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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 185 167 177
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing GSM 24 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.84% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 2.82% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 37
Average salary £60,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Slough +2 12 £85,000 +117.94% 1
Newbury +9 6 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Reading -4 6 £55,000 -8.33%
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 46 (79.31%) UMTS
2 45 (77.59%) Telecoms
3 34 (58.62%) LTE
4 24 (41.38%) Wireless
5 21 (36.21%) 3G
6 19 (32.76%) UNIX
7 17 (29.31%) Marketing
7 17 (29.31%) Radio Access Network
8 16 (27.59%) 4G
9 15 (25.86%) Degree
10 14 (24.14%) 2G
11 13 (22.41%) Windows
11 13 (22.41%) SS7
12 12 (20.69%) Linux
12 12 (20.69%) SQL
12 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (17.24%) WiMAX
13 10 (17.24%) Network Planning
13 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
13 10 (17.24%) QA
13 10 (17.24%) CDMA
13 10 (17.24%) GPRS
14 9 (15.52%) HTML
14 9 (15.52%) Oracle
14 9 (15.52%) Firewall
15 8 (13.79%) Electronics
15 8 (13.79%) C#
15 8 (13.79%) LAN
15 8 (13.79%) Data Centre

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (79.31%) UMTS
2 34 (58.62%) LTE
3 24 (41.38%) Wireless
4 21 (36.21%) 3G
5 17 (29.31%) Radio Access Network
6 16 (27.59%) 4G
7 14 (24.14%) 2G
8 13 (22.41%) SS7
9 10 (17.24%) WiMAX
9 10 (17.24%) CDMA
9 10 (17.24%) GPRS
10 9 (15.52%) Firewall
11 8 (13.79%) LAN
12 7 (12.07%) SGSN
13 6 (10.34%) RNC
14 5 (8.62%) VLAN
14 5 (8.62%) IMAP
14 5 (8.62%) VPN
14 5 (8.62%) Internet
14 5 (8.62%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) HBase
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (77.59%) Telecoms
2 17 (29.31%) Marketing
3 8 (13.79%) Electronics
4 5 (8.62%) Billing
5 2 (3.45%) Games
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.72%) French Language
6 1 (1.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Sales Manager
2 7 (12.07%) Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Product Manager
6 2 (3.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) HTML
2 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.07%) jQuery
3 5 (8.62%) MAPI
4 4 (6.90%) Ajax
4 4 (6.90%) WPF
4 4 (6.90%) LINQ
4 4 (6.90%) CSS
4 4 (6.90%) WAP
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.90%) HTML5
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.17%) RESTful
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Handset
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) UNIX
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 12 (20.69%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Solaris
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) Network Planning
3 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) BDD
5 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.90%) Product Marketing
5 4 (6.90%) Web Development
5 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 3 (5.17%) MVC
6 3 (5.17%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.17%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) OpenUP
7 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) C#
3 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) C
5 2 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) HNC
2 4 (6.90%) HND
3 3 (5.17%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) PMP
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) NDS
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) OpenView
2 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) HP
2 6 (10.34%) Ericsson
2 6 (10.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.90%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Nortel
4 3 (5.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (5.17%) Nokia
5 1 (1.72%) Remedy
5 1 (1.72%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.72%) Huawei
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago