The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 21 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 3.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 30.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £20,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
GSM
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.21% 12.38% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
Average salary £45,500 £37,123 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.56% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £37,123
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

GSM
Salary Trend in Preston

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

GSM Salary Trend in Preston