The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 562 579 588
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Permanent jobs citing GSM 85 39 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 74 27 53
Average salary £60,951 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7766 7437 8392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.18% 16.80% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6451 6101 7129
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +17 33 £52,500 -7.07% 4
Brentford - 19 £65,000 -
Hayes - 1 £60,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 97 (75.78%) Telecoms
2 54 (42.19%) Linux
3 41 (32.03%) LTE
4 39 (30.47%) Degree
5 36 (28.13%) VoIP
6 35 (27.34%) UMTS
7 34 (26.56%) C++
8 33 (25.78%) SQL
8 33 (25.78%) Software Engineering
9 30 (23.44%) TCP/IP
10 28 (21.88%) SS7
11 27 (21.09%) Computer Science
12 25 (19.53%) Radio Access Network
12 25 (19.53%) UNIX
12 25 (19.53%) Wireless
13 24 (18.75%) Java
14 23 (17.97%) Handset
15 22 (17.19%) LAN
15 22 (17.19%) Marketing
16 21 (16.41%) Network Design
16 21 (16.41%) Billing
16 21 (16.41%) Python
17 20 (15.63%) STL
17 20 (15.63%) RTP
17 20 (15.63%) INAP
17 20 (15.63%) VLAN
17 20 (15.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 19 (14.84%) Multithreading
18 19 (14.84%) Mobile App
18 19 (14.84%) SIGTRAN

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (1.56%) IIS
1 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Office
2 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) GitHub
2 6 (4.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.03%) LTE
2 36 (28.13%) VoIP
3 35 (27.34%) UMTS
4 30 (23.44%) TCP/IP
5 28 (21.88%) SS7
6 25 (19.53%) Wireless
6 25 (19.53%) Radio Access Network
7 22 (17.19%) LAN
8 20 (15.63%) RTP
8 20 (15.63%) INAP
8 20 (15.63%) VLAN
9 19 (14.84%) SIGTRAN
10 18 (14.06%) TCAP
11 12 (9.38%) DSL
11 12 (9.38%) SMS
11 12 (9.38%) HTTP
12 11 (8.59%) GPRS
13 10 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (7.03%) MVNO
15 7 (5.47%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) MySQL
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.56%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) JIRA
2 12 (9.38%) Selenium
2 12 (9.38%) SoapUI
3 10 (7.81%) Robotium
3 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.81%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) JMeter
4 1 (0.78%) CppUnit
General
1 97 (75.78%) Telecoms
2 22 (17.19%) Marketing
3 21 (16.41%) Billing
4 18 (14.06%) Electronics
5 3 (2.34%) Finance
6 2 (1.56%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.56%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (28.13%) Developer
2 16 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 14 (10.94%) Sales Manager
3 14 (10.94%) Python Developer
3 14 (10.94%) Software Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Python/Django Developer
4 13 (10.16%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Telecoms Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Android Developer
6 10 (7.81%) IP Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Senior IP Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Django Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Architect
8 8 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Senior C++ Developer
9 7 (5.47%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.63%) STL
1 20 (15.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (14.06%) Django
2 18 (14.06%) RESTful
3 12 (9.38%) SQLAlchemy
3 12 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (8.59%) JNI
4 11 (8.59%) .NET
4 11 (8.59%) J2SE
5 10 (7.81%) XMPP
6 3 (2.34%) Web Services
7 2 (1.56%) HTML
8 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.78%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.09%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.97%) Handset
3 19 (14.84%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.81%) Open Source
5 3 (2.34%) Social Media
6 2 (1.56%) Wiki
6 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.56%) CCTV
6 2 (1.56%) SCADA
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) IVR
7 1 (0.78%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.19%) Linux
2 25 (19.53%) UNIX
3 13 (10.16%) Windows
3 13 (10.16%) Android
4 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.41%) Network Design
3 19 (14.84%) Multithreading
4 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.16%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (8.59%) Android Development
7 9 (7.03%) Product Management
7 9 (7.03%) OO
7 9 (7.03%) CRM
7 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.47%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (4.69%) Time Management
10 5 (3.91%) Change Management
11 4 (3.13%) Validation
11 4 (3.13%) Use Case
12 3 (2.34%) Problem Management
12 3 (2.34%) Statistical Analysis
12 3 (2.34%) ITIL
12 3 (2.34%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.34%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) C++
2 33 (25.78%) SQL
3 24 (18.75%) Java
4 21 (16.41%) Python
5 13 (10.16%) C
6 10 (7.81%) C#
7 7 (5.47%) PowerHouse
8 5 (3.91%) Perl
9 2 (1.56%) PHP
9 2 (1.56%) VB
9 2 (1.56%) Ruby
9 2 (1.56%) Lua
9 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (30.47%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.56%) ISEB
2 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) VMware
2 11 (8.59%) Google
3 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.13%) JBoss
6 4 (3.13%) HP
7 3 (2.34%) Cisco
7 3 (2.34%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.34%) Huawei
7 3 (2.34%) ZTE
7 3 (2.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (1.56%) BT
8 2 (1.56%) Anite
8 2 (1.56%) Perforce
8 2 (1.56%) Motorola
9 1 (0.78%) EMC
9 1 (0.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.78%) SGI
9 1 (0.78%) CyberSource
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