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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 32
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
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
18 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.43% 37.09% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 10
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -37.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £47,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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