The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 70 65
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.15% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.08% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.58%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
GSM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 93 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.77% 14.26% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 96 76 91
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Staffordshire