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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 106 105
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.94% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.79% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £85,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +61.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
261 259 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.57% 16.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 219 187 232
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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