The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 31 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 122 128 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.050% 0.049% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £27,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.73% -7.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
341 313 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.94% 15.29% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 283 285 292
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
West Midlands

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) PABX

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows