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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 190 203 180
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing GSM 17 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.45% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.72% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 18
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,700 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.93% -2.94%
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
1113 1338 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.79% 26.15% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 865 857 1036
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 £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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
Slough +7 7 £38,000 -41.53%
Reading +14 6 £56,750 +3.18%
Newbury +12 2 £48,750 -7.14%
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (100.00%) UMTS
2 28 (68.29%) Telecoms
3 25 (60.98%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) LTE
5 18 (43.90%) Unix
6 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 17 (41.46%) GPRS
7 16 (39.02%) ISDN
7 16 (39.02%) PSTN
7 16 (39.02%) 3GPP
7 16 (39.02%) ATM
7 16 (39.02%) CDMA
7 16 (39.02%) WCDMA
7 16 (39.02%) Presales
8 15 (36.59%) Windows 2000
8 15 (36.59%) Windows NT
8 15 (36.59%) Sybase
9 13 (31.71%) Degree
10 12 (29.27%) GGSN
10 12 (29.27%) SGSN
10 12 (29.27%) VoLTE
10 12 (29.27%) VoWiFi
11 11 (26.83%) Huawei
11 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
11 11 (26.83%) ISEB
12 10 (24.39%) SQL
12 10 (24.39%) SS7
12 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (24.39%) 4G
13 9 (21.95%) BDD

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:

Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) UMTS
2 22 (53.66%) LTE
3 17 (41.46%) GPRS
4 16 (39.02%) 3GPP
4 16 (39.02%) ATM
4 16 (39.02%) CDMA
4 16 (39.02%) ISDN
4 16 (39.02%) PSTN
4 16 (39.02%) WCDMA
5 12 (29.27%) GGSN
5 12 (29.27%) SGSN
5 12 (29.27%) VoLTE
5 12 (29.27%) VoWiFi
6 10 (24.39%) 4G
6 10 (24.39%) SS7
7 9 (21.95%) 2G
7 9 (21.95%) 3G
7 9 (21.95%) ISUP
7 9 (21.95%) SCCP
7 9 (21.95%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) HBase
1 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (68.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Core Network Engineer
1 15 (36.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Network Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Software Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) VoLTE Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Communications Specialist
4 2 (4.88%) Presales Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.44%) Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (2.44%) Project Leader
5 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
1 8 (19.51%) LINQ
1 8 (19.51%) WPF
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Ajax
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Unix
3 15 (36.59%) Windows 2000
3 15 (36.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Presales
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) BDD
3 9 (21.95%) Defect Management
3 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
3 9 (21.95%) Test Planning
4 8 (19.51%) Network Optimisation
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Business Development
6 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) Change Management
8 1 (2.44%) MVC
8 1 (2.44%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.44%) Product Marketing
8 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 11 (26.83%) ISEB
2 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (21.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) HNC
4 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) Sybase
3 11 (26.83%) Huawei
4 9 (21.95%) HP
5 8 (19.51%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (9.76%) Ericsson
7 4 (9.76%) Nokia
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel
8 1 (2.44%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (2.44%) Samsung
8 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.44%) TIBCO