The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 119 129
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.72% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +27.50%
GSM
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
331 276 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.66% 16.58% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 272 221 263
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Cheshire