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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 137 121 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Permanent jobs citing GSM 2 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.091% 0.72% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 2.40% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 21
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.44% -10.00%
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
606 751 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.45% 30.23% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 415 426 504
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) UMTS
3 8 (66.67%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) LTE
5 6 (50.00%) UNIX
6 5 (41.67%) SS7
7 4 (33.33%) 3G
7 4 (33.33%) 2G
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) CDMA
8 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Marketing
8 3 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (25.00%) 4G
8 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
9 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
9 2 (16.67%) GGSN
9 2 (16.67%) SGSN
9 2 (16.67%) jQuery
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
9 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) .NET
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) UMTS
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
3 7 (58.33%) LTE
4 5 (41.67%) SS7
5 4 (33.33%) 2G
5 4 (33.33%) CDMA
5 4 (33.33%) 3G
6 3 (25.00%) 4G
7 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (16.67%) GGSN
7 2 (16.67%) SGSN
7 2 (16.67%) GPRS
7 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
7 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
8 1 (8.33%) ATM
8 1 (8.33%) ISDN
8 1 (8.33%) PSTN
8 1 (8.33%) WiMAX
8 1 (8.33%) RNC
8 1 (8.33%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (8.33%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) WAP
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) IPTV
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NDS
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Nortel
2 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Reading, Berkshire
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