England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 191 315
Rank change year-on-year +38 +124 -5
Permanent jobs citing GIS 15 80 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 1.10% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.09% 4.40% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 84 42
Median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,000 £26,875
90th Percentile £43,750 £64,250 £74,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.37% +7.78% +12.53%

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 the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 718 1,820 3,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.71% 24.95% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 584 1,469 2,655
Median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the East of England

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Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GIS in the East of England.

Salary trend for GIS in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +65 9 £31,250 -42.13%
Cambridgeshire +47 6 £42,500 -13.71% 4
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England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 8 (53.33%) Network Design
2 6 (40.00%) BT
2 6 (40.00%) Virgin Media
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) ESRI
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Maximo
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) ArcGIS
5 2 (13.33%) CAD
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) QGIS
5 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Openreach
5 2 (13.33%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (13.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) QGIS
2 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Planning Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Planning Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Maximo Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Fibre Planner
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) GIS Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Design
2 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) CAD
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) BT
1 6 (40.00%) Virgin Media
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) ESRI
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Openreach
5 1 (6.67%) HP