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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 814 823 828
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing GSM 62 109 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.64% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 86 96
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £40,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.63% -9.44%
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
14993 17001 19656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.96% 16.73% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12378 14204 15585
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +26 20 £47,500 +18.75% 1
London +44 16 £65,000 +8.33% 1
North West +4 11 £48,750 +12.06% 2
East Midlands +12 8 £35,000 -26.31% 1
South West - 5 £47,250 - 1
East of England +25 2 £51,250 -14.58% 1
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 67 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 51 (38.06%) UMTS
3 45 (33.58%) LTE
4 36 (26.87%) 3G
5 33 (24.63%) C++
5 33 (24.63%) 4G
6 30 (22.39%) Linux
7 27 (20.15%) Windows
7 27 (20.15%) Project Management
8 24 (17.91%) PBX
9 23 (17.16%) VoIP
9 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
9 23 (17.16%) HP
9 23 (17.16%) Multithreading
9 23 (17.16%) Electronics
10 22 (16.42%) 2G
10 22 (16.42%) Wireshark
10 22 (16.42%) SQL
10 22 (16.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 21 (15.67%) C
12 20 (14.93%) Diameter Protocol
13 19 (14.18%) Active Directory
14 18 (13.43%) Cisco
14 18 (13.43%) Wireless
15 17 (12.69%) GPRS
15 17 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (12.69%) VMware
16 16 (11.94%) SS7
17 15 (11.19%) SCCP
17 15 (11.19%) WAN

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 (11.19%) IIS
2 4 (2.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (38.06%) UMTS
2 45 (33.58%) LTE
3 36 (26.87%) 3G
4 33 (24.63%) 4G
5 24 (17.91%) PBX
6 23 (17.16%) VoIP
7 22 (16.42%) 2G
7 22 (16.42%) Wireshark
8 20 (14.93%) Diameter Protocol
9 18 (13.43%) Wireless
10 17 (12.69%) GPRS
11 16 (11.94%) SS7
12 15 (11.19%) DNS
12 15 (11.19%) Radio Access Network
12 15 (11.19%) SCCP
12 15 (11.19%) WAN
12 15 (11.19%) WCDMA
13 13 (9.70%) SNMP
13 13 (9.70%) VPN
14 12 (8.96%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) GIS
3 1 (0.75%) HBase
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) MS Access
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) GCC
1 9 (6.72%) GDB
1 9 (6.72%) Subversion
1 9 (6.72%) Trac
2 2 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (0.75%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.75%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (17.16%) Electronics
3 5 (3.73%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 4 (2.99%) Automotive
4 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.24%) Advertising
5 3 (2.24%) Billing
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (11.19%) Developer
2 13 (9.70%) Monitoring Engineer
3 12 (8.96%) C++ Developer
3 12 (8.96%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Electronics Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Linux Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Network Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.72%) Telecoms Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Account Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Technical Account Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Technical Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (6.72%) STL
3 3 (2.24%) .NET
4 2 (1.49%) Ajax
4 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.49%) CSS
4 2 (1.49%) HTML
4 2 (1.49%) HTML5
4 2 (1.49%) jQuery
4 2 (1.49%) LINQ
4 2 (1.49%) WPF
5 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.75%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.75%) Java ME
5 1 (0.75%) Node.js
5 1 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.70%) IVR
3 8 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.73%) CPLD
5 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.24%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.49%) Clustering
7 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.75%) Arduino
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.39%) Linux
2 27 (20.15%) Windows
3 14 (10.45%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.97%) Unix
6 4 (2.99%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.24%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.24%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Project Management
2 23 (17.16%) Multithreading
3 14 (10.45%) Translating Business Requirements
4 13 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.70%) Software Engineering
5 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.96%) Change Control
5 12 (8.96%) Knowledge Management
5 12 (8.96%) Service Design
6 11 (8.21%) Defect Management
7 10 (7.46%) Presales
8 9 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (6.72%) Cross-Platform Development
8 9 (6.72%) OO
8 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (6.72%) Test Planning
9 8 (5.97%) Network Design
10 6 (4.48%) Product Management
10 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.73%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.63%) C++
2 22 (16.42%) SQL
3 21 (15.67%) C
4 6 (4.48%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.48%) Java
4 6 (4.48%) Python
5 5 (3.73%) C#
6 4 (2.99%) Perl
6 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.49%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.49%) MapBasic
7 2 (1.49%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) ISEB
2 12 (8.96%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.72%) Degree
5 2 (1.49%) HNC
5 2 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.45%) Firmware
4 13 (9.70%) KVM
5 1 (0.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 13 (9.70%) HP SIM
1 13 (9.70%) SCOM
1 13 (9.70%) SCOrch
2 12 (8.96%) Ansible
2 12 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.96%) Puppet
3 4 (2.99%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.99%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) HP
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.43%) Cisco
3 17 (12.69%) VMware
4 6 (4.48%) Ericsson
4 6 (4.48%) Huawei
4 6 (4.48%) Nokia
5 5 (3.73%) Actix
5 5 (3.73%) EMC
5 5 (3.73%) Nortel
6 4 (2.99%) Apple
6 4 (2.99%) Cognizant
6 4 (2.99%) Polycom
7 3 (2.24%) Mapinfo
7 3 (2.24%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle
7 3 (2.24%) Sybase
8 2 (1.49%) Anite
8 2 (1.49%) Mitel
8 2 (1.49%) TIBCO
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