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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 115 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing GSM 8 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 1.41% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 6.79% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 16
Average salary £50,250 £52,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +54.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £79,500 £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
318 383 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.10% 20.83% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 226 294 415
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,300 £55,745 £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 16 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 16 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 - 4 £50,250 -
Amersham +1 2 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 23 (63.89%) GPRS
2 21 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 15 (41.67%) Wireless
3 15 (41.67%) LTE
4 14 (38.89%) UMTS
5 11 (30.56%) Degree
6 10 (27.78%) Network Planning
6 10 (27.78%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) DWDM
7 9 (25.00%) SDH
7 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) Subversion
7 9 (25.00%) 2G
8 8 (22.22%) Electronics
8 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.22%) C
8 8 (22.22%) Cisco
8 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
8 8 (22.22%) 3G
8 8 (22.22%) SaaS
8 8 (22.22%) 4G
8 8 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (19.44%) MPLS
10 6 (16.67%) Service Management
10 6 (16.67%) Netcool
11 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
11 5 (13.89%) Cramer
11 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
11 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) GPRS
2 15 (41.67%) Wireless
2 15 (41.67%) LTE
3 14 (38.89%) UMTS
4 10 (27.78%) DWDM
5 9 (25.00%) SDH
5 9 (25.00%) 2G
6 8 (22.22%) 3G
6 8 (22.22%) 4G
6 8 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (19.44%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) SS7
8 1 (2.78%) Broadband
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.78%) SMS
8 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
8 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 21 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.78%) NOC Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Service Performance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Network Planning
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Performance Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) DNA
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.78%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) C
2 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Netcool
2 2 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco
2 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
2 5 (13.89%) Cramer
3 4 (11.11%) Juniper