The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 106 133 135
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2  
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.081% 0.62% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 2.09% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £57,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 355 573 742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.65% 29.40% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 235 467 398
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

GSM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for GSM in Reading

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for GSM.

1 9 (90.00%) UMTS
2 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (80.00%) Marketing
2 8 (80.00%) Value-Added Service
3 7 (70.00%) Nokia Networks
3 7 (70.00%) Product Marketing
3 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) TIBCO
3 7 (70.00%) SS7
3 7 (70.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (50.00%) HNC
4 5 (50.00%) HND
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 2 (20.00%) GPRS
5 2 (20.00%) SMS
6 1 (10.00%) CDMA
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Nokia
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Xcode
6 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (10.00%) Mitel
6 1 (10.00%) Billing
6 1 (10.00%) Huawei
6 1 (10.00%) Android

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (90.00%) UMTS
2 8 (80.00%) Value-Added Service
3 7 (70.00%) SS7
4 2 (20.00%) GPRS
4 2 (20.00%) SMS
4 2 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 1 (10.00%) CDMA
5 1 (10.00%) GGSN
5 1 (10.00%) HSPA
5 1 (10.00%) LTE
5 1 (10.00%) SGSN
5 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (10.00%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 8 (80.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) VAS Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Billing Support
3 1 (10.00%) Billing Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Presales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
2 7 (70.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) HNC
1 5 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 7 (70.00%) Nokia Networks
1 7 (70.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia