The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.085% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
GSM
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
378 412 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.11% 20.36% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 293 379 263
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

GSM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

GSM Salary Trend in Birmingham

GSM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for GSM.

1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) IVR
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) DVB
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Validation

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (33.33%) DVB
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Voice Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RF Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB