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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 109 122
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.84% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.96% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £44,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
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
346 343 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.04% 17.01% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 304 203 198
Average salary £40,000 £38,800 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -5.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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