The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 697 657 588
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -69
Permanent jobs citing GSM 184 197 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.05% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136 132 271
Average salary £51,250 £47,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.46% +11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19297 18721 19922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.55% 18.38% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15601 15150 16677
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
UK

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

GSM Salary Histogram in England

GSM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
London +13 83 £61,000 +28.42% 6
South East -49 78 £45,000 -4.25% 8
East of England -16 14 £46,250 -15.90% 4
East Midlands -14 2 - -
South West -30 2 £61,000 -28.23% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £61,000 -
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 217 (55.22%) Telecoms
2 183 (46.56%) UMTS
3 152 (38.68%) LTE
4 113 (28.75%) Linux
5 105 (26.72%) Software Engineering
6 101 (25.70%) Degree
7 98 (24.94%) GPRS
8 87 (22.14%) C++
9 77 (19.59%) Wireless
10 67 (17.05%) VoIP
11 62 (15.78%) C
11 62 (15.78%) SQL
11 62 (15.78%) UNIX
12 60 (15.27%) Marketing
13 56 (14.25%) 4G
13 56 (14.25%) Windows
14 54 (13.74%) SS7
15 53 (13.49%) Electronics
16 51 (12.98%) 3G
17 49 (12.47%) Radio Access Network
17 49 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
18 48 (12.21%) TCP/IP
19 46 (11.70%) C#
20 45 (11.45%) OO
21 42 (10.69%) Python
22 39 (9.92%) RTP
22 39 (9.92%) 2G
23 37 (9.41%) Java
23 37 (9.41%) STL
23 37 (9.41%) Subversion

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2 (0.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.83%) MS Office
3 8 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.27%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.76%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.56%) SaaS
2 12 (3.05%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 183 (46.56%) UMTS
2 152 (38.68%) LTE
3 98 (24.94%) GPRS
4 77 (19.59%) Wireless
5 67 (17.05%) VoIP
6 56 (14.25%) 4G
7 54 (13.74%) SS7
8 51 (12.98%) 3G
9 49 (12.47%) Radio Access Network
10 48 (12.21%) TCP/IP
11 39 (9.92%) RTP
11 39 (9.92%) 2G
12 35 (8.91%) WCDMA
13 30 (7.63%) 3GPP
14 27 (6.87%) SMS
14 27 (6.87%) LAN
15 24 (6.11%) SIGTRAN
16 23 (5.85%) INAP
17 21 (5.34%) TCAP
17 21 (5.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.31%) MySQL
2 11 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.02%) Big Data
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.51%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (9.41%) Subversion
2 17 (4.33%) GCC
2 17 (4.33%) GDB
2 17 (4.33%) Trac
3 15 (3.82%) JIRA
4 12 (3.05%) SoapUI
4 12 (3.05%) Selenium
5 11 (2.80%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.54%) Robotium
7 3 (0.76%) CppUnit
8 2 (0.51%) Valgrind
8 2 (0.51%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.25%) SCons
9 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.25%) JMeter
General
1 217 (55.22%) Telecoms
2 60 (15.27%) Marketing
3 53 (13.49%) Electronics
4 22 (5.60%) Billing
5 9 (2.29%) Finance
6 8 (2.04%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) German Language
9 3 (0.76%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (18.58%) Software Engineer
2 48 (12.21%) Developer
3 32 (8.14%) Support Engineer
4 31 (7.89%) Consultant
5 24 (6.11%) Network Engineer
5 24 (6.11%) Sales Consultant
6 23 (5.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 23 (5.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (4.58%) Technical Manager
8 17 (4.33%) Telecoms Engineer
8 17 (4.33%) Test Engineer
8 17 (4.33%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (3.82%) Sales Manager
10 15 (3.82%) Architect
11 14 (3.56%) Python Developer
11 14 (3.56%) Python/Django Developer
12 13 (3.31%) IP Engineer
13 12 (3.05%) Principal Engineer
14 11 (2.80%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.41%) STL
1 37 (9.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 36 (9.16%) .NET
3 18 (4.58%) RESTful
3 18 (4.58%) Django
4 17 (4.33%) WPF
4 17 (4.33%) LINQ
5 12 (3.05%) SQLAlchemy
5 12 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (3.05%) JNI
5 12 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (2.80%) J2SE
7 10 (2.54%) XMPP
8 8 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.04%) HTML
9 7 (1.78%) jQuery
9 7 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.78%) MFC
10 6 (1.53%) CSS
10 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.11%) Handset
3 19 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.05%) Open Source
5 11 (2.80%) Firmware
6 10 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.78%) Telematics
8 7 (1.78%) Home Automation
8 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.27%) Physics
10 3 (0.76%) Social Media
11 2 (0.51%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.51%) CCTV
11 2 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.51%) Wiki
11 2 (0.51%) SCADA
12 1 (0.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 113 (28.75%) Linux
2 62 (15.78%) UNIX
3 56 (14.25%) Windows
4 21 (5.34%) Android
5 11 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.78%) Solaris
9 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.76%) CentOS
10 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.72%) Software Engineering
2 49 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (11.45%) OO
4 27 (6.87%) Network Design
5 25 (6.36%) Change Management
5 25 (6.36%) Network Planning
6 23 (5.85%) Service Delivery
6 23 (5.85%) Multithreading
7 22 (5.60%) Product Marketing
7 22 (5.60%) Product Management
7 22 (5.60%) OOD
8 21 (5.34%) Service Management
9 19 (4.83%) Android Development
10 13 (3.31%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (3.31%) B2B
11 11 (2.80%) CRM
11 11 (2.80%) UML
12 10 (2.54%) ITIL
12 10 (2.54%) E-Commerce
13 9 (2.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (22.14%) C++
2 62 (15.78%) C
2 62 (15.78%) SQL
3 46 (11.70%) C#
4 42 (10.69%) Python
5 37 (9.41%) Java
6 26 (6.62%) Embedded C
7 16 (4.07%) Perl
8 9 (2.29%) Assembly Language
9 8 (2.04%) Embedded C++
9 8 (2.04%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.78%) PowerHouse
11 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.02%) Tcl
11 4 (1.02%) TTCN
11 4 (1.02%) Erlang
12 3 (0.76%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.51%) VB
13 2 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (25.70%) Degree
2 21 (5.34%) HNC
2 21 (5.34%) HND
3 7 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.53%) CCNA
4 6 (1.53%) ISEB
5 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.51%) PMP
7 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.51%) PhD
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCIE
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.33%) SLA
2 12 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (5.09%) NDS
2 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.78%) Netcool
2 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 36 (9.16%) Cisco
2 25 (6.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 24 (6.11%) Oracle
4 21 (5.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 20 (5.09%) TIBCO
6 19 (4.83%) Microsoft
7 18 (4.58%) EMC
8 17 (4.33%) VMware
9 12 (3.05%) Google
10 11 (2.80%) Huawei
11 9 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.29%) HP
12 8 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.78%) NEC
14 6 (1.53%) Business Objects
15 5 (1.27%) Ericsson
16 4 (1.02%) Cramer
16 4 (1.02%) Genesys
16 4 (1.02%) JBoss
17 3 (0.76%) ZTE
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