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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 201 188 180
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing GSM 12 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.50% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.89% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 21
Median salary £48,000 £60,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.66% +51.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
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
1070 1324 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.17% 26.52% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 818 887 963
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 5 £61,250 +11.36%
Slough +3 4 £38,000 -55.29%
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (100.00%) UMTS
2 28 (65.12%) Telecoms
3 24 (55.81%) Windows
3 24 (55.81%) LTE
4 18 (41.86%) Presales
4 18 (41.86%) Unix
5 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 17 (39.53%) CDMA
5 17 (39.53%) GPRS
6 16 (37.21%) ISDN
6 16 (37.21%) PSTN
6 16 (37.21%) WCDMA
6 16 (37.21%) ATM
6 16 (37.21%) 3GPP
7 15 (34.88%) Windows 2000
7 15 (34.88%) Windows NT
7 15 (34.88%) Sybase
8 13 (30.23%) Degree
9 12 (27.91%) GGSN
9 12 (27.91%) SGSN
9 12 (27.91%) VoWiFi
9 12 (27.91%) VoLTE
9 12 (27.91%) ISEB
10 11 (25.58%) 3G
10 11 (25.58%) SS7
10 11 (25.58%) 4G
10 11 (25.58%) Huawei
10 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
11 10 (23.26%) Wireshark
11 10 (23.26%) SIGTRAN

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 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) UMTS
2 24 (55.81%) LTE
3 17 (39.53%) CDMA
3 17 (39.53%) GPRS
4 16 (37.21%) 3GPP
4 16 (37.21%) ATM
4 16 (37.21%) ISDN
4 16 (37.21%) PSTN
4 16 (37.21%) WCDMA
5 12 (27.91%) GGSN
5 12 (27.91%) SGSN
5 12 (27.91%) VoLTE
5 12 (27.91%) VoWiFi
6 11 (25.58%) 3G
6 11 (25.58%) 4G
6 11 (25.58%) SS7
7 10 (23.26%) 2G
7 10 (23.26%) ISUP
7 10 (23.26%) SCCP
7 10 (23.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) HBase
1 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (65.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Advertising
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Core Network Engineer
1 15 (34.88%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Network Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) VoLTE Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Communications Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Presales Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Project Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
1 7 (16.28%) LINQ
1 7 (16.28%) WPF
2 2 (4.65%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Handset
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Unix
3 15 (34.88%) Windows 2000
3 15 (34.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Presales
2 10 (23.26%) Defect Management
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.93%) Test Planning
4 8 (18.60%) BDD
5 7 (16.28%) Network Optimisation
6 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Business Development
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
9 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
10 1 (2.33%) Change Management
10 1 (2.33%) MVC
10 1 (2.33%) Product Marketing
10 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 12 (27.91%) ISEB
3 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
4 10 (23.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) HNC
5 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Sybase
3 11 (25.58%) Huawei
4 10 (23.26%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle
6 5 (11.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (9.30%) Ericsson
7 4 (9.30%) Nokia
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Mitel
8 1 (2.33%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (2.33%) Samsung
8 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.33%) TIBCO