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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 106 142 102
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -40
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 5 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.23% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.81% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.43%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%

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
419 619 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.36% 28.87% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 269 458 413
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 (83.33%) UMTS
2 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 9 (75.00%) Value-Added Service
3 8 (66.67%) Product Marketing
3 8 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
3 8 (66.67%) Change Management
3 8 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 8 (66.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 8 (66.67%) SS7
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
4 6 (50.00%) HNC
4 6 (50.00%) HND
4 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) SMS
6 2 (16.67%) GPRS
6 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
6 2 (16.67%) Presales
6 2 (16.67%) LTE
7 1 (8.33%) Product Management
7 1 (8.33%) xDSL
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Android
7 1 (8.33%) HSPA
7 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
7 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) UMTS
2 9 (75.00%) Value-Added Service
3 8 (66.67%) SS7
4 3 (25.00%) SMS
5 2 (16.67%) GPRS
5 2 (16.67%) LTE
5 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
6 1 (8.33%) CDMA
6 1 (8.33%) GGSN
6 1 (8.33%) HSPA
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) SDH
6 1 (8.33%) SGSN
6 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
6 1 (8.33%) VoWiFi
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) VAS Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Billing Support
3 1 (8.33%) Billing Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Presales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) Change Management
2 8 (66.67%) Product Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) HNC
1 6 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 8 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
1 8 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) Mitel
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia