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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 49 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.26% 1.28% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 4.65% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Median salary £41,500 £85,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-51.17% +120.77%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.77%
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
101 172 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.65% 27.48% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 93 139 102
Median salary £65,000 £50,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.35% +19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £60,000 £85,000
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (87.50%) UMTS
1 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
1 7 (87.50%) 3G
1 7 (87.50%) SS7
1 7 (87.50%) ISUP
1 7 (87.50%) SCCP
1 7 (87.50%) 2G
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
1 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
1 7 (87.50%) SIGTRAN
1 7 (87.50%) LTE
1 7 (87.50%) tcpdump
1 7 (87.50%) 4G
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Test Planning
1 7 (87.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 7 (87.50%) Defect Management
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth

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 (87.50%) 2G
1 7 (87.50%) 3G
1 7 (87.50%) 4G
1 7 (87.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 7 (87.50%) ISUP
1 7 (87.50%) LTE
1 7 (87.50%) SCCP
1 7 (87.50%) SIGTRAN
1 7 (87.50%) SS7
1 7 (87.50%) tcpdump
1 7 (87.50%) UMTS
1 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Network Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Defect Management
1 7 (87.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP