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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 766 715 651
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -64
Permanent jobs citing GSM 112 183 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.94% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 95 136 137
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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
17307 19542 18860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14322 15698 15238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -27 47 £42,500 -5.55% 12
London -14 39 £57,500 -4.16% 2
North West +12 17 £37,500 +15.38%
East Midlands +4 5 £40,000 -
South West -11 2 - -
East of England -9 1 £140,000 +194.73%
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 140 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 112 (50.00%) UMTS
3 108 (48.21%) LTE
4 75 (33.48%) Wireless
5 63 (28.13%) Degree
6 57 (25.45%) Linux
7 47 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (20.54%) GPRS
9 45 (20.09%) Radio Access Network
10 44 (19.64%) 3G
11 40 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 40 (17.86%) Marketing
12 37 (16.52%) Electronics
13 34 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (14.73%) Windows
14 33 (14.73%) C++
14 33 (14.73%) Computer Science
15 29 (12.95%) UNIX
16 28 (12.50%) C
16 28 (12.50%) Project Management
16 28 (12.50%) 2G
17 27 (12.05%) VoIP
18 26 (11.61%) LAN
18 26 (11.61%) 4G
19 25 (11.16%) SQL
19 25 (11.16%) SS7
19 25 (11.16%) WCDMA
20 24 (10.71%) 3GPP
21 23 (10.27%) TCP/IP
21 23 (10.27%) WiMAX

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.45%) MTS
Applications
1 14 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.36%) MS Office
3 7 (3.13%) MicroStation
3 7 (3.13%) AutoCAD
4 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 112 (50.00%) UMTS
2 108 (48.21%) LTE
3 75 (33.48%) Wireless
4 46 (20.54%) GPRS
5 45 (20.09%) Radio Access Network
6 44 (19.64%) 3G
7 28 (12.50%) 2G
8 27 (12.05%) VoIP
9 26 (11.61%) LAN
9 26 (11.61%) 4G
10 25 (11.16%) WCDMA
10 25 (11.16%) SS7
11 24 (10.71%) 3GPP
12 23 (10.27%) TCP/IP
12 23 (10.27%) WiMAX
13 18 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (7.14%) PSTN
15 15 (6.70%) Bluetooth
15 15 (6.70%) VPN
16 14 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.79%) MySQL
5 3 (1.34%) Big Data
5 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.34%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.89%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Subversion
2 5 (2.23%) OpenSTA
3 3 (1.34%) Trac
4 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.89%) GCC
4 2 (0.89%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.89%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.45%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.45%) Maven
5 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 140 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 40 (17.86%) Marketing
3 37 (16.52%) Electronics
4 19 (8.48%) Billing
5 11 (4.91%) Automotive
6 10 (4.46%) Finance
7 9 (4.02%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.89%) Games
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) French Language
9 2 (0.89%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (13.39%) Technical Manager
2 29 (12.95%) Software Engineer
3 19 (8.48%) Sales Manager
4 17 (7.59%) Developer
4 17 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.36%) Account Manager
5 12 (5.36%) Technical Account Manager
5 12 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (4.46%) Analyst
6 10 (4.46%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (4.02%) Telecoms Engineer
8 8 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (3.57%) RAN Engineer
9 7 (3.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 7 (3.13%) Graduate
9 7 (3.13%) Design Engineer
10 6 (2.68%) Technical Support
10 6 (2.68%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.04%) .NET
2 16 (7.14%) HTML
3 8 (3.57%) Web Services
3 8 (3.57%) Flash
3 8 (3.57%) J2ME
3 8 (3.57%) SVG
3 8 (3.57%) OpenGL
3 8 (3.57%) Middleware
3 8 (3.57%) UIQ
3 8 (3.57%) Series 60
3 8 (3.57%) BREW
3 8 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (3.57%) OpenAL
3 8 (3.57%) Qt
3 8 (3.57%) OpenCL
4 7 (3.13%) MAPI
4 7 (3.13%) Ajax
4 7 (3.13%) OLE
4 7 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (14.73%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.38%) Handset
4 20 (8.93%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.36%) Device Driver
6 10 (4.46%) iPhone
7 8 (3.57%) MPEG
8 6 (2.68%) Telematics
8 6 (2.68%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.23%) User Experience
9 5 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.23%) CAN bus
9 5 (2.23%) Wiki
10 3 (1.34%) Physics
10 3 (1.34%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.89%) Home Automation
11 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.45%) Linux
2 33 (14.73%) Windows
3 29 (12.95%) UNIX
4 14 (6.25%) Android
5 13 (5.80%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.46%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
7 8 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.13%) Solaris
9 6 (2.68%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.79%) SUSE
11 4 (1.79%) CentOS
11 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.34%) VMS
12 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.89%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.86%) Software Engineering
2 34 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.50%) Project Management
4 14 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 14 (6.25%) Scrum
5 12 (5.36%) Network Planning
6 10 (4.46%) OO
6 10 (4.46%) CRM
7 9 (4.02%) SDLC
8 8 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
8 8 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 8 (3.57%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (3.57%) DRM
8 8 (3.57%) Speech Recognition
9 7 (3.13%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.13%) Network Design
9 7 (3.13%) Change Management
9 7 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.13%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.73%) C++
2 28 (12.50%) C
3 25 (11.16%) SQL
4 21 (9.38%) Java
5 20 (8.93%) C#
6 12 (5.36%) Embedded C
7 11 (4.91%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.46%) Python
8 10 (4.46%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.57%) Embedded C++
10 7 (3.13%) Assembly Language
10 7 (3.13%) Perl
11 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.79%) Ruby
12 3 (1.34%) ANSI C
13 2 (0.89%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.45%) R
14 1 (0.45%) VB
14 1 (0.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 63 (28.13%) Degree
2 6 (2.68%) HND
3 5 (2.23%) HNC
4 3 (1.34%) ISEB
5 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.89%) MCP
5 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.45%) CCNA
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PMP
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.82%) QA
2 11 (4.91%) SLA
3 5 (2.23%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.79%) TickIT
5 3 (1.34%) JTAG
6 1 (0.45%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (4.02%) Firmware
2 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.23%) iptables
3 5 (2.23%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.79%) NDS
4 4 (1.79%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Nagios
1 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.79%) HAProxy
1 4 (1.79%) Opsview
1 4 (1.79%) Graphite
2 2 (0.89%) Netcool
2 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) OpenView
3 1 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (6.70%) Cisco
1 15 (6.70%) HP
1 15 (6.70%) Ericsson
2 14 (6.25%) Oracle
3 13 (5.80%) EMC
4 12 (5.36%) Nokia
5 11 (4.91%) Nortel
6 10 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.46%) Huawei
7 9 (4.02%) VMware
7 9 (4.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 9 (4.02%) Dell
8 8 (3.57%) Symbian
9 7 (3.13%) Perforce
10 6 (2.68%) Siebel
10 6 (2.68%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.68%) Cerillion
11 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.79%) BT
12 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
EE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Teoco Corporation
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ant Marketing
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Salary: Unspecified attractive salary + bonus + pension
Posted: 26 days ago