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 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 - 301 319
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.086% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.62% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 31
Median salary - £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
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
955 1451 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.27% 13.79% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1239 1731
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in 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