The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 112 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 27 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.24% - 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% - 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
GSM
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 484 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.29% 23.98% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 443 391 314
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

GSM
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

GSM
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Watford - 25 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 2 £62,500 -
GSM
East of England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (62.86%) Product Management
2 21 (60.00%) Wireless
3 20 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 20 (57.14%) xDSL
4 17 (48.57%) PBX
4 17 (48.57%) VoIP
5 14 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (28.57%) WLAN
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) GPRS
9 5 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Sybase
9 5 (14.29%) 3G
9 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 5 (14.29%) Android
9 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 5 (14.29%) Structured Programming
9 5 (14.29%) Syclo
9 5 (14.29%) MEAP
10 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) WAN
10 4 (11.43%) IVR
11 3 (8.57%) Network Planning
11 3 (8.57%) C
11 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
12 1 (2.86%) UMTS

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Wireless
2 20 (57.14%) xDSL
3 17 (48.57%) PBX
3 17 (48.57%) VoIP
4 14 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (28.57%) WLAN
6 6 (17.14%) GPRS
7 5 (14.29%) 3G
8 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
8 4 (11.43%) WAN
9 1 (2.86%) LTE
9 1 (2.86%) UMTS
9 1 (2.86%) WCDMA
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 20 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) GSM Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Client Services Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) VoIP Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) PBX Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Radio Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) IVR
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Android
1 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Product Management
2 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 5 (14.29%) Structured Programming
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (8.57%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Sybase
1 5 (14.29%) Syclo