The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 244 232
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.082% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.56% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 21
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1016 1073 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.43% 14.67% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 857 905 950
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
England

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GSM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

GSM Salary Trend in the North West