The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 118 94 115
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Permanent jobs citing GSM 8 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 1.19% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 5.58% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 15
Average salary £48,000 £52,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +54.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £39,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £75,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
GSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
325 394 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.75% 21.27% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 239 298 381
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Buckinghamshire region.

GSM Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

GSM Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 5 £48,000 -
Amersham 0 2 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 25 (65.79%) GPRS
2 22 (57.89%) Telecoms
3 17 (44.74%) LTE
4 16 (42.11%) UMTS
5 15 (39.47%) Wireless
6 11 (28.95%) Network Planning
6 11 (28.95%) Degree
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) DWDM
7 10 (26.32%) 2G
8 9 (23.68%) Subversion
8 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.68%) 3G
8 9 (23.68%) SDH
8 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.68%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (21.05%) 4G
9 8 (21.05%) SaaS
9 8 (21.05%) C
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco
9 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
9 8 (21.05%) Electronics
10 7 (18.42%) Netcool
10 7 (18.42%) Service Management
10 7 (18.42%) MPLS
11 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
11 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
12 5 (13.16%) Cramer
13 4 (10.53%) SLA
13 4 (10.53%) Juniper

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) GPRS
2 17 (44.74%) LTE
3 16 (42.11%) UMTS
4 15 (39.47%) Wireless
5 10 (26.32%) 2G
5 10 (26.32%) DWDM
6 9 (23.68%) 3G
6 9 (23.68%) SDH
6 9 (23.68%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (21.05%) 4G
8 7 (18.42%) MPLS
9 1 (2.63%) SS7
9 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.63%) Broadband
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) SMS
9 1 (2.63%) 3GPP
9 1 (2.63%) VoIP
9 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Subversion
General
1 22 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Performance Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Network Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Embedded C Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Network Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Service Performance Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) OSS Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Telematics
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Network Planning
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Performance Management
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) DNA
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
2 8 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Netcool
2 2 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
3 5 (13.16%) Cramer
4 4 (10.53%) Juniper