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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 88 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing GSM 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.69% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 4.24% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
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
146 165 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.32% 16.22% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 111 123 219
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 December 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 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) SDH
2 4 (66.67%) 4G
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) DWDM
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) DNA
5 1 (16.67%) SMS
5 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (16.67%) UMTS
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SS7
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Cramer
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SDH
1 4 (66.67%) 4G
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) DWDM
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) SS7
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
4 1 (16.67%) UMTS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) DNA
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Cramer