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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 170 226 169
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -57
Permanent jobs citing GSM 14 9 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.17% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 0.66% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Median salary £77,500 £28,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+171.92% -41.53%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%

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
879 1370 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.08% 25.70% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 636 1090 1038
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +39 5 - -
Slough - 3 £77,500 -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 23 (88.46%) UMTS
2 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 17 (65.38%) Service Delivery
4 15 (57.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 14 (53.85%) Unix
6 13 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
7 12 (46.15%) Change Management
7 12 (46.15%) TIBCO
7 12 (46.15%) SS7
8 10 (38.46%) Marketing
9 9 (34.62%) Product Marketing
9 9 (34.62%) Nokia Networks
9 9 (34.62%) Presales
10 7 (26.92%) LTE
10 7 (26.92%) Nokia
11 6 (23.08%) HNC
11 6 (23.08%) HND
12 5 (19.23%) CDMA
12 5 (19.23%) GGSN
12 5 (19.23%) SGSN
12 5 (19.23%) Mitel
13 4 (15.38%) Huawei
13 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
13 4 (15.38%) Project Management
13 4 (15.38%) Wireless
14 3 (11.54%) Ericsson
14 3 (11.54%) Java
14 3 (11.54%) SMS
14 3 (11.54%) WLAN
14 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network

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 23 (88.46%) UMTS
2 13 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
3 12 (46.15%) SS7
4 7 (26.92%) LTE
5 5 (19.23%) CDMA
5 5 (19.23%) GGSN
5 5 (19.23%) SGSN
6 4 (15.38%) Wireless
7 3 (11.54%) MIMO
7 3 (11.54%) Node B
7 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (11.54%) SMS
7 3 (11.54%) WLAN
8 2 (7.69%) GPRS
8 2 (7.69%) WCDMA
9 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
9 1 (3.85%) HSPA
9 1 (3.85%) MPLS
9 1 (3.85%) SDH
9 1 (3.85%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Android Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 10 (38.46%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) VAS Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Core Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Communications Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Billing Support
6 1 (3.85%) Billing Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Presales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Handset
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Service Delivery
2 12 (46.15%) Change Management
3 9 (34.62%) Presales
3 9 (34.62%) Product Marketing
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Development
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Network Design
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) HNC
1 6 (23.08%) HND
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 12 (46.15%) TIBCO
3 9 (34.62%) Nokia Networks
4 7 (26.92%) Nokia
5 5 (19.23%) Mitel
6 4 (15.38%) Huawei
7 3 (11.54%) Ericsson
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.85%) Apple