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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 149 210 152
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -58
Permanent jobs citing GSM 82 30 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.50% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 1.69% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 47
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +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
1828 1779 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.02% 29.46% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1242 1147
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 28 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 28 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 +52 62 £58,750 +11.90%
Slough - 6 £38,500 -
Bracknell -16 1 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 116 (88.55%) UMTS
2 65 (49.62%) Telecoms
3 61 (46.56%) Wireless
4 58 (44.27%) UNIX
5 54 (41.22%) Service Delivery
5 54 (41.22%) Degree
6 50 (38.17%) Marketing
7 43 (32.82%) LTE
8 42 (32.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 41 (31.30%) 3G
10 38 (29.01%) SS7
11 37 (28.24%) Change Management
11 37 (28.24%) TIBCO
11 37 (28.24%) NDS
11 37 (28.24%) Product Marketing
12 34 (25.95%) WiMAX
13 33 (25.19%) HNC
13 33 (25.19%) HND
13 33 (25.19%) GPRS
14 29 (22.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 26 (19.85%) 2G
16 25 (19.08%) QA
17 23 (17.56%) Ericsson
18 22 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (16.03%) Nokia
19 21 (16.03%) Nortel
19 21 (16.03%) RNC
20 19 (14.50%) Network Planning
20 19 (14.50%) Radio Access Network
21 17 (12.98%) WCDMA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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.

Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 116 (88.55%) UMTS
2 61 (46.56%) Wireless
3 43 (32.82%) LTE
4 41 (31.30%) 3G
5 38 (29.01%) SS7
6 34 (25.95%) WiMAX
7 33 (25.19%) GPRS
8 26 (19.85%) 2G
9 21 (16.03%) RNC
10 19 (14.50%) Radio Access Network
11 17 (12.98%) WCDMA
12 16 (12.21%) SMS
13 15 (11.45%) 3GPP
14 14 (10.69%) ATM
14 14 (10.69%) CDMA
15 13 (9.92%) CDMA2000
15 13 (9.92%) HSPA
16 12 (9.16%) SGSN
17 11 (8.40%) VPN
17 11 (8.40%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 65 (49.62%) Telecoms
2 50 (38.17%) Marketing
3 6 (4.58%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (4.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (21.37%) Support Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) Network Engineer
3 19 (14.50%) Technical Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Wireless Engineer
5 13 (9.92%) Radio Engineer
5 13 (9.92%) Radio Network Engineer
5 13 (9.92%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) RAN Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Core Network Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Developer
8 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) .NET
2 12 (9.16%) HTML
3 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.11%) WPF
3 8 (6.11%) LINQ
3 8 (6.11%) jQuery
3 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (5.34%) HTML5
4 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (5.34%) CSS
5 6 (4.58%) MFC
6 5 (3.82%) MAPI
7 4 (3.05%) Ajax
8 2 (1.53%) SOAP
9 1 (0.76%) XML
9 1 (0.76%) WAP
9 1 (0.76%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.58%) Home Automation
3 6 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.29%) User Experience
5 2 (1.53%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.76%) Handset
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.27%) UNIX
2 14 (10.69%) Windows
3 12 (9.16%) Linux
4 8 (6.11%) Windows 2000
4 8 (6.11%) Windows NT
5 6 (4.58%) Android
5 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.22%) Service Delivery
2 37 (28.24%) Change Management
2 37 (28.24%) Product Marketing
3 19 (14.50%) Network Planning
4 13 (9.92%) Project Management
4 13 (9.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.11%) Web Development
6 7 (5.34%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.34%) MVC
7 6 (4.58%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (4.58%) Android Development
7 6 (4.58%) iOS Development
7 6 (4.58%) Test Strategy
8 5 (3.82%) OpenUP
8 5 (3.82%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.05%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.29%) Network Architecture
11 2 (1.53%) Time Management
11 2 (1.53%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.69%) C#
2 12 (9.16%) C
3 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.11%) SQL
4 7 (5.34%) C++
5 6 (4.58%) Embedded C
5 6 (4.58%) Embedded C++
5 6 (4.58%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.76%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (41.22%) Degree
2 33 (25.19%) HNC
2 33 (25.19%) HND
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCIE
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.08%) QA
2 12 (9.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (28.24%) NDS
2 6 (4.58%) Firmware
Vendors
1 42 (32.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 37 (28.24%) TIBCO
3 29 (22.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 23 (17.56%) Ericsson
5 21 (16.03%) Nokia
5 21 (16.03%) Nortel
6 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.11%) Sybase
8 7 (5.34%) Cisco
8 7 (5.34%) Oracle
9 6 (4.58%) EMC
9 6 (4.58%) NEC
10 4 (3.05%) Huawei
11 1 (0.76%) HP
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