The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 68 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing GSM 9 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.25% 0.35% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 1.60% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 13
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
GSM
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 125 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 18.89% 21.63% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 124 102 116
Average salary £46,387 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.08% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

GSM
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Guildford region.

GSM Salary Trend in Guildford

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) UMTS
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 17 (100.00%) LTE
2 14 (82.35%) STL
2 14 (82.35%) Subversion
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 14 (82.35%) RANAP
2 14 (82.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (82.35%) Asterisk PBX
2 14 (82.35%) GCC
2 14 (82.35%) GDB
2 14 (82.35%) Trac
2 14 (82.35%) RTP
2 14 (82.35%) OOD
2 14 (82.35%) PBX
2 14 (82.35%) OO
3 13 (76.47%) Multithreading
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 3 (17.65%) TCAP
5 3 (17.65%) SCCP
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) SCTP
5 3 (17.65%) M3UA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) UMTS
1 17 (100.00%) LTE
2 14 (82.35%) Asterisk PBX
2 14 (82.35%) PBX
2 14 (82.35%) RANAP
2 14 (82.35%) RTP
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) TCAP
4 3 (17.65%) SCCP
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) M3UA
4 3 (17.65%) SCTP
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Subversion
1 14 (82.35%) GCC
1 14 (82.35%) GDB
1 14 (82.35%) Trac
General
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) STL
1 14 (82.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) OO
1 14 (82.35%) OOD
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago