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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 823 841 800
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -41
Permanent jobs citing GSM 69 112 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.64% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 58 94 115
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.77%
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
15419 17384 19613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.95% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12867 14477 15625
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +6 29 £50,000 +25.00% 5
London +23 16 £53,500 -2.72% 1
North West -5 9 £48,750 +30.00% 1
East Midlands +10 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
South West - 5 £47,250 -
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
East of England +22 1 £57,500 -42.50% 1
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 76 (55.47%) Telecoms
2 67 (48.91%) UMTS
3 58 (42.34%) LTE
4 34 (24.82%) 3G
4 34 (24.82%) Project Management
5 33 (24.09%) Windows
6 31 (22.63%) VoIP
6 31 (22.63%) 4G
7 30 (21.90%) Linux
8 27 (19.71%) C++
9 26 (18.98%) HP
10 25 (18.25%) GPRS
10 25 (18.25%) Electronics
11 24 (17.52%) 2G
11 24 (17.52%) Wireless
11 24 (17.52%) Wireshark
12 22 (16.06%) PBX
12 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
13 21 (15.33%) SQL
13 21 (15.33%) Diameter Protocol
14 20 (14.60%) Cisco
14 20 (14.60%) SS7
14 20 (14.60%) Degree
15 18 (13.14%) SCCP
15 18 (13.14%) WCDMA
15 18 (13.14%) Radio Access Network
16 17 (12.41%) Presales
16 17 (12.41%) ISEB
17 16 (11.68%) Software Engineering
17 16 (11.68%) ISTQB

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 8 (5.84%) IIS
2 3 (2.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (48.91%) UMTS
2 58 (42.34%) LTE
3 34 (24.82%) 3G
4 31 (22.63%) 4G
4 31 (22.63%) VoIP
5 25 (18.25%) GPRS
6 24 (17.52%) 2G
6 24 (17.52%) Wireless
6 24 (17.52%) Wireshark
7 22 (16.06%) PBX
8 21 (15.33%) Diameter Protocol
9 20 (14.60%) SS7
10 18 (13.14%) Radio Access Network
10 18 (13.14%) SCCP
10 18 (13.14%) WCDMA
11 15 (10.95%) SIGTRAN
12 14 (10.22%) WAN
13 13 (9.49%) ISUP
13 13 (9.49%) PSTN
14 12 (8.76%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.46%) Big Data
5 2 (1.46%) HBase
5 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) GCC
1 9 (6.57%) GDB
1 9 (6.57%) Subversion
1 9 (6.57%) Trac
2 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.46%) eggPlant
2 2 (1.46%) JMeter
2 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.73%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.73%) JIRA
3 1 (0.73%) Maven
3 1 (0.73%) NetBeans
General
1 76 (55.47%) Telecoms
2 25 (18.25%) Electronics
3 10 (7.30%) Finance
4 4 (2.92%) Automotive
4 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.19%) Advertising
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (10.95%) Software Engineer
2 14 (10.22%) Support Engineer
3 11 (8.03%) Telecoms Engineer
4 10 (7.30%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Account Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Network Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Technical Account Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Technical Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Technical Support
6 8 (5.84%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Electronics Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) GSM Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (6.57%) STL
3 5 (3.65%) .NET
3 5 (3.65%) LINQ
3 5 (3.65%) WPF
4 3 (2.19%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.19%) SOAP
4 3 (2.19%) Spring
5 1 (0.73%) Ajax
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.73%) CSS
5 1 (0.73%) HTML
5 1 (0.73%) HTML5
5 1 (0.73%) jQuery
5 1 (0.73%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.49%) IVR
3 6 (4.38%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.92%) Cybercrime
5 4 (2.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.19%) CPLD
6 3 (2.19%) Handset
6 3 (2.19%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.46%) Clustering
7 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.46%) Physics
7 2 (1.46%) PKI
7 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.09%) Windows
2 30 (21.90%) Linux
3 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.49%) Unix
5 13 (9.49%) Windows Server
6 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.38%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.38%) Windows NT
8 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) Project Management
2 17 (12.41%) Presales
3 16 (11.68%) Software Engineering
4 15 (10.95%) Defect Management
4 15 (10.95%) Multithreading
5 13 (9.49%) Test Planning
6 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.76%) Change Control
6 12 (8.76%) Knowledge Management
6 12 (8.76%) Service Delivery
6 12 (8.76%) Service Design
7 9 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.57%) Cross-Platform Development
7 9 (6.57%) Network Design
7 9 (6.57%) OO
7 9 (6.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.84%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.11%) Regression Testing
10 6 (4.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.71%) C++
2 21 (15.33%) SQL
3 13 (9.49%) C
4 7 (5.11%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.11%) C#
5 6 (4.38%) Java
6 5 (3.65%) Python
6 5 (3.65%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.92%) Perl
8 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.46%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (14.60%) Degree
2 17 (12.41%) ISEB
3 16 (11.68%) ISTQB
4 14 (10.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.19%) CCNA
7 3 (2.19%) HNC
7 3 (2.19%) HND
7 3 (2.19%) MCSE
7 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.46%) CCNP
8 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.95%) Active Directory
1 15 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.30%) Firmware
3 8 (5.84%) KVM
4 4 (2.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 8 (5.84%) HP SIM
1 8 (5.84%) SCOM
1 8 (5.84%) SCOrch
2 6 (4.38%) Ansible
2 6 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.38%) Puppet
3 3 (2.19%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.73%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (18.98%) HP
2 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.60%) Cisco
4 15 (10.95%) VMware
5 13 (9.49%) Huawei
6 12 (8.76%) Nokia
7 11 (8.03%) Ericsson
8 9 (6.57%) Oracle
9 7 (5.11%) EMC
10 6 (4.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (4.38%) Sybase
11 5 (3.65%) Actix
12 4 (2.92%) Dell
13 3 (2.19%) Apple
13 3 (2.19%) Cognizant
13 3 (2.19%) Nokia Networks
13 3 (2.19%) Nortel
13 3 (2.19%) Polycom
14 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.46%) Extreme Networks
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