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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 192 179 170
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing GSM 35 44 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.77% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 2.71% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 33
Average salary £43,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.94% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1480 1621 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.31% 28.48% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1084 1295
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
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 1 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 -6 16 £43,000 -31.20% 2
Newbury +2 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Slough - 5 £47,000 - 3
Bracknell - 1 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 66 (73.33%) UMTS
2 56 (62.22%) Telecoms
3 46 (51.11%) UNIX
4 39 (43.33%) 3G
5 36 (40.00%) Wireless
6 32 (35.56%) Service Delivery
7 31 (34.44%) Marketing
7 31 (34.44%) LTE
8 30 (33.33%) 2G
9 29 (32.22%) SS7
10 24 (26.67%) GPRS
10 24 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 23 (25.56%) WiMAX
12 22 (24.44%) Degree
12 22 (24.44%) Linux
13 21 (23.33%) CDMA
14 20 (22.22%) NDS
14 20 (22.22%) TIBCO
14 20 (22.22%) Change Management
14 20 (22.22%) Product Marketing
15 19 (21.11%) 4G
15 19 (21.11%) Firewall
16 17 (18.89%) HNC
16 17 (18.89%) HND
16 17 (18.89%) Radio Access Network
16 17 (18.89%) SGSN
17 16 (17.78%) RNC
18 15 (16.67%) VLAN
18 15 (16.67%) VPN
18 15 (16.67%) Ericsson

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.11%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 66 (73.33%) UMTS
2 39 (43.33%) 3G
3 36 (40.00%) Wireless
4 31 (34.44%) LTE
5 30 (33.33%) 2G
6 29 (32.22%) SS7
7 24 (26.67%) GPRS
8 23 (25.56%) WiMAX
9 21 (23.33%) CDMA
10 19 (21.11%) 4G
10 19 (21.11%) Firewall
11 17 (18.89%) Radio Access Network
11 17 (18.89%) SGSN
12 16 (17.78%) RNC
13 15 (16.67%) VLAN
13 15 (16.67%) VPN
14 13 (14.44%) HTTP
15 11 (12.22%) GGSN
15 11 (12.22%) IMAP
15 11 (12.22%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) Big Data
General
1 56 (62.22%) Telecoms
2 31 (34.44%) Marketing
3 5 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.11%) French Language
4 1 (1.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Technical Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 6 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) 3G Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Radio Network Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) CS Core Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.33%) Core Network Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) HTML
2 11 (12.22%) MAPI
3 4 (4.44%) WAP
4 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (2.22%) HTML5
4 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.22%) WPF
4 2 (2.22%) LINQ
4 2 (2.22%) jQuery
4 2 (2.22%) Ajax
4 2 (2.22%) .NET
4 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.22%) CSS
4 2 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.11%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.11%) UNIX
2 22 (24.44%) Linux
3 11 (12.22%) Windows
3 11 (12.22%) Solaris
4 6 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 6 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Service Delivery
2 20 (22.22%) Change Management
2 20 (22.22%) Product Marketing
3 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.11%) Network Planning
5 6 (6.67%) Project Management
6 5 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 5 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.44%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.44%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (4.44%) Information Security
7 4 (4.44%) Security Management
8 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.33%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.22%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.22%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.22%) Web Development
9 2 (2.22%) MVC
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) C
2 5 (5.56%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Degree
2 17 (18.89%) HNC
2 17 (18.89%) HND
3 2 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) QA
2 6 (6.67%) SLA
3 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (22.22%) NDS
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) OpenView
2 1 (1.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 20 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 15 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 13 (14.44%) Nokia
4 13 (14.44%) Nortel
5 12 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.78%) Oracle
8 6 (6.67%) HP
8 6 (6.67%) Sybase
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco
9 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.44%) VMware
10 3 (3.33%) Huawei
11 1 (1.11%) Remedy
11 1 (1.11%) Amdocs
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £66000 per annum + Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago