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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 156 185 178
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs citing GSM 70 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.77% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 2.66% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 30
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £24,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
1827 1694 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.51% 29.09% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1178 1080
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £62,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +14 44 £52,500 +5.00%
Slough - 6 £38,500 -
Bracknell -7 3 £35,000 -
Newbury -1 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 91 (83.49%) UMTS
2 52 (47.71%) Telecoms
3 47 (43.12%) UNIX
4 46 (42.20%) Wireless
5 42 (38.53%) Service Delivery
6 41 (37.61%) Degree
7 40 (36.70%) Marketing
8 37 (33.94%) LTE
9 34 (31.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 32 (29.36%) SS7
11 31 (28.44%) TIBCO
11 31 (28.44%) NDS
11 31 (28.44%) Product Marketing
12 30 (27.52%) GPRS
13 29 (26.61%) HNC
13 29 (26.61%) HND
13 29 (26.61%) Change Management
14 28 (25.69%) 3G
15 27 (24.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 21 (19.27%) WiMAX
17 17 (15.60%) 2G
18 16 (14.68%) C#
18 16 (14.68%) .NET
18 16 (14.68%) QA
18 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (13.76%) Linux
19 15 (13.76%) Network Planning
20 14 (12.84%) Ericsson
21 13 (11.93%) Ethernet
21 13 (11.93%) WCDMA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 91 (83.49%) UMTS
2 46 (42.20%) Wireless
3 37 (33.94%) LTE
4 32 (29.36%) SS7
5 30 (27.52%) GPRS
6 28 (25.69%) 3G
7 21 (19.27%) WiMAX
8 17 (15.60%) 2G
9 13 (11.93%) SMS
9 13 (11.93%) WCDMA
9 13 (11.93%) Ethernet
10 12 (11.01%) RNC
11 11 (10.09%) CDMA
11 11 (10.09%) 3GPP
11 11 (10.09%) ATM
11 11 (10.09%) Radio Access Network
12 10 (9.17%) 4G
12 10 (9.17%) SGSN
13 9 (8.26%) HSPA
13 9 (8.26%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 52 (47.71%) Telecoms
2 40 (36.70%) Marketing
3 8 (7.34%) Electronics
4 6 (5.50%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (20.18%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Radio Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Wireless Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Software Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Radio Network Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.42%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Developer
5 7 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.59%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) .NET
2 11 (10.09%) HTML
3 8 (7.34%) MFC
3 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.34%) WPF
3 8 (7.34%) LINQ
3 8 (7.34%) jQuery
3 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (6.42%) HTML5
4 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (6.42%) CSS
5 4 (3.67%) MAPI
5 4 (3.67%) Ajax
6 1 (0.92%) WML
6 1 (0.92%) XML
6 1 (0.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.34%) Home Automation
3 8 (7.34%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.92%) Handset
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.12%) UNIX
2 15 (13.76%) Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Windows
4 7 (6.42%) Android
4 7 (6.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000
5 5 (4.59%) Windows NT
6 4 (3.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) Service Delivery
2 31 (28.44%) Product Marketing
3 29 (26.61%) Change Management
4 15 (13.76%) Network Planning
5 10 (9.17%) Project Management
6 9 (8.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (8.26%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.34%) Web Development
7 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.34%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (6.42%) Android Development
8 7 (6.42%) iOS Development
8 7 (6.42%) MVC
9 6 (5.50%) Test Strategy
10 5 (4.59%) OpenUP
11 4 (3.67%) Load Balancing
12 3 (2.75%) Capacity Management
13 2 (1.83%) Network Architecture
13 2 (1.83%) Performance Analysis
13 2 (1.83%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) C#
2 12 (11.01%) C
3 9 (8.26%) C++
4 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.34%) SQL
4 8 (7.34%) Embedded C
4 8 (7.34%) Embedded C++
4 8 (7.34%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (37.61%) Degree
2 29 (26.61%) HNC
2 29 (26.61%) HND
3 8 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.42%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PMP
5 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.92%) CCIE
5 1 (0.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) QA
2 7 (6.42%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (28.44%) NDS
2 8 (7.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (31.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 31 (28.44%) TIBCO
3 27 (24.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 14 (12.84%) Ericsson
5 12 (11.01%) Nokia
5 12 (11.01%) Nortel
6 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.26%) Oracle
8 8 (7.34%) NEC
8 8 (7.34%) EMC
9 7 (6.42%) Cisco
10 5 (4.59%) Huawei
10 5 (4.59%) Sybase
11 1 (0.92%) HP
11 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago