The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 64 61
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - 1.07% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.50% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
GSM
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 80 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.57% 14.23% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 77
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

GSM
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

GSM Salary Trend in Swindon

GSM
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree