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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 756 677 678
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +1
Permanent jobs citing GSM 112 229 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.16% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73 142 117
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -15.78%
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
18486 19658 20431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.03% 17.29% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14759 15705 16643
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 -33 50 £44,000 -12.00% 15
London +21 35 £58,750 +17.50% 6
North West -2 6 - -
Yorkshire +9 5 £35,000 +75.00%
South West -36 5 £35,000 -2.77% 1
East of England +10 4 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East Midlands +4 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £22,500 - 2
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 158 (64.23%) Telecoms
2 137 (55.69%) UMTS
3 114 (46.34%) LTE
4 107 (43.50%) Wireless
5 76 (30.89%) Degree
6 73 (29.67%) 3G
7 67 (27.24%) GPRS
8 57 (23.17%) Linux
9 54 (21.95%) UNIX
10 49 (19.92%) 2G
10 49 (19.92%) Radio Access Network
11 44 (17.89%) Service Delivery
12 42 (17.07%) Software Engineering
12 42 (17.07%) SS7
12 42 (17.07%) Ericsson
12 42 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (16.26%) C
13 40 (16.26%) Marketing
14 39 (15.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 38 (15.45%) C++
16 37 (15.04%) Electronics
17 34 (13.82%) WiMAX
17 34 (13.82%) 4G
18 33 (13.41%) QA
19 31 (12.60%) TCP/IP
20 30 (12.20%) Huawei
21 29 (11.79%) Nokia
22 27 (10.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
23 26 (10.57%) RNC
24 25 (10.16%) Nortel

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 1 (0.41%) MTS
1 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.88%) MS Office
3 5 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 137 (55.69%) UMTS
2 114 (46.34%) LTE
3 107 (43.50%) Wireless
4 73 (29.67%) 3G
5 67 (27.24%) GPRS
6 49 (19.92%) 2G
6 49 (19.92%) Radio Access Network
7 42 (17.07%) SS7
8 34 (13.82%) WiMAX
8 34 (13.82%) 4G
9 31 (12.60%) TCP/IP
10 26 (10.57%) RNC
11 25 (10.16%) Ethernet
12 23 (9.35%) Firewall
13 22 (8.94%) VLAN
13 22 (8.94%) VPN
13 22 (8.94%) WCDMA
13 22 (8.94%) CDMA
14 21 (8.54%) SGSN
15 20 (8.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.63%) MySQL
5 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.81%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (4.07%) GDB
2 9 (3.66%) Subversion
3 8 (3.25%) Trac
4 5 (2.03%) GCC
5 2 (0.81%) OpenSTA
6 1 (0.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 158 (64.23%) Telecoms
2 40 (16.26%) Marketing
3 37 (15.04%) Electronics
4 11 (4.47%) Billing
5 9 (3.66%) Finance
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) French Language
6 2 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (12.20%) Software Engineer
2 23 (9.35%) Technical Engineer
2 23 (9.35%) Support Engineer
3 21 (8.54%) RAN Engineer
4 19 (7.72%) Technical Manager
4 19 (7.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (5.69%) Wireless Engineer
6 12 (4.88%) Account Director
7 11 (4.47%) Technical Support
7 11 (4.47%) Developer
7 11 (4.47%) Network Engineer
8 9 (3.66%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (3.66%) Design Engineer
9 8 (3.25%) Account Manager
9 8 (3.25%) Sales Manager
9 8 (3.25%) Electronics Engineer
9 8 (3.25%) Firmware Engineer
10 7 (2.85%) Transmission Engineer
10 7 (2.85%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.54%) .NET
2 18 (7.32%) HTML
3 13 (5.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (5.28%) MAPI
3 13 (5.28%) MFC
4 11 (4.47%) STL
5 8 (3.25%) Web Services
6 7 (2.85%) XML
7 5 (2.03%) SOAP
7 5 (2.03%) CSS
7 5 (2.03%) Ajax
8 4 (1.63%) WAP
9 3 (1.22%) Django
9 3 (1.22%) REST
9 3 (1.22%) J2EE
9 3 (1.22%) Servlets
9 3 (1.22%) XSLT
9 3 (1.22%) XHTML
9 3 (1.22%) LAMP
9 3 (1.22%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.13%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.88%) Home Automation
5 11 (4.47%) Handset
6 6 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.03%) Wiki
8 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.63%) Telematics
9 3 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.81%) CCTV
10 2 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.41%) Physics
11 1 (0.41%) SCADA
11 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.41%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.41%) User Experience
11 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.17%) Linux
2 54 (21.95%) UNIX
3 18 (7.32%) Windows
4 13 (5.28%) Solaris
5 9 (3.66%) Android
6 8 (3.25%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.03%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.03%) Windows NT
8 5 (2.03%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.41%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.89%) Service Delivery
2 42 (17.07%) Software Engineering
3 23 (9.35%) Project Management
4 21 (8.54%) Change Management
5 20 (8.13%) Product Marketing
6 14 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.28%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.28%) OO
8 12 (4.88%) Network Planning
9 11 (4.47%) Multithreading
9 11 (4.47%) Capacity Management
10 9 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.25%) Performance Engineering
12 7 (2.85%) Network Architecture
13 6 (2.44%) Resource Management
14 5 (2.03%) Product Management
14 5 (2.03%) OOD
14 5 (2.03%) SOA
14 5 (2.03%) Configuration Management
14 5 (2.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.26%) C
2 38 (15.45%) C++
3 22 (8.94%) C#
4 21 (8.54%) Embedded C
5 20 (8.13%) Embedded C++
6 15 (6.10%) SQL
7 13 (5.28%) Assembly Language
7 13 (5.28%) Java
8 7 (2.85%) Python
9 5 (2.03%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.03%) Perl
10 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.22%) PHP
10 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) VC++
11 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 76 (30.89%) Degree
2 22 (8.94%) HNC
3 21 (8.54%) HND
4 4 (1.63%) CCNA
4 4 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.81%) MCP
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
6 2 (0.81%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.41%) QA
2 16 (6.50%) SLA
3 13 (5.28%) JTAG
4 6 (2.44%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (8.54%) Firmware
2 20 (8.13%) NDS
3 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.03%) iptables
4 4 (1.63%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) OpenView
2 1 (0.41%) Netcool
2 1 (0.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (17.07%) Ericsson
2 39 (15.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 30 (12.20%) Huawei
4 29 (11.79%) Nokia
5 27 (10.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 25 (10.16%) Nortel
7 24 (9.76%) EMC
8 20 (8.13%) TIBCO
9 19 (7.72%) Cisco
10 17 (6.91%) Microsoft
11 13 (5.28%) Lauterbach
12 12 (4.88%) NEC
13 11 (4.47%) Oracle
14 10 (4.07%) HP
15 8 (3.25%) VMware
16 7 (2.85%) BT
17 5 (2.03%) Sybase
17 5 (2.03%) Perforce
18 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
18 4 (1.63%) Dell
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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