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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 828 835 788
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -47
Permanent jobs citing GSM 68 110 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 64 92 136
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
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
15523 17436 19604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 17.00% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13021 14410 15780
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +12 29 £50,000 +14.28% 6
London +19 16 £50,250 -12.60% 1
North West +1 7 £48,750 +30.00% 2
South West +20 6 £55,000 -
East of England +37 5 £45,000 -47.05% 4
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 92 (62.16%) Telecoms
2 73 (49.32%) UMTS
3 61 (41.22%) LTE
4 39 (26.35%) Windows
5 38 (25.68%) VoIP
6 36 (24.32%) GPRS
7 32 (21.62%) Project Management
7 32 (21.62%) Wireless
8 31 (20.95%) 3G
9 30 (20.27%) Degree
10 29 (19.59%) WCDMA
11 28 (18.92%) Microsoft
12 27 (18.24%) 4G
13 26 (17.57%) Radio Access Network
13 26 (17.57%) PBX
13 26 (17.57%) Linux
14 25 (16.89%) Presales
15 24 (16.22%) HP
15 24 (16.22%) Wireshark
15 24 (16.22%) 2G
15 24 (16.22%) Electronics
16 23 (15.54%) SQL
17 22 (14.86%) PSTN
17 22 (14.86%) 3GPP
18 21 (14.19%) C++
18 21 (14.19%) Diameter Protocol
19 20 (13.51%) Unix
19 20 (13.51%) Cisco
19 20 (13.51%) Huawei
20 19 (12.84%) CDMA

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 5 (3.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (49.32%) UMTS
2 61 (41.22%) LTE
3 38 (25.68%) VoIP
4 36 (24.32%) GPRS
5 32 (21.62%) Wireless
6 31 (20.95%) 3G
7 29 (19.59%) WCDMA
8 27 (18.24%) 4G
9 26 (17.57%) PBX
9 26 (17.57%) Radio Access Network
10 24 (16.22%) 2G
10 24 (16.22%) Wireshark
11 22 (14.86%) 3GPP
11 22 (14.86%) PSTN
12 21 (14.19%) Diameter Protocol
13 19 (12.84%) CDMA
13 19 (12.84%) SCCP
13 19 (12.84%) SS7
14 18 (12.16%) ISDN
15 16 (10.81%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.03%) Big Data
5 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.35%) HBase
5 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) GCC
1 8 (5.41%) GDB
1 8 (5.41%) Subversion
1 8 (5.41%) Trac
2 3 (2.03%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.35%) JIRA
3 2 (1.35%) JMeter
3 2 (1.35%) Maven
3 2 (1.35%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) CppUnit
General
1 92 (62.16%) Telecoms
2 24 (16.22%) Electronics
3 12 (8.11%) Finance
4 5 (3.38%) Automotive
5 4 (2.70%) Advertising
5 4 (2.70%) Billing
5 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (12.84%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.49%) Software Engineer
3 15 (10.14%) Core Network Engineer
4 13 (8.78%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Technical Manager
5 10 (6.76%) Telecoms Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.41%) Account Manager
7 8 (5.41%) Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) Designer
7 8 (5.41%) Network Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) Senior Designer
7 8 (5.41%) Technical Account Manager
7 8 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Technical Support
7 8 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) GSM Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Test Leader
8 7 (4.73%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) .NET
1 8 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (5.41%) STL
2 7 (4.73%) LINQ
2 7 (4.73%) WPF
3 4 (2.70%) SOAP
3 4 (2.70%) Spring
4 3 (2.03%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) Ajax
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.68%) CSS
6 1 (0.68%) HTML5
6 1 (0.68%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.68%) Velocity
6 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.78%) IVR
3 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Cybercrime
4 4 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.03%) Handset
5 3 (2.03%) Mechatronics
5 3 (2.03%) Physics
6 2 (1.35%) Clustering
6 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.35%) PKI
6 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) SCADA
7 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.35%) Windows
2 26 (17.57%) Linux
3 20 (13.51%) Unix
4 15 (10.14%) Windows 2000
4 15 (10.14%) Windows NT
5 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
8 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.62%) Project Management
2 25 (16.89%) Presales
3 18 (12.16%) Software Engineering
4 17 (11.49%) Defect Management
5 15 (10.14%) Service Delivery
6 14 (9.46%) Test Planning
7 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.11%) Change Control
8 12 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
8 12 (8.11%) Product Management
8 12 (8.11%) Service Design
9 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.76%) Network Design
11 9 (6.08%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (5.41%) BDD
12 8 (5.41%) Cross-Platform Development
12 8 (5.41%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.41%) OO
13 7 (4.73%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.54%) SQL
2 21 (14.19%) C++
3 10 (6.76%) C
4 9 (6.08%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.08%) C#
5 7 (4.73%) Java
5 7 (4.73%) Python
5 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.05%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (20.27%) Degree
2 17 (11.49%) ISEB
3 16 (10.81%) ISTQB
4 15 (10.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.70%) CCNA
7 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.70%) HNC
7 4 (2.70%) MCSE
8 3 (2.03%) HND
9 2 (1.35%) CCNP
9 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) QA
1 3 (2.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.70%) Firmware
3 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.35%) KVM
4 2 (1.35%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (3.38%) HP SIM
1 5 (3.38%) SCOM
1 5 (3.38%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 28 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.22%) HP
3 20 (13.51%) Cisco
3 20 (13.51%) Huawei
4 15 (10.14%) Sybase
5 12 (8.11%) Nokia
6 11 (7.43%) Oracle
7 9 (6.08%) Ericsson
8 6 (4.05%) VMware
9 5 (3.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (2.70%) Dell
10 4 (2.70%) EMC
11 3 (2.03%) Actix
11 3 (2.03%) Nortel
12 2 (1.35%) 3Com
12 2 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.35%) Citrix
12 2 (1.35%) Extreme Networks
12 2 (1.35%) Nokia Networks
12 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
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