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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 764 731 629
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -102
Permanent jobs citing GSM 102 156 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.79% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83 117 147
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £26,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
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
17088 19633 17873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.80% 18.19% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14296 15644 14529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -17 47 £40,000 -11.11% 4
London -11 31 £60,000 +14.28% 7
North West +8 11 £43,500 +33.84%
East Midlands - 9 £47,500 - 1
East of England -11 2 £100,000 +81.81% 2
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 136 (59.13%) Telecoms
2 109 (47.39%) LTE
3 103 (44.78%) UMTS
4 70 (30.43%) Wireless
5 58 (25.22%) Degree
6 57 (24.78%) Linux
7 53 (23.04%) GPRS
8 47 (20.43%) Windows
9 44 (19.13%) 3G
10 42 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (17.83%) Software Engineering
12 39 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (16.52%) Radio Access Network
14 35 (15.22%) Computer Science
14 35 (15.22%) SQL
15 34 (14.78%) C++
16 31 (13.48%) Project Management
17 29 (12.61%) Electronics
17 29 (12.61%) 4G
18 28 (12.17%) UNIX
19 27 (11.74%) VoIP
19 27 (11.74%) TCP/IP
19 27 (11.74%) Marketing
20 25 (10.87%) SS7
20 25 (10.87%) 3GPP
20 25 (10.87%) C#
21 24 (10.43%) C
21 24 (10.43%) .NET
21 24 (10.43%) LAN
21 24 (10.43%) WCDMA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (2.17%) Apache
2 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.43%) MTS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.78%) MS Office
3 7 (3.04%) MicroStation
3 7 (3.04%) AutoCAD
4 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (47.39%) LTE
2 103 (44.78%) UMTS
3 70 (30.43%) Wireless
4 53 (23.04%) GPRS
5 44 (19.13%) 3G
6 38 (16.52%) Radio Access Network
7 29 (12.61%) 4G
8 27 (11.74%) TCP/IP
8 27 (11.74%) VoIP
9 25 (10.87%) 3GPP
9 25 (10.87%) SS7
10 24 (10.43%) WCDMA
10 24 (10.43%) LAN
10 24 (10.43%) 2G
11 23 (10.00%) PSTN
12 18 (7.83%) TCAP
13 16 (6.96%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (6.96%) WiMAX
14 15 (6.52%) Bluetooth
15 14 (6.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.04%) MySQL
3 6 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.61%) Big Data
3 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.87%) HBase
6 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Subversion
2 5 (2.17%) OpenSTA
3 3 (1.30%) Maven
3 3 (1.30%) JIRA
3 3 (1.30%) NetBeans
4 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.87%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.87%) GCC
4 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.87%) Trac
General
1 136 (59.13%) Telecoms
2 29 (12.61%) Electronics
3 27 (11.74%) Marketing
4 15 (6.52%) Billing
4 15 (6.52%) Finance
5 10 (4.35%) Automotive
6 9 (3.91%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.87%) Games
8 2 (0.87%) French Language
8 2 (0.87%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (13.04%) Software Engineer
2 26 (11.30%) Technical Manager
3 20 (8.70%) Developer
4 19 (8.26%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.09%) Sales Manager
6 13 (5.65%) Technical Account Manager
6 13 (5.65%) Account Manager
7 11 (4.78%) Analyst
7 11 (4.78%) Architect
7 11 (4.78%) C++ Developer
8 10 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (3.91%) Telecoms Engineer
10 8 (3.48%) Consultant
11 7 (3.04%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.04%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) Senior C++ Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.43%) .NET
2 12 (5.22%) HTML
3 11 (4.78%) Web Services
4 10 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (3.48%) OpenAL
5 8 (3.48%) OpenCL
5 8 (3.48%) UIQ
5 8 (3.48%) Series 60
5 8 (3.48%) BREW
5 8 (3.48%) jQuery
5 8 (3.48%) Qt
5 8 (3.48%) STL
5 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.48%) Flash
5 8 (3.48%) J2ME
5 8 (3.48%) SVG
5 8 (3.48%) OpenGL
5 8 (3.48%) Middleware
6 7 (3.04%) OLE
7 5 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 23 (10.00%) Handset
4 15 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.65%) iPhone
6 12 (5.22%) Device Driver
7 9 (3.91%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.48%) CAN bus
8 8 (3.48%) Telematics
8 8 (3.48%) MPEG
9 5 (2.17%) Wiki
9 5 (2.17%) SCADA
9 5 (2.17%) User Experience
10 4 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.74%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.30%) Physics
12 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.78%) Linux
2 47 (20.43%) Windows
3 28 (12.17%) UNIX
4 22 (9.57%) Android
5 16 (6.96%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.65%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (4.78%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.91%) Solaris
9 8 (3.48%) Nucleus RTOS
9 8 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.61%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.74%) SUSE
12 4 (1.74%) CentOS
12 4 (1.74%) VMS
13 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.30%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.83%) Software Engineering
2 39 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.48%) Project Management
4 14 (6.09%) OO
5 13 (5.65%) Scrum
6 11 (4.78%) Network Design
6 11 (4.78%) Network Planning
7 10 (4.35%) Programme Management
7 10 (4.35%) CRM
8 9 (3.91%) PRINCE2
8 9 (3.91%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.91%) SDLC
9 8 (3.48%) Performance Engineering
9 8 (3.48%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.48%) MVC
9 8 (3.48%) DRM
9 8 (3.48%) Mobile Commerce
9 8 (3.48%) Speech Recognition
9 8 (3.48%) Multithreading
10 7 (3.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.22%) SQL
2 34 (14.78%) C++
3 25 (10.87%) C#
4 24 (10.43%) C
5 23 (10.00%) Java
6 13 (5.65%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.35%) Python
8 9 (3.91%) Embedded C
8 9 (3.91%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.04%) Perl
10 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.17%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.17%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.74%) Ruby
13 3 (1.30%) ANSI C
13 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.87%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.43%) VB
15 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 58 (25.22%) Degree
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.30%) ISEB
3 3 (1.30%) HND
4 2 (0.87%) MCP
4 2 (0.87%) HNC
4 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.39%) QA
2 11 (4.78%) SLA
3 6 (2.61%) TickIT
3 6 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) JTAG
4 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.48%) iptables
3 7 (3.04%) Firmware
4 5 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.74%) Kamailio
6 3 (1.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.43%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.74%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.74%) Opsview
2 4 (1.74%) Graphite
2 4 (1.74%) Nagios
3 3 (1.30%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.87%) Netcool
5 1 (0.43%) Control-M
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (6.09%) Oracle
1 14 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.78%) HP
2 11 (4.78%) Cisco
3 10 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (4.35%) EMC
4 9 (3.91%) Dell
4 9 (3.91%) Symbian
4 9 (3.91%) Ericsson
4 9 (3.91%) VMware
4 9 (3.91%) Huawei
5 7 (3.04%) Perforce
5 7 (3.04%) Nokia
6 6 (2.61%) Cerillion
6 6 (2.61%) Siebel
6 6 (2.61%) Nortel
6 6 (2.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.74%) Citrix
9 3 (1.30%) Apple
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