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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 147 124 151
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.042% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 1.23% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
498 488 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.11% 24.29% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 391 323 490
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Packet Switching
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Erlang
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Packet Switching
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) B2B
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks