The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
UK / England
Rank 771 808 784
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -24
Permanent jobs citing GSM 74 86 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.56% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 70 75
Median salary £55,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%

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
13237 15417 17597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.80% 16.78% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10830 12916 14353
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

GSM Salary Histogram in England

GSM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +70 29 £67,500 +17.39% 1
South East +74 28 £45,000 +16.88% 6
Yorkshire +27 7 £37,000 -10.84% 1
East Midlands +16 4 £40,000 -23.80%
East of England +5 4 £51,250 +28.12%
North West -19 2 £35,625 -22.55% 1
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GSM.

1 82 (56.94%) Telecoms
2 61 (42.36%) C++
3 58 (40.28%) C
4 56 (38.89%) Linux
5 55 (38.19%) 3G
6 48 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 48 (33.33%) 4G
7 46 (31.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 46 (31.94%) UMTS
8 43 (29.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (29.86%) VMware
9 39 (27.08%) KVM
10 38 (26.39%) Ansible
10 38 (26.39%) Opscode Chef
10 38 (26.39%) OpenFlow
10 38 (26.39%) Puppet
11 34 (23.61%) Translating Business Requirements
12 31 (21.53%) LTE
13 25 (17.36%) Software Engineering
13 25 (17.36%) TCP/IP
13 25 (17.36%) Windows
14 24 (16.67%) GPRS
14 24 (16.67%) Firmware
15 19 (13.19%) Electronics
15 19 (13.19%) Active Directory
16 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
16 17 (11.81%) Wireless
16 17 (11.81%) Service Delivery
17 15 (10.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 15 (10.42%) DNS

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (10.42%) IIS
2 8 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.69%) MS Office
1 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (38.19%) 3G
2 48 (33.33%) 4G
3 46 (31.94%) UMTS
4 38 (26.39%) OpenFlow
5 31 (21.53%) LTE
6 25 (17.36%) TCP/IP
7 24 (16.67%) GPRS
8 17 (11.81%) Wireless
9 15 (10.42%) DNS
10 13 (9.03%) Bluetooth
10 13 (9.03%) Ethernet
10 13 (9.03%) SNMP
10 13 (9.03%) Value-Added Service
11 12 (8.33%) SS7
12 11 (7.64%) 2G
12 11 (7.64%) WCDMA
13 10 (6.94%) PBX
13 10 (6.94%) VPN
13 10 (6.94%) Wireshark
14 8 (5.56%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.69%) GIS
2 1 (0.69%) MS Access
2 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) GCC
1 8 (5.56%) GDB
1 8 (5.56%) Subversion
1 8 (5.56%) Trac
2 1 (0.69%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 82 (56.94%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.19%) Electronics
3 11 (7.64%) Marketing
4 8 (5.56%) Finance
5 7 (4.86%) Banking
6 4 (2.78%) Automotive
7 3 (2.08%) Billing
8 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (25.69%) Developer
2 34 (23.61%) C++ Developer
3 21 (14.58%) Linux Developer
3 21 (14.58%) Software Engineer
3 21 (14.58%) Telecoms Developer
4 17 (11.81%) Lead Developer
5 13 (9.03%) Monitoring Engineer
6 12 (8.33%) C Developer
6 12 (8.33%) C/C++ Developer
6 12 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 12 (8.33%) VAS Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Embedded Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Senior C++ Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.56%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 8 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (5.56%) STL
3 2 (1.39%) Ajax
3 2 (1.39%) CSS
3 2 (1.39%) HTML
3 2 (1.39%) jQuery
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.69%) Doctrine
4 1 (0.69%) Google Maps API
4 1 (0.69%) HTML5
4 1 (0.69%) Java ME
4 1 (0.69%) Node.js
4 1 (0.69%) Symfony
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.47%) CPLD
1 5 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.08%) Handset
3 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.39%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.39%) Physics
4 2 (1.39%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.69%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.89%) Linux
2 25 (17.36%) Windows
3 14 (9.72%) Unix
4 13 (9.03%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.08%) Android
7 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 34 (23.61%) Translating Business Requirements
3 25 (17.36%) Software Engineering
4 17 (11.81%) Service Delivery
5 14 (9.72%) Change Management
6 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (9.03%) Presales
7 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.25%) OO
7 9 (6.25%) Product Marketing
7 9 (6.25%) Validation
8 8 (5.56%) Application Packaging
8 8 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
8 8 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.56%) Project Management
8 8 (5.56%) Schematic Capture
9 7 (4.86%) SDLC
10 4 (2.78%) Feasibility Study
10 4 (2.78%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.36%) C++
2 58 (40.28%) C
3 14 (9.72%) Embedded C
3 14 (9.72%) SQL
4 9 (6.25%) Python
5 7 (4.86%) Embedded C++
6 6 (4.17%) Java
7 5 (3.47%) C#
7 5 (3.47%) Perl
8 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.39%) MapBasic
10 2 (1.39%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.69%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) HNC
2 6 (4.17%) HND
3 2 (1.39%) CCNA
3 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.39%) ISEB
3 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.69%) CCNP
4 1 (0.69%) MBA
4 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (29.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (27.08%) KVM
3 24 (16.67%) Firmware
4 19 (13.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (26.39%) Ansible
1 38 (26.39%) Opscode Chef
1 38 (26.39%) Puppet
2 13 (9.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 13 (9.03%) HP SIM
2 13 (9.03%) SCOM
2 13 (9.03%) SCOrch
3 8 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 8 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 43 (29.86%) VMware
2 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 14 (9.72%) Cisco
5 13 (9.03%) HP
6 12 (8.33%) TIBCO
7 11 (7.64%) EMC
8 10 (6.94%) Nokia
9 9 (6.25%) Nokia Networks
10 8 (5.56%) Cognizant
10 8 (5.56%) Polycom
11 7 (4.86%) Ericsson
12 6 (4.17%) Apple
12 6 (4.17%) Atmel
12 6 (4.17%) Huawei
13 5 (3.47%) Mitel
14 3 (2.08%) Actix
14 3 (2.08%) Mapinfo
14 3 (2.08%) Nortel
15 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
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