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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 728 618 650
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +32
Permanent jobs citing GSM 144 239 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 1.36% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 107 158 202
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £28,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
19356 17531 20835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.57% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15419 14362 17241
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -70 65 £45,000 -10.00% 9
London -51 43 £47,000 +4.44% 6
East of England -16 25 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North West -15 3 £32,500 -
West Midlands -16 3 £45,000 +32.35% 1
South West -40 3 £44,500 -47.64% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £61,000 -
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 205 (57.42%) Telecoms
2 158 (44.26%) UMTS
3 127 (35.57%) LTE
4 105 (29.41%) Linux
5 104 (29.13%) Software Engineering
6 89 (24.93%) Degree
6 89 (24.93%) C++
7 78 (21.85%) Wireless
8 74 (20.73%) GPRS
9 67 (18.77%) Marketing
10 64 (17.93%) C
10 64 (17.93%) UNIX
11 62 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (17.09%) SS7
13 59 (16.53%) VoIP
14 57 (15.97%) TCP/IP
15 48 (13.45%) Electronics
15 48 (13.45%) SQL
16 46 (12.89%) Windows
17 45 (12.61%) 3G
18 44 (12.32%) OO
19 43 (12.04%) C#
20 41 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (10.92%) 4G
21 39 (10.92%) Python
22 38 (10.64%) Radio Access Network
22 38 (10.64%) Computer Science
23 37 (10.36%) RTP
24 35 (9.80%) Cisco
24 35 (9.80%) STL

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (0.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.16%) MS Office
3 11 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.40%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.12%) Simulink
5 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.92%) SaaS
2 8 (2.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 158 (44.26%) UMTS
2 127 (35.57%) LTE
3 78 (21.85%) Wireless
4 74 (20.73%) GPRS
5 61 (17.09%) SS7
6 59 (16.53%) VoIP
7 57 (15.97%) TCP/IP
8 45 (12.61%) 3G
9 39 (10.92%) 4G
10 38 (10.64%) Radio Access Network
11 37 (10.36%) RTP
12 34 (9.52%) LAN
13 31 (8.68%) 3GPP
14 30 (8.40%) SMS
15 28 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
15 28 (7.84%) 2G
16 27 (7.56%) WCDMA
17 26 (7.28%) Ethernet
18 25 (7.00%) VLAN
19 21 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.72%) MySQL
2 12 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.56%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (9.52%) Subversion
2 15 (4.20%) GCC
2 15 (4.20%) GDB
2 15 (4.20%) Trac
3 11 (3.08%) JIRA
4 9 (2.52%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.52%) Robotium
5 8 (2.24%) SoapUI
5 8 (2.24%) Selenium
6 5 (1.40%) CppUnit
7 4 (1.12%) Valgrind
8 2 (0.56%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.28%) Moq
9 1 (0.28%) JMeter
9 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
General
1 205 (57.42%) Telecoms
2 67 (18.77%) Marketing
3 48 (13.45%) Electronics
4 20 (5.60%) Billing
5 10 (2.80%) Finance
6 5 (1.40%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.40%) Mandarin Language
6 5 (1.40%) German Language
7 4 (1.12%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (19.61%) Software Engineer
2 51 (14.29%) Developer
3 33 (9.24%) Support Engineer
4 30 (8.40%) Consultant
5 26 (7.28%) Network Engineer
5 26 (7.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 24 (6.72%) Sales Consultant
7 20 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 19 (5.32%) Telecoms Engineer
9 18 (5.04%) Technical Manager
9 18 (5.04%) C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) Sales Manager
12 13 (3.64%) Python Developer
12 13 (3.64%) Python/Django Developer
13 12 (3.36%) Principal Engineer
13 12 (3.36%) Architect
14 11 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.08%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.80%) STL
1 35 (9.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 32 (8.96%) .NET
3 14 (3.92%) HTML
3 14 (3.92%) Django
3 14 (3.92%) RESTful
4 12 (3.36%) WPF
4 12 (3.36%) LINQ
5 10 (2.80%) JNI
5 10 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.80%) J2SE
6 9 (2.52%) XMPP
7 8 (2.24%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (2.24%) jQuery
7 8 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.24%) SQLAlchemy
7 8 (2.24%) MFC
7 8 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.72%) Handset
4 22 (6.16%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (3.08%) Firmware
5 11 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.08%) Open Source
6 8 (2.24%) Home Automation
7 7 (1.96%) User Experience
7 7 (1.96%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.68%) Telematics
9 5 (1.40%) Physics
10 3 (0.84%) Social Media
10 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.84%) Statistics
10 3 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.56%) CCTV
11 2 (0.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 105 (29.41%) Linux
2 64 (17.93%) UNIX
3 46 (12.89%) Windows
4 20 (5.60%) Android
5 9 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.12%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.12%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.84%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.13%) Software Engineering
2 62 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (12.32%) OO
4 30 (8.40%) Change Management
5 28 (7.84%) Product Marketing
5 28 (7.84%) Multithreading
6 27 (7.56%) Service Delivery
6 27 (7.56%) Network Design
7 23 (6.44%) Network Planning
8 21 (5.88%) Project Management
9 18 (5.04%) OOD
10 17 (4.76%) Android Development
11 16 (4.48%) CRM
12 13 (3.64%) Time Management
12 13 (3.64%) Product Management
13 12 (3.36%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (3.36%) Network Architecture
14 11 (3.08%) UML
14 11 (3.08%) TDD
15 9 (2.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (24.93%) C++
2 64 (17.93%) C
3 48 (13.45%) SQL
4 43 (12.04%) C#
5 39 (10.92%) Python
6 33 (9.24%) Embedded C
7 31 (8.68%) Java
8 21 (5.88%) Perl
9 11 (3.08%) Embedded C++
9 11 (3.08%) Assembly Language
9 11 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.24%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.96%) PowerHouse
12 5 (1.40%) PHP
13 4 (1.12%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.56%) Ruby
14 2 (0.56%) Lua
14 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (24.93%) Degree
2 26 (7.28%) HNC
2 26 (7.28%) HND
3 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.40%) CCNA
5 2 (0.56%) ISEB
5 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.56%) PMP
5 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CCIE
6 1 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.80%) SLA
2 6 (1.68%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (7.28%) NDS
2 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) Netcool
2 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.28%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (9.80%) Cisco
2 28 (7.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 27 (7.56%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 26 (7.28%) TIBCO
5 21 (5.88%) EMC
6 17 (4.76%) Oracle
7 14 (3.92%) VMware
8 13 (3.64%) Google
9 8 (2.24%) NEC
10 7 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.68%) Huawei
12 5 (1.40%) Cramer
12 5 (1.40%) HP
13 4 (1.12%) Sybase
13 4 (1.12%) Juniper
13 4 (1.12%) Genesys
13 4 (1.12%) Coverity
14 3 (0.84%) DoubleClick
14 3 (0.84%) Business Objects
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + OTE (£90K) + Car Allowance, Peniso
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago