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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
6 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.22% 18.40% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 17
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

GSM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CDMA
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) POP3
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) MAPI
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) SGSN
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) GGSN
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 4 (100.00%) CDMA
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) POP3
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) SGSN
2 2 (50.00%) GGSN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) MAPI
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree