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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 825 796 756
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -40
Permanent jobs citing GSM 84 133 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.73% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 66 74 120
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
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
16162 18225 17208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.36% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13577 14896 13551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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
East of England +16 27 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South East -30 27 £39,250 -13.25% 8
London -1 17 £53,750 -40.27%
Yorkshire +1 4 £41,500 +18.57%
South West -8 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Midlands -13 4 £42,500 -
East Midlands +4 1 £52,500 -
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (59.71%) Telecoms
2 82 (39.81%) Wireless
3 71 (34.47%) GPRS
4 62 (30.10%) VoIP
5 55 (26.70%) 3G
6 50 (24.27%) Project Management
7 48 (23.30%) UMTS
8 45 (21.84%) PBX
8 45 (21.84%) Linux
9 42 (20.39%) WAN
10 41 (19.90%) LTE
11 39 (18.93%) Computer Science
12 37 (17.96%) Unix
12 37 (17.96%) TCP/IP
13 33 (16.02%) SQL
14 32 (15.53%) SS7
14 32 (15.53%) 4G
15 31 (15.05%) Unified Communications
16 28 (13.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 28 (13.59%) Degree
16 28 (13.59%) Diameter Protocol
16 28 (13.59%) IVR
16 28 (13.59%) Software Engineering
17 26 (12.62%) Product Management
18 25 (12.14%) C++
18 25 (12.14%) Windows
19 24 (11.65%) SIGTRAN
20 23 (11.17%) C#
20 23 (11.17%) Electronics
21 22 (10.68%) Firewall

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.46%) MS Project
3 2 (0.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (39.81%) Wireless
2 71 (34.47%) GPRS
3 62 (30.10%) VoIP
4 55 (26.70%) 3G
5 48 (23.30%) UMTS
6 45 (21.84%) PBX
7 42 (20.39%) WAN
8 41 (19.90%) LTE
9 37 (17.96%) TCP/IP
10 32 (15.53%) 4G
10 32 (15.53%) SS7
11 31 (15.05%) Unified Communications
12 28 (13.59%) Diameter Protocol
13 24 (11.65%) SIGTRAN
14 22 (10.68%) Firewall
15 21 (10.19%) Ethernet
16 20 (9.71%) Radio Access Network
16 20 (9.71%) TCAP
16 20 (9.71%) xDSL
17 18 (8.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.94%) Big Data
3 4 (1.94%) MySQL
4 3 (1.46%) GIS
5 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Ant
1 8 (3.88%) NetBeans
2 7 (3.40%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.91%) Maven
4 5 (2.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.43%) Subversion
5 4 (1.94%) Trac
6 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 123 (59.71%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.17%) Electronics
3 7 (3.40%) Finance
4 5 (2.43%) Billing
5 4 (1.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) French Language
7 2 (0.97%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (17.96%) Project Manager
2 19 (9.22%) VoIP Project Manager
3 15 (7.28%) Architect
3 15 (7.28%) Developer
3 15 (7.28%) Field Engineer
3 15 (7.28%) Support Engineer
4 14 (6.80%) C++ Developer
4 14 (6.80%) Consultant
4 14 (6.80%) Software Engineer
4 14 (6.80%) Telecoms Manager
4 14 (6.80%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 12 (5.83%) Radio Engineer
5 12 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (5.34%) Network Engineer
6 11 (5.34%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (5.34%) Technical Support
7 10 (4.85%) Technical Support Engineer
7 10 (4.85%) Unified Communications Manager
8 9 (4.37%) Embedded Engineer
8 9 (4.37%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.68%) .NET
2 18 (8.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (6.80%) STL
4 13 (6.31%) SOAP
5 11 (5.34%) REST
6 8 (3.88%) Spring
7 7 (3.40%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.40%) J2EE
7 7 (3.40%) JMS
8 5 (2.43%) HTML
8 5 (2.43%) MEAP
9 4 (1.94%) Web Services
10 3 (1.46%) LINQ
10 3 (1.46%) WPF
11 1 (0.49%) HTML5
11 1 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.49%) WAP
11 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.93%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.59%) IVR
3 18 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.37%) Handset
4 9 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.37%) SCADA
5 7 (3.40%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.40%) Telematics
6 6 (2.91%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.91%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.43%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.94%) CAN bus
8 4 (1.94%) iPhone
9 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.46%) User Experience
10 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.97%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.84%) Linux
2 37 (17.96%) Unix
3 25 (12.14%) Windows
4 21 (10.19%) Solaris
5 16 (7.77%) Android
6 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.94%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.94%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.46%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (0.97%) VMS
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.27%) Project Management
2 28 (13.59%) Software Engineering
2 28 (13.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 26 (12.62%) Product Management
4 22 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.74%) Network Design
5 18 (8.74%) OO
6 14 (6.80%) Multithreading
6 14 (6.80%) Performance Optimisation
7 13 (6.31%) Validation
8 10 (4.85%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.37%) Test Planning
10 8 (3.88%) Line Management
10 8 (3.88%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (3.40%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.40%) Presales
11 7 (3.40%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.40%) Structured Programming
12 6 (2.91%) High Availability
12 6 (2.91%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.02%) SQL
2 25 (12.14%) C++
3 23 (11.17%) C#
4 21 (10.19%) Java
5 13 (6.31%) C
6 10 (4.85%) Embedded C
7 6 (2.91%) Perl
8 5 (2.43%) Python
9 4 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.46%) PHP
11 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (13.59%) Degree
2 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.91%) HNC
4 6 (2.91%) HND
5 5 (2.43%) CCNA
5 5 (2.43%) MCSE
6 3 (1.46%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) CCIE
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.28%) SLA
2 7 (3.40%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.97%) TickIT
4 1 (0.49%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (5.34%) iptables
2 7 (3.40%) Firmware
3 5 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.94%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.94%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.49%) Control-M
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (7.77%) Oracle
2 14 (6.80%) Cisco
2 14 (6.80%) Sybase
3 11 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.91%) Atmel
5 5 (2.43%) Citrix
5 5 (2.43%) HP
5 5 (2.43%) Syclo
5 5 (2.43%) VMware
6 4 (1.94%) Apple
6 4 (1.94%) Assembla
6 4 (1.94%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.46%) EMC
7 3 (1.46%) Sun
7 3 (1.46%) Symbian
8 2 (0.97%) Huawei
8 2 (0.97%) hybris
8 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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