The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 168 171 174
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing GSM 42 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.84% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 3.04% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 63
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1623 1514 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.40% 27.62% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1136 1248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
South East

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 July 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 July 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 -8 14 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Newbury +11 9 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Bracknell - 7 £35,000 - 1
Slough +3 3 £39,000 -30.66%
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (52.27%) Telecoms
3 32 (36.36%) Marketing
4 28 (31.82%) UNIX
5 27 (30.68%) GPRS
6 25 (28.41%) C#
6 25 (28.41%) .NET
6 25 (28.41%) Wireless
7 24 (27.27%) Degree
8 22 (25.00%) LTE
8 22 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 22 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 22 (25.00%) SS7
9 21 (23.86%) TIBCO
9 21 (23.86%) NDS
9 21 (23.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 21 (23.86%) Product Marketing
10 20 (22.73%) HNC
10 20 (22.73%) HND
11 19 (21.59%) Change Management
11 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (20.45%) Oracle
13 17 (19.32%) SQL
13 17 (19.32%) WCDMA
13 17 (19.32%) SGSN
13 17 (19.32%) WPF
13 17 (19.32%) LINQ
14 16 (18.18%) GGSN
14 16 (18.18%) 3GPP
15 15 (17.05%) Windows

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 68 (77.27%) UMTS
2 27 (30.68%) GPRS
3 25 (28.41%) Wireless
4 22 (25.00%) SS7
4 22 (25.00%) LTE
5 17 (19.32%) SGSN
5 17 (19.32%) WCDMA
6 16 (18.18%) 3GPP
6 16 (18.18%) GGSN
7 14 (15.91%) 3G
8 13 (14.77%) 4G
9 11 (12.50%) 2G
10 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 7 (7.95%) Ethernet
11 7 (7.95%) SMS
12 6 (6.82%) VoIP
13 5 (5.68%) VoLTE
14 3 (3.41%) HTTP
14 3 (3.41%) Broadband
14 3 (3.41%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 46 (52.27%) Telecoms
2 32 (36.36%) Marketing
3 7 (7.95%) Electronics
4 3 (3.41%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Software Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Core Network Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Firmware Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.41%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.41%) IP Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) .NET
2 17 (19.32%) WPF
2 17 (19.32%) LINQ
3 7 (7.95%) jQuery
3 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (7.95%) MFC
3 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.82%) CSS
4 6 (6.82%) HTML5
4 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (3.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.14%) WML
6 1 (1.14%) XML
6 1 (1.14%) WAP
6 1 (1.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.95%) Home Automation
2 7 (7.95%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (7.95%) Firmware
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.14%) Handset
4 1 (1.14%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) UNIX
2 15 (17.05%) Windows
3 9 (10.23%) Linux
4 6 (6.82%) Android
4 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 21 (23.86%) Product Marketing
3 19 (21.59%) Change Management
3 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.91%) Network Planning
4 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.95%) Web Development
5 7 (7.95%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (6.82%) Android Development
6 6 (6.82%) iOS Development
6 6 (6.82%) MVC
7 5 (5.68%) BDD
8 4 (4.55%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Product Management
9 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.27%) Project Management
9 2 (2.27%) Logistics
9 2 (2.27%) Network Design
9 2 (2.27%) Scrum
10 1 (1.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) C#
2 17 (19.32%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) C
4 7 (7.95%) C++
4 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.95%) Embedded C
4 7 (7.95%) Embedded C++
4 7 (7.95%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Degree
2 20 (22.73%) HNC
2 20 (22.73%) HND
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.27%) PMP
4 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.14%) CCIE
5 1 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) NDS
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 21 (23.86%) TIBCO
2 21 (23.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 18 (20.45%) Oracle
4 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.95%) EMC
5 7 (7.95%) NEC
5 7 (7.95%) Huawei
6 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.14%) Avaya
8 1 (1.14%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.14%) HP
8 1 (1.14%) Sybase
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