The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 175 181 165
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing GSM 43 32 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.59% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 2.10% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 66
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1612 1524 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.38% 28.10% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1155 1270
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
South East

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

GSM Salary Histogram in Berkshire

GSM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Reading -7 16 £60,000 +50.00%
Newbury +5 9 £47,500 +53.22% 1
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 -
Slough +6 3 £39,000 -8.23%
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing GSM 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 GSM.

1 66 (76.74%) UMTS
2 46 (53.49%) Telecoms
3 30 (34.88%) Marketing
4 26 (30.23%) UNIX
4 26 (30.23%) GPRS
5 25 (29.07%) Wireless
5 25 (29.07%) Degree
6 24 (27.91%) C#
6 24 (27.91%) .NET
7 22 (25.58%) LTE
8 20 (23.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 20 (23.26%) Service Delivery
8 20 (23.26%) SS7
9 19 (22.09%) TIBCO
9 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.09%) NDS
9 19 (22.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 19 (22.09%) Product Marketing
10 18 (20.93%) Oracle
10 18 (20.93%) HNC
10 18 (20.93%) HND
11 17 (19.77%) SQL
11 17 (19.77%) WCDMA
11 17 (19.77%) Change Management
11 17 (19.77%) SGSN
11 17 (19.77%) WPF
11 17 (19.77%) LINQ
12 16 (18.60%) GGSN
12 16 (18.60%) 3GPP
13 15 (17.44%) Windows

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing GSM 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 GSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 66 (76.74%) UMTS
2 26 (30.23%) GPRS
3 25 (29.07%) Wireless
4 22 (25.58%) LTE
5 20 (23.26%) SS7
6 17 (19.77%) SGSN
6 17 (19.77%) WCDMA
7 16 (18.60%) 3GPP
7 16 (18.60%) GGSN
8 14 (16.28%) 3G
9 13 (15.12%) 4G
10 11 (12.79%) 2G
11 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
12 6 (6.98%) Ethernet
12 6 (6.98%) VoIP
12 6 (6.98%) SMS
13 5 (5.81%) VoLTE
14 3 (3.49%) Broadband
14 3 (3.49%) CDMA
14 3 (3.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 46 (53.49%) Telecoms
2 30 (34.88%) Marketing
3 7 (8.14%) Electronics
4 3 (3.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Software Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Network Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Core Network Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Developer
6 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Firmware Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Product Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Technical Support
11 3 (3.49%) Technical Support Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) .NET
2 17 (19.77%) WPF
2 17 (19.77%) LINQ
3 6 (6.98%) jQuery
3 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (6.98%) MFC
3 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.81%) CSS
4 5 (5.81%) HTML5
4 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (5.81%) HTML
5 2 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (1.16%) WML
6 1 (1.16%) XML
6 1 (1.16%) WAP
6 1 (1.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) Firmware
4 6 (6.98%) Home Automation
4 6 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.16%) Handset
6 1 (1.16%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) UNIX
2 15 (17.44%) Windows
3 9 (10.47%) Linux
4 5 (5.81%) Android
4 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Service Delivery
2 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) Product Marketing
3 17 (19.77%) Change Management
4 14 (16.28%) Network Planning
4 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.98%) Web Development
5 6 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (5.81%) Android Development
6 5 (5.81%) iOS Development
6 5 (5.81%) BDD
6 5 (5.81%) MVC
7 4 (4.65%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.65%) Product Management
8 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.33%) Project Management
8 2 (2.33%) Logistics
8 2 (2.33%) Network Design
8 2 (2.33%) Scrum
9 1 (1.16%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) C#
2 17 (19.77%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) C
4 7 (8.14%) Embedded C
5 6 (6.98%) Embedded C++
5 6 (6.98%) Assembly Language
5 6 (6.98%) C++
5 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (29.07%) Degree
2 18 (20.93%) HNC
2 18 (20.93%) HND
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.33%) PMP
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.16%) CCIE
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (22.09%) NDS
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 19 (22.09%) TIBCO
2 19 (22.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 18 (20.93%) Oracle
4 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.14%) Huawei
6 6 (6.98%) NEC
6 6 (6.98%) EMC
7 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.49%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.16%) Avaya
9 1 (1.16%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.16%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) Sybase
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago