The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for GSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 136 173
Rank change year-on-year -11 +37  
Permanent jobs citing GSM 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.096% 0.35% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 1.77% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.88% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £47,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +4.25% +13.93%  

GSM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 385 451 720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 18.49% 19.87% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 321 353 496
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% +3.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing GSM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Hertfordshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for GSM in Hertfordshire

GSM
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 2 £49,000 -
GSM
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GSM.

1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 3 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA