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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 133 202 146
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -56
Permanent jobs citing GSM 93 27 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.60% 0.46% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 1.54% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 55
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
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
1805 1755 1491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.01% 29.67% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 1204 1158
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 17 December 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 December 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 +58 76 £58,750 +20.51% 1
Slough - 5 - -
Bracknell -16 1 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 119 (88.15%) UMTS
2 71 (52.59%) Telecoms
3 67 (49.63%) Wireless
4 60 (44.44%) UNIX
5 58 (42.96%) Degree
6 57 (42.22%) Service Delivery
7 51 (37.78%) Marketing
8 48 (35.56%) 3G
8 48 (35.56%) LTE
9 43 (31.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 41 (30.37%) WiMAX
11 38 (28.15%) SS7
12 37 (27.41%) NDS
12 37 (27.41%) TIBCO
12 37 (27.41%) Change Management
12 37 (27.41%) Product Marketing
13 33 (24.44%) GPRS
13 33 (24.44%) 2G
14 31 (22.96%) HNC
14 31 (22.96%) HND
15 29 (21.48%) QA
16 27 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 27 (20.00%) Ericsson
17 26 (19.26%) Nortel
17 26 (19.26%) Nokia
17 26 (19.26%) RNC
18 24 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (17.04%) Radio Access Network
20 20 (14.81%) Network Planning
21 18 (13.33%) WCDMA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 119 (88.15%) UMTS
2 67 (49.63%) Wireless
3 48 (35.56%) LTE
3 48 (35.56%) 3G
4 41 (30.37%) WiMAX
5 38 (28.15%) SS7
6 33 (24.44%) GPRS
6 33 (24.44%) 2G
7 26 (19.26%) RNC
8 23 (17.04%) Radio Access Network
9 18 (13.33%) WCDMA
10 16 (11.85%) 3GPP
10 16 (11.85%) CDMA
11 15 (11.11%) SMS
11 15 (11.11%) ATM
11 15 (11.11%) CDMA2000
11 15 (11.11%) HSPA
12 14 (10.37%) VPN
13 13 (9.63%) SGSN
14 11 (8.15%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
General
1 71 (52.59%) Telecoms
2 51 (37.78%) Marketing
3 6 (4.44%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (2.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 24 (17.78%) Network Engineer
3 21 (15.56%) Technical Engineer
4 18 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Radio Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Radio Network Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) Core Network Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Technical Support
8 6 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) IP Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) 3G Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Developer
10 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) HTML
2 9 (6.67%) .NET
3 6 (4.44%) MAPI
4 5 (3.70%) WPF
4 5 (3.70%) LINQ
4 5 (3.70%) jQuery
4 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.96%) CSS
5 4 (2.96%) MFC
5 4 (2.96%) HTML5
5 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (2.22%) Ajax
7 2 (1.48%) SOAP
8 1 (0.74%) XML
8 1 (0.74%) WML
8 1 (0.74%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.96%) Home Automation
3 4 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (44.44%) UNIX
2 15 (11.11%) Linux
3 13 (9.63%) Windows
4 9 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 9 (6.67%) Windows NT
5 6 (4.44%) Solaris
6 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.22%) Service Delivery
2 37 (27.41%) Change Management
2 37 (27.41%) Product Marketing
3 20 (14.81%) Network Planning
4 15 (11.11%) Project Management
4 15 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (4.44%) Test Strategy
5 6 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.70%) Web Development
6 5 (3.70%) OpenUP
6 5 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 5 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 5 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.96%) MVC
7 4 (2.96%) Android Development
7 4 (2.96%) iOS Development
7 4 (2.96%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (2.22%) Information Security
8 3 (2.22%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.63%) C
2 9 (6.67%) C#
3 5 (3.70%) C++
3 5 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.70%) SQL
4 4 (2.96%) Assembly Language
4 4 (2.96%) Embedded C
4 4 (2.96%) Embedded C++
5 3 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) Perl
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (42.96%) Degree
2 31 (22.96%) HNC
2 31 (22.96%) HND
3 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.48%) QA
2 14 (10.37%) SLA
3 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (27.41%) NDS
2 4 (2.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 43 (31.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 37 (27.41%) TIBCO
3 27 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 27 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 26 (19.26%) Nokia
4 26 (19.26%) Nortel
5 17 (12.59%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.67%) Sybase
7 6 (4.44%) Cisco
8 4 (2.96%) NEC
8 4 (2.96%) Huawei
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle
8 4 (2.96%) EMC
9 1 (0.74%) HP
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £4K car allowance + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago