The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 44
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
GSM
County Antrim

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

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 22 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.73% 17.46% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 24
Average salary £25,750 £26,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.83% -34.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

GSM
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

GSM Salary Trend in Belfast