The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 113 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 4 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.26% 0.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 4.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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 Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
226 258 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.58% 15.00% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 190 222 222
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

GSM
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bicester - 3 £45,000 -
Wantage - 1 £40,000 -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Bluetooth
1 5 (83.33%) GPRS
1 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) AutoCAD
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Physics
1 5 (83.33%) ZigBee
1 5 (83.33%) Telematics
1 5 (83.33%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) AutoCAD
1 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) Bluetooth
1 5 (83.33%) GPRS
1 5 (83.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Design Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Physics
1 5 (83.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco