The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 191 144
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 3 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.074% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.35% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 43
Average salary - £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
GSM
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
917 846 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.32% 20.87% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 777 709 988
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Hampshire

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) C++
3 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
4 9 (69.23%) LTE
4 9 (69.23%) UMTS
4 9 (69.23%) UML
4 9 (69.23%) OO
5 7 (53.85%) C
6 5 (38.46%) C#
6 5 (38.46%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
8 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) SS7
9 1 (7.69%) SMPP
9 1 (7.69%) 3G
9 1 (7.69%) SLA
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
9 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
9 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (7.69%) Firewall
9 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) UMTS
1 9 (69.23%) LTE
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) SS7
3 1 (7.69%) SMPP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) 2G
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (7.69%) 3G
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) UML
2 9 (69.23%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) C
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com