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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 308 302
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.86% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 13
Average salary - £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
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
2008 1742 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.31% 15.57% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1451 1983
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) Spanish Language
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft