The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 176 195 155
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -40
Permanent jobs citing GSM 48 28 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.51% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 1.87% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 60
Average salary £43,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.47% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £30,975
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +11.76%
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
1532 1501 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.93% 27.57% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1057 1206
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +19 36 £43,000 - 3
Newbury -9 3 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Slough - 3 £43,500 -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 110 (84.62%) UMTS
2 79 (60.77%) Telecoms
3 66 (50.77%) Wireless
4 61 (46.92%) UNIX
5 58 (44.62%) 3G
5 58 (44.62%) Service Delivery
6 55 (42.31%) Degree
7 50 (38.46%) WiMAX
8 48 (36.92%) Marketing
9 46 (35.38%) LTE
10 40 (30.77%) 2G
11 39 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 36 (27.69%) SS7
13 34 (26.15%) Ericsson
13 34 (26.15%) GPRS
14 33 (25.38%) RNC
15 32 (24.62%) Change Management
15 32 (24.62%) Product Marketing
15 32 (24.62%) NDS
15 32 (24.62%) TIBCO
16 31 (23.85%) Nortel
16 31 (23.85%) Nokia
16 31 (23.85%) QA
17 28 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (20.77%) HNC
18 27 (20.77%) HND
19 24 (18.46%) Linux
20 23 (17.69%) Radio Access Network
21 21 (16.15%) VPN
22 20 (15.38%) Network Planning

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 110 (84.62%) UMTS
2 66 (50.77%) Wireless
3 58 (44.62%) 3G
4 50 (38.46%) WiMAX
5 46 (35.38%) LTE
6 40 (30.77%) 2G
7 36 (27.69%) SS7
8 34 (26.15%) GPRS
9 33 (25.38%) RNC
10 23 (17.69%) Radio Access Network
11 21 (16.15%) VPN
12 19 (14.62%) CDMA2000
12 19 (14.62%) Firewall
12 19 (14.62%) CDMA
12 19 (14.62%) SGSN
12 19 (14.62%) HSPA
13 16 (12.31%) VLAN
14 14 (10.77%) 3GPP
14 14 (10.77%) WCDMA
14 14 (10.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
General
1 79 (60.77%) Telecoms
2 48 (36.92%) Marketing
3 4 (3.08%) Billing
4 1 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 23 (17.69%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.92%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.92%) Wireless Engineer
3 20 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 18 (13.85%) RAN Engineer
4 18 (13.85%) Radio Engineer
5 17 (13.08%) Radio Network Engineer
5 17 (13.08%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Technical Support
7 7 (5.38%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) 3G Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) IP Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Core Network Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Risk Consultant
10 3 (2.31%) Escalation Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) CS Core Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.31%) Consultant
11 1 (0.77%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) HTML
1 12 (9.23%) MAPI
2 3 (2.31%) WAP
3 2 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.92%) UNIX
2 24 (18.46%) Linux
3 12 (9.23%) Solaris
4 7 (5.38%) Windows
4 7 (5.38%) Windows 2000
4 7 (5.38%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.62%) Service Delivery
2 32 (24.62%) Change Management
2 32 (24.62%) Product Marketing
3 20 (15.38%) Network Planning
4 17 (13.08%) Project Management
4 17 (13.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.85%) OpenUP
6 5 (3.85%) Test Strategy
6 5 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.08%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.08%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (3.08%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (3.08%) Security Management
7 4 (3.08%) Information Security
8 1 (0.77%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.77%) Quality Management
8 1 (0.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (0.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.23%) C
2 4 (3.08%) Java
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
3 1 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (42.31%) Degree
2 27 (20.77%) HNC
2 27 (20.77%) HND
3 5 (3.85%) CCNA
3 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (23.85%) QA
2 17 (13.08%) SLA
3 4 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (24.62%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 34 (26.15%) Ericsson
3 32 (24.62%) TIBCO
4 31 (23.85%) Nokia
4 31 (23.85%) Nortel
5 19 (14.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.15%) Cisco
8 7 (5.38%) Huawei
8 7 (5.38%) Sybase
9 4 (3.08%) HP
10 3 (2.31%) Oracle
10 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.31%) VMware
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