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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 183 167 184
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing GSM 43 56 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 1.00% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 3.52% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 40 33
Average salary £39,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
1769 1591 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.98% 28.31% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1130 1131
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -25 17 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bracknell +2 4 £35,000 -
Newbury -3 4 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Slough +3 3 £38,500 -45.00% 2
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 68 (77.27%) UMTS
2 40 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 37 (42.05%) UNIX
4 34 (38.64%) Marketing
5 28 (31.82%) GPRS
6 27 (30.68%) SS7
6 27 (30.68%) Service Delivery
6 27 (30.68%) Wireless
6 27 (30.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 26 (29.55%) NDS
7 26 (29.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 26 (29.55%) TIBCO
7 26 (29.55%) Product Marketing
8 25 (28.41%) HNC
8 25 (28.41%) HND
9 24 (27.27%) Change Management
9 24 (27.27%) Degree
10 23 (26.14%) LTE
11 20 (22.73%) C#
11 20 (22.73%) .NET
12 15 (17.05%) WCDMA
13 14 (15.91%) SGSN
14 13 (14.77%) Windows
14 13 (14.77%) 3GPP
15 12 (13.64%) SQL
15 12 (13.64%) Oracle
15 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (13.64%) WPF
15 12 (13.64%) LINQ
16 11 (12.50%) HTML

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 68 (77.27%) UMTS
2 28 (31.82%) GPRS
3 27 (30.68%) SS7
3 27 (30.68%) Wireless
4 23 (26.14%) LTE
5 15 (17.05%) WCDMA
6 14 (15.91%) SGSN
7 13 (14.77%) 3GPP
8 11 (12.50%) 3G
8 11 (12.50%) CDMA
8 11 (12.50%) SMS
8 11 (12.50%) GGSN
9 10 (11.36%) 4G
10 9 (10.23%) Ethernet
11 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 7 (7.95%) 2G
12 7 (7.95%) HTTP
12 7 (7.95%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (6.82%) ATM
13 6 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 40 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 34 (38.64%) Marketing
3 8 (9.09%) Electronics
4 5 (5.68%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (3.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Core Network Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) .NET
2 12 (13.64%) WPF
2 12 (13.64%) LINQ
3 11 (12.50%) HTML
4 8 (9.09%) MFC
4 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.09%) jQuery
4 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.95%) HTML5
5 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (7.95%) CSS
6 4 (4.55%) MAPI
6 4 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (1.14%) WinForms
7 1 (1.14%) WML
7 1 (1.14%) XML
7 1 (1.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Firmware
1 8 (9.09%) Home Automation
1 8 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.14%) Handset
5 1 (1.14%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.05%) UNIX
2 13 (14.77%) Windows
3 11 (12.50%) Linux
4 7 (7.95%) Android
4 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Windows 2000
5 4 (4.55%) Windows NT
5 4 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Service Delivery
2 26 (29.55%) Product Marketing
3 24 (27.27%) Change Management
4 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 11 (12.50%) Network Planning
6 8 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
6 8 (9.09%) Web Development
7 7 (7.95%) MVC
7 7 (7.95%) Android Development
7 7 (7.95%) iOS Development
8 4 (4.55%) Project Management
8 4 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.41%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.27%) Logistics
10 2 (2.27%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.27%) BDD
10 2 (2.27%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) C#
2 12 (13.64%) SQL
3 9 (10.23%) C++
3 9 (10.23%) C
4 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 8 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 8 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) HNC
1 25 (28.41%) HND
2 24 (27.27%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) PMP
5 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) CCIE
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
System Software
1 26 (29.55%) NDS
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 26 (29.55%) TIBCO
2 26 (29.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 12 (13.64%) Oracle
4 8 (9.09%) NEC
4 8 (9.09%) EMC
5 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.68%) Huawei
7 4 (4.55%) Sybase
7 4 (4.55%) Cisco
8 1 (1.14%) HP
8 1 (1.14%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.14%) Avaya
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago