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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 140 201 148
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -53
Permanent jobs citing GSM 76 31 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 0.51% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 1.76% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 43
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
1806 1764 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.74% 29.27% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1222 1142
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +41 55 £52,500 -4.54%
Slough - 6 £38,500 -
Bracknell -20 1 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 112 (89.60%) UMTS
2 61 (48.80%) Wireless
3 60 (48.00%) Telecoms
4 54 (43.20%) Degree
5 53 (42.40%) UNIX
6 50 (40.00%) Service Delivery
7 47 (37.60%) Marketing
8 40 (32.00%) LTE
9 39 (31.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 37 (29.60%) 3G
11 35 (28.00%) SS7
12 34 (27.20%) NDS
12 34 (27.20%) GPRS
12 34 (27.20%) TIBCO
12 34 (27.20%) Change Management
12 34 (27.20%) Product Marketing
13 33 (26.40%) WiMAX
14 30 (24.00%) HNC
14 30 (24.00%) HND
15 27 (21.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 24 (19.20%) QA
17 22 (17.60%) 2G
17 22 (17.60%) Ericsson
18 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (16.00%) RNC
19 20 (16.00%) Nokia
19 20 (16.00%) Nortel
20 19 (15.20%) Network Planning
21 18 (14.40%) Radio Access Network
22 17 (13.60%) WCDMA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 112 (89.60%) UMTS
2 61 (48.80%) Wireless
3 40 (32.00%) LTE
4 37 (29.60%) 3G
5 35 (28.00%) SS7
6 34 (27.20%) GPRS
7 33 (26.40%) WiMAX
8 22 (17.60%) 2G
9 20 (16.00%) RNC
10 18 (14.40%) Radio Access Network
11 17 (13.60%) WCDMA
12 15 (12.00%) SMS
12 15 (12.00%) 3GPP
13 14 (11.20%) ATM
13 14 (11.20%) CDMA
14 13 (10.40%) CDMA2000
14 13 (10.40%) HSPA
15 12 (9.60%) SGSN
15 12 (9.60%) Ethernet
16 10 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
General
1 60 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 47 (37.60%) Marketing
3 7 (5.60%) Electronics
4 6 (4.80%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 21 (16.80%) Network Engineer
3 19 (15.20%) Technical Engineer
4 14 (11.20%) Wireless Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Radio Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Radio Network Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) RAN Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Core Network Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Firmware Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.60%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.60%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.00%) .NET
2 12 (9.60%) HTML
3 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.40%) WPF
3 8 (6.40%) LINQ
3 8 (6.40%) jQuery
3 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (5.60%) HTML5
4 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (5.60%) CSS
4 7 (5.60%) MFC
5 5 (4.00%) MAPI
6 4 (3.20%) Ajax
7 1 (0.80%) WML
7 1 (0.80%) XML
7 1 (0.80%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.60%) Home Automation
3 7 (5.60%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.40%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.80%) Handset
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.40%) UNIX
2 14 (11.20%) Windows
3 11 (8.80%) Linux
4 8 (6.40%) Windows 2000
4 8 (6.40%) Windows NT
5 7 (5.60%) Android
5 7 (5.60%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 34 (27.20%) Change Management
2 34 (27.20%) Product Marketing
3 19 (15.20%) Network Planning
4 13 (10.40%) Project Management
4 13 (10.40%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.40%) Software Engineering
5 8 (6.40%) Web Development
6 7 (5.60%) MVC
6 7 (5.60%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (5.60%) Android Development
6 7 (5.60%) iOS Development
7 6 (4.80%) Test Strategy
8 5 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.00%) OpenUP
9 4 (3.20%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.60%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.60%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.60%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) C#
2 12 (9.60%) C
3 8 (6.40%) C++
3 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.40%) SQL
4 7 (5.60%) Embedded C
4 7 (5.60%) Embedded C++
4 7 (5.60%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (43.20%) Degree
2 30 (24.00%) HNC
2 30 (24.00%) HND
3 8 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.60%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) CCIE
5 1 (0.80%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.20%) QA
2 12 (9.60%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (27.20%) NDS
2 7 (5.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 39 (31.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 34 (27.20%) TIBCO
3 27 (21.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 22 (17.60%) Ericsson
5 20 (16.00%) Nokia
5 20 (16.00%) Nortel
6 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.40%) Sybase
8 7 (5.60%) Cisco
8 7 (5.60%) Oracle
8 7 (5.60%) EMC
8 7 (5.60%) NEC
9 4 (3.20%) Huawei
10 1 (0.80%) HP
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