The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 142 132 151
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.040% 0.047% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.19% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
572 519 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.06% 24.61% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 457 344 444
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
East of England

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 29 July 2014. 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
Abbots Langley - 1 £47,500 -
GSM
East of England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) LTE
1 8 (80.00%) 4G
2 6 (60.00%) UMTS
3 5 (50.00%) GPRS
4 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (30.00%) Demand Management
5 3 (30.00%) System Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Erlang
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) SMS
5 3 (30.00%) WCDMA
5 3 (30.00%) B2B
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (20.00%) WLAN
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) Packet Switching
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (10.00%) Android Development

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LTE
1 8 (80.00%) 4G
2 6 (60.00%) UMTS
3 5 (50.00%) GPRS
4 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (30.00%) WCDMA
5 3 (30.00%) SMS
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) Packet Switching
6 2 (20.00%) WLAN
7 1 (10.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JNI
1 1 (10.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) B2B
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) System Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Erlang
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei
3 1 (10.00%) Opsware
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia