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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 7 23
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 8.82% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 23.08% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £36,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
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
8 13 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 38.10% 38.24% 72.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £50,000
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