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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 739 668 691
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +23
Permanent jobs citing GSM 115 225 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 1.18% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80 142 109
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
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
17713 19069 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14262 15325 16193
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -39 51 £46,250 -7.50% 13
London +22 43 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North West -3 5 - - 4
South West -19 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -2 3 £35,000 +75.00%
East of England -3 2 £30,000 -25.00% 2
East Midlands +3 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £22,500 -
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 160 (66.12%) Telecoms
2 133 (54.96%) UMTS
3 118 (48.76%) LTE
4 106 (43.80%) Wireless
5 74 (30.58%) Degree
6 72 (29.75%) 3G
7 61 (25.21%) GPRS
8 54 (22.31%) Linux
9 48 (19.83%) Radio Access Network
10 47 (19.42%) 2G
11 46 (19.01%) UNIX
12 41 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (16.53%) Marketing
13 40 (16.53%) Ericsson
14 39 (16.12%) Electronics
15 37 (15.29%) Software Engineering
15 37 (15.29%) SS7
16 36 (14.88%) Service Delivery
17 35 (14.46%) WiMAX
17 35 (14.46%) C
18 34 (14.05%) QA
18 34 (14.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
19 32 (13.22%) 4G
19 32 (13.22%) C++
20 30 (12.40%) Huawei
21 29 (11.98%) TCP/IP
22 27 (11.16%) Nokia
23 26 (10.74%) Project Management
24 24 (9.92%) RNC
24 24 (9.92%) Alcatel-Lucent

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.41%) MTS
Applications
1 16 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.37%) MS Office
3 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.83%) MicroStation
5 2 (0.83%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 133 (54.96%) UMTS
2 118 (48.76%) LTE
3 106 (43.80%) Wireless
4 72 (29.75%) 3G
5 61 (25.21%) GPRS
6 48 (19.83%) Radio Access Network
7 47 (19.42%) 2G
8 37 (15.29%) SS7
9 35 (14.46%) WiMAX
10 32 (13.22%) 4G
11 29 (11.98%) TCP/IP
12 24 (9.92%) RNC
13 23 (9.50%) Ethernet
13 23 (9.50%) WCDMA
14 22 (9.09%) Firewall
14 22 (9.09%) VPN
15 21 (8.68%) 3GPP
16 20 (8.26%) CDMA
16 20 (8.26%) VLAN
17 19 (7.85%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.72%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.72%) Subversion
2 7 (2.89%) GDB
2 7 (2.89%) Trac
3 4 (1.65%) GCC
4 2 (0.83%) OpenSTA
5 1 (0.41%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 160 (66.12%) Telecoms
2 40 (16.53%) Marketing
3 39 (16.12%) Electronics
4 13 (5.37%) Billing
5 6 (2.48%) Finance
6 2 (0.83%) French Language
6 2 (0.83%) German Language
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (10.74%) Software Engineer
2 24 (9.92%) Technical Manager
3 23 (9.50%) Support Engineer
4 20 (8.26%) Technical Engineer
5 19 (7.85%) RAN Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (5.37%) Wireless Engineer
8 12 (4.96%) Account Director
9 11 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 11 (4.55%) Developer
10 10 (4.13%) Account Manager
11 9 (3.72%) Technical Support Engineer
11 9 (3.72%) Sales Manager
11 9 (3.72%) Design Engineer
12 8 (3.31%) Radio Engineer
12 8 (3.31%) Technical Account Manager
12 8 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (3.31%) Telecoms Engineer
12 8 (3.31%) Network Engineer
13 7 (2.89%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.26%) .NET
2 19 (7.85%) HTML
3 12 (4.96%) MAPI
4 11 (4.55%) MFC
4 11 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (3.31%) STL
6 7 (2.89%) CSS
6 7 (2.89%) Ajax
7 6 (2.48%) Web Services
8 5 (2.07%) XML
8 5 (2.07%) WAP
9 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (1.65%) WPF
9 4 (1.65%) jQuery
9 4 (1.65%) LINQ
9 4 (1.65%) HTML5
9 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.24%) XHTML
10 3 (1.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (6.20%) Handset
5 10 (4.13%) Home Automation
6 5 (2.07%) Wiki
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.65%) Telematics
7 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.24%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.83%) Physics
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.41%) VHDL
10 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.41%) SCADA
10 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.41%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.31%) Linux
2 46 (19.01%) UNIX
3 20 (8.26%) Windows
4 12 (4.96%) Solaris
5 8 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.89%) Android
7 6 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.48%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.65%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.65%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.41%) Fedora
12 1 (0.41%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.29%) Software Engineering
2 36 (14.88%) Service Delivery
3 26 (10.74%) Project Management
4 17 (7.02%) Change Management
5 16 (6.61%) Product Marketing
6 15 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.79%) Network Planning
8 12 (4.96%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.55%) OO
10 10 (4.13%) Capacity Management
11 9 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.31%) Performance Engineering
12 8 (3.31%) Multithreading
13 7 (2.89%) Programme Management
14 6 (2.48%) Network Architecture
15 5 (2.07%) SOA
15 5 (2.07%) Configuration Management
15 5 (2.07%) Information Security
15 5 (2.07%) Content Management
15 5 (2.07%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.46%) C
2 32 (13.22%) C++
3 20 (8.26%) C#
4 17 (7.02%) SQL
4 17 (7.02%) Embedded C
5 16 (6.61%) Embedded C++
6 13 (5.37%) Java
7 12 (4.96%) Assembly Language
8 8 (3.31%) Python
9 7 (2.89%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.48%) Perl
11 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.83%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.41%) VC++
14 1 (0.41%) PHP
14 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (30.58%) Degree
2 17 (7.02%) HNC
2 17 (7.02%) HND
3 4 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.65%) CCNA
4 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.83%) MCP
5 2 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.05%) QA
2 15 (6.20%) SLA
3 11 (4.55%) JTAG
4 5 (2.07%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (7.02%) Firmware
2 16 (6.61%) NDS
3 6 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.65%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Netcool
2 1 (0.41%) Control-M
2 1 (0.41%) OpenView
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (16.53%) Ericsson
2 34 (14.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 30 (12.40%) Huawei
4 27 (11.16%) Nokia
5 24 (9.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 23 (9.50%) EMC
6 23 (9.50%) Nortel
7 19 (7.85%) Cisco
8 16 (6.61%) TIBCO
9 14 (5.79%) Microsoft
9 14 (5.79%) Oracle
10 11 (4.55%) HP
10 11 (4.55%) Lauterbach
11 10 (4.13%) NEC
12 9 (3.72%) VMware
13 8 (3.31%) BT
14 6 (2.48%) Perforce
15 5 (2.07%) Dell
16 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
16 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Stocks + Bonus
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