The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 777 840 791
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -49
Permanent jobs citing GSM 74 106 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.63% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 51 94 86
Median salary £55,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +1.19%
GSM
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14529 16815 19579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.31% 16.69% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11874 14026 15863
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in England

GSM
Salary Trend in England

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

GSM Salary Trend in England

GSM
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in England

GSM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +70 30 £50,000 +33.33% 8
London +71 26 £65,000 +8.33% 2
North West -19 7 £48,750 -1.51%
East of England +16 5 £52,500 +5.52% 1
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +22 1 £37,000 -10.84% 1
South West +8 1 £36,000 -22.99%
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GSM.

1 74 (53.62%) Telecoms
2 54 (39.13%) UMTS
3 47 (34.06%) 3G
4 45 (32.61%) C++
5 44 (31.88%) Linux
6 39 (28.26%) 4G
7 38 (27.54%) C
7 38 (27.54%) Multithreading
7 38 (27.54%) LTE
8 36 (26.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 32 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (23.19%) VMware
10 28 (20.29%) KVM
11 27 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
11 27 (19.57%) OpenFlow
11 27 (19.57%) Ansible
11 27 (19.57%) Puppet
11 27 (19.57%) Windows
12 25 (18.12%) Translating Business Requirements
13 22 (15.94%) Active Directory
14 20 (14.49%) HP
14 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
15 18 (13.04%) DNS
15 18 (13.04%) IIS
16 17 (12.32%) SQL
16 17 (12.32%) GPRS
16 17 (12.32%) SS7
16 17 (12.32%) Firmware
17 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
17 16 (11.59%) HP SIM

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.04%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.72%) MS Office
1 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (39.13%) UMTS
2 47 (34.06%) 3G
3 39 (28.26%) 4G
4 38 (27.54%) LTE
5 27 (19.57%) OpenFlow
6 18 (13.04%) DNS
7 17 (12.32%) GPRS
7 17 (12.32%) SS7
8 16 (11.59%) SNMP
9 15 (10.87%) 2G
10 14 (10.14%) TCP/IP
10 14 (10.14%) Wireless
10 14 (10.14%) Wireshark
11 13 (9.42%) Diameter Protocol
11 13 (9.42%) Value-Added Service
12 12 (8.70%) PBX
13 11 (7.97%) VPN
14 10 (7.25%) Radio Access Network
14 10 (7.25%) WCDMA
15 9 (6.52%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (0.72%) GIS
1 1 (0.72%) MS Access
1 1 (0.72%) MySQL
1 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.52%) GCC
1 9 (6.52%) GDB
1 9 (6.52%) Subversion
1 9 (6.52%) Trac
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 74 (53.62%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.59%) Electronics
3 12 (8.70%) Marketing
4 8 (5.80%) Finance
5 5 (3.62%) Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Automotive
6 3 (2.17%) Billing
7 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (21.74%) Developer
2 27 (19.57%) C++ Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Linux Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Telecoms Developer
4 16 (11.59%) Monitoring Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Lead Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) VAS Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) C Developer
7 11 (7.97%) C/C++ Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Design Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Electronics Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Senior C++ Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Telecoms Software Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Electronics Design Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (6.52%) STL
3 2 (1.45%) Ajax
3 2 (1.45%) CSS
3 2 (1.45%) HTML
3 2 (1.45%) jQuery
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.72%) Doctrine
4 1 (0.72%) Google Maps API
4 1 (0.72%) HTML5
4 1 (0.72%) Java ME
4 1 (0.72%) Node.js
4 1 (0.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.62%) CPLD
2 5 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.90%) IVR
4 3 (2.17%) Handset
5 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.45%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.45%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Physics
6 1 (0.72%) SCADA
6 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.88%) Linux
2 27 (19.57%) Windows
3 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (10.14%) Unix
5 8 (5.80%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.54%) Multithreading
2 25 (18.12%) Translating Business Requirements
3 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
4 15 (10.87%) Project Management
5 14 (10.14%) Change Management
5 14 (10.14%) Presales
5 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
6 10 (7.25%) OO
7 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.52%) Cross-Platform Development
7 9 (6.52%) Product Marketing
8 8 (5.80%) Application Packaging
8 8 (5.80%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.80%) Schematic Capture
9 7 (5.07%) Validation
10 4 (2.90%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (2.90%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.90%) Network Design
10 4 (2.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) C++
2 38 (27.54%) C
3 17 (12.32%) SQL
4 9 (6.52%) Python
5 6 (4.35%) Embedded C
6 5 (3.62%) Perl
7 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.90%) C#
7 4 (2.90%) Java
7 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.45%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.45%) MapBasic
8 2 (1.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) HNC
2 6 (4.35%) HND
2 6 (4.35%) ISEB
3 5 (3.62%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.72%) CCNA
5 1 (0.72%) CCNP
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.45%) QA
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (20.29%) KVM
3 22 (15.94%) Active Directory
4 17 (12.32%) Firmware
5 1 (0.72%) Snort
Systems Management
1 27 (19.57%) Ansible
1 27 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (19.57%) Puppet
2 16 (11.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 16 (11.59%) HP SIM
2 16 (11.59%) SCOM
2 16 (11.59%) SCOrch
3 8 (5.80%) AirWatch
3 8 (5.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) VMware
2 20 (14.49%) HP
2 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.59%) Cisco
4 15 (10.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 12 (8.70%) TIBCO
6 10 (7.25%) EMC
6 10 (7.25%) Nokia
7 9 (6.52%) Nokia Networks
8 8 (5.80%) Cognizant
8 8 (5.80%) Polycom
9 7 (5.07%) Ericsson
10 6 (4.35%) Huawei
11 4 (2.90%) Apple
11 4 (2.90%) Mitel
12 3 (2.17%) Actix
12 3 (2.17%) Mapinfo
12 3 (2.17%) Nortel
13 2 (1.45%) Anite
13 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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