The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 115 107 132
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs citing GSM 17 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 1.28% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 4.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
712 679 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.12% 29.96% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 409 500 405
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 33 (89.19%) UMTS
2 22 (59.46%) Marketing
3 21 (56.76%) Telecoms
4 19 (51.35%) UNIX
5 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
6 17 (45.95%) NDS
6 17 (45.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 17 (45.95%) TIBCO
6 17 (45.95%) SS7
6 17 (45.95%) Product Marketing
6 17 (45.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 16 (43.24%) HNC
7 16 (43.24%) HND
8 15 (40.54%) Change Management
9 14 (37.84%) Wireless
10 13 (35.14%) LTE
11 10 (27.03%) GPRS
11 10 (27.03%) SMS
11 10 (27.03%) 3GPP
11 10 (27.03%) WCDMA
12 7 (18.92%) Degree
12 7 (18.92%) GGSN
12 7 (18.92%) SGSN
13 6 (16.22%) Radio Access Network
14 5 (13.51%) Huawei
14 5 (13.51%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (10.81%) Linux
15 4 (10.81%) CDMA
15 4 (10.81%) 3G
15 4 (10.81%) 2G

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 33 (89.19%) UMTS
2 17 (45.95%) SS7
3 14 (37.84%) Wireless
4 13 (35.14%) LTE
5 10 (27.03%) WCDMA
5 10 (27.03%) SMS
5 10 (27.03%) 3GPP
5 10 (27.03%) GPRS
6 7 (18.92%) GGSN
6 7 (18.92%) SGSN
7 6 (16.22%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (10.81%) 3G
8 4 (10.81%) 2G
8 4 (10.81%) CDMA
9 3 (8.11%) ATM
9 3 (8.11%) ISDN
9 3 (8.11%) PSTN
9 3 (8.11%) 4G
9 3 (8.11%) VoLTE
10 2 (5.41%) MVNO
General
1 22 (59.46%) Marketing
2 21 (56.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.51%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Network Support
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Trainer
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
3 2 (5.41%) Windows NT
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
2 17 (45.95%) Product Marketing
3 15 (40.54%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Logistics
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) HNC
1 16 (43.24%) HND
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) NDS
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 17 (45.95%) TIBCO
1 17 (45.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (13.51%) Huawei
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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