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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 120 111
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.64% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £49,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
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
326 305 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.30% 15.50% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 289 196 149
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
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