The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 246 294 295
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +1
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.023% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.16% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 22
Median salary £60,000 £45,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.59% +74.03%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.77%
GSM
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
880 1220 1966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.79% 14.29% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 778 1045 1663
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GSM
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

GSM Salary Trend in the City of London

GSM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) OpenFlow
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) OpenFlow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware