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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 69 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing GSM 8 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.14% 0.88% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 5.41% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -20.00%
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
168 148 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 23.86% 16.28% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 151 127 178
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,500 £23,679
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) UMTS
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) SCTP
3 7 (58.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (58.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) RANAP
3 7 (58.33%) Trac
3 7 (58.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (58.33%) RTP
3 7 (58.33%) PBX
3 7 (58.33%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) TCAP
4 5 (41.67%) SCCP
4 5 (41.67%) M3UA
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) GCC
5 4 (33.33%) GDB
5 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (33.33%) STL

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) UMTS
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
2 8 (66.67%) SCTP
3 7 (58.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (58.33%) RANAP
3 7 (58.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (58.33%) PBX
3 7 (58.33%) RTP
4 5 (41.67%) TCAP
4 5 (41.67%) SCCP
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) M3UA
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Subversion
1 7 (58.33%) Trac
2 4 (33.33%) GCC
2 4 (33.33%) GDB
General
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (33.33%) STL
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OO
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco