The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 23 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 300 317 311
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing GSM 33 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.075% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 0.48% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 19
Average salary £52,500 £56,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.07% +7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1971 1886 2080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.03% 15.70% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1686 1872
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
London

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

GSM Salary Histogram in the City of London

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 39 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 29 (53.70%) VoIP
3 26 (48.15%) Linux
4 20 (37.04%) C++
5 19 (35.19%) Handset
5 19 (35.19%) Mobile App
6 18 (33.33%) SQL
7 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
8 14 (25.93%) UNIX
9 13 (24.07%) Python
9 13 (24.07%) Mobile Application Development
9 13 (24.07%) Android
9 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
10 12 (22.22%) Network Design
10 12 (22.22%) JIRA
10 12 (22.22%) Java
10 12 (22.22%) RTP
10 12 (22.22%) SS7
11 11 (20.37%) HTTP
11 11 (20.37%) C
11 11 (20.37%) VMware
11 11 (20.37%) INAP
11 11 (20.37%) J2SE
11 11 (20.37%) Selenium
11 11 (20.37%) Django
11 11 (20.37%) JNI
11 11 (20.37%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (20.37%) SQLAlchemy
11 11 (20.37%) RESTful
11 11 (20.37%) RabbitMQ

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) VoIP
2 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
3 12 (22.22%) RTP
3 12 (22.22%) SS7
4 11 (20.37%) INAP
4 11 (20.37%) HTTP
5 10 (18.52%) Wireless
5 10 (18.52%) TCAP
5 10 (18.52%) VLAN
5 10 (18.52%) SIGTRAN
6 6 (11.11%) DSL
6 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (3.70%) 3GPP
7 2 (3.70%) VoLTE
7 2 (3.70%) LTE
7 2 (3.70%) 4G
8 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.85%) MVNO
8 1 (1.85%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
2 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) JIRA
2 11 (20.37%) Selenium
2 11 (20.37%) SoapUI
3 10 (18.52%) Robotium
3 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.52%) Subversion
General
1 39 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.70%) Billing
2 2 (3.70%) Dutch Language
2 2 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Android Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) IP Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Senior IP Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Django Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) DBA
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.70%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.70%) Communications Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) J2SE
1 11 (20.37%) ActiveMQ
1 11 (20.37%) JNI
1 11 (20.37%) Django
1 11 (20.37%) RESTful
1 11 (20.37%) SQLAlchemy
1 11 (20.37%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (18.52%) STL
2 10 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (18.52%) XMPP
3 1 (1.85%) Java SE
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Handset
1 19 (35.19%) Mobile App
2 10 (18.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) UNIX
3 13 (24.07%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
1 13 (24.07%) Mobile Application Development
2 12 (22.22%) Network Design
3 11 (20.37%) Android Development
4 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
5 8 (14.81%) CRM
6 6 (11.11%) Time Management
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) Product Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.70%) OOD
8 2 (3.70%) B2B
8 2 (3.70%) B2C
8 2 (3.70%) Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Use Case
8 2 (3.70%) Network Management
9 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.85%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) C++
2 18 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) Python
4 12 (22.22%) Java
5 11 (20.37%) C
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) VMware
2 10 (18.52%) Google
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) BT
6 1 (1.85%) CyberSource
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