The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 260 258 249
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing GSM 3 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.81% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 13
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
GSM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1499 1604 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.42% 19.70% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1262 1268
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,007 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GSM
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the East of England region.

GSM Salary Trend in the East of England

GSM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

GSM Salary Histogram in the East of England

GSM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +5 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Essex - 1 £140,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) 3G
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Telematics
2 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Huawei
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Nortel
3 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) 2G
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
4 1 (12.50%) Netcool
4 1 (12.50%) GPRS
4 1 (12.50%) UMTS

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) 3G
2 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) GPRS
4 1 (12.50%) UMTS
4 1 (12.50%) 2G
4 1 (12.50%) HSPA
4 1 (12.50%) LTE
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Telematics
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Logistics
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) EMC
1 2 (25.00%) Nortel
1 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (25.00%) Nokia
1 2 (25.00%) Huawei
1 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
2 1 (12.50%) Amdocs