The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 131 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% - 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% - 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
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
290 271 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.05% 13.85% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 249 245 196
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 8 (66.67%) PBX
2 8 (66.67%) VoIP
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) IVR
2 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) LTE
4 4 (33.33%) WCDMA
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (16.67%) GPRS
5 2 (16.67%) UMTS
5 2 (16.67%) 3G
5 2 (16.67%) 2G
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Electronics
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SMS
6 1 (8.33%) Nokia
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Billing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (66.67%) PBX
1 8 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 8 (66.67%) VoIP
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) LTE
2 4 (33.33%) WCDMA
3 2 (16.67%) 2G
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) GPRS
3 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (16.67%) UMTS
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Voice Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Nokia