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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 312 305 330
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing GSM 20 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.085% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 10
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £22,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1958 2265 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.47% 19.26% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2027 2013
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £70,000 £72,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 27 (67.50%) VoIP
2 26 (65.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (27.50%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) Handset
5 7 (17.50%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) Python
5 7 (17.50%) HTTP
5 7 (17.50%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (17.50%) Degree
5 7 (17.50%) JIRA
5 7 (17.50%) Selenium
5 7 (17.50%) Django
5 7 (17.50%) RESTful
5 7 (17.50%) SQLAlchemy
5 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
5 7 (17.50%) GitHub
5 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
6 6 (15.00%) C++
6 6 (15.00%) Java
7 5 (12.50%) C
7 5 (12.50%) J2SE
7 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (12.50%) Robotium
7 5 (12.50%) Open Source
7 5 (12.50%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) VoIP
2 7 (17.50%) HTTP
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) 4G
4 4 (10.00%) GPRS
4 4 (10.00%) SMS
4 4 (10.00%) 3G
4 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) MVNO
6 2 (5.00%) SS7
7 1 (2.50%) TCAP
7 1 (2.50%) INAP
7 1 (2.50%) RTP
7 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
7 1 (2.50%) LTE
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (2.50%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
1 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
2 5 (12.50%) Robotium
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 26 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Billing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Django Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Service Improvement Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Trainer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) ActiveMQ
1 7 (17.50%) Django
1 7 (17.50%) RESTful
1 7 (17.50%) SQLAlchemy
1 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (12.50%) J2SE
2 5 (12.50%) XMPP
2 5 (12.50%) JNI
3 1 (2.50%) OLE
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) STL
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Handset
2 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) CRM
1 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (12.50%) Android Development
2 4 (10.00%) Time Management
2 4 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (7.50%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Market Research
4 2 (5.00%) B2B
4 2 (5.00%) B2C
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Scrum
5 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.50%) Process Management
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) C++
3 6 (15.00%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) HNC
2 1 (2.50%) HND
2 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum exc
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 25 days ago