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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 133 152 140
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing GSM 11 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 0.58% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 690 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.43% 26.02% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 429 541 437
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Hertford - 1 - -
GSM
East of England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (88.57%) GPRS
1 31 (88.57%) 4G
2 26 (74.29%) Telecoms
3 22 (62.86%) LTE
4 17 (48.57%) Erlang
4 17 (48.57%) System Testing
4 17 (48.57%) Demand Management
4 17 (48.57%) WCDMA
5 16 (45.71%) Risk Management
5 16 (45.71%) Risk Analysis
5 16 (45.71%) Network Architecture
6 12 (34.29%) SMS
7 10 (28.57%) 3G
7 10 (28.57%) Degree
8 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
9 6 (17.14%) UMTS
10 3 (8.57%) B2B
10 3 (8.57%) Linux
10 3 (8.57%) C
10 3 (8.57%) Wireless
10 3 (8.57%) Service Management
10 3 (8.57%) Firmware
10 3 (8.57%) Benchmarking
10 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
10 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (5.71%) Solaris
11 2 (5.71%) VMware
11 2 (5.71%) Programme Management

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) GPRS
1 31 (88.57%) 4G
2 22 (62.86%) LTE
3 17 (48.57%) WCDMA
4 12 (34.29%) SMS
5 10 (28.57%) 3G
6 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.14%) UMTS
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
8 3 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (5.71%) LAN
9 2 (5.71%) Packet Switching
9 2 (5.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (74.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Test Engineer
1 17 (48.57%) Senior Test Engineer
1 17 (48.57%) Integration Engineer
1 17 (48.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 17 (48.57%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Sales Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Designer
5 1 (2.86%) Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Android SDK
1 1 (2.86%) Google Maps API
1 1 (2.86%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) System Testing
1 17 (48.57%) Demand Management
2 16 (45.71%) Risk Management
2 16 (45.71%) Risk Analysis
2 16 (45.71%) Network Architecture
3 3 (8.57%) B2B
3 3 (8.57%) Service Management
3 3 (8.57%) Benchmarking
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.86%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Android Development
5 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Erlang
2 3 (8.57%) C
2 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) VMware
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco
1 2 (5.71%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Opsware
2 1 (2.86%) Google