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 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 262 248 230
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.069% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 1.75% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
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
1487 1653 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.48% 20.92% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1324 1510
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
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
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 27 March 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
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Essex - 2 - -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (65.00%) 3G
2 11 (55.00%) Wireless
3 10 (50.00%) Electronics
3 10 (50.00%) LTE
4 7 (35.00%) ISO 9001
4 7 (35.00%) EMC
4 7 (35.00%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (25.00%) B2B
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) Bluetooth
5 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) GPRS
6 4 (20.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) Software Licensing
7 3 (15.00%) UMTS
7 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (15.00%) 4G
7 3 (15.00%) Telematics
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Logistics
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (10.00%) WLAN
8 2 (10.00%) LAN
8 2 (10.00%) Broadband

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) 3G
2 11 (55.00%) Wireless
3 10 (50.00%) LTE
4 5 (25.00%) Bluetooth
5 4 (20.00%) GPRS
6 3 (15.00%) UMTS
6 3 (15.00%) 4G
6 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (10.00%) WLAN
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) Broadband
8 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
8 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
8 1 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (5.00%) Frame Relay
8 1 (5.00%) 2G
8 1 (5.00%) TETRA
8 1 (5.00%) HSPA
8 1 (5.00%) CDMA2000
8 1 (5.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Design Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) STL
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.00%) Telematics
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) B2B
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) EMC
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft