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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 120 96
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.39% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.42% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
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
389 331 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.31% 16.04% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 285 245 298
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (60.00%) UMTS
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) GPRS
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) LTE
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) Wind River
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) ISDN
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (40.00%) Perforce
2 2 (40.00%) Fedora
2 2 (40.00%) X.25
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) UMTS
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) GPRS
1 3 (60.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) ISDN
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) X.25
2 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) 2G
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Transmission Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Fedora
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BT
1 2 (40.00%) Perforce
1 2 (40.00%) Huawei
1 2 (40.00%) Wind River