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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 182 195 183
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing GSM 31 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 2.27% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 19
Median salary £57,500 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.18% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -
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
1329 1496 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.49% 27.41% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 915 1112
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 £30,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +23 15 £56,000 +30.23% 1
Newbury +1 8 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Slough +4 7 £57,750 +22.87%
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 40 (97.56%) UMTS
2 33 (80.49%) Telecoms
3 24 (58.54%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) GPRS
5 21 (51.22%) Unix
6 17 (41.46%) CDMA
6 17 (41.46%) WCDMA
6 17 (41.46%) LTE
6 17 (41.46%) Presales
7 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
7 16 (39.02%) ATM
7 16 (39.02%) Sybase
8 15 (36.59%) Degree
8 15 (36.59%) ISDN
8 15 (36.59%) PSTN
8 15 (36.59%) 3GPP
9 14 (34.15%) Windows 2000
9 14 (34.15%) Windows NT
9 14 (34.15%) GGSN
9 14 (34.15%) SGSN
10 13 (31.71%) VoLTE
11 12 (29.27%) VoWiFi
12 11 (26.83%) Huawei
12 11 (26.83%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) Oracle
13 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (21.95%) C#
14 9 (21.95%) BDD
15 8 (19.51%) 4G
15 8 (19.51%) Network Optimisation

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 40 (97.56%) UMTS
2 22 (53.66%) GPRS
3 17 (41.46%) CDMA
3 17 (41.46%) LTE
3 17 (41.46%) WCDMA
4 16 (39.02%) ATM
5 15 (36.59%) 3GPP
5 15 (36.59%) ISDN
5 15 (36.59%) PSTN
6 14 (34.15%) GGSN
6 14 (34.15%) SGSN
7 13 (31.71%) VoLTE
8 12 (29.27%) VoWiFi
9 8 (19.51%) 4G
9 8 (19.51%) SS7
10 6 (14.63%) Diameter Protocol
10 6 (14.63%) Wireless
11 5 (12.20%) 2G
11 5 (12.20%) 3G
11 5 (12.20%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Big Data
1 2 (4.88%) HBase
1 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (80.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Network Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) Core Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) VoLTE Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Communications Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Network Support
5 4 (9.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Presales Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
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%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.32%) Handset
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Unix
3 14 (34.15%) Windows 2000
3 14 (34.15%) Windows NT
4 3 (7.32%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Presales
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) BDD
4 8 (19.51%) Network Optimisation
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
5 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Business Development
6 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.76%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Defect Management
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) Validation
9 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) HNC
4 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
1 16 (39.02%) Sybase
2 11 (26.83%) Huawei
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 4 (9.76%) Ericsson
6 4 (9.76%) Nokia
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.44%) Symbian
7 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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