The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 58 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.61% 0.77% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 3.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £39,000 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
160 142 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.32% 21.81% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 142 104 155
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,600
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
Berkshire

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Handset
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) WAP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) WML
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Machine to Machine

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
1 1 (33.33%) WML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks