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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 124 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing GSM 7 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.74% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 4.31% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
372 394 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.02% 17.04% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 272 307 309
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 £30,000 £22,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,875
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 17 April 2015. 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
Amersham 0 2 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (75.00%) GPRS
3 9 (75.00%) Capacity Management
4 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (66.67%) UMTS
4 8 (66.67%) LTE
5 7 (58.33%) Huawei
5 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
5 7 (58.33%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (50.00%) BT
7 4 (33.33%) 4G
8 3 (25.00%) 3G
8 3 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (25.00%) SDH
9 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (8.33%) POP3
10 1 (8.33%) SMTP
10 1 (8.33%) HTML
10 1 (8.33%) UNIX
10 1 (8.33%) Solaris
10 1 (8.33%) Linux
10 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 1 (8.33%) CDMA
10 1 (8.33%) HTTP
10 1 (8.33%) VPN
10 1 (8.33%) MAPI
10 1 (8.33%) Internet
10 1 (8.33%) Firewall

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 9 (75.00%) GPRS
3 8 (66.67%) UMTS
3 8 (66.67%) LTE
4 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
4 7 (58.33%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (33.33%) 4G
6 3 (25.00%) 3G
6 3 (25.00%) SDH
7 1 (8.33%) POP3
7 1 (8.33%) SMTP
7 1 (8.33%) HTTP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) CDMA
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) 2G
7 1 (8.33%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) IMAP
7 1 (8.33%) SGSN
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Transmission Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Planning Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Huawei
2 6 (50.00%) BT