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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 599 612 572
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Permanent jobs citing GSM 34 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.098% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 35
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £66,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
7683 7675 8484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.27% 15.68% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6411 6292 7024
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hammersmith -3 8 £37,500 -34.78%
Brentford -4 8 £70,000 +33.33%
City of London +9 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £47,500 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 54 (91.53%) Telecoms
2 40 (67.80%) LTE
3 34 (57.63%) UMTS
4 30 (50.85%) Wireless
5 20 (33.90%) Degree
6 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (23.73%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (23.73%) Huawei
7 14 (23.73%) Computer Science
7 14 (23.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 14 (23.73%) Ericsson
8 12 (20.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
9 10 (16.95%) 3GPP
9 10 (16.95%) Linux
9 10 (16.95%) SQL
10 9 (15.25%) SDH
10 9 (15.25%) WCDMA
10 9 (15.25%) DWDM
10 9 (15.25%) Project Management
10 9 (15.25%) Handset
10 9 (15.25%) GPON
11 8 (13.56%) Performance Engineering
11 8 (13.56%) Electronics
11 8 (13.56%) SS7
11 8 (13.56%) Marketing
11 8 (13.56%) LAN
11 8 (13.56%) Java
12 7 (11.86%) INAP

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (8.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (67.80%) LTE
2 34 (57.63%) UMTS
3 30 (50.85%) Wireless
4 14 (23.73%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (16.95%) 3GPP
6 9 (15.25%) SDH
6 9 (15.25%) WCDMA
6 9 (15.25%) DWDM
6 9 (15.25%) GPON
7 8 (13.56%) SS7
7 8 (13.56%) LAN
8 7 (11.86%) INAP
9 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.47%) RTP
10 5 (8.47%) TCAP
10 5 (8.47%) VLAN
10 5 (8.47%) SIGTRAN
10 5 (8.47%) HSPA
11 4 (6.78%) 3G
12 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) OpenSTA
General
1 54 (91.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.56%) Electronics
2 8 (13.56%) Marketing
3 5 (8.47%) Billing
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Technical Manager
2 12 (20.34%) Account Director
3 9 (15.25%) Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Sales Manager
5 7 (11.86%) Account Manager
6 6 (10.17%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Author
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Author
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Account Manager
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Writer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior C++ Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Product Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Product Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.08%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Technical Manager
9 2 (3.39%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
1 5 (8.47%) STL
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
1 5 (8.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (5.08%) XHTML
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) XSLT
2 3 (5.08%) J2EE
2 3 (5.08%) CSS
2 3 (5.08%) Servlets
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) Ajax
2 3 (5.08%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (23.73%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.25%) Handset
4 5 (8.47%) Wiki
5 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
2 9 (15.25%) Project Management
3 8 (13.56%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (8.47%) OO
4 5 (8.47%) SOA
4 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.47%) Content Management
4 5 (8.47%) Network Design
4 5 (8.47%) Product Management
4 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
5 4 (6.78%) Scrum
5 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.39%) Analytics
7 2 (3.39%) Use Case
7 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) Java
3 6 (10.17%) C++
4 5 (8.47%) C#
5 4 (6.78%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) CCNA
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) iptables
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Huawei
1 14 (23.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 14 (23.73%) Ericsson
2 12 (20.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (8.47%) Perforce
4 3 (5.08%) Nokia
4 3 (5.08%) Actix
5 1 (1.69%) Apple
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) Intel
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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