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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 115 113
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.63% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
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
232 228 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.96% 14.42% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 208 200 237
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £28,978 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management