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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 294 290
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.03% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 26
Average salary - £39,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
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
1788 1653 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.40% 15.70% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1422 2057
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,700 £72,400
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) CRM
2 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (66.67%) Time Management
3 8 (66.67%) VoIP
3 8 (66.67%) Handset
4 7 (58.33%) MySQL
4 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) MS Office
5 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (50.00%) DSL
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Process Management
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) Statistics
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Dutch Language
8 1 (8.33%) German Language
8 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (8.33%) JNI
8 1 (8.33%) XMPP
8 1 (8.33%) Google
8 1 (8.33%) Android
8 1 (8.33%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) VoIP
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (50.00%) DSL
3 1 (8.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Robotium
2 1 (8.33%) Robolectric
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
2 2 (16.67%) Dutch Language
3 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Call Centre Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) JNI
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
1 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) J2SE
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (66.67%) Handset
3 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Process Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com