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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 137 163 148
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs citing GSM 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.087% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 0.34% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
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
475 590 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.00% 25.73% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 368 410 434
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 30 April 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 - 9 £40,000 -
GSM
East of England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 24 (77.42%) Product Management
2 21 (67.74%) xDSL
3 20 (64.52%) Wireless
4 18 (58.06%) Telecoms
5 16 (51.61%) PBX
6 15 (48.39%) VoIP
6 15 (48.39%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (35.48%) WLAN
8 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.68%) C
9 3 (9.68%) Sybase
9 3 (9.68%) GPRS
9 3 (9.68%) 3G
9 3 (9.68%) Network Planning
9 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.68%) MEAP
9 3 (9.68%) Android
9 3 (9.68%) Syclo
9 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
9 3 (9.68%) Structured Programming
10 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
10 1 (3.23%) WAN
10 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.23%) IVR
10 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.23%) DBS Check

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (67.74%) xDSL
2 20 (64.52%) Wireless
3 16 (51.61%) PBX
4 15 (48.39%) Radio Access Network
4 15 (48.39%) VoIP
5 11 (35.48%) WLAN
6 3 (9.68%) 3G
6 3 (9.68%) GPRS
7 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
General
1 18 (58.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Field Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) GSM Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Client Services Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Service Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Services Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) PBX Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Radio Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Wireless Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) GSM Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications Manager
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Product Management
2 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
2 3 (9.68%) Network Planning
2 3 (9.68%) Structured Programming
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Sybase
1 3 (9.68%) Syclo