The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 49 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing GSM 4 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.86% 2.13% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 7.43% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Median salary £38,000 £85,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.29% +117.94%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.37% -4.44%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 175 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 22.75% 28.69% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 98 126 143
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +23.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

GSM
Salary Trend in Slough

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

GSM Salary Trend in Slough

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Slough region with a requirement for GSM.

1 11 (100.00%) UMTS
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
2 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
2 7 (63.64%) 4G
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
2 7 (63.64%) SIGTRAN
2 7 (63.64%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (63.64%) Test Planning
2 7 (63.64%) 3G
2 7 (63.64%) SS7
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) ISUP
2 7 (63.64%) SCCP
2 7 (63.64%) 2G
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) WLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Node B
3 4 (36.36%) MIMO
3 4 (36.36%) Business Development
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (27.27%) Presales
4 3 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) UMTS
2 7 (63.64%) 2G
2 7 (63.64%) 3G
2 7 (63.64%) 4G
2 7 (63.64%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (63.64%) ISUP
2 7 (63.64%) SCCP
2 7 (63.64%) SIGTRAN
2 7 (63.64%) SS7
2 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
2 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
3 4 (36.36%) MIMO
3 4 (36.36%) Node B
3 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) WLAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Network Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
1 7 (63.64%) Test Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Business Development
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Presales
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
2 3 (27.27%) Huawei
2 3 (27.27%) Nokia