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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.25% 0.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 4.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £57,750 £47,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.87% -
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
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
147 122 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.25% 20.96% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 117 100 120
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in Slough

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (100.00%) UMTS
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (57.14%) Business Development
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Node B
2 4 (57.14%) MIMO
2 4 (57.14%) WLAN
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
3 3 (42.86%) Handset
3 3 (42.86%) Huawei
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) ISUP
3 3 (42.86%) SCCP
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 3 (42.86%) Nokia
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) SS7
3 3 (42.86%) Presales
3 3 (42.86%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) SIGTRAN

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 7 (100.00%) LTE
1 7 (100.00%) UMTS
2 4 (57.14%) MIMO
2 4 (57.14%) Node B
2 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) WLAN
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (42.86%) ISUP
3 3 (42.86%) SCCP
3 3 (42.86%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (42.86%) SS7
3 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Communications Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Development
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Huawei
1 3 (42.86%) Nokia