The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 95 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.093% - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% - 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +27.50%
GSM
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 145 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.97% 14.83% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 83 120 128
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

GSM
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

GSM Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (76.47%) Wireless
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (47.06%) GPRS
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Subversion
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Network Planning
5 6 (35.29%) SaaS
5 6 (35.29%) DWDM
5 6 (35.29%) Electronics
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
5 6 (35.29%) C
6 5 (29.41%) SDH
6 5 (29.41%) Cramer
7 4 (23.53%) Juniper
8 3 (17.65%) MPLS
9 2 (11.76%) Network Design
9 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
9 2 (11.76%) LTE
9 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
9 2 (11.76%) DNA
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) CCNA
9 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (5.88%) OO

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Wireless
2 8 (47.06%) GPRS
3 6 (35.29%) DWDM
4 5 (29.41%) SDH
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) LTE
7 1 (5.88%) 4G
7 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (5.88%) Network Security
7 1 (5.88%) SS7
7 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.88%) SMS
7 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
7 1 (5.88%) UMTS
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Subversion
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) OSS Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Network Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) DNA
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
1 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Cramer
3 4 (23.53%) Juniper