The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 35 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 25 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.45% - 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
GSM
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
150 140 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.69% 27.03% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 129 103 77
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

GSM
Salary Trend in Watford

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

GSM Salary Trend in Watford

GSM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 22 (75.86%) Product Management
2 21 (72.41%) Wireless
3 20 (68.97%) Telecoms
3 20 (68.97%) xDSL
4 17 (58.62%) PBX
4 17 (58.62%) VoIP
5 14 (48.28%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (34.48%) WLAN
7 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) IVR
8 4 (13.79%) WAN
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
9 3 (10.34%) C
9 3 (10.34%) Network Planning
10 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 21 (72.41%) Wireless
2 20 (68.97%) xDSL
3 17 (58.62%) PBX
3 17 (58.62%) VoIP
4 14 (48.28%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (34.48%) WLAN
6 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
6 4 (13.79%) WAN
7 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 20 (68.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Field Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) GSM Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Client Services Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Services Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 4 (13.79%) VoIP Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) PBX Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Radio Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Voice Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Product Management
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (10.34%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C