The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 - - 111
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
278 309 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.37% 20.40% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 254 266 282
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,612
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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