The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 65 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.19% - 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% - 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
GSM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 164 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.71% 35.57% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 91 124 128
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

GSM
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Bracknell region.

GSM Salary Trend in Bracknell

GSM
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3G Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Databuild Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia