The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 115 111
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.07% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £45,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +91.48%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
GSM
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
256 387 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.29% 21.75% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 223 305 277
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

GSM
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

GSM Salary Trend in Cambridge

GSM
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Telematics
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) 3G

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Telematics
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC