The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - - 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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 Cumbria region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 32.47% 13.04% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 5
Average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -