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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 61 63
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.16% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.04% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £31,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
95 96 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.09% 15.12% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 85 77 86
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £40,000
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