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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 256 272 267
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing GSM 11 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.052% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.25% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 16
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
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
1245 1585 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.80% 20.79% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1205 1406
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
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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 +16 9 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (70.59%) Product Management
2 21 (61.76%) xDSL
2 21 (61.76%) Wireless
3 18 (52.94%) Telecoms
4 16 (47.06%) PBX
5 15 (44.12%) VoIP
5 15 (44.12%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (32.35%) WLAN
7 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
8 5 (14.71%) C
8 5 (14.71%) GPRS
9 3 (8.82%) 3G
9 3 (8.82%) Sybase
9 3 (8.82%) Network Planning
9 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) MEAP
9 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
9 3 (8.82%) Structured Programming
9 3 (8.82%) Android
9 3 (8.82%) Syclo
10 2 (5.88%) C++
10 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.94%) Automotive
11 1 (2.94%) Validation
11 1 (2.94%) Electronics
11 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.94%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) Wireless
1 21 (61.76%) xDSL
2 16 (47.06%) PBX
3 15 (44.12%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (44.12%) VoIP
4 11 (32.35%) WLAN
5 5 (14.71%) GPRS
6 3 (8.82%) 3G
7 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
8 1 (2.94%) LTE
8 1 (2.94%) UMTS
8 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.94%) WAN
8 1 (2.94%) WCDMA
General
1 18 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Field Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) GSM Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Client Services Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Service Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Services Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) PBX Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Radio Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Environment Manager
8 1 (2.94%) GSM Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Voice Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Arduino
3 1 (2.94%) IVR
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Android
1 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Product Management
2 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
2 3 (8.82%) Network Planning
2 3 (8.82%) Structured Programming
2 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.94%) Project Management
3 1 (2.94%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C
2 2 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Sybase
1 3 (8.82%) Syclo
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