The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 53 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing GSM 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.84% 2.03% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 7.09% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +11.76%
GSM
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 127 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 37.82% 28.67% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 92 84 51
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

GSM
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

GSM Salary Trend in Newbury

GSM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) HSPA
2 2 (66.67%) RNC
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) CDMA2000
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) GPON
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) WiMAX
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) CDMA2000
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) WiMAX
2 2 (66.67%) RNC
2 2 (66.67%) HSPA
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) GPON
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei