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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 600 566 557
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Permanent jobs citing GSM 24 49 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.72% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 45 51
Average salary £90,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £33,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £53,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
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
7065 6831 8629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.05% 15.98% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5989 5537 7311
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Brentford - 13 £90,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (81.63%) Telecoms
2 22 (44.90%) Wireless
3 20 (40.82%) UMTS
4 18 (36.73%) LTE
5 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 14 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (26.53%) Huawei
6 13 (26.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 13 (26.53%) Ericsson
7 12 (24.49%) VoIP
7 12 (24.49%) LAN
7 12 (24.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.41%) Handset
9 9 (18.37%) DWDM
9 9 (18.37%) DSL
9 9 (18.37%) SDH
9 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.37%) CRM
10 8 (16.33%) SQL
10 8 (16.33%) MySQL
10 8 (16.33%) MS Office
10 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.33%) GPON
10 8 (16.33%) Time Management
11 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
11 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.29%) C++
11 7 (14.29%) Linux

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) Wireless
2 20 (40.82%) UMTS
3 18 (36.73%) LTE
4 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 14 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (24.49%) VoIP
5 12 (24.49%) LAN
6 9 (18.37%) DWDM
6 9 (18.37%) DSL
6 9 (18.37%) SDH
7 8 (16.33%) GPON
8 7 (14.29%) Internet
8 7 (14.29%) 3G
9 6 (12.24%) GPRS
10 5 (10.20%) 2G
10 5 (10.20%) VLAN
10 5 (10.20%) 3GPP
10 5 (10.20%) SS7
10 5 (10.20%) INAP
11 4 (8.16%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.04%) Robotium
3 1 (2.04%) Robolectric
3 1 (2.04%) Moq
3 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (81.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Dutch Language
2 4 (8.16%) Spanish Language
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) German Language
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Account Director
2 9 (18.37%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) C++ Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Account Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (8.16%) STL
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.04%) XMPP
4 1 (2.04%) JNI
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) J2SE
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.04%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) WCF
4 1 (2.04%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (20.41%) Handset
2 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.12%) Statistics
5 2 (4.08%) iPhone
5 2 (4.08%) Social Media
5 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
2 5 (10.20%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) CRM
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Time Management
3 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.24%) OO
5 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Network Design
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Product Management
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.08%) Process Management
7 2 (4.08%) Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) Scrum
8 1 (2.04%) Service Management
8 1 (2.04%) MVC
8 1 (2.04%) TDD
8 1 (2.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) C++
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) HND
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Huawei
1 13 (26.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 13 (26.53%) Ericsson
2 12 (24.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Nokia
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) Intel