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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 110
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
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
348 242 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.38% 13.69% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 322 204 202
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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