The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 200 204 183
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing GSM 12 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.49% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.89% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 20
Median salary £45,000 £85,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +112.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £85,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £40,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.63% -9.44%
GSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1109 1323 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.90% 25.84% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 820 922 982
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Berkshire

GSM
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in Berkshire

GSM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 5 £87,500 +105.88%
Slough +5 3 £38,000 -55.29% 1
Newbury -9 1 £45,000 -2.70%
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing GSM 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for GSM.

1 33 (97.06%) UMTS
2 24 (70.59%) LTE
3 20 (58.82%) Telecoms
4 13 (38.24%) ISEB
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
5 12 (35.29%) SS7
5 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
6 11 (32.35%) 4G
6 11 (32.35%) 3G
7 10 (29.41%) ISUP
7 10 (29.41%) SCCP
7 10 (29.41%) 2G
7 10 (29.41%) HP
7 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) tcpdump
7 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (29.41%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (29.41%) Defect Management
7 10 (29.41%) Presales
7 10 (29.41%) Wireshark
7 10 (29.41%) SIGTRAN
8 9 (26.47%) Test Planning
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
10 7 (20.59%) Wireless
10 7 (20.59%) CDMA
10 7 (20.59%) GPRS
10 7 (20.59%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) SQL

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) UMTS
2 24 (70.59%) LTE
3 12 (35.29%) SS7
4 11 (32.35%) 3G
4 11 (32.35%) 4G
5 10 (29.41%) 2G
5 10 (29.41%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (29.41%) ISUP
5 10 (29.41%) SCCP
5 10 (29.41%) SIGTRAN
5 10 (29.41%) tcpdump
5 10 (29.41%) Wireshark
6 7 (20.59%) CDMA
6 7 (20.59%) GPRS
6 7 (20.59%) Wireless
7 6 (17.65%) 3GPP
7 6 (17.65%) ATM
7 6 (17.65%) ISDN
7 6 (17.65%) PSTN
7 6 (17.65%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) HBase
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Network Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Core Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Communications Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Presales Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.88%) VAS Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Project Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) LINQ
1 5 (14.71%) WPF
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Handset
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000
3 5 (14.71%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Defect Management
1 10 (29.41%) Presales
2 9 (26.47%) Test Planning
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) BDD
6 5 (14.71%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (11.76%) Business Development
7 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Change Management
9 2 (5.88%) Network Design
9 2 (5.88%) Network Planning
9 2 (5.88%) Product Marketing
10 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C#
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) ISEB
2 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) HNC
5 2 (5.88%) HND
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) HP
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Sybase
5 4 (11.76%) Ericsson
5 4 (11.76%) Huawei
5 4 (11.76%) Nokia
6 2 (5.88%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) Mitel
7 1 (2.94%) Samsung
7 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Thirty five to Forty eight thousand pounds per annum
Posted: 2 days ago