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 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 129 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% - 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
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
313 300 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.80% 15.50% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 242 232 203
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

GSM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Knutsford - 1 £70,000 -
GSM
North West

GSM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint