The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 32
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -15.78%
GSM
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 19.23% 28.33% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 51
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

GSM
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

GSM Salary Trend in Wakefield