The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 597 583 581
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing GSM 39 83 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 1.05% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 75 28
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £22,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
GSM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6892 7908 7570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.58% 16.43% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5845 6565 6218
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in London

GSM
Salary Trend in London

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

GSM Salary Trend in London

GSM
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

GSM Salary Histogram in London

GSM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Brentford -2 4 £80,000 +23.07%
Docklands, London - 1 £55,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 60 (82.19%) Telecoms
2 41 (56.16%) LTE
3 28 (38.36%) Wireless
4 25 (34.25%) UMTS
5 24 (32.88%) Degree
6 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (27.40%) Marketing
8 19 (26.03%) Handset
8 19 (26.03%) 3GPP
8 19 (26.03%) Project Management
9 18 (24.66%) WCDMA
9 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
10 17 (23.29%) Radio Access Network
11 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (19.18%) Billing
12 12 (16.44%) Electronics
12 12 (16.44%) VoIP
12 12 (16.44%) LAN
12 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
13 10 (13.70%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (13.70%) CRM
14 9 (12.33%) Linux
14 9 (12.33%) Java
14 9 (12.33%) SQL
15 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
15 8 (10.96%) Performance Engineering
16 7 (9.59%) SDLC
16 7 (9.59%) Programme Management
16 7 (9.59%) Scrum
16 7 (9.59%) SS7

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.74%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.16%) LTE
2 28 (38.36%) Wireless
3 25 (34.25%) UMTS
4 19 (26.03%) 3GPP
5 18 (24.66%) WCDMA
6 17 (23.29%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (16.44%) LAN
7 12 (16.44%) VoIP
8 7 (9.59%) SS7
9 6 (8.22%) INAP
9 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.85%) PSTN
10 5 (6.85%) Bluetooth
10 5 (6.85%) TCAP
10 5 (6.85%) RTP
10 5 (6.85%) VLAN
10 5 (6.85%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (5.48%) HSPA
11 4 (5.48%) 3G
12 3 (4.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) OpenSTA
General
1 60 (82.19%) Telecoms
2 20 (27.40%) Marketing
3 14 (19.18%) Billing
4 12 (16.44%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) French Language
6 1 (1.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Technical Manager
2 12 (16.44%) Technical Account Manager
2 12 (16.44%) Account Manager
3 11 (15.07%) Sales Manager
4 10 (13.70%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Developer
6 6 (8.22%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Technical Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Writer
7 5 (6.85%) Author
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Author
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) .NET
1 5 (6.85%) STL
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
1 5 (6.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) Ajax
2 3 (4.11%) Django
2 3 (4.11%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) XSLT
2 3 (4.11%) XHTML
2 3 (4.11%) J2EE
2 3 (4.11%) CSS
2 3 (4.11%) Servlets
3 2 (2.74%) OLE
4 1 (1.37%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (26.03%) Handset
3 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
4 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.85%) Wiki
6 1 (1.37%) Telematics
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Project Management
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.70%) CRM
4 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.96%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (9.59%) SDLC
5 7 (9.59%) Scrum
5 7 (9.59%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.85%) Content Management
6 5 (6.85%) Network Design
6 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.85%) SOA
6 5 (6.85%) OO
6 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.85%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.48%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.11%) Use Case
8 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) Java
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) C++
3 5 (6.85%) C#
4 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.37%) CCNA
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) iptables
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.22%) Siebel
2 6 (8.22%) Cerillion
3 5 (6.85%) Perforce
4 3 (4.11%) Actix
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) BT
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