The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 124 141 126
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.091% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.35% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £87,500 £34,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+153.62% -34.28%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
529 567 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.28% 25.73% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 359 416 420
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GSM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

GSM Salary Trend in Reading

GSM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in Reading

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for GSM.

1 10 (90.91%) UMTS
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Presales
4 5 (45.45%) Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) GPRS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) CDMA
5 4 (36.36%) Value-Added Service
6 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
6 3 (27.27%) WCDMA
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
6 3 (27.27%) Windows NT
6 3 (27.27%) ATM
6 3 (27.27%) ISDN
6 3 (27.27%) PSTN
6 3 (27.27%) Sybase
6 3 (27.27%) Advertising
6 3 (27.27%) LTE
7 2 (18.18%) Product Management
7 2 (18.18%) Product Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (18.18%) Mitel
7 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
7 2 (18.18%) Network Design
7 2 (18.18%) Network Planning
7 2 (18.18%) HNC
7 2 (18.18%) HND

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) UMTS
2 5 (45.45%) GPRS
3 4 (36.36%) CDMA
3 4 (36.36%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
4 3 (27.27%) ATM
4 3 (27.27%) ISDN
4 3 (27.27%) LTE
4 3 (27.27%) PSTN
4 3 (27.27%) WCDMA
5 2 (18.18%) SMS
5 2 (18.18%) SS7
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) 3G
6 1 (9.09%) 5G
6 1 (9.09%) GGSN
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) SDH
6 1 (9.09%) SGSN
6 1 (9.09%) xDSL
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Core Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Presales Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VAS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) LINQ
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
3 3 (27.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Presales
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Network Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Product Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) HNC
1 2 (18.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (18.18%) Mitel
2 2 (18.18%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore