The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 7 18
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 6.25% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.00% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
GSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 5 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 25.00% 31.25% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

GSM
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the M4 Corridor region.

GSM Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor