The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 33 37
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.57% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.27% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £41,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.49%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 34.46% 25.29% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 27
Average salary £26,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
County Antrim

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