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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
UK / England
Rank 763 831 806
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -25
Permanent jobs citing GSM 69 97 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.59% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 69
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £92,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%

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
12644 16562 18439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.21% 17.26% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10343 13865 14987
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +52 24 £40,000 -11.11% 5
London +84 21 £65,000 +13.04%
Yorkshire +42 12 £37,000 -10.84% 2
North West - 7 £37,500 -
East of England +4 3 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +7 2 £41,250 -21.42%
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 85 (57.82%) Telecoms
2 76 (51.70%) C++
3 74 (50.34%) C
4 63 (42.86%) Linux
5 60 (40.82%) 3G
6 52 (35.37%) UMTS
7 49 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 48 (32.65%) 4G
9 47 (31.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 47 (31.97%) Software Engineering
10 41 (27.89%) VMware
10 41 (27.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (27.21%) KVM
11 40 (27.21%) GPRS
12 39 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
12 39 (26.53%) OpenFlow
12 39 (26.53%) Ansible
12 39 (26.53%) Puppet
13 38 (25.85%) TCP/IP
14 34 (23.13%) Translating Business Requirements
15 32 (21.77%) LTE
16 29 (19.73%) Wireless
17 27 (18.37%) Firmware
17 27 (18.37%) Electronics
18 26 (17.69%) Degree
19 25 (17.01%) Bluetooth
20 24 (16.33%) Embedded C
21 21 (14.29%) Windows
22 19 (12.93%) Ethernet
23 16 (10.88%) Service Delivery

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 (5.44%) IIS
2 5 (3.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Infor M3
2 4 (2.72%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (40.82%) 3G
2 52 (35.37%) UMTS
3 48 (32.65%) 4G
4 40 (27.21%) GPRS
5 39 (26.53%) OpenFlow
6 38 (25.85%) TCP/IP
7 32 (21.77%) LTE
8 29 (19.73%) Wireless
9 25 (17.01%) Bluetooth
10 19 (12.93%) Ethernet
11 14 (9.52%) WLAN
11 14 (9.52%) ZigBee
12 13 (8.84%) 2G
12 13 (8.84%) Value-Added Service
12 13 (8.84%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (7.48%) SS7
14 10 (6.80%) Radio Access Network
14 10 (6.80%) VoIP
15 9 (6.12%) PBX
15 9 (6.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.68%) GIS
3 1 (0.68%) MS Access
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Subversion
2 8 (5.44%) GCC
2 8 (5.44%) GDB
2 8 (5.44%) Trac
3 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 85 (57.82%) Telecoms
2 27 (18.37%) Electronics
3 14 (9.52%) Finance
4 12 (8.16%) Marketing
5 10 (6.80%) Automotive
6 7 (4.76%) Banking
6 7 (4.76%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (27.21%) Software Engineer
2 35 (23.81%) Developer
3 33 (22.45%) C++ Developer
4 20 (13.61%) Embedded Engineer
4 20 (13.61%) Linux Developer
5 19 (12.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 18 (12.24%) Lead Developer
6 18 (12.24%) Telecoms Developer
7 16 (10.88%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 16 (10.88%) Firmware Engineer
8 15 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (8.16%) C Developer
9 12 (8.16%) C/C++ Developer
10 11 (7.48%) Design Engineer
10 11 (7.48%) Senior C++ Developer
10 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
10 11 (7.48%) VAS Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Core Network Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Network Engineer
12 8 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (5.44%) STL
3 6 (4.08%) BREW
3 6 (4.08%) Flash
3 6 (4.08%) J2ME
3 6 (4.08%) Middleware
3 6 (4.08%) OpenAL
3 6 (4.08%) OpenCL
3 6 (4.08%) OpenGL
3 6 (4.08%) Qt
3 6 (4.08%) Series 60
3 6 (4.08%) SVG
3 6 (4.08%) UIQ
4 4 (2.72%) MFC
5 2 (1.36%) Ajax
5 2 (1.36%) CSS
5 2 (1.36%) HTML
5 2 (1.36%) jQuery
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.08%) Device Driver
1 6 (4.08%) iPhone
1 6 (4.08%) MPEG
1 6 (4.08%) Smartphone
2 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.72%) Home Automation
4 3 (2.04%) Handset
5 2 (1.36%) CPLD
5 2 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.36%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.68%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.86%) Linux
2 21 (14.29%) Windows
3 12 (8.16%) Unix
4 9 (6.12%) Android
5 7 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (4.76%) Nucleus RTOS
5 7 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.40%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 47 (31.97%) Software Engineering
3 34 (23.13%) Translating Business Requirements
4 16 (10.88%) Service Delivery
5 12 (8.16%) Change Management
5 12 (8.16%) Presales
5 12 (8.16%) SDLC
6 10 (6.80%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.12%) OO
8 8 (5.44%) Cross-Platform Development
8 8 (5.44%) Product Marketing
8 8 (5.44%) Validation
9 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.08%) DRM
10 6 (4.08%) ITIL
10 6 (4.08%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (4.08%) Speech Recognition
11 5 (3.40%) Application Packaging
11 5 (3.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (51.70%) C++
2 74 (50.34%) C
3 24 (16.33%) Embedded C
4 16 (10.88%) Embedded C++
5 13 (8.84%) SQL
6 12 (8.16%) Java
7 8 (5.44%) C#
7 8 (5.44%) Python
8 4 (2.72%) Perl
9 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (17.69%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) HNC
2 5 (3.40%) HND
3 2 (1.36%) CCNA
3 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.68%) CCNP
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) MBA
4 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (27.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (27.21%) KVM
3 27 (18.37%) Firmware
4 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 39 (26.53%) Ansible
1 39 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (26.53%) Puppet
2 7 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 7 (4.76%) SCOM
2 7 (4.76%) SCOrch
3 5 (3.40%) AirWatch
3 5 (3.40%) SCCM
4 4 (2.72%) Netcool
4 4 (2.72%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 41 (27.89%) VMware
2 14 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 12 (8.16%) Cisco
3 12 (8.16%) EMC
4 11 (7.48%) Atmel
4 11 (7.48%) TIBCO
5 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.44%) Nokia Networks
7 7 (4.76%) HP
7 7 (4.76%) Nokia
8 6 (4.08%) Intel
8 6 (4.08%) Mitel
8 6 (4.08%) Symbian
9 5 (3.40%) Cognizant
9 5 (3.40%) Polycom
10 4 (2.72%) Huawei
10 4 (2.72%) NEC
11 3 (2.04%) Apple
11 3 (2.04%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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