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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 692 674 467
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -207
Permanent jobs citing GSM 213 191 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.90% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 134 126 393
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £29,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19540 21218 21275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 20.02% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15531 17216 17879
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -27 84 £50,000 +11.11% 9
London -45 45 £50,000 - 9
East of England -1 30 £40,000 -11.11% 3
South West +14 20 £36,000 -31.42% 2
Yorkshire -41 13 £20,000 -42.85%
North West +4 8 £20,000 -33.33%
East Midlands -14 4 - -
West Midlands +3 3 £31,000 +6.89% 1
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 219 (55.03%) Telecoms
2 189 (47.49%) UMTS
3 167 (41.96%) LTE
4 153 (38.44%) GPRS
5 128 (32.16%) Degree
6 92 (23.12%) Software Engineering
7 83 (20.85%) VoIP
7 83 (20.85%) C++
8 77 (19.35%) Wireless
9 70 (17.59%) 4G
10 69 (17.34%) Linux
11 63 (15.83%) C
12 51 (12.81%) OO
12 51 (12.81%) Radio Access Network
13 49 (12.31%) Windows
13 49 (12.31%) 3G
14 45 (11.31%) WCDMA
14 45 (11.31%) Electronics
15 44 (11.06%) SQL
16 37 (9.30%) Cisco
17 35 (8.79%) 3GPP
18 34 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (8.54%) Marketing
19 32 (8.04%) MS Excel
20 30 (7.54%) PBX
20 30 (7.54%) UNIX
20 30 (7.54%) Asterisk PBX
21 29 (7.29%) Java
21 29 (7.29%) Subversion
21 29 (7.29%) 2G

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (0.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.26%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.01%) GitHub
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (47.49%) UMTS
2 167 (41.96%) LTE
3 153 (38.44%) GPRS
4 83 (20.85%) VoIP
5 77 (19.35%) Wireless
6 70 (17.59%) 4G
7 51 (12.81%) Radio Access Network
8 49 (12.31%) 3G
9 45 (11.31%) WCDMA
10 35 (8.79%) 3GPP
11 30 (7.54%) PBX
11 30 (7.54%) Asterisk PBX
12 29 (7.29%) 2G
13 27 (6.78%) TCP/IP
14 26 (6.53%) RTP
14 26 (6.53%) SMS
15 25 (6.28%) RANAP
16 23 (5.78%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (5.53%) HSPA
18 21 (5.28%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.01%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.01%) Big Data
2 3 (0.75%) MySQL
3 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.50%) SQLite
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (7.29%) Subversion
2 23 (5.78%) GCC
2 23 (5.78%) GDB
2 23 (5.78%) Trac
3 10 (2.51%) JIRA
4 8 (2.01%) SoapUI
4 8 (2.01%) Selenium
5 5 (1.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.01%) Robotium
7 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.25%) SCons
7 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
General
1 219 (55.03%) Telecoms
2 45 (11.31%) Electronics
3 34 (8.54%) Marketing
4 11 (2.76%) Finance
4 11 (2.76%) Billing
5 8 (2.01%) Automotive
6 7 (1.76%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (19.60%) Software Engineer
2 51 (12.81%) Consultant
3 38 (9.55%) Sales Consultant
4 33 (8.29%) Support Engineer
5 31 (7.79%) Test Engineer
6 30 (7.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 26 (6.53%) Developer
8 25 (6.28%) Principal Engineer
9 23 (5.78%) C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (5.28%) Senior Test Engineer
11 19 (4.77%) Network Engineer
12 18 (4.52%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 18 (4.52%) Integration Engineer
13 17 (4.27%) Technical Consultant
13 17 (4.27%) Senior Integration Engineer
14 15 (3.77%) Analyst
15 14 (3.52%) Architect
15 14 (3.52%) Pre Sales Consultant
15 14 (3.52%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
16 13 (3.27%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.78%) STL
2 24 (6.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 23 (5.78%) .NET
4 16 (4.02%) LINQ
4 16 (4.02%) WPF
5 9 (2.26%) Django
5 9 (2.26%) RESTful
6 8 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (2.01%) SQLAlchemy
6 8 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (1.51%) Web Services
8 5 (1.26%) JNI
9 4 (1.01%) J2SE
9 4 (1.01%) XMPP
10 3 (0.75%) XML
10 3 (0.75%) SOAP
11 2 (0.50%) MFC
11 2 (0.50%) WinForms
11 2 (0.50%) WebRTC
12 1 (0.25%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.28%) Handset
3 14 (3.52%) Firmware
4 12 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.26%) Physics
5 9 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.01%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.01%) VHDL
6 8 (2.01%) Verilog
6 8 (2.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.26%) Wiki
8 5 (1.26%) Social Media
8 5 (1.26%) Open Source
9 4 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.75%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.50%) Home Automation
12 1 (0.25%) Telematics
12 1 (0.25%) Statistics
12 1 (0.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.34%) Linux
2 49 (12.31%) Windows
3 30 (7.54%) UNIX
4 10 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.01%) Android
6 7 (1.76%) Solaris
6 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.75%) CentOS
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.25%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (23.12%) Software Engineering
2 51 (12.81%) OO
3 34 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (7.04%) Performance Engineering
5 26 (6.53%) OOD
6 25 (6.28%) Product Management
7 20 (5.03%) Network Planning
7 20 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (5.03%) Risk Management
7 20 (5.03%) Service Management
8 18 (4.52%) Risk Analysis
8 18 (4.52%) System Testing
9 17 (4.27%) Change Management
9 17 (4.27%) Demand Management
9 17 (4.27%) Network Architecture
10 15 (3.77%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.27%) B2B
11 13 (3.27%) Configuration Management
12 11 (2.76%) Resource Management
12 11 (2.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (20.85%) C++
2 63 (15.83%) C
3 44 (11.06%) SQL
4 29 (7.29%) Java
5 23 (5.78%) C#
6 22 (5.53%) Embedded C
7 21 (5.28%) Python
8 17 (4.27%) Erlang
9 13 (3.27%) Assembly Language
10 7 (1.76%) Perl
11 6 (1.51%) TTCN
12 5 (1.26%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.26%) Tcl
13 4 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.75%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.25%) F#
15 1 (0.25%) R
15 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 128 (32.16%) Degree
2 7 (1.76%) CCNA
2 7 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.51%) ISEB
3 6 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.26%) HND
5 4 (1.01%) HNC
5 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.75%) PhD
7 2 (0.50%) CCNP
7 2 (0.50%) PMP
7 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.25%) MCP
8 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.03%) SLA
2 12 (3.02%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.01%) NDS
2 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) Netcool
2 2 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 37 (9.30%) Cisco
2 24 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.53%) Oracle
4 14 (3.52%) Huawei
5 12 (3.02%) VMware
6 11 (2.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 10 (2.51%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 9 (2.26%) EMC
9 8 (2.01%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.76%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.51%) Ericsson
11 6 (1.51%) Perforce
12 5 (1.26%) Google
13 4 (1.01%) HP
13 4 (1.01%) JBoss
14 3 (0.75%) ZTE
14 3 (0.75%) Opsware
14 3 (0.75%) NEC
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