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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 688 623 616
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -7
Permanent jobs citing GSM 182 208 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.11% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 135 139 247
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19338 18686 19987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.68% 18.39% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15600 15094 16701
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 31 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 31 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 +2 82 £60,451 +30.70% 5
South East -42 75 £45,000 -5.26% 12
East of England -10 15 £47,500 -13.63% 5
East Midlands -19 2 - -
South West -22 2 £61,000 -15.86% 1
North West -7 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands -19 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Yorkshire - 1 £61,000 -
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 223 (56.03%) Telecoms
2 182 (45.73%) UMTS
3 150 (37.69%) LTE
4 111 (27.89%) Linux
5 105 (26.38%) Software Engineering
6 101 (25.38%) Degree
7 96 (24.12%) GPRS
8 88 (22.11%) C++
9 79 (19.85%) Wireless
10 72 (18.09%) VoIP
11 66 (16.58%) UNIX
12 64 (16.08%) C
13 63 (15.83%) SQL
13 63 (15.83%) Marketing
14 59 (14.82%) Windows
15 57 (14.32%) SS7
15 57 (14.32%) 4G
16 56 (14.07%) TCP/IP
17 54 (13.57%) Electronics
18 51 (12.81%) 3G
19 49 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (12.31%) Radio Access Network
20 47 (11.81%) C#
21 44 (11.06%) OO
22 42 (10.55%) Python
23 39 (9.80%) 2G
24 38 (9.55%) Java
24 38 (9.55%) RTP
25 37 (9.30%) .NET
25 37 (9.30%) Subversion

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (0.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.78%) MS Office
3 9 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.26%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.52%) SaaS
2 12 (3.02%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (45.73%) UMTS
2 150 (37.69%) LTE
3 96 (24.12%) GPRS
4 79 (19.85%) Wireless
5 72 (18.09%) VoIP
6 57 (14.32%) SS7
6 57 (14.32%) 4G
7 56 (14.07%) TCP/IP
8 51 (12.81%) 3G
9 49 (12.31%) Radio Access Network
10 39 (9.80%) 2G
11 38 (9.55%) RTP
12 33 (8.29%) WCDMA
13 32 (8.04%) 3GPP
14 31 (7.79%) LAN
15 30 (7.54%) SMS
16 24 (6.03%) SIGTRAN
17 23 (5.78%) INAP
17 23 (5.78%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (5.28%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.27%) MySQL
2 11 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.01%) Big Data
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.50%) SQLite
5 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 37 (9.30%) Subversion
2 16 (4.02%) GCC
2 16 (4.02%) GDB
2 16 (4.02%) Trac
3 15 (3.77%) JIRA
4 12 (3.02%) Selenium
4 12 (3.02%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.02%) SoapUI
5 11 (2.76%) Robotium
6 3 (0.75%) CppUnit
7 2 (0.50%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.50%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.25%) SCons
8 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.25%) JMeter
General
1 223 (56.03%) Telecoms
2 63 (15.83%) Marketing
3 54 (13.57%) Electronics
4 22 (5.53%) Billing
5 10 (2.51%) Finance
6 8 (2.01%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.26%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.01%) German Language
9 3 (0.75%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (18.59%) Software Engineer
2 49 (12.31%) Developer
3 32 (8.04%) Support Engineer
4 31 (7.79%) Consultant
5 27 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 24 (6.03%) Sales Consultant
6 24 (6.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 22 (5.53%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (4.52%) Technical Manager
9 17 (4.27%) Telecoms Engineer
9 17 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
9 17 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.02%) Test Engineer
11 15 (3.77%) Sales Manager
12 14 (3.52%) Architect
12 14 (3.52%) Python Developer
12 14 (3.52%) Python/Django Developer
13 13 (3.27%) IP Engineer
13 13 (3.27%) Technical Engineer
14 12 (3.02%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.30%) .NET
2 36 (9.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 36 (9.05%) STL
3 18 (4.52%) RESTful
3 18 (4.52%) Django
4 17 (4.27%) WPF
4 17 (4.27%) LINQ
5 13 (3.27%) JNI
6 12 (3.02%) J2SE
6 12 (3.02%) ActiveMQ
6 12 (3.02%) SQLAlchemy
6 12 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (2.76%) XMPP
8 9 (2.26%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.26%) HTML
9 8 (2.01%) MFC
9 8 (2.01%) jQuery
9 8 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (1.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.05%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.53%) Handset
3 23 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.27%) Open Source
5 12 (3.02%) Firmware
6 11 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.01%) Home Automation
9 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.76%) Telematics
10 5 (1.26%) Physics
11 3 (0.75%) Social Media
12 2 (0.50%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.50%) SCADA
12 2 (0.50%) Statistics
12 2 (0.50%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.50%) CCTV
12 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.25%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 111 (27.89%) Linux
2 66 (16.58%) UNIX
3 59 (14.82%) Windows
4 23 (5.78%) Android
5 11 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.26%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.76%) Solaris
10 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.75%) CentOS
10 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.75%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.38%) Software Engineering
2 49 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (11.06%) OO
4 27 (6.78%) Change Management
4 27 (6.78%) Network Design
5 25 (6.28%) Service Delivery
5 25 (6.28%) Network Planning
6 24 (6.03%) Product Marketing
6 24 (6.03%) Multithreading
7 21 (5.28%) Service Management
7 21 (5.28%) OOD
7 21 (5.28%) Android Development
7 21 (5.28%) Product Management
8 15 (3.77%) CRM
9 14 (3.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (3.27%) B2B
11 12 (3.02%) Time Management
12 11 (2.76%) UML
12 11 (2.76%) Project Management
13 10 (2.51%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 88 (22.11%) C++
2 64 (16.08%) C
3 63 (15.83%) SQL
4 47 (11.81%) C#
5 42 (10.55%) Python
6 38 (9.55%) Java
7 27 (6.78%) Embedded C
8 16 (4.02%) Perl
9 10 (2.51%) Assembly Language
10 9 (2.26%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.26%) Embedded C++
11 7 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.76%) PowerHouse
12 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.01%) Tcl
12 4 (1.01%) TTCN
13 3 (0.75%) Erlang
13 3 (0.75%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.50%) VB
14 2 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (25.38%) Degree
2 22 (5.53%) HNC
3 21 (5.28%) HND
4 7 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.51%) CCNA
5 6 (1.51%) ISEB
6 5 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PMP
8 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PhD
8 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CCIE
9 1 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.77%) SLA
2 12 (3.02%) QA
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (5.53%) NDS
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) Netcool
2 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 35 (8.79%) Cisco
2 27 (6.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 25 (6.28%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.03%) Oracle
5 23 (5.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 22 (5.53%) TIBCO
7 19 (4.77%) EMC
8 17 (4.27%) VMware
9 14 (3.52%) Google
10 11 (2.76%) Huawei
11 9 (2.26%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.26%) HP
12 8 (2.01%) NEC
12 8 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.51%) Business Objects
14 5 (1.26%) Ericsson
15 4 (1.01%) Cramer
15 4 (1.01%) Genesys
15 4 (1.01%) JBoss
16 3 (0.75%) Opsware
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