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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 305 308 302
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing GSM 24 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 1.01% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 21
Average salary £35,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.38% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,450 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
1951 1786 2303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.93% 15.12% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1577 2057
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £31,970
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 43 (75.44%) Telecoms
2 30 (52.63%) VoIP
3 23 (40.35%) Linux
3 23 (40.35%) Mobile App
4 22 (38.60%) Handset
5 21 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 20 (35.09%) C++
7 17 (29.82%) SQL
8 15 (26.32%) MySQL
8 15 (26.32%) CRM
9 14 (24.56%) UNIX
9 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (22.81%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
10 13 (22.81%) Android
11 12 (21.05%) Time Management
11 12 (21.05%) Network Design
11 12 (21.05%) JIRA
11 12 (21.05%) Java
11 12 (21.05%) RTP
12 11 (19.30%) SS7
12 11 (19.30%) INAP
12 11 (19.30%) C
12 11 (19.30%) Python
12 11 (19.30%) J2SE
12 11 (19.30%) JNI
12 11 (19.30%) Subversion
12 11 (19.30%) Android Development
13 10 (17.54%) Robotium
13 10 (17.54%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
1 10 (17.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) VoIP
2 21 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 12 (21.05%) RTP
4 11 (19.30%) SS7
4 11 (19.30%) INAP
5 10 (17.54%) SIGTRAN
5 10 (17.54%) VLAN
5 10 (17.54%) LAN
5 10 (17.54%) TCAP
5 10 (17.54%) DSL
5 10 (17.54%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (17.54%) Wireless
6 9 (15.79%) HTTP
7 2 (3.51%) MVNO
7 2 (3.51%) VoLTE
7 2 (3.51%) LTE
7 2 (3.51%) 4G
7 2 (3.51%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.75%) 3G
8 1 (1.75%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) JIRA
2 11 (19.30%) Subversion
3 10 (17.54%) Robotium
3 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.79%) Selenium
4 9 (15.79%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) Moq
5 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (75.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Dutch Language
2 3 (5.26%) German Language
3 2 (3.51%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Android Developer
3 10 (17.54%) IP Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior IP Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Django Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Python/Django Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.51%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.51%) DBA
7 1 (1.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) J2SE
1 11 (19.30%) JNI
2 10 (17.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (17.54%) XMPP
2 10 (17.54%) STL
3 9 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (15.79%) Django
3 9 (15.79%) RESTful
3 9 (15.79%) SQLAlchemy
3 9 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.75%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (1.75%) WCF
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Mobile App
2 22 (38.60%) Handset
3 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (17.54%) Open Source
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Statistics
6 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.75%) Social Media
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) UNIX
3 13 (22.81%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) CRM
2 13 (22.81%) Mobile Application Development
2 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
3 12 (21.05%) Time Management
3 12 (21.05%) Network Design
4 11 (19.30%) Android Development
5 10 (17.54%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Line Management
8 2 (3.51%) Network Management
8 2 (3.51%) Analytics
8 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Use Case
8 2 (3.51%) Product Management
8 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.51%) OOD
8 2 (3.51%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) C++
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) Java
4 11 (19.30%) C
4 11 (19.30%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) Perl
5 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Google
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) BT
5 1 (1.75%) CyberSource
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago