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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 108 138
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.50% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
302 266 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.58% 16.72% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 234 201 290
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
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