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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 844 818 748
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -70
Permanent jobs citing GSM 64 116 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.65% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 53 81 142
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
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
15871 17850 19267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.87% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13286 14379 15488
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,984 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +7 34 £52,500 +7.69% 5
London -7 13 £53,500 -6.95% 1
South West +6 7 £55,000 - 1
East of England +32 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £47,000 -
North West +8 2 £50,000 -
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 102 (63.75%) Telecoms
2 70 (43.75%) UMTS
3 56 (35.00%) GPRS
3 56 (35.00%) Wireless
4 52 (32.50%) VoIP
5 49 (30.63%) LTE
6 43 (26.88%) Degree
7 39 (24.38%) Windows
8 36 (22.50%) 3G
9 34 (21.25%) WCDMA
10 33 (20.63%) Radio Access Network
11 30 (18.75%) Product Management
12 29 (18.13%) PBX
13 28 (17.50%) Project Management
14 27 (16.88%) CDMA
15 26 (16.25%) Unix
16 25 (15.63%) xDSL
17 24 (15.00%) Sybase
17 24 (15.00%) Electronics
18 23 (14.38%) PSTN
18 23 (14.38%) WLAN
18 23 (14.38%) 3GPP
18 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
18 23 (14.38%) 4G
19 21 (13.13%) Presales
19 21 (13.13%) SS7
20 20 (12.50%) SQL
20 20 (12.50%) Oracle
20 20 (12.50%) Linux
21 19 (11.88%) ISDN

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (43.75%) UMTS
2 56 (35.00%) GPRS
2 56 (35.00%) Wireless
3 52 (32.50%) VoIP
4 49 (30.63%) LTE
5 36 (22.50%) 3G
6 34 (21.25%) WCDMA
7 33 (20.63%) Radio Access Network
8 29 (18.13%) PBX
9 27 (16.88%) CDMA
10 25 (15.63%) xDSL
11 23 (14.38%) 3GPP
11 23 (14.38%) 4G
11 23 (14.38%) PSTN
11 23 (14.38%) WLAN
12 21 (13.13%) SS7
13 19 (11.88%) ISDN
14 18 (11.25%) Diameter Protocol
14 18 (11.25%) WAN
15 16 (10.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.25%) GIS
5 2 (1.25%) HBase
5 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) eggPlant
2 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.25%) JIRA
2 2 (1.25%) JMeter
2 2 (1.25%) Maven
2 2 (1.25%) NetBeans
2 2 (1.25%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.63%) GCC
3 1 (0.63%) GDB
3 1 (0.63%) Subversion
3 1 (0.63%) Trac
General
1 102 (63.75%) Telecoms
2 24 (15.00%) Electronics
3 8 (5.00%) Finance
4 7 (4.38%) Billing
5 5 (3.13%) Automotive
6 3 (1.88%) Advertising
6 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.88%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (14.38%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 16 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 15 (9.38%) Field Engineer
3 15 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 15 (9.38%) Technical Support
4 14 (8.75%) Software Engineer
4 14 (8.75%) Technical Support Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) Radio Engineer
6 11 (6.88%) GSM Engineer
6 11 (6.88%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.00%) Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Technical Manager
8 7 (4.38%) Test Leader
8 7 (4.38%) Unified Communications Manager
8 7 (4.38%) VoLTE Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Designer
9 6 (3.75%) RAN Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) .NET
2 8 (5.00%) LINQ
2 8 (5.00%) WPF
3 4 (2.50%) SOAP
3 4 (2.50%) Spring
4 3 (1.88%) HTML
5 2 (1.25%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.25%) MEAP
5 2 (1.25%) REST
5 2 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.25%) Web Services
6 1 (0.63%) Ajax
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.63%) HTML5
6 1 (0.63%) jQuery
6 1 (0.63%) STL
6 1 (0.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.63%) IVR
5 5 (3.13%) Physics
6 4 (2.50%) Cybercrime
6 4 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.50%) Handset
7 3 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.88%) Mechatronics
7 3 (1.88%) User Experience
8 2 (1.25%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.25%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.25%) IPTV
8 2 (1.25%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.25%) PKI
8 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.25%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.38%) Windows
2 26 (16.25%) Unix
3 20 (12.50%) Linux
4 15 (9.38%) Windows 2000
4 15 (9.38%) Windows NT
5 7 (4.38%) Solaris
5 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.50%) Android
8 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) Product Management
2 28 (17.50%) Project Management
3 21 (13.13%) Presales
4 18 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.75%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.88%) Defect Management
7 11 (6.88%) Network Design
8 9 (5.63%) BDD
8 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (5.63%) Test Planning
9 8 (5.00%) Network Optimisation
10 7 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.38%) Network Planning
10 7 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.38%) Validation
11 6 (3.75%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.75%) Line Management
11 6 (3.75%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.50%) SQL
2 14 (8.75%) C
3 13 (8.13%) C++
4 11 (6.88%) C#
5 10 (6.25%) Java
6 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.13%) Perl
8 4 (2.50%) Embedded C
8 4 (2.50%) Python
8 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.88%) PHP
10 2 (1.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 43 (26.88%) Degree
2 11 (6.88%) ISEB
2 11 (6.88%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.38%) CCNA
6 7 (4.38%) MCSE
7 6 (3.75%) HNC
8 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.13%) HND
9 2 (1.25%) CCNP
9 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.75%) Firmware
3 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.25%) KVM
4 2 (1.25%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Nagios
1 2 (1.25%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 24 (15.00%) Sybase
2 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.50%) Oracle
4 19 (11.88%) Huawei
5 16 (10.00%) HP
6 13 (8.13%) Cisco
7 11 (6.88%) Nokia
8 8 (5.00%) Ericsson
9 7 (4.38%) VMware
10 5 (3.13%) Dell
10 5 (3.13%) EMC
11 4 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (1.88%) Atmel
13 2 (1.25%) Actix
13 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.25%) Citrix
13 2 (1.25%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (1.25%) Nortel
13 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.25%) Syclo
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