The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 733 627 649
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +22
Permanent jobs citing GSM 155 230 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.30% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 115 144 222
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
19538 17652 20409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14350 16905
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
South East -69 70 £45,000 -10.00% 15
London +3 54 £52,500 +10.52% 5
East of England -12 21 £53,750 -2.27% 5
North West -18 2 £32,500 -
South West -28 2 £61,000 -28.23%
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 29 August 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.

1 216 (57.91%) Telecoms
2 173 (46.38%) UMTS
3 143 (38.34%) LTE
4 105 (28.15%) Software Engineering
5 104 (27.88%) Linux
6 90 (24.13%) Degree
7 89 (23.86%) C++
8 80 (21.45%) GPRS
9 79 (21.18%) Wireless
10 64 (17.16%) Marketing
11 62 (16.62%) VoIP
12 61 (16.35%) C
12 61 (16.35%) SQL
13 59 (15.82%) UNIX
13 59 (15.82%) SS7
14 54 (14.48%) TCP/IP
15 51 (13.67%) Windows
16 50 (13.40%) Electronics
16 50 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (12.60%) 3G
17 47 (12.60%) 4G
18 45 (12.06%) Radio Access Network
18 45 (12.06%) C#
19 44 (11.80%) OO
20 41 (10.99%) Python
21 37 (9.92%) 2G
21 37 (9.92%) RTP
21 37 (9.92%) Computer Science
22 36 (9.65%) Subversion
23 35 (9.38%) STL

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (0.54%) IIS
2 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.90%) MS Office
3 10 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.34%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.80%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.75%) SaaS
2 12 (3.22%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (46.38%) UMTS
2 143 (38.34%) LTE
3 80 (21.45%) GPRS
4 79 (21.18%) Wireless
5 62 (16.62%) VoIP
6 59 (15.82%) SS7
7 54 (14.48%) TCP/IP
8 47 (12.60%) 3G
8 47 (12.60%) 4G
9 45 (12.06%) Radio Access Network
10 37 (9.92%) RTP
10 37 (9.92%) 2G
11 33 (8.85%) 3GPP
12 30 (8.04%) WCDMA
13 28 (7.51%) SMS
14 27 (7.24%) LAN
15 24 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (5.90%) TCAP
16 22 (5.90%) SIGTRAN
16 22 (5.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.09%) MySQL
2 11 (2.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.07%) Big Data
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (9.65%) Subversion
2 15 (4.02%) GCC
2 15 (4.02%) GDB
2 15 (4.02%) Trac
3 14 (3.75%) JIRA
4 12 (3.22%) Selenium
4 12 (3.22%) SoapUI
5 11 (2.95%) Robotium
5 11 (2.95%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.34%) CppUnit
7 4 (1.07%) Valgrind
8 2 (0.54%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.27%) JMeter
General
1 216 (57.91%) Telecoms
2 64 (17.16%) Marketing
3 50 (13.40%) Electronics
4 21 (5.63%) Billing
5 10 (2.68%) Finance
6 5 (1.34%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.34%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (1.07%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.07%) German Language
8 3 (0.80%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (18.77%) Software Engineer
2 51 (13.67%) Developer
3 32 (8.58%) Support Engineer
4 29 (7.77%) Consultant
5 25 (6.70%) Network Engineer
6 24 (6.43%) Sales Consultant
6 24 (6.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 20 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 20 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (4.83%) Technical Engineer
8 18 (4.83%) Technical Manager
8 18 (4.83%) Telecoms Engineer
9 17 (4.56%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.75%) Sales Manager
10 14 (3.75%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.75%) Python/Django Developer
11 12 (3.22%) Principal Engineer
11 12 (3.22%) Android Developer
11 12 (3.22%) Network Manager
11 12 (3.22%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.38%) STL
1 35 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 34 (9.12%) .NET
3 18 (4.83%) RESTful
3 18 (4.83%) Django
4 15 (4.02%) WPF
4 15 (4.02%) LINQ
5 12 (3.22%) SQLAlchemy
5 12 (3.22%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (3.22%) J2SE
5 12 (3.22%) ActiveMQ
5 12 (3.22%) JNI
6 11 (2.95%) XMPP
7 9 (2.41%) HTML
7 9 (2.41%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.14%) MFC
8 8 (2.14%) jQuery
8 8 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (1.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.70%) Handset
3 23 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.49%) Open Source
5 12 (3.22%) Firmware
5 12 (3.22%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.22%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (2.14%) Home Automation
7 7 (1.88%) Telematics
8 5 (1.34%) Physics
8 5 (1.34%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.54%) Social Media
10 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.54%) CCTV
10 2 (0.54%) Statistics
10 2 (0.54%) SCADA
11 1 (0.27%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 104 (27.88%) Linux
2 59 (15.82%) UNIX
3 51 (13.67%) Windows
4 21 (5.63%) Android
5 9 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.07%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.07%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (28.15%) Software Engineering
2 50 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (11.80%) OO
4 29 (7.77%) Change Management
5 27 (7.24%) Network Design
5 27 (7.24%) Network Planning
6 26 (6.97%) Service Delivery
6 26 (6.97%) Multithreading
6 26 (6.97%) Product Marketing
7 19 (5.09%) OOD
7 19 (5.09%) Android Development
8 18 (4.83%) Product Management
9 16 (4.29%) Project Management
10 14 (3.75%) CRM
10 14 (3.75%) Mobile Application Development
11 13 (3.49%) Service Management
12 11 (2.95%) UML
12 11 (2.95%) Time Management
12 11 (2.95%) Network Architecture
13 10 (2.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 89 (23.86%) C++
2 61 (16.35%) C
2 61 (16.35%) SQL
3 45 (12.06%) C#
4 41 (10.99%) Python
5 32 (8.58%) Embedded C
5 32 (8.58%) Java
6 20 (5.36%) Perl
7 11 (2.95%) Embedded C++
7 11 (2.95%) Assembly Language
8 10 (2.68%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.41%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.88%) PowerHouse
11 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.80%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.54%) Ruby
13 2 (0.54%) Lua
13 2 (0.54%) PHP
13 2 (0.54%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 90 (24.13%) Degree
2 24 (6.43%) HNC
3 23 (6.17%) HND
4 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.07%) CCNA
6 3 (0.80%) ISEB
6 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.54%) PMP
7 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.27%) PhD
8 1 (0.27%) CCIE
8 1 (0.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.22%) SLA
2 9 (2.41%) QA
3 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (6.43%) NDS
2 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.88%) Netcool
2 2 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (9.38%) Cisco
2 28 (7.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 25 (6.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 24 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.43%) TIBCO
5 21 (5.63%) EMC
5 21 (5.63%) Oracle
6 16 (4.29%) VMware
7 14 (3.75%) Google
8 8 (2.14%) Huawei
8 8 (2.14%) NEC
9 7 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.61%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.61%) HP
11 5 (1.34%) Cramer
12 4 (1.07%) Coverity
12 4 (1.07%) JBoss
12 4 (1.07%) Sybase
12 4 (1.07%) Juniper
12 4 (1.07%) Genesys
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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