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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 188 177 172
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing GSM 27 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.75% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 2.60% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 30
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -17 11 £60,500 +0.83% 2
Newbury -1 6 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Slough - 4 £50,500 - 4
Bracknell +14 1 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (71.60%) UMTS
2 55 (67.90%) Telecoms
3 39 (48.15%) UNIX
4 37 (45.68%) 3G
5 32 (39.51%) Wireless
6 30 (37.04%) LTE
7 29 (35.80%) 2G
8 27 (33.33%) Service Delivery
9 25 (30.86%) SS7
9 25 (30.86%) Marketing
10 21 (25.93%) WiMAX
10 21 (25.93%) Linux
11 20 (24.69%) GPRS
12 19 (23.46%) Degree
12 19 (23.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 18 (22.22%) 4G
13 18 (22.22%) Firewall
13 18 (22.22%) CDMA
14 16 (19.75%) NDS
14 16 (19.75%) Change Management
14 16 (19.75%) TIBCO
14 16 (19.75%) QA
14 16 (19.75%) Product Marketing
15 15 (18.52%) SGSN
15 15 (18.52%) Radio Access Network
15 15 (18.52%) RNC
16 14 (17.28%) VLAN
16 14 (17.28%) VPN
16 14 (17.28%) Ericsson
16 14 (17.28%) HNC

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.23%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 58 (71.60%) UMTS
2 37 (45.68%) 3G
3 32 (39.51%) Wireless
4 30 (37.04%) LTE
5 29 (35.80%) 2G
6 25 (30.86%) SS7
7 21 (25.93%) WiMAX
8 20 (24.69%) GPRS
9 18 (22.22%) 4G
9 18 (22.22%) Firewall
9 18 (22.22%) CDMA
10 15 (18.52%) SGSN
10 15 (18.52%) Radio Access Network
10 15 (18.52%) RNC
11 14 (17.28%) VLAN
11 14 (17.28%) VPN
12 12 (14.81%) HTTP
13 10 (12.35%) IMAP
13 10 (12.35%) POP3
13 10 (12.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.23%) Big Data
General
1 55 (67.90%) Telecoms
2 25 (30.86%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.23%) French Language
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (13.58%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.35%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Radio Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Technical Support
6 4 (4.94%) 3G Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Radio Network Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) HTML
2 10 (12.35%) MAPI
3 4 (4.94%) Ajax
3 4 (4.94%) WAP
3 4 (4.94%) .NET
3 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.94%) CSS
3 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (4.94%) WPF
3 4 (4.94%) LINQ
3 4 (4.94%) jQuery
3 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (4.94%) HTML5
4 2 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) UNIX
2 21 (25.93%) Linux
3 11 (13.58%) Windows
4 10 (12.35%) Solaris
5 4 (4.94%) Windows NT
5 4 (4.94%) Windows 2000
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 16 (19.75%) Change Management
2 16 (19.75%) Product Marketing
3 11 (13.58%) Network Planning
4 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.41%) Network Architecture
6 5 (6.17%) Project Management
6 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.94%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (4.94%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.94%) Web Development
7 4 (4.94%) Security Management
7 4 (4.94%) Information Security
7 4 (4.94%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.70%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.70%) MVC
9 2 (2.47%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.23%) Time Management
10 1 (1.23%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) C
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
3 4 (4.94%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.70%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.23%) C++
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Degree
2 14 (17.28%) HNC
2 14 (17.28%) HND
3 2 (2.47%) MCP
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) PMP
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) QA
2 6 (7.41%) SLA
3 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) NDS
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Netcool
2 1 (1.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 16 (19.75%) TIBCO
3 14 (17.28%) Ericsson
4 12 (14.81%) Nokia
4 12 (14.81%) Nortel
5 10 (12.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 9 (11.11%) Oracle
7 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.41%) HP
9 4 (4.94%) VMware
9 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.94%) Cisco
9 4 (4.94%) Sybase
10 3 (3.70%) Huawei
11 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.23%) Remedy
11 1 (1.23%) Amdocs
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: £49 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £66000 per annum + Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago