The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 127 139
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.53% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.87% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Median salary - £46,750 -
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +1.19%
GSM
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
223 348 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.39% 18.32% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 180 319 248
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

GSM
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

GSM Salary Trend in Bristol

GSM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for GSM.

1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Actix
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) 3G

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Mobile Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Actix
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel